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Chandigarh: To dodge liquor ban, UT renames state highways as district roads

Chandigarh: As per a notification issued nearly 20 years ago, all major roads in the city were state highways and fell within the ambit of the SC judgment. The court had directed all states and union territories to close liquor vends on all national and state highways.(HT File ) In a bid to avoid closure […]

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Emergency services hit at Delhi’s AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike

Anonna Dutt: AIIMS administration have forwarded the demands of the nurses to the health ministry, even though there is no official directive on the allowances yet.(Sushil Kumar / HT photo) Emergency services at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) were hit with 5,000 nurses going on mass casual leave on Friday morning demanding […]

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BJP worker held for sending lewd messages to BJP leader Shaina NC

Jayprakash S Naidu: BJP national spokesperson Shain NC. (HT photo ) Officers from the Cyber police station in Mumbai arrested one person for allegedly sending obscene messages to BJP national spokesperson Shain NC. The arrested accused was identified as Jayantkumar Singh. Ironically, Singh is a BJP worker from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. “I fought for my dignity by […]

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CISF to provide accommodation for visiting kin of women personnel

Faizan Haidar: In order to provide emotional support to women personnel living far away from their family, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has decided to provide accommodation to relatives visiting these women personnel. Space will be created near CISF’s barrack in east Delhi’s Shastri Park and female relatives will be allowed to stay in […]

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Five hitmen fall in Delhi police net on way to target jailed gangster’s family

Delhi Police special cell arrested five criminals involved in the murder of gangster Manjeet Mahal’s father. Seven weapons and ammunition were recovered from them. The suspects were brought to police headquarters in New Delhi on March 12, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo) karn.singh@hindustantimes.com Police captured five henchmen of jailed gangster-brothers Kapil and Jyoti Sangwan in […]

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With CAG audit lost in trial, now DERC will audit DISCOMs

The regulator will go through 100% of discoms’ documents related to tendering, evaluation, purchase orders, store documents, road restoration receipts, invoice, payments and so on. To fix accountability on power distribution companies, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) will conduct a complete audit of their physical assets and distribution system in the capital. The move […]

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Ahead of MCD polls, EDMC to install CCTVs in 15 schools

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari launched a pilot project to install CCTVs in EDMC schools at Yamuna Vihar.(Handout ) Ahead of the civic polls, scheduled to be held in mid-April, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) initiated the pending project to install close circuit cameras in primary schools for the safety and security of students. Delhi […]

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‘In best interest of residents’: DU hostels bar girls from stepping out on Holi

‘Pinjra Tod’ had last week protested outside the office of the women and child development ministry here, objecting to a statement by its minister Maneka Gandhi advocating hostel curfew for school and college students — both boys and girls — to protect them from their “own hormonal outbursts”.(HT File Photo) Delhi University’s two hostels for girls […]

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After independence no leader has emerged the way Narendra Modi has: Kalyan Singh

BJP leaders greeting Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh at his residence in Aligarh after the party’s resounding victory in the 2017 assembly elections.(Pradeep Saxena/HT PHOTO) Former UP chief minister and Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh is delighted with his grandson Sandip Singh’s resounding victory in his ancestral assembly constituency seat of Atrauli. Celebrating BJP’s stupendous show in UP assembly […]

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When Delhi University says ‘bura na mano Holi hai’

Every year DU celebrates Holi in its own way in the campus. (Images Bazaar) Holi is one festival best celebrated with family and the close ones. But, outstation students in Delhi University bunk going home to enjoy the festival of colours with their friends in the campus. This year, too, the students are all set […]

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