The capital's pollution hit emergency levels on Thursday, according to the United States embassy. Delhiites woke up to severe air quality on Friday as average Air Quality Index (AQI) shot up was 427 at 1100 hours, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
Judge Brian Morris granted an injunction to stop construction of the 1,900-kilometre pipeline, ruling that the U.S. State Department was obligated to " analyze new information relevant to the environmental impacts of its decision " to issue a permit for the pipeline past year.
Throwing this "compromise" out, the DUP's Westminster leader Nigel Dodds said: "If Northern Ireland is subject to EU Single Market regulations, then it will also be subject to the [European Court of Justice] in some form as the arbiter of those regulations".
Till now Kepler has discovered 2,600 planets outside the solar system. According to NASA , that means they are located at distances from their stars where liquid water, a vital ingredient for life as we know it, could accumulate on the surface of the planet.
The air quality is expected to worsen in the coming days due to the use of firecrackers, experts have warned. Officials had said that the haze will continue to persist during the early mornings and late evenings for the next few days. Moreover, a decrease of 30% in stubble burning compared to past year and the strict pollution control actions by authorities across NCR have also helped in this improvement.
The spacecraft had been in what NASA called a "no-fuel-use" safe mode since it was contacted by controllers October 19. Kepler discovered 2,681 planets outside our solar system and even more potential candidates. Signals that fuel was almost out were seen two weeks ago and scientists were able to get all the data from Kepler down to Earth before it completely ran dry.