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1-yr-old Govt plans ‘media blitz’ to highlight its achievements

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

On the completion of one year in office on February 14, the Aam Admi Party (AAP) Government is all set to coin a new slogan ‘Ek Saal Bemisaal (One Incredible Year)’ to drive home a message that the administration has done remarkably well in Delhi. Prior to the...

Reduced power bills AAP’s flagship

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party nearing its one year of power in Delhi, a reduction in electricity bills tops the list of promises that it has kept. However, political opponents claim that providing subsidy on bills is not the solution as the money is still going of the...

Prof Tyagi likely to be new DU VC

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Rahiba R Parveen | New Delhi

The Dean and Professor of Faculty of Legal Studies at South Asian University, Yogesh Kumar Tyagi, is likely to be the new Vice Chancellor of Delhi University and would join office on February 11. Sources from the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) said, however, the name has been...

Of 12L responses, 90% support odd-even: Govt

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With over 12 lakh responses having been recorded by the city Government on implementation of the proposed second phase of the odd-even car-rationing scheme to curb pollution in the national Capital, around 90 per cent of people are said to have supported the scheme. The Government has claimed that it has...

Maken seeks time with Rajnath to discuss municipal woes

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Former Union Minister and Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken has sought an appointment with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, along with the leader of opposition of the three civic bodies, to discuss the problems being faced by the three municipal corporations in the national Capital and to find a permanent...

It may take 24-day toiling to clean city’s garbage mess

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Ankita Sharma | New Delhi

Now when the 12-day long strike called-in by sanitation workers of civic bodies over delayed salaries payment has been suspended, the Himalayan task is to remove garbage mess that has been piling-up across the city all these days. According to officials, it will take workers at least 24 days to...

Ryan boy not sodomised, says Bassi

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The postmortem report of a six-year-old boy, who was found dead in a water reservoir at Ryan International School in South Delhi, prima facie does not indicate any sexual assault, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Monday. “The postmortem report has been received and it is being studied. Suffice to...

Govt accedes to parents’ demand, orders CBI probe

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

By ordering a CBI probe, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia extended full support to the parents of Devansh Kakrora — a six-year-old student of Class I at Ryan International School in Delhi’s Vasant Kunj — who was found dead on the school campus in a water reservoir on January 30. Sisodia...

HC to hear Govt’s plea against stay on scrapping management quota

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Monday agreed to hear the AAP Government’s plea against its single judge’s order partially staying a notification scrapping management quota and some other criteria in nursery admissions in private unaided schools. The Delhi Government’s Directorate of Education (DoE) has in its appeal contended that its January...

14 officials get seven years’ jail for embezzlement

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Fourteen officials, including some retired officials of the Central Water Commission, have been awarded jail term up to seven years by a Delhi court for misappropriating Government funds. Besides the 14 convicts, there were three more accused who died during pendency of the case lodged in 2001. Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar...

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Peeled through the lens

07 Feb 2016 | Rinku Ghosh

Photography legend Steve McCurry may be known for his iconic Afghan girl, but over the course of his long career, he has kept coming back to India, documenting our ever-evolving world. And though he may not have panned conflict-zone drama, he has a soul connect with each photograph of his India series...

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NHRC holds Govt guilty for Class-X girl’s suicide

09 Feb 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the Chief Secretary of Odisha seeking a reply within six weeks as to why it shouldn’t recommend payment of `3 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of a Class-X student, who committed suicide when she was erroneously shown failed in the BSE results, which she had cleared. NHRC Member Justice D Murugesan has set aside the contention...

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SOUNDBITE

We have already lost the sleeves of the sweater (of India) — Bangladesh and Pakistan. So let's keep the sweater. It's getting cold.

Actor | Kamal Haasan

My creativity did not match with TV shows I was doing. I couldn't get satisfaction, that's why I couldn't do it.

Actor | Manish Paul

Censorship is a battle we have fought on every single film. Every film, we had the most insane battles... It's restrictive, and regressive.

Actor | Imran Khan
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