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Delhi schools told to speed up installation of pad incinerator

Out of the approved 3,204 SNIs, a total of 2,102 units with smoke control units have already been installed in 213 schools of the DoE.

21 Jan 2021

Balloons, flowers and coronavirus norms greet Delhi students

According to an official, about 65-70 per cent students turned up for classes in government schools on day one, while in private school the attendance was less than 50 per cent. 

19 Jan 2021

Safety in focus as Delhi schools reopen 

Students set to return for board exam preparations; teachers feel ‘double pressure’ as many still on Covid duty

18 Jan 2021

Parents from Delhi's govt schools relieved by reopening, mixed response in private institutions

The reopening was much needed for children from economically weaker sections,” said Mitilesh Kumar, parent of a class 12 student. 

18 Jan 2021

Civil construction starts for high speed rapid rail project

The NCRTC on Monday kicked off the construction of a viaduct connecting the Sarai Kale Khan and New Ashok Nagar stations as part of the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System.

12 Jan 2021

700 kg drugs seized, 882 arrested in 2020 by Delhi police

The Crime Branch has arrested two people involved in trafficking of Ganja, Charas and other drugs from the USA through courier using the “Dark Web”. 

28 Dec 2020

PM Modi to flag off first driverless metro train on December 28

For a comfortable ride, the train is equipped with WiFi charging point, USB port facility and lumbar support/backrest near the wheelchair area. 

25 Dec 2020

Farmers' stir: Protest site emerges as business opportunity for hawkers

With hundreds of protesters joining in every day, the street vendors are gathering at the border hoping for more business.

23 Dec 2020

'Mini Punjab on highway': Farmers' protests against agriculture laws continue near Delhi borders

It takes around two hours for Baljeet Singh, a farmer from Moga in Punjab, to reach the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Every winter he pays a visit to the holy city.

21 Dec 2020

Farmers' protest: Tent city, gurdwara come up at Singhu border

Over 30,000 farmers are protesting at the two protest sites in Singhu and Tikri at the Delhi-Haryana border for more than 20 days now. 

18 Dec 2020

Delhi: 239 defaulters fined for not having high-security vehicle registration plate

BJP requested L-G Anil Baijal to direct the transport department to postpone the drive for at least six months.

16 Dec 2020

Ashoka Emblem to be installed atop Delhi Vidhan Sabha on Republic Day

While the emblem will be made of bronze/gunmetal with an approximate weight of 450 to 500 kg, the pillar will weigh about 250 to 300 kg and the estimated cost of the project is Rs 33.92 lakh.

16 Dec 2020

Despite gloom, 341 engineering students get full-time placements

There are around 475 final year students registered in science and technological courses, of which 341 have got full-time offers from Indian and global biggies in the placement season.

15 Dec 2020

Clean, free, safe transport system is Delhi government's top priority: Kailash Gahlot

Delhi’s Transport & Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot said the landmark EV policy will give a big boost to zero-emission vehicles and his government’s vision of making Delhi the EV capital of India.

14 Dec 2020

Road safety study to reduce black spots in Delhi

The Delhi Transport Department has launched a road safety study in partnership with the NGO Save Life Foundation.

14 Dec 2020