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Najeeb Jung appointed bureaucrats not attending meetings, listening to ministers: Manish Sisodia
India

Najeeb Jung appointed bureaucrats not attending meetings, listening to ministers: Manish Sisodia

The bureaucrats handpicked by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung are neither attending meetings nor listening to their ministers, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday alleged, while putting the onus of water-logging and traffic gridlock across the city on them.

Peta files petition urging NGT to ban 'manja' and all sharp kite-flying strings
India

Peta files petition urging NGT to ban 'manja' and all sharp kite-flying strings

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) India has filed a petition urging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban all forms of sharp kite-flying strings called 'manja' nationwide.

Chennai police bans 'manja' for 60 days after 5-year-old child dies from kite thread cuts
India

Chennai police bans 'manja' for 60 days after 5-year-old child dies from kite thread cuts

In the wake of death of a child who suffered cuts from kite thread 'manja', Chennai Police has banned it for 60 days in the city, besides arresting 175 persons for allegedly using it for flying kites.

Maharashtra govt bans sale and use of 'manja' kite strings
Mumbai

Maharashtra govt bans sale and use of 'manja' kite strings

The Maharashtra government has issued a circular banning the sale and use of sharp kite strings called 'manja' which injure and kill birds as well as people.