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I'puram sees a rise in pressure groups

First Green Team from Ahinsa Khand 2, and now United We Stand from Vaibhav Khand. Resident...

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Procurement of 1,000 new CNG buses gets Cabinet nod

Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot announced this at a press conference held today at Delhi Sec...

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No odd-even rollout as NGT refuses exemption for women and two-wheelers

Reviewing Delhi government’s plea, the tribunal said that the government could run buses stric...

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NGT slams Noida Authority and UPPCB for not curbing pollution in the city

Residents of high-rise societies in sectors 74 to 77 had filed a case against both the bodies for no...

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Minister assures Noida residents he will block dumpsite in Sector 123

Residents of several Noida sectors are protesting the garbage dump. Union Minister promised to get N...

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Just as the NCR had begun to rejoice, the smog strikes again

Residents of Delhi and NCR use water sprinklers, face masks, air purifiers against the hazard. But f...

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Contractors flout ban on construction in Noida

Construction in the city is on as usual, with no one even remotely trying to follow NGT orders....

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Dwarka: Will the civic authorities deliver on their promises?

People are meeting with ministers and civic authorities and discuss the existing slew of civic issue...

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Noida Authority wakes up to dust, finally!

Noida Authority — with impunity — decided to overlook environmental laws in the ongoing ...

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Is the third odd-even stint being welcomed by commuters?

Here's what Dwarka and Noida have to say....

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Why the odd-even scheme has been clipped to five days...

As the Delhi government decides to implement the odd-even scheme for the third time, City Spidey fin...

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Gurgaon First organises a workshop on combating air pollution

The workshop had sessions by doctors from leading hospitals on how haze and dust particles in the ai...

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GB Nagar district hospital sees a 30 per cent spike in respiratory ills

There has been a rush of patients in the OPD department complaining of respiratory stress, asthma an...

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NEWS FLASH: Odd-even back in Delhi from Nov 13 to Nov 17

This will be its third stint in Delhi, however for only five days, as opposed to the 15 earlier.&nbs...

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The smog is getting better... but just a little

At least we can make out more than the silhouette of the Isckon temple now....

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Toxic smog canopies Delhi-NCR

City Spidey captures a blurry city caught in the death grip of unbreathable air....

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Delhi Government orders all schools to remain closed till Sunday

All private and government schools will be adhering to this instruction. ...

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Gurgaon First to hold workshop on how to tackle poor air quality

The workshop, to be held at DLF Club IV, will be attended by RWA members, schoolchildren, ...

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Three Noida schools decide to close down classes from Nursery to V

The schools include Amity International School in Sector 44, Presidium School in Sector 93 and Sapph...

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Primary schools to remain closed in Delhi and Ghaziabad tomorrow

The holiday will extend to only students of up to Class V....

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Following IMA advisory, Kejriwal advises schools be shut down for a few days

The advisory read: 'It is generally advised that when the Air Quality Index (AQI) crosses 400, t...

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What are PM 2.5 and PM 10? And why are they dangerous?

These are the main reasons people are choking on the very air that keeps them alive....

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This was what the morning looked like. The smog is back... again

While PM 2.5 levels rose to 424 microgram mpcm, PM 10 went up to 434 mpcm. The permissible limit for...

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Five Noida sectors to oppose NGT nod to garbage dumpsite in Sec 123

Residents in the vicinity of Sector 123 are aghast that NGT has allowed a dumpsite in the locality, ...

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Road roko stir lands Gurgaon residents in trouble

After repeated pleas to administration, police and government failed to check illegal constructions,...

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Say bye to your jogs and crisp morning air

The air quality has been hovering around "severe" in the last 10 days. Doctors&n...

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Gurgaon: PWD minister promises respite from police to residents

The residents of Park View Residency, C2 Block and Mahendra Aura met PWD minister Rao Narbir Singh a...

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Noida Authority orders builders to follow NGT guidelines during construction

The meeting between Noida Authority, CREDAI members and builders was held after EPCA hauled the...

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These Gurgaon residents will not take police FIRs lying down

Residents of Park View Residency and Mahendra Aura had blocked the Palam Vihar road in protest ...

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One sector's ban, another sector's bane: The case of the shifting Noida dumpsite

Last week, NGT issued a ban on dumping garbage in Sector 138A, only to designate Sector 123 as a tem...

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Delhi government orders 'tatkal' power connection in 36 hours

The government has banned the use of diesel generators from October 18 to March next year. However, ...

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Gurgaon Sector 71 residents petition Chief Minister about pollution

Air pollution caused by construction dust and vehicular emission is choking residents in Sector 71....

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Ghaziabad:Gaur Green City submits fresh appeal to authorities over garbage fumes

A neighbouring garbage dump, has been fuelling smoke and pollutants into the area for a long time no...

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Gurgaon: Friday protests in Palam Vihar spur action

After last week’s protests by the Park View Residency residents against a host of issues, incl...

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Will there be a third odd-even stint for Delhi?

Delhi's transport minister has written a letter to DTC, asking it to be ready for the re-impleme...

