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He went back from leave to die a hero’s death
Capt Umang BhardwajGurgaon, November 21
The mortal remains of Capt Umang Bhardwaj were consigned to the flames with state honours at his native Gaudoli village near here last evening. His elder brother, Maj Rakesh Bhardwaj, who is posted in the National Security Guard contingent at Manesar, lit the funeral pyre.

Can the bloody ritual cease?
Panipat, November 21
Bloody clashes between the farmers of UP and Haryana could erupt again following the failure of the authorities to resolve the border land dispute.

Pahelwan’s killing may fuel gang war
Ghaziabad, November 21
The murder on Wednesday of history-sheeter Inder Pahelwan is expected to fuel the gang war in Ghaziabad, feels the district police. Rajya Sabha MP D P Yadav and his nephew, Jatinder Yadav, are among those named as suspects in the FIR lodged by Inder’s brother-in-law.



Models at the debut launch
Models at the debut launch of Christian Dior watches in the Capital on Thursday.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Cops vie with each other to challan criminals
Noida, November 21
In a curious game of one-upmanship, sub-inspectors in-charge of all police stations in Bulandshahr are vying with each other to detain and challan the maximum number of criminals and bad characters with suspicious background. 

DUTA set to intensify nationwide struggle
New Delhi, November 21
The Delhi University Teachers’ Association adopted a resolution at its General Body Meeting today, reiterating its vehement opposition to the UGC proposal for appointing teachers on contract. 

Crime against eves touches new high in Meerut range
Meerut, November 21
While the rape of a student of Maulana Azad Medical College on the campus is rocking the national Capital these days, it is learnt that incidents of rape and crime against women have been on the rise in the districts of Meerut range too as compared to last year.



Rly vigilance dept takes steps to curb illegal activities
New Delhi, November 21
Dismissing the statement that railway employees are involved in illegal activities at all the railway stations in the Capital, the Minister of State for Railways, Mr Bandaru Dattaraya informed the Lok Sabha that the vigilance organisations of the Railways takes steps to ensure the prevention of illegal activities. 

TOPSY-TURVY: WWE wrestlers grapple with each other at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the Capital. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Test, the famous WWE wrestler
Test, the famous WWE wrestler, making a point with Lifespring customers during a store tour in the Capital.

The rattling truth about Shastri Nagar and its houses
New Delhi, November 21
Once an Urdu poet wrote what has come to be accepted as a universal truth, “Kaun Jaaye Per Dilli Ki Gallian Chod Kar?” (Who would like to leave Delhi?) Some years back, Delhi was a city of gardens.

Train passengers from Sonepat have a harrowing time
Sonepat, November 21
Late running of not only long-distance but also suburban trains has become a routine on the Delhi-Ambala-Kalka section of the Northern Railway. Moreover, the action of the controller in holding up suburban trains at the wayside stations to allow long-distance mail and express trains, including the superfast and Shatabadi trains, has become the subject of criticism among government servants, school teachers and students who commute from here daily.

No breakthrough in MAMC assault case
New Delhi, November 21
Almost a week after a fourth-year student of Maulana Azad Medical College was raped in broad daylight in Khooni Darwaza, the police are yet to arrest the suspect, named as Rahul.

‘Sahni violated maryada at Prakash Utsav’
New Delhi, November 21
Mr Harinder Pal Singh, member of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee and a leading member of the Sikh community here today, released a copy of the letter written to the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, expressing his anguish over some lapses in following the code of conduct (maryada) at the Prakash Utsav celebrations of Guru Nank Dev at the PMs residence on November 19.

Maken opens Raja Garden subway
New Delhi, November 21
Delhi Tourism Minister Ajay Maken inaugurated the subway at Raja Garden flyover on Wednesday. The subway, which is 63.5 metres, has been constructed using precast architectural units and is designed with a view to make it aesthetically pleasing architectural shape.

Newly-wed ‘hung’ from ceiling fan
Noida, November 21
A newly-married woman was hanged to death for bringing insufficient dowry in Sector 55 here. Three persons, including the deceased's husband, have been named in the FIR.



Rs 5 lakh robbed outside DC’s residence
Rohtak, November 21

Three armed robbers snatched an amount of Rs 5.10 lakh from a cashier of the Head Post Office near its main gate today. The miscreants also took away the rifle of the security guard and escaped in a Maruti car. The car and the rifle were later recovered by the police from Chinyot colony here.

Businessman robbed of Rs 6.5 lakh
New Delhi, November 21
Two youths on a motorcycle robbed Rs 6.5 lakh from a businessman in Jhandewalan area in central district this morning. The incident occurred when the victim Vijay Kumar was going to deposit the money to Jammu and Kashmir Bank on his scooter in Karol Bagh.

