India celebrates Diwali amid air quality concerns

India celebrates Diwali amid air quality concerns

Diwali is being celebrated in India amid concerns over air quality. This year, the government in New Delhi is encouraging people to use greener alternatives to firecrackers, which pollute the air. A free laser show and concert has attracted thou...
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