Everything you need to know about East Delhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about East Delhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Choices made by individuals affect society at a broader level, observed Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, while stressing that interdependence was a reality and a practical way of looking at the world.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi University has given an extension of a few hours for submitting online and offline registration forms for admission to the varsity's newly-introduced four-year undergraduate programme. Wednesday is the last day for submission of the forms.
Tokyo, June19 (ANI): East Japan Railway Co. has started testing a sign-language interpretation service in Tokyo on Monday using a videophone application on an Apple iPad tablet for guiding hearing-impaired people.
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The early and heavy monsoon rains in India have raised the hopes of a record plantation and sowing of kharif crops, a farmers' body representative said Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) How about a Bollywood style cuppa? Coffee mugs printed with images and lyrics from movies like "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" and "Ek Tha Tiger" have been released.
New Delhi, June 18(ANI): 'Iceman' actor Michael Shannon has revealed that after playing two dark characters back-to-back, he is now interested in playing a strong good-guy character like James Bond.
Nairobi, June 18 (IANS) India, which has a thriving diaspora in Kenya estimated at 100,000, became the East African nation's biggest trading partner in Asia in 2012, surpassing China, a government document says.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Yamuna river is flowing over the danger mark in the national capital, an official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday began evacuating people from low-lying areas along the banks of the Yamuna river after 8.06 lac cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund barrage in Haryana.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The water level of the Yamuna river would start rising Tuesday in Delhi with the release of another 8 lakh cusecs of water from the Hathnikund barrage in Haryana, a Delhi government official said.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Formula 1 team Marussia has handed Tio Ellinas of Cyprus his first Formula 1 test.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Temperature takes a dip when the monsoon season arrives, but makes everything moist. The rise in moisture level not only affects our rooms and furniture, but also the kitchen.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has reduced national roaming calls and SMS tariff ceilings from next month and said it would allow telecom service providers to offer national mobile roaming to subscribers for a fixed fee from the same date.
London, June 16 (IANS) Air India will soon resume direct services to some East African nations to grab a share of the steadily growing traffic between India and Africa on account of increasing trade, services and medical tourism.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 12 class student was arrested here Saturday for raping a 15-year-old girl when she was alone at her home, police said.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Pleasant weather will prevail this weekend with cloudy skies and spells of rain and thundershowers, a weather official said, forecasting light rain in parts of the city over the next 24 hours.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) National carrier Air India plans to replace its Airbus A-330s with with its newly-acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on many international routes, which will help the company save on fuel.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India requires smart, committed and idealistic people to give voice to the voiceless, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.
Itanagar, June 15 (ANI): Given the fast changing geo-political scenario in South and South East Asia, believing that China is looking to cement its ties with India further in a positive manner would amount to landing in quick sand, an editorial in an Arunachal Pradesh daily has opined.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Babies don't have to be always wrapped in soft and warm clothes. Do away with swaddling and dress up your baby in a chic and breathable way starting with feet.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Every petroleum minister is threatened by import lobbies to derail domestic exploration efforts aimed at achieving self sufficiency, Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily claimed Friday.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After becoming part of international cinema with plum projects like "Slumdog Millionaire", "Miral" and "Immortals", actress Freida Pinto has earned an impressive fan following. Now, she has decided to take to the world of social networking to connect with them.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) With the monsoon expected to soon arrive in the capital, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) will Saturday launch a 24x7 helpline - 155303 - to quickly respond to any distress calls related to poor sanitation, waterlogging and clogged drains, among others.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It was a pleasant morning in the capital Friday with minimum temperature settling at 27.8 degrees Celsius, average for this time of year. The Met department has forecast cloudy sky with light rain and thunder shower in some areas.
London, June 14 (IANS/AKI) Rights group Amnesty International has called for the release of three members of Ukranian feminist group Femen, jailed for a topless protest in Tunisia.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Club sandwich -- the classic late-evening hotel staple of chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise -- is cheapest in India's capital and most expensive in Geneva in Switzerland, as per the latest "Club Sandwich Index" of Hotels.com.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With expenditure on food, living expenses and stay rising sharply due to the weakening rupee against the dollar, Indian students aspiring to study abroad have been hit hard, a study by Assocham revealed Thursday.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by two unidentified people here, police said Thursday. Both the accused have been arrested.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian capital serves the most economically priced Club Sandwich at an average cost of Rs.494 (approximately $8.47), while Geneva has taken over from Paris as the most expensive city for the classic chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise sandwich, according to survey.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has decided to discontinue the 160-year-old telegram service from July 15.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) It was pleasant morning in the capital Thursday, with cool winds and cloud cover, even as the minimum temperature settled at 30.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above average for this time of year. The Met office has forecast rain.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Famed Brazilian Marco Antonio Falopa will be the head coach of East Bengal soccer team for 2013-14, the club announced Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday sanctioned Rs.57 lakh to various NGOs for social development projects.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Can't see your baby crying because of the harsh and painful skin rashes? Change nappy regularly, avoid lovely smelling wipes and also give your child some nappy free time.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Before you step out of your house to donate blood on World Blood Donor Day Friday, have a nourishing diet. Once you are done with the good deed, consume food items rich in vitamins and more, says Annapurna Agrawal, nutritionist at Snap Fitness India.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) As metrosexuality is on the rise, celebrate Father's Day this Sunday by gifting your dad a natural masque that will clean his face and also nourish it.
