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HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014

New Delhi

DDA removes housing loan scheme brochure after site crashes

Delhi Development Authority
The DDA removed its housing loan scheme brochure from the website on Tuesday after it crashed on Monday. Users can now visit bank websites for downloading forms.

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Najeeb Jung may pitch for fresh polls in his report

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung
Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung is expected to send a report this week to President Pranab Mukherjee on the status of the Delhi assembly and the possible options of government formation.

Delhi's last working elephants: Mishandling leads to deaths, disappearance

Elephant
Sanjay Bansal, 50, drives his Renault Duster across the ITO Bridge and goes down to the Yamuna banks to pray to Rupa, a 40-year-old elephant. The trader looks mesmerised as she chomps lazily at the sugarcanes he has brought with him.

BJP rubbishes Kumar Vishwas' CM post claim

Kumar Vishwas

The BJP denied on Saturday AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' claim that the saffron party had tried to lure him by offering him the post of Delhi's chief minister soon after the results of general elections were announced.

Admission racket returns to DU; three suspects held

Students
Delhi police has unearthed another admission scandal at DU’s Sri Venkateswara College, where ten students obtained admission on forged documents. The incident has taken place barely a month after the undergraduate admissions were closed.

6 Delhi cops accused of torturing man to death

Delhi Police
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has accused six cops of abducting a 30-year-old man from Uttam Nagar in Delhi, beating, torturing and murdering him.

16-yr-old abducted, gang-raped at knife-point in east Delhi; 3 held

rape

A 16-year-old girl was abducted and gang-raped at knife-point allegedly by five people, including three minors, in east Delhi’s Madhu Vihar on Wednesday night. The police said the three juveniles are known to the girl and one of them is believed to be her friend.

Police spot ‘dead’ AAP activist in Bangalore, Nepal

rape

Chandra Mohan Sharma, the RTI activist and Aam Aadmi Party member whose burnt body was recovered from his car in Greater Noida three months ago, is now suspected of having staged his death.

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Delhi's air pollution levels remain a problem

pollution
Delhi's air pollution levels remain a serious health risk despite government efforts and an emergency response is needed to meet desirable air quality standards in a time-bound manner, say experts based on data accessed from pollution watchdogs.

DDA launches new housing scheme

Delhi Development Authority

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) rolled out its biggest ever housing scheme on Monday. The DDA 2014 housing scheme, which has 25,034 flats on offer, has been officially launched by DDA vice chairman Balvinder Kumar. Sale of forms have started.

Delhi pvt schools unhappy over PM live speech order

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the internet on Teachers day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion.

Delhi court slaps 3 lakh fine on Sheila Dikshit

Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs. three lakh by a court in New Delhi for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta.

Delhi: Priest held for rape on Janmashtami

child abuse minor rape
Two minor girls, aged seven and eight, were raped in a south Delhi temple by a 70-year-old priest on Janmashtami day, at a time when celebrations were on in full swing.

It’s official: Helmets are now mandatory for women in city

Helmet
The Delhi government on Thursday issued a notification making it mandatory for women to wear a helmet if they are travelling on a two-wheeler. Sikh women, however, have been exempted from the rule on religious grounds.
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