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| 08 August, 2020, 02:05 AM IST | E-Paper

    Covid-19 sparks political battle in Pune as cases 3 times of Mumbai; PMC says it doesn't have funds

    ​​The Maharashtra govt had said that the PMC, Pune Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) and the state government would pay up Rs 300 crores that is going to be used to build three jumbo covid hospitals in Pune.

    Delhi monuments reopen with protective measures in place

    Monuments in Delhi reopened on July 6 in second phase of unlock. Arrangements have been done to ensure safety amid COVID-19 outbreak.Delhi monuments reopen with protective measures in place

    22.8% in Delhi affected, have Covid-19 antibodies, sero-surveillance reveals

    The survey, which was conducted from June 27 to July 10 by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in collaboration with Delhi government, also indicated that a large number of infected persons remain asymptomatic. The sero survey has revealed that some districts – Shahdara and Central district – have more prevalence than others.

    India reports over 50K COVID cases for 4th straight day, total tally crosses 17.5 lakh mark

    India on August 02 reported a spike of 54,736 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the confirmed number of infections to 17,50,724. According to the data of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the deadly disease claimed the lives of 853 people in the last 24 hours, and now the casualties have reached the figure of 37,364. 5,67,730 cases of coronavirus are active in the country, whereas, 11,45,630 people have overcome the invisible virus. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 4,63,172 samples were tested for COVID-19 on August 02. The total samples till August 02 are 1,98,21,831. India reports over 50K COVID cases for 4th straight day, total tally crosses 17.5 lakh mark

    IMD declares monsoon onset over Delhi

    According to weather experts, the earlier than usual arrival of the monsoon in Delhi can be attributed to a cyclonic circulation which moved towards southwest Uttar Pradesh on June 19 and June 20, helping monsoon advance further.

    Measures in place to detect fake news, hate speech, objectionable content: Facebook to Delhi HC

    Facebook has submitted before the high court that it cannot remove any allegedly illegal group, like the bois locker room, from its platform as removal of such accounts or blocking access to them came under the purview of the discretionary powers of the government according to the Information Technology (IT) Act.

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests negative for COVID-19

    New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was admitted to hospital last night with high fever and complaints of breathing trouble, a day after he attended a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others. The Delhi minister, who is being treated at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, has tested negative for coronavirus.Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests negative for COVID-19

    Delhi govt will work with neighbouring states to deal with air pollution problem in winters: Rai

    The plantation drive is expected to increase the city's green cover from 325 square kilometres at present to 350 sq km by 2021, which will help reduce air pollution. The period will be observed as "Vrikshaaropan Pakhavaada".

    Maharashtra asks firms to start antibody tests on their staff, Delhi still to decide

    The Maharashtra government and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) have asked hospitals, private establishments and corporate houses to start testing their employees to get them back to work.

    Sansad TV to have shows on 35 themes and prime-time 'democracy' news bulletin

    In November last year, after discussions between Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu, a committee was set up under former Prasar Bharati chairman Surya Prakash.

    Centre on edge as Delhi becomes the new Mumbai

    According to the latest data available with the central government, south-east Delhi and Shahdara recorded a positivity rate of 30.4% and 24.86%, respectively on June 3. On the same day, rates of central Delhi and north Delhi rates were 21.24% and 20.52%, respectively.

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus

    The chief minister has avoided meetings and visitors since Sunday afternoon, an AAP spokesperson said

    Stocks in the news: Axis Bank, HUL, Bajaj Finance, ACC, Vodafone Idea and SBI Card

    DCM Shriram, IndiaMART InterMESH and Syngene International are slated to announce their June quarter earnings on Tuesday.

    Delhi’s 10k-bed facility to be ready by June-end

    The structure, a multi-bed facility under a metal tent at the Radha Soami Satsang Beas campus, will be the biggest facility of its kind, a senior official said. It will be 1,700 feet long and 700 feet wide with 200 enclosures having 50 beds each, the official added.

