Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicDelhi NCR

Topic: Delhi NCR

Delhi NCR’s colonies are different from Western cities. The poor are closer to you

Neelanjan Sircar and Sanjoy Chakravorty's ‘Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi’ is a collection of essays that dissect NCR's physical and social structure.

As Covid cases rise in Delhi, experts say little reason to worry as most people have immunity

Delhi Monday reported 512 Covid cases, up 12% from Sunday. New cases are highest since 20 February. Total number of positive patients in Delhi is 1,518, highest since 3 March.

Bodybuilding in NCR goes high on fake steroids in search of quick abs

Anabolic or androgenic steroids are synthetic derivatives of testosterone. Noida police recently arrested three people with fake steroids worth Rs 2 crore.

43% Delhi-NCR residents say someone in their family or social network affected by dengue: Survey

LocalCircles cited findings from hospitals such as Apollo and Max which stated that the number of dengue cases in the past month has spiked by 30-60 per cent. 

80% Delhi-NCR families have at least 1 member ailing due to air pollution, new survey says

A survey of 34,000 families by LocalCircles shows how this pollution has affected families, and adds that they are considering significant lifestyle changes. 

Greater Noida to Gurgaon — 5 NCR forests that you must visit before Corbett

Noida, Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad have hidden forests too, some going back hundreds of years.

Low testing, delayed results, opaque data: Noida, Ghaziabad face questions on Covid handling

Cases are rising in both UP districts that have also been accused of not being transparent when it comes to releasing Covid data.

Earthquake of 2.1 magnitude hits Delhi, epicenter at Delhi-Gurugram border

Delhi-NCR has recorded more than 14 earthquakes of low and medium intensity since the month of April.

‘One policy, one portal’: SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to plan interstate movement

The SC has asked the Centre to convene a meeting with the states concerned and find a common programme for interstate movement within the NCR amid the lockdown.

On Camera

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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