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Delhi Pollution 2019 Report LIVE: Kejriwal said, burning of stubble is the major cause of pollution in Delhi



Delhi Pollution 2019 Report LIVE: Kejriwal said, burning of stubble is the major cause of pollution in Delhi

After Diwali, NCR cities including Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad and Sonipat remain very dangerous.  According to the Air Quality Index, both PM 2.5 and PM 10 in Delhi have crossed 500, which is very dangerous for health.


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In view of the increasing pollution, the EPCA has said that in view of the experience of Diwali, firecrackers will be banned throughout the winter.


Ban on bursting of firecrackers on Chhath, EPCA has taken this decision in view of the situation created due to firecrackers bursting on Diwali.


Apart from Delhi, the capital of the country, the construction of this adjoining NCR, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Faridabad and Greater Noida will stop construction work till Sonipat till 5 November.


 Hot mix plant, stone crusher will also be closed by morning


Coal and other fuels industries in Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziad, Noida, Greater Noida, Sonipat, Panipat, Bahadurgarh and Bhiwadi will also be completely closed by 5 November.


CM Kejriwal said- ‘I want to ask the Central, Punjab and Haryana Government when the burning of stubble will be stopped there.’


During Aud Even a change has been made in the timings of the offices under the Delhi Government.  An order has also been issued in this regard.


In Kalyanpuri, Delhi, elderly women and school children appeared to be wearing masks to avoid pollution.


Environment Pollution Control Authority Chairman Dr.BhureLal has appealed to farmers not to burn stubble.  On Friday, he said that instead of burning the straw, farmers should use it to make manure.


The situation is worsening due to continuous pollution in Ghaziabad, in which the district administration may decide to close schools on the lines of Delhi.


Due to the rising smoke of straw in Delhi, the pollution level has increased so much, so the Delhi government has decided that all the schools in Delhi will remain closed till 5 November.


The three municipal corporations (North Delhi Municipal Corporation, East Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation) have decided to close the schools by 4 November.


Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal distributed masks to school children on Friday.


 Construction works will be closed in Delhi-NCR till 5 November.


EPCA has written a letter to the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and asked them to take necessary steps.


Arvind Kejriwal, the head of the Delhi government, has cited the reason behind increasing pollution in Delhi as burning of stubble in Punjab and Haryana.


Seeing that the air in Delhi-NCR does not improve, the Environmental Pollution Control and Protection Authority (EPCA) has declared a Health Emergency in Delhi-NCR.


All the restrictions imposed in the NCR cities till November 2 have been extended till November 5 by consulting the Meteorological Department.


Ghaziabad district adjacent to Delhi was the first district in the country at 8 am on Friday, but things improved a little later.


In Noida too, the situation is more or less the same and here also the air quality index is beyond 350.


 Construction work on hold till the morning of November 5


At the same time, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority took a big decision in view of the continuously poisonous air in Delhi-NCR and announced a ban on all kinds of construction works till November 5.  is.  According to EPCA, with the amount of pollution in the air reaching dangerous places, it is like a public health emergency and its impact is more on children.  With this, the EPCA has banned bursting of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR during the entire winter season.


According to EPCA President BhureLal, he has written to the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, UP and Haryana in this regard.  In it, he said that air quality in Delhi-NCR has deteriorated since Thursday and it has become very serious at the moment.  According to BhureLal, we are treating pollution as a public health emergency, because air pollution has serious effects, especially on children.


At the same time, all the schools of the three municipal corporations (North Delhi Municipal Corporation, South Delhi Municipal Corporation and East Delhi Municipal Corporation) will remain closed till Monday.

 Delhi tops the polluted cities, Lahore city of Pakistan ranks second


Asia has 8 cities in the list of the world’s 10 most polluted cities.  Among them, Delhi, the capital of India, occupies the first place and Lahore city of Pakistan is at the second place.


 This is the list


  1. Delhi


  1. Lahore


  1. Kolkata


  1. Poznaैन (Poland)


  1. Krakow (Poland)


  1. Hangzhou (China)


  1. Kathmandu (Nepal)


  1. Dhaka (Bangladesh)


  1. Busan (South Korea)


  1. Chongqing (China)

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Priyanka Gandhi reminded of the London Smog



Priyanka Gandhi reminded of the London Smog

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi has suggested to make a law, amidst the furore over pollution situation in Delhi. Reminding him of the London Smog, he said that there was a terrible smog in 1952 in which 12 thousand people lost their lives. Millions of people fell ill. After such a huge tragedy, legislation for clean air passed in London. His gesture was to take similar stringent measures to clear the air from the government. Let us know that Delhi Government has implemented Odd-Even from today, which has got some effect.


