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

October 21, 2017, 1:52 PM

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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Delhi High Court Directs Admission Of Student With Blood Disorder To MBBS
October 21, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has directed the Indraprastha University here to admit a student suffering from thalassaemia in MBBS course under the disability category in any of its three colleges. The court's order came on a plea by the student suffering from the blood disorder, which said thalassemia was one of the disabilities recognised

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This week in sports: The Dodgers clinch World Series berth
October 21, 2017

California dreamin’: The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League Championship title this week, officially punching their ticket to the Major League Baseball World Series. They will face either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees – a fate decided tonight or tomorrow. Trump won’t take kneeling sitting down: President Donald

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इंडिया की 1st म्यूजिकल वेब सीरीज में होगा ये टीवी एक्टर, बालों की वजह से मिला रोल
October 21, 2017

मुंबई. फिल्म मेकर विक्रम भट्ट जल्द इंडिया की पहली 13 एपिसोड की वेब म्यूजिकल सीरीज ‘स्पॉटलाइट-2’ लेकर आ रहे हैं। टीवी एक्टर करण वी

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अनिल कपूर की दिवाली पार्टी में पहुंचे शाहरुख-दीपिका, चंकी पांडे की बेटी भी दिखी
October 21, 2017

मुंबई।बीते रोज अनिल कपूर ने अपने घर पर दिवाली पार्टी दी। इसमें बॉलीवुड के कई दिग्गज सेलेब्रिटी ने शिरकत की। पार्टी में दीपिका

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आमिर की दिवाली पार्टी में वाइफ गौरी के साथ पहुंचे शाहरुख, सैफ-करीना भी दिखे
October 21, 2017

मुंबई। बीते रोज आमिर खान ने दिवाली पार्टी दी। इसमें करीना कपूर पति सैफ अली खान के साथ पहुंची। इस दौरान करीना ने ट्रेडिशनल लहंगा

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मांझी पर सस्पेंस बरकरार, जदयू नेताओं के भी बदले सुर
October 21, 2017

बिहार में पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री जीतन राम मांझी को रिझाने की कोशिश शुरु है. अभी मुख्यमंत्री नीतीश कुमार ने मांझी के गांव महकार में

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