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24k Covid cases, 167 deaths: 'Situation grave'

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday painted a grim picture of the escalating Covid crisis in the capital, saying it was turning quite serious and the city was facing a shortage of beds despite making efforts to increase availability.

18 Apr 2021 9:25 am
Day 1 of weekend curfew: Delhiites obey curbs

Delhiites quietly acquiesced with the weekend curfew imposed in Delhi in the wake of the raging Covid-19 pandemic. On Saturday, the streets were largely deserted with most people avoiding non-essential travel in the hope that they can contribute to the official effort to break the chain of novel coronavirus transmission.

18 Apr 2021 8:21 am
Delhi: Deep Sidhu, held for Red Fort violence, gets bail

A Delhi court has granted bail to actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested in connection with the violence that took place at Red Fort on Republic Day.

18 Apr 2021 8:08 am
Anxiety and agony adding to Covid woes in Delhi

Amit Sengupta, a marketing professional, made a list of people two weeks ago. His friends and uncle had just tested positive for Covid-19, and he thought he would regularly call the listed infected people to keep their morale high. The list has become longer in the last few days with many other loved ones testing positive, including my own brother and his wife, said Sengupta. It is taking a toll on my mental health.

18 Apr 2021 7:34 am
#CoronaEffect: Varying curfew timelines across NCR poses commuting problems for corporates

Many forced to spend added hours at workplace due to varying curfew timelines across NCR

18 Apr 2021 1:55 am
Delhi HC chief justice tests positive for Covid

Delhi high court chief justice DN Patel has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in home isolation, according to court sources. They said the chief justice is asymptomatic and is otherwise doing fine.

18 Apr 2021 1:46 am
About 24K Covid cases in Delhi; highest single-day surge

Amid escalating coronavirus cases, Kejriwal on Saturday said the pandemic situation in the city has become very serious and worrisome, with oxygen stock, and remdesivir and tocilizumab drugs for patients in short supply.

18 Apr 2021 1:26 am
Covid: Weekend curfew successful in Delhi on Saturday

The entire capital was shut, and work in all industrial areas and markets remained closed barring some essential shops like medicine shops. Delhi Police personnel and district administration teams kept a watch at sensitive places to ensure that the weekend curfew guidelines are not violated.

17 Apr 2021 11:38 pm
Nearly 19,000 get jabs in Noida, Ghaziabad

As many as 8,996 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 across 92 centres in Gautam Budh Nagar on Friday.

17 Apr 2021 5:55 pm
Water supply in Delhi areas likely to remain hit for a week

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday said water supply in parts of the capital is likely to remain affected for a week due to educed availability of raw water from the Upper Ganga Canal.

17 Apr 2021 5:08 pm
At 141, Delhi's highest single-day Covid toll

Even as fresh cases in the city keep posting grim new records, deaths due to the infection have also shot up dramatically. On Friday, the city reported 141 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, its highest single day toll.

17 Apr 2021 9:28 am
NE Delhi riots: Two get bail on ground of parity

After it came on record that 15 men had been granted bail in a northeast Delhi riots case, a city court granted bail to two men on the ground of parity.

17 Apr 2021 8:21 am
Jobless man kills father for Rs 50 in northwest Delhi

A man stabbed his 70-year-old father to death after the latter refused to lend him Rs 50 in northwest Delhis Bharat Nagar on Thursday. Police said the accused was unemployed and often demanded money from his father.

17 Apr 2021 8:01 am
Weekend curfew: Delhi Metro to run at reduced frequency

This weekend, the Delhi Metro network will have 1,600 train trips per day as against nearly 5,000 daily trips on a usual weekend.

17 Apr 2021 7:54 am
Delhi: This weekend, home is your world

The weekend curfew aimed at breaking the Covid-19 infection chain means that unless you have a valid emergency or you fall in an exempted category, you cant step out of your house till 5am on Monday.

17 Apr 2021 7:50 am
Delhi dust storm: Woman killed, daughter hurt

A 37-year-old woman died while her minor daughter and another man were injured after a tin sheet allegedly fell on them in southwest Delhi's Palam area on Friday during a dust storm, police said.

17 Apr 2021 1:55 am
Delhi sees 19,486 Covid-19 cases, 141 deaths

Delhi on Friday recorded the biggest single-day jump of 19,486 fresh Covid-19 cases and 141 deaths due to the disease, according to data shared by the health department.

17 Apr 2021 12:46 am
Those appearing for exams won't require passes

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday had announced a curfew this weekend and the closure of malls, gymnasiums and auditoriums till April 30 as part of sweeping restrictions to break the chain of the Covid-19 infection in the city.

16 Apr 2021 9:31 pm
Covid-19: Set up helplines for beds, says LG

The LG asked Chief Secretary Vijay Dev to ensure setting up of helplines that inform availability of beds in hospitals apart from displaying the same on government portals. He also directed to set up help desks to assist patients and attendants in every hospital, the official said.

16 Apr 2021 9:04 pm
10 IAS officers to work as as nodal officers

The Delhi government on Friday appointed 10 IAS officers as odal officers for Covid-19 hospitals run by it and asked them to work from the health care facility they have been assigned.

16 Apr 2021 5:55 pm
Dust storm hits Delhi; brings relief

The dust storm hit Delhi around 4 pm. The wind speed was 50 kilometres per hour. A hailstorm is also likely, said Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre.

16 Apr 2021 5:55 pm
Delhi weekend curfew: How to apply for e-passes

In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced weekend curfew -- from 10pm on Friday till 5am on Monday. The CM said that all non-essential services will be prohibited during the period.

16 Apr 2021 4:27 pm
Weekend curfew in Delhi: What's closed, what's not

Delhi will live under a curfew this weekend, largely indoors from 10pm on Friday till 5am on Monday chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday in an effort to check the alarming surge in Covid cases.

16 Apr 2021 12:43 pm