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G'gram to have dedicated police station to handle cyber crimes

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | GURUGRAM

In a bid to solve cyber-related crime, the Haryana Government on Thursday issued a notification to set up a new cyber crime police station in Gurugram. A separate magistrate will also be appointed for the station. With this new initiative, any cyber offences will be registered at the cyber...

Fate of 50% DU student quota hangs in balance

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Abhinav Singh | New Delhi

Delhi University (DU) may either do away with the system of reserving 50 per cent seats for students, who have graduated from the university itself, in admission to its postgraduate (PG) courses, or will make some “tie-breaker” formulae in order to save this reservation. Half of the seats in postgraduate courses...

NMC, SDMC seal 83 properties

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a major sealing drive, North and South Corporations have sealed 83 properties for misusing of properties and non-depositing of conversion charges. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) sealed 31 properties in Rajouri Garden (A-block), East Nizzamudin and Sagarpur while 49 properties was sealed by North Delhi Corporation Municipal Corpostaion (NMC). A...

Traders take out mega rally at Chandni Chowk

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Traders from different associations in Delhi on Thursday staged a mega rally in protest against ongoing sealing derive at Chandni Chowk. Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) secretary general Praveen Khandelwal said the Government should immediately begin preparations of new ‘Master Plan 2021-2041’ to save the trade and traders...

EDMC to adopt new tech to convert waste into thermal energy

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is all set to adopt a new gasification technology to convert solid waste into thermal energy. A senior EDMC official said that an American company ‘Beltran Technologies, Inc’ made a presentation on the technology. The corporation would start generating energy by using huge piles of garbage...

Govt school teacher held for sexually exploiting 2 minors

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Shaming the bond between student-teacher relationships in the national Capital, a 40-year-old Hindi teacher of a Government school has been arrested by the Delhi Police for sexually exploiting two minor girls, both Class VIII students. Pretending to be partially blind, the teacher used to touch the students. It was only...

Police bust gang of dacoits, 5 held

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With the arrest of five persons, Delhi Police Crime Branch on Thursday busted a gang of dacoits who used to send one of their members to work as a domestic help at the house of the victims. They used to targets houses in posh colonies. Police said that with their arrest,...

IM terrorist sent to 25-day police custody

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

A Delhi court has sent an alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist, who had escaped during the 2008 Batla House encounter and was wanted in connection with several blasts, to 25 days police custody. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma gave Delhi Police 25 days to conduct Ariz Khan’s custodial interrogation. Khan,...

2 arrested for selling illegal liquor at public toilets

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) along with Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board conducted surprise inspections at public toilets in the Capital to check the insanitary conditions but found two boys selling illegal liquor at a public toilet in Sanjay Basti in North Delhi’s Timarpur area. Both the men have been arrested...

Father, son die as XUV rams into car

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 55-year-old man and his 21-year-old son died on Wednesday after a speeding Mahindra XUV hit their car in South-east Delhi’s Jaitpur area. The car later on caught fire. Police said seven other people were also injured in the accident. According to the police, the deceased have been identified as Triloki Nath,...


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