Connaught Place

  • Connaught Place eighth most expensive office place in world June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Connaught Place in Delhi has slipped one notch to become the world's eighth costliest office destination, property consultant CBRE said on Thursday. Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) was ranked sixteenth, and Nariman Point at thirty-second in the list of Top 50 Costliest Global Office Markets. Delhi's Connaught Place...
  • Delhi's Shankar Market gets makeover with street art June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The pale, weary, pan-stained walls and corridors of one of Delhi's oldest shopping destinations - Shankar Market - opposite Connaught Place's outer circle is in the makeover mode as street artists are painting its eight blocks in varied hues with narrations depicting music, dance and drama to increase...
  • Tata Docomo to provide WiFi services in Connaught Place from the first week of July June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom service provider Tata Docomo has entered into a partnership with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to offer WiFi services from the first week of July in Connaught Place area of the national capital. Covering more than 4 kms, the deployment of WiFi hotspot would ensure seamless connectivity in...
  • Delhi: AAP to leave Connaught Place office following neighbours' complaint June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: 41 Hanuman Road of Connaught Place in the heart of the national capital might no longer be the AAP's address as it could move out of the two-storey building that was its home for 18 months because the neighbours are complaining, party sources said. Following "a few informal complaints...
  • Major fire at Indian Railway Project Management unit office in Delhi May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out on Saturday evening at Indian Railway Project Management unit office near Connaught Place in Delhi. However, the railway officials have said that the fire has been brought under control. "Eight fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. The fire is under control," ADO MK...
  • Restaurants in Delhi's Connaught Place to remain open till 1 am April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Restaurants and bars in the heart of Delhi, Connaught Place, will soon remain open till 1 am. Even the shopping outlets will remain open till 11 pm. The decision was taken by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) to promote night shopping in Connaught Place. The decision is,...
  • NDMC to upgrade parking lots to manage chaos April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Council has set the ball rolling for modernisation of its old parking lots which will include computerised facility and an online booking system. The plan will be first initiated at Janpath and the parking lots at Connaught Place's A-block, NDMC officials said. The civic body...
  • IM may kidnap someone to get Bhatkal's release, court told January 27, 2014

    Associates of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal are planning to commit a "sensational kidnapping" in the national capital to secure the terrorist's release, Delhi Police told a court on Monday. The police submission came while seeking more time from the court for completing the investigation against Bhatkal for allegedly setting up...
  • India's oldest toy shop recounts the changing face of child's best friend January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Books are a man's best friend and toys are a child's. Toys are considered to be the first medium of education of a child. Even when a child becomes an adult, the fascination for toys does not go away. The owner of India's oldest toy shop, Ram Chander...
  • Christmas spirit grips Delhi, people celebrates with carols, cakes, candles December 25, 2013

    The festive spirit gripped the national capital on Wednesday on the occasion of Christmas as people flocked to churches to light candles and pray for peace and harmony. The decorated cathedrals saw people irrespective of faith and religion - bundled in woollens and wearing bright smiles - light candles and greet...
  • Delhi's Connaught Place 7th costliest office market in world, Mumbai's BKC 15th: Survey December 21, 2013

    Connaught Place in Delhi has slipped two notches to become the world's seventh costliest office destination due to slowdown in the realty market and fall in rupee's exchange rate, property consultant CBRE said. Mumbai s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) is at the 15th position, while Nariman Point stood at 32nd. Their...
  • Delhi: Two men allegedly rape teen in Connaught Place December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A teenager has alleged sexual assault by two men in the Connaught Place area of New Delhi. The victim claims she ran away from her home in Gorakhpur because of constant torture from her step mother. She arrived in New Delhi three days back. In her statement to...
  • Man, brother arrested for raping niece for 19 years December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A man has been arrested along with his brother for raping his niece for nearly two decades, police said on Monday. The accused Shashi Thakur and Mukul Thakur were arrested on Saturday by the staff of Connaught Place police station after the girl, a fashion designer, had registered a...
  • Library now just a click away October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In a scenario where everyone is so tech savvy and wants work to be done on a click of a mouse, will they go to a library for a book? With changing trends, library is now just a click away. Ram Gopal Sharma and Sons library at Shankar Market,...
  • Asia dominates world's most expensive office spaces June 23, 2013

