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HindustanTimes Fri,24 Oct 2014

New Delhi

Delhi: Daughter of DPS principal found dead

Suicide
A 29-year-old woman, daughter of principal of Delhi Public School, RK Puram, was found dead on Wednesday morning at her father's official residence inside the school campus.

Delhi firemen to spend Diwali in the line of duty

Fire at Himalaya House
Senior Delhi Fire Service (DFS) officials said over 1,200 firefighters would be on their toes on Wednesday, alert and prepared to attend fire emergencies.

2G: Court's no to Chandra's plea to go abroad, terms it casual

A special court has rejected a plea of Unitech Limited managing director Sanjay Chandra, facing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, to go abroad saying it "smacks of casual attitude" as no proper documents support it.

Leniency to rape accused against society’s interests: Judge in Dhaula Kuan case

An anti-rape protester
Any liberal attitude shown towards rape convicts — such as imposing meagre sentences or taking a sympathetic view due to their families — is against societal interest and counterproductive in the long run, a court said on Monday.

Members of Pak gang who posed as KBC staff to con people held

KBC scam
Eight members of a Pakistan-based syndicate have been arrested in Delhi for cheating several people to the tune of lakhs of rupees through a fake lottery scheme, police said on Monday.

Delhi University to revive re-evaluation system

centralized
A year after it did away with re-evaluation of answer sheets, the Delhi University has decided to revive the practice.

Delhi: One N-E person targeted every alternate day

Hate crime
The study of the pattern of crimes against the community living in Delhi also shows that South Delhi is the most unsafe area for Northeasterns and Munirka as the most unsafe residential colony.

70-year-old woman found murdered in Delhi home

In yet another incident where women senior citizens have been targeted in the Capital, a 70-year-old woman who retired from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) was found murdered at her east Delhi home.

Last Delhi Metro train to ply at 10 PM on Diwali

Metro train
Anticipating large foot fall on Diwali, Delhi Metro has decided to revise timings of the last train service on Thursday to 10 PM from the earlier time of 8 PM.

Poison in air: Delhi to be more polluted than Beijing this Diwali

Fireworks
Delhi’s air is going to be highly polluted after Thursday as revellers continue to burst firecrackers to celebrate Diwali. The Air Quality Index shows the level of pollutants reaching alarming levels by evening, making it quite clear this Diwali will be no cleaner.

Accident victim’s kin get over Rs. 19 lakh as compensation

accident
The tribunal directed the United India Insurance Company, insurer of the offending vehicle, to pay over Rs. 19 lakh to the wife, mother and eight minor children of the victim Nijamuddin.

Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All 5 convicts get life in jail

Dhaula kuan rape accused
Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat, who had last Friday reserved his order, sentenced Usman, Shamshad, Shahid, Iqbal and Kamruddin to life imprisonment. He also imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on each of them.

Delhi: Another attack on cops, 2 constables thrashed

Bomb

A group of seven people attacked two Delhi Police constables with bricks and stones on Sunday evening after the policemen stopped them from drinking and gambling in public at west Delhi’s Nawada near Uttam Nagar.

In Delhi, cycling clubs pedal a silent revolution

 cycle ride
For Delhi’s bold new cyclists, cycling is not just about fitness, but also about fun, food and bonding. With their membership growing fast, many cycle clubs organise the beginner’s ride for newbies on Saturdays.
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