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Bofors scam: CBI seeks government nod to file plea to reopen case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has sought the permission of the government to re-open the investigation into the Bofors scam. According to sources, the CBI has written to the...

Oct 21, 2017 08:09 AM

Air pollution level in Delhi rose to alarming levels following Diwali, says survey

In Paschim Vihar the AQI level was 365 while in RK Puram it was 286, the survey said, adding that in Faridabad and Dwarka area it jumped to 406 and 254 respectively.

Oct 20, 2017 23:28 PM

Delhi celebrates cleanest Diwali in last 3 years as air quality improves marginally

The pollution level in Delhi spiked after the Diwali night but it was relatively low as compared to the last three years. This could be the result of Supreme Court’s ban on sale...

Oct 20, 2017 11:13 AM

Fire breaks out in Odisha's Rourkela after short circuit in firecracker shop; 1 dead 3 injured

A person was killed and three others were injured after a major fire broke out at a market in Odisha's Rourkela city on Wednesday morning. Police said that short-circuit in the...

Oct 18, 2017 10:01 AM

Delhi's air quality likely to worsen and turn 'severe' a day after Diwali: Experts

With an air quality index (AQI) of 306, the city's air quality was recorded as 'very poor' by the Central PollutionControl Board (CPCB) on Tuesday and the possibility of it...

Oct 18, 2017 08:25 AM

Five people beaten in Faridabad on suspicion of carrying cow meat

The incidents related to cow vigilantism have increased significantly in the year 2017.

Oct 14, 2017 14:54 PM

Blue whale challenge: SC directs Centre to set up expert panel to tackle the menace

The menace of the online suicide game called the 'Blue Whale Challenge', has reached the doors of the Supreme Court. The apex court has directed the Central government to set up an...

Oct 13, 2017 19:16 PM

'Pained' that firecracker ban order communalised, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea by traders seeking modifications in its order banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and nearby towns till November 1.

Oct 13, 2017 16:18 PM

Supreme Court on Rohingya case: 'Balance needs to be struck between national interests and human rights'

The Supreme Court has said that it will hear the Rohingya refugees plea on November 21. Further, it said that till then, no Rohingya should be deported till then.

Oct 13, 2017 16:08 PM

Supreme Court refuses to relax ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi/NCR

The traders had mentioned the matter before the apex court for an urgent hearing and said their licenses were revived in pursuance of the courts' order passed on September 12 and...

Oct 13, 2017 15:04 PM