demanded into health care scam
Sonepat, February 14
Representatives of various
political parties, social and voluntary organisations as well as trade
unions today urged the state government to order a probe into the public
complaints against the office of the civil surgeon.
Beauty queen Manpreet Brar at the launch of a food joint on the Delhi-Gurgaon highway.
attack Centre for not hiking MSP of wheat
The “failure” of the Union
Government to hike the minimum support price of wheat this year has
invoked criticism from various political parties and leaders. The
Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Mr Bhajan Lal, said that the
drought relief of Rs 10 per quintal was inadequate in view of the large
scale drought witnessed by the farmers last year.
killed as trucks collide
Faridabad, February 14
Three persons, including a driver,
were killed in a head-on collision of two trucks near Badhkal Crossing
on the National Highway here yesterday. The deceased have been
identified as Buddhan, Dina Nath and Munna, all working in a bakery.
While Buddhan who was the driver of one of the trucks and Dinanath died
on the spot, Munna died in hospital. Another youth, identified as
Sanjeet, was injured in the incident.
- Mystery shrouds girl’s death
- Research scholars roughed up
- Two killed in mishaps
- Cylinder blast
One killed, 12
labourers hurt as truck turns turtle
Noida, February 14
One worker was killed and 12 others
were injured seriously when a Tata 407 truck carrying labourers from a
work site met with an accident last evening in Greater Noida area.
Fine-tune college policy
THIS is with reference to the
report, "Nehru Government College is in despair" (NCR Tribune
January 25, 2003), and a letter in response to this by Mr O. P. Duhan
from Rohtak, titled `Backward in Jhajjar’ (NCR Tribune, February 1,
- Politicians are not pets
- Fee impediment for talented
- New Year gift culture
- Valentine’s Day bias of
cloistered English media
Punjab National Bank officials leading the recovery campaign against big defaulters in the Capital.
to get the best police station award
New Delhi, February 14
On the occasion of the Delhi Police
Day celebrations, three best police stations in the Capital will be
awarded by Deputy Prime Minister L. K. Advani on Sunday. Delhi Police
Commissioner R. S. Gupta constituted a special committee under the
leadership of Special Commissioner of Police (Administration) K. K. Paul
and comprising Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Neeraj Kumar
and Joint Commissioner of Police (Armed Police) Y. S. Dadwal to choose
the best three police stations.
threaten stir against highway patrol duty
Rohtak, February 14
The Haryana State Pharmacists’
Association has threatened to launch a statewide agitation if the
process of deputing the pharmacists on highway patrol duty for providing
medical aid to the accident victims was not checked by March 31.
Day: Shiv Sainiks hold sit-ins
New Delhi, February 14
The Shiv Sena today carried out a series of peaceful protests at major
shopping centres and food chains in the Capital in protest against
Valentine’s Day celebrations, saying that it was western tradition
which glorified obscenity. The Sena activists carried placards and
pamphlets, shouting anti-Valentine’s Day slogans and asking the youth
to shun the path of western culture which promoted obscenity and