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Month: July 2020

Fruit vendor stabbed to death by four friends
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Fruit vendor stabbed to death by four friends

The four men, who were arrested on Monday, said the vendor taunted them for depending on him for their drinking sessions after losing their livelihood amid the Covid-19 pandemic, police said. A 27-year-old fruit vendor was stabbed to death, allegedly by his four friends, at Jheel Khureji near Krishna Nagar in east Delhi on Sunday night. The four men, who were arrested on Monday, said the vendor taunted them for depending on him for their drinking sessions after losing their livelihood amid the Covid-19 pandemic, police said. The crime was captured on a CCTV camera near the crime spot. The video footage shows two men riding a scooter stopping near the roadside. They are having a discussion when three men with their faces covered arrive on a bike and attack the fruit vendor, Jitend...
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Global Covid-19 tally crosses 15 million cases
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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Global Covid-19 tally crosses 15 million cases

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Live Updates: India, the third ranked country, reported 37,724 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 648 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Coronavirus News Live Updates: The number of coronavirus infections in the world crossed 15 million Wednesday, according to Reuters tally. There are now 15,009,213 cases of Covid-19, at least triple the number of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually. The country worst hit by the pandemic is the United States, followed by Brazil. At least 616,000 people have succumbed to the disease. India, the third ranked country, reported 37,724 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 648 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 a...
Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Jhilmil area, at least 3 dead
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Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Jhilmil area, at least 3 dead

As many as 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire Three people, including two women, were killed in a massive fire at a hardware factory in the national capital on Saturday, police said  As many as 31 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire. The fire broke out at the factory manufacturing household tools and equipment in Shahdara's Jhilmil industrial area around 9 am, according to fire officials The factory is situated in a narrow lane of Jhilmil area which is making it difficult for fire trucks to reach the actual spot. The fire officials said rescue operations were underway and they were trying to ascertain if more persons were trapped in the building The cause of the fire is not yet ascertained. In January last year, 17 pe
“When Will Ads Come?”: Gautam Gambhir Targets Arvind Kejriwal On Delhi Rains
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“When Will Ads Come?”: Gautam Gambhir Targets Arvind Kejriwal On Delhi Rains

Arvind Kejriwal tweeted Sunday morning to assure Delhi residents that his government would clear waterlogged roads as soon possible New Delhi:  BJP leader Gautam Gambhir took a swipe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday, hours after heavy rain led to flooding of some roads in the city and left at least two people dead. Posting photos of people, cars and buses wading and crawling through waterlogged roads of the national capital, Mr Gambhir said: "I've head the Delhi government is planning a 'rain water harvesting' programme for public roads, like London and Paris". "When will the advertisements for these come, Chief Ministerji?" the East Delhi MP added, reigniting a long-standing row between the BJP and Delhi's ruling AAP over money spent by the latter o...
All Agencies Working On Flood Plan For Delhi, Says Manish Sisodia
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All Agencies Working On Flood Plan For Delhi, Says Manish Sisodia

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is personally monitoring the situation, Manish Sisodia told news agency ANI. New Delhi:  Hours after a house collapsed in a Central Delhi slum near ITO and a body was found floating near the Minto Bridge following heavy rainfall in the national capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that all agencies in Delhi - Public Works Department (PWD), Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Delhi Municipal Corporation and Flood Department - are working on a plan, which is in the process of execution. While talking to news agency ANI, Mr Sisodia said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is personally monitoring the situation. "All agencies including the PWD, DJB, Delhi Municipal Corporation and Flood Department are working on a flood plan. They all...
Home Ministry’s ‘Unified NCR’ helps control Covid; Delhi moves out of watch lists
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Home Ministry’s ‘Unified NCR’ helps control Covid; Delhi moves out of watch lists

New Delhi: The home ministry’s ‘unified NCR’ approach for fighting Covid-19 seems to be paying off with Delhi, for perhaps the first time, not figuring in the danger zone of any of the key coronavirus watch lists. In the week June 27-July 3, not one of Delhi’s 11 districts was among the top 15 in the list of districts registering a positivity rate of above 20%. The only district in Delhi’s vicinity on the list is Faridabad with a 23.9% positive rate as on July 3. Delhi’s positive rate is now 13.6%, still a notch above the 9.1% national average. Almost all of Delhi’s districts have been among the top 15 districts of the country with a worryingly high positivity rate for several weeks now, even surpassing hotspot Mumbai last month. Making impactMuch of the change is being attri