Monitoring stations across the national capital recorded air quality as "very poor" and experts warned that the conditions would persist through the week.According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (Safar), the levels of airborne particulate matter PM 10 was 289 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) and PM 2.5 171 µg/m3 on Tuesday morning.
The Delhi administration, which described the city as a "gas chamber," had previously ordered schools for young children to close only for Wednesday.
Levels of PM2.5 pollutants in New Delhi have hit 1,000mg this week, according to reports; to put this in context, 300mg is considered a highly risky amount.
Doctor Arvind Kumar, chairman of the Centre for Chest Surgery at Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital, said the city's air could shorten the life of the 22 million people living in the city. Delhi's smog led to the Indian Medical Association declaring a "public health emergency".
Expressing anxiety over the unsafe air quality levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), apex industry body Assocham on Friday urged the Centre and the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to establish a clear strategy to aggressively tackle air pollution.
According to doctors, consistently breathing in the microscopic particles can be seriously detrimental for our health, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
South Dakota Crop Production Expected to be Down
At the same time, the currencies of the other major exporters weakened, exacerbating the disadvantage to US producers. The Russian ruble has fallen to new lows for this move, and currencies in South America are down very slightly.
"The situation in Delhi is so bad and if the pollution can be brought down in any way, we will do it", he told AFP.
The Times of India wrote a scathing editorial about the capital's air pollution.
"Air pollution during winter months has become a catastrophe for large parts of north India".
While it questioned the Delhi government on delayed steps taken to curb the issue, it slammed the Punjab and Haryana governments for failing to reduce crop burning which is said to be the major cause of pollution.
"Sprinkling water is the only way to bring down the unsafe pollution levels", said Shruti Bhardwaj, the environment ministry's senior most official in charge of monitoring air quality.
In the Senate, Republicans can lose no more than two votes on any tax bill that doesn't draw Democratic support, making Mr. Paul said he was going to be "ready to fight for liberty" and also work on the upcoming tax reform efforts.
Hager said he has been training at the Ybor City Jiu-Jitsu Club in Tampa, Florida , for the past eight months. Hager also briefly played football at Oklahoma before dedicating himself to wrestling full time.
Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Nektar Therapeutics by 7.4% during the 3rd quarter. Canaccord Genuity raised the target price of Nektar Therapeutics (NDAQ:NKTR) to $50.00 indicating a possible upside of 0.34%.
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Charlie Fry, 25, was bitten on the shoulder and suffered scratches during the attack, but his injuries were not serious. He said he did not realise his arm was bleeding until was back on the shore. "I'm literally about to die, '" Fry said.
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Dodgers, Padres to play May series in Mexico
The games had been originally scheduled for San Diego's Petco Park, and the shift to Estadio de Beisbol was announced Monday. Gonzalez and outfield prospect Alex Verdugo played for Team Mexico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Ben McAdoo laments defense's lack of 'desire to finish'
It would also eliminate the excuse that the Giants' poor play has been because the players have lost faith in their head coach. That kind of logic is beyond laughable and if that's the mindset of Kyle Shanahan , I'd have to seriously question his sanity.
Two militants killed in Handwara encounter
Meanwhile, Internet services were suspended in Kupwara and Baramulla districts following the killing of two militants. They said the police personnel retaliated, ensuing in an encounter . "At both these places, searches are going on".
EU's Mogherini calls on Hariri to return to Lebanon
The only other visit to Saudi Arabia by a Christian patriarch took place in 1975, according to the Saudi information ministry. Speaking to a reporter from Future TV , his political party's channel, Hariri denied that he was being held against his will.
W&M, ODU, Tech to host first-round NCAA men's soccer
The third round is slated for November 25 and November 26, while the quarterfinals will take place December 1 and December 2. MI will make its sixth tournament appearance overall and the first since 2012 after claiming the Big Ten Championship.
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