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Delhi News: City's average air quality index this April worst for the month since 2016 – Times of India

The average air quality index (AQI) in Delhi in April this year was 256, the worst for the month since 2016, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. The city saw 29 “poor” air quality days in April, the highest in the month since the CPCB started maintaining AQI data in 2015. Stay with TOI for all the live updates:Read Less
Delhi reported 1,485 fresh Covid-19 infections, 1,204 recoveries, & zero deaths, in the last 24 hours. Active cases rise to 5,997; positivity rate at 4.89% (ANI)

The Delhi unit of BJP on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the “failures” of his government on various fronts, including Mohalla Clinics, Yamuna cleaning, and water supply. (PTI)

Delhi | The temperature has been down at a few locations in the country today… so the heatwave will not be there today in many areas of eastern India & over north UP, Delhi, north Punjab & north Haryana: RK Jenamani, senior scientist, IMD (ANI)

One more accused has been apprehended in the Shaheen Bagh drugs case. He was allegedly involved in money laundering: Narcotics Control Bureau, Delhi. (ANI)

Delhi: Fine up to Rs 10,000, jail for those found plying transport vehicles sans fitness certificate
The Delhi Transport department has warned of action including fine up to Rs 10,000 and even imprisonment to the owners and drivers of transport vehicles, including those of government departments, found plying without a valid certificate of fitness. The move comes after the department found that many such vehicles were found plying without valid fitness certificates in violation of the the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act. (PTI)
On auto mode: The moving garden of Delhi
Among the seven wonders of the world is the hanging gardens of Babylon. Not quite as legendary, but piquing the same sort of curiosity is the moving garden of Delhi. Actually, it is an autorickshaw, the regular black and yellow trundler. But on its roof is an unusual melange of greenery. This odd arrangement of plants on the roof of the three wheeler is meant to keep the interiors cool.
Three dead, two injured in car-bike collision in Delhi’s Shakarpur
Three people died and two others suffered injuries in a high-impact crash involving a car and a motorcycle that caused the four-wheeler to overturn in east Delhi's Shakarpur area on Sunday. READ MORE
Aam Aadmi Party national convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal attends ‘Adivasi Sankalp Mahasammelan’ in Bharuch. (ANI)
Coal an issue, but managing electricity: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday again raised the issue of coal shortage. The Delhi government has warned of supply disruptions citing shortage of coal stocks at various power plants."The electricity supply in Delhi is being managed by us (Delhi government). This problem is faced by the whole country due to coal shortage," Kejriwal told reporters at the sideline of an event. READ MORE
Two teenage girls and a motorcycle rider were killed, while five others suffered injuries in a road accident that took place in Delhi’s Vikas Marg area, police said on Sunday. (IANS)

Delhi: Bhalswa landfill site continues to smoulder
Smoke continues to rise from the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi on Sunday where a fire broke out on April 26 as some areas of the site continue to burn for the sixth consecutive day. READ MORE
The Rohini lake project in northwest Delhi is expected to be completed in the next eight months and will be commissioned within one month after completion. The lake is one of the 23 waterbodies the Delhi government is trying to rejuvenate.

Light rain with gusty winds likely in parts of Delhi-NCR
Light rain with gusty winds are likely in parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday, a much needed respite from the blistering heat, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). READ MORE
Light rain with gusty winds are likely in parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday, a much needed respite from the blistering heat, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). (IANS)

Delhi: Doctors see rise in patients due to heat, caution about vulnerables
With temperature hitting record highs in Delhi, doctors say, there is an increase in the number of patients coming with complications caused due to heat exhaustion. READ MORE
Delhi: Vice chief of Army staff Lt Gen BS Raju presented with Guard of Honour at South Block Lawns. (ANI)
Smoke continues to rise from the Bhalswa Landfill site where a fire broke out on April 26. (ANI)
#Delhi | Smoke continues to rise from the #BhalswaLandfill site where a fire broke out on April 26. (ANI) https://t.co/HZwlPVhW8e
Some areas of the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi are still burning, smoke emission continues. (ANI)
Active cases have risen to 5,716; positivity rate is at 5.10%.

In a month, 3,000 vehicles fined for lane violations in Delhi
A month since Delhi government’s transport department began enforcing lane discipline, more than 3,000 vehicles have been penalised. The department now plans to intensify the campaign on select stretches, including Ring Road and Outer Ring Road. READ MORE

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