Priyanka Gandhi told the need to work unitedly for this, avoiding politics completely. A major hearing took place in the Supreme Court on Monday about the rising air pollution in the country’s capital. In this, the Supreme Court made strict remarks that all the concerned state governments have failed to fulfill their responsibilities and action should be taken against the people concerned on negligence.


Meanwhile, the National Green Tribuna, taking cognizance of air pollution in Delhi-NCR, has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Delhi, Chairman of Delhi Pollution Control Control Board (Chairman, Delhi Pollution Control Committee). , Has summoned the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change along with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).



Let us know that the situation in Delhi-NCR is getting worse due to air pollution. On Monday also the air quality level in Delhi was around 700, while in Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, it was also around 500. Although it remained between 300-400 by evening, doctors are advising people to stay away from Delhi-NCR. Doctors say that people from other states should stay away from Delhi right now, because the current situation here is very bad.

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India FTA will not be included in RCEP, decision taken on domestic industries



India FTA will not be included in RCEP, decision taken on domestic industries

India has decided not to participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement. This information has been received from sources. The agreement did not include the prime concerns of PM Modi, so it was said that India would not compromise its core interests. The RCEP agreement does not reflect its original intent. Result is not fair or balanced. India’s major concerns include inadequate protection against import growth, inadequate interoperability with China, potential loopholes of rules of origin, keeping base year as 2014 and no reliable assurance on market access and non-tariff barriers Not given


Sources in the government said that the days are gone when Indian negotiators hollowed out the country under pressure from global powers on trade issues. This time India played on the front foot during the pact. In the meantime, it emphasized the need to address India’s concerns over trade deficit and the need for countries to open markets for Indian services and investment.


Sources in the government say that India’s stance is a mixture of pragmatism. It calls for an effort to protect the interests of the poor and benefit India’s service sector. While opening various sectors to global competition has not deterred. It is said that India also did not accept the obligations of Most Favorite Nation (MFN), where India was obliged to give equal benefits to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries which it has given to other countries. Where India was obliged to give equal benefits to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries which it has given to other countries.


PM Modi said, India will not compromise its interests

During the summit, PM Narendra Modi clarified that India will not compromise on its interests in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). He said that India would see if its concerns over trade, services and investment in the RSEP agreement were being fully accommodated. PM Modi said that India clearly believes that the Mutually Beneficial Resep (RCEP), from which all parties derive reasonable benefits, is in the interests of other countries involved in the negotiations, including India.


16 countries were to be included in the agreement

The agreement was to be between 10 ASEAN countries (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and six trade countries – India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. ASEAN countries include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Laos and Vietnam. In 2012, India had agreed to join it, but due to the increasing cheap imports from China, India’s position has changed now.

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Within 6 hours of the Odd Even Scheme being implemented, the SC asked – what is the logic behind it?



Within 6 hours of the Odd Even Scheme being implemented, the SC asked - what is the logic behind it?

To control the rising air pollution, the Delhi government has implemented Odd Even Scheme till 15 November, but within hours of its implementation, the Supreme Court questioned it. During the hearing on Monday, the Supreme Court said- ‘You would have understood even if you banned diesel vehicles, but what is the meaning of this odd-even?’


What is the logic behind Odd Even Scheme?

During the hearing on the issue of pollution in Delhi on Monday, the Supreme Court said that what is being gained from aud-even and what is the logic behind the implementation of this scheme?


With this, the Supreme Court said that till Friday, submit data and records related to Odd-Even to prove that this Odd Even Scheme has reduced pollution in Delhi. The next hearing in this case will now be held on 6 November.


Court fired questions

In a hearing on Monday on the Odd Even Scheme, the Supreme Court asked the lawyer of the Delhi government in question that if you stop diesel vehicles to stop pollution in Delhi, then it would be understandable, but behind the implementation of Odd Even Scheme What is logic Along with this, the court also said that on one hand you are prohibiting the running of trains on the road and on the other hand there are running trains. With this, the court said that there is less pollution from the car and what is being achieved by keeping the car at home, because people are traveling by auto or taxi and they also cause pollution.


Significantly, the Delhi government implemented Odd Even Scheme from Monday under a seven-point program to fight the poisonous air. Under this, trains of even number ran from 8 am to 8 pm on Monday. The scheme will remain in force till November 15 and a penalty of 4000 will be imposed for violation. Many people and classes have also been exempted under this. For example, women, two-wheeler drivers, ministers, PM-President judges are also exempt. At the same time, Delhi has been exempted from Odd Even Scheme on Sunday.

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