DELHI

  • IPL 8: Delhi's batting unit needs to fire, says Manoj Tiwary 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the team's ninth straight loss at home, Delhi Daredevils batsman Manoj Tiwary said on Tuesday their batsmen need to build partnerships and set batters will have to play big innings in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Daredevils lost by six wickets to a dominant Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Two empty Rajdhani trains catch fire at New Delhi Railway station, 6 coaches gutted 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Four coaches of Sealdah Rajdhani train and 2 coaches of Bhubaneswar Rajdhani caught fire on Tuesday in cleaning yard of New Delhi Railway station. No casualties have been reported in the incident. Nineteen fire engines are at the spot. The fire has been brought under control The cleaning yard where...
  • Satire, snark, and human beings: Two 'Humans of' pages that you need to see 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    Almost everyone who uses Facebook on a regular basis knows about 'Humans of New York', the famous photo-blog started by Brandon Stanton in 2010. With over 12 million followers, it is a worldwide phenomenon. The Facebook page for HONY received a massive spike in followers in the year 2012, and...
  • Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Pravin Amre 2 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils are expected to get a boost ahead of their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday with pacer Zaheer Khan likely to recover from his injury and make a comeback into the team, the side's assistant coach Praveen Amre has said. Zaheer has been struggling to...
  • IPL 2015: Gambhir hails bowlers after KKR's win over Delhi Daredevils 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir credited his bowlers for their comprehensive six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL Twenty20 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Morne Morkel (2/30) and Umesh Yadav (2/18) bowled a tight line to help Kolkata restrict Delhi to 146 for 8...
  • AAP government's initiative for public inputs in Delhi budget gets mixed response 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    In a first of its kind, the Arvind Kejriwal government held meetings with residents in Delhi seeking suggestions on where and how to spend the money allocated for the budget. The first participatory budget exercise was held in East Delhi's Patparganj constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Though most...
  • Would not be bad if we fulfilled 50 per cent promises: Arvind Kejriwal 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said it would not be bad if his government fulfilled about half the promises made before the polls, in five years. Addressing a gathering on the eve of 'Civil Services Day', he also said that his government is trying to evolve a...
  • IPL 8: Gambhir steers KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Chasing a modest 147 for a win, KKR lost a few early wickets but Gambhir (60) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not...
  • IPL 8: Good to get the wins, says Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten 15 hours 15 minutes ago

    "Imran Tahir and Amit Mishra are key to our plans and I am happy with the way the guys have responded," said Kirsten. ...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 17 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side bounced back with two straight wins to put its campaign back on track. It was not that DD were playing bad cricket but probably luck had deserted them in the first two matches, which they lost...
  • Delhi MLA Rakhi Birla's sister-in-law alleges domestic violence for years Yesterday

    New Delhi: Trouble is brewing for former Delhi Women and Child Minister and Aam Aadmi Party MLA Rakhi Birla as her sister-in-law claimed that she has been subjected to domestic violence for years. Priyanka accused Rakhi's brother Vikram Bidlan of assaulting her and beating her with a belt. Priyanka said, "Incidents...
  • First ever Maruti 800 sold in India lies unused for over a year in Delhi Yesterday

    The first ever Maruti 800 to be sold in India on December 4, 1983, now lies unused for over a year in Delhi's posh Green Park. The car's keys, DIA 6479, were handed over to the proud owners by former prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...
  • Delhi Traffic Police's new WhatsApp helpline will give you information on towed vehicles Yesterday

    New Delhi: The next time your vehicle is towed away for being improperly parked, don't panic. Just send a message on the WhatsApp number of the Delhi traffic police and you'll get a contact number to find out the whereabouts of your vehicle. This facility is available on WhatsApp number 8750871493,...
  • Australia government inspired by Delhi-based NGO Asha Foundation working in slums Yesterday

    Melbourne: The Australian government has expressed interest in the model of working adopted by an Indian charity, in a bid to improve the lives of its remote indigenous people. The founder of New Delhi-based Asha Foundation, Kiran Martin, was on a visit to the country last week to promote her NGO's...
  • Lack of green cover makes Delhi vulnerable to air pollution Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi, which was once considered the 'Garden city', is now known as the world's most polluted city. Air pollution in the city is likely to be 60 times higher than the safe levels. Senior advocate Kailash Vasdev has filed a series of reports highlighting the ruthless felling...
  • IPL 8: Upbeat Delhi Daredevils face stern Kolkata Knight Riders test Yesterday

