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Apathy virus eats into state govt projects

February 9, 2009 12:45:14 am

District Collectorate officials these days are traversing the interior villages to look for aged people who will receive financial aid of Rs 200 every month.

Piped Natural Gas for Noida kitchens

February 9, 2009 12:43:42 am

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL),the sole supplier of CNG and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in the Capital,on Sunday commenced the supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to kitchens in Noida.

Delhi underground

February 9, 2009 12:42:30 am

Among a glut of climate change conferences,the annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is by far the most authoritative.

Discriminating Act: Dalit group rises against provision of Panchayati Raj

February 9, 2009 12:42:28 am

The Panchayati Raj Act provides for a Social Justice Committee in every village,which is responsible for the disposal of dead animals.

Exam fever: workshop deals with parent stress during Boards

February 9, 2009 12:40:33 am

“Parents of Board examinees also get stress symptoms similar to what their children experience,” said Deepak Gupta,consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Ganga Ram Hospital ...

Govt ‘discovers’ state’s Buddha links,to develop tourism circuit

February 9, 2009 12:40:29 am

The state government,having been prodded by Japan and Sri Lanka,is seriously working in the direction of developing a Buddhist circuit in Gujarat.

City CNG crematoriums out of order

February 9, 2009 12:39:03 am

MCD’s plans of rallying for CNG-operated crematoriums in the Capital seems have run out of gas. After providing environment-friendly and cheaper CNG-run pyres at the crematoriums in the city,at present,most of them are out of order.

No courts to try cases under Civil Aviation Act,Mohla might walk free

February 9, 2009 12:38:03 am

If booking booking Jitender Mohla under the Civil Aviation Act was an ‘unusual’ move,the Delhi Police now faces another difficulty in keeping him under detention after February 16.

Rupa Mody sees ray of hope in apex court’s special probe team

February 9, 2009 12:37:36 am

Breaking her long silence,Rupa Mody,whose 14-year-old son had gone missing during the Gulbarg Society massacre in 2002,said on Sunday the victims of the 2002 communal mayhem in the state have finally started getting justice after a long wait of seven years.

Seek compromise in cheque bounce cases before they reach court,SC judge tells banks

February 9, 2009 12:37:05 am

With the mounting backlog of cheque bounce cases,Justice Arijit Pasayat of the Supreme Court on Sunday urged the banks to make use of “pre-litigation conciliation” to check the problem.

Call centre manager missing since Jan 26

February 9, 2009 12:35:50 am

In a mysterious incident,the manager of a call centre in Connaught Place is reportedly missing since January 26 after going out for a shave. Rajeev Kumar (32) went for a shave on January 26,but hasn’t returned to his residence in Govindpuri since.

Two of 2,000 in Ghaziabad police force tech-savvy

February 9, 2009 12:32:51 am

At a time when cyber crime is on the rise and getting more complex with each passing day,only two senior officers out of Ghaziabad’s nearly 2,000-strong police force know how to navigate the Internet.

CP renovation plan overcomes hurdles,to begin next month

February 9, 2009 12:31:51 am

The Connaught Place renovation plan is back on track after a controversy surrounding the first phase of renovation led to work getting stalled.

Band of customer-friendly auto-rickshaw drivers pledged to honesty

February 9, 2009 12:28:39 am

If you see a parked auto-rickshaw with a red and blue poster with the words ‘Imandar Auto Chalak’ — do not rub your eyes in disbelief,or cynically walk away. An honest auto-driver is no longer an oxymoron.

Differently-abled children have plethora of options,counsels CBSE helpline

February 9, 2009 12:25:28 am

When the parents of a visually-challenged student in class IV called the CBSE counselling helpline,they learnt about the plethora of options and the kind of facilities available for disabled students in the board exams.

What to feed the athletes in 2010? Govt puts on its thinking cap

February 9, 2009 12:23:21 am

In the run-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics,the Chinese government had monitored food processing units through the Global Positioning System.

Palika emptied,sealed for 2 hours in mock drill

February 9, 2009 12:22:03 am

An anonymous call received by the Delhi Police triggered panic at the Palika Bazar and the Connaught Place on Sunday,tearing apart the holiday feel.

The Torch is still Burning

February 9, 2009 12:18:15 am

Artist Jeram Patel carefully made his way to Shridharani Gallery with the support of a walking stick and rested on a leather chair before glancing across the walls that had on display his recent artwork in steel and wood.

Lounging in the Den

February 9, 2009 12:17:21 am

It is called Den and,not surprisingly,is a dimly lit room at the bottom of a narrow wooden staircase. It is,surprisingly,the new lounge bar at Gurgaon’s Sector 15 market.

Across the Great Wall

February 9, 2009 12:16:21 am

They are two powerful civilisations,separated by a border,yet it is a rare occasion when contemporary writers from India and China meet to exchange notes.

Jobs lost: for union,crisis or absence?

February 9, 2009 12:14:28 am

Amol Sabale,who finished his training as a welder with Stocota Pvt Ltd,a unit on Chakan-Talegaon Road,soon found himself out of work.

History in Mint Condition

February 9, 2009 12:13:26 am

Indian history has been cast in Swiss silver and laced with 24-carat gold. The Tricolour is embossed on a 2.2-mm ingot and so is a battlefield of the Revolt of 1857.

Sinhagad engg model in top endurance gear

February 9, 2009 12:13:16 am

The Invincibles,a team from Sinhagad Academy of Engineering,lived up to its name.

That Was A good Drive

February 9, 2009 12:12:13 am

When British singer Dido decided to release her third album Safe Trip Home,she wanted to experiment a little. She moved away from familiar London and her new mansion in LA to sing about the many homes in the flat world — in Mumbai...

A varsity for tech institutes,city can fancy its chances

February 9, 2009 12:10:49 am

The state government plans an independent technical university,to which all the engineering and management colleges will be affiliated.