SCORES RALLY FOR AWARENESS ABOUT SPINAL CORD INJURIES

New Delhi: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) organized a wheelchair rally to observe the 1st Spinal Cord Injury Day at Rajpath on Sunday. The wheelchair rally was flagged of by Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

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TOI SOUNDS ALARM ON HONKING

New Delhi: The busy ITO stretch in Delhi, known for traffic snarls, registers an average of 74 decibels (dB) of sound each day , highest in the city. It is about 10 decibels over the permissible limit for commercial areas. A study reported by TOI earlier had showed Mumbai emerging as the noisiest city in the country , followed by Lucknow and Hyderabad. Delhi ranked fourth on the list. Environmentalists believe things will only get worse in the capital if people don’t pay heed, and the price to pay will be very high.

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STREET VENDORS PROTEST AGAINST NDMC AND MCD

New Delhi: Street vendors of Lajpat Nagar Central Market, Sarojini Nagar Market, Connaught Place Market and Janpath Market staged a protest outside Palika Bazar on Wednesday against North Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) alleging that the police were forcibly evicting them from conducting business.

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