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Delhi imposes ’emergency’ measures to combat hazardous smog

a car makes its way amidst the heavy smog in new delhi, india
A car makes its way amidst the heavy smog in New Delhi, India, November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A thick layer of smog has enveloped the city, with people complaining of irritated eyes, throats and lungs

November 6, 2016 — The Delhi government on Sunday put all construction projects on hold, shut down schools and advised residents of the Indian capital to stay indoors as part of an “emergency” plan to deal with dangerous levels of air pollution.  Continue reading Delhi imposes ’emergency’ measures to combat hazardous smog