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National War Memorial inaugural: Forces suffered due to criminal negligence by previous govt, says PM Modi

The newly inaugurated war memorial is located just east of Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate, where the eternal flame was lit in the honour of martyred soldiers. Initially conceptualised in 1961, the memorial comes to life after decades of being under process.

Lok Sabha: TMC asks BJP to ensure safety of Bengalis in Assam

TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi and Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised the matter during the Zero Hour. Trivedi said a TMC delegation has visited Assam.

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There's danger that Constitution will be replaced by Hindutva-inspired document: Chidambaram

Chidambaram makes these comments in his new book "Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India", a collection of his essays published last year.

Bikanervala owner abduction: ‘Men waited at Metro station for the victim’

The officer said they are approaching police in other districts where similar incidents have taken place over the past weeks, and questioning registered criminals in their areas. “We have detained five people and are questioning them to get some clues,” the officer said.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 launched in India

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 have been launched in India and will be available in stores from January 28.

Golfers accuse Delhi Golf Club of discrimination, say not allowed to practice without hindrance

In 2012, he said the Delhi Golf Club stopped allowing caddie-turned-players from practising at the course, one of India's most iconic and which is located at the heart of Lutyens' Delhi.

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New Delhi: National council tenure extended, Arvind Kejriwal to continue as AAP chief

Apart from framing its policies, the AAP’s national council is empowered to elect its national executive and amend the party Constitution.

New Delhi: Over 32,000 people arrested for drinking in public this year

Data also shows that 5,027 people were arrested by Delhi Police this year on charges of gambling, up from 4,504 people arrested last year.

Delhi: Congress workers first to celebrate when I am raided, says Arvind Kejriwal

In his 14-minute speech, Kejriwal alleged that the Centre has deliberately posted the “worst officials” to work in the Delhi government.

Farmers' march Highlights: They are not seeking gift from govt on farm loan waiver, says Rahul Gandhi

Kisan Mukti March Highlights: There are 3,500 personnel deployed to oversee the farmers protest from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament in New Delhi.

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Vintage cars on display at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi

Vintage cars on display during the curtain raiser for the first vintage car racing and auto show at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi on Thursday.

Multi-storey building collapses in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden; many feared trapped

Two people were killed, while eight others, including some children, injured when a five-storey building collapsed in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden area on Saturday evening.

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India’s 'first' sunken museum; Prince Karim Aga Khan lays foundation stone

Billionaire philanthropist and leader of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, Prince Aga Khan IV is on a six-day visit to India.

Pretty dirty picture: A tale of two Delhi neighbourhoods

Dipankar Ghose and Aniruddha Ghosal spend a night in Defence Colony and Kotla Mubarakpur, two colonies in Delhi that are separated by more than the road that divides them, to watch the daily clean-up operation.

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How pollution killed over 1 lakh children in 2016: News in Numbers

Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai

Police Commemoration Day: PM Modi inaugurates a museum, a sculpture and a wall of valour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and dedicated to the nation a refurbished national police memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

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Pollution levels drop a bit in Delhi: News in Numbers

Some good news for the people of Delhi. A slew of measures taken by multiple agencies on the city’s air pollution problem seem to have actually produced a slight respite. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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.

Hard Look: Rohingya refugee camps in New Delhi & Haryana are absolutely unlivable, their lives deprived of basic dignity

The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

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Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gave final touches to the Rail Budget ahead of presenting it in the Parliament on Thursday.Taking about their expectations form the Budget, one of the passengers said the government should focus more on cleaner coaches and quality of food so that more people travel by trains.While another passenger said fares of daily passenger trains should be reduced and the safety of women passengers should be considered in the upcoming budget.

Patiala Court scuffle accused lawyer joins investigation

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Lawyer Vikram Chauhan accused in the Patiala House Court scuffle reached Tilak Marg police station in the national capital on Wednesday to join the investigation. He said the allegations levelled on him are yet to be proved and he has full faith in the law. He also added that the media is trying to glorify the person who raised ‘anti-national’ slogans.

Residents irked as Delhi water crisis continues

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.

Urs of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya held in New Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Urs of Nizamuddin Auliya, also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin , at 'Nizammudin Dargah' is one of the biggest religious fairs observed in New Delhi. It was the 712th Urs of Sufi Saint attended by thousands of devotees who come from different parts of the country to pay their respects to the noble soul, and seek his blessings. Hazrat Nizamuddin was a revered Sufi Saint who believed in drawing close to God through renunciation of the world and service to humanity. For him his love of God implied love for humanity and vision of the world was marked by a highly evolved sense of secularity and kindness. People offered silent prayers in memory of the Saint and paid obeisance to him. Later, religious Qawalli in the memory of the Saint was also offered to mark the occasion Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music which is performed mainly at Sufi Shrines or Dargah's throughout South Asia. It is one of the musical traditions that stretch back for more than 700 years.

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