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COVID-19 recovery rate in Delhi rises to 89.84%, mortality rate declines to 2.86%, total 1,42,723 cases

COVID-19 recovery rate in Delhi rises to 89.84%, mortality rate declines to 2.86%, total 1,42,723 cases

Despite significant improvement in the COVID-19 situation in Delhi, 1,192 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the national capital on Friday (August 7, 2020).

Aug 07, 2020, 19:25 PM IST
Delhi court orders compensation of Rs 2 lakh for minor who was brutally raped in Paschim Vihar

Delhi court orders compensation of Rs 2 lakh for minor who was brutally raped in Paschim Vihar

The Tis Hazari court on Friday ordered a compensation of Rs two lakh for the minor girl who was brutally raped in Paschim Vihar area of the national capital. In a gruesome incident, the 12-year-old

Aug 07, 2020, 18:07 PM IST
Delhi rolls out electric vehicle policy to boost economy, create jobs; targets 5 lakh EV registrations in 5 years

Delhi rolls out electric vehicle policy to boost economy, create jobs; targets 5 lakh EV registrations in 5 years

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday (August 7, 2020) launched a new electric vehicle policy that aims to boost the economy, creating jobs and reduce air pollution in the national capital.

Aug 07, 2020, 13:44 PM IST
Delhi liquor shops to remain open for one more hour

Delhi liquor shops to remain open for one more hour

The Delhi government has extended timings for opening of liquor shops in the national capital by one hour, the move will also help increase the government's revenue, an official said.

Aug 07, 2020, 11:18 AM IST
Delhi Police arrests man accused of raping, critically injuring minor in Paschim Vihar

Delhi Police arrests man accused of raping, critically injuring minor in Paschim Vihar

The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a man accused in the brutal rape of a 12-year-old girl in Paschim Vihar area. The accused was identified on the basis of CCTV footage and has a criminal record.

Aug 07, 2020, 00:27 AM IST
Delhi records 1,299 new coronavirus cases; COVID-19 tally reaches 1,41,531, death toll rises to 4,059

Delhi records 1,299 new coronavirus cases; COVID-19 tally reaches 1,41,531, death toll rises to 4,059

Despite significant improvement in COVID-19 situation in the national capital, Delhi recorded 1,299 fresh cases of coronavirus infection on Thursday (August 6, 2020). With this, Delhi’s COVID-19

Aug 06, 2020, 19:30 PM IST
India's COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 67.62%; fatality rate drops to 2.07%: Health Ministry

India's COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 67.62%; fatality rate drops to 2.07%: Health Ministry

The total number of recoveries among COVID-19 patients in India has jumped to 13,28,336, pushing the recovery rate to 67.62 per cent on Thursday, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to

Aug 06, 2020, 18:30 PM IST
Delhi minor brutal rape: CM Arvind Kejriwal visits AIIMS, announces Rs 10 lakh aid to family

Delhi minor brutal rape: CM Arvind Kejriwal visits AIIMS, announces Rs 10 lakh aid to family

CM Kejriwal said that after meeting the doctors, he was told that the next 48 hours are crucial for the girl. He asserted that he also spoke to Police Commissioner S N Srivastava, adding that the

Aug 06, 2020, 18:10 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sends fresh proposal to L-G Anil Baijal, seeks permission to reopen hotels, gyms, weekly markets

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sends fresh proposal to L-G Anil Baijal, seeks permission to reopen hotels, gyms, weekly markets

The Kejriwal government said that in accordance with the Unlock 3.0 guidelines issued by the Centre, the time is right to take the decision to allow such establishments in Delhi.

Aug 06, 2020, 17:31 PM IST
Delhi gangster who spread terror by putting up posters, held in Haryana

Delhi gangster who spread terror by putting up posters, held in Haryana

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested gangster Ankit Gujjar who has committed eight murders, and his accomplice Anil from Jhajjar in Haryana.

Aug 06, 2020, 08:32 AM IST
Delhi HC rejects PIL seeking directions to waive off school tuition fee amid coronavirus-induced lockdown

Delhi HC rejects PIL seeking directions to waive off school tuition fee amid coronavirus-induced lockdown

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 1, 2020) refused to entertain public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Delhi government to take steps to waive off the school tuition fee

Aug 04, 2020, 13:58 PM IST
Over Rs 1.62 crores sent to Tahir Hussain, Ishrat Jahan from Gulf countries ahead of Delhi riots

Over Rs 1.62 crores sent to Tahir Hussain, Ishrat Jahan from Gulf countries ahead of Delhi riots

According to reports, Tahir spent around Rs 1.29 crores out of Rs 1.32 crores he received while Saifi received over Rs 6.23 lakhs. Ishrat Jahan received around Rs 5 lakhs, Rehman got Rs 5.55 lakhs

Aug 04, 2020, 13:48 PM IST
Petition filed in Delhi High Court against functioning of online pathology lab

Petition filed in Delhi High Court against functioning of online pathology lab

The  PIL demanded the court to hear the matter on an urgent basis and it holds large public interest. 

Aug 04, 2020, 13:37 PM IST
Man finds lizard in sambar at a top Delhi restaurant; case registered

Man finds lizard in sambar at a top Delhi restaurant; case registered

The incident took place at Saravana Bhavan in the posh market area. Saravana Bhavan is a restaurant that is usually seen packed with people for its famous high-end eateries. 

Aug 03, 2020, 09:12 AM IST
Tahir Hussain confesses of masterminding northeast Delhi riots, says 'wanted to teach lessons'

Tahir Hussain confesses of masterminding northeast Delhi riots, says 'wanted to teach lessons'

Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain is accused along with 10 others in northeast Delhi violence; and murder of an Intelligence Bureau employee Ankit Sharma in Chand Bagh.

Aug 02, 2020, 21:51 PM IST
Amar Singh's mortal remains brought from Singapore to Delhi; to be taken to Chattarpur farmhouse

Amar Singh's mortal remains brought from Singapore to Delhi; to be taken to Chattarpur farmhouse

The mortal remains of former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, who passed away on Saturday (August 1) in Singapore due to kidney-related ailments, was on Sunday brought to

Aug 02, 2020, 19:41 PM IST
High Court to hear plea directing Delhi government to waive off school fee on August 4

High Court to hear plea directing Delhi government to waive off school fee on August 4

According to the petition, the impact of COVID-19 is building by the day, supply chains are being significantly disrupted and businesses` rights and obligations under contracts are coming into sharp

Aug 02, 2020, 14:11 PM IST
Umar Khalid, former JNU student and activist, grilled for 3 hours in Delhi riots case, mobile phone seized

Umar Khalid, former JNU student and activist, grilled for 3 hours in Delhi riots case, mobile phone seized

In more trouble for former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and activist Umar Khalid, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has grilled him in connection with the communal riots in February.

Aug 01, 2020, 21:32 PM IST
1118 new COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths in past 24 hours in Delhi; containment zones down to 496

1118 new COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths in past 24 hours in Delhi; containment zones down to 496

At least 1118 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the past 24 hours, the Delhi Health Department said on Saturday. During this period, 1201 people successfully recovered from the

Aug 01, 2020, 20:22 PM IST
Delhi Police arrest driver who ran over cop last week

Delhi Police arrest driver who ran over cop last week

A 28-year-old driver, who ran over Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sanket Kaushil last week, has been arrested, Delhi Police said on Saturday. Kaushil had lost his life in the accident.

Aug 01, 2020, 14:45 PM IST