Cooler temperatures and lighter wind trapped heavy smog over the Indian capital on Wednesday, pushing pollution to “severe” levels in many places with no immediate relief in sight, government agencies said.
India’s Supreme Court last week ordered a fine of up to 100,000 rupees ($1,420) for those polluting air.
The world is facing a serious issue of climate change, and it is the need of the hour to take concrete efforts to address climate change together for the betterment of the whole world (“Kabul air pollution may be even deadlier than war,” Nov.17, Gulf Today). Now, slowly air pollution is gripping the world, after India and Pakistan now people in Afghanistan are being victims of air pollution.
Isn’t it ludicrous that while we take the health warning message on our cigarette packets very seriously and force tobacco smokers to quit the ‘deadly’ addiction,
A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day on Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority
Yousuf fled with his family from his home in eastern Afghanistan eight years ago to escape the war, but he couldn’t escape tragedy. In the capital, Kabul, five of his children died,
The story about air pollution is new in the sense of only talking about the effects of pollution on hair and scalp. But is that really new? Pollution is pollution. It has a bad effect
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) refused to change the venue due to logistical issues, although president Sourav Ganguly said they will "be more practical" in the future when scheduling matches in northern India.
As farm fires from New Delhi's neighbouring states sent swathes of smoke into the capital, the city's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered schools to be closed, the minister said in a tweet he posted in Hindi.
"I do not think any match should happen here in Delhi until the pollution level comes under control," said Gautam Gambhir, a former Indian Test cricketer and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's lawmaker in New Delhi.