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Judo coach arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case

16 Jun 2021

Judo coach arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a judo coach in connection with a brawl at Chhatrasal Stadium that took place on May 4 involving Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar in which a wrestler died and his two friends were injured, officials said.

Student bodies happy after bail granted to Pinjra Tod members

15 Jun 2021

Student bodies happy after bail granted to Pinjra Tod members

Student activists and bodies on Tuesday welcomed Delhi High Court's order to grant bail to Pinjra Tod members Devanagana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha. They were arrested under the stringent UAPA in connection with the Delhi riots last year.

Delhi government sets up vaccine center for people traveling abroad

14 Jun 2021

Delhi government sets up vaccine center for people traveling abroad

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday inaugurated a special COVID-19 vaccination center at a city school for students, athletes, and people who have to travel abroad for work.

Man arrested for posing as cop, extorting money from people

12 Jun 2021

Man arrested for posing as cop, extorting money from people

A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer and taking away mobile phones and a wallet from a person in southeast Delhi's Lajpat Nagar, the police said on Saturday.

Fire damages five showrooms in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

12 Jun 2021

Fire damages five showrooms in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

Five showrooms were damaged in a fire that broke out in a market area in Delhi on Saturday morning. However, no injuries were reported.

Third wave highly likely, Delhi government preparing on war-footing: Kejriwal

12 Jun 2021

Third wave highly likely, Delhi government preparing on war-footing: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday cautioned that the chances of the COVID-19 third wave were quite real, while he asserted that his government was preparing on a "war-footing" to combat it.

Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop

12 Jun 2021

Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop

Delhi's first drive-through COVID-19 vaccination facility, which opened with much fanfare two weeks ago, is being shut as the Centre's price cap for vaccines has made operation unviable, officials said on Friday.

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

11 Jun 2021

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

The Delhi Traffic Police today fixed new speed limits for motor vehicles plying on the roads of the national capital - an attempt to reduce road accidents and improve overall pedestrian safety.

Speeding tempo kills four people in Najafgarh

11 Jun 2021

Speeding tempo kills four people in Najafgarh

Four persons, including three members of a family, died on Friday morning after a speeding tempo hit them in southwest Delhi's Najafgarh area, police said.

Rules for home delivery of liquor come into force today

11 Jun 2021

Rules for home delivery of liquor come into force today

The Delhi government notified the rules allowing home delivery of liquor for orders placed through mobile applications and websites on Thursday, which will come into effect from Friday.

People happy with getting jabs at polling booths: Kejriwal

09 Jun 2021

People happy with getting jabs at polling booths: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited a vaccination center on Wednesday, a day after his government launched the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination campaign in the national capital.

Delhi hospital official apologizes to staff over 'no Malayalam' circular

09 Jun 2021

Delhi hospital official apologizes to staff over 'no Malayalam' circular

The nursing superintendent of Delhi's GB Pant Hospital has apologized for issuing a controversial circular that barred nursing staff from speaking in Malayalam on duty, saying he had "no intention to disrespect any Indian language, region, or religion."

Over 130 Delhi Metro passengers fined for not wearing masks

09 Jun 2021

Over 130 Delhi Metro passengers fined for not wearing masks

More than 130 passengers were penalized by Delhi Metro authorities on Tuesday for not wearing a face mask inside trains, officials said.

Delhi to vaccinate 45 plus age group at polling booths

07 Jun 2021

Delhi to vaccinate 45 plus age group at polling booths

Polling booths in Delhi will be turned into vaccination centers and booth-level officers (BLOs) will visit all the households to book slots for people above 45 years under the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.

As Delhi reopens, Kejriwal requests people to follow COVID-19 guidelines

07 Jun 2021

As Delhi reopens, Kejriwal requests people to follow COVID-19 guidelines

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behavior amid the unlocking process in the national capital.

Delhi to receive first Sputnik V consignment after June 20

31 May 2021

Delhi to receive first Sputnik V consignment after June 20

Delhi is likely to receive the first consignment of Sputnik V, the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, after June 20, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.

Brain dead woman's organs help save four lives

28 May 2021

Brain dead woman's organs help save four lives

The family of a 43-year-old brain-dead woman donated her organs helping save the lives of four people, according to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, where she was admitted.

Second drive-through vaccination camp inaugurated in Delhi

28 May 2021

Second drive-through vaccination camp inaugurated in Delhi

A two-day drive-through vaccination camp for people in the age group of 18-44 years was inaugurated by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in Saket on Thursday, officials said.

