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| Last Updated:08/06/2021

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Bad air: Delhi races ahead of Beijing

NEW DELHI: After a neck-and-neck race with Beijing over the past few winters, Delhi may soon find itself without a rival for the 'most-polluted-city' crown. The Chinese city is doing its best to fall behind although, as happened last week, it sometimes nudges ahead with a wind-aided spurt.

A recent assessment by Beijing-based Greenpeace East Asia shows that between August 2014 and August 2015, Delhi's levels of PM2.5 (fine, respirable pollution particles) were far higher than those in Beijing.