Coronavirus: The Delhi government on Friday recommended lifting of weekend curfews - from 10 pm Fridays to 5 am Mondays - in the national capital in view of declining Covid cases.
The Delhi forest department has exempted an area of 6.63 hectares for the construction of the Vice-President Enclave under the Central Vista redevelopment project and 396 trees will be transplanted from the project site.
With an aim to improve its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan this year, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to make five of its popular markets, including Greater Kailash-1 and 2, completely free of single-use-plastic, officials said.
A healthy person's stool recently helped cure a 78-year-old man here suffering from persistent diarrhoea along with bleeding.
After burning for 50 years, the eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate lawns will be extinguished forever. The torch will now be merged with the National War Memorial's torch at a programme today, days ahead of the Republic Day.
The Delhi government on Thursday capped the cost of conventional RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 detection in private hospitals and labs at Rs 300, a 40 per cent reduction from the earlier rate, according to an order.
Delhi was engulfed in a blanket of fog on Thursday morning with the weather office predicting light rain and shallow fog on Friday even as the city's maximum temperature settled at 19.1 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
With a blanket of dense fog engulfing the national capital on Thursday morning leading to poor visibility, several Delhi-bound trains were delayed, informed the Northern Railway.
The air quality in the national capital on Thursday remained in the 'very poor' category according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).
Delhi riots: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced Dinesh Yadav - the first person convicted in connection with violent riots that swept the national capital in February 2020 - to five years in jail.
A 30-year-old woman and her four children died after allegedly inhaling toxic smoke from an 'angithi' (stove) kept in their room in Shahdara's Seemapuri area on Wednesday, police said.
In view of Republic Day, the historic Red Fort will remain closed for people for five days from January 22-26 due to security reasons, police said on Wednesday.
In a bizarre incident, an inmate of Delhi's Tihar jail swallowed a mobile phone to hide it from authorities. It was later removed after successul surgery.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today said the government will monitor the COVID-19 situation for three to four days to confirm the trend of positivity rate before reviewing the curbs in the national capital.