‘Also arrest attackers of Govt teacher’

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday asked Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to also take action against people who attacked a Government schoolteacher here. Sisodia took up the matter with Baijal, as Delhi Police falls under the jurisdiction of the Lt Governor. The Deputy Chief Minister was referring to the...

Strict action if pubs, bars serve liquor to underage

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government has warned all liquor vends, hotels, clubs, bars and pubs here against selling and serving alcohol to “underage” customers, saying non-compliance would attract strict action including cancellation of licence. As per the Delhi Excise Rules, serving liquor to any person below 25 years is an offence in...

Vijender Gupta files plaint for getting threat on social media

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

BJP leader Vijender Gupta has lodged a complaint alleging that he was threatened on Twitter by an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) functionary, following which a case was registered, a police officer said . The police registered a non-cognisable report (NCR) under the charge of criminal intimidation last night. Gupta on Friday alleged...

Chinese man held for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 92 lakh

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A Chinese man has been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold valuing about Rs 92 lakh into the country at Delhi airport, according to an official statement issued on Sunday. The accused was intercepted after his arrival from Hong Kong on Wednesday. A detailed personal search...

Man stabs woman after her family broke off marriage

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Irked after the family of a 21-year-old woman broke off the marriage, a 26-year-old man allegedly broke into the woman’s house, locked her and stabbed her in Outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri area on Saturday night. Police said that the incident was reported at around 10 pm from the Sultanpuri area. A senior police...

DU invites bids for online test

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi University (DU) has invited bids from private players for conducting ‘Online Computer-based Entrance Test’ for different courses for the upcoming academic year 2018-19. The online test will be conducted for few under-graduate and all the post-graduate, M Phil and PhD courses. The bidder will have to conduct the exam, handle...

Identify retail supplier for power supply to all: DERC

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a bid to fulfil the obligation of providing electricity to every citizen at a regulated rate, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has recommended that a retail supplier be identified to achieve the goal. Citing a landmark judgment of Madras High Court that held electricity supply as a...

AAP MLA booked for fuelling CS assault fire

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

AAP’s Uttam Nagar MLA Naresh Balyan has been booked for making “inflammatory” remarks against Delhi Government officials. An FIR under relevant IPC sections was filed against Balyan at the Dabri Police Station in Dwarka on Saturday night, based on a complaint of a policeman, who was on duty when the MLA...

JNU to start its ‘School of Engineering’ in July

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Abhinav Singh | New Delhi

The premier Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will start its “School of Engineering” by the mid of this year. JNU which is known for producing academicians, bureaucrats, politicians and scientists will now also be producing engineers. The School of Engineering slated to start from July 2018, would be admitting its first...

Couple commits suicide over failure to conceive

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Unable to conceive a child, a 28-year-old woman, along with her 30-year-old husband, committed suicide at their residence in Southeast Delhi’s Govindpuri area on Sunday morning. Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) said, “The incident was reported at around 10.50 am when Arpita Bagga was found lying on the floor...


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Multi-dimensional, integrated approach needed to eliminate leprosy

25 Feb 2018 | M Venkaiah Naidu

Today, we are conferring International Gandhi Award-2017 on two outstanding personalities, Dr MD Gupte and Dr Atul Shah, for their selfless and humanitarian services in the cause of elimination of leprosy and in alleviating the suffering of leprosy-affected patients. Leprosy has been prevalent in our country since a very long time...

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Pragya Kendras set to play health kiosks for masses

26 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Jharkhand would be probably first state of the country where the fleet of common service centres (CSCs) or Pragya Kendra spread all across, especially in smaller towns and villages, would double as telemedicine centres. Department of IT and e-Governance has prepared itself to launch the medical service through CSCs under which any family can get consultation with doctors as many as eight times in a month, get prescribed medicines over there...

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