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East Delhi Municipal Corporation budget: 3 new taxes proposed to hike revenue

India, Dec. 9 -- In a bid to overcome its acute financial crisis, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has proposed three new taxes-professional tax, betterment tax and education cess-in its bu... Read More


November was coldest in 71 years, shows IMD data

New Delhi,, Dec. 1 -- November 2020 was Delhi's coldest in 71 years, with global weather phenomenon such as La Nina and the absence of western disturbances, as well as local ones such as less rain in ... Read More


Pollution in November 2020 up from last year, shows CPCB data

India, Nov. 30 -- The average pollution levels this November, when air quality was a dip due to a combination of factors such as farm fires, firecracker bursting on Diwali and adverse meteorological c... Read More


Only three effluent treatment plants along Yamuna meet standards: NGT-appointed panel

New Delhi,, Nov. 29 -- Only three out of the 13 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) in Delhi, meant to treat industrial effluents before wastewater can be reused or discharged into the Yamuna, me... Read More


17 teachers, volunteers in door-to-door survey test +ve , says association

India, Nov. 27 -- Seventeen teachers and volunteers engaged in the Delhi government's door-to-door Covid-19 survey in Bawana have tested positive for the disease over the past few days, the Delhi MCD ... Read More


Delhi govt asks CPWD to explain violation of tree transplantation norms

India, Nov. 26 -- The Delhi environment and forest department on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to the Central Public Works Department (CPWD), asking the agency to "explain" if it had violated co... Read More


Air quality management commission should consider using bio-decomposer for stubble: Delhi environment minister

India, Nov. 24 -- Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday urged the Centre's Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to consider using the bio-decomposer technology developed by the Pusa ... Read More


Air quality slips in Delhi, another round of bad air in coming week likely

India, Nov. 23 -- The air quality in 21 of Delhi's 35 monitoring stations on Monday dipped to the 'very poor' zone while one station entered the 'severe' category as the city's overall pollution level... Read More


Delhi winter to be colder than usual this year

India, Nov. 22 -- The Capital is likely to have a colder winter than usual this year, according to India Meteorological Department scientists who cited a Pacific Ocean weather phenomenon known as La N... Read More


Royal Bengal tiger dies as zoo welcomes tigress from Kanpur

New Delhi, Nov. 20 -- B-2 (Bittu), a 15-year-old male Royal Bengal tiger at the Delhi zoo, who was suffering from acute chronic kidney disorder (CKD), breathed his last Thursday morning, even as the z... Read More