Several parts of the national capital witnessed heavy traffic on Wednesday as scores of people thronged the city's churches, popular malls and shopping centres to celebrate Christmas.
Housing sales in the national capital region went up by 6 per cent to 46,920 units during 2019 on higher demand for affordable homes and completed flats, according to property consultant Anarock.
Weather department officials said the city recorded a low of 7.9 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, and a high of 23.2 degrees Celsius. On Tuesday, the mercury had dipped to the season's lowest at 7.4 degrees Celsius.
The Centre has asked the NCR planning board to prepare the blueprint for the urban planning of Delhi 2041 in the next two years
Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to carry out 'fidayeen' attacks at several places in India, including Delhi and NCR, similar to the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel dead, the National Investigation Agency's chargesheet said on Monday.
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Delhi-NCR witnessed monsoon's first rain on Monday, with the temperature in the national capital recording a drop. It came as a huge relief for the people of Delhi and surrounding areas as the mercury fell by several notches. During the day, the sky remained cloudy while some places saw rain.
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Delhi-NCR residents heaved a sigh of relief after light rains lashed on Monday, bringing down the mercury levels. Rains occured along with sandstorm and thunderstorm.
"The sky will be clear with mist in the early part of the day," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
The Delhi-NCR witnessed sales of 31,550 units during January-September 2018 as against 29,400 units in the corresponding period of the previous year.
The apartment life, which promises to be green and well-managed, turned into a nightmare for people when the roads and parking spaces around their homes were flooded with rain waters.
Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to ensure "last-mile connectivity" by connecting the metro with feeder bus services in the National Capital Region.
Three days after raising the alarm over the alleged “coal shortage”, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain has said that the situation has “worsened”.
Thunderstorm accompanied with rain and gusty winds are likely to occur in the Delhi NCR region and the nearby areas of Bhiwani, Rohtak, Bagpat, Panipat, Meerut and Bijnor at around 10 pm, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.
The IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, indicating severe weather, for parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Chandigarh, western Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim and West Bengal.
As many as 124 people lost their lives due to thunderstorm and lightning in five states earlier this week, the home ministry said quoting figures reported by the affected states.
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The intensity of the earthquake was recorded 6.1 on the Richter Scale, whose epicentre was somewhere in Afghanistan.