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Egypt's embassy in New Delhi urges Egyptians to avoid protest scenes

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 09:16 GMT

The embassy advised the Egyptians to be on alert and exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

Indian rescuers search for 39 missing after boat accident

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 05:34 GMT

Indian authorities were engaged in a major search and rescue operation Monday to find 39 people missing after their tour boat capsized in a fast-flowing swollen river.

Delhi to Host the 1st Global Economic Zones Expo and Convention 2019

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 03:18 GMT

Global Economic zones Expo & Convention Unshackle Barriers in Global Business 27-29 March 2019 The Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

Month of Women came early … Dalai Lama urges women to take up leadership roles

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 01:01 GMT

The Dalai Lama argued that women taking up leadership roles is vital to advancing societies and economies.

India's Modi crafts populist measures ahead of elections

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 08:44 GMT

India is weighing measures to woo farmers, small business owners and those who are less well-off, after setbacks in state elections.

Taj Mahal police take aim at marauding monkeys with slingshots

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 08:13 GMT

Police armed with slingshots are taking aim at troops of monkeys that harass visitors at India's Taj Mahal.

Toxic smog shrouds Indian capital as pollution soars, govt measures fail

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 09:46 GMT

Residents of the Indian capital of New Delhi woke on Thursday to a thick, grey smog, as pollution surged to "severe" and "emergency" levels

India's capital chokes as pollution levels hit the worst this year

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 09:57 GMT

Pollution levels in New Delhi have hit their worst this year in the past two days.

Delhi city govt lifts ban on Bloomberg-funded tobacco control charity

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:50 GMT

A small Indian non-profit group funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies can carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after authorities lifted a ban on its activities.

Sri Lanka arrests top policeman over alleged president assassination plot

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 10:40 GMT

A top Sri Lankan police official was arrested on Thursday over a suspected plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena, police a spokesman said.

Indian airliner makes history by flying to Israel via Saudi airspace

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia opened its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel with the inauguration on Thursday.

FM heads to India for joint committee meetings

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head on Wednesday for New Delhi leading an Egyptian delegation to the 7th session of the Egyptian-Indian higher committee.

Faced with Delhi's pollution, India's federal agencies bought air purifiers

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 08:34 GMT

A total of 140 air purifiers were purchased for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offices and at least six other government agencies.

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:32 GMT

Modi on Saturday became the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank for talks with Palestinian president Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.

6.1 magnitude quake rattles northern Afghanistan: USGS

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 10:32 GMT

A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Wednesday.

With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 11:25 GMT

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade.

India Test resumes in 'unhealthy' smog

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 10:42 GMT

India and Sri Lanka resumed their cricket Test in "unhealthy" air pollution -- 18 times higher than the level considered safe -- in New Delhi on Monday.

Thousands of Indian entrepreneurs hope to attend summit with Ivanka Trump

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 11:50 GMT

A U.S.-backed entrepreneurship conference that President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, is attending in India this month.

United resumes Newark-Delhi flights after halt due to poor air quality

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 02:40 GMT

United Airlines said it had resumed flights from Newark, New Jersey to New Delhi.

Indian capital choked by smog as emergency measures fail to offer respite

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 07:27 GMT

A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit enveloped India’s capital New Delhi on Monday.