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Delhi: CM says 4 lakh will be fed every day
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

On the first day, 325 schools were notified as hunger relief centres, an initiative announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In its official order, the government acknowledged that the homeless shelter management agencies were finding it difficult to handle the situation.

No transport and no money, migrants take long road home
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Left stranded by a nationwide lockdown, which has halted all public transport, hundreds of labourers devoid of work have started leaving big cities on foot.

Food, money running out, Delhi’s daily wagers start heading to villages— on foot
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Since Delhi announced a lockdown on Monday, followed by a nationwide lockdown announced by PM Modi on Tuesday, hundreds of migrant labourers have— in the absence of public transport and with borders sealed— decided to walk home.

Delhi govt providing food at shelters: Homeless crowd shelters, numbers double
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

On Saturday, 2,805 people stayed at the shelter. This number rose to 6,846 on Monday, the day the lockdown came into force. The number of those staying the night increased from 7,200 to 8,700.

AIIMS shuts all OPDs, some left in the lurch outside
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The country’s top medical institute sees over 15,000 patients in its OPD every day.

Docs flag supply shortage in meeting with Ministry
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Doctors said ministry officials promised to source products from Indian manufacturers to meet the demand.

Delhi: Will have to leave for our villages if situation continues, say vendors
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

A survey of street vendors, mandated by the Delhi government last September to provide legal vending rights and protection from illegal evictions, has also been put on hold.

Delhi: Long queues outside RML, most return without being tested
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

In Delhi, only RML and Safdarjung hospitals offer sample collection facilities at the moment. But unless one has travelled abroad or been in contact with a confirmed coronavirus case, he or she is not being tested.

Coronavirus scare: At first point of screening, task cut out for Delhi airport staff
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

According to an airport official, strict measures are in place for travellers from 15 countries, including a separate entry and baggage collection points.

Delhi: Cinemas shut, malls wary of dip in footfall
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

As the news of the government’s announcement began coming in, officials at multiplexes, including Inox, Carnival and Cineplex, said customers who have made advance bookings would get a full refund.

Delhi: Covid-19 scare thins out hotel bookings, business takes hit
Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Based largely in areas such as Paharganj, Karol Bagh, Rajouri Garden, and South Delhi, the capital’s international tourism hotel business is set to suffer losses over the next few weeks.

Delhi violence: Rashes to UTIs, illnesses take a toll at relief camps
Tue, Mar 10, 2020

The camp is also home to many pregnant women, with some of them giving birth since. “For two women, contractions began at the camp and we took them to the hospital for delivery,” said Anthony.

Coronavirus: Staff of hotel where Jaipur tourists stayed quarantined at home
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

“Staff reported that they did not exhibit any symptoms when they checked in. Around 8.30 pm, we got a call from Dr Stuti Singh, district surveillance officer of the Southeast district, informing us they had coronavirus. We checked them out by 11.40 pm,” said Wadhwa.

Exports from China hit, Sadar Bazar suffers ahead of Holi
Thu, Mar 05, 2020

At Sadar Bazar, where shopkeepers usually stock up on pichkaris and water balloons in the weeks leading to Holi, traders said Chinese markets and factories that supply them have been shut since late January.

Delhi: Rumours spark panic after day of rallies, police warn of action
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

Minutes before 8 pm, Tilak Nagar Metro station was shut for entry and exit. Around 8.20 pm, DMRC also shut the Nangloi, Surajmal Stadium, Badarpur, Tughlakabad, Uttam Nagar West and Nawada stations. They were all reopened at 8.40 pm.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad hits out at Centre for over Delhi violence
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

The Bhim Army had called a Bharat bandh on the SC order of making reservations in government posts and promotions optional for the states.

Delhi violence: Among dead– newlywed, father, 85-year-old woman
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Twenty five deaths were reported at GTB Hospital, while two more were reported from Lok Nayak Hospital. A total of 330 people sustained injuries.

Head Constable is among five killed; 78 injured as violence hits northeast Delhi
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Today’s violence came after clashes erupted in the same district Sunday, barely 30 minutes after BJP’s Kapil Mishra held a rally to counter protests against the law and warned of action if anti-CAA protesters didn’t clear the road.

Amid mediation in Shaheen Bagh, small step forward: A road opens, allowing some traffic towards Noida
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

This would allow one-way traffic from the Shaheen Bagh-Jamia Nagar locality and Ashram towards Noida through the Kalindi Kunj bridge. Police, however, added that this would solve only a small part of the traffic problem — though it's a start.

Coronavirus: Delhi civic bodies step up watch on hotels
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Two rapid response teams comprising a doctor, a nurse and a paramedic, have been visiting guesthouses and reviewing if visitors are showing flu-like symptoms, such as mild fever, headache, cough and cold.

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