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We are all biting the dust

Asthma and other respiratory diseases are becoming as common as the common cold, and people are scar...

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Gurgaon's Garden Estate churns out 800 kg of compost a month!

It has collected 120 tonnes of kitchen waste so far and churned out 17 tonnes of compost....

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Residents near Golf Course Ext Road demand police checkpost to curb pollution

They want police intervention, especially to check the movement of heavy trucks laden with construct...

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Private entities in Gurgaon pitch in to track air pollution in the city

DLF has installed four air-quality monitors in Gurgaon, while Amity University has set up a laborato...

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How construction sites are choking Gurgaon...

Residents and RWAs have joined hands to demand better disposal of construction debris, which is chok...

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Ggn: Female residents of Park View Residency file a complaint against police

An FIR was filed on Sunday against the residents of Park View Residency for protests held on Saturda...

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Gurgaon, Sector 23A: Toxic fumes spell breathing trouble for residents

Some miscreants set fire to a garbage dump that contained huge amount of plastic waste, releasing to...

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UP Energy Minister unveils power packages for Ghaziabad

Two 400 kva power substations, a power-cut management cum notifications platform ...

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Thank god air pollution is just 'severe' post Diwali

This ironically brings some relief to residents, when seen in comparison to last year's 'eme...

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Why has the ban on firecrackers failed to control air pollution?

A day after a relatively silent Diwali, environmentalists of Delhi share their views with our City S...

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Kudos, Gurgaon, for sticking to a no-cracker Diwali

The city witnessed a relatively peaceful Diwali, with a drastic dip in the number of crackers burnt ...

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It's a cracker of a Diwali without crackers!

While the ban on sale of crackers may have disappointed many, the corporate sector has wholeheartedl...

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Think you are safe with the firecracker ban? The Ghazipur landfill is burning

The landfill recently caught fire and air pollution in East Delhi was recorded at 1,150 microgram pe...

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Delhi’s air quality could turn ‘severe’ post Diwali

It has already reached the "very poor" category and, if unchecked, could turn “...

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What fuelled the recent fire at the Ghazipur landfill?

Surprisingly, the fire outbreak has occurred despite EDMC’s claims that it uses modern te...

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SC firecracker ban: Good for the environment, even better for your purse

Every family spends an average of Rs 5,000 on the purchase of crackers during Diwali. Maybe this yea...

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Gurgaon RWAs press for a cracker-free Diwali

While campaigns have been drawn up to ensure a no-cracker Diwali, RWAs have organised a plethora of ...

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Dwarka RTI activist prevails after more than three dozen hearings!

NGT finally orders ministry of environment and forests to approve the draft on emission st...

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Children plead with elders to shun firecrackers this Diwali

Increase in noise pollution and damage to the environment are the twin evils that need to be fought....

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NGT comes down hard on noise pollution

Ruling on a petition moved by a housing society, NGT asked the Delhi government and DDA to submit a ...

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Noida DM has an appeal for RWAs this Diwali and it sure sounds good!

The Apex Court has appointed a committee, which is to be headed by the chairperson of the Central Po...

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Gurgaon: As Diwali approaches the administration braces to curb pollution levels

Framed by Environment Pollution Control and Prevention Authority (EPCA), the anti-pollution dri...

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Will NGT listen to Noida Authority's plea?

Pockmarked by potholes, Noida Authority wants to repair a 5-km stretch that falls under the elevated...

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Air pollution check in Crossings Republik

With residents complaining that the township was one of the worst affected by air pollution due to t...

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Gurgaon: In Sector 56 and Sector 57, plastic bags are a thing of the past

This is essentially the outcome of a drive which a resident had initiated in association with the di...

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East Delhi societies caught unawares as NGT slaps fines

The NGT has slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on seven housing societies for not complying with waste-mana...

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In Noida Sector 137 just WhatsApp for car pool

Car pooling proved to be a very effective idea for this sector where public transport was always a c...

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Residents bombard Noida MLA Pankaj Singh with problems

Singh assured residents that he would raise their concerns with the Noida officials to resolve their...

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NCR resident body demands a full stop to dumping garbage at landfill sites

Garbage dumped in the outskirts of the cities is a source of disease and pollution, studies have fou...

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Noida: Fumes from this chimney in Supertech Capetown are flying dangerously low

An online petition, a written complaint to the Pollution Control Board and a plea at Jan S...

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Ghaziabad: NGT hauls up civic bodies on sewer mess

October 4 is the date for the next hearing. Will the GDA and state authorities be able to come up wi...

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Will plastic go missing from Delhi markets this time around?

Following a recent NGT directive, the Delhi government has directed civic agencies to put a stop to ...

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URJA: Awareness campaigns alone will not bring down pollution

Awareness campaigns and tree-planting drives will not bring down pollution until the government enfo...

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Fresco's rainwater harvesting pits can hold 3.5 lakh litres, but are defunct!

Ever since the condominium came into existence, the rainwater harvesting pits have been lying defunc...

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Will Delhi finally be free of plastic bags?

