Goel says move to regularise lal dora land A poll gimmick
NEW DELHI: Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel on Sunday called the move of Delhi government to regularise extended Lal Dora as a poll gimmick. ‘The Congress government never took the woes of villagers seriously in its 14 years rule but is now making false promises,’ said Goel at a rally in Bijwasan area.
Another dry day in Delhi, rains expected on Monday
NEW DELHI: Sunny weather continued in the capital Sunday and the maximum temperature settled three notches below the season’s average at 33.8 degrees Celsius. The Met Office has again forecast rains Monday. ‘There is a possibility of light rains occurring in parts of the city tomorrow (Monday),’ said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here.
Three arrested in snatching cases
New delhi: With the arrest of three persons including a jeweller, who used to purchase stolen gold and diamond jewellery, Delhi police today claimed to have solved 15 snatching cases. Police recovered 22 mobile phones, jewellery worth Rs two lakh and two vehicles from the arrested men.
Pakistan national robbed by auto driver in the capital
NEW DELHI: A Pakistani citizen who came to India to meet his relatives after a long time was looted by an auto driver near Gazipur in east Delhi on Monday 1 July. The incident came to light on sunday when the victim Mohammad Nabi (75) narrated his complete story to the police. According to police the victim reached Kashmere Gate bus stand to board a bus for Muradabad, he was informed by an auto driver that he will get the bus from Anand Vihar Bus stand. The auto driver on the pretext of taking him to Anand Vihar bus stand looted the man after offering him a drink laced with sedatives. The victim became unconscious and then was looted by him.
IGNOU offers course on food, vegetable processing
NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited applications for a one-year diploma course in food and vegetable processing, a varsity statement said. Admission for Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV) will be open till Monday without late fee and July 31 with late fee, the IGNOU statement said. The programme, launched in collaboration with the ministry of food processing industries, is aimed at inculcating vocational and entrepreneurial skills to widen employment opportunities, particularly among rural youth and the disadvantaged sections of the society.