Mayor of East Delhi, Ram Narayan Dubey today launched Malaria and Dengue Prevention Month at Community Hall at Dilshad Colony in the Trans Yamuna area to create awareness among the masses
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Susmit Sen, the lead guitarist and one of the co-founders of Indian Ocean, has quit the band. He wants to embark on an independent journey and says his departure will be beneficial for indie-pop band and his creative expression as well.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) International ratings agency Fitch Wednesday upgraded its outlook on India to "stable" from "negative", a move that is likely to boost investors' sentiment in Asia's third largest economy.
London, June 12 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has auctioned off a lunch opportunity with her to raise money for the Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School.
Every time there is a prime ministerial visit to East or Southeast Asia, we dust up the two-decade-old placards and begin to wave them. The fading lettering on them proclaims that India is 'Looking East.' But as a nation, our attention span is limited. Therefore, the moment the visit is over we climb up tiredly into the attic to deposit the placards and to keep them there till the next visit.
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): A perusal of the pages of the Asian Strategic Review of this year will enable us, particularly our policy makers, to understand how important it is for India to develop strategic ties with other countries of the region. The volume surveys the developments in South Asia, China, South-east and East Asia, West Asia, and the impact of U.S. and Russia on countries of the region.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was raped by her neighbour here, police said Tuesday. The accused has been arrested.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The government is not contemplating additional measures to curb gold imports, which are expected to drop substantially this month, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) An overcast sky and cool breeze in the forenoon Tuesday brought relief from the searing heat in the capital, a weather official said, forecasting rain the next day.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Sahej Bakshi, whose brain child Dualist Inquiry has created ripples in the music world, says he was so impressed by band Swarathma's performance that he decided to remix their song and create "Naane Daari (Remix)".
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Stylish short dresses, casual tees with stripes, printed knee-length shorts and coloured pants - revamp your wardrobe with the clothes inspired from nautical style and fashion.
New Delhi, June 11(ANI): Kohler Co. has come up with a shower head fitted with music speaker for all those who want to enjoy music during a shower but are too skeptical of carrying their phone or mp3 players to the bathroom.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 29.2 degrees Celsius - a notch above the season's average. The weather office has forecast rains later in the day.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to set up a trade board to address the issues of traders in the capital.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) An 82-year-old man has been acquitted of the charge of raping his maid by a Delhi court which also directed the government to frame guidelines for regulating placement agencies providing domestic helps so as to curb registration of false cases.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) After experiencing a sultry Monday which saw a maximum temperature at 41.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above average, the capital might have rains Tuesday and the mercury might dip significantly.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Now Audi enthusiasts will not only drive their favourite luxury car to work, they can have it at their desk top too as the German luxury car manufacturer has introduced a wireless computer mouse in a sculpted Audi car-body shape.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Hit trio Jaaved Jaffrey, Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Behl who made hit dance show "Boogie Woogie" are likely to come together on the small screen once again.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Admissions under the sports quota into Delhi University (DU) have been made simpler this year following the introduction of the four-year undergraduate programme, a university official said Monday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Jai Prakash Agarwal Sunday accused the BJP of hampering the development of the capital.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The week ended on a sunny, hot note in the national capital Sunday as the maximum temperature settled a notch above average at 40.1 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Monday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to probe the money trail in alleged spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Industry is hopeful that the investment climate will improve after the next two quarters, said a survey conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) released here Sunday.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India's gross direct tax collections increased 21.10 percent to Rs.63,252 crore in the first two months of the current financial year, surpassing the government's expectations.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) From exciting activities like para motoring and bungee jumping to some golf coaching, wine tasting or a relaxed weekend holiday - plan a unique experience for your dad this Father's day June 16.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday met the five-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by her neighbours April 15 while being held captive and starved for two days, a statement said.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra has said that he is innocent, even as the franchise sought to distance itself from him and threatened to suspend him and forfeit his shares if found guilty in the spot fixing and betting scandal.
