Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police solved a home loan fraud case and arrested the accused person Sachin Sharma. Accused had taken a house on rent in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi and took three loans worth Rs 6.70 crore against rented house by preparing a forged chain of title documents. One of the home loans was taken in the name of a dead person. In this regard, a case was registered at Police Station EOW, New Delhi and investigation was taken up. During investigation, it was revealed that the accused was involved in a criminal conspiracy with accomplices. Under the supervision of senior officials, the police team arrested the accused and produced him before the court. Further investigation is in progress.
A team of doctors from Chandigarh's hospital is conducting COVID-19 tests of people, who are travelling back from New Delhi and other areas. The rapid antigen tests were being conducted at Sector 17 bus stand. Both passengers and staff, including bus drivers and conductors are being tested at the centres. The step was taken due to the rising COVID infections in the national capital. According to the Health ministry, there are 1081 active cases in the city.
Millions of residents in India's capital have not had a day of clean air in more than two months and the region is also recording its highest number of COVID-19 infections since the onset of the pandemic.
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More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is typically celebrated by socializing and exchanging gifts with friends and family, and lighting oil lamps or candles to symbolize a victory of light over darkness. Fireworks are also a major part of the celebrations. On Saturday, many temples across the country streamed prayer sessions online to avoid large gatherings. In New Delhi, worried residents opted for low-key celebrations. Some even stayed home and didn't visit friends or relatives.
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