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Poor air quality in India raises global concern

The growth story of India in recent decades has been marred by the steep rise in air pollution in most cities that calls for emergency measures by all stakeholders

Air pollution in India’s cities, particularly in the northern plains, has continued to rise to alarming levels, according to rankings released by the Central Pollution Control Board this week. Ghaziabad in the national capital region topped the list..Read More

Indians would live four years longer on cleaner air

The life expectancy of Indians could rise by four years on average if the government reduces air pollution and enforces quality standards recommended by the World Health Organisation

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with WHO’s air quality standards, people in the country could live about four years longer on average, a study published in PNAS has found…Read More