The proposal regarding redevelopment of the two lawns at India Gate, owned by the central public works department (CPWD), was tabled before the Delhi Urban Arts Commission meeting on November 8. It included constructing musical fountains in the ponds,... read more
Diwali is the biggest Hindu festival of the year, when firecrackers are traditionally let off. Major monuments including the India Gate and Red Fort were hidden by a toxic haze the next morning. read more
The Central Public Works Department, which scraped off the top layer of asphalt on the 200-metre-long stretch between Akbar Road and Ashoka Road, has been struggling to complete the work due to intermittent rain the past week. read more
Harish Kumar had just returned from the river, a mini-loudspeaker in hand, after a two-hour patrol, warning people to stay away from the swelling Yamuna, when his phone rang. The caller was a policeman who told him that a man was suspected to have drowned near Sonia Vihar in northeast Delhi. Kumar urgently took down the address and instructed his team of divers stationed not far away from the site to rush.
A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said every building site shows a picture of what is being constructed, but the construction at the India Gate roundabout in the Lutyens’ zone is being carried out in a secret manner... read more
The Indian Navy’s all-woman crew of the INSV Tarini pays homage at India Gate in New Delhi. The six-member crew returned to Goa on May 21 after successfully circumnavigating the globe, on a 55ft sailboat in 254 days with 199 days at sea.