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DU polls: ABVP has an edge in 25 colleges

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Going by elections at the college level, the traditional rivalry between Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarathi Parishad and National Students’ Union of India continues. However, it would be wrong to write off AAP’s Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) based on these polls as they did not field any candidates at this level. By Friday evening, ABVP had an edge in 25 colleges ... Read More »

DittoTV’s new brand campaign #TVBuddyhighlights the Indian TV viewing habit – no one likes to watch TV alone.

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dittoTV rolls out its new campaign ‘#TVBuddy’ which showcases the Indian TV viewing habit that even if they are separated by geographies,Indians always like to watch the same TV content together and sometimes, even discuss and share it. Based on this insight, in the campaign, the term ‘TV Buddy’ was coined. TV Buddies could be your mom, dad, relatives, childhood ... Read More »

PM launches metro’s Faridabad corridor

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the much-awaited Badarpur-Faridabad Metro that will connect the national Capital with the satellite town and hoped that it would give impetus to economic growth in the region.Mr. Modi, who himself took a train of the Metro’s Violet Line (Line 6) from Janpath station in Delhi to reach Bata Chowk station here, said the ... Read More »

PM’s foreign trips cost Rs 37 crore in first year

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Documents accessed under RTI Act reveal that Indian missions in 16 countries spent Rs 37.22 crore in one year. Modi visited 20 countries between June 2014 and June 2015. However, the missions in Japan, Sri Lanka, France and South Korea denied disclosure of information to RTI applicant Comm (retd) Lokesh Batra. Batra had approached individual missions seeking expense related information ... Read More »

Why there’s no end to labour woes in India? Few observations

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The Narendra Modi government, in its bid to speed up industrialisation, has come up against yet more resistance, this time from labour and its trades unions. On September 2, a few million members of these unions went on a strike protesting against the reform of Chapter 5B of the Industrial Disputes Act and the Contract Labour Act. This is probably ... Read More »

President Pranab Mukherjee to turn teacher on eve of Teachers Day

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President Pranab Mukherjee will don the hat of a teacher on Friday and give lessons in political history to XI and XII graders of a Delhi school on the eve of Teachers Day. The scholarly President, who was a college teacher and a journalist before he plunged into the hurly burly of politics in 1969, will hold a joint class ... Read More »

CSE welcomes draft Delhi Solar Policy, says this is a step in the right direction

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CSE welcomes Delhi government’s draft solar policy which makes installation of solar panels on government-owned, commercial and residential buildings mandatory. Delhi aims to achieve 1 GW of solar power by 2020 and 2 GW by 2025 catering to 21 per cent of peak load demand, according to the policy CSE has advocated for promotion of solar power and other renewable ... Read More »

Government starts special DU bus to ease commuting

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In an attempt to ease the commuting of the Delhi University students and staffers, the Delhi government on Tuesday started a new “U-Special” bus. City’s transport minister Gopal Rai flagged off the bus. According to transport officials, the route for the university-special service bus is set between the Jah-angirpuri Metro station and Swami Shradha Nand College of Delhi University via ... Read More »

Sooraj Pancholi Breaks Down And Opens Up On Jiah Khan !

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Bollywood’s new star kid Sooraj Pancholi is currently making headlines for his debut film ‘Hero‘, produced by Salman Khan and directed by Nikhil Advani. The actor along with his co-starAthiya Shetty has geared up for the promotions of ‘Hero’, which is the remake of Subash Ghai’s 1983 film ‘Hero’ of the same name. The actor who is soon looking forward to ... Read More »

Kejriwal’s campus call

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Aam Aadmi Party is making a major effort to support its student wing, Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) at Delhi University Students’ Union elections this year. In fact, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal himself has become a part of the campaign now. The party, which is making its debut in Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) election this year had organised a ... Read More »