The national capital recorded its air quality in the "moderate" category on Saturday morning, while a government forecasting agency predicted that it will turn "poor" by Monday.

The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced 2020) for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be held on September 27.

Monsoon is likely to stay longer in the national capital and start withdrawing only in the "initial days of October", an India Meteorological Department official said on Thursday.

 A Delhi court has dismissed the bail application of Pinjra Tod member and JNU student Devangana Kalita, who has been booked under the stringent anti-terror law, UAPA, in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February.

Twelve city forests have been developed in the national capital and four more will be ready soon, Environment Minister Gopal Rai told the Centre on Monday.

The national capital recorded 1,257 fresh coronavirus cases, and eight deaths, the lowest in over two months, in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Tuesday.

Delhi recorded 1,299 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking the tally of such cases in the city to over 1.41 lakh, while the death toll due to the disease mounted to 4,059, authorities said.

A fresh spell of rains in the national capital on Saturday kept the mercury within comfortable levels.