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Delhi: Civic agencies to launch an app to locate toilets

13 Jul 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
Delhi News this Thursday!

Delhi's three civic agencies will launch an app within two months that will help people locate MCD toilets and also enable users to give a feedback on toilet's condition.

A senior official said, "If it is dirty, we will arrange for its cleaning within hours. But, if it needs repair work, it will be done in a week's time."

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A nine-year-old boy's naked body bearing deep cuts and possible burns was found in a public park in Pul Prahladpur.

The boy's family alleged that he was tortured before being murdered and suspected the killer stubbed cigarettes on his body.

A murder case has been registered. The police are awaiting autopsy report to confirm if he was tortured or sexually abused before being murdered.

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"We are forced to live in rented rooms. Residents are supposed to be kept in safe environment, but they don't get hostels even after two years," Dr Vijay Gurjar said.

He added hostels to be allotted in 2016 have not been allotted till now.

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In a bid to take pedestrians of the road, Delhi government's PWD proposed a realignment of road and the construction of a skywalk. Regularization of non-motorised vehicles is being planned as it leads to congestion.

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Several schools have allegedly flouted rules and orders of CBSE, Haryana School Education Rules, 2003 and charged additional fees.

Post report release, schools will be ordered to refund the additional amount charged.

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A check drive on procedures, funds utilization and progress of projects will be looked into. The CAG audit is likely to scrutinize contracts terms, agencies and contractors to whom the projects have been assigned.

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Fire broke out at All India Congress Committee headquarters in New Delhi's Akbar Road on Wednesday.

Smoke was seen coming out of party leader and general secretary Mukul Wasnik's room.

People at the spot used the fire extinguisher to put out the rising fire and smoke.

There were no casualties reported and the fire was neutralized.