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गुरुग्राम: सरकार द्वारा प्रायोजित योजनाओं के लिए उदारता से ऋण मंजूर करें- उपायुक्त

गुरुग्राम के उपायुक्त विनय प्रताप सिंह ने जिला के बैंकर्स से कहा कि वे सरकार द्वारा प्रायोजित योजनाओं को सफल बनाने के लिए उदारता से ऋण मंजूर करें। उन्होंने कहा कि बैंक ऋण राशि स्वीकृत करके युवाओं को स्वरोजगार अपनाने में अहम योगदान दे सकते हैं। सिंह लघुसचिवालय स्थित सभागार में बैंकर्स की जिला स्तरीय समीक्षा कमेटी एवं जिला परामर्श...

गुरुग्राम: सडक़ सुरक्षा को लेकर कई महत्वपूर्ण बिंदुओ पर चर्चा

गुरुग्राम में बनाए गए सभी अंडरपासों में दुर्घटना होने पर बिना जान-माल के नुकसान के लोगों को निकालने के लिए प्लॉन ऑफ एक्शन तैयार किया जाएगा। इतना ही नहीं, इस एक्शन प्लॉन के तैयार होने के बाद इसे पुलिस के साथ साथ आम जनता से भी सांझा किया जाएगा ताकि अंडरपास में किसी प्रकार की दुर्घटना होने पर वाहन...

Ghaziabad: Link Road cops bust gang of mobile thieves; 4 arrested

A team of Link Road police station cops, in Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad arrested 4 mobile phone thieves and recovered 4 mobiles, 2 bikes, purse and knives from their possession. The team was led by PS Incharge, Prashant Kumar Mishra. The arrested accused are namely Amit Kumar, Sunny Tyagi, Gaurav Tyagi and Ankit- all Delhi residents. The accused are involved...

Health facilities to come up in GB Nagar and along Yamuna Expressway

The UP Govt. has taken an effective initiative in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector for its development and also for the creation of employment. For this purpose the MoUs have been signed by 34 investors making a pledge of investment of Rs. 6,970 crore on the occasion of Investors' Summit-2018 being held at Lucknow. Union MoS for Health and Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel stated that...

Uttar Pradesh: 22 MoUs worth Rs 21,000 cr signed for electronics sector

As many as 22 MoUs worth Rs. 21,000 crore were signed for electronics sector in presence of the Union Minister for IT & Electronics, Ravishankar Prasad, and the UP Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for IT and Electronics, Dr. Dinesh Sharma during the Investors' Summit. On the occasion, Ravishankar Prasad and Dr. Dinesh Sharma also launched ''e-Sathi Mobile App''. The app, developed by UP unit...

India, Germany to find sustainable solutions for urban development

An Indo-German MOU has been signed for an “Implementation Agreement in Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities in India”, here today.  The objective of the programme is to develop and apply concepts for sustainable urban development about the provision of urban basic services and housing in selected cities and Smart Cities in India. The agreement was signed between Ministry...

Delhi: Political drama heightens as cops visit CM house

After Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s key aide VK Jain told a city court that AAP legislators indeed seemed to have beaten up Chief Secretary, Anshu Prakash the stand-off between Delhi Govt. civil servants and AAP has become murkier, according to press reports. Jain reportedly told the court that he could not see the full event as he had gone...

ComedK-Unigauge claims to have become the 2nd largest multi-university pvt. engg. exam in India

It started as a simple concept of unifying private engineering into a single exam 3 years ago. With 150 plus institutions and 25 universities accepting scores and upwards of 1,25,000 students giving an online exam, ComedK-Unigauge in 2018 has become the second largest multi-university private engineering exam in India. With a reach of 140 cities and 400 test centres...

SRM Institute of Hotel Management bags Best Hotel Management Institute Award

SRM Group of colleges collectively achieved greater heights; last week SRM Institute of Hotel Management baggedan award “BEST HOTEL MANAGEMENT” consecutively for the 4th time from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The award was conferred by Dr. Satyapal Singh, MoS for Human Resource Development (Higher Education) Govt. of India during 11th National Higher Education Summit & Excellence Awards at...

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Delhi: Metro cops detain 2 for thefts; gang disguised as lady commuters

Delhi Metro Police apprehended one juvenile and arrested one accused namely Satyam Gupta, resident of Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 22 years, for stealing mobile phone of a lady commuter at Kashmere Gate Metro, Delhi. On Feb. 19, the lady complainant was travelling from Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station to Metro Station Rajiv Chowk. When she reached Kashmere Gate Metro Station, her mobile...

Delhi: Police Commissioner urges LSR students to promote “Himmat Plus” App and “QR Coded” Public Transport Programme

With a thunderous round of applause, over 800 girl students of LSR College for Women along with women students of NIFT and Jijabai Polytechnic welcomed the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik who was the Chief Guest at an event organized as part of Delhi Police Week at the Auditorium of LSR College to promote the usage of newly...

President urges people of UP to extend their traditional hospitality to investors

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the concluding session of the UP Investors Summit 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Lucknow. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Uttar Pradesh is a state teeming with talented young people. It comprises one of the largest workforces, as well as consumer markets, not only in India but anywhere in the world. It...

G’bad: Power portal inaugurated; DM asks recoveries be made from bigger defaulters

Electricity consumers who use load of more than 10 KW and whose billing is done through MRI wold now be under watch. The District Magistrate (DM) Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today inaugurated web portal for measurement and review of such connections. Such consumers will also get accurate bills. This facility has been developed by the power corporation itself. The DM...

