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Over 1,200 bird deaths reported in Delhi amid bird-flu situation

Over 1,200 bird deaths reported in Delhi amid bird-flu situation


19 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

Delhi Airport is evaluating "computer vision" technology to track passengers, reduce waiting time, and ensure social distancing at its terminals, a top official of the facility's operator informed on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2021

Delhi: Boy stabbed to death by juvenile over using playground

A 17-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by a juvenile over playing cricket at a ground in outer Delhi's Nangloi area, police informed on Monday.

18 Jan 2021

Smiles, sanitizers welcome students as schools reopen in Delhi

Balloons, flowers, sanitizers, and smiling faces welcomed Class 10 and 12 students in Delhi schools on Monday as they returned to campuses after over 10 months of schools being closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

16 Jan 2021

Delhi: First to get vaccinated volunteered as colleagues were scared

Manish Kumar, a 34-year-old machine operator at AIIMS, became the first person in Delhi to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He had himself asked hospital authorities to vaccinate him first as his colleagues chosen for the exercise were scared.

16 Jan 2021

Very dense fog lowers visibility to zero meters in Delhi

A thick blanket of fog reduced visibility to zero meters in the national capital on Saturday, affecting traffic movement, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

16 Jan 2021

Boy forced to undergo sex-change surgery; gangraped multiple times: DCW

In a horrifying incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly forced to undergo a sex-change operation around four years ago and repeatedly raped by a group of men in Delhi's Geeta Colony area, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) stated.

15 Jan 2021

Delhi government extends COVID-19 guidelines for UK returnees

The Delhi government has extended its earlier order till January 31 asking people coming from the United Kingdom to undergo institutional quarantine in the wake of the new variant of coronavirus.

15 Jan 2021

Delhi: 81 sites identified for COVID-19 vaccination

Authorities on Thursday released a list of 81 sites that will be part of the immunization exercise. Covishield will be administered at 75 centers, while COVAXIN will be given at the remaining facilities.

14 Jan 2021

Delhi: Duo stages fake kidnapping inspired by popular web series

Inspired by a popular web series, two 22-year-old cousins staged a fake kidnapping and demanded a ransom of Rs. 2 lakh from their family, the police said on Wednesday.

13 Jan 2021

Eat poultry product cooked at high temperature: Delhi government

The Delhi Health Department on Wednesday issued an advisory in view of bird flu cases in the city, asking people not to panic and follow a set of dos and don'ts, including not consuming half-cooked chicken, half-boiled or half-fried eggs.

13 Jan 2021

Cold wave grips Delhi, mercury dips to 3.2 degree Celsius

A cold wave gripped Delhi on Wednesday as frosty winds from the snow-clad western Himalayas continued to sweep the plains and brought the minimum temperature down to 3.2 degree Celsius, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed.

13 Jan 2021

Delhi Police steps up security ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

The Delhi Police has made adequate security arrangements in the city for the smooth transportation of COVID-19 vaccines when the countrywide vaccination roll-out will begin later this week, officials said on Tuesday.

11 Jan 2021

Plea to declare all child marriages void: HC seeks response

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from the Aam Aadmi Party government on a plea to declare all child marriages performed in the national capital as void ab initio (to be treated as invalid from the outset).

07 Jan 2021

Frothing in Yamuna: Delhi Government prepares nine-point action plan

The Delhi Government has prepared a nine-point action plan to prevent frothing in the Yamuna due to the discharge of untreated sewage in the river.

06 Jan 2021

Rain, hailstorm lash parts of Delhi-NCR

Residents in parts of Delhi woke up to the sound of hailstones hitting windows, even as sporadic rain continued in the national capital for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.

04 Jan 2021

Don't participate in events promoting tobacco: Delhi Government to schools

The Delhi Government has directed schools in the national capital not to participate in any event sponsored by firms or sellers that promote the use, manufacture or sale of tobacco products.

04 Jan 2021

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple

The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.

31 Dec 2020

Delhi Government to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals

Delhi Government, on Wednesday, announced to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals for those who traveled from or transited through the UK between November 25 and December 24 and tested positive for a new strain of coronavirus.

30 Dec 2020

Biting cold grips Delhi, no respite for next two days

A cold wave swept Delhi on Wednesday as the minimum temperature dipped to 3.5 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said.

29 Dec 2020

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

26 Dec 2020

Heart transported through the green corridor for transplant

A heart harvested from a 41-year-old woman, who died after suffering bleeding in the brain, was transported from Ghaziabad to Delhi in just 18 minutes through an over 23-km green corridor and immediately transplanted to a chronic cardiac patient, hospital authorities said on Friday.

25 Dec 2020

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

At least 62% of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, Delhi Police said in a statement.

25 Dec 2020

'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it was "inhumane" to keep thousands of ICU beds reserved in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients when the positivity rate and the number of coronavirus cases were going down in Delhi.

24 Dec 2020

Delhi Health Minister issues directives for facilities in night shelters

Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday issued directives to the officials of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to enhance the existing facilities available in night shelters -- like availability of hot water, evening tea, and increase in the number of toilets.

