Water supply to be hit in parts of city for 2 days

Water supply to be hit in parts of city for 2 days

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi on Friday and Saturday due to annual flushing programme of various underground reservoirs and booster pumping stations, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said in a statement on Thursday. Areas where the water will be affected on Friday are C-8-9 Vasant Kunj, Bhati Village,...

Public hearing on Okhla waste plant expansion postponed

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | SR | New Delhi

A public hearing on the expansion of Waste To Energy Plant at Okhla STP from its present 16MW capacity to 40MW called at the compound of Deputy Director Education, in South Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar, where the ADM of Southeast District of Delhi, was expected to interact with Okhla residents was...

Round-the-clock medical facility to animals launched

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A round-the-clock facility for providing medical care to animals in the national Capital was launched at a veterinary hospital in Tiz Hazari area by Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai. At the inauguration event of the first-of-its-kind facility in Delhi, the Minister said such veterinary facilities will be opened in all the...

Sheila’s coronation blighted by Tytler presence

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

 Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit took charge as the president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) in presence of a large gathering of workers and senior party leaders on Wednesday. However, the celebrations were marred as controversy erupted over the presence of Jagdish Tytler, an accused in the 1984...

5-storey with parking facility at Kamla Nagar to address illegal parking menace

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In order to meet the increasing demand of parking spaces and to effectively tackle the menace of illegal parking on road side, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to construct a five storey commercial complex with parking facility at Bunglow road, Kamla Nagar. Standing Committee Chairperson of north Corporation Veena Virmani...

Satisfied over steps taken by police for women safety: HC

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court has said it was satisfied that sufficient steps, including installation of 4,388 CCTV cameras in vulnerable areas, have been taken by the police to ensure safety and security of women in the national Capital. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao was...

Air quality deteriorates to very poor

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | SR | New Delhi

Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to very poor category on Wednesday due to decreased wind speed that slowed dispersion of pollutants, authorities said. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 379, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. An AQI...

NMC seals 100 units for violating plastic waste norms

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) has sealed more than 100 units in last one week for violating norms and dealing in plastic waste. A senior NMC official said these units were engaged in plastic waste trade and being run illegally and causing air pollution by emitting poisonous gases. The action was taken...

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