Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicPM2.5

Topic: PM2.5

Short-term PM2.5 exposure is deadly too — new study finds strong links to mortality in Delhi

Researchers says Delhi's Graded Response Action Plan to combat pollution is futile. Also says reducing exposure could have 'averted' over 17,000 deaths.

93% of world’s children breathe air that could kill them before adulthood: WHO report

Children exposed to pollution have degrading health in the long term, leading them to develop childhood cancer, asthma, and heart disease.

As smog chokes Delhi, political blame game begins, but no action yet

Congress’s Ajay Maken blames AAP government’s inaction on public transport for smog, while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal goes on the defensive. The air quality in...

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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