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Air pollution: Builders' body moves SC against construction ban in Delhi-NCR

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

DMRC Plans To Install More Anti-Smog Guns To Curb Pollution At Its Sites

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With the national capital battling high pollution levels, the Delhi Metro has planned to install more anti-smog guns at its project sites, officials said on Sunday.


Delhi Air Pollution: Light Rains Bring Slight Relief

The air quality in the national capital improved marginally on Friday due to light rains in the city and adjoining areas.

Uphaar Cinema Fire: Court Dismisses Ansals' Plea To Suspend Their Jail Term In Evidence Tampering Case

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the pleas of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal seeking suspension of their 7-year jail terms awarded for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives.


Air Quality Panel For Delhi Issues New Orders; Edu Institutions To Be Shut

In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre's air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education.

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02 December, 2021

SC asks Centre, Delhi Govt To Come Out With Suggestion To Control Air Pollution Within 24hours

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Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".


01 December, 2021

Delhi Municipal Corporation Proposes Cleanliness Drive For Connaught Place Corridors, Bus Terminus Near Shivaji Stadium

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In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and to tackle other issues in the health sector in New Delhi area, the civic body has approved framing, revision, and amendment of recruitment rules for allopathy, ayurvedic, homeopathy, dental, veterinary and Unani cadres to bridge the gap of medical and paramedical staff apart from taking up redevelopment projects.


01 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: November Month's AQI Worst In 7 Years, No 'Good' Quality Days

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Delhi saw 11 'severe' air quality days in November this year, the highest in the month since 2015, Central Pollution Control Board data stated. Pollution reaches its peak in the winters of Delhi.


30 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Petitioner In HC Seeks 15 Lakh Damages, Matter Listed

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Delhi High Court: A petitioner sought Rs 15 lakh as compensation for “specific and exemplary damages” caused to him due to the Air pollution in Delhi. The matter is listed on 6th December.


30 November, 2021

Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain Plea To Ban Salman Khurshid’s Book

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government to ban the sale and publication of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book “Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times”.


29 November, 2021

Strong Winds Cleans Up Delhi's Polluted Lungs

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Physical classes in schools, colleges and other educational institutions resumed and government offices have reopened in Delhi


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29 November, 2021

Centre Re-imposes Ban On Construction Activities In Delhi And NCR Due To Poor Air Quality

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The apex court in its November 24 order had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) and directed the states to provide subsistence to workers from the funds collected as labour-cess for the period during which such activities are prohibited.


29 November, 2021

Ad Shoot At Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib: DSGMC Urges MEA To Take Up Issue With Pak Govt

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The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, demanding him to take up with the Pakistan government the issue of a business promotion agency using the premises of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib for promotion of women apparel.


29 November, 2021

Pollution: SC Seeks Responses From UoI, Delhi, NCR States On Compliance Of AQM Panel Directions

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The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to respond to issues related to construction activities including the Central Vista project under its domain besides asking Delhi and NCR states to file their replies to show compliance of directions issued by the commission on air quality management to curb pollution.


29 November, 2021

Air Pollution: Ban On Construction, Demolition Activities To Continue Till Further Orders: Gopal Rai

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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Monday said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels.


29 November, 2021

Manish Sisodia Asks Channi To Release List Of 250 Schools ‘Transformed’ By Punjab Govt

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday asked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to name 250 schools in the state transformed by his regime to compare the reforms and developments in the schools run by both the governments.


27 November, 2021

Cannot Be In Situation Where It Is Difficult To Implement Laws: Rijiju

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One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.


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27 November, 2021

Legislature Doesn't Conduct Studies To Assess Impact Of Laws It Passes: CJI

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Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, and this sometimes leads to big issues.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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