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Sushil Kumar felicitated in Chandni Chowk


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was felicitated by the people of Chandni Chowk here Saturday.The event was held on the main road of the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drills hit commuters


July 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro passengers had a harrowing time Saturday with the train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drill at 11 stations."The ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Delhi, autos add to woes (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against petrol price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday, with commuters suffering the most due to street protests ... Read more...

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MCD poll fever peaks on last day of campaign


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) election's fever reached its peak Friday, the last day of campaigning before the voting April 15."We are trying ... Read more...

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Angst plus stress equals more suicides at Metro stations


March 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Three suicides in just two months. In a city where stress runs high, Delhi Metro tracks seem to have become the lodestone for those looking ... Read more...

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Track record (To go with Metro suicide story)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Some cases of attempted suicides and suicides over 2011 in Delhi Metro till now:Feb 15, 2011: A 22-year-old engineering student from Rajasthan committed suicide by jumping off an elevated Metro station ... Read more...

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Man commits suicide by jumping before Metro train


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before an oncoming Metro train at the Chandni Chowk station here, police said Friday.Vinod Kumar suffered serious ... Read more...

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Governments spar, but people of Pakistan, India want to connect


February 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was around 11 pm. Being hungry, I was looking for food at the Port Grand food street, a newly developed food and entertainment complex ... Read more...

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Don’t rename Chandni Chowk, MCD told (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi's Chandni Chowk cannot be renamed by the civic body, the Delhi government declared Thursday, following a proposal to rename the area after cricket ... Read more...

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Civic body can’t rename Chandni Chowk: Delhi government


January 5th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The iconic Chandni Chowk in the national capital's old quarters cannot be renamed by the city's civic body, the Delhi government said Thursday in ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to renovated Ghalib’s haveli


December 29th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's 'haveli', which was recently renovated by the government, seems to have failed to please both the visitors and locals, who say ... Read more...

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Big B misses carefree life


December 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan misses the unrestrained and carefree days of youth when he used to go for frequent 'chaat' sessions and for drives with ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets party lawmakers from Delhi


November 17th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Indicative of his growing role in the party affairs, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday had an "informal meeting" with party legislators and MPs ... Read more...

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Unauthorized construction: MCD must respond


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) must respond to a petition against it for failing to seal and stop illegal construction in Chandni Chowk and ... Read more...

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MCD gets swanky, hi-tech meeting hall


October 18th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Delhi's corporators will now hold discussions in a swanky newly-constructed state-of-the-art meeting hall that was inaugurated by Lt. Governor Tejender Khanna Monday.The meeting hall is ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi, cause traffic snarls


September 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the city Thursday, bringing a respite from the heat and muggy weather but plunging several parts of the city into hours-long traffic ... Read more...

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High court blast is 19th attack in Delhi in 15 years


September 7th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The bomb blast that killed at least nine people and left 45 injured outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday morning is the 19th strike in ... Read more...

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Anna being misled, Kiran Bedi eyeing polls: Lalu


August 27th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member Lalu Prasad Saturday said fasting Anna Hazare was being misled by the people surrounding him, including former top cop ... Read more...

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Bollywood trains arc lights on Delhi


August 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Forget the Swiss Alps or the Himalayas, it's the Indian capital that has become Bollywood's favourite shooting destination. Whether it's a farmhouse in Chhatarpur, ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian films shot in Thailand annually


August 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood and ad filmmakers are making a beeline for Thailand with over 100 films being shot by Indian producers in the Southeast Asian nation annually, ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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People in Sibal’s constituency want Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 85 percent people in Chandni Chowk, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's constituency in Delhi, favour the civil society's version of the anti-corruption ... Read more...

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People in Sibal’s constituency want Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal


August 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 85 percent people in Chandni Chowk, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's constituency in Delhi, are in favour of the civil society's version of ... Read more...

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Gursharan awards students for heritage documentation


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An essay on 100 years of Karim's -- one of Delhi's most acclaimed Mughalai eateries -- was one of five chronicles of heritage that ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert after Mumbai blasts


July 13th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The national capital was Wednesday placed on high alert and vigil was stepped up at all vulnerable areas after three blasts rocked Mumbai, killing at ... Read more...

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Indian youngsters at home with Chinese video games


July 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Gone are the days when youngsters would make a beeline for video parlours. Play stations and home video games are the new rage, with cheaper ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars top list of online shoppers: Assocham


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When it comes to online shopping, Mumbaikars have left behind all other cities in India, a survey released Sunday said.The random study was conducted by ... Read more...

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Bike-borne assailants attack scribe


June 7th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Two bike-borne assailants attacked a scribe with a surgical knife, police said Tuesday."Farhan Yahiya, 31, was attacked in the Chandni Chowk area Tuesday at around ... Read more...

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Man robbed inside metro station


June 1st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Despite his raising an alarm, a government contractor was robbed of his bag containing valuables worth Rs.1.5 lakh at one of the busiest metro stations ... Read more...

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Vanessa, Jason give voiceover for Advani’s animation movie


May 31st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) American icons Vanessa Williams and Jason Alexander have lent their voices for Nikhil Advani's animation film "Delhi Safari" and this is the first time Hollywood ... Read more...

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No time or money for copyright, say Indian designers


May 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Designer duo Hemant-Nandita's hearts sink when they spot replicas of their clothes selling in markets like Chandni Chowk in the old quarter of Delhi, usually ... Read more...

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Migrant bunkers in the heart of Delhi (Feature, With Images)


March 10th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Tucked above the 1,200-odd shops in old Delhi's Bhagirath Place, Asia's largest electrical goods market, are matchbox-size hutments that house hundreds of workers, mostly migrants ... Read more...

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Ancient Fatehpuri mosque to be restored to old glory (With images)


January 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The ageing Fatehpuri mosque in Old Delhi is awaiting a much-needed facelift that can extend by some 100 years the life of one of the ... Read more...

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