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Coronavirus: Delhi govt to promote students till class 8 without exams

March 30, 2020 6:39 pm

Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia said exams of up to class 8 could not be held due to the recent violence in northeast Delhi which was followed by the coronavirus outbreak

Teething problems, we are streamlining free passage of essentials: Delhi Police chief S N Shrivastava

March 26, 2020 5:58 am

Shrivastava said: “This lockdown is unprecedented. Never in the past has it happened that the entire country is locked down. Because it has happened so suddenly, it is taking some time for things to settle down."

Delhi: Should have 2-3 hospitals just for coronavirus patients, says doctor heading CM panel

March 26, 2020 2:16 am

Gearing up for phase 3 of the outbreak, which could see community transmission, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had Tuesday formed a five-member committee to oversee the crisis.

Delhi: 40-year-old dies repairing sewage treatment plant

March 26, 2020 1:47 am

Police said the incident took place in Southeast Delhi’s Okhla. Both men were found lying inside the plant. Police said the men weren’t wearing any safety equipment.

Head of Delhi panel on coronavirus suggests centralised admission, more testing

March 25, 2020 9:56 pm

Gearing up for phase 3 of the outbreak, which could see community transmission, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had Tuesday formed a five-member committee to oversee the crisis.

Hours into Delhi lockdown, on 101st day of sit-in, Shaheen Bagh cleared, police cite curbs

March 25, 2020 5:03 am

Nine protesters, including six women, were detained after they refused to leave, said DCP (southeast) R P Meena.

Delhi lockdown lax, Arvind Kejriwal says unacceptable

March 24, 2020 3:57 am

Roads betray lack of concern about coronavirus epidemic

As cabs go off Delhi roads, owners say they have EMIs to pay and mouths to feed

March 24, 2020 3:58 am

Many drivers said they had been saving up money for months to buy land in Outer Delhi or back home in their villages. But with the lockdown in effect, they have to dip into their savings to keep themselves afloat.

Delhi: Lok Nayak doctors flag lack of precautions, say shut OPDs

March 24, 2020 3:59 am

Senior doctors in the hospital have also requested the medical director to completely shut OPD services, like AIIMS did Monday.

Delhi: High-rises restrict entry, domestic helps fear pay cut

March 24, 2020 3:59 am

While most societies have advised families to not cut wages if helps cannot come to work, it remains to be seen whether the advice — which also found a mention in the PM’s recent address — is actually followed.


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).

10 staycations in and around Delhi you should definitely visit

June 02, 2016 7:24 pm

Don't have time to go for a full-fledged holiday? Check out these staycation options to unwind on the weekend.

Delhi rain: Temperature drops in city, much-awaited respite for residents

May 23, 2016 10:17 pm

A Dust storm accompanied with rain swept the national capital today bringing much-awaited respite to Delhiites from the oppressive heat.


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

November 22, 2018 11:52 am

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

November 14, 2018 8:37 am

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

November 12, 2018 9:37 am

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.

August 27, 2018 12:33 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

August 20, 2018 12:01 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

August 10, 2018 1:26 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

July 19, 2018 8:43 am

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

July 04, 2018 2:50 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.