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Heartwarming at times, heartless at others, Delhi for you!

Heartwarming at times, heartless at others, Delhi for you!
23 Dec 2016
  • Christmas is round the corner and the capital city is already soaked in the festive spirit.
  • Hotels in Delhi-NCR are decked up for Christmas celebration with a social twist this time.
  • Meanwhile, a six-year-old boy was sent to a shelter home in Noida after his father was found HIV positive.
  • And how Gurugram left behind Delhi after 8 November, tap in to read.

  • Academicians voice for complete autonomy of educational institutions
    23 Dec 2016
  • Association of Indian Universities demanded complete autonomy for higher educational institutions from regulatory bodies, in Noida.
  • A speaker said that regulatory bodies such as UGC and AICTE are "not doing any good" for education in India.
  • Academicians also disagreed at government's decision to grant selective autonomy to certain 'premier' colleges.
  • There was a demand for financial autonomy to colleges to carry out research projects.

  • Nigerian man with new currency worth lakhs detained at IGI
    23 Dec 2016
  • Air Intelligence Unit of Income Tax detained a Nigerian man at the Indira Gandhi International airport on Friday morning.
  • The man was going to Coimbatore with nearly ₹53.78 lakh in new currency notes along with old currency worth ₹4.29 lakh.
  • The man was allowed to board his flight to Coimbatore where he would be interrogated by the IT officials for hoarding so much money.

  • Son sent to shelter home after father found HIV+
  • A mason from Kolkata was diagnosed HIV positive after he complained of multiple ailments at a district hospital.
  • The man was shifted to LNJP hospital, Delhi for further treatment.
  • Patient's relatives in Kolkata refused to keep his son after his condition, who stayed with his father at the hospital.
  • The six-year-old boy was later sent to a shelter home after intervention of an NGO.

  • Female Santa Claus and an eco-friendly christmas tree this year
  • Hotels in Delhi-NCR are trying to give social messages soaked in Christmas spirit, this year.
  • Taking up issue of women empowerment, Le Meridien hosted a female Santa Claus and crafted Christmas in the shape of two girls.
  • The hotel also trained underprivileged girls under a program initiated by Maneka Gandhi.
  • Hotel Westin in Gurugram recycled green coloured beer bottles to make the Christmas tree.

  • Guruguram trees threatened by 'amar bel'
  • A parasitic vine is threatening the green cover in Gurugram by killing several trees along the road from HUDA metro station to Sushant lok.
  • Amar Bel (cuscuta) is a creeper that draws nutrition from host trees, causing their death.
  • Environmentalists have alarmed HUDA officials about the situation but no action has been taken yet.
  • Situation assumes significance in the wake of low green cover.

  • Parrikar's scientific advisor stresses on indigenous manufacturing of arms
  • Defence minister Manohar Parrikar's scientific advisor, Dr G Satheesh Reddy emphasized the importance of developing indigenous technology.
  • Reddy said that India should be self-reliant in defence technology and should export arms rather than importing them as wished by PM Modi.
  • Reddy highlighted the need of investment in research in the country to develop indigenous technology at par with the best in the world.

  • Gurugram fared better than Delhi in dealing with demonetization
  • Things went smoothly in Gurugram banks after demonetization unlike Delhi.
  • Police control room received 169 distress calls during this period, out of which mostly were by bankers who faced unruly customers.
  • Meanwhile, Delhi received 40,000 calls regarding demonetization.
  • Gurugram police official said that except for a few incidents, the process of exchange and withdrawal of cash has been smooth due to heavy police presence.

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