NCR

  • Delhi rape: Government releases list of certified taxi providers, bans non-licensed cabs December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has issued a public notice to inform the cabs who are certified by the administrative bodies. The list of cabs allowed on roads of national capital include Easy Cab, Mega ,Meru, Chanson , Yo Cab and Air Cab. The named cab are only licensed with transport...
  • Faridabad cracker market fire: Vendors helpless, hundreds of onlookers, no police October 22, 2014

    Just a day ahead of Diwali people banking on the sale of crackers in Faridabad are reduced to tears, worried and have just one question - what next? A morning after a huge fire gutted Faridabad's biggest cracker market at the Dussehra Ground, there were hundreds of onlookers gathered at...
  • Dengue cases in Delhi, NCR rise to 98 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The number of dengue cases in the national capital and its adjoining areas have climbed to 98, civic officials said on Monday. According to figures from the municipal corporations, 85 cases of dengue have been reported from the capital till September 27. The remaining 13 cases have been reported from...
  • Delhi/NCR highest consumer of pizza in India: Survey September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of National Cheese Pizza Day on Friday, food ordering portal Foodpanda.in conducted a survey and the results revealed that people in the NCR region indulge in the Italian delight the most in the country. Maximum orders for Pizzas came from Delhi/NCR with 45 per cent, followed...
  • Average housing price falls by 2 pc during AprilJune in DelhiNCR September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The average housing price in DelhiNCR has declined marginally by 2 per cent during AprilJune compared with the yearago period due to slowdown in property market, according to a report by realty portal 99acres. In its latest residential report for the second quarter of 2014 calendar year, the...
  • Delhi: Antibiotic residues found in 40 pc chicken samples July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In an alarming development, the Centre for Science and Environment has said that it has found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in DelhiNCR. Seventy chicken samples from Delhi were tested for six commonly used antibiotics, of which 40 per cent tested positive. Residues of more than one antibiotic...
  • New lease of life for Delhiites as heavy rains lash capital city July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites finally breathed a sigh of relief as heavy rains lashed DelhiNCR region on Sunday afternoon bringing down the temperature considerably. With almost two weeks of humidity and temperature hovering around 42 degrees, the rains came as a huge respite to the NCR residents. The MeT department, although...
  • Heavy rains, hailstorms bring relief to DelhiNCR June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The national capital that has been reeling under a severe heat wave saw relief on Thursday with heavy rainfall in many parts. Some areas of the National Capital region like Noida also saw hailstorms. Many people were seen coming out of their offices and homes to enjoy what they...
  • MeT predicts storm, rain in DelhiNCR; Monsoon to hit Kerala today June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: After as many as 45 people lost their lives in thunderstorm in DelhiNCR on Friday, the Meteorological department has predicted similar weather on Sunday. The weatherman has predicted partly cloudy skies on Sunday and one or two spells of light rain accompanied by squall in some areas. "Although...
  • Massive storm, lightning kills 45 in North, Eastern parts of India June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: At least 45 people were killed in North and Eastern parts of the country due to massive storm and lightning, while accompanying rains brought down mercury in many places reeling under heat wave. At least 14 people were killed in Delhi and the NCR region and over two...
  • For first time, BJP sweeps all 4 seats adjoining NCR May 18, 2014

    BJP not only won all seven seats in Delhi by big margins but also emerged victorious in the four seats adjoining the National Capital Region. The BJP candidates for the seats of Gautambudh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurgaon all defeated their rivals by margins of over 2.5 lakh votes. Gautambudh Nagar...
  • Robbers' gang active in NCR busted in Ghaziabad May 2, 2014

    Police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers active in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad with the arrest of two persons, an official said told reporters. Shekhar, a resident of Railway Road and Santosh, a native of Bhopra, who were wanted in several cases of robbery and chain snatching,...
  • Lok Sabha polls live: High turnout in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar April 10, 2014

    Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. ...
  • MP border districts supplying weapons to Delhi-NCR gangs February 23, 2014

    After Munger in Bihar, various border districts of Madhya Pradesh have emerged as a major source of sophisticated country-made weapons for dreaded gangs in Delhi and NCR. In the last couple of months, the Special Cell and Crime Branch of Delhi Police have busted several gangs which were smuggling illegal weapons...
  • DelhiNCR created maximum jobs in 2013: Survey January 19, 2014

