Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
In just 35 days, close to 60,000 women two-wheeler and pillion riders in the capital have been issued traffic tickets for not wearing helmets, data from the Delhi Police has reveals. Sustained efforts by the police and general awareness have slowly brought the numbers down.
Delhiites visiting busy market areas like Connaught Place and Khan Market will get some respite from the perennial parking woes with New Delhi Municipal Council soon launching a mobile application which will allow people to book their parking spaces in advance.
Attractive and pocket-friendly Made-in-China idols, which flew off the shelves during Indian religious festivals, are seeing a dip in sales this time, mainly due to local artisans giving them tough competition and appeals to shun Chinese products.
Flight operations were on Saturday affected at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations.
The development authorities of Noida and Greater Noida today joined hands with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for two metro extensions here from City Centre to Noida Sector 62 and Greater Noida and is likely to be completed by 2017.
Aimed at providing much needed connectivity to the commuters in some of the densest and traffic congested areas of Ahmedabad, the Union Cabinet today approved Rs 10,773 crore for phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro 1 covering 35.96 km.