From a provision for the last-mile connectivity to convincing traffic officials, none of the preparations are in place for the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) plan to implement its vehicle-free Connaught Place (CP) plan this month. In addition, the civic ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
The plan to make Connaught Place (CP) a vehicle-free zone could hit a major roadblock as traders, residents, restaurant owners and other stakeholders have threatened to move court against the proposal. The New Delhi Municipal Corporation’s (NDMC) ...DNA, 3 weeks ago Traders go up in arms against car-free CP plan DNA, 1 month ago
Last year’s Smart City project remained the focus of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) when it announced its 2017-18 annual budget on Friday. The project includes making Connaught Place (CP) a car-free zone by mid-February, LEDs atop street poles, ...DNA, 1 month ago
In a surprising move, it was announced last week that Connaught Place, situated in the heart of the national capital, is being turned into a vehicle-free zone to combat the issue of traffic congestion. As a pilot project, no vehicle will be allowed to enter ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
[India], Jan.11 (ANI): Come February, and Connaught Place, the heart of New Delhi, and the king of all meeting points will breathe a new life (well, at least for three months). As the spot will free itself from the shackles of fuel-run vehicular traffic; the ...Sify, 1 month ago Connaught Place to be car-free from Feb-end DNA, 1 month ago
The middle and inner circular roads of Connaught Place in the heart of the national capital will be vehicle-free from February for next three months on pilot basis, a move aimed at decongesting the area. A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting attended by officials from the urban development ministry, the New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Police. The meeting was chaired by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. "It was decided that pedestrianisation of Connaught Place on a pilot basis ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Vehicles banned in Connaught Place for three months, starting Feb. Sify, 1 month ago Vehicles banned in Delhi's Connaught Place for three months, starting February Sify, 1 month ago
Nehru decided to build The Ashok in New Delhi to host a UNESCO conference. For a prime minister focussed on India building with projects like the Bhakra-Nangal Dam, IITs and factories, "the hotel spoke of the gumption of the country at that time." Manavi Kapur traces the eventful journey of the hotel, which has now completed 60 years. The Ashok wears the scars of the myriad seasons of New Delhi, stains of time marring its once-pristine pink sandstone facade. It's still grand but no ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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