According to Central Pollution Control Board(CPCB) mobile app, SAMEER, the city's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 281 on Monday morning. It was 274 on Sunday. It was 251 on Saturday, 296 on Friday, 283 on Thursday and 211 on Wednesday.
Farmers' protest: Delhi Traffic Police advises people to take alternate routes to enter, exit Haryana
Both the border points at Singhu and Tikri are closed as the farmers have rejected the Centre's offer to hold talks over the farm laws opposed by them. The closure of borders has also resulted in heavy traffic on other alternate routes between Delhi and Haryana.
Delhi riots: High Court asks police to file report on vigilance inquiry on leakage of confessional statement
The high court was informed by advocate Amit Mahajan, representing the Delhi Police, that the vigilance inquiry with regard to the confessional statement being leaked from the case diaries has been concluded. He sought time to file the status report in this regard.
Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain had been infected with coronavirus. An official said that Rai, who is also AAP's Delhi convenor, had met party workers around Diwali.
There will be no reimposition of lockdown in Delhi, clarified health minister Satyendar Jain on Monday while adding that the third wave of Covid-19 has passed its peak in the national capital.
Around 600 farmers protesting against the Centre's new farm laws headed to Sant Nirankari Ground, one of the biggest in the national capital, following several hours of confrontation with the police at different border points with Haryana.
According to officials, these suggestions were made during discussions with various stakeholders including the NDMA, health authorities, Delhi government and Delhi Police.
AAP government had on Thursday directed private hospitals to increase the percentage of non-ICU COVID-19 beds from 50 to 60. It had also ordered 42 private hospitals to reserve with immediate effect 80 percent of their ICU beds for coronavirus patients.
"A total of 1,300 ICU beds and 2,000 non-ICU beds for COVID-19 patients have been added in Delhi in the past two weeks, with the maximum 232 ICU beds in GTB Hospital. In Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, 200 ICU beds have been added in the same period," the official said.
Maharashtra is worried over the rising number of cases and on Monday, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said the state may take some steps within two days. “We may have to take some strong steps. If it is not imposing the lockdown, then we might reimpose some of the restrictions,” said Tope.
On Friday, Yediyurappa announced that the state government will ban the use of firecrackers due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but an official press release from him later said green crackers were exempt from the ban. Sections of firework makers and traders said extensive publicity to the CM’s first statement on a cracker ban had left them in a spot.
The court found no merit in Republic TV's argument that the words 'News Hour' are generic, widely used and as such Times Group cannot claim a proprietary right.
Fact checkers for Facebook and other social media platforms said the volume of fake news is rising following global Covid-19 vaccine trial announcements and new travel curbs in the country, amid a continuing surge in infections.
The minister was speaking at a webinar organised by the Press Council of India on the National Press Day. He said while different regulatory systems were available for print and television news, the need for such a system existed for the online platforms.
A BMC analysis of 9,869 deaths in Mumbai shows the highest case fatality rate (CFR)—deaths as a proportion of cases—is among nonagenarians at 18.3%, followed by those 80-89 years old at 17.5%. This is almost four to five times the city’s average death rate of 4%.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda) president Buta Singh Burjgill over the phone said no decision has yet been taken on shifting to the Burari ground in Delhi, a place earmarked for their agitation by police. “It has been decided that on Saturday night, protesting farmers will stay wherever they are,” he said.
The plea said it can be clearly inferred from the Tata jewellery brand advertisement that its purpose was to showcase the spirit of unity and brotherhood amongst two religious groups.
The top court, which did not issue notice to chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on the appeal, sought responses from others including the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh and the state's former advocate general on whose plea the high court had passed the order.
Favorable ventilation condition is likely to keep Delhi's AQI in the moderate category for the next two days, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said.
According to Delhi Police, on October 31, a complaint from Prasad (owner of Baba ka Dhaba) was received at Police Station Malviya Nagar regarding cheating and fraud against Wasan. A preliminary enquiry was done after which a cognisable offence was registered and an investigation has been initiated.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia during a press conference on October 28 informed that schools in national capital will remain closed until further notice in view of COVID spread. “There is a scope of COVID spread if schools are permitted to open. Thus, in view of coronavirus situation, all schools in Delhi to remain close,” said Manish Sisodia. Delhi schools to remain shut until further notice in view of COVID-19 spread: Manish Sisodia
During the same period, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh were the top states which registered a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, it said. At a press briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said there has been a continuous decline in average daily new COVID-19 cases as well as deaths for the last seven weeks.
