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Mumbai: Gurgaon girl Aditi Arya was crowned Femina Miss India 2015 at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant here at Yash Raj Studio.Reigning Miss India Koyal Rana, on Saturday, enthroned her successor Aditi with the crown made by PC Jewellers. The first and second runners-up were Aafreen Rachel Vaz and Vartika Singh respectively.The trio was selected from the top five finalists of the fbb Femina Miss ...
Tehran: Iran has exhibited the necessary flexibility during the course of nuclear negotiations, calling on the P5+1 group of world powers to take the turn and the final steps, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani."We have come close to sensitive days. Iran has shown the crucial flexibility during the talks, and now it is the opposite side's turn to take the final steps," Rouhani told German Chancellor ...
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) To ensure equitable access to health services to all Delhiites, a new initiative that promises to provide free cab rides to hospitals and medical centres of the patient's choice was launched here on Saturday. Introduced by OXXY, claiming to be India's largest healthcare network and radio cab company, Uber, the service includes free rides to and from all hospitals, diagnostics ...
Hyderabad: A case of cheating was registered against actress Shruti Haasan for allegedly reneging on the contractual obligations and pulling out of an upcoming bilingual film, police said today. The case seeking criminal investigations against the actress was filed by the Picture House Media Ltd which alleged in its petition that the actress missed her shooting schedules for the untitled multi-starrer ...
Mumbai: Gurgaon girl Aditi Arya was crowned Femina Miss India 2015 at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant here at Yash Raj Studio.Reigning Miss India Koyal Rana, on Saturday, enthroned her successor Aditi with the crown made by PC Jewellers. The first and second runners-up were Aafreen Rachel Vaz and Vartika Singh respectively.The trio was selected from the top five finalists of the fbb Femina Miss ...
The funeral of the two naval officers who had died when Indian Navy's Dornier aircraft crashed into the sea off the Goa coast earlier this week is scheduled to take place on Sunday. The funeral of Lieutenant Abhinav Nagori will take place in his hometown Udaipur while that of Lieutenant Kiran Shekhawat will take place at her village Kurthala in Haryana. The body of Lieutenant Nagori was recovered ...
Tehran: Iran has exhibited the necessary flexibility during the course of nuclear negotiations, calling on the P5+1 group of world powers to take the turn and the final steps, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani."We have come close to sensitive days. Iran has shown the crucial flexibility during the talks, and now it is the opposite side's turn to take the final steps," Rouhani told German Chancellor ...
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has told Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz that he will soon send a high-level delegation to Riyadh to discuss cooperation for the Saudi-led strikes on Yemen, a top diplomat said. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told a press conference late on Saturday that the delegation could depart within 24 to 48 hours, Xinhua reported. "The prime ...
Merely 3 years after 1984's anti-Sikh riots, Meerut and Malyana were gripped in communal frenzy. But what took place on 22 May 1987 is beyond any iota of imagination. 42 Muslims were picked from their homes in Meerut's Hashimpura locality by Uttar Pradesh's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and killed 36 of them in cold blooded manner. A few days ago a local court acquitted all the accused in the ...

Hello Kejri, what about Delhi?

2015-03-28 12:15:09

Question 1: Summer is on us and what concrete steps are the Delhi government taking to ensure that power cuts are down to a minimum?Question 2: What about water shortages? Threats to cut VVIP water is meaningless because that’s not how extra water will come especially considering that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia are now part of that very same VVIP circuit.Question ...
(Adds number of arrests) PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 28 (Reuters) - Pakistan security forces killed 30 militants in gunbattles in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Saturday, a senior official said, but a spokesman for the militants denied suffering any losses. The two sides have been making conflicting claims about their success in clashes in Tirah Valley, near the Afghan border, and ...
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, March 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lawmakers from nine countries vowed on Saturday to put aside politics and join forces to help protect children from being forced into manual labour or trafficked into slavery. In an initiative led by Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, 22 parliamentarians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, the Netherlands, Pakistan, ...
Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) successfully treated Rabita Iqbal, a 10-year-old girl from Bangladesh, born with a rare genetic disorder called, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH).This is an inherited condition, in which the level of bad cholesterol in the blood is much higher than normal (total cholesterol more than 600) from birth leading to aggressive and ...
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals in Kolkata has undertook an initiative to provide a free health check-up to the Under 17 Tribal Girls Football team from Jhargram in Paschim Medinipur district.The hospital also organised an informative session on Sports Medicine for these underprivileged girls, most of whom dont have access to basic amenities and treatment back home. A total of 18 girls were put through ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
New York: For men who resent wearing condoms, a new non-intrusive solution is on the anvil - a birth control pill. At least two projects are in the pipeline for choking male fertility. One is H2-gamendazole that makes sperms go half-cooked. Normally, premature sperm cells grow a tail and head in the testis, but H2-gamendazole keeps them from reaching this stage of development. "If there's no sperm, ...
By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality. "Hands up all those girls who have to do housework before or after school?" Salunke asks, as every pig-tailed girl ...
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a circular asking teachers and school staff not to interact with pupils on social media, phone or through e-mails, a move which it said is intended to check "sexual harassment" of students."The circular has been issued to check incidents of sexual harassment of students by teachers and staff. We have asked them not to interact with students on social ...
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