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Delhi Weather and AQI Today: Warm start at 29.05 °C, check weather forecast for July 19, 2024

Published on Jul 19, 2024 07:00 AM IST

Check the weather forecast and air quality updates for Delhi on July 19, 2024 here.

Delhi weather update on July 19, 2024

ED opposes Delhi CM’s plea seeking more meetings with his lawyers

ED opposes Kejriwal's plea for extra legal meetings, citing misuse of current meetings. Supreme Court granted interim bail, but maintainability questioned.

To be sure, the Supreme Court on July 12 had granted interim bail to the AAP chief in the case registered by ED in connection with the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 06:20 AM IST

Guidelines for Kanwar Yatra issued, but Delhi residents remain sceptical

The measures the camps have been asked to follow include a ban on playing music past 10pm every night, a limit on how loud the music can be, and a strict no encroachment of space on roads meant for movement of traffic.

Kanwariyas at Kashmiri Gate in July 2023. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 06:16 AM IST

GTB shooting: Trio, including juvenile shooter, arrested

An investigator said the boy and his associates hid at their friends’ houses and in old dilapidated buildings to evade police. However, they were identified with the help of CCTV footage

The accused planned to kill a rival gangster, Waseem, 33, but mistakenly killed another patient who was in the same ward. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 06:14 AM IST

Months after inauguration, waste-to-art park yet to open in Delhi

At the entrance, a 30ft replica of Ahmedabad’s historical Teen Darwaza greets visitors. Other replicas featured include the Elephanta Caves, Brihadeeswara temple, Mahabodhi temple, Santiniketan, and Amer Fort, among others.

During a spot check in April, HT found that the replica installations as well as light-and-sound systems in the theme park were ready and the park was ready for operationalisation. However, on Thursday evening, HT found that the park was still out-of-bounds and its tin-wall gates were bolted shut. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 06:04 AM IST

Delhiwale: 70 years of Delight

Delhi's oldest surviving cinema theatre, Delite, celebrated its 70th anniversary this year. With historic charm, huge hall, and famous "Maha Samosa".

Cinema hall staffers Mukti Ram, Manoranjan Kumar, Ravi Bauri, Ashish Chaurasiya, Rahul Bauri, Gopal Yadav. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Soon, smart cards to access Delhi’s courts

Delhi courts to enhance security with access-controlled gates and smart cards for advocates, following security breaches. Tender worth ₹14.62 crore floated.

PWD will initially distribute around 150,000 access cards to lawyers
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 01:07 AM IST

DSEU removes lunch break from its timetable

A student said that the lunch break has been removed from the timetables of all 22 DSEU campuses in Delhi

HT Image
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:54 AM IST

Will take action, rescue child labourers: Delhi govt tells HC

A bench comprising acting chief justice Manmohan and justice Tushar Rao Gedela observed that the issue is of ‘absolute priority’

The plea said that most of the children trafficked work and stay with the employer, and are forced to work in extremely hazardous circumstances detrimental to their health and physical growth. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:52 AM IST
By, New Delhi

New MCD school to be opened at Ashok Vihar: Delhi Mayor

Oberoi said that the development work of the primary school, located at the C2 block of Ashok Vihar under the Keshavpuram zone

Delhi MCD Mayor Shelly Oberoi (PTI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Space for 8k vehicles in parking lots at RRTS stations: NCRTC

According to a statement by NCRTC, the Sarai Kale Khan station will have the largest parking space in Delhi, and the second largest parking space on the overall train network

Officials said that according to estimates, implementation of the entire Delhi-Meerut corridor will help increase the current share of public transport from 37% to 63%. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Two held for robbery at Gandhi Nagar factory

Police said that on Wednesday night, their control room received a call at 10.13pm, in which the caller said that four persons with covered faces robbed them of ₹2 lakh after firing shots in the air

Deputy commissioner of police (Shahdara) Surendra Choudhary said that the accused were identified as Prince Kumar, 24 and Vishal Kumar, 23, both residents of Gandhi Nagar. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:24 AM IST

Week after 3.5-cr robbery from transporter’s office, six of eight arrested

Police arrested six people, including former employees, involved in a robbery at a transporter's office in north Delhi, recovering ₹1.5 crore of the ₹3.5 crore stolen.

