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These were some of the most viewed stories on hindustantimes.com ranging from politics to entertainment to crime.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2012 05:40 PM IST

These were some of the most viewed stories on hindustantimes.com ranging from politics to entertainment to crime:



Rajesh Khanna grabbed and kissed me when I was 13: Anita Advani
Shocking details of Rajesh Khanna and Anita Advani's relationship have emerged in a domestic violence complaint that the latter filed. Read more.


Kerala: Father, brother, uncle rape minor, arrested
A shocking incident of a father, brother and an uncle raping a 13 year-old-girl in Kerala came to light when the petirfied girl narrated her plight to her teachers. Read more.


Facebook arrest: cops suspended, magistrate moved
Somebody finally has had to pay for the arrest of two women in Maharashtra for a Facebook post has: a magistrate has been transferred and two police officials have been suspended. Read more.


Don't think Jethmalani deserves reply: Jaitley
Arun Jaitley refused to get into a war of words with Ram Jethmalani, who has accused him of having a role in the CBI director appointment controversy. Read more.

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Man shoots himself dead at Defence Colony home

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:47 PM IST
An 81-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead with his licensed pistol at his home in south Delhi’s Defence Colony on Wednesday morning, the police said
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Govt notifies modalities of doorstep delivery of ration, cardholders may opt in or out every fiscal

By Abhishek Dey, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:47 PM IST
The Delhi government has notified the policy document that prescribes the modalities of the doorstep delivery of ration scheme, meant for the 1
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HC asks Delhi govt to look into custodial death of Tihar inmate

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:47 PM IST
The Delhi high court on Wednesday was shocked and anguished by the death of an under-trial prisoner, who was allegedly stabbed to death with a knife in November 2020 at Tihar jail, and directed the authorities to update it about the status of the investigation into the custodial death
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DU likely to adopt combination of entrance test score and class 12 marks for admissions from this year

By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:46 PM IST
With the Central government likely to hold a common entrance test for admissions to undergraduate courses at all the central universities, starting this upcoming session, officials at Delhi University (DU) said they are ready to adopt it immediately in combination with the class 12 score of aspirants
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Civic bodies stop taking event bookings for parks after NGT prohibits it citing environment loss

By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:44 PM IST
All three municipal corporations of Delhi have stopped taking event bookings for parks, including the Ramlila Ground, in the wake of a recent order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) citing environment loss to parks due to the holding of mass public functions such as cultural and religious events, weddings and political rallies
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Eight of 10 most polluted cities this winter were in Delhi-NCR and UP, finds CSE study

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:43 PM IST
Eight of 10 most polluted cities in the country this winter were located in the Delhi-NCR and Uttar Pradesh region, an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) shows
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Delhi govt schools to assess students up to class 8 on the basis of worksheets this year

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:43 PM IST
The Delhi government on Wednesday directed all its schools to assess students enrolled from nursery to class 8 on the basis of assignments and worksheets sent to them in both online and offline modes during the Covid-19 pandemic
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Okay with reopening Nizamuddin Markaz for religious purposes, Delhi govt tells HC

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:43 PM IST
The Delhi government on Wednesday told the Delhi high court that it is agreeable to reopening the Nizamuddin Markaz premises for religious purposes, after a plea was filed by the Delhi Waqf Board to open the building, which was kept “out of bounds” since March 31, 2020, after several people who attended a Tablighi Jamaat congregation there contracted the Covid-19
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Transport dept readies command centre to track govt buses in real-time

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:42 PM IST
The Delhi transport department has built a command-and-control centre in Kashmere Gate to track and monitor all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses in real-time
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File photo of Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
File photo of Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)

MCD bypolls: Kejriwal says BJP-ruled civic bodies in mess, AAP only alternative

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:55 PM IST
The bypolls for the five wards of the city's three municipal corporations are to be held on February 28 and results will be declared on March 3.
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Rented cycle cheapest transport in Delhi but lack of infra a hurdle: WRI

UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:56 PM IST
The Delhi government and the city’s municipalities are working on plans to ensure that cycling tracks are marked along major arterial roads
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Delhi to make negative RT-PCR test must for passengers from 5 states

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:45 AM IST
The decision was taken by Delhi Disaster Management Authority this week in the wake of increasing Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Chhattisgarh
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A BMC health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample of a woman for the Covid-19 test at Dharavi, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
A BMC health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample of a woman for the Covid-19 test at Dharavi, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Visiting Delhi? Travellers from these 5 states need to carry -ve Covid-19 report

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:39 AM IST
The central government has asked theses states to step up the Covid-19 vaccination drive and said it has sent teams to places where the cases of the disease are on the rise.
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India has recorded a steady rise in active cases of the coronavirus disease over the past few days with a surge in daily infections in five states, sparking fears of a second wave.(PTI)
India has recorded a steady rise in active cases of the coronavirus disease over the past few days with a surge in daily infections in five states, sparking fears of a second wave.(PTI)

Travellers from 5 states need negative Covid report to enter Delhi till March 15

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:26 AM IST
Along with Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have also seen a surge in daily cases, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare.
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Delhi: Policy for doorstep delivery of ration notified

By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 09:16 AM IST
A government official said that people will have to specifically give consent for inclusion in the scheme. The registration process will be rolled out in a week
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