Six hundred guards inducted as Prahris by Delhi Police for better security

Rohini and North-West Districts of Delhi Police took an initiative to induct security guards and Chowkidaars in prevention of crime and in maintaining law and order under ongoing community policing scheme of Delhi Police named “PRAHRI” in a programme held at DTU in Rohini District, Delhi. SBK Singh, Spl. Commissioner of Police L&O (North) was the Chief Guest. Sagar...

Noida, Gr. Noida and Yamuna Expressway areas to be declared as electronics manufacturing zones

The Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit 2018 is reaping rich dividends for the IT sector, at least the number of MoUs signed point likewise. On February 21, in the presence of the Union Communication Minister, Manoj Sinha and the Deputy Chief Minister and IT & Electronics, Dr Dinesh Sharma, as many as 25 MoUs have been signed in the summit between the...

G’bad: 4 autolifters arrested by Indirapuram cops; 9 e-rickshaws & other stolen vehicles recovered

Indirapuram Police have rounded up 4 autolifters, namely Danish, Imran, Amir and Shahnawaz, all Ghaziabad residents, alongwith stolen vehicles, from near Kanawani Pusta area on Feb. 21, it was revealed by SP City, Akash Tomar today. The gang seemed to have a penchant for targeting e-rickshaws. Their modus operandi was to pose as patients and their attendants. They would...

Delhi Police Commissioner inaugurates South-West Dist. headquarters

  On February 21, Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police, Delhi inaugurated the District Police Headquarters building of South-West District in presence of, S. Nithianandam, Spl. CP (P& L), P. Kamraj, Spl CP (L & O) (South), R.S. Krishnia, Spl.CP/Hqs, Ajay Chaudhary, Joint CP/New Delhi Range, V.K. Duggal (Ex. Governor Manipur & Former Home Sec. Govt. Of India), Rajkumar Sharma (Dronacharya...

Delhi Police Week: CP felicitates student winners of various competitions

As part of Delhi Police Week – 2018 celebrations, an on-the-spot painting competition based on road safety was organized for school children at India Gate lawns. A total of 1,100 students participated in the painting competition. Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police Delhi; Dependra Pathak, Special Commissioner of Police/Traffic;  Garima Bhatnagar, Jt. Commissioner of Police/Traffic –HQ; Arun Kampani, Jt. Commissioner...

G’bad: Metro DPR from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar made; NH-58 to be widened soon

District Magistrate, Ritu Maheshwari had been apprised by the GDA engineer that the DPR for Metro extension upto Mohan Nagar from Vaishali has been sent by DMRC on February 17. Maheshwari was meeting officials of various departments to know about the progress of various works related to development. The PWD official informed that for widening of NH-58 and its...

सोहना: राज्यपाल ने के आर मंगलम युनिवर्सिटी के 395 विद्यार्थियों को डिग्रियां प्रदान की

हरियाणा के राज्यपाल प्रो. कप्तान सिंह सोलंकी ने जिला में सोहना के निकट स्थित के आर मंगलम युनिवर्सिटी के प्रथम दीक्षांत समारोह में विद्यार्थियों को संबोधित करते हुए कहा कि हालांकि वे अंग्रेजी साहित्य के प्रोफेसर रहे हैं, फिर भी हिंदी में संबोधित करते हैं क्योंकि वे विद्यार्थियों को कोई विषय पढाने नहीं आए बल्कि आशीर्वाद देने आए हैं...

गुरुग्राम: संत निरंकारी चैरिटेबल फाउंडेशन द्वारा शनिवार को होगी 250 शहरों में 604 सरकारी अस्पतालों की सफाई

निरंकारी बाबा हरदेव सिंह जी महाराज के जन्म दिवस 23 फ़रवरी के उपलक्ष्य में संत निरंकारी चैरिटेबल फाउंडेशन के तत्वावधान में एक विशाल सफाई अभियान 24 फरवरी शनिवार को चलाया जायेगा जिसके अंतर्गत गुरुग्राम सहित देश के 250 से अधिक शहरों में 604 सरकारी अस्पतालों की सफाई की जायेगी। इस अभियान में लगभग तीन लाख फाउंडेशन, संत निरंकारी सेवादल तथा मिशन के अन्य कार्यकर्ता...

गुरूग्राम: सांसद आदर्श ग्राम खेडा की विकास योजनाओं को लेकर राव इंद्रजीत ने ली बैठक

केंद्रीय योजना एंव उर्वरक व रसायन राज्यमंत्री राव इंद्रजीत सिंह ने सांसद आदर्श गांव योजना के तहत गांव खेडा की विकास योजनाओं को लेकर अधिकारियों से चर्चा की। उन्होंने केंद्र सरकार की योजना के तहत चयन किए गए सांसद आदर्श गांव की योजनाओं को अगले वर्ष अप्रैल तक पूरा करने के निर्देश दिए। गांव में एचएआरडीएफ योजना के तहत...

गुरुग्राम: कृषि मंत्री ने फसल समूह विकास योजना का लांच गांव ऊंचामांजरा से किया

हरियाणा के कृषि एवं किसान कल्याण तथा विकास एवं पंचायत मंत्री ओमप्रकाश प्रकाश धनखड़ ने फसल समूह विकास योजना का लांच गुरुग्राम जिला के गांव ऊंचामांजरा से किया। धनखड़ ने कहा कि इस योजना का उद्द्ेश्य बिचौलियों की मध्यस्थता को समाप्त करके किसानों की आय को दोगुना करना है। इस अवसर पर धनखड़ ने इस योजना से जुड़ी पत्रिका...

