The film Praktan (Former), starring actors Rituparna Sengupta and Prosenjit Chatterjee, was chosen to be screened on Tuesday as part of KIFF’s ‘Paray Paray Cinema’ (movies in every neighbourhood) initiative. To provide a better visibility, the street lights in the area were switched off on Chattopadhyay’s orders.
On the occasion of commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Centre had on September 27 decided that eight Sikh prisoners lodged in various Punjab jails may be granted special remission.
Other sources of air pollution include brick kilns, crop residue burning and unregulated construction activity, Justice Kumar said, adding that for 70% of the time in a day, Delhi’s roads are “bumper-to-bumper”.
In a statement released Wednesday, he appealed to the Opposition parties not to oppose the scheme, which aims to reduce pollution by allowing only half of privately owned cars on the roads on any given day.
This came after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta brought this to the notice of the bench, also comprising Justice S A Bobde. The court told Mehta that there was a need for a permanent solution to the air pollution situation.
The task force meeting was held Wednesday as air quality in Delhi-NCR crossed emergency levels, with Delhi’s 24-hour average air quality index recorded at 456, Ghaziabad’s at 467, Gurgaon’s at 447 and Noida’s at 470.