The Central Information Commission has directed the three municipal corporations in the national capital to undertake a time-bound programme for computerisation of complaints registration and disposal process
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Addressing the Claws International Seminar in the national capital on Thursday, Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh said they need to address not only methods but also factors that contribute to spread terrorism. He further said that it is necessary for international community to fight terrorism by sharing intelligence and also by adopting of training techniques from each other. He further said that this might seem tough but is not impossible.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The national capital on Monday observed the fifth 'Car-Free Day' on the stretch between Munirka T-point to Hyatt Hotel T-point on the Vivekanand Marg for eight hours from 8 am to 4 pm. The aim of the event is to curb pollution and encourage people to use public transport. The exercise, which is organised on 22nd of every month, comes after the recently concluded 15-day 'Odd-Even' formula.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the second phase of 'Odd-Even' formula will start from April 15 to April 30 in the national capital. The Delhi CM further informed that two-wheelers will be exempted as earlier, because the public transport is not efficient to handle large populace. Kejriwal stated that 81 percent of Delhi's population voted in favour for the second phase of the formula, adding that it can't be implemented permanently.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday attended the platinum jubilee celebration of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) in the national capital. Jaitely said ITAT is an important forum as it is the first opportunity a complainant gets outside the structure of the department of taxes to agitate his case. ITAT is a quasi judicial institution that was set up in January 1941, which specialises in dealing with appeals under the Direct Taxes Acts.
New Delhi/Mumbai/ Srinagar, Jan 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in the entire nation ahead of Republic Day celebrations. Various check-posts have been set up in the national capital. The security forces have been kept on high alert in regard to the celebrations as they continued checking and frisking vehicles. Security arrangements have tightened at the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. High alert has been issued in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in view of the recent Pathankot terror attack. Police personnel have been deployed in strength in the city, particularly around Bakshi Stadium, the venue for the main Republic Day parade in the Valley, to foil any attempts by militants.
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met French President Francois Hollande at Rock Garden in Chandigarh.President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, arrived here this afternoon on a three-day visit to India. A thick security blanket has been thrown over the national capital ahead of the meeting between the French President and the Prime Minister.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after posters praising West Bengal were seen in New Delhi on Sunday. He said that instead of pasting posters in the national capital, Trinamool Congress (TMC) should paste them in Malda or in places where communal clashes are taking place. He added that TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions.
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi transport Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said that the Delhi Government would submit its report on the level of pollution in the national capital to the High Court. He said that the status quo of the report and the Odd-Even formula would be known after the Delhi High Court passes its order. He added that the odd-even scheme had resulted in garnering diverse views from the people and after weighing the pros and cons would the status of the scheme be decided.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) plane on Tuesday morning crashed at Bagdola village in Sector 8, Dwarka in the national capital. The charter plane was a Ranchi-bound BSF Superking Aircraft having five to seven people onboard, a BSF source said. As per the Delhi Fire Department sources, 15 fire tenders have reached at the spot. More details awaited.