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Kotla slams doors on ticket holders
New Delhi, January 31
Hundreds of genuine ticket holders were denied admission to the Ferozeshah Kotla grounds here, the venue of the one-day cricket match between India and England, as utter chaos prevailed outside the gates since early morning.

Ticket holders left in the lurch by the Ferozeshah Kotla authorities on Thursday. —Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Crime data pool with FBI help on the anvil
New Delhi, January 31
Following the attacks on Parliament and the American Centre in Kolkata, the premier National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is in the process of sharing its vast data about criminals with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States to track down those involved in nefarious activities.


Hospitals: Another Delhi Govt, MCD flashpoint
New Delhi, January 31
Patients are languishing in wards as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Delhi Government exchange hot air over financial assistance needed for the modernisation of four hospitals in the National Capital Territory.

Postgrad centre in Rewari crying for building of its own 
Rewari, January 31.
Owing to the tardy pace of development as well as general apathy, the post-graduate regional centre of the M D University, Rohtak, at Rewari has been functioning from a rented accommodation since its inception in October 1988. Besides no new classes/courses of study have been appended to the departments of English, Mathematics, History and Commerce in the last 13 years.

Near free-for-all at Jhajjar civic body meeting 
Jhajjar, January 31
Unruly scenes were witnessed in the monthly meeting of the local Municipal Committee held here today as the rival groups almost came to blows. The president of the committee, Mrs Usha Bansal, called the police to save the situation which was slipping out of control amid sloganeering and overturning of tables in the conference hall.

CM averse to putting city on single fuel
New Delhi, January 31
Even as the Supreme Court deadline for conversion of diesel buses into CNG expired today, the Delhi Chief Minister, Ms Sheila Dikshit, voiced concerns about adopting a single fuel mode for public transportation.

Licence racket smashed
Faridabad, January 31
With the arrest of one person, the crime branch of local police has claimed to have busted a racket of issuing licences and road permits. The accused identified as Kedarnath had allegedly been operating from his house in Gandhi Colony here. 


An (un)employment exchange 
Jhajjar, January 31
If you think that the employment office situated in your town provides you with a government job, think again. It has failed to provide even a single job in the whole of last year. In fact, it would be appropriate to call it “unemployment office” now.

DMRC’s dream is residents’ nightmare
New Delhi, January 31
A dream coming true, that’s the punch line of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. No doubt, it has promised to solve the problems of traffic jams, but at the same time, it has also hurt the sentiments of many a resident in Delhi. After the relocation work of jhuggi cluster from Khyber Pass, the corporation has now focused on Cavalry Lines, Mall Road.

Cong threatens to gherao EC for MCD poll in Feb
New Delhi, January 31
Adopting a confrontationist pose, the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee today threatened to `gherao’ the office of the state Election Commissioner to demand elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in February.

Shoot at sight powers to police on poll day
Ghaziabad, January 31
The police on poll duty will not hesitate to shoot those tampering with the electronic voting machines on election day. This was stated by the District Magistrate and District Election Officer, Mr Debasish Panda, here today.

Huda raises civic services charges 
Sonepat, January 31
The Haryana Government has increased the charges for water and sewer connections as well as other fees in the residential colonies of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) in the state with immediate effect.

Police launch drive against illicit liquor 
Gurgaon, January 31
The police have launched a special drive to check the consumption of illicit liquor throughout the district. According to the Senior Superintendent of Police, Mr Kuldeep Singh Siag, the police had raided more than 20 places and seized a large quantity of illegal country-made and Indian-made foreign liquor sold in full, half and quarter bottles and pouches.

Army recruitment camp for Rewari, Bhiwani at Ambala on Feb 5 
Rewari, January 31
The recruitment camp of the Indian Army for the candidates belonging to Bhiwani, Rewari and Mahendargarh districts will be conducted on the military ground at Ambala Cantonment on February 5, according to Mr Vineet Garg, Deputy Commissioner.
  • Solar lights
  • One dies in mishap
  • Bid to molest woman
  • Cyclist mowed down
  • Dowry harassment
  • Blood donation camp
  • Halwais raided
  • Motorcycle stolen
  • Strike called off
  • SDO staff assaulted
  • Transformer stolen
  • Contract to catch pigs
  • Market fee collection
  • Self-employment

PHDCCI asks govt to review decision on CETPs
New Delhi, January 31
The PHDCCI yesterday asked the Delhi Government to review its decision of issuing notices to the industrial units asking them to surrender their plots for not paying contribution towards setting up of the Central Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs).


Professional jealousy behind double murder
New Delhi, January 31
With the arrest of one Sushil Kumar, the South District police today claimed to have solved a double murder case in which a woman and her two-year-old daughter, Megha, were brutally killed on January 28.
  • 4 held with arms
  • Charas seized
  • Rs 75,000 robbed


Surajkund mela begins under tight security
Faridabad, January 31
Surajkund is all ready to host the 16th National Craft Mela here from tomorrow. Sikkim will be the theme state for the 15-day extravaganza, which is now internationally acclaimed, this time.The authorities are quite excited and hopeful that the fair will be able to attract a record number of visitors, despite the tension on the border and the mela ground will have maximum security in view of the risk.


Commercialisation is seeping into art frat 
Art is an individual expression, they say. Still, the expression has to be restricted, they add. If you try to gauge the art today, you would probably be at a loss to understand as to what the artists are painting these days. The more you visit the galleries, the greater is your confusion. 

Vipin Kumar: Plumbing new depths

Court-Martial tugs at viewers’ heart-strings
Anyone who disobeys the law of the army in the world is court-martialled. And the one, who is court-martialled, cannot appeal in any civil court, whether he is imparted justice or not! In the world of defence, where the soldiers of all casts, creeds and religions apparently live in harmony, cast consciousness is deep-rooted even after five decades of Independence.

A still from the play ‘Court-Martial’


Top pugilists for YMCA international meet
New Delhi, January 31
The top pugilists from India and abroad will participate in the New Delhi YMCA International Boxing Championships to be held at the New Delhi YMCA ring from February 1 to 4.

Mundy leaps to top as Feroz falters 
New Delhi, January 31
On a perfect day for golf, Uttam Singh Mundy shot a two-under 70 and cashed in on overnight leader Feroz Ali’s erratic form to jump on top of the leader board at the midway stage of the inaugural Rs 10 lakh Telegraph Open, being played at the par-72 Royal Calcutta golf club course, today.

Delhi, Ferozepur and Ambala bag medals in Rly Athletics
New Delhi, January 31
Athletes from Delhi, Ferozepur and the Ambala Division cornered most of the medals in the Inter-Railway Athletic Championship at the Karnail Singh Stadium in the Capital on Thursday.

Satyawati win DU archery title
New Delhi, January 31
Satyawati (Evening) College won the Delhi University Inter-College Archery (Indian Round) Men’s Championship for the first time when they won three gold and three silver medals at the University Stadium.

Saraswati (Evening) College, which won the DU inter-college Archery Championship at the Delhi University on Thursday. (From left) Dinesh (skipper), Pankaj Singh, Rajiv Kumar Rana

GAIL trounce Efunds in Teri Cup
New Delhi, January 31
Gas Authority of India Limited beat Efunds International by nine wickets in the 9th Teri Cup Cricket Tournament organised by TERI (Tata Energy Research Institute) at the Central Secretariat ground.


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