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With the Yamuna set to cross the danger mark of 204.5 metres, Delhi government on Sunday sounded a flood alert and started evacuating people living on the floodplain. The river was flowing at 203.4 metres on Sunday evening and its water level was expected to rise further on Monday as 8.28 lakh cusecs of water was released from Haryana's Hathni Kund barrage at 6pm, an official said.
There was ruckus at Indira Gandhi International airport when a kaali-peeli taxi driver started to thrash a customer service associate posted at the airport parking service. The latter had asked him to stay in the queue designated for kaali-peelis when he rammed a barricade after entering the lane for other private cars
Patients at AIIMS, who were moved to safety after a massive fire broke out at the premier hospital on Saturday, were taken back to their respective wards on Sunday. Authorities said the fire that engulfed the hospital’s pre-clinical and teaching block, which also houses the microbiology lab, did not affect patient areas.
Delhi’s long wait for Rao Tula Ram Marg flyover is well documented and while that misery has finally ended, two flyovers on the same stretch – one near IIT and the other at Munirka – are in a shambles. A Public Works Department official said they were waiting for the rains to subside so that they could begin fixing the broken road surface.
A long drive to Agra in a brand new Ford Endeavour after night shift in office turned fatal for four employees of an IT firm after the SUV, travelling at more than 100kmph, toppled over a carriageway of the Yamuna Expressway and fell 30ft to the ground on Sunday morning.
In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.
After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.
Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.
Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.
With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.