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Be warned! Goraksha Sangh to govt
Says Dulina incident was a spontaneous reaction of the crowd

Jhajjar, November 2
Urging the government to take stringent measures to stop slaughtering and skinning of cows, the ‘sarva-khap mahapanchayat’, organised by the Haryana Goraksha Sangh here today, warned the state government against taking punitive measures in the Dulina incident.

Parliament attack
Shekaran soldiered on when many scurried for cover
New Delhi, November 2
Thirty-eight-year-old Shekaran, a Grade-II civilian driver of the late Vice-President of India Krishan Kant, is an unhappy man as the government authorities failed to recognize his daring act during the Parliament attack on December 13, last year.

Behind IT façade, they extorted money from magnates
New Delhi, November 2
The Anti-Extortion Cell of the Crime Branch today claimed to have busted a gang of IT professionals who were allegedly indulging in extortion by targeting businessman and industrialists.



Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh with his wife Chitra Singh
Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh with his wife Chitra Singh, presenting the first copy of his pictorial biography, Beyond Time: The Ageless Music of Jagjit Singh, to Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee in the Capital.

Faridabad plan to rein in autos
Faridabad, November 2
The district administration has at last launched its ‘ambitious plan’ to check the plying of outdated and polluting autorickshaws in this industrial town. The scheme to decongest the city roads by allowing autorickshaws to ply on alternate days has also come into effect, bringing some relief to commuters.

School bus runs over 3 Divali shoppers
Gurgaon, November 2
In a gruesome accident, a family of three persons died here in the afternoon after a school bus ran over them. They were returning home after making purchases for Divali.

HC tells pvt hospitals not to turn away burn cases
New Delhi, November 2
The Delhi High Court has ordered all Government and private hospitals and nursing homes not to turn away any patient brought in with burn injuries. The court said that special arrangements should be made for treating such persons during the festive season.



Where is the light that will overcome our darkness?
he origin of the most widely celebrated festival, Divali, can be traced to different traditions. One of them is Vamana avatara of Vishnu, his coming as a dwarf to the sacrificial hall of the Asura king, Bali, asking for a gift — three steps of land. Bali’s teacher suspects foul play and warns his pupil to be vigilant.

Dehra Dun: A quick retreat from Delhi’s madding crowd
ehra Dun situated at an altitude of 2,200 feet above sea level is favourite weekend getaway for those wishing for a quick retreat from the Capital’s hullabaloo. It is one of the quieter and cleaner cities in the country with a moderate climate. The places to be visited nearby are Sahastradhara, Robbers Cave, the Forest Research Institute, Tapkeshwar Temple, Laxman Sidh and the Malsi Deer Park.

DSIDC hopeful of shifting units before Dec 31
New Delhi, November 2
The Delhi State Industrial Development Corporation is optimistic about meeting the December 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for relocating industries on the outskirts of the NCT of Delhi.

DSGMC chief greets Jamiat leaders
New Delhi, November 2
President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee Paramjit Singh Sarna organised a meeting to welcome leaders of the Jamiat-i-Islami Hind. The members expressed pleasure at getting together at a time when communal hatred is prevailing in the country.

GALA AFFAIR: Crowds of tourists and local shoppers throng the Kinari Bazar area of the Walled City.

BURSTING INTO LAUGHTER: The campaign against crackers notwithstanding, these items are the rage in the Capital on Saturday. 
— Tribune photos Mukesh Aggarwal

Villagers continue stir for IOC jobs
Faridabad, November 2
The dharna launched by several residents of Asavati and Piyala villages of Ballabgarh subdivision outside the premises of the Indian Oil Corporation to seek employment has entered the sixth day today. Some of the protestors, including a few women, have gone on a hunger strike.

  • National integration camp

  • Crackers seized

Canal water not reaching Gohana villages
Sonepat, November 2
Although the sowing of Rabi crops has started in this district, the farmers have been hit hard by the canal water crisis. According to a report, farmers in the villages falling under the jurisdiction of Gohana Water Service Division were the worst-hit as the canal water failed to reach the tail-end fields.

Vidrohi condemns attack on scribe
Sonepat, November 2
The president of the Haryana Pradesh Janata Dal (U), Mr Ved Parkash Vidrohi, has condemned the assault on a press reporter at Sirsa by some anti-social elements allegedly at the behest of certain religious leaders. 


HIGH JINKS: Party animals at Delhi’s Devils.coz that held a ‘Halloween Night’.

Patient assaulted in hospital
Sonepat, November 2
Ajit Singh, an in-patient, was allegedly assaulted by an unknown man on the premises of the civil hospital here last night. The patient sustained injuries in the attack. The alleged assailant managed to escape under the cover of darkness.


  • Two kids die in wall collapse

  • Eight hurt in Alipur factory collapse

  • Dacoits strike in Kalindi Colony

MP takes offence at CM remarks
Rewari, November 2
The critical remarks made by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, relating to the lack of development works at his “Sarkar Aap Ke Dwar” durbar at Kund (23 km from Rewari) recently, has threatened to snowball into a controversy with his BJP partner. 



Dacoits strike at house in Kalindi Colony
New Delhi, November 2
Six armed desperadoes intruded into the house of an excise collector in Kalindi Colony near Maharani Bagh and, after attacking him and his family members, escaped with cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees early this morning.


BSNL launches its first call centre in Haryana
Gurgaon, November 2
The Bharatiya Sanchaar Nigam Ltd today launched its first call centre in Haryana. A customer service centre was also inaugurated. The Chief General Manager, Haryana Telecom Circle, Mr A.K.Nagpal, who launched the call centre, said that presently it would cater to Gurgaon Circle, but its area of operation would later include Faridabad district.

Acting British High Commissioner Mark Runacres at the launch of the websiteUK mission launches website
New Delhi, November 2
The acting British High Commissioner, Mr Mark Runacres, launched a new global website during the British High Commission Festival, here at Ansal’s Plaza. The website has been specifically designed to provide information about opportunities and attractions that UK has to offer.

Acting British High Commissioner Mark Runacres at the launch of the website.



DUSU office-bearers, 16 hostellers released
New Delhi, November 2
The central panel office bearers of Delhi University Students Union and 16 other residents of Jubilee Hall were released from police detention late last night. The DUSU office bearers and Jubilee Hall residents were detained at the Civil Lines Police Station after they had resorted to violence outside the office of the Vice-Chancellor.



Empowering artisans by linking them to markets
Glittering artifacts.New Delhi, November 2
The Voluntary Health Association of India aims to empower the artisans from the rural areas of the country by facilitating their linkages to the market so that their natural skills can lead to the enhancement of their income. More than 5000 artisans from Gujarat, Orissa, Jammu, Rajasthan and other far-flung area of the country have been brought under the umbrella of VHAI for their livelihood. 



Laser cure for acne-hit people
ersons fed up of acne can now try laser treatment for better results. New Look Cosmetic Clinic in Lajpat Nagar in South Delhi, which claims to be the first in the world to offer laser treatment for acne, warns that acne can lead to the formation of small pockmark-like scars if not treated in time. 

  • For the blind

  • Heart care at Raipur

  • Workshop on national health

  • Subha sings for AFA



GHPS down Lankan team
New Delhi, November 2
Guru Harkrishan Public School, Shahdara (Delhi) downed School Boys team, Sri Lanka 3-1 in the 20th Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Saturday. The GHPS, who led by 3-0 at half time, scored their goals through Navtej Singh, Sandeep Singh and Harpreet Singh.

Sameer, Pratima annex titles
Neha Aggarwal receiving the Surjit Kaur Table Tennis trophy
New Delhi, November 2
Sameer Prabhu of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board Academy, Ajmer came back deficit to beat Himansh P Kala of Central Bank of India 10-12, 9-11,11-3, 18-16, 11-4, 11-8 to win the men’s singles title in the Action-sponsored 13th Surjit Kaur Memorial All-India Prize Money Table Tennis Tournament, which concluded at the Talkatora indoor stadium on Friday.

Neha Aggarwal receiving the Surjit Kaur Table Tennis trophy from chief guest Subhash Aggarwal.

SAI lift sepaktakraw title
New Delhi, November 2
Sports Authority of India Centre, Delhi defeated Timarpur 2-0 to annex the second Delhi State Sepaktakraw Championship held at the Sachdeva Public School, Rohini.

City Club, Indian National win
New Delhi, November 2
City Club outclassed Hans Club 4-0 to move into the pre-quarter-final of the first Lt. Governor’s Cup Prize Money Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Saturday.

G E Capital win
New Delhi, November 2
G E Capital defeated Spectramind Eservices by 78 runs in a league match of the second Eventus Cup Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground. Joginder Sehgal, who scored 95 for G E Capital, was adjudged the man of the match.

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