• New-gen star siblings get innovative with showbiz entry 17 Nov 2019 02:17 New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Karisma and Kareena Kapoor, Saif and Soha Ali Khan, Kajol and Tanishaa, Shilpa and Shamita Shetty — all of them, actors and siblings who made a mark in recent years. Cut to 2019, a new generation of siblings is raring to go in …
  • Millions go without masks: New Delhi suffocates under smog 17 Nov 2019 02:08 Millions go without masks: New Delhi suffocates under smog NEW DELHI: A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority of the …
  • Delhi: Four new parks to focus only on kids, entry fee Rs 20 17 Nov 2019 01:36 Children play on ‘old-fashioned’ swings at a park in Delhi. The new parks will come up in four localities — Kalkaji, New Friends Colony, Dwarka Sector 19 and Janakpuri. Archive South Delhi will soon get four new parks, aimed at children aged up to 12-14 …
  • Picture patriotic: Are Tollywood films the new epicentre for films on freedom fighters? 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Telugu filmmakers seem to be on a mission to bring to life stories of freedom fighters. These narratives that comprise everything from lavish war sequences to fighting social evil, are set to hit screens in a few days and look set to do so till the end of …
  • Delhi: Transfer case to another court, says mother of December 16 rape victim 16 Nov 2019 23:37 Tihar Jail authorities had on October 29 informed the four convicts on death row that they had “exhausted” all legal remedies, “except the provision of filing of mercy petition” before the President of India. The mother of the December 16, 2012 gangrape- …
  • New BJP poll slogan for city: Ek vote, teen sarkar 16 Nov 2019 22:51 At a protest by Delhi BJP near the AAP office. Praveen Khanna Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said the party will head into the Delhi Assembly polls with the slogan ‘ek vote, teen sarkar’ — to convey to people that if they vote for BJP in Delhi, it will help …
  • Slum families in Delhi find new home — with power and water 16 Nov 2019 22:51 55 families have been shifted from a slum to an EWS housing complex. Gajendra Yadav Until mid-September, Ram Kripal Yadav counted ministers, government officials, and judges among his neighbours in New Delhi’s Sunehri Bagh. India Gate, a 10-minute-walk …
  • New Zealand woman dies in hotel in New Delhi, India 16 Nov 2019 21:25 A New Zealand woman has died in a hotel in New Delhi, India, while preparing to marry her boyfriend.  The woman's boyfriend found her unconscious on Saturday morning, India TV News reported.  She was immediately taken to Lady Hardinge Hospital, where …
  • Nov. 16 girls cross country roundup - New York championships 16 Nov 2019 21:04 NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (at SUNY Plattsburgh, 3 miles) CLASS A Scores: 1. Fayetteville-Manlius 34 points; 2. Saratoga (2) 40; 3. North Rockland (1) 86; 4. Corning 139; 5. Monroe-Woodbury (MW-9) 146; 6. Ward Melville 147; 7. Syosset 159; 8. Brighton …
  • Nov. 16 boys cross country roundup - New York championships 16 Nov 2019 21:04 NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (at SUNY Plattsburgh, 3 miles) CLASS A Scores: 1. Fayetteville-Manlius 42 points; 2. Shenendehowa 62; 3. Northport 100; 4. Ithaca 109; 5. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 131; 6. North Rockland 149; 7. Syosset 167; 8. Fairport 191; 9. …
  • Delhi: 49-yr-old NZ woman found dead in Paharganj 16 Nov 2019 20:42 New Delhi [India], Nov 16 (ANI): A 49-year-old woman from New Zealand was found dead in a hotel room in Paharganj on Saturday. The victim was identified as Polly Ann Tuialli, who was a heart patient. The victim, along with her husband, had checked in the …
  • Mumbai’s tap water best among major cities, Delhi’s worst: BIS report 16 Nov 2019 20:15 Delhi’s water samples failed on 19 parameters, including odour, TDS, PH, turbidity, colour, nitrate, ammonia, chloride and aluminium. Mumbai’s tap water is the best and Delhi’s worst among all metros and major state capitals in the country, according to a …
  • Man robbed of Rs 12 lakh at knife point in Delhi 16 Nov 2019 19:54 By PTI NEW DELHI:  A 30-year-old man was allegedly robbed of Rs 12 lakh at knifepoint on Geeta Colony flyover, police said on Saturday. One man has been arrested in connection with the incident that took place on Wednesday, they said. Imran Khan, a …
  • U.S. trade negotiators to visit Delhi to continue talks 16 Nov 2019 18:58 Trade negotiators from the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) are expected to visit New Delhi next week, or at the latest, the week after next, to continue discussions with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and his team, at least three independent …
