Own the Crisis: The Indian Express

“Breathing has certainly become injurious to health in Delhi. Yet, those of us who live here and have vocalised our breathlessness, struggle to acknowledge that we too have somehow contributed to what the social media has termed an “apocalypse”.  The Indian Express

EDMC worker wears mask with Heavy air pollution during road cleaning at Ghazi pur in East delhi on Monday Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey 13 nov 17

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New Delhi’s pollution problem is so bad that some diplomats are packing their bags: The Washington Post

“NEW DELHI — It’s a life that many envy: plush salaries, international schools for the children and wine-soaked parties on weekends. But for New Delhi’s diplomatic corps, the sweet life is missing one key ingredient: clean, breathable air….Pollution levels in India this month are so bad that diplomats are fretting about whether to stay or leave. Some, like Costa Rica’s ambassador, have already left the city after developing respiratory problems. Others are calling in sick to work or worrying about their children’s health. Some missions, according to the Indian Express, have even moved nonessential staff to nearby countries…”
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Delhi pollution: Air quality better but experts say get ready for another spike: Hindustan Times

“Delhi’s air quality continued to show slight improvement on Friday morning but remained ‘very poor’ with partly clouded sky. However, officials at Safar — a pollution forecasting wing of the ministry of earth sciences — said the slight respite from toxic air may not last long as the Capital is headed towards another spike in pollution levels due to changing weather conditions.” Hindustan Times
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