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Relatives consoled Shamsiran Begum, center, the mother of one of the five students who died during a stampede on a narrow school staircase in New Delhi on Thursday.

NEW DELHI — Hundreds of students who were jammed into a narrow school staircase panicked and set off a stampede Thursday that left five girls dead and 31 other students injured in India's capital.

6 killed in New Delhi metro bridge collapse; Cranes collapse at failed bridge site

A sixth person has died in the collapse of a bridge being built for the Indian capital's metro rail, police said Monday, as the government prepared to investigate the prestigious project's worst-ever accident.


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...

UPA to go for major tax sops in Interim Budget

The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government is expected to defy convention and go for major tax sops in its Interim Budget on Monday even as General Elections are just a couple of months away.


Delhi polls: voters yet to make up their minds

New Delhi (IANS): The Indian capital, home to 16 million people, is all set to vote in the assembly polls Saturday. But even as analysts say that genuine issues - namely, development, price rise and terrorism - are on the poll agenda this time, vo...

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.


Nanda sharing Tihar cell with 35

Dwaipayan Ghosh The Times of India 06.09.2008
Nanda sharing Tihar cell with 35

NEW DELHI: Sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment on Friday by a city court for mowing down six people in 1999, Sanjeev Nanda was shifted from his solitary cell in the Tihar Jail to a ward where 35 other inmates are already lodged. Sourc...

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.


14-year-old boy on way to school crushed by Blueline bus

A 14-year-old boy was crushed to death by a Blueline bus in the Shastri Park area of Northeast Delhi around 7 am on Wednesday. More than a dozen buses were destroyed by an angry mob after the accident.

5 hurt as BPO cab runs amok

Dwaipayan Ghosh The Times of India 04.09.2008

NEW DELHI: Five people, including a 3-year-old girl, were injured on Tuesday night when an overspeeding call centre cab rammed into them while they were relaxing on a raised platform outside their residence in J-Block, Mongolpuri. Power cut had fo...


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...



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