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Deaths from India air pollution rival China: study

Smog enveloping the Jama Masjid mosque in the old quarters of New Delhi on Nov 3, 2016. India and neighbouring Bangladesh have experienced the steepest increases in pollution since 2010.

New Delhi

INDIA'S air now rivals China's as the world's deadliest, according to a new study published on Tuesday amid warnings that efforts to curb pollution from coal will not yield results any time soon.

India's notoriously poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million premature...

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