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Hospital authorities have suspended routine OPD admissions in general and private wards for two weeks. (Photo- Twitter)

AIIMS general, pvt wards only for emergency cases for 2 weeks

Routine OPD services to enable patients seek medical advice and counselling, which were recently resumed will continue, said AIIMS

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As Delhi grapples with dipping temperature, IMD likely to declare cold wave in city

The weather department also said the month of November this year is expected to be the coldest in the last four to five years

A health worker arranges swab samples on a tray for COVID-19 test at a medical camp. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that sharp spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the national capital will “plateau” after ten days or so. (PTI Photo)

COVID-19 cases will ‘plateau’ after 10-15 days: Delhi health minister

The minister said that “testing, tracing, isolation and treatment” strategy was still being followed along with “aggressive contact tracing”

AAP minister Gopal Rai inaugurating the Green War Room

Delhi gets a 'Green' war room in its fight against pollution

The minister said a 10-member team has been set up to monitor the levels of primary pollutants

Commuters ride through heavy smog in Noida . (PTI)

Delhi's air quality reaches worst levels since November last year

As the skies hung heavy and acrid over the region, people complained of itchy throat and watery eyes

Mumbai

The police also said that many of these accounts have morphed images of the Mumbai police commissioner and the comments and abuses were personal and baseless. (PTI)

Mumbai cyber cell to probe online trolls targeting them over Sushant Singh Rajput case

The police said that fake accounts were being operated on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook where the trolls went on to abuse the city police

Bombay High Court

COVID-19 patients who died due to medical negligence need to be compensated: HC

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice NJ Jamadar was hearing a PIL filed by BJP leader Ashish Shelar

corona frontline workers. (PTI)

Mumbai sero survey: 27 per cent health workers have developed COVID-19 antibodies

The BMC had conducted the second round of sero-survey along with other organisations in the second half of August

A week after the Central Railway and Western Railway wrote letters to the Maharashtra government urging it to frame guidelines to avoid crowding in trains so that services can be opened for common people, the government is yet to hold a meeting for the discussion on it. (PTI)

Local trains remain out of reach for common Mumbaikars

Currently, only government employees and people working in services defined as 'essential services' can travel by local trains

Kolkata

The 56-year-old man tried to jump off the third floor of the Super Speciality Block of the hospital.

Kolkata: COVID-19 positive man tries to jump off hospital building, saved by alert worker

The incident happened around 9 am at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital

Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee to give job letters to slain 5 workers

The meeting venue has been chosen in view of its proximity to Bahal Nagar village from where the slain labourers had migrated to the valley for work.

 WB asks Railways not to send Shramik Special trains to state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan. (PTI Photo)

West Bengal asks Railways not to send 'Shramik Special' trains till May 26

With normal life thrown out of gear by the region's worst weather disaster, the authorities have been scrambling to restore normalcy

Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee: Modi govt is ‘tapping my phone’

Mamata Banerjee appealed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to look into the “serious situation”, which has emerged over surveillance recently.

Trinamool Congress MLA Samaresh Das. ( Photo- ANI)

TMC's Samaresh Das, three-time MLA from Egra, dies of COVID-19

Das is the third notable politician from the state, who died after testing positive for COVID-19

In Other Cities

A scooter plies on an empty road during an intensive lockdown imposed to curb spread of covid19 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. PTI photo

Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31

The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts

Kapil, who had acquaintance with Raj and offered help to get him out on bail and took Rs 60 lakh through a hawala agent.

Pune-based businessman arrested for cheating man held in Explosive Substances Act case

The complainant Raj Kumar, a city-based businessman who deals in explosives was arrested by the RGI Airport police in 2019

Guest workers gather at an assembling centre to get transferred to a railway station to board on a special train to Bihar after the government eased a nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai. PTI Photo

TN extends lockdown till June 30, CM opens up public bus transport zone-wise

The AIADMK government has chosen to pursue a policy of caution and kept most of the general restrictions in operation until June 30

A man takes a nap under a tree in a closed commercial street after a lockdown was reimposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai. AFP Photo

Garment MSMEs to Tamil Nadu: Don’t even think of extending lockdown

Over 400 MSME's in garment exports urge CM not to extend lockdown