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Lawyers stall work in 8 states,say more to come

January 20, 2009 12:36:06 am

Work in district courts in eight states across North India was paralysed on Monday,as lawyers went on a day’s strike against the amendments in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Follow orders in time or go to jail: consumer panel

January 20, 2009 12:34:21 am

The Delhi Consumer Commission has sounded an alert by ruling that violators taking a consumer court’s order casually would invite penal consequences,including jail terms,if they failed to comply with the directives within the time allotted.

DU colleges to perform street plays in schools,public areas

January 20, 2009 12:32:25 am

Students of the Delhi University are looking at street theatre to spread awareness on issues ranging from homosexuality to the recent terrorist attacks in the country.

Psyched out before the Boards? Go online for stress-free coaching,counselling

January 20, 2009 12:31:10 am

The CBSE and various state governments provide sample papers and telephone helplines for the board examinees...

RWA group pushes for bag exchange’ project

January 20, 2009 12:29:36 am

An RWA group is seeking to patent an eco-friendly bag usage system after plastic bags were banned in Delhi.

Gang of history-sheeters with a close-knit core group

January 20, 2009 12:27:30 am

The Satte gang is a very close-knit and has 11 core members. The 11 were like brothers and used their resources to help gang members fight legal cases if arrested.

All 4 ‘robbers’ in AIIMS; 2 critical

January 20, 2009 12:26:04 am

The four ‘robbers’ who were shot at by the Delhi Police in South Delhi’s crowded Green Park area early on Monday evening were rushed to the AIIMS Trauma Centre with serious gunshot injuries.

Metro stations,airport on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 20, 2009 12:24:54 am

With a week to go for the 60th Republic Day,all Metro stations,important government buildings,airports and Samadhi Sthals have been put on high alert,with the deployment of additional CISF personnel and sniffer dogs.

Games: CM asks Montek for funds

January 20, 2009 12:23:36 am

After Finance Minister A K Walia asked all civic agencies in the Capital to rework and whittle down budget estimates for various Commonwealth Games projects earlier this month,Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Montek Singh Ahluwalia...

Fog-hit on Monday,IGI braced for more today

January 20, 2009 12:21:46 am

Dense fog enveloped IGI Airport for a consecutive day on Monday,forcing airport authorities to implement low visibility procedures (LVP) for more than 9 hours.

Five decades on,new gallery enriches city’s brush with art

January 20, 2009 12:16:53 am

For independent India,the National Gallery of Modern Art,inaugurated in 1954 by then Vice President S Radhakrishnan,stood as an institution aimed at promoting art.

Govt ‘warns’ private schools on fee hike

January 20, 2009 12:15:25 am

The Delhi Government on Monday cautioned private schools against taking a unilateral decision on fee hike,saying the Cabinet will take an "appropriate decision" on their demand.

Who will build overbridges on expressway?

January 20, 2009 12:14:11 am

Monday morning’s accident near IFFCO Chowk on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway was another reminder of the danger pedestrians are exposed to on the hi-speed stretch.

Ban mining,raze ‘illegal’ houses in Aravalli range,says SC panel

January 20, 2009 12:12:37 am

The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee has stated in its additional report filed last week that it will treat the entire Aravalli range area as a prohibited zone for mining,barring specific locations,to ensure their environmental sustainability.

2 surrender at TV channel office

January 20, 2009 12:11:10 am

Two of the five men who had escaped in a white car (Santro) just as the police had cornered their associates were detained after they surrendered in a news channel’s office in Noida on Monday evening.

Shocked Green Park tries to get on

January 20, 2009 12:10:02 am

Half-an-hour after the 15-minute gunbattle between the police and criminals in Green Park,a man was seen clutching the hands of his 4-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son.

‘My husband is not a gang leader’

January 20, 2009 12:06:27 am

Struggling to locate her husband at AIIMS,Jabina,the wife of alleged gangleader Satya Prakash (alias Sattu) who was shot at by the police in the encounter,claimed on Monday that he is not a criminal.

Gunbattle in South Delhi

January 20, 2009 12:04:51 am

Four “armed,dreaded and desperate” criminals were arrested following a 15-minute gunfight on Monday afternoon between the police and the gang,intercepted on the way before they could rob banks in upmarket Green Park area of South Delhi.

Double Role

January 19, 2009 11:54:31 pm

Résumés can be interesting,especially in Bollywood. The curriculum vitas of the cast and crew often hold more surprises than the bewildering twists and turns of the movie plots themselves.

Chatter box

January 19, 2009 11:50:15 pm

Every aspiring singer dreams of meeting Sonu Niigam someday. So when Sonu dropped in to meet the contestants of Indian Idol,their day was made.

Fair enough

January 19, 2009 11:47:36 pm

In an increasingly fast-changing world,there are decisions being made and changes taking place everyday that affect the lives...

TALKING POINT with Ronit roy

January 19, 2009 11:45:00 pm

In the beginning everyone has a vision,but eventually I don’t know how different it will turn out to be. If the vision is maintained,then it will be different.

Who wants to be a VJ?

January 19, 2009 11:39:50 pm

First there was Raghu. Bald,bespectacled,bearded with half a French beard. He was,and still is,rude to the point of being downright crude...

Car hits dumper in Greater Noida,driver dead

January 19, 2009 11:33:42 pm

One person was killed and two others were injured after a car hit a stationary dumper on the Greater Noida Expressway near Sector-91 on Sunday.

Delhi underground

January 19, 2009 11:32:53 pm

Scheduled to open in November last year,the new domestic terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport has still not opened its doors to passengers.