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Delhi schools to remain shut for two days due to spike in air pollutio...

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New Delhi/IBNS: Schools in Delhi and adjoining areas will remain shut on Thursday and Friday as the national capital would witness a spike in air pollution level.
Possible to reduce Delhi PM 2.5 winter level by 46%, tackle both peak and non-peak polluti...
Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has prepared a strategic plan for solving Delhi’s air pollution crisis which worsens during winters every year.
Australia wildfires: communities must stay vigilant, urges UN weather agency
New York/IBNS: As Australia’s “catastrophic” and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain vigilant in the face of the fast-moving threat and tinderbox conditions.
Uttarakhand: 4.5 earthquake hits Pithoragarh, no causality reported 
Dehradun/IBNS: Panic gripped Uttarakhand on Tuesday after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit the state.
Delhi air quality 'severe' again
New Delhi/UNI: Air quality in the national capital again spiked to the 'severe ' category on Tuesday, with an average Air Quality Index of 425 at 1600 hrs, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
Delhi air quality improves slightly, still 'very poor'
New Delhi, Nov 10 (UNI) With the wind speed gaining little momentum, the air quality in the national capital also showed signs of improvement, however, it still remained under the category of 'very poor' category with an index value of 309 on Sunday afternoon, as per the Central Pollution Control Board.
Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to brain changes associated with behavioural pro...
Barcelona/IBNS: Over the past few decades, various studies have investigated the impact of air pollution on cognitive capacities in children.
Cyclone Bulbul hits West Bengal, 2 die
Kolkata/IBNS: Coastal West Bengal suffered damages as Cyclone Bulbul made the landfall on Saturday night, reminding people of the haunting memories of 2008 Cyclone Aila.
Melting Arctic Sea ice linked to emergence of deadly virus in marine mammals: Study
London/IBNS: Scientists have linked the decline in Arctic sea ice to the emergence of a deadly virus that could threaten marine mammals in the North Pacific, according to a study from the University of California, Davis.
'Bulbul' likely to cross Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Sagar Island, Khepupara tonight
Kolkata, Nov 9 (UNI) Cyclone "Bulbul" will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Sagar Island and Khepupara by late evening or night on Saturday with a speed of 110-120 kmph as a severe cyclonic storm, officials said.
Cyclone Bulbul: CS holds meeting, flight operation shut till Sunday morning
second review meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), to monitor the situation and preparedness to deal with 'Very Severe Cyclone Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to the affect coastal districts of the state and Odisha.
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