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How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

18 Mar 2020

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

In a bid to limit community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), India has made it mandatory for people arriving from certain virus-hit countries to face a 14-day quarantine.

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

Tukde-tukde gang should be taught a lesson, says Amit Shah

26 Dec 2019

Tukde-tukde gang should be taught a lesson, says Amit Shah

Last Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the bugle for BJP's campaign for Delhi elections with his speech at Ramlila ground. And today Union Home Minister Amit Shah hopped on the bandwagon.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

26 Oct 2018

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

The Delhi HC today sought responses of the AAP government and the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute on a PIL alleging that the hospital hasn't provided free treatment to poor patients in last two decades.

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

26 Aug 2018

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to constitute a committee to inquire about the status of 51,837 industries in the Delhi which are running in residential areas without requisite approvals.

Delhi: DDA to handover flat to family, 39-years after booking

01 Jul 2018

Delhi: DDA to handover flat to family, 39-years after booking

A family's tireless wait of 39 years for a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flat seems to be ending soon, with Delhi HC directing the land-owning agency to hand over its possession to the allottee while pulling it up for its "non-caring attitude".

DDA to discuss 734 views received on Delhi land-pooling policy

21 Jun 2018

DDA to discuss 734 views received on Delhi land-pooling policy

Public suggestions and objections on Delhi Development Authority's land-pooling policy will be put before the authority's Board of Inquiry and Hearing from July 2-3, an official statement said.

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

14 Jun 2018

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

The Supreme Court today left it to its bench, which is already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive.

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

12 Jun 2018

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

Over 50 shanties gutted in fire in slums near Yamuna

19 Mar 2018

Over 50 shanties gutted in fire in slums near Yamuna

A major fire broke out in East Delhi's Yamuna Khadar slum cluster on Sunday afternoon.

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

13 Mar 2018

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

Traders in Delhi have launched another bandh to protest the ongoing sealing drive in the capital.

Supreme Court rebukes DDA on Delhi Master Plan 2021 changes

06 Mar 2018

Supreme Court rebukes DDA on Delhi Master Plan 2021 changes

In a severe reprimand to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the changes it proposed to Delhi's Master Plan for 2021.

Delhi sealing: Relief for traders as DDA clears three amendments

02 Feb 2018

Delhi sealing: Relief for traders as DDA clears three amendments

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has finally provided some relief to traders from the ongoing sealing drive.

DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

17 Jan 2018

DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered 6,000 flats to paramilitary forces for their staff.

30 establishments in Delhi's Khan Market may be sealed

08 Jan 2018

30 establishments in Delhi's Khan Market may be sealed

Thirty establishments in Delhi's Khan Market are facing closure for civic violations: the NDMC says they haven't paid use conversion charges.

AoL "responsible" for damage to Yamuna floodplains, rules NGT

07 Dec 2017

AoL "responsible" for damage to Yamuna floodplains, rules NGT

Based on a report by an expert committee, the NGT has held Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) for "responsible" damaging the Yamuna floodplains.

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

12 Nov 2017

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received nearly 46,000 applications for its new housing scheme which offers 12,000 flats across four income categories in Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka, Narela, Paschim Vihar, Jasola, Pitampura and Siraspur.

Delhi: Parking to get costlier; L-G Baijal reviews draft policy

28 Sep 2017

Delhi: Parking to get costlier; L-G Baijal reviews draft policy

Parking is going to be a pricey affair in Delhi as the government is set to notify new rules, hiking the fees.

Delhiites to pay more for parking in peak-hours from October

19 Sep 2017

Delhiites to pay more for parking in peak-hours from October

People in Delhi would need to pay more for parking in peak hours from next month at commercial centers and even near their houses.

Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000

08 Sep 2017

Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000

For the convenience of lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses, Delhi Government is planning to increase the number of buses to 11,000, the city's total requirement.

