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Man hires 180-seater A320 plane for four family members amid coronavirus fears

A Bhopal businessman, Jagdeesh Arora hired a 180-seater A320 plane of a private carrier to ferry four family members to New Delhi, in a bid to avoid crowd at the airport and in flight amid the COVID-19 outbreak, officials said on Thursday. The person, who is a liquor baron, chartered the aircraft to send to […]

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Coronavirus lockdown separated five-year-old from mother for 3 months

A five-year-old kid travelled alone from Delhi to Bengaluru in Karnataka as the Indian skies opened for domestic passenger flights from Monday morning two months after a gap of two months. As the flights resumed, many travelled to meet their near and dear ones. Five-year-old Vihaan Sharma is one of them. The flight operations were […]

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BJP led municipal corporation sprays disinfectants on migrants in Delhi

A group of migrants, waiting outside a school in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar for coronavirus screening, were sprayed with a disinfectant by the civic agency on Friday. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) later said it was a “mistake” as the worker who was handling the spray could not handle the pressure of the machine […]

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Crowds loot mangoes from poor street vendor worth thousands

Dozens of men – passers-by, auto drivers and just about anybody – pounced upon crates of mangoes left unattended by a street vendor and robbed it clean in a nauseating display of inhumanity in India’s capital, Delhi. According to Chhote, a fruit-seller in north Delhi’s Jagatpuri area, the incident took place after a fight broke […]

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Man impersonates as police constable to pass through lockdown barricade

Delhi Police has arrested a man after he tried to pass through a police barricade by showing a fake ID. The 42-year-old man, identified as Virender Kumar, was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police constable to cross the city border during the ongoing lockdown. According to the police, the accused is a resident of Rohini. […]

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Delhi hospital passes death of coronavirus patient as heart failure

In a glaring case of manipulation of coronavirus deaths, a Covid-19 positive 70-year-old truck driver died in Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, however, his death certificate mentions cardiac arrest as the reason for death. The deceased person is a resident of Khajuri, Delhi. He died on May 4. The 70-year-old truck driver tested positive for […]

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Rahul Gandhi meets migrant labourers waking home in Delhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to the streets of Delhi on Saturday evening to meet migrant workers camped out near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover in city’s southeast. This was hours after he urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “reconsider” the government’s Rs 20 lakh crore coronavirus package in favour of direct cash transfers to […]

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Neighbour locks doctor who recovered from coronavirus inside her home

A Delhi doctor who successfully recovered from coronavirus recently, was locked up in her flat, threatened by her neighbour for returning home. The doctor who works at a government hospital, had contracted coronavirus while treating infected patients. When she returned home on Wednesday after being discharged from the hospital for home quarantine, her neighbour allegedly […]

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Worldwide lockdown left German national stranded at Delhi airport for 55 days

A German national who was stranded at the transit area of the Delhi for the last 55 days due to the lockdown, left for Amsterdam on May 12. The German national Edgard Ziebat had been living in the international transit area of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport since the coronavirus induced lockdown was announced. He […]

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Tamil Nadu overtakes Delhi, becomes third most Covid-19 infected state

Tamil Nadu has become the third worst coronavirus-hit state in the country, surpassing Delhi after reporting over 7,200 cases. Maharashtra, with over 20,200 cases and at least 779 deaths, tops the list, followed by Gujarat with around 7,800 cases. The national capital, with nearly 7,000 cases, has slipped to the fourth spot. The bulk of […]

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CCTV captures monkey breaking into ATM and trashing it

When cops responded to reports of a damaged ATM in Delhi recently they were surprised to check CCTV footage and discover that the felon was actually a monkey. Surveillance footage, captured inside the ATM located in the national capital’s South Avenue area, shows the primate pulling off what some on social media have described as […]

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Delhi: Around 500 security forces working to contain the coronavirus infected

Around 500 cases of coronavirus have been reported among Indian security forces in the national capital, Delhi. Various units of paramilitary forces have been working to contain the coronavirus pandemic, are often bearing the brunt of the disease in the line of duty. Three districts of Delhi account for a chunk of the cases — […]