The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to roll out eight-coach trains and start more six-car trips to meet increased commuter rush on its 190-km-long network.

Social networking site Facebook is fast catching on with Government agencies as the fastest medium to reach out to the youth and keyboard tapping denizens.

Unable to find a clear line about the mode of congestion tax, the Delhi Government is all set to conduct a costly study to levy/tax on congestion in the national Capital. As per the proposal, the study that will cost Rs 20 crore will be completed in nine months. The policy could be implemented through Build Operate Transfer (BOT) method.

Affidavit filed in the Delhi High Court by Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (Union Health Ministry) regarding petition of Uday Foundation to ban junk food in schools dated July 2011.

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The Union Cabinet has approved a headcount to assess the number of people below the poverty line (BPL) after a gap of nine years, but it could not end a debate over the methodology of counting the poor and extending social welfare activities like food and health to all. On the one side of the debate are social activists and states, and on the other stands the Planning Commission. Till the Ni

OUTSIDE THE mind space of Delhi’s elite, a war is brewing. It is a battle for livelihood, a fight to find the answer to one question: Who has a right to the city’s garbage?

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Comprehensive Mission Document of the National Water Mission.

Amid reports that the ambient air quality at the Commonwealth Games village and other venues was not up to the mark, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has maintained that the situation was under control and polluting units were being sealed to reduce air pollution.

As per ongoing study by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (Pune), which has set up air quality monitoring sys

Following a meeting of the taskforce to review the policy on cycle-rickshaws and other non-motorised transport as part of a larger transport and traffic plan for the city, a consensus was arrived at on allowing plying of cycle-rickshaw in all areas of the Capital, including the posh Lutyens' Delhi.

According to a member of the taskforce Madhu Kishwar, though the deliberations are yet to be form

As the country gets set for the Commonwealth Games in October this year, scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune have given India an Air Quality Index (AQI) and a System for Air Pollution Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).