Sreemati Chakraborti (69) remembers her early days in South Delhi’s Chittaranjan Park (C R Park) when heated arguments amongst residents would erupt within the markets over what have to be the identify of the neighbourhood. C R Park was at the moment formally often known as East Pakistan Displaced Individuals Colony (EPDP Colony). Although colloquially it was often known as ‘Bangali Colony’, a reputation that has caught ever since.
In 1971, Chakraborti’s household was one among the many 50-odd households who have been the primary to make EPDP Colony their house. Within the subsequent couple of years, the difficulty arose of giving the neighbourhood a reputation, extra becoming of the historical past and id of these residing in it. A plethora of choices have been mentioned, together with names of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, nationalist revolutionary Subhas Chandra Bose, and freedom fighter Bipin Chandra Pal. Ultimately, the competition boiled down to 2 names — Chittaranjan Das or Purbachal, which translated loosely as mountain rangers from the east.
Over two months after the Delhi Police busted a racket of these serving to aspirants crack entrance exams, together with GMAT, the Graduate Administration Admission Council (GMAC), which formally administers the examination, has cancelled the scores of 108 Indian candidates and in addition banned them from taking the check in future. In addition to 108 candidates who took the check from India, the axe has fallen on 25 candidates from different international locations in Southeast Asia in addition to in Europe, West Asia and North America amongst others.
A 36-year-old man was killed whereas one other particular person was injured after a BMW automobile allegedly rammed into them close to the Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) hospital in Delhi on Friday. The police mentioned that the accused BMW driver has been arrested. The deceased has been recognized as Rahul. The injured particular person, additionally recognized as Rahul (37), a resident of Khichri Pur in Delhi, suffered an harm on his left leg, mentioned the police.