City Briefs: Application opens for DU girls hostel

The Delhi University has opened applications for seats at Dhaka-based Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for post-graduate or under-graduate girls.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Published: January 25, 2012 1:25:43 am

Application opens for DU girls hostel

New Delhi: The Delhi University has opened applications for seats at Dhaka-based Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for post-graduate or under-graduate girls. The 800-seater hostel has 350 beds reserved for students from the Northeast and 150 beds for ST students. Students can pick up application forms from the Students’ Welfare office till January 31. Last date for submission of forms is February 7.

HC reserves order in Sajjan Kumar case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has reserved its verdict on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea challenging a trial court order to frame charges against him in one of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. Justice Suresh Kait reserved the order after the Congress leader’s counsel,CBI and various victims concluded their arguments on Kumar’s plea. The trial court had in 2010,framed charges against Kumar and four others for the murder of six persons at Sultanpuri area in Northwest Delhi in the 1984 riots.

Power tariff: Discom,Axis Bank tie up

New Delhi: BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has signed an agreement with Axis Bank to set-up ATM machines at the discom’s customer care centres across South and West Delhi,power officials said on Tuesday. The first such ATM was opened to the public at the company’s head office in Nehru Place. The aim is to generate non-tariff revenue. Electricity consumers,who have Axis Bank accounts,will be able to pay their bills directly through the ATM.

DU to fund innovative projects

New Delhi: Delhi University will provide funds up to Rs 10 lakh for innovative inter-disciplinary projects mooted by joint teams of under-graduate students and teachers from its colleges,the registrar said on Tuesday. College teams,comprising 10 students,three faculty members and an external advisor can submit their proposal till February 28. The initiative is aimed at giving under-graduates students exposure in terms of innovation and research,said Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dr Dinesh Singh.

Process to allot low cost flats to workers begins

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday started the process of allotment of around 1,500 low cost flats to industrial workers of the city. Government’s infrastructure building agency DSIIDC,which constructed the flats in Bawana and Narela held a draw of lots to distribute 1,420 flats. Officials said government had received over 11,000 applications for getting houses under the Rajiv Gandhi Housing scheme.

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