January 25, 2009 1:07 am

More than 48 hours after a 48-year-old South Delhi property dealer was found dead under mysterious circumstances in RK Puram,the cause of death has not been ascertained.

January 25, 2009 1:04 am

Thomas Tajo had always dreamt of being a musician. When he was studying in Delhi,he spent his time humming tunes and giving them lyrics. And unlike most students whose dreams of making music start and end in college,his stayed with him.

January 25, 2009 1:03 am

The sweet fragrance of gur (jaggery) simmering in a steel wok fills the room. Ram Niwas,60,patiently stirs the mixture of gur and water with a ladle,gradually adding til (sesame) seeds.

January 25, 2009 1:02 am

Orchids,roses and blue irises crowd Neeru Misra’s living room on her 52nd birthday. Her favourite flower? For the Monet enthusiast,this is quite a poser.

January 25, 2009 1:01 am

People making a beeline before auditoriums to hear great masters is certainly good news for those promoting classical music.

January 25, 2009 12:56 am

The NDMC may have got a thumbs-up from Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for its pilot project of introducing new signages in line with international standards but the civic agency seems to have irked Vice President Hamid Ansari for spelling errors in road names written in Urdu.

January 25, 2009 12:54 am

The Delhi government has awarded the contract for the next batch of low-floor buses to Ashok Leyland at a whopping Rs 480 crores for 875 buses. The contract includes 350 air-conditioned buses.

January 25, 2009 12:52 am

The police are interrogating three television journalists for allegedly stealing some important documents from a National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) meeting in which Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was present.

January 25, 2009 12:51 am

The Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing arrested a clerk posted with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Saturday for allegedly siphoning off funds.

January 25, 2009 12:50 am

In another specific input received from intelligence agencies,officers said a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant is believed to be planning an attack on Red Fort on January 26.

January 25, 2009 12:49 am

The Delhi Police has put all its 400 Special Cell officers on duty for the Republic Day as intelligence agencies share a rising number of inputs about possible terror attacks in the run-up to D-day.

January 25, 2009 12:48 am

Residents and property owners of upscale Kant Enclave in Faridabad are readying themselves for a legal tussle with the Haryana government after a Supreme Court-appointed committee sought demolition of all “encroached” property in the protected Aravalli zone.

January 25, 2009 12:38 am

One of the major attractions at the Sayajibaug Zoo,the toy train service may soon run into private hands,as the Vadodara Municipal Corporation...

January 25, 2009 12:35 am

In a move that will give relief to several people associated with the khadi industry,the Gujarat High Court has directed the state government to exempt establishments affiliated with the Khadi Gram Udyog (KGU) and the Khadi Village Industries...

January 25, 2009 12:34 am

Had the Forest department been well equipped,it would not have taken nine hours to catch the leopard at Vallabh Vidyanagar last Sunday.

January 25, 2009 12:33 am

After facing wrath from the piped-cooking gas consumers in the walled city over low-pressure supply,the Vadodara Municipal Corporation’s (VMC) Gas department officials said the complaints are fallouts of the recent drive conducted to seize illegal connections.

January 25, 2009 12:32 am

The state government has finally raised the prize money for books published in Gujarati. The raise is the result of an initiative by the Minister for Sport,Youth Affairs and Cultural Activities,Fakirbhai Vaghela.

January 25, 2009 12:30 am

The Gujarat High Court has stayed an order issued by the Scheduled Tribes Commissioner,which had rejected the ST status given to an All India Radio (AIR) employee in September last year.

January 25, 2009 12:29 am

The state Women and Child Welfare and Higher Education Minister,Maya Kodnani,on Saturday,called for paying more attention to increase the literacy rate among girls in the state.

January 25, 2009 12:28 am

The Railway Ministry has decided to introduce a new train service between Pratapnagar and Dabhoi broad gauge section from January 26.

January 25, 2009 12:27 am

Cash and electronic goods worth over Rs 5.44 lakh were reportedly stolen from a showroom near the passport office in Navrangpura.

January 25, 2009 12:26 am

The Supreme Court’s decision to put a stay on the demolition drive by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has come as a breather for nearly 13 slum pockets,which is home to over 10,000 families in the city.

January 25, 2009 12:25 am

After the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and the Gujarat Vidyapeeth refused to allow their premises to be used for a public meeting to be addressed by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on January 30...

January 25, 2009 12:24 am

Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence ( DRI),Mumbai,conducted raids at four textile export groups in Surat that were involved in weight manipulation and duty draw back scam.

January 25, 2009 12:22 am

In a heinous act of crime,a mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped in an agricultural field on the outskirts of Ghodadar village under Shil police station in Mangrol taluka of Junagadh district.

January 25, 2009 12:21 am

The Supreme Court will take up a case related to the premature redemption of deep discount bonds by Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) on February 23.

January 25, 2009 12:15 am

This Republic Day,a secular march will pass through some of the landmarks which were targeted by the terrorists in the city.

January 25, 2009 12:14 am

The Bombay Society for Prevention against Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) has decided to conduct a medical camp for donkeys at platform number 18 of the CST station at 8.30 am on Sunday.

January 25, 2009 12:13 am

After the very successful eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi last year,Mayor Shubha Raul now wants the city to celebrate an eco-friendly Republic Day.

January 25, 2009 12:12 am

Judging films made by friends is always a difficult task because in a few hours of deliberation one has to decide who the winner is and who is not.

January 25, 2009 12:06 am

While house break-ins are usually the handiwork of gangs of robbers,the Vikhroli police recently arrested a thief who opted for a ‘one man show’.

January 25, 2009 12:04 am

The Bombay High Court has given major relief to an engineering student convicted by a lower court for causing grievous injury 12 years ago to a junior roommate of his hostel.

January 24, 2009 11:22 pm

Model-turned-actor Mugdha Godse is going great guns. The pretty lass has not just wowed audiences with her debut performance in Fashion but looks like she has impressed the critics too.

January 24, 2009 11:18 pm

The process is the destination and the destination is the means. Say that to the artists and they will smile back in understanding.

January 24, 2009 11:15 pm

Sometimes,‘no education’ isn’t the problem,but ‘wrong education’ is. And it is the unlearning of that which becomes imperative in order to achieve equilibrium.

January 24, 2009 11:13 pm

There's something about the January weather that gets one’s hunger pangs going.