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Delhi trapped in a toxic smog

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, November 5. The air quality in the Indian capital improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the city for days.  

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Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, November 5. The air quality in the Indian capital improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the city for days. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, November 5. The air quality in the Indian capital improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the city for days. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A girl waits to cross the railway line on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 5. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A girl waits to cross the railway line on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 5. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A girl waits to cross the railway line on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 5. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A policewoman wears a mask to protect herself from air pollution a on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 4. 


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A policewoman wears a mask to protect herself from air pollution a on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 4. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A policewoman wears a mask to protect herself from air pollution a on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 4. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Vehicles drive among the smog in New Delhi, November 2. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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

Vehicles drive among the smog in New Delhi, November 2. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man wearing a mask walks on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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

A man wearing a mask walks on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, November 3. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hindu women worship the Sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja in New Delhi, November 3. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu women worship the Sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja in New Delhi, November 3. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu women worship the Sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatth Puja in New Delhi, November 3. 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, November 3.   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, November 3. 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, November 3. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Children wearing masks walk on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, November 2. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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

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

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

A man is seen on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway on a smoggy day in New Delhi, November 2. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People walk on the Rajpath on a smoggy day in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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

People walk on the Rajpath on a smoggy day in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel inspects an honor guard during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of India's Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel inspects an honor guard during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of India's Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel inspects an honor guard during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of India's Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man paddles a boat in the waters of the Yamuna river near the Signatue bridge on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man paddles a boat in the waters of the Yamuna river near the Signatue bridge on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man paddles a boat in the waters of the Yamuna river near the Signatue bridge on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Birds fly as people commute near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy day in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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

Birds fly as people commute near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy day in New Delhi, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Bangladesh's Arafat Sunny bowls amid smog during a practice session ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, October 31.   REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bangladesh's Arafat Sunny bowls amid smog during a practice session ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, October 31. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bangladesh's Arafat Sunny bowls amid smog during a practice session ahead of their Twenty20 cricket match against India in New Delhi, October 31. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People rest in a park near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People rest in a park near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People rest in a park near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi, India, November 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man paddles a home-made boat across Yamuna river on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man paddles a home-made boat across Yamuna river on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man paddles a home-made boat across Yamuna river on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Vehicles drive through smog near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive through smog near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Vehicles drive through smog near India Gate in New Delhi, India, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in New Delhi, October 30. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man rides a cycle past the India Gate on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 28.   REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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

A man rides a cycle past the India Gate on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 28. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman wearing a mask walks inside a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 27. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A woman wearing a mask walks inside a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 27. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A woman wearing a mask walks inside a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 27. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
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Women walk in front of India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 2. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Women walk in front of India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 2. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Women walk in front of India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 2. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
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Police officers walk near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Police officers walk near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Police officers walk near India's Presidential Palace on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man rides a bicycle on a smoggy morning near India Gate in New Delhi, October 17. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Participants run past the India Gate as they take part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Participants run past the India Gate as they take part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Participants run past the India Gate as they take part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, October 20. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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