It was discussed in a Delhi Disaster Management Authority meeting that Covid-19 restrictions imposed in Delhi should also be imposed in National Capital Territory Region to prevent the rise in Covid-19 cases. Lockdown won't be imposed now, officials say.
The order issued by Joint Commissioner Navkendra Kumar Singh stated that all activities related to driving skill test, fresh online appointments and tests for existing appointments for permanent and learners' licences are suspended in the wake of the DDMA's Tuesday order.
'Yellow alert' category graded action was put in place by authorities on Tuesday, which also entails running of metro trains with only 50 per cent seating capacity and no provision for standing for commuters, in view of rising cases of COVID-19 in Delhi.
In view of the latest guidelines issued by the city government for the containment of coronavirus in Delhi, travel inside the metro will be allowed, with certain restrictions, DMRC officials said on Tuesday.
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.
Covid-19 Delhi: The new restrictions including night curfew has been put in place amid rising Covid cases in the national capital.
The RSDTS being developed indigenously allows the same core software to be utilised for creating different combinations of rolling stock, signalling and line profiles, by merely changing the input data files, along with minor hardware changes in the driving desk, if so required.
Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City are the two stations in Haryana which fall on the Green Line of the network.
Even though there is no provision for standing travel for commuters, there have been some tweets, photos and videos going viral showing crowded carriage with people standing inside the train.
Metro services initially ran partially, catering only to people from the field of essential services, but from May 10, it was suspended in view of the rising cases amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, and resumed services with 50 per cent seating capacity from June 7 onwards.
The Covid pandemic situation in Delhi seems to have been improving over the past few weeks, allowing the government to reopen the city in a phased manner.
The parking facility would also be the country's first to accept payment via the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) mode
The lockdown in Delhi, which was to end at 5 AM on Monday, will be extended further but several relaxations will be allowed from June 7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.
The Delhi Metro services on all its lines will remain suspended for passenger or essential services from Monday till 5 am March 17.
Temporarily closed stations are Shadipur, Dwarka Mor, Tagore Garden, Rajouri Garden, Patel Nagar, Subhash Nagar, Kirti Nagar, Rajendra Place, Moti Nagar, Bahadurgarh City, Brigadier Hoshiar Singh, Shyam Park, Raj Bagh and Mohan Nagar.
A senior Delhi Police officer said the situation is peaceful and remains under control, adding that no report of any untoward incident has so far been received.
The 88-year-old technocrat E Sreedharanon is all set to enter the political fray by joining the BJP next week and may contest in the upcoming assembly elections
In wake of the 'chakka jam' by farmers, DMRC had closed entry and exit facilities at 10 major Delhi Metro stations.
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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