According to a new directive by NGT, you may end up paying a fine of Rs 5,000 if caught using a non-...

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No, it ain't a dirt track with car rally drivers kicking off a dust storm

It's actually the MP2 road where commuters are braving the dust, visibility down to zero especia...

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Did the EPCA give the government a means to treat drain sludge 10 years back?

Why then do agencies still use outdated methods of removing faecal sludge from drains and septic tan...

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URJA seminar on the joint role of RWAs and the government to tackle urban issues

The daylong event,  held at the convention centre of New Delhi Municipal Council, was attended ...

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NGT issues new guidelines for preservation of water bodies

The order, passed on July 13, has been lauded by the water and environment activists in Ghaziabad....

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Here's what Krishna Apra Garden did to tackle pollution from NH 24

It also made the area more beautiful......

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East Delhi's C&D waste plant recycles 500 MT of debris every day!

Now that's something. The lieutenant governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, along with East Delhi m...

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Do you know how these sectors spent their Saturday?

Exotica Fresco, in Sector 137, and Sector 52 carried out tree-planting drives today to increase...

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Electric buses on Gurgaon roads soon!

The buses, an economical, eco-friendly and noise-free alternative to the existing diesel buses, will...

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Noida is now 5,570 plants greener!

Noida Authority kicked off Van Mahotsav in the city by planting saplings in 16 locations across the ...

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This park in Gurgaon seems perfect. Why, then, is it empty?

Kids are asked not to go play in this park in Vipul Lavanya, Sector 81....

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Noida: Elevated stretch on MP Road II now open to public

Reaching Delhi just got much easier!...

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Noida Authority inspects Elevated Road for inauguration tomorrow

Industrial development minister Satish Mahana is scheduled to inaugurate the road tomorrow at 5 pm....

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Dwarka: Why won’t the authorities listen up!

AK Parashar of Brahma Apartments in Sector 7 narrates his first-hand account of open garbage burning...

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Noida: Sector 14 organises conclave to discuss Shahdara drain

Residents staying near the drain have been grappling with harmful gases being released from the drai...

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Delhi: New air pollution monitoring stations to be operational in October

The environment department says the stations will help in implementing Supreme Court mandate regardi...

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Of missed deadlines: First 2010, then 2014, now 2017

Despite a 2007 Supreme Court directive to construct a sewer pumping station in Kalyanpuri, ...

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A meeting with an MP may give Noida and GreNo residents fresh hope. Here's why

The meeting, scheduled on June 18, has invited both residents and officials of Noida, Greater Noida ...

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Why just planting saplings is not enough to protect the environment

Noida: As residents have been planting saplings in an effort to care for the environment, City Spide...

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This homebuyer has a question and The 3C Company better live up to its promise

Lotus residents and buyers meet up with the builder, as Noida Authority officials play mediators.&nb...

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Delhi to get 20 more pollution monitoring stations

The city is one of the most polluted in the world, with smoke and gases from vehicles, landfill site...

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Blue and green to keep it clean. Do you know how?

Civic bodies of north and east Delhi distributed green and blue bins to residents, urging them to se...

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This is what the authorities promised...and we are watching

Will these officials from across Delhi-NCR really walk the talk?...

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Why UPPCB isn't doing anything about toxic gases from Noida's irrigation drain

The drain originates from Kondli in New Delhi, passes through Noida and ends in The Yamuna...

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Noida: Traffic violator? Here’s a tulsi plant!

To celebrate June 5, Noida traffic department — with support from OLA cabs — organised a...

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Fresco, Gurgaon: Bringing the sparrows back

A group of children built nests for birds to invite them, but chances are sparrows may give the invi...

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Is your PUC certificate genuine?

GB Nagar: There are many unauthorised testing centres that are involved in issuing fake PUC certific...

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This man has revived 5 dead rivers and 8,600 sq km of barren land. Who is he?

On World Environment Day, we bring you the very face of inspiration, Rajendra Singh, also known as t...

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GB Nagar will now take its green rules very seriously

"Officials who fail to enforce NGT's guidelines will be dealt with strictly," sai...

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SPECIAL COVERAGE: Gurgaon Environment Conclave

Experts expressed their views and concerns about areas such as air pollution, demand for water, wast...

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Environment body warns SDMC not to obstruct traffic flow on DND

To prevent commercial vehicles evading taxes, SDMC installed two toll booths for the collection...

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State government takes Noida Authority to task over wastage of treated water

Of the seven sewage treatment plants in Noida, treated water from five of them is flowing into drain...

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Noida Authority: Resident bodies to get compost machines

The Authority is set to table a proposal under which it will extend financial support for the same....

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If you worry about the environment, do attend this event in Gurgaon tomorrow

The Gurgaon Environment Conclave will be held at The Palms, Sushant Lok I, and will focus on sustain...

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‘If its water is not saved, Delhi will not survive’

Rajendra Singh, also known as the Waterman of India or Jalpurush, sounds a wake-up call for the gove...

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The real reason why Shahdara and Noida open drains continue to emit toxic gases

The government agencies claim the STPs installed by them have been cleaning the water. How true is t...

