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Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

29 Dec 2020

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Heart transported through the green corridor for transplant

26 Dec 2020

Heart transported through the green corridor for transplant

A heart harvested from a 41-year-old woman, who died after suffering bleeding in the brain, was transported from Ghaziabad to Delhi in just 18 minutes through an over 23-km green corridor and immediately transplanted to a chronic cardiac patient, hospital authorities said on Friday.

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

25 Dec 2020

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

At least 62% of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, Delhi Police said in a statement.

'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

25 Dec 2020

'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it was "inhumane" to keep thousands of ICU beds reserved in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients when the positivity rate and the number of coronavirus cases were going down in Delhi.

Delhi Health Minister issues directives for facilities in night shelters

24 Dec 2020

Delhi Health Minister issues directives for facilities in night shelters

Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday issued directives to the officials of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to enhance the existing facilities available in night shelters -- like availability of hot water, evening tea, and increase in the number of toilets.

Awaiting COVID-19 vaccine arrival, Delhi hospital working on storage facility

23 Dec 2020

Awaiting COVID-19 vaccine arrival, Delhi hospital working on storage facility

From installing freezers to cold chain equipment set up, arrangements are being made at a Delhi government hospital for storage of the COVID-19 vaccine, anticipating its arrival, sources said on Tuesday.

Cold wave sweeps Delhi at 3.4 degree Celsius

21 Dec 2020

Cold wave sweeps Delhi at 3.4 degree Celsius

A cold wave swept Delhi on Sunday as it recorded the coldest morning of the season so far at 3.4 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

21 Aug 2020

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.

Five restaurants in Delhi-NCR you must check out

22 Feb 2020

Five restaurants in Delhi-NCR you must check out

Good food is one of the most important aspects of our lives.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

Delhi: Under construction building collapses, students feared trapped

25 Jan 2020

Delhi: Under construction building collapses, students feared trapped

In a tragic incident, an under-construction building collapsed in Delhi's Bhajanpura on Saturday.

Airtel VoWi-Fi service launched in Delhi-NCR

11 Dec 2019

Airtel VoWi-Fi service launched in Delhi-NCR

Bharti Airtel has finally launched its VoWi-Fi service in Delhi and NCR, becoming the first telco to offer Wi-Fi calling in the country.

'Trapped, won't come out alive': Anaj Mandi victim's last call

09 Dec 2019

'Trapped, won't come out alive': Anaj Mandi victim's last call

In what has been called the worst fire tragedies in Delhi since the 1997 Uphaar cinema blaze, 43 people were killed as a fire broke out in Anaj Mandi on Sunday.

43 dead as massive blaze erupts in Delhi's Anaj Mandi

08 Dec 2019

43 dead as massive blaze erupts in Delhi's Anaj Mandi

At least 43 people have died in a massive blaze that erupted early Sunday morning in the Anaj Mandi area of Delhi.

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

29 Nov 2019

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

In what would come as a good news for fliers using Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the bustling airport is likely to get an 'air train' by 2022.

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

18 Nov 2019

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme for now as the air in the national capital has started clearing up.

Delhi Police to shift into 17-story headquarters in Connaught Place

30 Oct 2019

Delhi Police to shift into 17-story headquarters in Connaught Place

For the first time in decades, a new Delhi Police headquarters will be inaugurated on Thursday.

Landlord attacks Delhi man following dispute; thrashes his horse

21 Oct 2019

Landlord attacks Delhi man following dispute; thrashes his horse

In Delhi, India's crime capital, disputes can often take a turn for the worst.

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

20 Oct 2019

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.

Top five events happening in Delhi in October

09 Oct 2019

Top five events happening in Delhi in October

October is a month one just can't spend staying home.

Delhi Metro noise, vibrations disturb residents; experts' assistance sought

05 Oct 2019

Delhi Metro noise, vibrations disturb residents; experts' assistance sought

Residents in Delhi have lodged several complaints regarding disturbance caused due to vibrations and noise from Metro train movements near their houses.

Fly and dine at the same time? Yes, you can

30 Sep 2019

Fly and dine at the same time? Yes, you can

If getting high on food is your thing, we have something you will fall in love with.

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

16 Sep 2019

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

In a bizarre incident, a Delhi woman threatened suicide after traffic police stopped her and imposed a hefty fine for multiple traffic violations.

This Delhi restaurant now offers a Kashmir-themed 'Article 370 Thali'

06 Sep 2019

This Delhi restaurant now offers a Kashmir-themed 'Article 370 Thali'

After the repeal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status last month, a restaurant in Delhi is offering a Article 370-themed discount.

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

02 Sep 2019

Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

Teacher beaten to death by hawkers for not buying headphones

28 Aug 2019

Teacher beaten to death by hawkers for not buying headphones

In a tragic incident, a madrasa teacher was beaten to death on Monday after getting into an argument with hawkers over the price of a headphone. The incident took place in North Delhi's Kotwali area.

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

13 Aug 2019

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.

DU college offers happiness course; toppers to train in Europe

13 Aug 2019

DU college offers happiness course; toppers to train in Europe

Following the footsteps of Delhi government's happiness curriculum for its government schools, Ramanujan College, which is under University of Delhi, is all set to teach its first batch of happiness classes.

Couple jumps red-light, tries fleeing, almost runs over traffic constable

09 Aug 2019

Couple jumps red-light, tries fleeing, almost runs over traffic constable

In a shocking incident of road rage, a couple in Gurugram tried to run over a traffic policeman, after the latter asked them to stop for jumping a red light.

Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study

26 Jul 2019

Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study

If you think eating your vegetables is going to assure good health, you might want to check again.

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

Delhi University Entrance Test results released: Here's how to check

16 Jul 2019

Delhi University Entrance Test results released: Here's how to check

National Testing Agency (NTA) released the results for the Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) yesterday at midnight.

Charge your e-vehicles while sipping coffee at Lutyens' Delhi soon

15 Jul 2019

Charge your e-vehicles while sipping coffee at Lutyens' Delhi soon

New Delhi Municipal Corporation has planned to set up five public plazas near busy roads and parks around Lutyens' Delhi.

Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days

11 Jul 2019

Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days

Delhi is currently facing the maximum rainfall deficit in the country and this is not going to change any time soon.

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

10 Jul 2019

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

In yet another incident which raises questions on women's safety in the nation, an employee of an MNC in Gurugram was booked for allegedly raping and blackmailing his colleague.

Done with hills? Here are five National parks near Delhi

06 Jul 2019

Done with hills? Here are five National parks near Delhi

Traveling is all about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.

Over 2 lakh to appear for Delhi University entrance test

06 Jul 2019

Over 2 lakh to appear for Delhi University entrance test

More than 2.22 lakh students, including including M.Phil and PhD aspirants, have applied for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET), which has begun from Wednesday and will continue till July 8.

School principal raped, threatened female teacher for 2 years, arrested

05 Jul 2019

School principal raped, threatened female teacher for 2 years, arrested

A South-Delhi school principal was arrested yesterday for allegedly raping one of the female teachers repeatedly, and threatening her for two years.

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

05 Jul 2019

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.

DU: Second cut-off marginally drops, various courses closed for admission

04 Jul 2019

DU: Second cut-off marginally drops, various courses closed for admission

The second cut-off lists for admissions in undergraduate courses for Delhi University were released yesterday evening.