गुरुग्राम: स्टारेक्स विश्वविद्यालय के भवन का शिलान्यास

हरियाणा के राज्यपाल प्रो. कप्तान सिंह सोलंकी ने कहा कि विश्वविद्यालय अपने आसपास के क्षेत्र में ज्ञान, सद्भाव तथा भाईचारा के प्रसार में योगदान दें। उन्होंने अपने संबोधन में व्यक्ति निर्माण पर जोर दिया। प्रो. सोलंकी गुरुग्राम जिला के गांव बिनौला में स्टारेक्स विश्वविद्यालय के भवन का शिलान्यास करने तथा प्रथम शैक्षणिक सत्र का शुभारंभ करने उपरांत उपस्थित जनसमूह को...

G’bad: Two criminals escaping after committing loot overpowered after shoot-out; SI injured

In a swift response, Ghaziabad Police today chased and overpowered 2 hardcore criminals who were making good their escape after committing an armed loot on a person, namely Naresh Tomar under Sahibabad Police Station. However, as the police party led by Thana Incharge Rakesh Kumar Singh intercepted the accused near DAV School in Sahibabad area, they fired at the...

Ghaziabad: Three held for mobile loot; 45 cellphones recovered

With regard to mobile loots in the city, Ghaziabad cops of Kotwali police station after a tip-off yesterday late night, made a breakthrough when they arrested 3 seasoned criminals for mobile loot and snatchings and recovered 45 mobile phones along with an Apache bike and one other bike and 3 knives. The arrests were carried out by a team...

SARAS completes 2nd second test-flight successfully; IAF to induct 15 aircrafts

India’s indigenous light transport aircraft SARAS has been successfully test flown for a second time today. The flight commanded by Wing Commander U.P. Singh, Group Captain R.V. Panicker and Group Captain K.P. Bhat of Indian Air Force- Aircraft and System Testing Establishment, took off from HAL’s airport in Bengaluru for a text book flight. This was the second of the...

Lucknow: Promises for investments galore at UP Investors Summit

The 2-day Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit 2018—a dream project of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath kickstarted today at a glittering ceremony that was attended by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, Governor Ram Naik top industrialists of the country and minister and bureaucrats. PM Modi said that a Defence Industrial Corridor will be set up in UP, probably Bundelkhand...

Delhi cops donate blood as Delhi Police celebrates Police Week

Delhi Police is organizing Police Week since Feb. 16, 2018 (Raising Day). During the week, different kinds of activities/programmes are being organized by different districts/ units of Delhi Police. In this sequence, doctors/officials of Red Cross Society of India, LNJPN Hospital and Dr. Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan were liaised to organize blood donation camp for police personnel willing to donate blood and...

G’bad: Activists cry foul at garbage dumping near Hindon bank

Several environmental activists are aghast at the dumping of what they allege “tonnes of waste comprising plastic & polythene and other garbage’ near Hindon banks and under the Elevated Road by Kanwarias and these areas have been regularly being used as garbage dumping sites by unscrupulous people. These activists have now decided to file a case against the administration...

Ghaziabad: SSP says police will provide security to those in need

Sampoorn Samadhan Diwas was organized on February 20 in which SSP Ghaziabad, Hari Narayan Singh, CMO NK Gupta, SDM Prem Ranjan Singh and other officials participated. CDO Ghaziabad, Ramesh Ranjan presided over the event. SSP Singh said that that all police officers have been instructed to be sensitive towards peoples’ problem and any negligence on their part regarding public...

गुरुग्राम: आंगनवाड़ी वर्कर्ज व हेल्पर्ज यूनियन की दूसरे दिन जारी रही हड़ताल

सीआईटीयू के तत्वाधान में आंगनवाड़ी वर्कर्ज व हेल्पर्ज यूनियन ने दूसरे दिन की हड़ताल लघु सचिवालय पर सरकार की जन विरोधी नीतियों के खिलाफ ज़ोरों से नारेबाजी करते हुये आरंभ की। आशा वर्कर्ज यूनियन हरियाणा की राज्य कोषाध्यक्ष बहन सुनीता ने विशेष तौर पर पहुँच कर आंगनवाड़ी कर्मियों का समर्थन कर उनका हौंसला बढ़ाया। सीआईटीयू के ज़िला सचिव कामरेड राजेन्द्र...

गुरुग्राम: लिंगानुपात पहली बार सबसे बेहतर; 950 तक पहुंचा

जिला गुरुग्राम का लिंगानुपात इस वर्ष के पहले महीने जनवरी में 950 तक पहुंच गया है जिसका तात्पर्य है कि 1,000 लडक़ों के जन्म पर 950 लड़कियों का जन्म हुआ है। यह लिंगानुपात गुरुग्राम जिला के इतिहास में अब तक का सबसे बेहतर अनुपात है। इस संबंध में जानकारी पीसी पीएनडीटी एक्ट को प्रभावी ढंग से लागू करने के लिए...

Govt. opens coal mining to private sector; ends Coal India’s monopoly

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the methodology for auction of coal mines/ blocks for sale of coal under the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 and the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. The opening up of commercial coal mining for private sector is the most ambitious coal sector reform since the nationalisation of this...

Big push for urban housing as Cabinet approves National Urban Housing Fund of Rs 60,000 cr

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for creation of National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) for Rs. 60,000 crores. This fund will be housed in Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The ministry has so far sanctioned...

Delhi: AAP and chief secretary level allegations over ‘manhandling’; Home Minister seeks report from LG

In an unprecedented situation, the Delhi Chief Secretary, Anshu Prakash claimed he was manhandled by AAP MLAs last night at the residence of CM Arvind Kejriwal's, however such accusations were dismissed by the CM’s office as without any substance. As per news reports an official said that the manhandling of the chief Secretary happened in the presence of the CM...

