Implement time-bound cleaning methods: HC

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PTI | New Delhi:

The recent deaths of manual scavengers in the national Capital has come under the scanner of the Delhi High Court, which on Monday sought a time-bound implementation of the procedure for cleaning sewers and septic tanks. A Bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Sunil Gaur was informed by the...

GDA facing staff crunch

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is facing with an unprecedented shortage of officers and engineers. After BJP Government came into existence in UP, the then GDA Vice Chairman (VC) Vijay Kumar Yadav was shunted immediately and the post of VC remained unfulfilled for quite a long time. Secretary GDA Ravendra Madhukar...

Omnibus smart travel card hits roadblock

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The common mobility card scheme for Delhi Metro trains, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses will be delayed for some time as the Secured Access Module (SAM) chips to be fitted with electronic ticketing machines in buses have not been procured, a senior Delhi Government official said on Sunday. “The...

PWD engineers sensitised about proper installation of road signs in Capital

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Engineers of the Delhi Government’s Public Works Department (PWD) have been sensitised about proper installation of road signs, days after a study found 70 per cent of the signage in the city were ‘faulty’. As part of the sensitisation work, around 50 engineers on Saturday underwent a training programme at a...

Govt seeks UPSC’s relaxation

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has asked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to look into a decision of its Cabinet according nod for regularisation of Kashmiri migrant teachers, who fled their State and are working in municipal and Government schools on contractual basis for about 13 years. A letter...

1 stabbed to death in fight over parking; accused on run

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

One person was stabbed to death while another sustained life-threatening injuries when a group of men attacked them in Shahadra district’s Geeta Colony on Saturday at 9.50 pm over parking at a roadside eatery, said police on Sunday, adding that they have launched a manhunt to trace the accused while...

Woman found dead with throat slit in her home

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 55-year-old woman was found dead with her throat slashed in her Chawala home of South West district on Saturday night, police said on Sunday. A native of Uttarakhand, Basanti was staying with his son in Qutub Vihar and she was found lying in a pool of blood on the...

Tapping knowledge of senior citizens for underprivileged children

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a first-of-its-kind initiative launched by a non-profit body headed by the Prime Minister and a peripheral wing of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), senior citizens will teach underprivileged children at a Government school in Noida. “Besides their regular subjects, students from Class VI to XII will also be...

Petrol, diesel prices hike: Cong begins campaign to get 10L signatures

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken on Sunday joined the Congress workers in their signature campaign at the petrol pump, near Zakir Hussain College, Civic Centre to collect 10 lakh signatures from petrol pumps across the Capital to protest against the unprecedented rise in the prices of petrol. Maken said...

Shramdan for Swachchta event a huge hit

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The localities under the jurisdiction of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Sunday witnessed large number of people turn out who were eager to join shramdan for Swachhata event organised as part of Swachhta Hi Sewa initiative. Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat, along with the local residents and workers, visited many sectors of...


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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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Chhattisgarh Assembly special session today

22 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

A day-long special session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly will be held on Friday. The session would carry out Government business, a Chhattisgarh Assembly press release informed ...

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