2 days after murder of parents in Khyala, 18-year-old succumbs

2 days after murder of parents in Khyala, 18-year-old succumbs

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Two days after three members of a family who were allegedly stabbed over trivial issue by a neighbour in West Delhi’s Khyala, 18-year-old Akash too succumbed to his injuries on Friday. His mother Sunita (35) had died on Wednesday while his father Veeru (42) breathed his last on Thursday. Akash...

JNU event pre-planned: Chargesheet

Friday, 18 January 2019 | GAYATHRI MANI | NEW DELHI

In yet another revelation in the infamous controversial Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition case, the chargesheet  filed before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) of Patiala House courts Deepak Sehrawat, shows that the whole event was pre-planned. Most interestingly, while seeking permission from the administration, only Umar Khalid, one of the...

AAP confident of defeating BJP in Capital

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

It is ‘very difficult’ to say whether an alliance with Congress will happen or not for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, senior AAP leader and a Minister in Arvind Kejriwal Government Gopal Rai said on Thursday However, Rai exuded confidence that AAP can defeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi. Rai, who heads...

Rs 1 crore fine each slapped on civic bodies for open burning

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Unhappy with the functioning of the three civic bodies in the city, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has slapped Rs 1 crore fine on each for open burning, dumping of waste, illegal running of plastic industries in non-conforming residential areas. The CPCB sent three separate notices to the East Delhi...

Examine effect of hookah: NGT to Govt

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests on Thursday to examine the effect of hookah in respect of indoor air pollution and prescribe appropriate standards on the issue. A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore, however, said that it lacked jurisdiction to restrain the...

NGT gives Volkswagen 24 hours to deposit Rs 100cr

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The National Green Tribunal  (NGT) on Thursday slammed Volkswagen for not depositing Rs 100 crore, imposed on the German auto major for damaging the environment through use of ‘cheat device’ in its diesel cars, and directed it to submit the amount within 24 hours failing which its directors would be...

Low wind speed worsens air quality to severe category

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

National Capital’s air quality deteriorated on Thursday due to low wind speed and was marked under the ‘severe category’ on the National Ambient Air Quality Index (NAAQI).  According to Central Pollution Control Board data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 434, which falls in the severe...

Happiness therapy for patients well-being

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Tried and tested only in movies, the new ‘Happiness Therapy’ which involves a group dance performed by doctors and nurses in front of patients admitted in the hospitals, was inaugurated by Delhi’s Health Minister Satyender Jain on Thursday. The first of its kind therapy was inaugurated at Guru Teg Bahadur...

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