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Robbers lynched by residents in Ghaziabad

February 24, 2009 11:54:24 pm

Four robbers were lynched by an angry mob in Balram Nagar in the Loni area of Ghaziabad.

No court reprieve for man who posted obscene messages about girl on net

February 24, 2009 11:53:35 pm

In an order that assumes significance in the backdrop of the recent MMS scandal in Noida,a city court has quashed a man’s attempt to get off the hook after he allegedly posted obscene messages about a girl on Internet in 2004.

Rs 10 lakh compensation for ex-army man who lost leg in 2004 accident

February 24, 2009 11:52:27 pm

A city court has awarded a sum of Rs 10 lakh as compensation to an ex-army person who was hit by a Haryana transport bus in 2004.

Robber beats guard to death,caught on CCTV

February 24, 2009 11:48:11 pm

A 50-year-old security guard was murdered in the Okhla Industrial area. Police sources said the incident occurred around 4.30 am on Monday,when Sachidanand Jha was on duty at a printing press here.

Woman shot dead by former employer

February 24, 2009 11:47:06 pm

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by the owner of a beauty parlour in Jehangirpuri,Northwest Delhi,on Sunday. Pinky Singh was shot dead in front of her husband and three-year-old son around 11 pm.

Will build bridges with other faiths: new auxiliary bishop

February 24, 2009 11:45:53 pm

In a ceremony recently,Rev. Franco Mulakkal (44) was ordained as the auxiliary bishop for the Delhi Catholic Archdiocese.

For govt agencies,Forest dept approval now must before selling land

February 24, 2009 11:44:38 pm

In an effort to reduce delays in getting clearance for plans and construction projects,the Delhi government has made it mandatory for all agencies to get a ‘no objection’ certificate from the forest department before auctioning or allotting land for development.

Delhi BJP chief spells out strategy for polls

February 24, 2009 11:42:25 pm

To avoid a repeat of the Assembly election results,the Delhi BJP is thrashing out its strategy,with clear orders to MCD councillors to pull up their socks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Traders ‘research’,give sample bag to govt for approval

February 24, 2009 11:41:24 pm

Traders across the city are betting their hopes on a non-woven synthetic bag to bail them out of the ‘bag crisis’ following the plastic bag ban in the Capital.

Red Alert

February 24, 2009 11:15:24 pm

There is a nihilistic wit at display at the group exhibition of six Kerala artists at Travancore art gallery at Kasturba Marg.

Child’s Play

February 24, 2009 11:14:42 pm

When Mallika Chopra,came up with her first book on parenting,titled 100 Promises To My Baby,she hadn’t thought that the transition from making promises to grappling with whimsical questions from her daughters Tara and Leela,would be a path towards self discovery.

Dressed for success

February 24, 2009 11:13:42 pm

Contrary to expectations,AR Rahman would have probably gone with his Lanvin tuxedo that he wore to the red carpet had it not been for designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

Singh is King

February 24, 2009 11:12:54 pm

Dr Manmohan Singh is gyrating to a hula hoop made of the nuclear particles.

Winning Score

February 24, 2009 11:12:09 pm

“Rahman is a genius. We have grown up together and it’s a beautiful feeling to see him win the Oscars. What people dont know of him is that he has brought the limelight onto all his musicians and given them their due credit and recognition.

Phatlum looks to defend title

February 24, 2009 11:09:05 pm

With Asian tour stars and the past and present of Indian golf in the field,the third edition of the Women’s Indian Open will roll at the DLF Golf and Country Club from February 25.

Graded contracts for wrestlers and boxers

February 24, 2009 11:08:18 pm

Sahara India on Monday officially signed 17 wrestlers and 13 boxers for four-year graded contracts.

Second homecoming for Class of ’56

February 24, 2009 11:07:06 pm

It took 53 years for the Indian government to acknowledge the country’s greatest footballing moment—making the last four at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

‘City prone to stop for women’,cross-dressing gang targets cars

February 24, 2009 12:09:57 am

Having come a cropper at ‘regular’ snatching,a gang from Saket area in South Delhi hit upon a unique idea: dress and pose as women — complete with wigs — and rob car owners after hitching a ride.

Cops suspect hired gunmen were used to kill South Delhi businessman

February 24, 2009 12:09:27 am

A day after a young businessman from South Delhi was shot dead on Sunday afternoon in his car in Chanakyapuri area by three gunmen,police suspect that the main accused had hired “professional gunmen” to carry out the murder.

In Gurgaon,greens at a premium as traders go on strike

February 24, 2009 12:09:03 am

After a shortage of power and water,residents of Gurgaon are bracing themselves for a shortage of fruit and vegetables as the city’s veggie traders declared an indefinite strike and hunger strike on Sunday.

Gurgaon airhostess found dead in Munich

February 24, 2009 12:08:38 am

Mystery continues to surround the death of a 30-year-old Gurgaon-based flight attendant three weeks after her body was found on a railway track near Munich,Germany.

Hindu to Jamia… and now Oscars:

February 24, 2009 12:07:12 am

Early Monday morning,as she walked out of a high-profile post-Oscar party in Los Angeles,Loveleen Tandan,the Delhi-based casting director for Slumdog Millionaire,sounded ecstatic.

Universe in Sand

February 23, 2009 3:38:24 am

As the forces of sorrow sweep across the world,we need the benediction of the Buddha of Compassion,” says Tibetan monk Geshe Lobsang Gualtsan...

Exchanging notes

February 23, 2009 3:37:36 am

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by eminent conductor David Murphy has been jamming with sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan for the past three years and Friday evening saw the final leg of their India tour.

Past Continuous

February 23, 2009 3:36:17 am

Just like his protagonist Ulrich,writer Rana Dasgupta collected bits and pieces of what would become Solo,his second novel. About a decade ago...