Daily Archive: April 24, 2017
The Delhi Police Monday arrested a resident of Rohini in Delhi in the case related to the assault of three youths by some people allegedly belonging to animal welfare group People For Animals (PFA). DCP (East Delhi) confirmed the arrest of Shashank Sharma who has claimed to be a PFA member. The assault took place in East Delhi’s Kalkaji area on Saturday.
The Indian Railways will launch in July the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express, a special class service for overnight journey that will ply on high-demand routes. Equipped with comfortable reclining chairs, the 120- seater AC coach will have large automatic food and tea/cold drink vending machines for passengers. Uday service will ply on high-demand routes like Delhi- Lucknow and the fare will be lower than that of 3AC class in regular mail/express trains. There will be large LCD screens in every coach with Wi- Fi speaker system.
Mumbai: India has replaced Japan as world’s number two importer of liquefied petroleum gas or LPG, thus giving a push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for a ‘safer kitchen’, according to a report in Bloomberg.
The candidates came to campaign with dhols, said a 28-year-old mother sitting outside a primary school in Ladpur village near Kanjhawala in northwest Delhi after casting her vote in Sunday’s civic polls. "But they turned back after looking at the stagnant sewage water." She has become an expert at taking videos on her cellphone of her children wading through sewage. "The park across the gali where I live is filled with stagnant water and there are mosquitoes night and day," she told The Indian Express.
The BJP is likely to retain the Capital’s three municipal corporations, exit polls predicted after Sunday’s vote that registered a turnout of 53.6% – a notch higher than the city’s 2012 civic elections.
Union Minister Vijay Goel today took a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s allegations that the EVMs used during Sunday’s MCD elections were tampered with.
JUST OVER half of the registered voters came out to vote in the fiercely contested elections to the Municipal Corporations of Delhi on Sunday. Of the 1.34 crore registered voters in the city, 53.58 per cent voted for the three municipal bodies – North, East and South.
Sunday’s MCD polls saw a fair share of glitches – from faulty EVMs to names being absent from voters’ list. At the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV) at Timarpur, many people said they were turned away due to the lack of voting slips despite them having voter I-cards. "They are sending me back and forth and I don’t even know why," said Rahisha Begum.