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Delhi: 5-day institutional quarantine for all cases

New Delhi, June 20 -- The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), headed by lieutenant governor Anil Baijal, Friday evening controversially ordered a mandatory five-day institutional quarantine fo... Read More


City magistrates, SDMs to decide control measures

NOIDA, June 20 -- In a bid to control the rapid increase in the number of cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease in the district, the Gautam Budh Nagar administration has decentralised the decisi... Read More


3-point plan to curb spread, death rate

NOIDA, June 20 -- To deal with the spurt in Covid-19 cases in Gautam Budh Nagar, the district health department has been asked to implement a three-pronged strategy -- early detection of infection, be... Read More


Covid care in pvt hospitals in Delhi may get cheaper: Panel

New Delhi, June 20 -- A committee formed by Union home minister Amit Shah has recommended slashing the fees Delhi's private hospitals charge Covid-19 patients by more than half, a government spokesper... Read More


Rape on moving bus: 1 more arrested

Noida, June 20 -- The Noida police on Thursday arrested the conductor of the bus in which a 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped on June 17. The incident had taken place in the wee hours on Wednesda... Read More


With 89 cases, count crosses 1.2K in GB Ngr

Noida, June 20 -- As many as 89 persons tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Gautam Budh Nagar on Friday taking the tally of positive cases in the district to 1262. A 24-year-old ... Read More


Sharda hospital may offer 200 beds in paid private Covid-19 wards soon

Noida, June 20 -- Sharda Hospital, a dedicated Covid-19 hospital with a testing centre in Greater Noida, has requested the district administration to permit it to start an air-conditioned paid private... Read More


After his condition worsens, Delhi health min shifted to private hospital

New Delhi, June 20 -- Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain was moved to a private hospital in the city for further treatment of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) because his condition deteriorated. T... Read More


As bodies pile up, pvt firms transport dead for last rites

New Delhi, June 19 -- Standing under a tree on a hot Thursday afternoon at the Delhi Gate graveyard near ITO in Central Delhi, Ravi Kumar Kashyap, 24, is removing his personal protective equipment (PP... Read More


HM not in favour of restrictions on borders

Ghaziabad, June 19 -- According to Ghaziabad officials who attended the meeting with Union home minister Amit Shah, via video, along with senior officials of Delhi and areas of the National Capital Re... Read More