    Monsoon likely to hit Delhi, nearby regions by June 25: IMD Deputy Director

    Indian Meteorological Department Deputy Director Anand Sharma informed that Monsoon may hit Delhi and nearby regions by 25th June. IMD said, “Currently for 1-2 days Monsoon progress won’t take place as conditions are not congenial. But from From 22nd-24th conditions are favourable for monsoon advancement. We expect easterlies to strengthen and bring moisture to more parts of Uttar Pradesh and Himalayas.” Monsoon likely to hit Delhi, nearby regions by June 25: IMD Deputy Director

    Delhi CM Kejriwal undergoes Covid-19 test, awaits result

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday underwent COVID-19 test after developing sore throat and fever, an official said. The test report is expected later in the night or by Wednesday morning.Delhi CM Kejriwal undergoes Covid-19 test, awaits result

    Why China's aggressive rise as a superpower spells bad news for India

    This ambition poses particular problems for India as China is increasingly determined to assert its position in the world, even if it means rubbing a lot of countries the wrong way simultaneously.

    Lockdown, Day 32: Some good news

    The plasma therapy has shown hope in treating Covid-19 patients. The plasma therapy trials in Delhi have been encouraging, said the Delhi health minister. Other states have also shown interest in the therapy and are waiting for further directions from Centre.

    Release funds to NrDMC for paying resident doctors of its hospitals: HC to AAP govt

    The high court asked the Delhi government to release within 15 days an amount of Rs 8 crore, as was done by it earlier, to NrDMC without waiting for completion of paperwork so that the resident doctors can be paid.

    Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi-NCR; waterlogging fears back, traffic alerts issued

    Last Sunday, many regions of Delhi-NCR saw rampant waterlogging and a number of fatalities following heavy rainfall. Widespread traffic jams had been reported even as the rains brought relief from high temperatures that made the city suffer for quite a few days.

    Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain admitted to hospital after high-grade fever

    New Delhi, Jun 16 () Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday said that he has been hospitalised after suffering from high-grade fever and a sudden drop in his oxygen level.

    Vehicular traffic eases at Delhi-Gurugram road after Haryana reopens border

    Gurugram (Haryana), June 01 (ANI): Haryana Government has allowed inter-state and inter-district travel from Gurugram-Delhi border from June 01. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on May 31, after the centre issued guidelines allowing inter-state and intra-state movement of goods and persons. Earlier, state Home Minister Anil Vij announced sealing of Delhi-Haryana border due to coronavirus pandemic. The central government is opening up economic activities across country in phased manner with Unlock 1 being in place currently. No economic activity will resume in containment zones except essential services. Vehicular traffic eases at Delhi-Gurugram road after Haryana reopens border

    Delhi COVID-19 cases estimated to rise to 56,000 by end of next 2 weeks: Satyendar Jain

    Barring June 1, when Delhi saw a spike of 990 cases, it has been recording over 1,000 fresh cases every day from May 28 to June 7, the highest being 1,513 on June 3.

    Delhi-Gurugram borders sealed, massive confusion at border areas

    Delhi-Gurugram borders have been sealed once again amid the COVID-19 scare. Massive chaos at border areas. Ground report by TIMES NOW.Delhi-Gurugram borders sealed, massive confusion at border areas

    Covid a big problem for big Indian cities

    In the last fortnight, many cities have reported acceleration in cases, explaining the national surge.

    Delhi government issues advisory in view of possible locust attack

    Agriculture Department Joint Director A P Saini in an advisory issued on Wednesday asked the authorities to organise awareness programmes for public and farmers to prevent the attack of locusts in the national capital.

    Family of four charters Airbus A320 from Bhopal to Delhi

    A high net worth family charter an Indian carrier’s Airbus A320 to fly just four people — wife, two children and a nanny — to Delhi. A Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi charter would cost about Rs 16-18 lakh. In another instance, a family of three had hired a wide-body aircraft to fly from Europe to India on May 21. That trip is learnt to have cost about Rs 80 lakh.

