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...

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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 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, 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.

Delhi to get 50 new CNG filling stations soon

To meet the increasing demand for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the national capital, at least 50 new filling stations will be commissioned soon. In all,100 new CNG stations would come up in Delhi and NCR before the commencement of Commonwealth ...

Commuting in Delhi

Tukoji Pandit Asian Tribune 16.07.2008
Commuting in Delhi

Delhi’s rickety, rattling, marauding road beast called Blue line is to be replaced by a fleet of sleek, low-floor, bright green and even brighter cherry red air-conditioned buses. Time to rejoice for users of public transport or whatever passes fo...

New Delhi station to be equipped with hi-tech lighting system

NEW DELHI: Aiming to convert New Delhi Railway Station as an urban icon, the Rail Ministry is planning to equip the station with world class lighting system. "The lighting is an integral part of the station architecture and it has to be coordinate...

Delhi will have surplus power within four years

New Delhi, July 11: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today expressed confidence that within four years the power-starved national capital will become power surplus in view of a slew of upcoming power projects to meet the demand.

Women suffer but not like in Delhi: Buddha

Calcutta Telegraph 11.07.2008
Women suffer but not like in Delhi: Buddha

Calcutta, July 10: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today admitted crimes against women were “alarmingly high” in Bengal but insisted it reflected a “countrywide phenomenon”.

‘Life is Capital punishment in Delhi, govt needs to fix it’

The Supreme court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Delhi government to put their heads together and find alternatives to ease the burden on the city’s infrastructure and amenities — that have, over the years, bristled under the pressure of unch...

Groundwater continues to plummet in S Delhi

The Times of India 09.07.2008
Groundwater continues to plummet in S Delhi

NEW DELHI: Despite being notified, south and southwest Delhi still continue to remain a nightmare for water utility in the city. According to the latest statistics available with the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), while the rest of the city is...

4 months on, Delhi police fail to trace missing girl

New Delhi, July 4: A mother of a 17-year-old missing girl has moved the Delhi High Court accusing the police of failing to trace her daughter even after four months of registering a case.

Delhi celebrates gay pride with gusto

Some had their faces covered with multi-hued masks, while most others walked smiling at the cameras, unabashed and fearlessly. Brandishing rainbow-coloured flags, holding banners and swinging to the drum beats as they walked along, Delhi’s first g...

A busy metro station in Delhi

An anonymous phone call to police this afternoon threatening to blow up a metro station here triggered panic at the facility. The Hauz Qazi Police station received the threat call at around 0230 pm saying that bombs were placed near the Chawri Baz...

Chicken pox hits Delhi, over 2200 cases reported

New Delhi: The national capital has reported a major increase in chicken pox and in the last six months has recorded over 2,250 cases, health authorities said on Friday.

Delhi's Lead India finalist plunges into politics

NEW DELHI: When the curtains came down on TOI's Lead India campaign earlier this year, a few leaders and several ideas were born. His confidence bolstered and horizons widened by rubbing shoulders with other top leadership contenders, Delhi finali...

MCD-NACO venture: 2000 condom machines in Delhi

Joining hands for HIV/AIDS prevention and population control, MCD in collaboration with National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) will install 2,000 condom vending machines in various places of Delhi.

Delhi: LNJP docs call off strike

The Times of India 21.06.2008
Delhi: LNJP docs call off strike

NEW DELHI: Thousands of patients breathed a sigh of relief in the capital after junior doctors of the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital called off their five-day-old strike and returned to work Friday.

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