NCR DELHI

Delhi: LG Baijal directs DMs, DCPs to ensure supply of goods and services

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil baijal has directed all district magistrates and DCPs to jointly ensure the supply chain of essential goods and services is maintained. Interacting with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi police commissioner S N Srivastava and other senior officers through video conferencing Mr Baijal said, the fight against COVID-19 rests on two pillars- … Continue reading Delhi: LG Baijal directs DMs, DCPs to ensure supply of goods and services

Delhi: All students till class 8th to be promoted; online classes for class 12 to begin in April

All the students from nursery to class 8th in Delhi will be promoted to next class under right to education. Briefing reporters in New Delhi today, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, Delhi government will begin online classes for two subjects for class 12 from first week of next month. He said all students have … Continue reading Delhi: All students till class 8th to be promoted; online classes for class 12 to begin in April

Country will fail to contain coronavirus if lockdown not followed: Delhi CM Kejriwal

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said, the country will fail to contain the coronavirus outbreak if the lockdown is not followed and urged people to stay wherever they are. Addressing a digital press conference in New Delhi today, he assured migrant workers that Delhi government has made food and boarding arrangements for them. … Continue reading Country will fail to contain coronavirus if lockdown not followed: Delhi CM Kejriwal

Delhi govt holds high-level meeting, reviews distribution of food grains during lock-down

Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain today held a high-level meeting and reviewed the distribution of food grains during the lock-down. The Minister directed the officials to ensure that sale of essential commodities is not over charged in any circumstances. He said, necessary action should be taken against those found overcharging. He asked … Continue reading Delhi govt holds high-level meeting, reviews distribution of food grains during lock-down

Grocery and essential supplies stores in Delhi will be allowed to operate 24 x 7

Grocery and essential supplies stores in Delhi will be allowed to operate 24 x 7 in Delhi as a special measure. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal said this will help in staggering customer visits and help in maintaining social distancing norms. In a joint press briefing in New Delhi today, Mr. Baijal said, all the … Continue reading Grocery and essential supplies stores in Delhi will be allowed to operate 24 x 7

Delhi Budget allocates Rs 50 Crore for Coronavirus Crisis

Education sector gets highest share of allocation in the Rs 65,000 crore budget VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI A sum of Rs 50 crore has been dedicated for tackling the coronavirus epidemic in the Rs 65,000 budget presented in Delhi Assembly today. The education sector received the highest share of allocation of ₹15,815 crore. Delhi … Continue reading Delhi Budget allocates Rs 50 Crore for Coronavirus Crisis

Corona Crisis: Delhi markets to remain closed for three days

“The markets in Delhi will remain closed on March 21, 22 and 23. The trade leaders will review the situation on the evening of March 23 and will decide actions for the future,” the Confederation of All India Traders said in a statement. AMN Markets in Delhi will remain closed for three days from tomorrow … Continue reading Corona Crisis: Delhi markets to remain closed for three days

Janta Curfew: Delhi Metro services will remain closed on Sunday

Delhi Metro services will remain closed on Sunday in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Janta Curfew on that day. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation authorities said, the move is aimed at encouraging public to stay indoors and maintain social distancing, which is essential in the fight against Covid-19.

Congress appoints Anil Chaudhary as its Delhi unit chief

AMN Congress has appointed Anil Chaudhary as its Delhi unit chief.  Abhishek Dutt, Shivani Chopra are among 5 vice-presidents named for Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee. D K Shivakumar has been appointed as chief of Congress’s Karnataka unit. 

Customer Satisfaction Survey of Delhi Metro to be held from 9th March- 5th April

The 7th online Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be held from tomorrow to 5th of April. The objective of the survey is to know what the commuters think about various aspects of Metro operations. An official release said, the survey will be conducted by the London based Transport Strategy … Continue reading Customer Satisfaction Survey of Delhi Metro to be held from 9th March- 5th April

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...