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From guns to roses: Hats off to a martyr
Captain Surinder Singh Suri
Ghaziabad, November 16
On November 9, all roads seemed to lead to the Captain Suri Park on Captain Suri Road in Shastri Nagar Colony of Ghaziabad when people from all walks of life streamed into the park to garland the bust of Ghaziabad’s brave hero, Captain Surinder Singh Suri.

Key conspirator in Gupta case nabbed
New Delhi, November 16
The alleged key conspirator in the sensational murder of Congress corporator Atma Ram Gupta was today brought to the Capital by the Delhi Police from Madhya Pradesh where he had been caught after evading the police for more than two months. He is the sixth suspect in the case which rocked the political circles in the city.

60-yr-old landlady hacked to death
Faridabad, November 16
A 60-year-old woman was hacked to death in her house in Jawahar Colony of the NIT area here last night. The accused, identified as Brijesh, was living as tenant in the house. He fled after committing the crime.

  • Mystery shrouds death of court worker



Political games DU teaching factions play
New Delhi, November 16
There seems to be a battle for political supremacy between factions of the teaching community. Dr S.S. Rathi, a former two-time president of Delhi University Teachers’ Association, has been running an organisation called the Academic for Action and Development.

Beat of the Nation
Beat of the Nation: A Naval band at India Gate on Saturday. — Photo by Anil Sharma

MAMC girl student assaulted
New Delhi, November 16
The police today launched a hunt to trace a young man who had reportedly assaulted a third year student of the Maulana Azad Medical College on Friday evening. The incident has caused considerable panic among the girl students of the prestigious medical college located in the heart of the city.

Kin of IAS officer booked for molesting TV anchors
Ghaziabad, November 16
The police have arrested three persons in an inebriated condition who had misbehaved with two sisters working in a TV channel. The accused reportedly included two brothers of an IAS officer.

Govt to waive off interest on farm loans
New Delhi, November 16
The Government of NCT of Delhi on Saturday decided to waive off interest for a year on the loans the farmers had taken from the Delhi State Co-operative Bank.


Former Miss World Yukta Mukhi and Chandrachud Singh planting saplings at National Victor Public School in the Capital
Former Miss World Yukta Mukhi and Chandrachud Singh planting saplings at National Victor Public School in the Capital.

Four of family commit suicide
Rewari, November 16
Domestic bickering over the husband’s addiction to liquor has resulted in the mass suicide of a four-member family in Rajpura village under Dharuhera police station in this district. The deceased are Lakhpat Yadav, his wife Sushila Yadav, daughter Jyoti and son Ajay.

‘HUDA underpaying farmers, fleecing buyers’
Gurgaon, November 16
The Haryana Nyay Party, a recently floated political outfit, has criticised the functioning of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and said that the agency of the government was acting against the interests of the people, especially the farmers of south Haryana.

Wanna see grand edifices and relive history, go to Fatehpur Sikri
MAGNIFICENT buildings that speak of architectural genius and a history equally fascinating, Fatehpur Sikri stands tall on the foundations that were built to stand till posterity. Mughal Emperor Akbar’s decision to shift his capital to Fatehpur Sikri near Agra brought him to the hamlet of Sikri to seek the blessings of the great Sufi saint Salim Chisti. The emperor wanted an heir to his throne.

A celebration of faith
E are establishing an all-time world record in the production of material things. What we lack is a righteous and dynamic faith. Without it, all else avails us little. The lack compensated for by politicians, however able; or by diplomats however astute; or by scientists however inventive; or by bombs however powerful,” wrote John Foster Dulles, an American statesman (1888—1959)

Traditional dancers performing at the Crafts Fair, a part of the trade fair at Pragati Maidan
Traditional dancers performing at the Crafts Fair, a part of the trade fair at Pragati Maidan. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

HVP to oppose sales tax on MRP tooth and nail
Sonepat, November 16
A former Chief Minister and the chief of the Haryana Vikas Party, Mr Bansi Lal, has described the Chautala government’s decision to impose sales tax on the maximum retail price of nearly 60 consumer items as anti-people and anti-trader and demanded its immediate withdrawal to avoid confrontation with the common people in the state.

Lawyer dies trying to save a pig
Sonepat, November 16
Mr Dayanand Dahra, an eminent lawyer of Sonepat, died in a road accident near Amrit Palace cinema house in Sector 14 here last evening. Mr Dahra along with his clerk was coming from Ganaur to this city on a scooter. When he was near the cinema house a pig appeared before the scooter. Mr Dahra tried to save the pig but collided with it.

Plea for permission to wind up company set aside
Rewari, November 16
The application made by the management of M/s Pashupati Spinning and Weaving Mills Ltd, Dharuhera seeking permission to close down the factory has now been set aside by Mr Prem Prashant, Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Haryana Government.

Police dept needs complete overhauling: CBI ex-director
Faridabad, November 16
“The police set-up in the country is in a bad shape. To provide a better and responsive administration, the police department need a proper and genuine overhauling.”

