NEW DELHI

  • Admission rigmarole for HRD Minister Smriti Irani to get children in school 6 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It did not help that she was India's Education Minister Smriti Irani had to appear in an interview to get her children admitted to a school like any other parent who goes through this nightmare. "Oh yes. I actually got interviewed. When I came from Mumbai to Delhi, the...
  • Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission 7 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Looking to give a new impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has suggested that officers working with the public transporter could adopt one railway station each in order to ensure proper cleanliness on the premises. Noting that "in Railways, cleaning is...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera likely to be sent abroad for further analysis November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi police may send the viscera samples of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar to forensic laboratories abroad for further analysis, reports suggested on Thursday. A UK-based laboratory has been zeroed in which has advanced technique which can help ascertain whether Sunanda died of poisoning. Sunanda was mysteriously...
  • 40 cases of crime against women registered every day in Delhi November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty cases of crimes against women are registered every day in the national capital with offences of rape, molestation and sexual harassment in public topping the list. According to Delhi Police data, there has been 16 per cent increase in registration of crimes against women in the city...
  • 'Run for Unity': As it happened October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: 8:49 am: 'Run for Unity' marathon concludes. 8:39 am: President Pranab Mukherjee also participates in the 'Run For Unity' as he flags off the event from Rashtrapati Bhawan. 8:27 am: According to the Delhi Police, over 10,000 people are participating in the marathon. 8:20 am: Sports icons Bijender Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt,...
  • Government offices in New Delhi area to close at 2 PM today for 'Run for Unity' October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Government offices located in New Delhi's central area, including North Block and South Block, will be closed from 2 PM on Thursday till 9:30 AM on Friday in connection with the 'Run for Unity' to be flagged off by Prime Minster Narendra Modi. The buildings to be closed in...
  • Trilokpuri clashes: Drones with night vision to be used to monitor during Chhath Puja, Muharram October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Drones are being used to search the troubled area in East Delhi's Trilokpuri which saw communal violence on Diwali night. The police will also be using drones with night vision cameras to monitor Chhath Puja and Muharram. At the same time, door-to-door searches are also taking place. The...
  • Man dies while trying to board a moving train at New Delhi railway station October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A man died at the New Delhi Railway station trying to board a moving train. There was heavy rush at the station ahead of Chhat Puja. The man was trying to board a reserved compartment but the door was locked and he could not hold onto the railing...
  • Air quality to drop in Delhi on Diwali October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With the onset of Diwali, air quality in the national capital is set to deteriorate over the next two days, with the Met department terming the condition as "severe". According to System of Air quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), pollution levels will be high in areas...
  • Kashmiri Pandits march seeking rehabilitation October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits took out a rally demanding their rehabilitation and a concrete plan for the same. The protesters tried to march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate, but police prevented them from doing so. Police had detained 28 protesters when they refused to budge. Bhim Singh,...
  • Air India to launch direct flight services to Pantnagar October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: National carrier Air India on Wednesday said it will launch direct flights from the national capital to Pantnagar, Uttarakhand from October 14. According to the airline, the four-times-a-week service will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with a turbo-prop ATR aircraft. In the recent past, Air India has launched...
  • Air India asked to give compensation to man who lost baggage September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India has been asked by a consumer forum to pay compensation to a man, who lost his baggage at airport, saying the airline caused "extreme mental agony" due to its "deficiency in action and gross negligence". The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by CK Chaturvedi,...
  • Video: Tiger mauls youth inside Delhi zoo September 23, 2014

    A youth was on Tuesday attacked and killed by a white tiger inside the Delhi zoo after he reportedly fell inside the enclosure. Eyewitnesses say that the boy was leaning at the enclosure and fell inside it after which he was attacked by the tiger and died after a 10-minute...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities September 14, 2014