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Ambani brothers today announced a Rs 12,000-crore deal, wherein Mukesh will use towers owned by a firm run by his younger sibling Anil for launch of his telecom venture.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In order to improve the prospects for peace in Syria, Russian foreign policy experts have called for India to take part in the Geneva II peace conference.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) People often complain of skin dryness and opt for varied beauty products to cure it. Avoiding long, hot shower bath or drinking at least two litres of water can help you rid the problem.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Grey hair, generally associated with ageing, is now a common problem among youngsters. One can avoid the problem by going natural, says expert.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, on a visit to Myanmar, Friday met the Southeast Asian nation's communications Minister U Myat Hein and enquired about the selection process for companies bidding for telecom contracts in the country.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Women love flowers and jewellery. What if there is a two-in-one offer? Entice, a jewellery brand by KGK group, has come up with an exquisite collection of intricate ornaments inspired from six rare flowers to woo fashionistas.
Tokyo, June 7 (ANI): Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has said Taipei, Tokyo and Beijing should engage in a three-way dialogue on resource development on the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) It was a cloudy, pleasant Friday morning in the national capital with minimum temperature settling at 25.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below average for this time of year.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The demand for electricity in the capital rose to an unprecedented high of 5,653 MW Thursday, said a Delhi government official.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India supports the freedom of navigation in accordance with the principles of international laws, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday and offered to discuss with Thailand possible areas of cooperation in defence producution.
Bangkok, June 6 (ANI): Asserting that New Delhi has been of the consistent view that ASEAN is central to any security architecture for the region, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Thursday said India is committed to efforts of ADMM Plus, ARF and the East Asia Summit for promoting dialogue and consensus building among all countries of the region
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Actress Sucheta Khanna has donned a new avatar - she will be seen in a negative yet funny role in "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" (YPD 2) when it hits theatres Friday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death here and two of his friends injured in an attack by six men of a rival group, police said Wednesday.
Lusaka, June 5 (IANS) Zambian female golfers emerged winners of the East and Central All Africa Golf Challenge Championship after overcoming former champions Tanzania by 33 shots in a tightly contested tournament here Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) It was a hot, sunny Wednesday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling at 43.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. The weather office has forecast similar weather Thursday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) "I'm Special: My World Is Different", a movie on autism by Delhi-based journalist and filmmaker Deepak Parvatiyar, won the first prize at the maiden edition of the Autismovie Film Festival, an international fest of short films about autism, in Italy.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A woman allegedly drowned both her children and then hung herself at her east Delhi home, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The development versus environment debate is unnecessary and irrelevant, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said Wednesday and asked officials in her ministry to take objective and transparent decisions while according environment clearance to development projects.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling at 30.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above average for this time of year. The weather office has forecast a clear day ahead.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A criminal case was registered Tuesday against unknown people who tried to fraudulently claim compensation for 41 people by getting their names added to the list of the dead during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a police source said.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) It was yet another hot, sunny day in the national capital Tuesday as the maximum temperature settled a notch above average at 41.7 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sort out the woes of Keralites and other Indians in Kuwait following changes in labour laws.
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Yesteryears' actor Shashi Kapoor watched grand-nephew Ranbir Kapoor's latest film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani".
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A complaint has been filed in a here court seeking registration of an FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly misusing government funds in an advertisement campaign ahead of the 2008 Assembly polls.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian capital saw a warm opening to the week with mercury shooting up to 40.3 degrees, normal for this time of the season. A cloudy sky has been forecast Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) If new-age brides are moving away from heavy-weight wedding outfits, they are also saying 'no' to over-the-top make-up.
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): A Melbourne-based startup has launched its self-named, patent-pending track and trace mobile application.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning in the capital Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 28.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above average for this time of the year. The Met office has forecast a partly cloudy day ahead.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar feels that musicals in India can develop only if television decides to promote it.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Activist-turned-politician and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will contest directly against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the upcoming Delhi assembly elections, a senior party member said Sunday.
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will contest polls from the constituency of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Diskhit in the upcoming state Assembly elections.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The working committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is holding an emergency meeting in Chennai to decide the fate of its president N. Srinivasan in the wake of the alleged spot fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Exfoliating the skin with body a scrub and hydrating it with a good summer lotion are important things that can help your skin to get a glow and look younger.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With Delhi reeling under intense heat, people of the city should provide special care to their pets in order to keep them hydrated and healthy, the Humane Society International (HSI) said Saturday.
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Preeti Rathi, a Delhi nurse targeted in an acid attack in Mumbai May 2, died in a hospital here Saturday, police said.
New York, Jun. 1 (ANI): Philip Seymour Hoffman has admitted that he spent ten days at an undisclosed East Coast detox facility earlier this month after he began taking heroin.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Indian Oil Corp Friday hiked petrol price by 75 paise per litre and that of diesel by 50 paise per litre, both rates excluding local taxes, effective midnight, an official announced.