A draft policy on this will be placed for public opinion before being notified. Environment Minister Gopal Rai said the policy would help to ensure that polluting vehicles don’t ply on Delhi roads and that residents can enjoy cleaner air.
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BSE SENSEX, NSE NIFTY SURGE NEARLY 3%
MARKETS ended a five-week losing streak with Nifty and Sensex climbing nearly 3% each on the back of a short covering rally across global markets after China cut a key interest rate to spur home demand .
Police probe Vieira incident after Everton’s win over Palace
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UKRAINE ORDERS END TO DEFENCE OF MARIUPOL
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Biden opens Asia trip with global issues, tech on agenda
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Gyanvapi mosque sees spurt in footfall for Friday prayer
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TOUR OF DUTY ENTRY IN FORCES LIKELY BY MAY-END
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Heatwave gives way to thundershower
A heatwave seared Delhi on Friday before thundershowers and gusty winds brought some respite towards the evening.
Police deliberately killed gang-rape suspects: Panel
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Why no roads after Chola kings in Delhi? JNU V-C
INDIA is a “civilisation state” and reducing it to “a civic nation bound by a Constitution disregards its history, ancient heritage, culture and civilization”, JNU Vice-Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit said at an international seminar on Friday.
SIDHU SHARES BARRACK WITH 10 INMATES IN PATIALA JAIL
THE CAB RIDE
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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.
20 shops gutted in fire at Jhandewalan, none dead
At least 20 shops, offices and godowns, and property worth lakhs of rupees were gutted after a fire broke out at the Jhandewalan cycle and toys market near Videocon Tower in central Delhi on Friday afternoon.
Green Wheels: Capital Crosses 50k Mark In Electric Vehicle Sales
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Govt raises min monthly wages of unskilled & skilled labourers
WAGE REVISION WAS A BIG STEP TAKEN AMID RISING INFLATION: SISODIA
LIVING it up
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Roles People Play
Performance art in India has come of age in Delhi, claims Meera Menezes, as she engages with the work of inspired practitioners from the city.