As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit


NEW DELHI: Though the air was cleaner this Diwali compared to last year when the government had to declare an "emergency situation", the air pollution in the national capital on Thursday soared to alarming levels, reaching as much as five times over the safe limit due to bursting of firecrackers despite a Supreme Court ban on their sale in Delhi-NCR, according to data by various pollution monitoring agencies. The Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) data shows a significant drop in volume of particulates PM2.5, PM10 and gaseous pollutant SO2 (sulphur dioxide) across Delhi on the Diwali night, as compared to last year. However, the volume of pollutants were almost identical, at places

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CBEC To Be Renamed CBIC, FM Approves Re-Organisation Of CBEC For Implementation Of GST
March 25, 2017

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The approval by the minister will enable the existing formations of Central Excise and Service Tax under the CBEC to implement and enforce

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Delhi Police celebrates its 70th Raising Day
February 16, 2017

Interests of women, children and senior citizens should be given top priority, says Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir   The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir was Chief Guest at the 70th Raising Day of Delhi Police, which was celebrated here today. The MoS inspected the Guard of Honour on the occasion. During the

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Samsung India launches 19 service vans in Telangana
January 25, 2017

Hyderabad (PTI) Samsung India today announced the launch of its service vans for Telangana to provide world-class service to its customers at their door steps. As many as 19 service vans were flagged off in the city in the first phase of the initiative by Anurag Prashar, vice president, Customer Satisfaction at Samsung India in the presence of

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केन्द्र सरकार ने पिछड़े क्षेत्रों में विकास के एजेंडे को पूरा करने के क्रम में क्षेत्र विशेष में चल रही अनुमोदित योजनाओं को पूरा करने के कार्य में तेज़ी लाने के लिए राज्यों को विशेष सहायता जारी की।
January 21, 2017

केन्द्र सरकार क्षेत्र विशेष में जारी विभिन्न सरकारीयोजनाओं को पूरा करने के कार्य में तेज़ी लाने के लिए राज्यसरकारों की सहायता

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Chief Ministers of Manipur and Nagaland meet the Union Home Minister
January 18, 2017

On request of the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur Shri Okram Ibobi Singh met him here today. The Home Minister expressed his grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2 causing severe difficulties to the people of Manipur specially with regard to availability of essential commodities.

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गुवाहाटी में दो दिवसीय डिजिधन मेले का शुभारंभ
January 12, 2017

असम के मुख्‍यमंत्री श्री सर्बानंद सोनोवाल और केंद्रीय पूर्वोत्‍तर क्षेत्र विकास (डोनर) राज्‍य मंत्री (स्‍वतंत्र प्रभार),

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