• Metro city’s lifeline but buses still carry bulk of Delhiites 16 Jan 2021 01:20 The Delhi Metro network, which grew from 8 km to 380 km between 2002 and 2021, is used by 6.18 per cent people in the city for commute, with over 60 per cent public still dependent on buses, the Delhi government’s socio-economic survey has found. The Metro …
  • Visually impaired persons protest 15 Jan 2021 03:33 LAHORE:The visually impaired persons staged a protest demonstration at Kalma Chowk, here on Thursday. They restricted Metro Bus from MAO College to Shahdara and demanded jobs according to their qualifications. The visually-impaired went on strike again as …
  • 3 children, grandmother burnt in house fire 15 Jan 2021 03:33 LAHORE:Three children and their grandmother were burnt to death due to fire broke out in their house in Wahdat Colony on Thursday. The victims were identified as Abeera, 8, Hadi, 5, Hanan, 1, children of Najam and Rukhsana, 52, children’s grandmother. As …
  • 10% kids out of school, 80% homes don’t have computers 15 Jan 2021 00:39 # Two lakh children remain “out of school”, including 64,813 due to “financial constraints”. # Over six lakh between 0-6 years are outside the net of anganwadis, which cover less than half of Delhi’s pregnant women. # Over 63% people use buses for …
  • Vaccine rollout plan for Delhi: List of vaccination centres, what we know 14 Jan 2021 06:59 Image Source : ANI A total of 75 vaccination centres have been prepared in Delhi. As vaccines against coronavirus reaching corners of India during mass distribution drive underway ahead of January 16 launch, the robust preparations ahead of the D-day when …
  • Nightlong crackdown in Lahore: Police claim arrest of 60 out of 73 ‘underworld dons’ 14 Jan 2021 05:25 LAHORE: The Lahore police, launching a massive crackdown on the top-73 ‘underworld dons’ of the city, claims to have raided their houses and dens, arresting a majority of them. The large-scale operation was carried out late on Tuesday on the basis of …
  • AAP to deploy 40 MLAs to UP on 2022 poll mission 14 Jan 2021 04:04 Aam Aadmi Party leader Somnath Bharti faced an ink attack in Rae Bareli where he had gone to inspect government schools. (Photo: PTI)LUCKNOW: To begin their work for the 2022 assembly elections, AAP will be sending around 40 MLAs to UP to meet volunteers, …
  • Man gunned down over old enmity in Shahdara 14 Jan 2021 02:53 LAHORE: A man was gunned down over old enmity in Ferozwala Kutchery, Shahdara. He had come to appear before a court in a murder case. Another man was left injured in the incident. The victim Shaukat was nominated in a murder case and had come to Ferozwala …
  • Delhi prepares for shot in the arm 13 Jan 2021 12:39 The first batch of Covishield vaccine containing 2.64 lakh doses reached Delhi’s central storage facility at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, amid high security, on Tuesday. From this hospital, which is located in East Delhi’s Dilshad Garden, the …
  • Sewadars from Sisganj Gurudwara polish shoes of protesting farmers at Singhu border 12 Jan 2021 03:06 New Delhi: In the spirit of community service, a group of volunteers from the Sisganj Gurudwara in Delhi's Chandni Chowk are offering to polish shoes of farmers protesting the Centre's new farm laws at Singhu border for free. The sewadars, which …
  • Man tortures wife on road; FIR registered 11 Jan 2021 13:27 Staff Reporter A man on Sunday tortured his wife on a street in Shahdara area along with four other accomplices. According to details, the incident occurred in the Begum Colony area of Shahdara, where a man tortured his wife along with his sister and three …
  • Swathes of land for Ravi riverfront project notified 10 Jan 2021 21:53 LAHORE: The government has imposed section 5 under the Land Acquisition Act-1894, notifying chunks of land required on a priority basis for the Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project within revenue limits of Lahore city district. The land identified and …
  • Man guns down sister 09 Jan 2021 13:20 LAHORE: A 27-year-old girl was shot dead by her brother in the Sundar area of Lahore on Saturday following a row. Sajjad killed his sister, Nazia, at their house. The accused had an exchange of hot words with his sister and then fired opened gunshots …
  • Another vaccine dry run as capital hopes to smoothen rollout process 09 Jan 2021 02:44 The third round of the Covid-19 vaccination dry run, held in the capital’s four districts on Friday, saw improved coordination among teams, but not without some minor glitches. Around 25 beneficiaries were called in each session site to carry out the …
  • Protest sit-ins cause traffic jams in Lahore 09 Jan 2021 02:33 LAHORE: The protesting organisations spread their Quetta Hazara protest sit-in to three more places in the city on Friday, causing serious traffic jams and panic in the city. The sit-ins were extended to Imamia Colony Railway crossing on GT Road, Ferozepur …
  • Delhi riots: Court dismisses woman's bail plea in case related to murder of head constable 08 Jan 2021 18:37 By PTI NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of a woman accused in connection with a case related to the murder of head constable Rattan Lal during northeast Delhi riots last year. Additional Session Judge Vinod Yadav rejected the bail …
  • Delhi riots: Court denies bail to three persons accused of rioting 08 Jan 2021 18:37 By PTI NEW DELHI: A Delhi court Friday denied bail to three persons accused of rioting in Chand Bagh area of north-east Delhi during violence last year in which a head constable died while around 50 police men got injured. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod …
  • 2nd dry run for COVID vaccination rollout begins in Delhi; AIIMS, Safdarjung, Apollo among sites 08 Jan 2021 18:16 NEW DELHI: A second dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out in Delhi is being conducted across several districts of the national capital on Friday, officials said. The districts include South Delhi, South East Delhi, North West Delhi and New Delhi, …
  • Covid-19: Here’s how second vaccine dry run unfolded across country 08 Jan 2021 13:27 A second dry run for the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out was conducted in select hospitals across the country on Friday, five days after the first mock drill was held. The nationwide exercise was done to understand the best way to administer the vaccine and …
