Centre urged to clear air on single-use plastic

Centre urged to clear air on single-use plastic

Monday, 16 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written a letter to Union Minister for Environment Prakash Javdekar, requesting him to clear confusion that prevailed among traders' regarding category of items that fall under single use plastic. The traders' body said that is also not clear whether plastic above 50 micron...

Govt diverting attention with odd-even: Cong

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

nDelhi Congress has termed the decision of Delhi Government to implement the odd-even scheme in November, to divert the attention of the people from other pressing problems affecting the people. Delhi Congress working president Haroon Yusuf alleged that Kejriwal has not fulfilled any of the measures to combat air pollution since...

2 students die, 3 hurt after car collides with bus in Gr Noida

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Two college students were killed and three others injured when their speeding car collided with a State transport bus on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Friday evening.  According to a senior police official, the students, including two girls and three boys, were coming to Noida from Agra when...

Metro Phase-VI project will be OK’d in a few months: Puri

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday indicated that the Rithala-Bawana-Narela corridor of the Delhi Metro proposed under its Phase-IV project should be able to get the Government approval "very quickly in the next few months". The Union Cabinet had in March approved three of the six...

Measures led to dip in pollution: Atishi

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said various measures contributed to reduce pollution level in the national Capital by 25 per cent and this has become possible due to collective efforts of the Government and people, party national spokesperson Atishi said on Friday. Atishi said that research was done by the 'Center...

L-G Baijal chairs 10th meet of task force on women safety

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday, chaired the 10th meeting of the 'Task Force on Women Safety Issues' at Raj Niwas in national Capital.  L-G during the meeting, directed PWD, MCDs and other concerned agencies that in all identified dark spots, streetlights should be installed. The meeting was attended by...

Tech savvy siblings rewarded for tracking snatcher

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

nThe mobile tracker installed on phone helped the duo, brother and sister trace, chase and apprehend two snatchers within two hours, who had snatched their phone in South East Delhi. The Delhi Police gave a reward of Rs 2,500 each and a certificate to the brother and sister for their...

Afghan-Nigerian heroin cartel busted, 6 held

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With the arrest of six foreigners, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) claimed to have busted an Afghan-Nigerian heroin cartel active in Delhi and its peripherals. The NCB also recovered over 8 kg heroin estimated to be worth Rs 30 crore in the international market from the possession of the accused. According to...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

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15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

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15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

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15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer