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Farmer’s son to student who lost father, JNU fee hike has many worried

Around 40% of students admitted to the varsity in 2017 had a parental income of less than Rs 12,000 per month, as per the university’s annual report for the academic year 2017-2018.

‘Need new model to dispose stubble’: Environment ministry official

The official, on condition of anonymity, said a model other than the current approach of giving subsidies to farmers for stubble management machines and incentives for not burning crop residue may need to be considered.

Air quality ‘severe’ for second day in a row in Delhi-NCR

The Centre’s air quality monitoring agency SAFAR said under the present meteorological conditions, impact of stubble burning emissions on PM2.5 in Delhi Thursday increased to over 30%.

Faridabad murders: Police recreate crime scene

Police also suspect the involvement of another person in the crime. ACP (Crime) Anil Kumar said, “He has given us many reasons as to why he wanted to rob the family... we are verifying the motive.”

Considering action against students for vandalism: JNU

Besides painting on the walls of the administrative block, the students allegedly defaced a platform on which a yet to be unveiled statue of Swami Vivekananda stands.

No conversion charge for 100 markets in city: DDA

Sealing was carried out on the orders of the SC-appointed monitoring committee for properties that were residential on paper but being used as commercial premises and other violations.

Property registration in unauthorised colonies will begin by month-end: Manoj Tiwari

“I want to tell those living in unauthorised colonies that they can be ready to register their properties for a nominal fee in the last week of November,” Tiwai said.

Police resume work at Delhi’s Tis Hazari court after 2 weeks, lawyers continue strike

Hundreds of advocates marched on the streets near the Saket court, raising "We want justice" slogan and holding placards. Traffic was blocked and diverted for half an hour while they marched on the road.

Delhi air pollution: With schools shut on Children’s Day, students write letters to PM Modi

A student was quoted as saying in the letter, "At this point we need a strong directive from the government of India and the governments of the states affected to control this serious condition. We do have belief in our beloved Prime Minister who will surely take strong decision on this."

Non-smoker lung cancer cases in Delhi-NCR have spiked: Doctor

Dr Arvind Kumar was speaking at a conference, titled ‘Sustainable Action Dialogue on Air Pollution’, organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Ex-NGT chief says odd to even try the scheme

Other sources of air pollution include brick kilns, crop residue burning and unregulated construction activity, Justice Kumar said, adding that for 70% of the time in a day, Delhi’s roads are “bumper-to-bumper”.

Might extend odd-even scheme beyond Nov 15 if required: CM

In a statement released Wednesday, he appealed to the Opposition parties not to oppose the scheme, which aims to reduce pollution by allowing only half of privately owned cars on the roads on any given day.