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303 COVID deaths in Delhi, highest spike of 792 cases

New Delhi: The coronavirus death toll in Delhi climbed to 303, while 792 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday, the highest single-day spike in the city, authorities said. The previous highest spike in fresh cases — 660 — was recorded on May 22. This is the first time in Delhi that over 700 … iOS .

27 May 2020 2:12 pm
One staff, 10 inmates of Rohini jail recover from COVID-19

New Delhi: One staff and 10 inmates of Rohini Jail have recovered from COVID-19 and have tested negative for the disease, according to officials. With this the count of coronavirus cases in Delhi prisons stands at 9, including three staff. Head Warder of Central Jail-10 Rohini had tested positive for COVID-19 on May 15. The … iOS .

26 May 2020 10:59 pm
Photos: Delhi-Ghaziabad border sealed

New Delhi: Police personnel stop commuters to cross Delhi-Ghaziabad border after it was sealed by the authorities due to a sudden surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Only those with valid passes working in essential services will be allowed to cross … iOS .

26 May 2020 8:49 pm
COVID-19: Hamdard plans clinical trial for immunity booster

New Delhi: Hamdard Laboratories (Medicine Division), a progressive, research-based health and wellness organization plans to conduct a clinical trial of its immunity booster medicines to assess its effectiveness against COVID-19. The company has submitted a proposal for required permission from the concerned authorities and the clinical trial will be conducted at Hamdard Institute of Medical … iOS .

26 May 2020 6:00 pm
South Central Railway to start 200 more trains from June 1

Hyderabad: Indian Railways operationalises 3060 ” Shramik Special trains till 25th May, 2020 ( till 10:00 hrs ) across the country and transports more than 40 lakh passengers to their home states through ” Shramik Special trains in 25 days. The congestion witnessed in the Railway network on 23rd / 24th May , 2020 is … iOS .

25 May 2020 9:08 pm
After spurt in cases, Ghaziabad seals border with Delhi

Ghaziabad:In more woes for the people travelling from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi, the Ghaziabad district administration on Monday once again decided to seal its borders with the national capital after witnessing a surge of 10 fresh cases of coronavirus in last 24 hours. The district administration in an order said, “In Ghaziabad district, there is … iOS .

25 May 2020 7:21 pm
No relaxation given in containment zones: Delhi Health Minister

New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said that the Delhi government has barricaded the containment zones and no relaxation has been given in these areas. “Whatever containment zones are there, we are barricading it and no relaxation from the government has been given in these zones,” the Minister said. “All people must … iOS .

24 May 2020 3:20 pm
Delhi court allows ED to interrogate Christian Michel

New Delhi: A Delhi court has allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate alleged middleman Christian Michel at the Tihar central jail here, where he is lodged in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case. Special Judge Pulastya Pramachala on Saturday allowed the ED to interrogate Michel on May 25 and 26 in the jail … iOS .

24 May 2020 12:32 pm
RML hospital dean tests positive for coronavirus

New Delhi: The Dean of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here has tested positive for coronavirus infection. Dr Rajeev Sood, who is looking after the management of COVID-19 manpower at the hospital, tested positive for the infection on Saturday. He is now under home isolation and … iOS .

24 May 2020 12:16 pm
AIIMS doctor succumbs to coronavirus

New Delhi:J.N. Pande, Director at the Pulmonology department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, died of coronavirus on Saturday, just a day after a mess worker succumbed to the infection. Sangita Reddy, a senior Delhi doctor and the Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprises, shared the news in a tweet. … iOS .

23 May 2020 9:12 pm
Lockdown: Migrants in Delhi

New Delhi: In this file photo dated May 17, 2020, a physically challenged girl sits on a makeshift seat of a bicycle as she travels with her family to UP, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) iOS .

23 May 2020 5:56 pm
Fire breaks out in slum area in Delhi, over 200 shanties gutted

New Delhi: A fire broke out in a slum area in West Delhi’s Kirti Nagar and over 200 shanties were gutted in the blaze, officials said on Friday. A call about the blaze at the China Bhati area behind Kirti Nagar police station was received around 11.20 pm Thursday, following which thirty fire tenders were … iOS .

22 May 2020 10:17 am
Border infra:Govt implements Shekatkar Committee recommendations

New Delhi: The Government has accepted and implemented three important recommendations of the Committee of Experts (CoE) under the Chairmanship of Lt General D B Shekatkar (Retd) relating to border Infrastructure. These were related to speeding up road construction, leading to socio-economic development in the border areas. On the matter related to creating border infrastructure, … iOS .

19 May 2020 8:09 pm
15 inmates, staffer test positive for COVID-19 at Delhis jail

New Delhi: Days after a 28-year-old inmate of Rohini jail tested positive for coronavirus, 15 others who shared a barrack with him and one head warden have also tested positive for the infection, officials said. The Delhi Prison Department had tested for coronavirus 19 inmates from the barrack of the prisoner whose reports came back … iOS .

16 May 2020 3:59 pm
Delhi police summons Jamia student booked under UAPA

New Delhi: Chandan Kumar, a student of Jamia Millia Islamia has been summoned by the Delhi Police Special Cell in connection with riots that broke out in Northeast Delhi in February. He was booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). UAPA was invoked last month against former JNU student Umar Khalid, Jamia student and RJDs … iOS .

14 May 2020 9:34 pm
Lockdown: First passenger train from Delhi arrives at Cgarh

Raipur: Even as the first special train from Delhi arrived in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur city amid the COVID-19 lockdown, migrants seemed relieved to reach their home state. For Raipur-resident M P Singh, his journey from Delhi amid the COVID-19 lockdown was the most memorable one. Having been stuck in the national capital for over two months, … iOS .

13 May 2020 3:15 pm
20 deaths, 359 more COVID-19 cases in Delhi

New Delhi: 359 more COVID-19 cases have been reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital to 7,998 on Wednesday, said Delhi Health Minister, Satyendar Jain. In the last 24 hours, 20 deaths have been reported due to the infection, taking the toll due … iOS .

13 May 2020 12:18 pm
No coercive measures against Zafarul Islam till June 22: HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the police not to take any coercive measure against Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) Chairman Zafarul Islam Khan in the sedition case till June 22, his lawyer said. Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri, who conducted hearing through video conferencing, also asked the police to give prior notice to Khan … iOS .

12 May 2020 9:05 pm
FAIFA appeals for an urgent rescue package for tobacco farmers

New Delhi: Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organization representing the cause of millions of farmers and farmworkers of commercial crops across the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat, etc. today appealed to the Government of India to save their livelihoods in the present pandemic as the demand for the crop … iOS .

11 May 2020 6:09 pm