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Foggy Tuesday morning in Delhi, 118 trains delayed

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New Delhi, Nov 14: The national capital woke up to a moderate foggy Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 14.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average, the Met office said.

At least 118 trains delayed, 34 rescheduled and 10 were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.

“There was modetate fog on Tuesday morning. The sky will remain mainly clear during the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 84 per cent and visibility was 1,000 metres.

The cancelled trains were the New Delhi-Alipurdwar Mahananda Express, Delhi-Azamgarh Kaifiyat Express, Anand Vihar-Mau Express, Raxaul-Delhi Sadbhawana Express, Sriganganagar-Delhi Intercity, Delhi-Firozpur Intercity, Delhi-Varanasi Mahanama Express, Delhi-Faizilka Intercity, Delhi-Mau Mau Express and Delhi-Chindawara Patalkot Express.

According to the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), no flights were delayed or cancelled.

Monday’s maximum temperature settled at 28.4 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was 12.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.

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Delhi metro’s Blue Line faces snag

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Train services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) were affected for close to 30 minutes on Wednesday due to signalling issue at two interlocking stations, the DMRC said.

“Due to signalling issue at interlocking stations of Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden of Line-3, train IDs were lost around 12.30 p.m. for trains falling in this zone, resulting in delays as they were locally controlled,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

“Central control for these two interlocking stations was restored at 1 p.m. and trains are now being regularised as per normal IDs,” the statement added.

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Prisoner escaped from Delhi’s LNJP hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Police

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New Delhi, Feb 19: A prisoner on Monday escaped from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Delhi Police personnel who had brought him there.

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Rs 1 cr heist at Shiva temple in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Feb 19: Thieves took away jewellery and valuables worth nearly Rs 1 crore from a historic Shiva Temple in Haryana’s Panchkula district, police said on Monday.

The theft took place in Saketri on the intervening night of February 18-19. The entire theft was caught on CCTV.

“The thieves broke open locks of the temple and took away gold and silver jewellery and valuables,” a priest at the temple said.

The Haryana Police is investigating the matter.

The temple, located around 10 km from here, attracts hundreds of devotees daily. Thousands of people offered prayers at the temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri on February 13-14.

The temple had received lakhs of rupees in cash as offering which had been deposited in the bank only two days back, the priests told the police.

However, the valuables of the temple and offerings made after had remained in the temple complex.

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