NCR DELHI

Kejriwal directs PWD to expedite process for procurement of CCTVs

Vinit Wahi/ New Delhi Delhi Chief Minister, Mr Arvind Kejriwal, directed the Public Works Department (PWD) to expedite the process for procurement of 1.5 lakh more CCTVs for installation in residential areas across Delhi. The direction was given by the Chief Minister in the meeting to review the progress of ongoing installation of CCTVs in … Continue reading Kejriwal directs PWD to expedite process for procurement of CCTVs

Maithili to be inducted in Delhi Govt Schools

Class 8-12 students can now pick Maithili, Bhojpuri as optional languages: Sisodia VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said that Maithili will be made an optional subject from Class VIII to XII in all Delhi government schools. At a press conference here, Mr. Sisodia also said that the … Continue reading Maithili to be inducted in Delhi Govt Schools

3 Killed in Massive Fire at Factory in East Delhi

According to the fire officials, the information about the blaze was received at 9.25 am and 31 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. WEB DESK At least three people, including two women, were killed in a massive fire at a factory in the national capital on Saturday, police said. The fire broke out at … Continue reading 3 Killed in Massive Fire at Factory in East Delhi

NHRC notice to Delhi govt as ceiling fan in school falls on student

AMN / NEW DELHI The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued notice to the Delhi Government over reported serious injuries to a student when a ceiling fan fell on him in a government school. Taking suo moto cognizance of media reports, the commission has issued notice to Chief Secretary of Delhi and sought a … Continue reading NHRC notice to Delhi govt as ceiling fan in school falls on student

Delhi communal tension: 3 arrested, including a minor, for vandalising temple

AGENCIES / New Delhi Delhi Police has arrested 3 people including a minor in connection with the communal clashes that rocked in central Delhi on Sunday night. The clashes had broken out late on Sunday night in Hauz Qazi area in Chawri Bazaar’s Lal Kuan locality between groups belonging to two communities over a parking … Continue reading Delhi communal tension: 3 arrested, including a minor, for vandalising temple

A quarrel over parking takes communal colour in old Delhi, major clash averted

By A Correspondent / New Delhi Tempers ran high on Monday as mischief mongers on both sides tried to incite mobs. Police kept tight vigil the as tensions loomed and apprehensions lurked in the locality till late evening A minor argument between two men over the parking of a motorcycle took a communal colour at … Continue reading A quarrel over parking takes communal colour in old Delhi, major clash averted

DMC orders to restore Urdu-medium school

AMN / New Delhi An Urdu-medium school was approved and built after a decade-long struggle in Shri Ram Colony, Ward No.64E, Shahdara North Zone of EDMC. The building is now ready sporting a board saying “EDMC Primary School Urdu”. But somehow EDMC now wants to change the medium of instruction of this school to English … Continue reading DMC orders to restore Urdu-medium school

Delhi’s share of water must be raised urgently: CM Kejriwal

Vinit Wahi / NEW DELHI Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal has demanded that Delhi’s share in water allocation which was fixed at 875 cusecs in 1996 and has remained static since then needs to be urgently raised with upward revision since the population of the national capital has nearly doubled since then. The demand was made … Continue reading Delhi’s share of water must be raised urgently: CM Kejriwal

Minor fire at RML; Health Minister visits Hospital

  WEB DESK A minor fire broke out today morning at the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi. It was doused immediately by the trained staff on duty with an effective and efficient fire fighting system. There was no casualty due to this accidental fire as vigilant and dedicated faculty and staff of … Continue reading Minor fire at RML; Health Minister visits Hospital

Delhi: Man Kills wife, 3 children; Accepts Crime on Note

Agencies / New Delhi A private tuition teacher in Delhi’s Mehrauli area was arrested on Saturday for killing his wife and three children. According to police, the accused has been identified as Upendra Shukla. An officer said that Shukla used a kitchen knife to stab his wife, a seven-year-old daughter, a five-year-old son and a … Continue reading Delhi: Man Kills wife, 3 children; Accepts Crime on Note

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...