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New Delhi is an urban district located in the city of Delhi. New Delhi serves as the capital of India and the seat of all three branches of the Government of India.

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India expects China to restore peace on border: MEA [Video]

India expects China to restore peace on border: MEA

held a press conference in the national capital. While briefing the mediapersons on India-China border issue in Ladakh, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on July 2 said that..

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Hike in fuel prices halts [Video]

Hike in fuel prices halts

After 21 consecutive days of surge, fuel prices didn't go uphill on June 28. Price of petrol stands at Rs 80.38/litre and diesel costs Rs 80.40/litre in New Delhi. For the 1st time, diesel had crossed..

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Coronavirus: Indian hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of cases [Video]

Coronavirus: Indian hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of cases

In India's worst-hit cities New Delhi and Mumbai, reports of people being turned away from hospitals continue.

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Officials of Indian Embassy in Pakistan return to India [Video]

Officials of Indian Embassy in Pakistan return to India

Five officials of the Indian Embassy in Pakistan, including the two who were abducted and tortured by Pakistan security agencies, return to India via the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar on June 22...

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Rajnath Singh departs for Russia [Video]

Rajnath Singh departs for Russia

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for Russia on June 22 from New Delhi. Rajnath Singh will attend 75th Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The Defence Minister will also hold talks to further deepen the..

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China 'returns captured Indian soldiers' [Video]

China 'returns captured Indian soldiers'

China has returned 10 Indian soldiers captured during a deadly border clash earlier this week, an Indian government source said on Friday, as two Asian nuclear powers sought to de-escalate tensions on..

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Govt set target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030: PM Modi [Video]

Govt set target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 18 that government has set a target to gasify around 100 million tonnes of coal by 2030. He made this statement in his speech at the launch of the auction of..

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India will turn COVID-19 crisis into opportunity: PM Modi [Video]

India will turn COVID-19 crisis into opportunity: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the auction of 41 coal mines for commercial mining on June 18 via video conference in New Delhi. "India will turn this COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity. It has..

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Jammu Jan Samvad rally: Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Kashmiri hero Maqbool Sherwani [Video]

Jammu Jan Samvad rally: Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Kashmiri hero Maqbool Sherwani

Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh addressed virtual rally for party workers in Jammu and Kashmir on June 14. "I pay my tribute to Sarpanch Ajay Pandita, who died in a cowardly attack and also..

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Earlier, flags of Pakistan, ISIS were seen in Kashmir, now it's only Indian flag: Rajnath Singh [Video]

Earlier, flags of Pakistan, ISIS were seen in Kashmir, now it's only Indian flag: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh said on June 14 that earlier flags of Pakistan and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) were seen in Kashmir but now only Indian flag is seen in there...

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COVID-19: India far from peak, says ICMR [Video]

COVID-19: India far from peak, says ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on June 02 said that the COVID-19 spread in the country is far away from the peak right now. "Instead of the use of the word 'community transmission', we need..

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73percent people who died of COVID-19 had co-morbidities: Health Ministry [Video]

73percent people who died of COVID-19 had co-morbidities: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry said on June 02 that 73percent of COVID19 deaths reported in the country are people with co-morbidities. "73percent of COVID19 deaths in India are people with co-morbidities," said..

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India's COVID-19 recovery rate improved to 48.07 percent : Health Ministry [Video]

India's COVID-19 recovery rate improved to 48.07 percent : Health Ministry

The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has been continuously improving, according to the Health Ministry 95,527 COVID19 patients have been recovered as of June 02. "95,527 COVID19 patients have..

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Before and after: the planet's air clears amid lockdown [Video]

Before and after: the planet's air clears amid lockdown

As the world struggles to fight the coronavirus pandemic an unexpected outcome has been clearer skies. As the virus spread and countries imposed strict nationwide lockdowns more cities began to breathe..

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Two Pakistan High Commission officials arrested on espionage charges, asked to leave India within 24 hours [Video]

Two Pakistan High Commission officials arrested on espionage charges, asked to leave India within 24 hours

Two persons attached who were apprehended in New Delhi by security agencies for indulging in espionage activities, initially claimed to be Indian nationals and produced their fake Aadhar cards but..

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Migrant workers facing huge mental distress in COVID-19 crisis: Jharkhand CM [Video]

Migrant workers facing huge mental distress in COVID-19 crisis: Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand has become the first state to repatriate their migrant workers from Ladakh via airline. Chief Minister of Jharkhand said, "In this humanitarian crisis, migrant workers are living in danger...

