KK Rao is new chief of Gurugram Police

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

KK Rao, an officer of 1996 batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS), has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Police Gurugram. Rao was posted as Inspector General of Police (IGP), Indian Reserve Battalion at Bhondsi. Rao is expected to take over the reins of Gurugram Police on Wednesday. Rao...

10% rise in placements of IIT MTech students

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has claimed an increase of 10 per cent in the placement for its M.Tech students. According to IIT-D job offered in some “non- traditional” and “interdisciplinary” streams have increased this year in the placement. “Interdisciplinary streams like energy studies, industrial tribology (ITMMEC), atmospheric oceanic science...

Rani Jhansi flyover works to be completed by August: Vardhan

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Much-awaited Rani Jhansi flyover is likely to open for public as Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that construction work will be completed by August this year . On the occasion of completion of four years of BJP Government , Dr Vardhan also said that two projects in...

SDMC Mayor urges Rly Min to improve services on ring network

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

South Delhi Mayor Narendra Chawla urged Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to improve the services on the ring rail network in the city so that more passengers can avail the facility. The 35-km-long ring rail network, constructed in 1975, links with the 231-km Delhi Metro network at seven locations, and many stations...

2 hedgehogs found in unclaimed bag at Sarai Rohilla Rly station

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

Two hedgehogs, being trafficked, were found in an unclaimed bag at a railway station here and are currently under care, animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS said on Tuesday. The stressed and scared animals — an adult female and a baby — were found huddled up in the bag at the Sarai...

Rape accused Daati Maharaj summoned for questioning

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj accused of raping a disciple in his ashrams here and Rajasthan joined the ongoing investigation on Tuesday, the police said. He was sent a notice asking him to join the probe by Wednesday. He reached the Crime Branch office and his questioning is underway, they added. On...

Yogi attends workshop to analyse BJP’s defeat in UP by-elections

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

With his eyes set on the 2019 general elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended a workshop here to analyse the reasons behind Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s defeat in recently held by-elections in Kairana, Phoolpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary constituencies. The CM reached the venue at 11.30 am on Tuesday at...

Police foil AAP MLAs' bid to emulate Kejri's sit-in

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Two of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, who apparently tried to follow their party “biggies” by allegedly refusing to leave the premises of Raj Niwas not before meeting Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, were forcefully removed by police on Tuesday. AAP MLAs Somnath Bharti and SK Bagga, who were “seeking...

L-G tells CM to ‚Äėurgently' meet babus to thrash out differences

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a fast paced development on Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal in his first communication to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal since the latter began a sit-in at his office, asked him to meet officers urgently to address concerns of both sides through dialogue. Baijal shot off a letter to Kejriwal on...

2,200 admissions approved despite initial hiccup

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

Even though “heavy traffic” on undergraduate admission portal marred the pace of admission process, around 2,200 admissions have been approved at various colleges of Delhi University (DU) on the very first day after the first cut-off was announced. Out of which around 800 candidates have successfully paid their fees. “Despite the...


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‚ÄėAssault‚Äô on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Schoolchildren get info on benefits

22 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Observing the Yoga Day, the school students of Sharda Vihar School performed Yoga postures on Thursday. Observing International Yoga Day 750 students of the school got information about Yoga and students were informed about the benefits of Yoga were...

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