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I’puram: Gaur Green City raises local issues with MLA

Burning of garbage and lack of Ganga water supply dominated the meeting as Sunil Sharma assured resi...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (May 21 - May 26).  ...

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What’s eating into the oxygen in the air?

The sludge-filled, stagnating drains of Shahdara and Noida have become a steady source of toxic gase...

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Noida Authority rushes to clean drains and repair roads before the monsoons

It has to comply with the chairman's orders to improve the existing city infrastructure before t...

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Gurgaon to soon have a place to dump its construction and demolition waste

The city generates 700 tonnes of C&D waste every day....

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What plans does the new SDMC mayor have for her area?

Kamaljeet Sehrawat, a resident of Guru Apartments in Sector 6, Dwarka, on how she plans to tack...

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Gurgaon: Raahgiri Day relaunch on May 21

The joint initiative by MCG and Raahgiri Foundation aims to encourage residents to take up a healthi...

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How Noida and Shahdara drains put residents’ health at risk

Experts say toxic gases emanating from these drains are harmful, especially for new-borns, elderly a...

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Commuters boycott Metro rides in protest against fare hike

Members of Delhi Metro Commuters’ Association staged a protest outside the DMRC headquarters a...

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Here, do your bit for the environment. You have till May 20 to register

URJA, in collaboration with Haiyya, a Delhi-based NGO, has organised a four-month programm...

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Contaminated Delhi water puts aquifers at risk

Contaminants present in the polluted surface water of Delhi reach aquifers, turning groundwater unfi...

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MV I: DMRC flouts horticulture department norms?

The area under the Metro lane has been covered with locking bricks whereas it is mandatory for such ...

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Gurgaon: Sec 17A grapples with garbage dump near entry gate

Residents say the area has become a breeding ground for cattle, dogs and pigs, and fear cases of den...

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NRI Residency: Noida Authority to look into issuance of OC and CC

Residents of the Sector 45 society allege at a tri-party meet that the occupation certificate and co...

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Potholes are not the only problem on this Gurgaon road

The stretch acts as a direct approach road to Uniworld Gardens I on Sohna Road, and also leads to Ma...

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NMRC, residents do not like the sound of the Metro at night

According to the environmental clearance norms, sound barriers are a must&n...

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Dwarka: What is harming the greenery in Sector 12?

Residents say stems of the trees have been affected and raising the issue with the officials concern...

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Gurgaon police, IMA celebrate April 26 as ‘No Honking Day’

Police personnel and doctors ran a campaign to raise awareness about the adverse effects of noise po...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (April 16 - April 21)....

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Ghaziabad: FedAOA reaches out to Yogi Adityanath

The members of the federation raised a host of issues and demands, including the absence of a local ...

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CONRWA to hold mega convocation in August

The residents’ association plans to raise pressing concerns, including substandard food and sc...

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How Greenman plans to continue his campaign even after death

Vijaypal Baghel, the Ghaziabad-based environmentalist, says apart from helping medical science ...

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MCD polls: What exactly East Delhi residents want from their representatives

Despite promises by various parties ahead of the April 23 polls, resident associations don’t s...

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This South City I road has been in this condition for three years...

Residents said the 2-km stretch was also encroached upon by food stalls, vegetable and fruit vendors...

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Dwarka unites against leaf burning

Green Circle, an NGO, organised a composting event at Diamond Square Apartments in Sector 6 to demon...

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Can't get in or out of Legend Apts, Gurgaon? Blame the long CNG lines

Several complaints about the problem have been made to the police, Haryana City Gas, the CNG company...

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NCR residents are talking about...

Here's a low down on what's on the minds of NCR residents....

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Rapid Metro Gurgaon begins South Extension operations

The line connects commuters from Golf Course Road in Gurgaon to the existing Rapid Metro system and ...

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Can the trans-Hindon area hope for a better summer now?

PVVNL is set to energise its newly constructed 400 KVA power substation on Kala Patthar Road in Indi...

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Gensets divide opinion among residents in Noida

Noida Authority gets mixed reactions over its notice to relocate gensets placed illegally on roads i...

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Gurgaon: Residents reach out to PWD minister Rao Narbir Singh

The minister visited several societies on Sohna Road as residents shared their problems with him....

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Indirapuram: FedAOA to meet new BJP MLA over resident issues

Sewer blockage, water supply, handover of societies from builder and formation of a lift act are amo...

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Why is the popularity of Tau Devi Lal Botanical Garden dwindling?

Those who frequent the park say open defecation by slum dwellers in a vacant plot adjacent to the ...

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Gurgaon: DLF City Phase III roads irk residents

Residents of Block U say the poor condition of the roads has become a nuisance, and blame the civic ...

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Ahinsa Khand's pollution problem...

DK Maurya, president of the Niho Scottish Gardens, AOA, said owing to the pollution, residents of th...

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MCG launches handbook and portal on waste management

To improve resident involvement in waste management, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon launched a...

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Gurgaon: Power woes soon to become a thing of the past?

Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam is setting up new substations to curb the problem of frequent power cu...

