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New Delhi: Capital of India
New Delhi is the capital of India and an administrative district of NCT Delhi. New Delhi is also the seat of all three branches of the government of India, hosting the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, and the Supreme Court of India. Delhi itself is often considered as a hub for international trade.

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Protesting farmers refuse Centre's invite, seek involvement of all 500 groups [Video]

Protesting farmers refuse Centre's invite, seek involvement of all 500 groups

Farmers continued their protest against Centre's farm laws at Delhi-Haryana border. Protesting farmers refused to entertain the government's invite of conditional talks. They have sought involvement of..

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India farmers block major roads in New Delhi protest [Video]

India farmers block major roads in New Delhi protest

Farmers vent their frustration towards the government's new agricultural legislation.

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Delhi Police solve home loan fraud case [Video]

Delhi Police solve home loan fraud case

Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police solved a home loan fraud case and arrested the accused person Sachin Sharma. Accused had taken a house on rent in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi and took three..

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Chandigarh's team of doctors conduct rapid antigen tests at Sector 17 bus stand [Video]

Chandigarh's team of doctors conduct rapid antigen tests at Sector 17 bus stand

A team of doctors from Chandigarh's hospital is conducting COVID-19 tests of people, who are travelling back from New Delhi and other areas. The rapid antigen tests were being conducted at Sector 17..

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New Delhi pollution leading to more COVID-19-related deaths [Video]

New Delhi pollution leading to more COVID-19-related deaths

Millions of residents in India's capital have not had a day of clean air in more than two months and the region is also recording its highest number of COVID-19 infections since the onset of the..

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Watch how India celebrated Diwali 2020 amid pandemic [Video]

Watch how India celebrated Diwali 2020 amid pandemic

More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of..

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Smog thickens in New Delhi on day of Diwali [Video]

Smog thickens in New Delhi on day of Diwali

On the day of Diwali, one of the most important festivals for Hindus, New Delhi continued to remain under a thick blanket of smog on Saturday.

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Integrated Check Post construction begins at Nepalgunj to boost connectivity [Video]

Integrated Check Post construction begins at Nepalgunj to boost connectivity

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Nepali Urban Development Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha on November 12 virtually witnessed the ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of..

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New Delhi's air pollution hits ‘severe’ category [Video]

New Delhi's air pollution hits ‘severe’ category

India capital's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) skyrocketed to 534 under the "severe" category – a seasonal high this year, according to the country's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting..

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India's Hindu fringe group holds prayers for Trump [Video]

India's Hindu fringe group holds prayers for Trump

A Hindu right-wing group in New Delhi held special prayers for U.S. President Donald Trump's victory in the presidential elections on Tuesday (November 03).

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Army Chief Gen Naravane in Nepal; focus on improving ties after map row [Video]

Army Chief Gen Naravane in Nepal; focus on improving ties after map row

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane, on Nepal’s visit, said it will strengthen the bonds of the two armies. Naravane will be on a three-day visit to Nepal starting November 4. The Indian Army..

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Vienna terror attack: Austrian embassy in New Delhi to remain closed till Nov 11 as precautionary measure [Video]

Vienna terror attack: Austrian embassy in New Delhi to remain closed till Nov 11 as precautionary measure

Austrian Embassy in New Delhi to remain closed for general public till November 11. The step has been taken in wake of terror attack in Austria's Vienna. Repulsive terrorist attack took place near a..

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We need India, cannot face global challenges alone: US State Dept Spokesperson [Video]

We need India, cannot face global challenges alone: US State Dept Spokesperson

India has really emerged on the world stage and has become an important global player, said Spokesperson for US State Department, Morgan Ortagus, adding that US needs India to face the emerging global..

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Our relations with India go beyond political parties: US State Dept Spokesperson [Video]

Our relations with India go beyond political parties: US State Dept Spokesperson

After the conclusion of 2+2 dialogue between India and US in New Delhi, the Spokesperson for US State Department, Morgan Ortagus, said the India-US relations go beyond political parties and that the..

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Infantry Day: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, Army chief Naravane at National War Memorial [Video]

Infantry Day: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, Army chief Naravane at National War Memorial

Top Indian Army officials were seen in New Delhi at the National War Memorial on Tuesday. The officials had gathered on the occasion of Infantry Day. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army..

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Watch: US Ambassador to India, CDS Bipin Rawat greet each other with elbow bumps [Video]

Watch: US Ambassador to India, CDS Bipin Rawat greet each other with elbow bumps

As the novel coronavirus spreads around the globe more people are coming up with creative ways to avoid unnecessary touching. In a recent incident, US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster greeted Chief..

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Delhi Police organize Commemoration Day Parade [Video]

Delhi Police organize Commemoration Day Parade

With the arrest of two accused persons from IGI Airport, Delhi Police has worked out a blind murder case within 48 hours of the incident in which a dead body of a male was found in a jungle area near..

