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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

North India

Lack of policing major cause for concern on JNU campus, say cops

Security and the enforcement of speed limit at south Delhi’s sprawling Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus depend on a measly network of around a hundred security guards.

Minor fire at Rajiv Chowk Metro station

A minor fire broke out on the roof of the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station, fire officials said Saturday.

Stricter vigil helped prevent suicides on Delhi Metro premises

According to the data compiled, a total of 53 persons jumped in front of speeding trains and 20 of them died. The others, many of whom sustained critical injuries, were rescued by Delhi Metro operators and other staff deployed at the stations.

Modern Delhi unaware of its vast heritage

Delhi is endowed with two imperial capitals, a whopping 174 Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)-protected monuments and not to mention scores of smaller, often unidentified, heritage structures.

Bike accident on JNU campus kills three students

According to the police, the victims were tripling at high speed on a Hero Honda CBZ inside the campus when one of them driving the motorcycle failed to notice a sharp turn near the Vice-Chancellor’s residence and lost control around 3am.

No govt in place, infra projects go slow in Delhi

The absence of an elected government in Delhi has seemingly slowed down the pace of several infrastructure, development and social welfare projects in the Capital.

DU’s 4-year programme choices a ‘farce’

The carrot of flexibility and choice the Delhi University dangled in front of students before launching the four-year undergraduate programme is nothing short of a mirage, it seems. 

Delhi: Police booths to be set up at all Metro stations

Following the rapidly rising crime graph at Delhi metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital.

Delhi: HIV patient gets 7 years' jail for robbery

A Delhi court has sentenced an HIV-positive man and his wife to seven years in jail for robbery and house trespassing. The court said there were no grounds for leniency on account of health since such crimes were on the rise and needed to be curbed.

6-fold rise in crimes on Delhi Metro as 200 cops manage 2.5m commuters daily

If one goes by numbers, the Delhi Metro police registers at least eight offences of various forms daily – a six-fold increase in crime on the transit network compared to last year.

Registration of marriages within 60 days to be made compulsory

Circular expected to be issued by Wednesday, violators to be fined up to Rs. 1,000.

Govt ignores Delhi high court order to reserve seats for disabled students

The Delhi high court's order on April 3 to restart the nursery admissions may have got all the attention but another directive with far-reaching impact seems to have fallen through the cracks.

Two dengue cases reported in Delhi, first in 2014

Dengue is back in the city. Two cases have been reported till March this year, says data collected by the three municipal corporations. Last year, four dengue cases were reported till March 30.

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