The plan includes cleaning of all drains flowing into the river and stopping the sludge coming from Haryana.
Earlier, Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti and former president late Dr A P J Abdul Kalam had endorsed this project.
The Delhi government, in guidelines issued on May 18, asked hospitals to be prepared with facilities needed to deal with emergency cases, such as a cooled area, adequate manpower, medicines and IV fluids.
The legal issue alleges that there is “uncertainty” and “inconsistency” in the two penal provisions of IPC — section 377 (unnatural sex) and section 375.
It will be constructed at one of city’s busiest intersections, is expected to be ready by Dec next year.
Government officials said that with the reduction in VAT on hybrid vehicles, a large number of consumers are expected to switch from petrol/diesel vehicles to hybrid vehicles, bringing down vehicular emission.
After receiving more than 1,500 complaints from parents in the last two weeks, the government has sent out directives to more than 20 private schools, asking them to roll back the hiked fee.
With inputs from its interactions with the EPCA and taxi drivers, the Delhi government will submit a report to the Supreme Court Thursday, which had sought a “concrete and time-bound” roadmap on phasing out diesel taxis in the capital.
Water Minister Kapil Mishra said strict action will be taken against anyone who violates “the right of our citizens to free and clean drinking water”.
Seeking a stay on five different petitions and connected matters in which the government and the Centre have questioned the executive powers of each other with regard to administration.
The Delhi government contended that since the dispute impacts the federal structure of the Constitution, the Supreme Court alone has the jurisdiction to entertain such a dispute.
The petition filed by Delhi High Court Bar Association president Rajiv Khosla alleged that the April 11 government notification on the fortnight-long odd-even scheme was “arbitrary, illegal, unreasonable and against the spirit of the constitution”.
The Delhi government has banned the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of all forms of chewable tobacco
Titled the Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana, the scheme will be open to families below an income group that have not been specified in the ‘Request For Qualification’.
“It takes time to clear the waste, even in government hospitals. Though most hospitals autoclave the waste, there is always a risk factor attached,” said a government official.