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Air pollution killed 1 in 8 people in 2017

Death by breath: 12.4 lakh lives lost to bad air
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Air pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths in India: Report

The average life expectancy in India would have been 1.7 years higher if the air pollution level were less than the minimal level. Around 77% of India's population is exposed to outdoor air pollution..
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Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study

One in eight deaths in India last year was attributable to air pollution.
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India could gain $8 trillion with climate battle

An assessment by WHO shows over one million lives can be saved every year worldwide from air pollution alone by 2050. China is expected to gain $0.27-2.31 trillion by pursuing the 1.5°C global warming..
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Public anger as air pollution in Western Balkan cities worsens

When winter arrives in the Western Balkans, it is not unusual for dense smog to envelop its cities, making it hard to breathe and impairing visibility. But this year, pollution levels are among the..
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Delhi: SDMC fines seven major construction firms Rs 50,000 each for violations of air pollution control norms

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has collected Rs 3.5 lakh as penalties from seven construction companies for "violation" of air pollution control norms in the first three days of..
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NGT fines Delhi govt Rs 25 cr for failing to curb air pollution; officials, people polluting environment not spared

The money will be deducted from the salary of Delhi government officials and the people polluting the environment. The tribunal also stated that if the Arvind Kejriwal-led government fails to pay the..
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Air pollution: NGT slaps Rs 25cr fine on Delhi govt

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the Delhi government to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for their failure to curb the problem of pollution in the city.
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Total of 79 Chinese cities trigger air pollution alerts - Xinhua

A total of 79 Chinese cities have triggered air pollution alerts as severe winter smog covers wide swaths of the country, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
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Air pollution spirals in Delhi, AQI likely to worsen

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Madrid restricts traffic in city centre to clean up air pollution

Madrid banned most petrol and diesel cars from the heart of the city on Friday as it tries to improve the air quality in one of Europe's most polluted capitals.
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Tokyo Met takes consistent efforts to keep city pollution-free

[Japan], Nov 30 (ANI): Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world. Half a century ago, it faced serious air pollution. Rapid economic growth in the 1950s turned the sky of the megacity hazy
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Leader in Outstation Taxi Travel, Gozo Cabs Launches Ride Sharing

leader in outstation taxi travel, gozo cabs launches ride sharing
· Gozo Cabs operates India’s largest fleet of outstation cabs - 25,000+ cabs in 1000+ cities on its tech platform · Gozo Share is the first-of-its-kind ridesharing service · Introduces..
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NGT slaps Rs 5 cr fine on West Bengal govt for failing to curb air pollution

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a Rs 5-crore fine on the West Bengal government for "failing to comply" with its two-year-old directive to improve air quality in Kolkata and Howrah.
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25% of all vehicles in Delhi to be electric by 2023: Draft policy

In a major move to fight air pollution, the Delhi government on Tuesday released its draft "Electric Vehicle Policy 2018", which aims to ensure adoption of 25 per cent e-vehicles among new..
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Not just respiratory system, air pollution may also severely affect eyes: Doctors

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India: E‐Reporting Of Air Pollution Incidents - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

The alarmingly high rates of pollution have raised great concerns for the Government.
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