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New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The searing heat in the capital has led to toxic ozone rising to dangerous levels, giving rise to health issues such as chest pain, coughing and congestion, a scientist said Friday.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit Friday staged a sit-in protest near Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's official residence here, demanding her resignation over alleged misuse of public money for "political purposes" ahead of the 2008 assembly polls.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) "100 Ek Shunya Shunya", a new crime show, is in line to show the real investigations on the small screen. It will take the audiences into the world of police - control rooms, lock-ups, etc.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) There is more to the sizzling heat in Delhi than rising temperatures. Scientists have found unusually high levels of toxic ozone in the city in the past two weeks.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Former Miss Alabama Katherine Webb, who revealed that she eats only about 1,120 calories a day, has been advised to eat more, by a nutrition expert.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday staged a demonstration near Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence here demanding her resignation over alleged misuse of public money ahead of the 2008 assembly polls.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A day after Delhi recorded it's hottest day in May in the last 10 years, the mercury is expected to rise further Friday, the India Meteorological Department said.
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New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Panic gripped people in a multi-storey building here after a letter warning of a bomb inside was recovered Thursday afternoon, police said. However, the threat turned out to be a hoax.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a special recruitment drive to fill up the backlog in vacancies reserved under the Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) quota, an official statement said.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday contacted their counterparts in Mumbai seeking details about the articles seized from the hotel where tainted cricketer S. Sreesanth stayed, said a police official.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The maximum temperature in Delhi touched 45.7 degrees Celsius Thursday, the highest for the month of May in the last 10 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Largest steel manufacturer of the country (valuewise) Tata Steel posted net loss for fourth quarter ending March 31, 2013, a company statement said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Young Indian paddler Manika Batra beat higher-ranked Yui Hamamoto of Japan to enter the girls' singles semifinals at the IITF Polish Junior Open in Wladyslawowo, Poland Thursday.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The maximum temperature in Delhi touched 45.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the highest for the month of May in the last 10 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Experts say summer is a good time for nail care, so how about adding some jazz to them with stylish tattoos, nail art or nail piercing this season?
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The right hair cut, hair accessories and hair-styling products can enhance how your tresses look, and make it easy for you to maintain them.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The expenditure on minorities' welfare has seen a ten-fold increase during the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) tenure, says a handbook highlighting the achievements of the government.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said that Australia's Ashes bid in England will not be compromised by the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The heat wave continued unabated in the Indian capital Thursday with the minimum temperature settling five notches above average at 31.4 degrees Celsius and the maximum expected to hover around the 45 degrees Celsius mark.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for misusing public money to "gain favour" for her and her political party ahead of the assembly polls in 2008.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 47th Jnanpith Award for the year 2011 on Dr. Pratibha Ray at a function at the Balyogi Auditorium here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday conferred the 47th Jnanpith Award, the country's highest literary award, for the year 2011 on noted writer Pratibha Ray.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): A timber factory located on the outskirts of New Delhi was damaged on Wednesday by the fire.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday sternly told electricity distribution companies that it will not tolerate load shedding in the capital as power is available in surplus.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has launched an online visa system that enables tourists from 94 countries, including India, to obtain a visa in just a few minutes, officials said Wednesday.
Manama, May 22 (IANS) Bahrain's Interior Minister Wednesday said an Iranian drone was spotted in Bahrain's airspace in the northern part of the country near Saudi Arabia.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) How about adding some colour and jazz to your home this season with new bedsheets, bed covers and blankets in bright and bold shades and contemporary designs?
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday lashed out at the BJP for playing negative politics and said the party would achieve a hattrick of sitting in the opposition after the 2014 general elections.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said Australian Test batsman David Warner will not be scratched as a future captaincy candidate despite his social media outburst at journalists.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has said the governing body might need to consider implementing a social media policy after Australian Test batsman David Warner's recent Twitter controversy.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) "Dabangg" fame actress Sonakshi Sinha is the new face of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil. She says oiling her hair with the product helps her battle the styling aids and chemicals she has to use on her tresses as part of her profession.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There was no respite from the heat in the Indian capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 30.3 degrees Celsius, the hottest morning of the season so far. Tuesday was the season's hottest day.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) If you are planning to go on a summer vacation, make sure you are well-equipped. If stylish hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen lotion are a must have, avoid overloading bags and over-exerting yourself.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Smith, who features with his son Jaden Smith in "After Earth", has advised his boy to stay away from girlfriends.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Veena Malik was spotted distributing condoms in Mumbai's oldest red light area, Kamathipura, to promote her upcoming movie 'Zindagi 50-50'.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) American crooner Kelly Rowland and Latin singer Paulina Rubio will join Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell in the judge's panel of the US reality show "The X Factor".