Delhi: Northern Range, Special Cell busts drug cartel; 5 kgs of high-grade heroin seized; 3 arrested

A team of Special Cell/Northern Range, led by Inspector Jeetendra Tiwari under the supervision of Pankaj Sood, ACP busted an inter-state drug cartel by arresting three key members of notorious inter-state drug cartel namely Ram Nath, 26 years, Virender Pal Singh, 29 and Parvej Khan, 64, all from Budaun UP. About 5 kgs of high grade heroin worth more...

Ghaziabad: Municipal Commissioner inspects implementation of sanitation and ODF schemes

Municipal Commissioner, CP Singh yesterday went around the city to take stock of cleanliness and implementation of ODF scheme. At Vijay Nagar he directed the sanitary staff to sensitise people on using community, mobile toilets, especially the jhugii dwellers who still were found to be defecating in the open, despite availability of free toilets. He also inspected the Hapur...

G’bad: Plastic, polythene and metal scrap dumped near Hindon bed

Green activist Akash Vashishtha had sent pictures of litter dumped near Hindon that poses a serious risk to the fragile eco-system of the area. The activist alleged that at least 50 truckloads of plastics, polythene and metal scrap has been dumped right inside Hindon River bed, next to Nandi Park near Raj Nagar Extension in Ghaziabad. -Pix by Akash Vashishtha

Delhi: Crime Branch team nabs criminal who had fired at cop

A team of Inter State Cell, Crime Branch, Chankyapuri, Delhi arrested a member of dreaded Rajesh Bharti Gang, who had opened fire and injured a Sub-Inspector of Delhi police at Brar Square on January 23. The accused Harsh alias Devender, 28, resident of  Budh Vihar, Rohini is a seasoned criminal and had been earlier sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder...

To tap rural talent, Ghaziabad to have play grounds in villages

District Magistrate (DM) of Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari yesterday said that sports facilities will be provided in all revenue villages in the district and to that end all SDMs and Tehsildars should ensure that sports grounds be developed in these villages in the land earmarked for them, or if not, then such land should be made available by them. She...

Gurugram: Anganwadi workers under CITU banner launch state wide strike

Anganwadi workers and Helpers Union under the leadership of CITU has launched a state wide strike for their demands. Earlier on February 16, Union had submitted memorandum of their demands to the Haryana Chief Minister. It was conveyed that if the demands were not met then all Aanganwadi workers and helpers will go on indefinite strike from February 19. Anganwadi...

गुरुग्राम: स्कूलों में बच्चों को ले जाने वाली प्राइवेट वैन पर कसा जाएगा शिकंजा

गुरुग्राम उपायुक्त ने कहा कि अब जिला प्रशासन ऐसे प्राइवेट वैन संचालको पर भी नकेल कसेगा जो बच्चों को स्कूल ले जाने के लिए सुरक्षित स्कूल वाहन पॉलिसी का उल्लंघन करते हैं। ऐसे वाहन चालकों पर काबू पाने के लिए क्षेत्रीय यातायात प्राधिकरण गुरुग्राम (आरटीए) तथा जिला ट्रैफिक पुलिस द्वारा विशेष अभियान चलाया जाएगा। अतिरिक्त उपायुक्त एवं आरटीए सचिव...

गुरुग्राम में अंडर ऐज ड्राइविंग पर प्रशासन लगाएगा अंकुश

जिला प्रशासन द्वारा अंडरएज ड्राइविंग पर रोक लगाने का अभियान चलाया जाएगा। इस कड़ी में स्कूटर, मोटरसाईकिल या अन्य वाहन से स्कूल जाने वाले विद्यार्थियों के लिए स्कूल प्रबंधन को जिम्मेदारी दी जाएगी कि वे अंडरएज ड्राइविंग को हतोत्साहित करें। इस संबंध में उपायुक्त, विनय प्रताप सिंह सभी विद्यालय प्रमुखों को एक पत्र भी लिखेंगे। यह निर्णय उपायुक्त विनय प्रताप...

Ghaziabad: DM says no overcharging at facilitation centres

On reports of overcharging at several Jan Suvidha Kendras in the district, District Magistrate (DM) of Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari directed that any such person running a facilitation centre would be sent to jail and FIR will be registered against such person if he was found to be overcharging. She was today holding a meeting in which all Jan Suvidha Kendra...

Steps being taken to double farmers’ income by 2022: Minister

The Government is working towards increasing farmers’ income and that’s the reason that the budget for agriculture has been increased from Rs.51,576 crore in 2017-18 to Rs.58,080 crore for the year 2018-19 while ensuring sufficient funds for each component of the Seven-Point' Strategy devised for doubling farmers’ income. This was stated by Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare,...

PM launches railway projects in Mysuru; inaugurates development works at Shravanabelagola

PM Narendra Modi today dedicated to the nation the electrification of railway line between Mysuru and KSR Bengaluru. At a function at Mysuru Railway Station, he also flagged off the Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru and Udaipur. Earlier the Prime Minister visited Shravanabelagola for the Bahubali Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava 2018. He inaugurated the new steps carved at Vindhyagiri Hill by...

Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra takes over as Director (HR) at IndianOil

Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra has taken over as Director (Human Resources) on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) with effect from Februaray 19. Earlier, he was IndianOil's Executive Director in charge of West Bengal State Office. A Mechanical Engineering graduate from BITS, Pilani, with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Mr. Mohapatra joined IndianOil in...

