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SC appoints ex-judge M B Lokur as one-man panel to prevent stubble burning

During his tenure as an apex court judge, Justice Lokur had dealt with pollution matter which included the aspect of stubble burning.

Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR; air quality enters ‘very poor’ zone

The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 315 at 11:10 am. The last time the air quality hit such a poor level was in February.

States should stop blaming each other on stubble burning: Kejriwal

Kejriwal said that if the Delhi government can make efforts to prevent stubble burning, so can other state governments.

Delhi’s air quality hits ‘very poor’ level, first time this season 

An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

Urban air pollution may make COVID-19 more deadly, says study

"Long-term exposure to urban air pollution, especially nitrogen dioxide, might enhance populations' susceptibility to severe COVID-19 death outcomes,"

Why is Hyderabad safer on air pollution front

Government of Telangana's pet initiative of Haritha Haram cannot be ignored for the tremendous results in mitigating air pollution

JLSR Wellness unveils oxygen generator

NASA open source technology improvised to meet commercial and residential needs

Rains clean up Hyderabad’s air

Between January and August, the AQI values in most parts of the city moved to ‘Good’ category, which has particulate matter level below 50

Air pollution linked to diabetes development: Study

A study, published in the Journal of Clinical, discovered that air pollution was a risk factor that contributed to the common soil of other fatal problems like heart attack and stroke.

Telangana to be major base for Electric Vehicles

The Cabinet approved the new Telangana State Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Solution Policy, during the meeting held at Pragathi Bhavan here

Regular exercise helps prevent high BP, even in areas with air pollution

"Extended outdoor activity in urban areas increases the intake of air pollutants, which can worsen the harmful health effects of air pollution,"

Electric vehicles to combat air pollution

Clean air is birth right for human wellbeing

Study provides evidence on link between air pollution & early death

The study, published in the journal ‘Sciences Advances', provides the most comprehensive evidence till date of the causal link between long-term exposure to fine particulate (PM2.5) air pollution and premature death.

‘Air pollution in Hyderabad in satisfactory range’

Air Quality Monitoring Committee decided to focus on implementation of the lane discipline for free traffic flow and enforcement of BSVI norms for vehicles

Pollution caused respiratory issues to 38% people in one year: Survey

Around 82.2 per cent respondents said they were aware of the impact of air pollution on their health.

Air pollution goes up again in Hyderabad

As vehicles return on the roads after lockdown, air pollution records a sharp increase

Lockdown 4.0: Delhi witnesses sudden spike in air pollution

The weather forecasting agency further said that the dust is likely to be a dominant factor in contributing to particulate pollution for the coming days.

Air pollution linked with higher COVID-19 death rate: Study

Nitrogen dioxide is an air pollutant that damages the human respiratory tract, the researchers said.

Chernobyl wildfire covers Kiev in thick smog

According to Swiss monitoring group IQAir, the city's air pollution was the worst in the world at one point of time on Thursday due to the wildfire smoke, the BBC said in a report on Friday.

Kolkata’s air quality deteriorates after people burst crackers in response to 9pm-9min call

"The bursting of crackers, however, led to temporary concentration of respirable particulate matter in the air in certain pockets of the city and that would take time to dissipate," an official said.

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