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul...
  • Mercury crosses 40-degrees celsius mark in north India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days. While New Delhi posted 40.6 degrees Celsius while Jaisalmer recorded the hottest temperature at 44.5...
  • Delhi: Vehicle theft FIR registration application set for grand launch Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi police is planning a full-fledged roll-out for its app which registers FIRs online in motor vehicle theft cases, after its trial run went smoothly. Fifteen cases were lodged since the app's trial run which began on Thursday and Delhi police top brass are planning a grand event to...
  • Delhi: AIIMS doctor found dead in a hotel, husband arrested Yesterday

    New Delhi: A woman doctor was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Paharganj in central Delhi on Sunday. The woman has been identified as Priya Vedi, she was a senior resident at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS). The police recovered a suicide note from her...
  • Over 85,000 complaints on Delhi Traffic Police's WhatsApp Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police has received nearly 85,000 complaints regarding traffic violations and related issues on its WhatsApp helpline which was launched in October, 2014 and so far action has been taken in over 7,500 of them after due verification. This WhatsApp helpline number 8750871493 was launched on October 16...
  • AAP government kicks off 'participatory budget' exercise Yesterday

    New Delhi: The AAP government on Sunday kicked off its first "participatory budget" exercise amidst much fanfare and enthusiasm at a function attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his deputy Manish Sisodia's Patparganj constituency. As the ruling party sought to take the government closer to the people, the event also...
  • IPL 8: Two nice injections of confidence helped us, says Gary Kirsten Yesterday

    New Delhi: Upbeat after getting over the line in their previous two humdingers, Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten believes the team can surely take the momentum forward in the four straight home IPL games at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting against Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. "It's good to get the...
  • Soon, Delhi Metro to have trains that run without drivers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The sight of driverless Delhi Metro trains whizzing past stations, crowded and deserted, is all set to become a reality as upgraded new-generation coaches are being introduced on two upcoming lines as part of its Phase-III of expansion. Apart from "unattended" trains, the 58-km-long Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor and...
  • IPL 8: JP Duminy hails Delhi Daredevils' fighting attitude 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: 'Catches win matches' is probably the oldest adage in cricket. On Saturday (April 18) night, Mayank Agarwal showed that an astounding bit of fielding could do the same when Delhi Daredevils were defending 167 for 4 at Visakhapatnam. Karn Sharma was striking the ball cleanly and Sunrisers Hyderabad needed seven...
  • Delhi University working on policy for transgender admissions 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After introducing the transgender option in the gender column of its admission forms, the Delhi University is now working to draw up the modalities for them to enroll at the varsity. DU's Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) has taken up a project -- "The Third 'I': Dignity of Being" under...
  • Preparations underway for Congress's Kisan rally, 1 lakh people expected to attend it 2 days ago

    Preparations are underway for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital. Around one lakh people are expected to attend the event at Ramlila maidan. Party leaders from various states are expected to attend the rally. Farmer delegations from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan...
  • Public consultation for Delhi Budget to begin on Sunday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will start its participatory budgeting exercise on Sunday in the Patparganj Assembly constituency of East Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the event. The first round of budget consultation with public will be held in Patparganj, the Assembly constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia....
  • Delhi: First arrests carried out on anti-graft helpline complaint 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Three persons including a government official, were on Saturday taken into custody for allegedly taking bribe by the Anti-Corruption-Branch (ACB), the first arrests related to any complaint made on the newly launched anti-graft helpline in Delhi. According to ACB, a complaint was lodged by a caller on Delhi government's...
  • IPL 8: All-round JP Duminy takes Delhi Daredevils to 4-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Delhi Daredevils snatched a thrilling four-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad to earn their second victory in the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) in four outings at the ACA-VDCA Stadium on Saturday. Two brilliant half-centuries from opener Shreyas Iyer (60) and captain JP Duminy (54) guided the Daredevils to a competitive...