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Naidu sets up panel to prepare plan to Unclog Delhi within 45 days

Nitin Gadkari
Taking note of HT’s six-week-long Unclog Delhi campaign, urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu has set up a high-powered, inter-ministerial committee that will prepare a detailed action plan within 45 days to decongest the Capital.

Gurgaon student sets herself afire over poor marks

The second-year student of Government Girls College in Sector 14, Pinky Chauhan, suffered 70% burns and was rushed to the Civil hospital in Gurgaon. She was referred to Safdarjung Hospital where her condition was reported to be critical.

HT Special
Law faculty faltered on BCI norms despite court orders

Nitin Gadkari
The DU Law faculty failed to obtain 'extension of approval of affiliation' from BCI beyond the academic year 2010-11 despite the HC order and repeated reminders from the apex regulatory body. Every year, the law faculty admits around 2000 students in its three centres.

Arun Jaitley shifted to AIIMS, advised rest

Arun Jaitley
Union finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley was on Sunday shifted to a special isolation facility at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after doctors advised that he needed a few more days to rest and recover completely from respiratory infection.

Delhi: AAP launches its youth and student wings

Aam Aadmi Party
Terming the youth as the future of the party, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal launched the party’s youth wing— AAP Youth Wing (AYW)— and its student wing— Chatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS)— on Saturday.

Metro halted, stolen Rs. 1.60 lakh recovered

Prompt action by CISF personnel in halting a Delhi Metro train helped a businessman get back his stolen Rs.160,000 and in nabbing the culprit, an official said Sunday.

Nithari case: Pandher walks out of jail after 7 yrs

A special court
After spending seven years in prison, Nithari murder co-accused and Noida businessman Moninder Singh Pandher walked out of the Dasna jail in Ghaziabad on Saturday evening.

PM office starts cleanliness drive, removes old furniture

Indian volunteers
The Prime Minister’s Office Saturday initiated a special cleanliness drive by removing old furniture, newspapers and spraying disinfectants ahead of the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission October 2 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Delhi: Fed up of ‘bullying’, man stabs ex-neighbour to death

Forensic Scientist
The attack was caught by a CCTV camera installed at a nearby shop. The footage showed the victim being attacked repeatedly even as three others stood silently. The deceased, Ishwar Lal, owned an embroidery factory in Karol Bagh and dealt in real estate.

Nigerians beaten up at Rajiv Chowk metro station

Chaos prevailed at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station on Sunday evening when three Nigerian nationals were allegedly thrashed by a mob, including a group of students, after an altercation, police said. 

DDA may extend last date for housing scheme

Delhi Development Authority
Though nearly 40 days were available for applicants to fill the housing scheme forms since its launch on September 1, DDA witnessed a slump for nearly a fortnight during the recent Shraddh period, which most Hindus believe to be inauspicious for buying property.

Beat constable shot dead in northeast Delhi

Constable Dharampal was shot point blank in Maujpur when he was visiting shops; police say it was a planned attack

Way to go! Delhi Metro ranked 2nd among 18 international metro systems

Metro train
According to a DMRC official, in the survey conducted among the commuters of those Metro systems by Global Metro Benchmarking Groups NOVA and CoMET, Delhi Metro along with London DLR and Bangkok were the best three performers in the Net Promoters Score (NPS) category.

Dengue season back in Delhi, 75 cases reported

Dengue fever victim
Ratna Dhar, her son Sourobrata, 14, and daughter Souromi, 11, were stunned when they all tested positive for dengue on Monday.
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