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    • Yamuna water level at lowest point since 1965, affecting Delhi's supply: Jal Board June 29, 2022 6:57 pm Water supply will remain affected in many parts of Delhi on Thursday due to Haryana releasing less water in the Yamuna and two canals, the Delhi Jal Board said on Wednesday. The water level in the Wazirabad pond stood at 666.8 feet, the lowest since 1965, …
    • Dhaka most expensive city for expats in South Asia June 29, 2022 3:55 pm Dhaka ranks as the most expensive city in South Asia for expatriates, according to Mercer's Cost of Living Survey 2022. Bangladesh's sprawling capital, which frequently finds itself among the least liveable cities in the world, is reportedly more …
    • Less water in Yamuna, canals to affect supply in Delhi: Delhi Jal Board June 29, 2022 3:46 pm New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Water supply will remain affected in many parts of Delhi on Thursday due to Haryana releasing less water in the Yamuna and two canals, the Delhi Jal Board said on Wednesday. The water level in the Wazirabad pond stood at 666.8 feet …
    • Varun Jaipuria of Varun Beverages buys farmhouse at Delhi’s Westend Green for Rs 120 crore June 29, 2022 2:33 pm Varun Jaipuria, whole-time director at , one of the largest franchisees of PepsiCo in the world outside US, has bought a sprawling 2.5-acre farmhouse at Delhi’s Westend Green for Rs 120 crore, three people aware of the deal said. According to Zapkey.com, …
    • Health Bulletin 29/June/2022 June 29, 2022 2:16 pm Here are the top health stories for the day: India registers 14,506 COVID-19 cases, active cases stand at 99,602 India registered 14,506 new COVID-19 cases and 30 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country has also surged to 99,602 …
    • QS Ranking list 2022: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi among top 140 cities for international students June 29, 2022 1:43 pm As per the QS ranking released on Wednesday (June 29), Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi have made it to the list of top 140 cities for international students.  Mumbai has secured the 103rd position in the list and gets a high score in the ' …
    • Tamil star Meena’s husband Vidyasagar dies, South industry pay tributes June 29, 2022 1:37 pm New Delhi: Renowned Tamil actor Meena’s husband and businessman Vidyasagar died in a private hospital on Monday night in Chennai. He was reportedly suffering from severe lung infection. Vidyasagar was undergoing treatment for the infection in a hospital in …
    • Mrunal Thakur reunites with Gumrah co-star Aditya Roy Kapur in Delhi June 29, 2022 12:40 pm Bollywood News Alimran Khan https://www.bollywoodhungama.com/ By Alimran Khan - June 29, 2022 - 5:11 PM IST Mrunal Thakur is going places in terms of film career too. The actress, who was last seen with Shahid Kapoor in Jersey, is all set for a …
    • Delhi-Howrah travel may be cut by 2.5 to 3 hours: Indian Railways June 29, 2022 12:10 pm The Indian Railways will shorten the travel time between New Delhi and Kolkata by at least two and a half hours by increasing the highest speed of trains to 160 kmph, officials said. The plan along the 1,525-km route will be carried out under project …
    • India’s First Rajdhani Express Set To Pick Up Pace, Travel Time Between Howrah And Delhi To Shrink By 2.5 Hours June 29, 2022 11:51 am Indian Railways will reduce the travel time on the country’s first Rajdhani Express between Howrah (Kolkata) and New Delhi by increasing its speed to 160 kilometres per hour. The Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani, which started its maiden journey on March 1, 1969, …
    • Delhi govt’s plan to build ‘Bollywood Park’ in limbo due to fund crunch June 29, 2022 11:13 am New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Shortage of funds has thrown a spanner in the MCD’s ambitious plan of developing a ‘Bollywood Park’ in the city, envisioned to showcase the history of Indian cinema and its evolution through artefacts made of waste materials, …
    • As Delhi misses its date with Monsoon, netizens face gripping heat; IMD yet to forecast new date June 29, 2022 10:58 am The national capital has missed its usual date with the south-west monsoon and is reeling through extreme humid and sultry weather for past couple of days. The usual date of arrival of monsoon in capital Delhi is 27th June. The city is witnessing …
    • Delhi: Man stabbed by wife; survives June 29, 2022 9:49 am NEW DELHI: A driver was allegedly stabbed and wounded by his wife during a quarrel between them in south Delhi's Palam village area, police said on Wednesday. Sanjay, the husband, sustained minor injuries during the incident which happened Monday, and …
    • Delhi: Man stabbed by wife in domestic row; survives June 29, 2022 8:44 am A driver was allegedly stabbed and wounded by his wife during a quarrel between them in south Delhi’s Palam village area, police said on Wednesday. Sanjay, the husband, sustained minor injuries during the incident which happened Monday, and is stated to be …
    • Afghan MMA Star Attacks Indian Fighter in Delhi, Case Filed June 29, 2022 8:02 am A 30-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter was severely injured after he was allegedly attacked by an Afghanistan MMA fighter and his supporters following a match at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi, police said on Tuesday. M Srikanth Sekhar, a …
    • Delhi will always be special to me: Singer Shibani Kashyap June 29, 2022 2:16 am Express News Service On looking back on her time in Delhi, singer Shibani Kashyap is reminded of when the city was not as urbanised as it is today. She recalls growing up in a spacious house with a garden outside, and the feeling of “living grand while …
    • In photos: Pride 2022 celebrations in Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and beyond June 28, 2022 11:32 pm Thirty years after New York’s Stonewall Riots propelled the gay rights movement in America, the oldest Pride parade in South Asia was held in India on 2 July, 1999. The Kolkata Friendship Walk saw 15 people, mostly activists, embark on the march towards …
    • Man kills wife, files a missing complaint; held in south Delhi June 28, 2022 11:25 pm New Delhi: Unhappy with his wife’s lifestyle, a 30-year-old man allegedly killed her in south Delhi’s Maidan Garhi. A few days after the murder, he even filed a missing complaint with police. The husband was later arrested. Police said that the man filed a …
    • Union government to soon make low-cost sanitary pads at South India Textile Research Association June 28, 2022 10:24 pm COIMBATORE: The Union health ministry is planning to utilize the resources available with the South India Textile Research Association (Sitra) in the city to manufacture low-cost sanitary napkins. On Monday, Dr Prakash Vasudevan, director, Sitra, had met …
    • Delhi: Man arrested for killing wife over her drinking habit June 28, 2022 8:18 pm A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his wife over her drinking habit in south Delhi's Maidan Garhi area, police said on Tuesday. A brother of the accused was also involved in the incident and is currently absconding, they said. On …
    • Man misleads investigation; arrested for murdering wife June 28, 2022 8:05 pm A 32-year-old man, who had been misleading the police investigation regarding his 35-year-old missing wife, was arrested on Sunday for murdering her over “personal issues” in south Delhi’s Maidan Garhi, the police said on Tuesday. The officials said, the …
    • 5 Mouthwatering Street Food to Devour in Delhi During Monsoon June 28, 2022 7:07 pm The southwest monsoon is soon going to reach Delhi. The much awaited rain not only brings respite from the scorching heat but it also makes you fall in love with the changing weather. Everyone loves to enjoy the rain with a cup of tea and mouth watering …
    • Man, 32, arrested for killing wife over drinking habit in south Delhi area June 28, 2022 4:07 pm During interrogation, Sunil Kumar revealed that he had killed his wife on June 14 with the help of his brother as he was fed up with her habits, police said. (Representative image) NEW DELHI: A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his wife …
    • Delhi reports ‘couple of cases’ of new omicron sub-variant June 28, 2022 2:01 pm Delhi in mid-June detected a “couple of cases” of the BA.5 sub-variant that, along with the BA.4 sub-variant of omicron, led to the fifth wave of Covid in South Africa. The first case of the new variant was detected in May-end in Telangana.
