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No explosives found in unattended bag in Delhi's Trilokpuri: Delhi Police (Ld)

Delhi Police on Wednesday said that the two bags that were lying unattended in Delhi's Trilokpuri area contained no explosives.

India extends ban on international commercial flights till Feb 28

India's civil aviation regulator, the DGCA, on Wednesday extended the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till February 28, 2022.

Bomb scare: Two unattended bags found in Delhi's Trilokpuri

Delhi Police has received a call stating that two unattended bags are lying at the national capital's Trilokpuri area, an official said here on Wednesday.

Delhi Police ASI, accomplice held on graft charges

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Sub Inspector of Delhi Police and a private person in a bribery case, an official said here on Wednesday.

NGT to hear on Feb 23 plea on violation of environmental norms at Barhi Industrial area

The National Green Tribunal will hear on February 23 the plea stating continuous environmental violations by industrial units functioning at Barhi Industrial area in District Sonipat, Haryana despite the tribunal's last March 5 order which stated remedial action was required in the matter.

Admiral R. Hari Kumar mourns INS Ranvir victims

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R. Hari Kumar on Wednesday termed Tuesday evening's accident aboard warship INS Ranvir as "unfortunate".

Delhi govt deploys senior nursing officers in private hospitals to monitor Covid situation

Delhi government has decided to deploy senior nursing officers from state government-run hospitals as nodal officers in the private healthcare facilities to monitor the Covid situation and vaccination at private facilities.

At 2.82L new Covid cases, India sees over 18% single-day rise

India reported 2,82,970 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a rise of over 18 per cent from the previous day's count. In the same time, 441 deaths were registered taking the toll to 4,87,202, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday.

Fire breaks out in Delhi's Hari Nagar, 22 rescued

A fire broke out at a four-storey residential building in the Hari Nagar area of the national capital on Wednesday following which 22 people were rescued safely, a fire department official said.

Man stabs sister's friend to death in east Delhi

A man was allegedly stabbed to death in the national capital by three men for interacting with the sister of one of the accused, an official said here on Wednesday.

'Why only 19 female candidates out of 400 in NDA': SC seeks Centre's response

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre, asking why only 19 women candidates will be admitted in the National Defence Academy (NDA) out of 400 seats in 2023.

R-Day: Delhi police bans sub-conventional aerial platforms

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Tuesday announced a ban on the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms in the national capital for the period of 27 days from January 20 in view of Republic Day celebrations.

R-Day celebrations begin from Jan 23, visitor numbers curtailed

Around 1000 drones, 75 military aircraft and tableaux of 12 states and Union Territories and nine ministries will be part of the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in the national capital.

Over 50 lakh precaution doses of Covid vaccine administered nationwide so far

India has so far administered more than 50 lakh precaution doses of Covid-19 vaccine to healthcare workers, frontline workers and 60 plus population.

Discuss pharma industry profits in parliamentary committee: Manish Tewari

Congress MP from Punjab's Anandpur Sahib, Manish Tewari has flagged the profits of the pharma industry and urged the parliamentary committee to look into it.

India's new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

India witnessed a substantial decrease in fresh Covid cases, reporting 2,38,018 new infections in the last 24 hours, and a total of 310 deaths, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday.

JNU student molested, FIR lodged

A female student pursuing PhD at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in the national capital was allegedly molested by an unidentified man just outside the campus, an official said here on Tuesday.

Notorious arms supplier held in Delhi

A notorious arms supplier of the Nandu and Sisodia gang was arrested after an encounter with Special Staff of Outer North district in the national capital, an official said here on Tuesday.

Possibility of rain in Delhi-NCR from Jan 21-23: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday has forecast partly cloudy sky for Delhi-NCR for the next six days with the possibility of very light rain from January 21-23.

Rain, snow forecast in J&K, Ladakh in next 24 hours

Rain lashed the plains in the Jammu region while light snowfall occurred in Kashmir and Ladakh region on Tuesday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast wet weather during the next 24.

4.3-magnitude quake hits Mizoram

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram on Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

EC allows persons deployed in essential services, media to cast votes via postal ballot

The Election Commission of India on Monday issued a notification allowing the persons deployed in essential services and media to cast their votes through postal ballots in the forthcoming Assembly elections in five states.

