Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: NDMC

Illegal construction, change in land use led to high mortality at Mundka

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, under which the Munda building that caught fire falls, had no information about its construction, or what the building was used for. 

Jahangirpuri demolition drive aims to clear footpaths, roads not demolish buildings, NDMC says

The North Delhi civic body said Jahangirpuri has a scrap market and most pavements and roads, especially around the market area, have been illegally occupied by shops.

‘Hawa Mahal’ in Chandni Chowk sparks row over violation of Delhi master plan

A trader reconstructs façade of his building in Shahjahanabad in the image of Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal. NDMC asks him to dismantle structure. Questions arise over rules.

Microchips coming soon for Delhi cattle, owners abandoning them will pay Rs 25,000 penalty

Proposal approved by North civic body’s standing committee will be discussed in House this week, South and East bodies to take it up later.

Sisodia claims NDMC, EDMC bankrupt. But here’s why they’ve faced a funds crunch for years

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia of AAP claimed BJP has ‘sucked MCD dry’, but the fund crunch is an administrative problem more than political.

As Covid toll rises, Delhi’s largest cemetery says has space to bury only 60 more bodies

The supervisor of the cemetery, where over 700 bodies of Covid victims have been buried so far, says if deaths continue to rise, they will soon face a shortage.

Doctors of NDMC-run hospitals call off strike after pending salaries released

Senior doctors of the Municipal Corporation Doctors’ Association had gone on casual leave en masse over their pending salaries Monday and begun an indefinite strike Tuesday.

‘New low in governance’ — IMA demands NDMC immediately pay Hindu Rao hospital doctors

Senior doctors of NDMC-run hospitals went on a day-long casual leave en masse Monday as the crisis over pending salaries deepened with no resolution in sight.

Senior doctors of NDMC hospitals go on mass casual leave, threaten indefinite strike

On Saturday, Municipal Corporation Doctors Association had threatened that doctors from NDMC hospitals would go on leave if their pending salaries of last 3 months wasn't released.

Delhi’s Hindu Rao Hospital doctors threaten to withdraw from Covid duty over salary non-payment

Hindu Rao Hospital doctors haven’t received salaries for the months of July-September, the vice president of the Resident Doctors Association says.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.