    Jama Masjid closed once again due to deteriorating Covid-19 situation in Delhi

    Delhi’s Jama Masjid has closed once again in view of rising cases of coronavirus in the national capital and will remain closed till June 30. Mosque's Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari on June 11 had said that no congregational prayers will be performed at the mosque till 30th June. Jama Masjid was opened on June 08 after central government allowed opening of religious places as part of ‘Unlock 1’. A total of 19581 active cases of coronavirus have been reported in the national capital so far. Jama Masjid closed once again due to deteriorating Covid-19 situation in Delhi

    Amid LAC face-off, Indian Army opens Siachen Base Camp to civilians

    The Indian Army is willing to “liberally” issue permits for civilian expeditions to the Siachen Base Camp and Kumar Post in Ladakh. The decision to open up the world’s largest non-polar glacier and the highest battlefield was taken in October. Carrying through that decision amid the border standoff with China indicates govt’s assertiveness and a rethink on forward villages.

    Pani puri, paapdi chaat stalls reopened in Delhi’s Chawri Bazar

    New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Pani puri and paapdi chaat stalls reopened in Delhi’s Chawri Bazar area. However, only take away is available here to combat any danger of coronavirus. “Customers are happy as this new system has also helped people to maintain hygiene,” said the Shopkeeper. In a greater view, this will also reduce the collection of road-site garbage. In the 4th phase of lockdown, several relaxations have been given to people to follow their regular lives. Pani puri, paapdi chaat stalls reopened in Delhi’s Chawri Bazar

    Massive fire breaks out in Delhi’s Tughlakabad slum area

    New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in Delhi’s Tughlakabad’s slum area on May 26 overnight. Fire tenders have reached the spot and are trying to douse the flames. There has been no confirmation of any loss of human yet. More details are awaited.Massive fire breaks out in Delhi’s Tughlakabad slum area

    China or COVID, why there is no such thing as a neutral expert when it comes to news

    Yet, the issue at hand is not about facts as such. The chances are that many will gravitate towards the opinion that matches and bolsters their view of events, a choice likely influenced by political affiliations. Analysts call it “confirmation bias” and social media’s digital echo chambers only encourage this tendency to absorb and propagate partisan views.

    Delhi CM seeks citizens' opinion on opening borders, implements all relaxations permitted by Centre

    Delhi's borders will be sealed for a week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday as he sought suggestions from people by Friday to reopen the same. Addressing an online media briefing, Kejriwal said people having passes and engaged in essential services will be allowed to enter the national capital. He said that Delhiites can send their suggestions on opening of borders with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to WhatsApp number 8800007722, and by calling at 1031 by Friday 5 pm.Delhi CM seeks citizens' opinion on opening borders, implements all relaxations permitted by Centre

    Amid looming Chinese presence, India woos Bhutan with trade relations and connectivity

    From identifying more trade points to carrying out a feasibility study for a railway link, the government is going all out to thwart China's attempts to wean Bhutan away from India's sphere of influence. After opening a trade route, India is likely to approve Bhutan's request for another permanent land customs station to facilitate more Bhutan exports to India & Bangladesh.

    Low intensity quake hits Rohtak; 8th since April 12

    Since April 12, the Delhi-NCR has recorded 18 quakes. Of these 8 have taken place in Rohtak.

    Noida borders with Delhi to remain sealed as of now: Gautam Budh Nagar DM

    A day after the Uttar Pradesh government announced relaxations in the nationwide lockdown 4.0, Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate Suhas L.Y. on Tuesday said that the district's border with Delhi will remain "sealed" for now.

