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ACB registers case against DCW chief Swati Maliwal
The Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi government on Tuesday filed a case against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, official said.
 
ACB chief Mukesh Kumar Meena told IANS: "A case was registered against Maliwal". 
 
Maliwal was booked under Sections 13 (Criminal misconduct by a public servant) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 409 (Criminal breach of trust by public servant) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Monday night, the ACB said.
 
On Monday morning, the ACB questioned Maliwal for over two hours. 
 
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SRINIVAS SHENOY

3 months ago

It is shocking and sad to hear that the heads of institutions are booked for criminal misconduct, which we nowadays read every second day in the newspaper. But it is always better late than never.

Railways to launch 'Yatri Mitra Sewa' at major stations
The Indian Railways on Monday said it will soon launch a "Yatri Mitra Sewa" service at major stations to assist old and differently abled passengers.
 
"With a view to provide support to old and differently abled passengers requiring assistance at the stations, Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce Yatri Mitras Sewa for enabling passengers to book wheelchair services cum porter services," the Railways said in a statement.
 
According to the Railways, the new service at major stations will be provided by IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation).
 
"A Yatri Mitra can either be a Sahayak or any other person provided by IRCTC or the service provider appointed by IRCTC for this purpose," the statement said.
 
The passengers can book the service from IRCTC e-ticketing website and 139 (IVRS and SMS) or through a dedicated mobile number, the statement said. 
 
The Railways said that passengers will be able to access the service through a mobile application that is being developed by the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS).
 
The IRCTC may provide the service 'free of cost' through NGOs, charitable trust, PSUs etc, under the corporate social responsibility (CSR) category. 
 
"However, if this service can't be provided ‘free of cost' due to lack of response from NGOs, charitable trust, PSUs etc, IRCTC may arrange this service on payment basis through a service provider or on its own," the statement said.
 
The statement said that the IRCTC will ensure the 'Yatri Mitra' receives the passenger at the entrance of the station and help him/her in boarding the train safely.
 
"The 'Yatri Mitra' will also be available at the coach when the passenger arrives at the designated railway station," the statement added.
 
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SRINIVAS SHENOY

3 months ago

Our Indian Railways has changed its face recently, for the betterment and convenience of passengers. Passenger amenities are upgraded and



Railways is now more customer oriented.

Gaana: A Giant Storehouse of Bollywood Songs

For all you Bollywood song freaks, Gaana.com is a treat! It’s a giant repertoire of Bollywood songs, searchable by artist, song, album, playlist and radio. You can create your own playlists of your favourite songs / albums or artists. Once you start playing, you can keep it on, in the background and continue doing what you were doing. You can even share what you are hearing, live on Facebook, so that your friends know what you are currently enjoying. You can also view what your friends’ favourites are. You have an option for radio hits too which you can switch on and which will play without any breaks or ads. There is a free app to download on your mobile and you can carry your music wherever you go. If you enjoy Bollywood music, you will enjoy Gaana.com! http://goo.gl/OuaEdq

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