JNU’s ‘Yogi’ says no harm in consensual sex

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

Last year, when one of the BJP's MLA from Rajasthan alleged that over three thousand used condoms are found daily in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the national party had to face much embarrassment. However, Raghavendra Mishra, one of the staunch right wing supporter, better known as 'JNU's Yogi', and who...

Teacher shot dead in broad daylight near his school

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 31-year-old male teacher was shot dead in broad day light outside his school in Northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar area on Monday evening. According to the area DCP, they received a call at around 4:30pm at Swaroop Nagar police station about the firing near an MCD primary school. “The deceased, identified...

HC reserves verdict in Jigisha Ghosh murder case

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court has reserved its judgment on the trial court’s reference for confirmation of capital punishment given to two convicts in the sensational 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case. A Bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta concluded hearing arguments and reserved its verdict on the appeals of...

BSES launches app to verify inspection staff

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

To check the menace of imposters extorting money posing as electricity distribution company (discom) officials, BSES on Monday announced the launch of an app to verify the identity of its inspection staff. The introductive of this innovative solution by BSES, one of the two electricity distribution companies of Delhi, follows numerous...

50 phones,11 sim cards, 11 chargers, batteries recovered in Bhondsi jail

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

Fifty mobile phones, eleven SIM cards, eleven chargers and battery were recovered on Saturday and Sunday during a special search operation carried out by a team led by Deputy Superintendent of Bhondsi jail Dinesh Kumar from inmates of the district jail in Bhondsi. Jail officials have taken the mobile phone into...

Engineer held at IGIA for thrashing Indigo staff

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Souvik Mitra | New Delhi

In yet another case of misdemeanor witnessed at domestic terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), a 43-year-old aircraft maintenance engineer of an aviation agency was held for allegedly creating nuisance and thrashing a staff of Indigo Airline. The accused was soon overpowered by the security personnel and handed over...

DDA allots 12 acres of land in Rohini for new bus depot

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After the Delhi Government decried the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for not allotting land for building new bus depots to park buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), the land-owning agency on Monday handed over 12 acres of land in Rohini to the Delhi Government for constructing bus depots. However,...

JNU’s School of Biotech devises methodology for water-based herbicides

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Abhinav Singh | New Delhi

Protest, agitation and political activism are the metaphors which usually come in one's mind on the very mention of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), but it is also known for cutting-edge research in various fields of science and technology. Recently, its prestigious School of Biotechnology has devised a methodology by which...

Air quality slips to ‘red' zone again

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

After a brief respite with relatively clean air over the last two days, city's air quality slipped to "very poor" zone on Monday. Despite favourable weather conditions such as wind speed, temperatures and Relative Humidity (RH), noxious pollutants were recorded high in various monitoring agencies. The Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB)...

EDMC ropes in IIT-Delhi to stabilise Ghazipur Landfill

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In order to prevent recurrence of the recent cave-in incident, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and Indian Institute of Technology ((IIT) Delhi have joined hands to work on measures to stabilise the Ghazipur Landfill site. An agreement was signed between the EDMC and the IIT-Delhi, at the municipal corporation's headquarters...


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Modi pays tribute to Rang Avadhoot

19 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering of people via video conferencing in Bharuch district of poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked them to unite against casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption and communalism. “It is a strange environment…We must hold each others hand and move ahead…...

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Reshuffle in MP: Narhari is CPR

23 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In a major administrative reshuffle, the State government on Wednesday issued transfer orders to reshuffle 15 Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officers. Revenue Secretary P Narhari has been posted as Commissioner in Public Relations department...

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