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Planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, in India

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National Capital Region (India): Planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, in India
The National Capital Region (NCR) is a planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi in India. It encompasses Delhi and several districts surrounding it from the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The NCR and the associated National Capital Region Planning Board were created in 1985 to plan the development of the region and to evolve harmonized policies for the control of land-uses and development of infrastructure in the region. Prominent cities of NCR include Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, and Noida.

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Delhi air pollution: SC to keep hearing matter, will not give final orders | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi air pollution: SC to keep hearing matter, will not give final orders | Oneindia News

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court began hearing once again a PIL related to the rising pollution levels in Delhi NCR. The top court observed that India was sending a wrong signal to the world..

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Supreme Court on pollution: NCR states on 48-hour notice

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Noida International Airport inauguration: Key highlights from PM Modi's speech

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DENV-2 leading to dengue virus surge in Delhi NCR? Here's what we know so far

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NCR air pollution: Schools, colleges in Noida, Ghaziabad to remain open

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Recurrent pollution crisis is due to inertia of officials: SC

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Delhi-NCR schools and colleges shut till further notice, offices advised 50% WFH as air quality dips

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Air pollution: Thermal plants closed, trucks can’t enter Delhi

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Noida and Bulandshahr remained the two most polluted cities in the country. The pollution level in both cities reached 488 on Friday.
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As Delhi chokes, minister Gopal Rai says stubble burning, firecrackers responsible for pollution

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Haryana government bans use, sale of firecrackers in 14 districts ahead of Diwali

The Haryana government has decided to ban the use and sale of firecrackers in 14 NCR districts a few days before Diwali.
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Rains lash parts of Delhi NCR, IMD predicts thunderstorm

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Significant decrease in no. of stubble-burning events in Punjab, Haryana and 8 NCR districts of UP

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