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Centre should engage in dialogue with all political parties: Opposition [Video]

Centre should engage in dialogue with all political parties: Opposition

The opposition parties held a virtual meeting and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government should engage in dialogue with all political parties to find a way in the crisis of COVID-19..

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COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 39.62%: Health Ministry [Video]

COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 39.62%: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry informed that COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 39.62% in the country today. "When the first lockdown started, then recovery rate was around 7.1%, the recovery rate..

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Cyclone Amphan: 'Odisha will not face damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours', says IMD DG [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: 'Odisha will not face damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours', says IMD DG

The Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Odisha on cyclone Apmphan said that Odisha will not have damaging impact for more than 2-3 hours. "Bhadrak and..

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NDRF dealing with cyclone Amphan in context of COVID-19: DG Pradhan [Video]

NDRF dealing with cyclone Amphan in context of COVID-19: DG Pradhan

The Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), said that the landfall of Cyclone Amphan has began, the teams have their own satellite communications to tackle it. SN Pradhan said that..

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'Met them just for photo-op', says RK Singh over Rahul Gandhi's interaction with home-bound migrant workers [Video]

'Met them just for photo-op', says RK Singh over Rahul Gandhi's interaction with home-bound migrant workers

MOS (IC) Ministry Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh on May 16 reacted on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with migrant labourers. He said, "Did he remember migrant labourers only after 50 days? Our..

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Rahul Gandhi facilitates travel of 25 migrant workers [Video]

Rahul Gandhi facilitates travel of 25 migrant workers

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on May 16 interacted with migrant labourers and arranged vehicle for around 25 migrant workers in New Delhi. Congress volunteers are going to drop migrant workers to their..

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Clowns bring joy to migrant workers stranded in India [Video]

Clowns bring joy to migrant workers stranded in India

Two sisters dressed up as clowns are visiting shelters packed with Indian migrants, trying to bring a moment of levity to poor families stranded in cities where they can no longer afford rent or food.

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Hurried funerals as India's virus cases climb

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India expels two Pakistani officials for 'espionage'

India on Sunday expelled two officials working at the Pakistan High Commision in New Delhi after they were held for espionage, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
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Tremors caused by an earthquake were felt in the Indian capital New Delhi on Friday, Reuters witnesses said.
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Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the mortuary at a hospital in south New Delhi swung open and staff in white coveralls rolled out a stretcher. Mourning relatives looked on, as a..
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India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

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India's capital reopens public transport as nearby Chinese-owned factory is hit by outbreak

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Indian troops kill militants, triggering clashes across Kashmir

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Indian troops kill maths teacher-turned-rebel commander in Kashmir

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Police clash with crowds as India eases coronavirus curbs

Indian police fired tear gas at a crowd of protesting migrant workers in Gujarat and launched baton charges against hundreds of people queuing at liquor stores in New Delhi, even as the first steps..
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Indians queue for liquor as capital eases some coronavirus curbs

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'I do feel afraid': Indian workers disinfect coronavirus hotspots

One recent morning in his two-room New Delhi home, sanitation worker Dev Dutt Sharma drank tea before putting on an orange jacket and bidding goodbye to his two sons, wife, and elderly mother.
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Lockdown reveals fresh and clean air in India

India's extended lockdown to prevent spread of the new coronavirus has drastically improved air quality and visibility, turning the skies over New Delhi a rare blue. (April 22)  
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India's virus lockdown gives world's most polluted capital clear skies, clean air

Residents of New Delhi are experiencing the longest spell of clean air on record, according to government data, as a stringent lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus drastically cuts..
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Special Report: India's migrant workers fall through cracks in coronavirus lockdown

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The religious retreat that sparked India's major coronavirus manhunt

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India PM plans staggered exit from vast coronavirus lockdown

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Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering

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New Delhi and scores of Indian districts under lockdown to contain coronavirus spread

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India proposes regional fund to fight coronavirus as cases exceed 100

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Iran's Khamenei asks India to stop attacks on Muslims after deadly riots

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India shuts Delhi schools, imposes new travel restrictions over coronavirus

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Total confirmed coronavirus cases in India rise to 28 - health minister

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A small Delhi hospital overwhelmed by wave of violence

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