Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Topic: Delhi

Shahjahanabad to Old Delhi to Delhi 6 — How Indian Muslims lost the plot

In 'Making Place for Muslims in Contemporary India', Kalyani Devaki Menon traces how Delhi 6 became a safe space for Muslims in an increasingly hostile world.

Ground intestines to ‘keema’, refrigerated head near cold drinks — how chef ‘hid’ body of lover

Aftab Poonawala allegedly strangled and dismembered his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar in May. He stored her body parts for months and even brought a date to the flat, police say.

Body parts of woman found in Mehrauli jungle, boyfriend ‘strangled, chopped her in 35 pieces’

Aftab Poonawalla, 28, allegedly chopped up girlfriend Shraddha Walkar into 35 pieces after the couple fought over marriage, trust and money issues.

BJP issues first list of 232 candidates, for Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls next month

It was the first time that the BJP gave religious and caste breakups of its candidates for any elections. The remaining 18 candidates will be announced later.

What’s the ‘Delhi model’ of slum rehabilitation & how it compares to other cities

PM Modi handed over 3,024 EWS flats in Kalkaji Extension last week as part of DDA project to rehabilitate residents of 376 slum clusters under PMAY housing-for-all scheme.

‘Felt the ground shaking’ — Locals recount experience of earthquake tremors in Delhi-NCR

The tremor with its epicentre in Nepal and measuring 6.3 on the Ritcher scale was felt at around 1.57 am in Delhi and nearby areas.

An ‘electrifying’ future for public transport? Delhi govt plans 8,000 e-buses in next 3 yrs

Plan is to solely procure e-buses instead of CNG/diesel variants & let 80% of existing bus fleet be phased out by 2025. Currently, national city has 250 e-buses.

A jazzy, modern car without reverse camera? In 2022, that’s a big miss for Citroen C3

It isn’t as if the sensors are expensive. Even the Maruti Suzuki Alto has a reverse camera as a standard in its top model.

Free yoga classes to continue, despite obstruction from Lt Gov and BJP, says Delhi CM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday, also announced that yoga classes will begin in Punjab and if his party wins in Gujarat, they will take the initiative there too.

1948 war to Kennedy visit, Delhi’s Mahatta & Co is still capturing Indian history in photos

From Gandhi's prayer meets to Dalai Lama's flight to India—The Mahatta family has been at the ringside of India's headline events for almost a century.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.