    Noida: Seven arrested for defying lockdown orders, border with Delhi to stay sealed

    Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) Section 144 is in force in Gautam Buddh Nagar, which falls in the 'Red Zone' for Covid-19, even as lockdown restrictions continue due to the pandemic, prohibiting normal movement in this district in western Uttar Pradesh adjoining Delhi.

    Mumbai rains: Downpour lightens, IMD predicts fall in intensity

    According to the BMC, water receded in most of the city and suburbs, except in some areas of south Mumbai.

    UPSRTC sets up committee to review travel fare from Delhi Airport

    Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation has set up committee to review their decision on travel fare from Delhi Airport to state amid lockdown . While talking to ANI, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), Managing Director Raj Shekhar said, “When it was brought to our notice that rates are high then UPSRTC took immediate cognisance and formed a committee. They'll look into the matter and decide within 24 hours that what amendments have to be brought. We'll issue notifications and provide better facilities.” “If there are only few people from a district, bus isn't feasible option. Small vehicles like taxis are used upto 250 kilometer a day. Since its chartered facility, chartered rates apply,” said Shekhar while reacting on the reports that UPSRTC to charge Rupees 10,000 for taxi from Delhi Airport to Noida and Ghaziabad. UPSRTC sets up committee to review travel fare from Delhi Airport

    Former PM Manmohan Singh discharged from Delhi AIIMS

    Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh on May 12 has been discharged from AIIMS, Delhi on medical advice, confirms AIIMS official. He was admitted to AIIMS on May 10 with complaint of chest pain. Previously Singh had undergone two heart bypass surgeries. Former PM Manmohan Singh discharged from Delhi AIIMS

    Delhi HC allows Franklin Templeton MF to sell Zee Ent and Dish TV shares

    Essel Group had moved Delhi High Court seeking a stay in the matter citing the poor market conditions due to Covid-19.

    Coronavirus cases in Delhi cross 5000-mark, 206 more people test positive

    No fresh death was reported for the third successive day on Monday. The total number of cases in the city now stands at 5,104, authorities said. Of the total number of 64 fatalities reported till date, 33 of the deceased were aged 60 and above comprised over 51 per cent of the total death cases, they said

    PIL filed in SC to constitute an independent regulatory authority to regulate electronic media

    ​​In his PIL, Delhi-based advocate Reepak Kansal said, “Electronic broadcasting channels do not come under the ambit of the Press Council of India.” ET has accessed a copy of the PIL.

    Tough time for Delhiites as buses restricted to carrying 20 passengers at a time

    With buses being restricted to carrying only 20 passengers at a time, daily commuters in Delhi face a tough time. Mirror Now's Alok with detailsTough time for Delhiites as buses restricted to carrying 20 passengers at a time

    Shiv Sena 'betrayed' poll mandate for Maharashtra CM post: Prakash Javadekar

    The Shiv Sena had snapped ties with the BJP, its pre- poll ally and long-term partner, and joined hands with the Congress and the NCP after the election results to form the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in November last year.

    Jaya Jaitly sentenced to 4-year jail term in defence corruption case, HC suspends punishment

    Jaya Jaitley and two others were held guilty of corruption in a 2000-01 case related to a purported defence deal, the lawyer said. They were sentenced to 4-year imprisonment on Thursday by the trial court which has directed them to surrender by 5 pm.

    Shortage of nurses cripples Mumbai and New Delhi hospitals

    The crisis is most acute in Mumbai. Almost 1,000 nurses returned to their hometowns as the city became the nation’s Covid-19 epicentre with the highest number of cases. Private and public hospitals are left with a few hundred nurses who work double shifts and attend to a threefold increase in the number of patients.

    Lockdown has failed, Centre must spell out reopening strategy: Rahul Gandhi

    Addressing an online press conference, the Congress leader expressed concern that if the government functions haphazardly during the non-lockdown period, the country will face a second wave of coronavirus which will be "extremely devastating".

