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God save the people of Delhi from AAP: Lovely

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | SR | New Delhi

Lambasting Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), who kept up the suspense over Government formation in Delhi, former Delhi Minister and senior Congress MLA Arvinder Singh Lovely said ‘God save the people of Delhi from AAP.’ Lovely was responding to a query regarding Kejriwal new farman that AAP will...

Nursery admission: Schools seek autonomy in point system

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Aditi Gupta | New Delhi

Even as the Delhi Lieutenant-Governor mulls over the criteria to be decided for nursery admissions in the Capital, school administration is keeping its fingers crossed hoping for autonomy in deciding points based on certain parameters, like previous year. They say in case fixed point system is announced, maximum weightage be...

15 juveniles break out of detention facility

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | SR | New Delhi

Following a clash between the two rival groups, at least 33 juveniles went on a rampage at a Sewa Kutir (observation centre) in North Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar. Taking advantage of the situation around 15 boys fled from the correction home on Tuesday afternoon. Preliminary investigation revealed that the juveniles vandalised the...

Youth guns down father over property

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | Greater Noida

A 52-year-old man was shot dead by his son at his residence over a property dispute in Kasna area of Greater Noida on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Charan Singh. Based on the complaint filed by Singh’s family, a case has been registered against Singh’s son Sandeep...

Sewa Kutir: A tinderbox

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Pioneer

On 6 October, 33 boys barged inside the juvenile home centre at Mukherjee Nagar and created ruckus for about eight hours. They also torched down the superintendent’s office, triggering blasts by setting gas cylinders on fire. In the melee, 22 boys have escaped. Out of these 22, five absconders murdered a...

Low visibility clouds plans of air passengers

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The onset of the fog is proving to be a nightmare for air travellers. The passengers complain that like every year the airlines are providing limited information on the revised flight schedules. Passengers, who had checked-in online, said they had no idea about the cancellation of their flights. Due to...

Administrative reshuffle in Delhi

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | SR | New Delhi

In its first major administrative reshuffle after the recent Assembly election, Secretary (Urban Development) RK Srivastava, a 1984 batch IAS officer has been relieved from his services towards the Delhi Government and will be joining Goa Government. Srivastava was posted as the director of local bodies. He was also the in-charge of...

Thick of it: Fog delays at airport

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter

Due to poor weather in Delhi, seven international flights were diverted to Mumbai and Jaipur. These included Air India flights from London and Frankfurt, SpiceJet from Canada, Lufthansa flight from Munich, Jet Airways flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi and an Oman Air flight from Muscat. These apart, 19 flights...

Advani turns blog into books

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Former Deputy Prime Minister and senior BJP leader LK Advani said that one may be inspired from any source or place and use it in making a constructive society. He was speaking at FICCI auditorium on the launch of the compilation of three books based on what he had written...

Under a cloud: Fog hits air, rail traffic

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Dense fog crippled flight and train schedules in Delhi for the second consecutive day. Flight operations at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport came to a standstill for about five hours, as visibility on all three runways dropped below 50 metres, said airport officials. The flights scheduled around 5 am were severely...

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