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COVID-19: Survey finds 40% 'undercounting' of daily cases in Delhi-NCR in April
India

COVID-19: Survey finds 40% 'undercounting' of daily cases in Delhi-NCR in April

The survey conducted by LocalCircles claimed that 42 per cent of Delhi-NCR residents that had symptoms and took a COVID-19 test in the last 30 days only took the self rapid antigen test

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category; minimum temperature slips to 9.8 degrees Celsius
India

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category; minimum temperature slips to 9.8 degrees Celsius

The 24-hour average air quality index read 329. It stood at 389 on Monday. The National Capital had recorded air quality in the severe category for three days on the trot

In a first, Faridabad's Fortis Escorts Hospital introduces cryo technique for lung cancer treatment
India

In a first, Faridabad's Fortis Escorts Hospital introduces cryo technique for lung cancer treatment

With timely diagnosis today using advanced methods, cancer treatment can have better outcomes with a marked reduction

SC refuses to stay order removing encroachment on Aravali forest area in Haryana's Faridabad
India

SC refuses to stay order removing encroachment on Aravali forest area in Haryana's Faridabad

The apex court on 7 June had directed the state and the Faridabad municipal corporation to remove all encroachments in Aravali forest area near the village

COVID-19 in Haryana: DCs of six districts authorised to impose Section 144, order work from home
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COVID-19 in Haryana: DCs of six districts authorised to impose Section 144, order work from home

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar ordered restrictions on functions, with a maximum of 50 people allowed for both indoor and outdoor events

CPCB records 'very poor' air quality in Greater Noida, 'poor' in Ghaziabad, Faridabad, and Gurugram
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CPCB records 'very poor' air quality in Greater Noida, 'poor' in Ghaziabad, Faridabad, and Gurugram

The average 24-hour AQI at 4 pm on Friday was 276 in Ghaziabad, 301 in Greater Noida, 250 in Noida, 268 in Faridabad and 273 in Gurgaon, according to the CPCB

Harayana vets find 71 kg waste inside pregnant cow; stray bovine dies after failed delivery
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Harayana vets find 71 kg waste inside pregnant cow; stray bovine dies after failed delivery

During the four-hour surgery on 21 February, the vets in Faridabad found nails, plastic, marbles and other garbage in the cow's stomach

Ballabhgarh murder: Protesters block Delhi-Agra highway, pelt stones at police; 10 cops injured
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Ballabhgarh murder: Protesters block Delhi-Agra highway, pelt stones at police; 10 cops injured

Faridabad police commissioner OP Singh said 30 protesters were rounded up and the situation was brought under control. A mahapanchayat was also held to demand justice for Nikita, who was shot dead outside her college on Monday.

Woman shot dead outside college in Faridabad, both accused arrested; killer knew her, says family
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Woman shot dead outside college in Faridabad, both accused arrested; killer knew her, says family

The victim's father told media they complained in 2018 about one of the accused harassing their daughter. But they withdrew the complaint to 'protect their daughter's image'

Delhi-NCR see introduction of GRAP; plan includes ban on fuel-powered generators, firecrackers to check deteriorating air quality
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Delhi-NCR see introduction of GRAP; plan includes ban on fuel-powered generators, firecrackers to check deteriorating air quality

The plan will also include mechanised sweeping and frequent sprinkling of water on roads and night patrolling to check dust, industrial emissions and burning of waste

Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Ujjain; history-sheeter is main accused in encounter that killed 8 cops
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Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Ujjain; history-sheeter is main accused in encounter that killed 8 cops

Notorious gangster Vikas Dubey was caught in Ujjain district on Thursday around the same time two of his close aides were killed in separate encounters in Uttar Pradesh.

Haryana sees reverse migration trend as COVID-19 cases drop; 1.5 lakh workers from UP, MP and Bihar apply to return to state
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Haryana sees reverse migration trend as COVID-19 cases drop; 1.5 lakh workers from UP, MP and Bihar apply to return to state

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had on Wednesday reiterated his appeal to migrant workers not to leave the state and instead start working in manufacturing units which have been allowed to resume operations, saying the coronavirus situation in the state was much better

Godrej Properties buys 44-acre land in Faridabad from BPTP; to expand presence in national capital region
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Godrej Properties buys 44-acre land in Faridabad from BPTP; to expand presence in national capital region

Realty firm Godrej Properties on Friday said it has acquired 43.61 acres of land in Faridabad, Haryana, from local builder BPTP to expand its presence in the national capital region (NCR)

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station
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Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station

Over 500 people, mostly women, sat on a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) near Delhi’s Jaffrabad metro station

Anti-CAA protesters open road number 9 near Shaheen Bagh; police barricades remain in place on opposite end
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Anti-CAA protesters open road number 9 near Shaheen Bagh; police barricades remain in place on opposite end

A road near the Shaheen Bagh protest site was opened by a group of anti-CAA protesters on Saturday

Noida-Faridabad road closed due to Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protests opens briefly for 40 minutes, shut again
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Noida-Faridabad road closed due to Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protests opens briefly for 40 minutes, shut again

The road connection Faridabad to Noida was briefly reopened by Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday, which was blocked for the last 69 days since the anti-CAA protests began at Shaheen Bagh in south-east Delhi.

Right-wing group Kshatriya Samaj threatens to forcibly end 'anti-national' Shaheen Bagh protests by 12 February over 'traffic snarls'
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Right-wing group Kshatriya Samaj threatens to forcibly end 'anti-national' Shaheen Bagh protests by 12 February over 'traffic snarls'

Raising a shrill pitch over ongoing protest at Shaheen Bagh ahead of Delhi Assembly elections to a whole new level, Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha, a Hindu Right-Wing group, has threatened to forcibly clear the "blockade" caused by anti-CAA protesters. The group has set a deadline till 12 February for the Centre and the state government to vacate the Shaheen Bagh part of the Kalindi Kunj Road occupied by protesters. Or else, it threatened, they will do it themselves.

No relief from pollution despite rains in Delhi; air quality of National Capital 'poor' as of Friday morning, says SAFAR
India

No relief from pollution despite rains in Delhi; air quality of National Capital 'poor' as of Friday morning, says SAFAR

According to weather experts, winds due to prevalence of western disturbance are not making any significant difference in dispersing pollutants in Delhi

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
India

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories

At several major junctions of the national capital Delhi, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, likely to worsen in next two days due to western disturbance, says Skymet
India

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, likely to worsen in next two days due to western disturbance, says Skymet

Apart from Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad too are going to be impacted by the worsening air quality.