The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) has called applications for 7,236 vacancies in teaching and non-teaching positions. The job drive aims to fill posts like the trained graduate teacher (TGT)-6358 posts, assistant teacher primary-554 posts, assistant teacher nursery-74 posts, lower division clerk-278 posts, counsellors-50 posts, head clerk-12 posts, and patwari-10 posts. DSSSB has allowed interested eligible candidates to… read-more
The Delhi government on May 14 announced free education for children who lost their parents to the deadly coronavirus. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the government will cover their education expenses and living as well. The government will provide financial assistance for the families who lost the only earning member to COVID-19, he added. Moreover, CM Kejriwal also highlighted the need to extend lockdown by another week.
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Former journalist and Aam Adami Party MLA Jarnail Singh passed away on May 14 due to COVID complications. He was admitted to a hospital in Delhi after contracting the virus in the last week of April. The 47-year-old was also an author and had worked with the ones who were affected by the 1984 riots. Meanwhile, many leaders, including Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, expressed their grief through Twitter.
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Netizens were left perplexed after a picture of boxes containing cow urine, available in different flavors, started making rounds on Twitter. Named 'Gauamrut', the two 250-ml boxes featured flavors of orange and pineapple while one was described as 'pure'. However, details of the origin and existence of these products remains unverified. In 2018, tulsi and elaichi flavored cow urine had hit the Delhi markets.
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Founder and Chairman of Milagrow Robots, Rajeev Karwal died due to COVID-19 on May 12. After working in top roles across leading electronic brands including Onida, LG, Philips, Electrolux and Reliance Digital, he started Milagrow in 2007. Moreover, the company gained popularity in 2020 when two Milagrow robots were deployed to assist doctors and healthcare workers in the COVID ward of AIIMS Delhi to prevent transmission of the virus.
The Central Vista project near the India gate has now been declared a "no photography" and "no video recording" zone. The step has been taken amid the Centre facing extreme criticism for executing the redevelopment project, which includes a new Parliament building and a residence for the Indian PM among others, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, various social groups have also appealed the Supreme Court to halt the construction process… read-more
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Due to substantial decrease in number of flights amid the pandemic, the Delhi International airport has decided to close its T2 terminal from May 17 midnight. The airport officials stated that it will be managing all flights from the T3 terminal only. The decision came after India and its aviation department experienced a worse second wave of COVID -19. Currently, the airport is managing around 325 flights everyday.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on May 10 attacked Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for spending Rs 804.93 crores on advertisements but not opening even "a single hospital". Responding to Kejriwal's remarks on the Centre's COVID-19 management, Patra also said, "Before forming his government, Kejriwal had promised to add 30,000 new hospital beds." Patra also questioned CM Kejriwal that why he thinks that the Centre is partial against the Delhi… read-more
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Battling with COVID-19, actor Rahul Vohra died on May 9 due to COVID complications at Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Superspeciality Hospital. Shockingly, the 35-year-old YouTuber had to plead for an oxygen bed and proper healthcare till last breath. Rahul in his May 9 Facebook post stated that he would have survived had he got proper and timely treatment. He also tagged PM Narendra Modi and Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
The Haryana government has claimed that Delhi is receiving more water than it is entitled to. The statement came after Delhi Jal Board alleged Haryana for shortfall in supplies from the neighboring state. Haryana said that Delhi is covering its inefficiency in water management. Reportedly, earlier Delhi officials blamed Haryana for failing to release water into the canal, resulting in a drop in the pond level at Wazirabad treatment site.
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