April 17, 2021 08:33 (IST)
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Delhi High Court allows 50 people to offer prayers at Nizamuddin Markaz during Ramzan

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed 50 people to offer prayers five times a day during Ramzan at the Nizamuddin Markaz, which has been closed for over a year, said media reports.

Weekend curfew imposed in Delhi to contain Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi/UNI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced a weekend curfew in Delhi to contain the surge of Covid-19 infection.

Restrictions on religious gatherings cannot be eased , Centre tells Delhi HC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that religious gatherings in the capital have been banned under new disaster management rules, a day after allowing devotees into the Nizamuddin Markaz for Ramzan.

Arvind Kejriwal to hold meeting to review Covid-19 situation in Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will review the Novel Coronavirus situation in the national capital in a meeting on Monday noon, officials said.

Arvind Kejriwal terms present situation of Covid-19 in Delhi as 'worrisome'

New Delhi/UNI: Terming the present situation of COVID-19 in the national capital 'worrisome', Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged people to stay at home as much as  possible, as the ongoing peak has surpassed the intensity of November 2020, with Delhi recording 10,732 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Delhi clamps strict measures to curb rising Covid-19 cases; restaurants, cinemas, public transport to run with 50 pc capacity

Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government on Saturday imposed strict restrictions to arrest the huge jump in new Coronavirus cases, limiting attendance in wedding and funerals, restricting public gatherings, reducing entry of people to half in restaurants, and allowing public transport to run with reduced occupancy.

Night curfew imposed in Delhi to contain Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government has imposed night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am with an immediate effect till Apr 30 to check the rising number of Covid-19 cases here.

Vaccine is the solution for coronavirus, not lockdown: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said vaccine is a solution to coronavirus, not lockdown and urged the Union government to open vaccination programme for all.

Arvind Kejriwal calls emergency meeting amid Covid surge in Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called an emergency meeting at his residence on Friday in the wake of an increase in coronavirus infections in the national capital.

Lockdown in Delhi is no solution to COVID-19: Health Minister  Satyendar Jain

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that the lockdown in Delhi is no solution to COVID-19.

Delhi govt bans public celebration of Holi amid Covid surge, orders rapid testing at airports

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid a spike in coronavirus cases, the Delhi government on Tuesday declared that there will be no Holi celebrations and ordered random testing across airports, railway and bus stations in the national capital.

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal govt reduces legal drinking age from 25 to 21 yrs

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday announced that the Cabinet has approved a new excise policy to reduce the minimum age for liquor from 25 to 21 years.

BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma found dead at Delhi residence

New Delhi/UNI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Himachal Pradesh, Ram Swaroop Sharma, was found dead at his North Avenue residence here on Wednesday, police said. He was 63.

Toolkit case: Delhi Court disposes of anticipatory bail plea of Nikita, Shantanu, Shubham Kar

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi's Patiala House Court on Monday disposed of the anticipatory bail pleas moved by Mumbai lawyer Nikita Jacob, Pune engineer Shantanu Muluk and climate activist Shubham Kar Chowdhuri in connection to the toolkit case.

Delhi man killed in firing at brother's birthday party in farmhouse

New Delhi/IBNS: A 36-year-old man was killed in Southwest Delhi on Wednesday night when a stray bullet from a gun fired amidst celebration struck him in the chest, said reports.