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Delhi government to seek air quality commission’s permission to reopen schools



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The Delhi government will forward two applications on behalf of the education department to the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) suggesting that schools, colleges, and coaching institutes for students from class 6 onwards be opened immediately, and classes for the primary section to class 5 be resumed from Dec 20, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said.

Schools and other institutes were shut on November 15 due to deteriorating air quality. Though briefly re-opened on Nov 29, they were shut again on the orders of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has allowed the CAQM to consider applications for easing the restrictions imposed to deal with air pollution.

Rai said that the ban on entry of trucks carrying non-essentials, except for compressed natural gas (CNG), and electric trucks will continue.

Agencies seeking to resume construction and demolition activities have been asked to write to the environment department, which will forward their requests to the CAQM for consideration.

Rai said that a total of 6,975 complaints were received through the Green Delhi app, and 5,686 of these were resolved. The maximum number of complaints were directed to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).. He was speaking after a meeting held with officials of government departments to discuss the national capital’s air pollution situation. There has been an improvement in air quality over the past one week, and further improvement is likely from December 16, he said.

Source : IndianExpress



4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee




Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

Source: ANI

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions



A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found



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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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