Pragati Maidan

  • Delhi: Exhibition by Pakistan faces protest at Pragati Maidan 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A group of men holding saffron coloured flags with symbols of 'Om' on them staged protests at 'Aalishan Pakistan', a four-day event by around 300 exhibitors from across the border, on Thursday. The lifestyle exposition started on Thursday at Pragati Maidan. The unidentified men shouted slogans and said 'murdabad' outside...
  • New Delhi World Book Fair to focus on children's literature February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Literature for children is the focus of the New Delhi World Book Fair, which begins on February 15 with Poland as the guest country and participants from 25 countries aiming to promote the habit of reading. President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to inaugurate the 9-day fair themed on "Kathasagara:...
  • Overdrive: Get all the action from Auto Expo 2014 February 8, 2014

    The 12th edition of the Auto Expo is hosting 55 exhibitors. As many as 70 new vehicles will be unveiled, including 26 global unveilings of which 15 will be cars. The expo comprises two separate events - an auto show that will be open to the public February 7-11 at...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Dreams on wheels February 7, 2014

    The 12th edition of the Auto Expo is hosting 55 exhibitors. As many as 70 new vehicles will be unveiled, including 26 global unveilings of which 15 will be cars. The expo comprises two separate events - an auto show that will be open to the public February 7-11 at...
  • DMRC gears up for Trade fair beginning November 19 November 15, 2013

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has taken a host of measures to facilitate commuters visiting the India International Trade Fair from next week, including additional token counters and trains to meet the rush. To review the special arrangements, DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh on Friday inspected the Pragati Maidan Metro station. He...
  • Delhi: Group of men abduct, gangrape woman in a moving car March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: In another horrific incident, a group of men allegedly abducted and gangraped a woman in a moving car in New Delhi, just almost three months after the brutal December 16 gangrape that shook the country and exposed the flimsy safety facilities for women in the national capital. The...
  • Delhi: Accused murdered siblings on the day of kidnapping March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In what is fast turning out to be a cleverly planned crime, police on Sunday revealed that the minor siblings, whose bodies were found near a railway track in Pragati Maidan in Delhi, were murdered on the same day of their kidnapping by the accused, one of them...
  • Delhi kidnapping-murder case: Police arrest three March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Police have arrested three people in the abduction-cum-murder of two minor siblings, whose bodies were found near a railway track in Pragati Maidan in central Delhi on Saturday. Those arrested include a distant relative of the victims, and he is also the main accused in the case. The duo...
  • Delhi kidnapping-murder: 3 including distant relative of victims detained March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Three people were detained in the abduction-cum-murder of two minor siblings in Delhi on Sunday. The detainees include one distant relative of the children, whose decomposed bodies were found near a railway track in Pragati Maidan in central Delhi on Saturday. The duo went missing three days ago and...
  • Kidnapper was known to them, says school principal of children found dead in Pragati Maidan March 2, 2013

    The school principal of the two children, whose decomposed bodies were found near Pragati Maidan in central Delhi on Saturday, said that the "kidnapper" was known to the siblings. "School dispersed as usual on that day. There was nothing suspicious. The two kids looked fine when they left with that...
  • Delhi: Bodies of two 'kidnapped' children found at Pragati Maidan March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Violence against children continues as the bodies of two siblings were found near Pragati Maidan in Central Delhi on Saturday. The bodies of the two, a boy and a girl, were found in a highly decomposed state. The two were allegedly kidnapped on February 26 and the parents...
  • World Book Fair: Tribal literature theme of fair January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The World Book Fair 2013 beginning February 4 will celebrate indigenous literature with its theme, "Indigenous Voices - Mapping India's Folk and Tribal Literature", and commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with a special pavilion exhibiting photographs and books from the spiritualist's life. The fair will...
  • Next Auto Expo to be held in February 2014 at Greater Noida January 29, 2014

    The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), organizers of the Auto Expo has announced a change of venue for the country's premium and most eagerly awaited automobile expo. SIAM has announced that the 2014 Auto Expo will be organized at Greater Noida from February 6-12 instead of the regular venue...
  • Delhi: Out of the box works displayed at United Art Fair September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The first edition of the United Art Fair kicked off in Delhi on Thursday. The festival had everything from cars made with fibre glass to cows made of milk packets. It's not every day that one gets to walk along the Rabindranath Tagore street before turning into the...
  • Delhi: Girl jumps to death from metro station September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old girl allegedly jumped to death from a Metro station in central Delhi on Wednesday evening, police said. The incident was reported from Pragati Maidan station at around 6 pm and the deceased has been identified as Asha Sharma, a resident of Madangir. She was taken to Ram...
  • Auto Expo day 2: Toyota to launch new Etios January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: It's day two of the Auto Expo 2012 in Delhi on Friday, but car lovers will have to wait another 24 hours before the gates are opened for the general public. Toyota will launched its revamped Etios on Friday. 50 car markers from around the world will unveil over...
  • Auto Expo 2012: Maruti, Nissan unveil new cars January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The week-long Auto Expo 2012 at the Delhi's Pragati Maidan kicked off on Thursday, and over 55 new cars by over 50 carmakers will be previewed and launched during the next six days. The hot wheels on display on Thursday include Maruti Suzuki's SUV, Hyundai's three-door version of...
  • No Husain work likely in this India Art Summit too April 13, 2010

    New Delhi: It's that time of the year again when artists from across the country are gearing up for yet another India Art Summit. Last year, there was a huge uproar on the works of MF Husain not being displayed. The situation is the same this year. Last year international...
  • Click of the future, an annual fair on photography January 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Click of the future, an annual event on photography to be held in New Delhi's Pragati maidan from January 8 to 11 in 2009. The photography trade-fair started with a handful enthusiasts in 1979. This is the fourteenth edition and promises to be a big event. ...
  • 18th edition of World Book Fair opens in Delhi February 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The 18th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair opened in the Capital on Saturday. Touted as the world's second largest such event, the book fair will be on till February 10 at the Pragati Maidan. The Russian Federation is the guest of honour at the...
  • In Pics: Look who has sexed up the Auto show January 14, 2008

    A massive turnout marked the fourth day of the Auto-Expo at Pragati Maidan here on Sunday, with most people making a beeline to catch a glimpse of the brand new “one-lakh” car from the Tata stable. However, foreign models have also been roped in this time. ...
  • Sneak peek: What to watch out for at fashion week September 7, 2007

    New Delhi: A new sarkari venue, a series of thefts and designers crying foul, India's biggest fashion week this season is on a bit of a wobbly runway. Add to that a missing organising agency, missing big names and falling numbers of Western buyers and it’s a wonder that the...
  • Tacky Pragati Maidan smartens up for WIFW September 7, 2007

    New Delhi: India's premier Fashion Week has a new venue, the decidedly tacky Pragati Maidan. “I have to go away and laugh a lot,” said designer Ranna Gill when asked about the venue. One look at Pragati Maidan and you know exactly why she wants to laugh. This old expo venue which...
  • Book your date for Delhi Book Fair September 18, 2006

    New Delhi: It's time for the book lovers to go on a shopping spree and not even mind burning a hole in their pocket. The 12th annual Book Fair, which started in the capital on Saturday, has a variety of books for everyone. But it's not Pottermania for the children this...