Articles by Snehil Sinha
The underpass No 5 is part of the Pragati Maidan integrated transit corridor, and was first meant to have opened in December 2022
The draft of the Delhi Electric Vehicle (EV) policy for 2020 is ready and will be presented to the cabinet after discussions with the state transport minister. The policy aims to combat air pollution by switching to electric buses and providing subsidies to encourage residents to switch to EVs. The new policy targets and changes have not been disclosed yet. Delhi sold 4,907 EVs in August, accounting for 9.2% of all vehicles sold in the city-state. It is important for Delhi to sustain its momentum in the EV sector and expand its ambitions, according to experts.
The Delhi International Airport has expanded its VIP lounge facilities and increased immigration counters ahead of the G20 Summit in September. Dedicated gates and a carriageway will be reserved for delegates, and the ceremonial lounge has been refurbished. The airport has also made special arrangements for parking and clearance for the arrival of heads of state and chartered flights attending the summit.
In an interview with HT, the LG said that coordinating efforts by many agencies was a major challenge for the G20 Summit.
Buses plying on the identified routes will be partially affected for three days, September 8-10, and will hit about 13% of DTC operations
The challenge aims to bring together cities, citizen groups, and startups to develop solutions that improve public transport to better serve the needs of all citizens
Officials said red sandstone was replaced with the brickwork flooring, new energy-efficient LED lights were installed and the roof and walls have been repainted
An amendment in DDA’s housing regulations was approved on Tuesday during the authority’s board meeting chaired by lieutenant governor VK Saxena.
The under-construction Dwarka golf course in Delhi will be the country's longest, spanning 159 acres with a total length of 7,377 yards. The course is expected to be ready by the end of the year and will feature luxury amenities such as audio-visual simulation rooms and capillary bunkers. It will also have one of the longest driving ranges in the country. The course will use MiniVerde grass for the greens and North Shore SLT for the fairway. Additionally, a nine-hole course and a six-hole chip and putt course are being developed. A luxury club and sewage treatment plants are also part of the project.
Leading with Indore, among the 66 winners in different categories, Madhya Pradesh bagged the best ‘State Award’ with winning projects from Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, and Sagar
The Pragati Maidan tunnel in Delhi will be partially closed during the upcoming G20 Summit, with certain sections reserved for VIP delegates. The tunnel will be shut for buses and heavy vehicles, but open for private vehicles. The tunnel has been designed to handle heavy rainfall and has multiple drainage points to prevent flooding. Water from the tunnel will be collected and pumped into the Yamuna River.
The ISAC 2022 award had a two-stage submission process consisting of ‘Qualifying Stage’, which involved overall assessment of the city’s performance, and the ‘Proposal Stage’
If the Yamuna’s water level were to rise during the Summit, officials said they have earmarked schools and community halls that will be used as temporary camps.
Officials said that pumps have been installed to remove water from the upper reaches that is being diverted towards the Yamuna
DDA plans to remove the clause that allows one person to bid for just one unit because it has an inventory of thousands of unsold flats
Between 1941 and 1951, Delhi’s population shot up by 90%. These were the years when refugees from Pakistan came to India, most of them to Delhi.
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has hired a private marketing agency and a real estate advisor to boost sales of its unsold inventory of flats. The move comes after the DDA incurred losses of over ₹18,000 crore in the last financial year. The marketing agency will handle advertising and promotion, while the real estate advisor will conduct a market analysis to determine why the flats remain unsold and suggest measures to increase sales. The DDA is expecting suggestions including reduced prices or increased amenities to attract buyers.
The luxury society will have 14 duplex penthouses, 170 super high-income group (HIG) flats, and 946 HIG flats.
The policy had set a target of having 25% of all new vehicles registered in Delhi to be EV by 2025, and 100% of all delivery fleet as well as government vehicles to be converted to EV in the same period
While the percentage dropped sharply at each centre soon after automation was introduced, percentage of those passing gradually increased
In June, it was decided that the 600-odd deer population at the Hauz Khas Deer Park will be shifted to the Asola Bhati sanctuary
The move comes five years after the home ministry approved a permanent RAF camp in the conflict-prone area in 2018
HT carried out a spot check at five subways at Sansad Marg, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, KG Marg, Barakhamba and Super Bazaar.
A 22-year-old woman was killed on Friday afternoon when the park was full of visitors, according to the guards.
On Wednesday, the Delhi high court stayed an order to scrap the vehicle, and issued a notice to the Delhi government to clarify its stance on vintage cars
The Yamuna enters Delhi near the Palla floodplains and exits the city near Jaitpur, covering an approximate distance of 52km
The report says that NCR has seen a jump in investment, employment, and income. It suggests the setting up of an NCR economic development council.
As the water level in the Yamuna started going down, several residents of the area returned to their homes in the floodplain to assess the damage
The WRI survey notes that women travel shorter last-mile distances than men, but tend to pay more for the same.
The ITO regulator broke on Thursday around 7pm because of which water from the Yamuna gushed into the city