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Naidu, YSR take fight to New Delhi

Times of India  19.02.2009
Naidu, YSR take fight to New Delhi

Chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and opposition leader N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday took their political war to New Delhi, with Naidu leading the ‘Grand Alliance’ to the national capital seeking prosecution of the CM for corruption and the...

6 kids go missing every day in city

Times of India  19.02.2009
6 kids go missing every day in city

The numbers paint a scary picture. In the 17 days of this month alone, 72 children have been reported missing from the capital. If you think this month has been particularly bad for Delhi's children, take a look at the figures since January 1, 200...


Cong revokes Narayan Rane’s suspension

Economic Times  17.02.2009
Cong revokes Narayan Rane’s suspension

Narayan Rane’s long wait and anxiety finally came to an end as the Congress revoked his two-and-a-half-month suspension. This was announced by AICC General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi in New Delhi. Mr Rane, an influential leader from the Konkan reg...

2 killed, many injured as railway bridge collapses

NEW DELHI: A 34-metre stretch of an under-construction bridge of the Delhi metro railway collapsed at Laxmi Nagar here on Sunday, killing two persons on the spot and injuring over a dozen. Six vehicles, including three cars, were damaged.


Even lawyers, city officials defy ban

Priya Saxena & Smriti Singh The Times of India 05.10.2008
Even lawyers, city officials defy ban

NEW DELHI: The ban on smoking might have come into effect from Wednesday, but there was little to show in terms of enforcement.

Fine of Rs 200 if caught smoking

The Statesman 10.09.2008
Fine of Rs 200 if caught smoking

NEW DELHI, Sept. 9: A fine of Rs 200 would be imposed on a person found smoking at public places, the Union health minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, announced today at the inauguration of a two-day national advocacy workshop on tobacco control laws.


Capital reports its first dengue death

Expressindia.com 05.09.2008
Capital reports its first dengue death

New Delhi, September 4 As the total number of dengue cases crossed 100, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi acknowledged the first dengue death in the national Capital on Thursday.

BJP stalling development work in unauthorized colonies: Sheila

New Delhi, Sept 01: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday accused opposition BJP of politicising the issue of regularisation of unauthorised colonies and stalling work to provide basic facilities to over 40 lakh residents in these colonies.


Power woes continue in Delhi

The Hindu 27.08.2008
Power woes continue in Delhi

New Delhi (PTI): Power woes of the national capital continued for another day on Wednesday with several areas going without electricity due to under frequency in Northern Grid as denizens sweated out high humidity levels.

Delhi gets Asia's longest runway

India Today 21.08.2008
Delhi gets Asia's longest runway

Long queues in waiting, innumerable flight delays and hours of circling over the airport are all set to come to an end with the Delhi airport getting a brand new 4.4 km long runway today. The new runway, which cost Rs 1,000 crore to build, is als...


Soon, 131 new Metro trains

Hindustan Times 18.08.2008
Soon, 131 new Metro trains

NEW DELHI: The number of people using Metro services has been going up and looking at this increased rush, the Delhi Metro has ordered 131 new trains.

Accident snuffs out lives of woman, daughter

NEW DELHI: A 45-year-old woman and her minor daughter were killed and two other members of the family sustained serious injuries in a road accident on Ridge Road here on Sunday. The condition of the injured was said to be serious.


Traffic in NCR affected by VHP 'chakka jam'

New Delhi (PTI): Traffic in the National Capital Region and train movement along the Delhi-Jaipur route were affected on Wednesday morning with BJP and VHP activists blocking several roads as part of their nationwide 'chakka jam' over the Amarnath...

Minor fire at Reserve Bank building in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A minor fire broke out on the ground floor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) building in the heart of the capital on Sunday. Eight fire-tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire that broke out around 6.25 p.m. was brought under cont...


Stones pelted at Mehbooba Mufti's Delhi residence

NEW DELHI: A group of activists, allegedly owing allegiance to a Hindu outfit, pelted stones at the Delhi residence of MP Mehbooba Mufti at Shahjahan Road in the posh New Delhi district. They were protesting the cancellation of land allotted to Sh...

Rs 65000-crore makeover for Delhi

Vandana Gombar Business Standard 28.07.2008
Rs 65000-crore makeover for Delhi

The capital city of Delhi is set to shed its old and ugly skin to give way to a shiny new world-class avatar for the Commonwealth Games. This is no cosmetic touch-up job but a multi-thousand crore rupees makeover, which will ensure that the 16 mil...


File photo

NEW DELHI: The Capital beeped with the sound of metal detectors as security was tightened on Sunday in the wake of the serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad. Security personnel were busy frisking bags at railway and Metro stations, ISBTs, marke...

Delhi, NCR on high alert

Sonal NDTV.com 26.07.2008
Delhi, NCR on high alert

After the series of blasts that rocked Bangalore on Friday, other major metros, including Delhi and its surrounding areas are on high alert. Security personnel are keeping a close watch at bus stands, railway stations, airports and sensitive insta...


Info Edge To Invest $1.5 Million In Delhi-based Education Company

Info Edge (BOM: 532777) Ltd, the owners of jobs portal Naukri.com, has made investment in another education company. Info Edge informed the stock exchanges today that it has proposed to invest Rs 6.5 crore or $1.54 million for a 40 per cent equity...

Expenditure Committee approves seven projects in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Expenditure Finance Committee of Delhi Government today gave nod to seven projects worth Rs 347 crore including four related to PWD and one each to power, land and building and flood control departments.



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