Relive the Rajputana past in Alwar’s forts and ruins
|Two hours drive from Delhi is a whole new world – it is the citadel of the Rajputana heritage. Alwar district in Rajasthan, with its lush green trees and the Aravalli mountain range, provides a welcome relief to tourists — from the hustle and bustle of city life to the cool comfort of the countryside.
Bala Quila which is located at a height of 1000 feet above sea level.
Tyagis recount criminal pastimes with pride
Ghaziabad, February 2
“I was a BA student and Viney was my classmate in 1989. Our entry into the world of crime was made with the murder of a college peon. It was due to the rivalry between two student groups. This triggered a chain of murders. We killed no fewer than eight persons, one after the other, taking care not to cross the path of the police all this time.”
Sonepat main hub of smuggled liquor
Sonepat, February 2
Smuggling of liquor has been on the rise in the city and other parts of the district for the past few months, thanks to the “failure” of Excise Department authorities. Representatives of various political parties, social and voluntary organisations today urged the state government to order a high-level probe into the complaints about the smuggling of liquor and to transfer officials of the Excise Department who are said to be involved in the racket.
The true martyr seeks no reward
Bertrand Russell once defined patriotism as the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. One tends to have a similar view of martyrdom seeing the way youngsters are willing today to cast away their lives for trivial and bizarre causes, or commit suicide accomplishing nothing but destruction of more lives in the process.
Body of Delhi policeman found
Jhajjar February 2
The Bahadurgarh police found a body of a Delhi police man on the outskirts of Asaudha village of the district yesterday. A district police spokesman said here today that the deceased was identified as Om Prakash of Ismaila village.
Traffic flow at roundabouts to be streamlined
- Bribe demanded
- Youth arrested Rohtak
New Delhi, February 2
In order to streamline the burgeoning traffic in the city, the city traffic police have now decided to fine those motorists who do not stop at the roundabouts.
The move that is likely to come into existence from Monday, will penalize all those who try to sneak in and manage to speed up on the roundabouts.
Duo on 15-year world bicycle tour
Rohtak, February 2
Amidst the worldwide tension due to terrorism, two youths of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh are on a 15-year tour on bicycles to spread the message of peace and harmony throughout the world. This daring expedition started on October 2 last year from Etawah and would conclude in 2016 in the USA.
DSGMC employee retires
New Delhi, February 2
Mr Ajit Singh, general manager of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee office, has retired after serving for 31 years. Colleagues and members of the committee gave him a warm send off.