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Delhi weather today: Chilly morning as temperature settles at 5.7 degrees Celsius

The weatherman has predicted moderate fog on Saturday morning with a possibility of haze and smog thereafter.

Meat shops will be 150 metres away from religious places in Delhi: SDMC

The proposal, passed during the standing committee meeting, also increased licence fee for meat shops from Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,000. It also made it mandatory to procure a no-objection certificate from the area councillor for licence.


This proposed train project from Delhi to Leh will cut the travel time by half

The proposed railway project will let you enjoy a train ride from Delhi to Leh within 20 hours, the current duration being 40 hours. This will cut the time duration by 50 percent.

Delay in migratory birds visiting Delhi last year has many worried

“Birds follow the central flyway route, and Delhi-NCR falls in that... due to climate change, their departure is delayed... Due to the crop-burning, they have trouble seeing because of the smoke. It is impacting their pattern," an expert says.

Delhi: Man jumps on track at Rajiv Chowk, dies

Police also claimed that no suicide note was recovered from his possession.

Woman detained at India Gate for ‘anti-India slogans’

When she was jointly questioned by Delhi Police and other intelligence agencies, it was found that she was mentally unstable.


As temperature drops in Delhi, a look at the night shelters for differently abled, drug addicts

As the temperature drops to single digits and lines outside the capital’s night shelters grow longer, The Indian Express heads to centres for the differently abled, drug addicts and the sick and injured to take stock of life inside

Safdarjung docs on indefinite strike after ‘assault’ by cop’s son

An argument broke out between the accused and the duty doctor over the former allegedly not being given priority and the subsequent delay in treatment, a senior police officer said.

Buy buses from online portal, Union Ministry tells chief secy

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot told The Indian Express that he is yet to see the order.

For Bhim Mahasangam, BJP whips up ‘5,000 kg’ of khichdi

Party leaders said they will also place a bid to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for cooking the maximum amount of khichdi at a place.

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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.


Speeding Mercedes cuts short Siddharth's life, family waits for justice

Siddharth Sharma, a 32-year-old IT professional, was killed after being struck by a Mercedes in north Delhi’s Civil Lines area Monday.

Odd even rule gets implemented in Delhi amid car pools, violations and roses

Odd even policy of the Delhi government came into effect today with thousands of volunteers taking to the streets to assist traffic police in enforcing the pilot plan.

Rain, dust storm sweep Delhi

A powerful dust storm followed by rain brought temperatures down in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon.

Drawn from Delhi: Capturing the polls in sketch

The opinion polls look divided with majority projecting clear mandate for AAP while few predicting a BJP govt in Delhi.

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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.


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.

Hard Look: How havelis representing the heritage of Delhi are disappearing

How havelis representing the heritage of old Delhi are disappearing because of neglect.