Rain likely in Delhi today

It was a pleasant Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average. The Met office has forecast light rain during the day.

Soon, DTC may sign deal to procure 1,380 semi-low-floor buses

After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses).

Harsh Vardhan asks doctors to devote time in villages, hill towns

Asking them to "think out of the box" to address nation's health issues, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday made an appeal to all specialised doctors to spend at least a short duration of time in rendering services to patients in villages and hilly areas of the country.

Rain cools Delhi, nearby areas

A spell of rain Sunday cooled Delhi and adjoining areas in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The Met office has forecast more rainfall during the day.

Delhi private schools unhappy over order on PM Narendra Modi's live address
Delhi private schools unhappy over order on PM Narendra Modi's live address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the Internet on Teachers day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion.

FYUP laptops: DU asks colleges to ensure 'constructive use'

Left with a stock of laptops following the cancellation of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), Delhi University has now issued fresh guidelines for its colleges to put these machines to "constructive use".

Norms made for sensitisation on date rape drugs: DCW to court

A set of guidelines has been prepared for sensitising people on 'date rape drugs', the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has informed a court here.

Special remission for over 1,250 inmates of Delhi prisons

Over 1,250 inmates lodged in Tihar and Rohini jails here were granted remission of sentence on the occasion of 68th Independence Day.

Anglo-Indian social activist seeks nomination to Lok Sabha

Tamil Nadu-based social activist Diana Grace Thomas is seeking nomination to Lok Sabha on behalf of Anglo-Indian community by the Narendra Modi government claiming support from international and national activists.

PM condoles historian Bipan Chandra's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra and extended his condolences to the deceased's family, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said today.

DTC driver found dead in bus depot

A Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver was found dead in mysterious circumstances inside the city's largest bus depot Saturday morning, police said.

Special trains for Katra, Varanasi to clear festive rush

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during the forthcoming festive season of Dussehra and Diwali, Northern Railway has decided to run 8 pairs of special trains to various places including Jammu, Katra, Varanasi and Ajmer, among others.

Monsoon continues in north India

Several parts of north India received light to moderate monsoon showers although temperatures rose marginally and high humidity levels persisted in some places.

Delhi govt cracks down against illegal sand mining

In a crackdown against illegal sand miners, Delhi government today seized 18 bullock carts full of sand from East district of the city.

Rain makes it pleasant Saturday in Delhi

It was pleasant weather in Delhi with rain in many parts of the city Saturday afternoon. The Met Office has forecast more rainfall during the day.

PM condoles historian Bipan Chandra's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday expressed grief over the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra, who was considered to be an authority on Mahatma Gandhi.

Road rage behind youth stabbing: Delhi Police

A 19-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for stabbing to death a teenager after the assailant's motorcycle grazed the victim triggering an argument, police said.

Youth stabbed, bleeds before police, dies in Delhi hospital

A youth was stabbed by unidentified people in Ambedkar Nagar area Tuesday and his relatives alleged that the delay by policemen in rushing him to a hospital cost him his life. The police refuted the allegation.

Def Min to decide fate of Rs 6,000 cr light helicopter deal

The Defence Ministry will decide the fate of the controversial Rs 6,000 crore deal to procure 197 light choppers which has been on hold due to an ongoing CBI probe into charges that a Brigadier had sought bribe from AgustaWestland to help it bag the contract.

Scrapping of CSAT in prelims; HC refuses to entertain PIL

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking relief including the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), saying that the issue fell within the domain of central government.