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March , 2015
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Pollution control: Capital has nobody to check vehicular emissions

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: March , 2015

In an attempts to curb the soaring pollution in Delhi, the green tribunal in November ordered all vehicles- 15 years and older- off its streets. But an internal assessment by the transport department has revealed that all 70 posts tasked with checking vehicular emissions lie vacant ó which may just render the courtís order redundant. Exhaust from vehicles accounts for 70% of air toxicity in the Capital, where pollution levels exceed World Health Organisation limits, according to a recent admission in Parliament by the NDA government.

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