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Tragedy averted in Delhi: Crude bomb found in abandoned bag in flower market, defused

New Delhi: Delhi police detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) placed inside a bag left behind at the flower market in Ghazipur on Friday. The bag was noticed by a few customers and the vendor at whose shop it was spotted. They informed the police, following which the bomb squad and the Delhi police special...

Delhi returns to work-from-home mode, private offices told to close

Delhi: The rising number of Covid-19 cases has brought back restrictions in daily activities. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) revised its Covid guidelines and asked all private offices to remain closed and get to the ‘work from home’ mode. Offices which fall under the exempted category will be allowed to remain open. Also, dine-in...

Delhi police ‘crackdown’ on doctors: FAIMA calls for nationwide shutdown of healthcare services

New Delhi: The Federation of All India Medical Association (FAIMA) has called for “complete withdrawal from all healthcare services across the country” from Wednesday in protest against “brutality” by Delhi police against doctors. FAIMA has also demanded immediate declaration of the NEET PG 2021 counselling schedule. Resident doctors in Delhi and many...

Omicron scare in Delhi: Kejriwal says all positive samples to be sent for genome sequencing

New Delhi: The national capital is witnessing a rise in number of Covid-19 cases, including the Omicron ones. Amid the scare, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that all positive samples will be sent for genome sequencing. Reassuring the public, he said that there were adequate arrangements in Delhi hospitals in case of spread of the...

Delhi reports 10 new cases of Omicron, tally rises to 20

India’s Omicron tally has crossed 100   New Delhi: Ten more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus were reported in Delhi on Friday. The Omicron tally in the national capital has now reached 20. The report of new cases comes just a day after four samples tesed positive for the new variant. Meanwhile, Delhi’s health...

Delhi, Rajasthan report 4 more Omicron cases; India’s tally rises to 49

New Delhi: Four more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus were reported from Delhi and Rajasthan. With this, the Omicron tally of India has reached 49. Confirming the cases in Rajasthan, state health minister Parsadi Lal Meena said, “Four more cases have been reported. The health condition of these patients is stable. All previous Omicron...

Farmers’ protest ends; bhajans, emotional goodbyes mark their exit from Delhi borders

Year-long farmers’ protest was suspended after the formal repealing of the farm laws and acceptance of most of their demands by the government New Delhi: The farmers’ protest that had drawn the attention of not just the country but the entire world to their concerns, objections and demands has finally ended. Farmers who had been...

India’s Omicron tally rises to 33 as one more case confirmed in Delhi

New Delhi: One more Covid-19 patient in Delhi was confirmed as infected by the Omicron variant. The person had returned from Zimbabwe. With this, the overall tally of Omicron cases in India has reached 33. The highest number of cases have been reported from Maharashtra. On Friday, seven new cases cases were recorded in the...

Special repatriation flight from Kabul with over 100 on board lands in India

New Delhi: A special chartered flight from Kabul brought more than a 100 people, mostly Afghan Sikhs and Hindus and a few Indians, to Delhi on Friday afternoon. The flight, chartered by India, will also take back around 90 stranded Afghan nationals and medicines from here. The India World Forum had said that the flight...

Leaders pay last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, other victims of Coonoor helicopter crash

New Delhi: Several leaders and civilians paid their last respects to Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhuluka Rawat and other Defence staff members in Delhi. CDS Rawat and 12 others were killed in a helicopter crash in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister...

Explosion in Delhi’s Rohini court; work suspended

Suspicious explosion in laptop bag halts court proceedings   New Delhi: An explosion took place at Rohini Court in Delhi on Thursday morning. The explosion, reportedly in a laptop bag, took place at 10.40 am when court proceedings were on. One person was injured in the mishap and was admitted to the hospital. The fire...

BJP MPs protest against Opposition MPs’ ‘unruly behaviour’ in Parliament

New Delhi: It was a protest against protest in the Parliament on Friday. Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest against ‘unruly behaviour’ by MPs of Opposition parties near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Reacting to BJP MPs’ protest, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, “It was needlessly provocative of the BJP MPs...