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Delhi

A man runs along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi. (Photo: AFP)

Delhi gasps for breath as air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi on Thursday morning was recorded at 312

Safdarjung Tomb is seen amid heavy smog conditions in New Delhi. (Photo: AFP)

Smog tightens grip on Delhi-NCR, visibility at IGI Airport low

The PM2.5 levels stood at 346 micrograms per cubic metre, around six times more than the safe limit

The city's AQI slipped to the 'severe' category on Thursday night and continued its upward trend to reach 462 at noon on Friday. (Representational image: PTI)

Higher wind speed flushes out pollution in Delhi

According to Central Pollution Control Board's Sameer app, Delhi's air quality index stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (ANI)

COVID positivity rate about 10 per cent in Delhi; curbs to be eased soon: Kejriwal

COVID positivity rate in Delhi has reduced by 20 per cent in the span of last 10 days

A bird perches on a barbed wire in the backdrop of Akshardham Temple shrouded in fog, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'very poor' category

Meanwhile, the air quality in Noida and Gurugram is in the 'poor' category

Mumbai

 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 devotee holds a bag containing prayer beads on the occasion of 'Janmashtami' festival marking the birth of Hindu god Krishna outside a temple closed due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai. (Photo: AFP)

MNS workers in Mumbai booked for violating COVID-19 norms on Janmashtami

Mumbai Police has registered a case under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the MNS workers

 Mumbai Metro One said that it will start operations from October 19 and the services will operate from 8.30am to 8.30pm. (Representational Image: PTI)

Mumbai Metro service to resume on Monday

MMOPL said the entry points at every station will be limited to ensure effective crowd management and screening

A crowded platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station amid concern over rising cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 across the country, in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai on high alert after inputs of possible terror attack by pro-Khalistan groups

Mumbai Police have instructed all police stations to be on alert

Kolkata

Representational image (PTI)

Senior Kolkata police officers come to blows

Protests happened by group of local people demanding restoration of power supply which has been snapped due to Cyclone Amphan's strike

Jagdeep Dhankhar

Bengal polls: Gov to take update from top official

The BJP, however, accused the ruling Trinamul Congress of giving a short time to the Opposition parties for poll preparation and campaign.

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

Visitors use umbrellas to protect themselves from rain outside Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on Saturday. The very severe cyclonic storm Bulbul over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind. (Photo: PTI)

Cyclone Bulbul weakens, crosses West Bengal

In it bulletin at 9 pm, the India Meteorological Department informed that the cyclone would weaken further and gradually.

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

Noida International Airport model (Image credit: Wikipedia)

If pandemic recovery continues, Noida Airport to open by September 2024: YIAPL CEO

The work for the first phase of the greenfield project is underway and would cost over Rs 5,700 crore to complete

The area around Hyderabad's iconic Charminar is deserted on Thursday evening. On Ramzan evenings, the locality is normally abuzz with acctivity. (DC Photo: Deepak Deshpande)

Hopes dashed as Telangana sees 22 new cases of coronavirus

There are 115 containment zones in the Greater Hyderabad area

Syed Babu was put into quarantine at the Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru.

Depressed Covid-19 patient jumps to death from Bengaluru hospital

He was an auto driver on dialysis, and was shaken by the death of another patient in his quarantine ward

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