Delhi

Excise policy row: MHA suspends ex-commissioner, his deputy
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The decision has been conveyed to the Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary (vigilance), whose inquiry report into the excise scam formed the basis of LG's recommendation for suspension. The suspension came two days after the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, V.K. Saxena, approved the initiation of disciplinary proceedings for 'serious lapses' against 11 officials of the excise department in connection with the excise policy 2021-22. Last Friday, the CBI had raided Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's residence in connection with the alleged irregularities in Delhi's excise policy.
Farmers reach Jantar Mantar, Delhi borders witness massive jams
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Amid heightened security to enter Delhi, traffic snarls were reported at the Ghaziabad, Chilla, Singhu, Faridabad and Tikri borders. Delhi Police have put barricades at all these border points and every vehicle entering the national capital city are being checked.
Excise liquor scam: CBI issues Look Out Circular against Manish Sisodia, 13 others
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This has been done to stop them flying abroad. During the searches, CBI could not find two accused. The CBI has made Sisodia as accused number one in its FIR. The CBI's FIR has been lodged under sections 120B (Criminal Conspiracy) and 477A (Falsification of accounts) of the IPC.
Excise policy case: Sisodia among 15 named as accused in CBI's FIR
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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is among the 15 accused named in the FIR lodged by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in Delhi's new excise policy. The CBI raid is still going on at 21 places in seven states in connection with the case where it is alleged that liquor businessmen were allegedly given exemption of Rs 30 crore, licence holders were allegedly given extension according to their own will, and the policy was made by violating excise rules.
Delhi's 1st monkeypox patient recovers, discharged from hospital
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The Monkeypox patient was discharged on Monday night after showing the sign of recovery. Talking to IANS, Dr Suresh Kumar, MD, LNJP Hospital said, "We have discharged the patient which was the first case of monkeypox in the capital city. The man recovered total in 25 days."
Delhi records second monkeypox case, nationwide tally reaches 6
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A 35-year-old Nigerian man, who was admitted to the LNJP hospital, has tested positive for the infection, a source told IANS. He is the second confirmed case of monkeypox in the city. The foreign national was admitted two days ago to the LNJP hospital which has been designated by the government as the nodal hospital for treatment of the infection.
Delhi reports first monkeypox case
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The patient was admitted to the Maulana Azad Medical College Hospital around three days ago after he showed symptoms of monkeypox. According to the source, his samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune on Saturday which came out positive. With this, India's overall monkeypox tally has increased to four.
Prophet remark row: Al-Qaeda warns of attacks in Delhi, Mumbai, UP & Gujarat
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"The saffron terrorists should now await their end in Delhi, Bombay, UP and Gujarat. They should find refuge neither in their homes nor in their fortified army cantonments," a threat letter by the AQIS read. It said that the "hearts of Muslims all over the world are bleeding" and are filled with feelings of revenge and retribution.
Mumbai, Delhi among 'most forgetful' cities in India: Report
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Backed by rider insights and gigabytes of data, ride-hailing company Uber's Lost and Found Index aims to educate riders in a fun yet informative manner about Uber's in-app options available to them at the tap of a button, in case they lose or forget something in their Uber during their trip. "We get that losing an item can be stressful, but when you Uber, you always have the option to trace so that you can attempt retrieving your belongings.
First cases of Omicron's B.A. 4, B.A.5 sub-variants detected in Maharashtra
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A total of four infections caused by the BA.4 sub-strain of Omicron coronavirus variant, and three cases of BA.5 sub-strain have been detected. The cases of this subvariants have been reported in the state, days after the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) on Saturday confirmed cases with BA.4 and BA.5 variants in Tamil Nadu and Telangana for the first time in India.
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