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Behind the weave

January 11, 2009 3:14:28 am

In 1980,as a fresh graduate from the National Institute of Design (NID),Ahmedabad,textile designer Neeru Kumar decided to indulge her fascination for the various kinds of hand-weaving techniques in the country.

Taught on camera

January 11, 2009 3:13:29 am

She had always worked with them,clicking away on her Nikon. But after a decade of capturing impoverished street children on camera,freelance photographer Shikha Khanna,27,felt she had to work for them.

Good news

January 11, 2009 3:12:23 am

The current economic downturn has not left this editor concerned. After all,Din Duniya,the Urdu news magazine that was started in 1921...

CISF men open fire at 2 outside IGI

January 11, 2009 3:00:49 am

In a midnight drama near the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the early hours of Saturday,the CISF personnel fired three rounds at two men who tried to flee when they called out to them around 1.10 am.

Slowdown signs: labels lose their lustre,brands wagon on sales

January 11, 2009 2:37:33 am

Here's another indication of the economic slowdown: American design label Ed Hardy,which opened its first store amid much fanfare in Connaught Place in March 2008,has already shut down.

Gurgaon realty slum hits

January 11, 2009 2:30:51 am

Revenue collected from stamp duty following sale or transfer of property is slated to nosedive at the end of this fiscal,and Haryana has found the ‘black sheep’: Gurgaon.

3 of W Delhi family found murdered

January 11, 2009 2:27:21 am

A Designer employed with a local computer unit found his wife and two children dead,with their throats slit,at their house in Binda Pur,Uttam Nagar,on Friday night.

DDA scam: Cops widen probe,net 2 realtors

January 11, 2009 2:25:57 am

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has identified six more persons,including two agents from the city,for their involvement in the multi-crore DDA housing allotment scam.

No trace of alcohol in Bayana allottee’s body: autopsy

January 11, 2009 2:24:54 am

A day after a successful allottee in DDA’s recent housing scheme was mysteriously found dead near his house in this Rajasthan village...

Across the Border

January 11, 2009 2:21:47 am

The roots of fundamentalism in the subcontinent run deep,perhaps deeper than the Partition of India,” says Sheema Kermani,whose group Tehrik-e-Niswan is part of the Pakistani contingent at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav...

Feast On

January 11, 2009 2:19:59 am

Lounge by the windows of Baywatch at Sheraton Hotel,Saket with a table resplendent with exotic goodies.

Express union elections held

January 11, 2009 1:11:02 am

M L Talwar was elected as president of the Indian Express Newspapers Workers' Union for 2008-09 on Friday.

70-yr-old shot dead in Noida

January 11, 2009 1:09:22 am

A 70-year-old man was shot dead in the Achepur village of Rabupura area in Noida on Saturday.

Delhi wakes up to ‘warm’ Saturday

January 11, 2009 1:08:27 am

A pleasant and warmer morning greeted Delhiites on Saturday,with the minimum temperature settling at a comfortable 7.9 degrees Celsius.

GAIL strike off,city still trips on outage

January 11, 2009 1:07:36 am

The Capital underwent yet another day of unannounced powercuts on Saturday. Even with officials of Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) calling off their strike...

In Gurgaon,rape by cabbie raises safety issue,again

January 11, 2009 1:06:25 am

The rape of a 40-year-old household help near Gurgaon’s Rajiv Chowk on Friday morning,allegedly by a call centre cab driver,has driven home the security threat often posed to the Millennium City by these drivers.

Delhi Police to use langurs to keep monkeys on a leash on R-Day

January 11, 2009 1:05:14 am

To ensure that the ‘chhote aatankwadis’ do not wreck havoc during the Republic Day parade,the Delhi Police is drafting a specially-trained team of langurs.

Boy clubbed to death for cellphone,Rs 50

January 11, 2009 1:03:53 am

A 10-year-old boy,who was found dead with multiple head injuries in the Jaitpur area of the Capital earlier this week...

Surgical instruments go missing from DDU,probe ordered

January 11, 2009 1:02:54 am

Surgical instruments have gone missing from Delhi government’s biggest hospital in West Delhi.

NGO files petition for basic facilities in Metro

January 11, 2009 1:01:08 am

A petition seeking a direction to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the NCT government for the provision of drinking water and toilet facilities for commuters in trains has been filed in the Delhi High Court.

JNU students protest Gaza invasion

January 11, 2009 12:59:16 am

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union organised a protest at Jantar Mantar on Saturday and has urged the Centre to cut ties with Israel,as a sign of protest against its invasion of Gaza.

Noida gangrape case: Three more accused held

January 11, 2009 12:57:50 am

Three more accused were arrested by the Noida police on Saturday in the case involving the gangrape of an MBA student on Monday evening.

Cops often concoct facts,says court

January 11, 2009 12:55:36 am

It seems the image of Delhi Police officers has taken a severe beating in the eye of the court.

Lawyers to go on strike on Jan 14

January 11, 2009 12:53:23 am

The agitation of lawyers’ bodies against the proposed amendments in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) gained momentum on Saturday with as many as 26 bar associations of Delhi and NCR regions deciding to go on a day’s strike on January 14.

Three of a family found murdered

January 11, 2009 12:51:12 am

A 38-year-old accountant along with his wife and a teenage daughter were murdered on Friday night in Hapur. Their heads and faces were found smashed.

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