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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Air Pollution, Diwali, Firecrackers ban, Firecrackers

Reduction in bursting of firecrackers is proof education can cure many ills

Many schools have, over the years, tried to persuade children to avoid crackers.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Indoor pollution, Vehicular pollution, Pollution Control, World environment day

World Environment Day: Why the life-breath that is choking us matters

The quality of the air we breathe depends on the lifestyle choices we make every day. And this is only worsening.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Water scarcity, Air Pollution, Namami Gange, Pollution

Australia votes on environment. India is yet to wake up.

While Australia is set to decide its Prime Minister based on environmental policies, pollution seems to be a non-issue for the Indian electorate that breathes the most toxic air in the world.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Pregnancy, Graded response action plan, Children, Women

How air pollution is impacting pregnant women and children

It is time we took ownership of the air we breathe.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Firecrackers, Delhi, Air Pollution, Diwali

No, firecrackers alone are not to blame for Delhi’s poisonous air. But we need to eliminate every pollutant we can

Firecracker-manufacturing in India is a little-regulated industry, and there is no saying what chemicals are used in them.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Cracker ban, Green crackers, Air Pollution, Diwali

Five honest and updated WhatsApp wishes for next Diwali

Good health and prosperity are great. But we want more.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Air Pollution, Fire crackers,, Parliament, Laws

Why the judiciary needs to stop legislating

If judges are free to make laws, it would go against the principle of separation of powers.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Noise Pollution, Air Pollution, Firecrackers, Diwali

Five tips to look your best on Diwali in the time of pollution

Stick zari kinari on your mask. But please, wear masks.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Cars, Two-wheelers, E-bikes, Cng

Air pollution is hurting us. But while threatening private car usage, why are we overlooking the bikes that contribute the most?

Move aside, trucks - you are exonerated of the sin of polluting Delhi. It's bikes that need to be banned.

SCI-TECH

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Statue of Unity, World Health Organisation, United Nations, Pm 2.5

Air pollution won't just choke India's lungs; it will also crush its stomach, say experts

Pollution is killing thousands of India's children even before they see their fifth birthday. But while the government inaugurates statues, it seems to be missing the poison in the air.