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New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.

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Factory owner, manager nabbed after Indian capital's deadliest fire in 20 years

Police in New Delhi have arrested the owner and manager at a factory where 43 people perished in the Indian capital's deadliest fire in 20 years, a spokesman said on Monday.
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Fire at New Delhi factory kills 43

At least forty-three people were killed in India's capital New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a six-storey factory where laborers were sleeping, government officials said.
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Dozens killed in Indian factory fire [Video]Dozens killed in Indian factory fire

A fire tore through a handbag factory in India's capital New Delhi on Sunday morning, killing dozens of workers. David Doyle reports.

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Dozens dead in factory fire in New Delhi [Video]Dozens dead in factory fire in New Delhi

At least 43 people have died in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi. Indian firefighters fought the blaze from 100 metres away because it broke out in..

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New Delhi factory fire: Dozens of workers sleeping inside killed [Video]New Delhi factory fire: Dozens of workers sleeping inside killed

Fire sweeps through multi-storey building as factory workers slept inside in a congested area of India's capital.

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Are India's new anti-rape laws working? [Video]Are India's new anti-rape laws working?

The Indian government has toughened some of its laws to reduce crimes against women following the rape of a woman on a bus in New Delhi in 2012.

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Joyful scenes at New Delhi pride — but marchers still lack 'acceptance' [Video]Joyful scenes at New Delhi pride — but marchers still lack 'acceptance'

More than 1,000 people marched through New Delhi to celebrate India’s sexual diversity — but they said there is a long way to go to find acceptance.

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Children protest severe pollution in India after school closures [Video]Children protest severe pollution in India after school closures

Toxic smog that surrounds New Delhi has plunged air quality into the "severe" category on several days this month.View on euronews

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Oxygen bar sells fresh air in pollution-hit New Delhi [Video]Oxygen bar sells fresh air in pollution-hit New Delhi

If you need an idea of how bad air quality is in India's capital, then here it is. View on euronews

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Prince Charles flips Indian flatbread at community kitchen in New Delhi [Video]Prince Charles flips Indian flatbread at community kitchen in New Delhi

Prince Charles visited Sikh temple, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in the Indian capital New Delhi on Wednesday (November 13), a day after the Sikh community celebrated the 550th birth anniversary of the..

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Foam covers New Delhi river as pollution hits 'very unhealthy' levels [Video]Foam covers New Delhi river as pollution hits 'very unhealthy' levels

Pollution levels in India's New Delhi hit 'very unhealthy' levels on Thursday (November 7) as the city remained covered in thick smog.View on euronews

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Kashmir businesses facing uncertain period [Video]Kashmir businesses facing uncertain period

Businesses are struggling three months after New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy.

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New Delhi strives to combat 'apocalyptic' air pollution [Video]New Delhi strives to combat 'apocalyptic' air pollution

The government has started a car rationing scheme to help curb pollution and distributed millions of masks so people can protect themselves.

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Analysis: New Delhi's 'airpocalypse' [Video]Analysis: New Delhi's 'airpocalypse'

The air is so toxic in India's capital, a city of 18 million people, that a public health emergency has been declared.

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As Delhi chokes, odd-numbered cars are banned from the roads [Video]As Delhi chokes, odd-numbered cars are banned from the roads

Authorities in New Delhi have banished all cars with number plates ending in an odd number from the road, as they try to tackle a hazardous shroud of pollution. David Doyle reports.

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New Delhi restricts car use as toxic smog continues to engulf city [Video]New Delhi restricts car use as toxic smog continues to engulf city

Authorities in New Delhi are restricting private vehicles from the roads on alternating days to control vehicular pollution as people in the national capital continue to gasp under toxic smog. The..

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Analysis: New Delhi smog threatens health of Indian residents [Video]Analysis: New Delhi smog threatens health of Indian residents

Indian offiicials have declared a public health emergency in the capital, New Delhi because of deteriorating air quality.

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Delhi pollution 'like smoking 50 cigarettes a day' [Video]Delhi pollution 'like smoking 50 cigarettes a day'

Air quality has dropped to its worst recorded level this year in New Delhi and nearby cities, with a thick haze hanging over the Indian capital. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Indians in Kashmir ‘live in fear’ after killings of non-Kashmiris [Video]Indians in Kashmir ‘live in fear’ after killings of non-Kashmiris

Eleven non-Kashmiri workers have been killed in the past few weeks after the region's autonomous status was scrapped by the government in New Delhi.

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Company launches anti-pollution air tracker for runners in London [Video]Company launches anti-pollution air tracker for runners in London

The capital’s poor air quality has inspired naturally energising drink brand TENZING to launch its Clean Air Tracker, in partnership with King’s College London; designed to help active Londoners..

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India moves to divide Kashmir despite protests, attacks [Video]India moves to divide Kashmir despite protests, attacks

India will formally split up Jammu and Kashmir state into two federal territories to be directly ruled from New Delhi.

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Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown [Video]Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown

More than two months after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir, thousands of Kashmiris are still in jail, including some as young as nine-year-old.

