Haryana to deploy spl guards to curb illegal activities in Aravalis

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

In order to ensure the safety of forest land and animals in the Arawali foothills, the Haryana Government has decided to hire private security guards and deploy them in the forest area. The forest department has also identified 52 points where those guards will be deployed. Apart from Gurugram, these...

Sunny day in Delhi, strong winds expected

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

It was a hot day in the national Capital on Thursday with the miximum temperature settling at 39 degrees Celsius and minimum at 23 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal. The relative humidity level during morning hours was registered at 41 per cent, making the weather pleasant. Strong surface winds...

Neighbour saves 3-yr-old from sexual assault

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A three-year-old girl was allegedly about to get sexually assaulted by her 35-year-old neighbour in Southeast Delhi’s Sarita Vihar but was saved by an alert woman on Thursday afternoon. Police said the man, Ganori Prasad, who works as a security guard, took the minor girl to his house while she...

33-yr-old hangs himself from ceiling fan

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 33-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area on Wednesday afternoon. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Kshitij Malhotra. The family of the deceased suspect foul play however police denied the allegation saying that...

Over 30,000 fined for smoking in public

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Maximum number of people were booked in the south-east districts of Delhi for violating the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), that prohibits smoking in public places”, Delhi Police said in a conference on Anti Tobacco drive on Thursday. In a year-long drive, the southeast district...

L-G okays pro-consumer policy

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday approved proposal of the Delhi Government to compensate consumers for power outages in the national Capital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had sent a detailed proposal of his Cabinet to Baijal on Tuesday last for his final approval. "Power Consumer Compensation Policy" is a major policy...

Baijal's meeting on CCTV issue irks Govt

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government on Thursday slammed Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal after he held a meeting on the status of CCTV cameras' installation in the city. The L-G's move did not get down well with the Government, which termed it as "illegal". The Government alleged Baijal of...

Tiwari demands apology from Rahul, Kejriwal

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a public apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the wake of Supreme Court's order rejecting pleas to probe judge Loya's death case. Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari alleged that the whole campaign was to...

L-G reviews action plan to combat city’s air pollution

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday reviewed detailed action plan to combat air pollution with all stake holders — Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), Public Works Department (PWD) and all civic agencies, including New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). Baijal directed the local bodies to submit plan for processing of bio-degradable waste...

Kejriwal’s private secy grilled for 3 hours in CS assault case

Friday, 20 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary Bibhav Kumar was questioned for nearly three hours on Thursday in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Harendra Singh said, "Bibhav Kumar was called for questioning on Thursday. He was questioned for nearly three...


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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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