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“Delhi’s air is consistently more toxic than that in Beijing, rigorous statistical comparison of two years’ worth of data from both cities has shown for the first time. The Indian capital’s air was “healthy”, according to US air quality standards, for just seven days in the last 730, while Beijing hit the mark 58 times. Delhi has consistently worse conditions across the board, according to Professor Douw Steyn of the University of British Columbia, an air pollution expert who performed the analysis for HT, using hourly results from the pollution monitoring station at RK Puram in Delhi and the US embassy in Beijing.”  Hindustan Times. Read it on

Pollution watch: Just one week of good air in Delhi in last two years