The ‘Desh Ka Mentor’ programme, which has Bollywood actor Sonu Sood as its brand ambassador, was launched by the Delhi government in October.
The Delhi government on Tuesday issued an advisory asking all hospitals to ensure that Covid-positive patients with comorbidities are duly attended by specialists.
Delhi government's ‘Business Blasters’ programme is the first-ever school start-up initiative on such a large scale and it is being discussed all over the country.
Delhi is likely to record around 20,000 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with a positivity rate of around 19 per cent, says Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
Delhi is likely to record around 20,000 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with a positivity rate of around 19 per cent, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said.
Leader of the Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri challenged that either the BJP will get the liquor vends in residential areas closed or he will leave politics. He alleged that 90 per cent of the liquor vends being opened under the new policy violated the Delhi Master Plan.
'There will be curfew on Saturdays and Sundays. People are requested to step out only when it is absolutely necessary', said Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
He said government employees, barring those engaged in essential services, will be asked to work from home, while private offices will remain open with 50 per cent capacity.
Sisodia also alleged that the saffron party has ties to the liquor mafia. In a statement, the deputy chief minister said the BJP has “age-old ties” with Delhi's liquor mafia and they were “looting” Rs 3,500 crore of people's money to fill their pockets.
Delhi's new excise policy aims to curb illegal liquor sale, the government says, however, BJP in the Union Territory has staged a 'Chakka Jam' protest saying that new liquor shops are being opened near religious places.
The Multiplex Association of India has requested the Delhi government to enable movie theatres to operate with 50 percent occupancy.
The Arvind Kejriwal government on Thursday demanded that the Centre allocate funds to Delhi municipal corporations also as it does in the case of the civic bodies in states.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia raised the demand at a pre-budget consultation called by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Delhi government said in a statement.
Delhi has closed down cinema halls in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases in the national capital, particularly due to the Omicron variant. A delegation of Multiplex Association of India met Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to request his intervention in reopening the halls.
The Delhi government has sanctioned Rs.2 crore for the renovation project and it will be ready in seven months.
The protest was organized by the All India Guest Teachers Association.
Addressing a virtual press conference, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that Raja "misbehaved" with the security personnel and the staff deployed at Kejriwal's residence.
Kabir Khan's film '83,' starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev, will be released in theatres on Friday, December 24.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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