This business of notes is livelihood for hundreds in Old Delhi, with vendors charging a fee of up to 20 percent to replace damaged banknotes. A mildly damaged 500 rupee note, for instance, can be exchanged for 480 rupees, while a bundle of crisp, new 10 rupee notes valued at 1,000 rupees is priced at 1,050 rupees.
( NEW DELHI) — Indian movie star Salman Khan will face a fresh trial on a homicide charge for a fatal road accident more than 11 years ago. Police said that Khan drove his car into a group of people sleeping on a Mumbai sidewalk in September 2002, killing one and injuring four. Show More Summary
Record numbers of New Delhi voters took part in local assembly elections on Dec. 4, challenging the Indian capital’s reputation for political apathy and fueling intrigue over the fate of the major parties in national polls next spring. Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Japan are stepping up the pressure for cheaper liquefied natural gas (LNG) with potential joint tenders as two of the world's biggest gas buyers try to ease the pain of high prices and rising demand.
Four men chatting in a Delhi bar are not, by their own admission, natural drinking buddies. They first "met" on Twitter, where they voiced a common desire - to see Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi become the next prime ministe...
The last time Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed a new chief of army, that chief — General Pervez Musharraf — started the Kargil war against India less than six months later. That's why Delhi was watching with interest as...Show More Summary
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NEW DELHI -- A young journalist has accused the editor of a leading investigative magazine in India of sexually assaulting her, creating a scandal that has transfixed the country for the past eight days and reignited debate about violence against women here. Read full article >>
NEW DELHI/SHIRDHON, India (Reuters) - Pandurang Ghorpade has the weather to thank as he hands out celebratory sweets to neighbors eager for a ride on his prized new possession, a gleaming red tractor bought in anticipation of a bumper harvest.
New Delhi's gay pride parade was Sunday and while the event was small by Western standards, hundreds took to the streets to demand LGBT rights. The demonstrators urged an end to all forms of discrimination against gay men, lesbians and transgender people in India, four years after a colonial-era law that criminalised gay sex was overturned. Show More Summary
Earlier today, hundreds of gay rights advocates and allies paraded through the streets of New Delhi to demand full equality under the law and to push for an end to anti-gay stigmatization in India. Mail & Guardian reports: The demonstrators...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The world of chess has a new king, and it's a 22-year-old who is as much at home posing for fashion shoots as he is pushing pawns.
DGPs, IGPs to discuss cyber security, counter-terrorism, anti-Naxal operations New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Key issues such as cyber security, anti-Naxal operations and ways to improve counter-terrorism efforts are expected to dominate discussions at this year’s annual conference of directors general of police and inspectors general of police. Show More Summary
A series of ‘bizarre delusions’ from patients diagnosed with schizophrenia described in a new paper just published in the Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine: “Some rays are there in me, which create magnetic field and I have the power to affect TV signals. Body is producing charge; whenever I touch anything I get electric current. […]
For many, today is a day to remember the thousands of transgender men and women who have been murdered in hate-motivated attacks around the world. From Rome to Rio, New York to New Delhi, people will gather in public squares and private...Show More Summary
India's nascent luxury market is set to accelerate next year, crossing the $10-billion mark. ||| New Delhi - India's nascent luxury market is set to accelerate next year, crossing the $10-billion mark, boosted by a new breed of wealthy “closet” consumers whose spending power is increasing, a report released Tuesday said. Show More Summary
Vishavjit Singh was born in Washington, D.C. but moved with his family to New Delhi, India, when he was very young. He now resides back in America – in New York City – and makes his living as an editorial cartoonist, while also ”documenting the thrills and travails of real-life Sikhs in the aftermath of 9/11 […]
This week we sampled traditional Caribbean fare like conch fritters, nibbled on New Delhi's soul-warming butter chicken, and got restaurant advice from Joe Bastianich.
Naxal ideologues ‘more dangerous’ than armed cadres: Govt New Delhi: With violence perpetrated by Naxals continuing, the Centre has said that ideologues of the Maoists are more dangerous than the armed cadres who have killed more than 8,100 civilians and policemen since 2001. Terming the activities of Naxals as serious impediment to the [...]
The new six kilometre turnkey metro line in Gurgaon, in Delhi's metropolitan area, India, has been opened for operations by Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon.