Ola says no surge-pricing during odd-even scheme

09:19 This NASA image shows the extent of smog and fog enveloping northern India even in Pakistan Image courtesy NASA

09:19 This NASA image shows the extent of smog and fog enveloping northern India even in Pakistan Image courtesy NASA

After a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot announced that the measure, which was to be implemented between November 13 and 17, was being "called off" as the number of buses were inadequate and women's safety could not be compromised.

NGT asks Delhi government about reasons behind exemptions and the impact of pollution emanating from two-wheelers, and whether they intend to employ this scheme of #OddEven whenever the pollution levels spiral, to which the Delhi Govt stated that this couldn't be said as of now.

He said only CNG vehicles, emergency services such as ambulance and fire, and vehicles carrying waste shall be exempted.

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The discovery has led to the shutdown of two cooling towers at Disneyland, which nine of the 12 people visited during September. The incubation period is two to 10 days before symptoms appear, after exposure to the bacteria.

The green court on Saturday gave the go ahead to the odd-even scheme and also asked the city government to reconsider the four-times hike in the parking fee. To this, the Delhi Government stated that this couldn't be said as of now.

The tribunal directed to implement the odd-even "right away" without waiting for 48 hours, in case PM2.5 and PM10 go beyond 400 and 700 units respectively.

While examining the Delhi government's decision to roll out odd-even vehicle rationing scheme, NGT pulled up Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) for not maintaining its buses and letting them operate without passengers for most of the time.

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The same charges were brought against her mother, 44-year-old Patricia Spann, but the woman refused to plead guilty. Patricia Spann told investigators that she lost custody of her three children, but reconnected with them in 2014.

On Saturday, the air quality in Delhi-NCR region showed slight improvement towards the afternoon but the pollution levels shot up again later.

He also asked the government to clarify the logic behind allowing two-wheelers.

Meanwhile, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) told the NGT they had warned the Delhi government orally in advance about the impending problem, which the latter denied.

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Instead, the NPAs worsened from a year ago, with gross NPAs at 7.14 per cent and net NPAs at 4.19 per cent as on September 2016. Public sector Dena Bank's net loss more than quadrupled to Rs 185.02 crore during the second quarter ended September.

The NGT also asked the Delhi Traffic Police to deploy its personnel at traffic lights, observing that nearly all the main roads in the city are witness to diesel vehicles which are older than 10 years and petrol vehicles which are older than 15 years. Most of parts of your buses are either hanging in air or broken. "Either your buses run empty or they are over- loaded", the bench said. "You're only taking the decision after the tribunal directed you to", the NGT was quoted as saying by DNA. In fact, the improvement in the air quality made during the day started diminishing from around 2 pm itself.

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