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  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court 6 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb water-logging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • Delhi: Permits of 2500 buses and mini-buses cancelled 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has cancelled the permits of around 2500 buses and mini-buses after their operators' addresses were found to be incorrect. After the gang rape on December 16, 2012, Home Ministry had directed the verification of owners/permit holders of all the public service vehicles by the Delhi Traffic Police. According...
  • IM planned to send poisoned letters to kill targets: Delhi Police 15 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to their targets to kill them, the Delhi Police has told a court in its chargesheet filed against six suspected men of the terror outfit in a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory here. In its...
  • Delhiites to pay Rs 500 fine for throwing trash in public places 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has decided to penalise citizens throwing trash in public places in a bid to curb littering in the national capital. The fines will range from Rs 100 to 500. The civic body has also planned on fining pet owners Rs 500 if their...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel Yesterday

    A 28-year-old nurse on Monday was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Delhi: Nurse alleges rape at hotel by owner's personal staff 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old nurse, who hailed from Tibet was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a reputed five-star hotel in Hazrat Nizamuddin area of southeast Delhi, police said. The two accused, identified as Neeraj and Rajan, in their early 20s, have been arrested. "The 28-year-old nurse has alleged that she...
  • AAP campaign for dissolution of Assembly now hits Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Designed to exert pressure on the BJP-led central government to take a decision on dissolving the Delhi Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now taking its signature campaign on the issue to the Metro stations in the national capital. AAP has been going door-to-door in the 70 Assembly constituencies...
  • Delhi: ABVP forms seven-member selection committee for DUSU elections 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi University Students' Union elections, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday formed a seven-member selection committee to finalise the names of candidates for DUSU elections. DUSU elections will be held on September 12 and students' organisations are gearing up for this. The team comprises Manu Kataria...
  • Varun Gandhi becomes father of baby girl 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sultanpur MP and BJP leader Varun Gandhi and his wife Yamini were today blessed with a baby girl. "It is with the deepest joy that I share that Yamini and I have been blessed with a beautiful daughter. Our child was born this afternoon in New Delhi. My...
  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The residents of a slum in Bawana in the national capital have been forced to use community toilets as they do not have toilets within their homes. The denial of basic necessity also meant higher risk to women's safety. Women said that they do not feel safe...
  • Cloudy Sunday in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a sunny Sunday morning with a minimum temperature of 25.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day. "The sky will be partly cloudy. There is a possibility of thundershowers in some areas," said an official of the...
  • CRPF to use 'Shaheed' for troopers killed in line of duty 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a first such step for a central armed police force, CRPF has decided to honour its jawans and officers killed in action with the prefix 'Shaheed' in their names. The country's leading anti-Naxal operations force, which by virtue of its huge deployment has the highest casualty rate...
  • Celebrating 'azadi' with 'rahgiri' in Old Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: On this Independence Day evening, the historic Chandni Chowk street in Delhi's Walled City, otherwise chock-a-block with chaotic traffic and a teeming mass of people, was wide open for a stroll. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for the first time ever organised 'rahgiri' in the city in collaboration...
  • DTC plans budget hotels at its terminals to augment revenue 3 days ago

    New Delhi: To boost revenue generation, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is planning to open budget hotels at two of its prominent bus terminals. In its recent board meeting, DTC has cleared proposal of a feasibility study at Nehru Place and Raja Garden bus terminals by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development...
  • Kaam Aadmi Party aims for a garbage free Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Clean up India initiative is a group that is inspiring people to clean their surroundings. They call themselves the 'Kaam Aadmi Party' and are involved in cleanliness drives in different areas of Delhi. Their message is to make people responsible to make their environment clean. The Kaam Aadmi...
  • Delhi to take foreign specialists help to solve water paucity 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As the city grapples with water scarcity, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday said that the Delhi Government will take technical help from specialists from across the globe to set up a 40 MGD water treatment plant. "There is a plan to take technical help from specialists from...
  • Delhi government celebrates Independence Day with week-long activities 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Government has planned a series of week-long activities including a special tree plantation and cleanliness drive to celebrate country's 68th Independence day, Lt Governor Jung said in a special appeal to citizens of Delhi. As part of the celebrations, a number of events such as Prabhat...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly molests Kindergarden student in school 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student allegedly molested a girl in Kindergarden inside a school in Delhi on Wednesday. The school is in civil lines in North Delhi. The kindergarden student was waiting to be picked up by her family when she was taken to an empty classroom by another student...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO in a graft case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI has arrested the CEO of Central Board of Film Certification, Rajesh Kumar, after a complaint was filed against him. An Indian Railway Postal Service Officer of 1995 batch officer Kumar was on deputation to Central Board of Film Certification. Earlier he had come under the CBI scanner for...
  • Twin murders: Siblings found dead in Delhi's Karawal Nagar 6 days ago

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother was found murdered in their bedroom in north east Delhi's Karawal Nagar on Thursday. The two used to stay with their aunt who discovered the bodies when she came in to the bedroom to wake them up for school. A PCR call...
  • Jet Airways New Delhi-Bhopal flight aborted after fire alarm 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from New Delhi to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early on Thursday. No one among over the 70 people on board was injured in the incident that took place around 0545 hrs, airport sources...
  • 10,000 security personnel to guard Delhi on Independence Day 6 days ago

    New Delhi: On the eve of Independence Day celebrations, unprecedented security measures have been put in place in the national capital. Ten thousand security personnel have been deployed around the Red Fort. Three km radius around the Red Fort will be completely sanitized as well as the entire route covered by...
  • Delhi Police takes alleged LeT operative Arshad into nine-day custody 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has taken alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Arshad into nine-day custody from Kolkata Police, after sources confirmed that LeT commander Javed Baluchi had instructed him to help the terror outfit find a local hawala operator. Security agencies have intercepted conversations between the two that took place during the months...
  • Security beefed up in national capital for Independence Day 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Security has been beefed up in the national capital with thousands of Delhi Police and paramilitary personnel keeping a hawk-eyed vigil in the city to thwart any possible threats in the run-up to Independence Day later this week. Given the security threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from...
  • Delhi: Three arrested for posing as CBI informers August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Three men were arrested from West Delhi's Uttam Nagar area for allegedly cheating people by posing as CBI informers, police said on Tuesday. Two of the accused -- Hari Prakash Sharma (31), a resident of Sonepat in Haryana, and Prahlad Bhagat Sharma (59) were together running the business...
  • Phoolan murder: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence on August 14 August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed August 14 for pronouncing the quantum of sentence against Sher Singh Rana for the murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi here in 2001 with the prosecution seeking death penalty for him. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar reserved...
  • I-Day: Centre orders compulsory attendance for officers, DMRC to provide free rides August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi readies himself to speak from the Red Fort on 68th Independence Day, the central government on Tuesday issued a diktat to all its officers. Sources say the government has made it compulsory for all its officials in the national capital to attend PM...
  • Committee for grant of third gender status to transgenders formed August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to pursue implementation of the recommendations of an Expert Committee, seeking "third gender" status for transgenders, Lok Sabha was informed. Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Sudarshan Bhagat, in...
  • Four artists selected for in-residence scheme at Rashtrapati Bhavan August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Two artists and two writers have been selected for Rashtrapati Bhavan's in-residence scheme, aimed at promoting and nurturing established and young creative minds. "We have selected four people, two writers and two artists, through a national wide selection process for this residency programme," Venu Rajamony, Rashtrapati Bhavan press secretary,...
  • Anju Ilyasi death: Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi to be tried for murder August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Former television producer and anchor Suhaib Ilyasi will be tried for the murder of his wife Anju Ilyasi in 2000, as ruled by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. Ilyasi was arrested on March 2000 after he was accused of murder by his sister-in-law and mother-in-law. However, there...