That Is Another Reason To Wear High Quality Masks

We knew air pollution was hurting us in the long term. Now however, there is an added dimension that makes the exposure to air pollution even more dangerous. Scientists say that long term exposure to air pollution increases the risk of dying in case a person catches the coronavirus, or COVID infection. A study published in Cardiovascular Research by the European Society of Cardiology suggests that the more someone has been exposed to air pollution, the lesser their chances of being able to fight the COVID virus. The numbers are…

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This Is Brilliant As An Air Purifier, Cooling Fan And A Humidifier

The nuisance of the pollution season is upon us. While the authorities continue to bumble about, dripping in incompetence as they fiddle with so-called graded action plans etc., you will be left to fend for yourself as the air quality descends from unhealthy to hazardous to severe. If you spend your time watching a television program called the news, you’d find yourselves immersed in shots of murky shots of your city with the sun barely able to break through the smog and pollution. And everyone blaming each other. None of…

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SC asks states about arrangements made to prevent stubble burning

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has asked governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan about the arrangements made by them for preventing stubble burning which is a source of pollution in the region. The apex court has also asked the states concerned to apprise it about the instances of stubble burning in previous year, its locations and also how many farmers were responsible so that “special arrangements” could be made in advance for those areas. “With respect to stubble burning, we would like to hear, by…

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