Sonia takes cue from Atal, to don canvassing shoes
New Delhi, November 26
After the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and a host of senior leaders having donned the ‘canvas-sing’ shoes, it is the turn of Ms Sonia ‘Madam’ Gandhi to grab the microphone.
Ms Gandhi is scheduled to address three public meetings in the
city tomorrow. Sharing the podium with Madam will be DPCC
president Prem Singh and Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
Congress candidate from Krishna Nagar Narender
Jain during the campaigning in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune
Shiv Sena manifesto promises common civil code for all Delhiites
New Delhi, November 26
Shiv Sena, a key NDA ally, today released its manifesto for the Assembly election in NCT of Delhi.
The party promised to rid the Capital of illegal Bangladeshi migrants and introduction of a common civil code for all Delhiites on the pattern of Goa besides the imposition of a blanket ban on cow slaughter.
Protest held against sale of
sub-standard wheat Sonepat, November 26
Representatives of various political parties, social and voluntary organisations and trade unions today protested against the release of sub-standard quality of wheat at the fair price shops for distribution among families living below the poverty line
in this city and elsewhere in the district.
Jathedar Rachpal Singh, president, Shiromani Akali Dal (Master Tara Singh),
greeting socialite Nafisa Ali on Id.
Now, Hafed to have franchisees in villagesPanipat, November 26
With a view to selling its products, a Haryana Government undertaking,
Hafed, has initiated the process of appointing Hafed franchisees in the villages.
According to official sources, the franchisees will work as agents for the sale of
fertilisers, pesticides, certified seeds, cattle feed and poultry products, basmati and non-basmati rice, mustard oil and other refined oils.
Hiccups on first day irk farmers Sonepat, November 26
The first day of the seasonal crushing of sugarcane in Ch Devi Lal Cooperative Sugar Mill at Gohana proved to be a day of troubles for the farmers as well as the mill staff due to some technical faults.
Sugar Mills’ crushing season begins todayRohtak, November 26
The Haryana Cooperative Sugar Mills, Rohtak will start its 48th crushing season from tomorrow. The previous crushing season, 2002-03 was started on November 21 last year and the mills had made remarkable impact on all norms of sugar industries as was evident during its 154 days of operation.
FOCUS ON PANIPAT
A railway colony that does not have a
motorable approach road
Panipat, November 26
Twenty-eight families of employees of Panipat railway station under Northern Railway are a harried lot over lack of basic facilities and amenities in the railway colony.
Rs 50 cr earmarked for construction of roads in UPNoida, November 26
The UP Government has sanctioned Rs 50 crore for the construction and maintenance of roads in the state. Each MLA will get Rs 15 lakh for the maintenance of roads in his constituency. Besides, four special projects will be implemented by the UP State Construction Corporation. Approval to this proposal has also been accorded.
Rs 63,000 missing from post office, cashier blames it on two youths
Sonepat, November 26
Mystery shrouds the disappearance of Rs 63,000 from the cash counter of a post office at Gohana town, 35 km from here yesterday.
According to a report, the police investigations were still in progress. However, no case has been registered so far. The cashier has alleged that two unidentified youths had taken away this money.
Mushroom sheds gutted
Novel initiative by Prayas to help sex workers New Delhi, November 26
Prayas has come up with a novel idea to rehabilitate and help girls rescued from trafficking by the police bounce back to normal life by setting up a food outlet in South Delhi run only by these girls.
Gang of thieves smashed
Panipat, November 26
The local police claim to have busted a gang of thieves and recovered valuables worth several lakhs of rupees, including five cars from them.
According to information, the thieves were arrested on Saturday night on the Ugra Kheri Road while replacing the registration number plate of a Balero jeep.
Residents hail DTC service from Delhi to Gt Noida GREATER NOIDA: The DTC bus service from Delhi to Greater Noida was warmly greeted by the residents of the area on November 25. The service was flagged off by Brijesh Kumar, Chairman of Noida and Greater Noida authorities from Honda Seal Company at 10 am.