Hike in MLA LAD fund: North civic agency says money be given to corporations instead

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DLEHI

Criticising the Delhi Cabinet’s decision to hike MLA Local Area Development (LAD) fund, leaders of North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) said the money should be given to the corporations under plan head instead of increasing LAD fund. Mayor of North Delhi Adesh Gupta said the Centre has been issuing funds...

AAP bats for Delhi’s own Public Service panel

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had debunked the very impression that Delhi Government cannot have its own Public Service Commission (PSC). AAP's chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj stated that a wrong impression is being 'deliberately' spread that since Delhi is a Union Territory, it cannot create or have its own Public Service...

Last cut-off: 59k take admission in DU’s UG courses

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi

More than 59 thousand admissions in various merit based undergraduate (UG) courses of Delhi University (DU) took place by the end of seventh and the last 'general cut-off' on Wednesday. While on the last day alone 1355 candidates took admission. Admissions for the 'general category students” have effectively ended now...

Steps initiated to ban e-cigarettes, City Govt informs High Court

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | SR | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has initiated steps to completely ban the production, sale and supply of e-cigarettes and steps are being taken to create public awareness. In an affidavit, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said preparation of e-cigarettes...

440 kg of heroine worth `4cr seized, 2 held

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With the arrest of two people on Wednesday, Delhi Police Crime Branch claimed to have busted a gang of drug peddlers in Delhi. Police have recovered 440 kg of heroine worth Rs 4 crore in international market. The accused arrested from two different locations in Delhi are identified as Vicky...

CP to get high-speed broadband internet

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

New Delhi Municipal Council's smart city limited (NDMCSCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) to provide FTTH (fibre to the home) high-speed broadband services to offices, public and other establishments in Connaught Place and 'Central Business District' area. The project will be inaugurated before...

JNU confers PhD on 400 students from 13 schools

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

While advocating the importance of ideas in nation building at the second convocation of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), held almost 46 years after the first one, Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar said “ideas alone are not sufficient” and it is “equally important to exploit those ideas for the good of...

Speaker gets stuck in traffic jam, proceedings delayed by 20 minutes

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DLEHI

The House proceeding of Delhi Vidhan Sabha on Wednesday got delayed for nearly 20 minutes as the Speaker Ram Niwas Goel got stuck in the traffic jams in the city. Due to his late arrival, the House proceedings that were scheduled for 2 pm got delayed and the proceedings started at...

NGT defers plea seeking stay on tree felling

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Noting that simultaneous consideration of the same issue at different legal forums was not appropriate, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday deferred proceedings on a plea seeking stay on the proposed tree felling in seven south Delhi colonies. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the Delhi...

Ola cabbie held for rape, murder

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD

The Ghaziabad Police has arrested a cabbie who allegedly raped and murdered a five-year-old girl after consuming liquor and watching porn on mobile. The accused, who is a driver with Ola cab, after committing the dastardly act stuffed the victim’s body inside a gunny bag and then dumped it on...


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K’taka CM plants paddy saplings in solidarity with agriculturists

12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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CM meets Union Ministers on eco-sensitive zones, mines

15 Aug 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Chief Minister Raghubar Das met Union Minister for Forest and Environment Harshvardhan, Steel Minister Chaudhary Birendra Singh and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal in Delhi on Tuesday. As per the officials present in the meeting issues relating to eco-sensitive zones in the State along with sluggish progress taken place in making coal and other mineral blocks operational figured prominently...

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