Temperatures plunge to below 2 deg C in parts of Delhi; coldest day of season
The Safdarjung Observatory, whose reading is considered the official marking for the city, recorded 2.4 degrees Celsius in the morning. The same temperature was recorded on December 30, 2013. Before that the coldest day in December was December 11, 1996 when minimum temperature recorded at the observatory was 2.3 degrees Celsius.
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Across seven major cities, sales rose by 5 per cent to 2,61,370 units in 2019 compared to 2,48,310 units in the previous year. Sales dropped by 22 per cent in the second half of this year to 1,47,120 as against 1,14,250 units during January-June period this year.
India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1
India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win the third T20 International and also the three-match series by 2-1 margin. Batting first, India scored 240 for 3 riding on KL Rahul's 56-ball-91, Rohit Sharma's 71 off 34 balls and skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 70 off 29 balls. In reply, West Indies managed 173 for 8 in 20 overs with Pollard scoring 68 off 39 balls.
Home sales jump in ‘showstopper’ Mumbai
Sales in Mumbai rose 22% in 2019 even though credit crunch & slowdown curtailed recovery in housing sales.
After onions, potato prices on fire, jump 75% in Delhi
As per price monitoring cell of consumer affairs ministry, retail potato prices have increased across many cities, though the average price was at the same level of Rs 20 per kg on Wednesday as compared to last year and a month back as well. This could be because in some cities like Jaipur and Varanasi the prices are in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
Dense fog in Delhi delays over 100 trains, 10 flights; air quality in 'severe' category
Due to low temperature and high humidity, the air quality was in the "severe" category in the morning. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, Delhi's AQI at 8 am was at 430.
Snapdeal receives maximum orders from non-metros this Diwali sale
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Government issues notification relaxing norms for household industries
In total, 112 types of household industries were allowed in the city, which include agarbatti, medicines (other than allopathic), electronic items, sewing machines and toys.
Oil regulator ropes in ICF for gas demand, infra assessment
One reason for the low use of the environment-friendly fuel is inadequate domestic gas production and the lack of infrastructure, particularly pipelines to carry the fuel to end users. "We have engaged ICF to do a comprehensive assessment of demand and infrastructure needed," PNGRB chief said, adding the report is expected by mid-2020.
Indian Railways: 150 private passenger trains to run on 100 routes
Path has been cleared to engage private operators to end Railways' long monopoly in running passenger trains.
North India shivers in cold wave as fog affects rail, air traffic in Delhi
Officials at the Delhi airport said 19 flights were cancelled and five diverted as the dense fog reduced visibility to zero at some places early in the morning. Railway officials said over 100 trains were delayed by up to two hours. Visibility was zero at Palam and 300 metres at Safdarjung at 5.30 am which improved later.
Cold morning in Delhi, air quality remains 'very poor'
Delhiites woke up to a cold Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 7.9 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
Ready apartments form 12% of total unsold homes in top 7 cities: Report
Among the top 7 cities, MMR has the maximum ready unsold stock equalling nearly 21,000 units, followed by NCR which has nearly 16,800 unsold ready units and Pune with 14,260 ready units.
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