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HindustanTimes Thu,24 Apr 2014

New Delhi

94% of pickpockets in Delhi Metro are women

If you are travelling in Delhi Metro, beware of suspicious female commuters as almost 94% of pickpockets held in the rapid transport system of the NCR this year belong to the fair sex.

Lack of policing major cause for concern on JNU campus, say cops

accident JNU
Security and the enforcement of speed limit at south Delhi’s sprawling Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus depend on a measly network of around a hundred security guards.

Delhi's well-off want food benefits meant for poor

Children stand in a queue
Delhi’s food and supplies department received 15.54 lakh applications for a food security card. Upon verification, the department found that 29,000 applications were filed by families that had an annual income of more than Rs. 1 lakh.

Minor fire at Rajiv Chowk Metro station

Delhi Metro passengers

A minor fire broke out on the roof of the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station, fire officials said Saturday.

Bike accident on JNU campus kills three students

accident JNU
According to the police, the victims were tripling at high speed on a Hero Honda CBZ inside the campus when one of them driving the motorcycle failed to notice a sharp turn near the Vice-Chancellor’s residence and lost control around 3am.

Stricter vigil helped prevent suicides on Delhi Metro premises

All about TODs
According to the data compiled, a total of 53 persons jumped in front of speeding trains and 20 of them died. The others, many of whom sustained critical injuries, were rescued by Delhi Metro operators and other staff deployed at the stations.

Woman ‘orders’ dog to attack neighbour in S Delhi

A bitter neighbourhood argument turned ugly when an agitated resident allegedly ‘made her pet dog attack’ her neighbour at a posh south Delhi locality, the police said.

DU’s 4-year programme choices a ‘farce’

All about TODs

The carrot of flexibility and choice the Delhi University dangled in front of students before launching the four-year undergraduate programme is nothing short of a mirage, it seems. 

Final chargesheet against Bhatkal in Jama Masjid case

Yasin Bhatkal
The special cell of Delhi Police filed its final chargesheet against Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar in connection with the terror attacks that took place outside the Jama Masjid in September 2010.

Can’t make Delhi suicide-proof, the city’s depressed need help

Ring-a-ring o’ Metro
In the past two years, there have been at least two suicide attempts every month at Delhi’s Metro stations. In 2013, 30 people attempted suicide and 13 did not survive.

First woman chief justice of Delhi HC to take charge on Monday

Justice G Rohini will assume charge as the new chief justice of the Delhi high court from Monday.

Crackdown on 100 houses in Delhi reserve forest

Delhi forestlands
The authorities swung into action only after the National Green Tribunal on Thursday had ordered Delhi's two top officials — chief secretary and chief conservator of forests — to appear before it next Tuesday.

Modern Delhi unaware of its vast heritage

Purana Quila
Delhi is endowed with two imperial capitals, a whopping 174 Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)-protected monuments and not to mention scores of smaller, often unidentified, heritage structures.

No govt in place, infra projects go slow in Delhi

A traffic police personnel

The absence of an elected government in Delhi has seemingly slowed down the pace of several infrastructure, development and social welfare projects in the Capital.

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