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Renaming Dyal Singh College unbelievable, shocking: Harsimrat Badal

Saturday, November 25, 2017


TweetUnion Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal pronounced renaming of Dyal Singh College (Evening) as “unbelievable and shocking”. The evening college was turned into a day college in July this year and renamed recently as Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya. Badal said, “It is unacceptable and shocking. The person who is so keen to change the college’s name must […]


Fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Zaveri Bazaar

Friday, November 24, 2017


TweetMumbai (Maharashtra): A major fire broke out in a storehouse in Mumbai’s Zaveri Bazaar on Friday. Fire tenders rushed to the spot immediately to douse the flames. The fire has been brought under control, said sources. Further details are awaited. (ANI) Tweet


Fare hike costs Delhi Metro 3 lakh commuters per day

Friday, November 24, 2017


TweetNEW DELHI: Delhi Metro has lost over three lakh commuters a day after a steep fare hike came into effect in October, an RTI query has revealed. The metro’s daily average ridership declined to 24.2 lakh in October from 27.4 lakh in September, translating to a fall of around 11 percent. The Blue Line which is […]


Army colonel arrested for raping the daughter of a lieutenant colonel

Thursday, November 23, 2017


TweetShimla: In a shocking incident, an Army colonel was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping the daughter of a lieutenant colonel posted at the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) in Shimla. According to a report, the 21-year-old woman had filed a complaint on Monday and the colonel was arrested after preliminary investigations. ALSO READ: Four-year old booked […]


No outdoors for children as pollution problem continues

Thursday, November 23, 2017


TweetIn an unfortunate turn of events, the Delhi government appealed to all parents to restrain their children from taking part in outdoor activities due to severe air pollution. The Directorate of Education asked the heads of all city schools to tell parents about the “worrisome air pollution situation prevailing in and across Delhi” and to […]


Four-year old booked for ‘raping’ classmate in top Delhi school

Thursday, November 23, 2017


TweetNew Delhi: A four-year-old has been booked after he allegedly sexually assaulted a classmate on the premises of Delhi’s top school. As per the FIR filed by her parents, the girl had complained of pain in her private parts after coming back from school on Friday, last week, and the next day broke her silence […]


Pradyuman case: Bus conductor Ashok released from jail

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


TweetGurugram: Bus conductor Ashok, accused in the Pradyuman murder case, was released on bail from Gurugram’s Bhondsi jail on late Wednesday evening. The Gurugram District Court granted bail to bus conductor, Ashok, in the Pradyumanmurder case, on November 21. The bail was reportedly granted with a Rs-50,000 security bond. Pradyuman was found in a pool of blood with his throat slit inside his school, Ryan International in Gurugram. ALSO […]


Bihar teachers told to click pictures of open defecation

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


TweetPatna: The Bihar government has charted out a peculiar duty for the school teachers of the state – to keep an eye on open defecation and also click photos of those found relieving themselves in open. In a notice issued by all Block Education Officers, the teachers have been allotted one of the two shifts […]


It’s so easy being green with Wasteroots!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


TweetAs we battle the vices that are getting created by pollution in Delhi NCR, there are some people who are devising novel ways of combating this. Wasteroots, an agency in Delhi, has started an extremely innovative method. They collect old newspapers and give plants in return. You can choose the kind of plant according to […]


Pradyuman murder case: Punjab and Haryana high court grants anticipatory bail to Pinto family

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


TweetNew Delhi : Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to the Pinto family, founders of the Ryan Group of Institutions, in connection with the Pradyuman murder case. However, the high court bench of Justice Surender Gupta has barred them from leaving the country without permission and directed the family to extend help in the investigation. Speaking to the media, lawyer […]


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