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Team Anna supporters protest outside PM house, detained (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Around 50 Team Anna supporters, including six women, took security personnel by surprise as they suddenly turned up to protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar is new Delhi Police chief (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force.The 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar is new Delhi Police chief (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force.The 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer ... Read more...

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Delhiites left awestruck with century’s last Venus transit


June 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a visual treat for Delhiites Wednesday as they witnessed a rare celestial event when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and ... Read more...

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Delhi gears up to watch century’s last Venus transit


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sky gazers in Delhi are all set to witness a rare celestial event Wednesday with Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the ... Read more...

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Six killed in Delhi road accidents (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Four pedestrians, a motorcyclist and a man travelling in a mini-truck were killed in separate road accidents in Delhi since Sunday, police said.A teenaged car ... Read more...

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Delhi government issues notice to armed forces schools


January 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi government issued show cause notice to three armed forces schools in the capital for not specifying the nursery admission criteria for admitting civilian ... Read more...

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Kids run as part of Children’s Day celebrations


November 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Live rock music, folk dances and poem recitals… It was a carnival at Central Secretariat Grounds in central Delhi's Chanakyapuri where over a thousand kids ... Read more...

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Dikshit flags off cancer awareness walk


November 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off a cancer awareness walk at a school here Sunday, with the mission of "making schools tobacco free zones"."It ... Read more...

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For children, by children… diyas that shine brighter


October 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lit up by decorative diyas made by children, the congested bylanes of the Bapu Dham slum in south Delhi glow with an added shine this ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote scandal: SP, BJP MPs questioned


July 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ashok Argal were Monday separately questioned in the 2008 parliamentary cash-for-vote scam. While ... Read more...

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Amar questioned, denies role in 2008 ‘horse trading’


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former high-profile Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, during his three-hour police interrogation Friday, denied he had bribed three BJP parliamentarians ... Read more...

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Delhi government to take on private hospitals


July 6th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to issue notices to private hospitals which do not provide free treatment to the poor despite being allotted land on ... Read more...

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DLF barred from building homes near Rashtrapati Bhavan


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday barred a subsidiary of estate giant DLF from building a high-rise residential complex in the vicinity of Rashtrapati Bhavan.The division ... Read more...

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US embassy security beefed up in Delhi


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded and security has been tightened around the American embassy in the national capital after Al Qaeda leader Osama bin ... Read more...

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Roemer to visit USAID projects in Delhi


April 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer will be visiting three projects supported by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Sanjay Gandhi settlement area ... Read more...

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Auto strike hits Delhi hard


March 31st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Delhiites had a harrowing time Thursday as thousands of auto-rickshaw drivers struck work demanding that the government pay for GPS instruments to be installed in ... Read more...

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Museum of performing arts to come up in Delhi


March 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to allot five acres of land in Dwarka area of west Delhi for a building to house a ... Read more...

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NDMC launches disaster management centre


February 19th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Saturday launched its maiden disaster management centre - the fourth such facility in the city - which would provide emergency help ... Read more...

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Delhiites walk to mark cancer day


February 6th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including cancer survivors, participated in a walk Sunday to mark World Cancer Day which was observed two days ago.Organsied by NGO CanSupport, the ... Read more...

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Leftist students protest against Mubarak in Delhi


February 1st, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shouting slogans like "Hosni Mubarak Get Lost", a group of students from the Left-leaning Students Federation of India (SFI) Tuesday held a demonstration outside the Egyptian embassy ... Read more...

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Spit roasts to kofta, tuck into festive feasts in Delhi


December 24th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) They are a family of foodies, but corporate communication executive Geet Srivastava, his wife and parents have sent their cook on leave for the festive ... Read more...

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Traffic advisory for Wen’s visit


December 14th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police Tuesday advised residents to avoid certain stretches of the capital roads and start well in advance to reach their destination in time as ... Read more...

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Shooter Rathore underscores importance of fitness at Delhi School Skating Championship


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The importance of maintaining physical fitness was underscored at the two-day Inter-School Roller Skating Championship 2010, which was held here under the aegis of the Netaji Subhash ... Read more...

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No legal action against Arundhati: Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said no action according to law could be taken against author-activist Arundhati Roy for her alleged seditious speech on Kashmir ... Read more...

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BJP women’s wing holds protest at Arundhati’s house


October 31st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) women wing activists Sunday marched to author-activist Arundhati Roy's Delhi residence, protesting her remarks over Kashmir.About 150 women workers of ... Read more...

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‘Celebrating Vivaha 2010′- one stop shop for wedding


August 7th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) From wedding trousseaux to honeymoon destinations and wedding cards to caterers -- "Celebrating Vivaha 2010", the ongoing annual wedding exhibition in the capital, virtually presents the wedding ... Read more...

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Have your kitsch art and eat it too - at La Ramblas (Eating Out With IANS)


May 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Art and food have come togther in a unique gourmet experience at La Ramblas, the new baby of Delhi-based restaurant magnate A.D. Singh. It offers contemporary Indian kitsch art along ... Read more...

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Girls suffer deep cuts resisting robbery bid (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Two girls sustained deep cuts on their hands when they resisted a robbery bid in Delhi's Chanakyapuri area and were assaulted with a sharp weapon, police said ... Read more...

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Girls assaulted for resisting robbery bid


May 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Two girls were assaulted with a blade when they resisted a robbery bid in Delhi's Chanakyapuri area, police said Tuesday. "Two students of Class 12 of Carmel Convent ... Read more...

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Heavy security around Chinese embassy


March 10th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A day after Tibetan activists tried to storm the Chinese embassy here, heavy security was deployed to avoid any untoward incident on the 51st anniversary of Tibetan ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest alleged racial attacks in Australia


January 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Around 150 Sikhs Friday held a peaceful but noisy protest here against alleged racial attacks on Indian students and the burning of a gurudwara in Australia. The demonstrators ... Read more...

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Mob storms Sri Lankan embassy in New Delhi


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A group of 15-20 Tamils stormed the Sri Lankan embassy in the high-security diplomatic area in the national capital Friday afternoon, the police said. According to police, they ... Read more...

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Unidentified man’s body found in Delhi


September 4th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The body of an unidentified man, aged about 23 years, was found hanging at a basketball court in Chanakyapuri here Friday, police said. "We received a call ... Read more...

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Delhi schools on swine flu alert


August 9th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With swine flu infecting more people, schools in Delhi are doing all they can to contain the spread of the virus among students. So much so that ... Read more...

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