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  • Nepal set for Modi's Janakpur visit despite cancellation fears November 21, 2014

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site in Nepal, has not yet been officially cancelled despite reports about the trip being called off due to opposition by some political parties, the Nepalese government said on Friday. Preparations were going on for the visit till Friday...
  • Amidst protest by political parties in Nepal, PM Modi's visit to Hindu goddess Sita's birthplace cancelled November 20, 2014

    Kathmandu/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site in Nepal, has been cancelled at the last minute due to opposition by some political parties peeved over their non-inclusion in the preparatory committee, government sources said on Thursday. Modi will be leaving on November 25 to...
  • Did an intensive social media campaign help this couple find their missing daughter? October 6, 2014

    Three-year-old Jahnvi, who went missing from the capital, is now back with her family after eight days. But there are still no clear answers on where she was. As Jhanvi returned with her head shaved, there are some who are suggesting the intense social media campaign to find her spooked...
  • Kidnapping case: Thank the media and police for helping us, says 3-year-old girl's mother October 6, 2014

    Three-year-old Jahnvi who went missing from India Gate on September 28 was found in Janakpuri on Sunday. Jahnvi was found with her head shaved and a placard around her neck at a market. The placard had her name and her father's mobile number. ...
  • Delhi: 3-year-old Jhanvi reunites with her family after a week October 6, 2014

    A three-year-old child who went missing from India Gate over a week ago has been traced with her head shaved and a placard around her neck at a market in Janakpuri locality of Delhi late Tuesday evening. Her father said, " We are very happy that our daughter has been...
  • Delhi: 3-year-old child, who went missing a week ago from India Gate, found October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A 3-year-old child who went missing from India Gate a week ago has been found in Janakpuri area of New Delhi on Sunday. Jahanvi was left in the market area by an unknown person with her family's number written on her neck. Her parents identified her at Mayapuri police...
  • News 360: Woman exposes school's negligence after child consumes chemical August 21, 2014

    In a disturbing incident, one that would make every parent uncomfortable, a school in west Delhi dumped a critically ill child home instead of admitting him to an ICU despite the doctors' advice. ...
  • Woman turns CJ to expose school's negligence after child consumes chemical August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In a disturbing incident, one that would make every parent uncomfortable, a school in west Delhi dumped a critically ill child home instead of admitting him to an ICU despite the doctors' advice. The child nearly died and is now undergoing critical care. The school principal has disappeared and the...
  • School booked for negligence as child consumes toxic substance August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A playschool in Janakpuri has been booked for negligence after a twoyearold boy allegedly consumed some poisonous substance during school hours, police said on Saturday. The boy, identified as Utkarsh, is in a hospital and out of danger now. However, the poisonous chemical which he had consumed is...
  • Two held for raping Ugandan woman in Delhi June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for raping and robbing a Ugandan woman in the national capital, police said on Saturday. The woman told police that she had come to Janakpuri District Centre in west Delhi on Friday night. After meeting a friend she was on her way home towards...
  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to check whether DMRC has rectified the lapses in functioning of its concrete mixing plant in a Janakpuri colony. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order after residents of the colony submitted that...
  • 30yearold woman attempts suicide by jumping before a metro August 20, 2013

    A woman allegedly attempted commit suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Janakpuri West Metro station in Delhi on Monday. According to the police, the 30yearold woman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was left critically injured after she jumped in front of the metro at...
  • Delhi: Elderly man jumps before metro train, dies April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: An unidentified elderly man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a metro train in west Delhi on Thursday evening, police said. The incident took place in Janakpuri Metro station at around 5 pm and the victim is aged between 60 and 70 years. The victim was rushed to a...
  • Delhi Police constable shot at while chasing a criminal March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old Delhi Police head constable was shot at and injured while chasing and arresting a criminal in New Delhi on Wednesday night, police said. Shyam Lal, deputed with the crime branch, was shot around 9.30 pm in west Delhi's Janakpuri area. He received a bullet injury in hand,...
  • Robbery attempt at DJB office in Janakpuri December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: About 10 people allegedly entered the office of Delhi Jal Board in Janakpuri and made an unsuccessful attempt to loot cash by trying to break open the cash chest, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Tuesday. On the night of December 9 and 10, around 10 thieves...
  • Govt apathy forces blind children out of home January 28, 2012

    New Delhi: At a time when the Supreme Court has asked the state governments to provide shelter to the homeless, a group of visually challenged students in Delhi have been forced to live out in the open, after their shelter in the Virender Nagar area near Janakpuri in west Delhi...
  • Spate of suicides haunt Janakpuri district centre June 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Yet another suicide at the infamous Janakpuri district centre in West Delhi has brought back some bad memories. After 7 suicide deaths in less than a year, the district centre has become notorious as the death centre. On Thursday a man suffering from depression jumped to his death....
  • Delhi schoolgirl alleges rape in car December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: A Class XII student of a famous school in Janakpuri was allegedly gangraped by four young men in a moving car in West Delhi on Tuesday. The girl was coming out of her coaching class when she was accosted by four men in a SUV, a Scorpio. The four...