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Delhi: L-G Anil Baijal orders ‘no tolerance zones’ to tackle illegal parking in city

In the third meeting on growing parking problems in the capital, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday directed authorities to identify roads and commercial streets as "No Tolerance Zone" for illegal parking. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was directed to work out parking slots for para-transit vehicles and underground parkings for public convenience. "It was felt that instead of uniform parking charges in the entire MCD area, there should be differential charges depending on the area and demand," officials said.

Techie, addicted to drugs, kills mother at #Dwarka flat

Accused earlier arrested in Nepal and Mumbai in drug trafficking cases.

New Delhi: A 28-year-old software engineer killed his mother, a stock trader, around two weeks ago because refused to give him money to buy drugs. A furious Animesh Jha strangled his 53-year-old mother at about 3 am and fled from their Dwarka apartment in search of drugs. In order to avoid police surveillance to trace his whereabouts, Animesh left his mobile phone in his Dwarka flat. But he stayed in touch with his friends through social media sites. He travelled to several places, including Mumbai, Hardwar and Rishikesh, before the police could lay their hands on him in Patna early on Tuesday morning.

We target to have zero discrimination in campus…suicide unfortunate, says Jagadesh Kumar

JNU continues to be the hotbed of controversies for the last one year.

JNU continues to be the hotbed of controversies for the last one year. The recent one being the suicide of 28-year-old P.hD student Muthukrishnan J. The controversies have not even spared former IIT-Delhi professor M. Jagadesh Kumar, who has been targeted by the students union for pursuing the "RSS agenda" ever since he took over as the varsity’s vice-chancellor on January 27 last year. In an interview with The Asian Age, Prof. Kumar told Sushmita Ghosh that the moment educational institutions deviate from academic excellence, they actually do the real social injustice because they will not be in a position to educate people who come from the marginalised sections of the society.

JNU death row rocks LS & RS; Delhi Police files case

Nirmala Sitharaman told the House that she had met family members and friends of the deceased student.

New Delhi: The Delhi police on Wednesday registered a case of abetment to suicide under various sections of The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) Prevention of Atrocities (PoA) Act in connection with the death of a 28-year-old Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student J. Muthukrishnan who was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his friend’s South Delhi residence on Monday.

A beachside getaway

Tucked away in a scenic locale in Thiruvananthapuram, Azhimala beach stands out for its unique serenity.

Eyes in search of umbrella dotted beaches and a sun bath on a sultry afternoon, could take a look at Azhimala. This pristine beach, tucked away in a scenic locale in the Thiruvananthapuram city, is an treat for people looking forward to some peace on a sandy seashore.

Delhi Municipal Polls: Replace EVMs with ballot papers, say Kejriwal, Maken

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday wrote to the State Election Commission to conduct MCD polls using paper ballot instead of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken was the first one to raise the demand and wrote to the CM on Tuesday stating that "serious doubts have cropped up in the minds of the voters as to the free and fair nature of the electoral process". The CM then wrote to the commission.

Nurse Job Openings in Delhi University

Delhi University has arranged Walk-in-interview to fill the vacant post of Nurse in Aryabhatta College. This engagement is purely on contract basis. It is a brilliant career opportunity for 12th pass students 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.22935/- Per Month.

Tata-DoCoMo arbitration deal: RBI wants re-look, Delhi HC refuses to agree

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it wants to have a another look at the joint settlement filed Tata Sons and its erstwhile Japanese telecom partner NTT DoCoMo for enforcement of the $1.17-billion arbitration award by the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). Justice S Muralidhar, however, refused to agree with the RBI stand on revisiting the issue, saying "there is no point in going over it all over again". "RBI has already undertaken the exercise (of looking into the award) twice over. It might be better to tell the court whether there is any statutory provision or regulation barring transfer of money overseas under the award," the judge said, adding that while both companies had agreed on a settlement, the only issue left to be decided is whether the RBI saw any impediment in the transfer of money.