Delhi

  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Centre says India Ebola-free; 112 passengers who arrived from Liberia declared safe 4 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The government clarified that none of the 112 passengers who returned from Liberia on Tuesday have Ebola. All of them were screened and found to be healthy- except for one passenger who had fever and sore throat. That passenger has been isolated in the quarantine cum isolation facility...
  • Delhi heat: Have we crossed our carbon footprint? 18 hours 28 minutes ago

    In the month of August, Delhi usually witnesses monsoon rainfall, but this year, it is reeling under a severe heat wave. In fact, on Monday, temperature in Delhi broke a 23-year-old record. So, why is Delhi unusually hot this year? And when can Delhiites expect a relief? Watch this video...
  • Delhi reels under severe heat wave, Met says relief likely after August 28 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi is reeling under a sever heat wave. The national capital witnessed the hottest day of August on Monday. Monday, August 25, was the hottest in 12 years at this time of the year as the mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius. facing the brunt are those who are...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia Yesterday

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • Delhi witnesses hottest day of August in last 12 years Yesterday

    New Delhi: The national capital on Monday witnessed the hottest day of August in the last 12 years as mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius mark. The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.1 degree Celsius at Safdarjung observatory, considered the official reading for the city. It was five notches above...
  • Delhi under President's Rule till February, no decision on holding elections: Sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government is undecided on holding elections in Delhi and President's Rule is likely to stay valid in the capital city till February 2015, sources said on Monday. The sources said that the Attorney-General has been briefed about this and he is likely to submit this in the Supreme...
  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court Yesterday

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Delhi Dynamos on the brink of signing Alessandro del Piero Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos are all set to sign Italy's World Cup winning football star Alessandro del Piero as their marquee player for the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) that will be held Oct 12-Dec 20. Delhi Dynamos have almost finalised the deal with Del Piero's brother and agent Stefano and...
  • People are either playing Candy Crush or have headphones plugged in: 14 types of co-passengers you'll always find in the Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    The Delhi Metro is not just about travelling from one part of the city to another. The metro has made travelling in the city easier, but if you're a regular Delhi Metro traveller, you meet several passengers everyday that you can easily club in distinct groups. There will always be...
  • Chaos in Delhi's Connaught Place after massive fire breaks out in building 2 days ago

    Delhi: Chaotic scenes were witnessed in Delhi's Connaught Place on Monday after fire broke out early in the morning in an NIIT centre. Fire intensified and spread to adjoining building, forcing Delhi Metro to shut Gate no 7 of the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station. Many other establishments in the...
  • Another hot day ahead in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhiites on Monday woke up to a hot and humid day with no sign of rain. The minimum temperature settled at 27.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal. Humidity was recorded at 64 per cent at 8.30 AM and is expected to rise during the day, a Met...
  • 4.5 lakh aspirants appear in UPSC preliminary examination, 1.27 lakh more from last year 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 4.5 lakh aspirants on Sunday appeared in civil services preliminary examination which passed off incident-free at various centres across the country after bring mired in controversy following protests over change in pattern. 4,51,602 candidates took the examination, about 1.27 lakh more than the last year, at 2,137...
  • Hope Centre will reconsider decision to cancel talks with Pak: Omar Abdullah 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Terming frequent violations of the ceasefire as a "matter of serious concern", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed hope that the Centre would reconsider its decision of cancelling talks with Pakistan in order to end the border hostilities. "I hope that there is some rethink...
  • UPSC prelim exams today, police on toes in national capital 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Civil services aspirants will appear for their preliminary examinations on Sunday as scheduled after the Supreme Court had refused to postpone the examination. As valiant demonstrations were witnessed in the past one month across the country specially north India over alleged language bias in the examination, police in national...
  • Delhi: No police action in alleged case of insensitivity by play school 2 days ago

    New Delhi: It is almost two weeks since two-and-a-half-year-old Utkarsh was almost killed due to the insensitivity of his play school. Even after the matter was brought to the attention of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), police is yet to take any action in the case. Utkarsh...
  • Gwalior: Probe team reaches Scindia School after alleged ragging of class IX student 3 days ago

    Gwalior: A probe team has now reached Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh after a class IX student was allegedly ragged. The student, son of a Bihar minister, has been battling for his life in a Delhi hospital ans is still on a life support system. The family...
  • Jaipur beat Delhi to assure semis berth in Pro Kabaddi League 4 days ago

    Making dents in the strong defence of Dabang Delhi through fine raids by Maninder Singh and Jasvir Singh, hosts Pink Panthers Jaipur posted a fine 41-31 victory to assure a berth in the semifinal of the Pro Kabaddi League. It were Dabang Delhi who were leading 18-16 at the breather but...
  • Killers of Nitish Katara deserve death: Delhi Police to HC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner. "The convicts (Vikas, Vishal and Sukhdev Pehalwan), in furtherance of their...
  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • Man arrested for sending porn clip to Delhi Police helpline on WhatsApp 5 days ago

    A man has been arrested for allegedly posting a pornographic clip at the recently launched WhatsApp anti-corruption helpline of the Delhi Police. The accused identified as Chandan Singh was arrested by the New Delhi District Police after it received a complaint from Deputy Commissioner of Police (Vigilance) on August 19....
  • With nine surgeries, a Delhi woman fights a rare disease 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Life cannot be more cruel to Payel Bhattacharya, a patient of Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL), a rare autosomal genetic condition that predisposes individuals to benign and malignant tumors. The 34-year-old, who has already undergone nine surgeries, is still suffering as the tumors continue to spread in her body -...
  • Ban on e-rickshaws to continue till August 28: HC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The ban on plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital will continue for a week as the Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to pass any interim order to permit their operation till August 28, saying "we have to be clear about what we are doing, can't do...
  • Woman turns CJ to expose school's negligence after child consumes chemical 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a disturbing incident, one that would make every parent uncomfortable, a school in west Delhi dumped a critically ill child home instead of admitting him to an ICU despite the doctors' advice. The child nearly died and is now undergoing critical care. The school principal has disappeared and the...
  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb water-logging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Soon motorists will have to show 'pollution under control' certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government on Wednesday taking an in-principle decision to this effect primarily to check vehicular pollution in the city. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to file report on graft allegations against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked CBI to file a report giving details of probe and its status in a preliminary enquiry alleging Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, during his earlier tenure as CM and Union Minister, indulged in graft, money laundering and forgery. "The CBI is...
  • Delhi ranks 111th on global liveability index 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India's national capital, New Delhi, features at a disappointing 111th position while 'Millennium City' Mumbai's liveability index has shot up in the past five years, says a global livability survey held by the Economist Intelligent Unit. In the survey that ranks 140 cities across the globe, the liveability index...
  • Is a fine on littering & urinating in public the only way to Clean Up India? 6 days ago

    The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has decided to penalise citizens throwing trash in public places in a bid to curb littering in the national capital. The fines will range from Rs 100 to 500. The civic body has also planned on fining pet owners Rs 500 if their pets...