PWD fails to lift malba causing pollution in city

PWD fails to lift malba causing pollution in city

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Accusing the Public Works Department (PWD) for causing dust pollution in the city by failing to lift ‘construction and demolition waste’ (C&D) laying on its roads, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) Mayor Adesh Gupta said due to apathetic attitude of the agency which comes under the Delhi Government the NMC...

Police launch pilot project to segregate probe, law & order

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In its bid to segregate investigations from law and order duties, Delhi Police has launched a pilot project in 30 police stations in the national Capital to study the feasibility. Separating investigations from the law and order duties  has been a long pending issue and Delhi Police top brass has...

Road accidents up despite zero tolerance for violators

Monday, 14 January 2019 | GAYATHRI MANI | NEW DELHI

Though the Delhi Traffic Police has adopted ‘zero’ tolerance towards traffic rules violators in 2018 and it resulted the reduction of accidents on roads of Delhi, but it saw a spurt in number of people being killed in 2018 as compared to 2017. Also, there was no reduction in the...

Lack of books for visually impaired at Book Fair disappoints many

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

Walking around the theme pavilion at the New Delhi World Book Fair, one can spot a range of aides for the visually impaired — Braille geometry sets, chess boards, a set of playing cards, but oddly enough, not many books.  The visible shortage of literature for people with  disability at the...

City’s air quality in severe category

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi’s air quality was  yet again recorded in the ‘severe’ category on Sunday due to a reduced wind speed even as authorities have forecast rainfall in the next couple of days which they said might lower the pollution level. There  has been no let up into this as Delhiites have...

NGT directs traffic police to look into plea

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI/STAFF REPORTER | NEW DLEHI

The National Green Tribunal has directed the traffic police to look into a plea alleging that diesel vehicles were being operated on the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) premises at Pragati Maidan here even though only CNG vehicles are allowed. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed...

Safdarjung docs go on strike, emergency services affected

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Emergency services at Safdarjung Hospital were affected on Sunday after the resident doctors stayed away from work alleging one of their colleagues was manhandled by a Delhi Police head constable’s son who had come for treatment. According to police, son of  Head Constable Vinod — who is posted at Safdarjung Enclave...

Will tell voters reality of Modi Govt: AAP

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Launching a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Central Government for misusing Central agencies and destroying democratic institutions of the country, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will come out with details of  how the Narendra Modi Government destroyed institutions and weakened democracy in...

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