HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 2014


Get ready for a black Taj Mahal

Meet IN Khan (46) who has dedicated 30 years of his life in studying the architecture of the Taj Mahal to find clues that will prove that the black Taj Mahal was an unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan. He is now creating a of 2.5 sq metre masterpiece of the black Taj.

Woman techie jumps to death from 18th floor

A 26-year-old woman working with an IT firm in the city allegedly jumped to death from 18th floor of B-1 tower of Princeton Estate in DLF (Phase 5) on Thursday.The victim has been identified as Esha Madan, a resident of Mayur Vihar in Delhi. Police sources said that she had left behind a suicide

Cop flip-flop over murder weapon

Even though the police claim to have cracked the case of multiple murders that took place on May 21 at Nai Basti area, the investigators on Sunday came up with more details contradicting their earlier findings.

Go-ahead likely for Metro link with Greater Noida

The Noida and Greater Noida authorities are likely to approve the detailed project report of a 29-km-long Metro link in their board meeting on Monday.

Peeved buyers refuse to buy Unitech’s excuse

As many as 50 irked home buyers on Saturday staged a sit-in outside the office of Unitech Limited Group to protest delay in possession of their flats. Mohita Nagpal reports.

Akhilesh keeps his promise, distributes laptops to students

As part of the pre poll promises of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday distributed around 8,074 laptops to students from government and aided schools of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar.

Delhi Police ad angers child rights body

A Delhi Police advertisement has raised the hackles of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR). The advertisement depicted a 'vulnerable' child and read: "Help him learn how to chop an onion. Before someone teaches him how to chop a head." HT reports.

Realty fair a hit with homebuyers

Harassed homebuyers in Gurgaon are no longer at the mercy of builders who fail to give possession of flats on time or provide promised facilities. HT reports.

Resurfacing on DND begins

Traffic on the DND Flyway from Delhi to Noida had to be diverted on Saturday on its 1.5 kilometre stretch, which is being resurfaced. However, the vehicular movement did not get affected as it was the weekend. HT reports.

Residents fume as 8-hour power cut ruins Sunday

Residents in west Gurgaon were jolted out of their peaceful slumber on Sunday morning, thanks to an unscheduled power cut that lasted for as long as eight hours.

Pink autos for women to go up from 22 to 50

Come July, women commuters will be able to spot more women-only pink autos in the city. To ensure safety of women, the Gurgaon traffic police will revive the much-needed Pink Auto Service and has also decided to raise the number from existing 22 to 50 in the first week of July. Leena Dhankhar reports.

MCG turns to high court for data on mobile towers

The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) is all set to take action against mobile towers operating in the city without having requisite permission from competent authorities. "Such mobile towers stand illegal as of now and deserve strict action immediately," said a senior MCG official.

Police to install CCTVs at four key intersections

Gurgaon police took this initiative after a surge in incidents of waylaying at IFFCO chowkHT Impact: Leena DhankharGurgaon: To enhance surveillance, Gurgaon police have decided to install CCTV cameras at four major intersections of the Millennium City in 15 days. Leena Dhankhar reports.

The Legend residents find themselves lost in design

Residents of The Legend, a gated community in Sector 57, say that some basic errors in the design of the property and certain recurring civic issues have given a jolt to their lifestyle. Moreover, the concerned authorities' lackadaisical attitude has made life in the condominium anything but legendary, the residents claim.

Top cop offers office premises to train women in self defence

In a step towards ensuring safety of women in the city, the police have partnered with WESS (Women Empowerment Safety Security-Foundation) Foundation, an all-women NGO, to initiate crash courses in self defence training.
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