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New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: India said on Sunday that it would airlift its nationals from unrest-hit Yemen and is also sending a large ship to the Yemeni capital as Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition warplanes continued airstrikes against the Shia Houthi rebels for the fourth consecutive day. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted: "Today we got permission to fly from Sanaa for three hours ...
Kochi: The second edition of the 108-day-long Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB), billed as country's biggest contemporary-art festival came to a close as the sun went down in this Kerala port city on Sunday. Official figures put the attendance in the event in excess of half a million, at least 100,000 more than in its debut year in 2012. Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF), which organised this event that ...
Bill alerts from mobile phone companies in your email or via SMS are meant to inform you when you are about to exceed their plan limit and make the things better. But just the opposite may be happening, find researchers. The study from University of Toronto Mississauga has found that such bill warnings can be more costly because cell phone companies adjust their plans and fees accordingly to maintain ...
Russian model Alisa Krylova cancelled her order for the latest Mercedes, spent New Year in Moscow rather than skiing in the Alps and now employs Russian staff rather than foreigners.The former Mrs Russia and Mrs Globe beauty pageant winner is among Russia's super rich but even she and many of her wealthy friends are feeling the pinch from the economic crisis.Driven into "a kind of hibernation", they ...
Former chief of naval staff Admiral (retired) Laxminarayan Ramdas on Sunday expressed disappointment over the leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for not informing him before shunting him out from the internal Lokpal. "It is with great surprise and sadness that I heard today from a reporter that the Aam Aadmi Party no longer requires my services as its internal Lokpal. Various media reports ...
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday congratulated World No 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal on winning the women's singles in India Open Super Series Badminton tournament. "Hearty congratulation Saina Nehwal on winning the women's singles India Open Super Series," the President tweeted. Earlier in the day, Nehwal lifted the singles crown of the India Open Super Series Badminton tournament. Nehwal defeated ...
The top United Nations official in Somalia along with the members of the UN Security Council have strongly condemned yesterday's terrorist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu city that resulted in the death of many civilians, including the Somali Federal Government's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva, Ambassador Yusuf Bari-Bari.I condemn yesterdays terrorist attack in Mogadishu in the ...
At least 23 passengers were injured as an Air Canada flight skidded off the runway while it was landing at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport in the Canada's Nova Scotia province on Sunday, officials said.In a statement released on Sunday, Air Canada said it confirms that 18 passengers of the 23 passengers and crew admitted to area hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries ...
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 ...
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, March 29 (Reuters) - Pakistan, which has yet to decide whether to offer military support to a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, is flying jumbo jets to the Middle Eastern country to evacuate hundreds of nationals, a Defence Ministry official said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after ...
Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.Unseasonal storms have badly damaged the winter crop in large parts of the fertile northern plains, most likely contributing to the suicides, and villagers ...
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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