  • Lahore CCPO's surprise visits at various spots despite rain 06 Jan 2021 04:44 LAHORE: Despite heavy rain, Lahore CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar paid surprise visits to various places, roads of the city during Tuesday night and reviewed security arrangements at Shahdara, Eastern Bypass Naka Sialkot Motorway and Ravi Toll Plaza. The Lahore …
  • Drug addict's body recovered from Shahdara 06 Jan 2021 04:22 LAHORE: Body of a 35-year-old unidentified man apparently a drug addict was recovered from Shahdara Tuesday. A passerby spotted the body on a footpath in Jia Musa and informed the police; they removed the body to the morgue for autopsy. They also collected …
  • Protest by family of murdered youth 05 Jan 2021 03:42 LAHORE : Family of a youth murdered two days back in Ichhra Bazaar held a demonstration on Monday. They blocked Ferozepur Road for every kind of traffic leading to massive traffic jam on the road. The participants demanded justice and immediate arrest of …
  • LWMC yet to achieve zero waste target 04 Jan 2021 03:19 LAHORE : Heaps of garbage turned many City areas into stinking landfills here on Sunday. The overall environment of the City was giving an unhygienic and stinking look since the LWMC took charge of waste lifting from its Turkish contractors. The Lahore …
  • Delhi: Mewat gangs under scanner for ATM thefts 03 Jan 2021 23:51 Six ATM units were stolen over two nights last month causing a loss of over Rs 52 lakh. Police suspect several gangs from Haryana’s Mewat, driving SUVs and wearing masks, are behind the thefts. A senior police officer said the first three incidents took …
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive based on election process planned to booth level: Harsh Vardhan 03 Jan 2021 08:44 Image Source : PTI COVID-19 vaccination drive based on election process planned to booth level: Harsh Vardhan COVID-19 vaccination drive based on election process planned down to the booth level and 96,000 vaccinators have been trained so far, said Union …
  • Delhi holds dry run for vaccine drive, Jain says shot will be free 03 Jan 2021 06:56 Health Minister calls process ‘flawless’; all vaccination centres linked to hospitals A dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination drive, without anyone actually being inoculated, was carried out at three centres in the city on Saturday to check the preparedness …
  • COVID-19 vaccine drive in India: Dry run in 125 districts, 285 sites [Details] 02 Jan 2021 22:33 Govt vows free vaccine for all As India gears up to launch the world's largest immunisation drive, almost all states and Union Territory (UT) governments, including the national capital, on Saturday conducted a dry run at 285 session sites spread …
  • Covid vaccination: Dry run across India, who will get it first, how to register | Key points 02 Jan 2021 19:20 Image Source : PTI Health workers during the dry run of COVID-19 vaccination, at a health care centre in Kamakshipalya of Bengaluru. As India gears up to launch the world's largest immunisation drive, almost all states and Union Territory (UT) …
  • There won't be any compromise on vaccine protocol, assures Health Minister Harsh Vardhan 02 Jan 2021 15:43 By PTI NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by "rumours" regarding the safety and efficacy of the coronavirus vaccine, and said the most prioritised beneficiaries would be vaccinated …
  • Healthcare, frontline workers to be vaccinated free of cost across nation: Health Minister 02 Jan 2021 14:47 Image Source : PTI COVID-19 vaccine to be provided free of cost across country As India on Saturday began the dry run for COVID-19 vaccinations across states and union territories, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the coronavirus vaccine will be …
  • Covid-19 vaccine dry run: How the massive drill was held across India 02 Jan 2021 13:02 In anticipation of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that is just one step away from being approved by India’s top drug regulator, select hospitals across the country conducted an inoculation dry run Saturday. The nationwide rehearsal was to understand …
  • COVID-19 vaccine to be free across India; Health Min ahead of immunization drive 02 Jan 2021 10:13 PM Narendra Modi reviewed the development of COVID-19 vaccine candidate ZyCOV-D in Ahmedabad. Ahead of what is going to be the world's biggest immunization drive, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday made the big promise of making COVID- …
  • COVID vaccine in Delhi to be free for all once it arrives: Health Minister Satyendar Jain 02 Jan 2021 09:43 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said COVID-19 vaccine will be provided to people in the national capital for free once it arrives, and asserted that the city government has made preparations for the vaccination drive. …
  • Covid-19 vaccine dry run: How the massive drill is being held across India 02 Jan 2021 09:04 In anticipation of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that is just one step away from being approved by India’s top drug regulator, select hospitals across the country conducted an inoculation dry run Saturday. The nationwide rehearsal was to understand …
  • Delhi Will Provide Covid-19 Vaccine For Free: AAP 02 Jan 2021 08:07 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced that the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered free of cost in the national capital. Important Update : 𠘾𠙤𠙫𠙞𠙙 ð …
  • Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination begins in Delhi 02 Jan 2021 07:18 NEW DELHI: A dry run for COVID-19 vaccination began in the national capital on Saturday at three sites selected for the purpose, officials said. The Centre had on Thursday stated that the activity was set to be conducted by all state and union territory …
  • India set to launch world's largest vaccination... 02 Jan 2021 06:19 As India gears up to launch world's largest immunisation drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday requested people to not pay heed to the rumours against the much-awaited Covid-19 vaccine. "I want to appeal to people to not believe …
  • Covid vaccine dry run to be conducted at three spots in Delhi 02 Jan 2021 03:53 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The dry run for vaccination is all scheduled to begin in the national capital on January 2 and for this three sites in Delhi have been identified. In a meeting chaired by Harsh Vardhan, Union Health and Welfare Minister …
  • Before vaccine dry run, Harsh Vardhan says take cues from 1994 pulse polio drive 02 Jan 2021 00:58 Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a virtual review meeting with Delhi government officials Friday to discuss preparations for the dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination drive to be held across all states and union territories on January 2. In Delhi, …
