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Highway operator under the scanner

August 19, 2009 12:49:14 am

The Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity (DGSC) highway,along with the NHAI and consultancy firm Rites,is being investigated by the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission...

H1N1 Don’t panic,RAISE ALERT

August 19, 2009 12:47:17 am

11 confirmed with H1N1 flu on Tuesday (Aug 18)

CISF staff at airport tests positive for H1N1

August 19, 2009 12:45:23 am

A security staff member deployed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport tested positive for the H1N1 influenza on Tuesday.

Lack of smart tags spells extra time,money,say Expressway commuters

August 19, 2009 12:43:57 am

Confusion surrounds the sale of tags for commuters on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway. The commuters,many of whom want to try out the tags for the first time,have complained of their non-availability.

Women call man to part with cash,gold chain at threat of frame-up

August 19, 2009 12:40:59 am

This is straight out of believe-it-or-not territory. A woman who owns a house in South Delhi valued at Rs 1.5 crore has been booked,along with an accomplice,for forcing him to part with Rs 2,000 cash and his gold chain.

To tackle auto raj,govt plans CNG radio cabs

August 19, 2009 12:39:34 am

As auto-rickshaw drivers held the city’s non-car owners to ransom with their strike for the second successive day on Tuesday,the Delhi government is now looking at introducing radio cabs that would run at the cost of a three-wheeler.

Year after encounter,revelation: DCP was hit by bullet

August 19, 2009 12:38:12 am

Nearly a year after wanted criminal Bunty was killed in an encounter in the city comes a surprising revelation: Deputy Commissioner of Police (South district) HGS Dhaliwal was shot at during the encounter.

Yamuna clean-up in a mighty row

August 19, 2009 12:34:27 am

Who is responsible for the filth in the Yamuna? Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says no work is getting done because too many government agencies are meddling with the river...

Rs 5 cr spent for 23 jobs in 2008: Should employment exchange get the pink slip?

August 19, 2009 12:32:54 am

At 32,Nirmala is a past master at counting the heads ahead of her in the line to the counter and the cobwebs on the ceiling of the Delhi employment exchange. She has been doing it for the past 17 years.

Learner’s licence: To get in driver’s seat,just click

August 19, 2009 12:12:22 am

Now,people who have applied for a learner’s driving licence at Mumbai Central RTO will not have to wait for long to know their test results.

Refused money,17-year-old kills stepmother

August 19, 2009 12:11:04 am

Irked by his stepmother’s refusal to give some money for purchasing a new cellphone battery and a pair of shoes,a 17-year-old schoolboy allegedly choked her to death...

Staircase collapse: Rlys initiates action against staff

August 19, 2009 12:09:47 am

A day after three commuters were injured in a mishap at Malad station,the railways has pulled up its officials who were supervising the renovation work at the accident site.

Phase I of Byculla Zoo makeover takes off

August 19, 2009 12:08:40 am

The standing committee of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday passed tenders for the first phase of the Byculla zoo makeover. Under the proposal,Rs 44.5 crore will be sanctioned to carry out the works under phase one which includes construction of basic civic amenities like a compound wall and a administrative building. The other phase […]

Pilgrims want special train for Vailankanni festival

August 19, 2009 12:07:44 am

Citizens in Mumbai,who wants to attend the annual festival at Vailankanni Church in Tamil Nadu,want a train to take them to the festival and ferry them back.

Virk case: HC reserves order on Punjab appeal against CAT stay

August 19, 2009 12:06:01 am

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition filed by the Punjab government against a Mumbai Central Administrative Tribunal...

Microsoft,state ink pact to spread IT awareness,increase employability

August 19, 2009 12:03:45 am

Software giant Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Maharashtra Government in an effort to ‘enhance information and communication technology...

Coming,5 lakh electronic meters to ensure careful usage of water

August 19, 2009 12:02:06 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will soon install electronic water meters for five lakh water consumers across the city to prevent wastage of water.

‘Payment for calls from handlers made from Pakistan’

August 19, 2009 12:00:26 am

The phone calls to the ten 26/ 11 attackers from their Pakistan-based handlers,made using the Voice Over Internet Protocol before and during the 26/11 attacks...

Foul play suspected behind NRI’s death

August 18, 2009 9:33:08 am

A week after an NRI died at his residence in Sector 37 under mysterious circumstances,his mother and sisters have alleged foul play behind the death.

Remembering Super Men

August 18, 2009 6:04:45 am

I don’t want to die an ordinary death. When I go,the whole nation will remember me.

Minority Reports

August 18, 2009 6:02:59 am

Films are the finest medium to mirror life,incidents and stories that affect us.

The dream catchers

August 18, 2009 6:02:00 am

It's a dream run; one that Subhasis Neogi is living and breathing every day.

Filmi Funda

August 18, 2009 6:00:55 am

Green Warriors,a film made by city's Dr Gaurav Chhabra on the conservation of the green patch in Sector 26 has been nominated at one of the most prestigious International Environment film festivals of Asia,CMS Vatavaran - 09 .

She Dares!

August 18, 2009 5:59:11 am

Reality bites. It sometimes crawls,creeps up from behind,chokes,cuts and bruises too.

No ‘eligible’ male candidates,parties turn to girls

August 18, 2009 5:54:02 am

The student elections in Panjab University this year seem to be heading towards a direct faceoff between girls as several parties are reportedly unable to zero in on any ‘eligible’ male candidate and are turning towards girls to contest the student body polls.