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Rains are back in Delhi, so are waterlogged roads

Traffic moved at a snail's pace after water stagnated under a bridge near Old Delhi Railway Station.

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.

Congress warhorse Sheila Dikshit, credited for transforming Delhi, passes away

Former Delhi chief minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away at a private hospital in Delhi on Saturday.

India celebrates 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, here are archival photos from 1999 war

In 1999, Indian troops had recaptured several mountain tops overlooking the strategic Srinagar-Leh highway from Pakistani intruders. Releasing a statement in this regard, the Army said that the 20th anniversary of "Operation Vijay" will be celebrated with the theme 'Remember, Rejoice and Renew'.

Flood fury grips all of Assam, Army called in for rescue

The Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Guwahati, at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara and Dhubri towns, and at Badarpurghat in Karimganj.

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 13, many still feared trapped

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster management cell said the number of people feared trapped could be anywhere between 40 to 50.

Monsoon rains on Delhi, residents rejoice respite from prolonged summer

The IMD had predicted generally cloudy skies and very light rain with thundershower in the national capital, a condition that is likely to continue till Thursday.

Building collapses in Solan, 13 Army personnel among 14 dead

The building collapsed around 3.50 pm near the Kumarhatti-Nahan highway in Solan. A search and rescue operation has been launched by the authorities.

Countdown for Chandrayaan-2 begins in Sriharikota

With Chandrayaan-2, India will become only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on moon. So far, all landings, human as well as non-human, have been in areas close to the equator of the moon.

‘Water is life’: Mamata Banerjee leads rally to create awareness on water conservation

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a rally to spread awareness on water wastage among public.

Cracks on Kolkata flyover, traffic disrupted on EM Bypass

Airport-bound traffic was on the EM Bypass was affected after an inspection team found cracks on the arterial flyover connecting VIP road and Salt Lake. The bridge has been shut down for 3-days.

In Photos: 29 killed, 17 injured after bus falls from bridge on Yamuna Expressway

The accident occurred at around 4.15 am near Etmadpur in Agra. It is alleged that the bus drifted from the road, crossed a barricade and fell into the drain approximately 40 feet below.