Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicDelhi govt

Topic: Delhi govt

Delhi govt bans hookahs in bars, hotels, all other public places to curb Covid spread

Smokers are more vulnerable to Covid as smoking means the fingers are in contact with the lips, increasing the possibility of transmission, the health department said in an order.

Delhi govt to conduct monthly sero-surveys to tackle Covid situation, says Satyendar Jain

The decision comes after the city government analysed the results of the latest sero-survey which showed that 23 per cent of Delhi had exposure to the novel coronavirus.

Delhi govt approves doorstep delivery of ration making going to PDS shop optional

The scheme, under which wheat, flour, rice and sugar will be delivered to homes in packed bags, is expected to be rolled out in the next six to seven months.

Delhi HC asks AAP govt to treat as representation plea seeking capping of hospital fees

The plea also sought direction to the Delhi government to develop a mechanism whereby hospitals prominently display number of beds available.

Test all asymptomatic patients, no one to be denied treatment for not being Delhiite: LG

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal Monday overruled Kejriwal govt’s treatment and testing criteria. Kejriwal tweeted the move has posed a huge ‘challenge’.

HC moved against AAP govt order for only Delhi residents to be treated in hospitals

The plea by financial economist Abhijit Mishra contends that the Delhi government's 7 June order is unconstitutional and 'against humanity'.

Delhi govt orders hospitals to discharge mild, asymptomatic Covid patients within 24 hours

The govt guidelines state that such cases do not require hospitalisation and are recommended to be either kept under home isolation or sent to Covid care centres.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Delhi CM Kejriwal launches ‘Delhi corona’ app to help people track hospital beds

Kejriwal said the app would fill the information gap that exists regarding availability of facilities available for Covid patients and will be updated twice a day.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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