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Major projects to decongest Delhi-NCR to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi soon, says Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

Major projects to decongest Delhi-NCR to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi soon, says Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari outlined 10 projects worth Rs 35,600 crore to ease the load on Delhi's arterial roads.

Apr 16, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Vietnam, J&K

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Vietnam, J&K

A strong intensity earthquake on Thursday hit 111 km northeast of Vietnam's Thang and Jammu and Kashmir in the early morning hours.

Dec 07, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Uttarakhand; tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, North India

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Uttarakhand; tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, North India

Strong tremors were felt in parts of Delhi and adjoining areas on Wednesday. 

Dec 06, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
SC to hear plea today seeking complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi, NCR

SC to hear plea today seeking complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi, NCR

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea seeking a complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi and NCR.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

SC rejects plea on pet coke, furnace oil usage in NCR

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the plea for the recall of its order banning the use of pet coke and furnace oil by industries in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Nov 22, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Plea on measures to tackle pollution; Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea which has sought its direction on issues, including availability of sufficient gas supply in the NCR and review of status of existing coal-based power plants, aimed at tackling the problem of air pollution.

Nov 17, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

Will approach SC against AAP government over cess non-utilisation: BJP

Accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of misleading the public over pollution in the NCR, the BJP on Friday said it will approach the Supreme Court over non-utilisation of green cess by the AAP government and thus "violating" court order.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear today plea to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

Supreme Court to hear today plea to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Monday itself a fresh plea seeking to curb rising pollution in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).

Nov 13, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Fire at Delhi's biggest landfill heightens concerns of pollution in choked city

Fire at Delhi's biggest landfill heightens concerns of pollution in choked city

The 40 acre-wide trash mountain, which receives about 2,700 tonnes of garbage per day, is the largest landfill of the national capital.

Nov 11, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
UP Pollution Control Board orders suspension of work in 123 industrial units

UP Pollution Control Board orders suspension of work in 123 industrial units

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has ordered suspension of work in 123 industrial units, including eight sugar mills, in the district till November 14.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
10-year-old diesel vehicles, 15-year-old petrol vehicles to be seized in NCR

10-year-old diesel vehicles, 15-year-old petrol vehicles to be seized in NCR

Around four lakh old four-wheelers will be seized in the National Capital Region, said the Transport Department on Friday.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Delhi air quality drops, at least 12 times polluted in morning hours

Delhi air quality drops, at least 12 times polluted in morning hours

After a very short breather, Delhi and NCR on Sunday saw a considerable dip in the air quality, which was back under `severe` category at several places, while pollution levels at some places during morning hours were 12 to 19 times the permissible limit.

Nov 05, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Air pollution makes Virender Sehwag sad before Diwali

Air pollution makes Virender Sehwag sad before Diwali

Virender Sehwag is known to always bring smiles on the face of his fans, but the sight of stubble being burnt in the fields saddens Viru ahead of Diwali on Thursday.

Oct 18, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Delhi government drafts policy for sportspersons, to bear expenses

Delhi government drafts policy for sportspersons, to bear expenses

The government has drafted a policy under which their training, travelling and other expenses would be fully borne by it, according to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Oct 07, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Monsoon to hit Delhi, northwest India in 48 hours: IMD

Monsoon to hit Delhi, northwest India in 48 hours: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this followed a mixed character of monsoon and western disturbance-induced rains in the national capital on Wednesday.

Jun 29, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Two medium-intensity earthquakes strike Haryana; strong tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

Two medium-intensity earthquakes strike Haryana; strong tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Delhi and adjoining areas of the National Capital Region (NCR) early Friday morning.

Jun 02, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
CBI raids in Delhi-NCR over Rs 27 crore cheating case

CBI raids in Delhi-NCR over Rs 27 crore cheating case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday raided several places across the National Capital Region as it probed a Rs 27 crore cheating case involving a nationalised bank.

Jun 01, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Travel queries grew by 53% during February-April 2017: Google

With the ongoing summer break, Google India on Wednesday revealed that the overall travel related queries went up by 53 percent during February-April, compared to the same period last year.

May 17, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Delhi-NCR likely to witness pre-monsoon shower today

Delhi-NCR likely to witness pre-monsoon shower today

Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to witness a second-spell of pre-monsoon shower on Tuesday, according to Skymet Weather.Since early morning, the weather has been pleasant across the national capital.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Supreme Court ban on sale, stocking of firecrackers to remain

The court in November directed suspension of all licences permitting the sale of fireworks in Delhi and NCR.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST