Mewat conversion issue remains alive
Gurgaon, September 14
The controversy relating to proselytisation of members of a Scheduled Caste family to Islam in village Veerseeka in Nuh block in Mewat on August 8 refuses to die down, even though the family informed the district administration that they took the step on their own volition.
Power to Modi Rubber colony cut
Meerut, September 14
The officials from the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited today disconnected the electricity lines to the residential colony of the Modi Rubber Limited (MRL) for not paying dues of over Rs 1 crore. Due to the power cut, the water supply to the colony has also stopped as the colony depends on a tubewell.
Model Town becomes a ‘lake town’ during monsoon
New Delhi, September 14
The last two days of rain brought to the surface everything that is wrong with one of the most posh areas in the Capital, Model Town. On Thursday night, suddenly one was caught in pitch darkness of its streets, that too surrounded with water. For a moment, one thought one was in the middle of a lake. Not even a glimmer of a light, and the already potholed roads under two-three feet water.
Parks to be handed over to RWAs
Faridabad, September 14
The state government has accepted the proposal of the district administration to hand over parks to Resident Welfare Associations (RWA) for their overall supervision and maintenance.
Are you annoyed when called a sinner?
Osama Bin Laden and Mother Teresa represent two specimens of human nature, who will be remembered every September for a long time to come. The former invoked intense fear and the latter deep adoration. History presents numerous examples of humans, who had risen to great heights in nobility and others who personified everything evil.
Panchmarhi, a place for walks amid nature’s bounty
A six-hour drive from Bhopal, leads to the picturesque Panchmarhi. A hill station in the Madhya Pradesh with plenty of caves, waterfalls, forests and cave temples. Panchmarhi is famous for its waterfalls and to reach some of the most exotic ones, one has to trek through deep forests and not-so-good paths.
Meeting of BCs on
New Delhi, September 14
To have a detailed discussion about the socio-economic and political problems being faced by Dalits and backward class communities and the “anti-Dalit” economic policies of the BJP-led NDA government, which resulted in unemployment among the SC, ST and BC youths, members of these communities have decided to organise a ‘mahasammelan’ on September 21 at Talkatora Stadium.
Petroleum products seized
Rewari, September 14
Following a tip-off, the Rewari district police recently conducted raids on some hotels on Rewari-Bawal road in the vicinity of the oil terminals of the Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petroleum corporation and seized 2,320 litres of diesel, 1,100 litres of kerosene oil, 70 litres of petrol, 170 litres of mobil oil and a tractor. Mr Hanif Qureshi, S.P. said that these materials had been illegally procured from oil tankers.
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rally, a show of strength of Ahirwal