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Centre Rings Alarm Bells on Air Pollution in Delhi, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan

The Centre as sent alarming bells to Delhi state government nad neighbouring three states — Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh — to bring down air pollution from “Visibly pollluting vehicles” which are licensed for purchase without concern for climate change. Some of the steps the Centre has advised the states include action against “visibly polluting vehicles”, mechanised sweeping of roads, ...

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Delhi Pollution Rattles Non-Smokers Too Equally

Heal Foundation has come out with more statistics about India’s capital Delhi’s pollution revealing that about 2 crore residents are at higher risk and children more prone lung diseases compared to other cities. A WHO report has already rattled Delhi authorities keeping it on top of all Indian metros while saying people are at higher risk of heart stroke, lung ...

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Forget Beijing, Clean Up Delhi Fast, says Greenpeace

Global climate awareness agency Greenpeace, citing the Central Pollution Control Board report, said Delhi’s average pollution at PM2.5 level in 2013 as 153μg/m3, based on hourly measurements at 6 different stations. “This is 15 times the World Health Organization guideline and 3.8 times the national standar,” it said. Delhi’s average is also 80 percent higher than the average in Beijing, ...

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Coughing Arvind Kejriwal Heightens Scary Mandate and Scary Pollution

By Rajendra Shende The day Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, which means Common Man’s Party) won unprecedented mandate in Delhi’s assembly election, the City Council in Paris, the French capital, was huddled together to approve tighter measures to fight air pollution. Considering the impacts on health and revenue from tourism, pollution free Paris is priority for the public as ...

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