Air Pollution
News  /  Published 17.09.22

Haze of dust on unpaved Vidyasagar Setu stretch

Pothole-riddled, worn-out roads not only make the rides bumpy but the dust that rises when vehicles move over them is also deadly. The dust contains tiny particles like PM2.5 that travel with the air...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Air pollution our main problem; can't leave a city like this for future generations: Mayor

Mayor Firhad Hakim has admitted that air pollution is the main problem that Kolkata is facing. He said this while addressing experts during a climate-pledge programme at the Kolkata Municipal Corporat...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 10.09.22

Mothers, doctors join hands

Mothers of Lohardaga and Bokaro districts of Jharkhand joined hands with doctors in tackling air pollution by creating awareness session on the issue. Over 600 mothers hailing from different panchaya...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 08.09.22

Manas Bhuiya bats for environment campaigns in vernacular languages

“We can frame rules, but the man on street should be made aware about the danger to his and everyone’s health if loud music is played without break from a close distance for hours,” ...

News  /  Published 07.09.22

Despite lower level of PM2.5 in 2019, no room for complacency: Bhuiya

Quoting the state pollution control board, West Bengal’s environment minister, Manas Bhuiya, on Wednesday said Kolkata’s PM2.5 level in 2019 was lower than what was cited in a recent inter...
By The Plurals News Network


India  /  Published 04.09.22

Environment minister to chair meet

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will on Monday chair a crucial meeting to discuss department-wise responsibilities under the 15-point winter action plan to fight air pollution in the season. Off...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.09.22

Pollution control board contests Kolkata’s PM2.5 measurement in global study

According to the international study, Air Quality and Health in Cities: A State of Global Air Report, published recently by the US-based Health Effects Institute (HEI), only Delhi had a higher annual ...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

India  /  Published 02.09.22

Over 99% population breathes polluted air

Over 99 per cent of India's population is breathing air that exceeds the World Health Organisation's health-based guidelines with respect to PM2.5, a report by Greenpeace India said. Accordin...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.22

Study links air pollution to anaemia in women

 Long-term exposure to air pollution could contribute to anaemia among women of reproductive age through systemic inflammation triggered by inhalation of tiny particulate matter (P...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 30.08.22

PM2.5 air pollution deaths: Kolkata ranks 5th in the world

Kolkata is fifth among metros in gross mortality caused by PM2.5 pollutants, according to a recent global report.  Delhi is the second among the 103 most populous cities that were included in th...
By The Plurals News Network


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