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Dead rat in midday meal: MCD teachers protest suspensions

January 26, 2009 12:23:21 am

The Nagar Nigam Shikshak Sangh,the MCD teachers’ association,has protested against the suspension of a schoolteacher and a principal in connection with the midday meal contamination case reported on Friday.

80 children hospitalised after meal

January 26, 2009 12:22:26 am

Eighty students of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Jaffarpur Kalan area of Southwest Delhi had to be hospitalised on Sunday morning after displaying symptoms of food poisoning.

Inputs warn of terror activity in Capital

January 26, 2009 12:22:03 am

An intelligence input received two days before the Republic Day by the Multi-Agency Centre at the Delhi Police headquarters...

To be or not to be

January 26, 2009 12:21:25 am

Fifty-nine years since the constitution of India was brought into force -- with an aim not only to adapt laws but also augment the basic liberties and rights of a citizen...

Small talk

January 26, 2009 12:20:49 am

The evergreen classic garment will turn into a contemporary and trendy outfit for all those willing to don this nine yard wonder...

City on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 26, 2009 12:08:03 am

Delhi is on high alert for the Republic Day celebrations following intelligence inputs about possible attacks and the Noida shootout,in which two suspected Pakistani terrorists were killed on Sunday.

Posthumous Shaurya Chakra for DTC conductor

January 26, 2009 12:07:49 am

A bus conductor of the Delhi Transport Corporation will be posthumously awarded the Shaurya Chakra on Monday.

IGI a no-fly zone,extra personnel to guard railway station

January 26, 2009 12:07:20 am

In view of the heightened security arrangements at IGI Airport,no flights will be allowed to take off or land here on Monday,Republic Day,from 11.15 am to 12.15 pm.

Tune in tonight

January 25, 2009 11:11:15 pm

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.

Winning Score

January 25, 2009 11:05:33 pm

In the whirlwind of praise and accolades surrounding Slumdog Millionaire and its Oscar worthy tunes by AR Rehman,the largely unknown voice behind the tracks Latika’s Theme and Dreams on Fire,is creating it’s own slow storm.

Man crushed by speeding tanker

January 25, 2009 3:25:15 am

A motorcyclist was mowed down by a speeding tanker in the Rohini area of Outer Delhi on Saturday. The police said the body of the victim got entangled in the wheels of the tanker,which dragged it for 100 metres.

Warrants for 5 who used fake travel papers

January 25, 2009 3:24:21 am

A Delhi court has issued open non-bailable warrants against five persons who went abroad on fake travel documents by allegedly cheating the Canadian Embassy here.

3 suspended after rat found in midday meal

January 25, 2009 3:23:27 am

Municipal Commissioner KS Mehra suspended three school officials on Saturday for dereliction of duty and ordered an inquiry a day after a dead rat was reportedly found in the midday meal served to students at the MCD school in Kondli.

Silver jubilee: INTACH to boost conservation efforts

January 25, 2009 3:22:22 am

On its silver jubilee,the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has announced special plans to boost its conservation efforts.

Meet stresses on global approach to studies

January 25, 2009 1:08:46 am

The spread of globalisation has made public schools stress on a global approach to education. A seminar at the Indian Heights School in Dwarka on Saturday discussed the importance of creating global citizens.

7-year-old killed,tied with stones,thrown in stream

January 25, 2009 1:08:03 am

A 7-year-old boy was kidnapped,strangulated and thrown in the Kondli stream on Thursday. His body was recovered by the police after an extensive search on Saturday.

Realtor’s kin say murder,cops look at overdose

January 25, 2009 1:07:02 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.

Sound track

January 25, 2009 1:04:22 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.

The vendor of sweets

January 25, 2009 1:03:21 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.

Recording the past

January 25, 2009 1:02:28 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.

Giving music a chance

January 25, 2009 1:01:18 am

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

NDMC gets help after spelling error on sign irks Vice President

January 25, 2009 12:56:08 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.

Leyland gets contract for 875 low-floor buses in city

January 25, 2009 12:54:20 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.

TV journalists quizzed for ‘stealing’ NSUI papers

January 25, 2009 12:52:31 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.

Man held for siphoning off funds at PMO

January 25, 2009 12:51:35 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.