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Firemen hailed as heroes in Delhi horror blaze

Firemen hailed as heroes in Delhi horror blaze

Two fireman who rescued 27 people were hailed as heroes Monday after Delhi's deadliest fire in decades killed 43, prompting outrage that safety regulations were yet again ignored.

Amid pollution woes, oxygen bar sells Delhi residents clean air

Amid pollution woes, oxygen bar sells Delhi residents clean air

At a time when air pollution in Delhi has been hitting dangerous levels, an oxygen bar in the Indian capital is offering customers a burst of fragrant, purified oxygen, for a price.

Delhi schools close as farm fires add to city's foul air

Delhi schools close as farm fires add to city's foul air

India's capital Delhi was shrouded in a deeper cover of toxic smoke on Thursday, as data showed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to stamp out the burning of crop stubble in neighbouring states is not working.

Delhi pollution levels spike as farmers burn crop stubble

Delhi pollution levels spike as farmers burn crop stubble

The Indian capital was Wednesday shrouded in a grey haze as air quality plunged with increasing burning of crop stubble by farmers in neighbouring regions.

Air India set to launch non-stop Delhi-Doha flights from Oct 29

Air India set to launch non-stop Delhi-Doha flights from Oct 29

India’s national flag carrier Air India is set to launch non-stop flights between Delhi and Doha from October 29, according to the airline's website.

Air India to launch Delhi-Doha flights

Air India to launch Delhi-Doha flights

India’s national flag carrier Air India will launch flights between Delhi and Doha from October 29, it is learnt.

Delhi police arrest owner of hotel where fire killed 17

Delhi police arrest owner of hotel where fire killed 17

The owner of a New Delhi hotel where 17 people were killed in a fire has been arrested on charges of negligence and would be produced in court Sunday, police said.

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.

11 family members found dead in Indian capital

11 family members found dead in Indian capital

The bodies of 11 members of one family were found in their home in the Indian capital by police on Sunday.

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Vegetable prices jump in India as farmers go on strike

Vegetable prices jump in India as farmers go on strike

Farmers began their 10-day protest on Friday to press demands such as farm loan waivers and higher prices for produce such as cereals, oilseeds and milk.

Modi opens 2 expressways around Delhi to reduce pollution

Modi opens 2 expressways around Delhi to reduce pollution

The NCR is a rapidly urbanising and polluted area around New Delhi that is one-third the size of New York state, but houses 2.5 times more people.