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LG proposes, Sports Authority disposes
Grappling with the WWE riddle: Is it sport or entertainment?
New Delhi, November 15
Is the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) show a sport or entertainment? This question is suddenly nagging DNA Network, a Bangalore-based event-management company, just as it is getting set to organise the mega WWE show at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium on November 21.

The wee hour ‘kick’ for the morning chore
Sonepat, November 15
Private clinics in villages near Sonepat open shop much before dawn. In fact, this is the busiest hour for them. The clientele in the wee hours is rather peculiar, comprising mostly of milk vendors and manual labourers who drop in religiously at the clinics before cycling down to the city.

Probe panel member removed
Rohtak, November 15
The unexpected removal of the Presenting Officer from the four-member inquiry committee, constituted by the Maharshi Dayanand University administration for investigating into a complaint against the alleged irregularities committed by the principal of local University College, Dr Dharam Sukh Dahiya, has kicked up dust on the university campus.

Smoking Zone.
Smoking Zone. — PTI Photo

HUDA: Getting richer by giving extensions
Faridabad, November 15
The extension of the deadline for constructing buildings on vacant plots in the Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) sectors may have brought some cheer to the plot-holders who have failed to fulfill this condition, but the decision to extend it has not surprised anyone.

3-tier development plan
Noida, November 15
The 112th meeting of the Noida administration took some important decisions that will have far-reaching effects. It has approved Noida 2021 Master Plan in which Sectors 96, 97 and 98 will constitute a hi-tech city while Sectors 94 and 124 will be home to pollution-free industry.

Sonepat lawyers convene mahapanchayat
Sonepat, November 15
The law and order situation in and around Sonepat city and other parts of the district seems to have collapsed, following a spurt in cases of loot, snatching of vehicles and extortion.

Condoms worth Rs 5 lakh seized
New Delhi
A joint raid on Thursday by the Department of Drug Control of the Government of NCT of Delhi and the Crime Branch of Delhi Police has yielded illegally-manufactured condoms worth Rs five lakh.

Panel wants recovery of property tax through UAS
New Delhi, November 15
The tax assessment committee of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has recommended recovery of property tax through Unit Area System (UAS) of tax assessment, a new system of tax collection in place of the one being followed at present for larger coverage of properties in the National Capital Territory of Delhi.


SYL issue: LJP threatens to gherao Amarinder
Rewari, November 15
Mr Surender Singh Hooda, general secretary of the Haryana unit of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), has asserted that his party is quite firm about getting for the state its full share of Ravi-Beas water through the completion of the SYL Canal, notwithstanding the unsavoury utterances of the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh.

Yet another study on air pollution in Capital
New Delhi, November 15
The effects of air pollution, though already established, have initiated scientists and health experts to conduct another study, this time in the National Capital. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in collaboration with the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute of Kolkata, has initiated a study to assess the harmful effects of air pollution in Delhi.

NTPC presents awards to regional plants
New Delhi, November 15
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), a leader in the power sector, has instituted awards to inculcate healthy competition among its projects for better competitiveness. The awards are given in the various fields like safety, industrial relations, rajbhasa, productivity and protection and improvement in environment.

Special scheme for girls launched
Rohtak, November 15
The Haryana Government has launched an ambitious scheme for the welfare of girls, especially to ensure hygiene among them. Mr R. R. Banswal, Commissioner, Rohtak division said this while speaking at a function organised on the Children’s Day at Bal Bhavan here yesterday. It was organised by the District Chief Welfare Council (DCWC).

Haryana Govt to set up two posts to collect toll tax
Sonepat, November 15
The Haryana Government proposes to set up two posts one each at Sonepat and Panipat near the inter-state bridges on the Yamuna river for the collection of toll tax from the vehicles passing through these bridges.

  • Chemists’ rally
  • Mishaps on G T Road

Navy gives disabled kids a rail ride
New Delhi, November 15
Rail Museum came alive as sounds of laughter created ripples on a warm November day. Forty elated children had a chance to explore and enjoy, thanks to the initiative taken by the India Navy.

Prakash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev
New Delhi, November 15
The Prakash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev is being celebrated on November 19. The DSGMC has organised a variety of events to commemorate the day.

20-km march by Eicher School kids
Faridabad, November 15
Student of the Eicher School here took out an `Awareness March' on the occasion of ‘Children's Day' on Thursday.

  • DRDA spendings
  • Six hurt

Dikshit to withdraw case against Verma
New Delhi, November 15
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her predecessor and Union Labour Minister Sahib Singh Verma have agreed to reach an amicable settlement on the defamation suit she filed against him.

  • Power cut in Sultanpuri
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ome five years ago the Delhi Government took a commendable step when it launched a medical scheme for its serving and retired employees. The scheme was conceived on the lines of the CGHS. But the similarities, if any, have remained only on paper. In actual practice the two schemes are poles apart.
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  • Triumph of truth
  • Disgrace to Divali
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Bank dacoity solved, two held
New Delhi, November 15
The East district police today claimed to have solved the sensational dacoity case of ICICI, where Rs 2 crore was robbed by two persons on July 23 when the money was being transported in Brinks Arya van.

  • Gang of robbers held

  • Burglars apprehended


All-weather bricks that have great finish
New Delhi, November 15
Eco-friendly, all-weather maintenance-free bricks, manufactured by India’s first state-of-the-art extruded brick and block kiln, is the main attraction at the Buidtech section of the ongoing IITF at Pargati Maidan. The stiff extrusion bricks are popular world-wide for various construction uses, including in building high-rise buildings and sewers.


New pay scale for MCD teachers
New Delhi, November 15
The Chairman of Standing Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Mr Ram Babu Sharma, today announced the revised pay scales for teachers working in the corporation’s schools.



Diabetics’ count in India: 30 million and rising
Noida, November 15
The Noida chapter of the Indian Medical Association organised programmes as part of the World Diabetes Day yesterday at the government hospital in Sector 30, in cooperation with the Noida manch and other organisations.

Medical cost of poor to be monitored
New Delhi, November 15
Though there is a provision for the treatment of the poor in the private nursing homes and hospitals, the facility remains elusive to the needy. Taking note of this the Delhi High Court today directed the Centre and City Government to set up a joint panel to monitor the free-treatment facilities for poor in the Capital’s 400 private hospitals and nursing homes, which have been allotted land free of cost and at concessional rates on this condition.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit administers polio drops to a child at her residence.Phase II of Pulse Polio on Sunday
New Delhi, November 15
The second phase of Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme will be conducted on Sunday. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit formally launched the programme today by administering the polio drops to children at her official residence.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit administers polio drops to a child at her residence. — Photo by Anil Sharma



Salwan School storm into final
New Delhi, November 15
Defending champions Salwan Public School beat Sarvodaya Vidyalaya No 1 by 37 runs to storm into the final of the sixth Sardar Harbans Singh Sistani Memorial Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the S S Khalsa School ground in Lajpat Nagar. A fine knock of 78 by Delhi Under-19 player Sandeep Yadav and deadly bowling of 4 for 22 by Vinay Sheel Baniwal were the highlights of Salwan’s victory.

  • Canon India win in Eventus Cup

  • Anuj Jain stars for J N Golden

Air Sahara launches ‘Crickcitement’
New Delhi, November 15
Air Sahara launched the ‘Crickcitement’ programme in which Air Sahara fliers won innumerable exciting prizes.

DAV win basketball trophy
Faridabad, November 15
DAV School, Ballabgarh, here has won the trophy in the basketball event of the All-India Mahatama Hansraj Aryan Inter-Zonal Tournament held recently at Patiala.Top

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