Sanjeevani booti for reviving economy: Chadha hails CM

Sanjeevani booti for reviving economy: Chadha hails CM

Friday, 31 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national spokesperson Raghav Chadha on Thursday welcomed the Delhi government’s move to slash Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel in Delhi by Rs 8.36 per litre and described the move as “Sanjeevani booti” Chadha said “This step will not only bring a huge relief to the people...

CM orders delinking of hotels used as Covid facilities

Thursday, 30 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Chief Minister on Wednesday announced to delink hotels that were recently attached with dedicated Covid-19 hospitals as there has been a decline in the number of active cases of the novel coronavirus in the last few days in the city. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said all beds in such...

Railways sets 3.13 million tonnes freight loading record

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Indian Railways achieved more freight loading compared with last year despite the challenges amid the Covid-19 pandemic crisis on Tuesday. The freight loading on Monday was 3.13 million tonnes, higher than last year for the same date, the Indian Railways said. Of the 1,039 rakes loaded, 76 carried grain, 67 fertilizer,...

‘Need to cover infertility treatment under schemes like Ayushman Bharat’

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

nLeading gynecologists and infertility specialists stressed the need to cover infertility treatment under schemes like Ayushman Bharat as among 300 million reproductive couples in India, about 10 per cent of them have problems that require IVF (vitro fertilization). The observation came at the day-long ‘India IVF Summit’ by ‘Integrated Health and...

Man held for duping diplomat, others

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police has arrested a man who had allegedly duped a senior diplomat as well as multiple other innocent persons across the country for amounts over a crore rupees in the national Capital. The accused has been identified as Akram, a resident of Shaheen Bagh area. According to Atul Kumar Thakur,...

Depressed police head constable shoots self

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 34-year-old Delhi Police head constable allegedly shot himself dead with his service pistol on Tuesday in south Delhi's Lado Sarai area. The Head constable identified as Sanjay was posted at the Saket Police Station. According to a senior police official, Sanjay shot himself with his service pistol. “Police found no suicide note...

Kejriwal reviews PWD’s project

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday reviewed a Public Works Department’s  ( PWD’s ) project of  redesigning of seven roads in Delhi on the lines of European cities and directed officials for the detailed report within three weeks. During the meeting with PWD officials, Kejriwal gave directions for all 100-foot-wide...

Cong demands action against SHO for his rude behaviour

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Congress has written to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastav about the high-handed action by the Civil Lines Police Station SHO against the Congress leaders during a demonstration held on Monday by the party. Kishan said that the Congress demonstrations are always peaceful and adhere to...

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