Corona in Delhi

Corona in Delhi

  • Gurgaon

    HSVP shortlists 116 applicants for plots amid protest by land owners

    Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) on Thursday shortlisted 122 applicants for allotment of plots under the oustees quota amid protests from land owners whose claims were rejected due to policy issues. HSVP officials said the plots will be allotted after a further screening. The applicants were called on Thursday at HSVP estate office II for draw of lots. It was,...

    • 3 hrs ago
  • Gurgaon

    Members of Gurugram unit of AAP protest against farm bills

    Members of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP), Gurugram, on Thursday, took out a protest march from Sohna Chowk till the Mini Secretariat building to raise their voice against the three farm bills that were recently passed by the Parliament. AAP members also submitted a memorandum addressing the President to the district administration. The Parliament in its monsoon session passed three farm bills...

    • 3 hrs ago
  • Delhi

    Delhi: SDMC allows open-air dining in restaurants

    South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) authorities have allowed open-air dining in restaurants amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the national Capital. The civic body authorities took the decision at a meeting on Thursday and allowed restaurateurs to serve food on rooftops and lawns. However, it is mandatory for restaurant owners to obtain no objection certificates (NoCs) from...

    • 3 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    Farm fires growing in Punjab, plumes of smoke seen over Delhi in satellite images

    The number of crop stubble burning cases in Punjab has been increasing over the past five days, especially in Amritsar district, satellite images released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) have shown. Nasa also warned that with plumes of smoke being seen over Delhi, the city's air quality may also deteriorate in the coming weeks.

    • 7 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    Rushdie, Chomsky, Mira Nair, among 200 personalities demanding Khalid's release

    More than 200 national and international scholars, academicians and artists issued a statementon Thursday, demanding the release of former JNU student Umar Khalid, who is under arrest for his alleged role in the north-east Delhi riots. The signatories -- including linguist Noam Chomsky, authors Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Arundhati Roy, Ramachandra Guha and...

    • 7 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    Delhi deputy CM Sisodia diagnosed with dengue, shifted to ICU of Max Saket hospital

    Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Lok Nayak hospital on Wednesday evening after a spike in fever and dip in oxygen saturation, was tested positive for on Thursday. He was shifted to the ICU of Max Hospital in Saket on Thursday night, government officials said. Sisodia had tested positive for Covid-19...

    • 7 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    Delhiwale: Simply sooji, and yet

    The most simple things can be the toughest, especially in cooking. Everybody can boil an egg, but not everybody can boil it perfectly. Take sooji halwa. So easy to make, apparently, and so many do it reasonably decent. This makes it tough for a sooji halwa to stand out from the crowd. In Santosh Rani's hands, the delicacy becomes truly sublime—a truth acknowledged way beyond her 30th floor apartment in...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    BJP leader Kapil Mishra claims threat to life

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra on Thursday filed a police complaint, alleging a 'hate campaign' against him, and raised concerns over the security of his family members. Mishra filed the complaint with the Delhi Police's special cell unit, which is probing the conspiracy behind the north-east Delhi riots. Delhi police spokesperson, deputy commissioner of police Eish...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • Delhi

    Red zone count hits 2k, over 16% in S-W district

    The number of containment zones in Delhi crossed the 2,000-mark on Thursday, according to government data, even as the national capital added 3,834 cases of the coronavirus disease. Of the 2,059 containment zones, most are concentrated in the western part of the city, with the highest number in the southwest district, which has 341 restricted areas (16.6%), followed by the west (234), and...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • Corona Delhi

    This may be the driest September since 2004, shows IMD data

    Delhi has recorded less than 21mm rainfall this month so far, the least amount of rain in September since 2004, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data. In September 2004, 3mm rain was recorded in Delhi. In September 2015, the city recorded 22mm rain. The average normal monthly rainfall for September is 129.8mm. This year, the Safdarjung observatory, which is...

    • 13 hrs ago

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