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3 days ago
Wanted gangster Rajesh Bharti among 4 killed in Delhi shootout

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Wanted criminal Rajesh Bharti and his three accomplices were gunned down by the Delhi Police's Special Cell in south Delhi's Chattarpur area on Saturday, police said. Eight policemen and a gangster were also injured in the shootout as the Special Cell engaged with the gang for nearly 25 minutes early in the day. Some 40-50 shots were fired during the shootout.

8 days ago
Secured CCTV footage of assault, DMRC tells HC

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has obtained the CCTV footage of a metro station where station managers were allegedly beaten up by a group of CISF personnel over a parking issue. DMRC told a vacation bench of Justices P.S. Teji and Pratibha M. Singh that the footage of Dwarka Sector 21 Metro Station has been handed ov...

8 days ago
Children learn about caring for environment inside Metro train

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A day ahead of the World Environment Day, the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) on Monday hosted a story-telling class for school kids inside a train to teach them about the perils of wastefulness. The session was organised in collaboration with National Book Trust (NBT), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), IJ Kakehashi Services Pvt. Ltd, and Kodansha Ltd, ...

11 days ago
Three Nigerians found dead in Delhi flat

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Three Nigerians were found dead, of suspected drug overdose, in a rented accommodation here on Friday, police said. Two of the dead, Christopher David, 36, and Greece Ben, 33, lived in different flats in the same building in Mohan Garden area of Uttam Nagar in west Delhi. Their landlord told police that the third victim, David, used to visit them often.

11 days ago
3 Nigerians found dead in Delhi flat

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Three Nigerians were found dead in a rented accommodation in west Delhi on Friday of suspected drug overdose, police said. Two of the dead, Christopher David, 36, and Greece Ben, 33, lived in different flats in the same building in Mohan Garden area of Uttam Nagar. The third victim , David, used to visit them often. As per business visas recovered from th...

11 days ago
Two Nigerians among three found dead in Delhi flat

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Three persons, including two Nigerians, were found dead in a rented accommodation in west Delhi, police said on Friday. The three lived in two rented flats in Uttam Nagar. Two of them, according to documents found in their flats, are Nigerians. We are yet to confirm the identity of the third person, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Shibesh Singh told IANS. ...

12 days ago
DMRC Station Manager assaulted by CISF

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) on Thursday filed an FIR after one of its station managers was allegedly beaten up by a group of CISF personnel over a parking issue. According to a DMRC source, the incident took place at Dwarka Sector 21 station where one of the guards employed by the corporation deflated a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) vehicle's tyre...

13 days ago
Upset over CBSE results, 3 students commit suicide

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Upset over not scoring good marks in the Class 10 exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), three students allegedly committed suicide here by hanging themselves, police said. Police said, one of the deceased identified as Rohit Kumar Meena (17) was a student of Dwarka's M.R. Vivekananda Model School. After scoring 59 per cent in ...

14 days ago
Upset over bad CBSE results, 2 students commit suicide

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Upset over not scoring good results in class 10th board exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), two students allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves on Tuesday. Police said, one of the deceased identified as Rohit Kumar Meena (17) was a student of Dwarka's M.R. Vivekananda Model School. Meena scored 59 per cent in the ...

19 days ago
Five held for assaulting Army official, kin

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Five persons were arrested on charge of abusing and assaulting an Army Captain deployed with a commando unit and his family members in west Delhi's Dwarka, police said on Thursday. Captain Vikas Yadav of special commando force had gone along with his wife, sister, brother-in-law and three daughters for dinner at City Center mall on May 13. As the family came out ...

22 days ago
Full Magenta Line to start operations on May 29

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Magenta Line will become fully operational on May 29 when the stretch from Kalkaji Mandir to Janakpuri West starts, cutting short travel time from Noida in Uttar Pradesh to west Delhi, it was announced on Monday. The 25.6-km corridor will be formally flagged off by Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minis...

22 days ago
Full Magenta Line to open for public from May 29

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The portion of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line which will connect Kalkaji Mandir to Janakpuri West will be open for public from May 29, it was announced on Monday. The 25.6-km Metro corridor will be formally flagged off by Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 28 at 4.30 p.m. from the Nehru Encl...

25 days ago
Lucknow double murder accused rearrested

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A 22-year-old man who had escaped from police lock-up after his arrest for the murder of two persons in Uttar Pradesh has been rearrested in southwest Delhi, police said on Friday. Dwarka Deputy Commissioner of Police Shibesh Singh said that accused Sandeep Kumar had escaped from lock-up at Gosai Ganj police station in Lucknow. He was allegedly involved...

25 days ago
Delhi cabinet gives in-principle approval for 1,000 cluster buses

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet in a meeting on Friday gave in-principle approval to procure 1,000 buses under a cluster scheme, subject to a nod from the Supreme Court and the High Court. The Cabinet gave in-principle approval for procurement of 1,000 buses from successful bidders. The approval is in-principle as there are certain cases related to the buses in the court. <...

27 days ago
Cabinet approves Blue Line extension to Noida Sector 62

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of Delhi Metro's Blue Line service from Noida City Centre to Noida Sector 62. A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the 6.675km corridor being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,967 crore. Out of the total budget, the government's liability would be Rs 340.60 crore on ...

1 month ago
Dust storm kills 2, hits air traffic, Metro service

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 18 others injured as a severe dust storm hit Delhi on Sunday evening, while air traffic and Metro service too was disrupted due to strong winds and accompanying rain, officials said. Power supply was affected in many areas in Delhi and Gurugram in Haryana. In Sarita Vihar area in southeast Delhi, a tin sheet blown off ...

1 month ago
Dust storm lashes Delhi and NCR, air traffic and Metro hit

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A powerful dust storm accompanied by rains on Sunday evening brought down the temperature in the national capital and adjoining areas, seriously disrupting air traffic and Metro services, officials said. As the storm blew at a highest speed of 70 km per hour, the mercury crashed from 39 degrees Celsius at 4 p.m. to 25 degrees half hour later, the India Meteorolog...

1 month ago
Storm hits Delhi Metro, thousands affected

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A powerful storm on Sunday evening almost crippled two major Delhi Metro lines and affected a third, stranding thousands and forcing the transporter to later run the trains on shorter routes. The storm, with wind speeds of up to 70 km per hour accompanied by rains, forced the suspension of Metro services in at least three places on the sprawling network, a spokes...

1 month ago
Dust storm lashes Delhi and NCR, traffic hit

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A powerful dust storm accompanied by rains on Sunday evening brought down the temperature in the national capital and adjoining areas, seriously disrupting air traffic and Metro services, officials said. As the storm blew at a highest speed of 70 kmph, mercury fell from 39 degrees Celsius at 4 p.m. to 25 degrees half hour later, the Indian Meteorological Departme...

1 month ago
Gurugram Expressway to connect Dwarka Expressway

Gurugram, May 13 (IANS) Haryana's Public Works, Forest and Civil Aviation Minister Rao Narbir Singh said on Sunday that the road from Hero Honda Chowk on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway to Dwarka Expressway will be six-lane. Tender for this will be floated by August and it will be constructed by the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA). He said the National Highways Auth...

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