  • Fewer Fines In Odd-Even 2019, Delhi Government Praises Citizen's Effort 16 Nov 2019 18:33 New Delhi: The third edition of the Odd-Even scheme, implemented between November 4 and 15 in the national capital, witnessed about 4,806 violators, fewer than the numbers during the first two editions of the road rationing system in 2016, with officials …
  • Delhi Rickshaw Puller Stabbed To Death By Man For Abusing His Parents 16 Nov 2019 18:33 The accused was identified as Neeraj, a resident of Swarna Park in Mundka, police said. New Delhi: A rickshaw puller was stabbed to death allegedly by a 22-year-old man for abusing his parents in Nangloi area, police said on Saturday. The accused was …
  • 49-year-old woman from New Zealand found dead in Delhi's Paharganj hotel 16 Nov 2019 18:29
  • Centre says tap water undrinkable in Delhi, AAP cries foul 16 Nov 2019 16:16 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Central government on Saturday released a study on the quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, including Delhi, where tap water was termed as “undrinkable” along with 13 state capitals. …
  • BJP's Manoj Tiwari Slams Arvind Kejriwal Over Rise In Delhi Air Pollution 16 Nov 2019 15:38 Supreme Court has pulled the Delhi government over the issue of air pollution: Manoj Tiwari New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not doing enough to curb air pollution in the capital alleging …
  • GST Commissionerate busts fake invoices racket in Delhi 16 Nov 2019 15:35 New Delhi, Nov 16 () Central GST Delhi-West Commissionerate has busted a racket involved in issuance of fake invoices and defrauding the exchequer to the tune of Rs 108 crore, an official release said on Saturday. The fake invoices without actual supply of …
  • Bina Modi is new Chairperson of Modi Enterprises 16 Nov 2019 15:27 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bina Modi on Saturday took over as the new Chairperson of Modi Enterprises with the demise of her industrialist husband K.K. Modi, said the company. She took over the charge in a low-key hand over. The boards of both Godfrey …
  • Sena won’t attend Nov 17 NDA meet in Delhi, break-up a formality now: Raut 16 Nov 2019 15:12 Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the party will not attend the NDA meet in Delhi on Sunday. (File) As Shiv Sena continued its attack on the BJP over government formation, the party on Saturday said that it will stay away from the Sunday meeting of NDA …
  • Special Session Court grants bail to Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 14:55 Nov 16, 2019 8:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Meeting between Sonia Gandhi and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar postponed for Monday The meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been postponed for Monday. The …
  • 2 Sisters Arrested For Robbery In South Delhi After Police Scan CCTV Footage 16 Nov 2019 14:07 Delhi robbery: Lalita, 25, and Damini, 22, were arrested for stealing Rs 1 lakh. New Delhi: Two sisters from Madhya Pradesh were arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing Rs one lakh in two separate incidents in South Delhi, police said. Lalita, 25, and …
  • New Zealand woman found dead in Delhi 16 Nov 2019 13:10 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A New Zealand woman who came to marry her boyfriend here according to Indian customs has died in mysterious circumstances, police said on Saturday. Tuiali Polly Anne, 49, had arrived in the national capital on Friday night along …
  • Suresh Raina's kid suffered from breathing problems due to Delhi's air pollution 16 Nov 2019 12:49 New Delhi: India batsman Suresh Raina on Saturday raised concerns about the rising pollution levels in Delhi saying that seeing his child having breathing problems was a 'terrible sight'. Raina took to Twitter and wrote: "Last few weeks have …
  • Mumbai tap water safe for drinking; Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata not: Govt study 16 Nov 2019 12:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: Mumbai residents need not buy reverse osmosis (RO) water purifiers as a study by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry has found samples of tap water collected from the financial capital compliant with the Indian standards for drinking …
  • New Zealand woman in India for wedding found dead in hotel room 16 Nov 2019 12:18 New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident, a 49-year-old woman from New Zealand who had arrived in India for her Indian-style wedding was found dead in her Hotel room in Delhi’s Paharganj area. According to sources, the victim identified as Tuialli Polly Anne …
