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By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Centre again changes Bakrid holiday to Aug 22

New Delhi: The Centre today changed the date of Bakrid holiday again to Wednesday from Thursday for its offices in Delhi. Bakrid, one of the most celebrated festivals among Muslims. On the basis of the report of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, August 18th, 2018
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Delhi Additional Director Health wins WHO award on tobacco control initiative

New Delhi: Delhi government’s additional director of health S K Arora has been awarded the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control. Delhi’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Bakrid holiday for central govt offices in Delhi on Aug 23

Bakrid, one of the most celebrated festivals among Muslims. New Delhi: Central government offices in Delhi will remain closed next Thursday instead of Wednesday due to Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), an official More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Minor girl commits suicide inside police station in Delhi

New Delhi: A minor girl allegedly committed suicide inside Tilak Vihar police station here on Saturday night by hanging herself. Tilak Vihar police station in Delhi According to the deceased’s mother, their More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Puducherry cannot be compared with the case of Delhi: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today clarified that Puducherry cannot be compared with the case of Delhi as it is governed by a provision which is different from that concerning the national capital. Interestingly, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Who is the boss? Delhi’s perennial dilemma over the years

New Delhi: Who is the boss? Delhi chief ministers down the years have often pondered the question while facing disagreements with lieutenant governors, but never has the tension spiralled into a confrontation of More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Delhi’s summer of discontent: anger, killings over water

New Delhi: Through the long summer months in Delhi, tens of thousands of people have cut back on daily showers and laundry because of a shortage of water that has led to fighting in some areas in which three people More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Court lets trees live to fight another day in India’s polluted capital

New Delhi: Thousands of trees in New Delhi were given a reprieve following protests by residents and angry editorials, as a court put a temporary block on plans to cut them down in order to redevelop government More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Arvind Kejriwal calls off nine day sit-in

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today called off his nine-day sit-in at the lieutenant governor’s office after bureaucrats started attending meetings with AAP ministers, said Deputy Chief Minister More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Open to discussions say Delhi IAS officers after Kejriwal’s assurance on security

New Delhi: IAS officers of the Delhi government today welcomed Arvind Kejriwal’s assurance that he would ensure their safety, saying they are open to formal discussions with the chief minister on the matter. IAS More...