Delhi News Highlights: In Qutub Minar plea, ASI says worship can’t be allowed; Covid positivity rate over 2%
Delhi News Today Updates 25 May, Delhi Weather Today, Delhi News Updates, Delhi Heatwave Updates, Delhi Rainfall Alert news, Delhi Temperature News: Umar Khalid told the Delhi High Court that there is no direct connection between him and any violence whatsoever.
ASI opposed the plea, arguing that the Qutub Minar's character was frozen after it came under the protection of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (AMASR) Act, 1958. (File)
Delhi News Highlights: With the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) maintaining that the Qutub Minar complex’s status cannot be changed to allow worship, a Delhi court Tuesday reserved till June 9 its order on a plea seeking restoration of Hindu and Jain deities inside the premises.
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Meanwhile, after dipping below 2 per cent for a day as per Sunday’s health bulletin, Delhi’s Covid-19 positivity rate—the proportion of samples tested that return positive—stood at 2.27 per cent on Tuesday and 2.69 per cent on Monday.
In other news, arguing that the statement of the main witness against him is based on hearsay, Umar Khalid, who is an accused in the larger conspiracy case in connection with the Northeast Delhi riots, Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that there is no direct connection between him and any violence whatsoever. Senior Advocate Trideep Pais, representing Khalid, submitted that there are 10-15 paragraphs in the chargesheet with no basis or supporting evidence, and if the prosecution has the propensity to create such things, then it is clear that the protected witness ‘Bond’ is fabricated.
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Delhi: Sisodia meets Cambridge University faculty, discusses ways to boost ties
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Tuesday met with faculty from Cambridge University to discuss their ongoing partnership and to “explore new ways to strengthen ties”. The meeting was a part of his ongoing visit to the United Kingdom for the Education World Forum
He discussed the idea of designing a joint certification course between Cambridge University and Delhi Teachers University in areas of school leadership, curriculum development, and related fields, the government said in a statement.
Ambedkar University constitutes admission committee for COA amid uncertainties
After appointing a Dean for the College of Art (COA), the Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) Tuesday said it had constituted an admission committee to work on the modalities of admission in the college. The fate of COA has been uncertain as Delhi University has claimed it has not de-affiliated COA, even as AUD has begun the admission process.
“A meeting was held by the Department of TTE/Higher Education, GNCTD on 23.05.2022, which was attended by the officers of the Dr B R Ambedkar University Delhi and officers of the College of Arts.
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