  • Nature Conservation in the New Economy – People, Wildlife and the Law in India review: Can nature survive the onslaught by humans? 16 Nov 2019 12:07 There were protests recently in Mumbai’s Aarey Forest over the felling of thousands of trees to make way for a Metro car shed. The situation succinctly captures the crux of many dilemmas in today’s India — the clash of divided interests over conservation, …
  • Shiv Sena will not attend NDA meet in Delhi on Nov 17: Sanjay Raut 16 Nov 2019 12:07 Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. (File) As Shiv Sena continued its attack on the BJP over government formation, the party on Saturday said that it will stay away from the Sunday meeting of NDA constituents in Delhi on the eve of the winter session of Parliament …
  • 49-Year-Old New Zealand Woman Found Dead At Delhi Hotel 16 Nov 2019 11:26 The woman was found unconcious at the hotel in Paharganj on Saturday. New Delhi: A 49-year-old woman from New Zealand, who had come to India to get married, was found dead in a hotel in New Delhi's Paharganj on Saturday morning, the police said. The …
  • Javadekar demands Kejriwal's apology, Delhi CM asks to shun politics and help to tackle pollution 16 Nov 2019 11:17 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to work together to find a solution to the problem of air pollution. Responding to a tweet of Javadekar demanding apology from him for …
  • Fewer fines in Odd-Even: Delhi government praises people's efforts 16 Nov 2019 11:17 By IANS NEW DELHI: The third edition of the Odd-Even scheme, implemented between November 4 and 15 in the national capital, witnessed about 4,806 violators, fewer than the numbers during the first two editions of the road rationing system in 2016, with …
  • Tap water undrinkable in Delhi, 13 state capitals: Paswan 16 Nov 2019 10:50 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Releasing a study on quality of piped drinking water being supplied in 21 cities across the country, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday that in Delhi and 13 state …
  • Delhi HC seeks ED’s response to Puri’s bail plea 16 Nov 2019 10:50 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Saturday sought the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) response to the bail plea filed by businessman Ratul Puri in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case. Puri had moved the Delhi …
  • New Zealand woman found dead at Paharganj hotel 16 Nov 2019 10:38 PTI | Updated: Nov 16, 2019, 15:45 IST Representative imageNEW DELHI: A 49-year-old woman from New Zealand, who had come to India to get married as per Indian traditions, was found dead in a hotel in Paharganj here on Saturday morning, police said. The …
  • Air Quality In Delhi, World's Most Polluted City, Still 'Severe': Report 16 Nov 2019 09:59 Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, according to reports by Skymet and IQ Air Visual New Delhi: A day after Delhi was declared the most polluted city in the world by private weather forecasting agency Skymet, air quality levels in the national …
  • Winds help Delhi air quality improve slightly 16 Nov 2019 07:28 New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital improved on Saturday morning to 404 as local wind speeds are providing ventilation for the pollutants. The AQI was much higher at 528 on Friday. According to Safar India, two …
  • Delhi Weather: Delhi's Air Quality Remains 'Severe', Strong Winds Likely Today 16 Nov 2019 07:00 The air quality index shows that Delhi and its neighbouring cities are still in the 'severe' category New Delhi: The national capital witnessed a dip in pollution levels this morning, even as the air quality in the city remained in the "severe …
  • Want To See Taj Mahal Under Moon Light? New View Point Offers Just That 16 Nov 2019 07:00 Taj Mahal can now be enjoyed under moonlight from new view point. New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday opened a new viewpoint at Taj Mahal that will enable the tourists to enjoy a spectacular view of the iconic monument under the moonlight and …
  • Delhi suffocates under toxic smog but millions go without masks 16 Nov 2019 06:54 NEW DELHI: A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority of the city’s 20 million inhabitants who do not wear a mask. Indian …
  • Plane tickets to cost more with Germany's new climate-protection law 16 Nov 2019 06:39 "You have failed in humanity's task of protecting the climate," Anton Hofreiter, leader of the opposition Green Party caucus in parliament, told lawmakers ahead of the vote on Friday, local time. German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with an …
  • New strict Surrogacy Bill on the anvil, clinics shut shop 16 Nov 2019 06:17 Shutters are coming down on surrogacy in India, with several fertility clinics across Mumbai, Hyderabad and New Delhi refusing fresh cases as the new Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, is set to be tabled in Rajya Sabha during winter session starting …
