Levy sewerage charges on all households in Delhi: NGT

July 9, 2020

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to comply with the Supreme Court order to levy sewerage charges on all households in the national capital for discharge of untreated effluents in Yamuna. The green panel noted that 2.3 lakh people in unauthorised colonies in Delhi have not taken sewage conne | Read more|

Delhi CM Kejriwal goes into self-quarantine

June 8, 2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine and will get himself tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, officials said on Monday. They said the chief minister was feeling unwell since Sunday afternoon. | Read more|

Delhi seals borders for a week

June 1, 2020

New Delhi has sealed its borders for a week to stop the spread of coronavirus, Covid-19, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday. Kejriwal said that essential services will be exempted, while government workers can travel using their identity card. Movement will only be allowed with a pass. | Read more|

Heatwave hits India amid locust

May 27, 2020

NewDelhi, saw temperatures rise to 47.6C on Tuesday, as most of north India faced severe heatwave conditions. The heatwave, which officials say is likely to last until the weekend, comes even as the region struggles with rising Covid-19 infections and swarms of locusts that are ravaging crops. | Read more|

Over 6,500 new coronavirus cases in India

May 26, 2020

In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases since Monday 8 am,?the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases climbed to 80,722. As many as 60,490 people have recovered and one patient ha | Read more|

Corona Virus: 2nd Delhi Hospital Sealed In 24 Hours

April 26, 2020

In 24 hours a second hospital in Delhi has been sealed after 44 staff including doctors were found infected with coronavirus, officials said. Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in north-west Delhi's Jahangirpuri will remain sealed until building has been completely sanitised, officials said. Patients who are already r | Read more|

Encouraging Results On Plasma Therapy Trials: Kejriwal

April 24, 2020

As per news report of NDTV, plasma therapy trials on four coronavirus patients in Delhi have produced encouraging results, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, adding after a few more trials, his government would seek permission from the centre to use the treatment on a large scale. | Read more|