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Anaj Mandi fire: Amit Shah instructs officials to provide all possible assistant on urgent basis

Conveying deepest condolences with the kin of the deceased, Shah tweeted, "Tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in New Delhi. My deepest condolences with families of those who have lost..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi announces contest to select students who will get to attend 'Pariksha pe Charcha 2020'

Ahead of the examination season, PM Modi will interact with students, teachers and parents at the 'Pariksha pe Charcha' session in New Delhi early next year. A contest will be organised for students..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian warships chase away Chinese vessel near A&N Islands, amid ongoing shadow-boxing in IOR

Indian warships drove away a Chinese oceanic research vessel indulging in suspicious activity near the strategically-located Andaman and Nicobar archipelago recently, amidst the continuing..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharaja flies Swedish king, who’s down to earth in the air

The king and queen of Sweden flew flew a commercial non-stop Air India flight from Stockholm to New Delhi on Monday. The royal entourage booked tickets on Air India after the official aircraft of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sri Lanka-India bilateral ties revitalised, will maintain warm relations with New Delhi: President Gotabaya

Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Monday that his recent visit to India, his first foreign trip, has revitalised the historical ties between the two countries, vowing that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India ferries Swedish Royal couple after state aircraft develops snag

The Royal couple, who are on their second five-day visit to India after 26 years, were scheduled to arrive here on their state aircraft. However, they arrived in a direct commercial flight of Air India..
IndiaTimes - Published

Japan indicates efforts on to address India's concerns over RCEP

Japan gave clear indications that efforts were on to make India join the ambitious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), saying all member countries of the grouping were committed to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Inaugural meeting of 2+2 dialogue between India, Japan on Nov 30

Defence minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister S Jaishankar will lead an Indian delegation to the inaugural meeting of the India-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Dialogue in New..
IndiaTimes - Published

63% rise in Indian students going to UK

According to a media release issued by the British High Commission, New Delhi, the latest UK Immigration Statistics show that over 30,000 Indian students received a Tier 4 (study) visa for the year..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in New Delhi, to meet PM Modi today

In his first overseas tour after taking reins of Sri Lanka over a week ago, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit, signalling his intent to deepen bilateral ties with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Thackerays invite PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh for swearing-in

Aaditya Thackeray and party secretary Milind Narwekar flew to New Delhi on Wednesday to invite Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vietnam's People Army chief meets defence minister Rajnath Singh

"Chief of General Staff, Vietnam People's Army & deputy minister of national defence Sr Lt Gen Phan Van Giang inspecting tri-services guard of honour at south block lawns in New Delhi, today," the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sri Lanka won't do anything that will harm India's interests: Prez Rajapaksa

"We will work with India as a friendly country and won't do anything that will harm India's interests," said Rajapaksa, who will travel to New Delhi on November 29 on his first official trip abroad as..
IndiaTimes - Published

UP Congress veterans get notices from party for 'indiscipline'

The Congress is taking disciplinary action against several party members in Uttar Pradesh following opposition to the revamp of the state unit in October by some old-timers. All India Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

NCP chief Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi over farmers' distress in Maharashtra

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament in New Delhi and apprised him about farmers' distress in Maharashtra and sought his urgent intervention in the wake of..
IndiaTimes - Published

NCP-Congress meet today, could set early-December date to form Maharashtra govt

Senior leaders of the Congress and NCP will meet at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s residence in New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss government formation with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. Sources said..
IndiaTimes - Published

VHP to launch campaign to reach out to MPs on citizenship bill

he Vishwa Hindu Parishad is set to launch a a Citizenship (Amendment) Bill campaign to win the support of parliamentarians, especially TMC MPs, who are vehemently against the proposed legislation. VHP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Centre for Science and Environment to receive Indira Gandhi Prize

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) will receive the 2018 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development at a ceremony in Jawahar Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

Indian police said they briefly detained around 50 students in New Delhi on Monday as protests against proposed fee hikes at a prestigious public university entered a second week and degenerated into..
Reuters - Published

Maiden India-Japan 2+2 dialogue on Nov 30

A release from the defence ministry on the meet said, "Both of them will meet again in New Delhi for the 2+2 meeting scheduled later this month. Both the leaders had a detailed discussion on adding..
DNA - Published

Court issues notice to ED on Ratul Puri's bail plea New Delhi'

Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued notice to the ED and directed it to file a reply by November 22, when the court will next hear the matter. Puri moved the bail plea through advocate Vijay Agarwal on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Launch decisive campaign against Left Wing Extremism, Union Home Minister Amit Shah asks CRPF

The minister made this remark while reviewing the functioning of CRPF at the Force headquarters in New Delhi.
DNA - Published

Hand over wanted Indians living in Pakistan if serious about better ties with India: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the relationship with Pakistan remains "difficult" because it openly practices terrorism against India, and if Islamabad is serious to cooperate with New..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi's schools to reopen next week, parents wary of hazardous air

Schools in India's capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain "very poor" - a notch below the most..
Reuters - Published

