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November 12, 2017 5:38 am gmt |
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National Green Tribunal (NGT), India’s top environmental court, on Saturday (November 11) allowed the Delhi government to implement the “odd-even” car rationing scheme without any exemptions, as the national capital battles a pollution emergency. Toxic smog has blanketed New Delhi t...
In India
October 20, 2017 11:04 am gmt |
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The pollution level in Delhi spiked after the Diwali night but it was relatively low as compared to the last three years.  This could be the result of Supreme Court’s ban on sale of crackers in the National Capital Region (NCR). However, the dream of celebrating a cracker-free Diwali couldn’t b...
In India
September 28, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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An Indian priest, who was rescued from Yemen earlier this month, arrived in national capital New Delhi on Thursday (September 28). Father Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted in March 2016 when four unidentified gunmen attacked a care home in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden, killing four Indian nuns,...
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September 11, 2017 11:46 am gmt |
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A fringe Hindu group staged a protest in New Delhi on Monday (September 11) demanding deportation of over 40,000 Rohingya refugees living in India, calling them threat to internal security. Holding placards and banners such as ‘Rohingya Muslims dangerous for India’ ‘Rohingyas Muslim...
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June 2, 2017 5:17 am gmt |
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A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit Haryana on Friday morning, tremors of which were felt in Delhi and other parts of northern India. The epicentre of the quake was Rohtak district in Haryana, according to the Meteorological department. The depth of the quake was 22...
In India
December 11, 2016 7:09 am gmt |
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Foggy weather conditions persisted in the national capital Delhi on Saturday. Low visibility due to the dense fog led to the cancellations of eleven trains which were scheduled to arrive in Delhi Saturday, it is learnt.  In addition, 101 trains got delayed (arriving late in Delhi) and 18 were resched...
In India
November 17, 2016 4:36 am gmt |
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New Delhi and parts of north India were shaken by an earthquake at around 4.30 am on Thursday. According to initial reports the earthquake had its epicentre in Haryana with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake was at a depth of 10 km. Despite being early in the morning a lot of [&h...
In India
November 2, 2016 5:31 am gmt |
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A delegation-level meeting of fishermen associations of India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to be held in the national capital today (Wednesday) An 11-member delegation of Sri Lankan fishermen on Tuesday reached the national capital to have talks with its Indian counterpart from Tamil Nadu on resolving ...
In India
March 19, 2016 9:42 am gmt |
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Two Indian students who were arrested on sedition charges late last month have been freed on bail by a court in Delhi. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, both PHD students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, were released on Friday on six-months interim bail. Their release came two weeks after another...
In India
March 10, 2016 10:28 am gmt |
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Art of Living founder Ravi Shankar said on Thursday that he will not pay a Rs 5-crore penalty for organising a cultural event on the Yamuna floodplain in Delhi. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has cleared the World Culture Festival despite fears of damage to the ecosystem, but said the foundation w...
In India
February 23, 2016 9:15 am gmt |
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Water supply has been partially restored in the Indian capital, Delhi, where up to 10 million were affected after protesters sabotaged a key canal. The army took control of the Munak canal in neighbouring Haryana state on Monday after Jat community protesters, angry at caste job quotas, seized it. De...
In Srilanka
January 19, 2016 10:55 am gmt |
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Over 30 illegal kidney transplants have been conducted in Sri Lanka, Indian Police said following investigations into the Telangana kidney racket. Crime Branch officials in Telangana have arrested more suspects who were part of a scam in which a Telangana-based doctor and his associates had identifie...
In India
January 3, 2016 5:35 am gmt |
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A bomb scare sent security agencies in Delhi and Ghaziabad in a tizzy early on Sunday, leading to evacuation and search of a Lucknow-bound Shatabdi train and heightened security at the New Delhi railway station. The measures were taken after Delhi Police received information about bomb being planted ...
In India
January 1, 2016 5:10 am gmt |
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has alleged that a day-long strike by bureaucrats serving in the Delhi government is an attempt by the Centre to destabilise his government. “The Central government and the Prime Minister are not combating me directly politically. Sometimes, they shoot from the AC...
In India
December 18, 2015 10:21 am gmt |
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Normal life in many parts of north India has been affected due to harsh weather conditions, with people reeling under the biting cold. Icy winds as a result of fresh snowfall in the hills of northern state of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh has influenced many parts of northern India. People w...
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December 17, 2015 7:05 am gmt |
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An event to pay homage to the victim of the gang raped paramedical student, who was taken to Singapore for treatment and died, was held in Delhi yesterday. The 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally sexually assaulted on the ill-fated night of December 16 three years ago, and died 13 days later...
In India
December 14, 2015 6:23 am gmt |
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Intelligence Bureau (IB) has sounded an alert over a possible terror attack in 8 Indian states including Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab. The IB sleuths have directed to beef up security at malls, religious sites and tourist places of the 8 states in the wake of the alert. Also, special safety measures h...
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December 14, 2015 6:05 am gmt |
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Residents in northern India shivered as cold wave further tightened its grip and temperatures headed downhill. The cold weather conditions showed no signs of abating in northern state of Himachal Pradesh after rains lashed several areas and snowfall occurred in the upper reaches of the province. The ...
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December 7, 2015 11:47 am gmt |
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India overcame stubborn resistance from South Africa to win the fourth and final Test in Delhi by 337 runs and seal a 3-0 series victory. Resuming on 72-2 on the final day in pursuit of a notional 481, the tourists were bowled out shortly after tea for 143, made in 143.1 overs. Hashim Amla fell [&hel...