Delhi & NCR News

Fire breaks out at AIIMS’ Cardio-Thoracic Sciences Centre in Delhi, 10 fire tenders rushed to spot

Fire breaks out at AIIMS’ Cardio-Thoracic Sciences Centre in Delhi, 10 fire tenders rushed to spot

A total of 28 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients had to be shifted due to the smoke. At least 10 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. The fire has been brought under control.

Feb 01, 2020, 18:19 PM IST
Man fires bullets near anti-CAA protest site in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area, taken into police custody

Man fires bullets near anti-CAA protest site in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area, taken into police custody

The Delhi Police then took him into custody. 

Feb 01, 2020, 17:06 PM IST
Delhi Police on high alert, security beefed up for Republic Day celebrations

Delhi Police on high alert, security beefed up for Republic Day celebrations

Thousands of security personnel will be deployed and CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations to keep vigil. 

Jan 24, 2020, 16:45 PM IST
Dense fog engulfs Delhi, visibility drops to less than 50 meters, many flights, train delayed

Dense fog engulfs Delhi, visibility drops to less than 50 meters, many flights, train delayed

At least 22 Delhi-bound trains got delayed due to dense fog in the Northern Railway region and the low visibility has also affected the flights as eight flights got delayed by around an hour on

Jan 22, 2020, 07:49 AM IST
Cold wave grips Delhi-NCR, air quality falls to poor in Delhi

Cold wave grips Delhi-NCR, air quality falls to poor in Delhi

The overall AQI in Delhi on Tuesday docked at 282 with the air quality at Chandni Chowk and Ayanagar recorded at 326 and 217, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Jan 21, 2020, 07:50 AM IST
Civil service aspirant tries to commit suicide at Delhi's Karol Bagh metro station, driver saves life

Civil service aspirant tries to commit suicide at Delhi's Karol Bagh metro station, driver saves life

The 23-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was admitted to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital. He was later discharged and was also counselled by a doctor. 

Jan 20, 2020, 19:49 PM IST
Republic Day Parade rehearsal begins today, Delhi Police issues traffic advisory: Check alternate routes

Republic Day Parade rehearsal begins today, Delhi Police issues traffic advisory: Check alternate routes

In order to facilitate the uninterrupted movement of the parade on Raj Path, there will be restrictions on the movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 9 am to 12 pm on the

Jan 17, 2020, 08:13 AM IST
Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI remains in 'poor' category

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI remains in 'poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 330.

Jan 16, 2020, 09:23 AM IST
Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day parade rehearsal: Check alternate routes here

Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day parade rehearsal: Check alternate routes here

In order to facilitate the uninterrupted movement of the parade on Raj Path, there will be restrictions on the movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 9 am to 12 pm on the

Jan 16, 2020, 07:44 AM IST
Massive fire in Delhi's Lawrence Road area, 26 fire tenders rushed to spot

Massive fire in Delhi's Lawrence Road area, 26 fire tenders rushed to spot

The fire started at around 9.30 am. There were no reports of any injury or casualty. Firefighters were working to douse the fire when last reports came in.

Jan 14, 2020, 12:54 PM IST
Delhi air quality plunges further, AQI remains in 'very poor' category

Delhi air quality plunges further, AQI remains in 'very poor' category

An AQI between 0-50 is considered `good`, 51-100 `satisfactory`, 101-200 `moderate`, 201-300 `poor`, 301-400 `very poor` and 401-500 is marked as `severe`.

Jan 14, 2020, 07:29 AM IST
Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Very Poor' category; light rain predicted

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Very Poor' category; light rain predicted

An AQI between 0-50 is considered `good`, 51-100 `satisfactory`, 101-200 `moderate`, 201-300 `poor`, 301-400 `very poor` and 401-500 is marked as `severe`.

Jan 13, 2020, 07:42 AM IST
'Yagna', 'Shabd Kirtan' performed at Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protest site

'Yagna', 'Shabd Kirtan' performed at Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protest site

The protesters said that they are doing 'Yagna' and 'Shabd Kirtan' to send a message that the anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh is not only about Muslims and people from other religions are also

Jan 12, 2020, 16:04 PM IST
JNU VC defends hostel fee hike decision, says it was not taken in haste

JNU VC defends hostel fee hike decision, says it was not taken in haste

Amid the ongoing standoff between Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar and JNU Students Union (JNUSU), VC Kumar on Sunday (January 12) said that the a committee was

Jan 12, 2020, 14:37 PM IST
Strong wind speed improves Delhi's air quality, still remains in 'poor' category

Strong wind speed improves Delhi's air quality, still remains in 'poor' category

On Sunday morning, the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 290 with PM 2.5 at 93 and PM 10 at 168. 

Jan 12, 2020, 13:10 PM IST
JNU students protest against January 5 violence, demand removal of VC Jagadesh Kumar

JNU students protest against January 5 violence, demand removal of VC Jagadesh Kumar

The police have closed Baba Gang Nath Marg, from Nelson Mandela Marg and Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, due to the demonstration by students.

Jan 09, 2020, 13:08 PM IST
Major fire breaks out in Delhi's Patparganj Industrial area, 1 dead

Major fire breaks out in Delhi's Patparganj Industrial area, 1 dead

A total of 32 fire tenders are present at the spot. Continuous efforts are going on to douse the fire. The fire department received the call of a fire at 2.38 am.

Jan 09, 2020, 07:40 AM IST
Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Poor' category; shallow fog predicted

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Poor' category; shallow fog predicted

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 302, followed by Mathura Road at 290, Dhirpur at 273, Delhi University at 248, Ayanagar at 244, Lodhi Road at 222, Airport (T3) at 214, IIT Delhi

Jan 09, 2020, 07:30 AM IST
Delhi-NCR receives light rainfall, Air Quality Index remains in 'Poor' category

Delhi-NCR receives light rainfall, Air Quality Index remains in 'Poor' category

Despite the downpour, the pollution level of the national capital remained in the lower end of the 'Poor' category for the third consecutive day with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at 242, said System

Jan 08, 2020, 10:11 AM IST
Air quality slightly improves in Delhi-NCR, AQI settles in 'Poor' category

Air quality slightly improves in Delhi-NCR, AQI settles in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 271, followed by Mathura Road at 240, Dhirpur at 239, Pusa at 225, Lodhi Road at 222, Airport (T3) at 215, Delhi University at 212, Ayanagar at

Jan 08, 2020, 07:48 AM IST