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CCTV cameras installed at sensitive areas under 44 police

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In a crime mapping survey conducted by Delhi Police, sensitive areas under 44 police stations in terms of crime against women have been identified and CCTV cameras installed in these areas. While talking about the measures taken post the Delhi gangrape in 2012, DCP (South) Ishwar Singh said that the cases of molestation and outraging …

Police seize demonetised currency notes of Rs 3.5 crore

Police seize demonetised currency notes

Delhi Police has seized over Rs 3.5 crore in high value demonetised currency notes from three persons in north Delhi’s Kashmere Gate area this evening. Police received a tip-off about three men carrying Rs 3.68 crore in a Honda City car and the special staff of north district detained them, said a senior police officer. …

Govt begins deregistration of 15 year-old diesel vehicles

Delhi-NCR Roads Jammed, Protest against Diesel Taxi Ban

Under intense pressure in the wake of health alarm due to grave pollution situation, the Delhi government today began phasing out diesel vehicles over 15 years old numbering around two lakh, while a ban was imposed on the bursting firecrackers. The latest directives, issued after a meeting chaired by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, came on …

Delhi breathing toxic air; situation remains alarming

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The atmosphere of Delhi has been the worst in the past week with smog enveloped all over the state. The condition of the national capital is worrisome as pollution is leading to serious health issues. The level of pollution in Delhi air has never been to this extent since past 17 years. The pollutants in …

Massive traffic jams due to JNU student’s protest, Dhanteras

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The national capital reeled under massive traffic jams because of JNU students’ protest outside the police headquarters over a student, Najeeb Ahmed, missing for the last 14 days, and a large number of shoppers on the occasion of Dhanteras. Major intersections like Dhaula Kuan, Mahipalpur, Badarpur, Mukarba Chowk, Laxmi Nagar, ITO, Akshardham Temple Road witnessed …

Odd-even car restrictions did not improve Delhi air

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As Delhi’s air quality begins to deteriorate with Diwali, new government data indicates that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government’s restrictions on cars based on odd-even number plates between January 1-15, 2016, and April 15-30, 2016-did not improve the air quality in the world’s 11th most polluted city. The main reason the odd-even system cannot …

Centre, Delhi take steps to check bird flu spread

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With reports of three more birds dying in the national capital, including one in Delhi zoo, both the Delhi and central governments on Wednesday geared up to contain further spread of avian flu. The number of birds dying due to bird flu has reached close to 70 in the national capital. The central government, in …