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City to revive message of peace, music

Fiftieth anniversary of the legendary Woodstock festival to be celebrated Fifty years back, on a mid-August afternoon, a crowd numbering a few lakhs gathered at a dairy farm near New York for a music festival which promised ‘three days of peace and music,’ a message against the then ongoing Vietnam War. Thirty bands, among them […]

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City wakes up to rain, witnesses dip in mercury

Met forecasts light to moderate rain between Tuesday and Thursday It was a pleasant start to the week with Delhiites waking up to light rainfall that lasted till noon in several parts of the city. Although the humidity hovered between 85% and 69% making the weather sultry, the maximum temperature settled at 34.8 degrees Celsius […]

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City Union Bank Q1 profit rises 15%

Slippages lower than in Mar. quarter Private sector lender City Union Bank Ltd. reported a standalone net profit of ₹162 crore for the first quarter ended June 2019, representing a 15% growth over the year-earlier period, despite an increase in provisioning. “We were able to post 15% growth in our net profit due to the […]

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City start-up gearing up to launch electric tractors

To roll out first prototype in the next one month Cellestial E-Mobility, a city-based start-up, is gearing up to launch electric tractors. The company is in the advanced stage of developing electric tractors, with longest battery life in the market. “We are readying to roll out the first prototype in the next one month,” founder […]

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City budget in an easy to understand format

Data posted on “I Change My City” portal Often what a budget offers you is tough to decipher. But now citizens can know what has been allocated to their ward in the city budget. Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy has broken down the city budget at the ward level in an accessible citizen-friendly format. […]

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Traffic regulations in city for PM’s visit

Traffic will be regulated in the city on Saturday morning owing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit. Parking will be banned along Park Avenue Road, D.H. Road, and between M.G. Road and Vathuruthy railway gate from 6 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. T.D. Road will be completely out of bounds for traffic between 8.30 a.m. and […]

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File report on pollution near Shakur Basti: NGT to pollution body

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to file a status report on air pollution in areas in the vicinity of Shakur Basti Railway Station in northwest Delhi on account of loading and unloading of cement there. The areas include Rani Bagh, Raja Park and Punjabi Bagh, among others. […]

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City cardiologist gets award

A. Mathavan, Madurai-based interventional Cardiologist, and Director of Cardiology and Cathlabs at Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute was presented with ‘Award for Excellence in interventional Cardiology’ by an organisation called Time Cyber Media at a function held in Mumbai on Saturday. According to the organisation, the award was presented as part of its […]