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Warmer day, colder night for Capital, Met predicts some respite by Jan-end

A day after recording the city's coldest January day in nine years, the maximum temperature rose by 4-5°C in most parts of Delhi on Wednesday even as "cold day" and "severe cold day” conditions prevailed in many areas.

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Hindustan Times
January 27, 2022

Pragati Maidan tunnel by Feb 15, if cold abates soon

Construction work on the 1.2km-long Pragati Maidan tunnel project and six underpasses under the integrated transit corridor development plan for Pragati Maidan is expected to be completed by February 15, government officials overseeing the key infrastructure project said.

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Hindustan Times
January 27, 2022

India coach blames AFC for dashing team's hopes

Women's team coach Dennerby says Asia's apex football body was unprofessional in dealing with Covid outbreak in the squad

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Hindustan Times
January 27, 2022

More beds free up in Capital , fewest admitted with Covid-19 since Jan 10

Covid-19 hospitalisation in the national capital is at an over two-week low amid a downturn in the city's infection tally and active case count, shows data from the Delhi government, which doctors across the city's health care facilities said is an indication that the fifth wave of the pandemic in the city is well under control.

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Hindustan Times
January 27, 2022

Grandeur marks 73rd R-Day

India ushered in its 73rd Republic Day on Wednesday in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic with an imposing display of its military strength and rich cultural diversity.

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Hindustan Times
January 27, 2022

Few admissions during 5th wave question need for ongoing curbs

NEW DELHI: At no point since cases of Covid-19 began surging in the Capital this year has the hospital bed occupancy rate been beyond 20% of capacity, data released by the Delhi government every day shows. At its peak, the city recorded 43 deaths in a day on Thursday-of these, only three could be directly linked to Covid-19 alone, the city's health minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday.

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Hindustan Times
January 22, 2022

UK PM Johnson faces police inquiry over lockdown parties

British police will investigate alleged lockdown breaches at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street residence after receiving evidence from an internal government probe into a series of gatherings.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Imam lambasted ideas of democracy, secularism in his speeches: Delhi court

JNU student Sharjeel Imam "lambasted" the Constitution, and the ideas of democracy and secularism, a Delhi court said while framing charges of sedition and under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against him for giving alleged inflammatory speeches at Aligarh Muslim University and Delhi's Jamia Nagar area while addressing the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Six things to look out for in today's R-Day parade

The 2022 iteration of the Republic Day Parade will showcase India's rich history alongside that of the progress made in the 75 years since the country's Independence. A look at the what will be on display during the parade today - from a grand fly-past of 75 aircraft, to a new Central Vista, to tableaux that display India's diversity.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Now Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh photos at offices of Delhi govt: Kejriwal

All Delhi government offices will have photos of only Dr BR Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution, and Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary freedom fighter, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday, adding that no photos of any political leaders will be hung from now on in these establishments.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Group preparing attacks dismantled, says Ukraine

The saboteurs were controlled by Moscow and were planning a series of armed attacks to destabilise the ex-Soviet country

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Global economic growth to slump to 4.4% in 2022: IMF

Global economic growth will dip from 5.9% in 2021 to 4.4% in 2022, half a percentage point less than it estimated just three months ago, and 3.8% in 2023, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted in its World Economic Outlook released on Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Ex-Union minister junks Cong for BJP

Congress leader and former Union minister RPN Singh, 57, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday, explaining his decision to switch sides as being prompted by the work Prime Minister Narendra Modi was doing for the country, and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath for the state, and as "better late than never".

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Eight killed in Cameroon's Nations Cup stadium crush

Cameroon's progress at the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals was overshadowed by a stampede outside the stadium that killed at least eight people during the host nation's 2-1 victory over Comoros.

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Hindustan Times
January 26, 2022

Never Say Never: Raveena Ongetting Into Politics

Actor Raveena Tandon got candid at the Tension Not Twitter Spaces session.

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

Now, March deadline set for overdue Ashram underpass

NEW DELHI: The Ashram underpass, which has already missed five deadlines, is likely to be opened for traffic in the first week of March, officials in the public works department (PWD), the agency working on the project, on Monday said.

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

Rain leaves its mark: Delhi gets first ‘severe cold day of season

A thick fog engulfed neighbouring Noida early on Monday morning.

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

Spinners slip away from home

Just three wickets in three ODIs against South Africa by India spinners leaves work cut out for think tank in the build-up to two World Cups by 2023

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

Stakeholders push to lift curbs, open schools

DDMA to meet on Jan 27 to review restrictions amid calls from traders, businesses, schools, experts, residents

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

3dry days a year in Delhi as part of new liquor plan

NEW DELHI: Delhi will now have only three dry days (when liquor stores are closed and bars and restaurants are not allowed to serve liquor) this year, down from the usual 21, according to an order issued by the excise department on Monday.

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Hindustan Times
January 25, 2022

Chahar's Late Batting Charge Fails To Avoid Whitewash By SA

Dhawan, Kohli, and later Chahar, raised hopes before Proteas managed a four-run win to sweep series

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Hindustan Times
January 24, 2022

'I Love India And Feel A Strong Connection To The Place'

The Spanish actor talks about her life-changing visit to India and why she wants her family to explore the country, too

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Hindustan Times
January 24, 2022

Homage to Netaji on his 125th birth anniversary

NEW DELHI: : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled a holographic statue of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at central Delhi's India Gate, and exhorted citizens to build a new India before the 100th year of Independence in 2047.

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Hindustan Times
January 24, 2022

ED set to arrest Delhi minister Jain ahead of Punjab polls, says Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday told reporters he has learned that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to arrest a senior minister in his cabinet, Satyendar Jain, ahead of the Punjab assembly polls, and said that the alleged move will be another example of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) using federal agencies to target political rivals.

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Hindustan Times
January 24, 2022

Delhi's daily tally drops below 10k after 19 days

The number of daily infections of Covid-19 reported in Delhi on Sunday dropped below the 10,000-mark for the first time in 19 days, and the daily test positivity rate fell to 13.3% as evidence continued to mount that the city's latest Covid-19 outbreak is now contracting just as fast as it expanded.

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Hindustan Times
January 24, 2022

‘Abide With Me' left out of lineup

Abide With Me, a decades-old staple tune at the Beating Retreat ceremony and said to be a favourite of Mahatma Gandhi, does not figure in the lineup announced by the government on Saturday for the January 29 musical extravaganza that will feature a raft of military bands marking the end of Republic Day celebrations.

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Hindustan Times
January 23, 2022

SP chief makes Karhal poll fray entry official

The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday announced that party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest his first Uttar Pradesh assembly election from the party's stronghold of Karhal in Mainpuri.

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Hindustan Times
January 23, 2022

Shah returns to the forefront of UP campaign with Kairana visit

Starting with a door-to-door campaign in Kairana, a constituency that has figured prominently in the Bharatiya Janata Party's election discourse in Uttar Pradesh, Union home minister Amit Shah has signalled he is back in the saddle in the poll-bound state.

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Hindustan Times
January 23, 2022

Nadda reviews election preparations in Bijnor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Friday took stock of the preparations for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in a meeting with party leaders in Bijnor district.

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Hindustan Times
January 23, 2022

Blaze in Mumbai high-rise: 6 killed, several battle for life

A massive fire gutted a flat on the 19th floor of the 20-storey Kamala building in Mumbai on Saturday.

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Hindustan Times
January 23, 2022

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