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Vikas remand under scanner
New Delhi, March 14
The Standing Counsel for Uttar Pradesh, Mr Ashok Srivastava, today informed the Delhi High Court that there was a delay of about 20 hours in handing over Vikas Yadav, prime accused in the Nitish Katara murder case, by the Judicial Magistrate of Dabra, Madhya Pradesh. 

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Noida burglars shot after hot chase
Noida, March 14
The Noida police claimed to have killed three criminals, who were fleeing after looting a house in Sector 41 here, in an encounter late Wednesday night. Their three associates, however, managed to escape. 

BJP, Cong slug it out in public
New Delhi, March 14
The spat between the two principal political parties intensified on Thursday with the Bharatiya Janata Party accusing the Congress of manipulating the voters’ list and colluding with the distributors of tamper-proof electronic meters to jack up their prices and swindle taxi / autorickshaw operators.



EC seized of code violation by NCP
New Delhi, March 14
The Election Commissioner of Delhi is looking into the complaint of violation of the code of conduct by the Delhi unit of the Nationalist Congress Party, which has fielded an alleged registered bad character from the Tri Nagar segment of the MCD. 

MCF staff demo against Sulabh contract
Faridabad, March 14
The Safai Karamcharies of the Municipal Corporation, Faridabad staged a demonstration here today to demand the termination of the cleanliness contract with ‘Sulabh International’.

A political break on cable TV
iven the ban on indiscriminate use of loudspeakers and putting up of posters and banners, political parties have devised different ways to reach out to the electorate.

Mewat kids fail to make it to model schools
Gurgaon, March 14
Hundreds of parents in Mewat, spanning over Gurgaon and Faridabad districts, feel let down by the Mewat Development Agency - a body constituted by the Haryana Government for an integrated development of the area.



CPM flays Haryana Budget
Rohtak, March 14
The state secretariat of the CPM has described the state Budget presented in the Vidhan Sabha on Wednesday as directionless and disappointing. The party said that the Budget had failed to identify the basic problems afflicting the state which obviously reflected the lack of political will of the government.

Eight lakh job-seekers in Capital
New Delhi, March 14
The Minister of State for Labour, Mr Muni Lall, informed the Rajya Sabha today that the total number of job-seekers, all of whom were not necessarily unemployed, on the Live Register of Employment Exchange in the country as on December 1999 stood at 403.7 lakh. 

A stranded commuter For the second day today, more than 50, 000 autos and taxis remained off the road to protest against the Delhi government’s decision to install tamper-proof electronic meters to prevent fleecing of passengers. The situation at the exit and entry points in the Capital was slightly better today as the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Corporation (DTTC) pressed additional buses into service. However, it was still chaotic at the airport, the railway stations and the bus terminuses as passengers, specially those with luggage, had to wait for long periods before they could find alternative transportation to take them to their destinations. 
Meanwhile, the confusion over the duration of the strike persisted with several unions claiming that it was only for two days while the others maintained that it was indefinite. There were notes of dissent among the operators also as many claimed that they were losing out on income. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Murder accused allowed to take exams
Sonepat, March 14
All the five accused arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a 17-year-old Vipin, son of a trader, Mr Rameshwar Dass Bansal, were allowed to sit in the annual examinations, beginning here from today, by the Chief Judicial magistrate, Ms Ritu Tagore.

Make Charkhi Dadri a district: BJP
Rohtak, March 14
In a significant political development, the state BJP has supported the creation of a new district of Charkhi Dadri by bifurcating Bhiwani and including the Satnali block of Mahendragarh district.

Farmers on a learning visit to Rajasthan
Rohtak, March 14
A group of 54 farmers has been sent to various places in Rajasthan by the ME and Quality Contral Division, Command Area Development Authority, on the direction of Dr Dalip Singh, administrator of the authority.


B.Ed. girl ends life in classroom
New Delhi
A 22-year-old woman Supreet Kaur, doing her training in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself inside the classroom of the Institute of Higher Education this afternoon. Supreet, resident of Mukherji Nagar, joined the institute last year.

Principal, staff held in exam leak case
New Delhi, March 13
The Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police has raided Himalayan Public Senior Secondary School, Rohini, and arrested the principal and two teachers of the school for allegedly leaking out the Mathematics question papers for Class X CBSE examinations. 



Delhi transporters allege harassment by Rajasthan taxmen
New Delhi, March 14
The Delhi Transporters Association has urged the Rajasthan Government to amend Section 78 of the state Sales Tax Act, as it is being used to harass transporters, which is causing undue delay in the transportation of goods and mental agony.



More teeth for DSGMC council on schools
New Delhi, March 14
The education council of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee is formulating changes in the admission policy for the forthcoming academic session to schools and colleges run by the committee granting teeth to the council.



None to guide a visitor in this centre
here is a pindrop silence at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Firozeshah Road, where paintings of many a contemporary Indian artist on Russia and India in its mundane and religious lives are on show. 

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Live workshop for surgeons at PGIMS
Rohtak, March 14
The Association of Surgeons of Haryana proposes to hold its eighth annual conference and a live workshop on April 6 and 7 at the Pt B. D. Sharma Post- Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here. 



India go down to Australia in korfball
New Delhi, February 14
Hosts India suffered their first defeat when they went down to Australia 13-30 on the second day of the fifth Asian-Oceanian Korfball Championship at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the Capital on Thursday.

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