Delhi Police girds up to stop kisan from entering Capital

Delhi Police girds up to stop kisan from entering Capital

Friday, 27 November 2020 | SHEKHAR SINGH | NEW DELHI

Sand-laden trucks, barbed wires, boulder barricades ready to stop marching farmers Ready to maintain law and order situation in view of the “Delhi Chalo” protest march by farmers against the Centre’s new farm laws, the Delhi Police personnel have been deployed in large numbers in the border areas of the national...

Kejriwal calls all-party meet on Covid

Kejriwal calls all-party meet on Covid

Thursday, 19 November 2020 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi has seen a spurt in number of cases in last couple of weeks; over 660 ICU beds to be added in various Delhi Government hospitals soon Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the national Capital, which has been...

Delhi plans to shut down markets to contain Covid

Delhi plans to shut down markets to contain Covid

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Seeks Centre’s permission, suggests 50 people cap on wedding functions In view of alarming surge in coronavirus cases in the national Capital, the Delhi Government on Tuesday sent a proposal to the Centre seeking power to shut down markets which may emerge as Covid hotspots. In another proposal sent to the Lieutenant-Governor...

After Delhi, J’khand, Odisha put curbs on Chhath

After Delhi, J’khand, Odisha put curbs on Chhath

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Given the Covid-19 situation, millions of devotees will not be able to perform Chhath Puja after Jharkhand and Odisha Governments followed Delhi in prohibiting congregation and religious ceremony on the banks of rivers, ponds and other public water bodies. The festival dedicated to Sun God, Chhath Puja is mainly celebrated by...

A beautiful mind no more

A beautiful mind no more

Monday, 16 November 2020 | Rinku Ghosh | New Delhi

Soumitro Chatterjee was much beyond the many talents he was defined by — an actor, theatreperson, writer, essayist, poet, elocutionist and thought leader. And will and should be remembered for the rare human being he was, hosting everyone in his modest study, surrounded with books, and willing to give you...

Delhi-NCR air very poor; favourable wind from Sun

Delhi-NCR air very poor; favourable wind from Sun

Saturday, 14 November 2020 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

There is no respite for Delhiites from poor air quality as on Friday the national Capital recorded its air quality in the “very poor” category and it is likely to become “severe” on Diwali night, according to Government agencies. Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 339. It was...

Jab We Met actor Asif hangs self at Dharamshala home

Jab We Met actor Asif hangs self at Dharamshala home

Friday, 13 November 2020 | PNS | Shimla

Bollywood actor Asif Basra allegedly committed suicide on Thursday at his palatial rented residence in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. The 53-year-old actor committed suicide by hanging himself with a leash of his pet dog around 12-12.30 on Thursday, Superintendent of Police Vimukt Ranjan told the mediapersons. No suicide note has been recovered,...

Amid celebration, Nitish’s silence baffling

Amid celebration, Nitish’s silence baffling

Thursday, 12 November 2020 | Navin Upadhyay | New Delhi

There has been little celebration in the Janata Dal(U) camp in Bihar and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has not even reacted to the poll result even as “Big Brother” BJP has kept reaffirming he will continue to be Chief Minister. Nitish’s silence is baffling. It was expected that having survived a...

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