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Delhi on flood alert; Yamuna nears warning level 

Over 15,000 people living in flood-plains have been shifted to tents set up by various government agencies due to the river water inundating low lying areas, officials said.  State officials at the Flood department’s control room believe that water level has been constant for the past few hours and expected to recede later on.  The train traffic over old Yamuna ... Read More »

New Delhi and Thimpu to take bilateral co-operation beyond hydro power sector

Briefing media in Thimpu, about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s engagement with the King, the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that there will be three pillars of the relationship between the two countries which is enduring nature of partnership based on mutual interest and trust.  Foreign Secretary said, they desired to strengthen ... Read More »

BJP names in-charges for upcoming Delhi, Haryana assembly polls

BJP President also appointed Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar as Election In-charge, Uttar Pradesh Minister Bhupendra Singh as Election Co-Incharge, for the upcoming Haryana Assembly Elections. BJP’s in-charges for states announced BJP president announces in-charges for upcoming polls in states. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar appointed In-charge for Delhi. Hardeep Singh Puri & Nityanand Rai as Co-Incharge for Delhi. Narendra Singh ... Read More »

Doordarshan Action Plan meeting for 2020-2023 held in New Delhi

The discussion with all the stakeholders from programming policy wing, news wing, and engineering wing included deliberation on future capital plans of Doordarshan regarding expansion, digitalization & modernisation. Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, DG Doordarshan Supriya Sahu and DG DD News Mayank Agrawal addressed the gathering. Prasar Bharati CEO said that there is a need to adopt new technologies ... Read More »

India-Bangladesh home minister-level talks held in Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah congratulated his Bangladesh counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on the resumption of the office for a second term. Home Minister reiterated India’s full support for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s development agenda. Both the Ministers reiterated the significance of the bilateral relationship.  During the meeting, the Ministers expressed satisfaction that both countries are working closer than ever before in ... Read More »

Tiffany to enter India; open stores in Delhi, Mumbai in partnership with Reliance

Tiffany, which is known for its diamond engagement rings and robin’s egg blue boxes, will be another marquee name to join the ever-growing portfolio of Reliance. In May, it had bought British toy-store chain Hamleys. In a statement, Tiffany said it will enter the Indian market through a joint venture with Reliance Brands Ltd. “Through a joint venture, Tiffany plans ... Read More »

Delhi: 6 dead in massive fire in Zakir Nagar

Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot after information was received around 2.30 am about the fire in a four-storey residential building, according to the fire department. The blaze, which occurred due to short circuit in electric metres, was doused by 5.25 am. The building in southeast Delhi housed 13 flats. Around seven cars and 19 motorcycles were destroyed ... Read More »

2nd All India annual conference of IIS officers held in New Delhi

The conference discussed about integrated communication approaches, regional expansion of social media, and impact assessment of Govt communication. In his message, Union I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar conveyed his message to the delegates of the Conference wherein he highlighted the importance of feedback along with communicating the programmes and policies of government, stating that the IIS Officers are the eyes and ... Read More »

Unnao rape survivor brought to AIIMS Delhi from IGI through green corridor

The rape survivor, who suffered critical injuries in a car-truck collision last week, was airlifted to New Delhi from Lucknow on Monday evening for further treatment following Supreme Court directives in this regard, police said. “On the advice of AIIMS doctors, the journey of the ambulance carrying the injured person was facilitated by providing free passage.  The ambulance left T-1 airport ... Read More »

Air India reduces fare cap on Srinagar-Delhi flights

The fare cap shall remain in place till August 15. Airlines Officials said that fare had been reduced from 9500 rupees on the sector this morning. The Civil Aviation Ministry yesterday advised State Carrier Air India to keep fares from Srinagar in check as Amarnath pilgrims and tourists rushed to the airport after the Jammu and Kashmir administration asked them ... Read More »

Unnao Rape case: Kuldeep Singh Senger to be produced before Delhi court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar was moved from Sitapur jail yesterday. He was lodged in Sitapur jail from last year after getting arrested in Unnao Rape case. Talking to media while moving from jail Sengar reiterated that he is being framed and said that everything is part of political vendetta. Sengar will be produced in court today in Delhi today along with ... Read More »

President Kovind returns to New Delhi after three-nation visit

That was the first ever visit by any President of India to the three West African countries. During the week long visit, he held talks with his counterparts from these countries and discussed several issues. A number of MoUs were also signed in the field of traditional medicine, pan Africa e-Network Project, solar and renewable energy, E-education and Ayurveda. In Guinea, ... Read More »

Unnao Rape:  SC orders to transfers all 5 cases to Delhi

After CBI taking over the probe in the Unnao rape and accident case, it was the turn of the Supreme Court on Thursday to order swift action. The apex Court directed the transfer of all five cases registered in connection with the Unnao rape incident from a court in Uttar Pradesh to a court in the national capital. CBI trial ... Read More »

Unnao Rape: SC orders transfer of all 5 cases to Delhi

Supreme Court ordered to transfer the trial of all five cases related to Unnao rape incident from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi. The Court said that the trial court judge in Delhi will hear the case on day-to-day basis and complete the trial within 45 days. The Supreme Court also directed the UP government to pay Rs 25 lakh as compensation ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

Delhi court questions the absence of review boards for mental health patients

The issue cropped up before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra while hearing a plea moved by an NGO for mental health assessment of a homeless woman, who identified herself as an MBBS graduate and has been residing in their shelter home and had refused her medical examination without a court order or in absence of a lawyer. Calling it a peculiar ... Read More »

After rains, mercury slips to 25.5 deg C in Delhi

On Friday, the minimum was 26.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal limits. The city recorded a rainfall of 11.2 mm from 8:30 am on Friday to 8:30 am on Saturday, the Meteorological (MeT) department said. However, the relative humidity rose to 90 per cent at 8:30 am. Delhi witnessed light rain in certain areas on Friday with the Safdurjung ... Read More »

Police arrest Delhi woman for duping retired AEN of 77 lakh rupees

Udaipur : The Udaipur police have arrested a woman from Delhi allegedly involved in financial fraud using cyber platform. Vineeta wife of Shahzad Khan has been arrested from her residence at Uttam Nagar, South Delhi and brought to Udaipur in connection with an FIR lodged at the GoverdhanVilas police station. The complaint was given in April month,   by one Bhanwarlal Rajak, ... Read More »

FM Nirmala Sitharaman attends Income Tax Day event in New Delhi

Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur was also present on the occasion. Lauding the Income Tax Department, the Finance Minister said that Direct tax collection has increased significantly over the last 5 years while adding that the larger principle behind taxation is better and equal redistribution of wealth. Emphasizing the importance of widening the tax ... Read More »

Former BJP Delhi President Mange Ram Garg passes away

A large number of leaders including LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj along with other party workers paid their condolences to the departed soul. Garg had pledged his organs to the ‘Dadhichi Deh Dan Samiti’ for which his body was taken to Lady Hardinge Medical College hospital. PRESIDENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO SENIOR BJP LEADER   President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his ... Read More »

Mortal remains of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit consigned to flames

Sheila Dikshit’s body was taken to the Congress headquarters where top party leaders including Manmohan Singh, Chief Ministers Ashok Gehlot and Kamal Nath paid their respects. Later, the body was taken to the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee office, the city unit which she was heading at the time of her death. Sheila Dikshit served as the Chief Minister of Delhi from ... Read More »

Last rites of Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit performed

The Last rites of Former Delhi chief minister and Delhi Congress President Sheila Dikshit was performed today. She passed away on Saturday of a cardiac arrest at the age of 81. Her body was kept at the party headquarters for final respects. she was accorded state funeral. Dikshit served as the Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013. She ... Read More »

