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L-G Anil Baijal and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal arrive for the Budget session at the Delhi assembly on Monday. Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO

Ashram underpass gets revised June deadline

UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 03:51 AM IST
  • In the outcome budget, which was also presented on Monday, the government said that 40% of the work on the underpass was completed until December last year.
The police in Sagar said they are investigating the matter and further action will be taken after a magisterial enquiry.(Representative Photo)
The police in Sagar said they are investigating the matter and further action will be taken after a magisterial enquiry.(Representative Photo)

Tribal dies in Madhya Pradesh, family members allege harassment by forest officer

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar/Guna | By Anupam Pateriya and Yogendra Lumba | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 08:12 AM IST
The villagers staged a protest in Sagar district on Sunday, placing the dead body of a tribal on the road. They were demanding FIR against the forest officer who has been suspended.
Commuters try to make their way through a waterlogged road near Ramlila Maidan on Sunday. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Commuters try to make their way through a waterlogged road near Ramlila Maidan on Sunday. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Civic bodies, PWD say pumps and machines being deployed at flooding-prone points

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 03:49 AM IST
While the three civic bodies said they had completed desilting of drains last month, the PWD said a few drains are left to be covered and that the coronavirus disease has delayed the cleaning of drains since resources had to be diverted to fight the pandemic.
Migrant workers on the banks of the Yamuna before they were moved to shelters.
Migrant workers on the banks of the Yamuna before they were moved to shelters.

Delhi govt says construction work can resume if labour is available on site

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 04:08 AM IST
A senior PWD official, on the condition of anonymity, however, said that a large number of workers have gone to their villages or towns.
People whose homes were totally damaged will get Rs15 lakh compensation from the govt.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
People whose homes were totally damaged will get Rs15 lakh compensation from the govt.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Standing on shaky grounds, Delhi riots victims try to rebuild homes and lives

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami and Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 06:16 AM IST
The Delhi government had tasked the Public Works Department (PWD) to assess the extent of damage to properties and structural stability of these buildings.
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State fails to release 40 cr for Goindwal jail; another deadline likely to be missed

Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran | By Anil Sharma
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 10:19 PM IST
The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk was earlier scheduled to be completed by March this year.(HT file)
The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk was earlier scheduled to be completed by March this year.(HT file)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Chandni Chowk revamp project gets new May 2020 deadline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 09:44 AM IST
Delhi Assembly Election 2020: The redevelopment of Chandni Chowk has been ongoing since December 2018 and was earlier scheduled to be completed by March 2020.
The flyover near Hyatt Regency had developed cracks in its expansion joints.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The flyover near Hyatt Regency had developed cracks in its expansion joints.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Traffic police asks PWD to close U-turn near new RTR flyover

New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai and Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 02:09 AM IST
The Delhi Traffic Police has written to the Public Works Department (PWD) requesting them to remove the U-turn on the stretch, which is becoming the reason for traffic jams on the Outer Ring Road near Subroto Park.
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))

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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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.
To improve pedestrian access in arterial roads, the Public Works Department (PWD) has approved the construction of two bridges for walkers in south and west Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
To improve pedestrian access in arterial roads, the Public Works Department (PWD) has approved the construction of two bridges for walkers in south and west Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Two bridges sanctioned in west and south Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 11:33 PM IST
One foot over-bridge (FOB) will be constructed on the busy Mehrauli-Badarpur Road and the other one would come up at Rohtak Road (National Highway-10) in west Delhi.
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)

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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent.
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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.
Delhi monsoon problems.(HT Photo)
Delhi monsoon problems.(HT Photo)

Opinion: Plan required to tackle monsoon problems

Hindustan Times | By Pushpa Girimaji
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 05:31 AM IST
The high court urged the government to think out of the box and take immediate measures to ensure that rains did not pose any problem or risk to the citizens.
A senior PWD official, who is familiar with the project, confirmed the development and said that redevelopment of the stretch was very much required as the road witnesses a heavy vehicular and pedestrian movement.(HT Photo)
A senior PWD official, who is familiar with the project, confirmed the development and said that redevelopment of the stretch was very much required as the road witnesses a heavy vehicular and pedestrian movement.(HT Photo)

1.7km stretch in Delhi’s CR Park to become a ‘model street’

