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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...

Posted in Environment |

Woman commits suicide, six held in dowry case


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old newly-wed woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house here due to harassment for dowry, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Genghis Khan statue unveiled in London


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A bronze sculpture of Mongolian hero Genghis Khan has been unveiled in London in order for visitors to "understand Asian culture" better.The statue, unveiled Saturday, rises ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Politics |

‘CNG supply to remain affected on Saturday’


April 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has said that supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) in a few areas of south Delhi would be affected Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Board exams: Lengthy english question paper puzzles students (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students appearing for the class 12 board exam that began here Thursday said the english paper was way too lengthy to finish in three hours. ... Read more...

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Rape-murder accused’s acquittal reversed; gets life term


February 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Three years after a rape-murder accused walked free, he is set to be put behind bars again. The Delhi High Court has sentenced the man ... Read more...

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Speeding Mercedes kills man, driver held


January 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The ineberated son of a realty dealer crashed his car into an autorickshaw here early Sunday, killing the driver, police said. The car driver was ... Read more...

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Chilly day in Delhi, dense fog hits train traffic (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With chilly winds gusting through the day and temperatures dipping below average, it was a cold Friday in Delhi as dense fog continued to hit ... Read more...

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Crime victim’s kin sore over Manu Sharma’s parole


November 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The families of those killed in crimes and accidents were Wednesday left disappointed with the Delhi High Court granting five-day parole to Manu Sharma, who ... Read more...

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Delhi property circle rates rise 15-250 percent


October 31st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday hiked the circle rates -- minimum prices for sale or purchase of real estate -- by 15-250 percent, with experts welcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three injured as car careens into tree


October 7th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Three young people, including a woman, were injured when their speeding car rammed into a tree here Friday early morning, police said.The trio -- Satender ... Read more...

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Blast, beefed up security cause traffic snarls


September 8th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The rescue operations and beefed up security after the explosion at Delhi High Court caused traffic snarls across the city Wednesday.Public transport commuters and motorists ... Read more...

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Snag on Metro’s Gurgaon line affects services, rectified (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Passengers were left stranded as a technical fault hit Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line Thursday, resulting in overcrowding at stations. Full services were restored after nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Commuters stranded as snag hits Delhi Metro


August 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Passengers were left stranded as a technical fault hit Delhi Metro's Gurgaon-Jehangirpuri line Thursday, resulting in overcrowding at stations.According to an official, a track circuit ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh not utilising central funds effectively: Khurshid


August 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Refuting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's accusation that the central government had neglected her state, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the state has ... Read more...

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Delhi viral cases up 25 percent this monsoon


July 21st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) There is a 25 percent increase in the number of viral cases in the capital this monsoon, says the Indian Medical Association (IMA) while advising ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

85 shops found selling prohibited drugs


June 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eighty-five chemist shops in Delhi and Rajasthan, some of them based in hospitals, have been found selling prohibited drugs, the government said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Uphaar cinema fire anniversary: Victims’ kin plan prayers


June 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The families of the 59 victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire in south Delhi will Monday offer prayers and pay respects to those who ... Read more...

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Depressed man commits suicide in Delhi (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A 28-year-old research executive suspected to be depressed committed suicide Sunday by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his rented south Delhi house, police ... Read more...

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Man arrested for usurping NRI’s property


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A computer savvy man has been arrested for using forged documents to usurp the property of a non-resident Indian (NRI) in south Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services affected on Gurgaon line


April 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services on Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line were affected Friday after a train got stuck in a tunnel near Malviya Nagar station.According to Delhi Metro officials, ... Read more...

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Delhi grinds to a halt for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Much before the clock struck 2.30 p.m. Wednesday - when the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal was to begin in Mohali - streets here started emptying ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi’s bike-borne chain snatchers - targeting the vulnerable


March 30th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) It was a busy afternoon and Harsh Apreja Singh was returning home with her young son when two men on a motorcycle sped up, snatched ... Read more...

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Bikers snatch IANS journalist’s gold chain


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Two men on a motorcycle snatched a gold chain from an IANS journalist near her office in Green Park in south Delhi Friday afternoon.Senior Correspondent ... Read more...

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CISF to reward men for returning money to Metro commuter


March 16th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is set to reward three of its men who returned Rs.2.2 lakh left behind by a Delhi Metro commuter ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flight operations at Delhi airport (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Thursday leading to delays and diversions of scores of flights in the capital, officials said. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Light rain in Delhi (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Light showers were experienced in some parts of the national capital Monday evening, while the day was warm and cloudy with the temperature staying above the average ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Metro services hit on Gurgaon, Dwarka route


January 10th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Travellers on Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon and Anand Vihar-Dwarka lines had a tough time Monday morning as train services were affected due to technical snags.The trains between Jahangirpuri ... Read more...

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Metro stuck for 40 minutes near Patel Chowk station (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Services on Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line were affected for 40 minutes Wednesday after a train got stuck in the tunnel near Patel Chowk station.The services on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman raped by friend made on internet


December 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A 25-year-old divorced woman was raped and blackmailed by a man who had befriended her on the internet, police said Sunday. The man has been arrested along ... Read more...

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London hotels cashing in on royal wedding fever


December 5th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Hotels in London are hiking their prices by up to 200 per cent as tourists line up to be in the British capital for the royal wedding.Ever ... Read more...

Posted in World |

HIV positive children battle disease, discrimination (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Away from a group of children playing in a lush green park in the heart of the capital, eight-year-old Shashank huddles on an iron bench ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CBI raids CWG officials’ homes, three booked (Third Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday searched the offices and homes of three Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) officials and filed cases against Lalit Bhanot and ... Read more...

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