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Mumbai Police serves notice to Karishma Bhosale for protesting against loudspeaker blaring azan

The notice says the complainant should have followed the prescribed law and approached the nearest police station to lodge a complaint

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‘मस्जिद तेरे बाप की है?’ लाउडस्पीकर का विरोध करने पर हिंदू लड़की पर सब टूट पड़े

लाउडस्पीकर की आवाज़ कम करने की गुहार लिए मस्जिद में दाख़िल होने के कुछ ही मिनटों में मस्जिद के अंदर मौजूद लोग इकट्ठे हो गए और करिश्मा से भिड़ गए

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CPCB: No plaster of paris for Ganesha idols

‘Such materials are not biodegradable, are toxic when immersed in water bodies; there was a need to develop guidelines for idol-making’

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Economy

Euro VI: India to switch to world’s cleanest petrol, diesel on 1 April

Euro VI will reduce NOx in BS-VI compliant vehicles by 25% in petrol vehicles and 70% in their diesel counterparts, bringing pollution down

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Maruti Suzuki S Cross to be phased out

From April 2020, only BS-6 engine vehicles will be registered in the Indian market and registration of cars with old engines will stop

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India

Delhi so cold for the second time in 118 years

On just four occasions from 1901 to 2018, the maximum average December temperature in Delhi has dropped below 20°C; 2020 may begin with hail

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India

दिल्ली कैबिनेट में पारित नई विद्युत वाहन नीति

दिल्ली मंत्रिमंडल द्वारा अनुमोदित ईवी नीति, राष्ट्रीय राजधानी को भारत की ईवी राजधानी में बदलने का लक्ष्य रखती है—मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल

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Stubble-burning: Why States shouldn’t be penalised, asks SC

The Supreme Court has taken a strict view of the ceaseless air pollution in Delhi caused by the callous burning of crop stubble by farmers of Haryana and Punjab. The apex court on Monday pulled up the Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments during the hearing, rebuking them for “no will power” to control […]

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Pollution: MPs dump other Indians in favour of farmers

Farmers dominated Manish Tewari’s arguments in the debate on pollution in Delhi-NCR though stubble disposal machines are subsidised already

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Supreme Court to Delhi CS: Can’t control pollution? Step down

The Supreme Court admonished the chief secretary of Punjab as well, telling him his government had failed to discharge its responsibilities