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:34 AM IST
The residents under the aegis of CR Park Green Community Initiative, a group of residents and urban planners, have tied up with government agencies such as Public Works Department (PWD) and the Delhi traffic police to develop Bipin Chandra Pal Road into a “model street”.
A pothole ridden road in New Delhi.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo (Representational))
A pothole ridden road in New Delhi.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo (Representational))

PWD to redevelop 2 major road stretches in Delhi

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 02:52 AM IST
An estimate of Rs7.25 crore has been sanctioned by the government for road redevelopment work.
As per the proposed plan, four underpasses and two flyovers will come up on the 11.2-km-long road.(Mohd Zakir/ HT File photo)
As per the proposed plan, four underpasses and two flyovers will come up on the 11.2-km-long road.(Mohd Zakir/ HT File photo)

Plan to decongest MB Road, linking Gurugram to Delhi, underway

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 07:49 AM IST
Delhi Metro’s Tughlakabad-Airport line, which is part of Metro’s Phase-4 expansion, is falling on the stretch that’s why such an arrangement has been worked out.
New Delhi, India - Sept. 7, 2017: xxxxxxx in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Sept. 7, 2017: xxxxxxx in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

Delhi High Court seeks answers on manual scavenging

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:06 AM IST
A bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice Jyoti Singh said the affidavit should also highlight compliance with the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act and rehabilitation of manual scavengers.
Commuters wading through the waterlogged Heritage Street in Amritsar on Thursday.(SAMEER SEHGAL/HT)
Commuters wading through the waterlogged Heritage Street in Amritsar on Thursday.(SAMEER SEHGAL/HT)

Three months after repair, Amritsar’s Mall Road caves in following 1-hr rain

HindustanTimes, Amristar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 02:55 PM IST
The sorry state of affairs can be attributed to the poor quality of repair material used by the Amritsar Municipal Corporation (MC) and their lack of preparedness to tackle water-logging during rain.
The alleged killer, Ratiram, also suspected the couple of trying to electrocute him, which prompted him to attack the couple with a baton, said Chinmoy Biswal, deputy commissioner of police (South East).(HT Photo)
The alleged killer, Ratiram, also suspected the couple of trying to electrocute him, which prompted him to attack the couple with a baton, said Chinmoy Biswal, deputy commissioner of police (South East).(HT Photo)

Woman attacked, killed by relative in south Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The incident took place around 1.30am on Thursday, when a “drunk” Ratiram was walking towards his jhuggi. “He happened to step on a live wire and receive an electric shock.
Construction material beneath the newly constructed RTR flyover, parallel to the existing one.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Construction material beneath the newly constructed RTR flyover, parallel to the existing one.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Debris causing traffic snarls near RTR flyover

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:07 AM IST
One of the most delayed infrastructure projects in Delhi, the new three-lane RTR flyover will start from Munirka petrol pump and end before NH-8, close to the R&R hospital at Subroto Park.
The New Palam Vihar and Palam Vihar colonies are connected by a road that crosses the Delhi-Gurgaon railway track at Bajghera.(Yogesh Kumar/HTphoto)
The New Palam Vihar and Palam Vihar colonies are connected by a road that crosses the Delhi-Gurgaon railway track at Bajghera.(Yogesh Kumar/HTphoto)

Bajghera underpass to miss June 15 deadline

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 04:53 AM IST
PWD says delay caused due to shifting utilities, sets July-end deadline; the road connects Gurugram with Delhi and see heavy local traffic
Though the government is yet to give a date for the inauguration, officials said that the facility is likely to be inaugurated by the end of this month.(HT Photo)
Though the government is yet to give a date for the inauguration, officials said that the facility is likely to be inaugurated by the end of this month.(HT Photo)

Save 20 mins travelling from South Delhi to IGIA soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 07:46 AM IST
A 2.7km three-lane flyover parallel to the existing RTR flyover — which has missed at least six deadlines over almost three years — will be ready for use in the next ten days, Public Works Department (PWD) officials said.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure on the encroachments around the Kushak drain and directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to remove them at the earliest.(HT File)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure on the encroachments around the Kushak drain and directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to remove them at the earliest.(HT File)

