Water conforms to BIS norms,
New Delhi, February 18
The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) says the water it supplies in NCT of Delhi conforms to the standards laid down by the Bureau of Indian Standards.
Union Minister of State for Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Radhakrishnan on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the water did not contain chemicals, heavy metals or bacteria.
Thin crowds, jaded wares, prohibitive cost and
pandering to VIPs
Faridabad, February 18
The 17th Surajkund crafts mela, which concluded here recently, had hardly any remarkable achievement to its credit notwithstanding the tall claims made by the organisers. Locals have increasingly been feeling alienated by the brouhaha over the mela.
SPECIAL FOCUS ON GURGAON
Move to acquire land has peasantry in a tizzy
Gurgaon, February 18
A large number of farmers of about half a dozen villages in Gurgaon subdivision are a wary lot. The Haryana Government has initiated moves for the acquisition of land in Khandsa, Gadoli, Mohammadpur, Jharsa, Narsingpur and Begumpur Khatola villages. Notices have been issued under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act,1894, by the Haryana Urban Development Authority(HUDA).
Retired from Army, but anxious to soldier on in life
Meerut, February 18
It was a ‘barat’, as it were, of ex-servicemen. There was an air of tension and excitement as is witnessed in a marriage
The occasion was the meeting of ex-servicemen with the General Officer Commanding Uttar Bharat Area Maj-General K C Vig AVSM, VSM in the Sub-Area Officers Mess. Some retired officials put up their grievances before the GOC and sought his help on the occasion.
IOC donates Rs 2 lakh for Noida war memorial
|New Delhi, February 18
The pipeline division of the Indian Oil Corporation has donated a sum of Rs 2 lakh for the maintenance of Shaheed Smarak, a war memorial in Noida.
The IOC said this would help preserve ecological balance and pay reverence to those who sacrificed their lives.
Mr A.M. Uplenchwar, Director (Pipelines), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, handing over a contribution cheque of Rs 2 lakh to Lt-General Gorakh Nath (retd), Executive Director of Noida Shaheed Smarak, at the war memorial site in Sector 29.
One killed in jeep-truck collision
Jhajjar, February 18
One person was killed and three were injured when the jeep in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Noona Majra village on Jhajjar-Bahadurgarh Road last night.
- Ban on assembly of five persons
- Stolen cars seized, two held
policemen donate blood
New Delhi, February
As part of the Delhi Police
Week celebrations, 400 police personnel donated blood at the
Rotary Blood Bank at Tuglakabad Extension. A total of 460 units
were donated. The blood donation camp was inaugurated by the
Commissioner of Police R.S. Gupta. Senior officers including the
Commissioner of Police also donated blood, police said.
ASI found sozzled during raid by DSP
Sonepat, February 18
Ram Kumar, an ASI, was found drunk when Mr Arun Nehra, DSP (Headquarters), conducted a surprise raid on the city police station here yesterday.
According to a report, the ASI was medically examined by the police for taking departmental action. This action has caused panic among other employees of the police.
Boy killed, father hurt in accident
Sonepat, February 18
Mr Mukesh Kumar, a resident of this city and his four-year-old son Bharat Bhushan, were seriously injured when a speedy maxi jeep hit their scooter on the Sonepat-Gohana Road near a canal minor about three km from here last night.