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Senior RAW official dies in lift crash
New Delhi, March 20
A former Indian diplomatic staffer to Pakistan and senior officer of the country’s external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Vipin Handa was killed in a freak accident at the agency’s headquarters in the CGO Complex in South Delhi here this afternoon when his lift suddenly collapsed.

Stray bullet hits child
NOIDA: The two-day festival of colours also brought out the seamy side of the revelry. A two-year-old child was shot dead accidentally during a quarrel between two brothers on Tuesday in Noida. 

Naseeruddin Shah: Not always self-indulgent
New Delhi, March 20
Enacting the role of a blind man in ‘Sparsh’ was not half as difficult as the thought of being really blind. This thought continued to nag Naseeruddin Shah when he played a visually challenged character in the movie.
Naseeruddin Shah

  Anti-demolition rally


Stepped-up vigil outside the American Centre in the Capital
Stepped-up vigil outside the American Centre in the Capital on Thursday. 
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Railway station crying out for attention
Panipat, March 20
Even as the local railway station is crying out for attention, the higher authorities, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and the Government Railway Police (GRP) appear to be indifferent.

  • Textiles Manufacturers to meet FM

BJYM to undertake  12-day yatra
Rohtak, March 20
The Haryana unit of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) will organise a 12-day ‘Yuva Chetna Yatra’, which would start from Palwal on March 26 and culminate at Ambala on April 6.

Doctor killed in mishap
REWARI: Dr Anil Sachdeva, a noted radiologist and sinologist of the town and proprietor of local Manohar Diagnostic Centre and Sanjeevani Hospital, died in a road accident here on Tuesday.

DSIDC employee robbed of Rs 2.5 lakh
New Delhi, March 20
Two armed persons today robbed Rs 2.5 lakh from an employee of the DSIDC in Alaknanada in South district. They also shot at the constable who was escorting the employee.

  • Suicide pact

  • 25 hurt in clashes


Ex-armyman pumps bullets into three during scuffle
Rohtak, March 20
A retired armyman shot dead three persons, including his real brother, during a scuffle that broke out following a quarrel between their children at the nearby Sanghi village last evening.

Woman burnt to death for dowry
JHAJJAR: A woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Nilothi village of the district, the police said here today. The police informed that Baljit of Mandothi village lodged a complaint with the district police that his daughter was burnt by her husband and other family members.

Hunt for eight armed men
Sonepat, March 20
The police have launched a hunt for eight armed miscreants who had reportedly snatched Rs 50,000 in cash near Chitana village, about 9 km from here recently.


Peace through art is Chandramanii’s mission
n avid art collector, a versatile and talented filmmaker and a woman of umpteen facets. Meet Chandramanii, producer and director of TV documentary ‘Namashkar Kalakaar’, a series of 13 episodes.

  • Kishangarh miniature paintings

  • Story of temples  in rich hues

Chandramannii preparing for a shot.
Chandramannii preparing for a shot.


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