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Girl hitches lift in Hauz Khas, raped

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In an incident highlighting lack of safety of girls and women in the national Capital, a 24-year-old woman has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a man who offered her a ride back home, while she was around Deer Park in South Delhi's Hauz Khas Village on Saturday night,...

Nitish's JDU to take political plunge

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Pramod Kumar Singh | New Delhi

Delhi unit of Janta Dal United JD (U) has decided to contest upcoming Municipal elections in the national Capital. Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) president Nitish Kumar is likely to address a rally at Ramlila maidan in the national Capital on February 26 ahead of MCD polls. Delhi unit of...

Metro identifies trouble spots to fix them

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Concerned with repeated snags on metro train routes, the Managing Director (MD) of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued directions to address the issues that have been plaguing its services. Singh has reviewed the operational issues of the over 200-km-long network and identified the trouble spots, mainly pertaining to...

Safety audit of Khan Market's buildings planned

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Alarmed over the recent mishaps in the Connaught Place area following roof collapse, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has decided to conduct a safety audit to assess the structural stability of the buildings at the popular shopping hub Khan Market. The NDMC has already started detailed safety audit of some...

Update official websites, depts told

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government has directed all its departments to update official websites on a regular basis, a move intended to provide updated information about the Government's works to Delhiites. The Information Technology Department has issued a circular to all department heads, principal secretaries and secretaries, following complaints that most departments were...

AAP to finalise first list by month-end

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is expected to finalise its first list of candidates for MCD polls by the month-end with over 10,000 aspirants are eying the 272 seats. The party plans to take on Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and Congress by focusing on alleged financial irregularities in the civic bodies...

Foolproof plan to help women in distress

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Taking a cue from the Uttar Pradesh Police's Women Power Line, the Delhi Police plans to increase its telephone lines to ensure that all distress calls from women are aptly answered. Currently, the Delhi Police isn't able to get back to all the callers who call on its women's helpline...

Delhi Police constable killed in road accident

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 29-year-old Delhi Police constable was killed in a road accident on Sunday morning near the Auchandi border. According to police, the deceased, Ravindra Dahiya, was on his way to Connaught Place, when his car met with an accident. Dahiya's body was found in his car that was found to be...

Gay found dead, ‘honour killing’ suspected

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI.

A 33-year-old man, suspected to be gay, was found murdered inside his house in Dichaon Kalan village of outer Delhi on Sunday morning. According to police, the deceased has been identified as Prakash Singh (name changed). Senior police officer said they have detained one person for questioning. Police said they are...

Shahabuddin brought to Tihar from Siwan jail

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammad Shahabuddin was brought to Delhi by train on early Sunday morning. He has been lodged in jail number 2 of Tihar prisons amid tight security. The Supreme Court on February 15 ordered shifting of Shahabuddin, now facing trial in 45 criminal cases, from Siwan...

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Tamil Nadu’s political quagmire

19 Feb 2017 | Kumar Chellappan

What will happen to the State politics after the weakening of the AIADMK? There is a positive consolidation of the DMK under the leadership of Stalin, which should be taken into consideration. One can only wait and watch, writes Kumar Chellappan It may not be out of place to write a requiem for a political entity called the AIADMK, which has been admitted to the critical care unit and connected...

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STATE EDITIONS

Stop promoting ‘donkeys of Gujrat’ appeals CM

21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Political rhetoric touched a new low in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh with Samajwadi Party chief and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asking mega star Amitabh Bacchan `to stop appearing in the advertisement promoting donkeys of Gujarat’. Yadav was speaking at an election rally at Rae Bareli on Monday...

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SOUNDBITE

In the case of both nations, India and Afghanistan, cross-border terrorism is originating from Pakistan which is also patronising it.

Afghan Speaker | Abdul R Ibrahimi

I have said goodbye to international cricket. I have played with seriousness and in a professional way for my country.

Pakistani cricketer | Shahid Afridi

All of us in America have generally paid for our gas and oil all along. We're not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil or gas.

US Defence Secretary | Jim Mattis
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