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China suffered from air pollution more in January, says official data

China suffered from air pollution more in January, says official data

The city of Haikou in Hainan Province continued to have the cleanest air out of the nation's 74 major cities, while Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province was the worst polluted.

DNA: Analysis of the danger and threat to human life due to air pollution

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Air pollution claims two Indian lives every minute, says study!

Air pollution claims two Indian lives every minute, says study!

The study says causes of air pollution and climate change are intricately linked and needed to be tackled together.

Air quality inspectors investigate air quality in China

Air quality inspectors investigate air quality in China

The teams went to cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighbouring areas, including Shanxi, Shandong and Henan provinces, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said.

Air pollution woes: European Union furnishes 'final warnings' to five nations

Air pollution woes: European Union furnishes 'final warnings' to five nations

Nitrogen dioxide pollution, much of it caused by road traffic, represents a serious health risk.

Maximum deaths in India occur due to ozone pollution: Report

Maximum deaths in India occur due to ozone pollution: Report

The report further mentions that India's toll is 13 times higher than Bangladesh's and 21 times higher than Pakistan's.

Delhi's air quality plunged sharply in 2016

Delhi's air quality plunged sharply in 2016

The annual prescribed standards of PM 2.5 and PM 10 are 40 and 60 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) in India. The corresponding 24-hour standards are 60 and 100 respectively.

Rising deaths connected to increase in air pollution, says Greenpeace; slams govt for taking no action

Rising deaths connected to increase in air pollution, says Greenpeace; slams govt for taking no action

The Greenpeace India's report 'Airpocalypse' had said Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 12 lakh deaths take place every year due to air pollution.

China to be hit with new bout of air pollution, warn officials

China to be hit with new bout of air pollution, warn officials

Of the 338 cities monitored by the ministry, 242 cities reported good air quality on Wednesday and Thursday, while 96 cities fell victim of the pollution.

Air pollution capable of elevating dementia risk in elderly women

Air pollution capable of elevating dementia risk in elderly women

The findings showed the fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) -- coming from power and automobile plants -- could invade the brain and wreak havoc in older women who live in these places.

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

According to experts the rainfall that took place between January 25 to 27 was the reason behind the two-day breather.

Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

During the parade hours, the level of particulates violated safe standards by up to three times when thousands thronged Rajpath for Republic Day celebration.

More than half Chinese cities plagued by air pollution

More than half Chinese cities plagued by air pollution

Of the 338 cities monitored by the ministry, 7.1 per cent, including Shijiazhuang the capital city of Hebei Province, which neighbours Beijing, reported serious air pollution, with air quality index (AQI) readings exceeding 300 as of Wednesday.

Indian, British experts to battle Delhi air pollution

Indian, British experts to battle Delhi air pollution

Researchers from India and Britain have partnered for a project that may help tackle health problems associated with air pollution in Delhi.

'Green' vehicles gain popularity in China

'Green' vehicles gain popularity in China

 Green vehicles -- hybrid, electric and fuel cell -- are gaining popularity in China owing to a rising concern over air pollution and generous government subsidies.

Delhi air quality 'very poor', SC-appointed panel calls for tough action

Delhi air quality 'very poor', SC-appointed panel calls for tough action

Taking stock of the air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states, the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday asked authorities to immediately enforce the graded response action under "very poor" category for Delhi and "moderate poor" for NCR.

India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

In its new analysis, Greenpeace reveald that only two of India's 10 most polluted cities - Delhi and Faridabad - are covered by the government's real-time air quality monitoring system, leaving more than one billion unprepared for toxic episodes.

Cipla initiates campaign for a pollution free Delhi; starts #saveyourlungsdilli

Cipla initiates campaign for a pollution free Delhi; starts #saveyourlungsdilli

According to a TGI Survey, 34 percent (approx five million) of Delhi people are suffering respiratory problems including Asthma, Bronchitis, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 

Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Delhi, which has been witnessing a levels of air pollution, recorded more premature deaths due to ingestion of PM 10.

Amid rising public outrage, China decides to suspend local smog alerts

Amid rising public outrage, China decides to suspend local smog alerts

The local departments can issue alerts for "fog" when visibility is less than 10 km, Chinese website