1,950 govt quarters sub-let by allottees
New Delhi, May 6
Over 1,950 government accommodations of government employees sub-letting their premises have come to light in the year 2001 alone, the Union Minister of State, Mr Bandaru Dattatreya, informed the Rajya Sabha. He said after following the prescribed procedure, 916 quarters were cancelled and 655 quarters vacated between January 1997 and December 2001.
I did not blame Sheila govt: DTTDC chief
New Delhi, May 6
Delhi Tourism chairman Romesh Sabharwal today said that he had never accused the Sheila Dikshit government of not according priority to the tourism sector in Delhi, but was only critical of the functioning of his department.
Rs 2.42-cr revamp plan for abattoirs in Haryana
Sonepat, May 6
The Haryana Government has approved a Rs 2.42 crore scheme for the construction of modern slaughterhouses in different towns of the state during the current financial year.
Proper management of industrial wastes stressed
Faridabad, May 6
Experts have expressed serious concern over the `laxity’ being adopted by the authorities as well as industrialists for proper disposal and management of industrial wastes.
Residents squirm as police fail to crack dacoity case
Panipat, May 6
The district police, whose record of working out cases has been lacklustre to say the least, has failed to achieve any breakthrough in the case of dacoity at Surinder Dye House in Babarpur even after one week, spreading panic among the public.
Four die while cleaning factory sewer
Ghaziabad, May 6
Four sanitary workers were reportedly killed while cleaning the sewer of a factory, Shiela Foam, in the Sahibabad Industrial Area under the Link Road police station on Sunday. Another three workers, who were rescued by the fire workers, are in a serious condition and have been admitted to different hospitals.
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‘Teachers’ involvement in politics lowers research quality’
The state of research in universities and institutes of excellence has attracted a lot of attention from the intelligentsia in the recent times. It is now being widely believed that the budgetary allocation for scientific research needs to be increased significantly to facilitate better research in the country.
Delhi University Researchers’ Association President Sanjay Tiwari
Four killed in car-truck collision
Noida, May 6
Four occupants of a Maruti car were killed on the spot after their vehicle collided with a truck near the Badalpur police check post under the Dadri police station on Sunday night.
200 disabled activists court arrest
|New Delhi, May 6
More than 200 physically disabled activists today courted arrest while marching towards the Prime Minister’s residence here in support of their demands, including reservation in jobs and raising of income tax exemption limit. The activists, under the banner of the Disabled Rights Group (DRG), were stopped by the police when they began marching from the Safdarjung Tomb raising slogans like ‘We demand justice’ and ‘Don’t ignore the disabled’.
More than 200 physically disabled activists, under the banner of the Disabled Rights Group (DRG), today courted arrest while marching towards the Prime Minister’s residence here in support of their demands, which include reservation in jobs and raising income tax exemption limit. The activists began their march from the Safdarjung Tomb raising slogans like ‘We demand justice’ and ‘Don’t ignore the disabled’.
2 youths killed in road mishap
Panipat, May 6
Two youths were killed when the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a truck on the GT Road here. According to information, Vinay Jain, a resident of the Jain Mohalla here, died on the spot. His friend Suresh, a resident of Kabri village, was seriously injured and later died in a private hospital.
- Dharna against Modi
- Succumbs to injuries
- Body found
- Suicide attempt
- Road accidents
- MDU collaboration