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Pandara Road: How a clerical error pushed Pandavas off New Delhi map

The name Pandara does not strike a bell, unlike those of most roads named by the colonial government, mostly in memory of British monarchs and Viceroys, as well as rulers, dynasties and prominent figures from the subcontinent’s — and particularly Delhi’s — long history.

Delhi: BJP lists mayor names with caste, draws flak

This year, as per the rotation basis, the mayoral seat is reserved for councillors from the SC category. The list, however, specifies the sub-caste (such as valmiki, jatav) that the leader belongs to.

Hundreds of Jet employees, one plea: Who will give us jobs now?

Most of the employees pointed out how the crisis has left them in the lurch. Sangeeta said she has not even been able to pay the school fee of her son, who studies in Class X.

At DU, extra benefit to students from villages

This was decided in a meeting of DU’s Standing Committee of the Academic Council Thursday, as part of changes to the admission process. The final decision rests with the Academic Council. The Vice-Chancellor, however, may also use his power to pass the decisions.

Man killed in accident on Signature Bridge

An FIR of negligence has been registered at Shastri Park police station and further investigation is on. However, police are yet to verify if his death was caused by the cable that fell off the pillar of the bridge, or from construction work being carried out above it.

Delhi: For visually impaired, voter IDs in braille

Amidst the celebrations aimed at increasing election participation of persons with disabilities, Kavita’s father Rajinder (52) broke down. “We have been turned away by every school we approached for her admission,” he said.

In Haryana, AAP to field 3 candidates, JJP gets 7 seats

At a joing press conference with JJP chief Dushyant, AAP Delhi unit head Gopal Rai said AAP was no longer in talks with Congress as the grand old party “is not interested”. However, he did not give a direct response on whether the decision to go it alone in Delhi was final or not.

Delhi: IT dept raided doctor’s house last year, probe on

Dr Shakti Bhargava (38), who hurled a shoe at BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao is facing an investigation by the Income Tax department.

Delhi: Man hurls shoe at BJP MP during press conference

Rao, who is the party spokesperson, was talking about the BJP’s move to field Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in Bhopal when the incident took place.

Alliance with AAP off, Congress to declare candidates for Delhi today

Congress’s Chacko said AAP had agreed to a Delhi-specific tie-up Wednesday, but changed its stance today

Delhi: 73,000 children who failed in schools out of system

As per an affidavit submitted by the Education Department in the High Court, of the 1.55 lakh children who failed in the various classes, only 52,582 had been re-admitted to regular government schools.

IMD issues warning: Mercury dips as ‘very active’ Western Disturbance brings rain to the capital

The India Meteorological Department Wednesday issued a warning, asking authorities to remain alert and expect strong winds in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Bihar.