NEW DELHI

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Water supply to be affectedNEW DELHI: Due to leakage at the Keshavpuram booster pumping station, water supply will not be available on Monday evening in Ashok Vihar, Keshavpuram, Tri Nagar and Lawrance Road here. These areas will also have to bear with low water supply on Tuesday.

According to the Delhi Jal Board, water supply will be affected on Monday in Tilak Nagar also due to flushing of underground reservoir.

Residents have been advised to store sufficient quantity of water in advance. Tankers will be available on telephone (Nos. 27464656 and 27128612).

A memorable violin performanceNEW DELHI: Violinist T.N. Krishnan mesmerised a number of classical music lovers with his spellbinding performance against the background of lush green trees at Nehru Park in Chanakyapuri here on Saturday. The musical performance was part of the New Delhi Municipal Council's ongoing "Music in the Park -- Evening Ragas" series.

Training programme for press attachesNEW DELHI: A five-week international training programme on media for diplomacy for the Kuwait Embassy's press attaches by the Indira Gandhi National Open University's Electronic Media Production Centre (EMPC) here ended this week.

Delivering the valedictory address, National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education Director Madhulika Kaushik said media must be properly informed about any event as it had multiple sources of information.

Seminar on human rightsNEW DELHI: A three-day seminar on "Human Rights in the Global Economy" was inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru University here on Friday.

Organised by the Centre for Promotion of Human Rights Teaching and Research in collaboration with the Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, JNU, the seminar's objective was to delineate various thematic issues relating to human rights and critically examine the role of economic and social rights.

Workshop on de-addictionNEW DELHI: Delhi Health and Family Welfare Minister Yoganand Shastri on Saturday inaugurated a daylong workshop here on "De-Alcoholism and De-Addiction''.

Expressing concern over the rising problem of alcohol and drug abuse, Dr. Shastri said intake of alcohol or any kind of drug abuse does not take place in isolation. Quoting statistics, he said it was estimated that 20 per cent of the cases of work absenteeism in Delhi were related to alcohol.