Security Lapse: African national without visa escapes from Delhi Airport

26 Jul 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
News from Delhi this Wednesday!

A West African national, who was detained by immigration and intelligence investigators at the IGI airport for not having a valid visa, managed to flee from their custody.

The national, who had arrived from terror hit country of Guinea-Bissau, was denied an e-visa.

He soon changed his outfit while officials were busy and walked out of the airport.

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26 Jul 2017Security Lapse: African national without visa escapes from Delhi Airport

Fuel price hikeCNG price hike by Rs. 1.11/kg, PNG by 33 paise/unit

Residents across Delhi-NCR will have to cough up more money for CNG and PNG now due to GST regime.

CNG price in Delhi increased by Rs. 1.11/kg while piped natural gas (PNG) price increased by 33 paise/unit.

According to an Indraprastha Gas Ltd, new CNG price stands at Rs. 38.76/kg in Delhi while its Rs. 44.42/kg in Noida, Greater Noida & Ghaziabad.

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