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Rise in the AQI level causes trouble in Lucknow

On Sunday, Lucknow's overall Air Quality Index level was found to be 260. The city has been experiencing smog and visibility issues since the day of Diwali. The AQI peaked on Thursday with 302 points.

Yesterday, the Talkatora Industrial Area experienced the worst air quality with 378 points. Anything over 300 points is considered to be 'very poor'. The Gomti Nagar Area was the second-worst hit with 270 points. One of the primary reasons behind this sharp downfall in Air Quality was the bursting of firecrackers as part of Diwali celebrations that continued throughout the night on Thursday.

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IIT Kanpur to track & assess the causes of rising air pollution in Delhi

Stepping forward to a greener and cleaner environment, Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. With the materialisation of this agreement, the top-notch technical institution will work to uncover the causes of air pollution in Delhi. Reportedly, IIT-K will conduct weekly, monthly and seasonal checks to investigate the reasons of impure air. Consequently, it would give suggestions for better management and mitigation.

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