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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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India's first electric highway likely to be built on the Jaipur-Delhi stretch by March 2022

In a green upgrade, the Jaipur-Delhi expressway is expected to get India's first-ever electric corridor to power e-vehicles. As per reports, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has reached out to a foreign company to build the new e-highway and the project is likely to shape up by March '22. The proposed plan is pegged to promote the usage of e-vehicles in the country, categorically reducing pollution caused by automobile emissions.

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Traffic on Delhi-Jaipur Expressway to be streamlined with an upcoming U-turn underpass!

In an attempt to dissolve traffic jams and ensure easier vehicular movements, the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway will soon get a U-turn underpass. Making an announcement in this regard, the Central Minister for Road Transport and Highways stated that this facility will be created at the Delhi-Gurugram border placed on the National Highway 48. Reportedly, he informed that the underpass will be opened for the public on October 15.
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Upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to reduce travel time between 2 cities to 12.5 hours!

Estimated to stretch over a length of 1,380 km, the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is all set to be the longest expressway in the country. Connecting the national capital with the financial capital of India, the expressway would halve the time of commute between the two cities from about 24 hours to 12.5 hours, reportedly. Besides, the upcoming establishment will also reduce the distance by 130 Km, benefitting the regular commuters in a number of ways.

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Flights rescheduled & public movement hampered at Lucknow Airport due to heavy rainfall

Various districts across Uttar Pradesh, including capital city Lucknow, have been experiencing heavy rainfall since Thursday morning. The rainfall was followed by hailstorms in some areas of Lucknow. While the incessant rainfall and the waterlogging caused due to it, hindered movement on the roads throughout the day, public movement and flight schedule has also been impacted at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. As per reports, various inbound flights to Lucknow stand rescheduled, cancelled or diverted from their usual route amidst the current weather condition.

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