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Metro Rail pillar falls on auto-rickshaw, injures two in Delhi’s Sarita Vihar


March 24th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): At least two people suffered injured when an underconstruction pillar at a Metro Rail Corporation site near Savita Vihar suddenly crumbled here pm Wednesday evening.The injured ... Read more...

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The price of ‘development’ - Ghaziabad colonies layered with concrete


January 12th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By S.P. Singh Ghaziabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Many colonies in Ghaziabad are losing whatever green cover they had and turning into concrete jungles - all in the name of development, residents of the ... Read more...

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Delhi legislator beaten, robbed in his constituency


January 6th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Sunil Kumar Vaidya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was beaten and robbed Tuesday night while he was visiting Trilokpuri, his constituency in east Delhi.Vaidya was ... Read more...

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Metro’s Noida link flagged off (Lead)


November 12th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Delhi Metro entered another state for the first time when its link to Noida in adjoining Uttar Pradesh was flagged off Thursday. The link will open ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s Noida link flagged off


November 12th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's Noida link was officially flagged off Thursday and will be open to the public Friday. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Urban Development Minister S. ... Read more...

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Metro’s Noida section to be flagged off Thursday


November 11th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's Noida link will be officially flagged off Thursday and will be open to public from Friday, an official said Wednesday. The decision to open the ... Read more...

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Metro’s Noida link may start Nov 13


November 7th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Noida link may be opened to the public Nov 13, if necessary safety checks are complete, a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said Saturday. "The ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro makes trial runs to all stations till Noida


October 30th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Friday conducted successful trial runs of its service between Yamuna Bank station in the national capital and 10 newly-built stations across the river and ... Read more...

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Man acquitted of raping girl on medical reports


October 10th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A city court Saturday acquitted a man charged with abducting and raping a minor girl on the basis of the medical reports of the alleged victim. Additional Sessions ... Read more...

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Young couple found hanging in Noida


July 27th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 27 (IANS) A young man and woman were found hanging from an electric pole and a tree respectively early Monday in Noida, police said. The bodies were noticed in the morning ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro starts trial run on Noida route


July 25th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of throwing open the track from Yamuna Bank to Noida across the state border from east Delhi, Delhi Metro began trial runs Saturday on a section ... Read more...

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TV channel journalist found dead in Delhi


July 6th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old journalist working with a news channel was found dead in the national capital Monday. Police suspected he might have killed in a road accident. The ... Read more...

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Fear of abductions haunts Bihar again


May 31st, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) With a rise in incidents of kidnappings and the recovery Saturday of the bodies of two kidnapped students, including an eight-year-old, the fear of abductions has come to ... Read more...

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Corporal punishment: the victims before Shano Khan


April 17th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The news of 11-year-old schoolgirl Shano Khan succumbing to her injuries Friday after being beaten and punished by her teacher sent shock waves across all sections of ... Read more...

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10 Delhi students injured after caning from teacher


March 19th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ten students of a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) school here suffered injuries after being beaten by their teacher for making noise in the classroom. The students of ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s son shot dead in Ghaziabad


February 10th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Sachin, a 23-year-old son of senior Congress leader Vir Singh Chaudhary, has been shot dead here and former municipal councillor Sheel Goswami arrested for the murder, the police ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games venues will be a metro ride away


January 4th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) When the Commonwealth Games 2010 kick off in the Indian capital, sportspersons as well as spectators will find the going easy. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), ... Read more...

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Delhi metro completes 6 years, 729,000 use it daily


December 24th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro completed six years of operations Wednesday and the average number of commuters now stands at 729,000 every day, an official said. “The first section ... Read more...

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Eleven bus passengers electrocuted in Madhya Pradesh


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) At least 11 people were electrocuted and another 20 injured Tuesday when a passenger bus in which they were travelling came in contact with a high voltage line ... Read more...

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Blueline buses kill two children


December 17th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Speeding Blueline buses killed a five-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy in separate incidents in the Indian capital, triggering street protests, the police said Wednesday.Khushi, a student ... Read more...

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Residents’ association fined Rs.1.5 mn by court


December 10th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday slapped a Rs.1.5 million fine on a Residents Welfare Association (RWA) here for filing frivolous petitions that were already being dismissed.A bench ... Read more...

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Metro’s east Delhi project gets court nod


December 10th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday got the nod from the Delhi High Court to proceed with its project in east Delhi that residents were opposing ... Read more...

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Delhi police constable commits suicide


November 13th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13(IANS) A Delhi Police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house in east Delhi, the police said. Constable Sushil Kumar committed suicide by hanging from the ... Read more...

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BJP releases fourth list of Madhya Pradesh candidates (Lead)


November 7th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday released its fourth list of 12 candidates for the Nov 27 elections to the Madhya Pradesh assembly, replacing two previously listed ... Read more...

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BJP releases fourth list of Madhya Pradesh candidates


November 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday released its fourth list of 12 candidates for the Nov 27 elections to the Madhya Pradesh assembly, replacing three previously listed ... Read more...

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Fully revamped post offices in rural areas


August 18th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Department of Posts has launched a series of fully upgraded and completely new look post offices in the services of the rural people called Project Arrow. The ... Read more...

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Mumbai grinds to standstill due to heavy rain, flooding


July 28th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's financial capital came to a grinding halt Monday as incessant downpour flooded Mumbai, Thane, Raigad districts and surrounding areas for the fourth consecutive day. In what has ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable commits suicide


July 28th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable hanged himself at his house here, police said Monday. The constable, Kaushik, was found hanging by his family members at his home in ... Read more...

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BJP MP’s house attacked by party activists


July 23rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Wednesday held a noisy protest outside party MP Haribhau Rathod's residence here and attacked his house at Yavatmal for staying away from parliament ... Read more...

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Maid found murdered in Delhi doctor’s home


July 5th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A 23-year-old domestic help was found dead in mysterious circumstances in her doctor employer's northwest Delhi home early Saturday, police said. Gimy Gotha, who was from Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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Man shot dead, servant stabbed in business rivalry


June 28th, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 48-year-old man was shot dead and his servant was stabbed by his former business partner and an accomplice in northwest Delhi Friday evening over trade rivalry, ... Read more...

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Three youths drown in Yamuna river


June 17th, 2008 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A fun-filled outing turned into a nightmare for six friends when three of them drowned while taking a swim in the Yamuna river in east Delhi Monday ... Read more...

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Over 100 Kerala nurses allege fraud by recruiting firm


June 12th, 2008 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) More than 100 nurses from Kerala have complained to the Karnataka police that they have been allegedly cheated by a Bangalore-based recruiter who collected from them hefty amounts ... Read more...

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Elderly NRI wages lonely battle against ‘land mafia’


June 7th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) G.L. Sethi, a Britain-based Indian, taught for nearly four decades in London, but the dream of owning a house in New Delhi cost him a ... Read more...

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Four arrested for shooting two youth in Delhi


April 8th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Three people, including a minor, were arrested Tuesday for allegedly opening fire at two youths in a busy market of northwest Delhi. It is suspected be a ... Read more...

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