Friday, June 14, 2024

“Delhi Court Sets June 19 for Hearing CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail Plea in Excise Policy Case”

A Delhi court has scheduled June 19 for the hearing of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail plea in the money laundering case linked to an alleged excise scam, as reported by PTI.

“Acropolis Mall in Kolkata Engulfed in Major Fire, Multiple Fire Engines Rushed to Scene”

A significant fire broke out at the Acropolis Mall in Kolkata on Friday, leading to a swift response from multiple fire engines to combat the blaze. Reports indicate that the fire originated on the third floor of the shopping mall, situated in the southern part of Kolkata, necessitating the evacuation of the premises.

“Protests in Vadodara Society Over Flat Allotment to Muslim Woman Under Government Scheme: Report”

The 44-year-old woman, employed with an arm of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Skill Development, was allotted the flat in a low-income group housing complex back in 2017. However, even before she could move in, more than 30 residents of the housing complex raised objections to the district collector and other authorities. They expressed concerns about the allotment to a 'Muslim' individual and cited potential "threat and nuisance."

Tag: Delhi

“Terrorist Activity Shifts South of Pir Panjal in Jammu and Kashmir, Raises Concerns”

In a concerning development, terrorism has found a new foothold south of Pir Panjal in Jammu and Kashmir, prompting worries in Delhi about the changing dynamics of terror activities in the region. The shift of the "theatre of terror" from north to south of Pir Panjal over the past two years has sparked urgent meetings and security assessments to address the escalating situation.

“Delhi Grapples with Power Cuts Amid Heatwave and Water Crisis After National Grid Failure”

Delhi faced widespread power cuts in several areas following a major incident at a power grid in Uttar Pradesh's Mandola, which supplies 1,500 megawatts of electricity to the national capital. The incident occurred amidst Delhi grappling with an intense heatwave and a severe water crisis, adding to the challenges faced by residents.

“Delhi’s Scorching Heat Eases as Rains Bring Temperature Down to 48 Degrees”

Delhiites experienced a respite from scorching temperatures as rains swept through several parts of the city, offering a welcome break from the relentless heatwave. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reported that the maximum temperature in Delhi settled at 44 degrees Celsius, providing some relief to residents from the intense heat.

“Delhi’s Taj Express: Blaze Engulfs Three Coaches Without Injuries”

In a recent incident, three coaches of the Taj Express train caught fire in southeast Delhi's Sarita Vihar. Fortunately, no injuries were reported as passengers managed to evacuate the affected coaches promptly.

India’s Heatwave Crisis: 99 Fatalities in Odisha, Water Scarcity Hits Delhi

India is currently grappling with a severe heatwave, marked by tragic deaths in Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and a critical water shortage in parts of Delhi. The extreme weather conditions have led to a wave of heatstroke-related fatalities, highlighting the urgent need for preventive measures and infrastructure support.

“Supreme Court Calls for Urgent Upper Yamuna River Board Meeting to Tackle Delhi Water Crisis”

The Supreme Court has called for an immediate meeting of the Upper Yamuna River Board (UYRB) on June 5 to tackle Delhi's severe water crisis amidst scorching summer temperatures and rising demand. The court emphasized that proactive measures should be taken by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to prevent water wastage and detect leakages within Delhi.

Delhi’s Power Demand Surpasses 8,300 MW for the First Time Amid Heatwave

Delhi's peak power demand reached an all-time high of 8,302 MW on Wednesday afternoon as the city recorded its highest-ever temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius at the Mungeshpur weather station. This historic demand surge is the first time the city's power consumption has breached the 8,300 MW mark.

Delhi LG Orders Corruption Probe After Hospital Fire Tragedy, AAP Yet to Respond

The aftermath of the tragic fire incident at a Delhi children's hospital has sparked controversy and administrative action. Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has taken a swipe at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, ordering an anti-corruption probe into possible lapses in registration and regulatory management of private nursing homes in the city.

Art Spectra 2024 Inaugurated at AIFACS, Delhi.

Art Spectra 2024, an eagerly anticipated art exhibition, was inaugurated yesterday at 6 PM at the prestigious All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (AIFACS), Parliament Street, Delhi. The exhibition, which will be on view until 30th May 2024, is open daily from 11 AM to 7 PM.

“Tragic Fire at Delhi’s Income Tax Office Claims Life of Office Superintendent”

A tragic incident unfolded today at the Income Tax Office building in Delhi as a fire broke out on the third floor, leading to the death of a 46-year-old office superintendent due to suffocation. The man was found unconscious at the scene and despite efforts, he was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Delhi Hit by Massive Dust and Thunderstorm After Prolonged Heatwave

Delhi experienced a dramatic change in weather as a powerful sand and thunderstorm, accompanied by rain, swept through the city and surrounding areas, bringing relief from scorching heat after several days of intense summer weather. The sudden storm led to disruptions, including the diversion of two Air India flights to Jaipur due to adverse weather conditions.

Delhi’s ‘Vada Pav Girl’ Chandrika Dixit Makes Waves with New Ford Mustang

Chandrika Dixit, popularly known as Delhi's "Vada Pav Girl," continues to captivate social media with her latest acquisition—a luxurious Ford Mustang. This development comes after Dixit made headlines earlier for an altercation with locals during a community feast near her fast food stall in Delhi's Mongolpuri area.

“Speeding Jaguar Collides with Cab in Dhaula Kuan, Three Critically Injured”

Early on Sunday morning, a tragic accident occurred in southwest Delhi's Dhaula Kuan, leaving three individuals critically injured. According to police reports, a speeding Jaguar car collided with a cab, resulting in severe damage and injuries.

Delhi Woman Fatally Stabbed by Neighbors at Home: Police Investigation underway

In a tragic incident in Shahdara, Delhi, a 34-year-old woman named Soni was allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbors, sparking a police investigation into the shocking crime. The suspects, however, claim that the injuries could have been self-inflicted, adding complexity to the case.

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