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India's poor face outsized air pollution death risk

Manila Bulletin 27 Jul 2021
PARIS, France– The poorest 10 percent of Indians face a risk of dying from air pollution that is nine times higher than for the richest 10 percent, according to research released Monday. This photo taken on July 21, 2021 shows a worker at the construction site of a 25-metre (82 foot) high smog tower near Connaught Place in New Delhi.
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Day 1 of 100% metro seating: Winding queues outside major stations

Indian Express 26 Jul 2021
Some who work in establishments in the area and others who were returning home after a stroll around Connaught Place said they had expected all gates to be open since trains were running with maximum permissible seating on Monday ... the front section of Block A of Connaught Place.
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Hook Up gives me hope of making it Lucky 15

Irish Independent 26 Jul 2021
With 1,000 spectators allowed in this year, there’ll be a dash of atmosphere flowing around the place thankfully but not quite The Great Gatsby vibe of norm. The Connaught Hotel Handicap is the feature today ... My main worry is, typically, one of our own ... The QR Maiden later in the day has been the polar opposite to the Connaught Hotel Handicap ... .
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Movie Theaters In Indian Capital Gear Up To Welcome Back Cine Buffs

The Tennessee Tribune 26 Jul 2021
Halls are being carefully sanitized, and Ultra Violet lights are being installed in several theaters ... Verma, manager at the Delite Cinema Hall ...  ... Another passerby in Connaught Place, in the heart of Delhi, named Abhijeet, said that this was probably not a good idea as people now have a habit of using streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
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Delhi to get 5 high-mast Tricolors under AAP govt's ‘Deshbhakti budget’

The Telegraph India 25 Jul 2021
Officials said that high-mast flags will be set up on the lines of the one at the Connaught Place in such a fashion that at least one is visible at every two-three kilometres ... "The PWD has also been directed to conduct a survey and identify public places, parks, grounds, big ...
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Five of 500 national flags planned across the city to come up before I-Day

The Times of India 25 Jul 2021
During his budget speech, deputy CM and finance minister Manish Sisodia had said that high-mast flags, like the monumental flag at Connaught Place, would be installed in a way so that every 2km at least one was visible to Delhiites ... and other public places, to install the flags.
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Plan to install 500 high-mast Tricolours gets a Budget boost

Indian Express 25 Jul 2021
He said that high-mast flags, like the one in Connaught Place, will be installed in such a way that at least one is visible every 2 km ... The 207-ft-tall Tricolour at Connaught Place was installed by the Flag Foundation of India, former Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal’s organisation, in 2014.
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Delhi Unlock: Movie theatres gear up to welcome customers back

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jul 2021
Read full article. ANI. 25 July 2021, 6.38 pm·3-min read. Seats at a movie theatre being sanitised. (Photo/ANI). New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI) ... "OTT platforms are not a challenge for us ... Another passerby in Connaught Place, Abhijeet, opined that this was probably not a good idea as people now have a habit of using Netflix and Amazon Prime ... .
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Delhiwale: Fond memories of the village

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 24 Jul 2021
Jul ... This morning Mr Lal is sitting on the dusty floor of Connaught Place, softly calling out to passersby to get their shoes polished ... Now, swinging his head on both sides of the colonial-era colonnade, he mutters that "it's difficult to imagine that a place like my village is in the same world in which Delhi is they both have nothing in common.".
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Farmers begin protest at Jantar Mantar, Tomar says govt still has ‘open mind’

Indian Express 23 Jul 2021
“As far as the farmer unions’ movement is concerned, the government has discussed with them with utmost sensitivity ... The other vehicles arrived over the next hour ... At Jantar Mantar, Sansad Marg, Janpath, Tolstoy Marg, and across Connaught Place, Delhi Police personnel were joined by the CRPF and other paramilitary forces ... © The Indian Express (P) Ltd.
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New Delhi builds a 80ft 'smog tower' to improve the Indian capital's notoriously polluted air ...

The Daily Mail 22 Jul 2021
The 82 foot (25 metre) 'smog tower' is meant to filter air over a one square kilometre radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place, a posh downtown shopping district ... radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place, a posh downtown shopping district.
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Smog tower to help Delhi breathe, but experts are skeptical

Japan Times 22 Jul 2021
The 25-meter high tower is meant to filter air over a 1 square kilometer radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place ... .
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Smog tower to help Delhi breathe but experts sceptical

Urdu Point 22 Jul 2021
But the $2 million "smog tower" has no shortage of doubters who say it will not help a city notorious for some of the world's dirtiest air. The 25-metre (82 foot) high tower is meant to filter air over a one square kilometre radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place ... "Smog is an annual phenomenon because of particulate matter ... ....
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‘Smog tower’ to help Delhi residents breathe fresh air

Taipei Times 22 Jul 2021
AFP, New Delhi ... The 25m tower is meant to filter air over a 1km2 radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place. The neighbourhood’s British colonial-era buildings are hit by a gray-yellow smog every winter. “Smog is an annual phenomenon because of particulate matter. So we are [trying] to contain this,” project head Anwar Ali Khan said ... .
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Smog tower to help India's capital Delhi breathe but experts sceptical

Straits Times 22 Jul 2021
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A new attempt at purifying New Delhi's notoriously polluted air will see forty giant fans push out filtered air in the heart of the Indian capital's posh downtown shopping district ... The 25-metre high tower is meant to filter air over a one sq�km�radius around the swanky shops and cafes in Connaught Place ... ....
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