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Study links high pollution, biofuel burning in Delhi's crematoria at peak of second COVID wave
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Study links high pollution, biofuel burning in Delhi's crematoria at peak of second COVID wave

The study conducted by researchers from National Institute of Advanced Science, Bengaluru; Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC); Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune; Utkal University; and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology has been published in the multidisciplinary journal Chemosphere

Meat ban row: Delhi minorities panel issues show-cause notice to mayors of three corporations
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Meat ban row: Delhi minorities panel issues show-cause notice to mayors of three corporations

This comes after south and east Delhi mayors on Tuesday asked meat shops in their jurisdictions to remain shut during Navratri, even though there was no official order issued by the civic bodies

Heatwave likely in Delhi today, maximum temperature can reach 40 degree Celsius
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Heatwave likely in Delhi today, maximum temperature can reach 40 degree Celsius

The IMD said the minimum temperature in the city on Thursday was recorded at 19.4 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season. The weather office said that days will get warmer over the next few days.

Heatwave in Delhi predicted to intensify from Wednesday, predicts IMD
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Heatwave in Delhi predicted to intensify from Wednesday, predicts IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), no relief is in sight for at least a week.

South Delhi Municipal Corporation disallows religious attire in its schools
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation disallows religious attire in its schools

The SDMC runs primary schools up to class 5 and around 2.5 lakh students study in about 568 SDMC primary schools

Fire breaks out in Parliament premises ahead of Day 3 of Winter Session
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Fire breaks out in Parliament premises ahead of Day 3 of Winter Session

According to Delhi fire department, the fire broke out in Room number 59 of Parliament at around 8 am, however, the fire has been brought under control

Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category; expected to improve from 29 Nov
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Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category; expected to improve from 29 Nov

The air quality in the national capital has remained in the 'very poor' or the 'severe' category on most days in November so far.

‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution
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‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution

The oral remarks came in response to the submission of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi government, that stubble burning was one of the contributors to air pollution

At 396 Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category for third consecutive day
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At 396 Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category for third consecutive day

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'

Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur
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Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur

The explosion took place on the third floor of a building while a cylinder was being changed. It not only led to the collapse of the roof and walls but also impacted four other houses on the second floor

Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study
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Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study

Under the zero firecracker emission scenario, Delhi's PM2.5 concentration is predicted to be in the upper end of the 'very poor' category from November 4 to November 6.

Arvind Kejriwal includes Ayodhya in Delhi government's free pilgrimage scheme
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Arvind Kejriwal includes Ayodhya in Delhi government's free pilgrimage scheme

Under the 'Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana', the government bears the pilgrimage expenditure of senior citizens to places like Jagganath Puri, Mathura, Haridwar, Tirupati among others

Four dead after fire breaks out in a building in Delhi's Old Seemapuri area
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Four dead after fire breaks out in a building in Delhi's Old Seemapuri area

The fire department received information about the fire at 4.07 am, following which four fire tenders arrived at the scene to bring the fire under control

At over 1,500 mm Delhi records second-highest rainfall since 1901
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At over 1,500 mm Delhi records second-highest rainfall since 1901

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi gauged 1,534.3 mm of rainfall in 1933, the highest annual precipitation in the 1901-2021 period

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari injured during protest outside Kejriwal's house against Chhath Puja ban
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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari injured during protest outside Kejriwal's house against Chhath Puja ban

BJP leaders said Tiwari (50) was taken to the Safdarjung Hospital and was discharged after all his reports were normal

Delhi man shoots wife, mother-in-law dead; arrested
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Delhi man shoots wife, mother-in-law dead; arrested

Police said the accused took the extreme step following some domestic issues, which took place on Saturday

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's Delhi house vandalised, five  Hindu Sena men held
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AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's Delhi house vandalised, five Hindu Sena men held

The Hyderabad MP said that this was the third time that his residence had been attacked

Freedom of expression crucial for successful democracy, linked to good policing: Amit Shah
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Freedom of expression crucial for successful democracy, linked to good policing: Amit Shah

The home minister said 'beat constable' deployed at the lowest level of the police system makes the biggest contribution' towards making a democracy successful by protecting the common citizen

Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam denies inciting violence with speech, says 'cannot be hammered' with sedition
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Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam denies inciting violence with speech, says 'cannot be hammered' with sedition

During the hearing, advocate Tanveer Ahmed Mir, representing Imam, apprised Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, that no part of his speech called for any kind of violence to be initiated

Anti-Muslim slogans at Jantar Mantar: Hindu Army chief Sushil Tiwari arrested from Lucknow
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Anti-Muslim slogans at Jantar Mantar: Hindu Army chief Sushil Tiwari arrested from Lucknow

Two video clips had surfaced, and in one of them, Tiwari was seen using foul language and raising slogans against a community, police said