• Avoid two wheelers and auto-rickshaws. Opt for carpool or public transport

    Travelling by an auto-rickshaw and two wheelers will increase your exposure to the toxic air. It is advisable to use various modes of public transport such as a bus or a metro or carpool.

    Purify the air indoors

    Plants like money plant, mother-in-laws tongue, areca palm,…[Read more]

  • join a group working to fight air pollution. Individuals can take steps to reduce air pollution in their daily lives, but the ultimate solution will involve changing governmental policies regarding industrial emissions. If you’re passionate about taking action to reduce air pollution, consider joining an organization whose goal is to do exactly…[Read more]

  • Educate yourself on air pollution. Different regions have different air pollution issues. There may be a factory nearby that’s polluting the air in your city, or perhaps the local landfill is the main culprit in your area. To understand how you can best take action to reduce air pollution in your area, do some research to find out what the major…[Read more]

  • Rethink your heating and cooling habits. Try to allow your body to acclimate to the changing seasons instead of using your heater and air conditioner to keep the temperature steady all year long. Blasting the heat and air is a major drain on energy, so break out your hand fans and warm sweaters to help you adjust to weather changes rather than…[Read more]

  • Don’t use your lights and appliances as often. You’ve heard it a million times: turn off the lights when you leave a room, and don’t leave the TV on all day! These small actions are more important than ever when it comes to reducing air pollution, since the electricity that runs your lights and appliances is generated by emissions-producing coal…[Read more]

  • Use environmentally safe paints and cleaning products whenever possible. Such paints and cleaning products emit less smog-producing particles to the air and are better for your breathing health too.
    Follow manufacturers’ recommendations to use and properly seal cleaners, paints, and other chemicals. Carefully following the instructions ensures t…[Read more]

  • Go for less packaging. The plastic, foil and cardboard used in packaging is manufactured using practices that negatively impact air quality. No matter what you’re shopping for, try to choose items that have less packaging. For example, instead of choosing a box of individually-wrapped granola bars, try making your own at home or buying granola…[Read more]

  • Shop local. When you do need to buy something instead of making it, try to buy items that are made and sold locally. You’ll probably have better luck at locally-owned stores, rather than commercial stores, which tend to get their wares shipped in from all over the world, greatly contributing to air pollution. Here are some strategies for buying…[Read more]

  • Become a maker. Using raw ingredients to make as many things as possible, instead of buying them at the store, is a great way to help reduce air pollution. That’s because the practice of mass-producing, packaging, and shipping goods to make them readily available to consumers is directly responsible for industrial emissions that pollute the air.…[Read more]

  • if you do drive, keep your car in good condition. Get your car tuned up frequently and make sure it passes your city’s smog test with flying colors. There are a few other things you can do to help your car make as small a dent as possible:
    Use an energy-conserving motor grade oil.
    Fill your gas tank in the early morning or late evening, when it’s…[Read more]

  • try walking or biking. Even better than taking public transportation is using your own energy to propel you where you want to go. You can probably walk to locations that are within a five minute drive of your house – and if you’re adventurous and have the time, you may want to walk even further. If you’re lucky enough to live in a place with good…[Read more]

  • Question car culture. Industrial manufacturing practices are the primary reason the earth’s air is polluted, but car-related pollution is the next biggest culprit. The manufacturing of cars and roads, the production of fuel, and the emissions that result from burning that fuel all play a part. Since many cities are laid out in such a way that…[Read more]

  • Eat healthy and drink plenty of fluids

    Vitamin C and omega fatty acids will help boost immunity. Add jaggery, tulsi, honey, ginger, lemon, basil leaves and lots of water to your daily diet. Warm water with a dash of honey and two-three tulsi leaves in the morning will help.

    Steam with eucalyptus oil

    Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to hot…[Read more]

  • Limit your outdoor exposure

    Though it cannot be followed by all, staying indoors is the best option available in the current scenario. For children and senior citizens, it is advisable to stay indoors from immediate basis as they are most sensitive to the poor air quality. Avoid going out during the peak hours when pollution is extremely high.…[Read more]

  • Some short and simple ways by which we can help the army-

    1.When you wake-up everyday or go to bed,just remember or pray for them,just 10 seconds would do.We on an average loose a men every month in Siachen glaciers due to harsh weather and I don’t think I need to tell you about north east and kashmir insurgency.They stand for us against all o…[Read more]

  • Our roads could generate energy, melt snow, direct traffic, and even drive our cars, if some of Scott and Julie Brusaw’s visions become reality.

    The couple behind the Sandpoint, Idaho-based company Solar Roadways attracted many fans three years ago with a video and online fundraising campaign that drew more than $2 million.

    With those assets, p…[Read more]

  • ANPR cameras can record the speed of the vehicles (running with the speed of 320 km per hour), while red light jumping and stop line crossing can be detected with the help of RLVD cameras.

    According to a data, in 2016, a total of 92,037 vehicles were challenged for red light violation, 2,05,470 for rash driving, and 86,771 for over-speeding.

    The…[Read more]

  • The Delhi Traffic Police have installed hi-tech cameras on roads which will enable to nab people for violating traffic rules. The police will no longer have to stop drivers for violations as with the help of the cameras, photos and videos of the vehicles will be saved in the central server in the
    traffic police control room, said a senior police…[Read more]

  • Vehicle safety and technology: Most entry-level car variants in South Asia lack even a standard feature like a driver-side airbag. As a result, road deaths in India account for nearly 10% of road fatalities worldwide.

    According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the incidence of accidental deaths rose by 44% between 2001 and 2011. In…[Read more]

  • Changing driver behaviors: Needless to say, transforming citizen behavior is an immense challenge. Drivers and motorists often shun personal responsibility, and in countries that have high-density traffic, road rage and misuse is a serious issue. Rohit Baluja, founder of The Institute for Road Traffic Education, is working towards addressing this…[Read more]

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