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7-year-old electrocuted in Seemapuri

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

A seven-year-old boy was electrocuted in north east Delhi's Seemapuri on Wednesday night. Shivam got a shock from an electric pole outside a shop when he inadvertently touched it. According to the police, it was around 8:45 pm when he was playing outside his house. A gift shop, 'SK Gift Gallery',...

Rs 5-lakh penalty for polluting Yamuna banks

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | Rakesh Ranjan | New Delhi

The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) direction on dumping of malba (construction and demolition waste) on banks of the Yamuna has forced the civic body to swing into action. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has marked 15 designated sites for dumping and violators will be slapped with a hefty penalty...

City trees to breathe free by Sept 19

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed authorities in Delhi, like DDA, MCD and the Forest Department, to complete de-concretisation of trees in the city without damaging them by September 19. A Bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed authorities to immediately take remedial measures regarding those trees whose...

Two aides of conman held

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The Delhi Police has arrested two associates of a high profile cheat, Varun Datta, for allegedly making a fake account and helping Datta and his father dupe a businessman of Rs 5.35 crore in the name of selling two properties worth over Rs 10 crore. “Aaron Sidhu and Chavvi Kumar...

No case against CM: Delhi Police

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The Delhi Police on Thursday said no criminal offence was noticed in the complaint by former BJP chief Vijender Gupta against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, seeking an FIR against her for alleged misuse of Rs 22.56-crore Government funds in a 2008 ad campaign. "Since the allegations do not constitute a criminal...

Roshni at high risk of getting diabetes: Doc

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | Sulagna Sengupta | New Delhi

The health of Roshni Kumari Gupta, the JNU student who is recuperating at Safdarjung Hospital after a brutal attack by classmate, is said to be stable. However, doctors said that she was suffering from polyuria (excessive production of urine) and it may lead to diabetes and further complications. According to senior...

CM, Lt-Guv extend Eid greetings to all

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit extended their greetings to all Delhiites. In his message, the L-G said, "May almighty grant his choicest blessings to all our countrymen and may India march ahead to claim its rightful place as a...

HC lands civic bodies in deep water

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

Upset with persisting water-logging problems in the Capital, the Delhi High Court came down heavily on civic bodies and directed them to fix responsibilities on officials. The court directed start of disciplinary action against Deputy Commissioners of the three municipal corporations and superintending engineers of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the...

Eleven district committees to deal with Metro area upkeep

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | Pragya Singh | New Delhi

To address the issue of waterlogging at Metro stations and for upkeep of the circulatory area, 11 committees — headed by a District Commissioner — have been formed. Formed on the directions of Chief Secretary DM Spolia, they will meet once a month to address and coordinate with various civic agencies...

Juvenile rebels seek ‚Äėreform‚Äô in remand home

Friday, 09 Aug 2013 | SR | New Delhi

There was chaos at the Delhi Government-run juvenile correction centre at Majnu Ka Tila on Thursday. Unhappy with its administration, some two dozen boys created a ruckus for around 12 hours. They pelted stones at the neighbours, caretakers and moving cars, climbing on to the roof of the building and setting...


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17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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22 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

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