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Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom.

Indian capital's 'lost' garden reopens as public park

Indian capital's 'lost' garden reopens as public park

The park is part of the historic complex that surrounds Humayan's Tomb, the recently restored grave of a Mughal emperor that is widely seen as the inspiration for the Taj Mahal.

Asean leaders attend India's Republic Day parade

Asean leaders attend India's Republic Day parade

Leaders from the 10-member Asean joined top Indian politicians to watch the two-hour display comprising a military parade, cultural performances and colourful floats.

17 killed in fire at New Delhi plastics warehouse

17 killed in fire at New Delhi plastics warehouse

At least 17 people have been killed in a fire at a plastics storage unit in New Delhi, a fire department official said.

Pollution stops play in India-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Pollution stops play in India-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Many of Sri Lanka's fielders returned from lunch on the second day of the Test against India wearing masks amid visible haze at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

Water to be sprayed over Delhi to combat smog

Water to be sprayed over Delhi to combat smog

Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhaust in a city with limited public transport and swirling construction dust have caused the crisis, as they do year after year.

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

A thick brown smog hung over Delhi with residents reporting smarting in the eyes and irritation in the nose and throat.

Indian capital wakes up to 'hazardous' smog

Indian capital wakes up to 'hazardous' smog

Delhi's air quality typically worsens ahead of the onset of winter as cooler air traps pollutants near the ground, preventing them from dispersing into the atmosphere.

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Toxic firecracker haze darkens Delhi after festival of lights

Residents of the sprawling Indian capital, which already ranks among the world's most polluted cities, complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs.

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

New Delhi shuts power plant in fight against Diwali smog

New Delhi experiences suffocating smog every year around Diwali, when farmers in north India burn the stubble left behind after the harvest and revellers let off smoke-spewing firecrackers.

India gives free tickets to avert World Cup 'embarrassment'

India gives free tickets to avert World Cup 'embarrassment'

Thousands of children filled the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium to boost India's first major sporting event since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which was marked by vast open spaces in stadiums.

Qatar FM to arrive in India on two-day visit

Qatar FM to arrive in India on two-day visit

HE Sheikh Mohamed will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hold talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.