23 Dec 2020

Awaiting COVID-19 vaccine arrival, Delhi hospital working on storage facility

From installing freezers to cold chain equipment set up, arrangements are being made at a Delhi government hospital for storage of the COVID-19 vaccine, anticipating its arrival, sources said on Tuesday.

21 Dec 2020

Cold wave sweeps Delhi at 3.4 degree Celsius

A cold wave swept Delhi on Sunday as it recorded the coldest morning of the season so far at 3.4 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

21 Aug 2020

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.

22 Feb 2020

Five restaurants in Delhi-NCR you must check out

Good food is one of the most important aspects of our lives.

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

25 Jan 2020

Delhi: Under construction building collapses, students feared trapped

In a tragic incident, an under-construction building collapsed in Delhi's Bhajanpura on Saturday.

11 Dec 2019

Airtel VoWi-Fi service launched in Delhi-NCR

Bharti Airtel has finally launched its VoWi-Fi service in Delhi and NCR, becoming the first telco to offer Wi-Fi calling in the country.

09 Dec 2019

'Trapped, won't come out alive': Anaj Mandi victim's last call

In what has been called the worst fire tragedies in Delhi since the 1997 Uphaar cinema blaze, 43 people were killed as a fire broke out in Anaj Mandi on Sunday.

08 Dec 2019

43 dead as massive blaze erupts in Delhi's Anaj Mandi

At least 43 people have died in a massive blaze that erupted early Sunday morning in the Anaj Mandi area of Delhi.

29 Nov 2019

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

In what would come as a good news for fliers using Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the bustling airport is likely to get an 'air train' by 2022.

18 Nov 2019

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme for now as the air in the national capital has started clearing up.

30 Oct 2019

Delhi Police to shift into 17-story headquarters in Connaught Place

For the first time in decades, a new Delhi Police headquarters will be inaugurated on Thursday.

21 Oct 2019

Landlord attacks Delhi man following dispute; thrashes his horse

In Delhi, India's crime capital, disputes can often take a turn for the worst.

20 Oct 2019

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.

09 Oct 2019

Top five events happening in Delhi in October

October is a month one just can't spend staying home.

05 Oct 2019

Delhi Metro noise, vibrations disturb residents; experts' assistance sought

Residents in Delhi have lodged several complaints regarding disturbance caused due to vibrations and noise from Metro train movements near their houses.

30 Sep 2019

Fly and dine at the same time? Yes, you can

If getting high on food is your thing, we have something you will fall in love with.

16 Sep 2019

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

In a bizarre incident, a Delhi woman threatened suicide after traffic police stopped her and imposed a hefty fine for multiple traffic violations.

06 Sep 2019

This Delhi restaurant now offers a Kashmir-themed 'Article 370 Thali'

After the repeal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status last month, a restaurant in Delhi is offering a Article 370-themed discount.

02 Sep 2019

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

28 Aug 2019

Teacher beaten to death by hawkers for not buying headphones

In a tragic incident, a madrasa teacher was beaten to death on Monday after getting into an argument with hawkers over the price of a headphone. The incident took place in North Delhi's Kotwali area.

13 Aug 2019

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.

13 Aug 2019

DU college offers happiness course; toppers to train in Europe

Following the footsteps of Delhi government's happiness curriculum for its government schools, Ramanujan College, which is under University of Delhi, is all set to teach its first batch of happiness classes.

09 Aug 2019

Couple jumps red-light, tries fleeing, almost runs over traffic constable

In a shocking incident of road rage, a couple in Gurugram tried to run over a traffic policeman, after the latter asked them to stop for jumping a red light.

26 Jul 2019

Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study

If you think eating your vegetables is going to assure good health, you might want to check again.

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

16 Jul 2019

Delhi University Entrance Test results released: Here's how to check

National Testing Agency (NTA) released the results for the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) yesterday at midnight.

15 Jul 2019

Charge your e-vehicles while sipping coffee at Lutyens' Delhi soon

New Delhi Municipal Corporation has planned to set up five public plazas near busy roads and parks around Lutyens' Delhi.

11 Jul 2019

Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days

Delhi is currently facing the maximum rainfall deficit in the country and this is not going to change any time soon.

10 Jul 2019

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

In yet another incident which raises questions on women's safety in the nation, an employee of an MNC in Gurugram was booked for allegedly raping and blackmailing his colleague.

06 Jul 2019

Done with hills? Here are five National parks near Delhi

Traveling is all about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.

06 Jul 2019

Over 2 lakh to appear for Delhi University entrance test

More than 2.22 lakh students, including including M.Phil and PhD aspirants, have applied for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET), which has begun from Wednesday and will continue till July 8.

05 Jul 2019

School principal raped, threatened female teacher for 2 years, arrested

A South-Delhi school principal was arrested yesterday for allegedly raping one of the female teachers repeatedly, and threatening her for two years.

05 Jul 2019

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.

04 Jul 2019

DU: Second cut-off marginally drops, various courses closed for admission

The second cut-off lists for admissions in undergraduate courses for Delhi University were released yesterday evening.

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