Deadline for second sero survey extended till Aug 7 – delhi news

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Share The results of Delhi’s second serological survey for Covid-19 are likely to be announced by August 10, senior government officials said on Tuesday even as the deadline for the collection of samples was extended by two days till August 7. Around 15,000 blood samples – half of which will be from people between the…Read moreRead more

Why is Delhi govt resisting court monitoring of testing in city, asks HC – delhi news

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Share The Delhi high court on Tuesday said it did not understand the reason for the Delhi government’s “resistance” to the courts monitoring from time to time the ramping up of Covid-19 testing in the city. The remark came after the Delhi government told the court that issues raised (by other pleas) have already been…Read moreRead more

Check unusual immune response to reduce Covid deaths, says panel – delhi news

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Share   All government hospitals must make provisions for conducting an expensive test to check the IL-6 levels of patients with coronavirus disease (Covid-19), suggested four panels set up by the Delhi government to review the clinical management of patients and deaths due to the disease at 11 hospitals. IL-6, or interleukin-6, is a pro-inflammatory…Read moreRead more

Agreement in place to install smog tower at Anand Vihar – delhi news

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Share The Centre has formalised an agreement for setting up the first smog tower in Delhi on an experimental basis at Anand Vihar to curb rising air pollution. The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has entered a tripartite agreement on July 30 with IIT-Bombay, the technical supervisor of the project, and Tata…Read moreRead more

Delhiwale: Meanwhile, in his little Kerala… – delhi news

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Share How lovely it would be to meet someone whose life hasn’t been altered by the coronavirus! A life that is still going on unhindered, as always, more or less. Well, then meet Suresh S Nair of Ambadi grocery store, in Gurugram’s Old Railway Road. “Yes, the business is the same as before,” he confirms,…Read moreRead more

PM leaves for Ayodhya to lay foundation stone of Ram temple – delhi news

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Share Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning left for Ayodhya where he will lay the foundation stone of Ram temple. The Prime Minister’s Office shared a picture of Modi boarding an Air Force plane. He was dressed in traditional dhoti-kurta. “PM Narendra Modi leaves for Ayodhya,” the PMO tweeted. A helicopter would fly him…Read moreRead more

Independence Day 2020: Wear your love for the nation on your face mask – delhi news

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Share Face masks have become an indispensible part of our lives, and an essential item that we just can’t afford to miss wearing. But this shouldn’t hamper the enthusiasm of any celebration, right? So as Independence Day (August 15) approaches, masks in patriotic themes and taglines have started ruling over social media. Manufacturers and sellers…Read moreRead more

DU gung ho about final year open book exams; students rue – delhi news

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Share Delhi University, which conducted the first phase of online mock tests in July, has started with the second phase. The open book online mock examinations will be held till August 4. While some universities have exempted final year students owing to Covid 19 precautions, no such respite seems likely for DU students. Final year…Read moreRead more

Civil services exam results: Delhi and Delhi Police have much reason to cheer – delhi news

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Share The civil services exam results are out and among those who did Delhi proud are a police constable who joined the force as a high school graduate; a woman topper whose mother encouraged her to appear for the exam and a 23-year-old man who managed to fulfil his grandfather’s much cherished dream. The Union…Read moreRead more

Car hits ice-cream vendor, three others in south Delhi – delhi news

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Share Four persons, including two women, were injured when a luxury car with a 29-year-old woman behind the wheels hit them in a ‘freak accident’ near Sapna Cinema in south Delhi’s East of Kailash on Friday night. The driver of the car, identified as Roshni Arora, was arrested for rash and negligent driving, causing injuries,…Read moreRead more