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Ex-army man guns down Delhi doctor, held (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A cardiologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the national capital was shot dead here early Wednesday by a former army man who claimed to ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to train recruits for Gurgaon metro


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will start a special training programme for recruits selected to man Gurgaon's Metro stations that will become operational by April 2013, an ... Read more...

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Suicide bid at Delhi Metro station


September 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was critically injured Thursday after he tried to commit suicide by jumping from a Delhi Metro station, police said.Pradeep Kumar, a native ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Delhi gets first woman e-rickshaw driver (With Image)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A single mother of two Thursday become the national capital's first woman electric rickshaw driver."I couldn't have been happier," 33-year-old Kohinoor said after receiving the ... Read more...

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Police find suicide note in BBA student’s death


September 5th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A suicide note provided by the wife of Paras Bhasin, a 23-year BBA student whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here has ... Read more...

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Nehru Place to get second Metro station


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Nehru Place, a commercial hub and computer hardware market here, will get its second Metro station in 2016 as part of Delhi Metro's phase-III, an ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

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Woman jumps off Delhi metro station


August 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman committed suicide Monday morning by leaping off an elevated metro station here onto the road below, police said.Karishma Narang, a teacher in ... 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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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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Dismiss legislator’s plea on mosque, court urged


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A political outfit Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to dismiss legislator Shoaib Iqbal's plea seeking restrictions on the demolition of a mosque constructed at ... Read more...

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Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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DMRC asked for project report om monorail


August 1st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for a detailed project report (DPR) on an elevated monorail within three months to ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Three of drug-and-rob gang held in Delhi


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Three robbers who drugged passengers in trains and other public transport vehicles before escaping with their valuables were arrested here, police said Monday.Shakeer, 42, Mohammad ... 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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Class four student run over in Delhi


July 27th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A class four student was crushed to death by a speeding school van here Thursday, police said.The nine-year-old student, Mohammad Sarfaraz, who lived with his ... Read more...

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Metro completes first tunnel of Phase III


July 26th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Work on a 909.0-metre tunnel, the first for the Delhi Metro's Phase-III, was Thursday completed at the upcoming Janpath Metro Station on the three-km underground ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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Day one at DU: New students get a feel of campus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hordes of animated first-year students thronged the Delhi University colleges on the new academic session's first day Monday that was dominated by interactions with seniors, ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to girl on Metro train (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a Delhi Metro train Sunday morning. This was the first such incident on the Delhi ... Read more...

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Chinese hostage-taker shot dead


July 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A man in the Chinese capital was shot dead by police after he took a woman security officer hostage at knife-point at a metro station. The ... Read more...

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Court stays construction of mosque near Jama Masjid


July 20th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the construction of a mosque near the proposed Jama Masjid Metro station and told the municipal corporation to hand ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro gives joyride to cancer-afflicted kids


July 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A group of 100 children suffering from cancer and their family members visited the Metro Museum at the Patel Chowk Metro station Friday and had ... Read more...

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NOIDA authority nod to Botanical Garden-Kalindi Kunj link


July 10th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 9 (IANS) The Noida Aboard Monday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for linking its Botanical Garden metro station with Delhi's Kalindi Kunj and sent the proposal to ... Read more...

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Metro is proud symbol of India’s growth: Pratibha Patil


July 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Pratibha Patil took her maiden Metro ride here Sunday, becoming the first president to do so. She described the city's lifeline as a proud ... Read more...

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Bomb scare in Gurgaon building (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) There was a bomb alert at the EMAAR MGF building near the Sikanderpur Metro station here Friday but nothing was found, police said. An anonymous call ... Read more...

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Bomb alert at Delhi Metro station


June 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) A bomb alert was sounded at the Sikanderpur Metro station Friday, prompting a search operation, police said.An anonymous call was received at the police control room ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Youth found hanging in Gurgaon mall


June 19th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was found hanging Tuesday in a city mall on the Mehauli-Gurgaon road, police said.The deceased, Tapan Kumar, a native of Cuttack in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Delhi cop robbed of seized bike by traffic violator


June 14th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A Delhi traffic constable was attacked and robbed of a motorbike he had seized for a traffic violation by the errant owner and his accomplices, ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Delhi Metro


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A technical snag hit Delhi Metro's blue line stretch between Dwarka and Noida City Centre stations Friday, leading to massive crowds in trains and metro ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to have smart card recharging machines


June 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The Kolkata Metro Thursday announced it plans to install automatic smart card recharging machines across all its 23 stations by the end of this year.After the ... Read more...

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Noida hotel faces action for land grab


June 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Thursday against a luxury hotel in Noida following allegations of land grabbing and construction of the facility on a gram samaj ... Read more...

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