All pubs, discotheques in Delhi to close by 1 AM: Government

The government on Friday ordered closure of all pubs and discotheques in the capital by 1 AM as part of security measures in the backdrop of rape of a young student in a moving bus last Sunday.

Last Updated: Dec 22, 2012, 00:43 AM IST

New Delhi: The government on Friday ordered closure of all pubs and discotheques in the capital by 1 AM as part of security measures in the backdrop of rape of a young student in a moving bus last Sunday.
This was announced by Union Home Secretary RK Singh.
The move came as part of steps taken by the government to ensure safety of women in the capital.

PTI