    Pakistan court forms two-member bench to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

    The bench comprising Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah and his fellow judge Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb would take up the government plea on Monday, the Pakistani media, including the Geo News, reported.

    Kejriwal urges migrant workers to stay in Delhi after their peers gather in Mumbai

    New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension of lockdown in wake of coronavirus outbreak, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal appealed to migrant workers to stay in the state. His appeal came after migrant workers, in thousands, gathered at Bandra Railway Station demanding to get permission to leave for their respective hometowns. CM Kejriwal said, “I request all of you to maintain discipline till May 3rd. You maintained discipline and stayed at your homes during the last 21 days and the same has to be observed till May 3rd. Some of you have come to Delhi from outside and some of you must be restless to go to your homes but I appeal all of you to stay here till May 3. We are here for you. I am here for you. We have arranged for proper food facility and medicine facility for all of you. People may try to spread rumours during this time. Don't get lured by them. No one can take you to your village now. Someone might tell you DTC buses are standing somewhere. No DTC bus is taking you anywhere. Please don’t get lure otherwise the outcomes will be bad. Please stay at your homes. We need to unite to make this lockdown successful.”Kejriwal urges migrant workers to stay in Delhi after their peers gather in Mumbai

    Violence in Delhi colossal failure of Delhi Police: Chidambaram

    At least 20 people have been killed and hundreds injured in communal clashes in northeast Delhi over the last three days. "The violence has continued since Monday and there are still incidents of violence. This shows the massive failure of Delhi Police," Chidambaram tweeted.

    India's 'amazing' support could help bring 'good news' to world on rapid COVID-19 testing: Israel

    The Directorate of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D), in the Israel Ministry of Defence (IMoD), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have completed their mission of collecting samples to test and validate four Israeli diagnostic technologies, a press statement by IMoD here said.

    Stocks in the news: DMart, Vodafone Idea, RIL, Biocon and JSW Steel

    RIL has secured Rs 730 crore from wireless technology leader Qualcomm by selling a small stake in Jio Platforms.

    Public transport resumes in Delhi after nearly 2 months, distancing norms in place

    Public transport resumed in Delhi on Tuesday with buses, auto-rickshaws and taxis plying on the road, after a gap of nearly two months.

    Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 22-23, says IMD

    The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded a maximum of 41 degrees Celsius, which was two notches above normal.

    Screening, testing during lockdown helped rein in Covid spread: Ashok Gehlot

    Total positive cases in Rajasthan stand at 10,600 but Gehlot said over 7,700 of these patients have been cured. “Nearly 95% of the 2,600 active cases are of migrants, who recently returned to the state. So, most of the earlier cases have been cured,” he said.

    Amid Rajasthan tussle, a look at recent defection cases in courts or before speakers

    The states that have seen recent defections include Goa, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim and Nagaland. Barring Tamil Nadu, the rest involved defection from the Congress and others towards BJP or its allies.

    Arvind Kejriwal goes into self-quarantine; to be tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday

    NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine and will get himself tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, officials said on Monday.They said the chief minister was feeling unwell since Sunday afternoon.Arvind Kejriwal goes into self-quarantine; to be tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday

    View: India and US will have to break out of their usual moulds to check China

    Both countries — through completely different dynamics — have come to realise that the battle against China actually begins on the home front. The debate is at its peak in the US, while it has only just started in India. And how it takes shape on both ends will determine if the Delhi and Washington sides can forge the next level in their strategic partnership.

    Doubling rate of Covid-19 cases in Delhi is 13 days: Satyendar Jain

    Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendar Jain, on Tuesday said the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in national capital stands at 3108 and death toll stands at 54 till now. Adding in it, he said the doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in Delhi is 13 days. He said, "The total number of positive cases in Delhi stands at 3108 now, of which 190 cases were reported yesterday. 877 patients have been cured, while 11 are on ventilator. Death toll stands at 54. The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in Delhi is 13 days."Doubling rate of Covid-19 cases in Delhi is 13 days: Satyendar Jain

    Rajasthan Speaker withdraws SC petition in Sachin Pilot case, calls it 'infructuous'

    While withdrawing the plea, Sibal told the bench that the appeal had become infructuous as the apex court did not stay the earlier high court order passed on July 21 asking the Speaker to defer disqualification proceedings.

