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Delhi govt turns 11 schools into night shelters

New Delhi | March 31, 2020 1:41:40 AM IST
The Delhi government on Monday said that it has converted 11 schools into night shelters, in a bid accommodate the migrant workers who are leaving Delhi towards their homes in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, amid the three-week nationwide lockdown imposed to pre... read..
 

Hire private vehicles for health officials: Delhi to hospitals

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
The Delhi government has asked city hospitals to hire private vehicles as per requirement for providing transportation to health officials till April 14, due to lack of public transport amid the national lockdown.... read..
 

Delhi converts 11 schools into night shelters for migrants

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
The Delhi government has converted 11 schools into night shelters to enable the board and lodging of migrant workers rendered without work amidst the countrywide lockdown.... read..
 

'All Delhi students up to Class 8 to be promoted to next standard'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM IST
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that all students of the national capital up to Class VIII will be promoted to the next standard under the no detention policy of the Right to Education Act.... read..
 

Those without curfew passes will be quarantined: Delhi L-G

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday said if anyone is found on the roads without a curfew pass, they would be picked up and sent to the nearest shelter to be quarantined.... read..
 

COVID-19: New Delhi's JLN Stadium to be used for quarantine

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium will be used as a quarantine facility to house patients infected by the coronavirus pandemic. The District Magistrate in its order to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday morning had requisited the complex for... read..
 

Delhi govt to provide ration to non-ration card holders

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the government is exploring the option of providing ration to non-ration card holders as well amid the lockdown in the city in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.... read..
 

Delhi government orders FIR against Nizamuddin Maulana

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Delhi government on Monday has directed the police to register an FIR against Maulana Saad Kandalwi of Nizamuddin Markaz after several cases of suspected coronavirus were found in the Nizamuddin area.... read..
 

Delhi Police rescue an Assamese woman stuck due to lockdown

By Ravi Jalhotra

New Delhi | March 31, 2020 1:41:46 AM IST
The Delhi Police have rescued a woman, who got stuck in the city due to the lockdown.... read..
 

Delhi govt to ask police to register FIR against Maulana of Nizamuddin Markaz

New Delhi | March 31, 2020 1:41:44 AM IST
The Delhi government will ask the police to register an FIR against the Maulana of Markaz in Nizamuddin area as some people have shown symptoms of coronavirus after taking part in a religious gathering there.... read..
 

6 Telangana persons who attended religious prayer in Delhi die due to COVID-19

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 31, 2020 1:41:41 AM IST
Six persons from Telangana who attended a religious prayer meeting from March 13-15 at Markaz in the Nizamuddin area of Delhi, have died of coronavirus, Telangana Chief Minister's office (CMO) said on Monday.... read..
 

Delhi Police Sub-Inspector donates Rs 1 lakh to PM's relief fund

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 6:11:27 PM IST
Senior Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police Rajinder Malik on Monday made a contribution of Rs 1 lakh to the Prime Minister's relief fund in a bid to tackle the menace of coronavirus in the country.... read..
 

AWWA gives 1000 lunch packets for Delhi migrant workers

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 9:11:36 PM IST
The Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) on Monday gave 1000 lunches to the representatives of Delhi government, who will distribute these food packets among migrant labourers.... read..
 

Efforts underway to provide food, accommodation to riot victims: Delhi govt tells HC

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:41:47 PM IST
The AAP government on Monday informed the Delhi High Court that officials are making all efforts to help the riot victims in the north-east district in the national capital by providing them food and medicine amid the nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

Delhi Police lends helping hand to senior citizens amid coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 3:11:39 PM IST
As the national capital battles the deadly coronavirus, the Delhi police personnel have taken it upon themselves to ensure that senior citizens stay safe.... read..
 

Vegetables discarded at Delhi's Ghazipur Mandi amid lockdown

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:43 PM IST
The Ghazipur vegetable market in Delhi witnessed a decrease in footfall of customers amid nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the Covid-19.... read..
 

Bar Council Delhi approaches HC to ensure advocates aren't shunted out of rented accommodation

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:35 PM IST
The Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on Monday approached Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre, Delhi government and Delhi Police to ensure that no advocate is shunted out of their rented accommodation for failing to pay monthly rent.... read..
 