    • Amid flu outbreak in south China, experts warn of dual risk from influenza and Covid: Report June 28, 2022 1:40 pm A flu outbreak in southern China has led to a shortage of medicines with doctors warning of dual health risks from influenza and sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks, a state media report said on Monday. Weakened herd immunity caused by continuous Covid-19 …
    • Chetan Bhagat buys south Delhi apartment for Rs 11.6 crore June 28, 2022 7:24 am Author Chetan Bhagat has bought a four-bedroom apartment at Delhi’s Westend for Rs 11.6 crore, according to three people aware of the deal. The deal got registered on June 24 as per the documents accessed by ET. Bhagat has purchased the second floor of the …
    • Blog: Blog: He Went Missing. What It Took To Identify His Body. June 28, 2022 6:19 am He attended my wedding six months ago. He was my beloved uncle, my almost-father. He died in Lucknow. How? The family is still asking. My uncle, Girish Chandra Tripathi, mastered the fine art of self-neglect. He appreciated the good things in life but …
    • Delhi sees 628 new Covid cases today; presence of highly-transmissible BA.5 variant detected June 28, 2022 3:22 am Image Source : PTI There are 4,553 active COVID-19 cases in the capital. Of them, 3,636 patients are under home isolation. The city has 389 Covid containment zones.   Delhi reported 628 new Covid cases and three more deaths on Monday Delhi's Covid case …
    • Islamabad’s participation in China-hosted event ‘blocked by New Delhi’ June 28, 2022 3:10 am ISLAMABAD: India obstructed Pakistan’s participation in a conference hosted by China last week. Pakistan’s absence from the ‘High-level Dialogue on Global Develop­ment’ on the sidelines of BRICS summit on Friday prompted speculations about the reasons for …
    • DDA bulldozers roll in, demolish shanties near Sarai Kale Khan June 27, 2022 11:10 pm New Delhi: Surrounded by a few plastic crates filled with utensils and with a sewing machine supporting a cooler providing the only shade from the afternoon now, Kamini surveyed what was left of her home even as bulldozers brought by Delhi Development …
    • Woman clicks on URL, loses Rs 4L June 27, 2022 11:10 pm New Delhi: When a south Delhi resident received a text message in April informing her that she had been shortlisted for a job in Amazon US, she clicked on the embedded URL out of curiosity. Next moment, Rs 4 lakh was debited from her bank account. Three …
    • Journalist Mohammed Zubair who flagged Prophet remark arrested by Delhi police June 27, 2022 10:17 pm Delhi Police on Monday arrested Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, for allegedly promoting enmity between communities and outraging religious feelings in a 2018 tweet. His arrest sparked a wave of condemnation from Opposition …
    • Covid-19: Samples Collected from Central, South, Southeast Delhi Show Presence of BA.5 Sub-variant of Omicron June 27, 2022 8:30 pm The BA.5 sub-variant of Omicron has been found in some samples collected from central, south and southeast Delhi between May and June 16, official sources said on Monday. The findings were discussed at a meeting on June 17 by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics …
    • News warrior of a different kind June 27, 2022 2:54 pm At a modest house in South Delhi’s leafy Sarita Vihar colony, a tall, handsome man woke up early in the morning to read a bunch of newspapers religiously. He didn’t only read whatever “readable” news and views a dozen newspapers in Hindi, Urdu and English …
    • Is reconciliation with New Delhi possible in Indian Kashmir?   June 27, 2022 2:10 pm "Just like everything else in Kashmir, I am a shadow of my previous self," 58-year-old Shabir, a boatman from the city of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, told DW. Shabir, whose name has been changed, used to be the proud owner of a …
    • LG directs to develop heritage Anang Tal Baoli into a Jewel of Delhi June 27, 2022 12:59 pm In line with his commitment to restore the “forgotten” and “derelict” heritage of Delhi and truly make Delhi a “City of Joy”, Lt. Governor VK Saxena has instructed that the Anang Tal Baoli (11th-century pond) be brought back to life with fresh water within …
    • Indian, Saudi and South African banks to post larger increase in margins in FY23: Moody's June 27, 2022 12:42 pm What is next for oil prices after Opec? Credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Monday said banks in India, Saudi Arabia and South Africa would post larger increases in margins in FY23 amid moves to curb inflation in these countries. Moody…
    • Modi at G7 Summit highlights: PM holds bilateral meet with South Africa's Ramaphosa June 27, 2022 10:53 am PM Narendra Modi in Germany: The prime minister's itinerary on the second and final day of his visit includes a slew of bilateral meetings. PM Modi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. (twitter.com/PMOIndia) Updated on Jun 27, 2022 09:12 PM …
    • DCBA to stage Delhi Zonal Badminton Championship from July 2-4 June 27, 2022 5:43 am The Delhi Capital Badminton Association (DCBA) will organise Delhi Zonal Badminton Championship 2022 across eleven zones of the city from July 2 to July 4. This championship will be held for all categories i.e under 13, 15, 17, and 19 years in Boys and …
    • Municipal Corporation of Delhi in tie-up with NDRF to train staff in disaster management June 27, 2022 2:47 am According to the statement, 100 MCD employees have been identified for the training in the first phase and these include gardener, technical staff, Beldar among others NEW DELHI: Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in collaboration with NDRF will train …
    • 'The Suicide': Revisiting a subversive comedy June 27, 2022 2:40 am Express News Service Russian playwright Nikolai Erdman penned the dark comedy "The Suicide" at a time when the country was under Joseph Stalin’s totalitarian rule. While its performance was proscribed during that era, over time, this play became …
    • Delhi remembers the lethal second wave: No cremation of covid scars June 27, 2022 2:40 am Express News Service The unceasing cries, fear, perpetual ambulance sirens and desperate calls from those seeking burial of their loved ones every hour of the day still haunt Mohd Shamim, caretaker of the Jadid Qabristan Ahle Islam, one of Delhi’s largest …
    • How Hanoi and New Delhi are fortifying defence ties June 26, 2022 11:47 pm By Harsh V. Pant and Pratnashree Basu The furtherance of India’s Act East Policy, maritime multilateralism, maritime security outreach and the building of stronger networks across the Indo-Pacific are some of the key elements which have made New Delhi and …
    • Gold chain of CFSL officer snatched June 26, 2022 11:07 pm New Delhi: The gold chain of a senior scientific officer of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) was snatched by two men on a bike in south Delhi’s Pushp Vihar on Saturday. Police said they received a PCR call at 11.24pm about the snatching of a gold …
    • Commentary: New Delhi’s heatwaves carry a warning for the rest of the world June 26, 2022 10:27 pm Those who can retreat to air-conditioned bubbles: Many middle-class and wealthy Indians opt to spend their weekends at the mall instead of, say, the park. In an absurd twist, I often catch wintry sniffles from visits to freezing offices, shops or …
    • South Africa: At Least 22 Found Dead in East London Club; Police Probing Cause June 26, 2022 6:30 pm Johannesburg/New Delhi: South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 22 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning, reported news agency AP. All those found dead were aged between 18 and 20. The …
