Delhi News

NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

NASA image points at widespread stubble fire in Punjab, warns of more burning in coming weeks

The space agency warned of more fires in the comings weeks.

Nov 01, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
DTC contractual employees' minimum wages restored; Buses back on road

DTC contractual employees' minimum wages restored; Buses back on road

The Delhi Government has restored the minimum wages for the contractual employees of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Oct 31, 2018, 10:41 AM IST
Delhi's air quality declines further; all construction activities banned for 10 days

Delhi's air quality declines further; all construction activities banned for 10 days

The top court-appointed EPCA has banned all construction activities for 10 days. 

Oct 31, 2018, 07:52 AM IST
Do not burn incense stick, avoid outdoor activity: Government agency issues advisory to Delhiites

Do not burn incense stick, avoid outdoor activity: Government agency issues advisory to Delhiites

SAFAR asked Delhiites not to rely on dust masks for protection as city's air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday for the first time this season.

Oct 30, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Environment body hints at banning all private vehicles if Delhi air pollution deteriorates

Environment body hints at banning all private vehicles if Delhi air pollution deteriorates

On Tuesday, the national capital witnessed the worst pollution of the season, with air quality being recorded at 397, just three points below the severe level.

Oct 30, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Delhi sealing: BJP leader Manoj Tiwari defends action, says broke lock to maintain law and order

Delhi sealing: BJP leader Manoj Tiwari defends action, says broke lock to maintain law and order

Justifying his action of breaking the lock in the Delhi sealing case, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Manoj Tiwari told the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that he was guided by the urge to

Oct 30, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Delhi government orders closure of 417 polluting units as air pollution reaches alarming levels

Delhi government orders closure of 417 polluting units as air pollution reaches alarming levels

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has directed more deployments of environment marshals.

Oct 30, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Heavy stubble burning in 24 hours deteriorates Delhi air quality to alarming levels

Heavy stubble burning in 24 hours deteriorates Delhi air quality to alarming levels

A thick haze due to smog continued to hover over the national capital during the day, authorities said.

Oct 29, 2018, 20:06 PM IST
SC bans 15-year-old petrol, 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

SC bans 15-year-old petrol, 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited the plying of 15-yr-old petrol and 10-yr-old diesel vehicles in the national capital region.

Oct 29, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor', thick haze engulfs national capital

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor', thick haze engulfs national capital

The CPCB has warned that the pollution level will rise in the days to come.

Oct 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
DTC employees strike: Delhiites bear brunt as 3500 buses go off road

DTC employees strike: Delhiites bear brunt as 3500 buses go off road

Several people took to social media to report that the fewer buses were plying on the roads. 

Oct 29, 2018, 09:23 AM IST
IIIT-Delhi develops app to help reduce selfie-related deaths

IIIT-Delhi develops app to help reduce selfie-related deaths

The new app developed by researchers at the IIIT-Delhi is called Saftie.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Former Delhi CM Madan Lal Khurana's last rites to be held today

Former Delhi CM Madan Lal Khurana's last rites to be held today

ML Khurana died at the age of 82 and is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. 

Oct 28, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
Delhi continues to choke with very poor air quality, 5 areas record severe pollution

Delhi continues to choke with very poor air quality, 5 areas record severe pollution

The Central Pollution Control Board recorded the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi at 341. The highest AQI of this season was recorded on Friday at 361.

Oct 27, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
As Delhi's air quality worsens, Punjab shuts polluting brick kilns

As Delhi's air quality worsens, Punjab shuts polluting brick kilns

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated steadily for most parts of the month. Can neighbouring states rescue the country's capital this year?

Oct 27, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Delhi's air quality declines further, pollution in Anand Vihar at 'hazardous' level

Delhi's air quality declines further, pollution in Anand Vihar at 'hazardous' level

CPCB has warned that the air quality may further deteriorate in the next couple of days in Delhi.

Oct 24, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
Ex-BSP MP's son Ashish Pandey who brandished gun in a Delhi hotel to stay in jail, bail plea dismissed

Ex-BSP MP's son Ashish Pandey who brandished gun in a Delhi hotel to stay in jail, bail plea dismissed

Ashish, son of former BSP MP Rakesh Pandey, was caught on camera threatening some people at the hotel using his licensed gun inside the premises of 5-star hotel in the national capital. 

Oct 23, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Stop illegal mining in 48 hours, SC to Rajasthan; says disappearance of Aravalli hills behind Delhi pollution

Stop illegal mining in 48 hours, SC to Rajasthan; says disappearance of Aravalli hills behind Delhi pollution

Ordering Rajasthan government to stop illegal mining in Aravalli area within 48 hours, the Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the disappearance of the hills could be one reason for rise of

Oct 23, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Delhi school cab driver allegedly molests 5-year-old; arrested

Delhi school cab driver allegedly molests 5-year-old; arrested

A driver of a private school cab allegedly molested a five-year-old child in Delhi. 

Oct 23, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Will sale of firecrackers be banned in India? SC to pronounce verdict today

Will sale of firecrackers be banned in India? SC to pronounce verdict today

A number of petitions have been filed in the top court seeking a direction to ban the sale of firecrackers.

Oct 23, 2018, 06:28 AM IST

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