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553 building plans sanctioned online

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a high-level meeting chaired by Durga Shanker Mishra, Additional Secretary, Union Urban Development Ministry, the digitalisation of building plan sanction was discussed on Friday. During the meeting, SDMC Commissioner Puneet Kumar Goel stated that out of 630 plans 553 building plans have been sanctioned online. 284 Sanctioned plans have been...

Three held for cheating online customers

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Police Economic Offences Wing arrested three people for allegedly hoodwinking customers of the TV 18 home shopping network limited with their false claims and making them deposit money towards TDS charges, processing fee amounts in fake bank accounts. The accused — identified as Vishal Nath, Tarun Sharma and Dinesh...

Man kills self after murdering wife, 4-year-old daughter

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 50-year old man committed suicide after murdering his wife and daughter in South-east Delhi's Okhla on Friday, police said. According to a senior police official, Mahesh Singh — a former sweet seller was facing hard times after his business had failed and to survive he had taken loan from...

Record power demand met without ‘major hitch’

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A day after the power demand of Delhi set a new record it went further up on Friday clocking a peak power demand of 6268 MW, 8 MW higher than the previous record of 6260 MW on Thursday. Experts said the demand could go up to 6500 MW this year if...


Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | PNS

Govt to give money to family of Khan, Ahmed The Delhi Government is holding a condolence meeting in the memory of NDMC law officer MM Khan on July 2. It will be held at Delhi Secretariat. CM Arvind Kejriwal will present compensation cheques to the families of late MM Khan and...

Babus to pay for depriving contractual employees

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In a significant move, the AAP Government has initiated the process to penalise 30-odd HODs/Secretaries who have either failed to pay wages to their contractual employees on time or have not submitted the requisite details to the office of the Chief Secretary in the national Capital. The decision has...

Custody of IM’s key operative extended

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A special NIA (National Investigating Agency) court on Friday extended the judicial custody of Indian Mujahideen's alleged key operative Abdul Wahid Siddibapa by a month. Special judge Rakesh Pandit allowed the plea moved by the NIA seeking extension of his custody. Siddibapa, 32, a resident of Bhatkal in Karnataka, is the cousin...

Modi Govt claims AAP Govt's achievements as its own: Kejriwal

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the Narendra Modi Government of claiming AAP Government's "achievements" as its own in an advertisement on the 'Make in India' campaign. Kejriwal's fresh salvo against Modi came following an ad released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of the...

Monsoon to finally hit city, NCR in next 48 hours: IMD

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delayed by nearly a week, monsoon this year will hit Delhi and the National Capital Region within the next 48 hours, the weather office said on Friday. “Within the next 48 hours, we are expecting the rain to hit the entire Delhi, NCR and Chandigarh area,” said a senior Indian...

Govt issues notice to nursing home for not treating child

Saturday, 02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Government on Friday issued a show-cause notice to Malik Nursing Home, which refused to provide medical treatment and admission to a patient at the casualty. On Thursday, a 13-year-old patient, Rajat Menon, who was in an unconscious state, was taken to the nursing home in an emergent medical condition...

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Parallel education: Road beyond DU

26 Jun 2016 | Ananya Borgohain and Shraddha Singh

When Delhi University announces its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses, predictably thousands of students will be rejected. Where do they go now when the frontiers they aspire for a successful future lead them to a dead end, ask ANANYA BORGOHAIN and SHRADDHA SINGH While Delhi University (DU) will release its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses on June 30, its St Stephen’s College had announced its own list last week...

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Raman launches ‘Hamar Chhattisgarh’ project amid much fanfare

02 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur

In a unique exercise to bring the Chiefs of Panchayat and municipal bodies on a tour of Chhattisgarh’s capital and its other cities to watch the pace of State’s development, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday launched the ‘Hamar Chhattisgarh’ project in the new capital amid much fanfare. In his address after launching the project, the Chief Minister said : “Even though the soil, water, villages, people and trees...

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Indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet inducted into Air Force. Tejas will take our air strength to new heights.

Defence Minister | Manohar Parrikar

If our (women-centric) films are watched more then things will change. It has started happening the more it happens the better.

Actor | Priyanka Chopra

Brexit has created uncertainty. We believe this is likely to dampen growth in the near term, particularly in the UK, but with repercussions also for Europe and the global economy.

IMF spokesperson | Gerry Rice
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