    • Two unidentified persons snatch gold chain of CBI officer in south Delhi June 26, 2022 2:32 pm Two unidentified persons snatched a gold chain of a CBI officer in south Delhi’s Pushp Vihar area, police said on Sunday. Police received information at around 11.24 pm on Saturday about a chain snatching incident at Sector-1 in Pushp Vihar, they said A …
    • Delhi LG orders restoration of Anang Tal Baoli June 26, 2022 1:09 pm Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. (File image) NEW DELHI: Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Sunday inspected the heritage Anang Tal Baoli at Sanjay Van, and issued directions to restore and develop it into a "jewel of Delhi", …
    • At Least 17 Found Dead In South Africa's East London Nightclub, Cause Unknown So Far June 26, 2022 9:24 am New Delhi: At least 17 people were found dead at a nightclub in South Africa’s southern city of East London on Sunday, police said according to an AFP report.  "We got a report about 17 (people) died in a local tavern in Scenery Park which is based in …
    • Teesta Setalvad arrest: Gujarat Police Crime Branch briefs the media in Ahmedabad | LIVE June 26, 2022 8:21 am Jun 26, 2022 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma Russia strikes Kyiv as troops consolidate gains in the east Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of Sunday morning, striking at least two residential buildings, Kyiv Mayor Vitali …
    • Water supply to get hit: DJB June 26, 2022 8:03 am The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday issued an advisory stating that the water supply in the national Capital will be affected due to some maintenance work at water treatment plants including Haiderpur Phase-I, Phase-II, Bawana, Nangloi and Dwarka. The …
    • 10 women held after clash over opening liquor shop in S Delhi June 26, 2022 7:56 am Delhi Police has arrested 10 women after a clash broke out between a group of women protesting the opening of a liquor shop in south Delhi's Tigri area and the shop's staff. The incident happened Thursday around 8.30 AM before the shop was opened …
    • How India missed the bus – and why we must catch up now June 26, 2022 6:45 am For the vast majority of residents in Indian cities, public transit is the only practical means to access education, employment and public services. This becomes more important when public services are beyond the viable distance of walking or cycling. …
    • An exhibition on South Asia’s ‘architectures of decolonisation’ struggles under its own weight June 26, 2022 6:45 am Throwing open a challenge to architects in independent India, former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1958 called for them “not to be tied down or coerced by tradition, but to develop free minds”. Summing up the promise of modern architecture for the …
    • Of multitasking and related myths June 26, 2022 6:05 am “A home without us has no allure like pancakes without maple syrup or a starless sky.” I couldn’t agree more with my friend Mrs. Kohli and her analogies, no matter how absurd they may sound. I’ve just travelled to another city — Calcutta, to be with my …
    • Delhiites, alert! Water supply will be partially hit in north, northwest and west of city June 26, 2022 3:48 am Delhi Jal Board said that water supply will be partially hit in north, northwest and west Delhi It appealed to people to make judicious use of water However water will be available at low pressure till the situation improves The Delhi Jal Board on Saturday …
    • Delhi govt starts putting out land data online to avoid fraud June 26, 2022 2:45 am New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Amid cases of public land being “fraudulently” transferred to private entities, the Delhi government has started uploading data pertaining to evacuee properties, Gram Sabha and acquired land on its portal to prevent such scams. …
    • Meenakshi Lekhi assures all help for Mehrauli structure’s national monument tag June 25, 2022 11:44 pm Nearly two months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the Red Fort to mark the 400th Parkash Purab of Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur, the 17th century monument witnessed another government function to celebrate Sikh warrior Banda Singh …
    • Some revamp stuck midway, Rs 99 crore marked to give 38 waterbodies new life in Delhi June 25, 2022 11:12 pm The work for taking treated water from STP to Naini Lake will be undertaken NEW DELHI: At least 38 waterbodies in the city will be rejuvenated under the Amrit Sarovar Mission of the central government. In a state high-powered steering committee meeting …
    • 10 held after liquor vend protest turns into brawl in Delhi’s Devli June 25, 2022 11:11 pm A grab of the scuffle at the store NEW DELHI: Ten people were arrested after a scuffle outside a liquor store in south Delhi’s Devli on Thursday. The local residents clashed with the bouncers employed by a liquor vend there. The shop had opened recently …
    • Water low in canal, half of Delhi to suffer June 25, 2022 11:11 pm New Delhi: Due to a sudden decrease in the availability of raw water at the Haiderpur channel, almost half of Delhi, including north, north-west, west and parts of south Delhi such as Delhi Cantt and command area of deer park, are likely to face a water …
    • Water Supply Will Be Partially Hit in North, Northwest and West Delhi, Says Jal Board June 25, 2022 10:59 pm It appealed to people to make judicious use of water. (File photo/News18) PTI New Delhi Last Updated:June 26, 2022, 00:16 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Delhi Jal Board said on Saturday that water supply will be partially hit in north, northwest, and west Delhi …
    • India News | Delhi Govt Starts Putting out Land Data Online to Avoid Fraud June 25, 2022 7:58 pm New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Amid cases of public land being "fraudulently" transferred to private entities, the Delhi government has started uploading data pertaining to evacuee properties, Gram Sabha and acquired land on its portal to prevent such …
    • J&K: Encounter Breaks Out Between Militants, Security Forces In South Kashmir's Shopian Area June 25, 2022 6:36 pm New Delhi: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shirmal area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, police said. According to a report by news agency IANS, the firefight started after a joint team of police and …
    • South Asia ties need to be nurtured June 25, 2022 6:28 pm President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has focused on improving relations with South Asian countries under the New Southbound Policy. It is in this context that Thursday’s meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co chairman …
    • Police staff injured during scuffle in south Delhi; 10 held June 25, 2022 6:00 pm A beat officer sustained injuries while trying to intervene in a scuffle that broke out between women protesters and the female staff at a wine shop in south Delhi’s Tigri. Ten persons have been arrested in the case, the Delhi police said on Saturday. The …
    • North, northwest and west Delhi to face disruption in water supply June 25, 2022 4:49 pm Image used for representational purpose only NEW DELHI: The Delhi Jal Board said on Saturday that water supply will be partially hit in north, northwest and west Delhi as clear water production has been affected at water treatment plants in Haiderpur and …
