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Delhi HC grants anticipatory bail to man accused of attempted rape

Delhi HC asks Army couple seeking joint posting to move to different locations within 15 days

October 20, 2020 2:48:03 pm

The bench on September 15 had asked the Army to consider the plea as representation and take a decision on the request of the couple for a joint posting within four weeks.

Delhi HC grants anticipatory bail to man accused of attempted rape

It’s time to stop blanket extension of bails, paroles for COVID-19 reason: Delhi HC observes

October 20, 2020 12:44:59 pm

According to the Director-General (Prisons), over 6,700 prisoners are out on bail or parole and continue to remain outside in view of the blanket order passed and extended from time-to-time by a full bench of the high court.

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Delhi riots: Accused and lawyer in touch during crime, court raises red flag

October 20, 2020 10:38:26 am

Ahmad’s counsel Seema Misra, Shivam Sharma and Kartik Murukutla told the court during the hearing that he was “maliciously implicated... by investigating agency just because he belongs to a particular community”.

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Delhi: Two die cleaning tank without safety gear

October 20, 2020 7:00:13 am

A case under sections of The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, and IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 337 (causing hurt by endangering life) has been registered at Adarsh Nagar police station.

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Delhi hospitals told to keep eye out for co-infections

October 20, 2020 7:06:29 am

“Seasonal epidemic prone diseases may all present as febrile illness, with symptoms that mimic Covid-19. If there is a co-infection, then apart from febrile illness, there may be constellation of signs and symptoms that may lead to difficulty in diagnosis,” the ministry had said.

Riot cases: Plea on special public prosecutors listed for Nov 9

Delhi riots: Gulfisha aggressive, punished thrice, Tihar jail tells court

October 20, 2020 7:04:02 am

It stated that on inquiry, it was revealed that Fatima and staff had made complaints against each other. Both parties were heard and counselled to follow jail rules and maintain discipline, it said.

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Delhi riots: Zee News argues to protect source, High Court says you are no prosecuting agency

October 21, 2020 8:15:25 am

“It is a misrepresentation of facts of a different level,” observed Justice Vibhu Bakhru. Saying that the documents “were not supposed to be taken out and published,” the court asked Zee News to file an affidavit and disclose the source of the alleged confession by the accused.

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Delhi: No visitors allowed for Durga Puja celebrations at CR Park

October 20, 2020 7:22:10 am

CR Park, which is home to nine Puja pandals every year, has only one small pandal inside the Kali Mandir this time around.

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Mid-week pollution woes expected, Kejriwal seeks monthly meet

October 20, 2020 7:19:38 am

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), while surface winds in the city are presently favourable for dispersion of pollutants, calm conditions are expected on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Delhi SI suspended for ‘beating’ beggar in Ashok Vihar

October 20, 2020 7:24:18 am

An official said that a video of the misconduct by SI Jitender Singh, who is posted in district lines in northwest Delhi, has been found circulating on social media.

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CBI officer denies assaulting prosecutor, initiates legal action

October 20, 2020 7:27:54 am

CBI booked Rajendra Kumar, a 1989-batch IAS officer, for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery under IPC besides provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act along with eight others and Endeavour Systems Private Limited.

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Delhi: Soon, packed ration to reach 17.5 lakh homes

October 20, 2020 7:16:35 am

There are seven FCI godowns across Delhi that store 75,114.24 quintal of rice for PDS beneficiaries in the city. Apart from rice, 2.91 lakh quintal wheat and 684.68 quintal sugar are stored.

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Water supply to be hit in East, South, Central Delhi this week

October 19, 2020 10:59:46 am

The canal supplies around 270 million gallons of raw water a day to the city, of which around 120 MGD goes to Bhagirathi plant and 150 to Sonia Vihar plant for treatment.

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Noida: 10-year-old boy found dead at Sector 73 construction site

October 19, 2020 10:54:03 am

"We received information from a local that a boy's body was found amidst rubble in an under construction house in Sarfabad... Once we ascertain the cause of death, we can investigate accordingly," said an official from Sector 49 police station.

In journey through India, artist hopes to paint with most marginalised

October 19, 2020 11:43:31 am

"At a moment like now, when there is so much trauma and fear, for us to occupy public spaces is radical. In UP, where people were not even being allowed to protest, we were standing on the streets and painting," says the artist.

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Delhi: Counsellors to reach out to homeless addicts

October 19, 2020 2:47:41 am

AIIMS Professor Atul Ambekar introduced the project during the launch of the campaign by Delhi Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam Sunday.

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Ghaziabad: Fake doctor held for murdering woman, dumping her body

October 19, 2020 10:33:41 am

Ismail was running a clinic in Dasna area and lived in the same vicinity as the woman. Both were married and lived with their families. In June, the woman approached the accused over a minor ailment. Police said they became acquainted and the two used to visit each other.

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With ‘IT Cell’, Delhi Police put in motion online image revamp plan

October 19, 2020 10:35:39 am

Delhi Police launched the “IT cell” in September as a pilot project for three months to keep tabs on unlawful content as well as to give a makeover to their image on social media.

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Delhi: Veterinary doctor arrested for creating fake online profiles for duping

October 19, 2020 10:30:30 am

DCP (South) Atul Kumar Thakur said, “The accused was using the officer’s name, photo and other details from his social media account to make it look real. Details of this fake account were verified and the location of the user was found in Satna.”

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Expecting Covid spike, Delhi hospitals start preparing to increase beds, manpower

October 19, 2020 10:25:18 am

There are 23,292 active cases in the city, out of which 5,034 are hospitalised and 13,742 under home isolation. The city has 15,704 beds earmarked for Covid patients, out of which almost 68% are vacant.

Delhi: Dip in positivity rate, new Covid cases, but testing falls too

October 19, 2020 2:01:56 am

Authorities conducted 8,00,323 tests (RT-PCR and rapid antigen) between September 19 and October 3, out of which 49,102 people tested positive.

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Delhi: In CR Park, Covid dampens Pujo, sculptors hit hardest

October 19, 2020 10:17:29 am

Even though the Delhi government relaxed the ban on public gatherings, Durga Puja will be low-key as there is a cap of 200 people in enclosed spaces. “That is why most idols are 4-5 feet tall this time,” said Nath.

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Delhi air quality improves marginally due to strong winds, less stubble burning

October 19, 2020 10:01:59 am

According to officials at SAFAR, the slight improvement in air quality over the past two days has been because of strong surface winds which have helped in the dispersal of pollutants.

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Chandni Chowk revamp: 6 more arterial roads in national capital to be beautified

October 19, 2020 10:08:12 am

Officials said these roads will be redeveloped on the lines of the main stretch, wherein overhead wires and pipelines will be taken underground and roads will be beautified. The roads will be pedestrianised, with CCTV surveillance and WiFi connectivity also being made available, they added.

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13 new Covid cases in Delhi prisons

October 19, 2020 1:13:01 am

The number of active cases in the three jails is presently 13. All infected persons have been isolated and are being treated inside the jail complexes. DG (Prisons) Sandeep Goel said 88 inmates have tested positive in the three jails so far.