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Delhiwale: City escape in city’s heart

  • A beautiful grassy zone underneath AIIMS flyover has grown even more beautiful
Many years ago this used to be a smoggy square dreaded by commuters for its hour-long jams.
Many years ago this used to be a smoggy square dreaded by commuters for its hour-long jams.
Published on Oct 25, 2021 01:36 AM IST
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By Mayank Austen Soofi

Delhi Home Guard officer shot at after trying to stop ‘illegal cow slaughter’

A 50-year-old Home Guard officer was shot at and a Delhi Police head constable had a narrow escape when a four or five men fired at them after they were found illegally slaughtering a cow in east Delhi’s Patparganj Industrial Area in the early hours of Sunday, said police
The Home Guard officer was taken to a Delhi hospital, and is out of danger. (Representative photo)
The Home Guard officer was taken to a Delhi hospital, and is out of danger. (Representative photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 04:09 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Delhi: Man strangles wife in Ashok Nagar, dies by suicide

Deputy commissioner of police (east) Priyanka Kashyap said that on Saturday morning, the New Ashok Nagar police station received information that a man had taken his own life and that a woman’s lifeless body was on the bed
Police said the man allegedly strangled his wife in his flat in east Delhi’s Ashok Nagar, and then hanged himself. Police said no suicide note was found. (Representative photo)
Police said the man allegedly strangled his wife in his flat in east Delhi’s Ashok Nagar, and then hanged himself. Police said no suicide note was found. (Representative photo)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 12:01 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Evening rain gives Delhi cleaner air, temperature likely to dip

On Sunday, the Safdarjung observatory, which provides representative data for Delhi, reported 27mm rainfall till 8.30pm
A balloon seller caught in sudden rain at Rajendra Nagar in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A balloon seller caught in sudden rain at Rajendra Nagar in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 01:10 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gogi murder: 4 arrested for killing man who celebrated gangster’s killing

Delhi Police said that Deepak alias Radhe was murdered in Rohini on October 11 allegedly because he had thrown a party to celebrate the murder of Jitender Maan alias Gogi in Rohini court complex. He was associated with Tillu Tajpuria gang
Gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi was shot dead inside a courtroom in the Rohini court complex on September 24. The police have arrested rival gangster Tillu Tajpuria in the case. (CCTV grab)
Gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi was shot dead inside a courtroom in the Rohini court complex on September 24. The police have arrested rival gangster Tillu Tajpuria in the case. (CCTV grab)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 04:04 AM IST
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Deadline of BJP’s farewell from MCDs is near: Delhi minister Gopal Rai

Asserting that the deadline of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s farewell from the three municipal corporations in the city is near, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will launch a campaign after Diwali (to be celebrated on November 4) to strengthen the party’s organisational structure ahead of the MCD polls next year
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Environment Minister Gopal Rai addresses during a press conference, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Environment Minister Gopal Rai addresses during a press conference, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 01:25 AM IST
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Delhi govt’s ‘green fellows’ to help tackle pollution

The Delhi government has decided to hire young students and professionals to become ‘green fellows’ under their ‘Green Delhi’ mission to assist the understaffed environment and forest departments in managing issues related to air pollution, water pollution and management of the Capital’s forest lands, said senior government officials on Saturday
Dust pollution at Kirti Nagar in New Delhi on Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna /HT photo)
Dust pollution at Kirti Nagar in New Delhi on Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna /HT photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 01:20 AM IST
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Few buildings in north Delhi took completion certificates in last three years

A ‘completion certification’ is a mandatory legal document, which attests that a new building has been completed according to safety norms and regulations of the Buildings Act
Data from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation shows that the civic body sanctioned over 14,600 buildings between April 2017 and August 2021, but only 1,054 building owners (less than 8%) took completion certificates. (Representative photo)
Data from the North Delhi Municipal Corporation shows that the civic body sanctioned over 14,600 buildings between April 2017 and August 2021, but only 1,054 building owners (less than 8%) took completion certificates. (Representative photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 04:03 AM IST
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By Paras Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi: Man held for raping minor a repeat offender, say police

Suraj, 20, had to appear before a magistrate in the Tis Hazari court on Friday in connection with a case of sexual harassment case with a minor girl registered against him four months ago
Police said Suraj, who is known by his first name, sexually harassed a five-year-old girl four months ago. He was arrested in that case too, and was on interim bail. (Representative photo)
Police said Suraj, who is known by his first name, sexually harassed a five-year-old girl four months ago. He was arrested in that case too, and was on interim bail. (Representative photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 11:52 PM IST
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Heavy rains bring down mercury in Delhi, cause waterlogging

