A model displays Neeta Bhargava’s summer collection.
—Photo by Anil Sharma
UP powerless since restructuring
Ghaziabad, April 7
The resignation of the CMD, UP Power Corporation, R.K. Narayan, on Friday is symptomatic of a deep-seated malaise that afflicts the UP power sector, the genesis of which lies in the trifurcating of the UPSEB much against the wishes of the striking engineers of the state electricity board.
MDU college girls damage cars of flying squad
Rohtak, April 7
Hundreds of agitated girls of BPSM Girls’ College at Khanpur kalan damaged the vehicles of the Maharshi Dayanand University flying squad and the center superintendent on Saturday. They also raised slogans against certain teachers before taking the B.A. (first year) examination being conducted by the university.
Is special colony the answer to jhuggis on govt land?
Faridabad, April 7
While the demolition of jhuggis and unauthorised structures has become a ritual here, the authorities are yet to come up with any tangible long-term suggestion to prevent the growth of such colonies. A lone suggestion has, however, come from the Deputy Commissioner that a special colony should be built to rehabilitate the displaced persons.
Foreign currency seized from fake ‘IAS’ officer
Sonepat, April 7
The police have recovered foreign currency and travellers’ cheques, including Rs 1,500 in Pakistani currency, form Abhikar Raj, who impersonated an IAS officer and availed the hospitality of the district administration.