The announcement was made by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri on Tuesday after a meeting with Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu. Bidhuri met Naidu and raised the demand of the Metro IV phase lines besides complaining against the delay in execution of work on the proposed lines.
Operations were delayed after an overhead electrical wire snapped between Indraprastha and Yamuna Bank stations after being hit by an eagle. This triggered a short circuit.
The books are from the couple, Shruti Sharma and Tarun Chauhan’s personal collection, and even if they have already lost two, Sharma is determined to continue doing it, all to infuse some good old reading habit among the commuters.
CCTV footage showed Sunita deboarding the Metro at Adarsh Nagar and exiting the station from gate number 2. She did not have a token, but some passengers at the station helped her exit, police said.
On its first day, saw many heading to Jama Masjid, as it was also the first day of Ramzan.
Owing to the rich past of the old city, the route has been given the name and has been designed in a way that is a treat for the history buffs.
The metro line will be a boon for bibliophiles as it will provide an easy mode of commute to the market.
At the Kashmere Gate station, a detailed map of Shahjahanabad post the Revolt of 1857 takes over an entire wall
The three stations of this line, all underground, have been designed in accordance with the heritage of the area to provide glimpses of its rich past and vibrant present.
The incident took place on the Yellow line whose services were disrupted for a short while.
The concessionaire, represented by senior advocate P Chidambaram, contended in court that it has been paying Rs 18 -20 crore a month since July 2013 for servicing the debt.
DMRC officials who met representatives of the protesters said that it was the government which has to take a call on rollback of fare hike.
A commuter travelling 32 km is now paying 48% more after last week’s hike. After the 2009 revision, however, the fare change for the same commuter was 42%.
According to the project’s latest status report prepared by the DMRC the line is targeted for completion in May.
Those carrying a smart card and travelling during the off-peak hours — between 6AM-8AM, 12PM-5PM and 9PM onwards — will be able to avail a discount of 20 per cent.