Transport strike in Delhi-NCR today against amended Motor Vehicles Act
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM
Travelling in and around Delhi is going to be tumultuous task today as transport bodies have given a one-day token strike call against various provisions of the amended MV-Act, including steep hike in penalties for various traffic related offences. The strike, which will see app-based cabs, auto rickshaws, cluster scheme buses, Grameen Sewa vehicles take part will last from 6AM-10PM in the national capital.
Airfares rise only a tad this festive season
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:20 AM
Airfares for the upcoming festival season starting October have inched up from their lows in September and are also higher than the same time last year, said the source. But a creeping slowdown in demand for travel will keep the fares reined in compared with the high-levels of April-June when the grounding of Jet Airways led to a capacity shortage that set ticket-prices soaring.
Super 30 founder Anand Kumar felicitated in US
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:13 AM
Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award in recognition of his contributions towards imparting education to the needy students. The Education Excellence Award 2019 was presented to Kumar by the Foundation For Excellence(FFE) at a function on the occasion of the organisation's 25th anniversary gala in San Jose, California over the weekend.