Beat the heat

the Centre has been directed by the Delhi High Court to constitute a committee to explore alternative methods of power generation, including the use of solar energy to solve the problem of generator pollution in Delhi. Two separate public interest petitions seeking a ban on diesel-operated generators had been submitted before the division bench comprising Chief Justice Ajay Prakash Mishra and Justice Dalveer Bhandari. Ashok Aggarwal, the counsel for Aditya Kumar Choudhary the petitioner, said that generators were being used by just two per cent of the population, but the pollution caused by them affected everybody. The Union government and other concerned parties