Daily Archive: June 21, 2017

Delhi High Court gives murder convict a chance to reform, reduces jail term

The Delhi High Court has reduced the life term of a convict, who killed a 25-year-old man, to six years in jail to grant him an opportunity to reform and rehabilitate. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra, which upheld the conviction of the 41-year-old man, showed leniency in his sentence while considering that he has a wife and three children to look after.

पुराने 500, 1000 के नोट को आरबीआई में 20 जुलाई तक ज मा कराने का एक और मौका !

नई दिल्ली : केंद्र सरकार ने बैंकों, डाकघरों और कॉपरेटिव बैंकों को 500 और 1000 रुपये के पुराने नोटों को आरबीआई में जमा कराने का एक और मौका दिया है. इसके तहत 20 जुलाई तक पुराने नोटों को आरबीआई में जमा कराया जा सकता है. वित्त मंत्रालय ने आज एक नोटिफिकेशन भी जारी किया है. इसमें कहा गया है कि 30 दिनों के अंदर-अंदर पैसे जमा कराए जा सकते हैं. बता दें कि सरकार ने बैंकों, डाकघरों और कॉपरेटिव बैंकों को 500 और 1000 रुपये के पुराने नोटों को जमा कराने का दूसरा मौका दिया है. इससे पहले 31 दिसंबर तक‍ का समय दिया गया था. कई जिलों से ऐसी रिपोर्ट्स सामने आ रही थीं कि किसानों को धन देने के लिए को-ऑपरेटिव बैंकों के पास पर्याप्त कैश नहीं है. जिसके बाद सरकार ने बैंकों, पोस्ट ऑफिस, जिला केंद्रीय को-ऑपरेटिव बैंकों को पुराने नोट आरबीआई से एक्सचेंज करने की अनुमति दी है.

बता दें कि नोटबंदी का ऐलान 8 नवंबर 2016 को किया गया था. पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी ने देश के नाम संबोधन में कहा था कि आठ नवंबर 2016 की आधी रात से 500 और 1000 रुपये के पुराने नोट चलन से बाहर हो जाएंगे. 13 दिसंबर को आरबीआई की ओर से जारी की गई अंतिम आधिकारिक गणना के मुताबिक, बैंकों में 10 दिसंबर तक प्रतिबंधित नोटों में 12.44 लाख करोड़ रुपये जमा हुए थे.

24 year old Woman raped by man near #Delhi mall

New Delhi, June 21 : A 24-year-old woman was raped in a car parked at a famous south Delhi mall, police said on Tuesday.

Police said the incident occurred on Monday evening when the accused, identified as Sonu Singh, called the woman at Select City Walk mall on the pretext of a job opportunity in a hotel.

The woman has alleged in her complaint that she befriend Singh on Facebook a week ago and even shared her mobile number.

“She started talking with Singh on phone. Singh called her to the mall on the pretext of arranging a job for her. He picked her in his car and took her to the parking area where he offered some soft drink to her,” Additional Deputy Commissioner Chinmoy Biswal said.

“The woman became unconscious after having the drink. Taking advantage of it, he raped her,” Biswal said.

CCTV footage is being examined to nab Singh, the police officer added.

8-year-old falls in pit in #Delhi, dies

New Delhi, June 21: An eight-year-old boy has died after falling into a rainwater-filled pit in a park here, the city police said on Wednesday.

The boy was identified as Khalid from Mangolpuri area, the police said.

The accident occurred around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, while Khalid was playing in a park in Avantika area of Rohini. He fell into a rainwater-filled pit in the park, the police added.

After almost half an hour, a passer-by saw the child’s body in the pit and informed the police.

The police have sent the body for autopsy and a case of negligence has been registered.

Trying stunt on new bike, 15-yr-old dies

A 15-year-old boy was killed after he lost his balance while performing bike stunts on his newly purchased KTM Duke bike in northeast Delhi’s Usmanpur area. While sources said that a "bike stunt went wrong", investigators are still probing the matter and trying to ascertain the sequence of events.

There’s a Day for it

As the calendar extends, there seems to be a Day to mark just about anything.

When the iPhone, many generations ago, launched the App store, they had this nifty advert which basically spread the idea that no matter what you wish to do, there’s an app(lication) to do it for you. It stuck. Today, even as the word widgets dies a slow silent death, Apps have invaded our lives. That said, only a handful really matter to most of us, the remaining just languish on that online shelf of our stores, hoping that someone notices them and takes them home. Discounts, price cuts, and other forms of lucrative deals aren’t beyond developers.

Delhiites stretch and twist to celebrate Yoga after rains

Brimming with excitement and energy, Delhiites gathered in large numbers at various parks and public squares across the city to mark the third International Day of Yoga, even as pre-dawn showers played a bit of a spoilsport. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the country-wide celebrations in Lucknow, where an estimated 55,000 enthusiasts, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, stretched an extra muscle in various yogic postures.