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She came back from the dead to
nail him

New Delhi, March 2
The police today claimed to have arrested one Harvey (40), an architect, for brutally beating and shooting at his wife in the Safdarjung area of South-West district last night. He then tried to dispose of her body, thinking that she had died. The man has been arrested.

Shia women beat their chest during the Moharram procession in Old Delhi area in the Capital on Tuesday. Shia women beat their chest during the Moharram procession in Old Delhi area in the Capital on Tuesday.
— A Tribune photograph



Gang hires Qualis, beats driver to death

Gurgaon, March 2
Manoj Yadav, a resident of village Bhojawas in Mahendragarh district, was killed by the inter-state criminals in Rajasthan about two months ago. His murder has opened a Pandora’s box of problems for his two children and other family members. The murder is shrouded in mystery.

bamboo girl

A model at a fashion show during the VII World Bamboo Congress in the Capital.
A model at a fashion show during the VII World Bamboo Congress in the Capital. — A Tribune photograph

MCD counsel defends Sharda Jain’s expulsion

New Delhi, March 2
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has defended in the Delhi High Court its decision to expel Sharda Jain, prime accused in Congress Councillor Atma Ram Gupta murder case, from the corporation.

With poll dates out, vehicle thefts pick up
New Delhi, March 2
The thefts of TATA Qualis’ and other vehicles are on the rise after the announcement of dates of the general elections. It is suspected that the stolen vehicles will be used for election campaigning and other purposes in neighbouring states. Yesterday three cases of vehicle theft were reported in the North-West district.

Mulayam government taking a leaf out of Mayawati’s book?
Greater Noida, March 2
Is the state government of Mulayam Singh Yadav walking in the footsteps of his predecessor and arch rival Ms Mayawati?

Gurgaon Inc irked by govt move to take over land
Gurgaon, March 2
The industry here has once again voiced concern over the government’s move to acquire land in villages Begumpur Khatola, Narsingpur and Khandsa which would uproot about 200 units.


All candidates for Sonepat Parliamentary seat from Gohana
Sonepat, March 2
As four major political parties except Congress have already announced their candidates for Sonepat Parliamentary constituency, all these candidates belonged to Gohana region of the constituency and three of them to Malik ‘Gotra’.

SGSC tells Akali Dal to go it alone
New Delhi: The Shiromani Gurdwara Sewadar Committee at a meeting here today appealed the Shiromani Akali Dal to contest Parliamentary elections in Punjab and Delhi as a single party without any accord and alliance. Shiromani Akali Dal is the sole representative of Sikh living in India and abroad.

INLD accused of misusing admn
Sonepat, March 2
The Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) has accused the Chief Minister, Mr Om Parkash Chautala, of misusing official machinery during the INLD rally at Jhajjar.


Anger swells over poor civic facilities in Jhajjar
Jhajjar, March 2
Notwithstanding the claims of the INLD government to provide all the basic amenities in the rural areas on priority basis, people of the villages in the district have been facing miserable conditions due to shortage of drinking water and irrigation facility, deplorable power condition, inadequate facilities of transportation, potholed-infested roads and mud-spattered streets in the villages.

Bad drainage system creates health hazards
Faridabad, March 2
The poor drainage system and inefficient garbage removal seems to have become the bane of the historic town of Palwal in the district. It has not only been creating environmental problems for a large number of residents, but had come as a major health hazard too.

Second runner-up Sherry, first runner-up Seema and Glitz Miss Delhi Aarti Sethi along with Katreena Kaif during the grand finale of Glitz 2004 contest in the Capital on Monday.
Second runner-up Sherry, first runner-up Seema and Glitz Miss Delhi Aarti Sethi along with Katreena Kaif during the grand finale of Glitz 2004 contest in the Capital on Monday. — A Tribune photograph

Consumer has ‘no say’ as cable war breaks in house
Faridabad, March 2
Even as consumers are fed up with the steep hike enforced by the cable operators here, the consumers are now being harassed for other reasons. A resident of Sector-29, Mr B.R Singla, has been one such victim of the “mess” created by the cable operators. He has been running from pillar to post to get his cable connection extended in his house.

Science exhibition
Sonepat, March 2
The Science faculty in coordination with the Department of Geography organised an impressive exhibition on the premises of Government College at Gohana town, 35 km from here yesterday. According to a report, more than 50 students of the college took part with their innovative ideas.

