Fuel price: Plea in Delhi HC to call for records

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A plea filed in the Delhi high court Tuesday sought direction to the Centre to produce records on the basis of which daily prices of fuel are being fixed by oil companies. The application was filed in a pending petition challenging the daily rise in fuel rates and seeking a direction to the central government to fix a fair price for petrol and diesel by treating them as essential commodities.

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Plea in Delhi HC challenging DUSU poll results

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NEW DELHI: A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court Monday challenging the Delhi University Students’ Union election results. The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how “privately procured” EVMs could have been used in the polls held on September 12. The candidates sought securing of the Electronic Voting Machines used in the DUSU elections. The office of the Chief Electoral Officer in Delhi on Thursday last said that EVMs used in the DUSU election were not issued by the Election…

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TaxiBots to undergo trial at IGI for 3 months

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NEW DELHI: The IGI airport now has special taxiing machines called ‘TaxiBot’ to help reduce congestion, emission and fuel consumption for airlines. Currently, two machines have been installed at the airport with the calibration work likely to be completed by next week. The trial runs would be conducted for three months, following which more machines would be introduced, an official said. TaxiBot is a semi-robotic equipment that can be attached to the nose of an aircraft, allowing it to taxi without using the engine. The technology has been developed by…

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