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RAI dubs Delhi govt COVID curbs as ‘partial lockdown’

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The retailers' body lamented that sudden overnight restrictions such as these under the 'Yellow Alert' create uncertainty for businesses and confusion in the minds of consumers with regards to odd and even and leads to crowding, beating the purpose of such measures.

Delhi records 290 more COVID-19 cases; positivity rate jumps to 0.55 pc

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

This rise is the highest since June 10 when Delhi logged 305 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.41 per cent. A total of 44 deaths were also recorded on that day.


Covid scare: Delhi govt orders Sarojini Nagar market to operate on odd-even basis on Dec 25-26

The decision was taken at a meeting of stakeholders of the market. It was also decided that all shopkeepers in the market shall ensure 100 per cent vaccination of their staff in the vaccination camp set up in the market.

Delhi HC Directs Local Bodies To Constitute Task Forces To Control Mosquito Breeding

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"You want to put the entire blame on excessive rain. That means we are then left to the Gods. That is only giving excuses," it said.


Multi-Vitamins, Paracetamol – Only Treatment Given To 40 Omicron Patients At Delhi Hospital

The doctor said most of the patients are those who tested COVID-19 positive at the airport upon arrival from foreign countries.

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21 December, 2021

Delhi Govt Paid Rs 2588 Crore To MCD, But Salaries Haven’t Been Paid: Manish Sisodia

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Speaking at a press conference, Sisodia said the Delhi government has given 75 per cent of the total budget reserved for the MCDs and the rest 25 per cent is due in January.


21 December, 2021

Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain Plea Alleging Defects In Double Decker Viaduct Metro Project

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The petition had alleged that there were serious and basic inherent defects in the project on road no. 59 and if it is allowed to be executed, the project will create havoc and lead to cutting of thousands of 50-70-year-old trees.


20 December, 2021

Delhi High Court Orders Immediate Demolishment Of Illegally Constructed South Delhi Temples

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In 2009, the Supreme Court had passed an order that no unauthorized construction will be permitted in the name of temple or gurdwara or any other religious place.


20 December, 2021

NEET-PG Counselling: Resident Doctors Of Delhi Protest Outside Nirman Bhawan, Raise Slogans

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The Twitter handle of FORDA shared a video clip in which a large number of doctors are seen protesting outside the premises of Nirman Bhawan, which also houses the office of Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.


19 December, 2021

Experts Welcome Delhi Govt's Move To Deregister 10-Yr-Old Diesel Vehicles, Owners Call It Unfair

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In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's directions, the Delhi government will deregister all diesel vehicles which will complete 10 years on January 1, 2022, and issue no objection certificate (NOC) so that they can be re-registered in other places.


19 December, 2021

Experts Welcome Delhi Govt's Move To Deregister 10-Yr-Old Diesel Vehicles, Owners Call It Unfair

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In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's directions, the Delhi government will deregister all diesel vehicles which will complete 10 years on January 1, 2022, and issue no objection certificate (NOC) so that they can be re-registered in other places.


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14 December, 2021

'What Is Pollution?' How Bad Air And Neglect Is Slowly Killing Our Children

Lachmi Deb Roy

High levels of air pollution can trigger asthma attacks in children and adversely affect those already inflicted with it. It can affect lung development.


13 December, 2021

Omicron: Delhi Govt To Clamp Restrictions In View Of Christmas, New Year If Need Be

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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said he has been closely monitoring the situation in the aftermath of the detection of the new coronavirus variant and adequate arrangements, including those related to hospital beds and medicines, will be made available.


10 December, 2021

Now, Water Bills Cannot Be More Than 1.5 Times Last Month's Bill: Delhi Minister

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Daily random metre reading image audit by revenue officers is one of the salient features of the landmark decision taken by the DJB chairman.


05 December, 2021

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

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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

Poor Impression Of Ration Shops As No Checks On Malpractices, Consider Including Them In Doorstep Delivery Scheme: HC To Delhi Govt

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The Centre has been opposing the Delhi government’s doorstep ration delivery scheme, saying that the State cannot mitigate the architecture of the NFSA while implementing it. The Centre has said the fair price shops are an integral part of the NFSA and the state has to fall into the architecture of the law.


29 November, 2021

Residents Of Delhi's B K Dutt Colony To Receive 20,000 Litres Of Free Water Every Month

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Currently, these households are not covered under the free water scheme because of the complexity of tracing water and sewerage connections passing under rows of houses, an official statement said.


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26 November, 2021

Delhi Government Tells High Court "No Difference Between Police And Prosecutor"

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“There is no difference between the police and prosecution today. What is the fairness left in the entire criminal procedure today?” questioned senior advocate Rahul Mehra who appeared for the Delhi government.


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.

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