Here are City Spidey's top five picks from the national capital region (NCR):
Celebrate dry Holi, save water: Coming as it does close on the heels of World Water Day, the festival of colours this time around has come with a save-water message. Environmentalists in Noida have urged people to celebrate dry Holi. Hope the message won’t drown in Holi revelry.
Villagers share their problems with MLA: Vimla Batham was greeted by a deluge of problems at two Greater Noida villages. Erratic water supply, dearth of parks, incomplete community centre, lack of burial ground and encroachments were the issues residents of Yakubpur and Ilahabans shared with the MLA during her weekly Vidhayak Apke Dwar programme.
Tyre burst on e-way bereaves SSP: Tyre burst on Yamuna expressway claims two teen lives while leaving five others injured. The deceased are the nieces of Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh. The accident took place on Monday afternoon when the speeding SUV, in which they were travelling, collided with a divider as one of its rear tyres burst.
New train eases travel woes of commuters: Mainline Electrified Multiple Unit (MEMU) suburban train came as an answer to the prayers of thousands of commuters from Meerut and Muradnagar. With the Ghaziabad-Meerut-Saharanpur rail route fully electrified, travel from Anand Vihar to Meerut has become safe and time saving.
Huda staff say ‘no’ to MCG assignment: From urban development to civic administration, the transition could be appealing for some, but not all. Huda employees are no exception. They came out in protest against their transfer to Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) on Monday. The Haryana Government recently ordered shifting of Huda staff responsible for maintenance of developed sectors to MCG on deputation.