Delhi chief secretary Vijay Dev has directed the PWD to coordinate with agencies like NDMC, MCDs, DJB and DSIIDC to address waterlogging in the city and asked them to work as a team failing which responsibility will be fixed, officials said Sunday.
The capital recorded 12% excess rainfall at its base station, Safdarjung, in July. However, it was not enough to make up for the overall rainfall deficit for the season, that at present stands at 25%.
A spate of crimes against children around Kirari and Prem Nagar in northwest Delhi has spurred Delhi Police to put the entire area under CCTV surveillance, and 650 cameras are being installed to monitor the entrance and exits of residential colonies there.
With Covid-19 infection spread slowing in the city, 34 areas were removed from the list of containment zones on Saturday, but six new ones were added. With this reorganisation, the total number of zones came down from 100 to 72.
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Kite flying is an integral part of Independence Day celebrations in Delhi, but this decades-old tradition can be hazardous, even fatal, when metal coated manjha (kite string) is used.
Delhi recorded 961 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday taking the infection tally to over 1.37 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 4,004, authorities said.
Four people including an ice-cream vendor were injured when a woman driving a BMW car ran into them near Kailash Colony.
The LG had on Friday overturned the elected government's decision to allow hotels and weekly markets to open.The government will resend the proposal to the LG on Tuesday.
Delhi government on Saturday reduced the number of containment zones from 715 to 496 following extensive assessment of the sealed areas in the last two days.
When a woman hired a cab on Thursday night, she hadn't quite reckoned she would be fighting with a carjacker and even get him caught.