    • Water Supply Will Be Partially Hit In North, Northwest And West Delhi: DJB June 25, 2022 4:11 pm It appealed to people to make judicious use of water. "Due to less receipt of raw water in Delhi Sub Branch (DSB), Carrier Line Channel (CLC) at Haiderpur and also fluctuation and unusual floating material in DSB and CLC, the clear water production …
    • India News | 10 Women Arrested for Clashing with Liquor Shop Staff in South Delhi June 25, 2022 1:15 pm New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Ten people, all women, were arrested after a clash broke out between a group of women protesting the opening of a liquor shop in south Delhi's Tigri area and the shop's staff, police said on Saturday. The incident happened …
    • 10 women arrested for clashing with liquor shop staff in south Delhi June 25, 2022 12:43 pm New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Ten people, all women, were arrested after a clash broke out between a group of women protesting the opening of a liquor shop in south Delhi’s Tigri area and the shop’s staff, police said on Saturday. The incident happened Thursday …
    • Protest outside wine shop turns violent in Delhi, 10 held June 25, 2022 12:14 pm A total of 10 people were arrested by the police for being involved in a scuffle during which a policeman’s uniform was torn off, an official said on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Benita Mary Jaiker said a PCR call was received at 8.30 p. …
    • Monsoon Weather Updates: Rains continue to batter Maharashtra, Kerala; downpour likely in Delhi soon June 25, 2022 8:50 am Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala have received monsoon. The national capital and other parts of Northern India still await downpour. Rains will hit ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra and south Gujarat state today. Monsoon News: As most parts of the country …
    • Over 10 lakh applicants await ration cards in Delhi June 25, 2022 6:39 am Thirty-four-year-old Santosh, a domestic help and mother of two in Delhi, applied for a ration card in 2019 following the death of her husband. Three years and over 20 trips to government offices later, she is in a fix: there is no certainty when the …
    • Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri distributes e-Tablets to South Delhi MCD school teachers June 25, 2022 5:24 am Jun 25, 2022, 09:54AM ISTSource: ANIUnion Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri distributed e-Tablets to teachers of MCD schools of South Delhi on June 24. A total of 750 eTablets were distributed as a CSR initiative of an oil sector …
    • Tired of blackmail, man from UP follows woman to Delhi to kill her; dumps body June 25, 2022 12:56 am A case of murder and destruction of evidence was registered and a team led by ACP Vijay Kumar and inspector Naveen Kumar was formed to probe the case (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Tired of being blackmailed for marriage and extortion, a 26-year-old man …
    • Airport-like feel, easier entry and exit for Delhi Cantonment railway station June 24, 2022 11:15 pm New Delhi: Built more than a century ago, the quaint Delhi Cantonment Railway Station is about to undergo a major revamp. The station located on the Delhi-Jaipur railway line will not only get a new façade and a facelift, but also an elevated road to make …
    • South Asia’s early heatwave a harbinger of climate change June 24, 2022 2:55 pm It’s a little before noon and Khalida, working as a domestic helper for a family in Islamabad, is late for work for the third time this week. Sweating profusely and realizing that she might blackout from the heat soon, she scans the road for shade where …
    • 5th Pancham Dham Yatra is the biggest cultural event in South East A June 24, 2022 2:05 pm ANI | Updated: Jun 24, 2022 18:49 IST New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): Pancham Dham Trust celebrated the 5th Pancham Dham Yatra. The 5-day long journey began on May 31, 2022, and concluded on June 4, 2022. The fifth anniversary of the stone …
    • Dense fog episodes twice more frequent in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh than Delhi-NCR: Study June 24, 2022 1:05 pm Dense fog episodes were at least twice as frequent in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh than in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) from 2002-2020, a new study found. Data for UP excluded NCR. The Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP), which covers parts of northern India, …
    • Shifting Monsoon Patterns Worsen South Asia’s Flood Menace June 24, 2022 11:35 am NEW DELHI —  Devastating floods that have washed away homes, drowned rice fields and stranded millions of people in northeast India and Bangladesh in recent weeks are not unusual -- flooding during South Asia’s monsoon season has become a virtually annual …
    • Sub-registrar in Delhi govt's revenue dept suspended for 'fraudulent' transfer of land June 24, 2022 7:16 am New Delhi, Jun 23 (PTI) A sub-registrar of the Delhi government's Revenue department has been suspended for "fraudulent" transfer of a land parcel to a private party here, official sources said on Thursday. Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar …
    • India News | Sub-registrar in Delhi Govt's Revenue Dept Suspended for 'fraudulent' Transfer of Land June 23, 2022 9:16 pm New Delhi, Jun 23 (PTI) A sub-registrar of the Delhi government's Revenue department has been suspended for "fraudulent" transfer of a land parcel to a private party here, official sources said on Thursday. Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar …
    • South Delhi gets a new ‘Cancer Care Centre’ June 23, 2022 2:04 pm Share A cancer care centre by a leading healthcare group was launched on June 22, 2022 in south Delhi. Noted actor Sharmila Tagore inaugurated it in the presence of senior doctors of Fortis Healthcare. “It warms my heart to know that the hospital has taken …
    • Salman Khan's snap with South stars Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh goes vira June 23, 2022 1:58 pm ANI | Updated: Jun 23, 2022 18:46 IST New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Salman Khan recently met Telugu stars Chiranjeevi and Venkatesh in Hyderabad and a picture from the trio's meet-up has gone viral on social media. Reportedly, the 'Kick' …
    • China's appalling behaviour in South China Sea akin to what India saw at LAC: Australian Defence Minister June 23, 2022 11:59 am By Saurabh TrivediNew Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): China's appalling behaviour in the South China Sea (SCS) is similar to what India witnessed at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said Richard Marles, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister …
    • Heavy rain predicted in parts of Bengal and Bihar, Delhi to expect rains in 3-4 days June 23, 2022 5:19 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that in the coming days very heavy rainfall is likely over the Bay of Bengal in northeast and adjoining eastern India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal on June 25 and June 26. According to IMD, there is a …
    • China: South inundated by rain as north bakes under heatwave in double whammy June 23, 2022 4:31 am Heavy rains continued to flood cities across southern and eastern China on Wednesday, destroying crops and infrastructure, trapping residents, and triggering landslides, even as heatwaves drove up the power demand to record levels in north and central …
    • India’s SNG expands south with R&P alliance June 23, 2022 12:25 am Indian law firm SNG & Partners has expanded its presence in the southern part of the country after entering into an alliance with R&P Partners. The 17-partner SNG, established in 1962, currently has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and …
