Jagriti Chandra

  • Terror-stricken people from Nepal reach Delhi 27-04-2015 04:37 PM

    Hundreds of Indian nationals and foreigners have been rescued and brought to Delhi on Indian Air Force aircraft. "We went to temple and were standing in a queue. Suddenly we felt tremors," one of the stranded Indian said. ...
  • Haryana: Basai's cow shelter home to 1,000 stray cows, those rescued from butchers 22-04-2015 09:23 AM

    This is a report of a cow shelter in Haryana where over 1000 stray cows and those rescued from butchers are provided rehabilitation. This is part of the state's Gau Raksha Dal or Cow Protection Group. ...
  • First ever Maruti 800 sold in India lies unused for over a year in Delhi 20-04-2015 12:34 PM

    The first ever Maruti 800 to be sold in India on December 4, 1983, now lies unused for over a year in Delhi's posh Green Park. The car's keys, DIA 6479, were handed over to the proud owners by former prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...
  • No measures to guard traffic personnel against toxic air despite high pollution levels 18-04-2015 08:54 AM

    Despite high pollution levels in our cities there are hardly any measures to guard the traffic police personnel against the toxic air on the road. ...
  • Filthy toilets, dormitories with no beds for para athletes in India 07-04-2015 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Paralympic Committee of India has suspended president Rajesh Tomar after the recent National Para-Athletics championship sparked a row due to lack of basic facilities - including drinking water and food - at the hostels for the athletes. The decision was taken at the meeting of the executive...
  • No mechanisms in place to ensure schools comply with Right to Education Act 01-04-2015 02:02 PM

    The Right to Education is a fundamental right of all children. But even five years after the Act came into effect, many parents have to move from pillar to post. The government has failed to put mechanisms in place to ensure schools comply or even have a monitoring system in...
  • Paralympians use rooms without toilets, forced to sleep on floor at national event 23-03-2015 08:33 AM

    Ghaziabad: The three-day National Para Athletic Championship which concluded on Sunday has been labelled a national shame. The participants were forced to use filthy toilets which doubled up as bathrooms and dormitories with no beds. There was a sheer lack of basic disabled friendly infrastructure in the National Para Athletics...
  • Muscat-Delhi Oman air flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport, all passengers safe 12-03-2015 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Oman air flight from Muscat to Delhi made an emergency landing on Thursday at Delhi airport. All the passengers are safe, IGIA airport sources said. The flight WY 241 from Muscat had just landed when two nose-wheel tyres of the aircraft burst around 6 AM, the sources said....
  • President to inaugurate exhibition to highlight Indian Army's contribution in World War 1 10-03-2015 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: As the Indian Army is commemorating 100 years of World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee will be inaugurating the first of its kind exhibition on Tuesday evening. The exhibition displays 13 operations that the Indian Corps participated in, from the Western Front in France to Mesopotamia and China....
  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states 02-03-2015 11:39 PM

    Just ahead of the summer, the rain has brought the mercury level down in the national capital and heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India has brought temperature down by 5-10 degrees. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the next 24-48...
  • No ransom was paid for my release from the Taliban: Father Alexis Prem Kumar 25-02-2015 02:29 PM

    Father Alexis Prem Kumar who recently rescued from the Taliban in Afghanistan says no ransom was paid to secure his release. He also spoke to CNN-IBN about his days in captivity. "People told me Taliban was looking to kidnap a foreigner," he said. ...
  • Father Alexis Prem Kumar thanks PM Modi for securing release, says happy to be back in India 24-02-2015 11:46 PM

    It was a huge relief for the family of Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar and a big win for the Modi government as the priest who was abducted by the Taliban in Herat in June, 2014 arrived in New Delhi on Sunday. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Jagriti...
  • Status check: Is RML hospital ready to tackle Swine flu? 17-02-2015 11:48 PM

    Swine flu is spreading its tentacles and has claimed 624 lives across the country in the last 45 days. CNN-IBN on Tuesday visited RML hospital in the national capital to check whether the hospital is ready to tackle Swine flu. ...
  • Swine flu scare: RML denies shortage of Tamiflu 17-02-2015 11:44 PM

