Delhi

Delhi boys on a ‘selfie craze’ crushed by train

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Two young lads lost their lives in the capital while posing for a selfie, between train tracks.The selfie craze took lives of, Yash Kumar, 16, and Shubham, 14. They, along with five friends studying in the same tuition centre, had pooled in money and rented a DSLR camera for Rs 400 per day. The Police …

Angry birds, Chotta Bheem to come alive at World Children Expo

Friday, January 13, 2017

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Popular cartoon characters will come alive at the sixth edition of the World Children Expo that promises to be an enthralling experience for children from all age groups. Conceptualised by Creative Children Media in association with Discovery Kids and Coco Fly, the two-day event will have in store a variety of hands-on fun activities, and …

‘Chilling out’ Delhi- NCR gets its chill

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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In the first week of January, maximum temperatures in the country’s capital were above normal by 4-5°C. And till now winter chill has not been felt for a prolonged period. But on January 11 Cold conditions intensify in Delhi-NCR as minimum temperature plunges to 2.3 degrees Celsius in parts of the city, the lowest in …

Delhi Airport first in world to adopt digital platform Arc

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Delhi Airport today claimed it has become the first aerodrome in the world to adopt unique performance and benchmarking digital platform Arc, which helps in tracking and monitoring building performance. Developed by Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI) and US Green Building Council (USGBC), the global certifying body for all Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) …

Air quality in Jan relatively better than last year

Monday, January 09, 2017

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New Delhi: In what could be a good news for Delhiites, the people of the national capital have breathed ‘relatively better‘ quality air this season so far compared to last year. According to the Ministry of Earth Science’s System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), this is largely due to weather conditions that …

Now, women can carry small knives in Delhi Metro

Saturday, January 07, 2017

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New Delhi: Now women travelling in Delhi Metro trains can carry small knives, lighters and matchboxes to ensure their safety. The decision was taken in the view of charges being regularly collected from women passengers in huge number by the security personnel. A senior CISF officer said that women will be permitted to carry knives …

Delhi govt nod to hike widows, senior citizens pensions

Friday, January 06, 2017

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The Delhi government today approved a proposal to increase the monthly pensions of widows, senior citizens and the disabled persons by Rs 1,000 each. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The government’s move will benefit lakhs of beneficiaries in the national capital. Announcing the Cabinet’s decision, Deputy …

Uber hikes taxi fares up to 50% in Delhi

Friday, January 06, 2017

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Transportation app Uber has hiked fares of its entry-level offering ‘UberGO’ by up to 50 per cent in Delhi-NCR.  The US-based firm has increased ride time charge to Rs 1.5 per minute from Rs 1 earlier. Uber charges Rs 6 per km up to 20 km and Rs 12 per km thereafter at a base …

DU women colleges says ‘NO’ to these rappers from fests to protest derogatory lyrics

Friday, January 06, 2017

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Delhi University women’s colleges have decided that the cultural festivals would ban the artists whose lyrics have sexist lyrics about women in their songs. The decision was taken by the Student Union members after the ‘Night Of Shame’ in Bengaluru. The incident has sparked a flame of national debates about the security of women in …

After Bengaluru shamed, it is Delhi’s shame

Thursday, January 05, 2017

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Another molestation case has been registered in the Mukherjee Nagar area of New Delhi after the Bengaluru incident happened. A CCTV footage was also recorded of a mob running and attacking the policemen with stones who prevented the boys from harassing a woman on the New Year’s Eve has emerged as a similar incident in Bengaluru. ALSO …

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