• Muzaffarnagar riots: Five women allege rape by rioters October 1, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: Three weeks after communal riots rocked Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh leaving 50 people dead and almost 40,000 homeless, now another shameful report has come out of the incident. Five women have filed complaints claiming they were raped by rioters and an investigation is underway. It's been weeks since the...
  • NGO to air inspiring stories of the visually impaired on TV September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: An inspiration to many, the visually impaired have set extraordinary examples of courage and optimism. Now an NGO is taking it a step further by airing a 13-episode TV series with Naseeruddin Shah to change societal mindsets towards the visually impaired. At 30 years, Madhu, a communication facilitator...
  • Man behind Wai Wai noodles becomes Nepal's first billionaire August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The man behind the famous Wai Wai noodles, Binod Chaudhary, has now become Nepal's first billionaire, all thanks to his instant noodles formula. Perhaps the nation's second most popular readymade noodles - Wai Wai - has come a long way from being just a Nepal product in the...
  • ONGC given the task of keeping Taj Mahal clean, environment friendly July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is finally heeding to the clamour for the corporates to be given the task of taking care of heritage sites. The Tourism Ministry has launched a Clean India campaign from the Taj Mahal which attracts nearly 50,000 to 70,000 tourists every day. Under the Clean India...
  • Following Chhapra tragedy, authorities in Delhi take preventive steps July 19, 2013

    Following the Chhapra tragedy, mid day meals scheme in the national capital have now come under the scanner. The authorities have been taking preventive steps to ensure hygiene and cleanliness. The educational committee heads and mayors have been personally visiting kitchens where the food is being prepared. ...
  • Gurgaon pub raid: 'Increasing spending power helping children break cultural barriers' July 15, 2013

    Former Principal of DPS RK Puram, Shyama Chona, claimed increasing spending power with kids was helping them break cultural barriers. ...
  • Delhi helps Afghan teenagers acquire handicraft skills July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi is helping Afghan teenagers, who want to move away from war, to acquire handicraft skills as an alternate profession. It is a three-month special skill development programme. One of the teenagers Pervez who lost his two brothers in the war does not want to serve the Afghan...
  • Floods push up vegetable prices in Delhi, Mumbai July 4, 2013

    Following heavy rains and floods, vegetable prices have gone through the roof. ...
  • Sanawar boys become the first ever school team to climb Mt Everest June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Six teenaged students from the Lawrence School, Sanawar, are on the top of the world. After all, the gang has pulled off an Edmund Henry and Tenzing Norgay kind of feat. Setting a world record of being the first school team to scale Mount Everest in a 56-day-long...
  • Delhi: Protesters demand a fair probe in the mysterious death of a Manipuri girl June 1, 2013

    Three days after the mysterious death of a 21-year-old Manipuri girl, students and activist have come out in large numbers demanding a fair probe in the case. The girl was found dead in her rented apartment in Chirag Dilli, she was lying in a pool of blood. Police registered a...
  • Delhi: CBSE to re-test student who got zero in Economics exam May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A class XII student in New Delhi, who used to top her class regularly, has got zero marks in Economics. The CBSE, reacting to complaints by the student and her family, said the matter will now be probed by a panel. When the student said it is not...
  • Mumbai Crime Branch reaches Chennai hotelier’s residence again May 28, 2013

    The Tamil Nadu police has denied the Mumbai Police's claim that Chennai hotelier Vikram Aggarwal is untraceable saying it has issued a summon to him to appear on May 30. This even as the Mumbai Police says it is yet to summon Vikram Agarwal for questioning over his links to...
  • Sajjan's acquittal: Protests planned at Sonia's house on Thursday May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Many people from the Sikh community came together in New Delhi on Wednesday to protest against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in one of the cases of 1984 anti-Sikh riots. While many stormed a metro station in west Delhi in the afternoon disrupting services for sometime,...
  • Live: Protesters leave metro stations but agitation continues May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: 3.07 pm: The protesters have dispersed. They will now gather at Sonia Gandhi's residence at 11 am on Thursday. 3.05 pm: The Blue Line of Delhi Metro is operational. But, commuters are still not allowed entry and exit from Subash Nagar and Tilak Nagar metro stations. Trains are...
  • Delhi rape: BJP women activists protest outside Sonia's residence, arrested April 21, 2013

    Scores of BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi. The activists of BJP's Mahila Morcha marched from party headquarters on Ashoka Road to Sonia's 10-Janpath residence. ...