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Girl gangraped in moving car in Vasant Vihar
New Delhi, June 11
A 25-year-old woman has alleged that she was gangraped by three men in a moving car in Vasant Vihar, South Delhi.

Union Power Minister visits restoration sites
New Delhi, June 12
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal last night visited Maharani Bagh to take stock of progress of repair work of the Maharani Bagh-Gazipur 220KV line.

Ex-serviceman murdered, four held
New Delhi, June 12
A 62-year-old ex-serviceman was strangled to death, allegedly by his juvenile servant, the caretaker of his paying guest accommodation and caretaker's two friends, at his home in Central Delhi last night.

Police all set to tackle bikers' menace on Shab-e-Barat 
New Delhi, June 12
To check growing menace of motorcyclists misusing the occasion of Shab-e-Barat, a Muslim festival, to create mayhem, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has issued an appeal to motorcyclists against violating law and order and instructed the police to adopt zero-tolerance while acting on miscreants.


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Boys enjoy in the rain at Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday. The showers brought the much-awaited respite to Delhiites from heat. The maximum temperature today recorded at 41.1 C.
Boys enjoy in the rain at Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday. The showers brought the much-awaited respite to Delhiites from heat. The maximum temperature today recorded at 41.1 C. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

AAP MPs submit memo to LG on power crisis
New Delhi, June 12
The AAP Lok Sabha MPs on Thursday submitted memorandums to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on the unending power crisis in the national Capital.

Improve doctor-patient relationship, Vardhan tells docs
New Delhi, June 12
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today emphasised for improvement in emergency services, including the first stage of triaging while calling for greater efforts towards strengthening the doctor-patient relationship.

US gurdwara society honours DSGMC chief
New Delhi, June 12
USA Gurdwara Sikh Culture Society in New York honoured the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president, Manjit Sigh (GK), with gold medal for his contribution to the Sikh community.





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Girl gangraped in moving car in Vasant Vihar
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 11
A 25-year-old woman has alleged that she was gangraped by three men in a moving car in Vasant Vihar, South Delhi.

The accused were acquainted with the victim. They have been arrested.

The incident took place about 8.30 pm last night. The victim lives with her family at Nangal Devat Village in South Delhi. The victim told the police that she was returning to her home from her relative's house, located near the village.

According to her statement to the police, she alleged that a white Skoda car stopped in front of her and one Jitender, the victim's friend, offered a lift to her. She agreed to sit in the car. She saw two other men sitting at the rear seat. They were later identified as Ajay and Jai Bhagwan.

Before she was dropped at her home, Jitender allegedly offered her a soft drink that was laced with sedatives. She became unconscious and the three men allegedly took turns to rape her, as the car was moving around the Vasant Vihar area. After an hour, she was dumped at an isolated place with her clothes torn and injury marks on her body, said a police officer.

"She gained her consciousness after some time and managed to reach the Vasant Kunj police station. Based on her complaint, she was taken to a hospital for a medical examination. The reports confirmed rape. Further, a case of rape has been registered against and a search was started," the officer said.

The victim revealed the identity and whereabouts of Jitender in her complaint. "On the basis of the information, raids were conducted and Jitender was arrested. He then revealed the hideouts of other accused who were also arrested.

The police said all the three accused work as cab drivers and at the time of incident Jitender was driving his owner's Skoda that bears a Haryana registration number and have a bar council sticker. "The car was impounded and the owner has been asked to join the investigation," the officer added.

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Union Power Minister visits restoration sites
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal last night visited Maharani Bagh to take stock of progress of repair work of the Maharani Bagh-Gazipur 220KV line.

The minister, who was accompanied by top officials of the Power Ministry and Delhi's Power Department, appreciated the efforts of employees who were doing the repairing job there.

The officials said long power cuts are taking place in some areas due to local faults in the distribution network of the discoms.

"When the power demand goes up, the local network at times trips as it fails to hold the pressure. Some areas are facing power cuts due to local faults," they said.

Customers of BSES discoms were the worst affected lot as their areas faced maximum power cuts.

There was no power in some areas of East Delhi for over seven hours while localities in South and West Delhi also reeled under four-five hours of outages.

Delhi Additional Power Secretary Ankur Garg said it will take at least 10 days to restore the transmission network and normalise the supply.

An official of the power department said that the situation today is much better as power demand has come down marginally due to drop in temperature following light rains in the afternoon.

The maximum load has come down to 4,561 MW at 4 pm compared to 5,327 MW yesterday.

Meanwhile, the Congress held a protest at Khanpur demanding immediate improvement in power supply. They blocked traffic in the area which caused traffic jams in roads around the area.

"If the Union Power Minister cannot handle the power situation in Delhi, how can he manage the whole country," DPCC chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma said.

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Ex-serviceman murdered, four held
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
A 62-year-old ex-serviceman was strangled to death, allegedly by his juvenile servant, the caretaker of his paying guest accommodation and caretaker's two friends, at his home in Central Delhi last night.

