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India may halt private cars in capital next week if smog thickens: official

India may halt private cars in capital next week if smog thickens: official

India may halt the use of private vehicles in the capital New Delhi if air pollution, which has reached severe levels in recent days, gets worse, a senior environmental official said on Tuesday.

Madrid lifts partial car ban as pollution eases

Madrid lifts partial car ban as pollution eases

Madrid on Thursday lifted an unprecedented ban on half of most private cars as pollution in the Spanish capital eased up.

India arrests central bank official over cash scam

India arrests central bank official over cash scam

Indian investigators arrested a central bank official Tuesday for allegedly illegally exchanging old bills worth some 15 million rupees ($222,000) for new ones as the country faces a cash crisis.