    Dubai: Seeking to attract Indian tourists to some of its exotic locations, Sharjah will organise tourism road shows across five cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, from Monday. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will conduct road shows in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore as part of its efforts...
  • Status check: Many women still unaware of the new helmet rule in Delhi September 10, 2014

    Starting Wednesday, it has become mandatory for women riders in Delhi to wear helmets. CNNIBN did a status check to see if the rule was being followed. ...
  • Helmet rule for women in Delhi to be in force, Sikhs exempted September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The helmet rule for women in the national capital will be enforced from Wednesday. All women twowheeler riders and pillions will be prosecuted if they don't wear helmets. This order came after an amendment in the Delhi Motor Vehicle Rules recently. Only Sikh women have been exempted from...
  • Delhi: Man beats 14yearold boy to death for stealing a mango September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in Delhi, a 14yearold boy was mercilessly beaten to death for stealing a mango. The incident took place in the new Seemapuri area of northeast Delhi. The child was reportedly playing in the park when the mango seller came along with a few other...
  • NCW exchief claims PCR van refused to save girl from molestation, police rubbish her version August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Just two days after a boy in Delhi died due to alleged police delay, there has been another case of molestation and alleged police apathy. Activist and former chairperson of the National Commission for Women Mohini Giri has slammed the Delhi Police for refusing to help a young...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: Sharper police training need of the hour, say residents August 28, 2014

    17yearold boy stabbed by 2 assailants in Delhi's Dakshinpuri area. People from all over express their anger and grief. They blame the judiciary system and law. "The police need to be better trained to avoid such incidents in the future," say residents. ...
  • News 360: Woman exposes school's negligence after child consumes chemical August 21, 2014

    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. ...
  • Woman turns CJ to expose school's negligence after child consumes chemical August 21, 2014

    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...
  • PM Modi's Independence Day speech low on specifics? August 15, 2014

    Referring to his humble origins, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is the power of the Constitution and democracy that a boy from a "poor family" has got the opportunity to hoist the national flag at Red Fort. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's Independence Day speech with...
  • Jet Airways New DelhiBhopal flight aborted after fire alarm August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from New Delhi to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early on Thursday. No one among over the 70 people on board was injured in the incident that took place around 0545 hrs, airport sources...
  • Rats on a plane force Air India to ground aircraft August 6, 2014

    Air India has been forced to ground one of its planes after crew spotted rats scurrying around the cabin, The Times of India reported Wednesday. The plane was on its way from New Delhi to Calcutta when staff became aware of the infestation, the paper said. "Rats on board an aircraft...
  • Parliament struck by monkey, dog menace, Centre assures action July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliament seems to be struck by monkey and dog menace. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu assured the House that various efforts are being made to tackle monkey and dog menace inside and around Parliament House. Replying to Rajya Sabha MP...
  • HC directs Delhi government to ban erickshaws till August 14 July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to stop erickshaws from plying till August 14. The High Court has asked the Centre to form a policy guideline on erickshaws till then. The High Court took this step after a child died on Wednesday due to an...
  • Bihar: Blast derails train's pilot engine, CM suspects Naxal hand July 23, 2014

    A major accident was averted on the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. The presence of mind of the driver in the train ahead saved the lives of many passengers. ...
  • CM hints at Naxal hand in rail track blast, sets up a highlevel probe committee July 23, 2014

    Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express. Chief Minister Jitam Ram Manjhi said the government has constituted a high level committee to inquire into the matter. He hinted...
  • Voters in New Delhi put up Kejriwal's 'missing' posters, mock him July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and the MLA from New Delhi assembly seat Arvind Kejriwal is now getting a taste of his own medicine. The 49 day chief minister of Delhi is facing the ire of his voters for neglecting them since his victory. Some Resident Welfare...
  • Train to Katra stuck in tunnel for nearly 2 hours due to engine failure July 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: The newly introduced train to Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, was stuck in a tunnel for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning due to an engine failure near Katra Railway Station. The incident took place about five kms before the...