  • 3 sites in Delhi selected for vaccine dry run 02 Jan 2021 00:18 Capital records 585 fresh cases of COVID-19 infection and 21 fatalities in 24 hours Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in Shahdara, Urban Primary Health Centre in Daryaganj and Venkateshwar Hospital in Dwarka are the three sites selected for the dry run on Saturday …
  • Vardhan reviews preparedness for COVID vaccination trial run on January 2 01 Jan 2021 15:35 New Delhi: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness at various session sites in the country for coronavirus vaccination trial run on January 2. The senior officials of the health ministry apprised …
  • Halted by COVID in 2020, Delhi Metro rides into 2021 with driverless trains 01 Jan 2021 11:30 NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro's journey may have been halted for over five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the year gone by, but the urban transporter is zooming into 2021 riding on next-generation driverless trains, while accomplishing a major …
  • Covid-19: Vaccination dry run in Delhi tomorrow 01 Jan 2021 05:06 Representative imageNEW DELHI: The capital will witness a dry run for Covid-19 vaccine administration at three sites on Saturday along with all states and Union territories. The central government has asked for the exercise to gear up for the rollout of …
  • Lahore enters New Year amid revellers' aerial firing, parties 01 Jan 2021 01:53 LAHORE: Thousands of revellers thronged the roads and streets across the provincial metropolis to usher in the New Year. Almost all areas in the city echoed with gunshots as the clock struck 12 am. Areas where aerial firing was observed include DHA, Johar …
  • Delhi gets first model vaccination centre in Sriniwaspuri, police plan security cover 31 Dec 2020 21:45 As part of arrangements for the arrival and storage of the Covid-19 vaccine, a maternity home in Sriniwaspuri has been converted into the capital’s first model vaccination centre by the South Corporation. Police, meanwhile, have asked all DCPs to draw up a …
  • Ensuring safe journey on highways NHA's priority 30 Dec 2020 03:40 Islamabad : National Highway Authority (NHA) Member Coordination Asim Amin said on Tuesday that provision of safe and sound journey on federalised motorways and highways remained among NHA’s top priorities. He said this while addressing an e-Kutchery at …
  • Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report against Mahek Mirza 29 Dec 2020 15:41 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 29 (ANI): Mumbai Police has filed a 'C Summary' report in the case registered against Mahek Mirza Prabhu for allegedly showing the 'Free Kashmir' poster during an anti-CAA protest at the Gateway of …
  • 19-year-old allegedly kills grandmother for refusing him money for New Year's party 29 Dec 2020 13:27 Delhi police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old for allegedly murdering his grandmother with a hammer after she refused him money for a New Year's party.  Police found the body of 73-year-old Satish Jolly in a Shahdara neighbourhood on Sunday night …
  • Delhi: 19-year-old arrested for killing grandmother with hammer 29 Dec 2020 06:32 A 19-year-old man has been arrested for killing his grandmother by smashing her head with a hammer in east Delhi’s Shahdara area, police said on Monday. The police received information on Sunday night that a woman has been hit on the head by a hammer by a …
  • Delhi turns its back on people who make it tick 29 Dec 2020 05:39 Many migrants, who used to work as household workers, had also lost their job as people were scared of letting any outsider in due to the fear of infectionAs the lockdown continued, thousands of migrant workers became hapless, without a living and any cash …
  • CCTV cameras, obstruction detection devices: DMRC's driverless trains offer speed with safety 28 Dec 2020 19:05 By PTI NEW DELHI: The driverless trains of Delhi Metro will offer more reliability due to reduced human intervention, and are equipped with hi-tech cameras and obstruction sensing devices to ensure safety of passengers, officials said on Monday. India' …
  • India’s first driverless train in Delhi: All you need to know 28 Dec 2020 13:53 India’s first driverless train in Delhi: All you need to know The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) marked a milestone on Monday, December 28 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first-ever driverless train operations on its 38-kilometer …
  • More rain expected in Lahore today 28 Dec 2020 06:46 LAHORE: Rain accompanied by cool breeze in the city brought the mercury further down but cleared fog on Sunday. The Met Office says the rain spell will continue for the next 24 hours. There was a drizzle in most areas of the city except Shadman, Abbott …
  • Siege at Ghazipur delays revamp of Shahdara jheel 28 Dec 2020 05:06
  • Lahore to be bifurcated into City, Saddar districts 28 Dec 2020 04:41 LAHORE: Keeping in view the increasing population as well as various urban issues, the government has finally decided to bifurcate Lahore City district into City and Saddar districts. The new arrangement is likely to result in the creation of five new …
  • Fire breaks out at four houses 28 Dec 2020 03:35 LAHORE: Fire broke out at six different places including four houses in the provincial metropolis Sunday. Fire erupted in two houses; one on Lajpat Road, Shahdara and another in Lawrence Colony, Ghaziabad; in a factory godown in Quaid-i-Azam Industrial …
  • The Yuletide ride on Delhi metro 28 Dec 2020 03:32 Express News Service Of the many Yuletide memories of the national capital, one which has a remarkable impact was to be the part of the first metro ride 18 years ago. Delhi Metro, having completed 18 years of operation, is all set to step into adulthood …
  • PM to flag off first driverless metro train on Monday 27 Dec 2020 13:48 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the country’s first ever fully-automated driverless train service on the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro on Monday that will herald a new era of enhanced mobility driven by cutting-edge technology. With the …
  • Bad air: Narela and Anand Vihar big concerns 05 Dec 2020 01:13 CPCB’s inspections found that five out of Delhi’s 11 districts were recording a chunk of complaints and pollution-related violations.NEW DELHI: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Friday identified Narela, Anand Vihar, Mundka, Dwarka and Punjabi Bagh …
  • Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category 24 Nov 2020 06:23 Delhi's AQI was 302 on Monday, 274 on Sunday, 251 on Saturday, 296 on Friday, 283 on Thursday and 211 on Wednesday (ANI photo)NEW DELHI: Delhi's overall air quality deteriorated on Tuesday but remained in the "very poor" category with six …
  • Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category 24 Nov 2020 06:11 Delhi's overall air quality deteriorated on Tuesday but remained in the "very poor" category with six of the 38 stations recording "severe" air quality, government agencies said. According to the Central Pollution Control Board' …
  • 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled in 36 days in Delhi's pollution hotspots 23 Nov 2020 04:00 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Over 70 lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 pollution hotspots in the past 36 days by the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) to hold down dust as a measure to improve the deteriorating air quality in the city, officials said …
  • 23 anti-smog guns, 150 tankers in Delhi to combat dust pollution 23 Nov 2020 03:33 Image Source : AP FILE The Delhi government has installed 23 anti-smog guns at key intersections and construction sites across the city in a bid to combat dust pollution. A total of 150 water tankers have been deployed for sprinkling water, Delhi …
  • Paying for poison 22 Nov 2020 23:02 Agriculture’s contribution to air pollution runs even deeper than what happens between crop seasons.(Representational)If you were being forced to consume poison — and to pay for it — how would you react? Not well, for sure. It sounds abstract, far-fetched, …
  • God help you if you stay at any of these locations 15 Nov 2020 23:17 New Delhi: With an hourly PM2.5 concentration of 1,970 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) at 1am on Diwali night, pollution readings at east Delhi’s busy residential area Vivek Vihar touched 33 times the safe standard, the highest in the capital. This …
  • Delhi's air quality 'very poor', may become 'severe' by evening 14 Nov 2020 06:21 By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 14, 2020 11:44:10 am A spike in PM2.5 levels in the early hours of Sunday is likely if fire crackers are burnt, it said. (File)Delhi’s air quality remained “very poor” on Saturday morning and emission from …
  • Delhi: Fire department to continue its pollution fight after Diwali 12 Nov 2020 04:44 Representative imageNEW DELHI: Over 46 lakh litre water has been sprayed by Delhi Fire Services to combat air pollution in the capital in the past 23 days. The department has used 888 fire tenders to do this job. A senior fire official said that post- …
  • Delhi’s 'lifeline' in troubled waters once again 09 Nov 2020 03:11 Express News Service While BJP targets Kejriwal govt for failing to supply ‘24x7 clean water’, AAP blames Haryana for not taking enough steps to check pollution. Delhi’s recur ring problem is back. Every year, between October and January, the concentration …
  • Stubble burning plays crucial role in Delhi’s air 07 Nov 2020 05:06 Local pollutants, weather factors, and a season-high contribution of stubble fire to the city’s air together has pushed the pollution in the national capital to the ‘severe’ category with some areas perilously close to the 500-mark — the highest level on …
  • What led to spike in Delhi's air quality 30 Oct 2020 02:16 The capital has, so far, recorded two ‘severe’ days this year — January 1 and January 2 (File photo)NEW DELHI: Air quality in the capital entered the ‘severe’ range for the first time this winter season, with an AQI of 401 in the early hours of Thursday …
  • Thick smog layer blankets Delhi, air quality borders ‘severe’ category 29 Oct 2020 08:24 At 10 am, the national capital recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 392.A thick layer of smog blanketed several areas of Delhi on Thursday pushing the overall air quality closer to the ‘severe’ category. The pollution levels rose sharply after a marginal …
  • Delhi's air quality borders 'severe' category amid spike in farm fires in Punjab 29 Oct 2020 07:56 New Delhi: The national capital's overall air quality inched closer to the "severe" category on Thursday morning as pollution levels rose sharply after a marginal reduction, primarily due to calm winds and spike in farm fires. The central …
  • Delhi Sees Sharp Rise In Air Pollution, AQI Borders 'Severe' Category 29 Oct 2020 07:22 The national capital's overall air quality inched closer to the 'severe' category on Thursday morning as pollution levels rose sharply after a marginal reduction, primarily due to calm winds and spike in farm fires. The city recorded an air …
  • Delhi: Air at 5 stations takes a ‘severe’ hit 28 Oct 2020 00:40 Following rise in wind speed, the capital’s AQI improved marginally at 312 on Tuesday (File photo)NEW DELHI: The overall air quality index (AQI) in the capital has been in the “very poor” category since October 23, however, the Central Pollution Control …
  • ‘Very poor’ AQI likely to continue till end of month in Delhi 27 Oct 2020 04:26 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: A layer of toxic haze lingered over the national capital on Monday as the city recorded its air quality in the ‘very poor’ category for the fourth consecutive day.   A central government air quality monitoring agency said …
  • Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor', likely to improve 25 Oct 2020 15:50 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Sunday but is likely to improve marginally on October 26, government agencies said. The national capital's Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 349 on Sunday. …
  • Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'severe' category, health risks likely 24 Oct 2020 16:10 Image Source : PTI Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'severe' category, health risks likely Delhi's air quality on Saturday deteriorated to 'severe' category, which is likely to pose severe health risks amid the coronavirus …
  • EDMC readies plan to decongest Anand Vihar 24 Oct 2020 07:11 The corporation plan includes regulating the traffic by removing hawkers from roadsides through daily drives and taking action against autos parked haphazardlyNEW DELHI: To take stock of congestion during peak hours, East Delhi Municipal Corporation …
