Around town : IIT prof to study city waterlogging

The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a team,led by IIT professor A K Gosain,will examine the Capital’s waterlogging problem and prepare a master plan to provide a long-term solution.

Written by Express News Service | Published: August 9, 2012 2:25:00 am

New Delhi:The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a team,led by IIT professor A K Gosain,will examine the Capital’s waterlogging problem and prepare a master plan to provide a long-term solution.

Delhi got 60 per cent less rain this season

New Delhi:The city has got 60 per cent less rainfall this season,officials at the Met department said on Wednesday. “Delhi has recorded just 140.8 mm of rainfall this year,which is 60 per cent less than normal,” a Met official said.

Alleged Pakistani spy’s remand extended

New Delhi:The court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of Zubair Khan,arrested on July 17 for allegedly working for Pakistan’s ISI. Police allegedly recovered classified Army documents from him. Khan will now be in judicial custody till August 22.

Lawyers end strike over court fee hike

New Delhi:The Coordination Council for Bar Associations in Delhi has called off the hunger strike by lawyers after receiving assurances from the Delhi government that it will consider their demand to roll back the 10-fold hike in court fee.

Ramlila security up for Ramdev protest

New Delhi:Police have increased the security at Ramlila Maidan,where Ramdev will hold a protest from Thursday. Door-frame metal detectors,bag scanners and several layers of security arrangements have been made.

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