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‘Regular exercise could be an effective strategy to prevent type 2 diabetes’

An increasing body of evidence has shown that air pollution is a novel risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Global dimming: Phenomenon of solar radiation declining

Researchers have shown that variations in the intensity of sunlight over decades are down to ultra-fine, human-made dirt particles in the atmosphere.

PM2.5 air pollution claimed 54,000 lives in Delhi last year: study

Exposure to PM2.5 is considered the most important environmental risk factor for deaths globally.

Delhi government to promote electric vehicles: Arvind Kejriwal

He said that the Delhi government will henceforth procure electric vehicles for official use.

Air pollution may up sight loss risk

The findings, published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, indicate that people in the most polluted areas were at least 8 per cent more likely to report having AMD.

Bigg Boss 4 winner Abijeet takes up Green India Challenge

On this occasion, Abijeet invited Sohel, Harika, and Kalyani, who participated in the Bigg Boss show with him, to accept the Green India Challenge and continue the chain.

Ayurvedic home remedies to shield your lungs

The ayurveda expert lists herbs and Ayurvedic home remedies that protect and strengthen your lungs and keep your respiratory system health

Delhi Pollution: Over 70 lakh litres water sprinkled at 13 hotspots in 36 days

The places are Jahangirpuri, Narela, Ashok Vihar, Vivek Vihar, Dwarka, Mundka, Rohini, Wazirpur, Okhla, Bawana, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh and R K Puram.

With low visibility and thick haze, Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor’

As per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR-India), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 313.

Delhi’s air quality poor, may deteriorate as temperature dips 

The minimum temperature settled at 9.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday – the lowest this season so far.

Air quality improves in Delhi, parts of city record ‘moderate’ AQI

This is a significant improvement from the air pollution levels of the last few days, which soared due to the use of firecrackers in Diwali.

YouTube personality Gangavva sends out green message

Speaking on the occasion, Gangavva said that she accepted the challenge and planted the sapling as part of the Green Challenge initiated by Santosh Kumar.

Air quality worsens in the national capital post-Diwali

The areas around ITO were seen covered in heavy smog and the Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 461 here, according to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data.

Karnataka govt allows sale of green firecrackers during Diwali

Green firecrackers do not contain harmful chemicals, thereby reducing air pollution due to firecrackers considerably.

COVID-19 situation in Delhi should come under control in 7-10 days: Kejriwal

Kejriwal also said that pollution is the "biggest" reason behind the spike in coronavirus cases in the city.

Pollution levels dip in Delhi, air quality still ‘very poor’

Delhi witnessed six “severe” air days on the trot from November 4 to November 9, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

Andhra Pradesh allows green crackers for 2 hours on Diwali

On November 5, the National Green Tribunal issued directions for remedial action against air pollution as firecrackers will aggravate coronavirus.

Delhi govt extends ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign till November 30

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign on October 21, saying that even if 10 lakh vehicles in the city join the campaign, the PM10 levels would fall by 1.5 tonnes.

Delhi engulfed in smog, air quality enters ‘very poor category’

The visibility in the national capital has reduced due to the presence of a high level of smog in the air.

Delhi-NCR’s air quality on brink of ’emergency’

The smog reduced the visibility to merely 300 meters in the morning affecting traffic, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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