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Stray dog bites 9-year-old near school premises in northeast Delhi

Published on Sep 22, 2023 02:11 PM IST

Northeast DCP said that a drive to sterilise street dogs was going on near the school premises by the MCD officials

 (Representative Photo)

DUSU polls: A look at key candidates' profiles

Prominent students' groups contesting DUSU polls include are RSS' students wing ABVP, Congress-affiliated National Students' Union of India (NSUI) and others.

Students seen on the day before the DUSU Elections at North Campus, Delhi University in New Delhi, India, on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 08:47 AM IST
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PM Modi to host Delhi cops on G20 duty

Nearly 250 Delhi Police personnel, from the chief of police to constables, will participate in an interaction hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event will be held at Bharat Mandapam and will be followed by a cultural event and a special dinner. A total of 3,000 people, including functionaries from various ministries, will participate in the programme.

The event will be held at Bharat Mandapam, the venue of the now-concluded G20 Summit. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 11:59 PM IST

Don’t discontinue services of House fellows, says Delhi HC

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claims that a Delhi high court judgment proves that the lieutenant governor misused his powers by terminating the services of 17 fellows from the Delhi Assembly Research Centre. The court has directed that the services of the petitioners be continued until December 6.

26 May 2015, New Delhi: delhi high court . photo:pradeep gaur/mint
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 11:52 PM IST

E-bikes, cycles to give last-mile connectivity a boost across Delhi’s Dwarka

The transport department in Delhi plans to deploy 3,000 e-bikes and e-cycles across Dwarka sub-city to serve as last-mile connectivity options. The vehicles will be placed at transit hubs like metro stations and bus stops. The department has floated tenders for high-speed and low-speed electric two-wheelers and will conduct a study to finalise docking station locations. The initiative aims to improve connectivity and promote green mobility in the area.

The transport department proposal will complement the existing public transportation options at Metro stations. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Delhi govt to review surge pricing for private taxis

Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Thursday held a meeting to review the fine-tuning of the policy with transport department officials

HT reached out to Ola and Uber, but neither company responded to queries for comments on the developments. (Reuters)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 01:56 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi forest dept working on draft tree adoption policy

Under the policy, individuals or NGOs will likely be able to take care of a tree for years, with the government providing financial assistance

New Delhi, India - Sept. 21, 2023: A view of an old Banyan Tree inside a compound near Nai Sadak in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 21, 2023. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)**To go with Jasjeev's Story (Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:47 PM IST

New gate, facade, interpretation centre in Jantar Mantar revamp

Bheem Singh Rawat, conservation assistant at Jantar Mantar, said the interpretation centre will help visitors understand the history of the various instruments.

The Jantar Mantar, constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur in 1710, comprises various instruments. (Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 02:01 AM IST

Rape case filed against head constable in Delhi

A 22-year-old woman said that the head constable, who is married and a father of four, accusing him of having physical relationship with her on marriage pretext

The first information report (FIR) against the head constable was registered under Indian Penal Code’s section 376 at the Laxmi Nagar police station in east Delhi. The woman lodged the complaint on Wednesday, police said. (Representational image)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:23 PM IST

22-year-old woman says mother-in-law attacked her with acid in Delhi

Delhi Commission for Women on Thursday issued a notice to Delhi Police seeking an action taken report

Based on the complaint, police registered a case under section 326A (voluntarily causing hurt by use of acid) of the Indian Penal Code was registered. “The suspect will be arrested soon,” a senior police officer said. (Representational image)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:20 PM IST

Private school in Delhi’s RK Puram receives bomb threat, police says ‘hoax’

Officials said that the school received the email on Wednesday, following which the authorities informed police

Bomb threat was received at Lal Bahadur Shastri School in RK Puram, Sector 3 (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:07 PM IST

DUSU elections: Campaigning ends; voting on September 22

In a notice issued, the Chief Election Officer, DUSU elections, said the canvassing time will stop at 8 am on Thursday

The election is being held after a gap of four years. (ANI photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:19 AM IST

Two killed, 4 injured in explosion at factory in Bawana

Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said they received a call about a fire at the factory at 4.45pm, after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Police investigate at the spot where two persons died and four others were injured in a blast in a plastic factory in Bawana on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:55 AM IST

Second engineered landfill in Delhi soon

The new landfill sites will have deep pits and multiple layers to prevent contamination.

New Delhi, India - July 10, 2023: A view of Taimoor Nagar Drain filled with garbage in New Delhi, India, on Monday, July 10, 2023. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)**To go with the story by Paras (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:52 AM IST

2 held for robbing gold from traders on Simon Bolivar Marg

Police said the incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, when the businessmen were returning from a jewellery shop in Sarojini Nagar to their shop in Karol Bagh

Police traced and arrested the suspects from Jahangirpuri. The police also recovered all the robbed jewellery. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Errant staff at Mohalla clinics taken off duty

26 staff, including 7 doctors, have been taken off duty at seven mohalla clinics in Delhi after they were found manipulating the attendance system. They were marking their attendance significantly late or fraudulently at 8am. The health minister said strict action will be taken against any irregularities found in government hospitals or mohalla clinics in the future. Delhi currently has 500 operational mohalla clinics that provide free primary healthcare services.

