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Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air

Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air
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With the aim to improve air quality and promote Ayurveda, Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a pilot project of planting herbal Ayurvedic plants along the highways of 18 districts ...
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Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality

Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality
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Light showers in north India brings brought a sigh of relief for the citizens as the air quality of Delhi and NCR improved to ‘satisfactory’ category from 'poor' category ...
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Pollution Worse In Indian Cities As Registered Vehicles Up By 700 Times Since 1951, Study Suggests

Pollution Worse In Indian Cities As Registered Vehicles Up By 700 Times Since 1951, Study Suggests
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The Centre for Science and Environment study titled, 'At The Crossroads' states that the number of cars registered in India in 10 years, between 2006 to 2015 was almost twice the number of cars registered in 50 years between 1951 and 2005 ...
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#BeatAirPollution: Stark Facts About Air Pollution Crisis You Need To Know

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With #BeatAirPollution being the theme for this year’s World Environment Day, here are some important facts about air pollution that will stun you ...
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Healthier Air Quality In Recently Pedestrianised Zone In Karol Bagh: Centre For Science And Environment Study

Buoyed by the response from people, the the North Delhi Municipal Corporation now plans to expand the scheme to other areas to promote use of public transport and make market areas more pedestrian-friendly
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The researcher found that the average PM2.5 concentration on the traffic-choked Arya Samaj Road is 63.6 micrograms per cubic metre as compared to the 47.7 micrograms per cubic metre on the pedestrianised Ajmal Khan Road ...
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Respite From Air Pollution: Delhi’s Air Quality Improves Significantly Following Rains

Respite From Air Pollution: Delhi’s Air Quality Improves Significantly Following Rains
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Delhi's air quality was oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' for the last few days because of dust storms but due to rains in north India, the overall air quality of the city has improved to ‘moderate’ ...
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No Respite For Delhiites As The Air Quality Settles In Severe Category, With Dust Storm To Continue Through The Week

Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) on Monday was recorded at 402
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Owing to the dust storm being faced by Northwest India, the air quality of the national capital shows no signs of improvement as it remained in the severe category on Monday ...
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Air Pollution: Delhi’s Air Quality Severe, Central Pollution Control Board Convenes Emergency Meeting

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SAFAR said that the whole of northwest Indian region is under the grip of blowing dust and the AQI is predicted to remain in severe to upper side of very poor range on Thursday and Friday ...
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National Capital’s Air Quality Set To Deteriorate From ‘Very Poor’ To ‘Severe’ Courtesy Of Dust Storm, Says SAFAR

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The Air Quality Index of New Delhi is set to deteriorate in the coming days, expected to nosedive in the ‘severe’ category ...
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Air Pollution: Environment Ministry Forms Panel For Effective Implementation Of National Clean Air Programme

The NCAP was launched by the MOEFCC on January 10 this year as a time-bound national-level strategy to address the air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner
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The panel formed by the Environment Ministry will provide overall guidance and directions for effective implementation of the NCAP for each financial year ...
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Environmentalists Criticise ‘Patchy’ Recognition Of Air Pollution, Asks MPs To Be Pro-Active

Inadequate monitoring and insufficient data on poor air quality are primary reasons for limited understanding of the problem, the report said
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A recent report - Political Leaders' Position and Action on Air Quality 2014-19 - complied by Climate Trends, a communications strategy initiative, showed that MPs were not proactive in addressing air quality issues in their respective constituencies ...
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Poor Air Quality To Remain A Problem In India Despite Pollution Control Policies, Says Study

In 2015, more than half of the Indian population, about 670 million citizens, were exposed to PM2.5 concentrations that did not comply with India’s NAAQS for PM2.5 (40 mg/m3)
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The study also suggests that the government of India must design state-specific policies to comply with National Ambient Air Quality Standards and embrace a low-carbon growth model to ensure better air quality for its citizens ...
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