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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...

New Delhi chokes on severe smog as farm...

New Delhi chokes on severe smog

South Asia

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Healthcare systems, stretched by the pandemic, could be further stressed by more hospitalizations from...

Death toll from air pollution sees alarming...

Toxic air killing more and more

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 21 2020

In 2019, some 173,500 people died from diseases caused by air pollution

Analysis: Air pollution costs Europe...

Air pollution costs Europe cities $190bn...

Europe

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in just four south Asian countries that are among the...

Study: Air pollution killed 476,000...

Air pollution killed 476K babies in...

World

Wed, Oct 21 2020

The report found that air pollution led to 6.7 million deaths worldwide in 2019, making it the fourth...

AirVisual ranks Dhaka as worst in air...

AirVisual ranks Dhaka as worst in air...

Dhaka

Sun, Oct 18 2020

An AQI value between 151 and 200 signifies that residents of a respective area may begin to experience...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

India is behind only the United States in terms of Covid-19 cases, touching 7.37 million on Friday

Trump: China, Russia, India spewing...

'China, Russia, India spewing stuff...

North America

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The US president had also argued that countries like China and India are benefiting most from the Paris...

New Delhi launches campaign to curb...

New Delhi launches campaign to curb...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 6 2020

New Delhi has had 285,103 confirmed cases of the Covid-19, including 5,510 deaths

New Delhi loses cleaner lockdown air...

New Delhi loses cleaner air as farmers...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 30 2020

The concentration of poisonous PM2.5 particles in a cubic metre of air averaged at 47.64 micrograms,...

Study: Coal-fired power may kill 30,000...

Coal-fired power may kill 30,000 in...

Power & Energy

Tue, Sep 22 2020

The fisheries industries, agriculture, and ecology will also be destroyed

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

Climate Change

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Globally, 9 out of 10 people breathe unclean air and most premature deaths are predominantly in low-...

Study: Air pollution shortening life...

Air pollution shortening lives of Bangladeshis...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Particulate pollution has reduced global life expectancy by two years on average over the last two...

Air pollution 'greatest risk' to global...

Air pollution 'greatest risk' to global...

World

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Authors of the research said the quality of the air many humans breathe constituted a far higher health...

Dhaka's air quality improves

Dhaka's air quality improves

Dhaka

Mon, Jun 1 2020

Residential areas like Baridhara and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 60 and 97 respectively

Scientists detect coronavirus on particles...

Scientists detect coronavirus on particles...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 25 2020

Previous studies have shown that air pollution particles do harbor microbes and that pollution is likely...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 22 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 165 and 171 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 6th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 6th worst,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 19 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 167 and 162 respectively

How air quality has improved during...

How air quality has improved during...

World

Sat, Apr 18 2020

To contain the coronavirus pandemic, billions of people around the world have been told to stay at...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 17th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 17th worst,...

Environment

Wed, Apr 15 2020

Residential areas like Bashundhara and Gulshan showed AQI scores of 161 and 134 respectively