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Attention of Delhi government has been drawn towards motivated reports in a section of media about reasons for its decision to relieve an officer from the additional charge of member secretary of Delhi Dialogue Commission, who was on deputation from the central government.
Ajay Maken has said through his tweets that AAP has become a part of VIP and VVIP in just 50 days.
Rajkummar Rao Turns Heads in a Japanese Festival Inspired Suit at Lakme Fashion Week 2015
The much belated realisation about higher electricity tariffs finally by the Congress party is a clear evidence of this party?s confession that it betrayed the people of Delhi during its 15 year misrule, following which it was comprehensively rejected.
In Delhi, Legislative Assembly election 2015 is going to be held on 7 February 2015 to elect the members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. The results of the election will be announced on 10th Feburary 2015.
Election Commission of India after examining the complaints filed by Delhi BJP against Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Shri Arvind Kejriwal has prima facie found the complaints sustainable.
The Diesel and Petrol prices are reduced by Rs. 2 per liter effective from the Tuesday. This is the eighth consecutive reduction in the prices of petrol and fourth in the diesel in the last 17 months.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The strategies of Team Anna cannot be revealed as transparency can be suicidal, a prominent member of the group, Arvind Kejriwal has said.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The capital witnessed a sunny and slightly warm Thursday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 21.4 degrees, three notches below average. The met department has forecast a scorching day ahead.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Summer means dressing up in white or beige cotton clothes with minimal accessories. But fashion experts say it creates a boring look and suggest shoes, bags and jewellery in orange, fluorescent green, red and other vibrant colours to enhance the style quotient this season.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday expressed "deep concern" over the recent incidents of alleged discrimination against students from Northeastern states.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Get ready for the moon's most prominent and spectacular appearance of the year May 6, as it will shine at its brightest and look the biggest.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Nearly half of all child deaths in India are caused by pre-term births, the highest amongst its neighbours, a report by 'Save the Children' revealed Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi had a clear, bright day Wednesday though the maximum temperature still remained a notch below normal at 37.7 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature had dipped even lower -- four notches below normal -- to 20.5 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress-MP Jaya Bachchan has sought to change her seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha after her one-time co-star Rekha was allotted a seat right behind her, an official source said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it did not fear a presidential contest and that BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's remark that Vice President Hamid Ansari lacked the stature for the top job was unfortunate.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With actress Rekha all set to sit in the Rajya Sabha and allotted the seat behind her, Jaya Bachchan, her co-star from the 1981 film 'Silsila', has sought to change her seating arrangement in the house, an official source said Wednesday.
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Wednesday reported a 20.33 percent rise in net profit for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011-12 at Rs.603.59 crore from Rs.501.61 crore for the quarter that ended March 31, 2011.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Hyundai Motor Wednesday reported a growth of 4.9 percent in its April sales, including exports, that stood at 52,057 units compared to 54,606 units sold in the corresponding month of last year.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Two and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported a four percent increase in its total sales, including exports, in April at 381,590 units from 367,309 units sold in the corresponding month of last year.
In the 43rd match of IPL played in Sawai Mansingh stadium Delhi Daredevils thumped a 6 wickets win over Rajasthan Royals.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Clarifying that there were no Indian casualties, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation in Kabul after eight people were killed and 17 injured in suicide bombings and a gunbattle in the Afghan capital.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday reported a 28 percent decline in net income at Rs.1,006 crore for the quarter ended March 31 against Rs.1,401 crore during the like period of the previous financial year.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) It was a warm, sunny morning in the capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at 20.5 degrees Celsius, four notches below the average for the season. The met department forecast a cloudy day ahead.
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Virender Sehwag smashed a recording-breaking fifth consecutive fifty to help Delhi Daredevils breeze past Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in the Indian Premier League here Tuesday.
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils defeated Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in an Indian Premier League match here Tuesday.
