Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan sent to 14 days of judicial custody in ACB’s Waqf board case

September 27, 2022 1:35 am

Special Judge Vikash Dhull sent Khan to judicial custody following which his lawyers apprised the court of the bail application they had filed, and prayed that the matter be heard at the earliest.

Who is Harsh Solanki, the sanitation worker Kejriwal hosted Monday?

September 26, 2022 6:07 pm

Asking Solanki and his family to visit the CM’s residence in Delhi, Kejriwal said he would send flight tickets for the family.

What is NavIC, India's home-grown alternative to the GPS navigation system

September 26, 2022 4:50 pm

Below are the details of NavIC's inception, why India wants smartphone makers to adopt it and how the system compares to other global or regional navigation systems.

SC rejects plea on election symbol allotment issue, says it would be disruptive of poll process

September 26, 2022 2:44 pm

The apex court was hearing a plea challenging the Allahabad High Court's verdict last year which had dismissed a petition that said the Election Commission (EC) has no power to allot an election symbol.

Delhi: Yamuna flowing above 'warning' level after heavy rain in basin states

September 26, 2022 10:50 am

The highest flood level that the Yamuna has reached at the Old Railway Bridge was 207.49 m in 1978.

Delhi News Live Updates: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan sent to 14-day judicial custody in Waqf Board 'irregularities' case

September 26, 2022 3:34 pm

Delhi News Today Live Updates, September 26, 2022: Jacqueline Fernandez granted interim bail; and more.

Delhi govt to get 2,300 mini e-buses to ensure better connectivity in capital's rural areas

September 26, 2022 1:39 am

According to a senior government official, the buses will be brought out under the FAME-II scheme through Convergence Energy Services Limited.

On 93rd Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi seeks suggestions to name cheetah campaign

September 25, 2022 3:29 pm

PM Narendra Modi also paid homage to Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Bhagat Singh on the occasion of their birthday anniversaries this week, adding that the decision to rename Chandigarh airport after the latter is a tribute to the martyr.

Delhi News Highlights: CUET-PG result to be declared on Monday; AAP alleges scam in garbage collection

September 26, 2022 7:17 am

Delhi-NCR Rain News, Delhi News Live Updates, September 25, 2022: The results of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission to PG programmes will be announced on Monday, a 12-year-old boy is in ICU after he was sexually assaulted and attacked with bricks and rods, allegedly by three minors, in northeast Delhi last week.

Court warns Vadra over Dubai trip, accepts explanation

September 24, 2022 6:24 pm

Says it is satisfied with the explanation that the businessman did not intentionally omit details pertaining to his medical emergency stop in the country


Congress gears up for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'; Rahul meets civil society members

August 22, 2022 10:40 pm

Several prominent civil society members and political leaders, including Yogendra Yadav, Jairam Ramesh and Digvijaya Singh, were present during the meeting at the Constitution Club.

Delhi sizzles at 40.8 degree Celsius, heatwave likely in coming days

April 26, 2022 7:59 pm

According to India Meteorological Department, the heatwave conditions are likely to persist in New Delhi for the next three days.

In pictures: Delhi weekend curfew

January 08, 2022 2:32 pm

Delhi weekend curfew: Delhi entered a weekend curfew on Saturday, the first in several months as Covid-19 cases increased in the city, fuelled largely by the Omicron variant.

Week in Pictures: A look at compelling images from around the world

November 13, 2021 9:55 pm

From celebrations to COP26 protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Day after Diwali: New Delhi shrouded in toxic smog

November 05, 2021 2:32 pm

Levels of pollutants rose sharply from Thursday night onwards, data from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) indicates.

Lack of beds, oxygen, New Delhi continues to reel under Covid-19 stress

April 30, 2021 2:26 pm

On Thursday, the death toll stood at 395, the highest to date in Delhi in a day. So far, 15,772 people have officially died of Covid in Delhi. This was the eighth day in a row that Delhi has recorded over 300 deaths due to COVID-19.

Vintage cars on display at Tehri Garhwal House in New Delhi

January 28, 2016 7:12 pm

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

July 19, 2015 10:08 am

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.

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

April 08, 2015 1:12 pm

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

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.

Pollution levels drop a bit in Delhi: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

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:

A foodie's guide to Jail Road

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

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.

Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

February 25, 2016 5:55 am

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

February 24, 2016 12:38 pm

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

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

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

February 23, 2016 5:45 am

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.