Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: SDMC

Delhi’s biggest Muslim cemetery says out of space for Covid bodies, city officials disagree

ITO-situated Jadid Qabristan Ahle Islam says it isn’t accepting bodies anymore as its 5-acre space earmarked for Covid burial is filled. SDMC says cemetery can’t refuse bodies.

Mughal history’s biggest puzzle solved by municipal engineer — where is Dara Shukoh buried?

Assistant engineer of South Delhi municipality took four years to find the answer. Even experts couldn’t confirm for decades.

Microchips coming soon for Delhi cattle, owners abandoning them will pay Rs 25,000 penalty

Proposal approved by North civic body’s standing committee will be discussed in House this week, South and East bodies to take it up later.

Sisodia claims NDMC, EDMC bankrupt. But here’s why they’ve faced a funds crunch for years

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia of AAP claimed BJP has ‘sucked MCD dry’, but the fund crunch is an administrative problem more than political.

CAT orders MCD to clear pending salaries of 19,000 primary school teachers within 15 days

Almost 8,000 teachers working in NDMC schools haven’t received salaries for the last 3 months, while 6,000 in SDMC & 5,000 in EDMC did’t receive last month’s salary.

Delhi park features replicas of 7 wonders of the world created out of waste

It took 110 tonne of waste from MCD yards and stores across the capital to recreate these monuments.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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