  • Goa top cop Pranab Nanda dies of cardiac arrest during official visit to Delhi 16 Nov 2019 06:12 New Delhi: Goa's Director General of Police (DGP) Pranab Nanda passed away in Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest. Nanda was in the national capital when he suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday early morning.   He joined IPS in 1988 and has served …
  • Delhi air quality remains in 'severe' category for 4th consecutive day 16 Nov 2019 06:12 New Delhi: The overall air quality in the national capital remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of …
  • Delhi air quality remains in ‘severe’ category after marginal improvement 16 Nov 2019 05:41 The Chief Minister had said that state government will take a decision on Monday on the continuation of the scheme. New Delhi: The overall air quality in the national capital remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on …
  • During official visit to Delhi, Goa top cop dies of cardiac arrest 16 Nov 2019 05:41 Nanda was in the national capital when he suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday early morning. New Delhi: Goa's Director General of Police (DGP) Pranab Nanda passed away in Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest. Nanda was in the national capital when …
  • Snow peas grown in Himachal hit in Delhi 16 Nov 2019 04:49 Shimla, Nov 16 (IANS) Tasty snow peas grown in Himachal Pradesh are finding their way to markets in the national capital and also fetching handsome returns, agricultural experts said on Saturday. Trials by the Shimla-based Krishi Vigyan Kendra in the …
  • CBI raids offices of Amnesty India in New Delhi and Bengaluru 16 Nov 2019 04:35 New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the Bengaluru and New Delhi offices of Amnesty International India over alleged irregularities in foreign funding in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. The …
  • Delhi HC rejects Chidambaram’s bail application 16 Nov 2019 04:03 New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday denied bail to former union minister P Chidambaram in the INX media money laundering case that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is investigating. Pronouncing the order in open court, the judge said the allegations …
  • No coercive action against two cops in lawyers-police clash: Delhi High Court 16 Nov 2019 03:34 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed authorities not to take coercive action against two police officers who were booked in connection with the Tis Hazari Court complex clashes earlier this month. On November 2, a …
  • Only four MPs show up at crucial pollution meet in Delhi 16 Nov 2019 03:34 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: While the national capital is battling dangerous levels of pollution, several parliamentarians and senior government officials skipped a parliamentary panel meeting to discuss the alarming issue in Delhi and NCR on Friday …
  • This 16-year-old has ideas for CM Kejriwal to curb Delhi pollution 16 Nov 2019 03:34 Express News Service NEW DELHI:  About a year ago, when 16-year-old Shazia Azmat Karim overheard her father, a doctor, talk to someone about his patient with a higher risk of cardiac arrest due to air pollution, the schoolgirl was intrigued by the …
  • Odd-Even ends, Delhi continues to choke as AQI reaches emergency level 16 Nov 2019 03:33 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the Odd-Even road-rationing scheme came to an end on Friday, the toxic pollution levels across the national capital remained close to the emergency level. With the Air Quality Index (AQI) continuing to be 462 as per the …
  • CBI raids Amnesty India offices in Bengaluru and New Delhi 16 Nov 2019 03:21 NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the Bengaluru and New Delhi offices of Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd over alleged irregularities in foreign funding in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation …
  • IPL 2020: Steve Smith To Lead Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians Retain Lasith Malinga, Delhi Capitals Keep Rishabh Pant 16 Nov 2019 03:03 Rajasthan Royals have announced that Steve Smith will lead the team in the upcoming 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL). Also, the club has revealed that they would retain 11 and release 11 players before the tournament. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians retained 18 …
  • Delhi air unbreathable, may worsen today 16 Nov 2019 02:34 NEW DELHI: Air quality in Delhi deteriorated to emergency category once again with the levels of ultrafine pollutants PM 10 and PM 2.5 rising to 865 and 796 micrograms per cubic metre, respectively, in the early hours of Friday. The western disturbance …
