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Partly cloudy sky forecast

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, MARCH 9.MARCH 9.MARC A partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain or thundershower in some areas has been forecast for the Capital on Thursday. The maximum and the minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 26 degrees and 14 degrees Celsius respectively.

The maximum temperature recorded at Safdarjung on Wednesday was 24.0 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature was 18.4 degrees Celsius. At Palam, the maximum temperature stood at 23.7 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was 18.6 degrees Celsius.

Both Safdarjung and Palam recorded a rainfall of 0.4 mm.

The maximum humidity at Safdarjung and Palam was 80 per cent and 76 per cent, while the minimum was 57 per cent and 55 per cent respectively.

`Arrested duo framed'

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, MARCH 9.MARCH 9.MARC The relatives of the two young men arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi police for their purported links with the Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit, have alleged that they have been framed.

The Special Cell had arrested Hamid Hussain, a resident of Jaffarabad, and Sariq, resident of Chauhan Bangar at Seelampur, from G.T. Karnal Road in North-West Delhi this past Saturday allegedly with a 10.5 kg RDX consignment. However, the relatives of Sariq, who worked in an electrical shop, claimed that he had gone missing on February 5 and was last spotted with Hamid that day. Four days after he went missing, Sariq's father lodged a missing report at New Usmanpur police station. For their part, Hamid's relatives said he had studied for 13 years to become a "maulvi'' and used to teach the Quran to children of the area earlier.

Student found hanging

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, MARCH 9.MARCH 9.MARC A second year graduation student of Zakir Husain College, Shashi Prakash, allegedly hanged himself at his Adarsh Nagar residence in North-West Delhi today. The police have recovered a suicide note from his possession.

In the suicide note, Shashi Prakash said he was taking the extreme step because he was unable to come up to the expectations of his parents. The local police have initiated inquest proceedings in the matter.

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