Delhi's AQI remains in 'very poor' category
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of Delhi was recorded at 304. However, the air quality of the city is likely to improve from Tuesday onwards. Both the major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 were recorded at 304 in the very poor category and 183 at moderate category in the city on Monday.
I-T officers conduct 'survey' operations at BBC Delhi, Mumbai offices
The development came just weeks after the British Broadcasting Service (BBC) released a two-part documentary titled 'India: The Modi Question' on the 2002 Gujarat riots. According to reports, the employees of the broadcasting corporation were asked not to use their computer systems and phones, including their personal ones.
Neharwali Haveli: Pervez Musharraf's Delhi connection
The former Pakistani ruler was born at Neharwali Haveli, which is located in Pratap Gali in Gol Market in old Delhi's Daryaganj area, and spent the initial four years of his life here before his family moved to Pakistan after Partition. It was bought by Musharraf's grandfather, Qazi Mohtashimuddin, a government official in Punjab following his retirement from service.
26 years after the tragedy, why Ansal brothers are still not off the hook
Many died of suffocation while several were injured during a stampede that ensued amidst the chaos. A probe revealed that the cinema hall authorities had blocked the exit doors to add more seats, leaving hardly any way for the people to escape from the inferno.
Delhi freezes at 1.4 degree, season's lowest amid fresh cold wave
While the Safdarjung Observatory recorded 1.4 degrees, the minimum temperature around the Palam area was recorded at 5.3 degree Celsius. The IMD has predicted a fresh spell of dense to very dense fog and cold wave conditions very likely over northwest India till January 18.
Delhi L-G grants prosecution sanction against Shehla Rashid for tweets against Indian Army
The tweets were aimed at promoting enmity between different groups and indulging in acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony, said the L-G office on Tuesday. The L-G has granted the prosecution sanction under the relevant section 196 of CrPC 1973.
Two more men involved in Anjali death case, says Delhi Police
Police said that both the accused, Ashutosh and Ankush Khanna, were absconding and police teams were searching for them. Addressing a press conference here, Sagar Preet Hooda, the Special Commissioner of Police (law and order), said that during the interrogation of the five accused several contradictions were found. It was also detected that two more men were also involved. The police have arrested five persons, who were in the car when the incident took place. They have been identified as Deepak Khanna, Amit Khanna, Krishan, Mitthu and Manoj Mittal
At 2.2, Delhi records coldest day of season
The weather stations at Lodhi Road, Ayanagar and Ridge recorded the minimum temperatures of 2.8 degrees Celsius, 2.2 degrees Celsius and 2.8 degrees Celsius, respectively. The national capital also witnessed very dense fog with visibility at a low of 25 metres at Palam and 50 meters at Safdarjung at 5.30 a.m, the India Meteorological Department said. "Visibilities Reported at 0530 hrs IST of today, Jammu & Kashmir: Jammu 25, Punjab: Bhatinda 0; Amritsar, Patiala 25, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi: Ambala & Chandigarh, Palam 25 each; Safdarjung 50 Uttarakhand: Dehradun 200 Northwest Rajasthan: Ganganagar & Churu 25,
Cold wave conditions likely to continue over northwest for next 3 days: IMD
It predicted that cold day to severe cold day conditions in many pockets are very likely over Uttar Pradesh during next 5 days and in isolated or some pockets over Punjab, and Haryana during next 3 days, and cold day conditions in isolated pockets over north Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh during next 2-3 days. Due to light winds and high moisture near the surface over the Indo-Gangetic plains, dense to very dense fog is very likely to continue in some pockets during night and morning hours over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh
Delhi air quality dips to very poor category
The AQI at Dhirpur entered into a severe category with PM 2.5 at 324, under a 'very poor' category. Experts said that the air quality may also remain in a very poor category on Friday. The AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, 51 and 100 satisfactory, 101 and 200 moderate, 201 and 300 poor, 301 and 400 very poor, and 401 and 500 severe. In Pusa, the AQI recorded PM 2.5 at 318 very poor category.