Browsing Category

Delhi-NCR

Social Media Cell set up at Delhi Police HQ

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday set up a Social Media Cell in-house state-of-the-art studio to counter fake news, holding Podcast, Twitter Live sessions, panel discussions and press briefings. Inaugurating the Media Cell, Delhi Commissioner of…

Strong hailstorm, rain hit national capital, 2 dead

New Delhi: At least two persons lost their lives in separate incidents after the national capital received a heavy downpour, accompanied by a hailstorm, which lashed a few parts of the national capital on Monday evening. The deaths were reported…

Vinay Kumar Saxena to be Delhi’s new LG

New Delhi: Chairman of Khadi & Village Industries Corpn. Mr. Vinay Kumar Saxena has been nominated as Lt. Governor (LG) of Delhi replacing incumbent LG Anil Baijal, who had resigned on May 18, following superannuation in December 2021. He had…

At 49 degrees Celsius, Delhi city turns into hot cauldron

NEW DELHI: Recurring heat waves in the city is taking a toll on people as well as the environment. The two city weather stations on Sunday recorded a high of 49 degrees C first-ever such reading in Delhi, said experts. The heat waves are causing…

Several reported missing after blaze in building in Mundka

NEW DELHI: Several people were reported missing after a massive fire broke out in a four-storey building near Mundka metro station in Delhi on Friday evening. Panic gripped the kin of those who went missing after the fire mishap as they were unable…

Delhi has a burning problem: Three garbage mountains

How long will it take to flatten Delhi’s tottering garbage mountains? At the largest dumpsite in East Delhi’s Ghazipur, it could take decades to process just the legacy or old waste at the current pace. Not to mention that the landfill, which had the…

Satyendar Jain responds to letter by Union Power Minister

A day after Union Power Minister R K Singh said the Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain’s letter to the Union Minister had incorrect figures on the coal stock at plants supplying electricity to Delhi, Jain has responded to Singh saying that the…

BJP renames Mohammadpur as ‘Madhavpuram’, in South Delhi

New Delhi, April 27: The Bhartiya Janata Party's Delhi unit said that it has "renamed" South Delhi's Mohammadpur village as Madhavpuram on Wednesday, even though official clearance from the Delhi Government for the same was yet to arrive. Plaques…

Mask mandate returns to Delhi, violators to pay Rs 500

New Delhi, April 20: The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday reinforced the mask mandate in the national capital making non-wearing in public places a punishable offence attracting a fine of Rs 500, officials said. The…