A fire broke out at a factory in the DSIDC Narela industrial area on Thursday. Fifteen fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire, which started at 10.57 am. The fire department said they do not have any reports of any casualties.Fire breaks out at Delhi's Narela industrial area; no casualties reported yet
The committee had summoned Facebook India vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan at its previous meeting on September 23, which was deferred after the panel was stopped by the Supreme Court from taking any "coercive" action.
High Court questions celebs for not joining proceedings individually, filing plea through associations
The court's observation came while hearing a lawsuit by four Bollywood industry associations and 34 leading production houses including those owned by Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Rohit Shetty, as also Yash Raj Films and R S Entertainment.
In order to fight pollution, anti-smog guns are being deployed at construction sites in the national capital. Machine controls pollution by spraying water particles in air. “Pollution increases in Delhi before winter starts, the construction sites adds to the pollution, so we use this machine 8-10 times in a day,” said Ramesh Kumar, a technician.To fight pollution, Delhi Govt deploys anti-smog guns at construction sites
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which restarted partial services after six months on September 7, has seen an increase in number of people taking trains with the ridership climbing to 1.25 million on Friday. “We will need to consider new SOPs for operating metro to cater to the demand,” Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Puri told ET.
"Delhi hit the peak of the second wave of COVID-19 on September 17 when 4,500 cases were reported across the city. The situation has been controlled to a large extent," he said.
Speaking to ANI in Ludhiana, Environmental Engineer of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), GS Gill said that 40,000 incidents (of stubble burning) reported so far this year. He said, “As per data by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), around 40,000 incidents (of stubble burning) reported so far this year. It was 25,000 last year. Incidents reported mainly in Sangrur, Bathinda and Tarn Taran districts.” “Around 20 FIRs have been registered and 49 cases are before the court,” Gill added. 40,000 stubble burning incidents reported in 2020: Punjab Pollution Control Board
Delhi government additional standing counsel Satyakam said according to the news reports, the preliminary findings of the survey were that prevalence of antibodies in those tested was 33%, whereas in reality it was only 25.1% as per the final report.
A call about the fire was received at 12.55 pm after which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Atul Garg, Director of Delhi Fire Service. The fire was brought under control by 1.20 pm, he said, adding that the cause of the blaze was being ascertained.
Shares of ITC Ltd. traded 0.03 per cent up in trade at 12:51PM on Friday.
A total of 250,525 shares changed hands on the counter till 12:45PM (IST).
Shares of YES Bank Ltd. traded 3.05 per cent up in trade at 11:52AM on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices on the pleas filed by Facebook, its India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan and others against the notice issued by the Delhi Legislative Assembly for deposing before it. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, issued notice to the respondents asking them to file their counter affidavit within one week and slated the matter for further hearing on October 15.No coercive action: SC issues notice on Facebook India VP's plea against Delhi panel's notice
The ministry drew attention to the provisions that no programme should contain anything “obscene, defamatory, or deliberate and false innuendoes and half-truths,” and highlighted the provisions that no content should criticise, malign or slander any individual in person or certain groups, segments of social, public and moral life of the country.
This follows the government's notification last week, bringing all digital news as well as streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime and Netflix under the purview of the Information & Broadcasting (I&B) ministry.
A total of 771,656 shares changed hands on the counter till 12:31PM (IST).
Signing formal military alliance with China would be impractical for Russia, it will tie Russia’s hands and force other traditional partners of Russia, India in particular, to cooperate closer with the US, according to Carnegie Moscow Center director Dmitry Trenin.
On August 10, Mukherjee was admitted to the hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, after which he underwent a surgery following the detection of a brain clot.
The companies with more than 26% foreign investment will have to bring it down by October 15th, 2021.
Decades after the little state of Junagadh eventually joined India, the Nawab’s family continues to live in Pakistan. In 2020, many would have not heard of the Junagadh dispute if not for the recent unveiling of Pak’s new ‘political map’.
