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Indian batsmen will need to do well for Delhi Capitals to win IPL, feels Dhawan

New Delhi : Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan Monday reckoned that the Indian batsmen would need to score the bulk of runs for Delhi Capitals to harbour hopes of winning the Indian Premier League. Dhawan joined the rest of the Delhi Capitals squad here on Sunday after having taken part in the recently concluded One-Day series against Australia. The left-handed batsman ... Read More »

Benara Bearings planning to open branch office in Delhi

Benara Bearings and Pistons is planning to open branch office in Delhi. The meeting of the Board of Directors of the company is scheduled to be held on March 12, 2019, to consider the same. Benara Bearings and Pistons is engaged in the manufacturing of engine bearings, bushes, pistons, piston pin, piston rings, cylinder liners and sleeves and engine valves. ... Read More »

Nepal Govt officials join INGAF training course in New Delhi

The training is being held under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme of the Ministry of External Affairs. This is a special tailor-made training course on Public Finance Management designed at the request and requirement of Nepal’s Ministry of Finance for a total 62 officials. The training will enhance capabilities of these officials in global practices dealing with e-payment ... Read More »

BHEL to set up EV charger network on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd Monday said the company is setting up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. The project is covered under Department of Heavy Industry’s FAME scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in India). “The establishment of electric vehicle (EV) chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 kms ... Read More »

BHEL installs first SEVC on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

Mumbai : Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) is setting up a network of Solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. The first in the series of Charging Stations was inaugurated at Ethnic India Resort, in Sonepat, in the state of Haryana. The project is covered under the FAME scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles in ... Read More »

Defence Minister meets Wing Commander Abhinandan in New Delhi

The Defence Minister conveyed to him that the entire nation is proud of his courage and determination. She also enquired about his health and condition. Varthaman’s wife SqnLdrTanviMarwah (retd), son, his sister and a few senior military officials were present in the meeting. Currently, Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan is undergoing medical tests at the Army Hospital in New Delhi. Read More »

Highway projects worth Rs 50,000 cr underway in Delhi to ease traffic congestions

In addition, projects worth Rs 5,000 crore are being implemented to check pollution in the river Yamuna. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a four-lane flyover at Dhaula Kuan junction in New Delhi. The Minister said this flyover is the first step towards developing a signal-free corridor to the Indira Gandhi International Airport and efforts are on to complete all ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses Global Business Summit in New Delhi

Addressing the Global Business Summit in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, he wants the nation to have countless startups, and be a leader in the global drive towards renewable sources of energy. The Prime Minister said that government is working hard to create a New India which fulfils the aspirations and dreams of 130 crore Indians. He said, his vision ... Read More »

Shooting World Cup opens in Delhi

The tournament will have 16 Tokyo 2020 Olympics quota places up for grabs.  India are fielding a 23-member squad with 11 shooters in the non-competition Minimum Qualification Score category. Overall, around 503 shooters from 58 countries will be competing for top honours with eight of the 10 events offering Olympic quota places.  With Apurvi Chandela and Anjum Moudgil already securing ... Read More »

New Delhi: PM Modi addresses CREDAI YouthCon-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the CREDAI YouthCon -19 at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The theme for this YouthCon is Next Generation. He also visited the exhibition organized by Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India, CREDAI. The annual conference will bring together the next generation of real estate builders and developers to enlighten their young minds and ... Read More »

1st Annual Conference of Media Units held in Delhi

The Minister said, there is a need to adapt with changing technology. He said it is the efficiency and integrity of the Indian Information Service officers that matters and asked them to come together as best communicators of government. Speaking on the occasion, Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare said, there is need to be up-to-date with the rapidly changing ... Read More »

PM Modi to address CREDAI YouthCon-19 in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the CREDAI YouthCon -19 at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The theme for this YouthCon is Next Generation. He will also visit the exhibition organized by Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India, CREDAI. The annual conference will bring together the next generation of real estate builders and developers to enlighten their young ... Read More »

Delhi: 17 dead in Karol Bagh Hotel Fire

According to eyewitnesses, most deaths were caused due to suffocation. The fire started around 4:30 am. The fire service and police officials pulled out several others from the hotel in a four-hour long rescue operation. Many people were severely injured and have been admitted for treatment.  The fire started from the fourth floor of the hotel and spread till the ... Read More »

Massive fire breaks in Karol Bagh Hotel – 17 killed in delhi hotel fire

At least 17 people were killed as a massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh in the national capital early in the morning. The dead includes a child. According to eyewitnesses, most deaths were caused due to suffocation. The fire started around 4:30 am. The fire service and police officials pulled out several others from the ... Read More »

Train 18’s Delhi-Varanasi AC chair car ticket to cost Rs 1,850

On its return journey, the chair car ticket will cost Rs1,795 and the executive car ticket will be priced at Rs3,470. The semi-high speed train is scheduled to be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15. The train has two classes of tickets — executive class and chair car — and will have differently price. Read More »

EC asks Delhi Police to investigate ‘misleading’ calls over electoral rolls

Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh had cautioned people about such calls claiming deletion of their names from electoral rolls.  His statement comes a day after a BJP delegation met the Chief Election Commissioner and alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party  has been making such phone calls. The poll official had made it clear that no one but the electoral ... Read More »

Delhi wakes up to heavy fog, AQI in poor category

There was near-zero visibility and several train coming to Delhi and different parts of North India are running late due to fog. Flight operations were also affected due to fog. According to MeT officials, “Today there will be partly cloudy sky with haze and smoke. Maximum and Minimum temperature will hover arround 21 and 09 degree celcius.” The air quality ... Read More »

Government makes demarche to US Embassy in New Delhi

The Ministry of External Affairs had made demarche to the Embassy of the United States in New Delhi. The MEA reiterated its concern over the dignity and well-being of the detained students and the need for immediate consular access for Indian officials to the detainees. The MEA in a statement underlined that students, who may have been duped into enrolling ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality continues to be ‘very poor’

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) of the city was at 344, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’. The ... Read More »

Last rites of former Defence Minister George Fernandes to be held in New Delhi

Fernandes had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for a long time and was down with swine flu for the last few days as well. George Fernandes was one of the most prominent leaders of the socialist movement in the 1970s. He was a senior Janata Dal leader before he founded the Samata Party. Georges Fernandes held several ministerial portfolios including communications, industry, and railways. ... Read More »

Delhi Police arrests two J&K based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists

DCP, Special Cell, Pramod Singh Kushwaha said, one of them was arrested with incriminating materials from Rajghat on the intervening night of 20-21of this month.  He was the mastermind of the recent spree of throwing grenades in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The other was nabbed from Bandipora in Kashmir.  The police team led by inspector Shiv Kumar and ... Read More »

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in New Delhi

He will be accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minister Modi and President Ramaphosa will hold delegation level talks on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest. The two countries will sign agreements in different fields. Ramaphosa  will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade. He  is the second President of South Africa after President ... Read More »

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is arriving in New Delhi

President Ramaphosa will be accompanied by the First Lady Dr. Tshepo Motsepe, and a high level delegation including nine Ministers, senior officials of his Government and a 50-member business delegation. President Ramaphosa will be accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ramaphosa will hold delegation level talks on bilateral, regional and global issues ... Read More »

Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi; reduce pollution level

15 trains were delayed with an average delay of two to three hours. Heavy rains drastically reduced the pollution level in the national capital, which recorded the best air quality of this year on Tuesday. According to the Central Pollution Control Board data, the overall air quality index in the city was 133, which falls in the ‘moderate’ category. The ... Read More »

CBI raid SAI headquarters in New Delhi

The arrests were made during searches at the sports administrator’s office in Delhi’s Lodhi Road area. The Central Bureau of Investigation officials reached the Sports Authority of India headquarters around 5 pm and sealed the entire premises for search and questioning of the alleged staffers. Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said that government is committed to a corruption-free India. He added ... Read More »

BES EXPO 2019 begins in New Delhi

Nearly 300 companies from 25 countries are displaying their products in the Expo. On the occasion, an exhibitor’s directory was released by the dignitaries and BES awards were presented to the winners. Addressing the gathering, the I&B Secretary said that the Information and Broadcasting ministry is considering bringing a new Integrated Broadcast Policy for the growing broadcasting sector in India. Read More »

Armed robbers loot passengers onboard Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express; take away cash, mobile phones

New Delhi: Unidentified assailants, carrying guns and sharp-edged weapons, barged inside two coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express and looted the passengers on Thursday morning. A group of about seven to ten armed assailants robbed passengers onboard B3 and B7 coaches. The incident took place in the early morning hours in Badli station, on the outskirts of Delhi. The incident came to light after ... Read More »

PM Modi releases commemorative coin on Guru Gobind Singh Ji in New Delhi

Addressing a select gathering on the occasion, Mr Modi recalled Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s fight for the weaker sections. The Prime Minister also took to Twitter to pay tributes to the Sikh Guru. In an audio message, Modi said, Guru Gobind Singh Ji was a divine figure full of heroism, valor, courage, sacrifice and devotion. He said, whenever, an attempt ... Read More »