Sydney, May 21 (ANI): Australian Test batsman David Warner is expected to plead guilty during Cricket Australia hearing over his recent Twitter rant with two prominent journalists.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said the government was discussing enactment of a national law to check match-fixing and spot-fixing in sports and he would consult the attorney general on the issue.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Sacked iGate CEO and president Phaneesh Murthy has denied the charges of sexual harassment against him and claimed that it was a case of extortion. In an audio conference, and said that the all the charges against him were "completely false".
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) The visit of Premier Li Keqiang to India will promote a strategic partnership, but the US should not become jealous since Beijing and New Delhi do not want to be its enemy, a state-run daily said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A day before CAG Vinod Rai demits office, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Monday accused him of "fiction writing" on some figures of alleged corruption, saying that the country's top auditor had done the greatest disservice to the nation by tossing "mystical numbers".
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to install 120 dialysis machines in six state-run hospitals to provide free dialysis and allied procedures to the poor and identified categories of patients.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) International philanthropy group Safe Water Network Monday launched a tablet-based water and health education campaign designed to build awareness of and demand for safe water in rural communities.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) TV actor Rohit Khurana, who is currently seen as ugly-looking Madhav in TV show "Dil Ki Nazar Se... Khoobsurat", says he had struggled a lot to come this far in his career.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Alex, a participant from "India's Dancing Superstar" (IDS), wants to teach belly dancing to Neelu Waghela, Bhabho from "Diya Aur Baati Hum".
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Deepika Padukone recently unveiled the special issue of People magazine, titled 'India's Most Beautiful Women 2013', in Mumbai.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian opening batsman David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing for his vitriolic social media outburst at respected News Limited sportswriters Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Delhi Government has decided to put in place a transparent mechanism by end of the year under which people will be able to access hassle-free services in all 13 sub-registrar offices without any jurisdictional issue.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital Sunday.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils, who topped the league standings in the last Indian Premier League, finished last this season after losing to Pune Warriors at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Sunday.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Pune Warriors scored 172 for five against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Insisting that the Telangana problem is very much on the UPA's national agenda, Congress leader P. C. Chacko on Sunday said the party is aware of the sentiments of the people from that region and a decision will be taken as soon as the ongoing consultation process is over.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts ran for marathon here today in a bid to raise awareness about safety of women in the wake of recent cases of rape which has shocked the entire nation.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Update your wardrobe with the silhouettes inspired by floral to tribal prints as well as folklore-inspired clothing to get that soft feminine and glamorous look.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Delhi reeled under a scorching 43.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday, this also makes it the hottest day of the season and it is likely to get worse in coming days.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The hot, sunny weather continued in the national capital Saturday as the maximum temperature settled four notches above average at 43.2 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is in store Sunday, the Met office said.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) So what if you're on vacation? Pack your loungewear well to keep your fashion quotient high, say designer duo Shivan & Narresh.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been conferred with the Polio Eradication Champion Award by Rotary International.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday sentenced a man to jail for eight years for repeatedly raping his 17-year-old daughter and threatening her not to disclose the incident to anyone.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi sweated it out on a hot, sunny Friday as the maximum temperature settled three notches above the season's average at 42.2 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast temperatures to rise further over the weekend.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's Ambassador to India Shaida M. Abdali has said his copuntry is keen on creating a tripartite mechanism with India and Pakistan that would enhance cooperation between the three nations in the short and long term.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The process of cleansing-toning-moisturising and use of sunscreen and anti-ageing products are considered important to keep facial skin glowing. But an expert advises how multi-purpose beauty therapies can help with same benefits in lesser time.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): 'American Idol' participant Candice Glover, won the 12th season of the US singing reality show on Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Conglomerate ITC's fourth quarter (January to March) 2012-13 net jumped by 19.4 percent.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): 'American Idol' participant Candice Glover, won the 12th season of the US singing reality show on Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) Friday said its outlook on India remained negative and there was a one-in-three likelihood of a downgrade within the next 12 months.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) To exclude socially advanced persons/sections or the "creamy layer" from getting reservation under the other backward classes (OBC) quota, the cabinet Thursday increased the income criterion from Rs.4.5 lakh per annum to Rs.6 lakh per annum.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Demands for gold in India surged 27 percent to 256.5 tonnes in January-March 2013 even though the global demands dropped by 13 percent, the World Gold Council said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The city experienced a hot, sunny Thursday with clear skies with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 40.8 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Friday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) With urbanisation and infrastructural development taking place rapidly in the national capital, the forest department has been struggling with land to plant trees, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was not possible for Indian Premier League (IPL) teams to fix matches but players, who lack integrity, can be involved in spot fixing, Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a warm, sunny morning in the capital Thursday with the minimum temperature settling at 25.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above average for this time of year. The weather office has forecast a clear day ahead.
