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Friday, August 14, 2020



Delhi Police maps where burglars live

August 14, 2020 1:39 am

The senior officer said a special team of the Crime Branch conducted crime-mapping of 15 districts: “It compiled crime figures from this year and sent the data to all DCPs and other senior officers.”

Delhi's education board to be operational by next year; not to be imposed on govt schools: Manish Sisodia

August 09, 2020 3:34 pm

"What happens in other state boards is that the private schools are free to make their choice whether they want to opt for CBSE, ICSE or state board, while government schools follow the state board. We will have no imposition," Sisodia said

Coronavirus India HIGHLIGHTS: Night curfew eased; weekend lockdowns partially lifted in Madhya Pradesh

August 08, 2020 10:53 am

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News HIGHLIGHTS: Meanwhile, India's Covid-19 tally crossed the two million mark to stand at 2,027,074 while fatalities were recorded at 41,585 on Friday, data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revealed.

Coronavirus 03 august updates: West Bengal government revises complete lockdown dates

August 04, 2020 8:15 am

With nearly 53,000 new cases (52,972), the number of confirmed infections in India crossed the 18-lakh mark on Sunday. As many as 771 casualties took place in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 38,135. Of the 18,03,696 cases, 5,79,357 are active, while 11,86,203 have been cured.

Delhi L-G rejects AAP govt's decision to reopen hotels

July 31, 2020 6:51 pm

According to government estimates, there are around 55 five-star hotels in Delhi, 120 four-star facilities, and around 1800 three-star hotels. There are also over 1500 budget hotels in the city.

Coronavirus August 1, Updates: At 2.15%, fatality rate lowest since lockdown, nearly 11 lakh people recovered

August 02, 2020 11:06 am

The total number of coronavirus infections reached 16,95,988 on Saturday including 36,511 deaths, 5,65,103 active cases and 10,94,374 recoveries.

Diesel in Delhi is now cheaper by Rs 8.36 per/litre, people on Twitter respond with memes

July 30, 2020 5:42 pm

The Delhi government's decision reduced the price of diesel from Rs 82 to Rs 73.64 and prompted many to share their views on social media.

Delhi: Scooter skids on caved-in road, man dies of head injuries

July 25, 2020 3:14 am

Police said the incident took place at Rajokri village road on July 20.

Delhi: 30-year-old is first to get dose of Covid trial drug

July 25, 2020 2:37 am

Covaxin, being developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR and National Institute of Virology (NIV), recently got the nod for human clinical trials from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).

Coronavirus India highlights: In Delhi, 44% decline in Covid deaths in early July compared to early June

July 27, 2020 10:10 am

With nearly 50,000 cases (48,661) for the third consecutive day, the total number of coronavirus infections in India rose to 13,85,522 on Sunday. The toll rose to 32,063 with 705 deaths in the last 24 hours.


On the job with a young Covid warrior

July 16, 2020 4:02 pm

The Covid care centre at CWG village is operated by a volunteer group of doctors called Doctors For You (DFY), which is also handling the Covid centre at Shehnai banquet hall in Delhi.

A Delhi school now serving as a Covid-19 testing centre

July 08, 2020 6:58 pm

Delhi has seen 1,02,831 cases so far, of which 25,449 are active. In the past 24 hours, 50 people have died, taking the total toll to 3,165.

Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

Delhi pollution: AQI remains in 'severe' category

November 03, 2019 9:25 am

Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category Saturday and stood at 480 at 8 am, according to data by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Safdarjung Tomb gets its fountains back after decades

September 17, 2019 1:19 pm

The arches and minarets of the 18-century Mughal-era monument, the Safdarjung Tomb, now stand awashed in the light of 213 "technologically advanced LEDs".

Thousands evacuated in Delhi as Yamuna breaches danger mark

August 21, 2019 6:57 am

On Monday, CM Arvind Kejriwal said the water level in the river is likely to rise further with more discharge from the Hathnikund barrage by neighbouring Haryana.

Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets architectural illumination

July 22, 2019 7:02 am

To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.

Commuters in Delhi left stranded as auto, taxi unions go on strike

October 22, 2018 1:29 pm

Auto-rickshaws and taxis in the national capital will be off roads in protest against the Delhi government’s policies on cab aggregators.

Heavy dust storm hits Delhi-NCR again, IMD issues warning for next four days

May 16, 2018 1:53 pm

This dust storm was the second which hit the national capital and the adjoining region in last four days. Incidents of power cuts, fallen tress, fallen poles were reported from few parts of the national capital.

Thunderstorm alert across North India: Evening schools shut, Delhi metro to exercise caution

May 08, 2018 1:28 pm

On Monday, the IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, signifying the level of caution, that is needed. There are four types of colour codes: green (no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed).


How much traffic the KMP Expressway, inaugurated by PM Modi, will cut: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway is expected to help decongest the roads of Delhi and hence help cut down some of the pollution in the national capital. Here’s how much decongestion it is expected to lead to.

Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

You can now use your Delhi metro card to travel on the bus.

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more:

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

Jail road was earlier known as the furniture market, but today it is largely associated for its food. Delhi Food Blogger shares his top 5 picks.

How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

A foodie's guide to DU's North Campus

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

DU's North Campus is known for its great cafes and lounges and they serve some amazing food. It's pocket-friendly as well! We decided to try the 5 best dishes that they had to offer!

L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

Hard Look: How havelis representing the heritage of Delhi are disappearing

May 06, 2018 7:37 pm

How havelis representing the heritage of old Delhi are disappearing because of neglect.