Delhi University has reportedly provided admissions to more than 52,000 students till now. As per sources, more than 10,000 applications have been approved by the principal on October 20. However, the cut-off of popular courses remained high, and the last date to apply for the third cut-off list is October 21. Furthermore, DU has received a total of 1,61,024 applications under three lists this year.
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The Supreme Court on October 21 said farmers protesting at Delhi borders against the three farm laws have the right to agitate but they cannot block the roads indefinitely. The decision comes after a resident from Noida complained of delays in daily commuting. However, the top court has asked the farmer union to respond in this case within three weeks and posted the matter for December.
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The first child-friendly vaccination clinic has been opened in Delhi, with toys, electronic games, and musical instruments. "Keeping in mind the waiting time post-vaccination, we have created a vaccination center so that kids can play, we have also kept toys so that they are kept engaged," said Dr. Sameer Bhati. He further stated that the government will determine the cost of vaccines for children.
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With cases of Dengue rising, "first" death has been recently reported on the 18th of October. Delhi is facing some major issues with the mosquito-born-viral infection usually found in urban and semi-urban areas of the country. Twitterati flooding with comments on the Delhi government's, "10 Hafte, 10 Baje, 10 Minute campaign raises concerns. However, till now, 382 cases have been reported in the month of October.
The price of Ten gram of 24-carat gold on October 15 reached Rs 47,970 following the hike by Rs 680. While Silver was at Rs 63,200 per kg. In Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai, 10 gram of 22-carat gold was priced at Rs 46,840, 46,970, and 45,050 respectively. However, 24-carat gold was priced at Rs 51,110, Rs 49,140, and Rs 47,970 in Delhi, Chennai, and Mumbai respectively.
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In a remarkable achievement, as many as 2,494 medical oxygen generation plants have been authorized at government hospitals in 112 days across 733 districts in India. It's a capacity to produce 3,324 tonnes of medical oxygen per day. Notably, 100% of the sanctioned plants are fully operational in 22 states and Union Territories. Reportedly, the government took the crisis as an opportunity to install these plants at hospitals.
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Petrol and diesel prices have rose yet again on Thursday and have set records, after a two day pause. In Delhi, prices of petrol and diesel were raised by Rs 0.35 to Rs 104.79 per litre and Rs 93.25 per litre, respectively. In Mumbai, petrol rates were increased by Rs 0.34 to Rs 110.75, and diesel rates by Rs 0.37 to Rs 101.4 per litre.
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The prices for CNG and PNG have again been increased by Indraprastha Gas Ltd in Delhi and the National Capital Region on October 12 at 6 AM. Following the hike, one kg CNG costs Rs 49.76, and PNG stands at Rs 35.11 per SCM in Delhi. While in Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, CNG will be sold at Rs 56.02 per kg and PNG at Rs 34.86 per SCM.
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The Delhi Police Special Cell apprehended a Pakistani terrorist, identified as Mohammad Asraf, from the Laxmi Nagar district of the national capital on October 12. He was living under the guise of a false identity based on fabricated documents and also lived in many cities as Maulana. Police also seized an AK-47 rifle and a hand grenade form his possession. Reportedly, Asraf was in contact with Pakistan's ISI.
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Based on the inputs of a terrorist attack, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana met with senior officials to discuss the anti-terror measures before the upcoming festivals in Delhi on October 9. Reportedly, inputs suggest petrol pumps and tankers could be targeted by terrorists. ''Local criminals, gangsters, and orthodox can help in such attack,'' Asthana said. However, the officials have been ordered to verify tenants and workers in the… read-more
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