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Nepal's schools close as air pollution...

Nepal's schools close as air pollution...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 30 2021

Nepal, with a population of 30m people, is located in the Himalayas between China and India, two of the...

ED: Clearing the air

ED: Clearing the air

Editorial

Fri, Mar 19 2021

Air pollution can irreparably damage the quality of life

New Delhi is world's most polluted capital...

New Delhi is world's most polluted...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 16 2021

India was home to 35 of the world's 50 most polluted cities

Dhaka no longer world's most polluted...

Dhaka no longer world's most polluted...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 3 2021

However, the capital's Air Quality is still 'unhealthy'

Dhaka is world's most polluted

Dhaka is world's most polluted

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 26 2021

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution kills an estimated seven million people...

Greenpeace: Air pollution caused 160,000...

Air pollution killed 160K in big cities...

World

Thu, Feb 18 2021

The worst-affected was New Delhi, the most polluted capital on Earth, with around 54,000 deaths

Study: Fossil fuel pollution causes...

'Fossil fuel pollution causes 1 in 5...

World

Tue, Feb 9 2021

The worst-hit is Asia, where average lifespan is cut 4.1 years in China, 3.9 years in India, and 3.8...

Study: Air pollution linked to irreversible...

Study: Air pollution linked to irreversible...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The WHO estimates air pollution is responsible for at least 7 million deaths every year

Dhaka tops list of most polluted cities,...

Dhaka tops list of most polluted cities,...

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 22 2021

Dhaka’s air quality index (AQI) read 216 on Friday, ranking it as the capital city with the worst...

ED: No breath of fresh air

ED: No breath of fresh air

Editorial

Wed, Jan 20 2021

Major polluters range from brick kilns to construction work, as well as vehicle exhaust

Bangladeshi man uses pollution plea...

Bangladeshi man uses pollution plea...

World

Wed, Jan 13 2021

Bangladesh has been seeing an alarming increase in deaths due to air pollution in recent years

ED: Shutting down the polluters

ED: Shutting down the polluters

Editorial

Wed, Jan 13 2021

Development, at the end of the day, is all about improving the quality of life

OP-ED: Breathing in poison

OP-ED: Breathing in poison

The Conversation

Sat, Jan 9 2021

Hazardous substances are continuously going into the air, which are then begin inhaled

Minister vows tough fight against air...

Tough fight against air pollution

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 23 2020

Mobile court drives to be conducted, says minister

ED: Take the air pollution problem...

ED: Take the air pollution problem...

Editorial

Wed, Dec 23 2020

Among the biggest polluters are the brick kilns surrounding the capital city, which operate with little...

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67m...

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67m...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 22 2020

India, whose cities top global pollution lists, faces a growing economic as well as human toll from bad...

ED: Cracking down on air polluters

ED: Cracking down on air polluters

Editorial

Wed, Dec 9 2020

It is the people of Dhaka who continue suffering, breathing in the toxic fumes that these kilns...

Top runners brave pollution, pandemic...

Top runners brave pollution, virus in...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Forty-seven professional runners hit the 21-kilometre course in the men's and women's event

In pictures: Dust pollution rises

In pictures: Dust pollution rises

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Many who have recovered from Covid-19 or have underlying respiratory complications will have to be extra-cautious...

Doctors warn over Delhi's suicidal...

Doctors warn over Delhi's suicidal...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Delhi has been hit by a winter pollution crisis each year for the past decade when crop-stubble burning...

HC orders implementation of its 9-point...

Air Pollution: HC orders implementation...

Court

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The citizens’ fundamental right to life might be impeded if air pollution is not brought under...