    DelhiNCR region has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs in 2013, even as overall generation of new employment avenues declined last year, says an Assocham study. Information technology (IT), ITenabled services (ITeS) and IT hardware sector together accounted for a majority share of about 43 per...
  • Delhi employees to get paid leave for polling on Wednesday December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi voters working in the National Capital Region will get a paid leave on December 4 after the Election Commission directed the employers of public and private companies to allow them to exercise their franchise. December 4 has been declared as a public holiday in the national capital in...
  • Four earthquakes strike Delhi, NCR within four hours on Tuesday November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) as four earthquakes hit the city within a span on four hours in the wee hours of Tuesday. The first quake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale occurred at 12.41 am, the report by Indian Meteorological Department report...
  • 4,727 dengue cases in Delhi November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The number of people testing positive for the dengue virus in Delhi increased to 4,727 from 4,618 on November 4, a municipal health official said on Friday. The vector borne disease claimed six lives, but no fatality was reported in the past week. An additional 57 cases have been reported...
  • Delhi wakes up to heavy rainfall, more rain expected this weekend October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The residents of Delhi woke up to heavy downpour on Friday morning as rains lashed the city and NCR. The Met department had predicted heavy to moderate rainfall for this weekend. This year's monsoon in Delhi is tipped to be the longest in more than 50 years. According...
  • After hiccups, Haryana plant starts power generation September 25, 2013

    Chandigarh: After facing technical problems, the two units (of the 600 MW each) of the Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project in Haryana have achieved the generation target, an officer said Wednesday. The plant, situated in Hisar which is some 200 km from here, will generate power for Haryana, Delhi and other...
  • Noida: Techie thrashed for trying to stop child marriage September 21, 2013

    Noida: A 29-year-old techie was allegedly thrashed when she tried to stop a child marriage in Noida. The victim is a volunteer with an NGO. The techie has now been admitted to a hospital and is in the ICU with serious injuries. The prospective groom who attacked the techie has been...
  • Threeyear high: 14 women cops attacked in Delhi till July August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Cases of women police personnel subjected to molestation and attacks have been on the rise with 14 such incidents reported this year till July 31. The Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday that the number of cases recorded so far was equal to the cases reported in the past...
  • Derecognition of 6 medical colleges being considered: Ghulam Nabi August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has recommended to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that the recognition/letter of permission for six medical colleges in the NCR, but the same has been sent back for reconsideration, the government said on Tuesday. "The recommendation of MCI was received in...
  • Traffic, waterlogging in Delhi, heavy rains expose lack of preparedness July 21, 2013

    New Delhi was brought to a standstill on Saturday after heavy rains lashed National Capital Region. The downpour which went on for fivehours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging in several places. It is the heaviest rainfall that the capital has witnessed in the last 10 years....
  • CNG price in Delhi hiked by Rs 2 per kg with effect from today June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The CNG price in national capital has been increased by Rs 2 per kg, the second increase in rates since January, due to rupee depreciation. Also, piped cooking gas (called PNG or piped natural gas) rates has also been increased by Re 1 with effect from midnight on...
  • Now pay before you book your appointment for passport June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: To reduce nonavailability of appointments and to check "noshows" of applicants at Passport Seva Kendras, the government has made prior online payments compulsory for booking appointments at more centres, including in the NCR, with effect from June 21. Reviewing the operations over the last one year, it was...
  • Panel favours single authority for transport in NCR February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Delhi gangrape case, a Parliamentary panel is likely to recommend setting up of an umbrella organisation for public transport system in NCR so that responsibility can be fixed on a single agency if safety of passengers is compromised due to violation of rules....
  • Gurgaon: Mall guard beaten for objecting to urinating in parking lot February 4, 2013

    Gurgaon: A security personnel at the Sahara Mall in Gurgaon was beaten up by several men. CCTV footage shows seven to eight men beating up a guard in the parking lot. The men beat up the guard after he objected to two of them urinating in the parking lot. The...
  • 'Pink autos' launched in Gurgaon January 12, 2013

    Gurgaon: In the wake of the brutal Delhi gangrape on December 16, 2012 that shocked the nation and exposed the flimsy security measures for the women in the country, authorities have taken initiatives to tighten the safety situation. In Gurgaon, for instance, pink autorickshaws are back. These autos, which are meant...
  • Women unwilling to work in night shift after Delhi gangrape: Survey January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Women are scared and hesitant to work in night shifts after the gangrape and murder of 23yearold paramedical student in Delhi, according to an Assocham survey. The survey reveals that women are afraid of working in night shifts as they feel that there is a lot of risk...