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Delhi-NCR News Updates: City logs 177 coronavirus cases, two deaths – Times of India

Delhi logs 177 coronavirus cases, two deaths; positivity rate 0.51 per cent: Authorities

Ambedkar University adopts three villages in Delhi

3 including woman, her son held for killing man in Delhi
Three persons, including a woman and her son, were arrested for allegedly killing a man in north Delhi’s Sarai Rohilla area, police said on Tuesday.
Portraits of women freedom fighters painted by at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art on the occasion of International Women’s Day
Portraits of women freedom fighters painted by #Delhi based artists at National Gallery of Modern Art on the occasi… https://t.co/TDNZ59PoVD
Parks are like lungs of a city like Delhi, says Rajnath Singh while inaugurating a park in Sagarpur.
#Delhi has the highest population density & pollution index in the country. Parks are like lungs of a city like Del… https://t.co/kMAV4CRfQQ
HC orders postponement of Delhi Judicial Service exam on plea to relax upper age limit
The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed that the last date for receiving applications for Delhi Judicial Service Examination-2022 be rescheduled and the exam be postponed, while hearing a plea challenging fixation of upper age limit of 32 for the candidates.
Fire at plastic factory in Delhi’s Bawana; no casualty
In a first, the Delhi Fire Services used a drone for sizing up the fire after a blaze broke out at a plastic granules factory in north west Delhi’s Bawana on Tuesday, officials said. No casualty was reported in the incident, they said.
Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Naari Shakti award to the first woman snake rescuer, Vanita Jagdev Borade today. She hails from Buldhana of Maharashtra. (ANI)
Several restrictions in campaigning for municipal elections in Delhi
The Delhi State Election Commission on Tuesday limited the number of star campaigners to 10 for recognised parties and five for unrecognised ones, besides imposing other restrictions in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic in the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for municipal elections to be held in April this year.
Women’s Day: Delhi police organises Karate Championship

Delhi HC sets aside PCI moratorium on opening of new pharmacy colleges
The Delhi High Court has set aside the moratorium issued by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) on the opening of new pharmacy colleges for five years with effect from the academic year 2020-21. Justice Prateek Jalan said in his judgement dated March 7 that a statutory body must trace the source of its power to a statutory provision and the exercise of executive authority by PCI in the present instance was in excess of its powers and thus cannot be sustained.
Delhi HC seeks response of KVS, Centre over Class I admission age issue
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought responses of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and the Union of India on a plea challenging KVS Class I admission criteria 2022-23 laying down the minimum age of a child to six years, instead of five years.
Delhi Govt launches Aam Aadmi School Clinics

DCW has instilled sense of security among women of Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday lauded the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) for its work, saying the panel has instilled a sense of security among women in the capital. The chief minister said other women’s panels, including the National Commission For Women, should learn from the DCW.
DCW has instilled sense of security among women of Delhi: Kejriwal
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday lauded the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) for its work, saying the panel has instilled a sense of security among women in the capital. The chief minister said other women’s panels, including the National Commission For Women, should learn from the DCW. (PTI)
Light showers are in store for the city on Wednesday as a fresh western disturbance is likely to impact the region from Tuesday night.

Air panel asks Delhi-NCR for action plan before monsoon
The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Monday asked Delhi, the NCR cities and adjoining areas to draw up before this year’s monsoon scientific action plans to tackle air pollution based on AQI data of the last two years. READ MORE
International Women’s Day: DMRC organising week-long slogan and poem writing competition for women commuters
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is organizing a week-long slogan and poem writing competition exclusively for its women commuters from March 8, 2022 to commemorate the International Women’s Day. READ MORE
Anuj Dayal, executive director (corporate communication), DMRC, said that the topic for the slogan and poem writing competition is ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’.

DMRC Women’s Day slogan and poem writing competition
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is organizing a week-long slogan and poem writing competition exclusively for its women commuters from March 8, 2022 to commemorate the International Women’s Day.

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