    • India News | Delhi BJP Leader Files Complaint Against Maha CM for 'violation of COVID-19 Protocols' June 22, 2022 6:44 pm Mumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) A BJP leader from Delhi filed a complaint against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for allegedly violating COVID-19 related protocols by meeting his supporters while heading to his personal residence from his official house …
    • Delhi BJP leader files complaint against Maha CM for 'violation of COVID-19 protocols' June 22, 2022 6:16 pm A BJP leader from Delhi filed a complaint against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for allegedly violating COVID-19 related protocols by meeting his supporters while heading to his personal residence from his official house in the state capital …
    • India & Australia to crank up defence ties, even as Canberra backs Delhi on Ladakh confrontation with China June 22, 2022 6:02 pm NEW DELHI: India and Australia on Wednesday resolved to further crank up their defence ties through combat exercises, intelligence-sharing, reciprocal logistics and military-industrial collaboration as well as work steadfastly towards their shared …
    • Strong earthquake shakes South Asia   June 22, 2022 12:28 pm The powerful quake hit 39 kilometers (24.2 miles) southwest of Ashkashan in the Hindu Kush region near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan, the US Geological Survey reported on Sunday. No information on damage from the earthquake-hit areas has been …
    • Climate change a factor in ‘unprecedented’ South Asia floods June 22, 2022 9:30 am SYLHET, Bangladesh (AP) — Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered unprecedented floods in Bangladesh and northeastern India, killing dozens and making lives miserable for millions of others. Although the …
    • Climate change a factor in 'unprecedented' South Asia floods June 22, 2022 9:30 am SYLHET – Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered unprecedented floods in Bangladesh and northeastern India, killing dozens and making lives miserable for millions of others. Although the region is no …
    • India’s Islam row and Delhi’s place in evolving world order June 22, 2022 7:40 am In the month since Nupur Sharma, a former spokeswoman for India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), offended Muslims around the world with disparaging comments about the Prophet Muhammad, India’s diplomats have been doing damage control – with limited …
    • A New Destination In South Goa's Varca Beach June 22, 2022 7:02 am (MENAFN- IANS) By IANSlife New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) Fast growing hotel company Espire Hospitality Group has signed an agreement with Ranjana Overseas Private Limited to launch Country Inn Tarika Goa, Varca Beach just 200 meters from Varca Beach. This …
    • Delhi court denies bail to man accused of assaulting 4-star hotel staff, outraging modesty of woman June 22, 2022 5:40 am A Delhi court has rejected the bail application of a man accused of assaulting the staff of a four-star hotel in South Delhi and outraging the modesty of a woman employee at the premises in December last year. The First Information Report (FIR) in this …
    • Efforts on to curb  waterlogging during monsoon in Delhi June 22, 2022 3:48 am By Express News Service NEW DELHI: After light showers in the city on Tuesday, traffic snarls and road congestion were seen due to waterlogging in some parts. Taking to Twitter, the Delhi traffic police urged the commuters to plan their journey accordingly …
    • Stashfin Secures $270M to Expand in Southeast, South Asia June 21, 2022 5:36 pm Digital banking startup Stashfin secured $270 million in a Series C equity and debt funding round that values the firm between $700 million and $800 million, according to a press release emailed to PYMNTS on Tuesday (June 21). The funding round was led by …
    • More than 50 killed as rains batter south China June 21, 2022 1:46 pm BEIJING: Torrential rains continued to batter several parts of southern China on Tuesday, worsening the flood situation, pushing swollen rivers to overflow banks, triggering landslides and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people across …
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    • Australian star Glenn Maxwell rips into online haters after a torrent of abuse following IPL team’s loss October 12, 2021 12:52 am Glenn Maxwell has taken aim at online abusers after Royal Challengers’ run at the Indian Premier League came to an abrupt stop in the finals, leaving Josh Hazlewood, Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis as the last Australians remaining in the tournament. …
    • MALABAR 2021 exercise to be conducted from August 26-29 in Philippines Sea- Indian Navy August 30, 2021 7:07 am Indian Navy ship (Representational photo)&nbsp INS Ranvijay and INS Kora will participate in Exercise Malabar 2021 China has claimed South China Sea as its sovereign territory and formed military bases New Delhi: In a strong message to ‘expansionist’ …
    • 2 Bangladeshi infiltrators arrested by BSF at West Bengal's Petrapole border September 6, 2020 1:57 am Arrested Bangladeshi infiltrators &nbsp BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier apprehended two illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators today Both the infiltrators were hiding in a goods train coming from Bangladesh BSF handed over both the infiltrators to …
    • After India and Nepal, relentless China now triggers border disputes with Bhutan July 3, 2020 10:46 pm Representational Image of Bhutan.&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspIANS During a virtual meeting of the Global Environment Facility early June, China raised objections to the grant issued for the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern Bhutan’s …
    • Covid Live: Global cases top 5.5 million May 28, 2020 8:37 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 10 farm workers, stuck in Delhi because of the coronavirus forced lockdown, belong to Samastipur in Bihar. They had never dreamed they would get on a plane but they did thanks to Pappan Singh, a mushroom farmer in …
    • Covid Updates: Domestic flights to resume today May 24, 2020 7:52 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Lockdown may not end by May 31, need time to resume flights: Uddhav Thackeray Government issued new guidelines for international arrivals UP govt withdrew order which banned use of mobile phones in isolation wards …
    • Covid Live: New guidelines issued for int'l arrivals May 24, 2020 1:53 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Flights to restart under UDAN Ministry of Civil Aviation decides to operate flights under UDAN scheme. Details to be announced later. 2,818 Shramik Special trains have ferried around 37 lakh migrants since May 1: …
    • Haryana: Rohtak Man Ends Life, Police Deny Link To Agnipath Scheme June 17, 2022 11:10 am New Delhi: A 23-year-old youth committed suicide in a room in his paying guest accommodation in Haryana’s Rohtak on Thursday, a police official said. The youth was living in a paying guest accommodation in Rohtak’s Dev Colony, Inspector Pramod Gautam, SHO, …
    • Delhi: Water crisis deepens in several parts; UT blames Haryana" June 12, 2022 12:15 pm Delhi: Water crisis deepens in several parts; UT blames Haryana Written by Manzoor-ul-Hassan Jun 11, 2022, 10:29 pm 2 min read Delhi is in the throes of a water crisis in the midst of a heatwave. Several areas of the capital city, including those in the …
