Capital to plant over 9 lakh tulips to transform it into ‘City of Flowers’

Capital to plant over 9 lakh tulips to transform it into ‘City of Flowers’

Thursday, 13 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In an effort to further beautify the landscape of the national Capital, more than nine lakh exotic Tulips are planned to be procured by Delhi's greening agencies.  This comes after the Tulips, for the first time, bloomed outside the NDMC area/Lutyen's zone this spring.  It is in line with Delhi...

Ensure necessary facilities for Kanwariyas, Minister directs DMs

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Revenue Minister Atishi has directed the district magistrates to ensure waterproof tents, furniture, toilets, water, medical and other necessary facilities for the Kanwariyas.  In a statement, the government said it has begun preparations for the Kanwar Yatra one-and-a-half months in advance.  Atishi met the district magistrates and senior officials...

Gurugram cops use drones to bust illegal alcohol making den

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

Using a drone for surveillance, police in the Aravali range of Rithoj village of Gurugram have busted an illicit country liquor-manufacturing den and arrested 7 accused including a minor, police said. They also seized 50 litres of country liquor, 1600 litres of chemicals and other equipment. According to police, they conducted checking...

BJP Mahila Manch stages protest outside Atishi residence

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Mahila Manch members staged a protest outside Delhi Finance Minister Atishi's residence here on Tuesday and demanded the AAP government to fulfill its budget announcement to provide Rs 1000 honorarium to the women of the city. The protesters raised slogans outside the minister's residence on Mathura Road here.  "The AAP...

There will be no flooding in Yamuna this year: Bharadwaj

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Irrigation and Flood Control Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj asserted on Tuesday that there will be no flooding in the Yamuna this year as the river will get a clear channel for its flow. Bharadwaj inspected the Yamuna Barrage near ITO during the day. According to an official statement, the minister was...

Chariot statue to adorn city junction in Diplomatic Enclave

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Giving an aesthetic look to the national capital, an imposing and painstakingly carved horse-driven chariot of ParthaSarthi Krishna with Arjuna, handpicked by Lt Governor (LG) Vinai Kumar Saxena, now adorns the junction of Sardar Patel Marg and the Simon Bolivar Marg in the Diplomatic Enclave of the Capital. Giving details, officials...

Water crisis deliberate conspiracy by AAP Govt: BJP

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva  on Tuesday here claimed that the water crisis in Delhi is a deliberate conspiracy by the Delhi government. He accused the government of turning the situation into a revenue generating avenue in connivance with its Ministers and MLAs. Making this assertion in a news conference, he...

Haryana informed me water being provided to city as per allocated share: LG

Wednesday, 12 June 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Amid the water crisis gripping the Capital, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Tuesday said he has spoken to Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini who informed him that water was being provided to the national Capital as per its allocated share despite the constraints imposed on Haryana in...

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