A cyclist amid morning smog in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP

Germany’s Merkel gets a taste of Delhi’s toxic air, and pledges US$1.1 billion to help clean it up

  • Chancellor says her country will fund green urban transport projects in India over the next five years after she experiences ‘emergency’ level pollution first hand
  • Some 200 million euros is being earmarked to replace diesel buses with electric versions in Tamil Nadu state
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A cyclist amid morning smog in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
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