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75% of adolescents in East Delhi feel breathlessness, finds study

20 Sep 2021
| The Times of India

According to TERI report, titled "PM2.5 in ecologically different districts in India:characteristics and health effects," around 75% of adolescents aged between 14 and 17 years in east Delhi complained of breathlessness.

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Delhi: Building sites could be fined, shut under new dust rules

04 Aug 2021
| The Times of India

A Dust Management Committee, comprising of experts from IIT Delhi, TERI and Delhi Pollution Control Committee has submitted a dust management plan to the Delhi government, under which warnings will be issued to the project proponent if the PM10 and PM2.5 levels at the site are more than 25% of the air quality readings at the nearest monitoring station.

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Gurugram: Gains lost? Farm fires spike after 3-year dip

13 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

According to data compiled between 2016 and 2020 by TERI, September this year was the worst since 2016 in terms of stubble burning cases recorded.

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Gurugram’s October air poorer than last year, but major pollutants saw a decline

05 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

The presence of major pollutants is low this year because of the lockdown. High temperature combustion resulting from emission of vehicles, power plants, DG sets and industries are the prime sources of nitrogen oxide in the air. But fortunately, a lower number of vehicles and factories were operating this year, said Mr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI.

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How to control crackers? Ban sale to individuals: TERI

14 Nov 2019
| The Times of India

TERI has recommended a ban on sale of crackers to individuals. A fixed quota of firecrackers could be given to RWAs to make Diwali a community-level activity, thereby reducing emission of pollutants.

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Sources and factors influencing air pollution

22 Aug 2019
| The Hindu

At the India Clean Air Summit 2019, Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI, mentioned how different scientific tools can help design accurate strategies to deal with air pollution.

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Ghugus air most toxic in Maharashtra: Study

05 Aug 2019
| The Times of India

According to The Status of Maharashtra 2018-19 prepared by TERI for the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Pune is the third-most polluted in the state when it comes to deadly pollutants like benzene and sulphur dioxide SO2 .

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Mumbai air's toxicity worst in Maharashtra, Bandra and Sion are choking: Study

04 Aug 2019
| The Times of India

Mumbai is also facing increasing air pollution due to unplanned development and vehicular emissions, according to The Air Quality Status of Maharashtra 2018-19 prepared by TERI for Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

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You're smoking, but you don't know it!

27 Feb 2019
| Deccan Herald

A study by TERI in 2006 revealed that vehicular pollution is the primary source of the dangerous PM2.5.

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TERI, Bloomberg join hands with Centre to reduce air pollution in India

12 Feb 2019
| Business Standard

With an aim to address air quality issues at the national scale, Bloomberg Philanthropies and TERI joined hands to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in implementing the National Clean Air Programme.

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TERI plans cost-benefit analysis of pollution fight

14 Jan 2019
| The Times of India

TERI plans to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the different measures required to combat pollution in the NCR.

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How are crop fires hurting locals? Study to find out

17 Dec 2018
| The Times of India

TERI is doing a study on how poor air quality from crop burning in proximity to residential areas adversely affects respiratory health.

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