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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Doctors in Delhi see jump in breathing issues amid COVID-19, pollution

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Top doctors in New Delhi are reporting a jump in respiratory problems among its residents, coinciding with the onset of peak pollution season in India’s capital and raising concerns More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, October 16th, 2020

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix of pollution, COVID-19

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Families in Delhi with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma are stocking up on oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeters, fearing that the city’s worsening air quality will make More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, October 12th, 2020

Bihar minister dies of post-COVID-19 complications at 55

Patna, Oct 12 (PTI) Bihar minister for backward and extremely backward class welfare Vinod Kumar Singh died on Monday at a hospital in Delhi due to post-COVID-19 complications, family sources said. He was 55. Bihar More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Delhi govt will issue directions for usage of ‘green’ firecrackers: Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) The AAP government will soon issue directions allowing the sale and purchase of only “green” firecrackers in the national capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai has said. Environment More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

UGC declares 24 universities as fake; maximum from UP followed by Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday announced a list of 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country, terming them as “fake” with the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Delhi’s oldest graveyard clears space to bury coronavirus dead

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Workers were clearing undergrowth from wasteland on Tuesday to add 400 graves to the Indian capital’s oldest functioning cemetery beside the ruins of historic city walls, as the death More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia diagnosed with dengue

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was diagnosed with dengue on Thursday, a day after he was hospitalised due to COVID-19, sources said here. They said the More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Experts believe second wave of COVID-19 at peak in Delhi, its intensity will reduce in coming days: Kejriwal

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the experts believe the second wave of coronavirus is on the peak in the national capital and its intensity will More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Delhi seeing COVID-19 surge due to not wearing masks, violation of social distancing norms: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 20 (PTI) Careless attitude of people in wearing masks and following social distancing norms is leading to a surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, experts said on Sunday. Hospital admissions More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 18th, 2020

COVID-19: Schools to remain closed for students in Delhi till Oct 5

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Delhi government on Friday announced that all schools will remain closed for students till October 5 in the national capital amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools across the More...