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RWA Federation Gzb to take anti-pollution drive to UPPCB district office

The federation has been holding the Car Free Day drive every month to encourage commuters to not use...

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How are the RWAs reacting to Delhi Budget 2017?

While the new budget introduces no new taxes, much to the relief of the residents, it does fall shor...

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Must we continue to act irresponsibly?

Can a country like India really afford to waste gallons and gallons of potable water in the name of ...

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Sec 55, Noida: Tree-planting drive at sector’s ‘herbal park’

With pollution on the rise, residents and members of a trust plant saplings of trees to promote gree...

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Noida residents to take oath to curb pollution

NP Singh, the district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar, appealed to people to come forward for the c...

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Gurgaon: Drive against erring school buses from March 1

More than 1,000 school buses operate in the city. But, most of the schools — including big names ...

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PHOTO KATHA: Noida Flower Show kicks off today!

The show will be officially inaugurated today by Deepak Agarwal, CEO of the Noida Authority, at Noi...

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Gurgaon: Better power supply this summer for DLF RWAs?

Following complaints of frequent power cuts in the summers, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam i...

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A walkathon to ward off health woes in Sec 47, Gurgaon

The Malibu Town RWA and Mount Olympus School is set to organise a “Walk For Fun” event on Februa...

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Will separate feeders end Sushant Lok I's power woes?

The Gurgaon society has been plagued by problems such as frequent power cuts and low voltage, owing ...

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Who's responsible for the burning of horticultural waste in Dwarka?

If the authorities responsible, such as DDA and SDMC, don't look into it, what option do residents h...

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Why is Gurgaon turning into a toxic city?

While the millennium city turns into one of the most polluted cities of India, the authorities decid...

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Noida, Sector 26: Can the Authority please repair this road?

A road passing through blocks A and D of the sector was dug up by the authorities for laying of a se...

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Gurgaon: Residents of Golf Course Ext to approach NGT over illegal dumping

Construction and demolition waste is being dumped on the 3-km stretch between St Xavier’s School a...

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Does Noida Sec 26 have a rogue priest who burns waste in the open?

The RWA president said he had tried reasoning with the priest but that he refused to acknowledge the...

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Are you a young person looking to make Ghaziabad better? Join YNG!

Clean up your city, spruce it up, paint flyover pillars, spread awareness about burning social issue...

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Advisory for safety audit issued to 30 Noida hospitals

The Disaster Management Cell has mandated the audit, asking hospitals to ensure earthquake resilienc...

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You give her trash, she'll give you flowers

What made Sudha Singh, a resident of Gaur Grandeur Apartments, Sector 119, Noida, give up her 10-ye...

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Ghaziabad: When will NH 24 feel like a national highway?

With parts of the highway yet to begin even after a year of inauguration, residents have slim hopes ...

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New Year resolutions of apex resident bodies in Ghaziabad

City Spidey speaks to top associations of RWAs and AOAs and finds out what they plan to accomplish i...

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These Dwarka kids have a message: Reduce, refuse, recycle and reuse

A few children from New Millennium Apartments, Sector 23, performed at the central market in Sector ...

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No government advisory on NGT’s plastic ban directive yet!

Shopkeepers say they have not received any instruction regarding the directive to ban use of disposa...

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Ghaziabad residents discuss issues with civic bodies and district administration

TP Tyagi, chairman of RWA Federation, Ghaziabad, dubbed the meeting a success....

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I'puram: Concerned resident, are you? Then don't miss out on this workshop

The workshop, organised by COG under the "Swachh Indirapuram - Swasth Indirapuram" programme, will ...

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Crossings Republik: Residents rejoice as NGT denies garbage dump cum SWMP

NGT came down heavily on the municipal corporation for infringing on rights of citizens and cancelle...

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Dwarka, Sector 12: Silent zone, and yet the blaring music!

Despite the presence of a hospital in the vicinity, Shaheed Mohan Chand Sharma community hall has be...

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I'puram: Gaur Green Vista residents demand for a height barrier

Residents said the barrier would stop movement of heavy vehicles on the road, which was a constant ...

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I'puram: Ahinsa Khand societies face dust pollution

An under-construction stretch from Ashiana Greens till the Hindon Pusta road, on which work stopped ...

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Smog. It's back

The PM 10 and PM 2.5 levels in Noida over the past two days have been six times higher than what is ...

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Sector 61 tense over Noida Authority's action

A section of residents in Sector 61 react strongly to the Authority's bulldozing of a gate on an int...

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Gurgaon's death warrant: Cut down trees, make way for underpasses!

HUDA plans to chop down 5,000 trees to 'improve social infrastructure' at Rajiv Chowk, Iffco Chowk a...

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East Delhi residents welcome move to provide heaters to guards

Societies and RWAs in East Delhi respond positively to the Central Pollution Control Board’s advis...

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Gaur Green City residents bring in water tankers to douse garbage fire

After GDA kept passing the buck on the issue of putting out the flames, the residents took matters i...

