The Delhi government is likely to lift the odd-even restrictions on vehicles on November 11-12 to ensure hassle-free commute on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.
Crowded metro rides, longer workdays (reach before 8 am, leave after 8 pm), pooling cars and switching from one mode of transport to another — this has been the story of Gurugram’s week trying to cope with Delhi’s odd-even scheme, which is not applicable in the Millennium City but affects it anyway. â€‹Gurugram coping with Delhi's odd-even
The Centre has asked the top institutes to station their prototypes and models at IIT Delhi for testing and possible scaling up for use by next year. The government has indicated it will help with funding these projects.
The Delhi government has faltered on timelines to buy buses and one reason for it was a plea made at the Delhi High Court in which the petitioner had challenged the decision to buy standard floor buses.
While speaking to ANI on weather change, Scientist of India Meteorological Department-Delhi, Kuldeep Srivastava said, “Western disturbance main reason behind change in weather in Delhi-NCR. Light showers in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and J&K are attributed to the Cyclone Maha remnants. The cyclone has weakened already, only remnants are left.” “Drastic improvement in air quality will only be observed in the case of heavy rains. Light showers and drizzles won't better the air quality much,” he added.