Petrol, diesel rise sharply for 2nd day

Petrol and diesel prices in the country rose again sharply by 19 paise and 21 paise per litre respectively on Wednesday as Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) continued to cover for their losses on holding back price rise for past 18 days due to state elections. This is second increase in fuel prices in as many … Read more Petrol, diesel rise sharply for 2nd day

RT-PCR Home Sample Collection Facilities

New Delhi: The Covid-19 testing labs are flooded with samples. Rejecting requests for home collection has become the need of the hour as the test results are taking more than the usual time. The labs have no other choice than keeping the new requirements in the waiting list.  This has become a primary concern as the infected … Read more RT-PCR Home Sample Collection Facilities

Here’s how Haryana’s job quota law could affect Gurgaon’s real estate sector

The Haryana government’s law reserving 75% of private sector jobs with monthly pay of up to Rs 50,000 for people of the state will impact Gurgaon’s real estate sector and accelerate the trend of companies shifting to Noida due to high costs, industry experts said. The law will affect both office space and residential property … Read more Here’s how Haryana’s job quota law could affect Gurgaon’s real estate sector

Union Ministers meet farmer unions at Vigyan Bhawan to solve deadlock over agri laws

New Delhi: The sixth round of talks between the protesting farmer unions and three Central ministers got underway here Wednesday (December 30) afternoon to break the over one-month-long deadlock on the recent agri laws. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Railways, Commerce and Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash, who … Read more Union Ministers meet farmer unions at Vigyan Bhawan to solve deadlock over agri laws

Farmers protest: Air India offers free rescheduling of flights for affected passengers

New Delhi: Air India has said passengers affected due to traffic disruption on Thursday amid closure of the borders of the national capital region (NCR) will be allowed to reschedule their flights for free. People coming to the national capital from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh faced traffic snarls at several border crossings as the Delhi … Read more Farmers protest: Air India offers free rescheduling of flights for affected passengers

Rains, Thundershowers Bring Respite From Pollution in Delhi and Other Northern States

A day after Diwali, Delhi and the national capital region on Sunday witnessed light to heavy rainfall under the influence of a fresh Western Disturbance, leading to a slight drop in the temperatures and bringing respite from rising pollution levels, according to India Meteorological Department. Higher wind speed aided dispersion of pollutants and the maximum … Read more Rains, Thundershowers Bring Respite From Pollution in Delhi and Other Northern States

In Accordance with NGT Directions, Haryana Imposes Ban on Sale or Use of Firecrackers in NCR

In accordance with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, the Haryana government has imposed a complete ban on the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) from the midnight of November 9 to the midnight of November 30. A release issued by the state government here on Wednesday … Read more In Accordance with NGT Directions, Haryana Imposes Ban on Sale or Use of Firecrackers in NCR

We can defeat pollution if all parties keep their politics aside: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Amid the worsening air quality in and around the National Capital Region (NCR), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday (October 19, 2020) said that the pollution can be defeated if all the parties keep their politics aside. CM Arvind Kejriwal said that if all the governments work hard and make honest efforts … Read more We can defeat pollution if all parties keep their politics aside: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Housing sales records uptrend as homebuyers move to encash value

Overall sales value in 2020 has been the highest in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) at Rs 49,313 crore. Synopsis The value of housing sales across the top seven cities in the quarter ended September collectively went up to Rs 29,731 crore as against Rs 12,694 crore in the preceding quarter, a significant sequential jump of … Read more Housing sales records uptrend as homebuyers move to encash value

PMO led panel chairs meeting of High-Level Taskforce to improve air quality in NCR

New Delhi: The Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Dr PK Mishra on September 18, 2020, chaired a meeting of the High-Level Taskforce constituted to improve the air quality in the National Capital Region of Delhi and emphasized that the meeting was called well in advance before the onset of harvesting and winter season to ensure … Read more PMO led panel chairs meeting of High-Level Taskforce to improve air quality in NCR