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Flood situation worsens in Assam, 5 die; 4,500 families homeless in Tripura

Flood situation worsens in Assam, 5 die; 4,500 families homeless in Tripura

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Saturday, with five deaths reported while flash floods affected three districts in Tripura where at least 4,500 families were rendered homeless.

Aug 13, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
Hypertension, diabetes claim more lives in Delhi than other diseases: Survey

Hypertension, diabetes claim more lives in Delhi than other diseases: Survey

According to a survey conducted by NGO Praja Foundation, the national capital reported as many as 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths in 2015.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Swine flu: Delhi sees as many as 320 H1N1 virus cases amid battle with vector-borne diseases

Swine flu: Delhi sees as many as 320 H1N1 virus cases amid battle with vector-borne diseases

Symptoms of H1N1 infection include fever, cough, nasal secretion, fatigue, headache, body ache and sore throat. 

Jul 26, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
5 unconventional must-do things in Delhi!

5 unconventional must-do things in Delhi!

The national capital of India, Delhi is one of the places you must explore in your life.

May 30, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Also, as per an article on International Journal of Sports Medicine, while adults may cope well with heat or cold, children may not have the same tolerance.

May 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal wants civic polls to be deferred until EVMs are equipped

Arvind Kejriwal wants civic polls to be deferred until EVMs are equipped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has been vouching for conducting upcoming municipal polls through ballot paper citing EVM rigging, has demanded that the civic elections in the national capital be postponed by a month.

Apr 15, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

As per a report on vector-borne diseases by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the national capital as on April 8, 2017. 

Apr 11, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Complaint filed against Prashant Bhushan for 'offensive' tweet on Lord Krishna

A Vishwa Hindu Parishad activist has lodged a police complaint in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district against lawyer-politician Prashant Bhushan over his remarks on Lord Krishna while criticising the "anti-Romeo" drive in Uttar Pradesh.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Over 100 liquor vends, bars shut in Delhi

Over 100 liquor vends, and restaurant and hotel bars located within 500 metres of highways, have been shut down in the last two days following the Supreme Court directive to this effect.

Apr 02, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

The maximum temperature on Thursday is likely to hover around 38 degrees Celsius, an India Meteorological Department official said.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Rape cases dip, murder cases rise in Delhi in 1st quarter of 2017

The first quarter of 2017 under new Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik has seen an increase in the number of murders, attempts to murder, burglary and theft in the national capital.

Mar 27, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Delhi records coldest March day in decade

The mercury dropped in the northern plains with the national capital recording the coldest day in the month of March in a decade today.

Mar 15, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

During the parade hours, the level of particulates violated safe standards by up to three times when thousands thronged Rajpath for Republic Day celebration.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

The ideas and their proposals stem from scientific reports of Government of India by CPCB, CSIR and NEERI and orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Nov 30, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

The Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday reached 410 - which is labelled 'severe' - from 368 or 'very poor' on Tuesday and 229 or 'poor' on Monday.

Nov 30, 2016, 20:40 PM IST
Air pollution: Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, neighbouring areas

Air pollution: Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, neighbouring areas

The supreme court asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to file a reply within three months regarding harmful effects of firecrackers.

Nov 25, 2016, 14:47 PM IST
For the first time, full-grown male leopard caught on camera at Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

For the first time, full-grown male leopard caught on camera at Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

The leopard sighting has been caught on camera by scientists on Monday night while they were installing surveillance devices.

Nov 23, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
Delhi govt issues health advisory: Things you can do to lower your risks from air pollution

Delhi govt issues health advisory: Things you can do to lower your risks from air pollution

The air quality in the national capital has been “severe” as pollution levels touched a new high.

Nov 08, 2016, 08:58 AM IST
Delhi pollution: Thick smog continues to cover city; air quality worsens - Watch

Delhi pollution: Thick smog continues to cover city; air quality worsens - Watch

Although the air quality in Delhi and Gurgaon slightly improved on account of light wind from Rajasthan on Friday, there's no respite from toxic smog for the residents. 

Nov 05, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Delhi air pollution: Top five houseplants that purify indoor air!

Delhi air pollution: Top five houseplants that purify indoor air!

Here are some air-cleaning household plants that are safe to be kept at your nest.

Nov 05, 2016, 09:46 AM IST