Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Delhi

Yangdup Lama – India’s top bartender who doesn’t want you to call him a mixologist

Lama has been a bartender for 25 years and is now the only Indian to feature on the 2020 Bar World list of 100 most influential people.

India was ‘Great game’ for British. Its ‘Mogul Emperor’ gave East India Company prestige

In 'Siege of Delhi', Amarpal Singh shows how the surviving Mughal dynasty became a puppet for the British in India.

Four Class 10 students stabbed outside East Delhi school in broad daylight, all survive

The four were stepping out of the Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya school in Mayur Vihar’s Phase II, when they were attacked by students from another school.

Students left, funds dried up. Now India’s only Afghan refugee school looks past Covid, Taliban

Syed Jamaluddin Afghan School in Delhi moved from a basement to a cramped apartment in October owing to a fund shortage, saw over 100 students quit, and couldn't pay teachers for 10 months.

Delhi reports first case of Omicron variant

A 37-year-old man who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania has tested positive, making it the first case of Omicron variant in the national capital and the fifth in the country.

AAP launches ‘MCD Badlaav’ campaign to oust BJP from power in Delhi civic bodies

As part of the campaign, AAP will launch an extensive membership drive with a target of inducting 50 lakh new members.

India’s Covid R remains steady at 0.94, but several states now have values over 1

Among major states, Telangana, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Mizoram all have R values above 1.

160 FIRs registered, 97 arrested in 2 days as Delhi Police cracks down on child pornography

The crackdown, called operation 'Masoom', is based on information from National Crime Records Bureau, which has a tie-up with a US non-profit organisation to flag such content.

Sports Al Dente, a Surat-based company, set to open its first office in Delhi

While plans have hit the pre-production stage for the Delhi office, the sports news website has already put the geotags over the world map. International offices in the Philippines and Quezon City are on the anvil.

Entrance exam? Only 50% weight to Class 12 marks? DU could change UG admission rules in 2022

DU had last month constituted a panel to study admission data and see if there are any discrepancies in the admission process, and if they need to be corrected.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.