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Light rain in Delhi, minimum temperature rises due to cloud cover

The minimum temperature in Delhi is likely to rise to 9 degrees Celsius in the next two to three days under the influence of the western disturbance, the IMD said.
A man carrying an umbrella commutes during rains amid cold weather in New Delhi on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A man carrying an umbrella commutes during rains amid cold weather in New Delhi on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 09:29 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Placards, roses at traffic signals on Day 1 of govt campaign against pollution

Hundreds of environment marshals like Singh were deployed at 100 traffic signals across the national capital on Wednesday -- the first day of Delhi government’s awareness campaign, ‘red light on, gaadi off’ (red light on, ignition off) to reduce levels of vehicular emissions in the national capital.
A Civil Defence personnel offers a rose to a commuter during the launch of ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’’ campaign at ITO crossing in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A Civil Defence personnel offers a rose to a commuter during the launch of ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’’ campaign at ITO crossing in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 22, 2020 06:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Fewer bodies at crematoriums as Covid death count drops in Delhi

In north Delhi’s Nigambodh Ghat, also one of the city’s largest crematoriums, there were only four cremations of people who died of Covid-19 on Wednesday.
According to Saturday’s government health bulletin data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 was 10 deaths in the past 24 hours.(REUTERS)
According to Saturday’s government health bulletin data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 was 10 deaths in the past 24 hours.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama, New Delhi

Schools won’t reopen till Covid is beaten: Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister also announced that from next week the Delhi government will start sending oxygen concentrators to the homes of Covid-19 patients even if they have recovered from the disease.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked all stakeholders, including the Central government, the corona warriors and various organisations.(PTI)
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked all stakeholders, including the Central government, the corona warriors and various organisations.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 12:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySweta Goswami, New Delhi

Hutments washed away in overflowing drain near ITO; dramatic video goes viral

The force of the overflowing water was such that it took less than a minute for the jhuggis located along the banks of the drain to be swept away. On social media, videos of the incident were shared widely.
The drain, known as Sen Nursing Home Drain, comes under the jurisdiction of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.(HT Photo)
The drain, known as Sen Nursing Home Drain, comes under the jurisdiction of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 06:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShiv Sunny

To decongest busy ITO junction, traffic police seeks a detailed study from PWD

Traffic unit’s deputy commissioner of police (central range) Anita Roy on Tuesday wrote to PWD officials asking for a detailed study of the ITO junction and the area in a 4-5km radius around it.
The traffic police has asked the PWD to assess details such as the vehicular volume at the intersection during normal as well as peak hours. (Photo by Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The traffic police has asked the PWD to assess details such as the vehicular volume at the intersection during normal as well as peak hours. (Photo by Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 02:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra and Soumya Pillai, New Delhi

AIIMS sacks one, suspends another for swapping of dead bodies

An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Three of the persons who had died were Hindu and were taken to a crematorium before the van left for the ITO burial ground.
An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 08:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

Rising Covid deaths push Delhi’s largest cemetery at ITO to brink

The problem, the officials said, is that these bodies take up more space than other bodies, and the land they are buried in cannot be reused, unlike when other dead bodies are buried there.
Officials said bodies of deceased patients take up more space than other bodies and land they are buried in cannot be reused.
Officials said bodies of deceased patients take up more space than other bodies and land they are buried in cannot be reused.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 06:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama

Days after relaxation in lockdown norms, heavy traffic at Delhi’s ITO area

Several cars, two-wheelers, auto-rickshaws and a few buses were seen on the roads as people started going to their workplaces in the national capital amid the lockdown.
The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.(PTI)
The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.(PTI)
Published on May 22, 2020 01:59 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Delhi air ‘very poor’, may touch ‘severe’ by Friday morning

The air quality index (AQI) may plunge to the ‘severe’ band by Friday morning on account of low wind speed, ‘dense’ fog and a further drop in temperature.
A man rides his bicycle while wearing an anti-pollution mask amid dense fog on a cold winter morning, at NH-24, Mayur Vihar in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A man rides his bicycle while wearing an anti-pollution mask amid dense fog on a cold winter morning, at NH-24, Mayur Vihar in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 07:30 AM IST
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21 tax officials forced to retire over graft allegations

This time the action has been taken against corrupt Central Board of Direct Taxation officials in the rank of income-tax officers (ITO), they said.
The government on Tuesday forced another 21 tax officials to retire over allegations of corruption(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
The government on Tuesday forced another 21 tax officials to retire over allegations of corruption(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Published on Nov 27, 2019 02:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