IndiGo, SpiceJet operate special Delhi-Jodhpur flights (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Airline majors IndiGo and SpiceJet on Sunday operated two relief flights from Delhi to Jodhpur.... read..
 

Delhi govt to provide accommodation to doctors on COVID-19 duty at Hotel Lalit

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 5:41:31 PM IST
Delhi government has adopted a new arrangement for ensuring the safety of doctors who are at the frontline in the battle againt COVID-19.... read..
 

No movement except for essential services: Delhi LG

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has directed DMs and DCPs to ensure there is no movement of people except for availing essential services in the national capital during the 21-day lockdown.... read..
 

AQI 'satisfactory' in Delhi; clear sky

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
The nation capital on Monday witnessed a clear sky with the AQI recorded in the 'satisfactory' category at 58.... read..
 

COVID-19 lockdown: Delhi Drug Traders Association distributes food to needy

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:11:27 PM IST
Amid nationwide lockdown, the Delhi Drug Traders Association on Monday distributed food among the needy at Bhagirath Palace here.... read..
 

Delhi court extends police custody of suspended J-K DSP till April 3

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:11:35 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday extended the police custody of suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh till April 3 in connection with a case pertaining to planning terrorist attacks in the country.... read..
 

Delhi's Nehru Stadium to be converted into a quarantine centre for Covid-19 patients

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:41:34 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will hand over Nehru Stadium to the Delhi government to be used as a quarantine center for Covid-19 patients.... read..
 

Food centre for migrant workers at Delhi municipal school

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:11:36 PM IST
A municipal corporation school located in Sewa Nagar East was sanitised on Monday as a food centre will be set up here for migrant workers in the city.... read..
 

Delhi HC directs Centre to contact students stranded in Bangladesh, ensure amenities

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 6:11:29 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the central government to contact the Indian students stranded in Bangladesh amid the coronavirus lockdown and ensure they are getting basic amenities and medical attention.... read..
 

Stay at home, maintain social distancing to fight COVID-19: Delhi L-G

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 5:11:49 PM IST
Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijlal on Monday interacted with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other senior officers to discuss further measures needed to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the national capital.... read..
 

PIL in Delhi HC seeks medical, life insurance for journalists

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 3:11:46 PM IST
A public interest litigation (PIL) was on Monday moved in Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Central government to provide medical and life insurance to journalists, reporters and other media persons of at least Rs 50 lakh each.... read..
 

COVID-19 : SKV in Delhi's Ghazipur converted to temporary shelter home for migrant workers

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 9:11:38 AM IST
Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Ghazipur has been converted to a temporary shelter home by the Delhi government to accommodate homeless and migrant workers amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

400 people were part of religious gathering in Nizamuddin, says Delhi Police official

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:41:42 PM IST
Around 400 people were part of the religious gathering at Markaz building in Nizamuddin amid the coronavirus lockdown, said a senior Delhi Police official on Monday.... read..
 

Notices served for holding religious gathering in Nizamuddin: Delhi Police

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:11:30 PM IST
South Eastern District DCP RP Meena on Monday said that notices have been served for holding a religious gathering in Nizamuddin during the coronavirus lockdown and the matter will be examined further.... read..
 

All possible help being provided to Indian citizens abroad, Centre tells Delhi HC

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:41:37 PM IST
The Central government on Monday informed the Delhi High Court that all possible help with regards to accommodation, food and medical aid is being provided to all citizens of India who are abroad and who get in touch with the respective Consulates and Emb... read..
 

Senior Delhi officials face action for messing up Covid-19 situation

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
Two senior Delhi government officials were suspended from duty for failing to control the mass exodus of migrant population from the city and inept handling of the crowd, and an explanation sought from two others, an official statement said on Sunday.... read..
 

Covid-19 positive cases cross 1,000 mark in India, Delhi sees 23 more

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The total tally of coronavirus cases in India crossed the 1,000 mark on Sunday to reach 1,024, with Delhi saw spike of 23 cases in a single day, the Union Health Ministry said.... read..
 

