Shambhavi Rai

  • Beware of spurious sweets this Diwali 25-10-2011 07:07 AM

    New Delhi: With the sale of thousands of kilograms of sweets being sold this Diwali, adulteration is on the rise and is making news. Agencies are carrying out raids across the country in order to avoid the sale of spurious sweets. Lucknow Additional City Magistrate Arun Kumar said, "We have...
  • Arjun Vajpai: scaling new heights 14-10-2011 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: Most 10-year-olds like football and video games. But, for mountaineer Arjun Vajpai, it was the mountains calling when he was 10. A family trek at the Sahyadri hills set off his mountain lust and later pushed him to scale some of the world's highest peaks including Mt Everest,...
  • Power crisis continue across the country 12-10-2011 07:10 AM

    New Delhi: There has been a severe power shortage for the last few days across Maharashtra and Karnataka. The two state governments have assured that the situation will soon be back to normal. With the states hit by one of its worst power crisis in recent times, people have begun...
  • Gurgaon toll murder: family's hopes shattered 29-09-2011 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Gurgaon toll plaza killing case may have been solved - but the incident has left the victim Umesh Kant Pandey's family completely shattered. Umesh's family claims the compensation announced by the toll company is not enough. The 22-year-old was the only earning member of his family and...
  • Delhi: Doctor kills wife, dumps body in Ganga 28-09-2011 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi-based doctor has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife Supriya. He strangulated her and then threw her body off the bridge into a river. Supriya's mother Nibhasha said, "Please get justice for my daughter. My daughter used to say he treats her badly." On Friday, Supriya...
  • Delhi: MCD orders probe into building collapse 28-09-2011 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: The MCD has ordered an enquiry and a detailed report into the building collapse which took place near Jama Masjid on Tuesday night. Investigative officials are to submit their findings in three days and action will be taken against the guilty on the basis of this report. The...
  • Gurgaon toll shooting: police remain clueless 25-09-2011 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: It has been close to two days since a toll collector was shot dead by unknown assailants at the toll-plaza in Gurgaon, but the police continued to search for clues. What has been making matters worse is that the toll company is yet to give any compensation to...
  • Gurgaon toll shooting: police look for clues 24-09-2011 09:01 AM

    New Delhi: The police have recorded statements of the people present at the Delhi-Gurgaon toll plaza when a toll plaza attendant was shot dead. 22-year-old toll-plaza attendant Umesh Kumar Pandey was shot dead on Friday morning at the Delhi-Gurgaon toll-plaza. The assailants who came in an SUV refused to pay...
  • Safety comes first while riding superbikes: experts 21-09-2011 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The craze to ride a superbike brought an end to Mohammad Ayazuddin, the 19-year-old son of former India captain Mohammand Azharuddin. It also brought the spotlight back on issue of the superbikers and their safety. These high end bikes are a rage not just among youngsters from affluent...
  • Delhi rain chaos: authorities' claims fall flat 16-09-2011 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Two days of excessive rainfall that brought Delhi to a standstill has exposed the Delhi local authorities' claims of being ready for the monsoon. Friday's morning rain again brought many parts of the capital to a standstill with waterlogged roads, flooded localities, traffic jams. Thursday evening saw Delhi...
  • New Delhi: Record rain floods IGI's T3 16-09-2011 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: Rain brought some relief to the capital on Thursday but it also brought the traffic to a standstill. Not just that it also led to complete chaos at the Indira Gandhi International airport (IGI). The world class airport terminal at IGI airport was not so world class anymore...
  • Delhi High Court blast victims scarred for life 15-09-2011 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court blast has left Nitin Mandlaus, 37, a young software professional with more than 1000 shrapnel wounds. His father Dr Ratan Mandlaus says doctors have already performed two surgeries and that it's impossible to remove all pieces of shrapnel. This means he has to live...
  • Delhi High Court blast: The unsung heroes 08-09-2011 08:27 PM

