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Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘severe’ category, people complain of health issues

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New Delhi [India], November 6 (ANI): The national capital saw no significant improvement in the quality of air as the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi remained in the ‘severe’ category on Saturday.

According to SAFAR, the AQI of Delhi (overall) stood at 437, wherein the concentration of PM 2.5 was 318, while that of PM 10 was reported to be 448.
Meanwhile, the pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), namely Noida and Gurugram, was also worrisome. Noida reported AQI in the ‘hazardous’ category at 523, while the air quality in Gurugram was at the upper end of the ‘severe’ category at 469.

As per the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), Delhi’s AQI is likely to improve to the upper end of the ‘very poor’ category as the “surface winds are becoming stronger”, dispersing air pollutants.

“Strong northwesterly winds enhance transport of emissions from stubble burning. The share of crop residue burning emissions in PM2.5 is 41 per cent,” the agency said.

The effective fire count was reported to be 5159 by SAFAR.

Residents of Delhi told ANI about the trouble they are facing due to the increased pollution levels here.

Nitin Malik, a resident said, “The pollution level this year is better as compared to previous years. It definitely creates difficulty, especially if you wish to go for a walk or a run.”

“The pollution is a great problem from the health perspective and is also a problem for the upcoming generations. There’s a lot of smog in the air making it difficult to breathe and to drive,” another resident, Meher added.

Criticising those who burst firecrackers despite the Delhi government’s ban, Meher said, “The citizens are not taking the government (measures to control pollution) seriously. The government should take action against such people.”

Yashwant, a student who originally hails from Hyderabad in Telangana said, “The pollution here is a lot more than in other cities. Because of this, we are suffering
from itching, redness and more. Pollution is excessive here.” (ANI)

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Massive fire at Amritsar government medical college hospital, no casualty reported

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A massive fire broke out at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Punjab’s Amritsar on Saturday. Flares were seen emerging from the clinic complex in a video shared by news organization ANI. The reason for the fire is obscure.

Fire Officer Lovepreet Singh said, “Initially, the fire broke out in the transformers. Eight fire tenders reached on spot. The fire is under control. No injuries reported.”

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann later guaranteed that he is investigating the matter, and is persistently checking the help work.

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Mundka Fire Tragedy: Delhi CM Kejriwal orders probe, announces Rs 10 lakh relief for kin of deceased

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reported a remuneration of Rs 10 lakh each for groups of the individuals who passed on in the fire in Mundka on Friday. The individuals who have sustained injuries will be given Rs 50,000 as remuneration. Kejriwal has additionally requested an authoritative test into the occurrence.

Something like 27 individuals passed on and a few others were harmed when fire inundated a four-story business working close to Mundka Metro station in Outer Delhi.

“It was an enormous fire, many individuals were killed, and their bodies were singed to the degree that they couldn’t be distinguished. We have sent help to recognize the absent and the dead,” Kejriwal said.

A few group were caught inside the structure, with the police expressing that there was only one exit. The individuals who were stuck inside broke windows and designed ropes out of garments to get away.

Fire authorities struggled the fire and smoke when they previously arrived at the structure and the genuine degree of the misfortune turned out to be clear just until quite a bit later when burned bodies were found.

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Four thieves steal Rs 13.28 lakh from ATM in Gurgaon

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Four unidentified criminals supposedly took Rs 13.28 lakh from an ATM of a private bank in Gurgaon Friday. Police said the charges are yet to be recognized, and a fundamental test has tracked down that the denounced utilized a gas shaper to cut open the machine and splashed paint on CCTVs prior to getting away.

As per police, the occurrence was accounted for on Friday at Sector 75 An after the installment arrangements supplier, which takes care of the security of the ATM, recorded a police protest.

In the FIR, the complainant expressed that on Friday night, they got data that unidentified people had broken the lock of the ATM stall and taken the money. “It was observed that every one of the cameras had been harmed and showered with dark paint and the machine had been cut from the side. An aggregate of Rs 13.28 lakh cash was taken,” read the FIR. Police said they were actually taking a look at CCTVs nearby to recognize the charged.

Police said they have enlisted an FIR against the unidentified charged under IPC Sections 380 (burglary in a house, abiding, and so on), 457 (prowling house-trespass around evening time), and 34 (normal aim) at Kherki Daula police headquarters.

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