8-year-old girl ‘shot at’ in Northeast Delhi

New Delhi:A minor girl was allegedly shot at in Jyoti Nagar, Northeast Delhi, when she was going to attend a wedding. Her parents told police that the girl was with them in a Maruti Swift Dzire at 9 pm on Wednesday, when she complained of a burning sensation in her left leg. "Her father Neeraj was driving the car and had stopped in front of a government school at Jyoti Nagar to ask for address of the wedding venue. Soon, the girl started crying and told her family members that there was a burning sensation in her leg. Neeraj checked and found blood oozing out from her thigh and took her to the nearest hospital," an officer said.

Metro hikes parking rates

New Delhi:Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday announced a hike in the parking rates. Daily parking charges have been doubled and monthly rates hiked by nearly 40 per cent. The revised parking rates will come into effect on March 1. Car parking will cost Rs 40, up from Rs 25 for a day. Monthly charges will be Rs 1,000, up from Rs 625. Daily parking charges for two-wheelers have been increased to Rs 20 from Rs 12. Monthly charges for the same will be Rs 475, up from Rs 300.

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