  • Taking to Twitter, the Delhi Traffic Police informed that the Mehrauli-Badarpur Road in south Delhi was closed due to waterlogging at Pul Prahladpur underpass and asked commuters to take alternate routes.
According to the India Meteorological Department, Delhi’s minimum temperature was 19 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.(Burhaan/HT Photo)
According to the India Meteorological Department, Delhi’s minimum temperature was 19 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.(Burhaan/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 11:24 PM IST
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Over 17,000 Covid-19 vaccines given to inmates of 3 Delhi jails, Tihar tops list

Citing the Delhi prisons department, news agency PTI said that of the total vaccines (17,362 doses) administered in the three jails, Tihar was at the top with 11,844 inoculations.
The Delhi prisons department had started the vaccination drive to contain the spread of the virus for inmates above the age of 45 on March 18 this year.(HT file photo)
The Delhi prisons department had started the vaccination drive to contain the spread of the virus for inmates above the age of 45 on March 18 this year.(HT file photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 04:08 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

CM Kejriwal to perform live Diwali puja this year

  • The puja will be telecast live, Kejriwal said on Saturday, and asked people to pray alongside them from their homes to generate “wonderful vibrations”.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (HT Photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 05:14 AM IST
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India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup match: It’s raining deals and discounts!

Be it playing on the streets or watching on screen, a match unites all cricket lovers
From offering happy hours to free shots to restaurant vouchers on predicting the correct score, there’s a lot in store (Photo: Puneet Chandhok/HT. Photo for representational purpose only)
From offering happy hours to free shots to restaurant vouchers on predicting the correct score, there’s a lot in store (Photo: Puneet Chandhok/HT. Photo for representational purpose only)
Published on Oct 24, 2021 01:29 AM IST
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By Sanchita Kalra

6-year-old girl in Delhi raped by neighbour, accused seen on CCTV

The survivor is currently under observation at a hospital and her statement is yet to be recorded. The accused has not been identified yet.
 (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
 (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 11:17 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Delhi air quality to improve as IMD predicts light rain on Sunday

The passing of the western disturbance also resulted in a marginal increase in the temperatures. On Saturday, the maximum temperature at the Safdarjung weather station was 32.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s normal
A football game in progress at Shantipath in Chanakyapuri on Saturday. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data on Saturday, Delhi’s overall air quality index (AQI) was 173, in the ‘moderate’ category. This was only marginally higher than Friday’s 170, also in the ‘moderate’ zone. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A football game in progress at Shantipath in Chanakyapuri on Saturday. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data on Saturday, Delhi’s overall air quality index (AQI) was 173, in the ‘moderate’ category. This was only marginally higher than Friday’s 170, also in the ‘moderate’ zone. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 04:37 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Swachchta Survekshan prep: Delhi’s south civic body to set up material reutilisation facilities

The preparation for Swachchta Survekshan 2022 has commenced and municipal commissioner Gyanesh Bharti undertook a review meeting on Saturday to finalise the action plan for SDMC. The survey is scheduled to be held in January-February 2022
During the Swachh Survekshan 2020, EDMC was ranked 46th among the 47 local bodies in its category, the SDMC ranked 31 and the north DMC was at the 43rd position. (Representational image/HT Archive)
During the Swachh Survekshan 2020, EDMC was ranked 46th among the 47 local bodies in its category, the SDMC ranked 31 and the north DMC was at the 43rd position. (Representational image/HT Archive)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 10:42 PM IST
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Educating children highest form of patriotism, will develop society: Kejriwal

The chief minister also announced that the Delhi government will celebrate Valmiki Jayanti in a grand way annually from this year
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal felicitates a student during Valmiki Jayanti celebration, at Thyagraj stadium, in New Delhi, on Saturday. (HT)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal felicitates a student during Valmiki Jayanti celebration, at Thyagraj stadium, in New Delhi, on Saturday. (HT)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 12:23 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Lured from home with 10, 7-year-old raped by former neighbour

The accused took her to a room in the same locality and assaulted her, the police said, citing CCTV footage
According to a senior police officer, who asked not to be named, they have found a CCTV footage showing the accused with the girl. (Picture for representation only)
According to a senior police officer, who asked not to be named, they have found a CCTV footage showing the accused with the girl. (Picture for representation only)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 04:37 AM IST
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By Pankhuri Yadav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

After three cut-offs, over 60,000 seats in DU taken

Though DU has around 70,000 sanctioned UG seats, its admission policy dictates that colleges must admit all students clearing the announced cut-offs, thereby increasing the total intake in many courses
The Delhi University is expected to release a special cut-off on Monday, subject to the availability of seats in colleges, for those students who had the required percentage as per the three cut-offs but could not take admission due to any reason. (HT Photo)
The Delhi University is expected to release a special cut-off on Monday, subject to the availability of seats in colleges, for those students who had the required percentage as per the three cut-offs but could not take admission due to any reason. (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 12:20 AM IST
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42-year-old stabbed to death in west Delhi, police suspect snatching incident