  • One-fourth of Delhi air 'severely' polluted 23 Oct 2020 16:21 Image Source : PTI One-fourth of Delhi air 'severely' polluted Nine of the 36 pollution monitoring station in Delhi showed 'severe' air quality index on Friday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board's data. According to the …
  • Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, Several Areas Enter 'Severe' Zone 23 Oct 2020 11:47 Delhi's air quality deteriorated on Friday morning with several areas in the national capital recording 'severe' levels of pollution, according to authorities. The air quality index (AQI) on Friday was recorded at 374 as compared to 302 on the …
  • Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category, to deteriorate in next two days 22 Oct 2020 20:12 By PTI NEW DELHI: Pollution levels in the national capital dropped to the 'very poor' category on Thursday evening and are likely to worsen in the coming two days, government agencies said. Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) have been recorded at …
  • Delhi’s air quality remains in... 22 Oct 2020 10:12 Delhi’s pollution levels remained in the ‘poor’ category on Thursday morning with the Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 254, government agencies said. Though pollution watchdog Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and other agencies forecast …
  • Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘poor’ category 22 Oct 2020 08:26 Delhi’s pollution levels remained in the ‘poor’ category on Thursday morning with the Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 254, government agencies said. Though pollution watchdog Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and other agencies forecast …
  • Deadly coronavirus in toxic air as Delhi grapples to beat pollution 19 Oct 2020 02:44 Express News Service It is that time of the year when the national capital chokes on toxic air. In the first two weeks of October, Delhi’s air quality index was worse than in the same period in 2018 and 2019, according to the Central Pollution Control …
  • Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR; air quality enters 'very poor' zone 15 Oct 2020 08:02 NEW DELHI: A layer of smoky haze lingered over Delhi-NCR on Thursday with air quality in the region hitting 'very poor' levels, even as stricter anti-air pollution measures, including a ban on electricity generators, came into force under the …
  • Centre should play ‘crucial role’ in curbing air pollution in north India, stubble burning: Manish Sisodia 13 Oct 2020 12:39 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday appealed to the Centre to play a “crucial role” in controlling pollution in north India and curb stubble burning. The national capital’s air quality was in the “very poor” category in the morning, the …
  • Delhi's air quality hits 'very poor' level, first time this season 13 Oct 2020 05:29 By PTI NEW DELHI: The national capital's air quality was in the 'very poor”' category on Tuesday morning, the first time this season, with calm winds and low temperatures allowing the accumulation of pollutants. According to the Ministry of …
  • Delhi: Eye on pollution hotspots, Gopal Rai says all individuals, agencies must follow dust-control norms 12 Oct 2020 21:28 Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai met all nine deputy commissioners and asked them to meet government agencies concerned by October 13. (File Photo)The Delhi government said Monday that it has started “micro monitoring” all 13 air pollution hotspots …
  • Delhi’s air quality ‘poor’;wind direction shift may improve it 12 Oct 2020 07:41 By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: October 12, 2020 11:58:09 am High PM2.5 levels are seen during winter and post-monsoon.The air quality in the national capital and adjacent areas was recorded in the “poor” category on Monday morning, with concentration of …
  • Open and shut case: Dumping of waste biggest threat to air 10 Oct 2020 05:53 Last year, CPCB and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) had both identified 13 pollution hotspots based on the average PM2.5 and PM10 levels recorded through the yearNEW DELHI: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has written to Delhi government to …
  • In Delhi govt’s pollution plan: App to flag violations, focus on 13 hotspots 05 Oct 2020 22:45 CM Arvind Kejriwal addressed the webcast MondayThe Delhi government Monday launched a campaign against air pollution pivoted around existing policies on mechanical sweeping of roads, inspection of construction sites, tree transplantation and flagging …
  • Major improvement in air quality in Delhi's pollution hotspots during lockdown: CPCB 24 Sep 2020 12:49 By PTI NEW DELHI: Air quality in Delhi's 13 pollution hotspots improved significantly due to restrictions on industrial operations and commercial and vehicular activity during the lockdown, according to the Central Pollution Control Board. The Delhi …
  • Day after filing stolen vehicle complaint, owner receives challan for breaching speed  in Delhi 06 Sep 2020 14:31 By PTI NEW DELHI: Within 24 hours of a car being allegedly stolen from east Delhi, its owner received a challan from traffic police for over speeding on NH-10 in the national capital. The vehicle was parked near a hospital in West Vinod Nagar on the night …
  • Covid: Hearse van driver hasn’t met family in 6 months 03 Sep 2020 16:51 New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) “Father, have you forgotten us?”: This innocent question by his daughter brought tears to a father’s eyes. In response to this question for the last 6 months, Baldev, who drives a hearse van for an NGO in Delhi, has to give the same …
  • Fear and relief: JEE-Mains candidates recount exam day experience amid COVID-19 03 Sep 2020 06:44 By PTI NEW DELHI: For many students appearing in JEE-Mains in Delhi, the day began with exam anxiety and apprehension about contracting COVID-19 but special arrangements made at centres to combat the virus allayed their fears, and they were finally …
  • Fear and relief: JEE Mains candidates recount exam day experience 02 Sep 2020 10:15 NEW DELHI: For many students appearing in JEE-Mains in Delhi, the day began with exam anxiety and apprehension about contracting COVID-19 infection but special arrangements made at centres to combat the virus allayed their fears, and they were finally …
  • Smooth run at centres as students appear for JEE 02 Sep 2020 03:11 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Thousands of students appeared for the JEE (Main) at 18 exam centres here Tuesday amid stringent safety measures in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, after weeks of uncertainty over whether the engineering entrance test will …
