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Ryan’s Bhondsi branch fails security audit; school reopens

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A security audit conducted by the Gurugram district administration has found several gaping holes in the overall security arrangements in and around Ryan International School’s Bhondsi branch. The security audit was necessitated after the murder of seven-year- old Pradyuman Thakur, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Vinay Pratap Singh said on Monday. “Many...

File report on safety of metro commuters: HC to DMRC, police

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Delhi Police to file a report on the safety and security of Delhi Metro commuters. A Division Bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Nazmi Waziri asked DMRC and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible...

State funeral for war hero Arjan Singh

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who passed away at the age of 98 on Saturday following a cardiac arrest, was cremated here on Monday with full state honours including a fly past and a 17-gun salute. Several senior political leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP...

Drive against errant school vehicles put on hold till september 28

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi:

The Delhi Government’s Transport Department has put on hold its drive to impound errant school vehicles and has given them time till September 28 to complete pending formalities including police verification, an official said on Monday. The breather came following a meeting with various school associations, who requested for time...

JNU to replace sexual harassment committee with complaints panel

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has decided to replace the Gender Sensitisation Committee Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH) with an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), drawing protests from students and teachers. The decision was taken at the 269th Executive Council meeting. It comes six days after the Registrar sent circulars to the...

RML Hospital doctor commits suicide at his residence

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A junior resident doctor of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital on Monday allegedly committed suicide at his residence in central Delhi’s Old Rajender Nagar area with the police saying he appeared to be depressed. Siddarth Shankar Mahapatra, a first-year post graduate student in the department of Anaesthesiology at the Post Graduate...

Dengue cases touch 2,215 in Capital

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With 485 cases of dengue reported in the national Capital over the last week, the total number of people affected by the disease has reached 2,215 this season, according to a municipal report released on Monday. The number of people affected by malaria this year till September 16, has climbed...

Single window help for dengue, malaria patients

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Chandan Prakash | New Delhi

To avoid any delay in treating patients suffering from vector-borne diseases, the Hindu Rao Hospital and Kasturba Hospital of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) have provided a single window facility for the entire requirement of the patients. A special fever clinic ward is being operated in both the hospitals...

Hospitals to use Elisa tests to diagnose cases

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Chandan Prakash | New Delhi

Hindu Rao and Kasturba hospitals of the North Corporation, which are among the ‘Sentinel Surveillance Hospitals’ identified by the Delhi Government to deal with vector-borne diseases, have adopted Elisa method to diagnose cases of vector-borne diseases as per the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Health. A senior doctor...

SDMC dedicates two FCTS for West Zone

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Monday dedicated two fixed compactor transfer stations (FCTS) in the West Zone in a function organised by the SDMC at Tagore Garden. The project is compatible with solid waste management rules. The new system will cater to the waste generated in the families comprising...


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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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Chhattisgarh Assembly special session today

22 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

A day-long special session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly will be held on Friday. The session would carry out Government business, a Chhattisgarh Assembly press release informed ...

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