21 Income-Tax Officers forced to retire over allegations of corruption

This time the action has been taken against corrupt CBDT officials belonging to the ‘Group-B’ cadre at the rank of income-tax officers (ITO)
(File photo)
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Updated on Nov 26, 2019 09:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Minor fire in 13th floor of sales tax building at Delhi’s ITO, doused

Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused in around 10 minutes.
A firefighter at the Sales Tax Office at Delhi’s ITO where a fire broke out on Thursday morning.(HT Photo)
A firefighter at the Sales Tax Office at Delhi’s ITO where a fire broke out on Thursday morning.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 09:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Traffic comes to a halt at ITO as policemen hit the streets

Senior traffic officials said the religious procession began in batches from 8pm and continued till late night. Vehicles were stopped to direct the crowd, including women and children, towards Karbala.
Heavy traffic near ITO due to the protest by police personnel on Tuesday.(Sanchit khanna/ht photo)
Heavy traffic near ITO due to the protest by police personnel on Tuesday.(Sanchit khanna/ht photo)
Updated on Nov 06, 2019 03:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

AQI tracking needs sound analysis, transparent process

The difficulty in credibly tracking air quality arises from problems with the underlying data.
It is important, however, to tread with caution and for governments to understand that they must adopt a systematic and transparent process to track air quality improvements over the years.(HT image)
It is important, however, to tread with caution and for governments to understand that they must adopt a systematic and transparent process to track air quality improvements over the years.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 08:00 PM IST
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New Delhi | BySantosh Harish, Kurinji Selvaraj and Mandakini Chandra

Delhi’s East-West corridor may be halved over land issues

As per the new plan, the six-lane corridor is now proposed to be built between Anand Vihar and Zakhira, covering a distance of around 20 km.
Facing land related obstacles, Delhi’s Public Works Department (PWD) has proposed to halve the length of the much-awaited East-West elevated corridor.(Amal KS/HT Photo (Representative image))
Facing land related obstacles, Delhi’s Public Works Department (PWD) has proposed to halve the length of the much-awaited East-West elevated corridor.(Amal KS/HT Photo (Representative image))
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra

Morning showers cause water-logging; traffic jams on Ring Road, Dhaula Kuan, Ashram chowk

According to details from the three civic bodies, water-logging occurred in the morning at 16 places under East Delhi Municipal Corporation, at 17 places in areas under North Delhi Municipal Corporation and at four places under the jurisdiction of South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, near Patparganj, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, near Patparganj, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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Central government employee found dead in his home with injuries to head, back

Police said the victim, Anand Singh, was found dead in a bedroom adjacent to the one in which his wife Sunita and three minor children were sleeping.
A 43-year-old senior auditor posted with the Director General of Audit (Central Expenditure) was found murdered with over half a dozen stab wounds to his head and back in his home in south Delhi’s Om Nagar near Meethapur in Badarpur early Saturday morning.
A 43-year-old senior auditor posted with the Director General of Audit (Central Expenditure) was found murdered with over half a dozen stab wounds to his head and back in his home in south Delhi’s Om Nagar near Meethapur in Badarpur early Saturday morning.
Updated on Jul 08, 2019 08:25 AM IST
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Two years ago, she had lost belongings in similar incident

Over the last few years, snatchers have been turning violent while targeting people on Delhi’s streets. In previous snatchings in which auto-rickshaw passengers have been targeted, a woman was left dead, one went into coma and several others left with severe injuries.
When Asha Mehra travels in an auto-rickshaw, she ensures that she sits in the middle of the seat, does not use her mobile phone and keep her handbag strapped firmly around her hand.(HT Photo)
When Asha Mehra travels in an auto-rickshaw, she ensures that she sits in the middle of the seat, does not use her mobile phone and keep her handbag strapped firmly around her hand.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 18, 2019 05:29 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByShiv Sunny

After Akshardham tragedy, Delhi traffic cops teach fire safety drills to motorists

On Tuesday, the traffic police personnel were quite busy at the ITO intersection in Central Delhi. But it was not fining erring drivers or directing traffic that kept them on their toes, rather they were busy imparting fire safety in vehicles lessons to motorists.
On Sunday, a fire incident in a car had claimed the lives of a 34-year-old woman and her two daughters near the Akshardham flyover in east Delhi.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
On Sunday, a fire incident in a car had claimed the lives of a 34-year-old woman and her two daughters near the Akshardham flyover in east Delhi.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 13, 2019 01:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