  • JEE Day 1 goes off with social distancing & sanitisers 02 Sep 2020 01:16 An exam centre in Delhi, Tuesday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)The first day of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Main saw relatively low attendance of approximately 65% to 70%, according to a government official. Day one was meant only for candidates …
  • JEE Main: Delhi students appear following COVID-19 precaution, some say had initial apprehensions 01 Sep 2020 15:36 NEW DELHI: Thousands of students appeared in JEE (Main) at exam centres here Tuesday amid stringent safety measures in view of COVID-19 pandemic, after weeks of uncertainty over the engineering entrance test and persistent demand from some quarters to …
  • COVID-19: JEE-Mains conducted across country amid 'new normal' 01 Sep 2020 15:36 NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)-Mains for admission to engineering colleges began on Tuesday amid stringent precautions and social distancing measures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic even as the chorus continued to grow for postponement of the …
  • Delhi: PUC not valid? Pandemic won't save you from fine 28 Aug 2020 04:50 From August 11 to August 24, a total of 27,656 vehicles were checked and 2,450 penalised for not carrying PUC certificates, the remaining 230 for being "visibly polluting".NEW DELHI: Driving without a valid Pollution Under Control (PUC) …
  • Rapid tests on borders for migrants coming back to Delhi 15 Aug 2020 04:34 District authorities have set up camps in areas like Anand Vihar, Seemapuri and Wazirabad for rapid antigen testsNEW DELHI: Migrants coming back to the capital from different states are now being tested for Covid-19 in border areas. Delhi government has …
  • At Site Of Razed Mosque, India's Modi Lays Foundation For Controversial Hindu Temple 05 Aug 2020 13:37 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, performs the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram, watched by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, right, and others in Ayodhya, India, on Wednesday. Rajesh Kumar …
  • Conduct COVID tests for children staying at care institutions: HC directs Delhi govt 30 Jul 2020 09:55 By ANI NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to carry out COVID-19 tests for children in need of care and protection who are staying at different homes or child care institutions under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection …
  • Jaipur: People fined for not wearing masks 30 Jul 2020 09:40 The vigilance branch officials visited various parts of the city to penalise people without masks JAIPUR: To prevent the spread of Covid, authorities of municipal corporations of Jaipur, Greater and Heritage on Wednesday fined around 80 people roaming in …
  • Record statement of rescued child labourers via video conference: Delhi HC 28 Jul 2020 10:52 By ANI NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to record the statement of children, rescued from bonded labour, by Metropolitan Magistrates over video conferencing in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The High Court directed …
  • Man who arranged 267 Covid victims’ funerals feels let down 18 Jul 2020 15:56 New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Amid the grave fear of coronavirus infection, a man obsessed with helping others has performed funeral of 267 Covid-19 victims. He continued on the mission even at the cost of contracting Covid-19 himself and eventually spreading …
  • Former Delhi MLA Jitender Singh Shunty steps up for COVID-19 victims, conducts 45 cremations 17 Jul 2020 04:12 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As conducting funerals of loved ones who died of coronavirus became a difficult task for families, former MLA from Shahdara, Jitender Singh Shunty has taken it upon himself to perform their last rites with dignity. His …
  • Delhi man gets challan for speeding, over 20 days after car was stolen 12 Jul 2020 11:21 File photo NEW DELHI: A resident of the national capital has received a traffic challan for speeding more than 20 days after his car was stolen from near Vivek Vihar Police Station in east Delhi. A resident of Hari Nagar in West Delhi, Yogesh Poddar's …
  • Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights rescues 12 child labourers from Gandhi Nagar area 10 Jul 2020 13:10 Representative image NEW DELHI: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) rescued 12 child labourers from a garment factory and motorcycle repair shops in the Gandhi Nagar area of Delhi on Friday. The Delhi Police have sealed the …
  • 4 of family buried alive in landslide in Arunachal 10 Jul 2020 12:52 Representative image (PTI) ITANAGAR: Four members of a family, including an eight-month-old baby, were buried alive as a massive landslide hit their house in Arunachal Pradesh's Papum Pare district in the early hours of Friday, even as the state …
  • Heavy rainfall triggers landslides, flood-like situation in Arunachal Pradesh 10 Jul 2020 05:35 Continuous rainfall in the past four days has triggered landslides and a flood-like situation in Arunachal Pradesh, damaging roads, houses and inundating low-lying areas, officials said on Thursday. Massive landslides have been reported in many parts of …
  • ‘TikTok star’ among 6 held for killing 19-yr-old woman: UP Police 23 Jun 2020 01:24 Written by Amil Bhatnagar | Ghaziabad | Updated: June 23, 2020 6:02:07 am In his complaint to police, the victim, Sunil Kumar, said he was on duty in the emergency ward on Wednesday night when the group arrived at the hospital. (Representational) A 23-year …
  • Woman stabbed to death in Ghaziabad market 22 Jun 2020 23:11 Written by Amil Bhatnagar | Ghaziabad | Published: June 23, 2020 3:09:09 am In his complaint to police, the victim, Sunil Kumar, said he was on duty in the emergency ward on Wednesday night when the group arrived at the hospital. (Representational) A 23- …
  • Monsoon misery returns to haunt western part of city 19 Jun 2020 22:56 PATNA: The residents of western part of the state capital have not forgotten the waterlogging following incessant rain last year. With the first spell of monsoon rain lashing Patna overnight on Thursday, the last year’s misery has started haunting them …
  • This Delhi-based rock band duo pay musical tribute to COVID crusaders 26 May 2020 18:34 Express News Service DEHRADUN: In a unique way to thank covid crusaders including police personnel, health workers and doctors, two members of a Delhi-based rock band are paying a musical tribute to express gratitude for front line foot soldiers in fight …
