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Monday, 21 October 2019 | PNS

Voting on health, education issues: CM

New Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the elections will take place on issues related to schools, hospitals and electricity which is a good sign for the Indian democracy. In a tweet, Kejriwal said there is a huge pro-incumbency in favour of the AAP. Assembly elections in Delhi are slated for early next year.

New set of cluster  buses reach Capital

New Delhi: Another set of new 25 orange coloured standard floor buses under cluster system arrived at Dwarka cluster depot. The buses are being purchased under the cluster scheme for people of Delhi especially the physically handicapped persons. These are standard floor buses with hydraulic lifts.

Bangla Sahib to become divyang-friendly infra

New Delhi: The iconic Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh Shrine in Delhi will be made divyang and senior citizen friendly by ensuring barrier-free access for cognitively, physically, socially disabled and elderly devotees in commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of founder of sikh religion Guru Nanak Dev. It has decided to strengthen infrastructural facilities for disabled  and  elederly devotees at all Delhi Gurdwaras and has identified three such ancient Gurdwaras namely Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, Gurdwara Sis Ganj and Gurdwara Nanak Piou that witness very high pilgrims  footfall.

Cops arrest snatcher, man for fake no plate

New Delhi: In separate incidents, the PCR unit of Delhi Police arrested a snatcher and a person for forging the number plate and owning two vehicles with same number. DCP (PCR) Sharat K Sinha said, on the intervening night of Oct 19, 20 the staff of West Zone responded to information regarding two Hyndai i-20 cars having same registration number plate, make and colour. A person namely Parminder Singh who claimed to be the owner of both the cars failed to explain as how he

has similar numbered cars in his possession and was nabbed. Further in Seemapuri area the MPV staff apprehended a snatcher after hearing the hue and cry of the victim. The snatcher was identified as Arif and the snatched  phone was Recovered from his possession, DCP said.

Dilli Haat celebration on Diwali from Oct 16  

New Delhi: Delhi Tourism is organising a grand Diwali celebrations at Dilli Haat INA from 16-27 October. Festivals have always been an attractive part of tourism where visitors get to the experience the culture at its best. With Diwali around the corner and Delhi being the capital, it is only befitting that Delhi Tourism curates and offers the choicest of festive experiences at its Dilli Haats, the official said.

“Alongside the ornate handicrafts that the Dilli Haats are renowned for, the festival will offer various products for Diwali including diyas, handcrafted lamps, candles, decorative items and the like," he added.   

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