The humble house sparrow whose population is fast declining due to rapid urbanisation is making fresh efforts for survival. Darpan Singh reports.
Three former students of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women have solved an important computer science problem and their research will soon be published by a reputed international journal. Aakriti Vasudeva reports.
Arrested on bribery charges, CBI superintendent of police Vivek Dutt has claimed innocence before a Delhi court, alleging that his arrest was part of a conspiracy to keep him out of the Supreme Court-monitored Coalgate probe team.
If you have a plane to catch then it is best if you avoid taking Sardar Patel Marg for the next two days. HT
reports. Diversions on arterial road
A body of Delhi University teachers will march up to Congress president Sonia Gandhi's 10, Janpath, residence on Sunday morning in protest against the introduction of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP). HT reports.
Delhiites reeled under a scorching 43.2 degrees Celsius on Saturdy, which was the highest temperature for the season so far. And the bad news is that it is likely to get worse in the coming days. HT
reports. Delhi’s extremes
A senior law officer has declined to advise the CBI on whether it should proceed in a graft case allegedly involving a former top technocrat, within days of the government having been pulled by the Supreme Court for its interference in cases being probed by the agency. Nagendar Sharma reports.
A senior citizen couple, which took loans from seven different banks against a single property by forging documents, has been arrested. They also sold the property twice on fake documents. HT reports.
In wake of the recent border dispute in Ladakh, both India and China are making efforts to rebuild ties factoring in political and economic realities on the ground. Shishir Gupta
writes. China’s ring of friction | The order of business
There are two missing pieces in the jigsaw of Indo-Pacific geopolitics. One is China's intentions and the other, of the US. The latter's Asia-Pacific policy has meandered over the past five years and is probably the reason that Beijing has played hard and soft with its neighbours - and gotten away with it. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri writes.
A fast-track court on Saturday said it cannot examine an Investigating Officer (IO) of the December 16 gang rape case in the absence of the accused.
The India-China border dispute is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India is likely to give impetus to bilateral and trade ties. Sutirtho Patranobis
& Jayanth Jacob
report. Engaging the dragon
| China’s ring of friction
Congress today ruled out change of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the run up to next Lok Sabha elections but steered clear of questions whether he would again be at the helm if the UPA-III comes to power.
A government-appointed committee that was looking into allegations of US retail major Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter the Indian market has submitted its report to corporate affairs minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday.
The much-delayed meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G spectrum scam is expected to take place in June amid sharp differences between members over its controversial draft report which gave a clean chit to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the finance minister.