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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra mourns loss of mother


September 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is mourning the loss of his mother, who passed away after prolonged illness.Mehra's mother Annapurna passed away Saturday night here. ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... 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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Half-chopped body found in a bag in South Delhi


May 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The half-chopped body of a man, with the head and torso missing, was found packed inside a synthetic cement bag in the capital's upscale Defence ... Read more...

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Two taxi drivers held for killing woman in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two taxi drivers were arrested in south Delhi for murdering a 25-year-old woman when she resisted their sexual assault attempt after taking a lift in ... Read more...

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Impressive 55 percent voting in Delhi civic polls (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Delhi witnessed 55 percent polling, its highest in 15 years, in the civic polls held Sunday, Delhi's election commissioner Rakesh Mehta said describing it as ... Read more...

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Defence ministry official killed wife after fight over childless state?


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Strains in their relationship due to their childless state could have led a defence ministry official to strangle to death his wife in a fit ... Read more...

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Forensic report awaited on death of official, wife


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report on the mysterious death of a defence ministry official and his wife in their house here ... Read more...

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Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry’s official death case


April 1st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry's official death case New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting report of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report in the mysterious death case ... Read more...

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French man held for drug trafficking


March 19th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) An Indian and a French man have been arrested here for alleged involvement in drug trafficking, police said Monday.Around 470 grams of 'charas' and three ... Read more...

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Miraculous escape for four after car falls off flyover


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Four youths had a miraculous escape after their car fell off a flyover in south Delhi, police said Tuesday.The incident took place on the Defence ... Read more...

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Businessman’s guard arrested for opening fire


November 17th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A 42-year-old security guard of a businessman was arrested for firing in the air after an altercation over a minor accident while parking vehicles in ... Read more...

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Telgi seeks reduced sentence, fine in fake stamp paper cases


November 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Abdul Karim Telgi, convicted in the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket, Thursday approached the Delhi High Court seeking reduction of his jail sentence and fine ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s eviction case to be heard again


September 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed a trial court to re-consider the plea of eminent danseuse Sonal Mansingh, who was asked to vacate her premises ... Read more...

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Treat your feet with fancy massages at Seven Seas Evania (Spa Review)


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) What comes to your mind when you see offers like Hot Lava Shell Massage or Blueberry Cheesecake or Chocolate Fondue on a spa menu? A ... Read more...

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Four killed in road accidents in Delhi


August 14th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Four people, including a 45-year-old woman, were killed in three road accidents in the capital, police said Sunday.The first incident took place in Dhaula Kuan ... Read more...

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Ex-Air India official charged with cheating


July 29th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has charged a former Air India general manager and an entertainment company with cheating the airline to the tune of Rs.14 ... Read more...

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Drug-addict siblings held for burglary


July 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A brother and sister duo, in their 20s, was arrested here for carrying out a burglary, police said Thursday. The two committed many petty crimes ... Read more...

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Elderly show way to recovery after surgeries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Retired professor J.R. Verma, 91, underwent a second knee replacement surgery four months ago. But the only signs of old age this Delhiite carries are ... Read more...

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Shops gutted in Delhi fire


May 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a shop under a flyover in the national capital Friday morning, destroying a number of shops nearby. No casualties ... Read more...

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Man held for snatching purse of Libyan envoy’s wife


April 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday for snatching the purse of Libyan ambassador's wife in south Delhi last week, police said.Jaswinder Singh, a resident of ... Read more...

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Notices to civic agencies, police on encroachment on roads


February 15th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought the response of the Muncipal Corporation Development (MCD), the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Delhi Police on a plea of South ... Read more...

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Kidnapped boy rescued in Haryana, abductor injured


February 11th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) An eight-year-old schoolboy kidnapped from Ambala in Haryana Thursday was rescued after a gunfight with his abductors here, police said Friday."The school bus had dropped Vansh near his ... Read more...

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Handicapped woman rescued, four held


February 10th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old handicapped woman from Jharkhand was rescued and four people were arrested from Delhi and Gurgaon on charges of abduction and molestation, police said Wednesday.The four ... Read more...

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Find missing child labourers, court tells Delhi Police


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Following a rescue operation gone wrong when 50 trafficked child labourers were forcibly taken away by their employer, the Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Juvenile among two held for stalking Russian woman


January 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Two people, including a juvenile, were arrested in the capital for chasing and abusing a 34-year-old Russian woman, police said Tuesday. The woman, a manager at a ... Read more...

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Man held with counterfeit currency in south Delhi


December 31st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) A man was arrested here with fake currency notes of face value Rs.14,000, police said Friday.Suresh Paswan, involved in the sale of counterfeit currency, was arrested by ... Read more...

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Italy lays out pasta, cheese for Delhi homes


November 10th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The two-minute noodles of our childhood is making way for the 10-minute pasta, cheese and sauce. Italy is hardselling its packaged food to middle class ... Read more...

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MCD suppressing chikungunya figures, say doctors


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) As dengue threat continues to loom over Delhi, another infection spread by mosquito bite, chikungunya, seems to be afflicting people in large numbers and private doctors are ... Read more...

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Closed for Games, Delhi markets suffer losses


October 14th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Markets in the national capital Thursday suffered massive losses after being ordered shut for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, traders said."It's been a huge ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit launches 14 ‘Ho Ho’ air-conditioned tourist buses for Dilli Darshan


September 27th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.27 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday launched 14 air conditioned buses under Hop on Hop Off Bus Service, arranged by the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation ... Read more...

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Circle rates of some Delhi colonies to rise further


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to throw open the revised circle rates - the minimum selling price of a plot - of properties in the city to ... Read more...

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American delights make inroad in India fruit marts


August 19th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Crunchy prunes, lush Washington apples and juicy grapes... India is in love with American fruits. A colourful exhibition of American health food and beverages was inaugurated at ... Read more...

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US promotes high quality food products in Delhi, Mumbai


August 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): US Deputy Chief of Mission Donald Lu inaugurated a promotion showcasing a wide range of high-quality U.S. foods and beverages today at Godrej Nature's Basket in New Delhi.Speaking ... Read more...

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Rain stalls traffic in the capital, yet again (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The pleasant Thursday morning soon turned into a nightmare for Delhiites when it started raining cats and dogs. With half the city dug up, waterlogging inevitably brought ... Read more...

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