Police said that prima facie it appeared that someone tried to snatch his belongings and when he tried to resist, he was stabbed.
DCP (central) Shweta Chauhan said the police have registered a case and an investigation is underway to nab the accused persons. (Picture for representation only)
DCP (central) Shweta Chauhan said the police have registered a case and an investigation is underway to nab the accused persons. (Picture for representation only)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 10:36 PM IST
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Kejriwal says Capital nearly winning the battle against dengue

The chief minister’s assertion comes amid a surge in dengue cases in the last two weeks, and the first death due to it was reported on Monday
Kejriwal urged residents to take part in the Delhi government’s “10 Hafte, 10 Baje, 10 Minute” campaign to combat vector borne diseases. (HT)
Kejriwal urged residents to take part in the Delhi government’s “10 Hafte, 10 Baje, 10 Minute” campaign to combat vector borne diseases. (HT)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 12:28 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

2 held from Rajasthan for making obscene videos of online friends, extorting them

During the investigation, the extortionists were using more than 100 mobile phones and more than 1,000 SIM cards issued on fake IDs
In the first incident, 23-year-old Ijajul, a resident of Rajasthan, was arrested for demanding money from a person after morphing his video. (Picture for representation only)
In the first incident, 23-year-old Ijajul, a resident of Rajasthan, was arrested for demanding money from a person after morphing his video. (Picture for representation only)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 10:31 PM IST
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20 million in Delhi now have taken at least one Covid-19 shot

Delhi has now become the 18th state or Union Territory to surpass the 20-million figure for Covid-19 jabs, an important landmark for the city in its fight to overcome the pandemic, even as daily vaccinations have slowed down over the past month
New Delhi, India - October 21, 2021: A health worker administers the Covid-19 Vaccination to the Beneficiaries as India crosses the mark of 100 crore Vaccination Doses at a Vaccination centre in Majnu Ka Tilla in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 21, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - October 21, 2021: A health worker administers the Covid-19 Vaccination to the Beneficiaries as India crosses the mark of 100 crore Vaccination Doses at a Vaccination centre in Majnu Ka Tilla in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 21, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 12:12 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi’s child rights body launches bi-annual journal

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it received submissions from over 100 authors. The journal also features 10 illustrations made by children
The first issue of the journal, named Children First: Journal on Children’s Lives, covers a wide range of topics such as experiences of children from low-income communities in Hyderabad, parental support required for continued learning in a post-Covid world, and focus on the mental health and emotional intelligence among children. (Representational image/AP File)
The first issue of the journal, named Children First: Journal on Children’s Lives, covers a wide range of topics such as experiences of children from low-income communities in Hyderabad, parental support required for continued learning in a post-Covid world, and focus on the mental health and emotional intelligence among children. (Representational image/AP File)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 10:11 PM IST
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Delhi 'very close to winning' the battle against dengue, says Arvind Kejriwal

  • Arvind Kejriwal’s comment comes amid a sudden spike in the daily tally of dengue cases since the beginning of October
"We all have to work together to stop mosquito-breeding. We all have to do this for 10 weeks, and defeat dengue," chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 23, 2021 06:28 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

DMRC: Services on section of Yellow Line unavailable for few hours on Sunday

GTB metro station, which is located in Kingsway Camp area of north Delhi, falls in between Vishwavidyalaya and Model Town stations.
The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon.(HT File)
The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 23, 2021 03:48 PM IST
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AAP to celebrate ‘Valmiki Jayanti’ on grand scale at Thyagaraj Stadium today

“On October 23, ‘Pragat Diwas’ will be celebrated on a big scale by the Delhi government at Thyagaraj Stadium,” a statement quoting AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.
The call to hold celebrations is interesting because Kejriwal often commences AAP’s campaigns ahead of polls from Mandir Marg in the national capital.(File photo)
The call to hold celebrations is interesting because Kejriwal often commences AAP’s campaigns ahead of polls from Mandir Marg in the national capital.(File photo)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 05:58 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Delhi may get rain today: IMD

  • Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings show that the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi on Friday was 170, in the moderate category.
The minimum temperature on Friday was recorded at 17.7°C.
The minimum temperature on Friday was recorded at 17.7°C.
Published on Oct 23, 2021 04:51 AM IST
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Delayed monsoon exit may mean ‘severe’ smog: Report

  • The findings are in line with remarks by other experts, who said they fear a last-minute spike could push Delhi’s air into severely polluted category, as reported by HT on Thursday.
In 2020, during the stubble burning season October 1-November 29, an average 12.2% per day of Delhi’s PM2.5 pollution came from farm stubble fire smoke.(HT Photo)
In 2020, during the stubble burning season October 1-November 29, an average 12.2% per day of Delhi’s PM2.5 pollution came from farm stubble fire smoke.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 04:47 AM IST
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By Soumya Pillai, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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