A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP
A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP
India

Pollution in India killed 1.67 million people last year, The Lancet finds

  • The medical journal said toxic air accounted for 18 per cent of all India’s deaths in 2019, and this led to a total loss of US$36.8 billion
  • New Delhi, the world’s most polluted capital, recorded the highest per-capita economic hit

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A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP
A man rides a bicycle along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi, which is the world’s most polluted capital. Photo: AFP
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