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28 Aug 2021Anil Baijal
Be ready to deal with COVID-19 resurgence: Baijal to officials
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Friday asked health officials to ensure adequate healthcare infrastructure and oxygen are available in the national capital to deal with a possible resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the officials said.
10 Sep 2021Delhi Police
National Conference leader found dead in west Delhi flat
Former Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council member and National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir was found dead in a flat in West Delhi's Moti Nagar on Thursday morning, police said.
09 Sep 2021Citizenship Amendment Act
Delhi riots: Court discharges man of an offense
Discharging a man of an offense in the northeast Delhi riots last year, a court said that even though communal riots cases have to be considered with the utmost sensitivity, common sense should not be given a go-by.
09 Sep 2021Supreme Court Of India
SC rejects plea for centralized portal informing about COVID-19 essentials
The Supreme Court has refused to consider a plea seeking directions to maintain a centralized portal to disseminate real-time information regarding essential commodities related to COVID-19.
09 Sep 2021COVID-19
Delhi: Over 70% tests in last five months were RT-PCR
RT-PCR, the most recommended method for tracing coronavirus, accounted for over 70 percent of the total tests conducted to identify infected patients in Delhi in the last five months, according to government data.
08 Sep 2021Ganesh Chaturthi
No public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at public places in Delhi have been barred by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
07 Sep 2021Narendra Modi
PM Modi launches key initiatives in education sector
The teaching-learning process in the country has to be constantly redefined and redesigned to make our education sector world-class, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.
07 Sep 2021Afghanistan
Seventy-eight Afghanistan evacuees released from ITBP quarantine center
Seventy-eight people including Afghan nationals, who were evacuated from Afghanistan after Kabul fell to the Taliban last month, were on Tuesday discharged from an ITBP facility in Delhi after they completed a 14-day quarantine rule in place to check the spread of coronavirus infection.
06 Sep 2021Delhi Police
Delhi: Masked men rob hardware store; shopkeeper injured
A shopkeeper was injured when three unidentified assailants opened fire after barging into his hardware shop in outer Delhi's Narela area and fled with cash and other valuables, police said on Sunday.
04 Sep 2021Delhi Police
Delhi HC grants bail to 5 in 2020 riots case
The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to five people accused in the murder of Head Constable Ratan Lal during the 2020 northeast Delhi riots.
03 Sep 2021Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
SpiceJet employees go on strike over salary issues, return later
A section of employees of SpiceJet went on strike at the Delhi airport on Friday morning over issues related to reduced salaries and their irregular disbursement, sources said.
03 Sep 2021Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome
Four Indian para-athletes, including javelin throw gold medalist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters and media jostled to catch a glimpse of them at the New Delhi airport.
03 Sep 2021Delhi Government
Secret tunnel found under Assembly building; Delhi government to refurbish
A mysterious tunnel-like structure, which was discovered at the Delhi Legislative Assembly, is in the news again.
02 Sep 2021Delhi Police
55-year-old woman shot at by son in Delhi's Mundka: Police
A 55-year-old woman has been admitted to a hospital in a critical condition after she was shot at allegedly by her 35-year-old son following a quarrel between them in outer Delhi's Mundka, police said on Thursday.
02 Sep 2021Monsoon
Rains lead to waterlogging woes, traffic disruptions in Delhi
Several areas of Delhi witnessed waterlogging and traffic snarls for the second day in a row as the city continued to receive rains on Thursday.
02 Sep 2021Aakash Institute
Coaching institutes across Delhi opt for restricted opening
It was a "limited opening" for most of the coaching institutes across Delhi on Wednesday as they were finally allowed to resume physical classes after being closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
01 Sep 2021Murder
Swiggy delivery boy kills restaurant owner over delay in order
A delivery executive working for the online food ordering service Swiggy allegedly killed the owner of a restaurant in Greater Noida early on Wednesday due to a dispute over delay in an order.
01 Sep 2021Madhya Pradesh
States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations
Schools have largely remained shut since last March when the COVID-19 lockdown was declared.
01 Sep 2021Madhya Pradesh
Air pollution results in drastic reduction in life expectancy: Study
India's air pollution levels have expanded geographically over time and increased so much in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh that an average person is now losing an additional 2.5 to 2.9 years of life expectancy, according to a new report.
01 Sep 2021Rainfall
Rain inundates Delhi, highest in September in 12 years
Delhi saw the highest single-day rainfall in September in at least 12 years, with weather stations recording 112.1 mm rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Wednesday.
