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HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014

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'Delhi should've been Indraprastha or Hastinapur': Naidu's remark draws ire

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Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu’s suggestion that Delhi should have been called either Indraprastha or Hastinapur has not gone down too well with Delhiites, though he later clarified that he was not 'proposing anything'.

In 2013-2014, Delhiites grew richer but drank less alcohol

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Delhiites have become richer, bought more cars, watched movies in droves but consumed a little less alcohol in 2013-14 than the previous fiscal, according to latest statistics provided by the Delhi government.

Delhi: Lack of women officers in police ranks a major challenge

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For a city that had once earned the ‘rape capital’ tag and that reports 42 cases of crimes against woman daily, Delhi has only one woman police officer for a population of about 1,600 women.

How Delhi changed since Dec 16, 2012

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December 16. Two years back, a young girl was brutally raped in a bus and thrown naked and fighting for life. The news sent shock waves across the country. Today, the statistics still show that a woman is raped every 20 minutes in India. But has the Capital become any safer for women?

Delhi women still feel unsafe, blame Uber: survey

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Exactly two years after the December 16, 2012, gang rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, an overwhelming majority of women still feel unsafe in the Capital, an HT survey has found.

Gurgaon's Kingdom of Dreams faces funds crunch, uncertain future

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The promoter of Kingdom of Dreams, a complex of auditoriums built in 2010 in Gurgaon’s sector 29 to promote Indian culture and performing arts, has sought financial support from the ministry of tourism to stay operational.

Five killed, nine hurt in four accidents

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Five people were killed and nine others injured in four separate accidents in the city in the last 48-hours, police said.

Harassed at home, over 79,000 women in Delhi dialled 181

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The 181 helpline for women— set up and being run by the Delhi government since 2012 after the December 16 gang rape has received as many as 8,51,455 complaints since its inception.

Gurgaon on the edge after hoax bomb threat

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Panic prevailed in Gurgaon on Wednesday afternoon after a hoax call about the presence of bombs at two locations in the city, forcing the administration to suspend metro operations and evacuate vital public places.

Sorry, Delhi braveheart: Sex crimes in city grow unfettered

Delhi minor rape protest
Every hour, at least two women are either raped, molested, harassed, abducted or face domestic violence in Delhi.

Delhi dreams big, to stand tall with DDA’s 120-floor high-rise

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Delhi is all set to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with its glitzier neighbours – Gurgaon and Noida. DDA is planning a skyscraper in Delhi, which might go up to 120 floors and become the tallest building in not only Delhi NCR but entire north India.

Every day is Dec 16 for women in the city

Dec 16 protests
Two years after the brutal December 16 bus gang-rape, five women from different walks of life share their own dreadful dates, and we find out if there’s been any change in safety measures.

Delhi needs 5 BRT routes, 2,000 buses: Panel

Delhi traffic

Five pilot BRT corridors, 2,000 new buses, a dozen major road projects, integrating the Delhi Metro with other modes of transport and five parking projects are among a slew of recommendations made by an expert panel to decongest the Capital.

Two woman, a minor raped in separate incidents in Delhi

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Three women, including a minor have alleged sexual assault in three separate incidents in the city.

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