NCR DELHI

Hanging wires to go underground in walled city

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit on Friday stated that her Government would facilitate replacement of shabby hanging wires in walled city by underground wires.  While addressing the 9th Foundation Day function of Delhi Transco Limited, she added that hanging wires have been affecting beauty of the walled city which is otherwise being taken in high esteemed due to its historical importance.

Kerosene to be cheaper in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: (AMN) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday announced the decision of the state government to waive off the 5 per cent value added tax (VAT) on kerosene.

DJB loots consumers says BJP

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NEW DELHI: BJP Delhi Pradesh President Vijender Gupta has said that Delhi Jal Board is planning to loot the consumers by installing five lakh new water meters. 

Delhiites experience hot and humid weather

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Delhiites on Thursday experienced a hot and humid weather with the maximum temperature rising to above normal. According to the MeT office, the maximum temperature was recorded 38.7 degrees Celsius,

North-West Delhi to get better health care services

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. A.K.Walia on Thursday said that people of North-West district of Delhi will have much improved health care services as the city Government was going to start new hospitals and dispensaries and upgrade the existing hospitals in this area.

6000 poor families to get roofs over heads

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NEW DELHI: About six thousand families living in 33 JJ clusters will soon have roofs over their heads under the rehabilitation scheme of Delhi government.  In the first phase of the Scheme, all these six thousand families would be shifted to Bawana and the nearby areas.  

Walia to prevent water borne diseases

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Government has directed all agencies to prevent any water and vector borne diseases in the capital city. Delhi Health & Family Welfare Minister, Dr. A.K. Walia, on Wednesday chaired a high level meeting to review the steps and measures taken by all concerned

CM wants DISCOM to maintain street lights

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister, Mrs Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday directed PWD to hand over the maintenance of the entire street lights installed on the roads and maintained by PWD to DISCOM.  The decision was taken at a high level meeting which also reviewed the ongoing work and progress of maintenance of street lights.

DPCC chief led Pdyatra on Rahul birthday

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Jai Prakash Agarwal, on Sunday held a 6 Kilometer long Pad Yatra at Inderlok Ward. The Pad Yatra started from the Shastri Nagar Metro Station and passed through areas such as Subhadra Colony, West Moti Bagh, Sarai Basti,

DP justify police action on Baba’s Ramlila

NEW DELHI (AMN) Delhi Police on Friday justified its midnight action against yoga guru Ramdev and his supporters. It its affidavit in the Supreme Court, the police said that the congregation was allowed only for yoga camp and for no other purpose.

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

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Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

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ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

UP CM Yogi seeks support of religious leaders in fight against COVID-19

AMN Chief Minister of Uttar Prdaesh Yogi Adityanath today had meetings with religious heads and members of ...

No evidence of airborne transmission of COVID-19; 505 fresh cases reported

Spitting at public places should be avoided to contain spread of Coronavirus: ICMR Staff Reporter / New ...