    • India’s stand on Ukraine explained June 11, 2022 8:29 am Lisa Curtis is a Senior Fellow and Director working at the center for new American Security called “CNAS” and viewed by many including this author as a friend of India. Her views should be “weighed in” as an input for future policy formulation for Indian …
    • Who was Professor Bhim Singh; founder of J&K's Panthers Party passes away [details] May 31, 2022 5:12 pm J&K govt helps transport livestock of migratory tribal families; much-needed support to nomads hailed Founder of the Jammu and Kashmir Panthers Party and one of the veteran politicians of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Prof. Bhim Singh passed …
    • India’s Last Best Chance May 31, 2022 5:22 am India’s neutrality over the war in Ukraine has exposed its vulnerability. New Delhi depends on Russia for military supplies, and so, even though Russia is blatantly violating Ukraine’s territorial sovereignty in an attempt to re-create its erstwhile empire …
    • Ukraine: Contact restored with Azovstal defenders amid heavy fighting — live updates May 4, 2022 6:38 pm Biden to talk with G7 leaders about further sanctions on Russia EU unveils embargo on Russian oil imports  Russia cut off from UK services Top Pentagon officials tell the US Congress of Russia's logistical failures This article was last updated at 18: …
    • China and India are more different than they are aligned April 29, 2022 2:05 am Below is a complete transcript of the Sinica Podcast with Manjari Chatterjee Miller and Manoj Kewalramani. Kaiser Kuo: Welcome to the Sinica Podcast, a weekly discussion of current affairs in China, produced in partnership with SupChina. Subscribe to …
    • Cancelling Russian Arms Deal – How India Could Be Forming An AUKUS-Like Military Pact With The US & UK? April 25, 2022 8:35 am India is slowly, but steadily recalibrating its foreign policy to align itself with Washington. The foundation for this shift was laid in October 2020 when New Delhi inked the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) during a visit by then US …
    • PHOTOS: See the bold buildings that sprang up after South Asia regained independence April 23, 2022 12:19 pm The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Municipal Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, built from 1959 to 1966. The use of concrete, cast on site, was a hallmark of post-colonial design, reflecting the affordability and ease of mixing and pouring this inexpensive material. …
    • ‘How to save Hindus’ – On phones of Jahangirpuri teens tips to keep acid, knife, glass April 23, 2022 6:44 am Fourteen-year-old Sanjay Sarkar says he had fun during the rally that turned violent in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri on 16 April. It was exciting, he says. “I generally like watching dangas (riots) on TV. But now that it’s happened here…,” he trailed off, pulling …
    • Can The US And India Cooperate Despite Differences Over Ukraine? – Analysis April 22, 2022 5:55 pm In a rebranding reminiscent of New Coke, in 2018 the U.S. Pacific Command was christened the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command to reflect increased cooperation with countries in the Indian Ocean theatre, including India, in response to increased assertiveness by …
    • UK and India ink Indo-Pacific defense agreement April 22, 2022 11:19 am After British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday, the UK and India signed a deal that would see closer security ties and easier procurement of weapons. Johnson's visit comes as the West …
    • Britain woos India amid Russia’s Ukraine invasion, China’s growing muscles April 22, 2022 7:12 am By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Apr 22 (EFE).- Prime Minister Boris Johnson Friday said the partnership between India and Britain “is a beacon in these stormy seas” as the global democracy and trade faced “growing threats” from autocracies, obliquely …
    • In India, UK PM Boris Johnson looks to clinch trade deal as New Delhi looks for more visas April 21, 2022 7:55 am Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a raft of commercial agreements and hail a new era in the UK and India’s trade, investment and technology partnership, Her Majesty's Government announced. "The Prime Minister will use his visit to India …
    • Boris Johnson India visit highlights: UK PM hopes to clinch Indian free trade deal by year-end April 21, 2022 5:30 am Live UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in India highlights: On day 1 of his India visit, the UK prime minister is expected to announce investments in science and technology collaborations in Gujarat. United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson during his …
    • Johnson arrives in India to meet Modi, seek economic deals April 20, 2022 3:45 pm LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to set aside his political troubles and focus on economic ties and the war in Ukraine during a long-delayed official trip to India.Johnson landed in the western state of Gujarat on Thursday, …
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    • How India balanced all sides in the Russia-West conflict April 5, 2022 10:26 am Refusing to condemn Russia's military operation in Ukraine, India has been managing a multi-aligned foreign policy, to its benefit After Russia began its special military operation in Ukraine on February 24, the West was quick to condemn it and to …
    • ‘What is the army afraid of?’ Indian government stops film inspired by gay soldier March 3, 2022 11:46 am NEW DELHI — For years, J. Suresh struggled with shame over his identity as a gay man, which he kept to himself. When he joined the “hyper straight world” of the Indian army in the late 1990s, his feelings only intensified. Worried that he’d be discovered …
    • ‘China is Gonna be Next’: Trump Claims Xi Ready to Seize Taiwan After Moscow’s Donbass Recognition February 23, 2022 10:08 pm https://sputniknews.com/20220223/china-is-gonna-be-next-trump-claims-xi-ready-to-seize-taiwan-after-moscows-donbass-recognition-1093311716.html ‘China is Gonna be Next’: Trump Claims Xi Ready to Seize Taiwan After Moscow’s Donbass …
    • Cop moves criminal defamation plea against Sidhu for comments on police February 18, 2022 3:48 pm A senior police officer Friday moved a criminal defamation plea against Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments on police personnel. The plea was filed by Chandigarh Police DSP Dilsher Singh Chandel through advocate Dr Surya Parkash …
    • India, Britain launching talks on free trade deal January 13, 2022 6:56 am ASHOK SHARMA Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain are launching talks on pursuing a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious negotiations to take place after Brexit. …
    • North, South Blocks to be converted into Museums October 29, 2021 9:53 pm The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the North and South blocks, which cover nearly 27 acres housing government offices in national capital, are proposed to be converted into National Museums. The submission was made in response to a petition …
    • How Communist China Weaponizes Health Care and Medicine Against Foreign Adversaries—Cleo Paskal June 20, 2021 12:05 am How Communist China Weaponizes Health Care and Medicine Against Foreign Adversaries—Cleo Paskal India’s second wave of COVID-19 has prompted growing questions and suspicions of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) involvement, following a deadly border …
