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Metro trains will ply till 10 pm on Diwali night

Anticipating high footfall of commuters on Diwali, the Delhi Metro has decided to revise the timing of the last train service on Thursday to 10 pm from the earlier time of 8 pm.

Sarita Devi suspension: Indian boxing authorities to write to AIBA

AIBA suspended boxer Sarita Devi for refusing a medal at the 17 th Asian Games. Photo: AP

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawin

HDFC’s Q2 net jumps by 8.8%

Private sector housing mortgage lender HDFC Ltd has reported 8.8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,064.36 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014-15.

Woman acquitted of ‘pimping’ charge

A sessions court has acquitted a female pimp from the charges of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (Mcoca) saying the police had no evidence against her.

MNCs to get coal mine pie


Modi to woo MNCs to mine coal by setting up India arm

Dr Harsh Vardhan returning to Delhi politics?

Dr Harsh Vardhan

As the Delhi BJP struggles to find a suitable face to lead the party for the probable re-elections to Delhi Assembly, its most popular face Dr Harsh Vardhan is likely to make a comeback to the city po

DIPP: Register firm in just a day


The government is considering a series of steps, including drastically reducing the time for registration of business to one day, single registration of all labour laws and cut in number of taxes to i

Diwali fails to cheer up troubled realty

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Although durables, gold saw growth, real estate slumped

FIR against KMC principal over ‘illegal fund transfers’

An FIR has been lodged under different sections of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act against acting-principal of Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College (KMC) and four other staffers of the college f

Minority status sought for Zakir Husain college

A city-based NGO for minority rights has sought minority status for the Zakir Husain Delhi College (ZHDC) in view of its historical background and its significant role as in imparting education to the

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra