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Bird flu scare: Govt issues health advisory as 6 more birds die of H5N8 flu

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government on Monday issued health advisory after six more birds died of the Avian flu in the national Capital. The H5N8 flu has resulted in the deaths of 64 birds since October 14. According to Development Animal Husbandry Minister Gopal Rai, six more birds died on Monday due to...

Reward for info on Najeeb hiked to Rs 1 L

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | Rahiba R Parveen | New Delhi

The Delhi Police on Monday announced an increase in reward for any information leading to missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh. The announcement was made after Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar met Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma over the missing...

Sisodia lauds Jaitley over GST Bill

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a rare show of admiration, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday lauded Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the passage of the GST Bill and said the AAP Government is “grateful” to him for pushing for tax reforms in the country. Addressing a seminar on GST, Sisodia said...

Speaker-backed Prasanna draws Prasar Bharati's ire

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Despite several requests by Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel to Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkiah Naidu that the services of Vidhan Sabha secretary Prasanna Kumar Siryadevara be continued, Prasar Bharati has chargesheeted the officer for his failure to maintain absolute integrity and devotion to his duty by not...

Bird flu scare: Winged guests big ‘threat’

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The alleged outbreak of Avian influenza has sent alarm bells ringing among wildlife experts who warned that it would be difficult to curb the mess if thousands of exotic migratory birds that are set to fly in the national Capital and surrounding places contract the virus. Wildlife experts claimed that extra...

With 10 more birds killed in Deer Park, death toll crosses 40

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

With 10 more birds succumbing to bird flu in Deer Park on Sunday, the death toll has crossed 40 in the naitonal Capital. Concerned over the development, the Central Government formed a three-member committee for monitoring the causes behind frequent death of birds. Gopal Rai, Delhi Development Minister visited Deer...

Don't panic, just take precautions: Docs

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Priyanka Sharma | New Delhi

After the deaths of a few water birds due to H5 Avian Influenza in the national Capital, health experts said though there is no evidence of bird flu infection in humans in India, people suffering from pre-existing diseases such as asthma and bronchitis need to be extra cautious. Dr Vikas Maurya,...

Fertiliser imperils birds’ safety?

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

Excessive use of fertilisers and poison in crop cultivation poses “threat” to the winged guests in the national Capital, according to experts. The spate of bird deaths reported in Central Park at Hauz Khas has alarmed ecologists. For the local, inter-State birds and migratory vegetarian and partially vegetarian birds crops...

Cong, locals start ‘Clean Kirari Drive’

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

While the Supreme Court pulled up the City Government on Friday for the garbage problem in the national Capital, the Delhi Youth Congress, along with the local Congress workers, kick-started a massive "Clean Kirari Drive" on Sunday. Kirari, in North-West Delhi, is the largest urbanised slum in Delhi, where people live...

Illegal casino busted; 36 held, tokens worth Rs 1.37 cr seized

Monday, 24 Oct 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Police on Sunday busted an illegal casino in Delhi was busted on Sunday, said police, adding that 36 people were arrested Rs 1.37 crore seized. Acting on a tip-off, the casino was raided in Neb Sarai of south Delhi. "A total of 36 people including players, table attendants and proprietors were...

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India in UNSC:Quest for permanent foothold

23 Oct 2016 | Rajesh Singh

Despite wide-ranging backing and compelling arguments, expansion of the United Nations Security Council remains in limbo. Part of the reason is the complex mechanism in place to bring about the change, explains RAJESH SINGH ...

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Will not form a new party: CM

25 Oct 2016 | pns | Lucknow

Amid the escalating feud within the SP’s first family, an emotional Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav offered to resign from his post while addressing a meeting of legislators here on Monday. Defending his decision of sacking four ministers inlcuidng uncle Shivpal Yadav on Sunday, the CM said they were creating dispute within the party...

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