    • Remembering Peter Manso, biographer of Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando June 17, 2021 5:55 pm Peter Manso. Credit: Anna Avellar Peter Manso, the author and journalist who wrote definitive biographies of Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando, and whose interviews of celebrities and politicians like Ed Koch, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Roy Cohn made history, …
    • Never Ignore These Factors Before Investing In A Franchise June 2, 2021 3:17 am Establishment Industry is proceeding to thrive and is viewed as an effective way for hopeful business visionaries to wander into the business world. Given the various advantages that an established business offers like the demonstrated plan of action, …
    • Capitol cop died after stroke April 20, 2021 2:23 pm WASHINGTON — Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured while confronting rioters during the Jan. 6 insurrection, suffered a stroke and died from natural causes, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner’s office ruled Monday, a finding that …
    • KASHMIR In Capital ­­­: From The House of Shaws March 14, 2021 5:21 am WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 31Shares Miftah Shaw at his Delhi showroom. KO Photos by Romaan Arora. As Kashmiri shawls are loved across the globe, Delhi over the years has emerged as a prime location for the shawl tourism. In the eighth part of Kashmir …
    • Special drive to declog traffic in South Delhi February 26, 2021 8:52 am Express News Service NEW DELHI:  To ease traffic congestion due to improperly parked vehicles and other temporary encroachments like rehri, rickshaw and street vendors, the Delhi Traffic Police has launched a special drive in identified stretches of south …
    • East Asias History Wars - ORF January 20, 2021 6:12 pm This brief examines the historical dimension of the tensions between Japan and South Korea and its implications on the current breakdown in their bilateral relationship. It argues that the battle over historical memory has led to lasting animosity between …
    • US, China Militaries Talk 'Crisis Communications' As They Trade Warnings Ahead of Election October 30, 2020 4:46 am The armed forces of the United States and China held a joint meeting to discuss how they would maintain communications in the event of a crisis, the first such interaction of its kind that takes as the two countries continue to trade warnings just days …
    • China arrests Hong Kong student near US consulate October 27, 2020 5:00 pm Former student group leader Tony Chung has been arrested in a coffee shop near the US consulate in Hong Kong. Democracy advocates have said they were in the process of trying to arrange for him to enter and apply for asylum. Police have confirmed the …
    • Ex Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JDU September 27, 2020 12:34 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates ICMR is actively investigating & researching reports of COVID-19 reinfection & although the number of reinfection cases is negligible at this moment, the government is fully seized of the importance of the …
    • Kashmir's Moderates Are Targeted by India and Separatists Alike September 2, 2020 3:21 am MITRIGAM, Kashmir — For more than two decades, Peerzada Lateef Shah risked his life in a high-wire political process to bring peace to Kashmir, the mountainous, predominantly Muslim region that has long chafed under India’s rule. He organized rallies and …
    • US election shaping up on which candidate hates China more July 18, 2020 11:38 am Tokyo [Japan], July 18 (ANI): As relations between Washington and Beijing worsen over a range of issues, the upcoming US election is shaping up as a contest between which candidate hates China more, suggests William Pesek. The relations between US and …
    • Has ‘Big Brother’ India failed to perceive the people’s voice? June 30, 2020 2:26 pm by M A Hossain 29 June 2020 India and China, the two nuclear-armed Asian giants were in a significant escalation of a weeks-long standoff at Galwan valley in the western Himalayas. Nepalese people are becoming furious with India as regards transgression of …
    • India’s Ban of 59 Chinese Apps Is the Latest Test for Beijing’s Faltering ‘Wolf Warrior’ Diplomacy June 30, 2020 11:25 am Sino-Indian relations have taken another hit following New Delhi’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps that it claims pose a “threat to sovereignty and integrity.” The move marks the latest salvo between the nuclear-armed neighbors after a Himalayan border …
    • Masood Khan welcomes US presidential nominee’s Kashmir remarks June 29, 2020 5:03 am Muzaffarabad President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan has welcomed the US democratic presidential nominee and former US Vice President Joe Biden’s statements over the restoration of rights of Kashmiris. The Democratic Party leader, Joe …
    • Why Did Rahul Gandhi sign a party to party MOU with the CCP? June 22, 2020 7:22 pm The recent news that Rahul Gandhi personally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Communist Party of China (CCP) in 2008, is troubling. At the very least he could have shared it with the opposition parties or even shared the MOU in detail in …
    • Indian Fervor to Boycott Chinese Products Meets Reality of Chinese Economic Takeover June 20, 2020 7:33 am Indians eager to boycott Chinese goods after this week’s deadly border clash between Indian and Chinese forces are running into the reality that Chinese imports have muscled out all competition for many popular items. “At India’s biggest wholesale market …
    • Anger Surges in India Over Deadly Border Brawl With China June 18, 2020 12:45 pm NEW DELHI — An Indian government minister has called for Chinese restaurants to be closed. Other Indian officials have suddenly put contracts to Chinese companies under review. And crowds of men are now smashing Chinese-made televisions in the street. A …
    • China's plan in Ladakh dates back to 1950s: exiled Kashmiri leader June 11, 2020 5:21 am NEW DELHI: Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri Chairman of United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) an exiled leader who hails from Pakistani occupied Jammu & Kashmir (POJK) has strongly condemned Chinese invasion in Ladakh and Sino-Pak axis in the …
    • PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting to take stock of Vizag gas leak May 8, 2020 2:16 am New Delhi, May 7 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to take stock of the steps being taken in response to the Visakhapatnam gas leak incident in which 11 people have been killed. He discussed at length the …
    • Indians Rush to Buy Liquor as the Government Eases Lockdown May 5, 2020 12:46 am NEW DELHI – Hundreds of people rushed to buy liquor on Monday, queuing up in large numbers and violating social distancing measures outside several stores across India as the government eased some curbs on the 41st day of a nationwide lockdown against the …
    • Lockdown 3.0: What’s allowed, what’s not from tomorrow May 3, 2020 2:18 pm Migrant labourers on a special train in Uttar Pradesh. The third phase of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown to break the chain of transmission will kick in from Monday after the government extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks. According to …
    • Isis and al-Qaeda join forces in West Africa February 23, 2020 2:54 pm Groups linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, at war with each other in the Middle East, are working together to take control of territory across a vast stretch of West Africa, US and local officials say, sparking fears the regional threat could grow …
