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Scientists asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers: Environment minister

Source: Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Date: October , 2017

 Source: Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Oct 16, 2017:- Scientists have been asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers that do not cause health hazards to children, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday ahead of Diwali. The comments come close on the heels of the Supreme Court banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) till October 31.Flagging off the ‘Run for Clean Air’ campaign here as a part of the ‘Clean Air Campaign’, he said that the ill-effects of pollution cause maximum problems to children. The event was attended by around 10,000 students from various schools in Delhi and the NCR.

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