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2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017

2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017
28 Apr 2017
  • The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.
  • Two boys from Delhi secured the second and third position respectively in the same.
  • Both scored 350 out of 360, and the tie was broken on the basis of their marks in physics, chemistry and math.
  • Read on for more from Delhi!

  • 1,000 generic drug stores to be established around government hospitals
  • Women and Child Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Thursday said a total of 1,000 stores selling generic drugs would be established around government hospitals across Ghaziabad.
  • This is being done so that patients have easy access to cheap and affordable health care.
  • The announcement has been made during the on-going debate as to whether government hospitals should prescribe generic drugs mandatorily.

  • 30 students to be questioned in sedition case
  • 30 students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are going to be probed by the Delhi Police in last year's sedition case.
  • Umesh Barthwal, the Investigating Officer notified the Vice Chancellor to direct the students to remain present on campus on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoon onwards.
  • 3 students were arrested with regards to the same last year and were later bailed out.

  • DUSIB prepares action plan for the homeless in summer
    Delhi Heat
  • The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) has initiated a summer action plan for the homeless.
  • Reflective paint reducing temperatures by 4-5 degrees Celsius, more desert coolers, drinking water facilities and rescue teams are some things the government has thought of.
  • Delhi has 201 night shelters of which 115 are in porta cabins, 83 in concrete buildings and 3 in tents.

  • Authorities concentrating on making Sohna Road encroachment-free
  • The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and Gurugram Police are currently focused on getting rid Sohna Road of encroachments.
  • A joint team comprising of officials from all 3 bodies on Thursday towed illegally parked vehicles, fined vehicle owners and removed encroachments along sidewalks to make Sohna Road a 'smart road.'
  • Vivek Kalia, estate officer of HUDA, ordered the drive.

  • 10% incoming councillors of Delhi face criminal charges
  • The National Election Watch and the Association of Democratic Reforms analyzed 266 out of the 270 incoming councillors of the municipal corporation, and discovered that 10% of them have criminal cases pending against them.
  • BJP ranks first with 14 of its victorious candidates facing criminal charges, AAP comes second with 8 candidates.
  • The Congress and Samajwadi Party have 3 and 1 such candidates respectively.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar served contempt notice by NGT
  • On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal served the Art of Living foundation's Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with a contempt notice for blaming the Centre and the panel for damaging Yamuna's floodplains by permitting the foundation to hold their cultural festival.
  • A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatenter Kumar issued a notice to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and sought a reply before 9th May.

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