Sports quota: Maximum DU pick from football

Saturday, 14 Jul 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | NEW DELHI

Call it a mere co-incidence or FIFA world cup fever gripping the fans all over the world, the Delhi University (DU) Sports admissions this year witnessed maximum selection in football. A total of 408 under sports quota have been finally selected from football after the trials, out of it 35...

Monsoon preparations lost in tussle, stir: LoP

Saturday, 14 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Criticising Delhi Government for its alleged failure in desilting of 'Public Works Department' (PWD) drains, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta on Friday said that at a time when Government should have been preparing for monsoon, Chief Minister was busy in tussle with IAS officers and staging dharna at Lieutenant Governor...

Govt clears final payment

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

Good news for Delhi commuters as the required final revised estimate for the completion of India's first and much awaited asymmetric cable- stayed “Signature Bridge” connecting Outer Ring Road with Wazirabad has been approved by Delhi cabinet on Thursday. Commuters will be be able to access this road by October...

Taking kids hostage for fee wrong, Kejriwal warns Walled City school

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Taking cognisance on the confinement of Kinder Garten (KG) students for non-payment of tuition fees, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday visited Rabea Girls School in Ballimaran area of the Walled City area and admonished the Principal and said “taking hostage for collecting arrears is wrong.” “You are a principal....

CM asks DoE to take action against school for 10% hike in fee

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After receiving complaints against Bal Bharti Public School for increasing ten percent fee for academic session 2017-18, over the previous academic session 2016-17, in the name of implementation of 7th pay commission, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked Directorate of Education (DoE) to take stern action against...

AAP to intensify its campaign for full Statehood

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will intensify its campaign for full Statehood for Delhi, its leader Gopal Rai said on Thursday. The party has so far collected signatures of one lakh fifty two thousand people for the Statehood demand under its “Dilli Mange Apna Haq” campaign, launched on July 3. ...

Happiness curriculum in schools to begin from next week: Sisodia

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Classes covering the ambitious “happiness curriculum”, introduced by the Delhi Government for the students of nursery to the VIII standard in its schools, will begin from next week, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday. An estimated 9-10 lakh students of the Delhi government schools will be taught in these...

DU moves NGT against construction on campus

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi University (DU) on Thursday moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against the proposed construction of a group housing project on its north campus, prompting the green panel to seek replies from the Centre and the civic authorities. The varsity in its plea has sought stay and quashing of the environment...

SDMC gives nod to provide dialysis at CGHS rates at its health centres

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Standing Committee on Thursday gave its nod for providing dialysis procedure at Central Government Health Services (CGHS) rates or even lower at its health centres. The civic body also decided to issue a “request for proposal” to invite interested NGOs, trusts, corporate hospitals, organisations to...

CBI contemplating closure report

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Over a year after it was handed over the probe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said it is seriously considering filing a closure report in the missing case of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed, who had disappeared from the varsity campus nearly two years ago....


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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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