Give Najafgarh drain desilting feasibility report: LG

Give Najafgarh drain desilting feasibility report: LG

Friday, 10 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena has directed officials to submit a feasibility report within two days on the possibility of engaging an expert agency to break and pulverise the silt settled in the Najafgarh drain before monsoon. The L-G also stressed that long-term solutions are the need of the hour to...

83 e-rickshaws gutted in Jamia Nagar Metro parking fire

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

More than 98 vehicles were either damaged or gutted after a fire broke out at a Metro parking area in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar on Wednesday morning. However, no causality was reported in the incident. According to Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service, a call regarding a blaze in main Tikona...

80 people rescued from Lajpat Nagar building blaze

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Around 80 people were rescued after a fire broke out in the basement of a building in southeast Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar market on Wednesday. According to an eyewitness, as the fire broke out, the people in the three-story building came out of the windows and stood on parapets, while waiting...

British High Commissioner calls on CM, pacts on health likely

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

British High Commissioner Alex Ellis and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday discussed the possibility of signing a knowledge-sharing agreement on education and health. The Chief Minister’s Office tweeted, “British High Commissioner to India H.E. Alex Ellis called upon Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat today. Both Delhi...

3 drunks held for creating ruckus in Jahangirpuri

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Police has arrested three men while two juveniles have been apprehended for allegedly creating ruckus and pelting stones causing damages to vehicles in the Jahangirpuri area of northwest Delhi. Three of the accused were identified as Vishal (18) and Veeru (18), both residents of Lakhi Par in Jahangirpuri, and Zahir...

Delhi Film Policy attracting film fraternity

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Government has received around 100 queries under the Delhi Film Policy so far from people belonging to the film industry. They have enquired about the policy, its benefits, availability of locations for shooting, permission, application process and ways to claim the incentive or subsidy. According to officials, the Garden...

115 cases of unfair means during exams reported in DU

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

As many as 115 cases of using unfair means during the ongoing examination at DU were reported till June 7.  An official said the number of such cases is “far less” this year as compared to the physical mode examination in 2019.

DU hikes development fee

Thursday, 09 June 2022 | STAFF REPORTER n | New Delhi

After a gap of 13 years, Delhi University has decided to increase the annual university development fee (UDF) amounting to `300 charged from students  from the academic year 2022-23. “We have decided to slightly increase the UDF from `600 to `900 in view of the reduction in capital grants by the...

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