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India's capital breathes toxic air

A crow sits on a barricade in front of India Gate amidst smog in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A crow sits on a barricade in front of India Gate amidst smog in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A crow sits on a barricade in front of India Gate amidst smog in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees leave after worshiping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees leave after worshiping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees leave after worshiping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man wearing a mask walks on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask walks on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask walks on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu devotees leave after worshipping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees leave after worshipping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu devotees leave after worshipping the Sun god during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People walk on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People walk on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People walk on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People hold a placard as they form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People hold a placard as they form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People hold a placard as they form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman holds a placard as she and others form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman holds a placard as she and others form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman holds a placard as she and others form a human chain demanding the government to take immediate steps to control air pollution in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Children wearing masks walk on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Children wearing masks walk on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Children wearing masks walk on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Vehicles drive among the smog on the Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive among the smog on the Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive among the smog on the Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man is seen on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man is seen on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man is seen on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Vehicles drive among the smog in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive among the smog in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive among the smog in New Delhi, India, November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Birds fly as people commute near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Birds fly as people commute near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Birds fly as people commute near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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People walk on the Rajpath on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People walk on the Rajpath on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People walk on the Rajpath on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A security guard stands amidst smog during a practice session of Bangladesh ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A security guard stands amidst smog during a practice session of Bangladesh ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A security guard stands amidst smog during a practice session of Bangladesh ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Rajpath is shrouded in smog as people participate in 'Run For Unity' to mark the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Rajpath is shrouded in smog as people participate in 'Run For Unity' to mark the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Rajpath is shrouded in smog as people participate in 'Run For Unity' to mark the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man wearing a mask rides a cycle on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask rides a cycle on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask rides a cycle on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man wearing a mask runs past the India Gate on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask runs past the India Gate on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man wearing a mask runs past the India Gate on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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FILE PHOTO: A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo
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A man sprays water, mixed with an ecologically safe reagent, on a road to help precipitation of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) near the venue of a half marathon in New Delhi, India October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man sprays water, mixed with an ecologically safe reagent, on a road to help precipitation of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) near the venue of a half marathon in New Delhi, India October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man sprays water, mixed with an ecologically safe reagent, on a road to help precipitation of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) near the venue of a half marathon in New Delhi, India October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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