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National Capital Region (India): Region in India
The National Capital Region (NCR) is a central planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi in India. It encompasses Delhi and several districts surrounding it from the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The NCR and the associated National Capital Region Planning Board were created in 1985 to plan the development of the region and to evolve harmonized policies for the control of land-uses and development of infrastructure in the region. Prominent cities of NCR include Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, New Delhi and Noida.


Foggy weekend for Delhi-NCR [Video]

Foggy weekend for Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR woke up to foggy morning on February 13. A thick layer of fog covered parts of Delhi and almost zero visibility was witnessed in the national capital. Even, DND flyway in Noida was covered..

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Farmers' stir: Security tightened, many metro stations shut ahead of chakka jam [Video]

Farmers' stir: Security tightened, many metro stations shut ahead of chakka jam

Delhi Police has deployed additional security in view of 'chakka jam' called by farmers. Police intensified vigil at city borders to deal with situation arising out of 'chakka jam’. Protesting..

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Chakka Jam: Around 50,000 police, paramilitary forces deployed in Delhi-NCR, borders [Video]

Chakka Jam: Around 50,000 police, paramilitary forces deployed in Delhi-NCR, borders

Drone cameras deployed around Tikri border to monitor the situation in the wake of 'Chakka Jam' call by farmers. Around 50,000 personnel of Delhi Police, Paramilitary and Reserve Forces are on alert in..

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Dense fog envelops Delhi-NCR: Visibility drops to zero, flight services hit [Video]

Dense fog envelops Delhi-NCR: Visibility drops to zero, flight services hit

Dense fog gripped Delhi-NCR with visibility dropping to zero at most places. The IMD said that minimum temperatures are likely to fall by 2-4 °C over parts of northwest India. Flight services from..

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Delhi-NCR reels under icy winds, fog hits normal life [Video]

Delhi-NCR reels under icy winds, fog hits normal life

The temperature has further dipped in Delhi-NCR. A low visibility was witnessed at Singh border. The border area was reeling under thick layer of fog. The area near India Gate was also under cold..

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Light showers expected in Delhi-NCR: Delhi's IMD [Video]

Light showers expected in Delhi-NCR: Delhi's IMD

Today mercury has dropped about five degree Celsius compared to yesterday (January 07) informed Kuldeep Srivastava, Head, India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi on January 08. "With the mercury..

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Mega waterproof tent installed at Singhu Border as farmers' protest continues amid rain [Video]

Mega waterproof tent installed at Singhu Border as farmers' protest continues amid rain

As Delhi-NCR is witnessing downpour amid chilly weather, farmers agitating against the agricultural laws at Singhu border installed a mega tent at centre stage where their leaders address protesters..

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Farmers construct 'semi-pucca' shelter to face harsh weather at Tikri Border [Video]

Farmers construct 'semi-pucca' shelter to face harsh weather at Tikri Border

Incessant rainfall in parts of Delhi-NCR continues to test the ongoing farmers' protest. Farmers constructed concrete brick floor using cement and gravel at Tikri Border. Farmers agitating against new..

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Delhi-NCR wakes up to sound of hailstorm and rain [Video]

Delhi-NCR wakes up to sound of hailstorm and rain

Parts of national capital and Haryana's Gurugram received hailstorm and rain on January 06. However, the continuous rainfall in Delhi kept the minimum temperature at tolerable level of around 12 Degree..

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No relief from rain in Delhi-NCR, second round of cold wave from January 7

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Moderate to heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR for second day in a row

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Commercial vehicles without RFID tags will not be allowed entry in Delhi from Jan 1: Air quality panel

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Delhi gasps for clean air as air quality remains 'severe' for fifth consecutive day

At Delhi's IIT, the AQI was recorded at 476, 433 in Ayanagar and 489 at Mathura Road. NCR areas also recorded severe AQI with 527 in Noida and 439 in Gurugram.
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Will bring new law to tackle Delhi-NCR air pollution, Centre tells SC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Supreme Court that the Centre has taken a holistic view of the issue of air pollution in Delhi NCR and it intends to bring out legislation in next three to..
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Amidst Trump's comment calling India's air filthy, Delhi-NCR already chokes

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No respite for Delhi-NCR as air quality remains 'poor', may deteriorate further due to stubble burning

There's no respite for residents of Delhi and adjoining NCR as the air quality in the region continues to deteriorate. On Sunday, the Air Quality Index in parts of Gurugram remained 'very poor' while..
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65 staffers at Amrik Sukhdev Dhaba in Murthal test COVID-19 positive

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Delhi-NCR to get moderate to heavy rain for next 3 days: IMD

The India Meteorological Department on Tuesday issued an alert for "moderate to heavy" rains in Delhi-NCR over the next three days.
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Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi-NCR, IMD forecasts more rainfall, thunderstorms

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Massive fire breaks out at Noida Power Company Limited substation; fire tenders at site

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Delhi-NCR jolted as earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hits Alwar in Rajasthan

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