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What Happened on 05 November 2018


05 November 2018 Current Events Thick smog covers Delhi, warnings of poorer air quality

Monday morning, the national capital woke up to a dense smog in the air, with just two days left for Diwali. The stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab farms is considered the main cause behind the smog.

The weather office has warned of worse air quality in the days to come. Earlier in October, Supreme Court had issued an order, allowing sale of only "green" firecrackers, to hopefully reduce the pollution risks this Diwali. The citizens of NCR have been advised to avoid all kinds of outdoor activities. 


Sabarimala temple reopens today, over 2300 cops deployed

Lord Ayyappa's temple opens today evening for a special pooja. Anticipating a turmoil similar to the last time, the police force has jumped to action. A team consisting of nearly 2300 personnel has been deployed in the area, including 100 women.

Opening today evening, the temple doors will be closed at 10 PM on Tuesday. Several Hindu groups have urged media houses not to send female journalists, stating that it might further aggravate the issue. Meanwhile, Section 144 of IPC has been put in force in the area, prohibiting assembly of four or more people.


Thick smog covers Delhi, warnings of poorer air quality

Monday morning, the national capital woke up to a dense smog in the air, with just two days left for Diwali. The stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab farms is considered the main cause behind the smog.

The weather office has warned of worse air quality in the days to come. Earlier in October, Supreme Court had issued an order, allowing sale of only "green" firecrackers, to hopefully reduce the pollution risks this Diwali. The citizens of NCR have been advised to avoid all kinds of outdoor activities. 

Sabarimala temple reopens today, over 2300 cops deployed

Lord Ayyappa's temple opens today evening for a special pooja. Anticipating a turmoil similar to the last time, the police force has jumped to action. A team consisting of nearly 2300 personnel has been deployed in the area, including 100 women.

Opening today evening, the temple doors will be closed at 10 PM on Tuesday. Several Hindu groups have urged media houses not to send female journalists, stating that it might further aggravate the issue. Meanwhile, Section 144 of IPC has been put in force in the area, prohibiting assembly of four or more people.




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