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New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

December 3, 2016

After New Delhi witnessed severe rising pollution levels this year, the Supreme Court of India showed a green signal Friday for taking forward an action plan aimed at establishing measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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India bans some selfies during Independence Day week

India bans some selfies during Independence Day week

August 11, 2016

A selfie ban order was issued by the Tourism Ministry on Wednesday as part of security measures being implemented for the Independence Day celebrations.

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Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

June 30, 2016

As monsoon proceeded towards its commencement in April this year, there was a relief from mosquitoes causing dengue and malaria, but the city seems to be under the web of dengue fever yet again as the monsoon showers drench the city.

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Increasing safety

Increasing safety

April 26, 2016

  From January 2017, no cell phone in India will be sold without a panic button. To make mobile phones a helpful medium for safety, especially for women, the government of India has declared that each cell phone must have a key panic button from next year without which a mobile ...

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Delhi’s Pollution control quest

Delhi’s Pollution control quest

April 14, 2016

With the second odd-even run scheduled from April 15-30, 2016, experts say that this time there will be a close check on the gaseous pollutants. After the success of the initial odd-even scheme during the start of the year, the second phase of the odd-even formula in Delhi is all...

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Diabetes epidemic

Diabetes epidemic

April 10, 2016

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes alone is the reason of around 1.5 million deaths in a year around the world. It is one of the most widespread lifestyle diseases in India, as well The World Health Day was celebrated on April 7 across the globe and the Wo...

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