Indraprastha Gas Limited has raised the price of CNG in Delhi to Rs 71.61 per kg from Thursday. For Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, the price of CNG has increased to Rs 74.17 per kg, while in Gurugram, it will cost Rs 79.94 per kg, ANI reported.

With the new buses, the city’s fleet has grown to 7,080. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav)

Kailash Gahlot announces 80 AC buses, DTC to introduce 62 e-buses in coming days

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday announced 80 AC CNG buses under the bundled services of Rajghat Bus Depot, bringing the city’s public transport fleet to 7,080.

Department of Transportation officials said the DTC fleet will receive 62 electric buses over the next two weeks. Currently, the city has only two electric buses.

These dark blue group buses are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including pink seats for women, separate seats for the elderly, a foldable ramp for the disabled, CCTV cameras and panic buttons with sirens to help women to sound the alarm and live video streaming in case of emergency.

Schools in Noida and Ghaziabad sound the Covid alarm but those in Delhi say they will not close

While some schools in Noida and Ghaziabad have temporarily moved online after pupils tested positive for Covid, schools in Delhi say they want to avoid closing the entire school in the event of such an eventuality and will focus on surveillance and isolation.

At least three schools in Noida and Ghaziabad temporarily suspended physical classes after cases were detected. Schools in Delhi have been operating at full capacity since April 1, with teaching-learning fully offline and at full capacity.

Several school administrators say that if their students test positive, they will avoid closing the entire school.