A painting of the ‘Himalayan Series’ by Nicholai Konstantinovitch Roerich to be auctioned on November 20
A painting of the ‘Himalayan Series’ by Nicholai Konstantinovitch Roerich to be auctioned on November 20.

254 paintings to come under hammer
New Delhi, November 16
Bowring’s Fine Art Auctioneers Pvt. Ltd is organising its fifth European and Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings’ auction on November 20 at the Ballroom, The Oberoi, here at 6:30 pm. There will be 254 paintings of well-known artists from Europe and India between late 19th and early 20th century will come under the hammer.

  • Shops to be closed on Nov 19

  • DSGMC procession

  • Saras milk products

‘Drought relief inadequate’
Rewari, November 16
Rao Inderjit Singh, a member of the All India Congress Committee, has taken exception to the Prime Minister’s announcement that recovery of crop loans, including interest, was being waived for the current financial year as a relief to drought-affected farmers.


Woman shot dead in Wazirpur
New Delhi, November 16
Chandravati, 55,was reportedly shot dead by unidentified assailants in her jhuggi at Wazirpur industrial area this morning. When the incident occurred, her son Sanjay, daughter and son-in-law were asleep. Hearing the gunshots, Sanjay woke up to find his mother bleeding profusely from the forehead. He informed the police. A case of murder has been registered, the police said.

  • Satta racket busted

  • Drug smugglers held

Shopkeeper shot at after brawl
Sonepat, November 16
A shopkeeper, Mr Prem Singh, was shot at and wounded allegedly by two youths at Kharkhauda town, 19 km from here, late last evening. According to a report, the Kharkhauda police have arrested both the alleged assailants in this connection.

  • Youth held

  • 6 hurt in clashes

Taxi driver found dead in car
Rohtak, November 16
The police today recovered the body of a taxi driver who had been missing since last evening from Sunarian village. The deceased has been identified as Mr Ranbir of Dhandlan village. Some youths had reportedly hired his Maruti car to attend a marriage party last evening.

  • Thieves strike at cop’s house

  • Quack arrested

  • Brother held for murder


Shilp Gurus talk of their craft
New Delhi, November 16
To celebrate the ‘Golden Jubilee of Handicrafts Resurgence in India’, the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles, today organised an international seminar to highlight the importance and need for handicrafts in India.


The new Apollo Clinic at GurgaonCrusading for the rights of unborn girl child
T least a thousand students and teachers of Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia, led by Vijay Lakshmi Nanda, a Political Science lecturer at Miranda House and Coordinator of Campaign Against Female Foeticide, will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament on Wednesday to press for the passage of the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Amendment Bill in the winter session of Parliament.
  • Workshop on liver diseases
  • Organ donation drive
  • The heart of the matter
  • Cardiology update
  • Apollo Clinic opens in Gurgaon
  • Breast care accessories
  • AIIMS’s new plan


S S Khalsa in Sistani final
New Delhi, November 16
A fine knock of 60 runs by Anuj Bhardwaj and deadly bowling of 3 for 25 by Raman Sharma helped hosts S S Khalsa Senior Secondary School beat Quita DAV, Nizamuddin, by 53 runs and enter the final of the sixth Harbans Singh Sistani Memorial Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the S S Khalsa School ground.

  • Reebok win

61 Cavalry B lift Prithi Singh Cup
New Delhi, November 16
61 Cavalry B beat RVC by nine goals to four and a half to annex the Maharaja Prithi Singh Cup Polo Tournament at the Army Equestrian Centre polo ground. Maj-Gen D K Palit (retd), Vir Chakra, presented the trophies to the winners and runners-up.

  • DDA hockey tournament

  • Finance and Personnel win

Subroto Cup from Nov 20
New Delhi, November 16
The Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament will be held at the Ambedkar Stadium from November 20 to December 18 in two age groups--sub-junior (under-14) and junior (under-17).

Mukesh cruises to fifth title victory
New Delhi, November 16
Mukesh Kumar returned his fourth straight score in the sixties to defend his title at the Servo Masters 2002, played at the Digboi Club Golf Links. Mukesh's final round five-under 67 handed him a tournament tally of 20-under 268 and his fifth win in his last six outings.

G E beat Morpen
New Delhi, November 16
G E Capital continued their winning streak when they beat Dr Morpen by five wickets in the Delhi leg of the William Grants Corporate Six-a-Side Cricket Tournament at the Teri Oval. Scores: Dr Morpen: 60 for 3 (Siddhant Chandra 34). G E Capital: 61 for no loss (Mitesh Sharma 30 off nine balls).


Sonepat MC persists with its filthy ways
Sonepat, November 16
The Sonepat Municipal Council has intensified its campaign for the recovery of house tax from the defaulters who have failed to deposit arrears amounting to lakhs of rupees in spite of repeated reminders sent to them. It has adopted strange methods, including throwing of garbage and filth in front of the houses and shops of the defaulters, in a bid to force them to pay the arrears pending for the last few years.

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