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, 2017
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Diwali set to bring back Delhi's toxic date with pollution

Source: Zee News, New Delhi, Date: , 2017

Source: Zee News, New Delhi, Oct 8, 2017:- With the air quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) already reaching unhealthy levels, residents are bracing up for even more toxic days ahead - especially with Diwali round the corner. The Supreme Court last month lifted a temporary ban on sale of fire crackers, and the move is likely to contribute to rising pollution. October has already seen seven days with the air at unhealthy levels with experts blaming the resumption of crop burning in adjoining Haryana and Punjab since late September. Prevailing weather conditions too will see pollutants choking Delhi and nearby regions. Now, with smoke from firecrackers all set to engulf the area, the situation - once again - is threatening to become all too gloomy.

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