Three players including S. Sreesanth from IPL?s Rajasthan Royal, have been arrested by Delhi Police in Mumbai in connection with spot fixing, sources said Thursday. However, the names of the arrested players have not been revealed by Rajasthan Royals team, Delhi Police sources confirmed that Sreesanth was one of the three.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Three Rajasthan Royal players, including India's fast bowler Sreesanth, have been arrested in Mumbai by the Delhi Police in connection with spot fixing, sources said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Members of civil society group of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday urged the centre to release all the political prisoners of the state to ensure peace in the region.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A 71-year-old tantric was arrested here for raping a 10-year-old girl on the pretext of healing her, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami for putting up their posters in public places.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami for their posters in public places.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will visit the US next week to discuss internal security and cooperation between the two countries on issues such as cyber security.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Wednesday reported a 7.02 percent decline in group global sales in April, which stood at 81,241 units from 87,377 units sold in the corresponding month of 2012.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): American Idol's Season 12 is set to become the first ever reality show to be telecast live in India, exclusively on BIG CBS LOVE.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The total number of GSM subscribers in April 2013 stood at 664.45 million, up by 3.51 million, according to data released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Oriflame turns 45 and the Swedish personal care company is celebrating the occasion by partnering with Hollywood diva Demi Moore and launching a new fragrance titled "More by Demi".
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday set up a committee to look into ways to reduce cases of refusals by auto-rickshaw drivers to ferry passengers and improve the quality of service for commuters.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Terming the land acquisition and food security bills "far too important", union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said they needed to be debated in parliament.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Inter-ministerial Group (IMG) has recommended to the coal ministry issuance of show-cause notice to 30 coal block allottees because of production shortcomings, a source in the ministry said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi experienced a warm Tuesday, with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 39.8 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor recently confessed that she likes everything about stardom.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Floral print dresses, corset and bustier saris are a few must-items to make your wardrobe trendy.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Dr Reddy's Laboratories net profit for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2012-13 went up by 78.54 percent, the company said in a statement Tuesday to the Bombay stock Exchange.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Mariah Carey is reportedly planning to go on tour.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's wholesale price-based inflation decelerated to 4.89 percent in April, as prices of vegetables, milk, egg, meat and fish eased, government data showed Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Tuesday posted consolidated net profit of Rs.725 crore ($134 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, against Rs.411 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous year.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's wholesale price-based inflation (WPI) stood at 4.89 percent for the month of April as compared to 5.96 percent for the previous month, government data showed Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal has stressed the need for judicial reform but cautioned that it should be done through institutional dialogue and understanding.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) It was a hot day for Delhi Monday, even as the maximum temperature settled two notches below average at 37.6 degrees Celsius, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. There will be no respite Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A trade show that is exclusively dedicated to footwear and leatherwear is coming back for the third time to India.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Delhi Cabinet on Monday decided to hike the monthly remuneration of teachers deployed by language academies in government schools.