A couple poses during a pre-wedding photo shoot near India's Presidential Palace in New Delhi, which is shrouded in smog after Diwali. Photo: Reuters
A couple poses during a pre-wedding photo shoot near India's Presidential Palace in New Delhi, which is shrouded in smog after Diwali. Photo: Reuters
India

India’s capital New Delhi wakes to toxic smog after Diwali fireworks

  • The Air Quality Index surged to its maximum reading this year after revellers defied a firecracker ban during celebrations for the Hindu festival of lights
  • Stubble fires set by farmers in neighbouring states made matters worse, accounting for 35 per cent of the air pollution

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A couple poses during a pre-wedding photo shoot near India's Presidential Palace in New Delhi, which is shrouded in smog after Diwali. Photo: Reuters
A couple poses during a pre-wedding photo shoot near India's Presidential Palace in New Delhi, which is shrouded in smog after Diwali. Photo: Reuters
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