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No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

14 Jan 2021

No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.

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

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.

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple

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.

Delhi Government to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals

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.

Night curfew imposed in Delhi on December 31, January 1

31 Dec 2020

Night curfew imposed in Delhi on December 31, January 1

The Delhi Government has imposed a night curfew between 11:00pm and 6:00pm on New Year's Eve (December 31) and New Year's Day (January 1) to restrict the New Year celebrations and curb large public gatherings.

Lower legal drinking age to 21 years: Delhi government panel

30 Dec 2020

Lower legal drinking age to 21 years: Delhi government panel

An expert committee constituted by the Delhi Government has recommended lowering the legal drinking age in Delhi from 25 years to 21 years as well as reducing the number of dry days in a year to three.

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

28 Nov 2020

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

28 Nov 2020

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

27 Nov 2020

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.

1 in 4 exposed to COVID-19 in Delhi: Sero-prevalence survey

12 Nov 2020

1 in 4 exposed to COVID-19 in Delhi: Sero-prevalence survey

A new sero-prevalence survey conducted in the national capital showed that around one in four of the people tested were exposed to COVID-19, the Delhi government informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

14 Oct 2020

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

In what qualifies as a progressive statement, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, while hearing petitions of two same-sex couples regarding the legal recognition of their marriages, said laws are gender-neutral.

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

21 Jul 2020

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

India witnessed its deadliest week of the COVID-19 outbreak so far last week through Sunday, during which 238,000 cases—21% of the country's total cases to date—were reported.

Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19

26 Jun 2020

Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19

Earlier this month, television actor Deepika Singh had appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government to get her mother admitted to a hospital there, after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

26 May 2020

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has come forward to offer a helping hand to migrant workers, who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps

16 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps

In a recent update, all the eight IPL franchises have scraped their respective pre-tournament camps until further notice.

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

24 Feb 2020

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.

Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi

16 Dec 2019

Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi

Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.

Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

17 Oct 2019

Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

27 Aug 2019

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today that the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to waive off water arrears for citizens with functional water meters at their homes.

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

21 Jul 2019

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

The last rites of the three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit, have been performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat, the oldest cremation ground in Delhi.

Delhi government stops funding for 28 Delhi University colleges, again

25 Apr 2019

Delhi government stops funding for 28 Delhi University colleges, again

The Delhi Government has once again stopped the funding of 28 colleges of the Delhi University, fully or partially funded by it.

AAP moves SC seeking larger bench over Delhi's full-statehood issue

25 Mar 2019

AAP moves SC seeking larger bench over Delhi's full-statehood issue

The AAP government moved the Supreme Court today seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi.

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

22 Feb 2019

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

In a bid to completely end the practice of manual scavenging in the nation's capital, the Delhi government is thinking of using robots to clean septic tanks and sewers.

CBSE relaxes norms for children of martyred Pulwama jawans

21 Feb 2019

CBSE relaxes norms for children of martyred Pulwama jawans

Children of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans, who were martyred during the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama, have been given certain relaxations for their 10th and 12th board exams by the Central Bureau of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

24 Jan 2019

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed

19 Jan 2019

JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed

Five days after the Delhi Police filed a 1,200-page chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, and others, the Patiala House Court has refused to accept the filing.

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

27 Dec 2018

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

Health Minister Satyendra Jain has given nod to his department to finalize the Delhi Health Bill and it is likely to be presented in the AAP cabinet by next month, a senior official said today.

Delhi Assembly panel to explore possibility of fellowship, internship programs

20 Dec 2018

Delhi Assembly panel to explore possibility of fellowship, internship programs

With an aim to keep MLAs well-informed on legislative affairs, a Delhi Assembly panel will explore the possibility of introducing fellowship and internship programs.

Delhi: AAP-govt might soon limit number of guests at weddings

12 Dec 2018

Delhi: AAP-govt might soon limit number of guests at weddings

On Tuesday, the Delhi government told the Supreme Court that it was looking to implement a policy to "limit" the number of guests at "extravagant" weddings, in a bid to reduce food wastage.

#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution

03 Dec 2018

#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution

At a time when the national capital is choking on "very poor" air, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a Rs. 25 crore fine on the Delhi Government for failing to curb pollution.

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

10 Nov 2018

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.

Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'

04 Nov 2018

Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'

The AAP-led government in Delhi has chalked out a plan to provide space for the opening of shops in the subways in the city following a number of complaints of "anti-social activities" being carried out after evening hours.

Minor footballer drowns in Australia; family seeks Rs. 35cr compensation

31 Oct 2018

Minor footballer drowns in Australia; family seeks Rs. 35cr compensation

Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Center, School Games Federation of India, and Delhi Government on a petition seeking inquiry into the death of 15-year-old Indian football-player, Nitisha Negi, who drowned in Australia, while being on a professional tour last year.

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

26 Oct 2018

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

The Delhi HC today sought responses of the AAP government and the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute on a PIL alleging that the hospital hasn't provided free treatment to poor patients in last two decades.

Office-of-profit case: President dismisses plea to disqualify 27 AAP MLAs

25 Oct 2018

Office-of-profit case: President dismisses plea to disqualify 27 AAP MLAs

President Ram Nath Kovind is learned to have dismissed a plea to disqualify 27 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs of Delhi for allegedly holding office of profit by being appointed as chairpersons of Rogi Kalyan Samitis attached to various city hospitals.

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

20 Oct 2018

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

The Delhi finance department's fears about the proposed Delhi Metro Phase IV project bleeding the state exchequer have come true.

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

18 Oct 2018

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari offered to donate Rs. 1,11,100 to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday, but on one condition: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clears the passage of Delhi Metro Phase IV project caught up on the funds issue.

Delhi-govt fined Rs. 50cr for inaction against steel pickling units

17 Oct 2018

Delhi-govt fined Rs. 50cr for inaction against steel pickling units

The National Green Tribunal yesterday fined Delhi government Rs. 50cr for not taking action against steel pickling units in residential areas as they fall under the prohibited list of industrial activity.

Delhi Government launches fellowship programme to seek young leaders

15 Oct 2018

Delhi Government launches fellowship programme to seek young leaders

The Kejriwal-led Delhi Government has recently announced a fellowship programme to seek young leaders across India for addressing some of the most pressing urban issues.

NGT summons Delhi-govt official to explain action-plan on climate change

12 Oct 2018

NGT summons Delhi-govt official to explain action-plan on climate change

The National Green Tribunal has summoned an official of the Environment Department in Delhi to explain the proposed amendments made by AAP government in the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC).