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Delhi Shutdown: Markets closed, but life largely unaffected (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The daylong countrywide bandh called to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in the national capital Thursday with most markets remaining shut, but ... Read more...

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Rainy weekend in store for Delhi (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Friday bringing down the temperatures and providing relief to residents after a sultry week. The met office has forecast the pleasant ... Read more...

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2008 Delhi blasts: memories linger, lessons yet to be learnt


September 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Four years after a series of blasts targeted the national capital's busiest markets, the city has moved on with careless parking, erratic security drills and ... Read more...

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Fresh case registered against Gopal Kanda


September 6th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A fresh case was registered here against former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, an accused in the Geetika Sharma suicide case, for not appearing before ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour leaves Delhi in traffic snarls, chaos (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After a muggy afternoon and sporadic drizzle in the national capital Monday, a torrential downpour caused heavy traffic snarls and flooding on roads.Traffic snarls were ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest rain halts Delhi


August 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were ... Read more...

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Man kidnaps friend for Rs.1.5 crore ransom, held


August 17th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday for abducting his friend here and demanded Rs.1.5 crore as ransom from her father, police said Thursday.Abhishek Deep, a ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Body painted PETA activist to protest


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three volunteers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, painting themselves in gold, silver and bronze symbolising Olympic medals, will take out ... Read more...

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Power failure, rains hit Delhi traffic, commuters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi residents had a harrowing time Tuesday as the city's traffic signals and the Delhi Metro ceased to function for several hours following the failure ... Read more...

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Rains lash Delhi Tuesday, more expected Wednesday (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) It was a pleasant and wet day for Delhi Tuesday as the city was lashed by rains since early morning while parts of the city ... Read more...

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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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July 30 last date for admission to IGNOU programmes


July 24th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Tuesday said the last date to apply for its various master's and bachelor's courses is July 30.Admissions are ... Read more...

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Time to ‘pack up’ were Rajesh Khanna’s last words, says Big B


July 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Time ho gaya hai, pack up". Those were Rajesh Khanna's last words, says Amitabh Bachchan in his blog.Amitabh wrote that a close functionary told him ... Read more...

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Amrit Sagar captures big fat Indian wedding in new film


July 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".After entertaining audiences ... Read more...

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I look at India through a woman’s eyes: Diplomat-author Vikas Swarup (Interview)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Diplomat Vikas Swarup, the celebrity author of the novel "Q & A" adapted into the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has stepped into a ... Read more...

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Delhi gets another automated multi-level parking


June 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) After several delays, the national capital's second automated multi-level car parking with a capacity of 1,408 vehicles, opened here Tuesday.Constructed at an estimated cost ... Read more...

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Showers lash Delhi, good weather to continue (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Thursday, continuing the spell of good weather and making April this year an unusually pleasant month, according to the Met office. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi, good weather to continue (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Delhiites Thursday again experienced a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle as the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually pleasant month. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The national capital Thursday again had a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle, and the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually ... Read more...

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Varun Badola in love with Delhi (With Images)


April 26th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Actor Varun Badola, popular for his roles in television shows "Koshish Ek Aashaa" and "Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani", says he loves the feel of the capital ... Read more...

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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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360 degree art spaces - the new buzzword in India (Feature)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Galleries in India are moving beyond mere selling of art. They are now integrated spaces which teach art, conduct residencies for artists, sell handicrafts and ... Read more...

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Commuters fume over traffic curbs for BRICS summit


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters in the national capital were left stranded for hours on the roads as traffic restrictions were imposed Wednesday, a day before ... Read more...

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PM’s lookalike makes point in film on dowry


March 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 19 (IANS) As he walks slowly wearing a white kurta-pyjama and a light blue turban, anyone could mistake him for the most powerful man in India - ... Read more...

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Akshay misses Delhi’s smooth drives in Mumbai


March 14th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who grew up in the bylanes of Chandni Chowk area here, is proud of the growing infrastructure of the city. ... Read more...

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Mayawati added Rs.23.64 crore to her wealth in two years


March 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) Outgoing Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati's wealth has gone up by Rs.23.64 crore in the past two years, an affidavit submitted by her while filing her ... Read more...

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Action is easy, comedy toughest: Akshay Kumar (Interview)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) He has proved to be a 'khiladi' of both genres - action and comedy. But kicking and boxing in front of the camera is ... Read more...

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Driver rams bus into park to avoid collision


March 7th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) An alert Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver Tuesday saved lives of several people by crashing his vehicle into a park wall to avoid a ... Read more...

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Missing RTI activist traced (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 38-year-old RTI activist who went missing two days ago from here was brought back from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Shiv Kumar Tiwari, ... Read more...

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Missing RTI activist traced


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 38-year-old RTI activist who went missing two days ago from here has been traced to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Shiv Kumar Tiwari, ... Read more...

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Metro trains ran at restricted speed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the national capital were affected and became edgy Tuesday morning as trains on the city's Metro network ran at slower than ... Read more...

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Drill to check Delhi’s earthquake preparedness


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A simulated earthquake will Wednesday asses the preparedness of government agencies and educate people in the capital with mock drills to handle natural disasters.While stimulated ... Read more...

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