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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (HT PHOTO)

Arvind Kejriwal to address media, could ease Delhi's Covid-19 lockdown

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 10:17 AM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a virtual press conference at 12pm on Saturday, his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) tweeted.
The weathermen forecast thunderstorm with rain during the day.(ANI Photo)
The weathermen forecast thunderstorm with rain during the day.(ANI Photo)

Delhi records minimum temperature of 23.8 degree Celsius; rain likely

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 09:58 AM IST
According to MeT officials, the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 35 degrees Celsius on Sunday.
Firefighting operation underway in Madanpur Khadar area near Kalindi Kunj.(ANI)
Firefighting operation underway in Madanpur Khadar area near Kalindi Kunj.(ANI)

6 fire tenders rushed as fire breaks out near Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 04:25 AM IST
At least six fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to carry out fire fighting operations to douse the blaze.
A man walking past a closed bakery in Connaught Place during a Covid-19 induced lockdown, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)
A man walking past a closed bakery in Connaught Place during a Covid-19 induced lockdown, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

Delhi restaurants may reopen with 50% capacity from Monday

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 02:37 AM IST
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to announce the new set of relaxations on Sunday afternoon, said officials.
Under the scheme, which was implemented on June 5, each beneficiary gets 4kg wheat and 1kg rice.(AFP)
Under the scheme, which was implemented on June 5, each beneficiary gets 4kg wheat and 1kg rice.(AFP)

Delhi govt places fresh order to streamline distribution of food grains scheme

By Sweta Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 05:26 AM IST
Over the past two weeks, beneficiaries faced a lot of problems with the distribution centres running out of food grains due to huge demand.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a video press conference, in New Delhi.(HT_PRINT)
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a video press conference, in New Delhi.(HT_PRINT)

High risk of third Covid wave, preparing on war footing: CM

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 01:21 AM IST
The Delhi government plans to set up 57 oxygen generation plants with a total capacity of 64MT, which will generate 35,000 litres of oxygen per minute, data seen by HT showed.
 Commuters make their way during rain as Monsoon hits many parts of the city.(PTI file photo)
Commuters make their way during rain as Monsoon hits many parts of the city.(PTI file photo)

Pre-monsoon showers likely in Delhi from Saturday night, says Met dept

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 01:25 AM IST
New Delhi: Parts of Delhi are likely start receiving pre-monsoon showers from late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, coupled with dust storms, the India Meteorological Department said
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)

Sisodia demands full-tax waiver on Covid items at GST meet

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 01:30 AM IST
The deputy CM said ministers across several BJP-ruled states are against the suggestion of making Covid-19 medical equipment tax-free.
A nurse preparing a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre, in Garlan, western France.(AFP)
A nurse preparing a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre, in Garlan, western France.(AFP)

‘Not viable to run jab centres with 150 cap on service fee’

By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 05:07 AM IST
Several private hospitals in the Capital have shut drive-through and outreach Covid-19 vaccinations in offices and colonies, arguing that the 150 cap on service charge imposed by the Centre does not allow them to adequately recover costs involved in the inoculation process
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Five shops in Lajpat Nagar market gutted in fire, none hurt

By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 10:59 PM IST
: A massive fire broke out at a handloom shop on Veer Savarkar Marg in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar market on Saturday morning, which spread to at least four more shops and damaged goods and articles worth 7-8 crore, said fire officials and traders in the market
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Brawl leads to fears of communal tension in Bhajanpura

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 10:57 PM IST
A brawl between two neighbours in northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura led to fears of communal tension in the area on Friday night, with senior police officers holding meetings with aman committees (inter-religious peace forums) in the area to ensure the incident doesn’t escalate
South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SMCD) truck loads garbage, near Kalindi Kunj.(HT file photo)
South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SMCD) truck loads garbage, near Kalindi Kunj.(HT file photo)

SDMC floats online facility for e-waste collection

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 06:14 AM IST
E-Waste is a general term given to electronic and electrical items like computer, transformer, switches, TV, etc.
Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze in a showroom at Lajpat Nagar's Central Market area, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze in a showroom at Lajpat Nagar's Central Market area, in New Delhi.(PTI)

5 showrooms damaged in fire at Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 10:32 PM IST
Three buildings - I-19, 20 and 21 - housing mainly showrooms of garments, watch and crockery caught fire, officials said, adding that no one was inside the shops at the time of incident.
From monetary assistance to booking slots, residents of Delhi-NCR are doing it all to ensure that their domestic helps get vaccinated.
From monetary assistance to booking slots, residents of Delhi-NCR are doing it all to ensure that their domestic helps get vaccinated.

Sho(r)t of help? Denizens step up to assist house helps to get the jab

By Naina Arora, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Delhi-NCR residents have been doing their bit to ensure that their domestic staff get vaccinated, well in time. Some are extending help to book a slot whereas a few others are driving them down to the vaccination centre.
Gaurav Wasan (centre) with Baba ka Dhaba owners. (Photo: Instagram)
Gaurav Wasan (centre) with Baba ka Dhaba owners. (Photo: Instagram)

Baba ka Dhaba owner apologises to YouTuber Gaurav Wasan

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:32 PM IST
  • In the viral video shared by an Instagram handle named Dil Se Foodie, Kanta Prasad, the owner of Baba ka Dhaba can be seen saying ‘chor nahi tha Gaurav Wasan’ (Gaurav Wasan was not a thief).
The sale of platform tickets was suspended with the aim to prevent overcrowding at railway stations amid the rising Covid-19 cases. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
The sale of platform tickets was suspended with the aim to prevent overcrowding at railway stations amid the rising Covid-19 cases. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Northern Railways permits sale of platform tickets at 8 stations in Delhi

