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Delhi

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

Picture used for representational purposes only (Image source: ANI)

Air 'poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon

Average 24-hour AQI at 4 pm on Sunday was 251 in Ghaziabad, 238 in Noida, 224 in Greater Noida, 218 in Faridabad and 209 in Gurgaon

A COVID-19 symptomatic air traveller being taken for isolation on an ambulance at T-3, IGI Airport, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Private offices, dine-in facilities in restaurants closed in Delhi amid Covid scare

Earlier, the private offices were working with 50 per cent of workforce

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

A person gives his sample for Covid testing. (PTI Photo)

29% of Delhi's population has antibodies against COVID-19, says August sero-survey

Sero-prevalence of antibodies found in males was 28.3 per cent, and in females 32.2 per cent in the latest survey, the minister said

Mumbai

Maharashtra minister Satej Patil

COVID-19: Maharashtra minister Satej Patil tests positive

My health condition is good and have started medication as advised by doctors, posted the CM

People buy firecrackers despite the government urging public to restrain from bursting crackers during Diwali festival in view of current COVID-19 status, in Thane district, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai civic body bans firecrackers, fireworks ahead of Diwali

However, BMC has permitted the use of 'mild' crackers on Laxmi Pujan, saying people can use 'anar' and fulzadi within their private premises

Fire fighter at the site of the collapse. (Photo: ANI)

Several injured as under-construction building collapses in Mumbai's Andheri

The fire brigade pulled out the five persons from the debris and had them admitted to a hospital

Students wearing masks sit inside a classroom. (Photo: AP/File)

Amid Omicron threat, BMC pushes reopening of schools in Mumbai to Dec 15

The state education department has asked all local bodies to seek the consent of parents before reopening schools

Kolkata

BJP MP of Barrackpore Arjun Singh (Photo: ANI)

BJP MP suffers head injuries, claims police attacked him

The Barrackpore police commissioner led a large contingent of force to bring the situation under control.

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

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)

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

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (Photo: PTI)

West Bengal to pass anti-CAA resolution soon: Mamata Banerjee

According to her, several conditions related to the NRC have been set in the name of the NPR.

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