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24,000 farm fires, but Punjab AQI’moderate’

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GRAP-V implemented in Delhi as air quality dips to ‘severe’, diesel LMVS barred The average air quality in Punjab, where over 24,000 farm fires were reported this season, remained “moderate” in October even as Delhi witnessed “severe” pollution today and saw implementation of curbs under the final stage of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP-IV). […]

Stubble-burning cases hit a new high; 3,634 in single day

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Punjab recorded the highest number of farm fires in a single day for this season on Wednesday. As many as 3,634 cases of stubble-burning were reported, much higher as compared to the corresponding date in two years. Meanwhile, the home district of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann reported the maximum incidents in the state today for […]

Delhi AQI ‘very poor’; work from home, cut travel, residents told

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Capital gas chamber, AAP to blame: Union Minister WORST IN NCR Delhi AQI 376 Faridabad 346 Noida 339 Ghaziabad 332 Gurugram 310 The air quality in Delhi continued to remain in the “very poor” category as the 24-hour Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 376. The situation was equally bad in other NCR cities with AQI […]

Over 64K animals infected with LSD

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The Jammu and Kashmir government has stated that 64,479 animals have been affected with Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) in the UT till date. Atal Dulloo, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, held a meeting to review measures being put in place towards containment of the spread of the lumpy skin disease. He was informed […]