Criminal wanted in factory loot held
Ghaziabad, September 21
Vijay Nagar police arrested a criminal, who was wanted in the loot of a factory in Kavi Nagar industrial area and had also robbed a mill cashier of Rs 3 lakh in broad day, recently.


Laser show a big draw at IITF
New Delhi, November 21
The island lake at Pragati Maidan has become one of the main attractions at the IITF this year. The scintillating laser show depicting a variety of colourful lights underneath the water has enthralled visitors.

S.D.Aggarwal gets Delhi Ratan Award
New Delhi, November 21
All India Conference of Intellectuals, Delhi Chapter, honoured Delhi Ratan Award to Mr S. D. Aggarwal, Executive Director, Blazeflash Couriers Pvt Ltd. AICI is a non-political and non-religious organisation, working since 1981. This organisation has so far honoured several intellectuals for their respective and glorious contributions in various spheres.



NCERT training on Braille computer begins
New Delhi, November 21
Armed with the aim to help maximise the independence of those with visual impairment, the NCERT has started a training programme on Braille Computer System Technology here today.

Business has a social dimension too: Amar Singh
New Delhi, November 21
Students of Amity Business School began a new chapter in their respective lives at the fifth annual convocation of the school held on November 19. The convocation was held to award postgraduate diplomas in Business Management, International Business Management and graduate diplomas in Business Administration. 




She electrifies the canvas with the energy of colours
The unique glow of the mystic.A
n exhibition of paintings by Sujata Bajaj is on view at Sridharani Gallery at Triveni Kala Sangam till the 27th of this month. Her present works are in mixed media and acrylic. She began her journey with research in tribal art in the remote villages of Rajasthan, Orissa and Maharashtra and developed a fad for concepts and traditions of ancient but living India. Her interest in contemporary painting led her to France where she joined Beaux Arts. 

The unique glow of the mystic.

  • Expressing inner self

  • Mysticism in art

  • Artists and their strokes

  • Rich fusion of colours


Polio drive: Going through the motions
Faridabad, November 21
Although the district administration claimed that over 5.10 lakh children up to the age of five years were administered polio drops and the target touching 116 per cent in the four-day pulse polio campaign concluded on Wednesday, the success of the drive is not above loopholes and hurdles.



Saviour School win in Ganga School cricket
Ganga School Principal H Srow inaugurating the Inter-School Cricket TournamentNew Delhi, November 21
Deadly bowling by Bhupender Lingwal (4 for 31) and a strokeful half century by Raman Gujral (62, 7x4, 7x1) helped Saviour Convent School, Paschim Vihar, beat Bal Bharti Public School, Pitampura, by 18 runs in the second Ganga International Inter-School (Under-17) Cricket Tournament at the Ganga School ground.
Ganga School Principal H Srow inaugurating the Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the school ground at Hiran Kudna.

Parveen, Shanti emerge best climbers
New Delhi, November 21
Parveen of Karnataka and Shanti Rani Devi of Manipur emerged victorious in the men’s and women’s section, respectively, in the first Indian Sport Climbing Championship, organised by the North Zone Sport Climbing Committee and Ramjas Sports and Mountaineering Institute, at the Ramjas Sports Complex.

Hockey umpires’ seminar
New Delhi, November 21
An “elite” hockey umpires’ seminar, being organised by the Indian Hockey Federation in association with the Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society, began at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Thursday.

Aizawl notch up big win
New Delhi, November 21
Government Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Mizoram, routed Sri Ramakrishna Sharda High School, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 11-0 in the Subroto Cup Football Tournament at Ambedkar Stadium on Thursday.

DSA to hold selection trials
New Delhi, November 21
The Delhi Soccer Association will hold selection trials on November 23 at Ambedkar Stadium to select the Delhi team for the 39th Junior (Under-19) National Football Championship (North Zone) for the B. C. Roy Trophy to be held in Jammu and Kashmir from December 20.

Bal Bhavan annex kho-kho title
New Delhi, November 21
Bal Bhavan Public School, Mayur Vihar-11, annexed the title in the Central Board of Secondary Education Kho-Kho Tournament title. Bal Bhavan defeated Saraswati Bal Mandir School, Punjabi Bagh, 15-3 in the first match and Rainbow English School 12-6 in the second match.


More cops shifted
New Delhi, November 21
Close on the heels of a major reshuffle of police officers of the DCP rank, the police commissioner, Mr. R. S. Gupta, has ordered the transfer of two assistant commissioners of police and 12 inspectors, including some station house officers.Top

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