DELHI

  • Himachal Pradesh: 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel trapped after snowfall 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    In Himachal Pradesh the National Highway from Manali to Rohtang Pass has been shut down, after 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel were trapped following a fresh spell of snowfall. The Indian Air Force and the Border Roads Organisation are engaged in rescue operations. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi undergoes breathing exercises, to remain in hospital 8 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The condition of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, undergoing treatment for lower respiratory tract infection, is improving and she went through breathing exercises without any problem, doctors said. "Mrs Gandhi is feeling better and her condition is stable. She has undergone breathing exercises without any problem. She will remain under...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Awana, Saini give Delhi opening day honours 8 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Medium-pacers Parvinder Awana and Navdeep Saini combined well to bag seven wickets between themselves and helped Delhi bundle out Rajasthan for 141 in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Sunday. Put in to field at the Feroz Shah Kotla in the four-day encounter, the Delhi bowlers...
  • Never wanted to convert the world but to win over its heart, says VHP 9 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that Hindu values will be restored in the country, Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday said they have never wanted to convert the world but only to "win over its heart". Speaking at a book launch, VHP patron Ashok Singhal said it was due to their "struggle" in the...
  • Foggy Sunday in Delhi, 48 trains delayed 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It was chilly and foggy morning in Delhi on Sunday. Poor visibility led to 48 trains being delayed. The Meteorological Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead with thick fog. The minimum temperature was 6.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. "Trains such as North-east Express, Taj Express...
  • Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna 14 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan Yojna. As per the scheme, the inmates will come under accidental insurance cover of Rs...
  • Government asks bars to promote 'responsible drinking' this New Year 15 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of New Year celebrations, the Delhi government has asked city's restaurants and bars to promote "responsible drinking" by serving liquor to "a limit" keeping customer safety in mind and even arrange cabs for those who are not in a position to drive. "Persons, who consume alcohol beyond their...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 17 hours 40 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • Amitabh Bachchan meets PM Narendra Modi in capital 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Saturday. "Shri Amitabh Bachchan met the Prime Minister," read a post on the Twitter handle @PMOIndia, along with a photograph of the two of them. Amitabh is the brand ambassador of Gujarat, the state which Modi represented as Chief Minister...
  • 'Selfie with Mufflerman' by AAP to raise funds for Delhi polls Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Karnataka unit of Aam Admi Party on Saturday announced the launch of a new fund raising campaign called "Selfie with Mufflerman" to collect donations for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Out of participating donors in the campaign, 25 would be selected through a lucky draw, who will get an opportunity...
  • Will stage protest if Congress opposes e-rickshaw Bill in Rajya Sabha: BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday threatened to stage protest outside the residences of Congress leaders if they oppose 'e-rickshaw bill' in Rajya Sabha. A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for battery-operated vehicles was introduced in Lok Sabha recently, paving the way for such vehicles...
  • David Guetta concert: Fans enjoy themselves immensely Yesterday

    All roads lead to Buddh International Circuit on Friday as French DJ and EDM artist David Guetta took to the stage to give yet another memorable performance. "We want David Guetta," screamed the crowd. ...
  • Defamation case: Delhi court slaps fine of Rs 10,000 on Nitin Gadkari Yesterday

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Gomati Manocha observed that Gadkari had not...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi bank on 'Big Two' to pack another punch Yesterday

    New Delhi: Riding on their opening win against Saurashtra, Delhi would be banking on skipper Gautam Gambhir and the explosive Virender Sehwag to pack a punch together against Rajasthan in their second Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting here on Sunday. Courtesy a brilliant 147 from...
  • Wait for anxious parents over, nursery admissions in Delhi begin today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The wait for anxious parents in Delhi is over as the much awaited nursery admission process has started in most private schools in Delhi on Saturday. The sale of forms in most schools has begun and schools are expecting to see a heavy rush. Meanwhile, the Delhi...
  • Watch: Glimpses of Grammy winner DJ David Guetta's concert in Delhi Yesterday

