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'For heaven's sake, do your duty': Delhi HC slams govt over dengue menace

February 02, 2018 6:26 pm

The court expressed displeasure over the state government laying the blame on the corporations' inaction and asked, "Don't you have any responsibility?"

Mercury below 35 degree Celsius, but humidity on higher side

July 19, 2014 8:10 pm

Humidity levels during the day were recorded between 61 and 90 per cent which caused some discomfort.

Record power demand at 5,528 MW

June 19, 2014 3:13 am

Meanwhile, light showers in various parts of the city on Wednesday evening pushed up the humidity levels.

Black money in polls: I-T department starts helpline for Delhi

March 16, 2014 2:02 am

The toll-free number —1800110132 — will be monitored round-the-clock and will be supervised by a senior officer in the rank of joint director, a senior official said.

President’s rule imposed in Delhi, L-G likely to hold key meeting today

February 18, 2014 3:30 am

The Lt-Governor feels the daily functioning of the government can be handled without appointing a council of ministers.

No approval needed for construction on plots up to 100 sq m, say civic bodies

February 09, 2014 2:58 am

The decision was taken following a meeting of all municipal councillors of the BJP and those who contested on party ticket in all three corporations.

Chandrababu Naidu ends protest,flies back to Hyderabad

October 14, 2013 12:28 am

Naidu was earlier discharged from the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

Naidu flirts with BJP,leaves his old friends guessing

September 23, 2013 12:12 am

It seemed,the TDP is not gaining even from the slide in Congress’s fortune.

Computerise complaint system: CIC to Delhi’s civic agencies

August 06, 2013 2:23 am

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

10 elevated as principal judges for family courts

August 06, 2013 2:12 am

The decision to strengthen family courts in the national capital was announced after a meeting of the Delhi cabinet on Monday


International community must come together to fight terrorism: Army Chief

February 25, 2016 8:01 am

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.

Delhi observes 5th 'Car-Free Day'

February 22, 2016 7:06 am

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.

'Odd-Even' to return from April 15: Delhi CM

February 11, 2016 2:39 pm

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.

Jaitley attends ITAT platinum jubilee celebrations

January 25, 2016 12:09 pm

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.

Nation on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

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.

PM Modi meets French Prez at Rock Garden in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

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.

TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions: Naqvi

January 17, 2016 7:25 am

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.

Delhi Govt. to submit report on pollution: Gopal Rai

January 08, 2016 6:26 am

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.

BSF plane crashes in Delhi

December 22, 2015 2:40 pm

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.