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Delhi: Shadow on water survey, says DJB V-C, Paswan hits back

Paswan, meanwhile, challenged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to remove ROs in Delhi government offices: “If tap water in Delhi is pure, then Kejriwal should announce the removal of ROs from government offices and start providing tap water in official meetings.”

Long drive in tight denim lands man in hospital emergency

Saurabh Sharma suffered a pulmonary embolism — a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs. Doctors said it was caused by a non-stop eight-hour-long drive wearing tight-fitting denims.


PIL on AIIMS ‘favouritism’: Delhi HC seeks Centre, hospital reply

Former Director of AIIMS Dr P Venugopal, who moved the court, sought directions to the Union Public Service Commission and other authorities to determine the order of merit while directly recruiting medical faculty to the institution.

Delhi: Bus marshal foils kidnapping bid, earns praise from CM

A day later, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he was “proud of the marshal and conductor who reunited the child with her family... both will be honoured by Delhi government.”

Delhi air quality back to ‘severe’ today

The 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of Delhi Thursday remained in the ‘very poor’ category, but jumped by 65 points from Wednesday to reach 366 Thursday, as per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Rs 80 lakh stolen from ATM van, staff found unconscious inside, say Delhi Police

While the accused haven’t been identified so far, police said they have accessed CCTV footage from nearby areas.


Explained: Why is Delhi's air cleaner? Count of farm fires is not the only factor

The AQI in Delhi fell 243 points between Friday and Sunday, and from severe to poor in less than 24 hours. Was it just a dip in the number of farm fires that helped clear Delhi’s air within hours?

JNU scholar says police officers asked him: Andhe ho toh protest mein aaye kyun?

The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) and the JNU Visually Challenged Students’ Forum condemned the police action on the visually challenged student Shashi Bhushan Pandey.

Delhi government hopes to give new lease of life to city’s mortuaries

As a pilot project, the state health department will move a proposal to start computerised post-mortem reports.

V-C skips meeting to break JNU deadlock

A high-powered committee was set up by the HRD Ministry late Sunday to “recommend ways to restore normal functioning in JNU”.

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Delhi pollution: AQI remains in 'severe' category

Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category Saturday and stood at 480 at 8 am, according to data by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Safdarjung Tomb gets its fountains back after decades

The arches and minarets of the 18-century Mughal-era monument, the Safdarjung Tomb, now stand awashed in the light of 213 "technologically advanced LEDs".


Thousands evacuated in Delhi as Yamuna breaches danger mark

On Monday, CM Arvind Kejriwal said the water level in the river is likely to rise further with more discharge from the Hathnikund barrage by neighbouring Haryana.

Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets architectural illumination

To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.

Commuters in Delhi left stranded as auto, taxi unions go on strike

Auto-rickshaws and taxis in the national capital will be off roads in protest against the Delhi government’s policies on cab aggregators.

Heavy dust storm hits Delhi-NCR again, IMD issues warning for next four days

This dust storm was the second which hit the national capital and the adjoining region in last four days. Incidents of power cuts, fallen tress, fallen poles were reported from few parts of the national capital.


Thunderstorm alert across North India: Evening schools shut, Delhi metro to exercise caution

On Monday, the IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, signifying the level of caution, that is needed. There are four types of colour codes: green (no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed).

10 staycations in and around Delhi you should definitely visit

Don't have time to go for a full-fledged holiday? Check out these staycation options to unwind on the weekend.

Delhi rain: Temperature drops in city, much-awaited respite for residents

A Dust storm accompanied with rain swept the national capital today bringing much-awaited respite to Delhiites from the oppressive heat.

Photos: Fire at Delhi's Natural History Museum, several exhibits gutted

The fire broke out early in the morning on the top floor of the museum, located in FICCI Building in Mandi House, where some repair work was underway.

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How much traffic the KMP Expressway, inaugurated by PM Modi, will cut: News in Numbers

The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway is expected to help decongest the roads of Delhi and hence help cut down some of the pollution in the national capital. Here’s how much decongestion it is expected to lead to.

Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.


Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

You can now use your Delhi metro card to travel on the bus.

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more:

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

Jail road was earlier known as the furniture market, but today it is largely associated for its food. Delhi Food Blogger shares his top 5 picks.

How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.


Kanwaria menace on the streets of Delhi

UP police has rose petals for Kanwarias as the Kanwar yatra comes to an end. But in Delhi, it has been a different story.

A foodie's guide to DU's North Campus

DU's North Campus is known for its great cafes and lounges and they serve some amazing food. It's pocket-friendly as well! We decided to try the 5 best dishes that they had to offer!

L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

L'opera: Inside the Kitchen

The Indian Express’s Shantanu David takes a peek into some of the most celebrated kitchens and bakeries around the city. In this segment we visit the famous boulangerie and Pâtisserie L’Opera.