Sputnik V manufacturers ready to supply vaccine to Delhi: Kejriwal

26 May 2021

Sputnik V manufacturers ready to supply vaccine to Delhi: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the manufacturers of Sputnik V have agreed to supply the Russian anti-COVID-19 vaccine to Delhi but its quantity is yet to be decided.

HC allows woman's plea to abort 23-week abnormal twin fetus

25 May 2021

HC allows woman's plea to abort 23-week abnormal twin fetus

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed a woman to abort a 23-week pregnancy after an AIIMS medical board said the twin fetus she was carrying did suffer from abnormalities and once born would face long-term developmental issues.

Delhi to shut vaccination centers for 18-44 age group

22 May 2021

Delhi to shut vaccination centers for 18-44 age group

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said COVID-19 vaccination centers for those in the 18-44 years age group are being closed in the national capital due to lack of doses and appealed to the Centre to provide more vaccines.

Exorcist, who killed two before robbing them, arrested

22 May 2021

Exorcist, who killed two before robbing them, arrested

A 39-year-old exorcist was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing and robbing a woman and her son in the national capital, the police said.

DU college loses two teachers to COVID-19 within five days

22 May 2021

DU college loses two teachers to COVID-19 within five days

Delhi University's Mata Sundri College for Women has lost two faculty members to COVID-19 within a span of five days, its Principal Harpreet Kaur said on Friday.

Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents

21 May 2021

Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents

Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said there were 197 cases of black fungus in hospitals across Delhi till Wednesday night, including non-residents who have come to the city for treatment.

Delhi records wettest May day in 35yrs, coldest in 70yrs

20 May 2021

Delhi records wettest May day in 35yrs, coldest in 70yrs

Delhi on Wednesday recorded 60 mm rainfall till 8:30 pm, the highest 24-hour precipitation in May in 35 years, under the impact of cyclonic storm Tauktae and a western disturbance, the India Meteorological Department said.

Delhi running out of COVAXIN stock for 45-plus group: AAP

18 May 2021

Delhi running out of COVAXIN stock for 45-plus group: AAP

AAP MLA Atishi has said that Delhi has less than a day's stock of COVAXIN and five days' stock of Covishield left for people over 45 and they will have to temporarily shut down centers administering COVAXIN.

Man stabbed to death following quarrel over Rs. 100

17 May 2021

Man stabbed to death following quarrel over Rs. 100

A couple allegedly stabbed a 40-year-old man to death following a quarrel over Rs. 100 in Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Lockdown led to fall in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

15 May 2021

Lockdown led to fall in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

Delhi on Friday recorded 8,506 COVID-19 cases, the daily count dipping to below the 10,000-mark again after a month, with medical experts believing the lockdown to be the main factor behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic.

Kejriwal promises financial help to families that lost earning members

14 May 2021

Kejriwal promises financial help to families that lost earning members

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the Delhi government will extend financial help to families which have lost their earning members to COVID-19 and also bear the educational cost and upbringing of children orphaned by the pandemic.

Two held for threatening businessman, demanding Rs. 30L ransom

13 May 2021

Two held for threatening businessman, demanding Rs. 30L ransom

Two men have been arrested for allegedly threatening a businessman and demanding a ransom of Rs. 30 lakh from him in outer Delhi's Narela area, police said on Thursday.

Allocate Delhi's surplus oxygen to other states, government tells Centre

13 May 2021

Allocate Delhi's surplus oxygen to other states, government tells Centre

Delhi's oxygen requirement has dipped from 700 MT a day to 582 MT and the government has written to the Centre that its surplus oxygen can be given to other states, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.

States fighting over vaccines portrays India in bad light: Kejriwal

13 May 2021

States fighting over vaccines portrays India in bad light: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the fact that the states are left to compete and fight with one another in the international market for COVID-19 vaccines portrays a "bad" image of India.

Delhi government to organize COVID-19 vaccination drive for media persons

08 May 2021

Delhi government to organize COVID-19 vaccination drive for media persons

The Delhi government will organize a mass COVID-19 vaccination drive for media persons, an official said on Friday.

Delhi: 14-day quarantine must for passengers arriving from AP, Telangana

07 May 2021

Delhi: 14-day quarantine must for passengers arriving from AP, Telangana

People arriving in Delhi from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana through any mode of transport will have to undergo 14 days of mandatory institutional quarantine, said an order issued by the Delhi government on Thursday.

