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Priyanka Sharma


Before poll code kicks in,MCD set to push works
Sat, Mar 03, 2012

With the dates for the municipal polls announced and the election code of conduct set to be imposed from Monday,the civic administration is rushing to sanction development works in the city.

Ahead of polls,Mayor promises funds to RWAs
Fri, Mar 02, 2012

Ahead of the municipal polls,the BJP-controlled MCD announced budget allocation of Rs 34 crore for RWAs under the resident ward committee scheme. Mayor Rajni Abbi also promised additional grants of Rs 12,000 per annum.

BJP slams Congress for national ‘failures’ …
Mon, Feb 27, 2012

The Bharatiya Janata Party launched its campaign for the upcoming municipal polls,with senior leaders addressing party workers at Ramlila Maidan on Sunday.

Protest against police action: ‘Jamia Nagar being given terror tag’
Tue, Feb 21, 2012

Protesting against Delhi Police’s alleged crackdown on residents of Jamia Nagar,members of Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association staged a demonstration outside the police headquarters on Monday.

MCD to rope in residents,NGOs for upkeep of public toilets
Tue, Feb 21, 2012

Broken toilet seats,obnoxious odour,waterless tap and spots of muck all around — is how you would find most public toilets in the city.

After roads,Delhi govt seeks control over parking facilities
Mon, Feb 20, 2012

After seeking ownership of roads that are more than 60 feet wide,the Delhi government has now staked claim over all the parking sites — numbering around 255 — along them.

This MCD elections,voter slips will be delivered at doorstep
Fri, Feb 17, 2012

This civic elections,residents may not have to run from-pillar-to-post in search of their polling booths,as the State Election Commission plans to provide voter slips,containing the necessary details,to every household. “The slip will be sent to the residence of each voter. This will help the electorate identify the polling booths where they are listed to cast […]

Division ahead,civic works on hold
Tue, Feb 14, 2012

Civic projects across the city have taken a backseat with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) going in for a division.

MCD engineers on strike,seek Crime Branch probe into attack
Sat, Feb 11, 2012

With police making little headway into the the attack on Ansar Alam,an Executive Engineer with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi,the civic administration wants the case to be handed over to the Crime Branch.

Engineers seek protection
Fri, Feb 10, 2012

Responding to the attack on a member of their fraternity allegedly by the builder mafia,about 250 of the 600 engineers on MCD’s pay roll went on indefinite strike on Thursday.

EC to adopt Chandigarh pattern to increase voter turnout in MCD elections
Wed, Feb 08, 2012

With civic polls just two months away in the Capital,the Delhi Election Commission is formulating an awareness campaign to ensure better voter turnout and is looking to replicate the success achieved in Chandigarh for the municipal elections in December.

Polls ahead,MCD cracks down on political,religious hoardings
Wed, Feb 08, 2012

Erecting hoardings this poll season is going to be no cakewalk for politicians.

EC to adopt Chandigarh pattern to increase voter turnout in MCD election
Wed, Feb 08, 2012

Ad campaigns,radio jingles helped boost voting percentage,Delhi to do the same.

No-show reduces MCD budget discussion to farce
Fri, Feb 03, 2012

Mayor cuts duration from six to three days.

IIT layout modification plan gets municipal green light
Thu, Feb 02, 2012

The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi campus is all set to become more sophisticated. With the civic administration giving the institution the nod to modify its layout plan,students can soon avail of better infrastructure at the plush Hauz Khas campus.

At Pritampura Dilli Haat,the whiff of a dying art
Fri, Jan 27, 2012

The eyesight of 62-year-old Mohammad Mustaqeem may have blurred,but his fingers still possess the skill to carve out numerous kuppis in a day.

City schools awarded for environmental efforts
Fri, Jun 24, 2011

Two schools from the city will be rewarded by an NGO,for their sustained efforts to promote and prioritise environmental awareness.

Beggars hound residents,hurl abuses if refused money
Fri, Jun 17, 2011

Whether it is a visit to a market or to traffic signals,city residents as well as tourists are hounded by beggars.

UT to enjoy day & night cricket; stadium set to get floodlights
Wed, Jun 15, 2011

Finally,the Chandigarh Sector 16 stadium will be able to host day and night cricket matches. It is all set to get floodlights by the end of August.

Speak Out
Sun, Jun 05, 2011

The city has 217 liquor shops and vendors present in its markets and roadsides. Priyanka Sharma spoke to a cross-section of the residents and found that their opinion was divided on the issue.

By the way
Sun, Jun 05, 2011

Zipping past on the highway on your way to Shimla,it's hard not to miss this colourful patch. Many a tourist and back-packing travellers have stopped at these quaint crockery shops.

Buy eco-friendly products and save the earth…
Tue, Jun 08, 1999

CHANDIGARH, June 7: June 5. The Environment Day. What better occasion to check out how many people resolve to turn eco-friendly in dispos...

Help at hand for drug addicts
Mon, May 31, 1999

CHANDIGARH, MAY 30: Nar Anon, the region's first support group for families of drug addicts has started working in the city. It is a part...

Theatre sans spectators
Tue, May 18, 1999

CHANDIGARH, MAY 17: With the World Cup on, the rush at city cinema halls seems to have melted. People are either sprawled in front of the...

Three additions to the mini-zoo
Sat, May 15, 1999

CHANDIGARH, May 14: The city's mini zoo has got three new attractions - two fortnight-old ducklings and a hog deer young one.The duckling...