OLD DELHI

  • Harsh Vardhan directs officials to ensure cleanliness in Old Delhi October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday inspected a stretch of the Old Delhi on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha and directed officials to ensure regular and proper cleanliness of the area along with daily collection of the garbage. "Union Health Minister and Chandni Chowk MP Harsh Vardhan today...
  • Dozens of birds injured due to kite strings on Independence Day August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a tradition on Independence Day to fly kites, but it has proved dangerous for the birds. Dozens of birds were injured this Independece day in the national capital after getting caught and even cut by kite strings. The bird hospital in Old Delhi admitted at least...
  • Celebrating 'azadi' with 'rahgiri' in Old Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: On this Independence Day evening, the historic Chandni Chowk street in Delhi's Walled City, otherwise chockablock with chaotic traffic and a teeming mass of people, was wide open for a stroll. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for the first time ever organised 'rahgiri' in the city in collaboration...
  • Ruckus at Old Delhi station over late arrival of train June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A large number of passengers of ShamliDelhi passenger created a ruckus at Old Delhi Railway Station on Thursday evening over later arrival of the train, injuring some persons including its driver. The angry passengers started pelting stones soon after the train arrived at the Old Delhi Railway Station...
  • As Delhi goes to polls, don't miss these 30 stunning, black and white, historical photos of the national capital over 156 years April 10, 2014

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • Three killed at Old Delhi railway station yard November 26, 2013

    Three people were killed when a wall in the Old Delhi railway station yard collapsed following derailment of a goods train wagon on early Tuesday, a railway spokesperson said. The victims sustained grievous injuries in the incident that occurred while a goods train was shunting in the railway yard past midnight....
  • No platform tickets to be sold at Delhi railway stations till Aug 15 August 14, 2013

    No platform tickets will be sold at New Delhi, Nizamuddin and Old Delhi railway stations from Tuesday till August 15 due to security reasons on account of the Independence Day. However, platform tickets will be sold on demand to senior citizens, physically challenged and patients, said a senior Northern Railway official....
  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in Sadar Bazar, no casualties reported February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at a market place in Old Delhi's Sadar Bazar area on Wednesday evening. The fire erupted on the first floor of a building in Matkewali Gali in Sadar Bazar at 7.40 pm, sources in the Delhi Fire Service said. Twenty-five fire engines, which...
  • Fire at Bhagirath Palace in Chandni Chowk doused December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A major fire, which broke out in a godown at an electrical market in central Delhi's congested Chandni Chowk area on Thursday evening, has been doused. The blaze erupted at Bhagirath Palace market at around 5.10 pm and 22 fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot. Bhagirath...
  • Delhi: Street kids get a lesson in music, story telling November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Faith Gonsalves, 24, is spreading joy and happiness through music among the children who live on the streets of Delhi. Faith started Music Basti three years ago and with her team teaches 350 children who spend their life on the streets. Today the children are ready to face...
  • Diwali mithai hunt: Sweet surprises from Haridwar and Delhi November 13, 2012

    This Diwali, join CNNIBN in its hunt for some traditional and special mithais from Haridwar and Delhi. Find out all about Haridwar's sweet secrets and what goes in the making of some of Old Delhi's special sweets. ...
  • 5 things to do for free in New Delhi October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The capital of India is a bustling hub of 17 million people and one of the centers of modern Indian life. It is chaotic and crowded, yet filled with beautiful gardens and history dating back thousands of years. There are massive monuments from the Mughal kings of the...
  • Secret Kitchen: Old Delhi's delicacies January 28, 2012

    This week on Secret Kitchen, watch delicious recipes from Old Delhi's Paharganj's bylanes. ...
  • Library in Limbo June 30, 2007

    New Delhi:Hardayal Municipal Public Library in old Delhi has more employees than members. The 700 employees work here as a result of an election stunt gone wrong. Former Congress Councilor Ashok Jain, the politician responsible for this mess continues to brazen it out. Even if the number of employees are more than...
  • 5 detained for Samjhauta Express blasts February 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Samjhauta Express blasts have woken up the Indian Government to the reality of terror. Security agencies conducted many swift raids and have detained five persons in connection with the blasts that killed 68 people and left many more critically injured. The five were held from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and...
  • Samjhauta Express is back on track February 21, 2007

    New Delhi: The Samjhauta Express is back on track. It is ready to leave from Old Delhi Railway Station and none other than the Union Railways Minister, Lalu Prasad has come to see off the Attaribound train. Two more coaches have been added to accommodate all passengers and there are...
  • No stops at Samjhauta's start point February 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Old Delhi Railway Stations platform 18 looks like any other Indian station: busy, crowded and active. It was from here that on Sunday the Samjhauta Express left for Pakistan and met tragedy when bomb explosions killed 68 of its passengers. Platform 18 was bustling on Tuesday, and for people...
  • India's 'Google Earth' to curb crime November 1, 2006

    New Delhi: Indias own version of Google Earth is in the offing! If things go according to plan, the project could be a reality in just about a years time. Modeled on the hugelypopular Google mapping engine, the project is waiting a goahead from the Union Cabinet. The Science and Technology...