    New York: Five of the six most expensive office areas in the world are in Asia, as demand by global companies to locate their outstripped the supply, according to a semiannual report released on Thursday by real estate services company CBRE Inc. For the third consecutive time, Hong Kong's Central business...
  • Long queues, but smiles welcome Starbucks to the heart of Delhi February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Starbucks made quite a dramatic entry in the heart of the capital. With queues running up to quite a few hundred metres, the zeal for the world's most popular coffee never seemed to fade off their faces. However, keeping the Dilliwaalas happy as they stood waiting, the Starbucks staff...
  • HC seeks report on missing files on 20-yr-old rape case January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from Saket district judge about a 20-year-old rape case which is pending in a trial court without any hearing as the files related to it have gone missing. Hearing a PIL about the case which has not moved...
  • Delhi: 4 foreigners arrested, let off after harassing woman January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Another case of harassment in Delhi has been reported and this time by foreign nationals. Four foreign nationals were accused of harassing a hotel manager in the heart of Delhi's Connuaght Place. While two Libyan nationals have been let off on bail after being arrested, the remaining two -...
  • Delhi: 4 foreigners harass woman employee of a hotel in CP January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Another case of harassment in Delhi has been reported and this time by foreign nationals. An FIR has been registered against four people who allegedly sexually harassed and threatened the Assistant Manager of a prominent hotel in Delhi's Connaught Place on Monday evening. She claims she was shown obscene...
  • Protesters clash with police at Jantar Mantar December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A group of protesters, allegedly owing allegiance to BJP's student wing ABVP clashed with police on December 30 at Jantar Mantar during a demonstration demanding speedy punishment for the rapists of the girl who died after battling for life. The hitherto peaceful protest turned violent at around 1...
  • New Delhi's CP is world's 5th most expensive office market December 19, 2012

    Mumbai: New Delhi is the fifth most expensive office market in the world, a survey released in Mumbai on Wednesday said. New Delhi (Connaught Place) now ranks fifth in the world with an overall occupancy cost of $183.30 per square feet per annum, according to CBRE Global Research & Consulting's...
  • Youths open fire at waiter for refusing to eat leftovers December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A young man early on Sunday morning opened fire at a waiter who refused to eat the leftover food after he and his friends finished eating at a dhaba in central Delhi. However, the victim escaped without any wounds. The man identified as Rajesh was caught with a pistol...
  • Delhi's sex ratio skewed in high-end areas May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi has recorded a slight increase in sex ratio from 821 in 2001 to 866 in 2011 but a close look at statistics shows that it is most skewed in VVIP areas with high-end Connaught Place and Chanakyapuri topping the list of ignominy. The child sex ratio too...
  • Anna supporters booked for protesting in Delhi November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Four Anna Hazare supporters have been slapped with a case of violating prohibitory orders in the busy Connaught Place in New Delhi by holding a demonstration in support of Lokpal, police said on Wednesday. The case under Section 188 of CrPC was registered against Arvind Gaur, Swati, Neeraj and...
  • 2008 blasts: Sabarmati Jail in-charge summoned March 25, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has asked the officer in-charge of the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad to appear before it to explain non-production of the 11 accused in 2008 serial blast cases here for framing of charges against them. Additional Sessions Judge Santosh Snehi Mann issued the summons after...
  • Delhi blasts: Charges to be framed on Feb 21 February 5, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday found sufficient evidence to put to trial 13 suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in the 2008 serial blasts in New Delhi, in which 26 people were killed. Charges against them would be framed Feb 21. Additional Sessions Judge Santosh Snehi Mann said there was...
  • Delhi: Bomb scare at Rajiv Chowk Metro station January 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Panic was triggered at the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station in New Delhi on Thursday after police received an anonymous call to blow up the station. Police received a call at around 2:51 PM claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the station, which sees a footfall of...
  • NDMC to restart CP redevelopment, chaos ahead January 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Expect traffic chaos on Connaught Place for at least next eight months from Tuesday as a civic agency is restarting its redevelopment work at the capital's commercial hotspot. The redevelopment work at the Connaught Place is undertaken by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), which has been allowed to do...
  • Chargesheets filed against Delhi blasts accused September 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday filed four supplementary chargesheets against a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist, charged with hacking the wi-fi system to send e-mails to media houses just before last year's September 13 serial blasts in the national capital. Submitting the charge sheet in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan...