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Delhi-NCR News Live Updates: Government orders removal of temporary night shelters set up additionally during winter – Times of India

With the onset of summer, the Delhi government has ordered removal of temporary night shelters that were set up additionally under its winter action plan in November last year. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less
The Delhi University on Wednesday said teaching activities will remain suspended on March 17 in view of Holi. In a notification, the university said all libraries of the university will also remain closed.

Three people allegedly stabbed a man to death inside a park in north Delhi’s Roop Nagar area, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday, they said.

It was a warm day in Delhi on Wednesday as the city recorded its highest maximum temperature of the season so far at 35 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal, the IMD said. The weather office predicted warmer days towards the weekend.

With the onset of summer, the Delhi government has ordered removal of temporary night shelters that were set up additionally under its winter action plan in November last year. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) looks after government shelter homes in the city where homeless people live to avoid harsh weather conditions, especially cold.

The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed reopening of three floors of Nizamuddin Markaz, where the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in March 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and has remained shut since then, to enable devotees to offer prayers during Shab-e-Barat. (PTI)

Shiromani Akali Dal expels Harmeet Singh Kalka from the party for anti-party activities. He is currently president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC). (ANI)

Due to lack of adequate medical institutions providing quality affordable education to aspiring students, they are compelled to leave home country and pursue studies abroad and this reality has become a cause of concern when due to the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, thousands of Indian medical students have been brought back and have lost their seats in colleges, the Delhi High Court has said. (PTI)

The first day of the Covid vaccination drive for 12-14 year-old children saw a lukewarm response in the capital with the vaccinators hoping for a better turnout during the weekend when the schools are closed. In South Delhi’s Greater Kailash 1, not a single beneficiary had visited the Pahariwala Gurdwara vaccination centre till noon where empty chairs were seen lined up as frontline workers chit-chatted among themselves. A dingy corner near the parking area of the Pahariwala Gurdwara served as the vaccination site for the young beneficiaries

The Delhi high court on Wednesday deferred passing an interim order on petitions against the minimum age criteria of six years for admission to class 1 in Kendriya Vidyalayas in the upcoming academic year after it was informed that the last date for online registrations would be extended by three weeks. (PTI)

Traffic is affected in the carriageway from Azadpur towards Punjabi Bagh due to breakdown of a LGV and Crane at Britania Flyover. Kindly avoid this stretch: Delhi Traffic Police

Three people allegedly stabbed a man to death inside a park in north Delhi’s Roop Nagar area, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday, they said. On Tuesday around 7pm, police got information regarding stabbing in DDA park, Birla Mill, Shakti Nagar. Injured Sachin, a resident of Shakti Nagar, was shifted to Hindu Rao Hospital where he was declared brought dead, a senior police officer said. (PTI)

Photos from Delhi: Children in 12-14 age group get Covid-19 vaccine shots
Covid vaccination of children in 12-14 years age group was held in Delhi on Wednesday amid a steady decline in new Covid-19 cases being reported in the city.​ Click to view pics
On the day of ‘Holi’ — March 18, Delhi Metro’s train services will not be available till 2.30pm on all the corridors of the network, including Rapid Metro and Airport Express Line.

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Holi high: After 2 years, traders in Noida bank on festive fervour
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Vaccination of children in the 12-14 years age group against Covid-19 started in Delhi on Wednesday, amid a steady dip in coronavirus cases reported in the national capital. (PTI)

Traffic congestion has been reported on NH-48 near Atlus FOB: Gurugram Traffic Police

Traffic is affected in the carriageway from Naraina towards Dhaula Kuan due to break down of a bus near Metro Pillar No. 64. Kindly avoid this stretch.
Delhiites, you can now see Signature Bridge in a new light!
The lighting system of the ‘iconic’ Signature Bridge has been upgraded to ensure it is visible from a long distance, even during fog or other low visibility conditions. READ MORE

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