Around the City

Clear morning, cloudy day

NEW DELHI MARCH 24. The Capital will wake up to a mainly clear sky on Friday. According to the weatherman, it is likely to become partly cloudy by afternoon or evening. The maximum and minimum temperature will be around 31 and 17 degrees Celsius respectively.

The maximum temperature recorded on Thursday at Safdarjung was 27.1 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 15.9 degrees Celsius. At Palam, the maximum temperature was 28.8 degrees Celsius and minimum was 15.2 degrees Celsius.

The maximum humidity at Safdarjung and Palam was 76 per cent and 85 per cent respectively. The minimum humidity at both Safdarjung and Palam was 28 per cent.

Arrested with fake currency

NEW DELHI MARCH 24. One person has been arrested by the North Delhi police for allegedly being in possession of fake currency notes worth over Rs. 50,000.

The police said a decoy was sent to strike a deal with the suspect who was supposed to come near Hansraj College on the North Campus on Wednesday evening. After the deal was finalised, the decoy signalled to the waiting police team which nabbed the suspect, later identified as Aftab Alam, a resident of Subzi Mandi in North Delhi. The police recovered 594 fake currency notes, in the denomination of Rs. 100, from him.

SI passes away

NEW DELHI MARCH 24. A 57-year-old Delhi police sub-inspector today died at Police Training College in Jharonda Kalan where he was undergoing training for the past three months.

According to the police, SI Chedi Lal, who was undergoing Upper School Course for his next promotion, complained of uneasiness this morning just before he was to join the exercises. His colleagues tried to administer first aid and then rushed him the neighbouring Central Reserve Police Force Hospital from where he was referred to Rao Tula Ram Hospital where he passed away.

The police said the family members requested the authorities to waive of post-mortem but the request was not accepted as the cause of death was to be ascertained.

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