Daily Archive: November 27, 2017

Delhi Intellectuals United to oppose change of name of DAYAL SINGH college

A meeting of Prominent Interlactuals held at Gurdwara Rakab Ganjh Sahib, New Delhi.

This was decided in a meeting of Eminent Indian Scholars & Academicians who met under the chair of Veteran Journalist, Ex. Member of Parliament, Diplomat- Sh. Kuldeep Nayyar. After discussion, it was resolved unanimously that under no circumstances name of Dyal Singh College will be allowed to be changed. The scholars remembered and paid tribute to Late S. Dyal Singh Majithia, a great philanthropist who donated all his wealth and properties for establishing educational institutions. It was Late Sr. Dyal Singh contribution started First Indian Bank (Punjab National Bank), established Tribune Newspaper, Public Library, School, Colleges etc. The scholars said country should recognize his contribution as social reformer.

Meeting was attended by education luminaries including Tarlochan Singh Ex Chairman National Minority Commission and Ex M.P., Goswami Shri Sushil ji Maharaj National Convenor Bhartiya Sarva Dharma Sansad, Dr. Jaspal Singh Ex Vice Chancellor Patiala University, Manjinder Singh Sirsa M.L.A., Prof. Bhagwan Josh Prof of JNU, Prof. PK Parihar President Dyal Singh College Teachers Association, Prof. Jagbeer Singh, Dr. Sagoo, Prof. Rawel Singh, S. Harmeet Singh Kalka Sr. Vice President DSGMC, PS Rana Chairman Dharm Prachar Committee, PS Chandok, Harinderpal Singh, Chaman Singh, MPS Chadha and S. Bhupinder Singh Bhullar besides others.

Air pollution: Delhi govt issues health advisory

New Delhi, Nov 27  With the air quality in the city slipping back into the “very poor” category, the Delhi government today issued a health advisory urging the people to avoid smoking and stepping out during the early morning and late evening hours.

It also appealed to the city residents to carpool and use public transport, and not to burn dry leaves, crop residue, wood, coal, etc.

The government asked schools to avoid outdoor assemblies, sports and other physical activities in the early morning hours.

“Do not smoke, as it harms not only you but others also.

Observe environment friendly behavior. Keep the environment healthy, not only by words, but also by your actions,” the advisory read.

The government said the polluted air was taking a heavy toll on the health of the people and the national capital had been witnessing smoggy mornings due to high moisture content, particulate matter, pollution and lack of wind.

“It is a man made situation… common sources could be direct result of burning of agricultural residue in neighboring states, industrial pollution, construction work, bursting of firecrackers, household combustion devices, burning of wood, coal, etc,” it added.

The government also advised the people to go to the nearest medical facility if they feel breathless or palpitation and added that treatment was absolutely free in all government health facilities.

It called for extra precautions for high-risk groups such as children, elderly, pregnant women, asthma patients, and those with chronic obstructive pulmonary obstructive pulmonary diseases, heart disease and diabetes.

It suggested using N95 masks while going outdoor during the peak pollution hours.

Source: PTI

 

Bollywood in mind? Would like to work with Aamir Khan, says Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar

 

After winning Miss World 2017 title, Manushi Chhillar has a long to-do list to complete. Although it is not sure if the diva would make her Bollywood debut anytime soon, Manushi certainly wants to work with Aamir Khan. Manushi recently came back to India and had an interaction

#OPPO launches F5 with AI selfie technology

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker OPPO unveiled its flagship smartphone F5 in India at Rs 24,990 on Monday with Artificial Intelligence(AI)-enabled selfie technology.

Available in red and black, this is the first phone to come with 6GB RAM in this price segment, the company said in a statement.

“We are excited to announce this collaboration with Vogue on their 10th anniversary for the OPPO F5 6GB ‘Red Edition’ for all the fashion divas who love taking selfies and capture precious moments,” said Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India.

The device sports technology which is designed to personalise beautification of subjects while taking a selfie.

I Want Freedom, Hadiya Tells Supreme Court

New Delhi, Nov 27: Kerala woman, Hadiya, who appeared before Supreme Court on Monday, said that she wanted to live with her husband, Shafin Jahan.  She said that she wanted her husband to be her guardian if she was sent to her college to complete her education. The court, however, appointed the college dean to be her guardian and directed Tamil Nadu government to provide her security until she finished her medical internship.

Hadiya, who is in the center of the love jihad controversy, said she was held in unlawful custody for the last 11 months. She said she wanted to be a good citizen and a doctor, but to be true to her faith. She said she didn’t want to continue her education on state’s expense. She said she wanted her husband to be her guardian.

“Do you want to continue your studies on state’s expense? asks the Chief Justice of India. Hadiya replied, “I want to but not on state’s expense when my husband can take care of me.”

After hearing the woman, the apex court directed that Hadiya be taken to college for her studies and the college should allow her the facility of college hostel to her. The court has deferred the hearing until the third week of January.