Two-day BJP National Convention begins in New Delhi

BJP workers from every Lok Sabha constituency are attending the meeting. MPs, MLAs, Parishad members, District In Charge, District Mahamantris and vistaraks will participate in the 2-day event. The emphasis will be on strengthening the presence of the party right from the grassroots level, and on taking the achievements of the Modi government to the people. BJP President Amit Shah ... Read More »

BJP National Council meet begins in New Delhi

BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention. Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session.  The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will ... Read More »

BJP National Councill meet begins in New Delhi

BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention. Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session.  The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will ... Read More »

PM Modi, Norwegian PM Solberg hold talks in Delhi

Solberg arrived in New Delhi on Monday on a three-day visit to India. She is accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation. Solberg was accorded ceremonial reception at forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning. She paid homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the visiting ... Read More »

PM Modi, Norwegian PM Solberg to hold talks in Delhi

Solberg arrived in New Delhi on Monday on a three-day visit to India. She is accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation. Solberg was accorded ceremonial reception at forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning. She paid homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the visiting ... Read More »

4th Raisina Dialogue to begin today in Delhi

Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg will deliver inaugural address in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Ministry of External Affairs in partnership with Observer Research Foundation is organizing the flagship annual geopolitical and geostrategic conference. The theme of the Dialogue this year is “A World Reorder: New Geometries; Fluid Partnerships; Uncertain Outcomes”. The discussions will ... Read More »

Delhi wakes up to a rainy Sunday

According to Indian Meteorological Department, heavy rain or snow and hailstorm are likely to occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during next 24 hours with this isolated to scattered rainfall is also likely over parts of northwest India during next 48 hours. Chances are that it is to intensify cold wave in north India. Due to cloudy ... Read More »

World Book Fair begins in Delhi

Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 9-day annual event. The theme of this year is ‘Readers with Special Needs’. All India Radio is the radio partner for the fair. To mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, there will be special book exhibition of books on and by Mahatma Gandhi. More than 600 publishers will display books at more than ... Read More »

World Book Fair begins in Delhi today

Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will inaugurate the 9-day annual event. The theme of this year is ‘Readers with Special Needs’. All India Radio is the radio partner for the fair. To mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, there will be special book exhibition of books on and by Mahatma Gandhi. More than 600 publishers will display books at ... Read More »

NIA conducts fresh searches in Delhi and UP’s Amroha

The raids were conducted in at least five places in Delhi and Amroha over Monday and Tuesday as sleuths are looking for additional evidence.  On December 26, the agency had busted the group and arrested the suspects, who were planning suicide attacks and serial blasts targeting politicians and government installations in Delhi and other parts of north India. A Delhi ... Read More »

ISIS module bust case: NIA conducts follow-up searches in Delhi

National Investigation Agency has conducted the follow-up searches in the ISIS module bust case in Delhi. The Searches were carried out in Seelampur and Jaffarabad area. The agency had also questioned few suspects. The counter-terror probe agency’s action comes four days after it arrested 10 people including the group head Mufti Mohammad Suhailm, as they were allegedly planning terror attacks ... Read More »

North India shivers under severe cold; Capital Delhi records coldest day

North India continues to shiver as the year draws to an end. Talking of Jammu and Kashmir, cold wave conditions intensified. With the 40 day period of Chillai kalan continuing, Srinagar saw the mercury remaining at minus 6.7 degrees. The edges of the Dal lake are frozen. People thronged markets to buy ‘Harissa’, a traditional meat delicacy that is served ... Read More »

NIA busts new Islamic State-inspired module based in Delhi & UP

The NIA arrested 10 persons from Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi for their suspected involvement with a new ISIS inspired terror module planning to carry out blasts in north India, especially in the national capital.  The National Investigation Agency conducted searches across 17 locations in Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi in connection with its probe into the new module called ... Read More »

OMG! TV Actor Aansh Arora Is Dating Delhi Based Fashion Designer

According to Reports Aansh Arora Is Dating This Delhi Based Girl Since He Was Doing Theater In Delhi. The Heartthrob Actor Aansh Arora Who Made His Debut With &TV Show ‘”Queens” Always Makes Headlines For Some Or The Other Reason. Earlier He Replaced TV Hunk Karan Wahi In Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti’s Web Series Tanhaiyan. And Recently There Was ... Read More »