air pollutants

Delhi pollution: Thick smog continues to cover city; air quality worsens - Watch

Although the air quality in Delhi and Gurgaon slightly improved on account of light wind from Rajasthan on Friday, there's no respite from toxic smog for the residents. 

Nov 05, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

Air pollutants may increase stillbirth risk during pregnancy

According to the researchers, nearly 2.6 million children worldwide were stillborn at 28 weeks or more in 2015, with the wide geographical variation in prevalence suggesting that most of these deaths were preventable.

May 28, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

New polymer could purify water in seconds

Scientists have developed a new reusable polymer that can remove pollutants from flowing water within seconds, just like air fresheners trap invisible air pollutants in the home and remove unwanted odours.

Dec 26, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

'Explain measures to inform people on mobile tower radiations'

Health Ministry is unaware of a WHO report which says radiations emanating from mobile towers can "possibly cause cancer", the Central Information Commission has noted in its order while asking it to explain measures taken to inform people of its harmful effects.

Apr 05, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Nursing home stay may damage your lungs

A prolonged stay in a nursing home can be detrimental for your lungs' health, apart from your pocket's health, says a new study.

Mar 12, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Air pollution in Delhi worst during winter: Study

Air pollution in Delhi is worst during winter season, a study said Tuesday.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Targeting emissions of pollutants can't protect against long-term climate change

A new study has claimed that targeting emissions of non-CO2 gases and air pollutants with climate effects might produce smaller benefits for long-term climate change than previously estimated.

Nov 04, 2014, 11:24 AM IST

Cardiac arrest rates 'elevates' with daily high pollution levels

A new study has suggested that cardiac arrest rates are higher a few days after increased levels of several air pollutants.

Oct 12, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Air pollution leading to swelling rivers: Study

 Air pollutants, known as aerosols, can lead to an increase in the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, revealed a research.

Oct 06, 2014, 13:09 PM IST

Obese people breathe in more air pollutants

A new research has suggested that overweight or obese adults can breathe 7-50 percent more air per day than an adult with healthy weight does, which makes them more vulnerable to air contaminants causing asthma and other pulmonary diseases.

Feb 10, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Air pollution raises insulin resistance risk in kids

Kids, who grow up in areas where there is an increase in air pollution, risk insulin resistance (the prescursor to diabetes), a new study has claimed.

May 10, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

Scented laundry products emit hazardous chemicals

Analysis of the captured gases emitted from laundry vents found more than 25 volatile organic compounds, including seven hazardous air pollutants.

Aug 25, 2011, 19:43 PM IST

India launches National consultation for air pollutants

To meet the challenges of
pollution on both local and global scale, India today launched
a national technical consultation for air pollutants on a
market-friendly emissions scheme.

Mar 24, 2011, 22:16 PM IST