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New Delhi: A pilot of an IndiGo plane was distracted by a laser beam as the aircraft was about to land at the international airport here, posing a safety hazard. Delhi police, which prohibited the use of laser beams in the vicinity of airport in 2015, has registered a case in this regard after theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:12 IST
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry and the World Bank on Wednesday signed a grant agreement of $24.64 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for ecosystem service improvement project, said an official. The project would be financed entirely by the World Bank out of its GEFMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:58 IST
New Delhi: Three thieves in their 20s have been arrested here and four country-made guns and three stolen motorcycles recovered from them, police said on Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police M.N. Tiwari said the three were arrested in Sultanpuri area of outer Delhi during a routine vehicleMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:43 IST | Updated 22:07 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said its former judge Justice R V Raveendran, under whose guidance the NIA would probe a controversial case of annulment of marriage, would be paid by the Centre a consolidated fee of Rs one lakh, besides Rs two lakh per day for travelling outsideMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:09 IST | Updated 20:22 IST
New Delhi: RSS affiliate Sewa Bharti has launched a week long campaign for planting one million saplings of timber trees across the city. The campaign launched on Independence Day will continue till August 22. Ten lakh saplings of 65 species which are native to Delhi will be planted during the week,More
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:42 IST
New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday issued production warrant against former media baron Indrani Mukerjea in a money laundering case allegedly involving Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram. Special Judge Sunil Rana allowed the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea seekingMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 18:09 IST
New Delhi: While the IITs have introduced a special quota for girl students this year to fill the gender balance in the prestigious institutes, an initiative by the the CBSE is helping girls crack the JEE. The project -- 'Udaan' has helped 135 girl students to clear the Joint Entrance ExaminationMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 17:47 IST
New Delhi: Sacked Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday put up banners on different flyovers across the national capital, calling Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal "corrupt" and urging people to join his campaign against the AAP leader. "Hundred days of surgical strike against Kejriwal'sMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 15:45 IST
New Delhi: A PIL was on Wednesday moved in Delhi High Court seeking directions to internet companies like Google, Facebook and Yahoo to take down the links of 'Blue Whale', a challenge-based suicide game that has been allegedly linked to deaths of several children worldwide.
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:21 IST
New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced two men to 10 years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs one lakh each on them for possessing over two kilos of heroin. The court handed down the jail term to the men while holding them guilty of provisions under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS)More
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:29 IST
New Delhi: A motorcyclist who suffered 75 per cent disability in his left leg after being hit by a vehicle has been awarded compensation of more than Rs 24 lakh by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). Mohd Amir was hit by a Tata Sumo on Republic Day last year when he was riding his motorcycleMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 12:36 IST
New Delhi: An 11-month-old baby was killed days before his first birthday after he allegedly came under the wheels of his neighbour's car in outer Delhi's Ranhola area, the police said on Tuesday. The incident, which was reported on Monday evening, occurred when a man was reversing his car, theyMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 07:09 IST | Updated 07:18 IST
New Delhi: A bike race with two of his friends proved fatal for a 24-year-old man, who lost control of his vehicle and hit the wall of a nearby college at Mandi House Metro Station here, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when Himanshu Bansal, Gazi and Lakshya wereMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 06:55 IST | Updated 09:28 IST
New Delhi: On Tuesday morning, when thousands of people were waiting for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Independence Day address at the Chhatrasal Stadium here, suddenly a huge colourful message "Namaskar" appeared in the stands -- an artistic formation by 1,143 school girls, seated opposite toMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 22:46 IST
New Delhi: Farmers from Tamil Nadu staging a protest at Jantar Mantar here were detained by the police overnight for "security reasons", following which their leader P Ayyakkannu on Tuesday said the tillers were "not free" even after 70 years of Independence. The farmers were picked up from theMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 21:45 IST
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised on Tuesday that his government will abolish the contractual system in certain areas like sanitation, remarks that come against the backdrop of nine deaths inside the city's sewers within a month. He requested the BJP and the Congress to desistMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:59 IST | Updated 17:19 IST
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the no-detention policy ruined the education system and assured that 60,000 students who failed in class 10 this year will be readmitted. "Previous governments introduced no-detention policy till class 8. It ruined the education system.More
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:23 IST
New Delhi: IIT-Kharagpur professor Rajeev Kumar, who was given compulsory retirement after he exposed flaws in the IIT entrance exam, can now heave a sigh of relief, courtesy former President Pranab Mukherjee. Days before he demitted office last month, Mukherjee had ordered setting aside of theMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 12:31 IST
New Delhi: Justice has to be certain and swift in order to tackle crime against women, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday, deploring "tendencies to shield" sons of politicians involved in such cases. Kejriwal said governments should ensure freedom for women instead of imposingMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 12:28 IST
New Delhi: Two employees of an Ahmedabad- based jeweller were allegedly robbed of gold worth over Rs one crore, the police said on Monday. The incident took place on August 12. They were allegedly abducted from outside the New Delhi Railway Station by two persons posing as Delhi Police personnel.More
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:56 IST

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