The national capital witnessed its lowest ever power cuts in the current financial year that also saw the highest ever peak power demand, according to a Delhi government data.
The Indian government’s plan to spend $230 million over two years to prevent crop residue burning is below the spending estimates of its policy advisors for the task and may do little to cut the air pollution that envelops the capital region of Delhi.
At least 15 trains have been cancelled and 25 trains are running late in Delhi due to operational reasons on Tuesday as per the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways.
Hundreds of passengers at the railway stations were left stranded as dense fog continued to affect the rail traffic in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Friday.
It was a generally cloudy morning with shallow fog here on Tuesday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 11.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the seasons’s average, the weather office said.
At least 35 trains are going to arrive late, while 10 have been cancelled due to dense fog in Delhi and neighbouring regions in north India. Five trains have also been rescheduled.
The rise in Indian basket of imported crude oils pushed the petrol price in the national capital to Rs 71.56 a litre on Thursday, its highest level in over three years.
As the cold wave continues to intensify across Northern India, train services on Wednesday have been hampered due to operational reasons, thus disrupting normal routine.
It was a cold and foggy morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, the weather office said.
When the British took control of Delhi following the revolt of 1857, it was suggested that instead of Delhi, the proposed railway line connecting Howrah and then Punjab should pass through Meerut.