In order to facilitate easy movement of Delhi Metro commuters, CISF has cut down frisking and scanning time by almost half, keeping the upper time-limit to clear long queue at five minutes at most-crowded stations.
Delhi Metro and CISF on Tuesday launched a special public outreach programme to involve commuters in their bid to enhance safety, security and service quality of the popular rail network in the national capital region.
Trains between Sarita Vihar and Badarpur section will run on single line for a few hours on specific days beginning Saturday, the Delhi Metro said Friday adding that it will have no major impact on passenger movement.
Over 1,000 NSG snipers and 44,000 Delhi Police and paramilitary personnel will guard the capital on Republic Day, while 15,000 CCTV cameras will keep watch to ensure a safe visit of chief guest US President Barack Obama.
Cyber cafes for students, cheap power for domestic consumers and waiver on inflated water bills are some of the promises made by the Congress Friday in its manifesto for the Feb 7 Delhi Assembly polls.
With significant rise in its operational costs, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) MD Mangu Singh on Thursday said that a fare hike is "long overdue" while expressing hope that a fare fixation committee will be "formed soon".