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Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): In order to address the issue of air pollution due to farm stubble burning and to reduce carbon footprints of thermal power generation, the Ministry of Power on Tuesday decided to set up a National Mission on use of biomass in coal-based thermal power plants.
Maryland [US], May 23 (ANI): Women who were highly exposed to ultra-fine particles in air pollution during their pregnancy were more likely to have children who developed asthma, according to a study.
New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI/Mediawire): Did you know that air pollution is the fourth leading cause of deaths in India? According to a Lancet Planetary Health report, 1.7 million Indians died in 2019 due to air pollution, both from indoor and outdoor sources. The toll in India was 18 per
Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/Mediawire): Did you know that air pollution is the fourth leading cause of deaths in India? According to a Lancet Planetary Health report, 1.7 million Indians died in 2019 due to air pollution, both from indoor and outdoor sources.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], May 7 (ANI): According to a report by UCL researchers, systemic inequalities mean that low-income households in London are more likely to be exposed to higher levels of indoor air pollution.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], May 5 (ANI): A meta-analysis of 14 air pollution studies from around the world found that exposure to high levels of air pollutants during childhood increases the likelihood of high blood pressure in children and adolescents, and their risk for high blood pressure as adults,
Washington [US], May 4 (ANI): Exposure to air pollution, even over the course of just a few weeks, can impede mental performance; however, these adverse effects were lessened in people taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, according to a new study led by research
London [UK], May 2 (ANI): A UK based study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, found that hidden air pollutants like fine particles- PM2.5 and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), both hazardous to health, are increasing in Indian cities.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Beijing [China], April 23 (ANI): Air pollution data in China may have been manipulated by local officials, according to a new study conducted by Harvard and Boston University researchers.
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Air pollution costs Indian business about 95 billion dollars (about Rs 7 lakh crore) every fiscal year, around 3 per cent of India's total GDP, a major research report shows.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought action taken report in terms of compliance of siting and environmental norms, including the assimilative capacity of the air to sustain a particular number of brick kilns.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Seoul [South Korea], March 30 (ANI): Physical activity is important in preventing heart and blood vessel disease in young people so long as they don't undertake very strenuous activity on days when air pollution levels are high, according to a nationwide study of nearly 1.5 million people.