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  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre 5 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Delhi government to provide aadhaar cards to children living in homes 5 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has undertaken an intensive drive to enrol children housed in government and NGO run institutions for issue of Aadhaar cards. The Department of Women and Child Development has directed all the superintendents and officer-in-charge of the institutions to coordinate with the Unique Identification Authority of India...
  • Delhi: Sikh man's hair forcibly cut 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said on Tuesday. After the incident, tension prevails in the area, with hundreds of Sikhs staging protest demanding the arrest...
  • Ayush Mission, a significant step in history, says Harsh Vardhan 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Describing the launch of Ayush Mission as a "significant step" in history of Indian public health, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday that the government wants to popularise holistic treatment throughout the country. "The Union Cabinet's approval of the National Ayush Mission will set in motion...
  • Delhi government warns people against buying gramsabha land 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has retrieved approximately 70 bigha Gramsabha land having an estimated market value of approx Rs 30 crores after carrying out a series of demolition drives in villages Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur and Chattarpur. The drive was conducted by the block development office (South) on the directions of District...
  • Suspected LeT operatives sent to judicial custody till September 30 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Suspected LeT operatives Abdul Subhan and his nephew Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged role in planning to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were on Tuesday sent to judicial custody till September 30 by a court. They were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh after...
  • Delhi: e-rickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules 8 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings 8 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and roof-top water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi-2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • Decide maintenance plea afresh: sessions court to trial court in Delhi 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A sessions court has directed a trial court to decide afresh a maintenance case in which it had awarded Rs 1,600 per month to a woman in a domestic violence case, saying the order was passed on the basis of "presumption of the income" of the husband. Additional Sessions...
  • Railway bribery case: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground 14 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court. Bansal's lawyer Puneet Ahluwalia moved an application before Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals 14 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • Delhi: Baby girl from Nigeria gets treated for rare disorder at city hospital Yesterday

    New Delhi: A 15-month-old girl from Nigeria suffering from a rare genetic condition which was cause of much pain and agony for herself and her family now has doctors at a city hospital to thank for returning the smile to her face. Oranye Chimweokwu Sayne, the baby girl from Nigeria, had...
  • Delhi: DJB launches 24x7 call centre Yesterday

    New Delhi: Giving teeth to its public grievance redressal system, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday launched a centralised 24/7 call centre to deal with consumers' complaints. This facility would be available in English and Hindi and handle customers' queries related to water supply, sewer issues, request for tankers, water contamination...
  • Delhi government retrieves 70 bigha land after demolition drive Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday carried out demolition drives in several villages here and retrieved around 70 bigha gram sabha land worth Rs 30 crore. The demolition drives was carried out in Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur, and Chattarpur villages, District Magistrate (South), Niharika Rai said, adding that around 70 bigha...
  • BJP doing nothing for welfare of Delhiites: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP-led Central government of failing to solve basic issues being faced by people of the national capital, Delhi Congress on Monday said that the saffron party was "doing nothing for the welfare of people". "BJP leaders are making a futile bid to push back the development works in...
  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday started operating an exclusive token counter at the Airport Metro station of the Airport Express Line to sell tokens and smart cards for journey from New Delhi station to all other metro lines. "Airport Express Line passengers who...
  • Delhi: Class 9 student kills father Yesterday

    New Delhi: A Class 9th student allegedly stabbed his 40-year-old father to death with a dagger for fighting with his mother at their residence in Rohini area of outer Delhi. The incident took place around 1 AM last night when a scuffle broke out between Babu Singh and his wife. Police...
  • Delhi government gives last chance to 2579 bus operators Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to give a last chance to around 2579 operators of contract and mini buses for renewing their cancelled permits. The permits of these operators were cancelled last month after their addresses were found to be incorrect by Delhi Police. According to state transport authority (STA)...
  • Woman's decomposed body found in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 22-year-old woman, missing since September 10, was recovered from a wooded area just across the sprawling presidential estate, police said on Sunday. The body was recovered on Saturday from Buddha Jayanti Park, they said, adding that the deceased was a resident of central Delhi's...
  • Two Manipuri youths attacked in Delhi, three held 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Two Manipuri students were attacked with a scissor, stones and iron rods by three people, two of them juveniles, when the northeastern youths objected to racist remarks against them, police said on Sunday. The attackers have been apprehended. The incident took place around 9 PM on Saturday at Babulal...
  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav 2 days ago

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horse-trading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horse-trading) then...
  • Toddler crushed to death in Delhi's Karawal Nagar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 14-month-old toddler was killed when a car crushed her in a parking lot in Delhi, police said Sunday. The accident was reported on Saturday evening from Karawal Nagar area in east Delhi. Manisha was playing in the parking area when she was crushed. The car was being parked by...
  • Delhi Metro riders happy with service, but say expansion work a hassle 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The restrictions and curbs on traffic movement which are in place due to ongoing work for Phase-III of Delhi Metro are posing hassles and impediments for commuters, a recent survey has found. During a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) between May 15 and May...
  • Sharjah tourism to conduct road shows in 5 Indian cities 2 days ago

    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...
  • 'Akharas' now part of community policing initiative in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another community policing initiative, Delhi Police has tied up with 'akharas', traditional training centres for wrestlers, to reach out to youths and to prevent them from drifting toward criminal activities. Under the "YUVA scheme", North Delhi Police is positively utilising the potential of the youths associated with...
  • Don't want to be Congress's face in Delhi anymore: Sheila Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sheila Dikshit, who served a short term as the Governor of Kerala post Congress's debacle in the Delhi Assembly elections, does not plan to become the party's face in case fresh elections were held in the national capital which is currently under President's Rule. "No, I don't have any...
  • Delhi: Court raps DTC for penalising conductors 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A city court has struck down Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)'s order of imposing fine on its conductors in an event of ticket-less travellers being found in its buses. The court also noted that the DTC's decision to "discipline its conductors" was taken in a meeting which lacked quorum and...
  • Delhi government hires 6,000 teachers to fill shortage in schools 2 days ago

    New Delhi: To overcome the problem of shortage of teachers in the government schools in the national capital, Delhi government has hired more than 6,000 guest teachers and 10,000 more are expected to join soon, a senior official said. "Several initiatives are being taken to fill the gap of shortage...
  • After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After offering people a peep into the history of the iconic Mandi House, Delhi Metro is now working on extending the heritage ride to the upcoming ITO Metro station, which will tell the story of the making of post-colonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • Vijay Dahiya appointed chief coach of Delhi Ranji team 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya has been reinstated as the chief coach of the Delhi Ranji Trophy side while former Test batsman Yashpal Sharma will head the selection panel, in a list released by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). Dahiya, a member of the KKR coaching staff,...