  • Smog-hit Delhi should consider 'car planning': Supreme Court 16 Nov 2019 02:01 NEW DELHI: You have heard of family planning. Should you get ready for car planning – at least in Delhi? Basically, a ceiling on how many cars a family can own. A policy limiting cars per family will need the Centre and the Delhi government to take on …
  • South Delhi Municipal Corporation budget proposes increase in property tax 16 Nov 2019 01:55 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Friday tabled its budget for 2020-21, in which it has proposed an increase in property tax and classification of properties in two categories, instead of three at present, for the …
  • CBI raids Amnesty in Delhi, Bengaluru 16 Nov 2019 01:55 The CBI raid comes a year after the Enforcement Directorate carried out searches at two locations of Amnesty International India in Bengaluru. Bengaluru: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday searched the offices of Amnesty International …
  • Tis Hazari clash: Lawyers in Delhi's district courts call off strike, to resume work on Saturday 16 Nov 2019 01:48 PTI | Updated: Nov 15, 2019, 20:39 IST FILE: Lawyers stage a silent protest against Delhi Police at Tis Hazari Court in New Delhi. (ANI) NEW DELHI: Lawyers, who went on a strike on November 4 after the Tis Hazari Court complex clashes between them and …
  • New IBC rules to cover financial service providers 16 Nov 2019 01:24 New Delhi: The government has put out detailed rules for the resolution of systemically important financial service providers under the bankruptcy law, opening the doors for resolution of stressed non-banking finance companies under this framework. …
  • New six-lane flyover to ease traffic troubles at busy Katraj junction 16 Nov 2019 00:25 TNN | Updated: Nov 16, 2019, 4:04 IST Nitin Gadkari (centre) performed the ground-breaking ceremonyPune: Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday promised a flyover over Katraj junction on Satara Road soon, offering some relief to commuters …
  • Father-son kidnapped by cab driver, held hostage for hours in Delhi 15 Nov 2019 23:44 The incident happened on November 1, but came to light after 15 days.IANS A businessman and his 11-year-old son were abducted in New Delhi by a cab driver and his friends and held hostage for hours before being released. The incident took place on November …
  • Pune: Air India flight to Delhi delayed by 8 hours, passengers deboarded four times 15 Nov 2019 23:15 The Air India flight AI 854 from Pune to Delhi was scheduled to depart at 10.15 pm on Thursday and arrive at 12.25 am at Delhi airport. (Representational Image) As many as 150 passengers of a Delhi-bound Air India flight were stranded at Pune airport for …
  • Delhi govt advisory body ties up with J-PAL 15 Nov 2019 22:08 Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee stand together following a news conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Banerjee and Duflo, along with Harvard’s Michael Kremer, were awarded the 2019 Nobel …
  • Abu Dhabi T10: Salute to the 'Unsung Heroes' of Delhi Bulls 15 Nov 2019 20:36 This winter, cricket fever grips the UAE and the deafening sound of cheer and claps is sure to take UAE to the new adrenaline rush. We always cheer for the player on the field but what about the heros behind the team who make sure to bring the best …
  • First Brain Cancer Link to Air Pollution Found in New Study 15 Nov 2019 20:14 Air pollution particles from motor vehicle exhaust have been linked to brain cancer for the first time, researchers at McGill University in Montreal say. According to a study published this week in Epidemiology, increased exposure to ultra-fine particles ( …
  • India, Choking on Toxic Air, Tries Something New: An Oxygen Bar 15 Nov 2019 19:43 NEW DELHI — As air pollution shot up to dangerous levels across India on Friday, underscoring an already dire public health crisis, a crowd descended on a small shop in New Delhi for a novel solution: a 15-minute hit of clean oxygen. At Oxy Pure, a self- …
  • Give pre-arrest notice to Shehla Rashid in sedition case: Court directs Delhi Police 15 Nov 2019 19:23 New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday disposed-off the anticipatory bail plea of Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid in a sedition case and asked Delhi Police to issue a 10-day pre-arrest notice if the need arises to arrest her. …
  • Gambhir, other MPs skip crucial meet on Delhi air woes 15 Nov 2019 19:02 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A meeting of a parliamentary standing committee to discuss the rising levels of air pollution in the national capital was postponed as most participants, including East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir and civic officials, were absent. Out …
