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Kejriwal Tests Positive For COVID

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and isolated himself at home.

81% Covid-19 Samples In Delhi, Omicron Positive: Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Latest genome sequencing data from Delhi shows that 81% of the samples of Covid-19 positive swabs have tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed.


Multiplex Association of India Meets Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia, Urge Him To Reopen Cinema Halls

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.

Delhi Records 923 Cases Of Covid-19, Positivity Rate Climbs To 1.29%

Dec 29, 2021 PTI

Fresh Covid-19 cases in Delhi jumped from 496 to 946 on Wednesday. Coronavirus positivity rate has also jumped from 0.89% to 1.29%. New cases are the highest since May 30th.


Gurgaon Metro Stations Face Long Lines Of Commuters As 50% Capacity Guidelines Come Into Effect

Long lines of humans can be seen across various metro stations in Delih and Gurgaon as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation issues 50% occupancy guidelines for commuters. Covid-19 cases are drastically rising in the national capital region.

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28 December, 2021

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

PTI

Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal Complaints Committee.


24 December, 2021

No Way Home: Delhi’s Homeless Spend Winter Nights In Permanent Transience

Rakhi Bose

As the temperatures dip to single digits, Delhi's homeless seek refuge in its 'rain baseras' or shelter homes. But while there are over 200 shelter homes, there are over 46,000 homeless people in the capital.


23 December, 2021

Delhi Or Mumbai: Where Is Omicron Variant Of Covid-19 Spreading Faster?

Outlook Web Desk

As Omicron cases in India continue to increase, let's have a look at the all time Covid-19 hotspots of the country - Delhi and Mumbai.


16 December, 2021

Delhi govt to deregister all diesel vehicles that complete 10 yrs on Jan 1

Outlook Web Desk

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued directions relating to restrictions on registration and plying of diesel vehicles more than 10 years old and petrol vehicles more than 15 years old in the Delhi- NCR (National Capital Region).


08 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Air Quality Index Improving Within 'Very Poor' Category

PTI

Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) read 236 at 9 am on Wednesday. The 24-hour average AQI stood at 255 at 4 pm on Tuesday. The air quality is likely to improve within the 'very poor' category.


07 December, 2021

High Court Instructs Delhi Government To Conduct A Fresh Enquiry On Liquor Shops Opened In Areas Of Residence

Outlook Web Desk

The plea, filed through advocate S P Sharma, said a liquor shop has been opened at the main road of Kanhaiya Nagar in Tri Nagar, adjacent to the residence of one of the petitioners while other petitioners are also living in the same locality.


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07 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: AQI Improves From 'Very Poor' To 'Poor' Category

PTI

Earlier Monday, the air quality of Delhi was in the 'very poor' category. It improved as the day passed and the AQI bettered to the 'poor' category. The Air Quality Index at 9 AM on Tuesday was at 268 in Delhi.


05 December, 2021

Air pollution: Builders' body moves SC against construction ban in Delhi-NCR

Outlook Web Desk

A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).


05 December, 2021

DMRC Plans To Install More Anti-Smog Guns To Curb Pollution At Its Sites

Outlook Web Desk

With the national capital battling high pollution levels, the Delhi Metro has planned to install more anti-smog guns at its project sites, officials said on Sunday.


03 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Light Rains Bring Slight Relief

Outlook Web Desk

The air quality in the national capital improved marginally on Friday due to light rains in the city and adjoining areas.


03 December, 2021

Uphaar Cinema Fire: Court Dismisses Ansals' Plea To Suspend Their Jail Term In Evidence Tampering Case

Outlook Web Desk

A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the pleas of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal seeking suspension of their 7-year jail terms awarded for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives.


03 December, 2021

Air Quality Panel For Delhi Issues New Orders; Edu Institutions To Be Shut

Outlook Web Desk

In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre's air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education.


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02 December, 2021

SC asks Centre, Delhi Govt To Come Out With Suggestion To Control Air Pollution Within 24hours

Outlook Web Desk

Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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