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Amid crisis, now Himachal Pradesh tells SC it doesn’t have surplus water to give to Delhi | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a significant development related to the ongoing water crisis in Delhi, the Supreme Court has directed the state government to approach the Upper Yamuna River Board (UYRB) to secure an additional 150 cusecs of water from Haryana."The issue concerning sharing of Yamuna water between states is complex. This court doesn't have technical expertise," a vacation bench of the apex court said during a hearing on Thursday.A vacation bench of justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and justice Prasanna B Varale also asked the Delhi government to submit an application to the UYRB by 5pm seeking supply of water to the national capital on humanitarian grounds.The court also criticized the Himachal Pradesh government for inaccurately claiming it had 136 cusecs of excess water.During the hearing, ...
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Delhi Water Crisis: sc slams delhi govt, asks what measures it has taken against ‘tanker mafia’ in city | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court slammed the Delhi government on Wednesday regarding the water crisis faced by residents in the capital.The apex court warned the Delhi government, saying "If you can't deal with tanker mafia, we will ask Delhi Police to take action." The court questioned the measures taken by the government to control water wastage, considering the recurring problem of water scarcity during summers.The court further emphasized the suffering of the people, noting the visuals being shown on every news channel.The top court also directed the Delhi government to file an affidavit detailing the measures it has implemented to control water wastage.Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena met Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini on Tuesday who assured him that water is being supplied to t...
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More than a wonder drug: Viagra linked to better brain function | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sildenafil, commonly known by its brand name Viagra, the wonder drug for men suffering from erectile dysfunction, can also help people prevent problems related to memory. A recent study has found that the drug increases cerebral blood flow and enhances the function of blood vessels in individuals who are at risk of developing vascular dementia.Vascular dementia is a condition that affects cognitive functions, such as memory, reasoning, planning, and judgement. This type of dementia occurs due to reduced blood supply to the brain, resulting in damage to brain tissue.The research conducted by scientists at the University of Oxford, the results of which appeared in journal Circulation Research, represents a significant advancement in the battle against dementia. The findings cou...
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Narela hottest again at 46.6C, orange alert for next two days | Delhi News – Times of India

New Delhi: Heatwave conditions continued for the second straight day in many places in the capital on Monday. The maximum temperature is likely to be around 44 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘orange’ alert for Tuesday and Wednesday, and a ‘yellow’ alert for Thursday to June 16.According to IMD, the maximum temperature at Safdarjung, the city’s base station, was 43.4 degrees Celsius on Monday, three degrees above normal.Narela was the hottest station at 46.6 degrees Celsius.No heatwave conditions were recorded at Safdarjung. However, Lodhi Road, Pitampura, Narela, Pusa, Jafarpur, and Najafgarh were in the grip of a heatwave. The minimum temperature was 28.6 degrees Celsius, one degree above normal. The relative humidity oscillated betwe...
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Delhi Water Crisis: Queues By Tankers Grow Longer As BJP, AAP Trade Blames Over Shortfall

Delhi Water Crisis: The water crisis in the national capital does not seem to end anytime soon as the residents of Delhi continue to struggle to get access to water amid scorching heat. People in various parts of the city are heavily relying on water tankers to collect water. To get access to water, residents are forced to queue up around water tankers to secure their share of water. In the visuals shared by news agency ANI, people can be seen struggling to collect water from water tankers that are engaged in supplying water in some parts of Delhi. #Watch | Delhi residents struggling with water shortage! Water tankers delivering supplies in some areas #DelhiWaterCrisis pic.twitter.com/3gQWrJRFpU — DD News (@DDNewslive) June 8, 2024 On Friday,...
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3 dead in fire at food processing unit in Delhi’s Narela | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: At least three people were killed and six others suffered injures after a fire broke out in a factory in the Narela Industrial Area on Saturday morning.A preliminary investigation revealed that raw moong beans were being roasted on gas burners when a gas leak from one of the pipelines caused a fire. This fire led to the overheating of the compressor, resulting in an explosion.A case is being registered under appropriate sections and investigation being taken up, according to Delhi Police.Fourteen fire tenders were pressed into service and the dousing operation was still underway, a Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said around 8.30 am.He said nine people were rescued from inside the building and were shifted to SHRC Hospital.Three of them -- Shyam (24), Ram Singh (30) and Bee...
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Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav head for Delhi in same flight | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As the BJP has failed to get the majority on its own in Lok Sabha elections, all eyes are on its alliance partners JD(U) and TDP, key factors in keeping the NDA government afloat comfortably. However, eyebrows were raised when Bihar chief minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar and his rival and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav decided to reach Delhi on the same charter aircraft for their respective meetings. While Nitish was coming to Delhi for the key NDA meet, Tejashwi was heading for the capital for the INDI Alliance meet. Interestingly, visuals show a smiling Tejashwi sitting right behind Nitish Kumar raising speculations in the political circles.Lok Sabha ElectionsAssembly Elections Source link
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3 Coaches Of Taj Express Train Catch Fire In Delhi’s Sarita Vihar, Passengers Unhurt

A fire broke out in three coaches of the Jhansi-bound Taj Express train in southeast Delhi's Sarita Vihar on Monday, resulting in significant damage but no injuries, officials confirmed. The incident occurred shortly after the train departed from New Delhi Railway Station at 3 pm. The blaze erupted between Okhla and Tughlakabad railway stations. Passengers managed to escape unharmed as the train was brought to an immediate halt. "We received a call at 4.24 pm regarding the fire in three coaches of the Taj Express train. Eight fire tenders were pressed into service, and the fire was put out by 5.43 pm," a Delhi Fire Services (DFS) official said, as per news agency PTI. The affected coaches, identified as D3 and D4, were completely gutted, while D2 sustain...