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  • Common man needs more security than VIPs': Maliwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Sunday appealed to Home Minister Amit Shah to withdraw the security cover provided to the VIPs of the country and deploy the cops for the common man, who was in dire need of safety. Ms Maliwal's indefinite hunger strike against the...

  • Delhi CM announces Magisterial inquiry, Rs 10 lakh compensation for deceased in fire mishap

    New Delhi,Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Anaj Mandi fire mishap that claimed at least 43 lives and announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakhs each to the kin of the dead and Rs one lakh to injured. As many as 43 people are feared dead in the...

  • First 'Robot Hotel' in space to reach Intern'l Space Station on Sunday

    New Delhi In a first of its kind, robots are set to get their first 'Hotel' in space as NASA's 19th SpaceX commercial resupply mission reaches International Space Station on Sunday. NASA has launched the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS), a protective storage unit for critical robotic tools on December...

  • Maliwal shifted from Jantar Mantar

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal, who sat on indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday, demanding swift punishment for convicts in rape cases, was shifted to Samta Sthal near Rajghat, where she will continue with her strike. The police had...

  • Sisodia blames Centre for onion shortage

    New Delhi, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday blamed the Union government for soaring onion prices across the country and said the Centre is deliberately trying to create shortage of this vegetable in the capital. Addressing a press conference at his residence in the...

  • Foggy morning in Delhi, air quality 'moderate'

    New Delhi:The national capital on Saturday woke up to a foggy morning with air quality falling to moderate category. The average air quality index at around 0800 hours was 152 , according to the Central Pollution Control Board , based on data from thirty five monitoring stations across the...

  • Delhiites breathe cleanest air past two months

    New Delhi: The National Capital on Thursday witnessed improved air quality as it came under 'moderate' category owing to light rains in the morning and increased wind velocity. The Air Quality Index (AQI) value was 121 at 1300 hours. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100...

  • Terror strike averted in Delhi

    New Delhi, The Delhi police special cell has averted a likely terror strike by recovering an IED with the apprehension of three persons, the police said on Monday. The terror module has been busted by the Delhi police special cell that was likely to strike one of the metropolitan cities. ...

  • Fire breaks out in Sales Tax Office at ITO

    New Delhi: A fire broke out on the 13th floor office in Sales Tax Office building at ITO on Thursday morning. As per fire official, the fire took place at around 0835 hours and was brought under control and doused off by 0900 hours. Around five fire tenders were pressed into service and the...

  • Delhi Police files FIRs in connection with JNU students protest

    New Delhi, Delhi Police has registered FIRs in connection with the agitation by the Jawaharlal University Students at Aurobindo Marg, police sources said here on Tuesday. The sections under which the FIR has been registered, include alleged obstruction of a public servant in discharge of public...

  • Delhi air improves from 'severe' to 'poor'

    New Delhi: With respite from the severe air, the National Capital on Sunday morning witnessed an improvement in the air quality which was under the 'poor' category. The sky was visibly clear as compared to the haze blanket since a couple of days. The average air quality index here was 218 at...

  • Strong correlation seen between stubble burning and spike in air pollution: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: With considerable improvement witnessed in the air qualituy in the city on Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said a very strong correlation can be seen between stubble burning and the spike in the air pollution in the northern region. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Mr...

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