Metro services were on Thursday affected on the Blue Line after operations were suspended briefly on the elevated stretch near Pragati Maidan station while Chinese Premier Xi Jinping's cavalcade was passing through the area.
A powerful security control room and crisis management centre for securing the Delhi Metro network and its passengers in the face of an emergency or sabotage will soon be created at the Pragati Maidan station here.
A court here on Saturday directed Delhi Police to file a detailed action taken report on a plea for lodging FIR against Anna Hazare and his former team members for allegedly cheating over four crore people by selling them `Anna SMS cards`, whose service was discontinued before the promised one year time, which earned them Rs 100 crore.
Anticipating heavy rush for India International Trade Fair (IITF) which starts at Pragati Maidan on Thursday, Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued an advisory for people not connected to the event to take alternative routes to avoid congestion.
For the first time, a squad of 125 specially trained CISF personnel will guard Pragati Maidan, the sprawling exhibitions facility in the heart of the national capital, in view of possible threats to the events held there.
Expo Riva Schuh India, a platform showcasing a range of footwear and leather accessories, is back with its third edition. To be held here July 4, it will feature works of over 200 global leather product-makers.