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1st Dec News Digest: Delhi Records Coldest November, Woman Found Living With Corpses Of Parents

Sanskriti Dalmia

Delhi records coldest November since 1949

According to the India Meteorological Department, the month of November was the coldest in the national capital in 71 years, with the mean minimum temperature dropping to 10.2 degrees Celsius. According to IMD data, the mean minimum temperature for November was 9.6 degrees Celsius in 1938; nine degrees Celsius in 1931 and 8.9 degrees Celsius in 1930. While the mean minimum temperature was 15 degrees Celsius last year. On 30th November, Monday, Delhi recorded a minimum of 6.9 degrees Celsius. This is the eighth day this month that the minimum temperature remained below 10 degrees Celsius.

Woman found living with corpses of parents in Kolkata

A woman was found living with the dead bodies of her parents in Kolkata. Police said that the couple must have died a few days ago as the bodies were recovered in a decomposed state.

Neighbours sensed the foul smell coming from the decomposing bodies. Neighbours were shocked over the fact that the doctor couple’s daughter had neither informed them nor the police about their demise. Later, a relative of the couple informed the police about it on Sunday. Subsequently, a police team reached the spot and sent the bodies for post-mortem examination.

Delhi govt caps the price of RT-PCR COVID-19 test by private labs 

The Delhi government has capped the price of RT-PCR coronavirus test by private labs at Rs 800 from Rs 2400. This will apply to all the samples collected by the government teams and the samples that are collected at the labs, hospitals or other collection facilities. The price of samples that are collected through home visits has been brought down to Rs 1,200.

Farmers light candles at protest sites 

Farmers protesting against Centre's farm laws at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders lit candles on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's 551st birth anniversary on Monday.  Protesting farmers also offered prayers and distributed prasad among themselves and the security personnel present there.


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