Rahiba R. Parveen

Delhi government in talks with Bloomberg Philanthropies for road safety project

In this regard, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot met representatives from Bloomberg Philanthropies last week in the city. 

1 hour ago

‘Unnao rape victim’s last moments were quiet with no survival hope’

The victim had suffered a cardiac arrest and died within 30 minutes.

13 hours ago

Delhi's Saket plagued by vendors, trash

The upmarket locality in South Delhi is struggling to control the growing encroachments and garbage menace

05 Dec 2019

No funds to sprinkle water on trees, says Delhi PWD officials

Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) have said that they don’t have enough funds or resources to sprinkle water on trees lining city roads.

05 Dec 2019

100 more cluster buses to be added to Delhi's public transport fleet

The new fleet of buses includes hydraulic lifts for differently-abled passengers, GPS for tracking the bus, panic buttons, anti-vandalism seats and surveillance cameras.

04 Dec 2019

Boost to Delhi public transport: 100 new buses to be added to fleet by November-end

The new fleet includes hydraulic lifts for differently-abled passengers, GPS for tracking the bus, panic buttons and more.

27 Nov 2019

Construction ban puts road revamp on hold in Delhi

The roads would be redesigned along the line of European cities at a cost of Rs 400 crore within a year, chief minister Kejriwal had claimed.

25 Nov 2019

Kailash Colony’s dilemma of excess green

Unpruned trees tilt dangerously on roads, branches into homes of residents in this posh South Delhi locality.

21 Nov 2019

Teen climate warrior leads Delhi's pollution battle

A student of Class 11 at Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Aman Sharma has been leading the rising chorus of voices in the national capital against air pollution.

17 Nov 2019

Odd-Even ends, Delhi continues to choke as AQI reaches emergency level

Experts are of the opinion that the scheme worked in decreasing the vehicular emissions in the city, which is a local contributor to the pollution.

16 Nov 2019

Delhi air a toxic cocktail, schools shut due to pollution

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal hinted at the possible extension of the Odd-Even scheme.

14 Nov 2019

Coaches on older Delhi metro lines to be fitted with new seats, digital screens

The Delhi Metro Red Line coaches were procured in 2002 and have completed more than 15 years of their 30-year life cycle.

14 Nov 2019

Onion prices make Delhiites shed tears again

In South Delhi, vegetable vendors said due to a shortage in supply, onions were being sold at Rs 120.

07 Nov 2019

Cycling plan goes off-track in Delhi

Plans to develop cycling infrastructure to promote non-motorised transport in the city and cut down on vehicular emissions, which add to the pollution cocktail dragging down air quality.

04 Nov 2019

Following free bus rides, Delhi women want free metro

Speaking to multiple women who availed free bus rides, The Morning Standard found that women across the national capital were elated about the new scheme.

31 Oct 2019