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Government: Aviation security chief post vacant since November 2012

In a shocking admission, the government on Monday informed Parliament that “the post of commissioner of security (civil aviation) has fallen vacant since November, 2012, after superannuation of the pr

Eco-friendly vehicles, not e-rickshaws, for government fleet

In an environment-friendly initiative, the city administration will deploy electric and hybrid vehicles on a pilot basis for para-transit applications and for the government fleet.

Government starts process of CVC posting, seeks names

While Lok Sabha Speaker is yet to decide on Leader of Opposition (LoP), the Centre on Monday went ahead with the process of appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and sought nominations o

Government mulls mobile schools for working parents’ kids

In an attempt to improve the standard of education in the government schools, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has started preparing a vision document which will not only focus on the qua

CBI to send victims’ clothes for DNA test

The CBI, probing the alleged rape and murder of two teenage girls in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, is expected to get the DNA analysis report of the personal belongings and vaginal swabs of the vi

Government develops fire service action plan

To ensure fire emergency preparedness in the national capital, the city administration has approved the action plan of the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) for the current fiscal, under which it has also appr

MHA mulls changes in IPC to fight racism

The Union home ministry, under Rajnath Singh, is mulling changes to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make attacks which are racial in nature and are “likely to cause fear or alarm or a feeling of insecu

NSUI to begin anti-ragging drive today

The student wing of the Congress, the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), is going to start an anti-ragging drive in all the colleges of the Delhi University from Tuesday.

Support sex workers to control HIV: Study

Control of the HIV pandemic will not be achieved without radical improvement in support for sex workers, a study has revealed.

Jagdish Mukhi meets Amit Shah on government formation

Ambiguity continues in the BJP on whether to opt for Assembly election or to form the government as senior party leader Jagdish Mukhi met national president Amit Shah on Monday.

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.