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As Delhi Continues To Choke, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Says Situation Not As Bad As Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Nov 14, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

Bhopal Gas tragedy, the world's worst industrial disaster claimed the lives of 25,000 people in 1984.


Aankhon Mein Toofaan Sa Kyon Hai...Saheb, Sab Jaankar Anjaan Kyon Hain: Rahul Gandhi Takes Swipe At PM Modi

Gandhi gave a new twist to a couplet from a song in the 1978 film "Gaman", which looked at life in a city, and without naming Modi, indirectly referred to government inaction on pollution.

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13 November, 2017

SC Issues Notice to Centre, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi Government On Plea To Curb Rising Pollution

Outlook Web Bureau

The plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.



12 November, 2017


11 November, 2017

11 November, 2017

That's A Bit Harsh, Mr Vardhan! Delhi Is Wheezing But Environment Minister Says Air Pollution Isn't A Killer

Outlook Web Bureau

"I don't think we can generalise and say that millions of people are dying only due to pollution,"


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10 November, 2017

Odd-Even: To Encourage Use Of Public Transport, Govt Offers Free Rides In All DTC And Cluster Buses From November 13-17

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Transport Corporation has a bus fleet of around 4,000 buses while there are over 1,600 cluster buses that form the backbone of the public transport along with metro.




10 November, 2017

Delhi's Odd-Even Scheme: 13 Lakh Less Cars Expected Per Day, Govt Hires 500 More Buses

Outlook Web Bureau

The scheme will be in place from 8 am to 8 pm and there will exemptions for women drivers and two-wheelers.


09 November, 2017

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09 November, 2017

Delhi Smog: Government To Implement Odd-Even Formula From November 13-17

Outlook Web Bureau

Reports say Air quality likely to get worse today


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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