Life has not been very kind to them yet they have chosen to strike a defiant chord. Over 20 children from Bhatti Mines in South Delhi have come together to form a band, courtesy Delhi Police. Faizan Haidar reports.
Even as the Yamuna flows well above the danger mark, both the Delhi government and Delhiites seem to be quite oblivious to the devastation that could be caused if encroachments continue to eat into the vulnerable floodplains. Nivedita Khandekar reports.
Fifteen policemen, including three women constables, deputed to maintain order at Kedarnath are also believed to have died in the massive floods that hit the Kedarnath temple area.
With two days of heavy rain wreaking havoc on city roads, the administrator of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda), Praveen Kumar, has asked all six executive engineers to get all potholes fixed at the earliest.
A week ahead of municipal commissioner Ashok Sangwan resuming office after his two months' training leave, the 35 elected councillors have started lobbying for construction of a multi-level office building at Vyapar Sadan, opposite the Gurgaon government college in Sector 14 on Mehrauli Road.
A Delhi court today refused to hear the interim bail plea of Vinay Kumar, one of the accused in the December 16 gang rape case, saying it has “no jurisdiction”. Kumar wanted bail to appear in an examination.
A 38-year-old jeweller had alleged that a woman known to his sister-in-law cheated him of over Rs. 40 lakh.
On Sunday, 52-year-old Raj Kishore Trivedi was selling prasad inside Kedarnath shrine like always. It had been raining since morning, but around 9.30am it started pouring particularly heavily, Nihi Sharma Sahani
The craze for admissions to Delhi University seems to have caught up with students looking to pursue language courses as well.
In a set back to the prosecution, the sessions court on Wednesday granted interim protection to the owners of the Altaf Manzil building in Mahim, which collapsed last week killing 10 people, saying that prima facie they had no role to play.
The Haryana vigilance department, which is probing the plot allotment scam in the state involving several defence officials, has recommended registering of FIRs against two retired colonels of the Indian Army for fraudulently obtaining multiple plots. Deevakar Anand reports.
The Delhi High Court has cleared the decks for the conversion of the heritage Gole Market building into a museum and declined shopkeepers' plea against the New Delhi Municipal Council's move to evict them for the purpose.
One of the beauties of a challenge is that it has an opportunity hidden in it. At the moment I am in a similar situation where a challenge is thrown at me and I've to turn the same into an opportunity. Gautam Gambhir
Amar Singh Khatri, 24, an executive with a private firm, lived in a single-storey house with his mother and a pet dog at Suttowali ghati in Patel Nagar, 5 km from Dehradun, and very close to the Bindal river, Nihi Sharma Sahani
Till Friday, Kedarnath in the lap of Himalayas was abuzz with pilgrims. Post Saturday-Sunday rains, the 1,200-year-old shrine stood, but the teeming surroundings —people, parts of the temple premises, myriad shops and houses—lay flat in a ghostly repose, Anupam Trivedi