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India Ranks Third In Global Pollution: IQAir Study Shows 42 Out Of 50 Most Polluted Cities Are Indian

According to a report released by Swiss air quality monitoring body, IQAir after Bangladesh and Pakistan, India is  the third-most polluted country in 2023 India has been declared the third-most polluted country in 2023, trailing behind Bangladesh and Pakistan, according to the World Air Quality Report 2023 released by Swiss air quality monitoring body, IQAir. […]

Foreigners Interested In Setting Up Base In India Worried About Air Pollution: German Official

The German official said his country welcomes India’s National Clean Air Programme, which aims to reduce air pollution in 131 cities across the country, according to media reports   Air pollution emerges as a significant concern for potential foreign investors eyeing a foothold in India, according to insights shared by a German Embassy official. Speaking […]

Air Pollution & Depression: NGT Imposes Rs 25k Cost On MoEF&CC For Unclear Response On Steps Taken

The Tribunal observed that despite repeated queries, counsel for MoEF&CC could not enlist a single step taken by the Ministry for effective control of air pollution    The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has been fined Rs 25,000 by the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) major bench in New Delhi for failing to […]

World Bank Introduces Programme To Combat India’s Air Pollution

World Bank emphasises the importance of airshed-wide coordination to achieve substantial pollution reductions    In order to combat the dangerous effects of ambient particulate matter (PM) 2.5 pollution in India, the World Bank has started a campaign. 1.4 billion people are impacted by the nation’s worsening air pollution problem. The programme will establish the first […]

Centre: Delhi to ramp up healthcare preps for pollution-triggered rush

In a letter to the health departments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan this week, Director General of Health Services said air pollution not only accounts for not just acute illnesses The Union Health Ministry has asked Delhi and its neighbouring states to make necessary healthcare preparations to deal with any rush of patients […]