Monday News Brief: From A 3.1 Magnitude Earthquake To 204 AQI, Important Delhi Updates

by Shreya Ghosh

Delhites, do you want to know what’s happening in your city and all the latest informative updates about it? If not, we have compiled the right news and recent updates taking place in your city. Read on to get to know about all the important and viral updates of Delhi.

Here Are All The Delhi Updates You Should Know

1. Earthquake On Sunday

Taking to the X (formerly Twitter) platform, Delhi Police (@DelhiPolice) shared a list of ‘What to do during earthquake’.

It was around 4:08 PM on October 15, when an earthquake of 3.1 magnitude struck Faridabad in Haryana. The epicentre of the tremors was 9 km East of Faridabad and 30 km Southeast of Delhi. The national capital and some neighbouring cities experienced the tremors of the quake on Sunday afternoon. Many images and videos are surfacing online showing people leaving their houses and coming outside after the quake jolted the city. The latitude of the earthquake was 28.41 and the longitude was 77.41 at a depth of 10 km.

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2. Noida’s Air Quality

Indian Tech & Infra @IndianTechGuide shared a picture of the poor air quality of Delhi NCR.

It is Monday today and the Air Quality Index in Noida has been reported as 204 this morning. This is considered a poor category, stated SAFAR-India. It has been some days since when the air quality in Delhi and neighbouring places are taking a dip. Pictures and clips of the poor conditions in the city are making rounds on the Internet with Netizens updating about their local areas.

3. New Food Courts In Dwarka


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People of Dwarka, we have some amazing news for you. This residential neighbourhood is getting some food courts that are going set to start providing services soon. The Delhi Development Authority constructed 2 food courts in two different places. One is in Amrit Dhara which is close to the Sector 9 metro station and another is in Amrit Ras, according to a report by The Times of India. These all-new food courts are massive and can accommodate a huge number of food stalls at once. The first court can accommodate 30 stalls as it is built on an area of 694 sq m. For the second court, the area is 414 sq m and it can have 20 food shops.

Also read: Flipping Through History: Inside Delhi’s 110-YO Kashmere Gate’s Durga Puja, First In The Capital

4. Shri Ram Started At Kendra Lawns

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (@sbkk_in) shared on Instagram about the beginning of Shri Ram.

If you love witnessing the glory of dance drama performances, you surely need to watch the ‘Shri Ram’ presentation. Kendra Lawns in New Delhi is hosting this performance from 6:30 PM every day. This is a celebration of the 67th year of the yearly dance drama of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra. The presentation is going to continue till November 5, 2023. Padmashri Shobha Deepak Singh has choreographed the dance drama performances of Shri Ram.

These are the most recent updates about Delhi and things happening in the neighbour cities as well. Hope all this news helps you to stay updated. Let us know what you think about the city updates.

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