    India ramps up rail cooperation with Dhaka, will hand over 10 broad gauge locomotives

    India will on Monday hand over 10 broad gauge (BG) locomotives to Bangladesh as a part of its grant assistance to the eastern neighbour. India sees rail cooperation with Bangladesh, a country where China is looking to rapidly expand its economic presence including through rail connectivity, as vital for promoting trade and connectivity.

    Delhi cop tests positive for COVID-19, shifted to AIIMS

    A 49-year-old assistant sub-inspector posted with the traffic police tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday evening. A resident of Kalkaji police colony, he has been shifted to AIIMS while his wife and two children have been advised home quarantine as they were asymptomatic.Delhi cop tests positive for COVID-19, shifted to AIIMS

    UPSRTC to charge Rs 10,000 for cab ride from Delhi airport to Noida, Ghaziabad

    UP Roadways plans to facilitate the transportation of Noida and Ghaziabad residents from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi, who are being brought back from foreign countries by the government. While many people are stranded at different places and struggling to reach home due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the minimum cost of booking a taxi of the UPSRTC will be Rs 10,000 for sedans and Rs 12,000 for an SUV. TIMES NOW accesses Govt circular.UPSRTC to charge Rs 10,000 for cab ride from Delhi airport to Noida, Ghaziabad

    Arvind Kejriwal announces 5-T plan to combat coronavirus spread in Delhi

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a 5T plan to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. The 5T plan includes testing, tracing, treatment, teamwork and tracking.Arvind Kejriwal announces 5-T plan to combat coronavirus spread in Delhi

    Wish to travel to Noida or Ghaziabad from Delhi Airport? Shell out Rs 10,000 for a taxi

    The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will facilitate the travel to Noida and Ghaziabad of those who came back to India from abroad under the Vande Bharat Mission.

    Indian Railways may run 40 new trains between Delhi and various other cities, says report

    According to the report, the trains from Delhi to other destinations include — New Delhi-Amritsar, New Delhi-Chandigarh, Sarai Rohilla-Porbandar, Delhi-Bhagalpur and Old Delhi- Ferozepur, among others. The proposed trains to Delhi, on the other hand, include those from Jodhpur, Kamakhya(Guwahati), Dibrugarh, Gorakhpur, Indore, Muzaffarpur, etc.

    India is at risk of losing hard-won gains in the fight against poverty, says World Bank

    In the IDU report until June 2020, the draft of which has been shared with the government, the World Bank observed that the fiscal impact of the economic stimulus package, though pegged at Rs 20 lakh crore, was limited by way of central government spending. The finance ministry is believed to have circulated the draft among stakeholder ministries, seeking their responses and comments. The report is expected to be released shortly.

    Will July bring good news for Motown? Sharp rebound seen in PVs, 2-wheelers

    Nomura's July sales projections showed only 5 per cent year-on-year drop in personal vehicle volumes, 18 per cent in two-wheelers and 67 per cent in commercial vehicles.

    Stocks in the news: RIL, SBI, Tata Motors, HDFC, Sun Pharma, IOC and Lakshmi Vilas Bank

    JSW Energy, Ujjivan SFB and Godrej Agrovet are among companies which will declare June quarter results on Friday.

    Delhi crime branch arrives at Markaz Nizamuddin for investigation

    'Can't respond to questions as I am quarantined & the documents are locked in the Markaz,' says Markaz chief, Maulana Saad in response to Delhi Police's Questionnaire. Over 1000 Coronavirus cases have been reported connected to the Markaz event. Watch the video to know more!Delhi crime branch arrives at Markaz Nizamuddin for investigation

    Delhi’s first coronavirus patient recovers fully

    The 45-year-old had returned from Italy on February 22. He interacted with several people and even held a birthday party for his son at Hyatt hotel before he was diagnosed with Covid-19 and isolated at a hospital on March 2.

