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Smog-choked Delhi gears up for car ban

From Jan 1, cars with odd-numbered licence plates can be driven only on odd-numbered dates and even-numbered plates on even-numbered dates. The curbs will run for an initial two weeks.

New Delhi

MILLIONS of Delhi residents will have to find alternative ways to get to work from Friday, when the authorities launch a trial of draconian traffic restrictions to try to clean up the world's most polluted capital.

Private cars will be banned from the roads on alternate