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Overnight showers raise humidity levels in Delhi

"The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius at 8.30am, a notch above normal while the humidity level was 83 percent," a MeT department official said.

Delhi Zoo records 245 animal deaths in 14 months: Report

Allegations have also been raised about the under-reporting of animal births in the zoo to improve its report card in years with high mortality rates.


10 CCTVs & 22,000 black SUVs: How cops tracked driver in hit-and-run case in Delhi

From the accident spot, police recovered only a portion of the SUV’s bumper, and when it was sent to Hyundai’s main manufacturing unit, the barcode on the bumper gave the first clue.

Only 15% of minor rape victims in Delhi received compensation: Study

The sexual abuse survivors, including 94 girls and six boys, were interviewed by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR).

Delhi: CRPF constable dead as Mercedes being driven by 19-year-old rams into his car

The victim, Narender Baswal, was accompanied by his colleagues Vinod Kumar (36) and Babulal Yadav (38), who escaped with minor injuries.

Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes at Rs 40/kg in Delhi to contain price rise

The Delhi government has also been asked to "exhort traders and logistic providers to increase the supply of tomatoes to the mandis to ensure immediate control of price rise," the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry said in a statement.


Delhi: Government releases Rs 500 crore for development works in unauthorised colonies

The move came a day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their houses and claimed that the Centre has agreed to the AAP government's proposal in this regard.

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia granted bail in defamation case filed by BJP's Vijender Gupta

Vijender Gupta sought proceedings against Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for “maligning” his image after they accused him of being part of an alleged “conspiracy” to assassinate the AAP chief.

Major fire at footwear factory in Delhi's Keshav Puram

According to the fire department, information about the blaze was received around 8 am, following which 22 fire engines were rushed to the spot.

Fire breaks out in West Delhi hospital, six patients rescued

The fire broke out in the ceiling of the operation theatre on the third floor of the hospital.

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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.

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.

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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.