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According to government estimates, a full six acres will be needed for setting a 1 MW [or, 1000 kW] solar plant, which would be capable of generating over 1.2 million units of electricity annually, under the scheme.(Representative image)

Delhi govt gets farmers’ consent to set up solar power plant in 9 villages

By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:50 AM IST
In July 2018, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi had announced the Mukhyamantri Kisan Aay Badhotri Yojana – a scheme to increase income of farmers by setting up solar plants in their agriculture land, which would also enhance power production in the Capital.
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While the Delhi Metro station is located on Aurobindo Marg, INA-RRTS station will be located near DDA’s headquarters on Barapullah road.(REUTERS)
While the Delhi Metro station is located on Aurobindo Marg, INA-RRTS station will be located near DDA’s headquarters on Barapullah road.(REUTERS)

INA to become a major hub with RRTS, Metro stations

By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:42 AM IST
Last year, the NCRTC had changed location of its station on the RRTS corridor from Jangpura to INA to provide seamless connectivity with two of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s (DMRC) corridors -- Yellow line (Huda City Centre to Samayapur Badli) and Pink line (Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar).
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Municipal officials said as per Solid Waste Management Rules 2016, waste segregation should be done at the source both in commercial and residential areas(Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)
Municipal officials said as per Solid Waste Management Rules 2016, waste segregation should be done at the source both in commercial and residential areas(Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)

South corp to award 10 Lakh to RWAs segregating 100% waste at source

By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:33 AM IST
The civic body on Tuesday moved a proposal to carry out development works up to 10 lakh in the colony or society where 100% waste segregation is done at source.
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Apart from the death penalty, the man was also awarded life imprisonment for murder (IPC Section 302) and seven years’ imprisonment for destruction of evidence (IPC Section 201).(Representative image)
Apart from the death penalty, the man was also awarded life imprisonment for murder (IPC Section 302) and seven years’ imprisonment for destruction of evidence (IPC Section 201).(Representative image)

Ghaziabad court awards death to man for rape and murder of 2-yr-old girl

UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:11 AM IST
According to the prosecution, the crime took place on the night of October 19, 2020, when the convict , who is a colleague of the girl’s father, went to their house and took away the child from her mother on pretext of taking her to a nearby shop.
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The government statement further said that at least 2,000 more construction workers will receive 10,00 each in the coming weeks.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
The government statement further said that at least 2,000 more construction workers will receive 10,00 each in the coming weeks.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Govt disburses Covid grant of 10K each to 407 more construction workers

UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:00 AM IST
These 407 construction workers had registered under the state’s building and other construction workers welfare board till September 30, 2018.
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The flight had to be diverted to Nagpur because of the medical emergency. (HT Photo)
The flight had to be diverted to Nagpur because of the medical emergency. (HT Photo)

8-year-old girl on Lucknow-Mumbai GoAir flight suffers cardiac arrest, dies

By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:57 AM IST
An eight-year-old girl, travelling from Lucknow to Mumbai on GoAir flight G8307, died after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest mid-air
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Gandhi’s 16-feet high bronze statue in a meditating posture, sculpted by Ram Sutar, was unveiled by then President Shanker Dayal Sharma on October 2, 1993.(ANI Photo)
Gandhi’s 16-feet high bronze statue in a meditating posture, sculpted by Ram Sutar, was unveiled by then President Shanker Dayal Sharma on October 2, 1993.(ANI Photo)

New Parliament building: Gandhi statue hurriedly shifted, move raises eyebrows

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:55 AM IST
Initial plan was to do so during the one-month gap between the first and the second part of Budget Session that begins on Jan 29
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The Shiv Sena, in an editorial by Sanjay Raut, in party mouthpiece Saamana, said the reports of Chinese incursion are “shocking”. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Shiv Sena, in an editorial by Sanjay Raut, in party mouthpiece Saamana, said the reports of Chinese incursion are “shocking”. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

India awaits action against Chinese incursion in Arunachal similar to one against Pakistan: Shiv Sena

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:52 AM IST
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday raised concerns over reports of China building a village in Arunachal Pradesh and asked if the Centre will bring down the Chinese village in the north eastern state
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Bombay high court.
Bombay high court.

No offence in merely attending dance bar: Bombay HC strikes down FIR against two Mumbai residents

By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:51 AM IST
Bombay high court last week struck down the prosecution of two dance bar customers, observing that no offence was committed by them by merely visiting the bar where purportedly obscene dance moves were being performed by some girls
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Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. (HT FILE)
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. (HT FILE)

Maharashtra cabinet allows govt bodies to use private banks, but for limited use

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:51 AM IST
A statement from the chief minister’s office (CMO) on the cabinet decision said those bodies which opt for private banking service can avail online services through the bank. However, they must ensure that the bank does not charge any additional fees for these services.
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