At least 23 cases pertaining to OTT content are being heard in different courts of the country, and it will be better if the SC hears them all, ministry officials told ET.
Veterans write to President, seek action against fake news on social media about non-existent ‘Muslim Regiment’
India has never had any Muslim regiment and such “blatant falsehoods”, which began in May 2013, are still being insidiously spread on the social media at a time when the country is confronted with military tensions with both Pakistan and China, said the veterans.
"If a vice-chancellor has to be suspended due to misappropriation of funds, then it is unfortunate. The central government should think and reinstate people with integrity in the higher education institutes of the country," he added.
The National Disaster Response Force has earmarked a total of 50 teams -- with 30 being deployed on the ground in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh -- in view of the cyclone moving ahead from the Bay of Bengal towards the coastal areas.
One of the points in the new guidelines, which will come into force from December 1, is empowering the states to impose local restrictions, including night curfew.
Announcing a series of fresh restrictions, the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered doubling of fine for not wearing masks or following social distancing norms from December 1.
India banned 43 of the apps on Tuesday, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's e-commerce app Aliexpress, in a new wave of web sanctions targeting China after the neighbours' months-long standoff on their Himalayan border.
Ahmed Patel, who was the Treasurer of the Indian National Congress, had tested positive for the COVID-19 on October 1
Lakshmi Vilas Bank has reached out to the Clix Group with “all the documents” on its contingent liability related to Religare Finvest deposits.
SC seeks Centre's response on PIL seeking to fix maximum rate for RT-PCR test uniformly across India
A petition has sought a direction to the governments to fix the maximum rate for the RT-PCR (real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) test to Rs 400 uniformly across the country, instead of Rs 900 to Rs 2800 as fixed by different state governments, Union Territories and NCT of Delhi.
Both the chief minister and deputy CM of Maharashtra raised the spectre of a potential post-Diwali surge in Covid cases with the latter hinting at the possibility of reimposing a lockdown in case the situation warrants it.
The channel’s investigation revealed crumbling health infrastructure across metros during the pandemic, and put a spotlight on the greedy “Covid vultures” trying to make money out of misery and charging exorbitant fees from patients.
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The ministry has said that according to the Intermediary Guidelines, grievance officers of the websites are bound to redress complaints within one month of receiving them.
In all this madness, if a Baba Ka Dhaba gets a boost from viral posts, then the rest of the nasty social media business can be ignored. There are thousands of desperately needy senior citizens like Prasad and his wife, struggling to survive the financial disaster which is going to see a large segment of our people (young and old) dealing with hunger and deprivation.
The government on Friday issued a clarification to its September 2019 policy that allowed up to 26% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the ‘news digital media sector’ through the approval route.
Chief Minister Adityanath last month launched 'Mission Shakti' campaign focusing on ensuring the safety and dignity of women and girls, with a stern warning that perpetrators of crimes against females will be dealt with an iron hand.
Let’s start with the contribution of stubble burning to air pollution in Delhi-NCR. While we can bicker over the numbers, stubble burning is a short duration, highly polluting activity that significantly impacts air quality in October and November.
Shares of Eicher Motors Ltd. traded 1.87 per cent down in trade at 12:25PM on Monday.
Three members of a family, including a 12-year-old boy, were rescued by the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) from their east Delhi flat which was engulfed with smoke caused by a fire on Thursday morning, an official said. According to DFS Director Atul Garg, they received a call at 5.24 am about a blaze in Murti Gali Krishan Ganj in Laxmi Nagar.Delhi: Fire breaks out at residential building in Lakshmi Nagar, 3 rescued
Naidu made the remarks in a video message at a webinar on 'Role of media during the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on media" organised by the Press Council of India to mark the National Press Day.
Delhi: Several members of the minority Muslim community from Shaheen Bagh area, that was the centre of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, joined the BJP on Sunday in the presence of its Delhi unit leaders, said a party statement.Watch: Over 50 from Shaheen Bagh join Delhi BJP
Delhi: Unknown persons vandalised several vehicles and allegedly fired a few rounds in the air in Kucha Mohtar Khan locality of Mori Gate area last night.Firing reported in Mori Gate area of Delhi, several vehicles damaged
A total of 219,409,694 shares changed hands on the counter till 12:05PM (IST).
