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Friday, June 05, 2020

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Another nurse succumbs: ‘20 years at clinic, she loved babies’
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

Rajamma worked at Shivaji Maternity Centre, a two-bed clinic, in Tagore Garden for over two decades. Around 10 days ago, she returned home from work and complained of bodyache and cough, said her daughter Divya Madhusudan (29).

NE Delhi riots: In murder of two brothers, cops point to WhatsApp group with 125 members
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

One case pertains to murder of two brothers, Hashim Ali and Amir Ali, in northeast Delhi’s Johripur; the other case is of the murder of Dilbar Negi, a worker at a sweetshop in Shiv Vihar.

Delhi Police probe links Northeast riot accused to Nizamuddin Markaz
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

Police allege conspiracy: ‘Many children from Muslim families left the school early, along with their parents, during the half-time recess’.

Delhi riots: Police to file chargesheet in murder case of IB officer Ankit Sharma
Wed, Jun 03, 2020

The Delhi Police released a statement regarding the Ankit Sharma chargesheet Wednesday, which said that the murder took place on February 25 evening outside AAP councillor Tahir Hussain's house in Khajuri Khas.

Testing of asymptomatic: Delhi labs told to follow norms
Wed, Jun 03, 2020

A private hospital representative, requesting anonymity, said: "The purpose of testing asymptomatic patients during hospital admission is to ensure Covid and non-Covid patients don't mix."

Eight more nurses test positive at private hospital in Delhi
Tue, Jun 02, 2020

Nursing officer Ambika P K used to work at West Delhi’s Kalra Hospital and died at Safdarjung Hospital on May 24. Of her eight colleagues who have tested positive, three are admitted at Kalra Hospital itself.

Pradeep Sachdeva, architect of Dilli Haat, Garden of Five Senses, no more
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

Apart from Dilli Haat, Sachdeva is credited with The Garden of Five Senses and his streetscape work during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

‘Have to embrace technology, few things from the past can’t be taken to the future’: Delhi Police Commissioner
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

"All my men on the ground are doing their best to avoid coronavirus," says Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava

A month before retirement, Delhi govt hospital staffer succumbs to Covid
Sun, May 31, 2020

"He was due to retire on June 30 -- exactly a month away from today," said his colleague, as he awaited his friend's body.

Test results taking time, space crunch in morgue, RML uses refrigerated container to keep bodies
Sun, May 31, 2020

"The container sent by the company in April has lesser capacity, so it's being replaced," said Dr Bhardwaj.

From Mumbai, workers fly to Jharkhand on plane rented by NLSIU alumni
Fri, May 29, 2020

They were part of a group of 174 labourers — daily wagers, auto drivers and construction workers — from Jharkhand, living in Mumbai, who boarded a plane that was leased by a group of alumni of National Law School of India University (NLSIU).

Delhi: DCP tests positive, 3 police personnel under quarantine
Thu, May 28, 2020

Earlier this month, Delhi Police constable Amit Kumar (32), who was posted in the Northwest district, passed away. A day after his death, he tested positive for the virus.

Tablighi Jamaat case: Delhi Police to file 15 more chargesheets against 294 foreigners
Wed, May 27, 2020

Delhi Police PRO Anil Mittal said Wednesday that in addition to 20 charge-sheets filed yesterday, 15 more will be filed today. He said, "Accused persons are being charged for violation of visa rules, and the Centre has cancelled their visas and blacklisted them."

Fireman trapped, injured in Delhi market blaze
Wed, May 27, 2020

A fire broke out at Vardhman market around 8 pm Tuesday and two fire tenders, and around eight fire-fighters were rushed to the spot.

Delhi: 2 cops transferred after video of them hitting women surfaces online
Wed, May 27, 2020

The DCP claimed the women had “started manhandling Constable Sanjeev. They tore his uniform, beat him”.

Delhi: Over 250 shanties gutted in fire in Tughlaqabad, no casualties
Wed, May 27, 2020

DFS divisional officer S K Dua said that while the fire started as a small one, it escalated to the medium category because of the small LPG cylinders in the area which caught fire and exploded leading to the quick spread of the blaze.

Nurse’s death: Colleagues say had to wear used PPEs
Tue, May 26, 2020

A senior nurse at Kalra Hospital claimed, "While the doctors were given fresh PPE, the nurses were asked to reuse PPE. If we raised objections, we were told that since this is not a designated Covid-19 hospital, we are at little risk, and can reuse PPE."

Family wonders how to break news of nurse death to daughter
Tue, May 26, 2020

On Sunday afternoon, their mother Ambika P K (46) died due to Covid-related complications at Safdarjung Hospital. She worked as a nurse at Kalra Hospital in West Delhi’s Kirti Nagar for over a decade, and lived in Delhi with her daughter.

46-yr-old nursing officer dies of Covid at Safdarjung
Mon, May 25, 2020

According to the United Nurses’ Association, she is the first nursing officer to have died of Covid-19- related complications in the capital.

Fire at South Delhi hospital, 8 Covid patients evacuated
Sun, May 24, 2020

While around 30 firemen rushed to the spot, only six were tasked with entering the building as it is a Covid-19 hospital.