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.
Hamstrung with poor research facilities, even the ‘young’ Indian universities have to toil harder to find a space in the global arena. A global ranking of world universities does not include any Indian university. Vanita Srivastava
The CBI will get access to crucial phone conversations and documents of the AgustaWestland deal from the Italian prosecutors within two weeks, after a court in Milan passed an order in this regard on Wednesday, sources said, Rajesh Ahuja reports.
The CBI today registered its 13th FIR in the coal scam probe against a Delhi-based firm for alleged cheating and misrepresentation of facts during allocation of the Kesla North coal block in Chattisgarh in August 2008. HT 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.
Rising fast at 15 cms per hour, the Yamuna river was flowing at 207.32 metres at 8 pm on Wednesday - fast racing to breach the 1978 record of 207.49 metres when Delhi saw its worst floods of the century.
Robbers and snatchers in the city have found an inventive and minimum-risk way of getting rid of their booty - exchanging it for cold hard cash at the neighbourhood finance firm offering attractive gold loans. Jatin Anand
Keeping the elections in mind, the Delhi government has taken a populist decision and will now allow teachers to work till the age of 65. Atul Mathur reports.
After reiterating Centre’s commitment to hold free and fair assembly elections in 2014, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to call upon all political outfits in Jammu & Kashmir, including the separatists, to participate in a democratic process during his two-day visit to the state. Shishir Gupta reports.
Foodgrain, worth Rs.
45 cr was damaged mostly during handling and storage and could have fed at least 2.5 lakh people every year. The Centre might again be required to go in a damage control mode. Harinder Baweja
A new World Bank report says that India would be battling major climate crisis by the turn of the century
The centre today rejected the allegation that Afzal Guru’s hanging was shrouded in secrecy, saying the concerned states are informed about the rejection of mercy petitions of death row convicts, Nagendar Sharma reports.
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.
Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday announced a financial assistance of Rs. 10 crore for flood-affected people of Uttarakhand.
The return of the DMK to the Congress fold appeared to gain momentum today. DMK leader TR Baalu met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and requested her to support the candidature of Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK chief M Karunanidhi.