Confusion on collecting bio-medical waste puts MCD workers at risk

Home isolation patients complain that the MCD has not been collecting the waste regularly, while MCD workers have been using minimal protection on their rounds. New Delhi: After all three members of Sandeep’s family tested positive for Covid-19, they did not know they would have to take care of the piling garbage at their home along […]

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Record applicants seeking jobs at Delhi Civil Defense since the pandemic

Civil defense was designed to provide relief during hostile situations, especially during the times of war or emergencies. Delhi Civil Defense (DCD) is now an opportunity for people looking for jobs in the pandemic. Delhi: Seema*, 35, a volunteer at Delhi Civil Defense (DCD) reported on duty the day after her father expired from kidney issues. For her, DCD […]

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Social distancing trembles amid Delhi earthquake

Several people came out on the streets, defying the lockdown, during the earthquake on Monday, in East Delhi, a hotspot for COVID-19 cases By Yashasvini Razdan Meenakshi Gujaral was sitting in her living room in Pitampura, sipping tea and talking to her son when she felt tremors. Her younger son ran out of the house, […]

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State governments wait for centre to extend lockdown

With just two days to go for the 21-day nationwide lockdown to end, some states have extended the lockdown for the next two weeks, till April 30. Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments have not made any official announcements as the states are waiting for the centre to announce extension. Vivek Kumar M As the number […]

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