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Indian capital banishes some cars amid pollution

first_imgThe city also ordered schools andconstruction work shut on Monday. Vehicular exhaust along with emissionsfrom industry contributed to more than 50 percent of Delhi’s air pollution onmost days through the year, according to official estimates. The city government has declared apublic health emergency, and imposed an “odd-even” system on private vehicles,at least until Nov. 15. NEW DELHI – Authorities in the Indiancapital banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd numberin a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding the city.center_img People walk on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India on Nov. 3. REUTERS/ADNAN ABIDI According to independent online airquality index monitor AirVisual, New Delhi was the most polluted major city inthe world on Monday, at twice the level of Lahore in Pakistan, which was adistant second.(Reuters)last_img

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