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Delhi

People walk on and along railway tracks amid low visibility due to fog, during a cold winter morning, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Air quality of Delhi, Gurugram remains in 'very poor' category

High winds and intermittent rains are likely during January 5 to 8 which is expected to improve AQI significantly

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai and other leaders during celebrations after AAP crossed the majority mark in the MCD polls, at the party headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI/Vijay Verma)

AAP ends BJP's 15-year rule at MCD in closely-fought election

In his first address after the victory, an elated Kejriwal thanked Delhiites and vowed to improve civic amenities in the national capital

A man sits near closed shops at Ajmeri Gate market during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Covid waning: Delhi decides to lift weekend curfew

Traders in Delhi had suffered huge losses in the last 25 days, to the tune of almost 70 per cent

Delhi is witnessing an uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases. The city logged 1,042 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent on Friday. (PTI file image)

Delhi's R-value 2.1 this week, every COVID infected person infecting two others

The preliminary analysis by computational modelling was done by IIT-Madras

A man rides a bicycle down the Kartavya Path in the backdrop of India Gate, engulfed in smog, in New Delhi, Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. Delhi's air quality turned "very poor" on Monday morning. (PTI /Manvender Vashist)

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' on morning after Diwali

The situation was relatively better than previous years due to favourable meteorological conditions

Mumbai

No injury in the incident has been reported so far. (Photo: Twitter/Screenshot from video)

Fire breaks out in residential building in Mumbai's Kanjurmarg area

A Mumbai Fire Brigade official stated that the situation is marked as level 2, indicating a significant danger to the area

 Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze at Dreams Mall, affecting patients admitted in the nearby COVID-19 dedicated Sunrise Hospital, in Mumbai, early Friday, March 26, 2021. (PTI)

10 dead in fire at mall hospital treating COVID-19 patients in Mumbai's Bhandup

The cause of the 'level four' fire (serious emergency call in fire brigade parlance) has not been ascertained yet, BMC sources said

A man stands in a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Mumbai. (Photo: AP)

Heavy rains batter Mumbai, leave several areas waterlogged

Railways halted Mumbai local train service between Umbermali and Kasara

The Siddhivinayak temple.

Only 100 to get darshan at Mumbai's Siddhivinayak Temple

Mumbai's iconic Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the most revered places in Mumbai for devotees

Kolkata

Vijay Bhan Singh

BSF jawan killing by Bangladesh Guards unprovoked: Probe

BSF probe finds BGB firing was ‘unprovoked and unwarranted’ and was carried out after flag meeting between two forces.

People resorted to panic buying in several markets of West Bengal on Thursday disregarding social distancing norms. (PTI Photo)

Panic buying returns in Bengal markets ahead of fresh lockdown in containment zones

Long queues were witnessed outside department stores as people bought commodities for storage during the lockdown period

Representational image. (PTI)

Kolkata woman killed in moving taxi, body dumped in a canal; cabbie nabbed

A driver of a mobile application-based taxi service has been arrested.

Policemen wearing face masks keep vigil at barricades of a coronavirus containment zone in Kolkata. The Union government has extended the ban on flights to the city in view of the growth in infectionsn. AP)

Ban on flights to Kolkata extended to July 31

Mamata Banerjee requested an extension of the ban in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases

Owaisi's proposed rally has evoked sharp reactions from the ruling TMC. (PTI file)

AIMIM to kick off Bengal campaign with Owaisi's rally on Feb 25

AIMIM has already come up with posters and the slogan Awaz uthaneke waqt aa chuka hain (time has come to raise your voice)

In Other Cities

The 21-kilometre distance crossing 16 stations was covered in less than 30 minutes and with minimal disruption to traffic along the route. — By arrangement

Hyderabad Metro helps shift donor organ from LB Nagar to Jubilee Hills

Since the harvested heart had to be transplanted to a recipient’s body in two hours, the best resources had to be put in place

People wear masks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Kochi on March 21, 2020. (PTI)

All families in a Kochi apartment complex under quarantine

One foreign returnee from Dubai disobeyed quarantine restrictions

Consumers are getting their grapes at their doorstep for half the market price.

Bengaluru grape farmers go direct to consumers, and movement spreads like wild fire

Faced with a desperate glut amid the lockdown, farmers team up with resident welfare associations

Fire fighters in rescue efforts at the site on Wednesday. (PTI)

Gujarat factory explosion: Day after 12 workers die, police summons godown owner, tenant

Twelve labourers, including five women, were killed and 10 others were injured after a portion of the godown collapsed