Ambassador Eric Garcetti Says ‘Indian Students Safe In US’

Amid the various cases of deaths of Indian and Indian-origin students being reported in US since January, US Ambassador Eric Garcetti said on Friday during an interview at the American Center in Delhi that United States is a safe country and cares deeply for the well-being of Indian students. He also assured the parents of … Read more

PM Modi Exudes Confidence In 2024 Election Victory | ‘Foreign Countries Know BJP Will…’

Published on Feb 18, 2024 06:18 PM IST PM Narendra Modi exuded confidence that BJP will return to power after the 2024 General Elections while addressing BJP leaders at the National Convention in New Delhi. He said that even foreign countries know that BJP will win the elections as he has started getting invitation for … Read more

Delhi govt to offer free travel for third gender in DTC, cluster buses

The population of the transgender community in Delhi, according to the Census 2011, was 4,213. Officials said only 1,176 of them were enrolled as voters. Transgender community members will be able to avail the benefit of free bus services based on a government certificate. Currently, certificates for transgender community members are issued by the district … Read more

Delhi Police Deepens Probe Into ‘Blast’ Near Israeli Embassy; Recovers ‘Flag Wrapped With Letter’

Published on Dec 27, 2023 12:22 AM IST Police has found a letter addressed to the Israeli Ambassador near the Israeli Ambassador near the Israeli embassy. This while police was investigating after a “loud blast” was heard near the embassy. The letter was found at an empty plot of land, just a few meters from … Read more

Delhi air quality dips as firework ban goes up in smoke

Delhi recorded a jump in pollution levels and a smoky haze returned on Monday morning after residents flouted the ban on firecrackers on Diwali night. The city recorded its best air quality on Diwali day in eight years on Sunday, with its 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 218 at 4 pm.  However, … Read more

Pollution level soars again in the national capital post Diwali as ‘toxic haze’ blankets Delhi, NCR: Photos, videos

Delhi’s air quality stood at ‘266’ in the morning post Diwali, droping the air quality in the ‘poor’ category. Delhi witnessed the best air quality on Diwali day in eight years which deteriorated in the evening after the firecracker ban was flouted.  Delhi Fire Service (DFS) chief, Atul Garg said around 100 calls for fire-related … Read more

Delhi air quality LIVE updates: Pollution levels in capital city soars post Diwali, AQI in ‘poor’ category

Delhi air quality LIVE updates: Delhi, NCR region Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 266 on November 13, post Diwali, at 6 am according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The city was engulfed in a thick layer of smog on the night of Diwali and the toxic haze continued to suspend on the … Read more

Dating app users falling prey to new scam in Delhi? Social media user warns of cafe hiring girls to con customers

A social media user took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to inform about a “new scam” he had fallen victim to after going on a date with a girl he had met on a dating app. He alleged he was scammed out of more than ₹15,000. In a series of posts, he even explained … Read more

India, China Fight for Influence Over Tiny Archipelago Nation

Updated Nov. 11, 2023 12:12 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) NEW DELHI—The fierce rivalry between India and China for influence in the Indian Ocean is on display in the tiny archipelago nation of Maldives, better known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters than as a strategic military outpost. The Maldives … Read more

Overnight rain in Delhi brings relief from hazardous air quality

Stringent restrictions mandated under the final stage of the Centre’s air pollution control plan for Delhi-NCR — Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) — have also been implemented in the national capital. The restrictions under stage IV of the GRAP, including a ban on all kinds of construction work and the entry of polluting trucks into … Read more