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Monday, August 03, 2020

Ananya Tiwari


Street vendors can resume work: Delhi government
Tue, Jul 28, 2020

As per an order issued by the DDMA, vendors will be allowed to operate between 10 am and 8 pm for a week initially and will have to ensure social distancing.

Covid fallout: At Sadar Bazaar, Rakhi fails to bring festive cheer this year
Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Several traders are either relying on leftover stock from last year or have sourced substantially lower number of goods this season.

Delhi: As employers keep their distance, helps struggle to make ends meet
Fri, Jul 24, 2020

Only a few employers offered to pay them during and after the lockdown.

Delhi: 10 homes swept away, residents escape in nick of time
Mon, Jul 20, 2020

A drain, which runs between the WHO site and the JJ colony, overflowed, leading to the collapse. With minutes to spare before their one-two storey homes on the banks were swept away, families ran for their lives, leaving belongings behind.

Explained: The Covid-19 hospital in Delhi that came up in just 12 days
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

DRDO has built the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital, a temporary 1,000-bed medical centre spread over 25,000 sq m of Indian Air Force land in Delhi. The hospital is open to anyone who has Covid-19, and treatment is free.

Online post prompts YouTuber to donate plasma, earns Delhi CM’s praise
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Originally from New Zealand, Rock, who has over 9,00,000 subscribers on his travel YouTube channel where he explores various cities in India, has been living with his wife and her family in Rohini for the past three years.

Some obstacles in way of date collection, but Asha workers on virus frontline undeterred
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

“We head out daily and keep track of all households. Our workload has increased immensely since the pandemic, as we need to keep ourselves informed of the status of quarantined residents,” said Kundan, who has been working as an ASHA worker since 2008 and earns Rs 3,000 a month.

9,900 beds free, no scarcity in capital: Kejriwal
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

Of the 996 ICU beds available in Delhi without ventilators, 434 are currently unoccupied. Another 898 ICU beds are equipped with ventilators, of which 338 are currently available.

First set of patients admitted to the 10,000-bed Covid care facility at Chhatarpur
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

The facility, called the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre and Hospital, is being manned by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.

Watch: Team out to vaccinate dogs says attacked by mob in Delhi’s Rani Bagh
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

In the FIR registered Saturday, Benn stated, "I was walking towards the place where my staff had cornered the dog. A man asked me what I was doing. I told him we were catching street dogs for sterilisation and will drop them back in a few days."

Take Up Jobs At Lower Salaries In Capital: Some who left during lockdown are back: ‘No jobs, options back home’
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

At the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in East Delhi, many migrant labourers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are arriving, and have started heading back to work in Delhi and other parts of the country.

Amid lockdown, Delhiites complain of high power bills, BSES suggests self meter reading
Sun, Jun 28, 2020

The BSES, which runs two sub-discoms — the BYPL and the BRPL — has been issuing provisional electricity bills ever since the lockdown was imposed and the field workers of the company were unable to go on-spot for meter readings.

At Delhi’s Covid care centres, basics in place, room for improvement
Mon, Jun 22, 2020

At present, those who have either mild or no symptoms are being referred to these facilities and are given basic medical support.

Question facing migrants: Stay home or return?
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

The men and women talk of starting afresh, and the pertinent question — city or village?

At Delhi’s GTB Hospital, relatives are forced to tend to Covid patients
Sat, Jun 13, 2020

GTB Hospital in Northeast Delhi was among the first state government hospitals to be designated a coronavirus facility, and had 228 patients as of Friday evening, as per the Delhi government website.

Delhi cases grow, patients shuffle between hospitals: ‘This will just empty our pockets’
Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Neha (25), her daughter who lives with her in Mayur Vihar's Chilla village, said, "We left on Sunday night and went to many private hospitals, but they would not admit her. My mother was feeling breathless and weak.

Delhi: Crunch at hospitals leaves many patients high & dry
Tue, Jun 09, 2020

With medical facilities stretched amid the pandemic, relatives of patients — both Covid and non-Covid — say they are finding it increasingly hard to get hospital admission.

Aarogya Setu app, sanitisation mats as capital malls open after two months
Mon, Jun 08, 2020

DLF shopping malls, which includes malls such as DLF Promenade and Emporio in Delhi and Mall of India in Noida, said they will adhere to the guidelines.

5 more at NDMC building test positive for Covid-19
Thu, May 28, 2020

The sixth floor of the Palika Kendra centre was sealed Wednesday, with officials saying it will be sanitised over the next two days. A decision on the sealing of the fifth floor will be taken on Thursday, an NDMC spokesperson said.

Mandatory masks, Aarogya Setu app as parks open partially to the Delhi public
Sat, May 23, 2020

According to the South MCD, jogging on tracks is allowed from 7 am to 7 pm. “Visitors will ensure the Aarogya Setu app is installed on their phones... Wearing masks is mandatory,” state the guidelines issued by the South MCD.

Delhi: Before train ride, endless lines at screening centres
Thu, May 21, 2020

Standing for hours in the heat, hundreds of migrant labourers and their families from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have been lining up at schools in East Delhi since May 12 to be screened before they can board Shramik special trains. On Wednesday, the queue spilled onto the main road near Mayur Vihar, with several seen […]

Gazipur mandi shut as 2 test positive
Fri, May 15, 2020

At North Delhi’s Azadpur mandi, 15 more cases have been reported through the screening process. The total cases at the market are now 33. 

Delhi: Ghazipur vegetable market closed for two days after two APMC staff test positive for Covid-19
Thu, May 14, 2020

The secretary and his assistant secretary used to work and make rounds at both the Ghazipur and Azadpur markets every week.

Another section of migrants sets off on foot from Delhi
Fri, May 08, 2020

At ITO near the Delhi Secretariat, some families heading to villages in UP Thursday said they have no money.

Quarantined inside shop at Azadpur Mandi, 17 men await test results
Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Expressing distress over the long delay in getting results — they were tested on April 23 — they said they were not even getting access to food or water inside the shop, which is also their home.