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AQI to remain very poor till month end in Delhi

Haryana says diesel genset ban will hit many, EPCA replies: Won’t change order

October 14, 2020 1:27:15 pm

In Gurgaon, Faridabad and some parts of Noida, many colonies do not have power connections from the grid and use diesel generator sets.

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Gurgaon to set up ‘Air lab’ to monitor air quality as pollution level increases

October 14, 2020 1:29:02 pm

The civic body also issued orders regarding enforcement of GRAP, and allotting responsibilities for the same in the district.

Salary delay: 5,000 doctors go on strike to support protests in Delhi

Delhi: After doctors’ strike, Hindu Rao removed from list of Covid-19 hospitals

October 14, 2020 1:30:13 pm

Earlier, the Delhi government had ordered shifting of Covid patients from the North MCD-run hospital to its own facilities.

North Delhi civic body to be fined Rs. 20 lakh for violating dust control norms: Gopal Rai

October 13, 2020 4:28:49 pm

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said said the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has not been sprinkling water regularly to prevent dust pollution at the site.

Gurgaon’s water supply to be affected for 24 hours starting midnight

October 13, 2020 2:21:21 pm

The city authorities advised residents to use water judiciously to avoid complete dry condition.

After Sushant, TRP case: Maharashtra stalls CBI moves, scraps consent to probe cases

CBI prosecutor accuses top official of assault, court issues summons

October 13, 2020 11:20:59 am

Tells court: Punched, strangulated by DIG-rank officer at CBI headquarters, allegedly over delay in framing of charges against ex-principal secy to CM.

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Delhi CM suggests SAD fooling the people on farm bills

October 13, 2020 9:24:38 am

The farm policy, said the AAP chief, amounted to "backstabbing the farmers". He said a few big private companies will derive benefits out of it at the cost of farmers.

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Gurgaon: 33 years after armed robbery, tip-off leads police to 3 accused

October 13, 2020 9:07:07 am

According to police, the incident took place on the night of August 30, 1987, in Pinangwan block of Nuh, when 20-25 men, armed with sticks and guns, barged into the home of moneylender Swamiram and held eight members of his family hostage.

MCDs fear ending health trade licence will hit their finances

October 13, 2020 9:10:41 am

The three corporations earn over Rs 16 crore per annum — North (Rs 5 crore), South (Rs 8.5 crore) and East (Rs 3 crore) — by issuing these licences. Renewal of the licence costs between Rs 10,000 and Rs 30,000, depending on seating capacity.

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Declare DU results by Nov 6, says Delhi High Court

October 13, 2020 9:19:41 am

The university also informed the court that the results of the remaining 32 PG courses will be declared on or before October 31.

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Delhi: 3 held for duping people with Air India job promise

October 13, 2020 9:20:18 am

Three persons, including a 22-year-old woman, have been arrested for allegedly duping over a hundred people on the pretext of getting them a job with Air India.

Hand over hospitals if unable to pay staff, Delhi govt tells MCDs

October 13, 2020 9:21:13 am

Delhi government and civic bodies have been at loggerheads over the past few months over non-payment of salaries to employees. Staff members at Hindu Rao Hospital, meanwhile, have been protesting to get their pending salaries.

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Delhi: Eye on pollution hotspots, Gopal Rai says all individuals, agencies must follow dust-control norms

October 13, 2020 9:22:24 am

Rai reiterated that every agency under the Delhi government, Centre as well as individuals should follow the anti-dust pollution directives at construction sites.

Delhi: Lok Nayak a Covid facility, MAMC docs say ‘training, clinical services at a halt’

October 13, 2020 9:22:35 am

In the letter, a copy of which is marked to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the association has highlighted how medical students have not been able to complete their training for clinical activities, which in turn is hampering their academic skills.

Delhi govt’s new university has key aim: Graduates must get jobs

October 13, 2020 9:22:55 am

Kejriwal says industry bodies will be ‘customers’

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Delhi’s air quality ‘poor’;wind direction shift may improve it

October 12, 2020 11:58:09 am

The city recorded an overall AQI of 240 at 10 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 216 on Sunday and 221 on Saturday.

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Contract discom worker held for ‘harassing’ 6-year-old in South Delhi

October 12, 2020 6:59:56 am

The girl immediately informed her mother about the incident. Police said the woman police officer spoke to the girl.

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NCRTC fined Rs 50L for violating air pollution norms

October 12, 2020 7:04:18 am

Following an inspection with officials on Sunday, Rai said, “Massive dust pollution is happening here… strict action will be taken against NCRTC."

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Delhi’s first plasma bank issues over 2,000 units

October 12, 2020 6:57:53 am

In July, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the first plasma bank in the city for the treatment of Covid patients.

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Delhi ambulance driver’s life warms hearts, aid pours in for family

October 14, 2020 10:35:56 am

As driver Aarif Khan's death left the family with no savings, well-wishers stepped in to help Sunday after The Indian Express reported on Khan’s life and work.

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Delhi govt withdraws road tax on battery-operated vehicles

October 12, 2020 6:55:48 am

The amount of road tax depends on the cost of the vehicle and the fuel it uses. Currently, a road tax of 4% is levied on a petrol car that costs up to Rs 6 lakh, and the tax increases to 12.5% for a diesel car that costs upwards of Rs 10 lakh.

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Delhi authority relaxes ban on gatherings till Oct 31

October 12, 2020 6:52:36 am

The district magistrate concerned and DCPs will appoint an officer of suitable seniority as nodal officer for each site and venue of Ramleela, Puja Pandal, etc, said the order.

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IIT-D flags toxic ultrafine particles in Delhi air, need to study impact on body

October 12, 2020 6:49:39 am

Authored by experts from IIT Delhi’s Civil Engineering and Biological Sciences department, the study is titled ‘Insights on the biological role of ultrafine particles of size PM<0.25: a prospective study from New Delhi’.

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Delhi BJP to gather support for farm bills via folk songs

October 12, 2020 6:47:46 am

Delhi BJP vice president Sunil Yadav said after an inaugural programme at the unit's office at Pant Marg Tuesday.

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Delhi child rights panel head urges CBSE to waive exam fee

October 12, 2020 6:45:18 am

“…Loss in jobs and income has most drastically hit the unorganised informal sector, which is the biggest employer of families of the children studying in government schools,” wrote DCPCR chairman Anurag Kundu.