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Air quality remains 'severe' in Delhi-NCR, AQI falls to 428

DNA Sunday, 17 January 2021
People in Noida also suffered because of poor air quality where both PM10 and PM2.5 pollutants remained in the 'severe' category, according to SAFAR.
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Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' as AQI rises to 301 [Video]

Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' as AQI rises to 301

As per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Delhi's air quality turned 'very poor' with overall air quality index (AQI) standing at 301. The temperature has dipped further in Delhi-NCR. A low level visibility was witnessed in several parts of the national capital on January 13. A thick layer of fog blankets the city today. Cold waves have tightened its grip in Delhi and adjoining cities. Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 4.8 degree Celsius today.

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Foggy weekend for Delhi-NCR [Video]

Foggy weekend for Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR woke up to foggy morning on February 13. A thick layer of fog covered parts of Delhi and almost zero visibility was witnessed in the national capital. Even, DND flyway in Noida was covered with thick layer of fog. Similar situation was witnessed in Ghazipur-Ghaziabad Border as well. According to IMD, dense to very Dense Fog is very likely over Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and UP on Feb 13 to Feb 15.

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Farmers' stir: Security tightened, many metro stations shut ahead of chakka jam [Video]

Farmers' stir: Security tightened, many metro stations shut ahead of chakka jam

Delhi Police has deployed additional security in view of 'chakka jam' called by farmers. Police intensified vigil at city borders to deal with situation arising out of 'chakka jam’. Protesting farmers have called for a three-hour nationwide β€˜chakka jam’ on February 6. Around 50,000 police personnel, Paramilitary and Reserve Forces deployed in Delhi-NCR region. Police said that at least 12 metro stations across Delhi have also been put on alert. Police will monitor content on social media to keep a watch on those spreading rumours. This comes after Republic Day violence that had left over 500 security personnel injured. Farmers agitating against Centre's three farm laws are set to block roads and highways from 12 noon to 3pm in a bid to intensify protest.

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Chakka Jam: Around 50,000 police, paramilitary forces deployed in Delhi-NCR, borders [Video]

Chakka Jam: Around 50,000 police, paramilitary forces deployed in Delhi-NCR, borders

Drone cameras deployed around Tikri border to monitor the situation in the wake of 'Chakka Jam' call by farmers. Around 50,000 personnel of Delhi Police, Paramilitary and Reserve Forces are on alert in Delhi-NCR region to maintain law and order situation. At least 12 metro stations have also been put on alert.

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Noida Noida City in Uttar Pradesh, India

Noida teen, depressed over skin colour, jumps to death from 15th floor [Video]

Noida teen, depressed over skin colour, jumps to death from 15th floor

A class 11 student jumped off his 15th-floor apartment and died in UP's Noida. The teen was allegedly battling depression due to his physical looks, skin complexion. The local Sector 49 police station was alerted around 5 am about the incident. Police said the body was sent for autopsy and no complaint has been made by the family. Ranvijay Singh, ADCP, Noida said, β€œA 17-year-old kid jumped off his apartment and died in Noida Sector 78. His parents said their son had been battling depression due to his skin complexion. The boy's parents were living separately and he was staying with his father.”

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Noida teen jumps to death from 15th floor over his dark complexion [Video]

Noida teen jumps to death from 15th floor over his dark complexion

A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by jumping from the 15th floor of his society in Noida sector-49 on March 06, said city's ADCP (Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police) Ranvijay Singh who also informed that the teenager's father suspected his son's inferiority complex of his dark skin the cause for the harsh step. Singh added that the parents of the 17-year-old had separated, and this angle is also being investigated, however, no such statement has been made by anyone so far.

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Noida: Commuters protest against Aqua Line Metro skipping some stations during peak hours

The skipped stations are Sector 50, Sector 101, Sector 81, Sector 83, Sector 143, Sector 144, Sector 145, Sector 146, Sector 147 and Sector 148.
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