01 Sep 2021Health & Wellness
Delhi: Nearly 100 dengue cases this year; 45 in August
At least 97 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi this year, according to a civic report released on Monday.
31 Aug 2021Boxing
Six gold medals for India at Asian Youth Championships
Indian boxers dominated the Asian Youth Championships, notching up six gold medals along with nine silver and five bronze in the event where the women's competition was significantly depleted due to pullouts caused by COVID-19 related travel restrictions.
30 Aug 2021Janmashtami
Muted Janmashtami celebrations at Delhi temples
Delhi will see muted Janmashtami celebrations this year with devotees not being allowed to visit religious places as part of the preventive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
30 Aug 2021Delhi Government
50% students per classroom, staggered lunch breaks among DDMA guidelines
Mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks, alternate seating arrangements in classrooms, and avoiding routine guest visits are among the guidelines announced by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for the reopening of schools and colleges from September 1.
28 Aug 2021COVID-19
Ensure no large gatherings during festival season: MHA to states
The Centre on Saturday asked all states and Union Territories to ensure there is no large gathering during the upcoming festival season and, if necessary, impose local restrictions to check the spread of coronavirus.
28 Aug 2021Delhi Government
Delhi government directs schools to vaccinate staff ahead of reopening
The Delhi government has directed private aided and unaided schools to vaccinate their teachers and staff ahead of the reopening for Classes 9-12 from September 1.
27 Aug 2021Delhi Government
Delhi schools to reopen from September 1. Check details
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to reopen schools in a phased manner from September.
27 Aug 2021Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi records zero COVID-19 deaths, 45 new cases
No death due to COVID-19 was recorded in Delhi on Thursday, while 45 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.06%, according to data shared by the city health department.
26 Aug 2021Delhi Disaster Management Authority
Delhi schools reopening: Parents divided amid concerns around third wave
Amid concerns of a possible third wave of COVID-19 in the coming months, parents are divided over the plan to reopen schools in the national capital.
26 Aug 2021Boxing
Men's national boxing being planned for September 15
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) is planning to conduct the men's national championships from September 15 to 22 at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Karnataka's Bellary and is considering the possibility of allowing pugilists to compete with head guards at the event.
26 Aug 2021Rainfall
Fresh spell of rain expected in Delhi from August 29
A fresh spell of rain is expected in Delhi and adjoining areas in northwest India from August 29 as the monsoon trough is expected to shift toward the plains from the foothills of the Himalayas, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
25 Aug 2021Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: COVID-19 rapid response center inaugurated at Rajiv Gandhi Hospital
A COVID-19 rapid response center was inaugurated on Wednesday at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi, bolstering the city's healthcare infrastructure ahead of a possible third wave of viral disease.
25 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan crisis: 16 of 78 new evacuees test COVID-19 positive
Sixteen of the 78 evacuees from Afghanistan, who had landed in India on Tuesday, have tested positive for the coronavirus, reports say.
25 Aug 2021Delhi Police
Delhi: Man arrested for trying to snatch three-year-old girl
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly trying to snatch a three-year-old girl from her mother when she was going to a chemist shop in Chandan Vihar in Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
24 Aug 2021South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC)
Mosquito breeding: SDMC serves notices to 20 DTC bus depots
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) issued legal notices to 20 DTC bus depots for allegedly failing to curb mosquito breeding during monsoon, the civic body said on Tuesday.
24 Aug 2021Murder
Eighteen-year-old shot dead at southwest Delhi restaurant
An 18-year-old service boy at a restaurant in southwest Delhi's Chhawla area has been shot dead by two people.
24 Aug 2021Terror Attack
NSG commandos undertake mock counter-terrorist drills across country
Multiple cities in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and the Delhi NCR region are hosting synchronized commando drills as part of a national mock exercise being carried out by the counter-terrorist force NSG to check its response time and reaction to hostage and hijack-like situations.
24 Aug 2021Maneka Gandhi
Sultanpur: Autopsy of man who died under mysterious circumstances ordered
The district administration of Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh has ordered the post-mortem examination of a 33-year-old man, whose body was kept in a deep freezer by his father after he died under mysterious circumstances.
23 Aug 2021Arvind Kejriwal
India's first smog tower inaugurated in Delhi
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the "country's first smog tower" at Connaught Place in Delhi on Monday and said it will prove to be a milestone and many such structures can be installed in the city if the pilot project yields results.
23 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan: 146 evacuees reach India today via various flights
At least 146 people evacuated from Afghanistan reportedly reached India on Monday via various flights.