On Saturday, the maximum temperature at Safdarjung, Delhi's base station, was 26.8 degrees Celsius — two above normal, and the minimum temperature was 11°C, also two above normal.
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DTC rolls out e-bus, 300 more by Apr 23
The Delhi government on Monday pressed into service its first ever electric public transport bus that will run on a designated route, E-44, originating from the Indraprastha Depot and covering central and south Delhi locations.
DSP: Defining a woman's beauty has never been a problem all these years
The soundtrack of Allu Arjun-starrer Pushpa: The Rise (2021) has received a lot of attention, Oo Antava being one of the popular songs in the film. While the track, featuring actor Samantha, has emerged as a chartbuster across five languages, some slammed the dance number as sleazy and misogynistic.
Kin of 19k Covid victims in city got additional ₹50k as govt aid
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has paid an additional ₹93.8 crore to the kin of 18,766 Covid-19 victims as one-time ex-gratia payment, according to documents seen by HT.
Scrolls on freedom movement, 10 LED screens on Rajpath for R-Day parade
Ten gigantic scrolls, each measuring 750 metres and depicting tales of valour of the unsung heroes of India's freedom movement, and 10 large LED screenings for easy viewing of the parade, are among the preparations for the upcoming first Republic Day celebrations at the revamped Central Vista Avenue.
Groundwater extraction causing parts of city surface to sink: Study
NEW DELHI: The alarming rate of ground water depletion in the Capital may be leading to a different kind of slow evolving crisis--parts of the ground surface in the city sinking, a phenomenon known as land subsidence.
Doyen of India's culture, he left a mark across the world
Legendary dancer Birju Maharaj, who popularised the classical Kathak dance form around the world and became its most celebrated exponent by expanding its footprint from international festivals to Bollywood blockbusters, died in New Delhi on Monday. He was 83.
In UP 2022, it's back to Mandal vs Kamandal
The battle for Uttar Pradesh (UP) has thrown up unforeseen twists and turns. The coalition led by Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, Akhilesh Yadav, has now taken on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) head on, and brings back to mind the old Mandal versus Kamandal battle.
Group linked to Al Qaeda says it planted bomb in market: Police
Mujahideen Ghazwat-ul-Hind (MGH), an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group active in Kashmir, has claimed responsibility for planting an improvised explosive device (IED) at the Ghazipur flower market last week, said Delhi Police officers associated with the investigation, even as no arrests weremade till late Sunday.
Kejriwal promises jobs, free electricity in Goa
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenerArvind Kejriwal on Sunday unveiled a 13-point agenda for Goa, which promises free electricity of up to 300units, resumption ofmining activities, jobs and allowance for the unemployed, if his party is voted to power in the state, which goes to assembly elections on February 14.
Govt to back IT cos to boost exports: Goyal
The government will fully support the IT industry to rev up growth and help India's services exports grow four-fold in a decade from the current level to $1 trillion, Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told business leaders at a meeting.
THE CAB RIDE
I sat in the cab on my way to the airport as the driver zoomed over Delhi’s wide roads. The sun was rising over the horizon as a new day dawned – quite literally, as election day approached the city of Delhi.
The Birds of Kanha
RAJESH MENON is a photographer from Delhi, who specializes in images from nature. Here he shares some of the beautiful birds of Kanha Shanti Vanam, the 1300 acre property outside Hyderabad, India, that is the international headquarters of the Heartfulness Institute. It is also a green sanctuary.
ANIRUDH DHANDA explores the way memories trigger heartfelt events and people from the past, and remind us of situations that evoke emotional responses. Is this what being human is all about?
El derecho a estar segura
Desde que un ataque horrendo conmocionara a India, las mujeres de ese país han demandado -y obtenido- más protección frente al acoso y el abuso en espacios públicos,
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
City hospitals face shortage of equipment
Paucity of CT, MRI and mammography leads to delay in conducting important tests
11k labourers jabbed, but homeless await 1st dose
Quite a few unable to get appointments as they don’t have phones
‘Third Ring Road' on fast track with ₹725cr infusion
Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has allocated Rs 725 crore for Urban Extension Road (UER)-II in its budget for financial year 2022-23. Touted as Delhi’s “Third Ring Road”, the project was planned a decade ago. It is expected to make travelling from the northern end of the capital to Indira Gandhi International Airport and south Delhi a breeze.
More than half of active cases in sealed zones
The number of containment zones in Delhi stood at 37,540 on Tuesday, with more than 60,000 active Covid-19 cases within these sealed areas. Exactly four weeks ago, the number of sealed zones was 176 and there were just 557 active cases.
Making Waves: How A Third Radar Can Help Capital Weather The Storm Better
Delhi Only City To Have Three Such Towers; Here Is How It Predicts Weather Conditions