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BJP, Cong hail Center’s move to annul 9 advisers’ appointment

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Opposition on Tuesday hailed the decision of the Centre to annul the appointments of nine advisers, including the one to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisoida. Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, said the General Administration Department of GNCTD's order of cancellation of the appointments of nine advisers currently...

Kidnapped infant rescued within hours, 2 girls held

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a swift operation, East District police rescued a one-month-old baby girl kidnapped from a Delhi hospital within five hours and arrested two girls. The women were arrested from Ghaziabad after a police team of Kalyanpuri police station traced their movements, police said on Wednesday. Police said the accused...

Uber cabby flashes before woman passenger, held

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

An Uber driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating while ferrying a woman passenger in his cab, police said on Wednesday. The driver was arrested by the staff of South Avenue police station after an FIR was lodged against him by the woman passenger. The incident occurred on the night of April...

HC questions Centre’s policy exempting autos from having panic buttons

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre's 2016 policy exempting autorickshaws and e-rickshaws across India from having panic buttons or General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), saying how can it have such a scheme “in an atmosphere where women are getting raped”. The High Court also said that “for...

3 foreigners arrested with condoms filled with liquid cocaine

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In yet another instance of foreign nationals being involved in drug peddling, sleuths of the narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) have arrested three foreigners for allegedly smuggling liquid cocaine by concealing it in condoms, officials said on Wednesday. NCB officials seized condoms filled with liquid cocaine from the possession of three foreigners...

Lekhi for ban on plastic plates, bottles

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

BJP's Lok Sabha MP from New Delhi constituency Meenakashi Lekhi has pitched for imposing penalty on people spitting, defecating or littering public places in the national Capital. Lekhi also advocated for ban on use of plates, water bottles and cups made up of plastic which, besides causing diseases like cancer,...

HC stays JNU admission to MPhil seats for disabled

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the admission for M.Phil and PhD courses in the five per cent reserved seats for students with disability in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said, “The JNU shall stand prohibited...

Special squads to curb petty crimes in G’gram

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

The Gurugram Police will form a special squad to curb the incidents of chain snatching in the city. The city police have also identified 14 places where the incidents of snatching are rampant. Commissioner of Gurugram police, Sandeep Khirwar, said that an anti snatching staffs of the Gurugram police have nabbed...

City wakes up to sunny morning

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a sunny morning on Wednesday, with the minimum temperature settling at 23.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average. According to the MeT department, the humidity level was 34 per cent at 8.30 am. “The skies will remain clear throughout the day. Also, there is possibility...

Will continue fast till PM returns to India: Maliwal

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Amid an outcry over Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, DCW chief Swati Maliwal, who is on hunger strike for six days, on Wednesday said she will continue her fast till Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to India and holds a discussion with her on her demands, including death penalty for...


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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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