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He, however, also said that "no new trucks will be allowed entry" in the city and the Delhi Police will increase their manpower at all entry points to ensure that there is no congestion.
The ban was extended by the Supreme Court-appointed agency on the recommendations of a Central Pollution Control Board-led task force, which reviews the national capital's air quality.
Like polio eradication, India can script success in tackling air pollution too: UN Environment chief
The UN Environment chief termed air pollution as a "crisis" that requires government, policy-makers, scientists and civil society to come together to mitigate.
Diwali or no Diwali, air pollution levels in Hyderabad remain always high, says data recorded by six Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring (CAAQM) stations of the city.
Diwali left behind layers of smog in India's capital, pushing the air quality level above hazardous.
The Particulate Matter (PM) levels in Hyderabad’s air shot up so sharply on Deepavali night, that they were four to five times more than the levels recorded on a normal day.
Firecrackers were burst throughout Thursday in violation of the ban, which contributed to the high average values of the pollutants.
The worst air quality was reported in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district, Delhi and Patna with people complaining of breathlessness as skies remained engulfed in dense smog.
The worst air quality was reported in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, Delhi and Patna with people complaining of breathlessness and coughing as skies remained engulfed in dense smog.
The air quality index (AQI) in Anand Vihar and Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium areas recorded an alarming 999 this morning.
The police crackdown, however, has drawn flak from opposition parties, which termed the action "ridiculous" and demanded the withdrawal of all cases.
Surprisingly, the capital city fared worst when compared to the other South Indian cities, all of which recorded a ‘satisfactory’ air quality, on the day of Diwali.
Last week, amid projections of worsening pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court held that only green crackers would be sold in Delhi-NCR this Diwali.
The study, published in the journal Environment International, is first to examine the effects of long-term exposure of air pollution on ASD during the early life of children in a developing country.