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals made 141 for six against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League match here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday allowed the Israeli embassy car damaged in a bomb blast here Feb 13 to be inspected by an insurance surveyor to assess the damages for reimbursement. The court also ordered for video-recording of the inspection.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Vodafone India Tuesday hiked its post-paid tariffs by 20 percent to 1.2 paise per second in the Mumbai circle.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Restaurant chain Subway Tuesday said it is targeting to raise the number of its outlets in India from the existing 263 to 1,000 by 2015 with an investment of $58 million.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The month of May started on a warm note as the mercury shot up to 36 degrees, three notches above average, Tuesday. The met department has forecast a further increase in temperature Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Britain's Prince Andrew, who is on a week-long tour of India since Sunday, Tuesday visited the northeastern state of Nagaland where he paid homage to martyred soldiers at a World War II cemetery in capital Kohima, sources said.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday reported a decline of 7 percent in its total sales including exports in April which stood at 60,086 units from 64,383 units sold in the corresponding period of last year.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported an increase of 3.4 percent in its total sales in April, including exports, which stood at 100,415 units from 97,155 units sold in the corresponding month of last year.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's exports fell by 5.71 percent to $28.68 billion in March while imports surged 24.28 percent to $42.58 billion, leaving a monthly trade deficit of $13.9 billion, government data showed Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a bright, sunny morning Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 21 degrees Celsius. The met department said there could be clouds towards the evening.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman set herself on fire after an argument with a man who was harassing her with obscene phone calls, police said Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma strongly presented his niece Dana M Sangma's suicide case as 'racial discrimination' against students from northeast India in Delhi.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Vodafone India Monday said the telecom regulator's proposal to replace its 900MHz with an 1800MHz network will cost an additional Rs.10,000 crore to the firm which will be passed on to consumers.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Aiming to cut costs by nearly 65 percent while improving scalability, multinational conglomerate Essar Group has rolled out Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud services platform, offering web-based applications with high performance and scalability.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The capital experienced a warm Monday though the maximum temperature stayed two notches below average at 36.9 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday launched a portal to help subscribers lodge service complaints and track their redressal.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India's navy and air force will have dedicated communication satellites between 2012 and 2014, Defence Minister A.K. Antony told parliament Monday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers said.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi on Monday said there is a need to find innovative ways to deal with new problems related to carrying out elections.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who recently had a health scare, is back in action with his first television ad and says he is "delighted to reconnect with fans once again".
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) BIG RTL, a television joint venture between Reliance Broadcast Network and RTL Group, is set to launch first action entertainment channel Thrill and promises to treat the audiences with world class daring, electrifying and international adventurous shows dubbed in Hindi.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman, who was sentenced to a four-year jail term on charges of corruption, resigned from the party's national executive committee on Monday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A total of 89 power projects seeking green clearance are pending with the ministry, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan told the Lok Sabha Monday.
It was 39th match of IPL and Delhi Daredevils marked a 1 run victory over Rajasthan Royals.
It was the 40th match of IPL in which Mumbai Indians marked a 5 wickets victory over Deccan Chargers.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) It was a cool Monday morning in the capital Monday with the minimum temperature three notches below average at 20.9 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast a warm day ahead.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) It was a sunny day in the capital Sunday with the maximum temperature settling at 37.1 degrees Celsius, one notch below average for this time of the season.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Taking a serious view of child marriages in the country, the government has decided to hold a national consultation on the issue with the states.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Most Indian firms have recovered business confidence, but stagnancy in reforms, high interest rates and increased raw material costs still remain top concerns, according to a survey by industry lobby, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 20.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below the average for the season. The met department has forecast a warm day ahead.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday analyzed in a meeting with her ministers and legislators the reasons behind the Congress's defeat in the recent Delhi civic polls, a statement said.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy and windy Saturday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling two notches below average at 36.8 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of three percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2011-12 which stood at Rs.639.8 crore.
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Saturday said veteran social activist Anna Hazare is quite right as far as the use of money power and liquor in the elections is concerned, and emphasized that the federal authority responsible for administering all the electoral processes in India is taking a lot of steps to stop the use of these two inducements.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 50-bed medical centre, named after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, has been inaugurated at Jamia Millia Islamia, officials said Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Congress Party on Saturday termed veteran social activist Anna Hazare's remark that voters were not informed enough and could be influenced by money and alcohol to be a contradictory statement, saying there is a need to fight against corruption right from the bottom.
The average earnings of Delhiites is three times to average earnings of an Indian, a latest government report stated by adding that this earning is the second highest per capita income in India of any state after Goa, which holds the top position.........