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 07:30 PM IST
  • Northern Railways general manager Ashutosh Gangal announced the resumption of the sale of platform tickets.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal interacts with people during the 'Jahaan Vote Wahin Vaccine' drive organized by Delhi Government at a School, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal interacts with people during the 'Jahaan Vote Wahin Vaccine' drive organized by Delhi Government at a School, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Third Covid wave chances real, Delhi govt preparing on war-footing: Kejriwal

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:45 PM IST
The Delhi government is also procuring oxygen tankers to aid the fight against a third wave, he said, adding that the previous wave, which in on the wane, was "very dangerous".
New Covid-19 infections in Delhi fell by 25 from Friday and with that, the test positivity rate also declined 0.01 percentage point to 0.30 per cent, (Arvind Yadav/HT)
New Covid-19 infections in Delhi fell by 25 from Friday and with that, the test positivity rate also declined 0.01 percentage point to 0.30 per cent, (Arvind Yadav/HT)

Delhi logs 213 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload drops to 3,610

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 05:50 PM IST
  • The new infections and deaths reported in Delhi on Saturday pushed the Covid-19 case tally to 1,430,884 and the toll reached 24,800, as per the data.
A medic inoculates the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during a drive-in vaccination centre at Vegas Mall, Dwarka in New Delhi.(ANI)
A medic inoculates the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during a drive-in vaccination centre at Vegas Mall, Dwarka in New Delhi.(ANI)

Delhi's 1st drive-through Covid-19 vaccination centre closes, says 'unviable'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 02:57 PM IST
  • The first Covid-19 vaccination centre established by the Delhi government in association with Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital at Vegas Mall, Sector-14, Dwarka was inaugurated on May 26.
Smoke billows from the clothing showroom as firefighters try to douse the fire on Saturday morning at Lajpat Nagar market. (Photo: Raj K Raj/ HT)
Smoke billows from the clothing showroom as firefighters try to douse the fire on Saturday morning at Lajpat Nagar market. (Photo: Raj K Raj/ HT)

Major fire breaks out at Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 12:08 PM IST
The fire was reported from a showroom in the Central Market and at least 16 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg said.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)

Evaluate Class 12 students based on past tests: Sisodia

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:42 AM IST
  • In his letter, Sisodia suggested that the students should be evaluated on the basis of their performances in Class 12 pre-boards and practical exams, Class 11 final exams, and Class 10 board exams.
Two of the five cars that were damaged in the accident on Friday morning.(Sourced)
Two of the five cars that were damaged in the accident on Friday morning.(Sourced)

Man runs over 5 with speeding truck; held

By Karn Pratap Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:38 AM IST
  • Police said a DTC bus driver blocked the road with his bus when the truck driver tried to flee the spot.
In most roads across the city, they will need to stick to the 50kmph limit and within residential localities, they cannot exceed 30kmph.(HT file photo)
In most roads across the city, they will need to stick to the 50kmph limit and within residential localities, they cannot exceed 30kmph.(HT file photo)

Checks on two-wheelers in new speed limits

By Soumya Pillai, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:05 AM IST
  • Experts and traffic officials said this is crucial since two-wheeler users account for a large proportion of road accident fatalities and the lack of explicit speed limits made enforcement of rules harder for agencies.
The stall might seem ordinary to a hurried passerby but that would be a mistake.
The stall might seem ordinary to a hurried passerby but that would be a mistake.

Delhiwale: A Green Park landmark

By Mayank Austen Soofi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 01:46 AM IST
  • A shoe repairman’s long-time stall reopens after the lockdown
A woman collecting free foodgrain as part of ration beind distributed by Delhi government at a school in Jahangirpuri, New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A woman collecting free foodgrain as part of ration beind distributed by Delhi government at a school in Jahangirpuri, New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

State govt informs SC it has launched ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme

By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:46 AM IST
  • Asked by the bench, solicitor general Tushar Mehta, who represented the Union government, said that Delhi was one of the four states which was yet to implement the scheme. But Shroff was quick to retort: “We are now implementing the scheme.”
New speed limit sign boards will be installed on the city roads soon. (Representational photo)(HT_PRINT)
New speed limit sign boards will be installed on the city roads soon. (Representational photo)(HT_PRINT)

New speed limits in Delhi for all vehicles

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:59 AM IST
This is the first significant overhaul in the city’s speed limits since 2011, and comes at a time when the police have stepped up enforcement by installing a wide network of speed traps across the city.
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HC disposes of three pleas after Delhi govt tells court it has sufficient Covaxin doses

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The Delhi government on Friday informed the Delhi high court that it has got an additional 20,000 doses of Covaxin for the 18-45 age group to administer to those awaiting the second shot
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At 24, Delhi records the lowest Covid daily fatality in 65 days

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 11:36 PM IST
Delhi on Friday reported 24 Covid-19 deaths, the lowest daily toll in 65 days, according to the data shared by Delhi government in its daily health bulletin
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Delhi govt reviews work on ramping up hospital infra as Covid cases decline

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 11:35 PM IST
With cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) currently on the decline, the Delhi government is focussing on ramping up hospital infrastructure to manage more number of patients in the event of another spike in cases of the viral infection
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