‘Let the man come to court’: Delhi HC on Sushil Kumar

The two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was arrested in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the death of another wrestler Sagar Rana. The High Court was hearing a plea to restrain the media.   New Delhi– The Delhi High Court, refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the media trial […]

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Faecal Coliform levels in Yamuna way above limits

A type of bacteria, faecal coliform is indicative of the presence of faecal material of man or animal and can result in a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Delhi: Ammar, a Delhi-based photographer, frequently visits the Yamuna shore between the Delhi-Noida Direct Flyover and Zakir Nagar, near Okhla. “I went there last year to […]

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“Seriously” Consider Waiving Custom On Black Fungus Drug: Delhi HC to Centre

At least 600 cases of black fungus have been reported in Delhi so far amidst a short supply of the Amphotericin B drug.  New Delhi– While recognizing that there is a shortage of black fungus treatment drugs in the country, the Delhi High Court asked the Centre to waive the custom duties on the drugs […]

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Over 1 crore vax doses available with states/UTs: Centre

States/UTs will receive another 48 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses within the next three days. Delhi: India’s states/UTs have substantial COVID-19 vaccine stocks available with them, said the ministry of health and family welfare. About 1,80,43,015 vaccine doses are still available with states/UTs to be administered to its populations, they said.  The press release mentions that […]

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Delhi government’s commission for OBC is MIA

A report found that the commission had not prepared any annual reports for the past 20 years. The Commission for Other Backward Classes (OBC) was found to be in “non-compliance” with the orders mandated by the finance department of the Delhi government, revealed a report tabled in March 2021 by the Delhi Legislative Assembly. The […]

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Confusion on collecting bio-medical waste puts MCD workers at risk

Home isolation patients complain that the MCD has not been collecting the waste regularly, while MCD workers have been using minimal protection on their rounds. New Delhi: After all three members of Sandeep’s family tested positive for Covid-19, they did not know they would have to take care of the piling garbage at their home […]

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Centre submits “dynamic” plan on oxygen supply, says Delhi government needs to distribute oxygen efficiently

As the Supreme Court hears the Centre’s plan to distribute oxygen in the capital, Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta makes a case that  the state government is not doing enough. DELHI- The Centre, represented by SG Tushar Mehta, submitted a plan to the Supreme Court on oxygen supply to various states,on the morning of May […]

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IFF aids victims of oxygen fraud

With the rising number of fraudulent cases across the nation, the Internet Freedom Foundation has decided to provide legal help to the common man. Bangalore: Sanjana, a lawyer at International Freedom Foundation (IFF) recently filed a complaint in Delhi against a person impersonating Cipla Foundation. “The amount of money involved is over Rs. one a […]

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Record applicants seeking jobs at Delhi Civil Defense since the pandemic

Designed to provide relief during hostile situations, especially during times of war or emergencies, Delhi Civil Defense is now an opportunity for people looking for jobs in the pandemic. Delhi: Seema* (name changed), 35, a volunteer at Delhi Civil Defense (DCD) reported on duty the day after her father expired from kidney issues. For her, […]

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Furniture Stores Struggle to Compete with Online WFH culture

In-store furniture shop owners say they have been struggling to get back on their feet post-lockdown. DELHI- Furniture sales have declined due to the work-from-home (WFH) culture caused by the pandemic, say store owners.  Tarun Juyal, whose family has a 55-year-old furniture retail business in Delhi, said, “Overall, the sales have declined by 40 – […]

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