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  • Lok Sabha polls live: High turnout in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar 10-04-2014 07:13 AM

    Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. ...
  • MP border districts supplying weapons to Delhi-NCR gangs 23-02-2014 11:39 PM

    After Munger in Bihar, various border districts of Madhya Pradesh have emerged as a major source of sophisticated country-made weapons for dreaded gangs in Delhi and NCR. In the last couple of months, the Special Cell and Crime Branch of Delhi Police have busted several gangs which were smuggling illegal...
  • Delhi-NCR created maximum jobs in 2013: Survey 19-01-2014 12:09 PM

    Delhi-NCR region has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs in 2013, even as overall generation of new employment avenues declined last year, says an Assocham study. Information technology (IT), IT-enabled services (ITeS) and IT hardware sector together accounted for a majority share of about 43...
  • Delhi employees to get paid leave for polling on Wednesday 03-12-2013 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi voters working in the National Capital Region will get a paid leave on December 4 after the Election Commission directed the employers of public and private companies to allow them to exercise their franchise. December 4 has been declared as a public holiday in the national capital...
  • Four earthquakes strike Delhi, NCR within four hours on Tuesday 12-11-2013 07:24 AM

    New Delhi: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) as four earthquakes hit the city within a span on four hours in the wee hours of Tuesday. The first quake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale occurred at 12.41 am, the report by Indian Meteorological Department...
  • 4,727 dengue cases in Delhi 08-11-2013 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: The number of people testing positive for the dengue virus in Delhi increased to 4,727 from 4,618 on November 4, a municipal health official said on Friday. The vector borne disease claimed six lives, but no fatality was reported in the past week. An additional 57 cases have...
  • Delhi wakes up to heavy rainfall, more rain expected this weekend 11-10-2013 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: The residents of Delhi woke up to heavy downpour on Friday morning as rains lashed the city and NCR. The Met department had predicted heavy to moderate rainfall for this weekend. This year's monsoon in Delhi is tipped to be the longest in more than 50 years. According...
  • After hiccups, Haryana plant starts power generation 25-09-2013 06:21 PM

    Chandigarh: After facing technical problems, the two units (of the 600 MW each) of the Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project in Haryana have achieved the generation target, an officer said Wednesday. The plant, situated in Hisar which is some 200 km from here, will generate power for Haryana, Delhi and...
  • Noida: Techie thrashed for trying to stop child marriage 21-09-2013 08:56 AM

    Noida: A 29-year-old techie was allegedly thrashed when she tried to stop a child marriage in Noida. The victim is a volunteer with an NGO. The techie has now been admitted to a hospital and is in the ICU with serious injuries. The prospective groom who attacked the techie has...
  • Three-year high: 14 women cops attacked in Delhi till July 13-08-2013 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Cases of women police personnel subjected to molestation and attacks have been on the rise with 14 such incidents reported this year till July 31. The Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday that the number of cases recorded so far was equal to the cases reported in the...
  • Derecognition of 6 medical colleges being considered: Ghulam Nabi 13-08-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has recommended to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that the recognition/letter of permission for six medical colleges in the NCR, but the same has been sent back for reconsideration, the government said on Tuesday. "The recommendation of MCI was received...
  • Traffic, waterlogging in Delhi, heavy rains expose lack of preparedness 21-07-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi was brought to a standstill on Saturday after heavy rains lashed National Capital Region. The downpour which went on for five-hours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging in several places. It is the heaviest rainfall that the capital has witnessed in the last 10 years....
  • CNG price in Delhi hiked by Rs 2 per kg with effect from today 24-06-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: The CNG price in national capital has been increased by Rs 2 per kg, the second increase in rates since January, due to rupee depreciation. Also, piped cooking gas (called PNG or piped natural gas) rates has also been increased by Re 1 with effect from midnight on...
  • Now pay before you book your appointment for passport 20-06-2013 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: To reduce non-availability of appointments and to check "no-shows" of applicants at Passport Seva Kendras, the government has made prior online payments compulsory for booking appointments at more centres, including in the NCR, with effect from June 21. Reviewing the operations over the last one year, it was...
  • 'Pink autos' launched in Gurgaon 12-01-2013 08:20 AM

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  • Firing inside Gurgaon hospital ICU, shooting caught on CCTV 12-12-2012 08:05 AM

    In a shocking incident in Gurgaon, two people were injured when a group of men fired at them inside the Sunrise Hospital. ...
  • Delhi: CNG prices to be hiked by Rs 1.75/kg 30-12-2011 01:41 PM

    New Delhi: The price of compressed natural gas (CNG) has been hiked by Rs 1.75 per kg in the national capital with effect from Friday midnight, mainly on account of rupee depreciation against the US dollar. Indraprastha Gas Ltd, which sells CNG to automobiles and piped cooking gas to households...
  • Make NCR a common economic zone: Dikshit 28-12-2011 02:41 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday sought cooperation from neighbouring states to decongest Delhi and repeated her demand for creating a common economic zone comprising the national capital and its satellite towns to cut down increasing flow of migrants into the city. Addressing a meeting of the NCR...
  • Delhi Bill to prevent demolitions approved 07-12-2011 10:51 PM

    New Delhi: Aimed at preventing sealing and demolition of a large number of unauthorised structures in Delhi, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill in this regard to be introduced in Parliament. "The proposed Bill seeks to maintain the status quo up to 2014 in regard to unauthorised colonies...
  • F1 fever hits NCR, preparations in full swing 18-10-2011 10:49 AM

    Noida: Barely two weeks to go for the Formula One Race to kickstart in India, the hotels around the race track are all fully booked. From customised services for all the F1 teams to specially designed menus, the tourism industry hopes that this will certainly boost India's image globally. The...
  • Aftershocks are unlikely: RS Dattatraya 08-09-2011 12:57 AM

    Director Seismic IMD RS Dattatraya said that Delhi falls in zone-4, second highest intense seismic zone. ...
  • Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Delhi, NCR 07-09-2011 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: An earthquake of medium intensity jolted New Delhi and NCR late on Wednesday night, pulling panic-stricken people out of their homes. The earthquake measured 4.2 on Richter scale according to the Meteorological Department. "The intensity was 4.2 and the epicentre was Sonepat," Shailesh Nayak, Secretary in Ministry of...
  • Techie arrested for wife's murder in NCR 18-07-2011 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: A software professional has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife in the National Capital Region. According to the police, Sharvendra suspected that his wife was having an extra marital affair. 26-year-old Pragya had a large circle of friends and had just begun a new job. But on...