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Delhi witnesses highest rainfall for January in at least 13 years; waterlogging reported
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Delhi witnesses highest rainfall for January in at least 13 years; waterlogging reported

The weather department has predicted a cloudy sky for Delhi till 9 January.

Delhi imposes weekend curfew as COVID-19 cases rise; non-essential movement curbed, WFH for govt employees
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Delhi imposes weekend curfew as COVID-19 cases rise; non-essential movement curbed, WFH for govt employees

The decision came as the National Capital has been struggling with a spike in coronavirus cases; on Monday, it recorded over 4,000 cases

New Delhi expected to get its first electric bus in February: all you need to know about election vehicle
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New Delhi expected to get its first electric bus in February: all you need to know about election vehicle

These buses will have a low floor and will be equipped with hydraulic lifts. The facility will allow passengers on wheelchairs to board the bus easily.

Resident doctors in Delhi to continue strike despite Union health minister’s appeal to resume work
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Resident doctors in Delhi to continue strike despite Union health minister’s appeal to resume work

The meeting between a delegation of the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association (FORDA) and Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya took place at Nirman Bhawan here, but the doctors' body said, the "response was not satisfactory"

Delhi adds 496 new COVID cases, highest since 4 June; positivity rate rises to 0.89%
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Delhi adds 496 new COVID cases, highest since 4 June; positivity rate rises to 0.89%

The surge in Omicron infections and COVID cases in the past two days have forced the Delhi government to sound a 'yellow alert' in the capital

Yellow alert issued in Delhi amid rising COVID-19 cases: Schools and cinemas to shut, public transport to run at 50% seating capacity
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Yellow alert issued in Delhi amid rising COVID-19 cases: Schools and cinemas to shut, public transport to run at 50% seating capacity

The restrictions come following Delhi's biggest single-day spike in infections in six months on Monday, with 331 new cases

HC directs Delhi Police to periodically review security arrangements in courts, boost safety measures
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HC directs Delhi Police to periodically review security arrangements in courts, boost safety measures

The decision was part of an order passed by a bench headed by Chief Justice D N Patel on matters concerning the safety and security at court complexes

Fire breaks out in Parliament premises ahead of Day 3 of Winter Session
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Fire breaks out in Parliament premises ahead of Day 3 of Winter Session

According to Delhi fire department, the fire broke out in Room number 59 of Parliament at around 8 am, however, the fire has been brought under control

Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category; expected to improve from 29 Nov
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Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category; expected to improve from 29 Nov

The air quality in the national capital has remained in the 'very poor' or the 'severe' category on most days in November so far.

Delhi: Five hospitalised with itching in eyes allegedly due to gas leak in RK Puram
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Delhi: Five hospitalised with itching in eyes allegedly due to gas leak in RK Puram

A probe is underway to ascertain if the people were affected due to exposure to any gas because preliminary enquiry revealed that no gas cylinder was on fire and no fumes were found emanating from anywhere in the area

Delhi schools, colleges and govt offices to reopen from 29 Nov as Capital sees improvement in air quality
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Delhi schools, colleges and govt offices to reopen from 29 Nov as Capital sees improvement in air quality

The ban on the entry of vehicles operating on other fuels will remain till 3 December, said Environment Minister Gopal Rai

‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution
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‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution

The oral remarks came in response to the submission of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi government, that stubble burning was one of the contributors to air pollution

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem
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Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem

Delhi's government has been vowing for years to clean up the city's air. The burning of agricultural waste in Delhi's neighbouring states — a major contributor to the city's pollution levels every winter — has continued despite a Supreme Court ban.

Air pollution: Schools and colleges in NCR closed, offices advised WFH at 50%
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Air pollution: Schools and colleges in NCR closed, offices advised WFH at 50%

All public and private schools, colleges and educational institutions in NCR shall remain closed until further orders allowing only online mode of education, the CAQM directions read

At 396 Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category for third consecutive day
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At 396 Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category for third consecutive day

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'

From Saurabh Kirpal's likely elevation to Delhi HC judge to Beth Robinson in the US, world's judiciary is finally coming out of the closet
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From Saurabh Kirpal's likely elevation to Delhi HC judge to Beth Robinson in the US, world's judiciary is finally coming out of the closet

The Supreme Court's collegium has finally approved the recommendation of Saurabh Kirpal as Delhi high court judge, which if passed by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice, will make him India's first openly gay judge

SC recommends elevation of openly gay lawyer as Delhi HC judge; all you need to know about Saurabh Kirpal
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SC recommends elevation of openly gay lawyer as Delhi HC judge; all you need to know about Saurabh Kirpal

The recommendation came three years after it was first proposed in October 2017, which was reportedly delayed due to Kirpal's sexual orientation

Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution
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Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution

The apex court had on Saturday termed the rise in pollution levels an "emergency situation" and suggested clamping a lockdown in the national capital.

Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur
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Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur

The explosion took place on the third floor of a building while a cylinder was being changed. It not only led to the collapse of the roof and walls but also impacted four other houses on the second floor

INX Media Case: Delhi HC dismisses CBI’s plea challenging order allowing Chidambaram to inspect documents
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INX Media Case: Delhi HC dismisses CBI’s plea challenging order allowing Chidambaram to inspect documents

The CBI had opposed the inspection of documents on the grounds that the probe in the INX media case, in which the Chidambarams are accused, is still ongoing, and that it may result in evidence tampering