Delhi: Flyer held with heroin in plastic pellets

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 08:06:32 IST - delhi

An Afghan national was arrested in the early hours of Saturday at Indira Gandhi International Airport with 89 plastic pellets in his lower abdomen, each containing heroin. A total of 635g of the narcotic have been recovered, an official said.

'Stop playing music loudly, respect the dead'

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 08:06:00 IST - delhi

Blaring music from speakers mounted over a tractor is a usual sight at Singhu border. However, a group of people from Nawanshahr in Punjab believes that people should stop playing music loudly to honour the sacrifice of those farmers who have passed away recently.

Man killed by group of people in Delhi

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:14:23 IST - delhi

A 27-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in west Delhi's Raghubir Nagar, police said on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Satender, a resident of Janta Colony in Shivaji Vihar.

Moderate to heavy rain in parts of Delhi-NCR

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 06:57:20 IST - delhi

Moderate to heavy rain lashed parts of the national capital and Noida on Sunday morning.

Gr Noida to get 60m-wide link to Jewar airport

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:16:00 IST - delhi

As it gears up to hand over the Noida International Airport site to the concessionaire, YEIDA is going all out to create infrastructure to ensure seamless connectivity in the region. On the cards is the development of a 60m-wide road to connect Greater Noida with the airport site, officials said.

Regulator nixes extra tariff hike sought by DIAL

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:14:03 IST - delhi

The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority has for now saved flyers and airlines from a steep hike in tariffs at IGI airport that would have made flying in and out of Delhi airport more expensive. Headed by retired IAS officer B S Bhullar,

71-yr-old farmer found hanging at UP Gate site

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 04:34:00 IST - delhi

A 71-year-old farmer, who was part of the UP Gate agitation since it began over a month ago, was found hanging in a makeshift toilet at the protest site on Saturday.

'1 lakh Delhiites to get Covid vaccine every day'

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:33:15 IST - delhi

Health minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said 1 lakh people would be vaccinated every day in Delhi after the vaccination drive starts. The minister reviewed the dry run of the Covid vaccination process at the Daryaganj dispensary and stated that the Covid-19 vaccine shots would be given free of cost to people in Delhi.

Delhi: IMD issues hailstorm alert for Monday

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:36:37 IST - delhi

The capital recorded light showers on Saturday along with a temporary respite from the biting cold. While most of the day saw an overcast sky, the minimum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 7° C, a significant increase from Friday's minimum of 1.1°C - the lowest of the season.

Gr Noida: 5-yr-old falls into septic tank, dies

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 22:15:36 IST - delhi

A five-year-old boy who had gone out of his house here to buy a toffee from a nearby shop died after accidently falling into a septic tank at an under-construction site, police said on Saturday.

Delhi: AAP, BJP spar over cleaning of landfills

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 21:49:57 IST - delhi

The AAP on Saturday claimed an Rs 180-crore corruption in machine-cleaning of the overflowing landfills here by the BJP-ruled municipal corporations of the city, a charge rejected by the saffron party.

DDA's new housing scheme offers 1,354 flats

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 20:43:04 IST - delhi

The scheme is completely online, done through the newly developed AWAAS software of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) from processing of application to possession of flats, a senior official said.