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EC allowed to put teachers on poll duty
New Delhi, November 1
The Delhi High Court has given the Election Commission the nod to depute government schoolteachers for election duty in the forthcoming Assembly polls in the Capital.

Sampla Chaugama to boycott CM’s programme
Rohtak, November 1
The Sampla Chaugama (a cluster of four villages) Panchayat has decided to boycott the official programme of Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, scheduled to be held in various villages of Hassangarh Assembly segment on November 3.

Ticket- seekers camp outside the All- India Congress Committee office Ticket- seekers camp outside the All- India Congress Committee office on Saturday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal



Three petrol stations looted in 15 minutes
Dadri (Noida), November 1
Five armed men in a car looted Rs three lakh from three petrol pumps, one after the other, on Friday night on G T Road, Dadri. The three pumps were looted in a span of 15 minutes.

Tribal retribution in UP village
Meerut, November 1
Western UP has acquired a notoriety of sorts: A girl was raped in Basera village recently in the presence of her parents because her elder brother had eloped with a girl of a minority community.

S.S. Kohli, CMD, Punjab National Bank; M.S. Kapur, CMD, Vijaya Bank; and J.M. McCaughan, EVP, Principal Financial Group; launch Principal Mutual Fund products
S.S. Kohli, CMD, Punjab National Bank; M.S. Kapur, CMD, Vijaya Bank; and J. M. McCaughan, EVP, Principal Financial Group; launch Principal Mutual Fund products in the Capital.

Fitness bug bites Faridabad as youngsters flock to aerobic classes
Faridabad, November 1
The fitness craze is catching up among the young in this upcoming metropolis. “In the last few years there has been a surge in the number of gymnasiums and health clubs,’’ says Yadvinder Chauhan, who gives aerobics training in the Gymkhana club here.

2 more dengue deaths in Capital
New Delhi, November 1
With two more deaths, the dengue toll has reached touched 32. The first notified death is of Sunil (24), who died in St Stephen’s Hospital while the other notified death is of Ms Rekha (12), who died in Hindu Rao hospital run by the MCD.

120 officials of neighbourhood councils sacked
Greater Noida: The Greater Noida Authority has removed 120 officials from the neighbourhood management councils of various sectors. The process of appointment of new members has been set in motion.


Admn launches anti-encroachment drive
Sonepat, November 1
Following strict directions from the government, the district administration has launched a special drive to remove encroachments in both the rural and urban areas of the district.

Licences of ration depots cancelled, show cause issued to 73 others
Sonepat, November 1
The Food and Supplies Department has taken a series of measures to streamline the Public Distribution System in Sonepat district. Stating this, Mr Balwan Singh, Deputy Commissioner, told mediapersons here yesterday that the officials of the department had checked as many as 92 ration depots during the current financial year and detected serious irregularities in the distribution of rationed commodities like levy sugar, foodgrains and kerosene oil.

A girl buys a Congress flag outside the AICC office in the Capital
A HANDFUL OF FLAGS: A girl buys a Congress flag outside the AICC office in the Capital on Saturday as the date for elections in four states draws near. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Govt to promote farm tourism in Haryana
Rewari, November 1
The Haryana Government has accorded approval to various projects aimed at promoting farming tourism in the state. This information was provided by the Chairman of Haryana Tourism, Rao Inder Pal Singh.

  • Fugitive couple held for murder

  • Shaurya Diwas Samaroh

Woman’s campaign gets a star ambassador
Panipat, November 1
The Indian Menopause Society has got a shot in the arm with the appointment of former film star Rati Agnihotri as the “Cause Ambassador”. According to a press note issued by the society president, Dr Urvashi Jha, Rati has agreed to launch special campaigns with a view to spread awareness among women in towns and villages of Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh.

Making a difference through spirituality
Anyone sensitive to the poverty and misery stalking the lives of millions in the urban slums and the villages in this land is overawed by the sheer magnitude of the problem. A sense of helplessness creeps in paralyzing the very will to intervene in a hopeless situation.

