Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicNew Delhi

Topic: New Delhi

India houses half of all people vulnerable to life-threatening heat, study says

The study says India has 17 of the 50 cities most affected by heat stress. New Delhi ranked second, while Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka topped the list.

Noida is growing, Ghaziabad is fading. The story of Uttar Pradesh’s two boom towns

Poor performance has reduced Ghaziabad to risk becoming a ‘bedroom community’ for those working in Noida and Delhi.

Rental housing in India is so broken, tenants and landlords are even teaming up in Delhi

Cases like Najma vs Govt. of NCT Of Delhi at the Delhi High Court make it quite clear that housing and social protection policies need urgent intervention.

Blinken will raise issue of human rights, democracy during India visit, says US

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken arrives in New Delhi on 27 July and is scheduled to meet PM Modi, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar and NSA Doval.

Uttar Pradesh had a thriving literary culture in the 1980s, but proximity to Delhi killed it

Uttar Pradesh's proximity to New Delhi and the elevation of Hindi as an official language killed its literary culture but the sun is yet to set on its revival.

Governor Dhankhar to visit Delhi after meeting with BJP MLAs over ‘lawlessness’ in Bengal

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar didn't specify the reason for his 4-day visit. On Monday, BJP MLAs met him over the issue of alleged lawlessness and 'partisan stance' of the state police.

Pfizer, Moderna refused to sell vaccine to Delhi govt, CM Arvind Kejriwal says

Delhi Deputy CM Manisha Sisodia also informed that all the 400 vaccination sites for the 18-44 age group have been closed in Delhi after the vaccine stock was over.

Delhi records 4,482 Covid cases, lowest single-day rise since 5 April

There are 50,863 active cases in the city of which 31,197 are in home-isolation, according to the latest health bulletin.

17 ‘triggering’ images, each tells story of Delhi’s Covid disaster that a thousand words can’t

For well over a week, the same old story has been playing out in the national capital — of deaths, few hospital beds and a city gasping for breath.

Oxygen crisis is about logistics. Bring in the Army to help in Delhi

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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