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VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital recruitment: Applications are invited for various posts of senior residents
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital recruitment: Applications are invited for various posts of senior residents
Published on Oct 15, 2021 01:53 PM IST
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Light rain likely in some areas, temp may fall, IMD says

Even as the temperature remained high on Thursday, the air quality showed a marginal deterioration, but remained in the “poor” zone.
The maximum temperature was 19.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.
The maximum temperature was 19.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 04:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi

Dense fog envelopes Delhi today, affects visibility

At 8.30am, the visibility at Safdarjung observatory was 500 metres and at Palam, it was 200 metres
Representational image.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Representational image.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 09:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Cold wave conditions in Delhi from December 16 to 18

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) designates days as cold wave days in the plains if the minimum temperature is 10 degree Celsius or lower and at the same time 4.5 degrees or more below the normal minimum temperature for the day for two consecutive days.
A person using an electric scooter inquires from police personnel manning barricades on Rajpath near India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday, December 12, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A person using an electric scooter inquires from police personnel manning barricades on Rajpath near India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday, December 12, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 10:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhishek Jha

Dense fog, spike in pollution likely today

IMD also warned that because of high moisture content in the air, there is a possibility of dense fog on Sunday morning.
Vehicular traffic on a foggy Sunday at Burari, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Vehicular traffic on a foggy Sunday at Burari, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 03:17 AM IST
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Delhi-NCR residents huddle to lend warmth to stray animals this winter

Some denizens have taken it upon themselves to ensure that the furry friends on streets don’t feel the winter pinch, and are arranging food, sweaters and beds for them.
Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Coldest October in 58 years, but numerous farm fires keep Delhi air in ICU

Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, confirmed that this year, minimum temperatures in Delhi have been lower than normal.
Cyclists ride on a road blanketed in thick haze during early hours at Vikas Marg in New Delhi on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Cyclists ride on a road blanketed in thick haze during early hours at Vikas Marg in New Delhi on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 01:33 AM IST
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Air quality may worsen from today, stubble burning to add to Delhi’s woes

On Monday, 2,047 fires were observed over Punjab and crop residue burning may have already crossed the peak in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, according to scientists. Farmers said the impact of stubble fires may wane by the time Diwali festivities begin.
A boy walks through smoke emanating from garbage set on fire in Bhalswa in New Delhi. The national capital reported an AQI of 312, in the ‘very poor’ category, on Tuesday.
A boy walks through smoke emanating from garbage set on fire in Bhalswa in New Delhi. The national capital reported an AQI of 312, in the ‘very poor’ category, on Tuesday.
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 05:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi and Soumya Pillai, New Delhi

Delhi: Man killed in fight over loud music

Four alleged attackers were apprehended while one or two are still untraceable. All suspects belong to the same family. A case of murder was registered at the Mahendra Park police station, the police said.
A police team reached there and learnt that three brothers had been attacked with sharp weapons by five-six members of another family.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
A police team reached there and learnt that three brothers had been attacked with sharp weapons by five-six members of another family.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 11:37 PM IST
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No rape claim before SIT report in Hathras case raises doubts, say experts

The Hathras woman was allegedly gang-raped and brutally tortured on September 14. She succumbed to her injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital on Tuesday.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday had set-up the three-member SIT to probe the Hathras incident, they have been asked to submit the report in seven days. (HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday had set-up the three-member SIT to probe the Hathras incident, they have been asked to submit the report in seven days. (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2020 07:49 PM IST
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Hathras gang-rape: Protests at Safdarjung, Delhi braveheart’s mother says nothing has changed

Hathras rape: Asha Devi, mother of December 16 gang rape victim said that little has changed ever since her daughter was gang-raped in a moving bus eight years ago.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad leads a candle light protest against the rape of a 19-year old woman in Hathras who died at Safdarjung Hospital.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad leads a candle light protest against the rape of a 19-year old woman in Hathras who died at Safdarjung Hospital.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 06:16 AM IST
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This may be the driest September since 2004, shows IMD data