Ghaziabad: Yashoda organises free health-check up camp

Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre organized a free health check-up camp at B Block Shalimar Garden extension. Over 450 people were diagnosed for blood sugar, heart diseases and dental health. Yashoda doctors namely Dr Sangeeta Garg, Dr Paramjeet, Dr Abhimanyu Johri and Dr Deepak Passi, dental surgeon gave free consultations to the people. The camp was conducted by Yashoda’s...

Uttar Pradesh: PWD to construct and repair roads with Rs 23,259 cr

To carry out tasks falling under its jurisdiction a substantial corpus of Rs 23,259 has been earmarked in the Uttar Pradesh budget for state PWD. Deputy CM, Keshav Prasad Maurya said that for widening of roads a sum of Rs 6,745 will be expended while for construction purposes a sum of Rs 17,780 crore will be spent. Similarly, for...

UP Investors Summit: CM’s tough stance against crime could be gamechanger

Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath had directed officials to make the Investors Summit beginning in Lucknow on February 21-22, 2018- a grand success, as it is ‘being organised for the welfare of people of the state at large’. He was taking stock of the preparations for the summit yesterday. The Investors Summit is one of the biggest events that the state...

‘Sagarmala project is ushering not only development of ports but also port-led development’: PM

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on February 18 attended the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Navi Mumbai International Airport. At a function in Navi Mumbai, he also dedicated the fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Prime Minister noted that he had come to Maharashtra, a day before the Jayanti of the great Shivaji...

Delhi Police and people from north east play friendly football match

During the Delhi Police Week a friendly football match was organized at DDA Sports Complex, Vasant Kunj-B Block, between Delhi Police XI and people of North Eastern States to familiarise the people from North Eastern States with the police and locals and to strengthen the bond among them. The match was inaugurated by David Lalrinsanga, IPS,  Jt.  C.P/ SPUNER in...

G’bad: Parking ban at Vaishali Metro turns into commuting nightmare for office-goers

Ghaziabad Traffic Police has initiated action against illegal parking on opposite side of the Vaishali Metro Station by asking all autowallahs parked there to move on or else they will be penalized. The illegal parking reportedly was running for quite some time and was causing traffic jams. However, the issue seems to have snowballed into a major commuting problem as...

Gurugram: Sony Pictures Networks India inaugurates its first music room at Bhondsi Jail

Staying true to its CSR commitment of Ek India Happywala, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has partnered with India Vision Foundation to launch its first music training room at the Bhondsi jail in Gurugram. SPN’s CSR programme focuses on creating a positive impact in our ecosystem and is built around 3 pillars; empowerment, education and environment. The Dhun Project...

Delhi: Metro Police felicitates bravehearts

As part of ongoing Delhi Police Week celebrations Delhi Metro Rail Police felicitated the “Metro Brave Hearts” on Feb. 17 at P.S. Barakhamba Road. Joint C.P. SPUWAC & Metro David Lal Rinsanga, I.P.S gave away the Commendation Rolls and cash prizes to the ‘Brave Hearts’. In order to curb crime on Metro, several steps were taken including the felicitation of...

G’bad: Cambridge School Indirapuram students had a ‘field day’ full of adventure

Cambridge School Indirapuram (CSI), Ghaziabad organised an adventure camp for students of classes 3-5 on February 17 in association with Rocksport—an organization with an expertise in conducting adventure camps across schools in Delhi-NCR and northern India. The students had a taste of several adventure related activities at their school itself. According to Headmistress of CSI, “In line with the school’s...

Manesar: NSG seminar delves on counter terrorism measures

A two-day international seminar on Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and Counter Terrorism strategy", organized by the National Security Guard (NSG), concluded on Feb. 17. About 19 international delegates from 10 countries and 140 delegates and Police Officers from Indian States and Central Armed Police Forces participated in the seminar. The theme of the seminar was "Innovative Technological Trends of...

गुरुग्राम: राजकीय महाविद्यालय सैक्टर 9 में बसंत उत्सव मनाया गया

राजकीय महाविद्यालय सैक्टर 9 में संगीत व नृत्य की संगीत लहरियों पर बसंत उत्सव बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया गया। उच्चतर शिक्षा विभाग, हरियाणा द्वारा प्रायोजित इस दो दिवसीय बसंतोत्सव में काॅलेज के छात्र-छात्राओं ने चैबीस सांस्कृतिक गतिविधियों में बढ़-चढ़कर भाग लिया। उत्सव के दौरान हिन्दी कविता प्रतियोगिता में श्वेता, साक्षी, हैप्पी प्रथम, द्वितीय व तृतीय स्थान पर रहे। उर्दू कविता...

गुरूग्राम: अंत्योदय आहार योजना के तहत 10 रूपये में भरपेट भोजन

हरियाणा के मुख्यमंत्री मनोहर लाल ने चंडीगढ़ से वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंसिंग के माध्यम से गुरुग्राम सहित 4 जिलों में अंत्योदय आहार योजना के तहत सस्ते भोजन की कैंटीन का उद्घाटन कियाI उन्होंने इस मौके पर कहां की इस विशेष कैंटीन में आने वाले व्यक्ति को 10 रूपये  में भरपेट भोजन मिलेगा। इससे गरीबों को लाभ होगा। उन्होंने कहा कि इस प्रकार की...

CBI arrests a deputy commissioner of GST red handed while taking bribe

The Central Bureau of Investigation  arrested a Deputy Commissioner, GST, Amravati (Maharashtra) and also a Head Hawaldar of said office in a bribery case of Rs. 1.5 Lakh. CBI has registered a case against Deputy Commissioner, GST, Amravati on a complaint alleging that the complainant was running a tuition class at Yavatmal (Maharashtra) coming under Amravati Division of GST. It...

