Beware! 94% Delhi Metro pickpockets women

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May 042014
 
Beware! 94% Delhi Metro pickpockets women

If you are travelling in Delhi Metro, beware of suspicious female commuters as almost 94 per cent of pickpockets held in the rapid transport system of the national capital region this year belong to the fair sex. Figures calculated for the first three months (January- March) of 2014 by CISF, the nodal security agency for the Delhi Metro, show that out of the total 126 pickpockets held, 118 were women. Officials securing the 134 Metro stations in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi, Gurgaon, […]

Delhi buses could soon have smart card-based ticketing

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Mar 132014
 
Delhi buses could soon have smart card-based ticketing

Just like Delhi Metro, the city buses could soon have smart card-based ticketing. Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System is doing a trial run at the Millennium Depot. These smart cards would work more like debit cards. The system will use electronic readers that deduct fares from the accounts of riders entering buses, eliminating the need for tickets and paper passes, and reducing the requirement for cash. But this system will be different from that of the Delhi Metro. While moving in and out of buses, […]