Delhi

  • Delhi Feb 26

    Death Toll Rises to 24 From Delhi Riots During Trump Trip

    Authorities say at least 24 people have been killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with President Donald Trump’s first state visit to India

  • Supreme Court Nov 5, 2019

    ‘This City Is Not Livable': Indian Capital Faces Extreme Air Pollution

    Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor’s orders. The 22-year-old call center operator is recovering from a severe throat infection and the thick smog now blanketing New Delhi has made even breathing dangerous. “The moment I step outside, I can’t breathe properly,” she...

  • India Nov 4, 2019

    India's Capital Restricts Cars as People Choke in Dirty Air

    New Delhi restricted many private vehicles from the roads Monday to try to lessen pollution as people gasped and their eyes burned in toxic smog that exacerbated a public health crisis. The “odd-even” scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. It was begun days after...

  • The Associated Press Feb 12, 2019

    17 Killed in Fire at New Delhi Hotel, 4 Others Hurt, Police Say

    A fire engulfed a shoddily built budget hotel in central New Delhi early Tuesday, killing 17 people and injuring at least four others, including a woman from Myanmar who leaped from an upper floor to escape the flames, Indian authorities said. Hotel guest Sivanand Chand, 43, said he was jolted awake around 4 a.m., struggling to breathe. “When I got...

  • Facebook Oct 20, 2018

    Iowa Basketball Coach Admits to Sexually Exploiting 400 Boys

    A prominent Iowa youth basketball coach faces potentially decades in prison after admitting to a yearslong pattern of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 400 boys, including former players, their friends and other young athletes. Greg Stephen, 42, posed as girls on social media to trick the boys into making live videos masturbating. He secretly recorded them showering during trips...

  • Delhi Aug 5, 2017

    A Mystery in India: Women Wake Up to Find Hair Chopped Off

    Police are investigating a mysterious raft of attacks in which Indian women say they’re waking up to find someone has chopped off their hair and left it neatly on their pillows.

  • Afghanistan Dec 25, 2015

    India's Prime Minister Meets With Pakistan's on Unannounced Visit

    India’s Narendra Modi arrived in Pakistan on Friday, his first visit as prime minister to this Islamic nation that has been India’s long-standing archrival in the region. The previously unplanned visit is a sign of improving relations between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. The two heads of government also had an unscheduled meeting at the Paris climate change talks earlier this...

  • New York Mar 16, 2015

    Flight Crew Killed in Black Hawk Training Crash Identified

    The Louisiana National Guard on Monday identified the pilots and crew of a Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the Santa Rosa Sound along Florida’s Panhandle in a nighttime training exercise in dense fog last week with seven elite Marines aboard.

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