FICCI demands stern action against PNB fraud loan case

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) unequivocally condemns the illegal and unethical business practices adopted in the recent PSU Bank fraud case (Nirav Modi) and commends the speed with which the Government agencies including Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation and other agencies have moved to take the investigation forward, said a press statement issued...

Ghaziabad: Illegal encroachments removed by GNN; fine levied

City Zone team of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) penalized persons who were encroaching on public land near Rohan Motors, Arya Nagar, and near Kesri Mata temple etc. Under the anti-encroachment drive about 120 illegal kiosks, 45 temporary structures and 40 ramps were removed. The GNN team also imposed a total fine of Rs 1,35,000 on the encroachers. A team of...

Bank robbery plan in South Delhi foiled by cops; accused arrested

The IGIS, Crime Branch, Dwarka has arrested an inter-state criminal Dharmender alias Dharma, 36 yrs, resident of Kaithal, Haryana from Dwarka area, recovered one sophisticated 9 mm pistol from his possession and thwarted a robbery attempt he was planning. On the basis of a tip-off received by ASI Shreeom Dagar, that a desperate criminal who is planning to rob a...

‘Detection most effective deterrent against crime’- says Rajnath Singh at Delhi Police Raising Day Parade

Delhi Police organised its 71st Police Raising Day Parade on February 16, in which Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest. On this day in 1948, WD Mehra became the first Inspector General of Police of Delhi. On July 1, 1978  the Commissioner system of policing came into force in Delhi. On the occasion, Rajnath Singh said detection...

गुरुग्राम: सोशल मीडिया से भेजी जाने वाली शिकायतों के निपटारे में गुरुग्राम अव्वल

मुख्यमंत्री को सोशल मीडिया के माध्यम से भेजी जाने वाली शिकायतों के निपटारे में एक बार फिर गुरुग्राम अव्वल रहा है, जिसके लिए हरियाणा के मुख्यमंत्री के अतिरिक्त प्रधान सचिव डा. राकेश गुप्ता ने उपायुक्त विनय प्रताप सिंह तथा जिला प्रशासन की टीम को बधाई दी है। डा. राकेश गुप्ता वीडियो कांफ्रेंसिंग के माध्यम से विभिन्न योजनाओं के क्रियान्वयन की...

गुरुग्राम: युवाओं को डिजीटल बैकिंग सहित कई महत्वपूर्ण योजनाओं के बारे में विस्तार से जानकारी दी गई

नेहरू युवा केंद्र द्वारा पटौदी के खंड विकास एवं पंचायत अधिकारी कार्यालय में पड़ोस युवा संसद कार्यक्रम का आयोजन किया गया। इस कार्यक्रम में युवाओं को डिजीटल बैकिंग सहित कई महत्वपूर्ण योजनाओं के बारे में विस्तार से जानकारी दी गई। यह कार्यक्रम नेहरू युवा मंडल हेड़ाहेड़ी के सहयोग से आयोजित किया गया था जिसमें युवाओं ने बढ़ चढक़र भाग लिया।...

गुरुग्राम: राजकीय वरिष्ठ माध्यमिक विद्यालय में संस्कृत सम्मेलनम् का आयोजन

संस्कृत भाषा को बढ़ावा देने तथा इसके महत्व को आमजन तक पहुंचाने के लिए गुरुग्राम के राजकीय वरिष्ठ माध्यमिक विद्यालय में संस्कृत सम्मेलनम् का आयोजन किया गया। इस सम्मेलन में गुरुग्राम के मंडलायुक्त डा. डी सुरेश ने मुख्य अतिथि के तौर पर शिरकत की। इस सम्मेलन में संस्कृत भाषा के वक्ताओं ने बढ़-चढक़र भाग लिया। इस अवसर पर हरियाणा संस्कृत...

PM’s lesson for students just ahead of board exams

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacted with school and college students at Talkatora Stadium here today. Around 2,300 school and college students including teachers and principals participated in the programme. Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar were also present. The PM held a Town Hall session with students on subjects related to examinations. He took questions from students present at...

SRM organises global conference on advance material chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) is organising the 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Material Chemistry (ICRAMC- 2018) during February 14-16, 2018 at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology in association with Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France and IRD India, said a press statement. The theme of the conference is to discuss about...

‘Budget will bring qualitative change in many peoples’ lives,’ says CM Yogi

The Yogi Adityanath Government today presented its 2nd budget that is 11.4% more than last fiscal amounting to more than Rs 4.28 lakh crores. While presenting the budget in Uttar Pradesh assembly, Finance Minister Rajesh agarwal said that the budget is for 2018-19 has earmarked Rs 650 crore for Bundelkhand Expressway project, Rs 1,000 crore for Purvanchal expressway, Rs...

HCL explores investment opportunities in UP

Founder of HCL company and chief of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, Shiv Nadar explored investment opportunities in the state. On this occasion, the Chief Minister extended an invite to Nadar for the 'Investors Summit' to be held in the state capital on February 21-22, 2018. He also gifted the logo of the Prayag Kumbh-2019 to the visiting dignitary. During the meeting, Nadar apprised the Chief...

SC ruling says Karnataka to get additional 14.75 tmc water

The Supreme Court today directed that 177.25 tmc water will be released for Tamil Nadu while Karnataka will get further 14.75 tmc. It needs to be mentioned that the southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry have been at loggerheads over the water sharing arrangement from Cauvery river. Previously the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal ruling in 2007...

India poised for leap in electric mobility: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari said that India is poised for a leap in electric mobility. He was addressing a press conference in the capital on Feb. 15, after inaugurating the electric vehicle chargers- slow and fast charging-at an event, ‘Charging the Drive’ held at the NITI Aayog premises. Another attraction was 17 electric vehicles, on display at...

Delhi: Three held for looting Ola cabs in New Usmanpur area along with aide

On Feb. 12, an information was received at PS New Usmanpur regarding a car-jacking robbery from near DDA Park, Shastri Park, Delhi.  Subsequently, an FIR was registered and investigation was taken up by a team comprising Inspector AATS/NE Vinay Yadav, SI Shailesh, PSI Amit Kumar, ASI Sabu S., HC Asha Ram, Ct. Rohit, Ct. Aman, Ct Ajay and AATS Team...

LG reviews 3 years’ roadmap of Delhi Police for combating cyber crime

Lt. Governor, Delhi, Anil Baijal in law & order meeting reviewed the 3 years’ roadmap of Delhi Police for combating cyber crime. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary, Delhi, Pr. Secretary (Home), GNCTD, Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Spl. CPs and Jt. CPs of Delhi Police. Delhi Police made a detailed presentation regarding prevalent cybercrimes and the measures to check...

Ghaziabad: DM asks Municipal Corporation to get roads repaired in 15 days

District Magistrate Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today reviewed the progress of roads in the district falling under jurisdictions of Municipal Corporation, PWD and UPSIDC, said a press statement issued by district information official. Several officials inspected the roads of Sahibabad, Muradnagar, city area, among others. Under the Nagar Nigam area roads of Pratap Nagar, Gaushala, Vijay Nagar, Akbarpur Behrampur, DPS...

Minister urges farmers to turn to ‘profitable’ organic farming

Small and marginal farmers, who are unable to meet agriculture expenditure, can switch to organic farming as it is cost-effective and profitable. This was stated by Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh while addressing a gathering of CIARI representatives, government officials and other stakeholders at Raj Niwas in Port Blair, Andaman Nicobar Islands. Singh said he was...

Expect $65 bn pharma and $12 bn medical devices industry to double in next 5 years: Minister

“Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme announced by the Government, popularly called as ‘Namo-Care’, has the potential to turn India into the largest pharma manufacturer of the world in about three years,” Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar, said while inaugurating the third edition of India Pharma 2018 and India Medical Device 2018, International conference and...

Ayushman Bharat to take lead in providing quality and affordable healthcare; says PM in Arunachal Pradesh

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is on a trip to Arunachal Pradesh today where at a function in Itanagar, he inaugurated the Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre. This Convention Centre has an auditorium, conference halls and an exhibition hall. The PM also dedicated the State Civil Secretariat Building to the nation, and laid the foundation stone of the Academic Block of...

Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi asks officials to release Rs 50 cr for those affected with hail

Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath after a review meeting on assessment of damage to crops due to hail in many parts of Uttar Pradesh has asked the concerned officials to submit a report in 48 hrs. So far, 15 districts have been identified where the crops had suffered maximum damage due to the impact of the hailstorm.  These are Aligarh,...

Special Cell of Delhi Police crushed IM’s revival plans with arrest of Ariz Khan-a dreaded IM terrorist

A team of Special Cell consisting of Inspector Chandrika Prasad, Inspector Amul Tyagi, Inspector Ravinder Joshi and Inspector Satish Rana under the supervision of ACP Govind Sharma, not only apprehended the most wanted terrorist Ariz Khan alias Junaid alias Salim Sir, resident of Koti Qila area, PS Kotwali, Azamgarh, U.P and  Fatehpura, PS Bilariya Ganj, Azamgarh, U.P., but also...

गुरुग्राम: श्रीदुर्गा रामलीला कमेटी की ओर से हुआ शिव जागरण

ऐसा कम ही देखने को मिलता है कि पाश्चात्य संस्कृति के इस दौर में पौराणिक चीजें भी महत्व रखती हों। इस संस्कृति को जिंदा रखने के उद्देश्य से महाशिवरात्रि के अवसर पर शिवजी के जागरण में ऐसे ही यंत्रों से संगीत की धुनें बजवाई्रगई, जिन्हें आज की पीढ़ी ज्यादातर जानती ही नहीं है। यहां जैकबपुरा स्थित रामलीला मैदान में श्रीदुर्गा...

Sant Nirankari Mission to celebrate Guru Puja Diwas on Feb. 23

Devotees of the Sant Nirankari Mission will celebrate Guru Puja Diwas on February 23 and pay tributes to Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj on his 64th Birth Anniversary in congregations at every branch throughout the country. On February 24, a countrywide cleanliness and tree plantation drive will be organized under the auspices of the Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation. This year...

G’bad: Dreaded criminal held after shoot-out at Lohia Nagar; one cop also injured

A notorious criminal said to be leader of a gang called D-50 was arrested after a shoot-out with Sihani Gate cops, at Lohia Nagar in the wee hours of today, in which the criminal was shot at in the leg while one cop also received a gun shot, it was informed by SP City, Akash Tomar. The said cop...

Ghaziabad: Two autolifters nabbed by Khoda police

Staff of Police Station Khoda in Ghaziabad apprehended 2 notorious  autolifters today from near Aman Banquet hall. Both the accused were caught with stolen Creta car, bike and scooty each. These autolifters namely Vekky and Guddu were active in Delhi-NCR, it was informed by SP City, Akash Tomar. The Khoda cops had previously signaled the 3 accused who were coming...

Singles increasingly using dating apps to get hooked, finds ASSOCHAM survey across metros

Matrimonial websites are passé as singles across metros in India are hooking up via location based, free mobile dating applications and social media networks, according to a random survey conducted by ASSOCHAM Social Media Foundation (ASDF) ahead of Valentine’s Day.   Mobile apps like Tinder, Happn, TrulyMadly, OkCupid and others operate relatively on a similar mechanism and are specifically designed for...

Students need to qualify NEET for pursuing medical course abroad

Indian students have to qualify a Screening Test called Foreign Medical Graduates Exam (FMGE), for registration to practice in India after obtaining primary medical qualification (MBBS) overseas. It has come to notice that medical institutions/ universities of foreign countries admit Indian students without proper assessment or screening of the students’ academic ability to cope up with medical education with...

Central assistance of Rs 38,000 cr- UP minister remains positive after Niti Aayog meet

NITI Aayog team held detailed discussions on central assistance to Uttar Pradesh with a delegation led by the State Health Minister, Sidharth Nath Singh in the capital on Feb. 13. Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Rajiv Kumar and CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant took part in the deliberations with Uttar Pradesh ministers of agriculture, energy, finance, women and child development...

Police Families Welfare Society launches 2 skill development centres

On February 13, the Police Families Welfare Society, a welfare arm of Delhi Police launched two skill development centres under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY),which is implemented by National Skill Development Centres (NSDC), at Model Town and Narela Police colonies for imparting training on Beauty-Therapy and Cutting/Tailoring respectively. Authorization was provided by PFWS to an experienced agency namely...

Indian Railways skill programme on track

As part of Skill India initiative, Ministry of Railways has been contributing in a big way to provide training to apprentices in various disciplines training in categories like Fitter, Turner, Machinist, Welder, Painter, Carpenter, Electrician, Refrigerator and AC Mechanic, Mechanic (Motor Vehicle/Diesel) etc., since long.  Ministry of Railways has kept a target of training of 30 thousand Apprentices in...

गुड़गाँव: आंगनबाड़ी वर्कर्स एवं हैल्पर्स यूनियन ने अपनी मांगों के लिए राज्यव्यापी आन्दोलन शुरू किया

सीटू के नेतृत्व में आंगनबाड़ी वर्कर्स एवं हैल्पर्स यूनियन ने अपनी मांगों के लिए राज्यव्यापी आन्दोलन शुरू किया है। आन्दोलन की पहली कड़ी में 16 फरवरी को सभी जिला मुख्यालयों पर जोरदार प्रदर्शन करेंगी। इस का बात का फैसला कमला नेहरू पार्क में आयोजित ज़िला की आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ताओं ने चंचल की अध्यक्षता में हुई बैठक में लिया। बैठक का संचालन राज्य व...

Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 15,935 cr

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman, met today and accorded approval to Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Services valued at about Rs 15,935 crore. These included procurement of essential quantity of Light Machine Guns for the three Services through the fast track procedure at an estimated cost of over Rs 1,819 crore. This procurement will...

G’bad: DM inspects board exam venue at Lohia Nagar

District Magistrate (DM) Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today visited Guru Nanak Girls Inter College at Lohia Nagar, to check out on how UP board exams were going on. She checked the I-cards of examiners at the exam venue. She directed the officials Pankaj Pandey and Jyoti Dikshit to ensure that CCTV camera monitoring be done effectively and they should make...

Ghaziabad: DM holds meeting to take stock of Shivratri preparations

District Magistrate (DM) Ghaziabad, Ritu Maheshwari today held a meeting with district officials to take stock of preparations ahead of Shivratri festival tomorrow. She asked SP City Akash Tomar to ensure that adequate police force is deployed so that no untoward incident takes place. SP City apprised the DM that all such preparations have been taken care of. Maheshwari asked...

गाजियाबाद: मेरी आवाज सुनो जन कल्याण समिति की महिला विंग (मेरठ मंडल) का गठन

मेरी आवाज सुनो जन कल्याण समिति पंजीकरण की मीटिंग संपन्न हुई जिसमें मेरठ मंडल की महिला विंग का गठन किया गयाI आज मीटिंग में लज्जा यादव को मंडल अध्यक्ष नियुक्त किया गया, हिमांशी शर्मा को उपाध्यक्ष, चित्रा कांडपाल को महासचिव, पूनम शर्मा को सचिव, सुनीता को वरिष्ठ सदस्य, गीता को वरिष्ठ सदस्य व मंजू शर्मा कोषाध्यक्, कौशल तेवतिया को...

Blast reported in ONGC drillship Sagar Bhushan under maintenance at Cochin Shipyard

A blast has been reported in ONGC drillship Sagar Bhushan at 9.15 am today at Cochin Shipyard where it has been dry docking since December 7, 2017. The drillship was undergoing mandatory Special Survey (Hull & Machinery) repairs in Cochin Shipyard as per class requirement. The cause of the incident is being ascertained.

IT officer caught by CBI taking bribe

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer, Bhadrak (Odisha), while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 40,000 from the complainant. CBI had registered a case on a complaint alleging that the ITO, Bhadrak demanded a bribe of Rs. 50,000 from the complainant for dropping penal proceedings against him and not to reopen assessment of previous...

Post MSP raise it’ll a tightrope walk for Govt. to manage food inflation: ASSOCHAM

Having raised farmers’ expectations by promising them Minimum Support Price (MSP) which would be 1.5 times the cost of production, government will find it a ‘tight rope walk’ situation in managing the conflicting interests between farm producers and consumers, with inflation maintaining an upward trend for last six months in a row and possibly moving towards six per cent...