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Air Pollution May Hinder India’s Fight Against COVID-19, Say Scientists

Air Pollution May Hinder India's Fight Against COVID-19, Say Scientists
Air Pollution Coronavirus Outbreak News
A study by Harvard University in September showed that an increase of only one microgram per cubic metre in Particulate Matter 2.5 may cause an 8 per cent increase in the COVID-19 death rate ...
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Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19

Air Pollution Rises In Delhi-NCR, Gurugram Citizens Call For Action Against Waste Burning And Tackle It Like COVID-19
Air Pollution News Waste Management
According to health experts, tackling the issue of waste burning is even more pivotal now given the fact the nation is battling a coronavirus pandemic and both COVID-19 and air pollution essentially target respiratory system and lungs ...
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Doctors In Delhi See Jump In Breathing Issues Amid COVID-19, Pollution

Doctors In Delhi See Jump In Breathing Issues Amid COVID-19, Pollution
Air Pollution Delhi News
Delhi had a record spell of clean air earlier this year after the government imposed a strict nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak but air quality has deteriorated in the last two months ...
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Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report

Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report
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According to the State of Global Air 2020 report, air pollution has become fourth leading risk factors for early deaths globally surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet ...
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Delhi Pollution: Farm Fire Contribution Likely To Increase, Says Government

Delhi Pollution: Farm Fire Contribution Likely To Increase, Says Government
Air Pollution Delhi News
On October 18, a central government agency reported 1,230 farm fires in Delhi's neighbouring states, contributing to 17 per cent of the national capital's PM 2.5 levels, resulting in a 'poor' AQI index ...
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Change In Wind Direction, Significant Reduction Of Stubble Burning Will Help Improve Air Quality: IMD Delhi

Change In Wind Direction, Significant Reduction Of Stubble Burning Will Help Improve Air Quality IMD Delhi
Air Pollution Delhi News
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD's regional weather forecasting centre is of the opinion that three factors are involved for deteriorating air quality - stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana; local pollutant; pollutants generated by industry or construction sites ...
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Gurugram, Faridabad To Have Pollution Control Rooms Functioning Round The Clock

Gurugram, Faridabad To Have Pollution Control Rooms Functioning Round The Clock
Air Pollution Haryana News
Haryana Chief Secretary, Vijai Vardhan directed to ban the use of diesel generator sets (other than essential/emergency services) in Faridabad and Gurugram to combat air pollution ...
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Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats

Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats
Air Pollution News Punjab
Stubble burning during the Kharif harvesting season in Punjab and Haryana is a major environmental issue that has even been adding to the pollution levels of neighbouring Delhi for the past few years ...
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Delhi Gets ‘Green War Room’ To Fight Pollution This Winter

Delhi Gets ‘Green War Room’ To Fight Pollution This Winter
Air Pollution Delhi News
The 'green war room' has three big screens one is for monitoring primary pollutants such as PM2.5 and PM10, ozone, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and wind speed ...
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Delhi Government To Spray Bio-Decomposer In Fields From October 11 To Prevent Stubble Burning

Delhi Government To Spray Bio-Decomposer In Fields From October 11 To Prevent Stubble Burning
Delhi News
The solution prepared by Pusa Research Institute converts stubble into compost and eliminates stubble burning, one of the major causes of air pollution ...
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Delhi CM Launches Anti-Air Pollution Campaign, Says Polluted Air Can Be Life Threatening In View COVID

Delhi CM Launches Anti-Air Pollution Campaign, Says Polluted Air Can Be Life Threatening In View COVID
Air Pollution Delhi News
According to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute have found an economical way to deal with stubble burning by turning the paddy into manure ...
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297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year

297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year
Air Pollution Haryana News Punjab
According to experts, in the last few years, air pollution in the national capital has been worsening due to stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana ...
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