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Pink, blue, yellow, all taken: Delhi Metro running out of colours for new lines

Delhi Metro is running out of colours and how.The capital’s most favoured public transport network is scouring the palette for six new lines which will have to be colour coded, officials of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation told HT. The nine existing lines of the Delhi Metro – used by an estimated 30 lakh commuters […]

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Delhi horror: Woman throws 2-year-old son from first floor in a fit of rage

A shocking CCTV footage has emerged showing a 26-year-old woman throwing her two-year-old son off a staircase from the first floor of her house in a fit of rage. The incident was reported from southeast Delhi’s Pul Prahladpur area on January 24. Following a complaint from the kid’s father, Nitin Gupta, a businessman, the police […]

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Delhi’s first model school at Ludlow Castle finds a space on state tableau

The Delhi government’s tableau at the Republic Day parade featured a newly renovated “model school”. By its side was the Ludlow Castle building. Many were left wondering what Ludlow Castle, a heritage building constructed by a British surgeon in the early 19th century, stood for in the tableau. According to some accounts, the building has […]

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Protesters arrested in Vizag, Andhra towns demanding special status for the state

Police arrested scores of youths here and in other parts of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday as they defied ban orders to stage protests demanding special category status to the state. Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu was among those detained as they tried to march towards RK Beach in this coastal city to stage a silent protest […]

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Rs 776 crore released for Smart City Mission Project in Karnataka: Governor

The Karnataka government has released Rs 776 crore during 2016-17 for the Smart City Mission project being implemented in six cities of the state and Rs 1,188 crore would be provided in the coming fiscal, state Governor Vajubhai Vala said on Thursday. Addressing the gathering after unfurling the national flag at the 68th Republic Day […]

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R-Day parade: Jets, commandos, dancers showcase India’s might and culture

India showcased its military might and cultural heritage in a spectacular Republic Day parade on Thursday, adding a few firsts to the event witnessed by thousands of people lining up the ceremonial boulevard, the Rajpath. The elite Black Cat commandoes and the made-in-India Tejas combat aircraft made their Republic Day debut and commandoes of United […]

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Republic Day: CM Chouhan praises Madhya Pradesh police for SIMI encounter

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday the MP Police for the encounter of eight SIMI suspects who had escaped Bhopal Central Jail in October last year. CM Chouhan said, “MP police have done a remarkable job with swiftness in dealing with the dreaded SIMI activists who escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail after […]

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Pak-origin UK woman tracks ‘deserter’ Indian husband to Kerala, gets alimony

An Indian hailing from Kerala, who deserted his Pakistani-origin British wife and married again, was traced by the woman to his home town in Malappuram district and made to pay alimony after a long and arduous legal procedure on Thursday. While doing his MBA in London, Noushad Hussain, from Chavakkad in the district, befriended a […]

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NIA arrests wanted fake currency trafficker from West Bengal

A man wanted in a case of trafficking of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) has been arrested by NIA officials from West Bengal’s Malda area. Mohammed Ashraful, was wanted in a case registered initially by the Kerala Police pertaining to the seizure of high quality FICN having face value of Rs 67,000 from migrant labourers […]

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NSG black cats, Tejas, Dhanush add sheen to Republic Day parade

The best of Indian defence — the ‘black cat’ commandos and indigenously developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas and 155-mm Dhanush artillery gun — made their debut at the 68th Republic Day parade here on Thursday. A contingent of about 140 ‘black cat’ commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG), clad in black overalls, balaclava […]

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