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President Pranab Mukherjee to turn teacher on eve of Teachers Day


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 »

One lakh Bihari DNA samples-hair and nail-being sent to PM Modi


Janata Dal (United) workers on Friday would be sending around one lakh DNA samples to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his 7RCR residence to fulfill the promise made by chief minister Nitish Kumar at the Swabhimaan Rally. “Till now we have collected around 10 lakh samples and seven lakh samples are on the way. We have will be sending 20 ... Read More »

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


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 »

Sachin Tendulkar to be star attraction at rural rejuvenation camp


Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will be the star attraction at a rural sporting extravaganza, titled ‘Isha Rejuvenation Cup’ to be held here on Friday. The ‘master blaster’ will give away trophies and prizes in some categories of events, Swami Prabhodha, Chief coordinator, Isha Foundation, said. The camp is part of efforts to wean away rural people from addiction to liquor ... 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 !


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


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 »

15,000 govt. jobs for disabled by February 2016: Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to launch contempt proceedings against the Union government and instead appreciated its commitment to fill up over 15,000 vacancies specially identified for disabled persons by February 2016. Lauding the government’s “unequivocal and unambiguous” commitment to give representation to disabled persons in government jobs, a Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and N.V. Ramana said there ... Read More »

Vishal Dadlani performs at AAP organized DU freshers’ party in Delhi


“Irrespective of which student party they vote for (if they decide to vote), all the DU fuchchas showed up for the freshers’ party that AAP and its student wing, CYSS, threw on Tuesday. They partied with AAP’s celeb supporters, and later Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia as well. Abhishek, an attendee, said, “I am here for ... Read More »

Delhi gangrape convicts sentenced to 10 years in jail in a separate robbery case

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest rally organised by various women's organisations in New Delhi

Four death row convicts in the 16 December gangrape and murder case were on Wednesday awarded 10-year rigorous imprisonment in a separate robbery case by a Delhi court, which said they do not deserve any leniency. The court awarded the jail term to Akshay Kumar Singh, Mukesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma for the offences under various sections of the ... Read More »