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A rush of people at Sadar Bazar market in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Collected over 27 crore in fines for Covid norm violations: Delhi Police to HC

By Richa Banka, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 12:21 AM IST
In a status report filed before a bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and justice Jyoti Singh on Friday, the Delhi Police said it has issued 121,230 fines for not wearing face masks in public, and 20,493 fines for flouting distancing norms.
Heavy rush of shoppers in violation of social distancing norms at Chandni Chowk market in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Heavy rush of shoppers in violation of social distancing norms at Chandni Chowk market in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

‘Crowds beyond shops not in our control’: Delhi traders’ bodies on overcrowding

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 10:19 PM IST
  • The traders’ bodies reaction comes in response to the Delhi high court taking cognizance of the violation of Covid-19 protocols across Delhi’s markets.
A worker chemically disinfects the premises at Qutub Minar complex, as the ASI Monuments are to reopen from tomorrow, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
A worker chemically disinfects the premises at Qutub Minar complex, as the ASI Monuments are to reopen from tomorrow, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)

Delhi Covid-19 tally rises, 228 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 11:20 PM IST
Even as the fourth wave diminishes in the national capital, the fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures.
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".
Varanasi: People wait to receive a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Varanasi, on Friday, June 11, 2021. (PTI)
Varanasi: People wait to receive a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Varanasi, on Friday, June 11, 2021. (PTI)

Highlights: Punjab reports 1,230 Covid-19 cases, 59 deaths

UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 12:09 AM IST
India's Covid-19 recovery seems to be back on track, even though the number of daily deaths rose drastically, likely as a result of the revised coronavirus figures given by the Bihar government. The country's cumulative infection tally currently resides at 29,274,823.
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)

Highlights: Karnataka reports 11,042 new Covid-19 cases, 194 deaths

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:03 AM IST
India's Covid-19 numbers signal the receding second wave of the coronavirus disease pandemic which threw the country's medical health infrastructure out of gear in the last two months.
The Delhi chief minister visited a Covid-19 vaccination center on this day and remarked that people were very happy about the fact that they can now get a vaccine dose near their residences, where they cast their vote. (Photo via @ArvindKejriwal on Twitter)
The Delhi chief minister visited a Covid-19 vaccination center on this day and remarked that people were very happy about the fact that they can now get a vaccine dose near their residences, where they cast their vote. (Photo via @ArvindKejriwal on Twitter)

Delhi polling stations now vaccination centres, people happy: CM Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 01:07 PM IST
Highlighting the door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Delhi, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that it was launched since people were not coming in large numbers for coronavirus vaccination earlier.
Indian Parliament could work for only 34 days since the pandemic hit Indian shores in March 2020.
Indian Parliament could work for only 34 days since the pandemic hit Indian shores in March 2020.

House panel meetings to resume from June 21

By Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 12:34 AM IST
Officials maintained that June 21 was chosen keeping in mind the ongoing lockdown in some states. Authorities expect that by June 21, the remaining restrictions will be lifted amid an improving Covid situation in large parts of the country.
The Delhi government plans to install 57 oxygen plants, including eight pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants sanctioned by the Centre, to meet the oxygen requirement in the days to come.
The Delhi government plans to install 57 oxygen plants, including eight pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants sanctioned by the Centre, to meet the oxygen requirement in the days to come.

DDA modifies building by-laws to allow oxygen plants in hospitals

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 11:49 PM IST
Talking about the norms for setting up oxygen plants in hospitals, a senior DDA official said until now, there was no provision in the Unified Building By-laws (UBBL 2016) to install such plants.
A worker sitting next to a stack of wood for funeral pyres at Sarai Kale Khan crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
A worker sitting next to a stack of wood for funeral pyres at Sarai Kale Khan crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

