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Another Punjab farmer dies at Delhi border during protests | Chandigarh News

BATHINDA: A farmer from Punjab died of cardiac arrest during the ongoing protests against the three farm laws in Delhi. Jai Singh, 37, from Bhatinda’s Tungwali village breathed his last in the wee hours of Thursday at Delhi’s Tikri border. He had reached Delhi five days back to participate in the protest. Jai Singh is …

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This Greater Noida village is taking to organic farming, one plot at a time | Noida News

GREATER NOIDA: Around 15-20 km from Noida lies Bhanauta, a village with 20 acres of arable land, which is slowly taking up organic farming. Almost half of the plantation area now has natural manure and pesticides. With time, more villagers, or ‘progressive farmers’, are taking up organic farming. And some of the farms are even …

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Rains bring maximum temperature down in Delhi | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Light to moderate rains in parts of Delhi brought the maximum temperature down by a notch on Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). However, the cloud cover led to an increase in the minimum temperature that settled at 14.4 degrees Celsius, six notches above normal. The Safdarjung observatory, which provides representative …

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100 fall sick in Indirapuram after drinking contaminated water | Noida News

GHAZIABAD: The residents of Angel Mercury society in Indirapuram have alleged that around 100 people have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water supplied by the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam. The residents said that they are facing health issues such as vomiting and indigestion for the past three days after consuming the water. Soon after some …

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Indian woman, Nigerian man held in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 10 crore | Delhi News

BENGALURU: An Indian woman and a Nigerian man have been arrested in Delhi with 10.5kg of amphetamine, a narcotic drug worth Rs 10 crore in the international market, said Railway Police Force (RPF) on Wednesday. Accused Srimathi (25), a resident of Delhi, and Cheema Vitalis (40) were arrested on Tuesday when they were trying to …

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Delhi: NH 24 near Nizamuddin from Ring Road side to remain closed for traffic today | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The National Highway-NH 24 near Nizamuddin Khatta will remain closed on Sunday due to emergency repair work on Delhi Jal Board water pipeline, Delhi Police said today. The Delhi Police said, the NH 9 (Meerut Expressway) will remain open. Motorists coming from Pragati Maidan side are advised to take second left turn instead …

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Air quality ‘severe’ in Ghaziabad, Noida; ‘very poor’ in Gurugram, Faridabad | Noida News

NOIDA: The average air quality plunged to “severe” level in Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida, while it was “very poor” in Faridabad and Gurugram in the national capital region, a government agency data said on Friday. The presence of pollutant PM 2.5 and PM 10 also remained high in the five immediate neighbours of Delhi, …

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Delhi’s Singhu border: Maze of trucks and sea of flags — and a makeshift library too | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: It looks likely to be a long haul and the agitating farmers are prepared for it. A day before the second round of talks between the land tillers and central government, the crowd at Singhu border continued to grow. The sea of trucks, tractors and wagons, bearing flags of farmers’ associations — in …

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Heavy police force deployed at Delhi border points as farmers’ protest enters sixth day | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Delhi border points remained under heavy police deployment on Tuesday, with concrete barriers and multilayered barricades in place as protesting farmers continue their agitation against the Centre’s new agri laws. For the sixth consecutive day, thousands of farmers have been staging protests at Tigri and Singhu borders amid heavy security deployment but the …

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Four people dead as car rams into bus on Yamuna Expressway in UP | Noida News

NOIDA: Four people died on Saturday as their car rammed into a state transport bus on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh‘s Greater Noida, police said. A fifth passenger of the car was hospitalised with severe injuries after the road crash took place around 6.45am in the Beta 2 police station area, they said. “The …

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Farmers’ protest: Haryana Police advise people to avoid travelling to Delhi | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: In view of the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march call being carried out by the farmers’ organizations, Haryana Police on Thursday advised the citizens to avoid travelling at entry points from Haryana to Delhi on National Highway No 10 (Hisar-Rohtak-Delhi) and National Highway 44 (Ambala-Panipat-Delhi) as they may face inconvenience and trouble on these routes. Haryana …

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Fog and November chill in Gurugram: Mercury at 5°C in sight | Gurgaon News

GURUGRAM: The city is likely to witness a cold wave for the next two days as the minimum temperature could dip to below 5°C. This will be the lowest minimum temperature, according to the meteorological department (IMD), in this season so far. The minimum temperature was recorded at 6.7°C on Tuesday in Ayanagar, the weather …

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Delhi’s air quality slips to ‘very poor’ due to slow winds; dip in stubble burning | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: After nearly 10 days, Delhi’s air quality deteriorated on Monday to the “very poor” category and is likely to worsen in the next two days due to slow winds and low ventilation, government agencies said. Stubble burning, which accounted for 12 percent of Delhi’s PM2.5 pollution on Sunday, contributed six percent on Monday. …

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Delhi University to start special cutoff admissions from Tuesday | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The admissions for Delhi University in the special cutoff category will begin from Tuesday. The university postponed the admission dates from November 18 after several Covid-19 cases were reported from the DU administration office. In a notice, the varisty said that applicants can apply for the special cutoff from 9am of Tuesday till …

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Containment Zones in Delhi: Containment zones rise to over 4,550 in Delhi | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, the number of containment zones has gone up to over 4,550 in the national capital, with the maximum 743 in southwest district and the lowest 148 in northeast district. According to official data, six districts out of the total 11 have more than 400 Covid-19 containment zones …

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Covid-19: Only 50 people to be allowed at marriage functions in Delhi as DDMA reverts to earlier cap | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Number of guests allowed in marriage related gatherings across Delhi was capped at 50 on Tuesday after lieutenant governor Anil Baijal approved the AAP government’s proposal to cap the number of guests due to surge in Covid cases. The ceiling was increased to 200 recently but has again been reduced. “The Covid-19 situation …

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