    Medical superintendent of RML Hospital Dr HK Kar has denied reports of a shortage of Tamiflu. "Today, we have 300 tablets and tomorrow we'll get around another 3,000 tables of Tamiflu," he said. ...
  • Swine flu claims 624 lives, 9,311 cases reported so far across India in 2015 17-02-2015 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: Swine flu is spreading its tentacles and has claimed 624 lives across the country in the last 45 days. A total of 9,311 people have contracted swine flu in 2015 with Gujarat, Rajasthan, Telangana, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 150,...
  • AAP is as corrupt as other parties, says a Delhi resident ahead of polls 03-02-2015 03:18 PM

    After AAP was cornered over 'bogus' funding by 'fake' companies, Delhi residents ahead of polls expressed their views. "AAP is as corrupt as other parties," said a resident. While on the other hand AAP supporters accused BJP of purposely ruining AAP's reputation. ...
  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 26-01-2015 09:33 AM

    The chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stole the show on Day 1 of the three-day historic trip to India. Sidestepping protocol, Modi received President Barack and US First Lady Michelle Obama at the airport. The day also witnessed plenty of hugs, some chai pe...
  • Strict measures ahead of Barack Obama's three-day visit 25-01-2015 05:17 PM

    Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Sources say extra caution is being taken as inputs say terrorists may try infiltrate using fake ids. ...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers 22-01-2015 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded...
  • Dense fog engulfs Delhi; road, air traffic disrupted 18-01-2015 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: Dense fog engulfed several parts of the national capital on Sunday resulted in the hampering of transport networks. Seven international flights and three domestic flights have been delayed while six domestic flights have been cancelled. Visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport has dropped to zero. Major flight...
  • Delhi's increasing road traffic, decreasing parking space: an issue political parties need to address 14-01-2015 09:29 AM

    Delhi, a city with one of the world's highest proportions of road area. 21 per cent of its total area is given to roads. The total length of the entire road network in the national capital is at a staggering 35000 kms and the city boasts of nearly 100 flyovers,...
  • Delhi: NDMC defends its decision to paint road dividers pink and green 03-11-2014 08:03 AM

    New Delhi: In parts of Delhi that come under New Delhi Municipal Council, road elements like kerbs,traffic dividers and roundabouts have been painted pink and green. This is in violation of the international traffic guidelines. As per these guidelines, colour combinations of yellow and black or white and black contrast...
  • Clean Up India: 108 toilets built in Badaun but villagers unwilling to use them 02-10-2014 08:45 AM

    Badaun: As the government begins its Swacch Bharat campaign, NGOs Sulabh International is leaving no stone unturned to provide the locals with adequate toilets in the Katra Sadatganj village in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. Brick by brick, NGO Sulabh International has built 108 toilets in the Badaun village. The NGO...
  • Delhi: Cultural extravaganza in Tagore International school 18-09-2014 01:09 PM

    Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Jagriti Chandra spoke to some students who performed for the first Lady. "We could present our culture, which is diverse. She loved our performances, she was overwhelmed," students said. ...
  • Watch: Students of Tagore International School prepare Mandarin melodies for the Chinese First Lady 18-09-2014 10:19 AM

    Students of Tagore International School in New Delhi will get a chance to flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interactive session. ...
  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk 18-08-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: The residents of a slum in Bawana in the national capital have been forced to use community toilets as they do not have toilets within their homes. The denial of basic necessity also meant higher risk to women's safety. Women said that they do not feel safe while...
  • CWG 2014: Phogat sisters create history in Glasgow 05-08-2014 11:42 AM

    The gold won by Phogat sisters Babita and Vinesh in Glasgow emulated the feat of their sister Geeta, who was the first Indian woman to win a CWG wrestling gold in 2010. ...
  • Taniam death: Students from Northeast demand justice, over 300 court arrest 06-02-2014 05:06 PM

    Students from the Northeast states continue to protest in Delhi demanding justice for Nido Taniam and to end discrimination against them. Over 300 students on Thursday courted arrest. ...
  • Wheelchair Flying Club: Giving wings to the differentlyabled 03-02-2014 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Wheelchair Flying Club in Delhi shares the passion of travel. Members of this unique club are wheelchair borne but not wheelchair bound. They enjoy travelling around the city. "Earlier I would hesitate from taking my daughter outdoors. But now I feel I have the courage," said a...
  • World Toilet Day: Women face harassment at community toilets in Bawana 19-11-2013 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: On World Toilet Day, CNN-IBN traveled to a slum in Bawana where even basic sanitation facilities are missing. Women are forced to community toilets and also have to face daily harassment. In the past politicians like Union Minister Jairam Ramesh and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have...