Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after Diwali firework frenzy

NEW DELHI(AFP) – Air pollution in New Delhi hit hazardous levels yesterday after a night of free-for-all Diwali fireworks, despite Supreme Court efforts to curb the smog-fuelling partying. Major monuments including the India Gate and Red Fort were hidden by a toxic haze. Commuters donned masks as visibility on major roads was reduced to barely 50 metres (160 feet). More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin