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#Delhi: Cab strike refuses to die down, footfall on Metro sees a spike

ON THURSDAY, Divya Garg, a lawyer practising in the Supreme Court, parked her car at her Bengali Market firm as she was going out for dinner with a friend, who later dropped her home in Noida Sector 90. The next day, Garg was booking an Uber cab to work when she found there were none available, except for one in the prime segment – with a surge price two times the original fare. "I completely forgot about the strike. I booked a cab despite the high fare, but the driver said my booking was not flashing on his app. I booked another cab but the second driver refused the trip. So I finally decided to take the Metro," she said.

#Delhi: 24 ‘escaped’ from Asha Kiran home in six years, reveals RTI

Even as the Delhi administration tries to fix glaring lapses in the Asha Kiran home for the mentally challenged in Rohini, inquiries made under the Right to Information (RTI) Act indicate that apart from deaths of inmates – some as young as eight – there have also been cases of inmates going missing from the home. Raising questions over security and supervision provided at the home, information furnished by Asha Kiran under the RTI shows that 24 inmates "escaped" between 2011 and 2017. The RTI application was filed by social activist Raj Hans Bansal, a resident of Rohini Sector 4.
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Junior Consultant Openings in IGNOU Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi is inviting applications for the post of Junior Consultant (Technical) for technical operations related to Audio / Video recordings, Radio & Television transmissions etc. This engagement is on contractual basis for 06 months. It is a brilliant career opportunity for 10th and 12th Pass students to apply for this post. Diploma holder students are also eligible to apply for this post. Selected candidates have great opportunity to grab this chance and settle their career in this field. Selected candidates will be paid Rs. 25000/- Per Month

Delhi blasts: 12-year-long wait comes to naught

Manisha has lost her father, mother, and an 18-year-old brother to the terrorist attack.

New Delhi: A day after the Patiala House courts acquitted the three accused in the Delhi 2005 terror blast case, the news came as a blow to the victims of the pre-Diwali blast which shook the national capital and left trails of devastation in the lives of many.

#Delhi HC directs Ola and Uber to hold talks with drivers

The court has listed the matter for further hearing on February 28.

New Delhi: In order to find an amicable path for the ongoing tussle between cab aggregators and drivers as the strike entered its eighth day, the Delhi high court has directed both Ola and Uber to conduct a meeting between their representative and drivers’ association. The court observed that the drivers’ union cannot hold the functioning of the service at random and the bench suggested "peaceful" negotiations be made by the protesting cab drivers.

AAP government to tie up with Delhi colleges for driving licence test

Satyendar Jain on Friday said the government is planning to overhaul and reform the existing licence system.

New Delhi: The transport department seems to be going on an overdrive to become consumer-friendly. Not only the Delhi government will make its services available online or through phone call, but will also forge tie-ups with city colleges where tests can be conducted for learner driving licence.

#Congress targets AAP government ahead of civic polls

Highlights of the report will be distributed across the city next month.

New Delhi: Intensifying its attack against the AAP government in the capital, the Delhi Congress released its own "report card" for the Kejriwal-led government. The AAP government which completed its two years in the national capital this week, has been targeted by its opponents on various issues.

The future is here, says Pramati Madhavji

India Designs ID 2017 proves that Indian design is carving a niche for itself globally and Delhi is emerging as a design hub.

Local and global, traditional and modern have come together in a beautiful blend to salute the art and functionality of design. Over 100 established and upcoming designers and brands are showcasing the latest trends in the design industry at the fifth edition of the India Designs ID 2017 at NSIC grounds in Okhla.