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What if all Indian roads were toll-free! CONRWA wants just that

In his letter to the central government, CONRWA president PS Jain wrote that the move will save valu...

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How dying water bodies added to post-Diwali haze

Lakes, wells and ponds play a significant role in controlling air pollution, but with most of the wa...

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Cycles out, Ghaziabad!

RWA Federation Ghaziabad spearheaded the 10th car-free day on November 10....

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Twitter abuzz with Modi’s cash clean-up

As the Prime Minister sets the topic for the talk of the town, City Spidey brings you a glimpse of t...

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Pollution still high despite challans for paddy stubble burning

Gurgaon: Residents complain of respiratory and chest problems as authorities fine farmers for burnin...

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Crossings Republik residents to block NH 24 in protest

The residential complex has been grappling with basic civic issues such as the absence of hospitals...

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Dwarka takes to social media to fight pollution

Residents and social organisations share pictures and videos of waste burning in the open, and send ...

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People say no to third odd-even scheme

Most residents are questioning the long-term efficacy of such a system in curbing pollution....

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Pollution, dirty water fail to deter Chhath Puja devotees

East Delhi: About 30,000 people congregated at the canal near New Ashok Nagar Metro station on Novem...

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Air purifiers and pollution masks in high demand

Indirapuram shopkeepers report spike in demand as Noida and Ghaziabad district magistrates issue adv...

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Parents relieved after Kejriwal declares three-day holiday in schools

Air pollution: Delhi CM takes decision in emergency meeting; parents feel this should have been done...

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Dwarka: Sukh Dukh Ke Sathi celebrates its 6th annual day

Cultural programmes mark the occasion as several dignitaries give speeches at Chitrakoot Apartments,...

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Morning walks, outdoor yoga not so healthy any more!

East Delhi: High pollution levels force residents to stay indoors, even skip morning walks and doing...

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MCD-run schools to stay closed on November 5

As pollution levels worsen, schools run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi will remain closed on ...

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Gurgaon: PM 2.5 seven times higher than safe standard

As the weather refuses to stabilise even four days after Diwali, a few schools suspend classes and o...

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NCR: This week on Twitter

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (Oct 30 - Nov 4)....

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... This smog is choking me

Delhi-NCR has been wrapped up in a toxic blanket of smog these past few days — and it's the worst ...

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Diwali do's and don'ts from RWA Federation of Ghaziabad

The body has asked residents to refrain from buying high-decibel crackers, not burst crackers after ...

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Homebuyers hope gods work their magic on Dwarka Expressway

A havan and a puja were organised by the DXP Welfare Association, a group of flat owners who have in...

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East Delhi societies join Delhi government's anti-firecracker campaign

The society managing committees appealed to residents to support the ban on sound-emitting firecrack...

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DIWALI SPECIAL: Green is the warmest colour

Here's how you can make your Diwali fun, safe and eco-friendly all at the same time....

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How Ganpati Apts is sowing seeds for a greener, cleaner future

Sector 9, Dwarka: Kids take part in a tree planting drive organised by residents of the society....

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UPPCB to issue notice to Noida Authority for illegal dumping of garbage

Since its inception in 1976, the Authority has been dumping garbage in makeshift landfills across t...

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Why it took 36 hours to douse a fire in a Noida garbage dump

Apparently, the Noida Authority health department officials couldn't locate the site, as it turned o...

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Brahma Apartments: No smoke without garbage

Sector 7, Dwarka: Burning of garbage becomes a common sight near the society as residents complain o...

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Khushboo Chowk beautification gets another push in Gurgaon

Shocked that even Google Maps identifies the area as Kachra Chowk, the citizens group Hara Bhara Gur...

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Gurgaon: Supreme Court bans diesel autos

While residents and environmentalists are happy that the ban will mean less traffic snarls and dip i...

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Dwarka celebrates Independence on a cycle

To mark the 70th year of freedom and promote the cause of a pollution-free city, Greenlco Eco Founda...

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When in Dwarka, plant a tree

Residents of Sector 9 Dwarka carried out a tree-planting drive today in Park No 4 of the sector to p...

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Why cyclists don’t use Noida’s cycle tracks

Small-time vendors encroach upon the cycle track and people park cars on them, thus defeating the ve...

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UP Pollution Control Board takes Prateek Group to task

Board serves notice for flouting norms after site inspection at Prateek Laurel, Sector 120, Noida, r...

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Banned polythene bags find refuge in Dwarka

Rampant use of ‘Chinese polythene bag’ at weekly vegetable markets takes efforts for a pollution...

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FedAOA Ghaziabad calls for factory seal-off

In a letter to the NGT, FedAOA demands to know why Continental Carbon India Limited remains open des...

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Indirapuram Cycling Club: Right on track

The Indirapuram Cycling Club has grown from a handful of members to more than 600 in two years, who ...

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Gurgaon: Kachra Chowk gets a much-needed makeover

It's now been renamed to Khushboo Chowk, and with more than 500 fragrant shrubs planted recently, se...

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East Delhi demands local air-control mechanisms

Close on the heels of the eventuality of a third round of odd-even scheme in the capital, East Delhi...

