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Spurt in vector-borne disease exposes civic bodies' apathy, feel residents

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Chandan Prakash | New Delhi

With the national Capital witnessing a spurt in dengue cases, the role of the municipal corporations in checking the spread, is being questioned by residents who feel the outbreak of the vector-borne disease has exposed the apathy of the civic bodies in dealing with the menace. They also alleged that...

Night shelters bring comfort to homeless in city

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | CHANDAN PRAKASH | New Delhi

Forced to sleep under open sky in the chilling winter in the national Capital has been a nightmare for homeless daily wage labourer and rikshaw pullers but now they have reasons to smile as the Delhi Government has come up with a range of facilities to attract them to spend...

IWPC flags police apathy in ITO molestation case

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) on Monday wrote a letter to Delhi Police chief Amulaya Patnaik, flagging "police apathy" in the ITO metro molestation case involving a female journalist. The journalist working with an English daily was allegedly molested in the non-paid area of the metro station on the night...

Extend exemption granted to illegal constructions: Delhi BJP to Centre

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi BJP has appealed to the Centre to extend the exemption granted to "illegal constructions" in the city till December 31, 2020 under the NCT of Delhi (Special Laws Provision) Act 2014. The Centre should also direct the Delhi government and municipal corporations to complete the process of regularization of...

Govt issues 117-point checklist to schools

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In its bid to maintain safety and security of children in schools, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Government has issued city schools a 117-point checklist. According to a senior official of the Delhi Government, the guidelines have been issued for ensuring student safety in the school premises and action would be...

All PWD roads to have signboards with details on officials in city soon

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a first-of-its kind initiative, the Delhi Government has decided to install new signboards on roads built by the Public Works Department (PWD) carrying the names of that area’s executive, assistant and junior engineers along with their numbers. The new signboards will also have the Control Room Helpline Number of the...

Improved wind speed helps bring down pollution levels

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Improved wind speed (14 km/ hour) helped bring down the level of pollutants in the city air on Sunday. The concentration of pollutants in red zone areas in the national Capital — Anand Vihar, RK Puram and Punjabi Bagh — was recorded “low”. New Delhi’s Mandir Marg area recorded...

Botanical Garden-Kalkaji metro line gets green signal after inspection

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Metro on Sunday said that the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS), which sanctions the metro after inspection, has given a green signal to the Botanical Garden-Kalkaji Mandir section of the Phase three. Anuj Dayal, the Executive Director, Corporate Communications, DMRC said, “The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS)...

Wanted Bihar criminal arrested in Gurugram

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | GURUGRAM

During a “night domination patrol” on Saturday, the Gurugram Police arrested a wanted criminal who was involved in dozens of murder and attempt to murder cases in Bihar and other States. The police have recovered one country-made pistol and live cartridges from his possession. The accused has been identified as Ram...

4-year-old girl mowed down by car in G’gram

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

A four-year-old girl was mowed down by a rashly driven Mercedes in Gurugram. The victim, who used to reside in the slums of Sector 12 was playing near the busy route when the mishap occurred. The deceased has been identified as Devika. A case has been registered against the driver under relevant...


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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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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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