Higher salaries for Delhi 'guest teachers' approved

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 13:34

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Salaries of "guest teachers" in Delhi government schools have been significantly hiked, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Thursday.


Delhi to send 200 teachers on 'exposure trips'

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 20:42

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday announced it will send 200 of its teachers on "exposure trips" to leading educational institutions in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.


Absconding criminal held in Delhi

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 20:30

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) An interstate criminal absconding for two years and wanted in nine cases of attempt to murder, robbery, and extortion has been arrested, Delhi Police said on Sunday.


Girl student arrested for molesting minor

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 19:54

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A girl student of Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya here has been arrested for allegedly molesting a seven-year-old minor girl in the school premises, police said on Sunday.


Kejriwal approves 37% hike in minimum wage, calls it 'Holi gift'

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 01:17

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approved around 37 per cent hike in the minimum wages and termed it a "Holi gift" for the city's labour class. It now needs to be cleared by Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.


Three-year-old raped, murdered in Delhi

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:56

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped, murdered and her face mutilated beyond recognition by a teenager who was caught after he dumped her body at an isolated place in a west Delhi neighbourhood, police said on Friday.


2 firemen killed in Delhi cylinder blast

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:38

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two firefighters were killed and two others injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded while they were extinguishing a blaze at a food and snacks shop here on Friday morning.


Youth held for acid attack on man, two daughters

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 23:34

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a youth for throwing acid at a man and his two minor daughters after he prevented the accused from consuming alcohol near his residence, police said on Sunday.


Youth shot dead in Delhi

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 22:46

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A 24-year-old youth was shot dead by three bike borne assailants here when he was returning home, police said.


Sisodia orders mid-day meal inspections by senior officers

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:52

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Two days after a dead rodent was found in the lunch at a government-run school here, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday ordered that all 33 mid-day meal kitchens should be inspected by senior officers.


Delhi government challenges nursery admissions order

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:00

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The AAP government on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court, challenging a single-judge order that stayed its nursery admissions notification compelling 298 private schools, built on public land, to adopt only neighbourhood criteria.


Heinous crime graph in Delhi saw dip in 2016: Report

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 21:40

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) While the overall crime rate surged by nearly 10 per cent in the national capital in 2016, the incidences of heinous crimes like murder and dacoity came down significantly, the Delhi Police annual report said on Monday.