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  • Sunny Saturday in Delhi

    Sunny Saturday in Delhi

    Delhiites woke up to a sunny morning on Saturday with minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season. There was no rainfall in the past 24 hours and the sky is likely to be mainly clear, said a MeT department official. The relative humidity level was recorded at 78 per …

    September 17, 2016
  • Sunny Friday in Delhi

    Sunny Friday in Delhi

    It was a sunny Friday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degree Celsius, average for the season, the Met office said. "The sky will remain clear throughout the day," said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 36 degree Celsius, the official said. …

    September 16, 2016
  • Capital curse

    Capital curse

    It is nothing short of collective disgrace that it took the Aedes mosquito, a double-digit death toll, hospitals struggling to cope with thousands of patients — and a veritable “media-bombardment” — to shake the several authorities in the Capital out of a political comfort zone and appear to be attempting to tackle a serious health …

    September 15, 2016
  • Dengue, Chikungunya toll crosses 30

    Dengue, Chikungunya toll crosses 30

    The Capital continued to reel under the spread of vector-borne diseases with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) reporting nine deaths from dengue since 1 September, taking the toll from the disease to 18 so far.  Two more Chikungunya deaths were reported on Thursday, taking the toll to 13 in the city. The …

    September 15, 2016
  • A date with the Delhi of yore

    A date with the Delhi of yore

    On September 14, 1857, British Troops launched an attack on the besieged city of Delhi, bringing a bloody end to the sepoy mutiny by massacring not only the rebels, but also the ordinary citizens of the Mughal capital. 159 years later to the day, on a pleasant autumn evening in the capital city, memories of …

    September 15, 2016
  • Partly cloudy Wednesday in Delhi

    Partly cloudy Wednesday in Delhi

    It was a partly cloudy Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, the weather office said. The maximum temperature of the day is likely to hover around 35 degree Celsius, an official of the India Meteorological Department said. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was …

    September 14, 2016
  • Resign if you can’t act on chikungunya: BJP to Kejriwal

    Resign if you can’t act on chikungunya: BJP to Kejriwal

    The BJP on Tuesday targeted Delhi’s AAP government over the deaths due to dengue and chikungunya, and asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to quit if he is unable to act. "Sir if you don’t have the capacity to buy a pen, as you are suggesting, why don’t you resign? If you say that you have …

    September 13, 2016
  • 2 more chikungunya deaths in city

    2 more chikungunya deaths in city

    Two more chikungunya deaths were on Tuesday reported at a city hospital, taking to three the number of fatalities due to the vector-borne disease in Delhi where the number of cases have mounted to over 1,000 this season. Sixty-five-year-old Ramendra Pandey on Monday died of chikungunya at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, in what could …

    September 13, 2016
  • Sunny Tuesday in capital

    Sunny Tuesday in capital

    The national capital experienced a sunny day on Tuesday with the minimum temperature at 26.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the Met office said. Though the rainfall was nil, the weather office expects drizzling or light rains on Wednesday. "The sky will remain mainly clear," said an official of the India Meteorological …

    September 13, 2016
  • Clear sky on Monday

    Clear sky on Monday

    It was a clear Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.4 degrees Celsius, normal for the season’s average. "The sky will remain clear throughout. No possibility of rain anywhere," an official from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The rainfall recorded till 8.30 am was nil. Humidity was registered …

    September 12, 2016
  • Delhi-Jaipur highway to have access control: Gadkari

    Delhi-Jaipur highway to have access control: Gadkari

    Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Sunday announced that a new access control highway will be constructed between Delhi and Jaipur at an estimated cost of Rs.16,000 crore. He said that the new access control highway between Delhi and Jaipur will enable the commuters to cover the distance of 270 …

    September 11, 2016
  • Delhi Metro: Commuters forgot 43 lakh cash, 283 mobiles

    Delhi Metro: Commuters forgot 43 lakh cash, 283 mobiles

    A whopping Rs 43 lakh in cash, 283 mobile phones and 79 laptops were among the belongings left behind by commuters while travelling in the Delhi Metro till August this year, according to the rail network’s ‘lost and found’ data. The recovery of cash forgotten and later restored to the traveller, as per data accessed, …

    September 11, 2016
  • Clear sky on Sunday

    Clear sky on Sunday

    It was a clear Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, normal for the season’s average. "The sky will remain clear throughout the day," an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 36 degrees Celsius. Humidity at 8.30 …

    September 11, 2016
  • Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR

    Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR

    An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit off Jhajjar in Haryana on Saturday, the India Meteorological department (IMD) said. The quake occurred at 8.57 p.m. with a depth of 10 km, IMD said. The tremors were felt in Delhi and National Capital Region.

    September 10, 2016
  • India-New Zealand third ODI at Delhi postponed

    India-New Zealand third ODI at Delhi postponed

    The third One-Day International (ODI) between India and New Zealand, scheduled to be held on October 19 at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here, was on Thursday postponed by a day due to the Karva Chauth festival. Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice president C K. Khanna confirmed the development. DDCA requested the Board of …

    September 8, 2016
  • ‘Bakrid’ on Tuesday; no holiday on Monday

    ‘Bakrid’ on Tuesday; no holiday on Monday

    Id-ul-Zuha or Bakrid will be celebrated next Tuesday in the national capital, the Centre said on Wednesday. Earlier, the holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha was declared for September 12. It has been brought to the notice of Personnel Ministry that in Delhi Id-ul- Zuha (Bakrid) will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13. "Accordingly, it has …

    September 7, 2016
  • 284 new dengue cases in Delhi

    284 new dengue cases in Delhi

    The national capital reported 284 new dengue cases in the last one week, taking the total number to 771, according to civic bodies. According to new estimates, the new cases of chikungunya recorded in the last one week is 184, with the total figure standing at 560. The national capital has witnessed four deaths so …

    September 5, 2016