Kejriwal claims Delhi is not receiving adequate vaccines

06 May 2021

Kejriwal claims Delhi is not receiving adequate vaccines

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Wednesday, said that the city is not getting enough vaccines and reiterated if doses are made available in time his government could vaccinate everyone in the national capital within three months.

Delhi: Man arrested for duping people for oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir

04 May 2021

Delhi: Man arrested for duping people for oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir

A 24-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday from Faridabad for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing oxygen cylinders and Remdesivir injections, police said.

Numerous COVID-19 patients are falling prey to cyber fraud

04 May 2021

Numerous COVID-19 patients are falling prey to cyber fraud

The Delhi Police on Monday said it has been receiving numerous complaints about COVID-19 patients falling prey to cybercriminals, and eight FIRs have been registered in this connection at CyPAD and different police stations.

2020 Delhi riots 'reminiscent of carnage during partition,' says Court

03 May 2021

2020 Delhi riots 'reminiscent of carnage during partition,' says Court

A court in Delhi has called the 2020 Delhi riots "reminiscent of carnage during the days of partition" while rejecting the anticipatory bail petition of a man accused of attacking a boy of a different community.

COVID-19 vaccination for people above 18 begins in Delhi

03 May 2021

COVID-19 vaccination for people above 18 begins in Delhi

The third and largest phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive to inoculate people in the 18-45 age group began in Delhi Monday morning.

Oxygen shortage: Delhi hospitals cry for help

03 May 2021

Oxygen shortage: Delhi hospitals cry for help

Battling an acute shortage of oxygen, some hospitals in Delhi on Sunday sent out desperate SOS calls to authorities to replenish their dwindling stocks, with one healthcare facility even requesting the government to shift out its patients.

Delhi: Man rams car into police picket, kills constable

01 May 2021

Delhi: Man rams car into police picket, kills constable

A 42-year-old man allegedly rammed his car into a police picket killing a constable in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar area on Saturday, officials said.

COVID-19: DU teachers' association seeks suspension of classes, exam cancellation

01 May 2021

COVID-19: DU teachers' association seeks suspension of classes, exam cancellation

The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) wrote to the varsity's acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi demanding suspension of classes and exam cancellation since many students and teachers have been affected by COVID-19.

Why has COVID-19 testing drastically reduced? HC asks Delhi government

01 May 2021

Why has COVID-19 testing drastically reduced? HC asks Delhi government

The Delhi High Court on Friday cited data to ask the AAP government to explain why COVID-19 testing has gone down drastically in the national capital.

Delhi doesn't have sufficient vaccine doses for next phase: Jain

29 Apr 2021

Delhi doesn't have sufficient vaccine doses for next phase: Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city does not have sufficient doses of vaccine for the inoculation of those in the 18-44 age group and orders have been placed with manufacturers for the same.

Centre not sending allocated quantity of oxygen: Delhi government

29 Apr 2021

Centre not sending allocated quantity of oxygen: Delhi government

The Delhi government on Wednesday claimed that it is not receiving the oxygen quantity allocated to it by the Centre even as an official order has been issued to allot a detailed proportion of the supply of the life-saving gas to hospitals.

Man strangles student who refused to share his phone's password

29 Apr 2021

Man strangles student who refused to share his phone's password

A Class 12 student was strangled to death by his 20-year-old friend in northwest Delhi's Pitampura after he refused to share his iPhone's password, police said on Wednesday.

Base Hospital to have 900 oxygenated beds by mid-June

28 Apr 2021

Base Hospital to have 900 oxygenated beds by mid-June

The Indian Army's Base Hospital in Delhi will augment its capacity and will have 900 oxygenated beds for COVID-19 patients by mid-June, said an official statement on Wednesday.

#OxygenCrisis: Delhi hospitals say situation better, reopen admissions

27 Apr 2021

#OxygenCrisis: Delhi hospitals say situation better, reopen admissions

After days of scrambling for oxygen, hospitals in Delhi on Tuesday said they are in a comparatively better situation in terms of supply and have reopened admissions.

Delhi: Five arrested for black-marketing of Remdesivir injection

26 Apr 2021

Delhi: Five arrested for black-marketing of Remdesivir injection

Five people have been arrested from different parts of Delhi for their alleged involvement in black-marketing of Remdesivir injection amid its heightened demand due to surging coronavirus cases, police said.