BJP names Mayors of 3 civic bodies

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced the names of candidates for the post of Mayor, Deputy Mayor and other office-bearers for the three municipal corporations in the city. Narendra Chawla (South Delhi), Adesh Kumar Gupta (North Delhi) and Bipin Bihari Singh (East Delhi) have been announced...

EDMC, SDMC demolish 55 illegal constructions

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a drive against illegal construction, East and South Delhi Municipal Corporations (EDMC and SDMC) on Wednesday demolished 55 properties constructed illegally over agriculture land in Baba Haridas Nagar under Najafgarh Zone. Also, continuing sealing action, all three municipal corporations also sealed 40 properties for violating the municipal norms. “The action...

Why delay in removing advisers, asks Maken

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken on Wednesday alleged that removal of nine advisers to Delhi Ministers was delayed as the AAP and BJP were hand-in-glove in trying to dent his party's prospects in the Lok Sabha polls next year. Maken said that the AAP wants to gain the sympathy among voters...

Chadha says he earned just `2.50 as adviser

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A day after cancellation of the appointments of nine Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members as advisors and consultants in various departments, the AAP slammed the Centre and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holding them responsible for the situation. The party accused the Centre of unfairly targeting its appointees. AAP national spokesperson...

Khetan quits DDC to practice law

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and vice-chairman of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) Ashish Khetan on Wednesday tendered resignation from the post, saying he now wanted to practice law. Sources said Khetan’s resignation has been accepted by the General Administration Department of the Delhi Government. Meanwhile AAP sources...

DU adopts uniform eligibility criteria for MSc admissions

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

With admissions to academic session 2018-19 round the corner, the Delhi University (DU) has decided that only those candidates who have at least 55 per cent aggregate marks in the Undergraduate (UG) are eligible to appear in entrance test for the postgraduate (PG) science courses. While 60 per cent in...

Ofo bicycle share rolled out on DTU campus

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Students and teachers of the Delhi Technological University (DTU) can pedal to their destinations on the 164-acre campus, a facility that was launched on Wednesday after the varsity partnered with an app-based bicycle-sharing platform. 'Ofo', claimed to be the largest bicycle-sharing platform across the world operated through a mobile application, will...

Announce date for GB elections, DU tells college principals

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi University (DU) has written to all the principals of colleges to formally announce the date of elections for electing Chairperson and Treasurer of the Governing Bodies (GB) of the respective colleges. The DU, in the backdrop of receiving various representations regarding convening of the meeting of GB's allegedly without...

Capital running out of water

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

With mercury on the rise in the national Capital, Delhiites have started to face water scarcity. While short rainfall is already an issue for low recharge rate, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is also struggling in providing water supply to residents. After Moti Bagh, South Extension -II , Karol Bagh...

House Secy repatriation to parent dept takes place

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court was o Tuesday informed that the Delhi Assembly Secretary, whose repatriation to his parent department — the All India Radio (AIR) — had become a contentious issue between the Speaker and the Lieutenant Governor, has been sent back with effect from February 26. The development was communicated...


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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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