India’s automotive giant, Mahindra & Mahindra has announced the launch of its new electric four seater passenger car called, e2o in the national capital, Delhi today.
The Mahindra e2o (energy to oxygen) model is developed by Reva Electric Car Company, which has been renamed Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles. The Reva Electric Car Company had developed the model as NXR for the Indian market. The Mahindra e2o will replace REVAi and will become the most cost effective car to own in the country.
More than half of all malls in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Ahmedabad are lying vacant, mainly because of slowdown in the economy and consumer spending, a survey by industry body Assocham said.
With 55 per cent of malls lying vacant, Delhi-NCR topped the list of cities having much of their mall space vacant. Mumbai and Ahmedabad followed with 52 per cent and 51 per cent vacant mall spaces, respectively.
An eyewitness has claimed that Delhi Police constable Subhash Chand Tomar, who died amid protests against the rape of a medical student in Delhi, collapsed while walking and was not beaten up by the protestors.
Dr PS Sidhu at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital also indicated that the constable did not have major internal or external injuries when he was brought to the hospital. He added that the constable had injuries on knee and chest but no fracture and had already suffered a cardiac arrest before he was brought to the hospital.
Real estate space of Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi will likely attract less international investments in 2013 than last year, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Urban Land Institute.
The report titled "Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2013" ranked Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi at 19th, 20th and 21st spots, respectively, in the list of top twenty-two investment destinations.
Last year, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi were ranked at 10th, 15th and 12th positions, respectively.
The Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police is likely to take Ulhas Prabhakar Khaire and Raksha J Urs, the couple behind the Stock Guru scam to Ratnagiri in Maharashtra in order to collect more information and conduct raids in their premises.
The couple, who come from Ratnagiri district, attracted innocent investors and savers with unbelievable investment schemes and held lavish conferences at luxury hotels. The couple is believed to have cheated 2 lakh people across the country and have collected a whooping Rs500 crore.
The river Yamuna turns into a drain after passing through certain areas of Delhi, which is a "pathetic" situation, the Supreme Court has said.
A bench of Justice Swatanter Kumar and Justice S J Mukhopadhaya said that Yamuna has become merely a drain and that it doesn't have fresh water after Wazirabad.
The apex court bench said, "Yamuna is merely a drain. It does not have fresh water after Wazirabad. It is reflected that the state of affairs is pathetic."
The Ministry of Railways has voiced its opposition to the use of a particular fastening system in the tracks that will be constructed as part of the 140-km Phase 3 expansion of Delhi Metro.
The type of fastening system that involves fixes rails to the steel plates, rubber pads and clips of the concrete pads was earlier used in the Delhi Airport Metro Express line. The DMRC was planning to use RHEDA system for ballastless track with Vossloh 300 fastening system; however the Indian Railways has expressed its opposition to the plans.
Reliance Infrastructure, which is the concessionaire for the Airport Metro Express Line of the Delhi metro in the national capital, has accused the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) of forcing it to use faulty chips in the underground section.
The everyday air effluence information getting produced in the city is evidence that everything is not moving smooth with the city's surroundings.
The majority of the Games sites are depicting continuously elevated heights of particulate matter (PM) with stages of ozone and NO2 mounting by evening.
For Asian Cities, Clean Air Initiative (CAI) is a Philippines-originated association, has in addition figured out in its most recent account that Delhi's air smog is advanced than the regular of Indian cities.
Qatar Airways, on Monday, has declared that it would raise the frequency of its daily flights from the three Indian cities including Delhi, Amritsar and Cochin by the coming month (September 2010).
Gulf-based full service air carrier stated that it will start 14 extra flights from these cities.
It added that the occurrence of the flights from these stations would be augmented in phases, starting next month.
MCD's contractors were on strike from last 16 days and had finally called off the strike on Thursday, subsequent to a declaration by the civic officials regarding outstanding dues.
There were dues of over Rs 600 crores and MCD Commissioner K.S Mehra and Standing Committee chairman Yogendra Chandolia had guaranteed to pay the partial amount of RS 168 crore by 30 sep 2009 and the remaining amount of RS 450 crore will be paid later.
It has been reported that two more people died of H1N1 flu in Delhi and seven more people appeared with swine flu on the same day, making the total count to 54.
Out of the two persons died in Delhi, one died at Base Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on Monday and the second person was reported from a private hospital.
Although it is still not clear that people who died are residents of Delhi or they have come from outside Delhi, investigations are being carried out to find out the truth said by a senior health official.
The recent survey done by NGO Jagori, United Nations Development Fund for Women and UN Habitat states, that two out of three women in Delhi are suffering from sexual harassment.
The poll was based on 'Safe Cities Baseline Survey-Delhi 2010? that tends to accumulate information pertaining to the nature of the gender based harassment that is being suffered by women and the essential role of government agencies and police in safeguarding woman's right. The survey involved 5010 people, which is one of a kind.
A local household, at Dwarka, Delhi has started supplying contraceptives and condoms on call.
The housewife cum entrepreneur, Ritu Nath, has initiated a unique way of business keeping a track on social stigma. She has started a website, kamyantra. com, which home delivers the condoms or contraceptives for those who feel embarrassed to buy in person.
It surely gives the commuters of Delhi a reason to smile. In an announcement made on Monday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that it air conditioned feeder buses will become operational.
Moreover, these buses will run on 20 routes. These buses were much awaited since while on one hand they connect the various stations of Metro Rail; on the other they promise a comfortable ride on the routes this summer
The announcement also said that the contractor has not yet been finalized but what routes are going to a part of this program have already been charted out.
The preparation for the Commonwealth Games delays over several venues at Delhi due to security concerns. The Commonwealth Games is to be held at the Capital of the country in the month of October this year. Various venues in Delhi are going to face delays due to serious security concerns.
The US and the Australia Government has also warned the Indian Government of possible terror attack in the capital during this international event. The CWG organizers are also accepting that it is going to be a tough task for them to systematize things on time.
Recently, a scarp was discovered in Mayapuri area which generates gamma radiations. Scientists from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and experts from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), along with Delhi Police had begun a search operation to trace the people who had visited Deepak's shop in the past two weeks. Experts hold opinion that there can be more people who had been affected by radioactive waste.
If you are worried about your skin turning dry and dehydrated in summer, a good thing would be a Vitamin E massage at the Energy spa and salon in Ramada Plaza in Delhi.
Spread over 4,500 sq ft, the place offers 29 different kinds of spa treatments as well as beauty solutions like exotic facials, pedicures and hair care at separate stations.
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has been slammed by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), for the under-utilization of its low-floor buses.
In its recently submitted report, the auditing body said that the DTC is misusing the government's resources by buying such expensive buses. It is further draining the resources by under-utilizing these public transport vehicles.
It said that these kinds of buses are not suitable for the homogeneous fleet present in the city.
Insurance companies have been instructed by the Delhi State Consumer Commission to compensate medical expenses incurred by a patient within a year of taking mediclaim policy even though the exclusion clause is declared or not.
The exclusion clause acknowledged that policy holders cannot claim their medical policy within a year of taking it.
Talking in relation to exclusion clause government finds insurance companies at fault of not conveying this clause to the policy holders while policy is issued.