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Stubble may well be a boon for farmers

The burning of stubble, the cut stalks left sticking out of the ground after the grain is harvested, has largely been blamed for the smog that has enveloped north India and left people

When Pakistanis too asked Amarinder to end stubble burning

Not just Indians, the Pakistanis too are finding it hard to deal with smog and Pakistan’s Punjab government has asked chief minister Amarinder Singh to quickly tackle this issue.

Odd-even formula may not help matters

The odd-even formula being bandied about by the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi may not be answer to the smog that is stifling life in the national capital. In clearly a knee-jer

Higher risk of bone fracture due to air pollution: Study

A Lancet study, which comes at a time when Delhi is struggling with thick smog, has shown that air pollution is linked to weaker bones and bone fracture risk The study “Associa

In pictures: Delhi`s deadly smog

Air quality in the national capital and adjoining areas has reached hazardous levels. Here are some pictures of how the city looks now.

Pollution figures as an index of criminality

When prime minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, was about to board his official plane to visit Varanasi about two years ago, he got a call from the then Frenc

Air pollution: If only Niti Aayog had been heard

Niti Aayog had come up with suggestions on how to tackle air pollution, much before smog smothered Delhi and its neighbouring states. However, the recommendations were not implemented.

Smoke across the border

Main hawa hoon, kahan watan mera? (I’m the wind...do I have a nation to call my own?) Thus goes a famous Urdu ghazal, written by the Indore-born Ameeq Hanafi and soulfully sung by the Hussain

A festival in grey

Diwali, and Delhi is again awash in grey.   Smoke from crop stubble and fireworks burdens the cold air, thick with emissions and construction dust. Mo

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