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Vijay Goel sets up camp to help people with currency exchange formalities

November 13, 2016 10:46 pm

Vijay Goel acknowledged that there were certain inconveniences caused after the demonetisation of currency notes, but asserted that the people were cooperating which was evident from the feedback of many standing in the queues.

Central government to push reforms to woo investment, plug infra deficit: Arun Jaitley

November 08, 2016 12:33 pm

"Normally it is the least developed and developing economies which have a tendency to cry for protectionism and that is a voice that's almost not heard in India," said Arun Jaitley.

Anil Kapoor says Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Sakshi Tanwar have proved him wrong

July 09, 2016 3:39 pm

Anil Kapoor says that Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Sakshi Tanwar have proved him wrong by showcasing their versatility.

‘We look different, people ask which country we come from’

June 14, 2016 5:24 am

Ninety per cent of Manipuri tribals in Delhi belong to the Christian faith.

Live Braille: A wearable travel aid device for the visually challenged

June 12, 2016 11:49 am

The devices uses haptic feedback and vibrations with which a person can navigate his way through sense of touch

Delhi sets up probe panel for fair price shop licence 'restoration'

June 09, 2016 9:00 pm

The probe panel by Delhi government is supposed to investigate the irregularities and involvement of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in the restoration of the fair price shop in Sant Nagar.

Asiana Airlines to start non-stop services from Incheon to Delhi

May 16, 2016 5:01 pm

The additional flight demonstrates both the growing market for leisure and business travelers as well as Asiana Airlines ongoing commitment to expanding connectivity between Korea and India.

Pollution has taken centrestage in debates and conversations: PWD Minister Satyendar Jain

May 03, 2016 2:12 am

He said the city government has undertaken a series of measures to curb pollution, both from vehicles and dust, which include marking of dedicated bus lanes and vacuum cleaning of roads under the Delhi government.

Delhi sizzles at 44 degree Celsius, hottest day of the season

May 03, 2016 2:00 am

"The maximum temperature was recorded at 44 degrees Celsius. It is the hottest day of the season so far," a MeT Department official said.


Vintage cars on display at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi

January 28, 2016 7:01 pm

Vintage cars on display during the curtain raiser for the first vintage car racing and auto show at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi on Thursday.

Multi-storey building collapses in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden; many feared trapped

July 19, 2015 9:59 am

Two people were killed, while eight others, including some children, injured when a five-storey building collapsed in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden area on Saturday evening.

India’s 'first' sunken museum; Prince Karim Aga Khan lays foundation stone

April 08, 2015 1:12 pm

Billionaire philanthropist and leader of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, Prince Aga Khan IV is on a six-day visit to India.


How pollution killed over 1 lakh children in 2016: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai

Police Commemoration Day: PM Modi inaugurates a museum, a sculpture and a wall of valour

June 18, 2020 2:33 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and dedicated to the nation a refurbished national police memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

Jail road was earlier known as the furniture market, but today it is largely associated for its food. Delhi Food Blogger shares his top 5 picks.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

February 25, 2016 5:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gave final touches to the Rail Budget ahead of presenting it in the Parliament on Thursday.Taking about their expectations form the Budget, one of the passengers said the government should focus more on cleaner coaches and quality of food so that more people travel by trains.While another passenger said fares of daily passenger trains should be reduced and the safety of women passengers should be considered in the upcoming budget.

Patiala Court scuffle accused lawyer joins investigation

February 24, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Lawyer Vikram Chauhan accused in the Patiala House Court scuffle reached Tilak Marg police station in the national capital on Wednesday to join the investigation. He said the allegations levelled on him are yet to be proved and he has full faith in the law. He also added that the media is trying to glorify the person who raised ‘anti-national’ slogans.

Residents irked as Delhi water crisis continues

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.

Urs of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya held in New Delhi

February 23, 2016 5:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Urs of Nizamuddin Auliya, also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin , at 'Nizammudin Dargah' is one of the biggest religious fairs observed in New Delhi. It was the 712th Urs of Sufi Saint attended by thousands of devotees who come from different parts of the country to pay their respects to the noble soul, and seek his blessings. Hazrat Nizamuddin was a revered Sufi Saint who believed in drawing close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity. For him his love of God implied love for humanity and vision of the world was marked by a highly evolved sense of secularity and kindness. People offered silent prayers in memory of the Saint and paid obeisance to him. Later, religious Qawalli in the memory of the Saint was also offered to mark the occasion Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music which is performed mainly at Sufi Shrines or Dargah's throughout South Asia. It is one of the musical traditions that stretch back for more than 700 years.

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Ansal towers

February 22, 2016 10:22 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): A fire broke out in Asia’s largest computer spare parts market, Nehru Place, in Delhi on Monday morning. Six fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse off the fire. No casualty has been reported so far. Police and fire tenders are conducting dousing off operation.

SC gives nod to govt. formation in Arunachal

February 18, 2016 3:54 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): In a major setback to the Congress, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the status quo order of maintaining President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, thereby giving its nod to government formation in the state. After going through High Court and assembly records, the Supreme Court decided that it doesn't see any reason to interfere with HC order at this stage. Lawyer Satyapal Singh said the SC has transferred the case of revocation of 12 suspended MLA's to Guwahati High Court.