Properties sealed in Sukhdev Vihar, NFC, Kalkaji

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

As per instructions of the Supreme Court-Appointed Monitoring Committee, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has sealed 54 properties at 260 points for misusing in stilt parking areas in central zone. A senior SDMC official said the building department on Tuesday sealed 24 properties at 110 points in Sukhdev Vihar...

IIT to make biodegradable cups, plates from paddy straw, stubble

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) have devised a method for developing small tea cups and plates from the paddy straw or stubble. However, the product still awaits large scale commercial production. These biodegradable cups and plates are cheaper than their plastic counterparts and are seen as their alternative,...

2 killed in crockery factory fire

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Two men died while another sustained critical injuries after a massive fire broke out in a crockery manufacturing factory in Southwest Delhi's Nawada Industrial area on Monday night. The firefighters said there was only one entry and exit door that too was locked by the factory owner. Since the door...

435 kg seized drugs disposed off

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi zonal unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday disposed off 435.045 kg of drugs. A senior NCB official said, "The Drug Disposal Committee Drug disposal committee of the Narcotics Control Bureau disposed off 435.045 kg of seized drugs on Tuesday." Madho Singh, Zonal Director, NCB said, "In...

Nigerians constitute 40 per cent of foreigners held for drug crimes

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Nigerians constituted about 40 per cent of foreigners arrested for drug crimes in the country last year, says a latest report by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). According to the data compiled by the central agency for the year 2017, out of the total 397 foreigners arrested in India...

3 bodies with throats slit found in Gurugram

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

The Gurugram police has recovered three bodies — two women and a man — with their throats slit in the forest area of Ghamroj village on Tuesday morning. All three deceased have been identified as residents of Madhya Pradesh. A case of murder has been registered under section (302)...

5 held for murderous attack on journalist

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad police on Tuesday claimed to have cracked the sensational murderous attack on journalist Anuj Chaudhary on April 8. Police have arrested five persons who were involved in firing bullets on Chaudhary by barging into his house. Investigations have revealed that the assailants were hired by the main conspirator for...

E-rickshaws to provide last mile connectivity in JNU

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In order to provide last mile connectivity within the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, the JNU has started e-rickshaw service to facilitate eco-friendly mobility for commuters in the campus. These E-rickshaw will be driven by female drivers and would charge Rs 10 per ride. Initiated as "landmark green project" in the...

After women protest, man held for flashing at them

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

It took 15 women to stage a protest to get a serial sexual offender arrested. As per the claims of the women, all residents of Rajouri Garden, the man used to ring their door bells and masturbate and often remove his pants. While the first written complaint was submitted by the...

Two arrested for beating restaurant’s owner, staff for refusing discounts

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Police arrested two persons for attacking the owner and staffers of a restaurant after the owner refused to offer a 50 per cent discount on the bill in East Delhi's Mandawali area. Pankaj Kumar Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) said that the arrested accused have been identified...


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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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