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AQI improves in Haryana

NCR districts of Gurugram (199), Faridabad (167), Dharuhera (Rewari) (158), Narnaul (148), Bahadurgarh (123) and Bhiwani (108) were in the ‘moderate’ category

AQI improves in Haryana (PTI)
Published on Nov 11, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Karnal

Ghaziabad, Faridabad most polluted in NCR; Gurugram, Noida log 'severe' AQI

Delhi pollution: Interestingly, cities near the national capital region displayed better AQI values.

An Air Quality Index (AQI) display board outside Mausam Bhawan, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 03:30 PM IST

AQI in 8 Haryana cities turn ‘severe’, ‘very poor’ in 7 others

As per the data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), those in the ‘severe’ category include Fatehabad (466), Faridabad (438), Jind (432), Hisar (425), Sonepat (416), Kaithal (415), Sirsa (414) and Gurugram (404).

A thick layer of smog covers the Rashtrapati Bhavan as the overall air quality in the national capital recorded in the 'Severe' category, in New Delhi on Saturday. Neighbour Haryana too was not far behind with 8 cities turning ‘severe’, and 7 others ‘very poor’. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 07:28 AM IST
By, Ambala

Gurugram launches ‘break the neck’ drive to crack down on liquor swindle

The Gurugram excise department has launched a campaign called "Break The Neck" to combat the rebottling and sale of fake premium alcohol. The campaign encourages people to break the necks of empty bottles to prevent them from being repackaged and sold with cheap liquor. The excise department has formed teams to collect liquor samples and send them for testing. Liquor shopkeepers have been instructed to display campaign posters and action will be taken against shops that do not support the campaign.

A notice assuring customers of genuine liquor. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 06:06 AM IST

Liquor swindle: Haryana govt launches crackdown

Taking cognisance of an HT report, deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala ordered special teams to crack down on the counterfeit liquor business in the state.

HT reported how traders buy used, high-end liquor bottles from scrap dealers, fill them with cheap whisky, slap on new labels and caps, seal them and sell them to vendors, shops. (HT photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2023 07:32 AM IST
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