    • Occupied Elsewhere: Selective Policies on Occupations and Territorial Disputes January 31, 2020 3:11 pm The following is a survey of the history of several protracted conflicts: Crimea and Donbas, Cyprus, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Kashmir, the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, Transnistria, and Western Sahara. Crimea and …
    • Russian Pardons Commission to Debate Naama Issachar’s Plea Today January 27, 2020 10:33 am Photo Credit: Stanislav Kozlovskiy via Wikimedia Butyrka prison in Moscow The Russian commission on pardons will meet on Monday, January 27, to consider a plea for pardon from Israeli and US national Naama Issachar, who was sentenced to 7.5 years in prison …
    • Spotlight on green news & views: Hope & frustration at COP25 climate meet; eco-right arises December 7, 2019 11:35 pm CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS Walter Einenkel writes—Young sperm whale who beached himself had huge 220 pound 'ball of debris' in stomach: “A necropsy on a young male sperm whale that died after it became beached in Scotland, has revealed the …
    • China's Xi Supports Pakistan on Kashmir, Boosts Military Ties Ahead of Meeting With India October 12, 2019 12:40 am Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered his support to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on the issue of Kashmir and boosted military ties between the two just days before a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his third trip to Beijing …
    • The conflicts of Kashmir and Hong Kong: reminders of British imperialism October 2, 2019 4:17 pm Both Kahmir and Hong Kong had special status Presently, the world is witnessing two major conflicts in Asia; of Kashmir and of Hong Kong. Both of these conflicts have their roots back in the grubby legacy of British imperialism. In Kashmir, the British …
    • A Kashmiri Novelist on a State Under Siege August 17, 2019 2:41 am By Isaac Chotiner 16 August 2019 Demonstrators gather after Eid prayers on Monday, in Srinagar, India, to protest the suspension of Kashmir’s limited autonomy.Photograph by Atul Loke / NYT / Redux Last week, India’s government stripped Kashmir, …
    • Sri Lankans Up in Arms Over US Military Pacts August 15, 2019 8:36 pm Two defense cooperation agreements between the United States and Sri Lanka, the already signed Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement (ACSA) and the under-negotiation Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), are triggering concern, criticism, and controversy …
    • India revokes Kashmir’s special status: All the latest updates August 15, 2019 8:55 am The Indian government has revoked the special status of Indian-administered Kashmir in its constitution, the most far-reaching political move on the disputed region in nearly 70 years. A presidential decree issued on August 5 revoked Article 370 of India’s …
    • Kashmir on Lockdown as India Strips Away Independence August 8, 2019 6:23 am On Tuesday August 6, Lok Sabha, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament, passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill. The Bill had already been announced and passed a day prior in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) by the Home Minister of India, Amit Shah …
    • Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict August 7, 2019 11:08 am Like so many conflicts around the world, the dispute over Kashmir began with independence from a colonial power. In 1947, the United Kingdom gave in to the struggle for freedom in its Indian colony and granted it independence. The retreating British left …
    • Are India's legislative actions in Jammu and Kashmir legal? August 7, 2019 6:37 am A challenge could be brought to the Supreme Court, which would likely reject the presidential order, experts say. India’s Hindu nationalist-led government on Monday used a presidential order to revoke the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority …
    • India redraws political map on Kashmir, raising tensions August 6, 2019 4:13 pm NEW DELHI (AP) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two union …
    • Indias risky Kashmir power grab, explained August 6, 2019 5:23 am India’s government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has made a controversial move to usurp power from the nation’s only Muslim-majority state, potentially igniting unrest in one of the world’s most dangerous nuclear flashpoints. On Monday, Indian Home …
    • US briefing: Trump crowd chants 'send her back', Puerto Rico and Kevin Spacey July 18, 2019 10:01 am Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump attacks Ilhan Omar Donald Trump’s demonisation of four Democratic congresswomen is growing nastier by the day, with the president apparently reveling in the …
    • Why Kampai will satiate your Japanese food cravings May 5, 2019 3:46 am The new restaurant hub for millennials in Delhi is Aerocity. Areas such as Greater Kailash, Haus Khas & Defense Colony, once favourites for restaurant business, are now passé. Aerocity is well-planned and offers a good mix of F&B brands. When it …
    • Grapevine May 1, 2019: Heroines and heroes April 30, 2019 4:53 pm On its Facebook page, the Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv features portraits and thumbnail biographies of heroines of the Warsaw Ghetto. The details are in Polish, Hebrew and English, with the names accompanying the portraits of the women written in Hebrew and …
    • At Talkatora stadium, BJP trader leader is surrounded on stage April 19, 2019 8:45 pm New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the end of ‘Traders Sammelan’ at Talkatora Stadium, in New Delhi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)  A group of traders, mostly from Mayapuri where violence broke out during a sealing drive last week, gathered on …
    • MBA graduate, mother held for duping five men February 18, 2019 10:22 pm A 43-year-old woman and her mother have been arrested for allegedly selling their Greater Kailash house to five different men using forged documents, the police said on Monday. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Ghanshyam Bansal said the …
    • Human Rights Watch Film Festival, London January 31, 2019 5:06 pm Many filmmakers, protagonists, Human Rights Watch researchers, and activists will take part in in-depth post-screening Q&A and panel discussions at the Barbican, BFI Southbank, and Regent Street Cinema. The festival will open at the Barbican on March …
    • HRW Film Festival to feature award-winning Palestinian film ‘Screwdriver’ January 31, 2019 1:41 pm PNN/ London/ The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be presented in London from March 13-22, 2019, featuring 15 award-winning documentary and feature films, Human Rights Watch said today. The international line-up of films from Venezuela, South …
    • Delhi Conference Bolsters UK’s Brexit Case January 14, 2019 4:57 pm As Britain flounders towards its unpredictable semi-European future, an international foreign affairs conference in New Delhi has surprisingly produced a persuasive case for Brexit being the UK’s best long-term course, despite all the problems and …
    • China acquired over 20 ports around the world in 2018 after indebting countries January 1, 2019 7:43 am Jan 01, 2019 News 0 In 2018 alone, China acquired over 20 deep water and air ports from several countries around the world. China was able to do so by lending those countries massive amounts of money they can never repay. The country is accused of …