Maithili to be optional subject in schools: Sisodia

Maithili to be optional subject in schools: Sisodia

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With an aim to promote Maithili — Bhojpuri language, Deputy Chief Minister Mansih Sisodia has written to the Union Government to include Bhojpuri in eighth schedule of  the Constitution. Promoting another regional language "Maithili", the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government announced that it  will soon start the language course in...

28-year-old held for ATM fraud in Okhla

Monday, 15 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

South east district police have arrested a  28-year-old conman for allegedly withdrawing money from bank accounts of the unsuspecting people after swapping their ATM cards on the pretext of helping them, police said on Sunday. With his arrest, police claimed to have solved three cases. On July 4, a woman...

Over 7K families to get land ownership rights

Monday, 15 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Around 7,200 families that got agricultural land in the mid-70s will soon be granted ownership rights under the “20-point programme as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi Government has decided the same for landless people.  In 1975-76, during former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s tenure 20-point programme” was launched in which...

NDMC renames Nagar Palika schools to Atal Adarsh Vidyalaya

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In a bid to improve public perception, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has renamed its schools from Nagar Palika schools to Atal Adarsh Vidyalaya. A decision in this regard was taken earlier this week by the civic body and a resolution was passed accordingly. "In order to increase the number of...

Youth stabbed to death for intervening in couple’s tiff

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 20 year-old was stabbed to death after he intervened in a scuffle between a couple in South Delhi's Greater Kailash (GK) area on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Sanjeev Pandey, a resident of Zamrudpur village in G K-I area and used to...

Car performing stunt near PMO

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In what could be termed as a major security lapse, a Nissan GT-R sports car was seen performing stunts and drifting on early hours of Saturday at national Capital's Vijay Chowk, which is just a stone’s throw from the Prime Minister's Office. The video of the incident went viral on social...

Bullied by girl, her friends, law student commits suicide

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD

After being harassed by a girl and her three other friends, a 20-year-old law student allegedly committed suicide in Ghaziabad. The deceased identified as Vipin Verma, was studying in Law third year at Inmantic institute situated on NH-24 near Ghaziabad and used to live at Shastri Nagar. Police has also filed...

IMD predicts thundershower, rain on July 18

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Monsoon rain continues to elude Delhi as Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted thundershower and rain activities on July 18. In a weekly weather forecast, Met has forecast strong surface winds for Sunday and cloudy weather for July 14 and 15. Maximum temperature will fluctuate between 36 degree Celsius...

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