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Noida: Where does the buck stop in Prateek Laurel?

The AOA of the Sector 120 society and the builder get caught in an endless game of passing the buck ...

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Gurgaon: Tulip Infratech lives up to its name

The realty developer organised a tree-planting drive, in which over a 1,000 saplings were planted by...

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How did Ghaziabad fare on its sixth car-free day?

Colonel Tejendra Pal Tyagi, the chairman of RWA Federation, talked about the importance of moving aw...

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Gurgaon: Forest department approves felling of 256 trees for road widening

Environmentalists are unhappy about forest department's nod to cutting 256 trees in order to widen t...

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Can Gurgaon become an eco-friendly city?

The prime focus of Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon is on making the city plastic-free....

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Yellow brigade for a greener neighbourhood

Residents of Jalvayu Vihar, Sector 21, Noida, join hands with Laughter Yoga Club for a tree-planti...

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This shrink shifted from South Delhi to Gurgaon only to be left high and dry

When I moved from South Delhi to Gurgaon, I told myself it was just another city. But, boy, was I mi...

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Could this ever have been a park?

The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park in Sector 150, Noida, was declared the greenest park in Gautam Budh Na...

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Ecology takes a beating in Dwarka

Dry leaves and garbage being regularly burnt in open areas and near parks despite laws in place; res...

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Sushant Lok-I power cuts: Whose responsibility is it anyway?

These Gurgaon residents say the situation is so bad they can't even charge their inverters. But who ...

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Noida: Medical waste dumped near City View Apartment

Residents claim to have caught 2 sweepers of Sumitra Hospital in the act on camera, say piled-up was...

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200 Gurgaon schools gear up for eco duty

Department of Environment will constitute eco-clubs in schools across the state to give it a helping...

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Vignettes from Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Police of three states on alert; shop owner, salesman shot at; plantation drive in Gurgaon… Here a...

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Sewer line job on, but Sec 26 residents want to breathe easy

Six months on, there is no sign of completion of the sewer project in Sector 26, Noida. Slow pace of...

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CONRWA committed to address Gurgaon civic issues

Since some of the issues are related to the Centre, the CONRWA decided to take them up with Surface ...

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Here's what FedAOA wants from PCB, GDA and fire department

Representatives of AOA Federation of Ghaziabad, discussed issues with Pollution Control Board, Ghazi...

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Gurgaon’s auto rickshaws, a boon or a bane?

Commuters say auto rickshaws are a major cause of traffic jams. Overloading, negligent driving and o...

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Vignettes from Noida and Gurgaon

Watch on polluting vehicles; NBPT accused of fraud; outages mar weekend… Here are the top six upda...

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Vignettes from Noida and Gurgaon

FONRWA draws authority's attention towards stray dog menace; parents approach CM over fee hike; resi...

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Vignettes from Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

After fatal mishap, school bus driver goes missing; unipole hoarding collapses injuring five; cops h...

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Vignettes from Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Cabbies block DND Flyway again; construction firm fined; DMRC may reopen food court… Here are the ...

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Hop on to the Clean Air Express in Gurgaon

On World Asthma Day (May 3), let's applaud Gurgaon Police for its initiative to curb air pollution a...

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The buzz in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

12,000 taxis go off the road; harassment case against prof; 40 students expelled over fee issue… H...

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RO sans waste water management hazardous

RO cleans a little portion of water while leaving a major portion dirty. The dirty part containing l...

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Hindon Pushta road almost ready, likely to open in first week of May

Residents of Indirapuram and Ghaziabad can escape traffic jams on NH 24. Four-kilometre stretch exte...

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Ghaziabad: Saplings, cloth bag for residents this car-free day!

On Ghaziabad’s fourth car-free day on May 10, RWA Federation will step up initiative to raise awar...

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April 20: The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurugram

Bikes overtake cars in Odd-even season; GDA allocates Rs 1,500 crore for infra projects; Huda to app...

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Grow your own veggies in GreNo

To combat rising pollution levels, the Greater Noida Development Authority organised a kitchen garde...

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The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurugram

RTA sends proposal for city bus service to Lucknow; power cuts herald onset of summer; officials say...

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The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurugram

Start-ups to help during odd-even phase; scam alleged in procurement of solar lamps; fund for STPs r...

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Fire, fumes and filth

The Ghazipur landfill has been burning for two weeks now. Residents of Kaushambi, Vaishali and Mayur...

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Noida residents sick of construction sites causing dust pollution

Residents of sectors 74, 75, 76 and 77 say that the builders seldom follow NGT guidelines....

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Time for GDA to walk the talk

Despite promises to solve all problems, GDA has hardly moved a finger to act. Residents will meet th...

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April 10: The next car-free day in Ghaziabad

Preparations are on for the event, with the RWA Federation Ghaziabad meeting Mayor Ashu Verma and t...

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Bus, stop!

Heavy vehicles plying through Sector 27, Noida, have become a nuisance for residents....

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How clean is Noida's air? We'll find out soon

The Central Pollution Control Board has installed two particulate samplers on the roof of the UP Pol...

