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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
5.8-magnitude earthquake, epicentred in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, jolts north India; NDRF on high alert

5.8-magnitude earthquake, epicentred in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, jolts north India; NDRF on high alert

Tremors were felt in Delhi on Monday night.

Feb 06, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
Illegal construction in Delhi-NCR on rise, must be sternly dealt with: Court

Illegal construction in Delhi-NCR on rise, must be sternly dealt with: Court

Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma sent south Delhi resident Dulal Biswas to jail while dismissing his appeal against a magisterial court order.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
Delhi government urges Centre to determine cause of rising pollution

Delhi government urges Centre to determine cause of rising pollution

The Delhi Government on Monday urged Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave to direct the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a comprehensive study to determine the exact cause of rising air pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR).

Nov 07, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
Gurgaon receives over $1 billion investment in real estate this year

Gurgaon receives over $1 billion investment in real estate this year

Gurgaon real estate market has received over USD 1 billion in investments from developers and institutional investors so far this year, according to global property consultant CBRE.

Nov 04, 2016, 18:31 PM IST
IMD warns of more rainfall in Delhi/NCR, Hyderabad today

IMD warns of more rainfall in Delhi/NCR, Hyderabad today

In a matter of concern, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), has predicted more rainfall in the next few hours in Delhi/NCR region.

Aug 31, 2016, 16:21 PM IST