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Curfew in Kashmir to be relaxed by the Authorities

Authorities decided to open schools in four districts of Ganderbal, Bandipora, Badgam and Baramulla on Thursday.

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Authorities to relax curfew in Kashmir. Image Source: Zee News
  • Authorities decided to open schools in four districts of Ganderbal, Bandipora, Badgam and Baramulla on Thursday. There are ten districts in the valley
  • Thursday’s decision to relax curfew coincided with the separatists appeal to end the ongoing protest shutdown after 2.00 PM for the remaining portion of the day
  • If the relaxation period passes off peacefully, people would benefit the most as violence has already claimed 45 lives here

Authorities on Thursday decided to relax curfew across Kashmir Valley in the afternoon to allow people buy essentials of life.

“Curfew will be relaxed in the afternoon to provide relief to the people,” a senior police official said.

Authorities to relax curfew in Kashmir. Image source: Business Standard
Authorities to relax curfew in Kashmir. Image source: Business Standard

“The relaxation period will be reviewed in the evening as it depends upon how the law and order situation behaves,” said the official.

Authorities decided to open schools in four districts of Ganderbal, Bandipora, Badgam and Baramulla on Thursday. There are ten districts in the valley.

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Thursday’s decision to relax curfew coincided with the separatists appeal to end the ongoing protest shutdown after 2.00 PM for the remaining portion of the day.

Separatists have again called a shutdown from Friday till Monday.

Separatists continues shutdown. Image Source: PTI
Separatists continues shutdown. Image Source: PTI

The valley has been reeling under curfew restrictions announced by the authorities, and a total protest shutdown called by the separatists for the last 13 days.

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If the relaxation period passes off peacefully, people would benefit the most as violence has already claimed 45 lives here.

Violence in Kashmir started after killing of Burhan Wani. Image Source: defence.pk
Violence in Kashmir started after killing of Burhan Wani. Image Source: defence.pk

The present cycle of violence started on July 9, a day after Hizbul commander, Burhan Wani, was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Kokernag area of Anantnag district. (IANS)

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Thai Authorities Issue Alert over Increase in Air Pollution in Bangkok

The country's authorities consider anything exceeding 50 µg/m3 to be unhealthy, whereas the World Health Organization recommends

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The pollution control department, in a statement said that PM2.5 - particles 2.5 microns or less in diameter - levels were between 40 and 78 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) in the capital and its surrounding cities. Pixabay

Thai authorities on Monday issued an alert over an increase in air pollution in Bangkok and recommended the people to exercise precaution, especially minors, the elderly and the sick.

The pollution control department, in a statement said that PM2.5 – particles 2.5 microns or less in diameter – levels were between 40 and 78 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) in the capital and its surrounding cities.

The country’s authorities consider anything exceeding 50 µg/m3 to be unhealthy, whereas the World Health Organization recommends that PM2.5 levels should not exceed 25 µg/m3, according to Efe news.

The department, in a statement, urged people in higher risk categories, such as children, pregnant women, the elderly and the sick to stay indoors.

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Thai authorities on Monday issued an alert over an increase in air pollution in Bangkok and recommended the people to exercise precaution, especially minors, the elderly and the sick. Pixabay

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha tweeted encouraging people to use masks and called for construction firms and factories to cooperate to reduce air pollution.

According to the authorities, the increase in pollution is due to the scarcity of rainfall in recent days.

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Chengdu (China), Hanoi, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Seoul on Monday topped the list of the major cities with the highest levels of air pollution, according to Air Visual, a platform that measures air pollution around the world. (IANS)