Mixed reactions to exit polls

Mixed reactions to exit polls

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PPNS | Lucknow

Different political parties have reacted differently to the exit polls which predict another term for the National Democratic Alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party saying the predictions were as per its expectations and the opposition saying the exit poll results are wrong. BJP state general secretary and in-charge of western UP, Vijay...

Submit data on sexual harassment plaint: UGC to educational institutions

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed varsities and higher educational institutions to submit data about the number of sexual harassment complaints received by them, their status. The commission has also sought a report on the constitution of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to deal with complaints of these nature. “The colleges and...

Code issued to property owners to boost tax revenue: Varsha Joshi

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Chandan Prakash | NEW DELHI

Never ending crisis coupled with ‘lethargic’ attitude of the Delhi Government in clearing its dues, has further crippled the functioning of the  North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC). Faced with financial constraints, the BJP ruled civic body has adopted a slew of measures to make the corporation self reliant. When asked about the...

Only 276 people vote in Chandni Chowk repoll

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The polling station number 32 of Chandni Chowk which was made to undergo re-polling on Sunday left three major political parties disappointed. Out of the total 655 voters, only 276 (42.14 percentage) voters turned out to cast their vote in the repoll while in the general elections held on May...

BJP to retain Capital, predict exit polls

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Exit poll projections of the national Capital do not augur well for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress as the BJP appears to have retained all the seven seats. Though exit polls survey predicted that it may lose one seat but they are also not very sure about...

Rescued snakes released in Corbett’s jungles

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PNS | Haldwani

The rising temperatures in Ramnagar and surrounding areas are proving inconvenient not only for the people but also for the wild animals and reptiles. With wheat being harvested in farms these days, the increased movement of rodents is attracting snakes looking for a meal. This and the heat are causing a...

Bicycle Day observed to spread green message

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PNS | Haridwar

Students of class XII in Haridwar organised bicycle day with the theme ‘pedal for nature’. With the support of social organisations to get permissions from the district administration, they made it a big success with over 350 participants cycling for nearly eight kilometres giving the message of environmental conservation.  Vatsal...

Doon potters prefer buying items to moulding them

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Vanshika Bhatt | Dehradun

Potters in Dehradun say they are struggling to keep their business afloat due to lack of good quality clay. Instead of making all of their own products, they have shifted to buying some of them from outside the city.Ramesh Kumar has a family business of earthenware and sells his products near...

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