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Three DSGMC leaders quit SAD
Likely to create a New party
New Delhi, October 29
Three influential Sikh leaders today parted company with the beleaguered Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, accusing party chief Parkash Singh Badal of religious neglect and step-motherly treatment to the community in the Capital.

MCD reports 30 dengue deaths
New Delhi, October 29
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi today notified 30 cases of death of dengue patients. Of these, 26 are from Delhi, three from Uttar Pradesh and one from Bihar.

Prince charmed by right royal Metro ride
New Delhi, October 29
Prince Charles on Wednesday took a ride in the Delhi Metro which, he was to say later, ranked as one of the most modern Metros in the world.

Prince Charles with DMRC Managing Director  E. Sreedharan inspecting the Delhi Metro system at Kashmere Gate  station in the Capital on Wednesday. Prince Charles with DMRC Managing Director E. Sreedharan inspecting the Delhi Metro system at Kashmere Gate station in the Capital on Wednesday. —  Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal



Chhath fest politics
Leaders set to do their share of pressing the flesh

New Delhi, October 29
Political parties are making elaborate arrangements for the festival of Chhath to woo the voters hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The festival, starting tomorrow, is celebrated on the sixth and seventh days after Divali.

Fazilpur, Raipur villagers bury the hatchet
Sonepat, October 29
Tension between the people of Fazilpur and Raipur villages over the murder of a youth, Raj Kumar of Fazilpur village, has come to an end following the settlement between two rival groups at a specially convened meeting of the mahapanchayat of more than a dozen villages around the area.

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Panipat textile industry cries for a fair deal
Panipat, October 29
Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala’s much-publicised foreign visits to woo the investors notwithstanding, the world famous textile industry, which earned a revenue of Rs 1,450 crore this year, is crying for attention with the Haryana Government looking the other way.

Retd postal official writes to Prez on graft 
Faridabad, October 29
A retired official of the Postal Department here has written to the President of India, Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, on the alleged corruption and irregularities in the local post office. He has demanded a probe by the Vigilance Department into the sorry state of affairs.


Haryana being governed by pvt firm: Cong leader
Rewari, October 29
Vaidya Kishan Vashishtha, a prominent Congress leader and former general secretary of the Haryana unit of the All India Youth Congress, has taken strong exception to the style of functioning of the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, whose acts of political vendetta, he asserted, had transgressed all limits of propriety and decency.


Faridabad, Gurgaon cattle in grip of epidemic: MLA
Faridabad, October 29
A former Haryana Minister and the firebrand MLA from Palwal, Mr Karan Dalal, has claimed that thousands of cattlehead had perished in Faridabad and Gurgaon districts in the past two months due to an epidemic. He has alleged the Animal Husbandry Department and the officials concerned have failed to take cognisance of the deadly foot and mouth disease prevalent in the region.

Constable Ram Dayal This policeman is not afraid to take risk of any kind
New Delhi, October 29
For the three hard core criminals from the neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, the night of July 15, 2003, was like any other night. They were out to loot late night commuters on the isolated part of the ITO Bridge. Armed with a foreign-made gun and knives, the trio were riding a motorcycle, waiting for a prey.

With unkept promises, model village cries for attention
Panipat, October 29
Resentment prevails among residents of Machhroli village, stated to be an “ ideal and model village” in the records of the district administration on account of not fulfilling the promises made by the present Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, in his Sarkar Aapke Dwar programme held in Samalkha last year on October 22, 2002, and also due to lower rates fixed for paddy procurement by the purchasing agencies, imposing VAT on paddy by the state government during the current session.

Rafting expedition on Alaknanda by Garhwal Rifle
Meerut, October 29
A white water rafting expedition launched by the 3 Garhwal Rifle was flagged in by Lt-General G. D. Singh, General Officer Commanding, 2 Corps here today, to commemorate the battalion’s 88th year of raising. The 3 Garhwal Rifle is also celebrating its 50th year since its participation in the United Nation peace keeping mission in Korea.

JE caught red-handed taking bribe
Sonepat, October 29
In a raid carried out by the officials of the Vigilance Department in the office of the Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Ganaur, a Junior Engineer, Mr Azad Singh, was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 yesterday.
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A shopkeeper arranging for sewai, a popular traditional sweet during Ramzan in the Capital on Wednesday.
A shopkeeper arranging for sewai, a popular traditional sweet during Ramzan in the Capital on Wednesday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Jamia students demand union elections
New Delhi, October 29
Even as the authorities tried hard to keep the foundation day celebrations from being disturbed, protesting students in Jamia Millia Islamia took out a black flag march on the campus.

  • Promotion of youth entrepreneurship

Goods worth Rs 2.50 lakh gutted in Kharkhauda
Sonepat, October 29
A variety of goods worth about Rs 2.50 lakh were burnt in a devastating fire that broke out in a tent house in Kharkhauda town, about 19 km from here last night.

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Two criminals held, nine cases of snatching solved
New Delhi, October 29
With the arrest of two persons, including a juvenile, the East district police today claimed to have solved nine cases of snatching and stereo theft. The police also claimed to have recovered three car stereos from their possession.

  • Fake traffic police personnel held

Trader arrested in Azadpur murder case
Sonepat, October 29
The Rai police have arrested a trader, identified as Surinder of Azadpur (Delhi) vegetable market, in connection with the alleged murder of Mr Harish Sharma, another fellow trader in the same market on October 24.


PIL makes justice within the reach of common man: LG
SPEAKING at the colloquium, ‘Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution’, organised at the Indraprastha University, Mr P. C. Hota, former chairman UPSC, citing the example of the United Kingdom said: “A written Constitution may not always guarantee Fundamental Rights to citizens.

Medical transcription provides unlimited intellectual challenges.
Medical transcription provides unlimited intellectual challenges.
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Health Dept all geared up to check spread of fever
Sonepat, October 29
As many as 2,123 cases of fever, including 62 cases of malaria have been detected in different villages and towns of Gannaur sub division during the weeklong survey by the different teams of the Health Department. This was stated by the Senior Medical Officer of the Gannaur Community Health Centre, Dr S N Sardana, while presiding over a meeting of the doctors of the area.


Sirsa clinch singles title in TT
Sonepat, October 29
Sirsa district has bagged the singles titles of under-10 category in boys and girls sections of the first Haryana State Table Tennis Championship being held here in Tika Ram Girls College from Tuesday evening.

The players of J&K Bank (Srinagar) and Indian Air force (New Delhi) during the Durand Cup Football Tournament 2003 in the Capital on Wednesday.
The players of J&K Bank (Srinagar) and Indian Air force (New Delhi) during the Durand Cup Football Tournament 2003 in the Capital on Wednesday. — Photo by Kamal Singh 

Cricketing moments ‘frozen’ in shutterbug’s book
New Delhi, October 29
Ace lensman Pradeep Mandhani’s photo-anthology on the 2003 Cricket World Cup was released by Union Law, Justice and Commerce Minister Arun Jaitley here last evening.

Rakesh Kaushal shines in DDCA TT
New Delhi, October 29
Rakesh Kaushal beat Vipin Suri in three sets 21-13, 13-21,21-12, in the final match of DDCA Annual Table Tennis Tournament to claim singles title at Ferozeshah Kotla grounds.

Sports Championship of Deaf Women from Oct 31
New Delhi, October 29

The First National Sports Championship of Deaf Women, under the aegis of the All India Sports Council of the deaf, will be held in New Delhi from October 31 to November 4.


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