DELHI WINTER

  • Cold wave intensifies, Delhi shivers at 2.4 degree Celsius January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The national capital continued to shiver as cold wave intensified in North India. While the visibility was normal with no fog, minimum temperature in the morning was recorded at 2.4 degree Celsius. The Met Department said there might be soon some respite from cold winds with temperature expected...
  • Light rains, breeze bring back winter chill in capital December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Light rains and breeze brought back winter chill to the national capital on Tuesday with day temperature falling by nine degree Celsius from the previous day. The capital had been experiencing relatively warmer days in the past couple of days. On Tuesday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 18.7...
  • Shift night shelters near needy's work places: HC December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the city government to shift temporary night shelters for the homeless and the poor closer to their work places. A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw allowed the plea of NGO Shahri Adhikar Manch Begharon...
  • Delhi winter: Homeless women worst off January 18, 2012

    There are at least 10000 homeless women in Delhi, but most of the night shelters provide space only for men. ...
  • HC asks civic bodies to maintain night shelters December 15, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over MCD, NDMC and Delhi Jal Board not maintaining coordination among themslves to provide basic ammenities in the city's night shelters and asked the civic bodies to provide the same in 3 days. The court also expressed anguish over DDA's...
  • A lakh homeless spend winter on Delhi streets December 9, 2010

    New Delhi: For those of us who take the warmth of our homes and their heating devices for granted, here's a chilling statistic Delhi has over 100,000 homeless people, most of whom are left to fend for themselves in the open during the cruel winter season. "Delhi winter is cruel,...
  • Delhi blinded in fog, flights and trains hit January 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Hundreds of air and rail passengers were stranded in the bitterly cold national capital on Saturday as dense fog led to numerous flight cancellations and train delays. A fault in the instrument landing system at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and "tripping" of the northern grid owing to...
  • Winter shivers: Fog causes more delays in trains, flight January 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Fog affected air and train travellers into and out of Delhi yet again. Passengers faced difficulties on account of train and flight delays. It's an endless wait for constable Ram Veer Singh. Two days on, he is still waiting to take the Guwahati Jan Sampark Kranti from New...
  • Passengers on Palam Airport stranded by fog February 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Just when you thought the fog had spared Delhi this winter, the Palam airport was enveloped in dense fog on Wednesday morning. The visibility suddenly dropped to 100 metres, stalling at least 60 flights for several hours and cancelling a few others. Even as the sun shooed the fog...