Delhi likely to report 4,000-5,000 less Covid cases on Monday: Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that the capital city is expected to report a substantial decline of around 4,000-5,000 Covid-19 cases on Monday.

Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too

The massive shockwaves due to the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in Tonga were also felt across India, meteorologists said on Monday.

75 aircraft to flypast Rajpath on Republic Day

A total 17 Jaguars will roar above the Rajpath in the national capital this Republic Day in the grandest flypast comprising 75 aircrafts from Air Force, Army and Navy. This year MiG 29K and P 8i will make an entry while Tejas will be missed.

India sees slight dip at 2.58L new Covid cases, 385 deaths

India on Monday reported marginal decline in fresh Covid cases at 2,58,089 in the last 24 hours. In the same time span, total 385 deaths have also been reported, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Cold day continues in Delhi for fifth straight day: IMD

Cold day conditions continued in the national capital for the fifth consecutive day on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Assistant Professor recruitment: Ad-hoc teachers flag concern over DU guidelines

The ad-hoc teachers have flagged concern over guidelines issued by the Delhi University (DU) regarding the screening and shortlisting of candidates for the process of permanent appointment of teachers in the departments and colleges affiliated to the varsity.

Sec 45 of PMLA will only apply to those arrested by ED: Delhi Court

A Delhi Court has observed that the provisions of Section 45 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) will only apply if a person has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate.

Army won't let any attempt to unilaterally change status quo along borders: Gen Naravane

The Indian Army won't let any attempt to unilaterally change the status quo along the country's borders to succeed, said the force chief General MM Naravane giving a clear message to China on the eve of Army Day.

ED attaches assets worth Rs 380 cr of Sachin Joshi in PMLA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said that they have attached properties worth Rs 380 crore of a company belonging to Sachin Joshi under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

NGT asks joint panel to assess illegal shrimp farms in Gujarat's floodplains

The National Green Tribunal has directed a Joint Committee to look into a plea against illegal shrimp farms in violation of Coastal Zone Regulation Notification and norms for the protection of flood plain area of the Kim and Sena rivers in Surat and Bharuch districts of Gujarat.

KT Rama Rao invites Elon Musk to 'set shop' in Telangana

Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke about challenges when asked about the electric car's entry into the Indian market, TRS Working President KT Rama Rao has invited the billionaire businessman to "set shop" in Telangana.

Fire breaks in Delhi shoe factory, no casualty

A major fire broke out at a shoe manufacturing factory in the national capital's Narela industrial area on Saturday, a fire department official said, adding there were no casualties.

IMD forecasts cold day for Delhi

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a cold day for Delhi with the maximum and minimum temperatures dipping to 16 and 6 degrees Celsius respectively, this morning.

IED found and defused at Delhi's Ghazipur market

Less than a fortnight ahead of Republic Day, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found concealed in an unattended bag in the Ghazipur Flower Market area of the national capital on Friday morning, triggering panic among the people. "An IED was recovered from a suspicious bag and a controlled explosion was carried out to defuse it," a senior official confirmed to IANS. According to a fire department official, a call was received around 10.20 a.m. regarding an unattended bag lying at the Ghazipur flower market in the city after which one fire engine was rushed to the spot.

This 77-year-old man enrols for class 12 exam after passing 10th in 56th attempt

Proving the adage that age is just a number, one Hukumdas Vaishnav, a 77-yea-old retired government employee from Jalore, who flunked class X exams 55 times, has now got enrolled for class XII exams.

Twitter announces initiatives for voters ahead of upcoming elections

Ahead of the Assembly elections 2022, micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday announced new initiatives to empower citizens with the right knowledge before they cast their vote.

Minor girl kidnapped, forced to marry drug addict, 3 held

A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the national capital by a woman for getting her married to her drug addict brother, was rescued and the accused were arrested.

NGT directs Jalpaiguri DM to look into illegal boulder mining along Chel River Range

The National Green Tribunal has directed the District Magistrate, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, to look into the illegal boulder mining and transportation from Chel river range in the district without requisite consent, resulting in air and noise pollution in the area.

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