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Thursday, May 19, 2022

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A common refrain in Mundka fire: What if we never find them?
Mon, May 16, 2022

Like several other family members of victims who died in the blaze, Ismail (27) went from the mortuary to the emergency care unit of Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital several times on Sunday, hoping to find some trace of his sister.

Delhi: Liquor vends can offer unlimited discounts again
Thu, May 12, 2022

Under the revised policy, liquor sellers can give unlimited discounts, ‘two plus two’ and ‘buy one get one’ offers, and can even sell liquor at rates much lower than the MRP. It is one of the several proposals under the Delhi Excise Policy.

Delhi: For seamless travel, Metro plans pick-up & drop facilities, pedestrian plazas and cycle lanes at 10 stations
Wed, May 11, 2022

Electric vehicle charging points with segregated space will also be set up outside every Metro station.

In the offing at liquor vends: Tasting room, sale of cigars and art
Wed, May 11, 2022

Permits will be given to zonal retail licensees who wish to open vends that are bigger than 5,000 sq ft to provide a better walk-in experience.

Delhi’s Mathura Road stretch set to become traffic signal-free
Wed, May 11, 2022

The PWD will remove all the five traffic signals on the stretch and provide four U-turn underpasses for smooth commuting.

3-lane flyover to connect ITO to Ashram in the pipeline
Mon, May 09, 2022

Officials said the new flyover will also help decongest the Sarai Khan ISBT and T-junction where several other projects, such as the Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS), are coming up.

Delhi: PWD to hire anti-smog guns, truck-mounted water sprinklers to control pollution
Mon, May 09, 2022

Besides anti-smog guns, the department will also hire “hydraulic-operated sprinkler truck mount systems” for dust control as part of its anti-pollution measures.

Former L-G, oppn say larger bench can help bring clarity
Sat, May 07, 2022

Kamaljeet Kaur, who is in Bihar at the moment, said she received a call from her husband, Preetpal Singh Bagga, around 7 am informing her of the incident.

Explained: How Delhi’s free bus pass scheme will work; what it might cost the state Govt
Fri, May 06, 2022

Delhi is estimated to have more than 1.1 lakh construction workers, around a million of whom are registered with the Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board, an autonomous body under the Delhi government.

Delhi: PWD tries to fix waterlogging issue at Pul Prahaladpur underpass before arrival of monsoon
Sat, May 07, 2022

The PWD has selected 15 other critical locations, including Zakira flyover, Azadpur underpass and the IP Estate ring road, and has identified 147 waterlogging hotspots where desilting work is underway.

Cab aggregator unions in Delhi find their sphere of influence shrinking; to decide on resuming protest
Thu, May 05, 2022

This week, the unions will meet and decide whether to resume their agitation. Drivers employed with cab aggregators, said Rathore, “work with no profit, no rights, no negotiation power or social security”.

Have back-up plan in case of power emergency: DMRC
Wed, May 04, 2022

Around 0.9 MU of power is received from the off-site solar power plant through open access, and 0.1 MU is drawn from the rooftop solar power plants installed in Delhi Metro's stations and depots.

Chief secy seeks synergy between Metro and DTC
Wed, May 04, 2022

Kumar, who recently took charge as the Chief Secretary of Delhi, said that he had suggested to the then Delhi government to “integrate the DTC and Delhi Metro”, but that was not considered. “

Delhi transport department’s ‘tactical urbanism’ trials improved pedestrian safety: Study
Tue, May 03, 2022

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot last November inaugurated the 'tactical urbanism' trials to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists, and other road users at Rajghat intersections.

‘Eco-adventure tourism’ park to open this week in Southwest Delhi
Mon, May 02, 2022

Called Haritima adventure eco-tourism park, it is spread over 16 acres and will be opened to the public from Wednesday.

80 homeless people face uncertain future after Delhi govt notice to vacate temporary shelter at Haj manzil
Sat, Apr 30, 2022

The Haj Manzil, located near Turkman Gate, has about 60-70 men, including students and daily wagers.

Delhi: 4,000 Sanskrit teachers to be trained under professional development programme
Sun, Apr 24, 2022

The training will be conducted through 50 ‘Master Trainers of Sanskrit' who will be selected from the pool of self-nominated Post Graduate Trained Teachers (PGT) of Sanskrit and Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT) of Sanskrit under the Directorate of Education.

Delhi: Metro, markets, buses enforce Covid protocol all over again
Sat, Apr 23, 2022

Following a sudden spike in Covid cases, the DDMA in a review meeting Wednesday decided to make masks mandatory by reimposing a fine of Rs 500.

Omicron main variant during third wave in Delhi: Data
Thu, Apr 21, 2022

In February and March, omicron cases had an incidence of 100% and delta stood at zero. A total of 783 samples were sent for sequencing of which 504 were analysed and the prevalence of omicron was at 100%, data showed.

Fresh Covid cases cross 1,000; govt reimposes fines for mask violations
Thu, Apr 21, 2022

All schools, colleges and other educational institutions would remain open with strict Covid protocols in place, and a separate Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be prepared for schools in consultation with experts, said officials present in the meeting.

Delhi: Ashram underpass to fully open to public on April 24
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

The Indian Express Tuesday visited the stretch and found that the PWD has covered the underpass with sheds and installed pipes through which rainwater will be released to avoid waterlogging in the underground structure.

Delhi: Ahead of DDMA meet, traders appeal not to impose Covid curbs
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

According to officials, fines for not wearing masks in public places, and guidelines on enforcement, random testing and other measures to curb Covid spread are expected to be discussed.

PWD starts work on Delhi Sports University, consultants appointed to prepare project report
Tue, Apr 19, 2022

Officials said that the “world-class” Delhi Sports University will be constructed on 79 acres of land at Ghevra village situated in the outer parts of the city.

Outside police station where arrested men were taken, families-BJP members face off
Mon, Apr 18, 2022

The crowd of BJP workers began raising ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans, and the women grew more agitated and started shouting slogans of ‘Allahu Akbar’ back at them.

Delhi: Districts ramp up testing, tracing again
Sat, Apr 16, 2022

According to senior officials, random Covid testing will restart at Metro stations and places that see high footfall like markets, bus stops and railways stations after the DDMA meeting on April 20.