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Delhi government launches Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana

On 14 Nov, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the initiation of the Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana — a scheme which will enable citizens to get their septic tanks cleaned for free. The Delhi government would issue a tender for the hiring of an agency which would be assisted by officials of the Delhi ..

Inaugural Conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” held in Delhi

Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, chaired the inaugural conclave on “National Capital Region -2041” organized by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) on 12 Nov  in  New  Delhi. The theme of the conclave was “Planning for Tomorrow’s Greatest Capital Region”. The Conclave had participation from ..

IIT Delhi launches Rs 250 crore Global Alumni Endowment Fund

President Ram Nath Kovind has recently launched the IIT Delhi global alumni endowment fund at Rashtrapati Bhavan that will have an initial commitment of more than Rs 250 crore. As per the scheme, the student will receive an aid of $10,000 from the alumni endowment fund. The aim of the endowment model is to achieve ..

Delhi doubles anti-street crime vans “PRAKHAR”

The Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik has recently doubled the anti-street crime vans ‘PRAKHAR’ to 30 to curb street crimes as well as crimes against women in the vulnerable areas. These are specially designed and equipped with latest gadgets for quick transmission of information about any crime.

Sports Journalist K R Wadhwaney passes away

Veteran sports journalist and author K R Wadhwaney recently died in Delhi. He was born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. After working in top organisations, Wadhwaney later went on to become the Sports Editor of the Indian Express newspaper.

K R Wadhwaney, veteran sports journalist and author, passes away

K R Wadhwaney (90), the veteran sports journalist and author, has passed away in Delhi. Born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. He started his career in Lucknow before moving to New Delhi in the 1960s. He remained active as a sports journalist for almost 50 years. After ..

Delhi approves India’s first sports university

The Delhi Cabinet has recently approved a Bill to set up India’s first sports university in Delhi, which will offer graduation, post graduation and doctorate degrees in cricket, football, and hockey among other sports. The Delhi Sports University (DSU) is proposed to be set up as a State university and it will have a full-fledged ..

Jawaharlal Nehru University inks an agreement with IIT-Delhi

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has inked an agreement with IIT-Delhi for cooperation in research, education and technology developments in science and other disciplines. This collaboration will also facilitate access to each other’s libraries and central research facilities to intensify joint research projects and other related academic activities.