COVID-19: 25 new cases in Delhi, total rises to 97

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:41:34 PM IST
With 25 new cases of COVID-19 being reported on Sunday, the number of people who have tested positive for the lethal infection in the national capital has risen to 97.... read..
 

Ensure advocates are not made to vacate rented accommodations : BCD approaches Delhi HC

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 10:41:31 AM IST
Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) has approached Delhi High Court seeking directions to Centre, Delhi government and Delhi police to ensure that no advocate should be made to vacate their rented accommodations on account of failure to pay monthly rent.... read..
 

85 suspected COVID-19 cases admitted to Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:11:31 AM IST
At least 85 possible COVID-19 cases were admitted at Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, informed the hospital officials.... read..
 

AIIMS Delhi trauma centre converted into COVID-19 dedicated hospital

General News | March 30, 2020 11:41:36 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, is reshaping its Apex Trauma Centre complex into a dedicated hospital for treatment of Coronavirus patients.... read..
 

UP govt designates JPSI Sports City to house migrants returning from Delhi

Gautam Buddh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) | March 30, 2020 4:41:30 AM IST
JPSI (Jaypee Sports International Ltd) Sports City on Yamuna Expressway have been designed as shelter homes by Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate BN Singh in order to house the migrants fleeing to the state from the national capital.... read..
 

Delhi doctors, nurses to work continuously for 14 days

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi government has directed the hospitals to allow doctors, nurses and para-medical staff to work for 14 days continuously, followed by a two-week break.... read..
 

Stay home, maintain social distancing to fight COVID-19: Delhi LG

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Monday reviewed the preparedness on coronavirus and said the fight against COVID-19 rests on two pillars -- staying at home and social distancing.... read..
 

Delhi govt to provide accommodation to doctors in Hotel Lalit

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi government has decided to provide accommodation to the doctors working in the Lok Nayak and G.B. Pant Hospitals at Hotel Lalit.... read..
 

We are fighting just like Army on borders: Delhi doctor on 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 1:11:35 PM IST
We are battling COVID-19 just like Army fights on the borders, a doctor from Safdarjung Hospital said during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.... read..
 

Govt officials in UP's Gorakhpur screened people who arrived from Delhi

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | March 29, 2020 4:11:28 PM IST
Government officials on Sunday recorded temperatures of people and were stamped who arrived from Delhi here before allowing them to board buses for their destination in district.... read..
 

COVID-19: Holy mass suspended at Delhi's Sacred Heart Cathedral

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 12:11:28 PM IST
As a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19, the Sacred Heart Cathedral in the national capital has suspended all holy masses and congregations till further notice.... read..
 

Delhi govt pulls up socks to accommodate migrants during lockdown, converts schools into shelter homes

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 4:41:39 PM IST
The Delhi government has converted several schools into shelter homes to accommodate migrant workers to stop their exodus in the face of the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.... read..
 

Walking from Delhi to MP, man dies in Agra

Agra |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
A 39-year-old man, who had walked almost 200 kilometers from Delhi to reach his home in Morena in Madhya Pradesh, collapsed and died in Agra on Saturday.... read..
 

Delhi government to pay rent if tenants fail to do so: Kejriwal

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 8:41:37 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to the landlords not to force tenants to pay rent for two to three months, stating that his government will pay for the rent if tenants fail to do so.... read..
 

Delhi-NCR-based company launches initiative to cater needs of elders amid lockdown

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 4:41:31 AM IST
A Delhi-NCR based company has decided to launch 'Mission Elderly First' to cater to the daily needs of the senior citizens like groceries and medicine at the doorstep amid ongoing nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

Delhi deploys 570 buses to drop migrants to border

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Delhi government on Saturday said 570 buses have been deployed to drop migrants to the Uttar Pradesh border, expecting the Yogi Adityanath government to press buses in the neighbouring state.... read..
 

Delhi corona patient count 49; 2nd death reported

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
With nine new coronavirus cases and one death in the last 24 hours, the total number of people tested positive in Delhi has reached 49 on Saturday.... read..
 
 
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