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New Omicron Variant Detected, Health Ministry Reviews COVID Situation

With Diwali around the corner and the COVID menace apparently rearing its head again with Omicron’s BQ.1 variant, the Union minister of health and family welfare, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, chaired a meeting on the pandemic situation in the country.

Delhi Man Killed Over Honking; No Communal Angle, Police Say

A 27-year-old man died while his friend was critically injured after a fight broke out with a group of three men over the honking of their motorbike in Central Delhi’s Ranjit Nagar area.

How India Marked Its 25th, 50th Independence Days

BENGALURU: India is gearing up to celebrate the 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2022. The Narendra Modi government at the Centre is leaving no stone unturned to grandly celebrate this momentous occasion. Apart from the elaborate arrangements for the Independence Day parade and the presence of a slew of highly-decorated dignitaries, the government is …

Minor Molested By Hawkers At New Delhi Railway Station

NEW DELHI: A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted, allegedly by two hawkers, at New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday evening. Police said both the accused were arrested. The victim had to board a train for Gujarat. According to police, the victim had gone to Chandigarh, along with her family, for some rituals and lived there …

J&K Police Arrest Two Nigerians From Delhi

SRINAGAR: Cyber Police Kashmir Zone have arrested two Nigerian fraudsters from New Delhi who were involved in duping a man from Baramulla to the tune of ₹36.35 lakhs in an online scam. “Police received a written application from a resident of Baramulla alleging therein that while surfing Facebook, he came in contact with some unknown …

Delhi Govt To Develop Food Hubs In City

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced the development of food hubs in the national capital. In the first phase, the food hubs of Majnu Ka Tila and Chandani Chowk areas will be developed. “With the development of these food hubs, the business will increase in Delhi. With the strengthening of the …

Youngest Patient In India Undergoes Removal Of Obstruction In Food Pipe

KOLKATA: A six-year-old girl, the youngest patient in India, who was not able to swallow food for almost three years, undergoes removal of obstruction in food pipe by a special endoscopic procedure at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Recently the Department of Gastroenterology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital received a patient who had repeated vomitings and …

Israel Demands Joint Probe In Journo Killing

  NEW DELHI: Claiming that the slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqla was injured by Palestinian gunfire and not by Israel Defence Force (IDF), Israel urged Palestine to investigate the incident through a ‘joint pathological investigation’. Shireen Abu Aqla succumbed to bullet injuries during an operation by IDF, Israeli Security Authority and Israel Border …

Pak Approves Trade Minister For Delhi Mission

NEW DELHI: After five eventful years, Islamabad has named Qamar Zaman as a trade minister in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. The decision of appointing trade ministers to fifteen countries was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. However, Pakistan is yet to appoint a High Commissioner for India. The …

NCB Seizes 97Kg Of Drugs, Rs 30L In Shaheen Bagh

NEW DELHI: In one of its biggest hauls in recent times, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Thursday seized 50 kg of high-quality heroin and 47 kg of other narcotic substances along with Rs 30 lakhs in cash from the Shaheen Bagh area in Delhi on Thursday. The agency had arrested one person in connection …