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Coronavirus Lockdown: 88 Cities Continue To Record Minimal Air Pollution With Restrictions In Place

Coronavirus Lockdown: 88 Cities Continue To Record Minimal Air Pollution With Restrictions In Place
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According to experts, since the lockdown was imposed the air quality across the country has shown drastic improvement due to eradication of local pollutants generated due to construction activities and vehicular traffic among others ...
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Air Pollution In India Improves Amid Lockdown Due To Coronavirus

Air Pollution In India Improves Amid Lockdown Due To Coronavirus
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According to an official at Indian Meteorological Department, that the pollution levels have plummeted due to reduction in vehicular traffic, shutdown of industries due to lockdown amid coronavirus and western disturbance, which is causing rainfall ...
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Delhi Budget 2020-21: Allocation Sees Rs 50 Crores To Deal With Coronavirus, Rs 30 Crores For Smog Towers

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia said the Kejriwal model of governance was centred around elements of economics and people’s welfare
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The Delhi government allocated Rs. 7,704 crore for the health sector, including Rs. 724 crore for new hospitals and Rs. 365 crore for setting up new mohalla clinics and polyclinics ...
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Celebrate An Eco-Friendly Holi By Using Cow Dung Logs Designed By IIT Delhi Students For ‘Holika Dahan’ Ritual

Celebrate An Eco-Friendly Holi By Using Cow-Dung Logs Designed By IIT Delhi Students For ‘Holika Dahan’ Ritual
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In a bid to reduce carbon emissions caused by burning of wooden logs during ‘holika dahan’ and to save trees from being cut for this, a group of students from IIT-Delhi have distributed cow dung logs in several housing societies across Delhi-NCR ...
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Parliamentary Panel Recommends Additional Rs. 200 Crore For Centre-Run Pollution Control Programme

Parliamentary Panel Recommends Additional Rs. 200 Crore For Centre-Run Pollution Control Programme
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Observing the reduction in fund allocation under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), a parliamentary panel has recommended that the programme need Rs. 200 crore more ...
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India May Face Kidney Diseases Due To Air Pollution: Researchers

India May Face Kidney Diseases Due To Air Pollution: Researchers
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According to researchers from the Johns Hopkins University, USA, exposure to higher amounts of fine particulate matter was associated with a higher degree of albuminuria which can cause kidney dysfunction ...
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Delhi Government To Prepare Three-Level Action Plan To Curb Pollution

Delhi Government To Prepare Three-Level Action Plan To Curb Pollution
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According to Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, special action plan for three month will be prepared to deal with pollution in winter, an annual action and a five-year action plan will also be prepared to curb pollution in the capital ...
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Air Pollution Crisis: 21 Of World’s 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India, Says The New Report

Air Pollution Crisis: 21 Of World’s 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India, Says The New Report
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Ghaziabad gets the title of world’s most polluted city followed by New Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, in a new report titled 2019 World Air Quality ...
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More Monitoring Stations Needed, All Polluted Cities Should Be Under Clean Air Programme: Indian Medical Association

More Monitoring Stations Needed, All Polluted Cities Should Be Under Clean Air Programme: Indian Medical Association
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In the letter to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Indian Medical Association said that from being just an environmental issue, air pollution has now become a massive health and economic crisis ...
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Air Pollution Costs $2.9 Trillion A Year: Centre For Research On Energy and Clean Air

Globally, air pollution accounts for 29 percent of all deaths and disease from lung cancer, 17 percent from acute lower respiratory infection, and a quarter from stroke and heart disease: WHO
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The report, published by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air and Greenpeace Southeast Asia says that the particles thrown off by fossil fuel usage account for 4.5 million premature deaths each year around the globe, including 1.8 million in China and a million in India ...
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Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Costs India USD 150 Billion Annually, Reveals A New Report

Air pollution is a threat to human health and world's economies: Greenpeace
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A report by Greenpeace and Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air says that India is estimated to bear 10.7 lakh crore (USD 150 billion), or 5.4 per cent of India's GDP annually, the third highest costs from fossil fuel air pollution worldwide ...
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Daily Exposure To Ozone Pollution Ups Mortality Risk, Suggests A New Study

Recent reviews suggest that 80 per cent of the world's population in urban areas are exposed to air pollution levels above the WHO threshold
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The research, published in the journal The BMJ, based on data from over 400 cities in 20 countries show that more than 6,000 deaths each year would have been avoided in the selected cities if countries had implemented stricter air quality standards ...
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