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    NASA images show polluted skies set to engulf north India soon

    India | October 04, 2021 20:29 IST

    Punjab annually generates 20 million tonnes of paddy straw, which is normally set on fire to quickly clear the fields for the next crop, resulting in choking of the National Capital Region (NCR) in October and November and causing major health effects.  

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    NASA images show drop in China's air pollution after coronavirus lockdown

    March 02, 2020 16:33 IST

    Satellite images by NASA and European Space Agency have shown a significant decline in pollution levels over China, partly due to the economic slowdown following the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the US space agency has said.

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    NASA image shows stubble burning as Delhi air quality deteriorates

    India | November 20, 2019 10:56 IST

    Calm winds and low ventilation index are predicted for the next two days in Delhi and the condition is conducive for the sudden accumulation of pollutants in the air, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) said.

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    NASA image shows stubble burning as Delhi continues to fight air pollution

    India | November 06, 2019 16:36 IST

    Delhi air pollution: Red dots can be seen in the images released by NASA. These red dots indicate fire and stubble burning along the Delhi border. Meanwhile, the air quality in Delhi has shown slight improvement and gusty winds and rains are further expected to clear the air. There are good chances of rainfall on Wednesday night, the IMD has said.

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    How India looked from space on Diwali night: Nasa pic

    World | December 06, 2012 22:41 IST

    Washington, Dec 6 : NASA, the national space agency of the US, today released a black and white satellite imagery of India this Diwali night, cautioning people against the fake image in circulation on the