  • Delhi govt teams up with J-PAL for better delivery of schemes 15 Nov 2019 19:02 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDCD) of Delhi government on Friday signed an MoU with Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s J-PAL (Jameel Poverty Action Lab) South Asia to conduct real-time monitoring of the …
  • Abu Dhabi T10: Morgan pulls off a heist for Delhi ... 15 Nov 2019 18:55 Morgan guides Delhi Bulls to a seven-wicket win over Deccan Gladiators with a brilliant half century There couldn't be a better ambassador than Eoin Morgan for cricket's shortest format. The England captain has been with the T10 League since its …
  • Jamia introducing four new departments 15 Nov 2019 16:44 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia is introducing four new departments for which the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved 28 teaching positions. The new departments are — Foreign Languages, Hospital Management and Hospice Studies, …
  • Australia, New Zealand continue to bat for India's entry into RCEP 15 Nov 2019 16:39 Australia and New Zealand continue to push for India’s inclusion in the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact, weeks after New Delhi pulled out of it. Officials of both the nations have been in touch with other partners in the …
  • This Week, 2,000 Children Ran A Race Through The Gray Smog Of Delhi 15 Nov 2019 16:32 Students cover their faces with masks to protect themselves from air pollution in Delhi. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images Students cover their faces with masks to …
  • Delhi World's Most Polluted City, Three Indian Cities In Top 10: Report 15 Nov 2019 16:08 Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, according to reports by Skymet and IQ Air Visual New Delhi: Delhi is the most polluted city in the world with an Air Quality Index (AQI) reading of 527, according to a report by private weather forecasting …
  • BSES anti-power theft teams attacked in east Delhi 15 Nov 2019 15:39 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Anti-power theft teams of Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) were allegedly attacked and two officials injured while on routine inspection in the East District of the capital, BSES said on …
  • Ex-Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh sent to ED custody by Delhi court 15 Nov 2019 15:05 NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday sent former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh and former CMD of Religare Enterprises Ltd Sunil Godhwani to the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) custody till November 18 for allegedly misappropriating funds of …
  • ‘Pattern of harassment’, says Amnesty International after CBI raids its Bengaluru, Delhi offices 15 Nov 2019 14:26 Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the headquarters of Amnesty International India in Bengaluru. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday raided the offices of Amnesty International India in Bengaluru and New Delhi. The investigative …
  • Tis Hazari clash: Lawyers in Delhi’s district courts call off strike 15 Nov 2019 14:18 Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court regarding the Tis Hazari Court incident, in New Delhi. (PTI) Lawyers in all the six district courts in Delhi called off their strike Friday, two days after the Bar Council of India directed the protesting lawyers to …
  • Drizzle delays recovery in Delhi, relief by Sunday 15 Nov 2019 14:12 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday. The air quality index in the national …
  • Oxygen bar sells fresh air in pollution-hit New Delhi 15 Nov 2019 14:11 With India's capital engulfed in choking pollution, someone has sniffed an opportunity. A bar offering fresh puffs of oxygen is proving popular among middle-aged and elderly residents of New Delhi. It was introduced in June but has proven a hit in …
  • Delhi's schools to reopen next week, parents wary of hazardous air 15 Nov 2019 13:57 NEW DELHI: Schools in India's capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday (Nov 18) after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain "very poor": A notch below the most hazardous "severe" …
  • Financial services providers included under new bankruptcy process 15 Nov 2019 13:33 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Friday notified the rules for resolution of systemically important financial services providers (FSPs) under the bankruptcy law. The new rules will ensure that problems in systematically …
  • TiE Women raises $70,000 during New Delhi summit 15 Nov 2019 13:33 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) TiE Women, an initiative launched by not-for-profit organisation TiE Global to promote women entrepreneurs across its 61 chapters globally, raised $70,000 during two days of its global summit here, the organisation said on Friday. …
