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BJP cries foul,Speaker Shastri,six Cong MLAs get HC notice

February 6, 2009 11:55:15 pm

Delhi Legislative Assembly Speaker Yoganand Shastri and six other Congress MLAs have been served a notice by the Delhi High Court to file a reply to the petition submitted by BJP candidates on allegations of rigging the election.

Hordes of hoardings featuring Badal family deface Bathinda

February 6, 2009 11:54:40 pm

The SAD(B) leaders and patrons know that public memory is short. So that the people do not forget the Badals,at least till the Lok Sabha polls,a series of their colossal family portraits have been put up in this Malwa capital...

Sikh youth assaulted,held in Canada

February 6, 2009 11:53:41 pm

Gagandeep Singh,a 21-year-old Sikh student,was assaulted by the securitymen at the Air Canada Centre and then arrested by police at a Toronto Raptor’s game last Friday.

Returning from party,Red FM executive dies in accident

February 6, 2009 11:52:54 pm

A sales manager of the Red FM radio channel died when his WagonR car hit a tree in the Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi late on Wednesday night.

Trouble in BJP’s Punjab parivaar

February 6, 2009 11:51:50 pm

As if the recurring problem of "non-cooperation" of its alliance partner was not enough,there is a complete disconnect between the BJP ministers,who have had public squabbles on stage in the presence of the Chief Minister.

Dumped by Ranji selectors,cricketer Lovely punctures tyres,gives up game

February 6, 2009 11:50:52 pm

Ranji Trophy selection meetings bring out the worst in cricketer Navdeep Tomar aka Lovely. He was first in the news in 2006.

Major allocations for power,PIDB,pay panel

February 6, 2009 11:50:43 pm

Clearing the air on whether there will be presentation of budget or vote on account in the Assembly session starting February 27...

Players pull out of Gurgaon,pundits say inflated market on correction course

February 6, 2009 11:49:43 pm

Alarm bells are ringing loud and clear in Gurgaon as commercial and residential developers have started pulling out of projects.

Porous border makes state heaven for druglords

February 6, 2009 11:49:38 pm

Huge cache of heroin this year has rang alarm bells. Notwithstanding the barbed fence at the Indo-Pak border,which is electrified at night,smuggling goes on unabated,especially through the riverine belts.

Bricks and mortar crumbling in NCR

February 6, 2009 11:48:53 pm

After the much-touted land deal between the Business Parks and Town Planners and the Noida Authority fell through,the Authority is now looking for ways to wriggle out of the financial crisis.

HC allows terror suspect to take exam

February 6, 2009 2:48:24 am

Saqib Nisar,one of the suspects in the Delhi serial blasts case,will appear for his third semester MBA exam in Tihar Jail.

3-year-old’s body found from drain

February 6, 2009 2:47:53 am

A 3-year-old boy was found dead in a drain in Khajuri Khas of Northeast Delhi on Thursday.

Family duped by fraud prospective groom

February 6, 2009 2:47:31 am

A family in Noida was duped by the prospective groom’s family even before the families could meet.

Mohla applies for bail,says ‘immature’ crew mishandled situation

February 6, 2009 2:47:08 am

The man who was held for creating an in-flight ruckus on Sunday,has moved a city court seeking bail on the ground that while there was no real hijack situation...

Students from rich families held for crime

February 6, 2009 2:46:46 am

Four class XI students from affluent families have been arrested for carrying out a spate of snatchings in the last seven months to live a lavish life and impress their girlfriends.

Now,healthcare insurance for civic body employees

February 6, 2009 2:46:23 am

Going hitech with its new online programmes and handing out Blackberries to it junior engineers are not the news plans on the MCD’s agenda.

Short on cash,not on commitment: Kerala orphanage wins award

February 6, 2009 2:46:03 am

Nestled about 30 km away from Calicut in Kerela,Mukkam Muslim Orphanage has reason to cheer,once again.

‘Parents target elite schools, children miss out on seat’

February 6, 2009 2:45:38 am

Shikha Bharadwaj had applied to at least 12 schools in the Capital. It was an immense relief for her to see her daughter’s name on one of the lists.

Privatisation of garbage disposal on cards,film on mission to help rag pickers

February 6, 2009 2:45:14 am

In a non-descript slum in Jahangirpuri,the hair you throw into your bathroom bin transforms into wigs for idols,and the toys you dispose of make their way into second-hand markets.

Cycles a hit at Metro stations,stands now open at three more

February 6, 2009 2:44:49 am

In a bid to promote an eco-friendly mode of transport over short distances,the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation extended its ‘Rent a bicycle’ scheme to three more stations.

With new facility,airport reaches out to differently abled,minors travelling alone

February 6, 2009 2:44:06 am

The Indira Gandhi International Airport will now be more friendly towards people with special needs as well as unaccompanied minors who need assistance while travelling by air.

Bus owners won’t strike for now

February 6, 2009 2:08:02 am

In a relief for the city,bus and taxi operators on Thursday decided against a strike to protest the revised fares applicable from February 10 but said they would stage a sit-in to press for their demands for an upward revision in the fare regime.

CMCH girl: Cops rule out kidnap

February 6, 2009 2:06:59 am

The police on Thursday said the 20-year-old student of the CMCH,who was found by them hours after she alleged kidnapping,was not abducted but “could have got paranoid due to some reason”.

Law,behold! IIT-Kharagpur whiz kids beat recession blues

February 6, 2009 2:05:47 am

At a time when the global economic recession is sending shockwaves across premier educational institutes in the country,it is the amalgamation of skills that is making the students sail through the tough times.

CU students may access results online

February 6, 2009 2:04:43 am

The students appearing for this year’s undergraduate examination from the University of Calcutta will be able to access their results online.