NCR DELHI

Delhi govt orders work-from-home for 50% employees

AMN / NEW DELHI Delhi government has issued work-from-home orders for 50 per cent of its employees associated with non-essential services amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital. It has also advised private establishments to follow the same practice as far as possible. Delhi chief secretary and DDMA executive committee chairman Vijay … Continue reading Delhi govt orders work-from-home for 50% employees

Covid-19 positivity rate in Delhi dipped by 5%: Arvind Kejriwal

WEB DESK Even as the national capital currently battling its third wave of the Coronavirus infection, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the Covid-19 positivity rate in the capital had dipped by 5% in as many days and attributed the decline to a number of innovations that his government had adopted in the … Continue reading Covid-19 positivity rate in Delhi dipped by 5%: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Air Quality Plunges to ‘Severe’ Category despite low Diwali Celebrations

WEB DESK Despite the cracker ban, Delhi recorded “severe” air quality on Saturday evening with stubble burning accounting for 32 per cent of the city’s PM2.5 pollution and calm winds worsening the situation as they allowed accumulation of pollutants, weather officials said. Shoppers in New Delhi had been packing markets across the country, prompting concerns … Continue reading Delhi Air Quality Plunges to ‘Severe’ Category despite low Diwali Celebrations

Commission reviews air quality scenario in NCR & adjoining areas

AMN The Commission for Air Quality Management, CAQM in National Capital Region and adjoining Areas today reviewed the air quality scenario in the region, actions taken by various agencies so far and further steps to be taken for improving the air quality. The Commission noted that future action will necessitate consultation with various stakeholders. However, … Continue reading Commission reviews air quality scenario in NCR & adjoining areas

Delhi govt to impose fine up to ₹1 lakh for bursting firecrackers

ONKAR SINGH / New Delhi .The Delhi government on Friday warned that a hefty fine could be imposed on those violating the ban. The Arvind Kejriwal-led government on November 5, imposed the ban from November 7-30 amid the spike in the number of new COVID-19 cases and worsening pollution levels. On Friday, Environment Minister Gopal … Continue reading Delhi govt to impose fine up to ₹1 lakh for bursting firecrackers

Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain in ‘very poor category’

AMN / NEW DELHI The air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain in very poor category. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi’s air quality index was recorded at 332 at 10 A.M. An Air Quality Index between 201 and 300 is considered poor, 301 to 400 very poor and 401 to 500 severe. … Continue reading Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain in ‘very poor category’

Union Home Secretary reviews COVID-19 situation in Delhi

The strategy to contain spread of COVID-19 in Delhi, especially keeping in view the festival season and decreasing temperatures accompanied by rising pollution was discussed at length. BY ONKAR SINGH Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla today reviewed the situation of COVID-19 in Delhi as part of regular process. The meeting was also attended by Dr. … Continue reading Union Home Secretary reviews COVID-19 situation in Delhi

Delhi records 5,891 new COVID-19 cases

AMN Delhi today recorded 5,891 new COVID-19 cases taking the case tally in the city to 3,81,644. With 4 thousand 4 hundred 33 recoveries today the recovery tally has touched 3 lakh 42 thousand 8 hundred 11. The National Capital today reported 47 deaths. With this the death tally has reached 6 thousand 4 hundred … Continue reading Delhi records 5,891 new COVID-19 cases

Delhi’s air quality continues to be poor

Stubble burning of neighbouring states causes concern AMN / NEW DELHI Delhi’s air quality continued to be in the ‘poor’ category today. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, SAFAR, the overall air quality index of the national capital was recorded at 303. It said, an increase in stubble burning … Continue reading Delhi’s air quality continues to be poor

Schools in Delhi to Remain Closed till October 31 Amid Covid-19 Spread

AMN / New Delhi Schools in the national capital will remain closed till October 31 because of the coronavirus spread, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced today. Schools in Delhi were earlier ordered to remain closed till October 5 while online education continues. Manish Sisodia’s tweet in Hindi translates to “All schools in Delhi will … Continue reading Schools in Delhi to Remain Closed till October 31 Amid Covid-19 Spread

SPORTS

Golf Women: Diksha, Vani, Ridhima lead field as action returns to Hero WPGT after nine months

Harpal Singh Bedi / NOIDA Hero Order of Merit leader Vani Kapoor, Diksha Dagar and Ridhima Dilawari, are am ...

Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju, AIFF Chief Praful Patel assure full support to Women football

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju today assured government's full support fo ...

خبرنامہ

بھارت نے جموں و کشمیر میں جیش محمد کے ذریعے حملے کے منصوبے پر پاکستان سے احتجاج کیا

بھارت نے جیش محمد کی طرف سے جموں و کشمیر میں دہشت گردانہحملہ ...

ٹرمپ کے حامیوں کا واشنگٹن میں مظاہرہ

واشنگٹن میں امریکی صدر ڈونلڈ ٹرمپ کے ہزاروں حامیوں نے صدارتی ...

بالائی علاقوں میں برف باری کی وجہ سے کشمیر میں اہم شاہراہ بند

جموں اور کشمیر میں کلبالائی علاقوں میں ہلکی سے اوسط درجے کی ب ...

TECH AWAAZ

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

MARQUEE

PM Modi lauds 4-year-old Mizoram girl for rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’

WEB DESK A four-year-old girl from Mizoram has charmed internet users including, Prime Minister Narendra Mo ...

Chaitanya Venkateswaran becomes British High Commissioner for a day

WEB DESK On the International Day for Girls today, an 18-year-old woman from NEW DELHI became the British ...

MEDIA

Govt requests compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month

WEB DESKInformation and Broadcasting Ministry has requested compliance of policy on FDI in digital media withi ...

Govt brings online films, audio-visual programmes, online news & current affairs content under MIB

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI Union Government has issued order bringing online films and audio-visual programmes an ...