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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.


Heavy air pollution continues in New Delhi [Video]

Heavy air pollution continues in New Delhi

According to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, as of 12 p.m. local time the city's air quality index on average was at 264 on a scale of 500 measured at PM 10, or particulate matter with diameter..

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New Delhi's toxic smog is back [Video]

New Delhi's toxic smog is back

Air quality in India's capital, New Delhi, has deteriorated sharply as wind died down just as the burning of crop waste in fields sent smoke billowing across the north of the country. Megan Revell..

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Abdullah Abdullah on Afghan peace talks, India engaging with Taliban | Worldview [Video]

Abdullah Abdullah on Afghan peace talks, India engaging with Taliban | Worldview

The Afghan leadership won’t have concerns if India decides to engage with the Taliban, though a final decision in this matter will is New Delhi’s prerogative, Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah..

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Delhiites raise concern over poor air quality [Video]

Delhiites raise concern over poor air quality

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhiites raised concern over poor air quality. Morning joggers and cyclists' say that they have felt change in air quality and the pollution level is increasing day by day..

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India supports Afghan in journey towards peace, stability: Abdullah Abdullah [Video]

India supports Afghan in journey towards peace, stability: Abdullah Abdullah

The Afghanistan leader and Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation, Doctor Abdullah Abdullah said that India has been amongst the countries that helped Afghan in journey towards peace and..

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PM Modi meets Afghan leader Abdullah Abdullah [Video]

PM Modi meets Afghan leader Abdullah Abdullah

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi met Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan, Doctor Abdullah Abdullah in New Delhi. Abdullah Abdullah had met NSA Ajit Doval on Oct 7.

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‘Anurag Kashyap has a mafia type of an image’: Payal Ghosh meets NCW Chief [Video]

‘Anurag Kashyap has a mafia type of an image’: Payal Ghosh meets NCW Chief

The actor who accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct met the Chief of National Commission for Women (NCW) in New Delhi. Payal Ghosh said that Rekha Sharma assured her full support of the..

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Had many expectations from Bihar CM, but he hasn't faired well on those: Chirag Paswan [Video]

Had many expectations from Bihar CM, but he hasn't faired well on those: Chirag Paswan

A day after the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) decided not to contest the upcoming Bihar elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Janata Dal (United), LJP president Chirag Paswan on..

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India remembers Gandhi on 151st birth anniversary [Video]

India remembers Gandhi on 151st birth anniversary

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to iconic freedom movement leader, Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial in New Delhi on his 151st birth anniversary on Friday (October 2).

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PM Modi addresses United Nations General Assembly [Video]

PM Modi addresses United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) via video conference in New Delhi. "India is proud of the fact that it is one of the Founding Members of the United..

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NMCG organises Empowered Task Force meet to review Namami Gange projects [Video]

NMCG organises Empowered Task Force meet to review Namami Gange projects

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NCMG) organised the 6th meeting of the Empowered Task Force (ETF) in New Delhi. The meeting chaired by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat..

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Farm bills: Injustice will not happen to anyone, says JJP leader Digvijay Chautala [Video]

Farm bills: Injustice will not happen to anyone, says JJP leader Digvijay Chautala

Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Digvijay Chautala stated that they will going to buy crop of Haryana farmers. Will buy the crops from farmers, when the procurement of crops will begin form October..

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Union Minister Suresh Angadi dies due to Covid; PM Modi, others pay tributes [Video]

Union Minister Suresh Angadi dies due to Covid; PM Modi, others pay tributes

Minister of State Railways Suresh Angadi dies due to Covid-19 on Wednesday aged 65. Tributes started pouring in after Angadi’s death. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Angadi an “exceptional..

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'In Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan, you may not return home': India at UNHRC [Video]

'In Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan, you may not return home': India at UNHRC

India accused Pakistan of spreading 'imposturous political propaganda'. India exercised Right of Reply at the 45th Session of Human Rights Council. "Yet again, though we are not surprised, Pakistan has..

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Sikhs protest outside Pakistan Embassy over 'forced conversion of Sikh girls' [Video]

Sikhs protest outside Pakistan Embassy over 'forced conversion of Sikh girls'

Members of Sikh community staged protest outside Pakistan Embassy in New Delhi against 'abduction and forced conversion Sikh girls in Pakistan'. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC)..

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