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Delhi’s air quality continues to oscillate between poor, very poor: authorities

Delhi's air quality showed significant improvement on Wednesday and Thursday after rains washed away the pollutants but the rainfall also led to increased air capacity to hold pollutants, the SAFAR said. Delhi’s air quality continued to oscillate between ‘poor’ and ‘very poor’ categories Saturday due to increased pollutant holding capacity of air after rainfall, authorities […]

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Mumbaiwale: How India’s circus acts took to the stage

It started with a challenge. Mumbai residents, of course, were no strangers to public performances. Local troupes performed acrobatics, there were Indian jugglers and magicians. But a series of acts featuring animals, sleight of hand, bells and whistles – that was new. Sreedharan Champad’s history of the Indian Circus, An Album of Indian Big Tops, […]

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‘Will prove allegations wrong’: DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya of ABVP steps down over fake degree row

Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) president Ankiv Baisoya, who allegedly furnished a fake graduation degree at gain admission at DU, stepped down from his post on Thursday following directions from the Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP). The RSS-affiliated ABVP also suspended him from the organisation till the Delhi University (DU) concludes its ongoing inquiry against […]