Delhi Government Informs HC For No Night Curfew

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No Night Curfew In Delhi; AAP Government Informs Delhi High Court

The Delhi government has informed the Delhi High Court on December 2 that no night curfew would be implemented in the national capital or parts of it as of now. Reportedly, the Kejriwal government has filed a status report in response to the November 26 query by Delhi HC asking the government's stand on imposing night curfew. However, the government has stated that the decision is under "active consideration".

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 05:53 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Covid-19, Delhi, High Court, AAP, Night Curfew

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: Pollution level in Delhi reaches very poor category

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Air Quality In Delhi Very Poor; AQI Reaches 339

Delhi's air quality has continued to deteriorate as the Air Quality Index (AQI) reached 339 on December 1. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientists, the AQI increment was due to dipping temperature. The IMD added that the wind speed, which is expected slow down from December 2, is likely to aggravate the issue. The Centre's weather forecasting wing SAFAR has also predicted the air quality to remain in the very poor zone… read-more

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:30 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, air quality index, India Meteorological Department, Pollution

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: RT-PCR Test

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Announces To Reduce Cost Of RT-PCR Test

Amid the increasing COVID-19 cases, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on November 30 announced to reduce the cost of RT-PCR tests in the capital. He said, "Whereas tests are being conducted free of cost in government establishments, however, this will help those who get their tests done in private labs." Reportedly, orders regarding the decision will be issued soon. The RT-PCR tests at private labs in the city currently cost Rs 2,400.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, RT-PCR test, Satyendra Jain, Covid-19, Rapid Antigen Test

Courtesy: India Today

Representational photo: A park in Delhi.

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Setting Up Of Kiosks To Sell Eatables At South Delhi Municipal Parks Soon

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has planned to install booths in parks to sell fruits, milk and basic items to boost the pandemic-hit corporation's financial condition. The SDMC will provide 4.5 x 2.5 metres temporary sheds on rent that can be operated during fixed hours. The corporation will table the proposal in the next meeting. The kiosks will be provided for a maximum of seven years by the auction method.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:02 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Najafgarh, Economy, Lockdown, Parks

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Delhi Farmer's protest: Farmers won't accept the conditional talks

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Farmers Not Ready To Accept Conditional Talks, Refuses To Shift To Burari Ground

The farmers are not budging their stance regarding the new farms laws, after the union Government decided to hold talks and asked farmers to move to Burari ground on November 29. Punjab President of Bhartiya Kisan Union Surjeet S Phul said, "The condition laid down… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 07:35 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Protests, Indian Farmers, Delhi

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Burnt Car

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Punjab Man Dies On His Way To 'Delhi Chalo' Protests After Car Catches Fire

During the Delhi Chalo protests, an elderly man has died on his way to join the protestors, after his car caught fire. The 65-year-old Janak Raj, after a mechanical issue in one of the farmers' tractors, parked his car beside an highway and slept inside it. Suddenly, the car had started burning and efforts to put-off the fire went in vain. Reportedly, police has suspected a short circuit in the car. 

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 04:44 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Farmers Protest, Indian Farmers, Delhi

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Representative image of Covid-Test

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People Entering Uttarakhand To Undergo Mandatory COVID-19 Test

Faced with surge in coronavirus cases, the Uttarakhand government has made the rapid antigen COVID-19 test mandatory for people entering its territory. The order especially aimed the incoming travellers from Delhi. Strictly instructing the border check posts, DIG Dehradun Arun Mohan Joshi has asked cops to maintain details of the people coming in from other states. Also, the district authorities have announced a weekly lockdown, effective… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 01:40 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: Uttarakhand Government, Covid-19 Test, Lockdown, CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS, Delhi, Rapid Antigen Test

Courtesy: India Today

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Man Stabbed In Delhi For Not Sharing Bidi; Three Men Arrested

In a gruesome incident, three men have been arrested by the police after they killed a man for denying a bidi on November 26. The deceased Siddique was violently stabbed near Shaheen Bagh by three men. Reportedly, the three men had assaulted the victim initially and later killed him in the evening. After a tip-off from a witness, the police arrested the accused- Mohammed Faizan, Mohammed Usman, and Jaheer Mansoori.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 10:59 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Delhi, murder, Bidi, Stabbing, Shaheen Bagh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Comparative file photo of Delhi during and after severe pollution

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Air Quality Escalates in Delhi as AQI drops from 'Very Poor" to 'Moderate'

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) showed Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) dropped from 302 to 137 on November 27, proceeding to "moderate" category. As per the experts, strong winds and less stubble burning around the city were two reasons behind the better air quality. Although, centre's Air Quality Early Warning System predicted Delhi's air to remain "satisfactory" to "moderate" on November 27 and "moderate" to "poor" the next day.… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 03:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, India Meteorological Department, Air Pollution, air quality index

Courtesy: India Today

Representational photo: IIT Bombay

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IIT Bombay Ranked No.1 in India, 172nd in the World: QS Rankings

The Quacquarelli Symonds company ranked IIT Bombay as the best Institute in India as per its global universities analysis. However, the institute holds 172nd position globally. Reportedly, the analysis was based on metrics like academics, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio and international student-faculty ratio. IITs from Delhi, Madras, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Roorkee and Guwahati including IISc Bangalore has made it to the top 500.… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 11:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: India, Delhi, IIT Bombay, Quacquarelli Symonds

Courtesy: The Indian Express