Week-long workshop for nurses begins
A national workshop on Nursing Research Methodology was inaugurated by Dr Srinath Reddy,president of the Public Health Foundation of India on Wednesday. The workshop,organised by the Trained Nurses Association of India,focusses on strengthening the knowledge of participants on research processes and enabling them to interpret findings for providing quality nursing care. Nearly 40 nursing professionals from the country are participating in the workshop that concludes on August 25.
Man held at T3 with imported goods
In the Customs departments first arrest at the IGI Airports Terminal III,a 31-year-old man was held on Tuesday night for allegedly smuggling in premium imported goods in commercial quantities. Accused Pradeep Bajaj (31),who arrived from Hong Kong on August 17,was intercepted. His checked-in baggage was found to contain high-quality woollen fabric of brands like Gianni Versace,Dolce and Gabbana,Salvatore Ferragamo and Lanificio Di Marzoni. The baggage also had electronic goods and imported liquor bottles in commercial quantities, a Customs official said. The value of the seized goods is more than Rs 5 lakh.
Two from Meerut held for cow slaughter
Two persons were arrested by the South Delhi police for alleged involvement in cow slaughter. The accused,Lal Mohammed (50) and Sultan (35),both from Meerut ,were arrested after Head Constable Shamsher Singh and Constable Amit Kumar spotted a vehicle in Vasant Kunj carrying two cows. The police said the accused informed them that they were involved in cattle slaughter in Delhi and Gurgaon.
FEDCUTA members meet Sibal,present demands
A delegation of the Federation of the Central University Teachers Associations (FEDCUTA) met Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday over the issue of service conditions. The teachers submitted a six-point memorandum to Sibal. Among their demands were scrapping of new proposals like Academic Performance Indicators.
Malaysian held for using cloned credit cards
The Central Delhi police arrested a Malaysian national,identified as Sahubar Maina Mohammad (43),for allegedly using cloned credit cards. The police received a tip-off about him on Thursday from an outlet in Daryaganj. During checking,his Spanish passport was found to be forged and the credit cards in his possession were found to be cloned.
Anti-ragging cell,helpline in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad: Two days after a final-year mechanical engineering student died after falling from a four-storey hostel building under mysterious circumstances,the district administration has set up an anti-ragging cell on the premises of the District Collectorate along with a helpline to curb ragging. The helpline is 2828411.
Ads at Metro sites: MCDs action stayed
The High Court on Thursday restrained the MCD from removing advertisement boards put up by the Delhi Metro till November 15. The Metro has challenged the rationale of the civic agencys policy which mandates that the MCD Commissioners permission is required to display any advertisement and share half of the revenue with MCD.