The Delhi government has issued an order making it mandatory for all residents of Delhi who visit the Kumbh in Haridwar to quarantine themselves at home for fourteen days on return. Anyone who violates the order will face legal action.
Resident doctors of Pune's Sassoon General Hospital went on strike today over the shortage of manpower at the hospital to treat the patients.
A 42-year old Tanzanian national was arrested early on Saturday and cocaine worth around Rs 1.8 crore was recovered from him at Agripada in South Mumbai, the police said.
The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today said water supply in parts of the capital is likely to remain affected for a week due to "reduced availability" of raw water from the Upper Ganga Canal.
It was a partly cloudy sky this morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling four degrees below the normal at 18.2 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting today to review the COVID-19 situation as the national capital has been witnessing an exponential rise in coronavirus cases.
Those who have a valid night curfew e-pass are not required to take a separate pass for the weekend curfew, the Delhi government said today.
The Chandigarh administration announced a weekend lockdown in the union territory from 10 pm on Friday to 5 am on Monday, in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases.
In the wake of an exponential rise in coronavirus cases in Delhi, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday directed officers to set up helplines that inform availability of beds in hospitals.
All metro trains will run with an interval of 15 minutes during the weekend curfew in the national capital, the Delhi Metro said in a tweet today. At the two sections where there is a bifurcation in the network (Noida/Vaishali section and Kirti Nagar
A tattoo on the arm of a railway accident victim helped the police trace the family of the man in Dombivili town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Thursday.
Delhi recorded a maximum of 40.5 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the highest this season so far, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The minimum temperature settled at 21.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.
Delhi recorded over 17,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday to become the worst-affected city in the country, leaving financial capital Mumbai far behind in the daily tally.
A lab technician has been arrested for allegedly issuing bogus COVID-19 negative certificates for Rs 1,000 each in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Thursday.