In September 2004, 3mm rain was recorded in Delhi. In September 2015, the city recorded 22mm rain. The average normal monthly rainfall for September is 129.8mm.
According to IMD, monsoon is likely to begin withdrawing from Monday — a week later than the normal date. The monsoon season will officially end on September 30.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
According to IMD, monsoon is likely to begin withdrawing from Monday — a week later than the normal date. The monsoon season will officially end on September 30.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 01:02 AM IST
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Delhi deaths hit 5,000; India sees 100k daily recoveries

According to Monday’s government health bulletin, 2,548 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections in the Capital to 249,259. The infection has killed a total of 5,014 people till Sunday, while 213,304 people have recovered.
At an average, 35 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 every day in the past week. This is the highest the seven-day average of deaths has been in two months (since July 21).(HT Photo)
At an average, 35 people have lost their lives to Covid-19 every day in the past week. This is the highest the seven-day average of deaths has been in two months (since July 21).(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 03:33 AM IST
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Repeat of flood, snarls trauma after heaviest rain this season in Delhi

The IMD at 5am Thursday issued an ‘Orange’ alert, warning of heavy rain in isolated places and predicting moderate rain and thundershowers in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) between 5.30am and 8.30am.
Two trucks and a bus partially submerged at Pul Prahladpur on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Two trucks and a bus partially submerged at Pul Prahladpur on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 05:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVatsala Shrangi and Ashish Mishra, New Delhi

Rain likely in Delhi over next few days, light showers in NCR: Met

Between 5.30pm on Wednesday and 2.30pm on Thursday, the station recorded 83.8mm of rain, the highest since 95.2mm on August 21, 2013.
Delhi’s Safdarjung station recorded the highest rain for August in 24 hours since 2013 on Wednesday evening and Thursday night.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Delhi’s Safdarjung station recorded the highest rain for August in 24 hours since 2013 on Wednesday evening and Thursday night.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 08:37 AM IST
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Waist-deep flooding brings parts of Capital to its knees

There was, however, no marked change in the condition of the national capital after rain on both days. Just like July 19, several areas in the national Capital on Thursday were inundated, traffic jams were reported from arterial roads and the government agencies indulged in a blame game.
A cyclist makes his way while a bus is seen partially submerged at Zakhira underpass.
A cyclist makes his way while a bus is seen partially submerged at Zakhira underpass.
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 05:48 AM IST
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Delhi to get moderate to heavy rain for next four days beginning today: IMD

The weather agency indicated that the southwest monsoon will become active again in the coastal areas of Maharashtra on August 10 and it has also predicted moderate to heavy rainfall for Delhi beginning Sunday. Moderate to heavy rainfall activity in the national capital is likely to continue over the next four days, till Wednesday.
The IMD said light to moderate showers were reported from many places in south and south west Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)
The IMD said light to moderate showers were reported from many places in south and south west Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 03:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Delhi covers monsoon deficiency in four days

The monsoon deficiency since June 1, which was 29% until Tuesday, was lessened to -16% on Friday, according to the latest data released by India Meteorological Department (IMD) authorities.
Usually, an excess of 19% to deficiency of -19% is considered to be under normal category by IMD.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Usually, an excess of 19% to deficiency of -19% is considered to be under normal category by IMD.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 04:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

88-year-old woman killed in Delhi’s Safdarjung Enclave: Police

Kanta Chawla lived on the ground floor of a four-story residential building with her husband. Police said the couple, who lived alone, had hired a security guard about a fortnight ago, who is missing.
Investigators suspect robbery as a motive behind the killing.(Reuters)
Investigators suspect robbery as a motive behind the killing.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava | Edited by: Meenakshi Ray

Delhi logs 1,513 new cases in biggest spike yet; death toll up by 50

According to the government’s daily health bulletin, Delhi recorded 1,513 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 23,645.
In Wednesday’s bulletin, 50 deaths were added to the fatality count till June 1, taking the total deaths to 606. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
In Wednesday’s bulletin, 50 deaths were added to the fatality count till June 1, taking the total deaths to 606. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi

