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Banks to keep check on suspicious transactions

Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, the Delhi poll panel has instructed the banks to monitor unusual and suspicious cash withdrawals or deposits of cash in bank accounts exceeding `10 lakh during e

L-G urges Delhiites to promote solar power

Delhi lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday appealed to the people to promote the use of solar energy while inaugurating an awareness programme on renewable energy.

PSPB teams book semi-final spots

Sourav Chakraborty

Teams from Petroleum Sports Promotion Board cruised into the semi-finals of the 76th senior national table tennis championship in Puducherry on Tuesday.

India seeks more say in peace ops

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New Delhi on Monday. 	— ASIAN AGE

India, which is one of the largest contributors to the UN peacekeeping missions, on Monday demanded a greater say from the United Nations in decision-making on UN peace-keeping missions.

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With burning of agricultural waste adding to the city’s air pollution problem, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has taken to social media to prevent garbage, waste material or leaves being burnt.

Arvind Panagariya set to be first Niti Aayog vice-chairman

Pedestrians walk past the new signboard of Niti Aayog in New Delhi on Friday. 		 	— G.N. Jha

With the indication coming from the high ups in the government that the newly-formed Niti Aayog will start functioning from the next week, sources said, noted economist Arvind Panagariya is tipped to

Clerics seek removal of scenes

Bajrang Dal activists protest against the Aamir Khan-starrer PK in Jammu on Monday. 	— PTI

Even as Hindu organisations continue to demand a ban on Aamir Khan starrer PK for its alleged anti-Hindu content, Muslim clerics are also seeking removal of controversial scenes from the film.

Bombay High Court orders inquiry against Bandra police

The Bombay high court recently directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Zone 9, to conduct an inquiry against a Bandra police station officer after the court suspected that he had got a fresh

File status of case before NHRC, Delhi high court tells Somnath Bharti

The Delhi high court on Monday asked AAP leader Somnath Bharti to apprise it about the final outcome of the proceedings before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the matter of his controve

‘Economic background should decide minority status’

Delhi’s lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday said that it should not be the religion or caste, but the economic background of a person that should tell whether one is a minority or not.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.

The fuss that the TV channels have been making about a debate between the Delhi’s potential chief ministerial candidates like the US presidential candidates do has been baffling because the focus has