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Minimum temperature drops below 3 degree Celsius in parts of Delhi, icy winds continue

The mercury plunged to 2.7 degrees Celsius at Jafarpur. It settled at 3.5 degrees Celsius and 3.8 degrees Celsius at Ayanagar and Lodhi Road weather stations, the IMD said. 
A man wrapped in a blanket walks on the old Yamuna bridge amid cold weather, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A man wrapped in a blanket walks on the old Yamuna bridge amid cold weather, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 18, 2020 10:59 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai

Delhi: Man rams car through Safdarjung Tomb gate; he was drunk, says police

While no one was injured in the accident, a stone information board and the car were damaged
It was reported that a car approaching from Lodhi Road rammed through the main entrance gate of the Safdarjung Tomb. The car was speeding and it further went on to hit the stone information board.(Sourced)
It was reported that a car approaching from Lodhi Road rammed through the main entrance gate of the Safdarjung Tomb. The car was speeding and it further went on to hit the stone information board.(Sourced)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 10:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Delhiwale: An oasis of the mind

Lodhi Road has become truly fantastic since part of its pavement has been decked up with benches—it happened not long before the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.
A gentleman, sitting on one of the nearby benches, is found insulting the area’s charm by gazing exclusively at his mobile phone screen.
A gentleman, sitting on one of the nearby benches, is found insulting the area’s charm by gazing exclusively at his mobile phone screen.
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 07:30 AM IST
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By Mayank Austen Soofi

Experts sound caution over Delhi’s new tree policy

The survival rate of transplanted trees is very low while the process itself incurs a high cost and so the 80% target set under the policy is not achievable, the experts cautioned.
MCD workers clear the road where a sacred fig (Peepal) tree had fallen yesterday evening and damaged few cars in Daryaganj, New Delhi on Friday, October 2, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
MCD workers clear the road where a sacred fig (Peepal) tree had fallen yesterday evening and damaged few cars in Daryaganj, New Delhi on Friday, October 2, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 03:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi

IMD predicts widespread rain in Delhi, monsoon deficit drops

Data shows that the Safdarjung Observatory, representative of the national Capital’s weather, observed a rainfall surplus of 8.9%, Palam received a surplus of 7.2% and Lodhi Road received a rainfall surplus of 19.1% between June 1 and August 17.
Scientists at IMD said that even though the monthly rainfall statistics for August still show a 23% deficit, there is a forecast of heavy rain on August 18, 19, and 20, and the deficit could well be covered in the next few days.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Scientists at IMD said that even though the monthly rainfall statistics for August still show a 23% deficit, there is a forecast of heavy rain on August 18, 19, and 20, and the deficit could well be covered in the next few days.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 12:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi

Rain likely in Delhi over next few days, light showers in NCR: Met

Between 5.30pm on Wednesday and 2.30pm on Thursday, the station recorded 83.8mm of rain, the highest since 95.2mm on August 21, 2013.
Delhi’s Safdarjung station recorded the highest rain for August in 24 hours since 2013 on Wednesday evening and Thursday night.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Delhi’s Safdarjung station recorded the highest rain for August in 24 hours since 2013 on Wednesday evening and Thursday night.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 08:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi records intense rain spell on Wednesday, heavy rain forecast for NCR

Parts of Delhi recorded an intense spell of rain on Wednesday evening. It started raining in different parts of the city around 6pm when light to moderate category (2.5 to 35.5 mm) rain was recorded.
Delhi had a rain deficiency of 35% as on Wednesday which is likely to improve substantially on Thursday when Wednesday evening’s rain is accounted for.(ANI/Twitter)
Delhi had a rain deficiency of 35% as on Wednesday which is likely to improve substantially on Thursday when Wednesday evening’s rain is accounted for.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 01:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Delhi covers monsoon deficiency in four days

The monsoon deficiency since June 1, which was 29% until Tuesday, was lessened to -16% on Friday, according to the latest data released by India Meteorological Department (IMD) authorities.
Usually, an excess of 19% to deficiency of -19% is considered to be under normal category by IMD.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Usually, an excess of 19% to deficiency of -19% is considered to be under normal category by IMD.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 04:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Delhi records 50 per cent excess rainfall in July

Heavy rains drenched the city on Wednesday, inundating many areas and affecting traffic movement. 
Delhi received this season’s first spell of heavy rains on Sunday which submerged low-lying areas in waist-deep water.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi received this season’s first spell of heavy rains on Sunday which submerged low-lying areas in waist-deep water.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 04:04 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Monsoon deficit drops as Delhi records heavy rain again

