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Demolition squad back as residents scurry to safety
Faridabad, July 20
The demolitions in Indira Colony in Sector 5, which were put on hold following the violence and police firing yesterday, resumed on Sunday evening. The drive met with little resistance as most of the residents had moved out of the area.

District officials under fire for ‘ineptness’
Faridabad, July 20
Various political parties and their leaders have condemned the police action in Indira Colony yesterday. They have demanded action against officials who had ordered the police firing and caning of protestors during the demolition drive.

Salman Khan at a press conference held to promote his forthcoming release, Tere Naam, in the Capital on Sunday. Rising out
of Ash:
Salman Khan at a press conference held to promote his forthcoming release, Tere Naam, in the Capital on Sunday.
— Photo by Kamal Singh


MCD, NGO to run health centre in partnership
New Delhi, July 20
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) today entered into a partnership with NGOs for running its health centres. The first tie-up is with Aparna Trust, which runs an NGO in Molar Bund on Mathura Road.

Waterlogging at BSZ Marg after the heavy shower in the Capital on Sunday.
Rain Pain: Waterlogging at BSZ Marg after the heavy shower in the Capital on Sunday.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Selective action, says Congress
Rohtak, July 20
Dubbing the demolition drive carried out in Faridabad as “unjustified,’’ the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) has condemned the “police firing’’ on innocent people on Saturday.

Gender bias even in medical treatment of infants
New Delhi, July 20
Baby girls in the country are more likely to die owing to illnesses, which are preventable, and inexplicable causes, as against baby boys, says a study highlighting the society’s gender bias.

Grappling with civic amenities in promised ‘paradise’
Gurgaon, July 20
Little did the residents of posh South City-1, promoted by UNITECH, realise at the time they invested a fortune in the promised ‘‘paradise on Earth’’ that they would have to grapple for basic amenities.

Fewer polling booths in Bhiwani
Bhiwani, July 20
Following the directions of the Election Commission, the number of polling booths for the next election has been reduced in Bhiwani district. The number will now be less by 197.


INLD workers slam Jhajjar MLA
Jhajjar, July 20
The workers of the Indian National Lok Dal made a scathing attack on Jhajjar MLA Dariao Singh Rajora and expressed dissatisfaction over his style of functioning in the party’s meeting of the workers today.


Cong for restoration of services of retrenched workers
Rohtak, July 20
The District Congress Committee (DCC) has demanded the immediate restoration of services of the retrenched employees of Haryana State Minor Irrigation and Tubewell Corporation (HSMITC) to protect the region from the havoc of floods.

SOS to CM over non-payment of wages to brick kiln workers 
Sonepat, July 20
Resentment prevails among workers of a brick kiln, near Rampur Kundal village, against the non-payment of wages for the last six months.

Minister for Civil Aviation Rajiv Pratap Rudy inaugurating a preview theatre at the Marwah Films and Video Studios in Noida on Sunday.Great potential to earn forex from film, TV industry: Rudy 
New Delhi, July 20
The Minister for Civil Aviation, Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy, today said that the government fully realised the potential of the film and television industry to earn precious foreign exchange for the country.

Minister for Civil Aviation Rajiv Pratap Rudy inaugurating a preview theatre at the Marwah Films and Video Studios in Noida on Sunday.

Chautala inaugurates Devi Lal Girls College at Murthal
Sonepat, July 20
The Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, inaugurated the Devi Lal Girls College at Murthal, with the hope that the new college will attract large number of girl students from the area.

Tanker runs over four labourers
Bhiwani, July 20
A driver reportedly ran his tanker over four sleeping labourers at a hot mix plant near Tosham yesterday. One of the victims was killed on the spot whereas three others have been admitted to civil hospital here. The driver, however, managed to escape.

Illegal shops demolished
Sonepat, July 20
The officials of the anti-demolishing squad, headed by the District Town and Country Planning Officer, Mr J P Sihag, and the DSP, Mr Om Parkash, pressed into service JCB machines and demolished as many as 32 shops constructed illegally on Janti Road near Kundli village along the Haryana-Delhi border about 25 km from here last evening.

4 sentenced to life imprisonment for murder, dacoity 
Sonepat, July 20
Four persons accused in a case of murder and dacoity have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Additional District Sessions Judge of the local Fast Track Court, Mr B. S. Rawat.

NCR Briefs
Two held for bid to rob passers-by
Sonepat, July 20
The Special police staff has arrested two armed youths on the charge of making attempts to loot the passers-by on the point of pistols in and around Sonepat.

  • Dental camp
  • Dalit sammelan

Brother killed after tiff over power bill
New Delhi, July 20
A 34-year-old man was killed by his elder brother at Sultanpuri in North-West Delhi last night following a dispute over payment of electricity bill.

  • Free medical camp
  • National Akali Dal rally
  • Free Metro parking



As many as 130 cases of auto-lifting solved; three held
New Delhi, July 20
With the arrest of three auto-lifters in two different cases, the South district police today claimed to have solved 130 cases of auto-lifting in the district.


Wear your age well. Use this anti-wrinkle night cream
Oriflame, the natural Swedish cosmetic company has launched an anti-wrinkle Retinol treatment cream. The cream has the properties to undo the damage caused by ageing as well as the bad effects of environmental exposure.

  • Haute footwear
  • Belts and ties for cool-dude look
  • Exterior paints
  • Fragrance with a whiff of romance
  • Leather footwear for fashionistas
  • Genset for specific needs
  • Innovative concept in cleanliness
  • Rare watches
  • Flash your pearls!
  • AC for higher cooling efficiency
  • Home Entertainment System
  • New model of inverters
  • For long and lustrous hair

Tips to fare well in board exams
Gurucool has developed and released a comprehensive booklet, ‘Cracking the CBSE Board Examinations’. The book provides students tips to perform better in the class X and XII board exams.

  • Van Mahotsav at Bal Bhavan

  • Water harvesting

  • Inter-school fest

The art of giving pleasure – Praise the worthy

Importance of value education in schools
n a secular state, such as India, we need to impart value education that deals with man in his relation to the Supreme Being not favouring any particular religion. With the break down of the joint family system we are facing the tangible erosion of cultural and ethical strengths.


Excessive menstrual bleeding need not weigh heavy on women’s mind
New Delhi, July 20
There is good news for women who suffer from excessive menstrual bleeding. Thanks to the US FDA approved Thermachoice Uterine Balloon therapy, women can now bid goodbye to painful heavy periods.



Malhotra hopes to hit the bull’s eye
Vijay Kumar MalhotraNew Delhi, July 20
Archery Association of India (AAI) president Prof Vijay Kumar Malhotra, who is also the president of the All-India Council of Sports (AICS), was delighted at the brilliant performances of the Indian archers, both men and women, at the Van Cortland Park in New York.

Ashoka Club drub Glorious
New Delhi, July 20
Ashoka Club produced a pleasing performance to drub Glorious Club by three goals to one in a Group A preliminary league match of the Delhi Soccer Association-SAIL A Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday.

Manav Sethi upsets Ankit Chawla in Manav Sthali TT tourney
New Delhi, July 20
Manav Sethi upset Ankit Chawla after a hard-fought five-game tussle at 11-3, 11-1, 8-11, 9-11, 11-5 in the boys singles (under-17) second round match of the Chandravati Bhatnagar Manav Sthali Open Table Tennis Tournament at the Talkatora indoor stadium on Sunday.

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