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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 UK

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...

Delhi awakes to severe smog as revellers...

Delhi awakes to severe smog as revellers...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 15 2020

'The overall air quality of Delhi is in the Severe category as of today morning'

New Delhi suffers from severe air pollution...

Delhi suffers severe air pollution

South Asia

Sat, Nov 7 2020

Covid-19 cases have increased in Delhi due to the ongoing festival season with a record 7,178 cases being...

New Delhi suffers most toxic air in...

New Delhi suffers most toxic air in...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 5 2020

Delhi's air pollution typically worsens in October and November due to farmers burning off stubble...

Pollution hangs over New Delhi as farm...

Pollution hangs over New Delhi

South Asia

Thu, Oct 29 2020

New Delhi is fighting air pollution just as the nation passed a grim milestone of 8 million Covid-19...

UNEP: Imported used vehicles worsening...

UNEP: Imported used vehicles worsening...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 28 2020

80% of the imported vehicles failed to meet minimum safety and environmental standards in exporting...

ED: Sickness in the air

ED: Sickness in the air

Editorial

Tue, Oct 27 2020

While the early stages of lockdown reduced vehicular emissions on our roads for a while, clearly, traffic...

Study: Air pollution linked to 15% of...

Study: Air pollution linked to 15% of...

Coronavirus

Tue, Oct 27 2020

Previous research has showed how air pollution from exhaust fumes and factories takes two years off the...

Delhi air pollution doubles amid festival...

Delhi air pollution doubles amid festival...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 26 2020

According to the Central Pollution Control Board's air quality index (AQI) any reading above 100...

Indian farmers step up fires as Delhi...

Delhi air crisis worsens

South Asia

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Farm fire smoke accounted for 56% of Delhi's pollution in 2018 and 44% last year

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Japan previously said it would aim to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050 and achieve net-zero emissions...