    For those who missed watching Grammy winner DJ David Guetta on Friday night, here are a few glimpses of his concert at the Buddh International Circuit in Delhi....
  • Two Delhi stations to be developed as world-class infrastructure: DDA Yesterday

    New Delhi: Redevelopment of Anand Vihar and Bijwasan railway stations as world-class infrastructure and integration of 34 metro stations into a multi-modal transportion system were among the decisions approved by the DDA's planning body UTTIPEC on Friday. The urban body, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung took the decision...
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • Delhi Waveriders gears up to defend title in HIL 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders will start their title defence when the 3rd edition of Hockey India League (HIL) begins next month and Head coach Cedric D'Souza said on Friday that they would try to get an idea about the opposition players by following the just-concluded Champions Trophy. The third edition of...
  • Intelligence inputs warn of suicide attack by LeT terrorists on Tihar jail, Delhi Police on high alert 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Security of Tihar jail has been beefed up after intelligence inputs were received of a suicide attack by terror outfit Lashkar e Toiba (LeT) to free jailed terrorists. Tihar jail already has a three-layer security apparatus which has now been enhanced further after the inputs. Delhi Police is...
  • Uber rape: Tout who forged character certificate for accused driver arrested 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A tout, who had allegedly assisted the Uber rape accused Shiv Kumar Yadav in procuring fake character certificate, has been arrested. Yadav got All India Tourist permit after submitting the certificate to the State Transport Authority in Burari. The accused, identified as Javneet Singh, was arrested on Thursday. He had...
  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun 3 days ago

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun. Sunny Sharma, who hails from Shiv Vihar area near Karala in northwest Delhi, worked as...
  • Bill to legalize e-rickshaws passed in Lok Sabha 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to legalize e-rickshaws by bringing them under the ambit of the Motor Vehicles Act. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2014 also provides for the central government to make rules on the specifications for e-carts and e-rickshaws and the manner and conditions...
  • Second bomb hoax call in Gurgaon today 3 days ago

    Gurgaon: A caller kept the Gurgaon police on its toes for the second day on Thursday with a call about a bomb planted at a shopping complex here which later turned out to be a hoax. The Arcadia shopping complex in South City on Sohna road was evacuated after the police...
  • Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them. Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station. The...
  • 'My Birthday Song' navigates the space between real and surrealism, says director Samir Soni 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-director Samir Soni is currently busy shooting his directorial debut 'My Birthday Song' in the capital with actor Sanjay Suri in the lead role. The crew of the film, co-produced by Soni and Suri under the latter's Kahwa banner, shot some scenes in south Delhi and Defence Colony...
  • Winter chill gains intensity in North India; snowfall in Himachal, fog in Rajasthan 3 days ago

    Shimla: Chilly conditions persist in north India on Thursday with temperatures dipping in most parts including in Himachal Pradesh where many major roads have been blocked due to snowfall.. While Shimla received overnight snowfall, temperature in Manali has dipped to -5 degrees, -3 in Kullu and -7 in Kinnaur. "The...
  • Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool 4 days ago

    Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool after waiting since 4 AM on Wednesday. All SpiceJet flights remained grounded for the first half of the day. "It is very irritating. They are not giving us any alternative," said a passenger. ...
  • Delhi school website defaced by IS, principal threatened 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school's official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said on Wednesday. Mohit Sharma, the 43-year-old principal of Raja Ram Mohan Roy senior secondary public school, filed a police complaint that he received...
  • Gurgaon: Bomb threat at Huda city metro station turns out to be a hoax 4 days ago

    Gurgaon: Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line on Wednesday were disrupted for more than an hour following a bomb threat. Police stopped metro services after a threat call about a bomb at Gurgaon's Huda City Metro Station. The services were shut for a brief around 04:00 PM after the...