In bid to increase enrolment, Delhi municipal schools renamed after Vajpayee

The development comes days after the Centre-run Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital proposed that its medical institute be called Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

Delhi: NDMC to offer free WiFi — for 20 minutes

A similar WiFi service is functional in a 5-sq km area around the inner and outer circles of Connaught Place, including Central Park.


Delhi: CP to experiment with reducing cars on Sunday, Monday

The NDMC has tweaked its earlier plan, which was to make the inner circle completely car-free, to focus on pedestrianising the blocks but giving access to all parking lots in the inner and outer circles to car users, a senior official said.

BJP leader Avtar Singh, once bellboy, tea seller, is new North body mayor

Singh joined the RSS at the age of seven, and worked for the organisation even when he was struggling. He has also performed several roles in the Ramlila.

NDMC wants PM hoardings removed from petrol pumps

Sources said that the Ministry official was “not immediately agreeable”, but rescinded after being warned that the NDMC would complain to the Election Commission of the violation.

Soon, health ATMs at areas under NDMC

As a pilot project, the first such ATM has been installed at the Palika Kendra dispensary. Officials said subsequently under the first phase, the machines will be set up at Charak Palika Hospital, Dharam Marg polyclinic, Palika Maternity Hospital and TB polyclinic hospital.


Delhi: 200 smart bikes, 50 stands in NDMC’s push for cyclists

Charges for the smart cycle is free of cost for the first half-hour, but for members only, while non-members will be charged Rs 10 for the same time. A one-week and monthly pass for bike sharing is available at Rs 199 and Rs 399 respectively.

Ashok Vihar building collapse: North body acts against officials, orders survey

At least seven people — four children, two women and a man — died, while five were injured when a five-storey residential building collapsed in northwest Delhi’s Ashok Vihar.

Community halls: North Delhi Municipal Corporation to offer banquet facilities soon

Leader of the House in the North DMC, Tilak Raj Kataria, said banquet facilities will be introduced in 124 community centres across north Delhi ahead of the wedding season, so that people can book it.

Taj group acquires Lutyen's Delhi hotel in NDMC auction

The NDMC had in 2017 decided to auction The Connaught and re-auction Asian Hotel, after they were sealed by it in 2015 due to non-payment of license fees dues.