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Rainy weekend in store for Delhi (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Friday bringing down the temperatures and providing relief to residents after a sultry week. The met office has forecast the pleasant ... Read more...

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Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Mukherjee’s priority - to return Rashtrapati Bhavan library to pristine glory


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Books, books and more books - over 15,000 of them stacked in wooden and steel almirahs, gathering dust and grime due to disuse and ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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We’re trying to protect India Gate, not restrict access: Delhi Police


August 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Clarifying that there are no restrictions on public entry at India Gate, the Delhi Police Tuesday said they have only enhanced the security of the ... Read more...

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Kites fill Delhi skies in spirit of freedom (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The spirit of freedom scaled colourful heights in the skies of the capital throughout Wednesday when thousands of professional and amateur kite fliers took to ... Read more...

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Two arrested for death of man from Bihar in Kerala


August 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were Thursday arrested for the death of a man from Bihar who died in a hospital here last week after being arrested for a ... Read more...

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Bihar youth’s death: Friends to seek justice


August 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) After family, now friends of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, wish to seek justice for him.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began his indefinite hunger strike against corruption here Sunday, saying he won't end his protest till the government bowed to ... Read more...

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Antony refuses to set deadline for war memorial


July 26th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrates the 13th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday refused to set a ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan: Viceregal lodge to India’s presidential abode


July 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The magnificent 340-room Rashtrapati Bhavan, that once housed the British viceroy and now the Indian president, is a symbol of continuity from the ... Read more...

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Walkathon spreads awareness on World Population Day


July 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Over 500 people, including children, Wednesday participated in a walkathon organised here to spread awareness on population stabilisation on the occasion of the World Population ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the capital and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the city and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gliding on a Segway down India’s grandest boulevard (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Imagine yourself gliding on two wheels down Rajpath, India's grandest boulevard, at 6 in the morning with the sun's early rays kissing the sky and ... Read more...

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65 bikers roar off on Himalayan odyssey


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The ninth Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off here Saturday with 65 riders scheduled to cover 2,700 km over a period of 16 days ... Read more...

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India-US discuss regional security, defence purchases


June 6th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The regional situation and India's purchases of military hardware were discussed Wednesday by Defence Minister A.K. Antony and his visiting US counterpart Leon Panetta, ... Read more...

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86 rogue bikers penalised in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi traffic police fined 86 bikers, some under the influence of alcohol, for dangerous driving and performing stunts around India Gate Sunday night, an ... Read more...

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Gurgaon students hold demonstrations for Dana Sangma


May 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI), along with students from various faculties at the Amity University campus here, demonstrated Tuesday against the university administration and ... Read more...

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Northeast students protest Manipuri student’s death (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Banglaore, April 29 (IANS) More than 200 students from Manipur and other northeastern states, studying in the capital, came together Sunday at India Gate for a silent candlelight ... Read more...

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Mayawati readies for first appearance after poll debacle


April 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 14 (IANS) A mass marriage, thousands of people and illuminations in a 10 km area... the stage is set for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati to ... Read more...

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PETA organises ‘Easter Protest’ in Delhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Indian chapter People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Wednesday organised a protest at India Gate against animal testing by cosmetic companies.Three PETA volunteers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi switches the lights off for 4th Earth Hour (Lead) (with Image)


March 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The orange glow of lamps at the India Gate blinked off, letting stars shimmer down as the lights at the monument were switched off ... Read more...

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Earth hour 2012: Set to go dark for an hour?


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) An hour of darkness is due to set in, quite literally, when Delhi along with 5,500 cities across the globe turn off lights as ... Read more...

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Delhi’s stargazers to watch skies during Earth hour Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stargazers in the capital will Saturday get a chance to observe celestial bodies in a sky free from light pollution as the city will turn ... Read more...

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Cycling to work? Growing movement to tackle mobility crisis (Feature)


March 25th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Cycling to work may soon become a reality in Delhi, and not just for the poor. With pollution and shrinking roadspace, the capital is under ... Read more...

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Spreading childhood cancer awareness on bicycles


March 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A team of four cyclists, Cycling 4Change, arrived in the capital Saturday, covering a distance of 1,940 km in 21 days, in a ride titled ... Read more...

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NRI children row: Not filing for divorce, says father


March 21st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The father of the two Indian children in custody of the Norwegian Child Welfare Services Wednesday denied reports that he was filing for divorce from his ... Read more...

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One dead, three injured in Delhi road accident


March 18th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was killed and three others injured after the car they were travelling in collided with a road divider in the capital, police ... Read more...

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Protesters seek release of Israeli car blast accused


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Social activists and journalists Monday sat on protest at India Gate here and organised a candle light vigil demanding the release of journalist Syed ... Read more...

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Vintage cars charm Delhi


March 10th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Indian Design Forum opened in capital Saturday with a classic car parade, consisting of 21 classic and vintage cars.The forum used the parade ... Read more...

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Exam fever grips students in capital


February 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) With the board exams beginning Thursday, tense students in the capital are still buried in books, some in a race to finish their courses while ... Read more...

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‘Jamuna Paar’ crew shoots at India Gate (With Images)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Producer Rajan Shahi chose the historic India Gate as the backdrop to shoot a few scenes for his new show "Jamuna Paar", which captures the ... Read more...

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