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Delhi: Government plans elevated parallel highway to Indira Gandhi International Airport

The Centre is considering a proposal to construct an elevated parallel highway and a tunnel from Haryana side connecting with the Indira Gandhi International Airport to ease traffic woes, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. If materialised, this will be in addition to Dwarka Express Highway, the work on which will start soon, Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari, who had a high-level meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajpathi Raju in this connection, told PTI. "We are examining a proposal to build an elevated parallel road to the airport and traffic from Haryana side can be diverted to it.

Private mobile towers in govt buildings soon

The companies can also put up towers to improve mobile services in Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone area.

New Delhi: In order to improve mobile services and address call drop problems, private companies will reportedly be allowed to install towers in the buildings belonging to the Union government, New Delhi Municipal Council, Postal department and defence establishment.

A woman for women

Trisheetaa Tej will represent India at the BRICS International Seminar for Women and Youth Empowerment.

Writer and entrepreneur Trisheetaa Tej has been given a special honour by the Government of India – she is one among five people chosen to represent the nation at the BRICS Youth Leadership Seminar, which will be held in Russia from April 20 to 27. The excitement in her voice is palpable, more so because she is the only one chosen from South India.

Life in a metro

Street photographer Nikunj Rathod’s trek across Mumbai won him a prestigious international award.

Nikunj Rathod is one of the many artistes besotted by the muse called Mumbai. It is this love for the city that won him the 2017 India National Award at the Sony World Photography Awards recently. His photo, titled ‘Reckless Kids’ clinched the title. The winning image shows a group of children running amok, as one of them jumps high to hit his friend with a plastic bottle.

How to tame depression

The crucial aspect is to face it head on rather than sweep it under the carpet. There are many therapies available.

Recently a reader of the magazine I edit, Life Positive, called me to find out if I could help him find possible cures for his sister who has been battling chronic depression for two decades. Taking care of her has consumed the time and energy of her aged parents and he himself had deferred from marrying until quite recently so he could support her. He too, he confessed, had suffered from the dreaded malaise, until he took himself in hand, went to a therapist and worked his way out of its hold.

Delhi: Harassed by ex-boyfriend, girl hangs self

Probe reveals that the woman mentioned that the duty staff at Model Town police station was equally responsible for her death.

New Delhi: The Delhi police has registered a case of abetment to suicide against an unidentified youth after a 21-year-old BCom student allegedly ended her life by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in North Delhi’s Chandrawal area. The deceased, before ending her life, left a suicide note accusing her former boyfriend for driving her to take the extreme step.

Delhi: Gym owner shot at near police station

Rahul sustained a bullet injury in his right thigh while two other rounds of fire hit the car’s windshield.

New Delhi: A gym owner was shot in his thighs while two other rounds of fire damaged his car when two armed assailants allegedly shot at him just 50 metres away from Shakarpur police station limits on Tuesday evening. The police said that the 30-year-old injured was identified as Rahul, who resides in Bank Enclave in Shakarpur. He sustained a bullet injury in his right thigh while two other rounds of fire hit the car’s windshield.