Latest Neighbourhoods of Delhi Stories

2008-08-14 00:00:23

By Neha Lalchandani NEW DELHI: After recent protests over vanishing water bodies in the city, residents of Vasant Kunj met L-G Tejinder Khanna on Friday, where he assured them that Neela Hauz lake in their area, which is being filled up at present for construction of a flyover, would be restored once work is complete. He also told them that a bio-diversity park would be created in the forest land around the lake, under a similar project for all lakes and ponds in the city. Residents had...

2005-10-29 17:57:58

By Anirban Roy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As dusk fell, fairy lights came on and the mosques filled for prayers, deadly bombs turned three of New Delhi's festive markets into tangles of charred bodies, severed limbs and shattered shops in minutes. The sound was deafening, even among the cheery chaos and popping firecrackers of the peak festival season. Many of the victims were women and children, brightly dressed for their last big night out to shop before the Hindu Diwali, or festival...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.