Draft CMP with Shiv Sena; NCP focuses on farmers, jobs: Congress leader

The draft common minimum programme (CMP) prepared ahead of government formation in Maharashtra focuses on farmers and measures to tackle unemployment, a Congress leader said on Friday. NCP chief Sharad..
IndiaTimes - Published

India to host 19th council of heads of government of SCO next year: Vladimir Norov

India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation next year, the first such high-level meeting of the eight-member grouping to be organised by New Delhi..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi condoles TN Seshan's demise, says there was a time when ECs were impartial

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday condoled the demise of former chief election commissioner TN Seshan and said, unlike today, there was a time when election commissioners were impartial, brave,..
IndiaTimes - Published

New map accurate, no change in boundary with Nepal: MEA

Responding to a question on the same, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that the boundary delineation with Nepal is ongoing under the existing mechanism and New Delhi is committed to finding a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy

Schools in India's capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests by residents and..
Reuters - Published

Delhi police protest after brawl with lawyers over parking lot row

Hundreds of policemen demonstrated outside their headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday to demand action be taken against lawyers involved in brawl with officers over a parking dispute at a court..
Reuters - Published

Amit Shah praises PM Modi as India opts out of RCEP

Deciding not to join the deal, PM Modi made it clear that New Delhi will not compromise on "core interests".
DNA - Published

One dead, 45 injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's Srinagar: sources

One person died and at least 45 were injured on Monday in a grenade attack in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Indian officials said, in the bloodiest incident since New Delhi..
Reuters - Published

Indian capital banishes some cars in bid to curb hazardous air pollution

Authorities in India's capital New Delhi banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd number on Monday in a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding the city.
Reuters - Published

Vietnam backs India at RCEP, wants trade deal with all 16 countries

The launch of New Delhi - Ho Chi Minh City direct flight in December will see people-to-people ties between the two countries increasing, the Vietnamese envoy said.
DNA - Published

Asean backs India's rising role in Indo-Pacific region

In a significant indication of India's rising profile, the 10-nation Asean clearly appreciated New Delhi's growing role in the Indo-Pacific region as the two sides, with a combined GDP of $5 trillion,..
IndiaTimes - Published

India has received 'fullest' support from US on Kashmir issue: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Noting that India has received the "fullest" support from America on Kashmir, Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that New Delhi is happy that the Trump administration has taken a..
IndiaTimes - Published

In 'wait and watch' mode till now, Maharashtra Congress leaders meet Sonia Gandhi to discuss BJP-Sena situation

A meeting between Sharad Pawar and Sonia Gandhi is also scheduled for November 4 in New Delhi.
DNA - Published

New Delhi declares public emergency as pollution at year's worst

Authorities in New Delhi declared a public health emergency on Friday and closed schools and all construction activity until next week as air pollution in the city hit its worst level this year.
Reuters - Published

Kashmiris' situation is unsustainable, Merkel says

The conditions in which the people of Kashmir are living are unsustainable and must be improved, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters accompanying her on a trip to New Delhi where she is..
Reuters - Published

Germany, India sign wide-ranging agreements to deepen bilateral ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed wide-ranging agreements in New Delhi on Friday to deepen strategic cooperation and exchanged notes on ways to boost..
Reuters - Published

Schools in New Delhi shut until November 5 as air pollution severe

Schools in the Indian capital will be shut until Nov. 5, the city government said on Friday, as residents breathed the season's worst air for a third straight day.
Reuters - Published

U.S. treasury secretary to hold talks in India as pressure builds on Iran

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will hold talks with Indian leaders in New Delhi on Friday, Indian official said, as part of a tour to build support against Iran over its nuclear program and its..
Reuters - Published

Germany's Merkel likely to press for FTA in talks with Indian PM Modi

Germany is likely to urge India to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement with the European Union during Chancellor Angela Merkel's meetings with government leaders in New Delhi on Friday,..
Reuters - Published

Germany, India have broad-based ties, will build on close cooperation: Angela Merkel

A number of agreements will be signed between India & Germany signifying their broad-based ties and the "very close" relationship between the two countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. A day..
IndiaTimes - Published

'China still has parts of J&K, Ladakh,' reminds India as Beijing opposes bifurcation of state

China had earlier said that New Delhi's move to "include" some of "China's territory" into its own jurisdiction "challenged" Beijing's sovereignty.
DNA - Published

Five killed as EU delegation visits disputed Kashmir

Five people were killed by militants in Indian Kashmir on Tuesday, police said, as a group of European Union lawmakers began the first visit by a foreign delegation to the disputed region since New..
Reuters - Published

EU lawmakers visit Kashmir as stone pelting protests resume

European Union lawmakers on Tuesday began the first visit by a foreign delegation to Indian Kashmir since New Delhi revoked the region's autonomy in August, and stone-throwing protests resumed after a..
Reuters - Published

New Delhi keen on early conclusion of India-EU Free Trade Agreement

Formal talks were suspended on the proposed FTA in 2013
DNA - Published

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