    The ordinary men and women who were able to help even before the men in uniform reached the blast site. ...
  • Anna mania grips Delhi Book Fair 03-09-2011 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: The epicentre of attraction has shifted from Ramlila Maidan to Pragati Maidan where the Delhi Book Fair is on and books on Anna Hazare are quite a hit. The hot-selling 150-page biography of the new age Gandhian is called 'Krantidoot'. Over 50,000 copies of the book have already...
  • Delhi Metro stops entry at stations near PM residence 25-08-2011 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: Police on Thursday informed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of rowdy elements at Ramlila Maidan. Anti-corruption activist Anna hazare is fasting against graft at Ramlila Maidan. Thousands of Anna supporters are agitating with him. According to sources, Delhi Metro stopped entry to four stations on the Jahangir...
  • Anna Ki Rasoi ensures protesters don't lose steam 23-08-2011 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare may be on an indefinite fast, but that doesn't mean those lending their voice to him at the Ramlila Maidan, are fasting as well. A tiny kitchen that was set up on first day has now become a fully operational, dishing out breakfast, lunch and dinner...
  • Supporters feast as Anna continues fast 22-08-2011 07:21 PM

    Anna Hazare maybe on an indefinite fast but that doesn't mean those lending support are fasting as well. ...
  • Supporters upbeat as Anna's fast enters 7th day 22-08-2011 09:57 AM

    More people will join Anna Hazare's fast on Monday, which is a holiday on the occasion of Janmastami. ...
  • Delhi Police forced to lathicharge BJP workers? 11-08-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have been accused of employing excessive force while dispersing a protest march by Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha workers in New Delhi on Tuesday. Police allegedly lathicharged BJP youth workers after they tried to force their way towards Parliament. But new evidence reveal that police personnel...
  • Delhi: Power failure at IGI T3 for over 5 hours 07-08-2011 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: Passengers at Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi were in for a shock early on Sunday morning when the swanky new airport faced a complete black out for over five hours. A blackout that led to total chaos and delays. The power came...
  • CAG critisises agencies over CWG stadium works 07-08-2011 12:14 AM

    New Delhi: The CAG report tabled in Parlaiment on Friday had found massive irregularities in the bidding process as well as the execution of the projects. The report has also talked of how the authorities were short sited - not factoring legacy creation for the host city. The renovation work...
  • 'SlutWalk' arrives in Delhi; march for change 31-07-2011 07:59 AM

    'SlutWalk' - a movement for women's equality that began in Toronto - is going to be held at Jantar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • 'Kalapani' for Tihar official over Kalmadi issue 04-07-2011 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: The VIP accused in the CWG scam are unlikely to enjoy VIP treatment hereon, after Tihar Jail authorities on Monday admitted that VIP inmates were getting special privileges. "Found former OC chief Suresh Kalmadi having tea and snacks with the jail superitendant at Jail No. 4 where he...
  • Probe ordered into Kalmadi's VIP treatment 02-07-2011 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: Is former CWG Chief Kalmadi enjoying special treatment in Tihar jail? Reacting to news reports, Tihar jail authorities said that they were just being courteous by offering a cup of tea to Kalmadi while he was waiting to be taken to a hospital for a medical check up....
  • Grover: murder most foul, verdict too light? 01-07-2011 10:23 PM

    New Delhi: Kannada actress Maria Susairaj has almost gotten away in the Neeraj Grover murder case. Despite the nature of the case and the manner in which Neeraj's body was hacked to pieces, Maria will walk free. A session court in Mumbai has sentenced her to just three years on...
  • MV Suez sailors reach Karachi, families jubilant 23-06-2011 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: Unprecedented emotional scenes played out in Karachi on Thursday after the crew of MV Suez comprising Indians and Pakistanis finally hit land 10 months after being captured by Somalian pirates. The six Indian sailors will start their journey back home on Thursday night. The hero of the moment...
  • Cops bust fake army racket run by exservicemen 22-06-2011 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: The army uniforms, badges, stars - they're all for real. What is not are these Ex-servicemen, who used to pose as Majors in the Army medical Corps and fool young men who had dreams of serving in the Indian army by running a fake recruitment racket. It was...
  • After 2nd autopsy, Swami Nigamanand laid to rest 16-06-2011 08:41 PM

    Haridwar: His was a life less noticed, till he died. Thirty four-year-old Swami Nigamanand fasted for 115 days in Haridwar to protest against illegal mining that was polluting the Ganga. When he died on Monday he was finally noticed and ironically because he died in the same hospital where Baba...
  • Families await return of the released sailors 14-06-2011 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: The families of the six abducted Indian sailors aboard MV Suez may be relieved and eagerly awaiting their return, but in the end, the entire episode has left a bitter taste, specially because of the manner in which the government handled the crisis. The Sharma family in Jammu...