HindustanTimes Sun,21 Sep 2014

New Delhi

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Only a sewerage overhaul can save Delhi


Delhi’s first sewerage Master Plan says groundwater contamination may lead to diseases of epidemic proportions if waste water not managed immediately

Delhi: Teacher sodomises student in school

The Red Brigade

A teacher of a government school in central Delhi’s Ajmeri Gate was on Saturday arrested for allegedly sodomising a class 11 student inside a classroom a day earlier.

AAP accuses Jung of stopping them to send J-K aid

The Red Brigade

AAP on Friday accused LieutenantGovernor Najeeb Jung of preventing its MLAs from sending relief package to Jammu and Kashmir by "raising an objection" to the transfer of Rs. 20 lakh from the funds of each of its 27 legislators to Jammu and Kashmir CM fund.

AAP initiates signature campaign to impeach judge Manjunath

Aam Aadmi Party

Aam Aadmi Party MPs have started a signature campaign to initiate impeachment proceedings against Karnataka high court judge K L Manjunath, accusing him of corruption amounting and “misbehaviour”.

Tihar official arrested for murder bid on son’s wife

 A 50-year-old deputy superintendent of Tihar Jail and his son were arrested for allegedly trying to burn alive the latter’s wife for not fulfilling their dowry demands.

Delhi University highest ranked varsity in country

Delhi University
Placed between 421 and 430 on the QS World University Rankings, the performance is still far from satisfactory but there are a few positive signs. In the overall world ratings, DU has moved up by 20 ranks as compared with the previous year’s ranking.

Tibetans protest Xi’s visit as Capital turns into fortress

Tibetan activists
Despite heavy security deployment in anticipation of the protests, people residing in the Tibetan hub in the city — Majnu Ka Tila — gathered to protest the Chinese President’s visit and demanded freedom for Tibet.

HT presents: Here's the eternal cry baby, Times of India

Times of India released a video titled 'TOI Morning Challenge', where it claimed to be the No 1 newspaper in Delhi-NCR. Hindustan Times presents an opportunity to TOI to learn to accept defeat with grace and stop being the eternal cry baby. WATCH VIDEO

Climate change campaign witnesses strong participation in Delhi


Over 1,500 people marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar on Saturday to as part of the ‘People’s Climate March’, a movement launched to create awareness on the degrading state of the environment that is leading to climate change.

Ailing Jharkhand prisoner kept in police station


Delay in treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has forced an undertrial prisoner from Jharkhand’s Saraikela Jail, arrested for alleged involvement in Maoist activities, to stay in unhygienic conditions on the verandah of the Hauz Khas police station in south Delhi for the past 10 days, his family members have alleged.

Delhi cop faces arrest for molesting rape victim

The 25-year-old woman, who is from Karnataka, has registered an FIR against the inspector at Karawal Nagar police station in northeast Delhi, where he earlier served as station house officer.

Brazen Delhi agencies uproot trees in name of transplantation

Public Works Department’s (PWD) transplantation exercise in the city has been ‘brazen’ and almost cruel. Almost 86% of the transplanted trees have been left to die a slow, agonizing death, the forest department has informed the National Green Tribunal.

HT Impact
12 hours too long, CISF at IGI to go back to 8-hour shifts

The Central Industrial Security Force has cut the duty time of its officials manning the Delhi and Mumbai airports to eight hours, two months after HT reported about the inhuman 12-hour shifts of the security personnel.

Delhi: 2 held for raping woman in moving car

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by two men in a moving car on Tuesday night. Police said they arrested two men who are reportedly known to the victim. A medical examination of the woman confirmed sexual assault.
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