- 27th January, 2021 Economic Times
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- 25th January, 2021 Economic Times
- R - Day tractor rally: Delhi Traffic Police announces diversion of routes, asks commuters to avoid affected...
Joint Commissioner of Police for Traffic operations, Meenu Choudhary urged the general public to avoid NH10, Rohtak road, Tikri border, Nangloi, Najafgarh road and Najafgarh-Jharoda border in view of the Republic Day tractor rally by farmers. Informing about the diversions and traffic route for January 26, Meenu Choudhary said, “From our side we have done preparations and tomorrow the entire day it will be in place. In view of this rally, there will be some diversions in the route and some routes will be affected from traffic’s point of view. There will be some diversions of route due to the tractor rally. Traffic of NH 44 will divert at Singhu Shani Mandir, Ashok farm, Sundarpur, Mukarba Chowk.”
- Centre should be asked to accept, notify revised E - flow for Delhi stretch of Yamuna: NGT panel
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, an environmental flow (E-flow) is the water provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to maintain ecosystems and their benefits where there are competing water uses and where the flow is regulated.
- Over 7400 people receive COVID - 19 vaccine shots on Monday in Delhi; 14 adverse events
Under the nationwide mega vaccination drive launched on January 16, a total of 4,319 (53 per cent) health workers against a target of 8,117 were administered the shots at 81 centres across the city on day one.
- Delhi could be heading towards attaining 'herd immunity', indicates latest sero - survey
For the survey, which ended a few days ago, samples of over 25,000 people from various districts across the city were collected, the officials said.
- Delhi Police alerts power companies after SFJ's 'power cut' call on R - Day
The Delhi Police has issued an alert to power companies days after Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an outlawed organisation, urged agitating farmers to disrupt electricity supply in the national capital on Republic Day. SFJ, a pro-Khalistan group, has last week called upon the farmers protesting against the three farm laws to “plunge Delhi into darkness on R-day” by targeting the offices of discoms and disrupting the power supply in the national capital.
- Thick blanket of fog engulfs Delhi, disrupts normal lives
A thick blanket of fog continued to engulf isolated areas of the national capital leading to low visibility in several areas in the morning of January 25. Intense cold weather conditions are disrupting the normal lives.
- 308 Twitter handles created in Pakistan to disrupt rally: Delhi Police
The police said more than 13,000 tractors with nearly 50,000 farmers have assembled at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders over the past one week. The numbers of tractors are expected to rise, it said, but only those granted permission will be allowed to participate in the rally.
- Protesters agree to limit tractor rally to outer parts of Delhi, NCR
The march will see participation of 100,000-200,000 tractors, cover about 170 km and may last 24-48 hours. It will begin after the Republic Day event is over around noon, unions leaders said after the meeting with the police.
- More batches of farmers from Punjab head for Delhi to take part in tractor parade
??A batch of 500 tractors-trolleys left Amritsar and several groups of growers from Phagwara, Hoshiarpur and other places of Punjab moved towards the national capital to take part of the tractor parade, farmer leaders said.
- 24th January, 2021 Economic Times
- Commercial flight services between Delhi to Sikkim commences
The first commercial flight services between Delhi and Sikkim commenced on Saturday with a SpiceJet aircraft landing at Pakyong airport in the Himalayan state with 57 passengers at Greenfield Airport. The Bombardier Q400 Spicejet aircraft landed at the Greenfield airport around noon and flew back to Delhi with 22 passengers on board. State Health Minister M K Sharma, senior officials of the Tourism Department and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) were present at the airport. "This will boost the tourism sector of the state. It is an important step as many people have been demanding for a direct flight from Pakyong to Delhi. We are getting a lot of tourist from Delhi. Now the tourist can take direct flight from Pakyong to Delhi," said Kapil Meena, Secretary, Sikkim tourism. To ease the visibility concern, Airports Authority of India has reached a consensus with Directorate General of Civil Aviation to introduce Required Navigation Performance System, specific to Pakyong Airport only in the country. The airport, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2018, remained unoperational since June 2019 due to technical reasons and uncertain weather conditions.
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