Adesh Gupta takes dig at AAP Govt for propagating false propaganda

Adesh Gupta takes dig at AAP Govt for propagating false propaganda

Sunday, 02 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Adesh Gupta has taken a dig at the Kejriwal Government for “propagating” false “propaganda” regarding distributing ration to 72 lakh ration cardholders in Delhi. Gupta said that under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKY) and National Food Security Act, the ration cardholders of...

Ask LG to allow hotels, weekly markets, Sisodia writes to Shah

Sunday, 02 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal rejected the Delhi Government’s directive to reopen hotels and permit weekly markets in Delhi under ‘Unlock 3, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has written to Home Minister Amit Shah seeking immediate directions to be issued to L-G to overturn his decision...

Police ban flying of UAVs, hot air balloons till August 15

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With Independence Day celebrations round the corner, the Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava on Friday issued an order prohibiting the flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like UAVs, paragliders, and hot air balloons in the Capital till August 15 citing security reasons. Police said that the order shall remain in force...

Tree saplings planted at Okhla Waste Water Treatment Plant

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Adhering to the spirit of afforestation, Chief Executive Officer of the Delhi Jal Board Nikhil Kumar planted fruit and medicinal tree saplings at ‘Okhla Waste Water Treatment Plant’ (WWTP). The drive started on Friday at Okhla WWTP covering an area of 12 acres with a target of 4,920 no. of medicinal...

Cong protests against SDMC’s professional tax move

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Congress workers held a demonstration outside at the Civic Centre (headquarter of municipal corporations) to protest against the BJP-ruled South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s move to impose professional tax and other taxes to put an unbearable burden on the people who are already saddled by the Covide-19 pandemic crisis. The party...

Man held with red sandalwood worth Rs 50 lakh

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police has nabbed a 44-year-old man in National Capital for allegedly smuggling red sandalwood logs, worth around Rs 50 lakh. Police said that the accused identified as Bhole Ram Kashyap, a resident of Subhash Park, had taken a godown on rent to keep the consignment in city. Red sandalwood...

1,195 new Covid cases take city’s count to 1,35,598

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With 1,195 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, the coronavirus count in the national capital reached 1,35,598. The death toll climbed 3,963 following 27 more fatalities. According to Friday’s health bulletin, which details information about the fresh cases registered in the last 24 hours, 19,091 tests (5629  RT-PCR, CBNAAT and True NAAT...

Drive held to check mosquito breeding

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In order to check the spread of dengue, malaria and chikungunya in the Capital, more than three lakh houses and five lakh water containers have been checked by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), of which 1,541 have turned out to be positive for larvae-breeding. The civic body has issued...

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