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Looking beyond AQI: How Indian cities compare with others worldwide

Indian cities' air pollution was even higher than the WHO set standards and worse than most cities even on the days pollution was at its lowest

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air pollution | air pollution in India | Air Quality Index

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 



A cyclist rides a bicycle near India Gate covered with a thick layer of smog as the air quality deteriorates due to air pollution, in New Delhi on Thursday.
The scale of India’s air quality problem gets obscured when considering AQIs.

Indian cities’ was even higher than the set standards and worse than most cities even on the days pollution was at its lowest

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First Published: Tue, November 09 2021. 09:44 IST

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