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Delhi water tariff hike deferred, at least till polls

The current water tariffs for domestic users range between Rs.2.66 per kilolitre and Rs.33.28 per kilolitre depending on monthly consumption »
Body of newborn found outside Delhi hospital

Body of newborn found outside Delhi hospital

Body of a newborn baby was found dumped on the road outside Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in Central Delhi on Saturday morning.  »
File photo of a swine flu screening centre at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi in 2009. Photo: V.V. Krishnan

51-year-old succumbs to swine flu, hospitals put on alert

All India figures have revealed that swine flu has claimed 204 lives from January till November this year. »
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the foundation stone-laying ceremony for a new substation at Harsh Vihar in East Delhi on Friday. Photo: S. Subramanium

New power substation inaugurated in Hari Nagar

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday inaugurated one of the biggest power transmission projects in the National Capital Region. The 400 KV power sub-station has come up at Harsh Vihar in East D... »

Four labourers buried alive under rice sacks in Delhi

Bodies were found under 50 sacks each weighing 50 kilograms »
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Fishermen pour milk into the sea to mark the tenth anniversary of the tsunami in Chennai on Friday.
New Delhi, December 27, 2014

After 10 years, a poetic tribute to tsunami victims

We know rain and floods;and are well aware of storms;but who the hell are you?….During this season of elections»
NEW DELHI, December 27, 2014

Radio jingles, rally to set tempo for Congress campaign

After the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress is all set to take the radio route to reach out to the Delhi electorate. The party is planning to release its radio... »
NEW DELHI, December 26, 2014

Ghaziabad woman dies of swine flu in Delhi

A woman from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, neighbouring the National Capital, has succumbed to swine flu. According to officials, a 51-year-old woman was admitted to th... »
NEW DELHI, December 26, 2014

Yuletide spirit beats freezing cold in Delhi

The Capital basked in Yuletide spirit on Thursday. Christmas trees, green and red decorations and “Santa Clause hats” made an appearance in almost every shopping market, mall, bakery and restauran... »
A view of the fog-engulfed North and South Blocks from Rajpath. Photo: R.V. Moorthy
New Delhi, December 26, 2014

Fog hampers road, rail, air traffic in city

A chilly Christmas morning unfolded across the National Capital Region on Thursday with the mercury settling two degrees below the season’s average minimum temperature at 6 degrees Celsius.... »
New Delhi, December 26, 2014

A gift of art from a sister to her cricketing brother

Among the shows on display in the Capital, some go unnoticed – either due to lack of promotion or the absence of a celebrity to inaugurate them. One such group show is mounted at the Lalit Kala Aka... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

CBI starts probe into alleged toll plaza fraud

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has instituted a preliminary inquiry into alleged embezzlement of funds by a private company by manipulating computer records on collections made at toll... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri–Samaypur Badli corridor to be extended soon

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will start work on extending the Jahangirpuri to Samaypur Badli corridor and the Badarpur to Faridabad stretch in early 2015, Managing Director Mangu Singh said on... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

“Increase DDA work force to check encroachment”

The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to prevent encroachment of its land and identify officials whose negligence and corrupt practices have resulted in such encroachment. The re... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Court notice on plea against unrecognised playschools

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the State Government on a petition filed against unauthorised and unrecognised playschools in the Capital, alleging that they were posing a dange... »

Junior schools asked to shut from December 26

27 vehicle pile-up at Yamuna expressway kills 2

AAP legislator’s car slips into swamp

Dilli ke pakwaan served with a touch of tradition and more

NGT orders Railways to install dustbins

HC refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs

JNU teachers junk Centre’s order on Good Governance Day

Gurgaon EWS scheme: Rich were top beneficiaries

NEW DELHI, December 27, 2014

Delhi court acquits two in an attempt to commit culpable homicide case

A Delhi court has acquitted two persons in an attempt to commit culpable homicide of a man by hitting him on his head with an iron pipe and rod as the complainant and the lone eye-witness to the cr... »
Bhupinder Kaur, one of the 1984 riot survivor, gets emotional after receiving a cheque from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday.Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar
NEW DELHI, December 27, 2014

1984 riots were genocide, says Rajnath

Terming the 1984 Sikh riots as ‘genocide’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said he has full faith in the Indian judiciary and “justice would be meted out to the victims only when the p... »
New Delhi, December 26, 2014

HC sets aside NHRC order against Somnath Bharti

In a major relief to Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, the Delhi High Court on Friday set aside an order of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) holding h... »
GURGAON, December 26, 2014

Seven arrested at rave party in Mewat

Seven persons were arrested in a joint raid conducted by the Gurgaon Police and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) at a rave party in neighbouring Mewat in the early hours of Thursday. Over 100 m... »
A grab from a CCTV camera installed near the scene of the crime.
NEW DELHI, December 26, 2014

Acid attack victim wanted to withdraw case

The Rajouri Garden acid attack victim trusted the main accused, Ashok Yadav, to an extent that she even threatened to withdraw her complaint on merely learning about a probe into his possible role... »
Minister for Communication and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad (centre) with Ram Sewak Sharma (left) Secretary, DeitY and Rakesh Garg, Secretary DoT, at a function to launch Good Governance Day programmes, in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Slew of Good Governance programmes in Delhi

With the Centre busying itself with launch of programmes and websites to mark Good Governance Day despite it being Christmas, the national capital witnessed a slew of government-organised function... »
New Delhi, December 25, 2014

Man who plotted acid attack on doctor was her good friend

A jilted doctor and three others were arrested on Thursday for the acid attack on a 30-year-old female doctor in Rajouri Garden two days ago. The main accused Dr. Ashok Yadav (32), a close friend... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

How effective were BJP’s nukkad sabhas?

On a cold winter evening in early December, a white SUV drove into a small clearing in Jailerwala Bagh in North-West Delhi’s Keshavpuram with a ‘Member of Parliament’ sticker on the windshield. The... »
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

Water supply may resume by Thursday evening: Delhi Jal Board

Even as VIP areas, including the President’s Estate and the Prime Minister’s residence, witnessed water crisis on Wednesday, production resumed in the evening at two of the Delhi Jal Board’s water... »
A homeless family watches a film on a DVD player near Connaught Place. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, December 25, 2014

DUSIB gets Rs.5 crore grant for night shelters

The Delhi Government will allocate an additional grant of Rs.5 crore to the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to improve the state of night shelters here. The allocation was cle... »

Events against good governance talks held

New guidelines to tackle acid attacks

Christmas begins with a full platter

CCTVs monitoring on track

Kejriwal to contest from New Delhi

Delhi Police file charge sheet against Uber cab driver

Jal Board shuts two plants for polluting Yamuna

VOICES FROM THE VALLEY One of the
students performing at Kochi Biennale

Kashmir, just normal

At the Students’ Biennale in Kochi-Muziris Biennale, art students from Kashmir step away from the popular narrative of the Valley to lead the viewer into the unknown »
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VOICES FROM THE VALLEY One of the
students performing at Kochi Biennale

Kashmir, just normal

At the Students’ Biennale in Kochi-Muziris Biennale, art students from Kashmir step away from the popular narrative of the Valley to lead the viewer into the unknown »
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