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Criticism mounts as New Delhi hospital beds run out amid COVID-19 surge

India's capital is fast running out of hospital beds amid a surge in coronavirus cases and is struggling to contain the pandemic, after critics said it did too little to prepare and reopened shopping..
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Delhi to use 500 railway coaches as hospital facilities to fight coronavirus

India's federal government said on Sunday it will provide New Delhi's city authorities with 500 railway coaches that will be equipped to care for coronavirus patients, after a surge in the number of..
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Delhi reserves hospital beds for residents as virus cases surge

The city of New Delhi on Sunday ordered many of its hospital beds to be reserved solely for residents of the Indian capital, as the number of COVID-19 infections continued to surge.
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Relatives queue to cremate coronavirus dead in India's capital

A queue of ambulances formed outside the main crematorium in India's capital New Delhi on Monday, as the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus continues to rise.
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India expels two Pakistani officials for 'espionage'

India on Sunday expelled two officials working at the Pakistan High Commision in New Delhi after they were held for espionage, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
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Earthquake tremors felt in New Delhi

Tremors caused by an earthquake were felt in the Indian capital New Delhi on Friday, Reuters witnesses said.
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Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the mortuary at a hospital in south New Delhi swung open and staff in white coveralls rolled out a stretcher. Mourning relatives looked on, as a..
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India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country's biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide lockdown and airlines prepare to resume some domestic..
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India's capital reopens public transport as nearby Chinese-owned factory is hit by outbreak

India's capital New Delhi and some other state governments ordered the re-opening of public transport on Monday in a further easing of a nearly two-month coronavirus shutdown.
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Indian troops kill militants, triggering clashes across Kashmir

Indian troops killed four militants in gun battles in Kashmir on Wednesday, including the commander of the biggest separatist group fighting New Delhi, a police official said, triggering clashes across..
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Indian troops kill maths teacher-turned-rebel commander in Kashmir

Indian troops killed four militants in gun battles in Kashmir on Wednesday, including the commander of the biggest separatist group fighting New Delhi in the disputed Himalayan region, a police..
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Police clash with crowds as India eases coronavirus curbs

Indian police fired tear gas at a crowd of protesting migrant workers in Gujarat and launched baton charges against hundreds of people queuing at liquor stores in New Delhi, even as the first steps..
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Indians queue for liquor as capital eases some coronavirus curbs

Hundreds of people queued outside liquor stores in New Delhi on Monday as the Indian capital began easing some curbs after a 40-day lockdown against the coronavirus, while some offices resumed work..
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India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi begins easing some of its lockdown..
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'I do feel afraid': Indian workers disinfect coronavirus hotspots

One recent morning in his two-room New Delhi home, sanitation worker Dev Dutt Sharma drank tea before putting on an orange jacket and bidding goodbye to his two sons, wife, and elderly mother.
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India's virus lockdown gives world's most polluted capital clear skies, clean air

Residents of New Delhi are experiencing the longest spell of clean air on record, according to government data, as a stringent lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus drastically cuts..
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Special Report: India's migrant workers fall through cracks in coronavirus lockdown

Most days, you can find Dayaram Kushwaha and his wife, Gyanvati, hauling bricks for stonemasons in a booming northern suburb of New Delhi. They bring their 5-year-old son, who plays in the dirt while..
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The religious retreat that sparked India's major coronavirus manhunt

It was late on Sunday night when officials in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh received the alert. Federal authorities said they needed to track down more than 1,000 people linked to a large..
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India PM plans staggered exit from vast coronavirus lockdown

India will pull out of a three-week lockdown in phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as officials battle to contain the country's biggest cluster of coronavirus infections in the..
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Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering

As coronavirus cases rose across densely-populated South Asia, authorities scoured mosques in northern India on Wednesday trying to trace people who attended the gathering of a Muslim group in New..
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New Delhi and scores of Indian districts under lockdown to contain coronavirus spread

New Delhi will be under lockdown until March 31, the Indian capital's government announced on Sunday, seeking to keep citizens indoors to prevent the spread of coronavirus and giving police powers to..
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India executes four men convicted in 2012 Delhi gang rape, murder case

India executed four men on Friday convicted for the gang rape and murder of a woman on a New Delhi bus in December 2012, in a case that shamed and outraged a nation with one of the world's worst..
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Flooded toilets, dirty sheets: South Asia quarantine centers worry experts

When Mrinal Sabharwal and his wife landed in New Delhi with hundreds of other passengers from Barcelona on Monday, they expected clean coronavirus quarantine facilities.
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India proposes regional fund to fight coronavirus as cases exceed 100

India proposed setting up an emergency fund to fight the coronavirus outbreak in South Asia on Sunday, with New Delhi offering $10 million to get it going, as the number of confirmed infections in the..
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Iran's Khamenei asks India to stop attacks on Muslims after deadly riots