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces 5T plan to tackle novel coronavirus crisis

    The Delhi Chief Minister stressed on team work among different states and the Centre to tackle the Covid crisis.

    Government, society, cinema, media became part of solution to the COVID-19 problem: Naqvi

    The minority affairs minister said that during the 1960s and 70s, cinema was full of nationalism and patriotic feelings, and it still mesmerises people.

    Sweet news for food delivery companies like Zomato, Swiggy; volumes up, order values too

    The upward swing comes in a quarter where these food delivery apps saw a significant dip in orders to less than 3,00,000 per day in April as restaurant supply and overall customer demand cratered during the Covid-19 induced lockdown.

    Delivery boy tests positive for Covid-19 in south Delhi, families that ordered put in quarantine

    Zomato confirmed this development, saying the orders were delivered after being placed via the Zomato app. Co-workers of the rider have all tested negative and the outlet where he worked has suspended operations.

    HC directs Google, FB, Twitter to take down posts, tweets defaming suspended IAS officer

    The court has also restrained the woman from publishing or disseminating any news relating to the man in any manner on any website/ newspaper/ TV channels including YouTube/ Facebook/ Instagram till further orders.

    With few checks in place for regulation, ambulances fleece desperate COVID-19 patients

    A Bangalore resident was charged Rs 15,000 to transport his 54-year-old mother to a private hospital less than 6-km away. In Kolkata, private ambulances are charging Rs 6,000-8,000 for ferrying Covid patients for about 5km.

    Over 1 lakh Indians to return before June 13

    “Concluded a detailed review meeting of Vande Bharat Mission... The focus of the meeting was to ramp up the scale of VBM and enhance its efficiency. Arrangements being made for amnesty beneficiaries in the Gulf and naval evacuation of our fishermen in Iran will happen in June,

    Government to probe news that fuelled Bandra incident

    Two channels, one Marathi and one Urdu, are particularly being looked into for talking about special trains for migrants, an official said.

    Delhi violence: Death toll reaches 34

    "Five more deaths recorded at GTB Hospital, and one more death at LNJP Hospital. One fatality was reported at Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital on Thursday, taking the total death toll to 34," a senior official of the Delhi Health Department said. One person was declared brought dead by doctors, while another had died during treatment at the LNJP Hospital on Wednesday.

    Stocks in the news: Vodafone Idea, JSPL, ONGC, Petronet LNG and Bank of Baroda

    Automobile majors will announce sales for June on Wednesday.

    Delhi govt bans sports gatherings, including IPL amid the coronavirus threat

    Addressing a press conference, Sisodia said district magistrates have been asked to ensure that all directives pertaining to coronavirus are implemented. "All sports gatherings will be banned, including the IPL, in wake of the coronavirus threat," he said. Health Minister Satyendar Jain said home quarantine is the best solution in case one has any symptom of coronavirus.

    Allow employees to work from home: Delhi govt to pvt sector employers

    The Delhi government issued an advisory for the private sector to allow their employees to work from home till March 31 in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said on Friday.Allow employees to work from home: Delhi govt to pvt sector employers

    “Infodemia” on Coronavirus pandemic creating misconceptions in Kazakhstan

    Central Asia’s biggest & resource rich Kazakhstan and close partner for India, like all countries of the world, is going through its difficult period and does not hide its challenges.

    COVID-19: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 "high case load" places, says Amitabh Kant

    Out of these 15, seven districts show particularly high case volumes, like Hyderabad (Telangana), Pune (Maharashtra), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Delhi.

    82-year-old patient recovers from COVID-19 in Delhi

    82-year-old patient recovers from COVID-19 in Delhi. The patient will be discharged today. Details by TIMES NOW's Mohit Bhatt82-year-old patient recovers from COVID-19 in Delhi

    Stocks in the news: Asian Paints, Axis Bank, ITC, Wipro, Cipla and Zee Entertainment

    Cipla is all set to launch Favipiravir, developed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in a cost-effective process.

    HC seeks Centre's stand on plea for removal of fake news, hate speech circulated on social media

    A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued notice to Facebook, Google and Twitter on the plea which has sought details about the designated officers of these platforms.

    BSF gives Rs 10 lakh to jawan whose house was burnt in Delhi violence

    BSF DIG Pushpendra Singh Rathore had visited the house of Anees on Saturday, after IANS first reported about his house being gutted in the violence on Thursday. Rathore had promised the family to help rebuild the home.

    People of Delhi don't want violence, rioters are from outside: Arvind Kejriwal

    Addressing the Delhi Assembly on violence in the parts of Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister also announced that AAP government will give Rs 1 crore compensation to Head Constable Ratan Lal who was killed during the violence.

    Death toll in Delhi violence climbs to 39

    The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday, a Delhi health department official said on Friday. There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening.

    After record cases, Bihar goes for 15-day lockdown, UP makes weekend restrictions permanent

    "Bihar government has decided on a 15-day lockdown from July 16 to July 31. All city municipalities, district headquarters, block headquarters will stay under lockdown. The guidelines are being finalised," Sushil Kumar Modi tweeted. The announcement came a few hours before the southern city and IT hub Bangalore was due to go into a week-long lockdown.

    India rejects comments by USCIRF, OIC on Delhi violence

    Sanders on Wednesday tweeted: "Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying 'That's up to India'. This is a failure of leadership on human rights."

    High alert in Delhi after reports of terrorists from J-K attempting to enter city

    Delhi Police is on high alert after intelligence reports of about possibility of terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir trying to enter city. Police personnel are checking vehicles at several checkpoints in the national capital. According to intelligence reports, terrorists will attempt to enter city via road. High alert in Delhi after reports of terrorists from J-K attempting to enter city

    Sachin Pilot skips second meeting too, Congress moves resolution seeking action

    Today's meeting reiterated confidence in CM Ashok Gehlot's leadership, thus rejecting Sachin Pilot camp's demand for a change of leadership. The meeting has moved a resolution seeking action against him and other members of the rebel camp

    Stocks in the news: L&T, Bajaj Auto, HUL, Axis Bank, BEML, IRB Infra and Bajaj Finserv

    TTK Prestige, Rallis India and Heidelberg Cement are among companies which will announce June quarter results on Wednesday.

    Coronavirus hits Delhi: Two new cases detected in national capital and Telangana

    According to health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, passengers from 12 nations are being screened currently at 21 airports, and 12 major and 35 minor seaports.

    LPG price in Delhi hiked by Rs 11.50 per cylinder

    New Delhi: As 'Unlock' phase I beings today and restrictions are being eased, India is slowly opening up for business. Amid calibrated reopening, domestic cooking gas price in Delhi for the month of June has been raised. Effective today (1 June)l, the price of non-subsidized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder in Delhi has been increased by Rs 11.50 for an Indane gas cylinder.Note that the Retail Selling Price (RSP) of LPG in Delhi market for the month of May 2020 was reduced from Rs 744 to Rs 581.50 per cylinder for all consumers in line with a drop in international prices.LPG price in Delhi hiked by Rs 11.50 per cylinder

    Rajasthan power tussle: Rahul, Priyanka in touch with Sachin Pilot, Cong says doors open

    Congress MLAs on Monday holed themselves up in a resort near Jaipur after a legislature party meeting, where they expressed support for Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and only indirectly referred to Sachin Pilot, whose rebellion threatens his govt.

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