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Delhi opens e-stamp property registration office


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The capital's first sub-registrar's office equipped with an electronic stamping facility for property registration was inaugurated Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Diskhit. "This signifies a ... Read more...

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New councillors vow to push Delhi’s development


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) They visited temples, distributed sweets and thanked their supporters for bringing them to power. The victorious candidates in the Delhi civic polls Tuesday seemed ... Read more...

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It’s now Facebook, Twitter, Youtube for candidates in local polls


April 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Times have changed and so has political campaigning. In order to reach out to the younger generation, candidates in upcoming municipal polls in the ... Read more...

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Nursery admissions: Schools make parents dance to their tunes


January 6th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The nursery admission process in Delhi schools is proving to be confusing and chaotic for some parents, who have blamed a few institutions of ignoring the government's ... Read more...

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Forgetting Ghalib is forgetting history, says writer-diplomat


December 25th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) It worries and even angers diplomat-writer Pavan K. Varma that Delhi, of all places, has almost completely forgotten Mirza Ghalib, the great poet and ... Read more...

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The battle of sexes in Delhi Metro… part 1 (First Person)


November 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Green Park Metro Station, New Delhi, Thursday: The Metro platform was unusually crowded considering the time of the day. I checked my watch again, 8.35 p.m. As I approached the ... Read more...

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Suspected Hizb militant arrested from capital


November 15th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A man suspected to be a member of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group was arrested after a gunfight in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area, police said ... Read more...

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Delhi postal circle sets up 36 counters for Diwali mails


October 28th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Delhi postal circle Thursday said it has set up counters at 34 post offices and two mail sorting offices at railway stations to facilitate timely delivery ... Read more...

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1,600 Blueline buses off Delhi roads, commuters suffer


September 26th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) People in the capital faced a tough time commuting to and from central and south Delhi Sunday as 1,600 Blueline buses went off the roads. The Delhi ... Read more...

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Canadian, Indian experts join hands to tackle Haemophilia


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Bleeding Disorders Program in Winnipeg, Canada and the Haemophilia Society (Delhi) are jointly organising an International Symposium on haemophilia on September 4 and 5 at the LPS ... 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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Woman arrested for killing mother-in-law


August 10th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was arrested for murdering her mother-in-law in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area, police said Monday. According to police, Poonam Rani murdered her mother-in-law after a ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Shammi Kapoor Shoot For Rockstar Beating Heat Of Delhi


July 13th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): At the age of 78 years, veteran Shammi Kapoor is still able to match steps with his 27 year old grandson actor Ranbir Kapoor, with ... Read more...

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Cop held for assaulting wife, son


July 11th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was arrested Sunday for assaulting his wife and 15-year-old son. Naresh is posted at the Police Control Room and lives with his wife ... Read more...

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No power in South Delhi for hours as supply trips


June 15th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Residents across south Delhi had a harrowing time in the scorching summer Tuesday as most areas reported electricity cuts for hours due to excess load on the ... Read more...

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Two women held for stealing from cop’s house


June 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Two women were arrested in the capital Monday for stealing valuable items from the residence of a Delhi Police woman head-constable, police said. Anita, 43 and Shabana, ... Read more...

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Delhi to be smoke-free city before CWG: Dikshit


May 31st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Delhi will be a smoke-free city ahead of the Commonwealth Games to be held in October and a community-based pilot project will make people aware about ill-effects ... Read more...

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200 low floor DTC buses launched


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday evening flagged off 200 new low-floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) here. The function was held at the India Gate ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to help illuminate 20 Delhi monuments during Games


April 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The tourism ministry would finance the illumination of 20 centrally protected monuments in the national capital in time for the October Commonwealth Games. "With financial support from the ... Read more...

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Man arrested, charged with assaulting woman


March 20th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A man was Saturday charged with house-break and assault on a 55-year-old woman inside her south Delhi home, police said. The man, identified as Harish, was a vagabond ... Read more...

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Youth held for kidnapping mentally challenged man for ransom


December 21st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A 21-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping a mentally challenged person of similar age for ransom of Rs 15 lakhs (Rs 1.5 million). The victim has ... Read more...

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Court frames charges against Abu Salem


December 15th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A city court Tuesday framed charges against underworld gangster Abu Salem for allegedly making extortion calls to Delhi-based businessmen in 1998. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kiran Bansal ordered ... Read more...

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Lotika Sarkar to get her house back: Court (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday cancelled Lotika Sarkar's gift deed, bequeathing her house in upmarket Hauz Khas to Preeti Dhoundial, wife of a police official, and asked ... Read more...

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Lotika Sarkar to get back her house: court


November 26th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday cancelled Lotika Sarkar's gift deed bequeathing her house in upmarket Hauz Khas to Preeti Dhoundial, wife of a police official, and asked ... Read more...

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Court orders Lotika Sarkar’s house to be sealed


October 30th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said the house of former Delhi University law faculty professor Lotika Sarkar - in an ownership dispute for almost a year - ... Read more...

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Toy libraries come calling to the capital


October 3rd, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) How do you give your child a new toy or game to play with everyday for the next three years and not burn a hole in your ... Read more...

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Chaos ‘rains’ in Delhi, again (Roundup)


September 10th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A continuous downpour that began overnight and lasted through Thursday threw the national capital completely out of gear as chaos reigned. Rains, one of the heaviest this season, ... Read more...

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Over 100 mm of rain paralyses Delhi (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Incessant rain since early morning brought Delhi to a virtual standstill Thursday. Waterlogged roads and non-functioning traffic signals led to endless snarls that delayed commuters by hours. Key ... Read more...

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Gang of car thieves led by woman busted


September 5th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Police have busted a gang of car thieves headed by a woman, who would lure men travelling alone at night by asking for a lift after which ... Read more...

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Patients keep Aarushi’s doctor-parents going


May 13th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) It's doctors who heal patients. But a year after their teenaged daughter Aarushi Talwar's sensational murder in Noida near here, dentist couple Rajesh and ... Read more...

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Court directs action against cops who framed four men of rape


May 8th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed that action be taken against three police officials who falsely implicated four men in a rape case in 1997 in connivance ... Read more...

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Court acquits four men framed of rape charges


May 5th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Twelve years after being falsely accused of rape and later convicted, four men were Tuesday acquitted by Delhi High Court of the charges brought against them by ... Read more...

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Delhi metro completes its longest tunnel by single boring machine


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday completed construction of its longest tunnel by a single boring machine, that too in a record time span, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court orders protection to Jammu couple


March 28th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Saturday asked the city police to provide security to a Jammu and Kashmir couple, who are facing threats from their relatives for their ... Read more...

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IPS officer moves court seeking custody of Lotika Sarkar


February 20th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A Bihar cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking custody of Lotika Sarkar, former Delhi University Law Faculty head, who ... Read more...

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