Delhi’s rain deficiency since June 1 was 43% until Tuesday, but reduced to 29% the following day and is likely to lessen further by the evening.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, at NH 24 near Mayur Vihar 2, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, at NH 24 near Mayur Vihar 2, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Delhi receives moderate rain but monsoon deficit yet to reduce

Safdarjung, Lodhi Road and Palam received 24.2mm, 27.8mm and 23mm of rain on Tuesday respectively, according to the Regional Meteorological Centre. These stations received 1-2 cm rain in the short span of 45 minutes according to RMC, Delhi.
A man pushes his cycle amid heavy rain at Nizamuddin in New Delhi on July 21, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A man pushes his cycle amid heavy rain at Nizamuddin in New Delhi on July 21, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 01:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi runs for cover as record July rain hits city

The Safdarjung, Delhi Ridge and Lodhi Road observatories recorded 74.8mm; 86mm and 81.2mm of rainfall respectively.
A couple of camels seen along the water logged Ring Road after an early morning heavy rain spell, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A couple of camels seen along the water logged Ring Road after an early morning heavy rain spell, in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 01:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Thundershowers lash Delhi; cold spell to continue for 20 days, says IMD

Flight schedules went awry at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport due to the sudden change in weather. National carrier Air India in a statement requested passengers to arrive at the airport well in advance for departures.
The minimum temperature recorded by the IMD in Delhi on Friday was 14 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was 22 degrees.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
The minimum temperature recorded by the IMD in Delhi on Friday was 14 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was 22 degrees.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 05:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi breathing foul air as major pollutants in ‘poor’ category

Delhi’s overall AQI on Sunday was 305, which was in ‘very poor’ category.
Delhi has been witnessing poor air quality since Sunday.(File Photo/AP)
Delhi has been witnessing poor air quality since Sunday.(File Photo/AP)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 09:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi AQI improves, but still in ‘very poor’ category

The national capital remained engulfed in dense fog on Wednesday morning when visibility remained zero till 8 am.
Delhi is breathing very poor air on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Delhi is breathing very poor air on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 10:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi shivers at 9.4 degrees Celsius, is coldest December day in 119 years

Delhi on Sunday registered its 16th successive “severe cold day”, the longest spell of such weather conditions in December in the past 22 years.
N Commuters move amid dense fog on a cold morning, at Modi Mill flyover, in New Delhi on Monday, December 30, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
N Commuters move amid dense fog on a cold morning, at Modi Mill flyover, in New Delhi on Monday, December 30, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 30, 2019 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

After Diwali, Delhi’s residential areas may be more polluted than industrial ones

On Saturday, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar), the Union ministry of earth science’s weather and air pollution forecast wing, issued a list of ‘hot spots’ (highly polluted areas) post-Diwali, and it comprised mostly residential areas, owing to the anticipated impact of cracker bursting.
Experts say residential areas could see the maximum spike in particulate matter (PM), as opposed to the industrial areas(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Experts say residential areas could see the maximum spike in particulate matter (PM), as opposed to the industrial areas(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 04:30 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi

Raped for over 1 year by BJP leader Chinmayanand: Student

Addressing media persons here, she claimed that the Shahjahanpur police was not registering the rape case.
File photo of Swami Chinmayanand. He has been accused of raping and sexually exploiting an engineering student in Saharanpur.(HT photo)
File photo of Swami Chinmayanand. He has been accused of raping and sexually exploiting an engineering student in Saharanpur.(HT photo)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 01:47 AM IST
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Shahjahanpur | By HT Correspondent

Delhiwale: House of shadows

A recent addition to a family’s home.
One disadvantage of the newly-acquired cover is that the shadows of tree leaves thrown on the yellow plastic awning at night by the nearby streetlight frighten the small boy.(HT Photo)
One disadvantage of the newly-acquired cover is that the shadows of tree leaves thrown on the yellow plastic awning at night by the nearby streetlight frighten the small boy.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 27, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi

Delhiwale: The love life of Ghalib street

Ghalib Street begins at Lodhi Road and ends a few hundred metres further south at the marble tomb of Mirza Ghalib, the great 19th century Urdu poet.
Seema and Nasir Nabi run a snacks stall in Ghalib street in central Delhi.(HT Photo)
Seema and Nasir Nabi run a snacks stall in Ghalib street in central Delhi.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi

2019 polls: Noida versus Lodhi road

This poll is about who will dominate power in the future and whose idea of India will reign supreme
This Lok Sabha election is a war between the old urban power centre and the new upcoming challengers(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
This Lok Sabha election is a war between the old urban power centre and the new upcoming challengers(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Published on May 02, 2019 09:15 PM IST
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Robbers try to steal auto amid road scuffle, get caught

According to police, around 6pm, the autorickshaw, which belongs to one Mohammad Ismail from Moradabad in UP, rammed a scooter near Lodhi Road after which both the riders got into a scuffle.
The accused took advantage of a road rage and took away the keys of the auto, however they before they could run away with the auto, they were caught.(HT PHOTO)
The accused took advantage of a road rage and took away the keys of the auto, however they before they could run away with the auto, they were caught.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 02, 2019 08:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

A camouflage cap has nothing to do with cricket Why play to a different gallery?

Even at the worst of times, sport has played the role of a healer despite the war metaphors that are freely attached to it
Virat Kohli leads his team out, all wearing camouflage caps, during the series between India and Australia in Ranchi.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli leads his team out, all wearing camouflage caps, during the series between India and Australia in Ranchi.(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kunal Pradhan

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 | By Press Trust of India

Director of top sports body among six in CBI custody in corruption case, raids still on

The CBI arrested Sports Authority of India director SK Sharma, junior accounts officer Harinder Prasad, supervisor Lalit Jolly and UDC VK Sharma, besides private contractor Mandeep Ahuja and his employee Yunus.
CBI officials reached SAI headquarters at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium around 5 pm and sealed the entire premises for search and questioning of staffers, SAI sources said.(Picture for representation)
CBI officials reached SAI headquarters at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium around 5 pm and sealed the entire premises for search and questioning of staffers, SAI sources said.(Picture for representation)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 09:03 PM IST
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Delhi air quality slightly better, but still ‘poor’

The pollution levels recorded at Delhi’s Lodhi road on Wednesday morning showed PM 10 level at 289, which is ‘poor’ category and PM 2.5 level at 325 in ‘very poor’ category.
Late night winds and rain on Wednesday brought some relief for Delhiites from the toxic air quality that was in ‘severe’ category on Tuesday.(PTI)
Late night winds and rain on Wednesday brought some relief for Delhiites from the toxic air quality that was in ‘severe’ category on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 10:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Four Delhi flyovers set for repair next year

The four are the Lodhi Road flyover on Lala Lajpat Rai Road, the Oberoi flyover on Zakir Hussain Marg, the Chirag Dilli flyover on Outer Ring Road, and the ISBT Kashmere Gate flyover.
ISBT Kashmere Gate and Chirag Dilli flyovers witness about 250,000-300,000 vehicles a day, traffic police data reveals. About 150,000-200,000 vehicles use Lodhi Road and Oberoi flyovers daily.(HT File Photo)
ISBT Kashmere Gate and Chirag Dilli flyovers witness about 250,000-300,000 vehicles a day, traffic police data reveals. About 150,000-200,000 vehicles use Lodhi Road and Oberoi flyovers daily.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2018 07:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia

Rahul Gandhi courts arrest at big CBI protest, spends 50 minutes at police station

The Congress, which marched from Dayal Singh College on Lodhi Road to the CBI headquarters about a kilometre away, has termed the move against Verma “illegal and unconstitutional”.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi led opposition protest again the Centre over midnight powershift in CBI(HT photo/ Vipin Kumar)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi led opposition protest again the Centre over midnight powershift in CBI(HT photo/ Vipin Kumar)
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

More showers expected in Delhi today even as city wades through waterlogged roads

Intermittent rains are expected on Monday too, with a possibility of one or two spells of heavy rain in some parts of Delhi.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road near Turkman Gate in central Delhi.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road near Turkman Gate in central Delhi.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2018 07:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Temperature rises in Delhi, Met predicts partly cloudy sky on Tuesday

The maximum and minimum temperatures in Delhi on Tuesday are likely to hover around 41 and 31 degrees Celsius respectively.
A street trader selling pigeon feed waits for customers as temperature soars in New Delhi on June 03.(PTI Photo)
A street trader selling pigeon feed waits for customers as temperature soars in New Delhi on June 03.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 08:37 PM IST
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