  • Three Arrested For Stealing Mobile Phone, Jewellery In Delhi: Police 19 May 2020 15:42 All three accused have accepted their involvement in the incident, the police said. (File) New Delhi: Three people were arrested for allegedly robbing a 21-year-old man while he was waiting to pick up food from a delivery boy in east Delhi's Shahdara, …
  • Gang arrested for fraud on Olx: Details to note 17 May 2020 05:20 The Delhi Police has arrested a gang of cyber criminals actively operating on classified ads platforms like Olx. The cyber team in Vivek Vihar busted the gang after a victim complained of losing Rs 71,949 while using Olx to buy a used car. Scams on …
  • 2 deaths, 338 new COVID-19 cases 08 May 2020 23:45 Two deaths and 338 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi on Friday, taking the total number of deaths to 68 and cases to 6,318, according to the Delhi government. Of the 6,318 cases, 2,020 people have recovered and there are 4,230 active cases. …
  • 100 rooms in 5-star hotels now hosps 08 May 2020 23:42 New Delhi: Two five-star hotels and a budget establishment in the city were made into an extension of Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) on Friday to facilitate the treatment of Covid-positive officials of Delhi government, autonomous bodies, …
  • Delhi: 100 rooms in two five-star hotels turned into Covid-19 hospitals 08 May 2020 18:17 Image used for representational purpose only. NEW DELHI: Delhi government on Friday ordered extension of Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital into two five-star and one budget hotel of the city to facilitate the treatment of Covid-19 positive officials …
  • Case against Shantikunj chief in Delhi; accused calls it conspiracy 07 May 2020 00:16 New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A case has been filed at Vivek Vihar police station here against Gayatri Pariwar and Shantikunj Haridwar Chief Pranav Pandya and his wife. The victim, a native of Chhattigarh and currently staying in Delhi, in the “Zero” FIR, has …
  • Coronavirus Lockdown In Delhi Halves Air Pollution Levels Of PM2.5, PM10 23 Apr 2020 15:52 Delhi's Pollution control board said there's big drop of up to 50% in PM2.5, PM10 and NO2 levels New Delhi: With very few vehicles on roads, only essential commercial units functioning due to the coronavirus-forced lockdown and a weather favourable …
  • Among those at sports complex, some who just stepped out to buy supplies 04 Apr 2020 22:21 Written by Anand Mohan J | New Delhi | Updated: April 5, 2020 2:06:58 am The Yamuna sports complex has been converted into a makeshift camp for those stranded in Delhi. (Express photo by Amit Mehra) The thought of biscuits dipped in tea made Vijay Kumar ( …
  • Man who fired at ACP home was making TikTok video: Noida police 07 Mar 2020 23:38 The accused, Puneet Shishodia, after his arrest. A 32-year-old man was Saturday arrested for a firing incident in Noida’s Sector 134, wherein the window panes of a senior Delhi Police officer’s flat were broken and the bullets hit the home’s ceiling. The …
  • Delhi violence: Police, fire service helpline numbers you should know 26 Feb 2020 09:03 Police patrol a riot-affected area in Delhi on Tuesday. (Express photo) The death toll in the violence in northeast Delhi has risen to 20 Wednesday, with at least 250 people being injured, many of them grievously. Most of the victims, including a Head …
  • Shahdara DCP, injured in Delhi CAA clashes, now out of danger 25 Feb 2020 05:41 Shahdara DCP Amit Sharma was among the 78 injured in clashes yesterday Shahdara DCP Amit Sharma, who suffered serious head injuries Monday during clashes in Northeast Delhi over the new citizenship law, underwent surgery last night and is now out of danger …
  • Day after BJP’s Mishra warning, how violence erupted across the divide 25 Feb 2020 00:24 Violence unfolded as pro-CAA and anti-CAA protesters clashed in Delhi’s Babarpur area on Monday. (Express Photo: Amit Mehra) The 12 hours of violence in northeast Delhi on Monday in which five people were killed, including a head constable, painted a grim …
  • BSES using drones for maintenance work 20 Feb 2020 13:26 New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES on Thursday announced that it has drawn up a detailed plan for using drones to monitor the health of the electricity network, including high voltage lines and grid sub-stations. …
  • Discoms using drones for effective maintenance of power distribution 20 Feb 2020 12:00 Working towards providing reliable power supply for its customers, the BSES discoms have started using drones to map distribution assets, detection of power theft, inspection of rooftop solar installations and for other similar purposes. Drones fitted with …
  • Man wanted in 14 cases of robbery, snatching and theft arrested in Delhi's Vivek Vihar 12 Feb 2020 14:24
  • Delhi emerges as big buyer, transit point of illegal arms 12 Feb 2020 14:20 New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The national capital seems to be fast emerging as a transit point of arms trade as well as big buyer of these weapons as more than 558 cases were registered under the Arms Act up to September 15, 2019. Similarly in 2018, the police …
  • Delhi votes on issues ranging from power and water supply, jobs to CAA-NRC and nationalism 08 Feb 2020 17:22 By PTI NEW DELHI: Free electricity and water, development, jobs, national security and CAA were among the issues on the mind of many Delhiites when they cast their vote on Saturday. The Assembly polls saw a very aggressive campaign by the BJP which asked …
  • At least 16 cars gutted in parking lot fire in New Delhi 23 Jan 2020 05:14 At least 16 cars, 9 bikes and 3 scooters are reported to have been consumed in a fire that broke out at the DDA car park in Mansarovar, an area of Northeast Delhi, Trend reports citing Sputnik. The blaze reportedly occurred in the early hours of Thursday …
  • Delhi: Case against man for setting dog on doctor 20 Jan 2020 20:14 Police said the man allegedly planned the attack on Mahajan over a property dispute. (Representational Image) Police registered a case against a man who allegedly set his dog on his neighbour in North East Delhi’s Shahdara Saturday. Suman Mahajan (53), a …
  • Luxury bus catches fire in Thane; 25 passengers rescued 17 Jan 2020 12:01 Image Source : SOCIAL MEDIA Luxury bus catches fire in Thane A private bus in Maharashtra's Thane engulfed in flames in the wee hours of Friday. The incident was reported near Ghodbunder check post, where all 25 passengers on the bus were safely …