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Painting the town green

Vijaypal Baghel, a resident of Ghaziabad known as Greenman, has made it his life's mission to promot...

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Meet the human pretzel from Gurgaon!

Runvijay, a resident of Sushant Lok, teaches you how to use yoga to harness the energy within....

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The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Drones to keep an eye on traffic violators; three spots selected for pollution watch; RWAs unhappy i...

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Greater Noida Authority encourages cyclists

GreNo Authority has started developing a 7-km-long cycle track....

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March 21: The buzz in Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon

Alert against massive property fraud, ultimatum to DMRC over water pollution… Here are the top six...

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School buses, stay out!

Swarnim Vihar residents cite safety hazards, pollution and congestion; want a ban on the entry of sc...

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His ideas are bound to bear fruit

Narander Mehindru, a resident of Sector 41, Noida, is on a mission to plant one lakh fruit-bearing t...

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Ghaziabad: NGT committee to analyse air quality

NGT responds to petition filed by Kaushambi residents over deteriorating quality of air....

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What's the buzz in NCR?

Panel on air pollution for Kausambi; anger against erring builders; clean-street drive in G-town… ...

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March 14: The buzz in Noida and Gurgaon

New checkpost for twin cities; landfill site earmarked; downpour damages standing crop… Here are t...

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We hear the cheering, but where's the chirping?

While some are excited about the message of peace the World Culture Festival seeks to spread, others...

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NGT tightens noose on GreNo construction sites

Says cover site with dust screens and sprinkle water on adjoining roads to curb pollution. Residents...

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No cars today, please

The RWA Federation Ghaziabad is trying hard to make March 10 a success....

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Ahinsa Khand bites the dust

Heavy vehicles carrying crushed stones pass unrestricted through Ahinsa Khand II, Indirapuram. The ...

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And that's how they turned a dumping ground into a garden

Residents of Dream Apartments in Sector 22, Dwarka, were tired of seeing a barren, dirty footpath ri...

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These 5 indoor plants will help you breathe easy

With Noida Flower Show's focus on indoor air-purifying plants this year, City Spidey brings you the ...

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5 RWA proposals for a smoother car-free day in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad is set to observe its second car-free day on March 10 in Kavi Nagar. To ensure its success...

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What are you doing this weekend?

City Spidey gives you the low-down on the three hippest events in town. Eat, pray, love!...

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Dwarka's first steps towards a zero-waste environment

Kudos to Dwarka Forum for conducting a workshop in Shivalik Apartments on waste management. It showe...

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Stinkpile!

Vacant plots in Sector 43, Noida are being used for garbage dumping and defecation. Residents are fu...

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Ghaziabad’s First Car Free Day

The Ghaziabad version of ‘car free day’ will be a bit different from those in Delhi and Gurgaon....

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Noida Sectors 82, 83, 92, 93 want bus service back

Abrupt withdrawal of the bus service en route to Sectors 82, 83, 92, 93 and Panchsheel Inter College...

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Ghaziabad residents to observe car-free day

On February 10, RWA volunteers will fan out, distributing pamphlets and flowers among commuters to c...

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Noida and GreNo choose their days off!

Industries and commercial establishments in Noida and Greater Noida are now free to choose any day f...

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Give our road back, demand residents of sec 56

The internal road in Sector 56 is used as a shortcut by external commuters, causing traffic congesti...

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Ready for Sunday shutdown, Noida?

An environmental society has suggested a blanket closure of entire Noida on Sundays to curb pollutio...

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Mr CM, act or face the music!

Ghaziabad RWAs to issue memorandum to UP CM Akhilesh Yadav over rising pollution....

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Noida Sec 33, 35 residents bite the dust

Residents of sectors 33 and 35 claim that vehicular movement in the narrow service lane in sector 33...

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Care for cops

SPARSH, an NGO consisting of doctors, teachers, children and environment friendly residents of Ghazi...

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Meerut cops man Noida traffic

180 traffic cops from Meerut joined the Noida Traffic Police on Monday. The new addition is to ensu...

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Noida car buyers in for a tax shock

Noida is all set to join select club of cities across the world by charging buyers looking to increa...

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Top 5 issues Noida residents want sorted

In view of the recent initiative by MLA Vimla Batham, MLA Aapke Dwaar, NP Singh, President of FONRWA...

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Carry cloth bags, Noida CEO appeals

You don't want your Noida to be a plasticity, right? So start carrying cloth bags for your veggies a...

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Dear Mr CEO, pl take note and act ASAP

RWA Sector 48 demands removal of encroachment from vacant plots....

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Noida markets to follow new weekly offs

Noida administration issues new weekly off schedules for commercial centres. Come January 1, 2016, s...

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Noida schools to follow new timings

District administration has altered opening and closing time for several schools in Noida to curb ai...

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Weekly offs for industries changed

In a move to de-congest the streets and reduce air pollution, the district administration has issued...

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Noida showcases paddle power

Ride your way to health and a smog-free city as Noida Cycling Club provides the perfect forum for pa...