Shares of Canara Bank traded 0.58 per cent up in trade at 11:30AM on Friday.
The court made this observation while declining to entertain a plea seeking immediate steps to prevent stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana on the grounds that it would aggravate COVID-19 related problems.
A total of 317,532 shares changed hands on the counter till 12:41PM (IST).
Shares of YES Bank Ltd. traded 1.12 per cent down in trade at 12:24PM on Thursday.
Shares of Axis Bank Ltd. traded 0.86 per cent down in trade at 12:17PM on Thursday.
DMRC has invited tenders for leasing of approximately 9563 sqm area at Karkarduma metro station of Pink line for commercial development. The successful bidder will be offered the space for 15 years.
Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh also termed the stimulus announced by the government as another move to deflect the attention of people from the bad state of the economy.
Shares of Bharti Airtel Ltd. traded 3.67 per cent up in trade at 12:59PM on Wednesday.
A total of 91,659 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:32AM (IST).
Shares of State Bank of India traded 1.86 per cent up in trade at 12:13PM on Thursday.
A total of 386,476 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:40AM (IST).
Shares of JK Cement Ltd. traded 1.51 per cent down in trade at 11:58AM on Monday.
Shares of Vedanta Ltd. traded 0.14 per cent up in trade at 11:50AM on Monday.
A total of 50,464 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:45AM (IST).
Shares of IndusInd Bank Ltd. traded 2.47 per cent up in trade at 11:33AM on Monday.
A total of 384,439 shares changed hands on the counter till 12:15PM (IST).
"Reports of Indian Army's action in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) across the Line of Control are fake," Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh said.
Under stage one, Yellow Line or Line 2 and Rapid Metro were made operational with restricted service hours. Trains are operating in batches of four hours each from 7-11 am and 4-8 pm.
The 50-year-old Jeena was admitted to the Sir Gangaram Hospital nearly a week ago. He breathed his last at around 4 am, Pradesh BJP vice president Devendra Bhasin said.
Shares of Reliance Industries Ltd. traded 0.74 per cent down in trade at 01:16PM on Monday.
Shares of State Bank of India traded 0.81 per cent up in trade at 11:30AM on Monday.
With a spike of 93,337 new cases, India’s COVID-19 case tally crossed 53-lakh mark on September 19. The total coronavirus case tally stands at 53,08,015 including 10,13,964 active cases. As per Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, so far 42,08,432 people were cured/discharged/migrated. In last 24 hours, 1,247 deaths have been reported, while the total numbers of death from the diseases mount to 85,619. According to IMCR, total samples tested up to 18th September are 6,24, 54, 254 including 8,81,911 samples tested yesterday.Coronavirus in India: Total tally crosses 53-lakh mark with 93,337 new cases
To begin with, a pilot will be carried out involving 250 vendors across five cities — Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Indore and Varanasi — and this coverage will be expanded subsequently to other cities.
“It’s a fake, ludicrous claim, part of the continuing psychological operations from across the border. PLA does not seem to have recovered from the shock of our troops occupying multiple Kailash range heights on the south bank of Pangong Tso-Chushul on August 29-30,” a senior Army officer said.
"Given the small size of LVB, the RBI seems to have chosen the route of amalgamation with another foreign private bank instead of a unique restructuring scheme as in the case of YES Bank where investors including banks were called upon to infuse capital and thus revive it independently," said Emkay Global.
A total of 125,208,886 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:58AM (IST).
Shares of Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. traded 9.86 per cent up in trade at 11:38AM on Friday.
Shares of Ambuja Cements Ltd. traded 1.66 per cent down in trade at 11:32AM on Friday.
A total of 7,669,850 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:53AM (IST).
A total of 245,354 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:36AM (IST).
Shares of Vedanta Ltd. traded 3.28 per cent up in trade at 11:22AM on Wednesday.
In an affidavit filed in court, the ministry of information and broadcasting said that there was no need to lay down any fresh guidelines balancing journalistic freedom and responsibilities regarding the print and electronic media.
Larsen & Toubro is close to bagging its largest order ever as it has emerged the lowest bidder to construct a significant part of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project.
Shares of HDFC Bank Ltd. traded 0.28 per cent up in trade at 11:32AM on Monday.