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Delhi breathes poison again as pollution rises to hazardous levels

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2018

The capital woke up to a gloomy and dusty Wednesday morning with several pollution monitoring stations reporting PM 2.5 levels in the hazardous zone.

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WHO pollution report praises PM Modi’s signature Ujjwala scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature Ujjwala Scheme came in for rich praise in a new WHO pollution report. The report nevertheless estimated that 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe...

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With 17 cities, Maharashtra tops states analysed for pollution data

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has sounded the death knell to 94 cities in the country where pollution levels are not meeting the set standards. Topping the chart are Maharashtra...

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Delhi tops most polluted megacity list, says WHO

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2016

Delhi's air is the worst among world megacities, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed recently, even as IndiaSpend's #breathe network of air-quality sensors reported fine-particulate-...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , WHO

China tops WHO list for deadly outdoor air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2016

China is the world’s deadliest country for outdoor air pollution, according to analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Subject Tags: air pollution , WHO

India has 22 of the 50 Most Polluted Urban Cities in the World

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2016

Recent statistics reveal a devastating fact that many are already aware of and suffering from: India is home to the most polluted cities in the world.

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Subject Tags: pollution , Research , WHO

India Will Now Release Its Own Data on Air Pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2016

The latest WHO report on pollution, which listed 30 Indian cities among the world’s 100 most polluted cities, is “misleading”, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday....

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Subject Tags: air pollution , WHO