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Delhi Police cop who had received President's medal arrested for role in extortion calls to builder

India, Nov. 22 -- Five months after a builder in south Delhi made a complaint about an extortion call from an alleged gangster, the Delhi Police on Sunday said they have arrested a decorated assistant... Read More


Tubs, cemented tanks and inflatable bath tubs: Chhath Puja performed amid unprecedented restrictions

India, Nov. 20 -- From humble tubs and cemented tanks on terraces to inflatable bath tubs and pits hastily dug on empty plots, devotees in Delhi found their own way -- in the face of unprecedented res... Read More


Covid fear impacts Chhath travel rush

New Delhi, Nov. 19 -- This Chhath will be the first time in two decades that Delhi-based businessman Shashi Kaushik, 45, does not go home to Bihar. For his family of four, trains and buses were unsafe... Read More


Covid-19 pandemic fears kill the rush on trains, buses, many prefer to drive home for Chhath

India, Nov. 19 -- This Chhath would be the first time in two decades when Delhi-based businessman Shashi Kaushik did not go home to Bihar. For his family of four, that includes two children, trains an... Read More


Three roads accounted for 20% of all accident deaths last year: Report

India, Nov. 9 -- Fourteen of the top 20 black spots in the city last year were located on the Outer Ring Road, Ring Road and GT Karnal Road - the three roads together accounting for 20% of all road ac... Read More


260 applications for firecrackers licences received in Delhi, 138 get permission to sell

India, Oct. 30 -- More than a fortnight ahead of Diwali, a total of 260 applications for firecracker shop licences have been received so far by Delhi Police, which issued 138 licences till Thursday --... Read More


2 die, 4 unwell after cleaning Delhi septic tank

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- Two cousins who were in the business of separating gold from muck died after inhaling poisonous gases while extracting waste from an underground tank at a jewellery factory in no... Read More


Two dead after inhaling fumes at jewellery factory waste tank in Delhi's Azadpur

India, Oct. 20 -- Two cousins who were in the business of separating gold from muck died after inhaling poisonous gases while extracting waste from an underground tank at a jewellery factory in north ... Read More


Delhi: 2 die, 4 hospitalised after inhaling toxic gases while cleaning underground tank

India, Oct. 19 -- Two workers died and four needed to be hospitalised after they inhaled toxic gases while cleaning an underground tank at a jewellery manufacturing unit in north Delhi's Adarsh Nagar ... Read More


Sex workers take to art to survive Covid-19 pandemic

India, Oct. 19 -- With her wailing toddler in her arms, a 35-year-old woman watches keenly as another woman in a large hall of a school displays how to make bags out of designer paper. "If you pack we... Read More