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Delhi High Court rejects plea of over-weight applicant

Delhi High Court rejects plea of over-weight applicant

The Delhi High Court has rejected the appeal of a man, seeking appointment as Airman in the Indian Air Force, challenging the Medical Board’s decision declaring him ‘unfit’ for service on three grounds — being overweight, unable to squat, and suffering from hyperbilirubinemia. The High Court took into account the response of the government that […]

Over 50 shanties of Rohingya refugees gutted in fire in Delhi, no casualty

Over 50 shanties of Rohingya refugees gutted in fire in Delhi, no casualty

More than 50 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp near Kalindi Kunj Metro station in southeast Delhi, officials said on June 13. The incident took place on June 12 and the fire department received information about it around 11.55 p.m., a senior fire official said. No one was injured […]

Delhi unlock | Shops, markets can open on all days from June 14: Kejriwal

Delhi unlock | Shops, markets can open on all days from June 14: Kejriwal

Restaurants also allowed to open with 50% of seating capacity; theatres, amusement parks, spas, gyms, yoga institutes, public parks and gardens will remain closed. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on June 13 announced that all shops and markets that were permitted to open last week as a part of unlock measures on an odd-even basis […]

Over 50 shanties of Rohingya refugees gutted in fire in Delhi, no casualty

Over 50 shanties of Rohingya refugees gutted in fire in Delhi, no casualty

More than 50 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp near Kalindi Kunj Metro station in southeast Delhi, officials said on June 13. The incident took place on June 12 and the fire department received information about it around 11.55 p.m., a senior fire official said. No one was injured […]

CM launches 22 oxygen plants at nine hospitals

CM launches 22 oxygen plants at nine hospitals

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 22 oxygen plants at nine Delhi government hospitals. The Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants have a total production capacity of 17.3 metric tonnes. Seventeen more oxygen plants are scheduled to become operational by July. Mr. Kejriwal said the people of Delhi as well as doctors, nurses, paramedic […]

2041 draft plan envisions Capital as a ‘24-hour city’

2041 draft plan envisions Capital as a ‘24-hour city’

Apart from promoting the concept of a ‘24-hour city’ and fostering night-time economy, the draft Master Plan for Delhi (MPD) – 2041 also proposes to encourage public transporters such as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to operate low frequency night-time services along earmarked routes across the national Capital. […]