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Schools shut amid health emergency as smog blankets India’s capital

A public health emergency was declared as choking smog blanketed New Delhi on Tuesday, with authorities ordering the temporary closure of

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

India’s environmental watchdog shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in New Delhi as air

From India’s freedom struggle to international fashion weeks – artistic journey of Indian handlooms


NEW DELHI, August 14,2017 (ANI) – Right from playing a key role in India?s Freedom struggle to making India a

Indian villages spooked by outbreak of ‘braid chopping’

NEW DELHI, India | AFP – Police said Thursday they were investigating an outbreak of “braid chopping” that is spooking Indian villagers and

Tibetan student self-immolates in India

NEW DELHI, India | AFP – A Tibetan student has self-immolated in India after shouting “freedom”, police said Saturday, injuring himself critically. The

Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra dies

NEW DELHI ( PTI),| JUL 10, 2017 – Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra died at a hospital in Goa today.

US organizes annual Student Visa Day in various cities

NEW DELHI (PTI) – The US Embassy in the national capital and Consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai today opened their doors

India’s Modi congratulates Trump, thanks for ‘friendship’

NEW DELHI, India | AFP, 11/9/2016 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted his congratulations to Donald Trump for winning the

Historic mosque in India agrees to lift ban on women entering

NEW DELHI (AFP) – A historic mosque in India agreed on Monday (Oct 24) to scrap a ban on women entering its

India’s home auctioneers raise gavel on unwanted goods

by Emily Ford NEW DELHI, India | AFP | On a scorching rooftop in a smart neighbourhood in the Indian capital, 40 Delhiites