CGHS dispensary inaugurated at CBI Colony

New Delhi, March 2
The Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Mr U. S. Misra, today inaugurated a CGHS dispensary in the CBI Colony, Vasant Vihar.

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Demand for advertisements
Faridabad, March 2
The ‘Haryana Patrakar Sangh’, a leading association of the working journalists in the state, has asked the state government to immediately restart the release of government advertisements to the medium and small newspapers published in the state.


Three persons held for abduction-cum-murder
New Delhi, March 2
With the arrest of three persons, the South district police claimed to have solved a kidnapping-cum-murder case of a 14-year- old-boy from Badarpur on February 23.

Member of Toufique gang arrested
Noida: The Noida police have nabbed a dreaded criminal, Shaukat, who was carrying a reward on his head. He was an active member of the Tofique gang, the police said.

Security guard stabbed to death
Ghaziabad, March 2
A security guard in Modi Nagar was stabbed to death by criminals. This is the second murder in the area in the last two days. The guard worked in a spurious diesel factory at Kajpur under Modi Nagar police station. Some criminals intruded into the factory last night.


DU makes elaborate arrangements to check Holi hooliganism
New Delhi, March 2
The Holi festival is due on March 7, but the spirit prevails throughout the week. Although it is a festival of colours for those who accept it. Otherwise, some anti-social elements take advantage of this and try to harm the people and more often girls and women.


Salwar from Aura Innovative treatment of contemporary fabrics
ELHITES have yet another reason to rejoice at the onset of the spring-summer season with the opening up of Aura, an upmarket trendy label from Kolkata. The city that has given designers like Kiran Uttam Ghosh and Sabyasachi Mukherjee has another ace up its sleeve — Harshita Chawdhary.

Salwar from Aura


PNB Inter-Zone Sports Meet from today
New Delhi, March 2
The 21st All-India Punjab National Bank (PNB) Inter-Zone Sports Meet will be held at the Karnail Singh Stadium from March 3 to 6. Four indoor games and athletics will be held during the four-day sports festival.

Dena Bank, Delhi Telecom win in DDCA League
New Delhi, March 2
Unbeaten knocks by Aditya Jain (74) and Sanjay Sharma (70) helped Dena Bank defeat Golden Hawks by eight wickets in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the Yamuna complex ground.

New official outfit for Indian soccer team
New Delhi, March 2
Indian football team captain Baichung Bhutia launched the Adidas Indian soccer team’s official jersey. The dark and light blue jersey is made of adidas patented technology that provides essential moisture management. The breathable fabric wicks moisture away from skin, allowing the player to stay dry, comfortable and optimising performance by minimizing overheating and energy loss. The team jersey is priced at Rs 1,490.

Indian football team captain Baichung Bhutia sports the adidas Official Indian Football Team Jersey.

Indian football team captain Baichung Bhutia sports the adidas Official Indian Football Team Jersey.

Sachin slips to third spot
New Delhi, March 2
South African Jacques Kallis tops the world One-Day International cricket batting after his stupendous performance against the West Indies, in the latest Samsung Cricket Ratings. Kallis (98 points) displaced Sachin Tendulkar (81 points), who has slipped to the number three slot. Adma Gilchrist (95 points) follows Kallis in the second spot.

HDFC Bank move up in Turf Corporate Challenge
New Delhi, March 2
A dashing knock of 90, studded with nine boundaries by Vinay Kumar, helped HDFC Bank defeat Rebusis by 93 runs and entered the quarter-final of the fourth Turf Corporate Challenge Cricket Tournament at the Jamia Millia ground. 

12 countries for Open Chess
New Delhi, March 2
Players from 12 countries will participate in the second International Open Chess Tournament to be hosted by the Delhi Chess Association in Delhi.


District admn enforces closure under Shops Act
Sonepat, March 2
Most of the shops and commercial establishments remained closed in this city following the orders of the district administration to take action under the Shops Act against shop owners who kept their establishment open on Sunday.

LG told to intervene to save MCD from huge loss
New Delhi, March 2
Mr Vijender Kumar Gupta, member, Standing Committee, MCD, and Secretary BJP Delhi Pradesh, in a letter written to Lt.

Licences of 9 fair price shops cancelled for irregularities
Sonepat, March 2
The Food and Supplies Department has cancelled the licences of nine fair price shops and confiscated their security deposits totaling Rs 58,250 on the charge of indulging in irregularities and malpractices in the distribution of rationed commodities in Sonepat district during the current financial year.


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