Delhi News Highlights: Though the water level of the Yamuna in Delhi has fallen, it continues to flow above the ‘danger’ mark at the Old Railway Bridge, said officials Thursday. This is the third consecutive day that the water level is remaining above the ‘danger’ level, after having crossed the ‘danger’ mark at around 9 pm on September 26 due to heavy rainfall over parts of Northwest India.
The results of the 2022 Delhi High Court Bar elections were announced late Thursday, with senior advocate Mohit Mathur re-elected as the president, after winning by 2,318 votes. The election was overseen by the five-member Delhi HC Bar Election Commission, headed by Chief Election Commissioner and senior advocate Ravi Kant Chaddha. The commission also comprises four election commissioners – advocate R K Watel, and senior advocates Ravi Gupta, Sandeep P Agarwal and Akshay Makhija.
Delhi recorded 75 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.87 per cent on Thursday, according to data issued by the health department. No Covid-related fatality was reported, the department said in its latest bulletin. With the fresh cases, Delhi’s Covid-19 tally has climbed to 20,03,282. The death toll stood at at 26,501, it said. The new cases were detected from 8,624 tests conducted on Wednesday. Delhi reported 88 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 1.01 per cent on Wednesday.