In Delhi the expected arrival date of monsoon this time is around June 15, as per the IMD, and it should cover the entire country in the next 2-3 days, except south Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat.
“There are no stops, no meal breaks. You have to ensure there is enough oxygen support in the ambulance. We can only eat once the patient has reached the destination and we have sanitised the ambulance… Most times, we get the oxygen tank refilled outside Delhi, but today we are facing a difficulty."
With parts of Kejriwal's appeal broadcast live, Modi stepped in briefly to point out that it was a breach of protocol since the meeting was “internal”. The Chief Minister's Office later issued a statement expressing “regret” for “any inconvenience caused”.
Officials managing home isolation in south, east, central and north districts said they are trying to augment their manpower as the number of patients is significantly higher than the previous Covid surge in November.
Earlier this week, senior AAP politician and Delhi agriculture minister Gopal Rai alleged that the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has not set up any purchasing counters in the capital to buy wheat on MSP from farmers.
Agriculture minister Gopal Rai said he will hold a meeting with senior FCI officials at the Delhi Secretariat on Saturday to discuss the matter, even as FCI officials stated that Rai’s claims were false.
The joint committee will also have members from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the municipal corporations. It has been asked to hold a meeting on the issue within 1 month.
The principal bench of the Tribunal was hearing a plea seeking remedial action for an estimated 33 lakh tonne of legacy waste at the landfill site, which is leading to discharge of leachate, causing contamination of ground and surface water.
Addressing the media, Gopal Rai said the government is looking at alternative solutions to control the spread of the virus and is not dependent on night curfew alone, which will be imposed between 10 pm to 5 am from Tuesday night.
“Almost 99% of graves are in very poor condition here,” said Ajay Kumar, project director at the Delhi chapter of INTACH. “It may be bitter, but this place and the graves here are still part of our history.”
The plan lists a number of immediate, medium and long- term measures that need to be taken over five years to manage and restore the trans-boundary lake shared between Haryana and Delhi, which lies southwest of the capital.