Govt policies blamed for
low academic standards
Rohtak, January 13
The Haryana Federation of University and College Teachers Organisations (HFUCTO) expressed serious concern at the “deteriorating” standard of higher education in the state at its meeting held here today. The meeting was chaired by the HFUCTO convenor, Mr Vazir Nehra, and attended by leaders of various university and college teachers’ organisations.
Lajpat Nagar residents get a Lohri surprise
New Delhi, January 13
The festival of Lohri brought along with it something for the residents of south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar to smile about. Along with most of the residents – young and old – congregating at one of the colony’s parks to celebrate came along area MLA Talwinder Singh Marwah. Not that he had come that made the residents cheer up but what he had said.
Bipasa Basu during the special preview of her film in the Capital.
YC activists burn effigy of Musharraf
Sonepat, January 13
A large number of Youth Congress workers, headed by Mrs Sumitra Chauhan, a member of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, and Mr Krishan Puri Ranjha, president of the District Youth Congress (Urban), took out a procession here yesterday against the anti-India tirade by Pakistan.
Victims of ‘train from Pakistan’ remembered
Faridabad, January 13
A three-day akhand path was held at the gurdwara of National Highway 5 (NIT) here in the memory of persons killed by Muslim tribals at the Gujarat railway station of Pakistan on January 10, 1948. Homage was paid to the souls of the victims who were coming to India from Bannu town in Pakistan at the time of Partition.
- Lohri celebrated
- Quack in custody
- Killed by friends
- Fire in factory