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Delhi: 2 die on city’s coldest day, rain to ring in new year

Winter 7
Two people died in Delhi on the coldest day of the season so far on Sunday as dense fog affected over 100 flights and 150 trains, with the mercury plunging to a bone-chilling 2.6 degree Celsius, five below normal.

Delhi: Banned Uber seeks support through petition

Uber smartphone

Cab service provider Uber launched an online petition Friday, requesting people to support the return of its services that were banned in the Capital after a driver allegedly raped a 25-year-old executive in his cab earlier this month.

PM Modi to kickstart BJP’s Delhi campaign on Jan 10

Modi will kick off the BJP’s poll campaign at a rally in central Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on January 10, to be attended by chief ministers of Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and leaders from Jammu and Kashmir.

Love matters: ‘Heart cobblers’ who help you survive breakups, find love 

A company offers packages such as a mini breakup kit, breakup kit and mega breakup kit. It is in the business of pampering people out of heartbreak.

Woman dies of swine flu in Delhi hospital

People wearing masks

A 51-year-old woman died of swine flu at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in Delhi on Wednesday.

Mukhi sends legal notice to Kejriwal on his photo 'misused'

AAP Mumbai
Miffed over the Aam Aadmi Party "projecting" him as BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate on its posters, senior party leader Jagdish Mukhi on Friday served a legal notice to Arvind Kejriwal for "misusing" his photo.

Delhi acid attack: How a simple syringe led cops to mastermind

acid attack
The police got the lead in the acid attack case when the victim mentioned that the accused squirted acid through a syringe used for medical purposes. The unique method used by the assailants gave away the mastermind.

‘Ghar wapsi’ only way to end terror says BJP leader

Swami Shraddhanand, Arya Kendriya Sabha
‘Ghar wapsi’ (re-conversion) can help eradicate terrorism from the country, a Delhi BJP leader said at an annual event organised to mark the martyrdom of Swami Shraddhanand at Ramlila Maidan on Thursday.

Stone hurled at Kejriwal at public meeting in Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal escaped unhurt after a man from the crowd hurled a stone at him in a public gathering on Saturday.

Congress approves 25 names for Delhi polls

Arvinder Singh
Eight sitting MLAs and 12 former MLAs who unsuccessfully contested the 2013 assembly election are said to be among 25 Congress leaders who are likely to get tickets to contest the coming Delhi assembly polls. The polls are likely to take place in February 2015.

Security, prejudices make ride bumpy for Delhi's women cabbies

Woman cab driver
A week after the Uber rape case, the Delhi police said it would teach over 100 girls driving and self-defence and help them get jobs. Last year, NDMC’s women technical institute too started a pilot project to train 40 female drivers. But none have hit the road yet.

Delhi: Two minors raped, one on pretext of marriage

crimes against women
Two minor girls were raped in different areas of northeast Delhi, police said on Saturday.

Election Commission meets to discuss Delhi polls

VS Sampath
A meeting of the Election Commission to discuss the possibility of assembly polls in Delhi in February and its preparations took place on Friday.

Monkey scam brewing in Delhi: Maneka Gandhi

Over 1,000 monkeys may have died in Delhi's Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary after pending bills stopped their food supplies earlier this month, women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi said on Thursday, terming the procurement of fruits and vegetables a Rs. 200 crore scam.
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