Safdarjung opens OPD for new patients after Delhi complains of unequal division

As of May 7, there were 112 Covid-19 patients admitted to Safdarjung hospital, 61 to RML, and 28 to Lady Hardinge Medical College, according to the daily data.
An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter drops rose petals to pay tribute to all the staff of the Safdarjung Hospital and other personnel involved in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease.(ANI File Photo)
An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter drops rose petals to pay tribute to all the staff of the Safdarjung Hospital and other personnel involved in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease.(ANI File Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 04:31 AM IST
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Two Covid-19 deaths in BSF; force records 41 fresh infections

According to a statement issued by BSF spokesperson Shubhendu Bhardwaj, one of the troopers was a critically ill patient.
Earlier, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan died in Delhi, in the first death in central paramilitary forces due to Covid-19. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Earlier, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan died in Delhi, in the first death in central paramilitary forces due to Covid-19. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 07, 2020 08:41 PM IST
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Thundershowers lash Delhi; cold spell to continue for 20 days, says IMD

Flight schedules went awry at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport due to the sudden change in weather. National carrier Air India in a statement requested passengers to arrive at the airport well in advance for departures.
The minimum temperature recorded by the IMD in Delhi on Friday was 14 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was 22 degrees.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
The minimum temperature recorded by the IMD in Delhi on Friday was 14 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was 22 degrees.(RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 05:53 PM IST
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Second wettest January in a decade in Delhi

The wettest January of the decade for Delhi was last year, when the city received 54.1 mm rainfall over five days.
Rains at North Campus, Delhi University in New Delhi on January 16, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Rains at North Campus, Delhi University in New Delhi on January 16, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 08:31 AM IST
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‘Masked goons were attacking us’: Horror, anger in JNU over mob violence

The mob vandalised hostel property and cars parked inside the campus. Many students, especially women, locked themselves in hostel rooms to escape the mob.
The mob at JNU vandalised hostel property and cars parked inside the campus. Many students locked themselves in hostel rooms to escape the mob.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
The mob at JNU vandalised hostel property and cars parked inside the campus. Many students locked themselves in hostel rooms to escape the mob.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 12:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar, Karn Pratap Singh and Kainat Sarfaraz

Change in wind direction leads to rise in temperature in Delhi, no flight delays reported

The air quality is still in the “severe” category for Delhi. On Wednesday morning, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was at 415 at Safdarjung.
Motorists ride in morning fog on the outskirts of Dwarka, near Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Motorists ride in morning fog on the outskirts of Dwarka, near Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 08:50 AM IST
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Delhi shivers at 9.4 degrees Celsius, is coldest December day in 119 years

Delhi on Sunday registered its 16th successive “severe cold day”, the longest spell of such weather conditions in December in the past 22 years.
N Commuters move amid dense fog on a cold morning, at Modi Mill flyover, in New Delhi on Monday, December 30, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
N Commuters move amid dense fog on a cold morning, at Modi Mill flyover, in New Delhi on Monday, December 30, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 30, 2019 05:49 PM IST
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Delhi shivers at 4.2 degrees Celsius, night temperature to fall further

On Thursday, another “severe” cold day was registered again in Delhi with the maximum temperature 13.4°C, seven degrees below normal.
A man wrapped in a shawl crosses a railway track oh Thursday as the national capital witnesses intense cold conditions.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
A man wrapped in a shawl crosses a railway track oh Thursday as the national capital witnesses intense cold conditions.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 03:05 AM IST
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Lack of bright sunshine in last six days spiked Delhi’s pollution levels

New Delhi Delhi did not receive any ‘bright’ sunshine over the last six days at least. The pale sun, with its diffused rays, failed to heat up the atmosphere. This trapped pollutants near the ground, pushing up pollution to record levels similar to that of 2016.
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Updated on Nov 06, 2019 07:01 AM IST
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Bright by night, monuments in Delhi draw heritage walkers

Architectural illumination of the Capital’s historical structures is drawing visitors after sunset keen to explore a different side.
A view of the illuminated Qutub Minar, which is a 73m-high and five-storey tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone, the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the foot of the tower is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, which is said to be the first mosque built in India.
A view of the illuminated Qutub Minar, which is a 73m-high and five-storey tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone, the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the foot of the tower is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, which is said to be the first mosque built in India.
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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