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Smog Envelopes Delhi As Air Quality Plummets To ‘Hazardous’ Levels A Day After Diwali

NEW DELHI: Delhi and its adjoining areas were engulfed by a thick layer of acrid smog on Friday morning following large scale bursting of crackers by the people to celebrate Deepawali. It appeared that people were venting their emotions amid calls of cracker ban by the law enforcing authorities and the court. The thick layer …

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai Blames Crackers After AQI Climbs To 462

NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said that the capital’s air quality had deteriorated due to some people deliberately bursting firecrackers and rise in stubble burning. The national capital woke to a hazy morning. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the city’s air quality remained in severe category. It said that the Air …