Capital’s power demand set to soar this winter

Capital’s power demand set to soar this winter

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Peak power demand in the national Capital this winter is expected to go up to 6,300 MW and the discoms in the city are gearing up to ensure that adequate electricity is available in this period. Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power- DDL) expects a peak demand of approximately 1500 MW...

American envoy opens Unique photo spectacle

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Reflections of India: More than 50 Years Apart’, a unique photo exhibition was inaugurated by America’s envoy to India, Kenneth I Juster at the American Centre in Delhi on Thursday. The photographs juxtaposing various architectures in India over a period of 50 years were taken by Juster and his father. “The...

Edu officials to attend classes to identify loopholes in teaching

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Officials of the Delhi Government's education department will now be attending classes in its schools which have recorded poor performances in their jurisdiction to identify loopholes in teaching and suggest measures for improvement. The decision, in this regard was, taken at a meeting that was held to review the results of...

ICMR changes logo to add Devanagari script

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) changed its logo to add Devanagari script in it on Thursday. The dot and the Devanagari script in the exterior reflect the Indian roots of the Council, said officials. Prof (Dr) Balram Bhargava Secretary, Department of Health Research and Director General, ICMR said, "This new...

Woman attempts suicide over strained marital relation

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old married woman reportedly tried to commit suicide by allegedly setting herself ablaze in her in-laws house at Dwarka’s Shayam Enclave locality in Deen Pur village. Police allege that she took the extreme step due to marital issues with her husband, police said Thursday. The...

SIT seeks death for 2 in anti-Sikh pogrom

Friday, 16 November 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Thursday sought death penalty for two persons convicted by a court here, saying that it was part of a “genocide” against members of a particular community and fell under the rarest of rare category of cases warranting the capital punishment. Additional...

Hunar Haat credible brand to redeem Modi's commitments

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Hunar Haat’ has become a ‘credible brand’ to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to ‘Make in India’, ‘Stand up India’, ‘Start up India’, said Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs while opening Hunar Haat at 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) on Thursday. “The employment oriented programmes of...

Four transgenders detained for vulgarity on Signature Bridge

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police on Thursday detained four transgenders after a video of them taking their clothes off on the newly constructed Signature Bridge in the Delhi went viral. Police have registered a case of obscenity in public against the four persons. “We have detained four transgenders and are questioning them in...

State Editions

Odisha releases Biotech Policy to attract investors

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

In brief

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Save Constitution team welcomed in city

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BJP seeks impartial probe into ‘Daru’ fixing

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Why are Europeans white? A genetic study

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Mayfair offers to invest Rs 525 cr

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Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer