Stubble fire on wane, Delhi breathes easy

Stubble fire on wane, Delhi breathes easy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

Delhi’s air quality improved significantly from “severe” to “very poor” on Monday as stubble burning cases in Capital’s neighborhood was recorded “marginal” down. Its contribution in Delhi’s air pollution came down from 36 per cent to 7 per cent on the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) graph. The week started on...

Restrict phone use at night to avoid snipers: Army to jawans

Restrict phone use at night to avoid snipers: Army to jawans

Sunday, 04 November 2018 | Rahul DattaMohit Kandhari | New DelhiJammu

The Army has issued strict instructions to its troops guarding the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir and vital installations, including their camps, from using mobile phones as their faces are lit up during night presenting an easy target to snipers to shoot them.  The direction came after...

Tied in knots, Tej Pratap strains at leash to leave wife

Tied in knots, Tej Pratap strains at leash to leave wife

Saturday, 03 November 2018 | PNS | PATNA

RJD boss Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav wants to divorce his wife of less than six months — Aishwarya Rai. Tej, a former Minister, filed a plea in the principal judge court in the Patna civil court on Thursday through his lawyer Prabha Devi....

NMC seals 297 polluting units

NMC seals 297 polluting units

Friday, 02 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A day after the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) urged Delhiites to use public transport for the first 10 days of November in the wake of alarming air quality in the city, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) has stepped up efforts to address the menace. The civic agency...

Vehicle tracking, emergency buttons must for public transport from Jan 1

Vehicle tracking, emergency buttons must for public transport from Jan 1

Thursday, 01 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In an effort to provide safety on roads for general commuters and also to prevent misuse of vehicles, the Centre on Wednesday directed that all new vehicles registered for public use from New Year should have tracking devices and emergency buttons. “All new public service vehicles except auto rickshaws and eRickshaws,...

Jaitley targets RBI for  indiscriminate lending

Jaitley targets RBI for indiscriminate lending

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid growing rift between the RBI and the Modi Government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday flayed the Central bank’s indiscriminate lending between 2008 and 2014 that, he said, led to the present bad loan or NPA crisis in the banking industry. The remarks by Jaitley came days after RBI Deputy...

Green cracker conceived too late to bear fruits before Diwali

Green cracker conceived too late to bear fruits before Diwali

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Govt agency yet to get nod to produce them The much-talked about “green” firecrackers would not be available in the market before Diwali and the existing ones will continue to pollute the air despite the Supreme Court allowing only the sale of “green and improved” fireworks that emit lesser toxic emissions. The...

Boxing champ-turned gangster held

Boxing champ-turned gangster held

Monday, 29 October 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Vicky had jumped interim bail in a Rohtak student’s murder case; was carrying reward of Rs 50K A junior national boxing champion Vicky (28) —  allegedly joined Ashok Pradhan gang to threaten witnesses in a murder case he was involved in — was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi...

State Editions

Tough fight between BJP, Cong for Bhopal North

13 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Over 37K non-bailable warrants issued

13 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Govt employees can attend RSS meets: CM

13 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Speeding car kills three family members

13 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

1380 teams formed to keep eye on election areas: CEO

13 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Digvijay going big for Cong poll fortune

13 November 2018 | Girish Sharma | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer