Realtor facing criminal cases shot dead in Noida

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | SP Singh | Noida

A realtor facing over a dozen criminal cases, who had reportedly gone to Hindon Vihar in Noida regarding a land dispute, was shot dead there by unidentified gunmen on Monday at 5 pm, police said. Identified as Moti Goel, the realtor was even jailed for land deals gone wrong...

Woman booked for pouring boiling milk on her husband

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

The Gurugram police has booked a woman for allegedly pouring boiling milk on her husband on Sunday night after she had a fight with him. The woman had strained relationship with her husband as she wanted to live in Chandigarh with her relatives whereas the man identified as Joginder Singh...

Parents of gangrape victim held for taking Rs 5L hush money from accused

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a shocking incident, parents of a 15-year-old, who was allegedly gangraped last year, have been arrested by the Delhi Police for taking bribe of Rs 5 lakh from the accused to withdraw the case. Police said the incident was reported to them at the Pram Nagar police...

Foreign national use fake papers to enter IGI airport; arrested

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In yet another case a foreign national was apprehended for using a forged document to enter Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport. Airport officials said a Ukrainian man was caught after he was found in possession of a fake ticket to enter the terminal area. The man has been identified by his...

ABVP seeks Left-leaning JNU Prof’s arrest, sits on day-long dharna

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Students of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) sat on a day-long dharna in front of School of Social Sciences (SSS) at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday, demanding resignation and arrest of Professor Ajay Kumar accused of sexually harassing a woman research scholar. The ABVP also burnt his effigy at...

Capital records hottest day of season, mercury touches 400C

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi recorded the hottest day of the season on Monday with the mercury touching the 40-degrees Celsius mark."The maximum temperature was recorded at 40 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, while the minimum temperature settled at 22.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal," a MeT official said. Humidity levels oscillated...

Bring Ordinance to stop sealing, traders tell Rajnath

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In the backdrop of ongoing sealing drive, the Confederation of All India Trade (CAIT) has pleaded Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to bring an Ordinance to stop sealing. The traders' body also accused the Centre for delaying in bringing the ordinance saying it does not want to clear the air...

L-G hold talks for green, clean Delhi

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a bid to make national Capital "clean and green", Lieutenant-Governor (LG) Anil Baijal held detailed deliberations with the representatives of civic agencies on Monday. The L-G also stated that Open Defecation Free (ODF) Delhi must the remain top focus and it should be completed by June 30, 2018. According...

3 held for killing petrol pump employee

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Three people have been arrested by the Adarsh Nagar police staff for killing a petrol pump employee when he resisted their robbery attempt. Aslam Khan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) said, "The arrested accused are Nikhil Saxena (19), Vishal Sonkar (23) and Puneet (24) killed Naresh while he was heading home." Within...

Govt ropes in NGOs, corporates to deal with school dropouts crisis

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In its bid to include children, who are either school dropouts or are out-of-school, into the mainstream education system, the Delhi Government has planned to engage Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and corporate houses in its effort. For this purpose, the Delhi Government has invited proposals from NGOs and corporates to run "special...


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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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