Dec 13, 2015

Delhi pollution and Russian-Turkish latest : News Overview

A Russian warship reportedly has fired warning shots towards a Turkish fishing boat according to news reports. 

In the latest incident a Turkish fishing boat reportedly ventured very close to the Russian military vessel Smetlivy after which the warning shots were fired by the Russian vessel towards the Turkish fishing boat which were non-lethal in nature. 

This incident is preceded by several other incidents which are fresh in public memory, such as the downing of the SU-24 attack aircraft by Turkish F-16. Where Russia lost a Pilot while parachuting and another marine in rescue operation to retrieve the ejected pilots.

Since then the relations between both the nations have gone bad, Russia later enforcing series of measures towards Turkey including banning free-visa travel to Turkish citizens and other economic sanctions.

On the other hand Turkish authorities are responding patiently to the developments noting that the the patience cannot be 'unlimited'.

Russian warship fires warning shots towards the Turkish fishing boat - BBC 

10 lakh (1 million)  vehicles to be off the roads of Delhi after the Odd-Even policy being introduced by the Government from starting of the New Year to curb pollution in the city. 

The city's pollution level rose alarmingly this winter prompting a Delhi court to note the severity of the situation. Hence forth it ordered the government to review the steps taken to curb the pollution in the city and report back to it.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which took over in the last elections has since taken up the Odd-even policy on Delhi's roads starting Jan 1.

Odd-even 10 lakh vehicles off raid daily - Times of India 


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