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Gurdwara raze bid raises hackles
New Delhi, January 15
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee is up in arms against the proposed move of the Delhi Development Authority to demolish Nishan Sahib Gurdwara in Nizammuddin East.

Pro-Tohra group sees move to scuttle polls
New Delhi
The pro-Tohra Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi president, Mr Paramjit Singh Sarna, today urged the Delhi Government to hold early elections to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, and accused the pro-Badal group of trying the scuttle the move.

Poll panel in place, even if Cong is not 
New Delhi, January 15
Getting into an election mode ahead of the Municipal Corporation polls slated for February-end, the Congress on Tuesday announced the constitution of a nine-member committee that would prepare the party’s manifesto and also set the pace for its campaign.

WET-WEATHER FRIENDS — Tribune Photos Mukesh Aggarwal



Sarpanch held for issuing false domicile certificates
Sonepat, January 15
The Murthal Police have arrested Sarpanch Dilbagh Singh of Murthal village on the charge of issuing false certificates of residence to three students, including a girl student, who had got admission to the C.R. State College of Engineering at Murthal (Sonepat) last year.

Defiant villagers restore power in tit-for-tat move
Faridabad, January 15
Residents of several villages and the officials of the Dakshin Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (DHBVN) here seem to be locked in a duel over the supply of power. The power supply to about half a dozen villages of Kheri Kalan Sub-Division, which was disconnected twice in the last 10 days, has been restored by the defiant villagers. The supply was disconnected due to non-payment of bills.


Sachin Tendulkar posing alongside a Fiat Palio sports car on Sunday at the 6th Auto Expo being held in the Capital. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal


Trees being pruned at Tilak Marg on Tuesday to allow a clear and safe passage to the Republic Day tableaux in the Capital.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

R. K. Puram residents live in ‘open houses’
New Delhi, January 15
The residents of government flats in south Delhi’s R K Puram don’t need to open their doors or windows to see what’s going on outside. They can very well stand inside their houses and have a peep through their doors.

Time to iron out Sonepat’s problems
Sonepat, January 15
The fixing of iron-gates by the residents of Model Town, Batra Colony, Kalan Mohalla, Sector 14 and Sector 15, has resulted in blocking the traffic on the public roads. It has caused a lot of inconvenience to the passers-by in this fast growing industrial city which is also a district headquarters in Haryana.

Ajmeri Gate gets a facelift and a park
New Delhi, January 15
The historic Ajmeri Gate has been given a facelift to attract the tourists to the lanes and by-lanes of the area which had witnessed the fall and rise of many rulers. The Home Minister, Mr L. K. Advani, will formally inaugurate the park by the end of this month.

Factory workers call off strike
Faridabad, January 15
The two-and-a-half-month old strike by workers of Bhartiya Culter-Hammer, a industrial unit here, has been called off. The strike was withdrawn after an agreement was reached yesterday.

  • Missing for three months
  • Bid to loot bank foiled
  • Villagers block traffic
  • Truck hijacked
  • Girl raped
  • Car stereos stolen
  • Body found
  • Commissioner, ADC asked to stay put
  • Five godowns gutted in Sadar Bazar

Three killed in car-bus collision
Rohtak, January 15
At least three persons, including a woman, were killed and 30 others injured following a head-on collision between a Maruti Car and a Haryana Roadways bus near Sampla bypass, 25 km from here on National Highway - 10 today.


Husband throws acid on wife for custody of child
New Delhi, January 15
In an appalling incident today, a woman and her son sustained burns after her husband threw acid on them after an argument over the custody of the child.

  • Criminal nabbed

  • Student leader attacked


Exporters peeved at the ‘unhelpful’ stance of bureaucrats
Gurgaon, January 15
A number of exporters who attended the PHDCCI’s interactive meet on ‘Framing of the Export Policy for Haryana’ were miffed about the unhelpful attitude of the state bureaucracy.


New anti-obesity pack by VLCC
he attention that a double chin or a potbelly receives is surely something that one would gladly forego. Every one cannot boast of a perfect 10 figure, but staying in shape is what everyone must give a shot to. The medical fraternity is also advising people against putting on too much weight.

  • Sitaron Ki Raat

  • Café

Dr Poonam Bali.Homeopathic doctor churns out beauty recipes
he always nursed the dream to don the white coat and a stethoscope for a garland. However, her father convinced her to switch to homeopathic system of medicine. “I decided to opt for homeopathic medicine as my father convinced me that not only did homeopathic medicine have a bright future, but I would enjoy this noble science immensely,” says Dr Poonam Bali, who runs a skin care clinic in the Capital.


St. Soldier swamp Khunti in Sub-Junior Nehru Hockey
New Delhi, January 15
St. Soldier Divine Public School, Jalandhar toyed with S.S.High School, Khunti (Bihar) 7-0 in the 19th Nehru-ONGC Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium in the Capital on Tuesday.

This quiet, coy man is a tough nut to crack
rvind Mishra is not the kind of person who draws attention to himself. At 24, he is a slim, quiet, bespectacled person with a grim yet docile demeanor. But the nondescript air is rather misleading, for it conceals a tough person. Arvind is a black belt in Taekwondo and the youngest Director and the Chief Instructor at the Ancient Taekwondo Academy, Delhi.

IAF force Nationals to split points 
New Delhi, January 15
Former league champions Indian Air Force(IAF), New Delhi, held defending champions Indian Nationals to a goalless draw to share points in a Group B preliminary league match of the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) - SAIL Senior Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital on Tuesday.

Railways plans for sports promotion
New Delhi, January 15
The Ministry of Railways has chalked out a comprehensive policy to promote sports at various levels by scouting talent from across the country, as also for their proper grooming and better promotion prospects.

TERI down Business Standard

Zakir Husain soccer begins


Govt staff consistently irregular for duty
Sonepat, January 15
Only a few government officials in the city and other parts of the district seem to make it to their offices on time. Being regularly irregular for duty is a practice, perfected by at least some of the staff.

DTC to buy 300 buses for inter-state services
345 routes to be reserved for corporation 
New Delhi, January 15
Three hundred diesel buses will be bought to augment the Delhi Transport Corporation’s (DTC’s) inter-state services and profits accruing from them will be ploughed back to shore up the corporation’s city services.

DSIDC gets a new MD

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