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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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Delhi sex workers challenge eviction order in court


July 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Four sex workers from the capital's G.B. Road red light area have challenged a government eviction order against them in the Delhi High Court, which ... Read more...

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Wildlife smuggler Sansar Chand gets bail


May 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Wildlife smuggler Sansar Chand was granted bail by a Delhi court Thursday but he would remain in a jail in Rajasthan in connection with other ... Read more...

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Parking rates in Delhi to rise


May 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) announced Wednesday that it was likely to increase the parking charges.In the first interaction with the media, commissioners ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chabad House closed for non-Israelis


February 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after a terror attack on an Israeli embassy car here, security was Tuesday beefed up at Chabad House in Paharganj, which is a ... Read more...

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ATM card racket busted


January 13th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A gang involved in cheating several ATM card users was busted with the arrest of three people, including a guard deputed at a State ... Read more...

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Kalki loves gorging on Delhi street food


December 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian actress of French descent Kalki Koechlin loves to gorge on street food every time she is in the capital."I love Delhi for its food, I ... Read more...

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Police book Ram Lila organisers for girl’s death


October 7th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered a case against the organisers of Dussehra celebrations at Ram Lila Maidan after a seven-year-old girl died when a log ... Read more...

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Arrested Maoist duo wanted to set up camps in Myanmar


October 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Two high-ranking Maoist guerrillas, arrested Sunday in the capital, wanted to set up joint training camps in Myanmar and were also working at forming a ... Read more...

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Five robbers arrested


September 24th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Five people who would rob people of their jewellery by impersonating as police officials were arrested, police said Saturday.The accused, residents of Mumbai, would allegedly ... Read more...

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High court blast is 19th attack in Delhi in 15 years


September 7th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The bomb blast that killed at least nine people and left 45 injured outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday morning is the 19th strike in ... Read more...

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Bumpy ride: Delhi tongas on their last legs (Feature With Images)


August 7th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Sunit Nair races against time, but the narrow lanes and the giant horse carriage he is driving won't agree. He reaches the stand and ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars top list of online shoppers: Assocham


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When it comes to online shopping, Mumbaikars have left behind all other cities in India, a survey released Sunday said.The random study was conducted by ... Read more...

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One arrested for murdering engineering student


July 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A 24-year-old man accused of murdering an engineering student whose body was found near a metro station in west Delhi on June 28 has been ... Read more...

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Four arrested, 205 kg of ganja seized


May 31st, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In separate incidents, four people were arrested in the national capital and 205 kg of ganja was recovered from them, police said Tuesday.Pramod Kumar Singh, ... Read more...

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For Delhi’s poor, livelihood matters more than graft


April 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) For Ranjit Kumar, an ice-cream vendor here, Anna Hazare's five-day long fast against graft was a lucky opportunity to increase sales. As for corruption, he ... Read more...

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Fraudsters stole jewellery posing as cops, held


March 5th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Chivalry pays -- and two Mumbai-based conmen had a unique way of demonstrating that. They used to fly down to Delhi twice a month, dress ... Read more...

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Delhi blasts accused’s plea for speedy trial rejected


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected the plea by an accused in the 2005 Delhi serial blasts to speed up his trial, saying all the ... Read more...

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India celebrates Diwali with diyas, sweets and pujas (Round up)


November 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The new moon night twinkled with thousands of diyas and candles as India celebrated Diwali Friday. Traditional fervour, aesthetic rangoli and marigold flower patterns at thresholds, ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Diwali with zeal


November 5th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Forecourts and threshholds of houses decorated with colourful rangolis and marigold flowers, prayers conducted at homes, shops and temples, and people exchanging sweets with their near ... Read more...

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PCR vans to be one-stop help shop for Games tourists


September 29th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) It will take only one minute for police control room (PCR) vans to reach any Commonwealth Games venue, with more than 100 deployed to respond ... Read more...

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2005 Delhi blasts: Interim bail plea of accused rejected


September 15th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday rejected the interim bail plea of Tariq Ahmed Dar who is the prime accused in the 2005 Delhi serial blasts. Justice Ajit ... Read more...

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MCD plans 15 special teams to catch stray cattle


August 12th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games around the corner, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday discussed the stray cattle menace in the capital and promised to formulate special ... Read more...

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Debris will be cleared in time: Dikshit


August 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) As Delhi Tuesday missed a crucial deadline to clear the city roads of rubble ahead of the Commonwealth Games, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit insisted that the debris ... Read more...

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Cable operator-politician nexus derailing overhead cable removal


July 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Efforts to remove tangled mass of overhead wires in large parts of Delhi ahead of the Commonwealth Games seem to have lost momentum as, according ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit assured of timely completion of CWG projects


July 16th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was Friday assured by officials of civic agencies and her ministers of timely completion of all the Commonwealth Games-related projects. Chairing a review ... Read more...

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Court questions police on Dutch women’s rape


July 7th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from police on a bail application filed by a man accused of raping two Dutch women in Jammu and ... Read more...

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One deadline missed, MCD sets another for Games projects (Commonwealth Games Countdown)


July 6th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju (Attn Editors: This is the seventh of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. This is about how Delhi's civic body has set a new ... Read more...

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Court denies bail to accused in Dutch women’s rape


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A city court Saturday rejected the bail plea of a man arrested for allegedly raping two Dutch women in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi. The accused posed ... Read more...

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Will complete all CWG projects by July 15: MCD


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday assured the Delhi government that they will complete all Commonwealth Games-related work by July 15. At a meeting to take stock ... Read more...

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All Games projects to be completed by July 15: MCD


June 30th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) All projects related to the Commonwealth Games, including the face-lift and landscaping of roads, will be completed by mid-July, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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Two Dutch women raped, robbed in India


June 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Two Dutch women on a world tour were repeatedly raped and robbed of their money and passports by two men posing as tourist guides, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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All Games projects to be completed by June-end: MCD


May 31st, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday said that all the Commonwealth Games project taken up by it will be completed by the end of June. "The works ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held with one kg heroin


May 17th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Two drug peddlers were arrested in the capital and over one kg heroin was seized from their possession, police said Monday. As much as 1.006 kg heroin worth ... Read more...

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MCD may issue temporary licence to hotels ahead of CWG


April 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday proposed to give temporary licences to illegal hotels, restaurants and guest houses in the national capital in the run up ... Read more...

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