PREMATURE DEATHS

  • 7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution May 8, 2014

    Geneva: India's national capital Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, says a study released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday. The 2014 report of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) database contains the results of outdoor air pollution monitoring from almost 1,600 cities in 91 countries....
  • Coal plant emissions killed up to 1,15,000 people April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Emissions from coal plants resulted in 80,000 to 1,15,000 premature deaths and more than 20 million asthma cases in 201112 in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. According to a report titled 'Coal Kills An assessment of death and disease caused by India's dirtiest...