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Kedar Nagarajan


NDMC: No waterlogging or stagnation in our area, say officials
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

The roads are divided into five divisions, each looked after by an individual control room.

Swaraj Abhiyan hits out at Kejriwal govt: ‘RTI shows 58 alcohol vending shops opened since AAP came to power’
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

Referring to information in the RTI, Abhiyan members alleged that the revenue from sales of alcohol have doubled in the past one year.

Delhi: With decorations and artwork, govt schools welcome parents for first ever PTM meeting
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Education Minister Manish Sisodia — who spearheaded the project — visited several schools and said he was pleased to see the response to the initiative.

Back from Juba, many hope to return if situation improves
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

At New Delhi’s Palam Technical Airbase, Sumit, an employee of Chinese MNC Huawei, was simply “thankful” that he was brought home.

Video of residents’ fight goes viral: Arvind Kejriwal vows action over Mahipalpur water supply
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Kejriwal tweeted a media report about the incident and asked Water Minister Kapil Mishra to visit the area, find out what caused the fight and report to him.

Art of Living pays remaining Rs 4.75 cr, puts out list of ‘facts’ against charges
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

The foundation presented a list titled “facts” and said it was being wrongly accused of damage it had not caused.

NGT orders Art Of Living foundation: Deposit balance Rs 4.75 cr compensation with DDA today
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

On March 9, the NGT had ordered a Rs 5 crore compensation for damage caused to the floodplains, of which the foundation has paid Rs 25 lakh so far.

Delhi: Art of Living moves NGT to form fresh panel to inspect site
Tue, May 31, 2016

The tribunal had earlier constituted an expert committee to assess the damage caused to the floodplain due to the festival held in March.

New conservation rules may soon apply to wetlands. What are they?
Tue, May 31, 2016

Draft Rules open for public comment until today propose to pass on most powers on these crucial ecosystems to states.

Delhi: Waste-to-energy plants face opposition from people in vicinity
Mon, May 30, 2016

The city has three large-scale waste-to-energy plants. The plants at Timarpur-Okhla and Ghazipur use 1,300 tonnes of municipal solid waste each to produce 16 MW and 12 MW of electricity, respectively.

Art of Living ‘challenges’ NGT’s contempt powers
Thu, May 26, 2016

The NGT principal bench pointed out that the order which the counsel was referring to while making his point reiterated the tribunal had all the powers of contempt, including civil imprisonment, as any other civil court.

Congo man beaten to death: He came to Delhi looking for a better life
Sun, May 22, 2016

Sam, who was with Olivier Friday night, said he was a witness to the brutal attack on his friend.

After central authority inspection: 16 deer deaths, not 39, insists Delhi zoo
Thu, May 12, 2016

Delhi zoo authorities said Wednesday 16 spotted deers had died since February. A three-member CZA team, which conducted an inspection of the zoo Tuesday, however, found 39 deer deaths since February.

Delhi gasps for breath: 972 fire calls already this month, PM 10 levels up
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

This was the 972nd distress call the Delhi fire department received this month. In April last year, the number of such calls was 164, according Delhi Fire Services data.

Handover of festival site: AOL yet to give anything in writing, DDA tells NGT
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

The Delhi Development Authority Friday told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that the Art of Living (AOL) Foundation had not yet given the ‘written handover’ of the site where the World Culture Festival organised by AOL was held in March.

World Culture Festival: NGT pulls up Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s AOL for barring panel from site
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

At the hearing on March 9, however, the NGT charged AOL with a Rs 5-crore “initial compensation” to be adjusted against the final amount determined.

Odd-even not sustainable as a long-term measure in Beijing: Zeng Jinghai
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

We have introduced varying vehicle restriction measures since 2008 to tackle Beijing’s poor air quality.

Delhi road accident: Three primary breadwinners dead, families cope with grief
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

The families alleged police were not taking the case seriously.

Delhi’s odd-even round 2 plays out at an unlikely location — Feroz Shah Kotla stadium
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

According to traffic police, at least 48 drivers were fined for violating the odd-even scheme around the stadium till 7 pm Friday. Sources said they were booked at the ITO, Delhi Gate, Rajghat and Vikas Marg intersections.

Month after World Culture Festival, stage on Yamuna bed finally dismantled
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

The area is now barricaded and boards that stated, ‘Property of the Delhi Development Authority, trespassers will be prosecuted’ can be seen across the venue.

Delhi govt team frees 45 bonded labourers from construction site
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The labourers, all from the Madiga community, were taken back to Andhra Pradesh, where they will be admitted to rehabilitation facilities, said officials.

Wasteland of used electronics thrives on Delhi’s outskirts
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

The directive came after the NGT was informed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) that Interpol and CBI were probing illegal e-waste units operating on the Delhi-Ghaziabad border.

World culture festival: Two weeks later, a look at who is cleaning up the Yamuna
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

In an official email, AOL had listed the agencies that would be involved in cleaning up the Yamuna floodplains, the festival venue, and said a team of volunteers would participate in the exercise.

Hardlook- ‘Delhi Landmark Tree Map’: Know your trees- Capital’s ‘green folk’ get their very own map
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

According to Swapan, there are more than 200 different species of trees in Delhi but the map showcases 59 of the healthiest specimens.

NGT clears World culture festival, but with a Rs 5 crore slap on the wrist
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

NGT also asked AoL to give an undertaking by tomorrow that enzymes will not be released into Yamuna river and that no further degradation of environment will happen.