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Ensure industrial units switch to PNG fuel: LG to DPCC

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:Lt Governor Anil Baijal today directed all the agencies in the capital to brace up for coming winter season to contain air pollution in the city.

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 13

Lt Governor Anil Baijal today directed all the agencies in the capital to brace up for coming winter season to contain air pollution in the city.

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) was ordered to expedite the process of switching over to non-polluting fuel (PNG) in industrial areas, like Patparganj, Jhilmil and Friends Colony, and complete it by September-end.

In a meeting attended by top officials of various departments and agencies, Baijal was especially reviewing the progress on improvement works related to Anand Vihar ISBT area, air pollution status in Jhilmil, Sahibabad and Ghaziabad industrial areas and waste disposal problem of Narela and Bawana industrial areas.

Sharing details about the traffic management near Anand Vihar ISBT, the Delhi Police informed that the Traffic Police has deployed staff at all five major choking points on daily basis.

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) chairperson Dr. Bhure Lal desired that the posted officials to be present throughout the day. He further directed the UP Police to make similar arrangements and asked all agencies to expedite the work on ground.

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation informed that they have removed all unauthorised encroachments, except some who have obtained restraint orders from the High Court. 

He informed that vacation application will be filed by end of this month. It was further informed that the EDMC has constructed toilets/ urinals/ bathrooms, which are being operated and maintained by Sulabh International.

Govt asks schools to discourage students from flying kites

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:The Delhi government has directed all schools in the capital to discourage students from flying kites and sensitise them about the danger it can pose for humans and birds.

Student loses portion of finger

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:A Class VI student of St Columbus School lost a portion of his right hand's ring finger when it got stuck in a door, following which his parents accused school authorities of negligence.

Patriotism: Special Metro for 2 months

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro today put into service a six-coach special train, fully wrapped with photographs of freedom fighters and other Indian icons to spread the message of patriotism.

Green corridor created by traffic police saves soldier’s life

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Traffic Police created a special green corridor to save life of a 35-year-old Army man.

Drugs worth Rs 15 cr seized from interstate drug cartel

14 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

NEW DELHI:Interstate narcotics drug cartel, who used to buy drugs from naxal affected areas in Jharkhand, has been busted by Delhi Police Special cell, who have arrested three key members: Akhtar Ali (41), Jahangir (29) — both resident of Delhi and Jenulabdin (49), resident of Jharkhand; with 3 kg of heroin and 1 kg of Alprazolam worth Rs 15 crores in international market, said police.

Special Metro train to spread message of patriotism for next 2 months

Special Metro train to spread message of patriotism for next 2 months

13 Aug 2018 | 2:39 PM

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro today put into service a six-coach special train, fully wrapped with photographs of freedom fighters and other Indian icons to spread the message of patriotism.

delhi–meerut rapid transit system

Centre refuses CM’s request to fund project

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:It is unlikely that the central government will bear the Delhi government’s share of funding the proposed Delhi–Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS).

Jilted lover strangled woman to death

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:A married woman having a one-year-old son was strangled to death by her lover in Bhalaswa dairy area.

Teacher molests orphan girl

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:An incident of molestation has been reported from Narayana Vihar area.

CBI protecting corrupt IAS officers, alleges AAP

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:Upping its ante against Delhi’s bureaucracy and the BJP-led Centre, the AAP on Sunday accused the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of “protecting” some corrupt IAS officers of Delhi alleging a nexus between them.

Traffic restrictions for Independence Day

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:Traffic restrictions will be in placed for the Independence Day function at the Red Fort on its full-dress rehearsal tomorrow.

24 kg drugs concealed in cricket thigh pads seized

13 Aug 2018 | 12:15 AM

NEW DELHI:The CISF today, on profiling basis, selected a foreign passenger for random checking of his luggage at Terminal-3, IGI Airport.

Centre refuses to Kejriwal's request regarding funds for Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail project

12 Aug 2018 | 10:32 PM

NEW DELHI: It is unlikely that the Central government will bear the Delhi government's share of funding the proposed Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System.

Report any untoward incident to us before it reaches media: Delhi govt to schools

12 Aug 2018 | 12:31 PM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media.

One dies in accident

12 Aug 2018 | 12:38 AM

NEW DELHI:One person died while three others were injured in an accident when a Tata Safari collapsed with a divider and then rammed into a tempo on the other side of the road in Ashram today.

Gang of Metro thieves busted; three women held

12 Aug 2018 | 12:38 AM

NEW DELHI:The police (Metro Unit) have arrested three women thieves Rita (45), Poonam (22) and Suman (22), all residents of Anand Parbat, said a police official.

One held with fake notes worth Rs 7.50 L

12 Aug 2018 | 12:38 AM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has busted an international syndicate of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) and arrested one key player of the racket and recovered Rs 7.50 lakh in denomination of Rs 2,000 notes recovered, said a police official.

‘Govt has failed to popularise amended POCSO Act’

12 Aug 2018 | 12:38 AM

NEW DELHI:Condemning the rape incident of a Class II student of a government school in the New Delhi Municipal Council area, mahila wing president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) Sharmishtha Mukherjee said that Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Amended Act recommended death sentence for the accused involved in the rape cases of girls below 12 years of age.

CM expresses fear BJP might stall CCTV camera project

CM expresses fear BJP might stall CCTV camera project

12 Aug 2018 | 12:38 AM

NEW DELHI:Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today expressed the fear that the BJP might stall their ambitious project to install CCTV cameras in the city, a day after the Delhi Cabinet approved a proposal for the scheme.

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