So far, around 2,500 police personnel have contracted the disease.
Work began in February 2019 and 70% of it was completed by the end of the year. But owing to setbacks, full-fledged work only started post lockdown.
Organisers said that most of the deliveries are to nearby areas. However, some people, who stay far away, will come and pick it up from a nearby market place.
Observing that there is also no allegation that he engaged in any form of terror funding or any such activity, Justice Suresh Kumar Kait in the order said it is not alleged that he was privy to or part of organising protests against the CAA.
The high drama this week has given the government a firm ground for his dismissal. “Given his health condition, we had been ignoring a lot of things, but what happened this week was embarrassing,” the ministry source added.
Passengers in the bus reportedly objected but the driver and staffers threatened them.
On Thursday, resident doctors of Hindu Rao and Kasturba Gandhi hospitals held a protest at Jantar Mantar over non-payment of salaries for over three months.
Vehicles priced up to Rs 15 lakh will be eligible for both the purchase incentive and exemption in road tax and registration fee; vehicles priced above Rs 15 lakh will not get the incentives.
The previous highest single-day spike — 4,071 — was recorded on September 19. Since then, fresh cases were reported below the 4,000-mark until Friday.
Light winds and stagnant meteorological conditions will continue till Monday and air quality over Delhi-NCR is likely to remain ‘very poor’ over the weekend.
In 2015, a few women created a Facebook group, which now has 150 members, where they shared their allegations against Chatterjee, how he called himself “Vishnu” and “Karma”, and targetted foreign nationals coming to India.
Noida Police officials said the FIR names as accused "Amazon employees" and a Madhya Pradesh-based man, Omkar, who was found using the complainant's Amazon Prime account.
In their three-page reply, Tihar authorities stated Khalid had been provided facility for legal interviews, phone call with his parents, books from the jail library and outside, clothes, headphones to be used during legal interview, and daily newspapers.
The accused Faizan Khan, a SIM card provider, is the first accused to be granted bail on merits in the case after the police added provisions of UAPA to the FIR being investigated by Delhi Police's Special Cell.
Located in central Delhi, the hospital currently has 2,000 beds, all of which are dedicated to Covid-19 patients at the moment. The new block, Maternity, Medicine and Advanced Pediatrics Block, will be completed in the next 30 months.
Resident doctors at Hindu Rao hospital have been protesting since early September, while Kasturba Gandhi hospital doctors joined mid-October.
As per data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), PM 2.5 levels in ITO were recorded to be in the 'very poor' category at 356.
According to police, the incident took place on Tuesday evening, when head constable Manoj had gone to Rajiv Colony to investigate a complaint made by Ved Prakash, a resident of the area.
The government said employees entitled to business class airfare will get Rs 36,000, followed by Rs 20,000 for those who are entitled to economy class airfare, and Rs 6,000 as LTC for employees entitled to rail fare.
During the hearing, Additional Solicitor General Chetan Sharma pointed to a news item about the effect of Covid-19 on patients’ lungs and said hundreds of people are going back to hospitals due to stubble burning.
The court also ruled that it is necessary for social media sites to take all effective measures available to ensure that child pornographic content is not hosted on their platforms. It said that police will identify those re-uploading the offensive content in India and take action.
High levels of air pollution is witnessed every year in Delhi-NCR from October until around February, as a result of local sources of emissions, stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, and unfavourable meteorological conditions such as low wind speed and low temperatures.
Tahir’s lawyer, senior advocate KK Manan, had argued that Tahir “has been caught in a political cross-fire and the allegations levelled against him are nothing but a political blame game to malign his image”.
Swaraj India's Yogendra Yadav, Magsaysay awardee and convener of the Safai Karamchari Andolan Bezwada Wilson, co-founder of the United Against Hate group Nadeem Khan, and author Arundhati Roy were also present.
The women, aged 25-28, live in the UK and came to India in December. They said they met the accused, Rupak Chatterjee, on Facebook and were raped inside a hotel. Police said Chatterjee is involved in multiple cases of cheating and sexual assault.
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