HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014

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Delhi: Khan Market becomes free Wi-fi zone, Connaught Place soon to follow suit

The ambitious Wi-fi project of the New Delhi Municipal Council has taken off with Khan Market becoming the first area where visitors can avail the facility and Connaught Place is going to follow soon.

Delhi’s street performers on brink of oblivion

For thousands who grew up in Delhi, street performers are an enduring memory of life in the 1980s and 1990s. Monkey shows, jugglers, acrobats, snake charmers and magicians were common on the city streets. But, today, they are just a distant memory.

Delhi auto unions move court to quash ban on advertisements

Delhi government’s guidelines banning political advertisements on public service vehicles have been challenged in the Delhi high court. The plea states the guidelines interfere with the right of smaller political parties to express their views.

Wi-Fi service starts in Khan Market, CP to follow soon

The ambitious Wi-Fi project of the New Delhi Municipal Council has taken off with Khan Market becoming the first area where visitors can avail the facility and Connaught Place to follow soon.

DU girl one of youngest Indians to climb Europe’s highest peak

At 21, Saachi Soni, a student of Delhi University’s IP College for women, along with two other team mates scaled Europe’s highest peak Mount Elbrus last month. With this, she became one of the youngest women of the country to achieve such a feat.

Delhi MLAs working hard, deserve salary: parties

All three parties- BJP, AAP and Congress- believe their MLAs are working ‘extremely hard’ and deserve ‘every penny of their salary’. They may not be making laws and participating in debates but the parties say they have ‘a hell of a lot of work’ to do.

Massive security cover as Modi delivers maiden I-Day speech

A massive ground-to-air security apparatus has been put in place, especially around Red Fort, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the Tricolour and deliver his maiden Independence Day speech.

Jaswant Singh still in coma, condition still grave

Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh continues to be in deep coma on Wednesday, with the doctors describing his condition to be grave.

18-yr-old girl, brother murdered; property angle suspected

An 18-year-old girl and her younger brother were found murdered by unidentified assailants at their rented home in northeast Delhi’s Karawal Nagar on Thursday morning. Both of them were attacked with sharp weapons and there are multiple stab wounds on their bodies.

I-Day with HT in Chandni Chowk: Cycling, kite-flying, songs and food

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, in association with the Hindustan Times, is set to invoke and spread the spirit of patriotism among residents of the Chandni Chowk in the Walled City through a host of activities on Independence Day.

Women safety in mind, Delhi L-G Jung announces one-stop centres for sexual abuse victims

On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a call to ensure the safety of women, the Delhi administration announced one-stop centres to help victims of sexual harassment.

Bhushan’s remarks find takers in AAP workers

Aam Aadmi Party co-founder Shanti Bhushan’s questioning of party chief Arvind Kejriwal’s organisational skills and his role as the sole voice of the party could not have come at a worse time for the party. Bhushan questions Kejriwal's organisational skills

Parents write to DoE, seek changes in nursery criteria

After schools, it was the parents’ turn to write to the Directorate of Education (DoE) with suggestions on the nursery admission guidelines for the next session.

Two years on, A divided house: Shanti Bhushan attacks Kejri, AAP bleeds

War within the Aam Aadmi Party intensified Wednesday, with senior leader Shanti Bhushan questioning chief Arvind Kejriwal’s organisational skills, saying the former Delhi CM didn’t have it in him to turn the young party into a national force.

Green nod to HP dam, will boost Delhi water supply

The long-pending Renuka dam project in Himachal Pradesh that will bring 275 million gallons of water a day to the Capital, one-fourth of the city’s supply, moved a step closer to realisation with the approval of an environment ministry committee.

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