  • Delhi: 14 cars parked on empty plot in Vivek Vihar charred in fire 17 Jan 2020 09:08
  • 14 cars gutted in massive fire in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area 16 Jan 2020 09:46 Image Source : INDIA TV 14 cars gutted in massive fire in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area  At least 14 cars were gutted in fire after a massive blaze was reported near Vivek Vihar police station in Delhi. The incident was reported late on Wednesday in an open …
  • 14 cars gutted in fire in Delhi 16 Jan 2020 05:19 New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A fire broke out in 14 cars parked in an open ground opposite Vivek Vihar police station behind Ginger hotel here on Wednesday night, according to a Delhi fire officer. No casualties have been reported and two fire tenders were …
  • Man Arrested While Trying To Escape After Snatching Mobile, Cash In Delhi 26 Dec 2019 00:38 The accused was handed over to the local police and a case was registered, police said. New Delhi: A 25-year-old man was arrested while trying to escape along with his accomplices after snatching a mobile phone and cash from a person in east Delhi's …
  • Realtor sells same flat to multiple people in Greater Noida, arrested 25 Dec 2019 11:26 Representational image Noida Police has arrested a realtor for allegedly selling a common flat to multiple people in a residential society in the city.​ The realty agent was absconding for over a year for duping several people. A number of complaints were …
  • Rains improve Delhi's air quality 28 Nov 2019 06:58 New Delhi: Light rains in parts of the national capital on Thursday morning further improved the city's air quality for the second consecutive day, officials said. The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the ' …
  • Will push to promote dispute resolution centres, says Kejriwal 27 Nov 2019 22:58 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File) The Delhi government will “aggressively promote” the concept of mediation to resolve disputes, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Wednesday, inaugurating six new centres of the Delhi Dispute Resolution Society …
  • After light rain, Delhi sees November’s first ‘moderate’ air day 27 Nov 2019 20:40 The Western Disturbance’s influence caused precipitation in the capital and its North Western regions. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) Scattered showers and strong surface level winds brought down pollution levels and helped improve Delhi-NCR’s air …
  • Delhi air pollution: Over 5 lakh litres of water sprinkled in two days 25 Nov 2019 08:42 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Delhi air pollution: Over 5 lakh litres of water sprinkled in two days  More than five lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 pollution hotspots here over the past two days to hold down dust, a Delhi Fire Services (DFS) official …
  • 5 Lakh Litres Of Water Sprinkled In 2 Days To Curb Pollution In Delhi 25 Nov 2019 01:21 Authorities sprinkled water at 13 pollution hotspots in Delhi. New Delhi: More than five lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 pollution hotspots in Delhi over the past two days to hold down dust, a Delhi Fire Services (DFS) official said on Sunday. The …
  • More than 5 lakh litres of water sprinkled over two days to reduce dust pollution in Delhi: DFS 24 Nov 2019 20:11 By PTI NEW DELHI: More than five lakh litres of water was sprinkled at 13 pollution hotspots here over the past two days to hold down dust, a Delhi Fire Services (DFS) official said on Sunday. The exercise was initiated on Saturday following orders from …
  • Most residents say will wait and watch: Sangam Vihar celebrates, but some apprehensions remain 24 Oct 2019 01:07 More water on the streets than inside homes, a resident observed The news of the Union cabinet giving approval for regularisation of unauthorised colonies had just broken at a tea stall in Sangam Vihar — the biggest such colony in the national capital. A …
  • Delhi Police SI beaten to death by gangsters in Vivek Vihar 20 May 2019 07:55
  • 2-km flyover set to end chaos near Anand Vihar 15 Nov 2018 09:06 NEW DELHI: The public works department will soon construct a 2-km flyover connecting two major traffic intersections to improve traffic flow between Anand Vihar ISBT and Dilshad Garden metro station. Senior PWD officials said UTTIPEC has given its approval …
  • Delhi: Woman's body found near vacant house in Vivek Vihar 06 Oct 2018 16:43 [India], Oct 6 (ANI): A body of a yet-to-be-identified woman was found near a vacant house in D Block of Vivek Vihar on Saturday morning. The house belongs to a United States-based businessman and is looked after by a security guard, named Sushil, who is …
  • Delhi: Police recover dead body of woman near vacant house in Vivek Vihar 06 Oct 2018 11:46 — By PTI | Oct 06, 2018 02:17 pm New Delhi: The body of a woman, in her 40s, was found Saturday near a vacant house in Shahdara’s Vivek Vihar area, police said. Police received information about the body at 9.25 am and a team was sent to the spot. They …
  • Woman's body found near vacant house in Vivek Vihar 06 Oct 2018 08:25
  • Delhi: 19-year-old injured in Vivek Vihar road rage 22 Dec 2017 20:56 A 19-year-old was run over by a Duster car in an incident of road rage in Vivek Vihar. On Thursday night, Garvit Chawla, the complainant, and his father reached the traffic signal near Vivekananda College in their Swift car when the accused’s car hit them …
  • Delhi Pollution: ‘Anti-smog gun’ trials begin in Anand Vihar, see photos 20 Dec 2017 15:21 — By PTI | Dec 20, 2017 07:07 pm New Delhi: The Delhi government today sprayed water from an ‘anti-smog gun’ at the highly-polluted Anand Vihar area, but it had very little effect in containing the level of particulates, and they kept rising by the hour. …
  • Snatchers most active in Anand Vihar 01 Oct 2017 18:57 New Delhi: Anand Vihar is where the most snatchings in Delhi — 176 — have taken place till September 15 this year, followed by Vivek Vihar with 132 incidents and Seemapuri with 130. Hari Nagar and Prashant Vihar occupy the fourth and fifth positions, with …
  • Kidnap of 29-year-old doctor from Preet Vihar: Duo had a perfect plan that went wrong 21 Jul 2017 01:46 Written by Alok Singh | New Delhi | Updated: July 21, 2017 5:38 am Anuj and Brothers Sushil The two brothers — the main conspirators in the kidnapping of a 29-year-old doctor from Preet Vihar — were former Ola drivers. The duo came up with what they …
  • Drain clogged in Vivek Vihar 1 21 Jul 2017 01:06