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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020 3:50:03 am

Since July 21, Asha workers, who are at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 in the Capital, have been on strike. Their demands include Rs 10,000 honorarium per month and PPE kits.

August 12, 2020 3:41:33 am

While Sudeeksha was a rising star for the village, for her siblings, she was their guiding light. Her younger brother, Yashraj (11), said, “She would study late into the night. She also made timetables for us.”

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August 12, 2020 3:30:56 am

According to a recent AIIMS interim analysis of a randomised controlled trial of plasma therapy, the process did not show any clear mortality benefit among the 30 corona patients who were part of the study.

August 12, 2020 3:07:01 am

Under the redevelopment scheme, 90% ground coverage with 350 floor area ratio will be allowed, which means shopkeepers will be allowed to build a basement, ground, first and second floors.

August 12, 2020 12:49:38 pm

Sudeeksha Bhati, hailing from Greater Noida’s Dadri, had scored 98% in the Humanities stream, and received a full scholarship to pursue a course in entrepreneurship at Babson College in Massachusetts. She had returned to her village, Deri Skaner, on March 13. 

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August 12, 2020 2:33:58 am

On Tuesday, The Indian Express reported that one in three students who were supposed to join Delhi government schools in Class VI from MCD primary schools have not done so yet.

August 12, 2020 2:21:09 am

Police said the men were rescued by village residents, who nabbed the accused and handed them over to police. “Investigations have not yet indicated any link between the July 31 case and Tuesday’s incident.

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August 12, 2020 1:52:07 am

As the number of cases were on the rise, the 200-bed hospital was declared a Covid-only facility by the Delhi government in May. It is among six Delhi government hospitals which have been converted into a complete Covid facility.

August 12, 2020 1:24:00 am

On Monday, Rahul Gandhi also tweeted about the EIA draft, calling it dangerous and saying it was a ploy by the BJP to benefit a handful of their “suited and booted” friends.

August 11, 2020 5:37:45 am

The deceased, head constable Wazir Singh, was in charge of the vehicle and was sitting in the passenger seat, while constable Amit (26) was driving.

CBI files case against Ambience owner, HUDA officials over ‘illegal construction’
August 11, 2020 5:31:55 am

The case has been registered against Ambience owner Raj Singh Gehlot, Ambience Ltd, Ambience Developers and Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, and unknown officials of HUDA and Town and Country Planning Department in Haryana.

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August 11, 2020 3:41:38 am

The company told the court they had sought suspension of monthly rent for the lockdown period as they were not able to use the premises. The court said the company was not entitled to seek waiver of rent under the law because there was only temporary non-use of property.

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August 11, 2020 3:27:43 am

On Monday, the national capital reported 707 new cases of Covid-19 with 20 more deaths, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 1,46,134. The death toll mounted to 4,131.

August 11, 2020 2:58:35 am

BJP spokesperson Ashok Goel said AAP was making false allegations to divert people’s attention from its malpractices.

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August 11, 2020 9:42:31 am

According to officials, over 1 lakh children move from municipal schools to Delhi government schools each year. While the transfer has happened on paper, what remains highly uneven is the contacting and induction of these new students.

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August 11, 2020 8:58:48 am

Some students said they missed the deadline for submitting their answer sheets due to connectivity or server issues, and were unsure of if their submissions would be considered. Many visually impaired students did not write their exams.

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August 11, 2020 8:45:02 am

In a note to the Principal Secretary of the Urban Development Department, Manish Sisodia raised the matter, terming it “serious”. The Deputy CM, who also holds the Education portfolio, said no one has the right to “play havoc with the lives” of young children.

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August 10, 2020 9:41:08 am

On Sunday, the Delhi health bulletin logged 1,300 fresh Covid cases, taking the number of active cases to 10,729. The city recorded 1,225 recoveries from the infection, which claimed 13 more lives, taking the toll to 4,111.

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August 10, 2020 9:44:31 am

Approved in 2013, the hospital has been built on a budget of around Rs 125 crore. It has a capacity of 600 beds, of which 200 Covid beds have been made operational so far and the remaining, along with an ICU, are expected to be made ready for use in a month.

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August 10, 2020 3:44:36 am

Police said the incident took place at 7.15 am on June 20, in Vijay Nagar. Harish was returning home on his motorcycle after buying vegetables, when two men on a scooter shot him before fleeing.

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August 10, 2020 9:47:19 am

“There are just 14 patients now, because of which we are not allowing hundreds to come for consultation,” a senior doctor. The doctor said only in cases of emergencies, life-saving treatment is being provided.

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August 10, 2020 7:56:54 am

Leader of opposition in the North MCD, Aam Aadmi Party’s Vikas Goel, claimed the agenda has not been passed in the standing committee nor has a work order been issued: “At this rate, it will take two-three months before students get their books.”

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August 10, 2020 10:07:35 am

According to police, the complainant, Chander Mohan, made a PCR call on Saturday evening and claimed that some people were trying to create tension by talking about the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and calling for a disruption of Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort.

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August 10, 2020 10:02:36 am

The services, launched in September 2018, have remained suspended since March 23 due to corona. During the launch, the sahayaks were lauded as being the backbone of the ambitious project.

August 10, 2020 8:06:03 am

Apart from “integrating and unifying” online teaching activities on one platform, a stated aim of the programme is also to facilitate support structures to augment online education and generate and disseminate e-resources.