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24-year-old Delhi businessman killed in bike race, accident caught on camera

A 24-year-old Bansal died on Tuesday after he lost control over his motorcycle while racing two of his friends in Delhi, said the police.  Bansal was the son of a businessman in east Delhi’s Vivek Vihar. The crash happened near the Mandi House metro station, was recorded on camera by one of the three motorcyclists.  Himanshu Bansal was declared brought dead ... Read More »

Child drug abuse: Sale of whiteners, nail paint removers to minors banned in NCR

Increasing menace of drug and substance abuse among children in the NCR region the Juvenile Justice Board has banned the sale of correction fluids/ whiteners, thinners/diluters and vulcanised solutions/sulochans to children below the age of 18 years unless the child is accompanied by parents/guardian, or has a letter from the school authorities to purchase of the same. The government of Delhi has ... Read More »

Rs 5,000 Fine For Possessing Banned Plastic In Delhi: Green Court

The National Green Tribunal today imposed an interim ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in the entire national capital. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also announced an environment compensation of Rs 5,000 on anyone found in possession of such banned plastic. The tribunal also directed Delhi government to seize entire ... Read More »

Delhi Metro To Begin ‘Heritage Walks’ From Saturday

The Delhi Metro will begin a month-long “Heritage Walk” programme from Saturday to give people a taste of the rich history of Old Delhi. The custom designed special ‘walks’ in the old Delhi areas for tourists and heritage enthusiasts will give them a detailed view of the cultural and historical heritage of many old Delhi landmarks. In order to portray ... Read More »

Delhi metro first in the world to go completely green

Delhi Metro has become the only completely ‘green’ metro system in the world for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies, officials said on Friday. Delhi Metro has secured the platinum rating for adherence to green building norms for its 10 residential colonies from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had earlier ... Read More »

Delhi sees downpour of swine flu infections

It is double trouble for Delhiites. While the Delhi and central governments were getting ready to tackle vector-borne diseases in the city this monsoon, the deadly swine flu virus is taking on alarming propositions, claiming five lives and infecting dozens. A 25-year-old patient at RML and another at AIIMS became the latest victims of the H1N1 virus. A doctor at ... Read More »

Huge Fire At Delhi’s Lok Nayak Bhawan, 26 Fire Engines Sent In

A huge fire broke out at Lok Nayak Bhawan in the heart of Delhi, which houses many government offices. At least 26 fire engines were sent to the spot to put out the blaze. Fire Department officials said all the people who were inside when the fire broke out were evacuated from the building. The fire was allegedly sparked by ... Read More »

Delhi Mall Refuses Entry To Children Of Farmers Who Committed Suicide, Asks Them To Get ‘Special Permission’

A South Delhi mall on Wednesday refused entry to a group of children from Maharashtra, whose parents have committed suicide due to farm distress said Yogendra Yadav. Yogendra Yadav, said that a manager with DLF Place, Saket told them that the children would require “special permission” to enter its premises. The mall authorities have, however, rejected the charge. An executive of the ... Read More »

It’s Hot In Delhi, These Patients Have No Food. How To Help

Ram Singh, 42, travelled 6 months ago from his home Bihar to Delhi. His son, Mohan, who is 10 years old, was diagnosed with a heart disease and needed special treatment.  Ram Singh runs grocery shop and earns Rs. 200-300 per day. He somehow managed to get 30,000 loan from someone in village. He lives and sleeps with his son on ... Read More »

5 Injured As Jet Blast Breaks IndiGo Bus Window At Delhi Airport

Five passengers in an IndiGo bus at Delhi airport injured after one of the windows of the bus shattered due to jet blast, allegedly from a SpiceJet aircraft that was taxiing after landing.  An indigo spokesperson said the right front window of its bus was broken from the force of the jet blast at Indira Gandhi International Airport at 4:50 pm on ... Read More »

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