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) It was a warm and sunny Saturday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature settling at 21.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below average for the season. The met department has forecast light rain in the evening.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The average income of Delhiites is expected to be Rs.1.75 lakh for the year 2011-12, almost 3 times the national average of around Rs.60,000, according a report by the state government's Directorate of Economics and Statistics.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting rights violations in India.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A standing committee report which was presented to Parliament Friday cautioned the government about carefully implement the revival plan for national carrier Air India.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils made 207 for five in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Friday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) To reach out to minority votes ahead of the Delhi assembly elections in 2013, the Congress-led government Friday asked the state minority commission to facilitate the registration of eligible Madrasahs which could be provided financial assistance for imparting "purposeful" education.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune following allegations of land grabbing and "misgivings" continuing to persist "despite clarifications" being made, it was announced Friday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Recommendations of the telcom regulator on spectrum auction would drive up the cost of airwaves, create an artificial scarcity and affect investor sentiments in the sector, global GSM operators lobby GSMA said Friday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A sunny morning was followed by a cloudy and pleasant day as strong gusts of wind prevented the mercury from rising above average in the capital Friday. The met office has forecast light rain and thunder storm in some areas Saturday.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana, whose debut film "Vicky Donor" is receiving rave reviews, says initially his image as an anchor obstructed his dream of becoming an actor.
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Justice K.G. Balakrishnan on Friday urged media to highlight issues of human right violations in the country.
The following is a timeline of the case against Bangaru Laxman, who was booked Friday in the Tehelka sting operation.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Biopharma company Biocon Friday reported a 29 percent decline in net profit at Rs.62.34 crore for the quarter ended March 31 against Rs.88 crore during the like period of the previous financial year.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman was convicted by a Delhi court Friday for accepting a bribe from a fake arms dealer in a 10-year-old graft case.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary school teachers eligibility test in 2012.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting the issue of human rights violation in the country.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A day after rains lashed the capital, bringing the temperatures down, the minimum temperature Friday morning fell five notches below average at 19.8 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast a clear day ahead.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) As India's AIDS control department is working on its next AIDS control mission (2012-17), a top UN official Thursday said the country must scale up its treatment and care facilities for HIV positive mothers. India has nearly 2.5 million HIV positive, the third largest population across the globe.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the capital Thursday with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at 22.6 degrees Celsius. The met office has forecast rains later in the day.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp wearing dresses made of mosquito net in a fashion show Wednesday to create awareness about the use of mosquito nets.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is an ally of the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre, has planned a mass rally of farmers in the national capital on May 16 to voice the problems and demands of the agriculture sector.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday informed that no damage has occurred in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which experienced moderate intensity tremors earlier today.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Even as the government is planning to increase health allocation in the 12th five-year plan, a report by a parliamentary committee Wednesday questioned the health ministry over under-utilisation of funds and low allocation in the current fiscal.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Ratings agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday cut its outlook on India to "negative" from "stable". What does it mean?
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Ratings agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday lowered its outlook on India to negative from stable, and warned of a ratings downgrade citing deteriorating economic indicators and slow progress on fiscal reforms in the backdrop of a 'weakened political setting'.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said there was no need to panic over rating agency Standard and Poor's downgrade of the country's economic outlook from stable to negative.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Nicobar islands Wednesday afternoon, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official here said.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) After light rain in the night, the capital woke up to a pleasant and sunny Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 21.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below average for the season. The met department has forecast a clear day ahead.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday hiked the daily wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled labourers, an official statement said here.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Parts of the capital experienced light rainfall Tuesday evening after cloudy skies and strong gusts of wind prevailed for a major part of the day, a met official said.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Childcare needs of the urban poor continue to remain ignored despite social schemes, experts said Tuesday at the release of a micro study conducted in 28 unauthorised colonies in the national capital.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The sports ministry said Tuesday that it has spent Rs.55.22 crore so far on the 46 medal prospects for this year's London Olympics.
Pune, April 24 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils thrashed Pune Warriors by eight wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An advertisement for a fairness cream for women's private parts sparked outrage in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a CPI-M member raising the issue and the presiding officer saying that the government should take note of her contention.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) After giving up his position in a parliamentary committee and the Congress party over an alleged sleaze CD, Rajya Sabha member Abhishek Manu Singhvi also chose to stay away from the parliament as the budget session resumed Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi assembly's budget session will start from May 28 and the budget will be passed June 4, an official statement said here Tuesday.