Delhi High Court tells agencies to inspect Kushak drain, remove encroachments

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 04:18 AM IST
A bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice Jyoti Singh also directed the Public Works Department (PWD) and SDMC to inspect the area together and highlight the action taken by them after cleaning the drain.
With Delhi Assembly elections expected to be scheduled for February or March next year, officials involved in planning the event said that the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) flagship projects will be showcased(HTPhotos)
With Delhi Assembly elections expected to be scheduled for February or March next year, officials involved in planning the event said that the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) flagship projects will be showcased(HTPhotos)

Three-day event to showcase AAP govt’s achievements

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:59 AM IST
The Delhi chief secretary’s office has also issued a circular asking every department of the Delhi government to prepare their respective proposals for the event.
The dual access one-way underpass will begin near Springdales School on Benito Juarez Road and will pass under the South Campus Metro Station on the Ring Road(HTPhoto)
The dual access one-way underpass will begin near Springdales School on Benito Juarez Road and will pass under the South Campus Metro Station on the Ring Road(HTPhoto)

San Martin underpass is half done, will miss sixth deadline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 06:44 AM IST
The three-lane underpass, near Venkteshwara College, being constructed by the Public Works Department (PWD), has been delayed due to shifting utilities, and the complex construction work.
Around 500-600 tonne of malba is lifted from areas under the North civic body daily.(HT FILE)
Around 500-600 tonne of malba is lifted from areas under the North civic body daily.(HT FILE)

North body begins night vigils to check dumping of debris

By Baishali Adak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 07:40 AM IST
Already, two trucks have been seized at Ram Nagar in Paharganj area since Thursday, and such vehicles are being fined 4000- 5000 per tonne of the malba they are dumping illegally.
A view of a central verge on Alaknanda road in South Delhi which has been on hold since July 2015 following a stay order by Supreme Court at Greater Kailash 2 in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan / Hindustan Times)
A view of a central verge on Alaknanda road in South Delhi which has been on hold since July 2015 following a stay order by Supreme Court at Greater Kailash 2 in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan / Hindustan Times)

NGT approval sought to repair GK-II median

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 05:41 AM IST
The Delhi government now plans to ask the NGT for permission to allow multiple exits on the stretch, as demanded by the residents and schools to ensure smooth flow of traffic.
Two years down the line, work on 11 of the 77 stretches is 70% complete, said traffic police, which is coordinating the project. While these were identified as priority stretches, work on the rest is being carried out in a piecemeal fashion.(HTPhotos)
Two years down the line, work on 11 of the 77 stretches is 70% complete, said traffic police, which is coordinating the project. While these were identified as priority stretches, work on the rest is being carried out in a piecemeal fashion.(HTPhotos)

Plan to decongest 77 roads off to a slow start

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:14 AM IST
On Thursday, Hindustan Times surveyed five of the 11 stretches and found that the works being carried out by different agencies only tweaked the existing infrastructure — a move the traffic police called “immediate measures”.
The hospital’s out-patient department is visited by 2,000 patients a day, as per officials.(HT Photo)
The hospital’s out-patient department is visited by 2,000 patients a day, as per officials.(HT Photo)

Departments in Civil Hospital in Gurugram to be shifted for renovation

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 03:24 AM IST
The hospital currently has 200 beds, and is in line to be upgraded to a 300-bed multi super-specialty hospital.
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

NGT panel seeks report on Signature Bridge green violations

PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 05:35 AM IST
“We have sent letters to DPCC, DTTDC and PWD seeking their responses. Necessary actions would be taken after the agencies file their responses,” said BS Sajwan one of the members of the two-member committee.
To make way for renovation and expansion of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines, several departments of the hospital will be moved to different locations starting Friday, district health department officials said. They, however, maintained that plan for the new building will be drawn up after the elections.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
To make way for renovation and expansion of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines, several departments of the hospital will be moved to different locations starting Friday, district health department officials said. They, however, maintained that plan for the new building will be drawn up after the elections.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Gurugram Civil Hospital revamp to start, depts will be moved to Sec 10

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 12:40 AM IST
In a meeting with deputy commissioner Amit Khatri Thursday, health department officials finalised plans to temporarily shift the 70-bed gynaecology ward to the Civil Hospital in Sector 10.
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