India Inc  praises latest cabinet reshuffle

04 Sep 2017

India Inc praises latest cabinet reshuffle

The Indian industry praised Modi for the latest cabinet reshuffle and said that it was "carefully strategized" to give a fresh boost to the process of India's development.

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

02 Aug 2017

Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

Delhi University (DU) students took to streets to protest against Delhi government's decision of stopping funding to 28 DU colleges as they failed to form governing bodies.

AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

29 Jul 2017

AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

Contrary to an experts' report, a DDA panel has found there was no soil compaction or wetlands near the Yamuna riverbed before or after the Art of Living's World Culture Festival.

In major rejig, 35 IAS officers get new profiles

22 Jul 2017

In major rejig, 35 IAS officers get new profiles

In a major bureaucratic rejig, 35 IAS officers have been appointed as secretaries and additional secretaries in various government departments.

Noida: Fatal accident as Dzire tries to overtake Lamborghini

10 Jul 2017

Noida: Fatal accident as Dzire tries to overtake Lamborghini

A fatal accident involving three cars claimed life of one driver on Noida Expressway.

Gurgaon police busts sex racket operating in Sushant Lok's mall

02 Jul 2017

Gurgaon police busts sex racket operating in Sushant Lok's mall

Gurgaon police cracked down a sex-racket that was operating out of a spa in Gold Souk mall in Sushant Lok-1. Six people including four women were arrested.

Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched

02 Jul 2017

Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) launched its much-awaited housing scheme linked with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) yesterday.

Smoke coming out of Delhi Metro's AC vent causes panic

16 Jun 2017

Smoke coming out of Delhi Metro's AC vent causes panic

Passengers of the Delhi metro's women coach were panic-struck after they saw smoke coming out of AC vent due to a short circuit in the blue line, bringing metro services to a halt.

Massive scam? DDA allegedly manipulated public feedback to benefit builders

11 Jun 2017

Massive scam? DDA allegedly manipulated public feedback to benefit builders

The HT reported the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had flouted norms to facilitate deals for private builders.

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

19 May 2017

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

Women commandos will be deployed on 90 new Delhi Metro stations set open in the course of one year as part of its Phase-III expansion.

Why did AAP sit over DDA plans until elections?

19 May 2017

Why did AAP sit over DDA plans until elections?

Sources stated that the AAP government was actually sitting on the Delhi Development Authority's land pooling scheme since 2015. AAP reportedly did not even bother to check the facts of the policy until last year.

Delhi: Air India gets aircraft-cleaning robot at Delhi Airport

05 May 2017

Delhi: Air India gets aircraft-cleaning robot at Delhi Airport

DIAL and Air India SATS together brought in a giant aircraft cleaning robot called the Nordic Dino II to the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Thursday.

Delhi: Surprise checks administered at 20 petrol pumps

04 May 2017

Delhi: Surprise checks administered at 20 petrol pumps

The Delhi Government undertook surprise checks at 20 petrol pumps against their alleged illegal activities.

Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

20 Apr 2017

Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

The NGT slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living for accusing them of bias over their report of damage to the Yamuna riverbed, calling their statements 'shocking'.

Delhi residents offer reward for missing road

18 Apr 2017

Delhi residents offer reward for missing road

Residents of from Chittaranjan Park in Delhi organized a hunt for a missing road in the locality, and even offered a Rs. 10,000 reward for anyone who finds it.

AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

14 Apr 2017

AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

In its report to the National Green Tribunal, a team of experts said that the damage done to the River Yamuna banks by Art of Living's cultural festival will take 10 years to be undone.

Delhi: Four Bhondsi jail-mates in Limca Book of Records

22 Mar 2017

Delhi: Four Bhondsi jail-mates in Limca Book of Records

The Limca Book of Records now features four inmates of the Bhondsi jail for installing 'Phoenix' (a prison-management software) in 11 prisons of Haryana.

Indira Gandhi International Airport second best in the world

07 Mar 2017

Indira Gandhi International Airport second best in the world

According to the latest Airport Service Quality (ASQ) report, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has been declared the second best airport in the world.