Saree flash mob to mark women empowerment at Delhi mall

10 Aug 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
News from Delhi this Thursday!

On the completion of 75 years of Quit India movement and 70 years of India's Independence, an NGO, working for welfare of women, organized a saree flash mob 'Jashn-e-Azadi' to commemorate women empowerment in an Independent India.

The event saw participation of 40 women, aged between 35-70, who showcased different ways of wearing a saree with different ensembles.

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10 Aug 2017Saree flash mob to mark women empowerment at Delhi mall

GurugramVendor policy opposed, show-owners to protest during CM's visit

200 shop-owners of Sector 14 market remained shut for second consecutive day to protest against Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) setting up new street vends around market.

The MCG is acting as per SC's guidelines which require for street vendors to be resettled at designated place in the market.

Meanwhile, shop-owners declared they will protest during Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's visit next week.

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After hearing a 7-year-old girl's plea, Delhi HC stayed DDA's plan of destroying a 30-year-old park in Rohini to build a community-centre.

She had complained that DDA was "converting the green beltpark of Rohini Sector 8 into concrete jungle by reducing park area."

DDA was ordered to file an affidavit explaining details of community centre, reasons for it to be built in the park.

South ExtensionDelhi police Gypsy stolen ahead of I-Day, cops on alert

Just days before Independence Day, a police quick reaction team vehicle, a Gypsy attached to the Tughlaq Road police station, was stolen near South Extension.

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This time the threat perception is higher for Independence Day.

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In order to boost mobile phone connectivity, Noida authority has identified 156 sites, in green belts across the city, to erect signal towers.

The authority issued a public notice asking mobile phone service providers to submit applications if there is a need of tower at the site.

The applications will be processed in accordance with revised mobile tower policy before signal towers are installed.