93 per cent Delhiites don’t know what AQI means: Survey

The respondents-- minimum 50 people each from the 10 localities-- did not know the meaning of AQI and when the air in the national capital is categorised as good, moderate, poor or severe.
Indian commuters drive amidst heavy smog along a road in New Delhi on January 17, 2019.(AFP)
Indian commuters drive amidst heavy smog along a road in New Delhi on January 17, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 08:40 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

National Herald case: AJL files appeal in HC against single judge order to vacate Delhi premises

Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), the publisher of National Herald newspaper, has approached the Delhi High Court challenging a single judge order asking it to vacate the premises in press enclave at ITO here.
The Delhi high court on Friday ordered its newspaper, National Herald, to vacate building within two weeks.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
The Delhi high court on Friday ordered its newspaper, National Herald, to vacate building within two weeks.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2019 03:53 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

ITO Skywalk impressive but it is not a substitute for ground access

Recent news reports say that the PWD is placing marshals to urge people to use the Pragati Maidan-ITO Skywalk, Delhi’s longest pedestrian bridge that cost the government Rs 55 crore.
A youngster clicks selfie at the Skywalk at ITO, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
A youngster clicks selfie at the Skywalk at ITO, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 11:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShivani Singh

Few takers for newly opened ITO skywalk in Delhi

An initial analysis by PWD expected around 30,000 pedestrians to use the skywalk every day. But since its inauguration, the combined footfalls at the longest pedestrian bridge in Delhi has only reached a few hundred.
Commuters walk on the ITO Skywalk after its inauguration for general public on Monday, at Tilak marg Chowk in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Commuters walk on the ITO Skywalk after its inauguration for general public on Monday, at Tilak marg Chowk in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 21, 2018 07:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai and Ashish Mishra

ITO skywalk opened; face-off between Centre, Delhi government continues

While inaugurating the skywalk at ITO in central Delhi, Union minister Hardeep Puri alleged that the state government created roadblocks in providing clearance for the Rs 54.84-crore project, a claim that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government rebutted.
A view of the ITO skywalk after its inauguration at Tilak Marg Chowk in New Delhi, on Monday, October 15, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A view of the ITO skywalk after its inauguration at Tilak Marg Chowk in New Delhi, on Monday, October 15, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 09:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

AAP, Centre trade barbs over skywalk at Delhi’s ITO ahead of its inauguration

No representative from the Delhi government has been invited for the launch of the project on October 15. The skywalk has been funded by the Centre and designed and constructed by Delhi government’s PWD department.
The skywalk at ITO in central Delhi, that will be opened on October 15, 2018 by Union minister Hardeep Puri, has become mired in controversy with Delhi’s AAP government and the Centre trading charges over its inauguration.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
The skywalk at ITO in central Delhi, that will be opened on October 15, 2018 by Union minister Hardeep Puri, has become mired in controversy with Delhi’s AAP government and the Centre trading charges over its inauguration.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 03:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByGulam Jeelani

Traffic stands still in Delhi as one lakh protesters march through its streets

Police were reportedly caught unprepared despite being informed about the protest march a week in advance.
Over a lakh farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital to demand remunerative prices for farm produce, loan waiver and a minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 a month.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Over a lakh farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital to demand remunerative prices for farm produce, loan waiver and a minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 a month.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 03:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

ITO skywalk may be ready by October

A skywalk under construction around the busy ITO crossing in central Delhi is likely to be ready for use by September-end or early October, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday.
PWD minister Satyendra Jain and deputy CM Manish Sisodia inspect the skywalk.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
PWD minister Satyendra Jain and deputy CM Manish Sisodia inspect the skywalk.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 26, 2018 01:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Tricolour sells like hot cakes ahead of Independence Day in Delhi

From about a week before Independence Day, traffic signals across the city started bustling with hawkers who ditched their regular merchandise for the tricolour.
If the flags are not sold by August 15, they have to be stored until next year.(PTI photo)
If the flags are not sold by August 15, they have to be stored until next year.(PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 03:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Delhi’s first ‘mega skywalk’ to open next month

The skywalk will connect roads at the W-point with the Pragati Maidan Metro station in ITO
ITO is one of the most congested areas in Delhi, and the skywalk hopes to remedy that.(Sushil Kumar/ HT Photo)
ITO is one of the most congested areas in Delhi, and the skywalk hopes to remedy that.(Sushil Kumar/ HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 11:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra
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