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Delhi News Live Updates: As air quality in Delhi improved slightly on Monday, the Delhi government lifted its ban on construction and demolition activities, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said at a senior meeting. level on the fight against pollution of the capital. “If an agency violates dust control standards, the Delhi government will stop work and impose sanctions without notice,” Rai added.
However, schools will remain closed from now on and a decision to reopen them as well as work from home in state government and businesses will be announced on November 24.
Strong surface winds brought some relief from high pollution levels in Delhi and improved visibility on Monday morning, officials said. The city’s air quality index stood at 307, which falls into the very poor category. However, it was down from the previous day’s 349. The air quality index of Gurugram, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Noida were respectively 318, 213, 326 and 268.
In another development, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday urging him that the Padma Shri bestowed on actor Kangana Ranaut be withdrawn because it “spread community hatred, aimed a religious community and insulted farmers and freedom fighters â.
On the virus front, Delhi reported 29 cases of Covid-19 and zero deaths in one day while the positivity rate stood at 0.06%, according to data shared by the health department on Sunday. With the new cases, the number of coronavirus infections in the city rose to 14,40,666. Of that number, more than 14.15 lakh patients have recovered.