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India ninth most polluted nation

Source: The Times of India, Date: September , 2014

India's heat and dust image persists: the country was ranked the ninth most polluted country in the world by the Global Health Report 2014 on air pollution levels, by the World Health Organization.The annual report was prepared after studying outdoor air quality and pollution levels in 1,600 cities of 91 countries across the world. The effect is severe - the study blames seven million deaths in 2012 on exposure to air pollution, both indoor and outdoor. About 3.7 million deaths were due to exposure to outdoor pollution alone, the report says.

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