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Bird flu resurfaces in Delhi zoo; seven samples return positive

10 Feb 2021

Bird flu resurfaces in Delhi zoo; seven samples return positive

A confirmed case of bird flu has been reported from the National Zoological Park, or the Delhi Zoo, located in the National Capital.

Drunk man jumps into lion enclosure in Delhi zoo; rescued

17 Oct 2019

Drunk man jumps into lion enclosure in Delhi zoo; rescued

In a bizarre piece of news, a man jumped into the enclosure of an Asiatic lion in the National Zoological Park in Delhi on Thursday afternoon.

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

10 Nov 2018

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.

Mother's Day celebration: Delhi Zoo to open dedicated breastfeeding room

05 May 2018

Mother's Day celebration: Delhi Zoo to open dedicated breastfeeding room

In a unique way to celebrate Mother's Day on May 13, Delhi Zoo will open a room solely dedicated to breastfeeding mothers, as seen in airports.

What's up with Delhi today?

11 Jan 2017

What's up with Delhi today?

Delhi is shivering with mercury dropping to 5.2 degrees - lowest of this season.

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

13 Nov 2016

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

Authorities arrested 2 people on charges of spying for Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

09 Nov 2016

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

3 diplomats stationed at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were recalled on 8th Nov.

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

05 Nov 2016

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

Retaliating to the leaked video of Mehmood Akhtar, Pakistan officially "named" 8 security officials working at the Indian high commission at Islamabad.

8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

04 Nov 2016

8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

Pakistan has stated that the 8 officers from the Indian High Commission recently highlighted in Pakistan's media were involved in abetting terrorism in Balochistan and Sindh.

India calls back 8 officials from Pak

03 Nov 2016

India calls back 8 officials from Pak

Hours after Pakistan withdrew several officials from its High Commission in India, the Indian government withdrew 8 officials from its embassy in Pakistan.

Delhi bird flu death toll hits 77

31 Oct 2016

Delhi bird flu death toll hits 77

Authorities recovered four dead crows from Shakti Sthal, taking the death toll of birds afflicted by avian influenza to 77.

Delhi Bird flu death toll hits 73

29 Oct 2016

Delhi Bird flu death toll hits 73

Three more birds died of suspected avian influenza, two at Shakti Sthal and one at Paschim Vihar DDA Park, taking the total death toll to 73.

Bird flu: Experts wary of migratory birds

26 Oct 2016

Bird flu: Experts wary of migratory birds

The incoming flock of migratory birds in the capital has made experts apprehensive about the spread of the H5N1 virus.

17 more ducks die in Delhi's Deer Park

24 Oct 2016

17 more ducks die in Delhi's Deer Park

Sources stated that 17 more ducks have died of suspected bird flu in Delhi's Deer Park, adding to the 6 birds that had died of the disease earlier.

Delhi Government: Safe to eat chicken

23 Oct 2016

Delhi Government: Safe to eat chicken

State development minister Gopal Rai announced that the National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal had ascertained that the dead birds had the H5N8 virus (3 of 8) and not the feared H5N1.

Bird flue scare shuts Deer Park in the capital

21 Oct 2016

Bird flue scare shuts Deer Park in the capital

On Thursday, the Deer Park in Hauz Khas, Delhi, was shut down on the suspicious death of two birds inside it.