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged India on Thursday to "confront extremist Hindus" and "stop the massacre of Muslims", adding to the international fallout over deadly Hindu-Muslim..
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India shuts Delhi schools, imposes new travel restrictions over coronavirus

India shut all primary schools in the capital New Delhi until the end of March on Thursday and imposed new restrictions on travel from Italy and South Korea as part of efforts to fight the spread of..
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Total confirmed coronavirus cases in India rise to 28 - health minister

Sixteen Italian nationals in India have tested positive for coronavirus, New Delhi's health minister said on Wednesday, as the total number of cases in the country rose sharply to 28.
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A small Delhi hospital overwhelmed by wave of violence

As deadly violence erupted in the northeast of New Delhi this week, with armed mobs rampaging the streets, a small hospital located in a densely packed Muslim neighborhood found itself at the epicenter..
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Indian police detain hundreds after Hindu-Muslim clashes in New Delhi

Indian police said on Friday they had detained hundreds of people and were keeping a heavy presence in northeast New Delhi, days after the worst bout of sectarian violence in the capital in decades.
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A Delhi neighborhood divided by a highway and now hatred

The Hindu area of Bhajanpura and Muslim quarter of Chand Bagh face each other across a wide thoroughfare running through the northeastern part of India's capital, New Delhi.
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Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India's capital New Delhi in decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police..
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A mob out for blood: India's protests pit Hindus against Muslims

Mohammad Zubair was on his way home from a local mosque in northeast New Delhi when he came across a large crowd. He turned towards an underpass to avoid the commotion; it proved to be a mistake.
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U.S. citizens warned to be cautious after New Delhi clashes

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi urged its citizens https://bit.ly/2VpoJlS on Wednesday to be cautious after violent clashes broke out between Hindus and minority Muslims in parts of the city this week.
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Death toll rises to 20 from riots in New Delhi; hundreds badly injured

At least 20 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups over a new citizenship law, a hospital official told Reuters, even as an eerie calm..
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Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during clashes between opposing protesters over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official told Reuters on Wednesday, even as an eerie..
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More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials said on Tuesday, as riots overshadowed U.S. President..
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Seven killed, 150 injured in riots in New Delhi

At least seven people were killed and around 150 were injured in clashes between opposing groups in the Indian capital, a police official told Reuters on Tuesday, the deadliest riots in the city since..
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One killed, dozens injured in Delhi clashes as Trump visits

A policeman was killed and dozens of people injured amid clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President..
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Violence breaks out in India's capital over new citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

Indian police used tear gas and smoke grenades to disperse a crowd of thousands of protestors in India's capital of New Delhi on Monday as violence broke out over a new citizenship law just ahead of..
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Protests in New Delhi against India's citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

Police used tear gas to disperse large crowds in India's capital of New Delhi on Sunday in the latest eruption of violence at protests over a new citizenship law, police officials said.
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India's use of facial recognition tech during protests causes stir

When artist Rachita Taneja heads out to protest in New Delhi, she covers her face with a pollution mask, a hoodie or a scarf to reduce the risk of being identified by police facial recognition..
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Trump to woo Indian executives during New Delhi visit

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet executives of large Indian companies with interests in the United States as he looks to drum up investments during his visit to New Delhi this month.
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European diplomats check India's loosening of Kashmir clampdown

More than two dozen diplomats are visiting Indian-administered Kashmir, New Delhi said on Wednesday, as the country tries to reassure foreign allies following several months of unrest in the contested..
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India's New Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

Voters in New Delhi began voting on Saturday in a state election seen as a test of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity following months of deadly anti-government protests over a new..
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Malaysia's PM-in-waiting seeks end to palm tension with India

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dialed back his criticism of India after it sparked a boycott of Malaysian palm oil, his chosen successor Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters on Thursday, urging..
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Malaysia's Mahathir has toned down criticism of India after palm backlash, says Anwar

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dialed back his criticism of India after it sparked a boycott of Malaysian palm oil, his chosen successor Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters on Thursday, urging..
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A gunman shoots at New Delhi protesters

The protests outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University on Thursday started out small and relatively low-key - another show of anger by students who oppose a citizenship law they say..
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Brazil´s Bolsonaro fires aide who flew on Air Force jet from Davos

President Jair Bolsonaro fired his deputy chief of staff for the second time this week, after the official used a Brazilian Air Force plane to fly from Davos, Switzerland, to New Delhi last weak.
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Top India court confirms four men to hang for bus rape and murder

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas for a review of the death sentence handed down to four men in the rape and murder of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, leaving an appeal to the..
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India grants diplomats access to Kashmir for first time in months

Foreign diplomats visited India-ruled Kashmir on Thursday for the first time since New Delhi stripped the region of special status in August, but some European nations and others declined to go after..
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