Punjab & Sind Bank cashier dies of suspected liquor overdose

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | Noida

A 58-year-old bank employee was found dead under suspicious circumstances in a drain near City View Apartment in Noida’s Sector 35 on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Dheerpal Singh, a resident of Jahangirpuri in Delhi. According to the police, Dheerpal Singh, who worked as a cashier at Punjab...

Mother held for forcing daughter into flesh trade

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The West district police have arrested the mother who has reportedly forced her daughter into prostitution in West Delhi’s Paschim Vihar area. The woman was arrested, following the complaint reported by the 13-year-old victim’s grandmother on March 5. Two years ago, the accused was arrested for running a prostitution racket....

Nido Tania death: Court allows CBI to grill four

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A city court on Tuesday allowed the CBI to interrogate four persons arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Pritam Singh remanded the accused —Farman, Sunder Singh, Pawan and Sunny Uppal — to 14-day judicial custody while asking the...

Insider hand suspected in elderly woman’s murder

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 64-year-old woman was found murdered at her residence in West Delhi’s Nangloi area on Tuesday afternoon. Prima facie, it appears that some insider’s role in the killing since no valuables have been found missing. According to the police, Pushpa Devi lived alone in Rajdhani Park area of Nangloi. Her husband...

No bail for Yasin Bhatkal, aide

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Tuesday refused bail, in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case, by a city court which allowed the plea of police seeking 15 days’ time to complete its probe against them. The court had on...


Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Pioneer

SDMC chief tours Najafgarh The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Commissioner Manish Gupta on Tuesday visited the area of Najafgarh zone. Deputy Commissioner of Najafgarh zone, SC Yadav, along with senior zonal officials was present during the visit. The Commissioner visited House Tax-cum-Disaster Management System office building at Sector 2 in...

Summer takes a rain check

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With intermittent rains still occurring in the national Capital keeping day temperatures below normal, the Met Department has said that summer has been delayed by over 20 days this time. While light rains and thunderstorms continued on Tuesday, the weatherman has predicted light rains on Monday due to the retreating...

Sloppy DDA fails to ‘lift’ residents’ spirits

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | Sweta Goswami | New Delhi

Residents of several Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flats are irked by the authority’s ‘indifference’ toward the implementation of the policy allowing lift facility in their apartments. The policy which was tweaked by the authority back in the year 2011 is yet to see the light of the day as...

Paramilitary to monitor security in Gautam Budh Nagar

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | Anup Verma | Noida

To avert any foul play in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the district administration of Gautam Budh Nagar will hand over monitoring of security arrangements to paramilitary. Besides guarding the polling booths, the para-military forces will also be monitoring security from all the police stations. The local police will assist them...

NRI held for stalking fellow passenger at IGI Airport

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 43-year-old NRI who was flying to the US has been arrested for allegedly stalking a fellow passenger at Terminal-3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday. Preliminary investigation revealed that the 35-year-old victim, who was going to Dubai, told police that he stalked her while she was in a queue...


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JNU’s new centre to act as hub of ideas

22 Apr 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will launch its own state-of-the art “Incubation and Innovation Centre” that would act as a hub of ideas, research, innovations and start-up by students and faculty. Slated to start from the next year, the centre would incubate those ideas and plans that are of some commercial value or of some social importance...

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Prefabricated schools buildings in Kanker dist

22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Kanker

The District Project Office, Rajiv Gandhi Shiksha Mission, Kanker had given a proposal under District Mineral Fund (DMF) for installation/ construction of special prefabricated school building structure for eight Primary and one Upper Primary Schools functioning at various locations of Antagarh, officials informed. The proposal has been sanctioned and now it is intended to start the work as soon as possible and complete it before the start of new academic session,...

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