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Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

By Sanjeev MiglaniNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Authorities in New Delhi began revoking licences for thousands of older diesel vehicles on Tuesday and halted construction work on the underground rail network, as air pollution remained several times over the safety limit.The measures were the latest attempt to lift a thick haze of smoke, ash and other pollutants that has blanketed the capital city of some 17 million people for more than a week, triggering public anger.Supreme Court, which has in the past led the drive to clean up the city's air, ordered the Delhi administration to report back in two ...

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First Published: Tue, November 08 2016. 18:53 IST