10th Jagran Film festival inaugurated in New Delhi

Speaking on the occasion, the Information and Broadcasting Minister said that cinema has become a vital part of people’s lives. He said, it is a democratic medium which can express different emotions and join people together. Cinema has become a great tool for soft power.Javadekar said, Indian films are loved and accepted globally. He highlighted the recent steps taken by ... Read More »

International drug syndicate busted by Delhi Police

The seizure is worth about 600 crore rupees in the international market. An official said, that five persons have been arrested including chemical expert. The members of this gang were involved in procuring narcotic and psychotropic substance from various places in India to supply to the local traffickers and also to export it to various countries. In order to identify ... Read More »

New academic session begins in Delhi University

He also assured parents that their children will be protected from the menace of ragging. He also talked about the helpline number where student can register complaints against ragging. College and University authorities have also taken steps to fight ragging. Posters have been raised in college premises spreading awareness on the issue. Perpetrators of ragging can be subjected to stringent ... Read More »

A look at political career of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit was born Sheila Kapoor on 31st March 1938 in Kapurthala. She did her schooling from the Convent of Jesus and Mary School, New Delhi and did her Master of Arts in History from Miranda House, Delhi University. Sheila Dikshit had been the longest serving Chief Minister of Delhi. She served as the Chief Minister of Delhi for three ... Read More »

Last rites of Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit to be performed today

The Last rites of Former Delhi chief minister and Delhi Congress President Sheila Dikshit will be performed today; She passed away on Saturday of a cardiac arrest at the age of 81; Her body will be kept at the party headquarters for final respects before her last rites to be performed in the afternoon. she will be accorded state funeral. ... Read More »

Celebrations of 20th Anniversary of victory at Kargil begins in Delhi

The celebrations of 20th Anniversary of the victory in Operation Vijay at Kargil began in Delhi on Sunday.  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid tributes to the martyrs at National War Memorial where a Victory Flame was illuminated.  The Victory Flame will traverse through eleven towns and cities, to finally culminate at Dras wherein the ... Read More »

India US trade talks held in New Delhi

The delegation held bilateral talks on 12 July 2019 with the Indian delegation led by Sanjay Chadha, AdditionalSecretary, Department of Commerce, which included senior officials from other Government of India Ministries. The meeting was cordial and aimed at providing a new impetus tobilateral trade and commercial ties, in line with the mandate given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ... Read More »

India, United States hold talks in New Delhi on trade issues

Trade talks between the US and India continued on Friday.  USTR officials led by Assistant US Trade Representative Christopher Wilson held talks with their Indian counterparts.  The focus was on tariffs, data localisation and e-commerce rules.  WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

India-US trade talks to be held in New Delhi today

The US delegation is being led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson.  The Indian side is being led by Additional Secretary level officer from Commerce and Industries Ministry.  The visiting USTR delegation will also call on Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today.  This would be the first meeting on trade issues after the ... Read More »

UAE Foreign Minister to call on PM Modi in New Delhi today

The visiting dignitary held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday. During their meeting, the two leaders discussed relations in political, economic, investment, trade, energy and other sectors and aspects of developing and enhancing the existing ties in all fields. Both sides stressed the importance of combating extremism and terrorism in all forms. They also exchanged views on ... Read More »

Health Minister chairs meeting of group of experts in Delhi on AEC in Bihar

In addition to senior officers from the Health Ministry, Ministry of Women and Child Development, experts from AIIMS, NCDC, ICMR, IAP, WHO and CDC were present at the meeting. Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited SKMCH. The state government has announced several measures too. More in this report…. Acute encephalitis syndrome or brain fever has taken its toll on ... Read More »

New Delhi: Resident Doctors Association call off strike at AIIMS

Showing solidarity with protesting doctors in Kolkata, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) wore bandages and helmets as a sign of protest on Friday.  Condemning the attitude of West Bengal govt, the executive body of Resident Doctors Association of AIIMS in a statement said that it remains committed to fight atrocities being borne by the young ... Read More »