External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the International Women's Day celebrations held at the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi on March 08. EAM also addressed the guests during the event. "As far as the role of women diplomats is concerned, Ministry of External Affairs has come a long way. 209 women officers constitute a quarter of Indian Foreign Service, out of which 22 are High Commissioners and Ambassadors across the world," said EAM.
With the arrest of two drug suppliers namely Sonu and Dinesh, the team of Narcotics Cell of Crime Branch, Delhi has busted two supply chains of the contraband heroin clandestinely active in the area of Uttam Nagar and Majnu Ka Tilla, Delhi. 570 grams of heroin worth Rs 60 lakhs were seized from their possession. According to the statement, accused Sonu studied till class second and started selling illicit liquor and gradually started selling heroin for quick money. He has been previously involved in 8 cases. Accused Dinesh was trapped in a bad company and started committing crimes and got involved in two cases of robbery and theft. In due course of time, he started consuming heroin and started selling heroin to feed his addiction. He has been also previously involved in 3 cases. The Crime Branch has seized heroin of 300 grams and 270 grams from both the accused in two separate raids.
Thousands of women joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of Delhi on Monday to mark International Women's Day, demanding the scrapping of new laws that open up agriculture produce markets to private buyers. Libby Hogan reports.
After spike in petrol prices, CNG and PNG prices in the national capital also witnessed a hike. This hike in prices will be seen in Delhi and its surrounding cities and will be effective from March 02...