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Sterilising, sealing of high-rises not speedy: Residents

India, April 16 -- The residents of Ajnara Integrity in Raj Nagar Extension (RNE) are a worried lot as several people in the high-rise have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past few days. Office be... Read More


At 538 cases, highest 1-day spike in Gzb

Ghaziabad, April 16 -- The Ghaziabad district witnessed its highest single-day spike so far on Thursday with 538 new Covid-19 cases, and also crossed the mark of 29,000 cases since March last year. A... Read More


Night curfew hours extended; state board exams deferred

India, April 16 -- Amid an alarming surge in Covid-19 cases, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday extended the night curfew hours in 10 worst-hit districts, including Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nag... Read More


HC allows 50 people to offer namaz at mosque in Markaz

New Delhi, April 16 -- The Delhi high court on Thursday allowed 50 people to offer namaz five times a day at the Banglewali Masjid, part of the Markaz building in Nizamuddin, saying there were no dire... Read More


Man held for illicit liquor distribution

India, April 16 -- Days ahead of panchayat polls in Gautam Budh Nagar district, police on Thursday arrested a 32-year-old person for allegedly distributing liquor at a village in Greater Noida. The s... Read More


Containment zone numbers up to 321

Ghaziabad, April 15 -- With new Covid-19 cases coming in thick and fast, the number of containment zones in the Ghaziabad district has shot up from 169 on April 11 to 321 as of April 13. These 321 inc... Read More


Test results delayed by 2-3 days

Ghaziabad, April 15 -- With number of Covid-19 cases rising again, testing centres in Ghaziabad district are being stretched thin, with complaints pouring in that people are being asked to wait for at... Read More


Delhi in a Covid-19 spiral as experts call for tighter curbs

New Delhi, April 15 -- The number of new Covid-19 infections in the Capital soared past previous records, with 17,282 cases recorded in the 24 hours till Wednesday and the test positivity rate - a cru... Read More


vaccinate journalists as 'frontline workers': Delhi CM to centre

New Delhi, April 15 -- Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Delhi government will write to the Centre, requesting it to consider journalists as frontline workers so that they are consi... Read More


Noida sees 483 cases, highest one-day rise

India, April 15 -- Gautam Budh Nagar recorded 483 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number of cases seen in a single day yet, ever since the outbreak of the virus in March last year in the ... Read More