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Authorities Put A Ban On The Entry Of Heavy Vehicles Due To Surging AQI In Delhi

Entry Of Heavy Vehicles Prohibited In Delhi, As AQI In Delhi Continues To Remain In “Severe” Category

Thursday’s Air Quality Index or AQI in Delhi remained in the “very poor” category. In fact, many of the regions, including Noida and Greater Noida, recorded an AQI level of 450+ level. This led the region to again turn into a gas chamber and become the most polluted city in the country. The rise in pollution levels insisted the authorities take a slew of measures, including a ban on the entry of trucks and heavy vehicles, besides banning operations of all diesel-fuelled vehicles in the region. Other than these, the Noida and Greater Noida authorities directed the schools to switch to online mode until November 8.

On Thursday, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) reported, “On Thursday morning, at 8 am, Delhi was the “most polluted” place in the country, and by 8 pm , it was the “second most polluted” city after Charkhi Dadri in Haryana”. The centre recorded that the AQI of Delhi was 450 on Thursday and warned of further deterioration as the neighbouring states failed to curb stubble burning.

Morbi Bridge Collapse: Morbi Municipality Chief Officer Suspended For His Duty Failures

After days of blame game from one authority to another, the Chief Officer of Morbi municipality, Sandeepsinh Zala, was suspended for his failure to fulfil his duties. Sandeep Zala was the person who admitted that Morbi bridge was reopened without a fitness certificate. His statements opened a slew of questions about his role in the bridge collapse.

The incident dates back to October 30, when 141 people lost their lives due to the collapse of a pedestrian bridge over the Machchhu river in Morbi. The death of innocent visitors opened many controversies about corruption in the quality of materials used in the repair. Followed by which the investigating officers questioned the Municipal Chief, who was found somewhere guilty of irregularities. Meanwhile, Rajkot regional commissioner of municipalities DB Vyas said his office is yet to receive an official communication in regards of Municipality chief’s suspension.

At present, an SIT formed by the government is looking into the matter and will soon land the culprits behind bars. In fact, the Prime Minister himself assured of stringent actions against the guilty in the incident.

IMD Predicted Heavy Rainfall In Chennai And Nearby Regions For Next Five Days

The month of November is famous for its retrieving monsoon vibes in south Indian states as the region exits the monsoon from the country. So, the same has been predicted by the IMD that over the next four to five days, heavy rainfall is predicted in Chennai and its nearby regions.

As highlighted by the IMD, the precipitation in the region is of extreme level. So, it is suggested that people avoid unnecessary outings as the region is about to witness heavy rainfall for the next few days. Taking note of the IMD guidelines, the government instructed schools and public offices to remain shut for the next few days. Besides these, the authorities are advised to stay vigilant about waterlogging into the streets and low-lying areas. 

Twitter Glitch: People Face Trouble To Access Their Accounts Amid Twitter ShutDown

On Friday morning, many people faced difficulty accessing their accounts as the services were interrupted due to a glitch on the server side of Twitter. With their inability to access their accounts, many started questioning the role of Twitter CEO Elon Musk in it.

As reported by India Today, the glitch is just the beginning of the issue that users will have to face following a mass layoff at Twitter headquarter. The report suggested that the issue basically hampered the web users as the Twitter mobile app was working properly.

Furthermore, the report covered that the services will remain shut for some time as Twitter offices will remain closed due to the suspension of badges in its headquarters. He even directed employees to stay at home as there was no reason to come to the office as, on Friday, the workforce will be overhauled in the Twitter office.

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