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Quake Science: Is Delhi due for a really big one?
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Quake Science: Is Delhi due for a really big one?

The Bureau of India Standards has classified the country into four major zones based on the macro seismic zoning map of India — Zone V (high intensity) to Zone II (low intensity). Parts of Delhi and northern Uttar Pradesh fall in Zone IV, which is the severe category

Cold northeasterly winds blowing towards plains, IMD predicts dip in Delhi-NCR temperature from today
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Cold northeasterly winds blowing towards plains, IMD predicts dip in Delhi-NCR temperature from today

Temperatures in Delhi-NCR are likely to dip from Sunday, the India Meteorological Department has predicted, as icy northeasterly winds from the snow-covered mountains have already started blowing towards the plains.

Cold wave conditions prevail in North and Northwest India on Friday; Rajasthan’s Bikaner hits zero
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Cold wave conditions prevail in North and Northwest India on Friday; Rajasthan’s Bikaner hits zero

The next 24 hours are also expected to witness "ground frosting conditions" in numerous locations throughout Rajasthan, according to the weather department

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake strikes Delhi NCR
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Magnitude 3.8 earthquake strikes Delhi NCR

As per the readings from the centre, an earthquake measuring 3.8 occured at North Northwest of Haryana's Jhajjar at 1:19 am on Sunday

Dense fog likely to engulf North India till Dec 27 as temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-NCR
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Dense fog likely to engulf North India till Dec 27 as temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-NCR

Cold weather conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with the Union Territory of Chandigarh turning out to be the coldest place in the region-- recording this season's lowest at 2.8 degrees Celsius

Non-essential construction work banned in Delhi-NCR as air quality worsens
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Non-essential construction work banned in Delhi-NCR as air quality worsens

The pollution level in Delhi entered the 'severe' category after 4 November, when the AQI was 447. An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'

Jio 5G services extended across Delhi NCR; Here’s how to activate 5G on your mobile
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Jio 5G services extended across Delhi NCR; Here’s how to activate 5G on your mobile

Users having a Jio sim card will only be able to access the 5G network only if their smartphones have already received the 5G-supportive software update

Bad air days in Delhi-NCR: As GRAP stage IV comes into force, what is permitted and what is not?
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Bad air days in Delhi-NCR: As GRAP stage IV comes into force, what is permitted and what is not?

As pollution chokes the Capital, the Commission for Air Quality Management on Thursday decided to implement measures under stage IV of the Graded Response Action Plan. It places a ban on trucks and construction and demolition activity

Citizen-led air quality measurement strategy can help North India breathe better
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Citizen-led air quality measurement strategy can help North India breathe better

This can create movements with public impact, improve media reportage with statistical foundations, create a market for abatement solutions at the institutional level and bring public spotlight to generate political buy-in and policy goodwill

Haryana adds 20,000 COVID-19 cases in past one month; some NCR districts worst-hit
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Haryana adds 20,000 COVID-19 cases in past one month; some NCR districts worst-hit

While Gurugram district has been the worst-hit, Faridabad, which also falls in the National Capital Region, has also seen a jump in the cases over the past one month

Piped cooking gas price increased by Rs 2.63 per unit in Delhi NCR, second hike in two weeks
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Piped cooking gas price increased by Rs 2.63 per unit in Delhi NCR, second hike in two weeks

The increase follows the government mandating the use of costlier imported LNG to meet incremental demand. State-owned GAIL averages out the rates of gas produced locally with the imported one before supplying to city gas retailers like IGL

Explained: Delhi's new winter plan to fight rising pollution levels
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Explained: Delhi's new winter plan to fight rising pollution levels

The Commission for Air Quality Management has revised its set of anti-air pollution measures. Under the revised guidelines, curbing measures will be imposed pre-emptively based on forecasts unlike the previous rules which mandated restrictions only after levels had worsened

Chinese spies in Noida? Police raid on illegal club in Noida village reveals sinister goings-on
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Chinese spies in Noida? Police raid on illegal club in Noida village reveals sinister goings-on

Noida Police raided a building at Gharbara village on Tuesday that turned out to be a Chinese-only club. This club was being used as a safe-house and meeting spot by almost 20 Chinese nationals living illegally in India

'Delhi tussi great ho. Mind & window both blown away': Meme-fest on Twitter after thunderstorm lashes Delhi-NCR
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'Delhi tussi great ho. Mind & window both blown away': Meme-fest on Twitter after thunderstorm lashes Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR residents took to social media to express how the thunderstorm this morning made them feel. Many posted hilarious memes about traffic jams and waterlogging

CNG price increased by Rs 2 per kg in Delhi-NCR with effect from today
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CNG price increased by Rs 2 per kg in Delhi-NCR with effect from today

With the latest hike, CNG is now available at Rs 86.07 per kg in Rewari and Rs 84.27 per kg in Karnal and Kaithal in Haryana

COVID-19: Survey finds 40% 'undercounting' of daily cases in Delhi-NCR in April
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COVID-19: Survey finds 40% 'undercounting' of daily cases in Delhi-NCR in April

The survey conducted by LocalCircles claimed that 42 per cent of Delhi-NCR residents that had symptoms and took a COVID-19 test in the last 30 days only took the self rapid antigen test

Student killed on Greater Noida road; man run over by car after arguments with occupants
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Student killed on Greater Noida road; man run over by car after arguments with occupants

In the first case one of the students, Ayush (23), died, while four others have been hospitalised. In the second case, Diwakar Motwani is in a critical condition and cops have arrested four people

Relief for Delhiites as no heatwave predicted for next six days
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Relief for Delhiites as no heatwave predicted for next six days

A weak western disturbance over the Himalayas and an induced cyclonic circulation over Punjab has provided some respite from the searing heat in the plains.

'Back to school': After two years, offline classes resume in Delhi-NCR
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'Back to school': After two years, offline classes resume in Delhi-NCR

Sudha Acharya, chairperson of the National Progressive Schools' Conference (NPSC), which has over 120 private schools as its members, said that students were eagerly awaiting this day.

8.2 percent of new vehicles registered in Delhi are electric: Report
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8.2 percent of new vehicles registered in Delhi are electric: Report

Additionally, 6,123 vehicles have been provided subsidy from the State EV fund, the report said.