The incident took place on July 11. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:26 AM IST

Two police head constables suspended for holding man hostage over graft complaint

According to police, Kumar’s brother Kaushalendra Kumar was arrested in May with illicit substances by the narcotics cell of police, following which the two head constables demanded ₹10 lakh

The incident took place on July 3 and an FIR was registered on July 7 (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:22 AM IST

BJP attacks Delhi govt over ‘deteriorating’ education standards in govt schools

BJP said students who failed Class 9 and Class 11 exams were nudged towards open schooling by the government so it could paint a better picture in board exam results

Delhi BJP chief Virendra Sachdeva said that over 17,000 students of Class 9 failed exams. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:20 AM IST

6.7 million saplings to be planted in Delhi

Officials said that despite the paucity of land in the Capital, the LG directed officials to explore possible ways, including the creation of layered plantations, Miyawaki forests and aquatic forests, to increase green cover

Officials said 4.8 million trees and shrubs were planted in 2022-23 and 8.9 million in 2023-24. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 19, 2024 05:18 AM IST

70-yr-old Kuwait embassy staff held for molestation

A 70-year-old man working at Kuwait embassy in Delhi arrested for molesting a colleague. Embassy waiting for police investigation before taking action.

Police officials said the matter came to light on July 11. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 03:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi Weather and AQI Today: Warm start at 31.05 °C, check weather forecast for July 18, 2024

Check the weather forecast and air quality updates for Delhi on July 18, 2024 here.

Delhi weather update on July 18, 2024
Published on Jul 18, 2024 07:00 AM IST

Pocso case: Delhi court says punishment must correspond to offence

Additional sessions judge Susheel Bala Dagar sentenced Ashraf Rain to life imprisonment under section 6 of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act

The court was hearing a case in which Ashraf Rain kidnapped a five-year-old girl from her grandparent’s house in October 2019. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:56 PM IST

Delhiwale: Never let me go

Amaltas trees in Gurugram refuse to shed their golden yellow blossoms, defying the usual bloom cycle. The city is witnessing an unusual and lush display in July.

Ali sits under an amaltas tree on a Mathura Road pavement.
Updated on Jul 17, 2024 10:54 PM IST

Delhi Police mulls changes to uniform; may implement cargos, polo T-shirts

The department is also mulling bringing changes to the caps, berets and footwear, the officers added

The Delhi Police’s existing strength is around 87,000 people, including Indian Police Service (IPS) officers and Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (DANIPS) officers. (HT Archive)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:54 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Kejriwal can influence witnesses, CBI tells Delhi high court

The federal agency alleged that Kejriwal was not cooperative and remained evasive in an attempt to derail the probe, adding that his release will lead to “prejudice”

CBI officials leave court after a hearing on the plea filed by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday. (PTI)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:53 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Third arrest in Delhi GTB hospital murder: accused held for recce of hospital, hiding bike

The person arrested on Wednesday was identified as Moin Khan, 19, of Loni in Ghaziabad. Moin Khan was roped in by his elder brother, Faiz Khan, 20, who was friends with Faheem Khan, the main conspirator

Since the incident, three people have been arrested so far. However, the shooters and his three aides who were at the hospital are yet to be traced. (Representative photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:49 PM IST

Delhi Cong protests ‘power tariff hike’

Over the last week, the BJP and AAP have engaged in war of words over the power tariffs and PPAC component

DPCC workers during the protest on Wednesday. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

AAP slams MPs over demolition drives by central agencies, BJP hits back

BJP questioned the accomplishments of AAP’s Rajya Sabha MPs, calling it DUSIB’s failure to relocate and rehabilitate homeless people

The demolition drive at Khyber Pass on July 13. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2024 10:49 PM IST

Man wanted in Delhi T’gana murder, robbery arrested

31-year-old Sumit Dagar, wanted for robbery and murder in Telangana and Delhi, was arrested in Rohini. Involved in 6 criminal cases, he fled to Telangana after being released on parole.

Police said that the accused is involved in six cases of heinous crime at various police stations in Delhi and Telangana. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 17, 2024 10:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Now, check-in, drop baggage at 2 Airport Line metros in Delhi

DMRC launches "check-in and baggage drop" facility for international flights at Delhi Metro stations, in collaboration with DIAL, Air India, and Vistara.

The official said that passengers can complete their check-in between 12 hours and two hours before the flight departure for domestic flights and between four and three hours before international flights. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 17, 2024 10:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

24, including 8 juveniles, chargesheeted for murdering 32-year-old in ‘revenge attack’

The prime conspirator, identified as 20-year-old Prashant Kumar, was attacked by relatives and friends of a woman he was spotted with and hospitalised, following which he sent 23 people to retaliate

Police have arrested 23 of the 24, including eight minors. (Getty Images)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:48 PM IST

Fire breaks out at Pandara Road’s Veg Gulati in Delhi; 2 adjacent eateries shut

There were no casualties in the incident. Gulati and Veg Gulati said they have shut down for a few days for repairs, cleanliness and maintenance

Pandara Road Market after the fire on Wednesday. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2024 10:47 PM IST

MCD to expand Okhla, Tehkhand waste-to-energy plants, ease Ghazipur landfill

The capacity of each plant will be expanded by 1,000 tonnes per day, which will also increase power production

Delhi generates 11,332 tonnes of waste every day. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 12:52 AM IST
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