Major reshuffle in Punjab Police, districts get new chiefs

The Punjab government on Wednesday effected a major reshuffle in the state police, posting new SSPs and transferring senior officers in the top brass.

Evening OPDs in Chandigarh to start at GMSH-16 from Aug 15

The UT health department is all geared up to launch the evening out patient departments (OPDs) at the Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector-16 (GMSH-16) from August 15. The hospital had first started evening OPDs two years back but was unable to keep it functioning.

Several trains cancelled, diverted after MP twin train tragedy

The twin derailment of trains between Khandwa and Itarasi section of West Central railway in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night has severely affected movement of North-bound trains from Mumbai.

Advocate Gadkar granted bail over drink driving case

A session court on Wednesday granted bail to advocate Janhavi Gadkar who was earlier arrested over a drunk driving case which killed two people and injured a further four others.

Delhi one of the greenest cities, still falls way short of 33%

National Capital New Delhi struggles to keep its tree cover intact even though AAP government seeks to increase greenery to 25% by 2020.

DMRC assigns Noida metro link project to private agency

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has selected a private agency to build the 6.8 km City Centre-Sector 62 Metro link, officials announced. Work on the Rs. 1,816 crore project is expected to begin on ground next week.

Lok Adalat van to take justice to doorstep of Noida residents

State legal services authority has launched a mobile legal service cum Lok Adalat in an attempt to take justice to the doorstep of citizens.

Livestock, not kids, eat miracle therapeutic food in the state

Roopi Pahariya runs after three-year-old Subri, a malnourished child with a frail frame, trying to coax her into eating the contents of an orange packet supplied by the government.

Grand Alliance rivals have just one target - Nitish Kumar

As the battle-lines are clearly drawn between two main alliances - one led by the BJP and the other by the JD (U) - smaller parties too look to extract their pound of flesh. However, with anti-Nitish forces drifting towards the NDA, the BJP seems happy with the consolidation, though it faces a problem of plenty, as it approaches seat sharing deadline.

CM Nitish Kumar to inaugurate much awaited Patna haat

After the flyover between Rukunpura and Sheikhpura in the state capital, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is now set to inaugurate Patna haat, the much-awaited marketing facility for artisans of the region in the city. He will also launch the Bihar International Musuem on August 7.

Govt revokes liquor licence of club Peppers

Following a recent decision of Gurgaon police to withdraw the ‘no objection certificate’ to Gurgaon’s well-known night club and bar operating out of a five-star hotel on the MG Road, the Haryana Excise and Taxation Department suspended its licence on Tuesday.

After 50 years, trams will return to Old Delhi

The Delhi government gave the tram line its go-ahead on Tuesday.

DMAT scam accused alleges attack, seeks police protection

A Dental and Medical Admission Test (DMAT) scam accused in Madhya Pradesh alleged on Tuesday that he perceived threat to life as he was shot at by some motorcycle-borne attackers on Monday night.

Four years after death, MBBS student termed Vyapam scam accused

In police records, Shyamveer Yadav was a racketeer in the Vyapam scam, a middleman who helped candidates in the pre-medical tests secure seats in Madhya Pradesh.

HIV/AIDS cases on the rise among the Banchharas in Neemuch, reveals government agency

The rise in the number of HIV/AIDS cases and recent deaths in Neemuch district, particularly in areas dominated by the Banchhara community, has raised several questions on the government health schemes and projects.

Wary of losing members, BJP adopts secret strategy for polls

Wary of a number of party leaders and workers joining the Congress ahead of local body polls, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has adopted a secret strategy of selecting candidates but not announcing them in the public

Vyapam scam: Whistleblower Rai’s wife transferred twice in month

The wife of a whistle-blower in the Vyapam scam has been transferred for the second time in a month, the official said on Monday, alleging harassment by the government for her husband’s role in exposing the exam-rigging scam.

IIM-L students learn ‘art of negotiation’ for a cause

Final year students of Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) are not only learning the mantras of management, but also painting their thoughts on the canvas. This is a new pedagogy to hone their ‘negotiation skills’ before they assume the role of managers after completing their course.

After hunters, chinkaras now hounded by dogs in Thar region

Chinkara, one of the two state animals of Rajasthan, that had been at the target of hunters for long time, is now falling prey to stray dogs and hounds, especially after the recent rains

Tamra Patra and other benefits for survivors of Emergency excesses

The Haryana government will honour those who were oppressed or imprisoned while trying to uphold democratic values during the Emergency with a ‘Tamra Patra’ in the Independence Day function this year.