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Delhi News Updates: Sisodia bats for including govt's flagship programmes in education curriculum of pvt schools – Times of India

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday appealed principals of private schools in the city to consider including his government’s flagship programmes like Happiness Curriculum, Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum and Deshbhakti Curriculum, in their education routine. Stay with TOI for all updates:Read Less
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Manish Sisodia bats for including Delhi govt’s flagship prog in education curriculum of pvt schools
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday appealed principals of private schools in the city to consider including his government’s flagship programmes like Happiness Curriculum, Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum and Deshbhakti Curriculum, in their education routine.
Delhi govt defends decision to prohibit discount on liquor; HC reserves order on stay applications
The Delhi government Monday opposed the pleas challenging its decision prohibiting any discount or rebate on the MRP of liquor in the national capital and told the Delhi High Court that this was giving rise to bootlegging activity.
Batla encounter: Delhi HC to hear reference on Mar 21 with convict’s appeal against death penalty
The Delhi High Court Monday said it will commence hearing on March 21 to examine the trial court verdict awarding death sentence to Ariz Khan for the murder of decorated Delhi Police Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma in connection with the sensational 2008 Batla House encounter case.
Delhi govt to launch campaign for urban farming
The Delhi government will launch a mega campaign for urban farming and hold a roundtable conference on April 25 to discuss about the future course of action, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.
Electric vehicles to soon ply on Noida-Agra, Delhi-Jaipur Expressways
National Highway for EV (NHEV) Working Group members met Sudhendu J Sinha, Advisor (Infrastructure, Connectivity – Transport and Electric Mobility), NITI Aayog on Sunday discussed recently announced the policy for ‘Battery Swapping’ from Ease of Doing Business perspective of their stakeholders.
Delhi HC dismisses Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s plea challenging Central Administrative Tribunal’s order

DMRC to procure more driverless trains; all new lines under Ph-IV to be UTO-compliant
As Delhi Metro expands its network, it has planned to acquire 52 new trains, including for the upcoming Silver Line under Ph-IV, which would be entirely compliant with unattended train operation (UTO), officials said on Monday. Thirty-nine of trains will be for the existing Pink Line (Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar) and Magenta Line (Botanical Garden-Janakpuri West), and the rest for Silver Line or Line-10 that is being built between Aerocity and Tughlakabad, they said.
Delhi court grants CBI 7-day custodial interrogation of ex-MD & CEO of NSE Chitra Ramkrishna in co-location scam case.

Delhi cop held for beating dog to death in Noida
A Delhi Police constable has been arrested in Noida for allegedly beating a stray dog to death with a baseball bat, officials said on Monday.
42 cases of dengue reported in Delhi till March 5: Civic body
Three fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last one week in the national capital, according to a civic report released on Monday. Till February 28, 39 cases of dengue were recorded in the city.
NSE co-location case: Delhi court reserves order on CBI remand application against Chitra Ramkrishna. Order will be passed around 3:30pm, says the court. (ANI)

Clinic inaugurated at Delhi govt school in Moti Bagh
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday inaugurated a health clinic at a Delhi government school in Moti Bagh here which will focus on physical and mental well-being of students. The clinic will also offer counselling services to address issues related to the mental well-being of children.
CBI brings Chitra Ramkrishna, former MD and CEO of National Stock Exchange (NSE) to the courtroom at Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court. She was arrested yesterday in connection with the NSE co-location case. (ANI)

Delhi court orders FIR on father’s complaint against son for forgery
Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Saturday directed Delhi Police to register an FIR against Rahul Gupta (son) on the complaint made by his father Kamal Kumar Gupta on the allegation of transferring his rights in his own name by way of a fake partnership deed of M/s P.P. Jewellers (Delhi).
Court directs lodging of FIR against jeweller’s son
A court here has directed Delhi Police to lodge an FIR on the complaint of Kamal Kumar Gupta, director of P P Jewellers, Delhi, against his son for allegedly transferring his rights in his own name by way of fake partnership deed of the company.
More driverless trains as Delhi Metro goes extra mile
While the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is racing against time to complete the shortest corridor of its Phase-IV project – Majlis Park to Maujpur – it has also put on fast track the process of procuring ‘driverless’ trains that will be needed with more than 60 km of corridors being added to its network. Read more
HC dismisses Kailash Gahlot’s plea to injunct BJP leader from making alleged defamatory tweets
The Delhi HC on Monday dismissed an interim application by Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot seeking to injunct BJP leader Vijender Gupta, who made statements on alleged irregularities in procurement of 1,000 low floor buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation, from making any defamatory tweets during pendency of the defamation suit.

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