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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Mallica Joshi


IMD gets it wrong again as monsoon continues to elude Delhi
Mon, Jul 12, 2021

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has given several different dates for the monsoon to reach the parched city, most recently Saturday, July 10, but the winds carrying moisture continued to give the city a miss.

Tasting rooms, longer hours: What Delhi’s super-premium alcohol vends may offer
Thu, Jul 08, 2021

The super premium shops will be allowed to remain open till 11 pm, an hour more than the regular vends.

For 8th day in a row, Delhi sees fewer than 100 Covid cases
Thu, Jul 08, 2021

Last week, for the first time in a year, active cases in the city fell below 1,000. At present, there are 858 active cases.

Covid compensation: Delhi govt representatives will visit homes to help families of deceased
Wed, Jul 07, 2021

Government representatives will visit houses to help Covid victims' relatives complete formalities. Chief Minister directs officials not to find faults with documents people submit.

Active Covid cases in Delhi below 1,000 for first time since April 2020
Mon, Jul 05, 2021

The last time that active cases were in this range (1,000-1,200) was in January and February this year, which was followed by a sudden spike in cases starting in March-end.

‘Laughable’: AAP over income tax notice to Atishi, calls BJP sexist
Thu, Jul 01, 2021

"If even a common person would read Atishi’s background and profile mentioned in the affidavit itself, they would understand why it is laughable to send her a notice for this amount and her savings,” AAP national spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said.

Delhi: Of 1,000 Covid patients in hospitals, over 900 in ICU or ventilator support
Mon, Jun 28, 2021

According to Delhi government data, out of the 27,284 beds set aside for Covid patients in hospitals, 1,037 are occupied. Of these, 930 are either admitted in the ICU or are on ventilators.

As Delhi unlocks, challans for Covid violations rise
Thu, Jun 24, 2021

According to data shared by the Delhi government, in the first week of the unlock process, from May 31 to June 6, when construction and factories were allowed to function, a total of around 20,900 challans were issued.

Prime Minister Modi is ‘jhagdalu’, says Manish Sisodia on ration at doorstep row
Sun, Jul 18, 2021

The Delhi government and the Centre have been locked in a battle over the former’s decision to deliver ration to people’s homes instead of making it mandatory for them to get the supplies from ration shops.

47% of Delhi’s population over 45 receive at least one dose of vaccine 
Tue, Jun 22, 2021

According to data shared by the Delhi government, 47% of the 57 lakh people that fall in the 45+ category have got one shot of the Covid vaccine. Close to 10 lakh people in this category have got both doses.

Delhi unlock: Parks, gardens to reopen tomorrow; bars allowed with 50% capacity
Sun, Jun 20, 2021

Delhi Unlock rules and guidelines: On the list of things that remain shut even in this installment of unlocking are educational institutions, gyms, spas and yoga institutes, movie theatres, and any social, political, sports gatherings and congregations.

As Delhi unlocks, Covid challans hit two-month high
Sat, Jun 19, 2021

As per Delhi government data, 5,301 people were challaned on Thursday for violations such as stepping out without masks, wearing masks improperly, spitting, and not maintaining social distancing.

What Covid-19 cases in Delhi over the past month tell us about age, gender, spatial distribution
Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Covid-19 in Delhi: 40,470 people tested positive for the disease in the national capital between May 15 and June 15. Over half (51%) were in the 30 to 60 age group.

Delhi: 1,589 kids below 14 tested positive in a month
Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Delhi has a total usable storage of 1,238 metric tonnes, of which 954 is stored in hospitals.

DDA Master Plan: Emphasis on increasing interaction with Yamuna, green zones
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

While the Yamuna flows from the northern part of the city through east and southeast into Uttar Pradesh, it can barely be called a river by the time it exits, with hardly any fresh water flowing in it.

‘Jahan vote, vahan vaccine’: Delhi launches drive to vaccinate those above 45 in 4 weeks
Mon, Jun 07, 2021

As part of the initiative, residents will be able to get Covid-19 shots at their polling booths. CM Arvind Kejriwal said as voting centres are close to people's houses, the will be able to walk down and get inoculated.

Sisodia hits out at BJP, asks spokesperson Sambit Patra to read rules before making allegations
Sun, Jun 06, 2021

Sisodia said that doorstep delivery would help Delhi get rid of ration mafia, hence pilferage, and accused BJP of wanting the system to continue, saying they benefit from the current system.

Third Covid wave: Delhi CM says preparing for at least 37,000 cases a day
Sun, Jun 06, 2021

As the availability of oxygen had posed a problem in the second wave, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said it has been decided to build oxygen storage capacity of 420 metric tonnes.

Delhi: As cases dip, reopening of markets on the cards
Thu, Jun 03, 2021

On Monday, in a slight easing of the lockdown, construction activity resumed and factories were allowed to reopen.

Delhi’s test positivity rate less than 1% for second day in a row
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

Delhi reported 623 new Covid-19 cases and 62 deaths on Tuesday

Delhi to receive Sputnik V vaccine after June 20, says CM Kejriwal
Mon, May 31, 2021

Vaccination for the 18-44 age group in the national capital has been halted for a week as it has run out of vaccines.

32 children orphaned due to Covid in Delhi, finds child rights panel
Sun, May 30, 2021

Ten more children have been left without the care of a parent as they were living with a single parent, who has succumbed to the virus, and the surviving parent does not live with the children.

Explained: What are the cost, complications of transplanting a tree?
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

The Central Public Works Department wants to transplant over 1,800 trees as part of the Central Vista redevelopment project. How is a tree transplanted, and what factors determine the success of a transplant?

With daily cases and positivity rate falling, Delhi CM says time to ‘gradually unlock’
Sat, May 29, 2021

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the current coronavirus lockdown would end at 5 am on Monday (May 31), after which activities would gradually resume.

Delhi: Covaxin in June only to those due for 2nd shot
Fri, May 28, 2021

The decision will be applicable to recipients in the age group of 18-44, who became eligible for the vaccine on May 1.