Girl’s SOS stirs SI into action
New Delhi, November 1
The Delhi Police have rewarded Rs 5,000 to a Sub-Inspector, Rajbir Singh, as he saved a girl and a boy who were accosted by three armed youths. The youths wanted to outrage the modesty of the girl.

Training camp for news readers
Rohtak, November 1
A training camp for the announcers and news readers for radio and television was organised at Gaur Brahman Degree College here today. Mr D P Malik, Station Director, All India Radio was the chief guest and Mr Lokesh Jain, Programme Director, Siti Cable, Rohtak was the special invitee on the occasion.

L-G decries sex determination test
New Delhi, November 1
Lieutenant-Governor Vijai Kapoor today denounced the misuse of technology for sex determination test and foeticide and called for confronting the gender issues. Inaugurating the 25th Annual Conference of Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of NCT of Delhi, Mr Kapoor said it was a tragedy that people were misusing the available technology for sex determination and intervention.

One killed as tempo collides with train
Rohtak, November 1
A man was killed and another injured seriously when a tempo carrying them collided with a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing between Kalanaur and Lahli railway stations on the Rohtak-Bhiwani section, nearly 15 km from here, today.

  • Drought relief

  • Cellular services

  • Held for violating Arms Act

  • Minimum wages board member


Two businessmen robbed of Rs 2 lakh
New Delhi, November 1
The police launched a hunt for some unidentified youths who had robbed two businessmen of more than Rs 2 lakh in different areas of trans-Yamuna last evening. In the first incident, Jitender, a resident of Gandhi Nagar was robbed of Rs 2.35 lakh and a scooter in Dilshad Garden last night.

Student run over by train
Arun, a 10th class student was run over by a Chandigarh-bound Shatabadi Express near the railway station here yesterday. According to a report, the student was crossing the railway track for going to the school when the accident occurred.


School of thinkers stresses equitable education
New Delhi, November 1
The disparity and decline in the standard of education, highlights the need for a common school system in the country, pointed out the participants at a one-day seminar on the need for a common school system aimed at providing equitable education to all.



Indo-French blood ties
The French Ambassador to India, Mr Dominique Girard, set a praiseworthy example in diplomacy by offering the embassy premises on Andre Malraux Marg, Chanakyapuri, for a blood donation camp on Wednesday. Mr Girard and his femme, Maude made this gesture more noble and memorable by donating blood.
  • Vibgyor for people  living with HIV/AIDS

  • Diploma course on ASD

  • Interventional cardiology

  • Taste the purity of herbal cosmetics

  • VP releases book on acupressure

Namrata Makkar gives a client a beauty treatment.

Namrata Makkar gives a client a beauty treatment

Click to get hospital info
New Delhi, November 1
Information about the land records and hospitals in the Capital will be available at the click of a mouse within next six months.
“This will greatly help the government in improving the civic amenities and allowing people hassle-free accessibility of all land records,” Mr S Reghunathan, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Government of NCT of Delhi, said today.

Kerala nurses to join hands
New Delhi, November 1
Two months after the rape of a nurse from Kerala in the national Capital, nurses from the southern state today decided to form their own association to demand better working conditions.


St Soldier Divine School, Jalandhar, and Government Model Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar, in the final of the 32nd Junior Nehru Hockey Tournament
Players of St Soldier Divine School, Jalandhar, and Government Model Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar, in the final of the 32nd Junior Nehru Hockey Tournament in Sivaji Stadium, New Delhi, on Saturday. Soldier Divine won 1-0. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Anand wins World Rapid Chess Champion title
New Delhi, November 1
NIIT brand ambassador Viswanathan Anand was crowned World Rapid Chess Champion title when he defeated the reigning World Classical Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik 1.4-0.5 in the final at Cap D’agde, France.

Sirsa sweep overall titles in TT
Sonepat, November 1
Sirsa district bagged the overall championship of the four-day Haryana State Tennis Championship by winning eight out of ten titles in different age group and sections.


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