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Delhi Police launches ‘all women patrolling squad’

Mar 8, 2018
The squad named ‘Knightingale’ has been formed to ensure safety and security of women at public places. The presence of more women police officers on the road will hopefully instil a sense of confidence among women.

Centre, Delhi government join hands to curb pollution in Delhi NCR

Feb 9, 2018
The Union Environment Ministry along with Delhi would be launching a campaign to combat severe levels of air pollution in the National Capital Region. The campaign outcome is expected to help the Ministry to form a larger policy framework to deal with pollution throughout the year.

MCD launches new mobile application to improve civic services

Jan 30, 2018
The three Municipal Corporations of Delhi have jointly brought out a mobile application to enhance engagement of citizens in resolution of grievances and improvement of civic services in the city. The application called Mobile App 311 was launched by Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

Historic War memorial Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa

Jan 15, 2018
The Teen Murti Chowk in central Delhi was formally renamed as Teen Murti-Haifa, after Israeli city Haifa in a solemn ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Delhi government launches mobile app that would connect 16000 SMC members

Dec 30, 2017
The Delhi government on 28 December 2017 launched a mobile app that would connect around16, 000 members of School Management Committees (SMCs). The application will help members of different school management committees to connect with each other and carry out their operations using the application.

Parliament approves extension of deadline for protection of illegal structures in Delhi

Dec 29, 2017
The Parliament has passed a bill seeking to extend the deadline of a law to protect slums, unauthorised colonies and illegal structures in the national capital from penal action for a period of three years, from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

Delhi HC: No one can use government land as burial ground

Dec 28, 2017
The Delhi High Court in a recent ruling held that no one has the right to indiscriminately use any open land, especially that belonging to the government, as a burial ground.

Delhi Government constitutes committees to look into complaints of fee hike by private schools

Dec 14, 2017
The committee will comprise Deputy Director Education of the district as chairperson, education officer of the Zone as a member and a Chartered Accountant nominated by Director of Education as a member.

Delhi government to launch accident victim policy

Dec 13, 2017
The Delhi government has decided to launch accident victim policy which will cover all hospital expenses of victims of road accidents, acid attacks or burns. As per government, there is no upper limit on the cost of treatment and all victims irrespective of residence, and even foreigners will be entitled to get free treatment in any Delhi hospital, government or private if the accident takes place in the capital.

Now, SC/STs in Delhi can apply for Employment Loan through mobile app

Dec 9, 2017
The app will help applicants to apply for the loan with Delhi SC/ST/OBC/Minorities and Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (DSFDC) without any hassle. The Government also said that the inefficient officers, who do not process the loans on time, will be forced to take compulsory retirement.

EPCA: Cut metro fares, quadruple parking fees to tackle pollution crisis in Delhi

Nov 8, 2017
The Environment Pollution - Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) has recommended a series of measures including slashing of Metro fares during off-peak hours and quadrupling of parking fees temporarily to tackle the severe pollution crisis in Delhi, the capital city of India.

Delhi High-level Committee recommends proposal for monitoring buses, vans ferrying students

Sep 14, 2017
The committee was formed amid increased concern over safety of students after the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl at her school in Shahdara and the killing of a seven-year old boy in Gurugrams Ryan International. The committee will look into all safety aspects be it in transport or the conduct of the non-teaching staff.

No more dumping of garbage in Ghazipur, Bhalswa landfills: Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

Sep 4, 2017
The decision banning dumping of waste at Ghazipur, Bhalswa landfills came following the collapse of a portion of Ghazipur landfill on 1 September 2017.

National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi

Aug 23, 2017
The decision in this regard was taken three months back. The current venue for museum was finalized by the Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel himself.

Delhi Assembly passes Minimum Wages (Delhi) Amendment Bill 2017, Netaji Subhash varsity bill

Aug 11, 2017
The Minimum Wages (Delhi) Amendment Bill, 2017 aims to hike minimum wages of the workers in the state.

Delhi Metro declared as world’s first green metro

Jul 31, 2017
Apart from depots and sub stations, DMRC was also awarded the platinum rating for its 10 residential colonies for adherence to green building norms by the IGBC.

Delhi government constitutes State Names Authority

Jul 26, 2017
The proposal for the formation of the authority had been pending in the Lieutenant Governor's office for a long time. The authority has been reconstituted for the first time in the AAP government regime.

DDA launches Housing Scheme 2017 with 13000 flats

Jun 30, 2017
The Delhi Development Authority's much-awaited new housing scheme that includes construction and delivery of around 13000 houses has been launched.

Delhi Police launches Bicycle Patrols for better policing

May 31, 2017
Bicycle patrols were launched as a part of green initiative for patrolling the parks, congested lanes, by-lanes, the cooperative societies, etc.

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi High Court

Apr 27, 2017
A two-judge bench of High Court said even if dues are outstanding, custody of patients cannot be withheld to extract money towards unpaid bills of the hospital.

Delhi MCD Elections 2017 results

Apr 26, 2017
The counting of votes for the high-stakes Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections is underway and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed towards an overwhelming majority.

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

Apr 21, 2017
Delhi High Court judges have decided to give up the use of red beacons starting immediately. The decision follows Union Cabinet’s ruling that bans the use of beacon lights from 1 May 2017.

Delhi’s 85-year-old Cinema Theatre bids adieu with Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker

Mar 30, 2017
Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal cinema hall brings its curtain down with the screening of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on the special request of fans.

Delhi LG orders recovery of Rs 97 crore from AAP for violating SC guidelines on advertisement

Mar 30, 2017
The money to be collected was allegedly used by the AAP government on advertisements which was a violation of guidelines issued by the Supreme Court.

Audit how much timber and money are generated from felling of trees in Delhi: High Court to CAG

Mar 17, 2017
The bench that asked to audit the aspects of how much timber and money are generated from the felling of trees in the city also asked the state government to reclaim the encroachment areas of forest.

Delhi LG approves hike in minimum wages by 37 per cent

Mar 5, 2017
As per this Delhi Cabinet’s decision, for an unskilled worker the minimum wages will be Rs 13350 per month against the existing Rs 9724 per month.

Union Government empowers EPCA to implement plan to tackle air pollution

Jan 18, 2017
The Graded Response Action Plan will come into force when the intensity of pollution stays above the emergency level for 48-hours.

Smart City remains top in NDMC’s 2017-18 annual budget

Jan 14, 2017
NDMC in its budget talks about the special purpose vehicle (SPV) that has received Rs 194 crore till now. It proposes to provide additional Rs 56 crore to it.

Delhi’s Connaught Place to be vehicle-free from February

Jan 6, 2017
NDMC is planning to make the inner and middle circle of Connaught Place completely vehicle-free to ease congestion and reduce pollution.

Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Dec 29, 2016
Baijal will succeed Najeeb Jung, who resigned from the post of Delhi LG on 22 December 2016. Jung had resigned 18 months short of his tenure.

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