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New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has warned authorities in Delhi of “coercive steps” including attachment of accounts and imprisonment for not implementing its orders on keeping Yamuna clean.A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swantanter Kumar took strong exception to the failure of the authorities to act with “requisite seriousness and effectiveness” on its directions on “Maili ...
Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore’s founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as “among the tallest leaders of our times”.Mr. Modi arrived in Singapore early on Sunday to join a host of world leaders for the funeral of Lee, who died at the age of 91 on Monday after a long battle with pneumonia.“The passing away of Lee Kuan Yew marks the end of an era.He was among ...
Subdued quarterly earnings likely to weigh heavy on equities markets (Market Outlook) Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Lack of any positive trigger, coupled with expectations of subdued quarterly results, might lead to further consolidation in the Indian markets in the coming week. "With F&O (future and options) expiry (which happens on the third Friday of every month) and a short working week with just ...
The world's leading health care provider - Wockhardt hospitals - has been honoured with the Golden Globe Tigers Award 2015 for its compassion and consistency in adhering to high standards of superior and specialised health care. The nine awards the hospital received include best training initiative in health care, dream employer of the year and best organisation development programme of the year. Wockhardt ...
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vasegaran began a hunger strike here on Sunday demanding the release of 50 volunteers of his party who were arrested on March 21 for barging into the compound of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's official residence. "This is very unfortunate and till the time they don't release our volunteers, we will keep a fast and it will start from today," Vasegaran told ...
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs staged a protest inside the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today demanding the arrest of National Conference leader and former Minister of State for Home Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo. BJP leader Ravindra Raina told the media that Justice Gandhi Commission's report on the Kishtwar communal riots has held Kitchloo responsible for the clashes. "There were communal clashes ...
By Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW (Reuters) - 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. ...
The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and UK design firm Grey London have partnered with Albedo100 to come up with a reflective spray-paint to make cycling safer at night. The LifePaint, which is technically not paint, is a washable material that lasts about 10 days after application and is completely invisible until it's hit by the glare of a car's headlights after which it glows, the Verge reported. Nick ...
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 Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW (Reuters) - 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. ...
By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The state of the U.S. labour market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter, adding to the seesaw debate over when the Federal Reserve will spring its first interest rate hike. Fed Chair Janet Yellen made it clear on Friday that the U.S. central bank is likely to start raising borrowing costs later this year, adding ...
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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