Water supply to be affectedNEW DELHI: Because of repairs at Delhi Jal Board's Haiderpur plant, water supply will not be available on Monday evening in parts of North West Delhi.
In a statement on Saturday, DJB said the affected areas would include Sectors 15 to 19 of Rohini, Badli Industrial Area, Siraspur Village, Suraj Park, Shahbad Village, Sardar Colony and Prashant Vihar. Residents have been advised to store sufficient water in advance. Water tankers would also be made available to the residents.
Yoga seminar for scientistsNEW DELHI: Mukti Marg Mission president Lalji Maharaj conducted a yoga seminar for 300 scientists employed at the Shriram Institute for Industrial Research here on Saturday. Swami Lalji prescribed suitable yoga exercises for each individual according to age, capacity and specific health problems.
"It seems quite clear that something has gone radically wrong with the way we live in this world of money and machines as at times even medicines do not help.
Our Indian cultural and spiritual heritage of yoga practices and Vedanta philosophy offer great help in combating the ills and sufferings of modern society caused by materialism, restlessness, insecurity and discontent,'' he said.
IES to celebrate World Environment DayNEW DELHI: Indian Environment Society (IES) in association with the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests is celebrating World Environment Day by organising a two-day awareness programme beginning Sunday.
IES, a voluntary organisation working on environmental education and other related issues, is planning to organise six street plays across the Capital on various environmental issues. The plays aim to promote an understanding that communities are pivotal in changing attitudes towards environmental issues.
Free eye camp at Jain BhavanNEW DELHI: Tarun Mitra Parishad in association with Janbhavna Sandesh organised a free eye camp at Jain Bhavan here on Saturday. A medical team from St. Stephen's Hospital examined eye patients, provided them free medication and selected patients for free cataract operations at their hospital.
Janbhavana Sandesh chief Satish Jain said all patients received free medical treatment, medicines, meals, board and lodging as well as lenses.
This was the 56th eye camp organised by the Parishad.