Brutal heat turns fatal in Capital

Brutal heat turns fatal in Capital

Friday, 31 May 2024 | Saumya Shukla | New Delhi

While braving a roasting temperature of 45.6 degrees celsius, about five degrees above the normal and prevailing heatwave conditions, Delhi reported its first death as a 40-year-old man from Bihar's Darbhanga succumbed to heat stroke at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in the city on Wednesday. Areas like Mungeshpur, Najafgarh and...

SC cold to Kejriwal  bail extension plea

SC cold to Kejriwal bail extension plea

Thursday, 30 May 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In a major setback to AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court registry on Wednesday refused to list his plea to extend his interim bail by a week to undergo certain medical tests. During their campaign, the BJP questioned Kejriwal for seeking yet another relief from the...

Reprieve, heat, repeat

Thursday, 30 May 2024 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Northwest and Central  India, which have been in the grip of unprecedented heatwave conditions in the last few days, may get some respite  gradually from Thursday. However, don't breathe a sigh of relief as unfortunately, after the respite, the region will again witness a higher number of heatwave days in...

Baked Delhi waits to exhale

Baked Delhi waits to exhale

Thursday, 30 May 2024 | Saumya Shukla | New Delhi

It's raining fire in the national Capital as the city recorded its highest temperature of 46.8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, surpassing its 79-year-old record of 46.4 degrees Celsius set in 1945. While Mungeshpur logged the highest ever temperature in the city at 52.9 degrees Celsius, 13 degrees above normal, areas...

Can run but can't hide, UK scientist's pandemic warning

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Just as the world begins to emerge from the tough four-year period of the Covid-19 pandemic, marked by lockdowns, economic downturns, and significant loss of life and livelihood, a prominent British scientist and former chief scientific adviser to the British Government, Sir Patrick Vallance has issued a stark warning that...

High drama after bomb hoax on Varanasi flight

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Dramatic scenes unfolded at the Indira Gandhi International Airport as the 176 passengers onboard the IndiGo flight were evacuated via the emergency exits following the bomb threat. Panic gripped after a bomb threat received from Delhi to Varanasi bound IndiGo flight (6E2211) at the IGI airport here on Tuesday morning...

HC acquits Ram Rahim in ex-manager murder case

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | PTI | Chandigarh

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday acquitted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in the murder case of his former manager Ranjit Singh. The Sirsa-headquartered sect chief, who is also serving a 20-year jail term for raping two of his disciples, is currently lodged in Sunaria jail...

India's $1mn help for Papua landslide victims

Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed grief over the loss of lives and damage wreaked by a devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea, and said India is ready to offer all possible support and assistance. An immediate financial aid of USD 1 million to provide relief and assistance to...

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