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  • Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers quarantined at Delhi airport 9 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were today admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday. The suspects were among 181 passengers who arrived in India from the affected western African countries. As of today, the ministry said, as many as 816 passengers were...
  • Tatra scam: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh moves Delhi High Court against arrest 13 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed a bail application in the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was arrested on the orders of a Delhi court in the Tatra scam case. Lt Gen (retd) Singh has been accused of allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army...
  • I'm very enthusiastic about ISL adventure: Del Piero Yesterday

    New Delhi: Italy's renowned World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero has called the Indian Super League football tournament an "adventure" and said he was "enthusiastic" about embarking on this new journey. "I'm very enthusiastic about this adventure. It fits perfectly with the way I chose to move forward since I left...
  • Rain cools Delhi, nearby areas Yesterday

    New Delhi: A spell of rain on Sunday cooled Delhi and the adjoining areas in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The Met office has forecast more rainfall during the day. Sunday's minimum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius, slightly below the season's average. The rains, which cooled the capital, also led to water...
  • Delhi private schools unhappy over order on Modi's live address on Teachers' Day Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the Internet on Teachers' day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion. The Directorate of Education...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • Morning rains greet Dellhiites, more expected 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Early morning rains greeted Delhiites on Saturday with the skies expected to remain overcast throughout the day. According to the MeT department officials, the humidity recorded at 8.30 AM was 90 per cent. The Safdarjung observatory which is the official reading for the city recorded rainfall of about 10.2 mm...
  • Del Piero becomes Delhi Dynamos' marquee player 3 days ago

    The 39-year-old has won eight Serie A titles, the Champions League and Intercontinental Cup with Juventus for whom he played for from 1993 till 2012. ...
  • Sikh women exempt from wearing a helmet: Should safety be more important instead? 3 days ago

    Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over the Delhi government's notice. ...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts 3 days ago

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • Katara case: HC grants Vikas Yadav 2 days custody parole 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, to meet his ailing grandfather by granting him custody parole of two days as a test to see if he is "fit to be let out in society". The court, for the time being, refused...
  • HRD ministry asks DU to respond to teachers' allegations against VC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked Delhi University (DU) to submit a detailed response to allegations of irregularities in its functioning made by the varsity's teachers' body. Taking cognisance of a 'white paper' released by the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) alleging financial and administrative irregularities in the varsity's functioning, the...
  • HC to pronounce order on plying of e-rickshaws on September 9 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday fixed September 9 to pass its order on whether to permit plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital till rules are framed to regulate them under the Motor Vehicles Act. "List for order on next to next Tuesday (September 9)," a bench of...
  • Delhi: Admission racket busted after arrest of three persons 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With the arrest of three persons, Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a racket which used to get students admitted to a prestigious college of Delhi University on the basis of forged documents. The three racketeers, who have been arrested in this connection include a student of...
  • Helmets made compulsory for women on two-wheelers in Delhi, Sikh women exempted 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. The decision hasn't gone down well with Delhiites. "It is for security. Sikh males have...
  • NCW ex-chief claims PCR van refused to save girl from molestation, police rubbish her version 3 days ago

    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...
  • Alessandro Del Piero signs for Delhi Dynamos in Indian Super league 3 days ago

    Former Italy great Alessandro Del Piero will play for the Delhi franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) and will also be the competition's brand ambassador, the ex-Juventus player has said. "I am happy to announce that I have just signed a contract that will tie me to the club Dynamos...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: The responses of these eye-witnesses will shock you 4 days ago

    A 17-year-old boy, stabbed on the streets of the capital on Wednesday, died while being questioned by the police. A mobile phone footage has shown that crucial time was lost when he was being interrogated instead of being taken to the hospital. ...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: Sharper police training need of the hour, say residents 4 days ago

    17-year-old 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. ...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • Delhi: Stabbing victim dies as police spend time recording his statement 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an act of gross negligence, a Delhi teenager died after the police delayed taking him to the hospital. The boy had reportedly been stabbed by two assailants and instead of taking him to the hospital directly, the police wasted precious time in recording his statement. By the time the...
  • ISL club Delhi Dynamos want to focus on developing domestic players 5 days ago

    Delhi Dynamos have tied up with Dutch giants Feyenoord but for domestic players draft they took assistance from representatives of Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (BBFS) and their main focus is to find more and more of Indian talent. ...
  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines 5 days ago

    New Delhi: DTC buses may finally go hi-tech within next six months as the corporation has decided to take up the project of installing electronic ticketing machines in all its buses. Interestingly, passengers will also be able to pay their fare on DTC buses with Delhi Metro smart cards till...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Centre says India Ebola-free; 112 passengers who arrived from Liberia declared safe 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government clarified that none of the 112 passengers who returned from Liberia on Tuesday have Ebola. All of them were screened and found to be healthy- except for one passenger who had fever and sore throat. That passenger has been isolated in the quarantine cum isolation facility...
  • Delhi heat: Have we crossed our carbon footprint? 6 days ago

    In the month of August, Delhi usually witnesses monsoon rainfall, but this year, it is reeling under a severe heat wave. In fact, on Monday, temperature in Delhi broke a 23-year-old record. So, why is Delhi unusually hot this year? And when can Delhiites expect a relief? Watch this video...
  • Delhi reels under severe heat wave, Met says relief likely after August 28 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi is reeling under a sever heat wave. The national capital witnessed the hottest day of August on Monday. Monday, August 25, was the hottest in 12 years at this time of the year as the mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius. facing the brunt are those who are...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • Delhi witnesses hottest day of August in last 12 years 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The national capital on Monday witnessed the hottest day of August in the last 12 years as mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius mark. The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.1 degree Celsius at Safdarjung observatory, considered the official reading for the city. It was five notches above...