Among the seven mohalla clinics, five are located in the south-west district, one in the north-east district, and remaining one at the Shahdara district. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:00 AM IST

On Delhi University Students’ Union polls eve, violence video leads to police case

The purported violence led to a blame game between the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI)

Campaigning ahead of the Delhi University Students’ Union polls at North Campus last week. (Raj K Raj/ HT photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Court declines Satyendar Jain plea for case transfer

The former Delhi minister moved the application seeking transfer of his trial in disproportionate assets case from special judge Vikas Dhull to another, alleging bias

The CBI registered a case against Jain on August 24, 2017, alleging that he had acquired assets disproportionate to his income. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 11:59 PM IST

Clear debris, prune trees on Delhi’s arterial roads in 10 days, says PWD

The engineer-in-chief of Delhi's Public Works Department (PWD) has directed all divisions to complete civil and beautification work, including pruning trees and fixing potholes, by September 30. Any laxity will be taken seriously and action will be taken against officials. PWD roads require tree pruning and the removal of trees affecting traffic. A special team has been formed to monitor the work daily.

Officials said that a special team has been constituted with a nodal officer at PWD headquarters to monitor the work daily. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 11:59 PM IST

MCD to appoint expert for road sanitation work in Delhi

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi plans to hire a consultant for ₹62 crore to help mechanically clean and scrub 1,400km of arterial roads in the city. The consultant will be responsible for dividing the roads into zones, preparing estimates, finalising bids, and overseeing the project's implementation over the next 10 years. The project aims to achieve 100% wall-to-wall mechanical sweeping of roads and improve sanitation services in the city. The total expenditure over the next decade is estimated to be around ₹19,466 crore.

The civic body currently has a fleet of 52 mechanical road sweepers, while the city’s inner colony road network (5-60ft) is cleaned daily by 50,000 sanitation workers. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 11:54 PM IST

NCCSA clears posting of 8 officials in Capital

The officials said that the departments assigned to these officers will be known only after the final notification by the office of the lieutenant governor.

The Delhi government and the Centre have been embroiled in a tussle over the control of bureaucrats in the Capital. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:50 AM IST

Will Signature View apartments go down like Noida towers?

Officials of DDA are considering a controlled implosion to safely demolish the crumbling Signature View towers in Mukherjee Nagar.

The Signature View Apartment at Mukherjee Nagar. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 01:17 AM IST

Trial against 7 accused in Kanjhawala case in Delhi to begin

The accused are facing charges of murder, tampering with evidence, criminal conspiracy, and giving false information.

FSL officials inspect the Maruti Suzuki Baleno that dragged Anjali Kumari for three hours over 13km in January. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:46 AM IST

Man murders colleague, buries body in empty house in RK Puram in Delhi

The victim Mahesh Kumar, 28, and the accused, Anish Kumar, worked at national mapping agency Survey of India

The backyard of house number 623 where the body was buried in plastic bags in RK Puram in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 11:36 PM IST

Sajjan Kumar let off in one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Despite getting acquitted in this matter the Congress leader will continue to remain in Tihar Jail serving a life sentence in another 1984 riots case.

According to the prosecution, Sajjan Kumar indulged in acts of rioting armed with deadly weapons with the object to loot, damage, burn the properties and kill members of the Sikh community in Sultanpuri area. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:39 AM IST

4 men sustain injuries after scuffle breaks out in northeast Delhi

Police said a scuffle broke out between two groups after a man objected to a few boys passing comments at his sister

Police said that deployment of officials in the area was increased more than usual to ensure law and order was maintained. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 01:06 PM IST

Man kills colleague, buries body in backyard of empty house in Delhi’s RK Puram

Police said Anish Kumar murdered the colleague to avoid repaying a ₹9 lakh loan and to avenge lewd remarks the latter purportedly passed at a woman the former was in a relationship with

Investigators said the murder could be linked to a job scam. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 12:44 PM IST

Lav Kush Ramlila at Red Fort: It’s a starry, high-tech gala

The iconic 10-day celebration, scheduled to commence in mid-October, will have several actors from film industry

Artists enact the Ravana Vadh during Dussehra celebrations organised by the Luv Kush Ram Lila Committee, at the Red Fort Ramlila Ground, in New Delhi, last year. (Photo: Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 03:39 PM IST
BySanchita Kalra

Fire at shop selling aquariums in CR Park; doused

A police officer aware of the matter said that Sahu had left the battery of his electric two-wheeler on charge near an aquarium inside his shop

For representational purposes only. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 10:03 AM IST

New lease of life for Delhi’s oldest police chowki

The heritage structure is estimated to have come up in the early 1800s, according to conservation experts

The Barh Ki Chowki after its makeover at Daya Basti in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 11:58 PM IST
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