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Delhi reports 97 new Covid-19 cases, 83 recoveries, and one death; Active cases stand at 495

President inaugurates new ‘heritage park’ in old Delhi
Endowed with a Mughal-style ‘baradari’ and rich stocks of flowers, a new heritage-themed park near Jama Masjid in old Delhi was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday.
Traders’ body asks Delhi govt to announce separate fund for development of markets
The Chamber of Trade and Industry (CTI) on Sunday said it has sent its suggestions to the Delhi government for the upcoming budget, demanding a separate fund for the development of markets.
Delhi: Over 5 narco tests conducted at FSL since Aug last year
Over five narco tests has been conducted at the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) here since the facility was started in August last year, officials said on Sunday.
Man held for assaulting elderly mother, leading to her death: Police
A 53-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his elderly mother over a property dispute in Dwarka area, leading to her death, police said on Sunday.
Emergency services to treat burn injuries now operational at AIIMS
Emergency services for patients with burn injuries have been made operational at the Burns and Plastic Surgery Block of AIIMS, recently. The facility, located next to the Trauma Centre, was so far being used as an ad hoc facility to treat Covid-19 patients.
Delhi: Audit of plantations shows animals, stray cattle damaged plants at many sites
An audit of annual sapling plantations conducted in Delhi between 2016 and 2019 has shown wild animals and stray cattle damaged the plants at many sites, and soil and water conservation measures were not adopted at a majority of the places.
HC asks Delhi government to respond to plea on school building lying unutilised since 2011
The Delhi high court has sought the government’s response on a plea by an NGO seeking to make functional a government school here which was constructed and developed back in 2011-12 and is lying unutilised.
HC asks Delhi government to respond to plea on school building lying unutilised since 2011
The Delhi HC has sought the Delhi government’s response on a plea by an NGO seeking to make functional a government school here which was constructed and developed back in 2011-12 and is lying unutilised.
The woman accused wanted in a case of abduction and murder was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell. She was declared a proclaimed offender in the year 2018 in this case. She is the wife of gangster Rahul Jaat: DCP Special Cell Jasmeet Singh. (ANI)

Devote first half of all working days for site visits: Delhi PWD to officials
The Delhi government’s PWD department has directed its officials of the engineering wing to devote the first half of all working days for field inspections to ensure construction projects are completed on time, officials said on Sunday.
Man held with 25 country-made pistols in Gurugram
The Gurugram Police Crime Branch unit has arrested a man with country-made pistols from Panchgaon intersection on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway.
Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation to divert water to 63 wards facing deficit
The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation is planning to make arrangements to boost water infrastructure in the city ahead of the scorching summer by identifying wards receiving excess water and diverting the same to areas facing supply shortages.
Mercury likely to hit 40 degrees Celsius in Gurugram this week, says IMD
Residents are unlikely to get a respite from the heat anytime soon, with the maximum temperature expected to touch 40 degrees Celsius later this week, according to the India Meteorological department (IMD). It stood at 36.8 degrees Celsius on Saturday, seven notches above the normal, compared to 36.4 degrees the day before. The minimum temperature too was seven notches above the normal at 21.3 degrees Celsius, down from 23 degrees on Friday.
Soon, e-rickshaws will help you reach home from Aqua Line metro stations in Noida
The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has initiated the process to introduce 105 e-rickshaws across 21 metro stations on the Aqua Line to improve last-mile connectivity and promote eco-friendly transportation, officials said on Saturday.
Greater Noida: Bike hits railing, falls off flyover, two friends die
Out to play Holi, two youngsters died and a third rider was critical after their motorbike hit a railing, throwing them off a flyover in Surajpur area of Greater Noida on Friday.
10 detained for drunk driving on Holi in Noida
Ten people were detained for drunk driving and as many as 309 others were fined for different violations across the city on the occasion of Holi, the traffic police said on Saturday. As the festival coincided with Shab-e-Barat this year, the cops had intensified the security arrangements in the NCR city.
Warm, sunny morning in Delhi
It was a warm Sunday morning in the city with the minimum temperature settling at 21.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average, the Met office said.
Around 74 arrested for drinking in public, 2,024 vehicles checked in outer district of New Delhi on Holi
In an effort to maintain peace and tranquillity on the occasion of Holi, Delhi Police arrested about 74 people for drinking in public on Friday in the outer district part of New Delhi. The outer district consists of areas of Paschim Vihar, Mangol Puri, Nangloi and Sultanpuri.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to hold virtual meeting with Punjab AAP MLAs today
Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting with his party MLAs from Punjab via videoconference on Sunday.

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