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  • Airlines Behaving Like Goons, Ravindra Gaikwad Not A Terrorist, Says Sena
    After supporting slipper-wielding MP Ravindra Gaikwad, the Shiv Sena today said the "airlines were behaving like goons". "They are letting terrorists take flights, but imposing restrictions on the common man," it said in defiance on domestic airlines' blanket ban on Mr Gaikwad. Calling the ban "excessive", the Shiv Sena MPs, ahead of their meeting with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, accused the airlines of "allowing drunk Kapil Sharma to fly and banning a parliamentarian".
  • Pregnant Woman, Given 'Triple Talaq' Over 'Fears' Of Girl Child, Writes To PM Modi
    A woman in her third month of pregnancy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi fearing that her husband will abandon her children and her if she gives birth to another girl. The woman, who is from Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, is at the end of her first trimester. In her message to the the Prime Minister, she urges him to bring an end to 'Triple Talaq' - an Islamic tradition, where a man just has to utter the word 'talaq', or divorce thrice in order to leave his wife.
  • Delhi's Hottest Morning This Year Amid Heat Wave In North India
    It is the hottest morning in New Delhi today with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.7 degrees Celsius, the highest this year at five notches above the season's average. The minimum temperature broke the record of Wednesday and weather office expect rise in minimum temperature in the coming days.
  • 2 Killed In Fire At Kolkata's Golden Parkk Hotel
    Two people have died in a fire that broke out at a hotel in central Kolkata early this morning. The fire broke out at the Golden Parkk Hotel at Ho Chi Minh Sarani, close to the US Consulate and British High Commission.
  • Delhi Businessman Detained With Old Currency Worth Rs 4.23 Crore
    A businessman in west Delhi has been detained with old currency worth Rs 4.23 crore, police said. The man was detained on Tuesday by the crime branch of Delhi police. He informed the police that two people, who claimed to be working with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had promised to convert his demonetised currency into legal money.
  • 25-Year-Old Man Allegedly Kills Himself In Front Of Wife
    A 25-year-old man allegedly killed himself in front of his wife following an argument in northeast Delhi's Nand Nagri area on Wednesday, police said. The couple had got married last month, but the victim started suspecting his wife's character and they had frequent arguments, they said.
  • Action Soon On Traffic Management On 28 Delhi Road Corridors
    The busy Vikas Marg, MG Road, Mustafa Kemal AtatUrk Marg, Shantipath-RTR Marg are among the 28 corridors in the national capital that will be developed as model roads with systems in place for smart management of traffic.
  • Nearly 12,000 Crore Budget Cut For Mumbai Civic Body BMC, Asia's Richest
    Asia's richest civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, has slashed its budget for this year by a massive Rs 11,911 crore - a cut of more than 30 per cent. The cut brings down the yearly budget below the Rs 30,000 crore for the first time in 4 years.
  • Man Moves Bombay High Court For Exchange Of Old Notes Worth Rs 1 Lakh
    A 47-year-old Mumbai resident has moved the Bombay High Court for an order to the RBI to exchange his demonetised currency notes worth Rs 1 lakh, which the police had seized from him in the past.
  • SOS Calls, Food Delivery At Doorstep As African Students Stay In After Attacks
    After many recent attacks in Greater Noida, African students have been asked not to go out without notice, the police said today.
  • For Arvind Kejriwal In Government Ads, His Party Gets Bill For 97 Crores
    Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party has to pay a hefty 97 crores for spending public money on advertisements that project the party and its chief Arvind Kejriwal,in violation of the guidelines of the Supreme Court.
  • Delhi Police's Performance Comparable To Their UK, US Counterparts: Centre
    The Centre has strongly refuted claims by the opposition in the Rajya Sabha that the Delhi Police has failed to solve 75 per cent of the cases it registered in 2016. During Question Hour, opposition lawmakers said that while the police had managed to solve only 50,423 of the 2,01,281 non-heinous cases it registered in 2016.
  • Lights Out For Delhi's Regal Theatre With Raj Kapoor's 'Sangam'
    Raj Kapoor's classics "Mera Naam Joker" and "Sangam" will be the last two movies to be screened at the iconic Regal theatre as it brings the curtains down tomorrow after an eight-decade-long golden run.
  • Kenyan Student Pulled Out Of Cab, Thrashed In Greater Noida
    In the latest in a series of attacks on Africans in Greater Noida near Delhi, a young Kenyan woman was pulled out of an Ola cab and assaulted by a group of men last night. The attack took place at Knowledge Park, which is not far from the spot where African students have been targeted by mobs since Monday.
  • Attacked By Mob At Mall Near Delhi: Graphic Video Of Assault On Nigerian
    The horror of what two Nigerians suffered on Monday evening at a mall near Delhi has been revealed in graphic detail by a new video. 21-year-old Enduranca Amalawa, a first year student at a university in Greater Noida, was at the Ansal Plaza in Greater Noida with his brother Precious and a friend when they were attacked by a large mob.

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