  • SC says despite odd-even scheme, pollution in Delhi became severe 15 Nov 2019 12:35 New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said in spite of Odd-Even vehicle rationing scheme, pollution has reached a severe level, and again called the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Harayana and Uttar Pradesh, to report on measures taken …
  • Action by all agencies needed to combat Delhi air pollution: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar 15 Nov 2019 12:29 By PTI NEW DELHI: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for "joint action" by all agencies to combat the worsening air quality in the national capital, choking under a thick layer of smog. A thick layer of toxic smog …
  • ‘Oxygen Bar’ sells a breath of fresh air to pollution-hit New Delhi 15 Nov 2019 12:28 Although its effects are unproven, New Delhi residents were flocking to 'Oxygen Bar' which allows customers a 15-minute session inhaling flavoured oxygen in exchange for 500 rupees ($7). Launched in June, the concept has proven to a hit in recent …
  • MRUC scouts for new research agency as Nielsen contract set to expire 15 Nov 2019 11:46 NEW DELHI : Media Research Users Council (MRUC) on Friday announced that it is scouting for a new research agency partner to conduct Indian Readership Survey (IRS) which tracks multimedia and consumer habits in the country. The council has issued a request …
  • India’s Request for Facebook Users Data Hits New High, Ranks Second Only to US 15 Nov 2019 11:30 Asia & Pacific 14:16 15.11.2019(updated 14:17 15.11.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): In the first half of 2019, requests for Facebook users’ data from governments worldwide increased by 16 per cent from 110,634 to 128,617, with the US …
  • PM Modi emplanes for New Delhi after wrapping up 'very productive' BRICS Summit 15 Nov 2019 08:22 Image Source : ANI PM Modi emplanes for New Delhi after wrapping up 'very productive' BRICS Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday emplaned for New Delhi after attending a "very productive" BRICS summit in Brazil during which the …
  • New Delhi Hosts Its First Hispanic Poetry Festival 15 Nov 2019 05:13 NEW DELHI – The Cervantes Institute in New Delhi hosted the first edition of a pioneering Latin American poetry festival on Thursday. The Ibero American Voices (IbaV) organized by the Mexican Embassy and the Spanish institution, launched its program to …
  • Smog Problem Shows No Improvement at All - New Delhi Officials Confirmed 14 Nov 2019 20:48 Nov 14, 2019 06:42 AM EST (Photo : REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis) People jog while wearing mask. The situation of the smog problem in the capital of India has not shown any significant improvement -- even after two weeks. As of Wednesday, the overall air …
  • Bad Air Closes New Delhi Schools 14 Nov 2019 13:13 The event was organized to mark the birthday of India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, which is celebrated as Children's Day in India. "It was a symbolic event and children didn't run beyond 200 meters," organizer Amod K. …
  • PICS: Noxious air forces New Delhi to close schools for rest of week 14 Nov 2019 12:52 New Delhi — Schools in India’s capital are shut Thursday and Friday after a thick grey haze of noxious air enveloped the city for the third consecutive day, and angry residents blamed authorities for allowing an annual children’s run. Buildings and …
  • New Delhi schools closed as air pollution worsens 14 Nov 2019 10:35 New Delhi chokes under blanket of smog Delhi's chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, who has compared his city to a "gas chamber," said in a video posted to Twitter that "there is smoke everywhere and people, including youngsters, kids, …
  • Toxic smog delays Asian Tour golf in New Delhi 14 Nov 2019 10:20 GURGAON, India: The start of a leading Asian Tour golf tournament was held up Thursday (Nov 14) by toxic smog that has engulfed the Indian capital with hazardous levels of pollution. Organisers of the four-day Panasonic Open India event said the tournament …
  • Schools closed in New Delhi as air quality dips for 3rd day 14 Nov 2019 10:16 Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press Updated 2:07 am PST, Thursday, November 14, 2019 Indian walk wearing masks to protect against pollution in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Schools in India's capital have been shut for Thursday and Friday …
  • Schools closed in New Delhi as air quality dips further 14 Nov 2019 08:08 NEW DELHI (AP) — Schools in India’s capital are shut after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi in a thick gray haze of noxious air. According to the state-run Central Pollution Control Board, the air …