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Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Clean air is a fundamental right

The Union health minister has suggested, in all seriousness, that fellow Indians should consume carrot in greater quantities to survive pollution. Even though this is the time to wield not the carrot ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Noida, Greater Noida schools shut till Nov. 5

All government and private schools up till class 12 in Noida and Greater Noida will remain closed on November 4 and 5 in the wake of spike in the pollution level, officials said on Sunday.The Gautam B...
By PTI in Noida

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Veil off doctors’ bid to stall e-cigarette ban

Dozens of doctors had joined coordinated and independent campaigns to stall the Narendra Modi government’s slow tilt towards a ban on electronic cigarettes legislated by Parliament in December 2019,...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.20

Coronavirus: 2 persons kept under watch in Mumbai

Two persons who returned from China were kept under medical observation in Mumbai for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus which has infected a large number of people in the neighbouring country...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Delhi-NCR's air quality nears 'emergency' category

Delhi-NCR gasped for breath on Wednesday as the noxious smog resulting from raging farm fires and unfavourable weather pushed pollution levels in the region towards the 'emergency' zone for the second...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Delhi-NCR pollution level shoots up

The pollution level in Delhi and satellite towns shot up again on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places.A slight increase in the wind speed and a ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi's air quality in 'emergency' category

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital's pollution levels increasing overnight by around 50 points, taking the overall air quality index to 459.A Central ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 21.02.20

Coronavirus: death toll in China rises to 2,236

The death toll in China's novel coronavirus has gone up to 2,236 with 118 more deaths reported, mostly from the hard-hit Hubei province, while the overall confirmed infection cases have climbed to 75,...
By AP in Beijing

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.19

Crackdown looms on new-age smokes

The state health department is planning to crack down on the sale of electronic smoking devices or e-cigarettes, which the state government had banned in April this year but which are still being sold...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Delhi pollution level likely to drop

Pollution levels in the national capital are expected to drop on Tuesday due to an increase in wind speed even as the air quality remained in the 'very poor' category in the morning.According to the M...
By PTI in New Delhi


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