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14 Dec 2016

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While political experts may debate on this, Delhi Police wants us to believe that it is 'Acche Din' for Delhi.

Notorious for its crime rate, Delhi has witnessed a dip in crimes this year, according to police data.

CISF busts pickpocket gang with the help of a selfie.

Malaria, dengue, chikungunya; which is the biggest killer of them all, tap in to find out.

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Malaria deaths outscore dengue and chikungunya

14 Dec 2016

Malaria deaths outscore dengue and chikungunya

According to latest municipal corporation report, malaria has claimed more lives than dengue and chikungunya in the city this year.

17 people have lost lives to malaria while six deaths were caused due to dengue; no death has been attributed to chikungunya.

Malaria is spread by anopheles mosquito which breeds in dirty water which reflects the poor sanitation level in the city.

14 Dec 2016

Women pickpockets' gang busted with the help of a selfie

CISF busted a gang of women pickpockets with the help of a metro selfie clicked by an NRI woman.

The NRI woman had filed a complaint regarding her missing jewellery bag worth Rs.22 lakh.

CISF identified one of the pickpockets from a selfie that the complainant had submitted to the police.

Other gang members were also nabbed by CISF from Chawri Bazar metro station.

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Gurugram police to go cashless in a month

Gurugram

Gurugram police to go cashless in a month

Gurugram police has committed to switch to cashless transactions from next month.

In keeping with government's directives, Gurugram police and its traffic wing will collect all fines and challans digitally.

Police personnel are being trained in online banking to carry out the transactions in an efficient manner.

Traffic police personnel have been provided with card swipe machines to collect fines from violators.

14 Dec 2016

Workshop to help traders to migrate to GST

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) will be organizing workshops across the country to train traders and dealers to register on GST portal by December 31.

A workshop will be held for traders in the Delhi Secretariat to explain the enrollment process and help in migration from VAT to GST.

CEO of GSTN, Prakash Kumar will give a presentation to around 80 trade associations.

Unqualified pilots and airlines to blame for flight delays

14 Dec 2016

Unqualified pilots and airlines to blame for flight delays

A report submitted to country's aviation regulator blamed airlines rather than fog for flight disruptions.

Report mentioned that 811 flights were disrupted because airlines were unprepared to land in low visibility.

Aircrafts use sophisticated landing systems during foggy conditions, known as Category-III, but airlines were found using Category-III non-compliant planes.

Reports also found out that many pilots were unqualified to fly in extreme conditions.

Noida

Sanitation takes a hit after contractual staff continues strike

Noida residents are exposed to heaps of garbage lying unattended and have to bear the hazardous foul smell, since Friday.

Noida's 4,200 contractual workers, engaged in sanitation jobs, have refused to call off strike till their demand of crediting salaries to bank accounts is fulfilled.

Workers have also asked Noida authority to eliminate the role of middlemen and deal with them directly.

Delhi is now safer to live: Police data

Data

Delhi is now safer to live: Police data

Crimes in Delhi have shown a sharp dip as suggested by Delhi Police data.

Data revealed that grave crimes such as rape, murder have declined by 27.16% in 2016 as compared to the previous year.

A 39.72% plunge has been registered in dacoity cases while rape cases have shown a dip of 1.78% till November this year.

However, burglary cases have increased in 2016.

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