They had stolen cash and gold and silver jewellery worth about Rs one lakh from victim Rohit Sethi's house a police officer said.

Investigators said that the servant had mixed sedatives in a dal and served it to Rohit last night. He then opened the rear door of the house, allowing the entry of the caretaker, Ravi Yadav, who belongs to Uttarakhand and his two friends, Arun Yadav and Pintu Yadav, both from Chapra, Bihar. The servant is from Gaya, Bihar.

The police apprehended the four accused today.

According to Sethi's friends, he had left the Army about 20 years ago. "His friends said that he had won a Vir Chakra," said Alok Kumar, Additional Commissioner of Police (Central).

Kumar said that about 7 am today, the police received a phone call informing them about a theft in a house and the owner of the house was found dead on his bed. The two cupboards inside the house were open.

Sethi was living on the ground floor of the building. On the first and second floors, he was running a paying guest accommodation for some youths. One of the youths had "apparently" called the police by using Ravi's phone. Ravi was the caretaker of the paying guest accommodation.

The servant was missing. Through Ravi's help the police started searching for him. The police suspected Ravi to be involved in the case.

"Through technical surveillance, we learnt that there were 22 phone calls made between Ravi and the servant. We interrogated him and he confessed to having committed the crime. We caught the other three accused and recovered almost all the gold and silver jewellery and some cash," said another police officer, part of the case's investigation.

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Police all set to tackle bikers' menace on Shab-e-Barat 
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
To check growing menace of motorcyclists misusing the occasion of Shab-e-Barat, a Muslim festival, to create mayhem, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has issued an appeal to motorcyclists against violating law and order and instructed the police to adopt zero-tolerance while acting on miscreants.

In the few past years there has been a growing menace of motorcyclists misusing the occasion to create mayhem, law and order and irresponsible behaviour on the streets of the city.

"Appeal has been issued to the parents to control their wards as also to the young men to desist from any irresponsible behaviour. Irrespective of age, the police have been instructed to strictly control miscreants. The motorcyclists are warned that any misbehaviour will be dealt with a heavy hand and the sole responsibility and repercussions will rest with them," said a senior Delhi Police officer.

On the occasion a large number of devotees from Delhi and outside will participate in offering prayers in various qabristans and mosques in Delhi. These devotees are likely to travel throughout the night from one place to another, for which adequate traffic arrangements have been made.

The Traffic Police will be making elaborate traffic arrangements from 8 pm till 6 am on June 14 to ensure safety of motorists on roads, ensure smooth flow of traffic, keep the pedestrians on the footpaths, guide the devotees and road users regarding routes and traffic diversions and to prevent performance of stunts on two-wheelers.

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AAP MPs submit memo to LG on power crisis
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
The AAP Lok Sabha MPs on Thursday submitted memorandums to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on the unending power crisis in the national Capital.

AAP MPs Dr Dharamvira Gandhi, Prof Sadhu Singh, Harinder Singh Khalsa (former Indian High Commissioner to Norway) and Bhagwant Mann met the LG and demanded uninterrupted power supply to end the sufferings of the people of Delhi.

"The AAP is shocked at the slow reaction of the Central government and the Delhi administration in dealing with the emergency situation caused by long and frequent power cuts across different parts of the city. It is also beyond any reasonable understanding that why both the Centre and the Delhi administration are extremely hesitant to fix the accountability of the private power distribution companies (discoms)," the AAP leaders said.

The party questioned, "Does it take two weeks to carry out the repair work?" The Power Ministry had earlier said that the increasing power cuts have been due to the damage caused by thunderstorm on May 30.

According to the discoms agreement with the government, it is their duty to ensure uninterrupted power supply by proper and regular maintenance of the transmission.

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Improve doctor-patient relationship, Vardhan tells docs
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today emphasised for improvement in emergency services, including the first stage of triaging while calling for greater efforts towards strengthening the doctor-patient relationship.

"Resident doctors or nurses may be deployed there (emergency ward) full time, over shifts to ensure that the triaging of patients does not leave them dissatisfied," Dr Vardhan told doctors and nurses of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was on visit today. It was the second day of his sanitation drive.

He also stressed the need to have a single-window registration for elderly patients to help them get check-ups such as blood test, CT scan and MRI done from one spot.

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US gurdwara society honours DSGMC chief
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 12
USA Gurdwara Sikh Culture Society in New York honoured the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president, Manjit Sigh (GK), with gold medal for his contribution to the Sikh community.

Manjit, who visited USA a few days ago, was presented "saropa", shawl, sword and gold medal by president of gurdwara at Richmond Hill in New York, Gurdev Singh Kang, head granthi Bhupinder Singh and chairman Manmohan Singh Khatra.

Accepting the award, Manjit said that he was committed to help the community world over. He mentioned all the good work he has done for educating the children of the community.

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