'No Covid-19 bodies in 2-4 days': Crematorium workers in Delhi get a breather

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 04:00 PM IST
As Delhi came in the grip of the deadliest yet wave of viral disease, for around three weeks beginning in the second half of April, the national capital’s crematoriums and burial grounds were inundated with a grim wave of their own.
In April, 12,554 companies were set up in the country, compared with the 3,209 set up in the same month a year ago when a national lockdown was in place to contain Covid-19.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
In April, 12,554 companies were set up in the country, compared with the 3,209 set up in the same month a year ago when a national lockdown was in place to contain Covid-19.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Co registrations duck the 2nd Covid wave

By Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 01:50 AM IST
  • Incorporation of companies, the most popular legal form for doing business, indicates intent to invest, though actual economic activity may be influenced by a lot of factors.s
He was discharged after a few days in the hospital and is currently recovering at home.
He was discharged after a few days in the hospital and is currently recovering at home.

18-yr-old has heart failure after Covid-19

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:55 AM IST
  • He was treated with heart failure medicines and antiarrhythmic drugs (which prevent irregular heart rhythm).
As part of the unlock process, shops in malls and markets in the Capital have been allowed to open on an odd-even basis from 10am to 8pm from Monday.(HT Photo)
As part of the unlock process, shops in malls and markets in the Capital have been allowed to open on an odd-even basis from 10am to 8pm from Monday.(HT Photo)

Capital begins life after lockdown

By Sadia Akhtar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:36 AM IST
  • Delhi Police personnel remained on the streets and markets throughout Monday to ensure strict adherence to unlock guidelines, in addition to managing vehicular traffic and maintaining law and order.
All technical protocols, including adverse events following immunisation monitoring, will have to be strictly followed.(Money Sharma / AFP)
All technical protocols, including adverse events following immunisation monitoring, will have to be strictly followed.(Money Sharma / AFP)

Covishield dose gap cut for special cases

By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:12 AM IST
  • However, the ministry specified that the facility will be available for travel up to August 31 this year.
According to the advisory, every hospital needs to set up a special drug committee (SDC) to review the use of remdesivir.
According to the advisory, every hospital needs to set up a special drug committee (SDC) to review the use of remdesivir.

Centre issues advisory for rational use of Remdesivir

By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:01 AM IST
  • India has allowed use of remdesivir only in select moderate to severe hospitalised Covid-19 patients on supplemental oxygen, as it is a reserve drug approved by the drugs controller general of India under the emergency use authorisation only.
NEET 2021: Introduction of NEET has made it difficult for aspirants from the marginalised communities in Tamil Nadu to pursue medical education, he said.(HT file)
NEET 2021: Introduction of NEET has made it difficult for aspirants from the marginalised communities in Tamil Nadu to pursue medical education, he said.(HT file)

NEET 2021: AIADMK backs DMK govt, urges Centre to abolish test

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 02:01 PM IST
NEET 2021: AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam urges PM Narendra Modi to abolish the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and other similar exams for all professional and other courses.
Lajpat Nagar market during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Lajpat Nagar market during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi unlock: Markets, shops reopen on 'odd-even' basis after nearly 2 months

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 07:56 AM IST
Covid-19 unlock in Delhi: After a period of extended coronavirus-necessitated lockdown, standalone shops, market complexes, and malls in the national capital are set to reopen today after nearly two months (51 days, to be precise), albeit with some restrictions of odd-even timings.
In the first two phases of the drive up to March 31, healthcare and frontline workers were covered exclusively, followed by Indians older than 60 and those above 45 who suffer from co-morbidities.(AFP)
In the first two phases of the drive up to March 31, healthcare and frontline workers were covered exclusively, followed by Indians older than 60 and those above 45 who suffer from co-morbidities.(AFP)

Nine states underutilised Covid-19 vaccine doses: Govt

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 01:16 AM IST
  • India launched the world’s biggest vaccination drive against the infectious disease on January 16.
The CM announced the stopping of Delhi metro services on May 10 when the city-state entered a stricter lockdown.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)
The CM announced the stopping of Delhi metro services on May 10 when the city-state entered a stricter lockdown.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

Delhi Metro resumes services today: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 12:00 AM IST
Only half of Delhi Metro's available trains will be in service at a frequency of five to fifteen minutes on Monday when the rapid transport system resumes operation with 50 per cent seating capacity.
A health worker collects a swab sample for the Covid-19 test, at Kirti Nagar Industrial Area, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A health worker collects a swab sample for the Covid-19 test, at Kirti Nagar Industrial Area, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi reports 523 new Covid-19 cases, 50 deaths in last 24 hours

PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Delhi's Covid-19 test positivity rate (TPR) also peaked slightly to 0.68% from 0.61% a day ago. However, the TPR remained below 1% for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. According to WHO, a consistent positivity rate below 5%, for a period of at least 2 weeks before outbreak, is recommended.
Beneficiaries waiting to receive the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Beneficiaries waiting to receive the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Delhi records 487 new Covid-19 cases, 45 deaths; positivity rate below 1%

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 04:17 PM IST
The number of fatalities in Delhi, too, came down drastically on Thursday, falling to 45 from over 100, a mark that was breached after three days on Wednesday.
In this picture taken on June 1, 2021, a doctor (C) checks on a Covid-19 coronavirus patient at an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Nightingale Hospital, on the outskirts of Siliguri.(AFP)
In this picture taken on June 1, 2021, a doctor (C) checks on a Covid-19 coronavirus patient at an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Nightingale Hospital, on the outskirts of Siliguri.(AFP)

India clocks 132,788 new Covid-19 cases, sees rise in single-day infection

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 09:43 AM IST
With this, India's cumulative Covid-19 infection tally has crossed 28.3 million, mounting to 28,307,832.
CBSE Class 12 board exams 2021:: Principal of La Martiniere Girls' College, Aashrita Dass, said there should neither be online or offline examinations.
CBSE Class 12 board exams 2021:: Principal of La Martiniere Girls' College, Aashrita Dass, said there should neither be online or offline examinations.

Class 12 boards: Exam or no exam? Here's what school principals & educators said

PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 02:30 PM IST
  • CBSE Class 12 board exams 2021: After a hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday in which it was said that the government will take a final decision in the next two days on whether to conduct Class 12 board exams amidst pandemic, school owners and principals in Lucknow were divided over the issue.
Policemen direct pedestrians towards a Covid-19 testing booth at a market during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Jammu, India, Monday, May 31, 2021. (Channi Anand / AP)
Policemen direct pedestrians towards a Covid-19 testing booth at a market during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Jammu, India, Monday, May 31, 2021. (Channi Anand / AP)

India records 127,510 new Covid-19 cases, lowest in nearly two months

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 09:26 AM IST
The overall scenario depicts a declining trend in the number of new Covid-19 cases daily, with recoveries continuing to outnumber the single-day rise for nearly three weeks now. This is also the first time in 36 days that India's daily Covid-19 death toll has fallen below the 3,000-mark.
While police officers estimated a 5-10% increase in movement on the roads on Monday, not too many factories opened on the first day.(Representative image)
While police officers estimated a 5-10% increase in movement on the roads on Monday, not too many factories opened on the first day.(Representative image)

Slight uptick in traffic as factories restart work, cops step up watch

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 07:13 AM IST
Amid a sharp fall in Covid-19 cases in the city, the Delhi government started easing the lockdown that has been in place in Delhi since April 20, and allowed construction and manufacturing units in approved industrial areas to function from Monday.
A deserted view of Vijay Chowk after the Delhi government lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease in New Delhi. (File photo)
A deserted view of Vijay Chowk after the Delhi government lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease in New Delhi. (File photo)

Delhi unlock process: How Covid-19 cases came down from 28K to just over 1K

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Delhi went into a complete lockdown on April 19 when it was faced with spiraling cases that burdened health infrastructure, forcing people to scramble for beds, oxygen cylinder and medicines like Remdesivir and Fabiflu.
Government orders on Thursday said top priority is to be given to medical oxygen and establishing strong supply-chain management of all essential items.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Government orders on Thursday said top priority is to be given to medical oxygen and establishing strong supply-chain management of all essential items.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Health infrastructure gets boost as Delhi preps for next Covid wave

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 06:05 AM IST
  • The administration is attempting to create its own model of predicting the onset of such Covid surges.
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