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SAD unit vows to free DSGMC of
Cong control

New Delhi, July 25
Leaders of the Delhi unit of the Shiromani Akali Dal today accused Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Paramjit Singh Sarna, who has overshot his one-year term, of gross malpractices and nepotism, claiming that the party now intends to “free the religious body of corruption and proxy Congress control”.

DPCC attacks misuse of CBI in Babri case
New Delhi, July 25
The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee today held a sit-in near Parliament House to protest against the “misuse” of the Central Bureau of Investigation by the NDA government and demanded that Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee step down for protecting Mr L. K. Advani and Mr Murli Manohar Joshi in the Babri Mosque demolition case.

PG classes: Sonepat private colleges
on the mat

Sonepat, July 25
The managing committees and students of four colleges here are in a dilemma. They have received a letter from the Commissioner of Education, Haryana, directing them to make their own arrangements for teachers for the postgraduate classes. According to the letter, the government will not allow teachers of graduate classes to teach students of PG classes as their salaries are paid by the government.


BUBBLE BATH. — Photo Kamal Singh

No bogus voters in my residence: Bandhu
New Delhi, July 25
Industries Minister Deep Chand Bandhu, who holds the election portfolio, today denied he had abused his position to register bogus voters in his Assembly constituency.

Two Home Guards battered to death
Faridabad, July 25
Two Home Guards posted at the state warehouse near Palwal town in the district were battered to death by some armed persons in the wee hours yesterday. The bodies of the victims, identified as Hukam Singh (40) and Nanhe (45), were found in a pool of blood on Thursday morning when their shift was to end.



HC Bar Assn boycotts proceedings
New Delhi, July 25
The Delhi High Court Bar Association today boycotted the proceedings of the court in protest against the Centre’s decision to enhance the court’s pecuniary jurisdiction from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.

  • Only 150 road spots need repair in Delhi

A part of the road at Bhairon Mandir T-point in the Capital caved in on Friday, with the ill-fated truck finding itself in a trench
A part of the road at Bhairon Mandir T-point in the Capital caved in on Friday, with the ill-fated truck finding itself in a trench. — A Tribune photo

Second HIV positive case in Panipat
Panipat, July 25
The second HIV positive case of the district, detected in village Chhajpur by the health authorities, has alarmed the residents of the village as well as the health circles.

This is with reference to the report in the NCR Tribune (July 22), “High Court rebuffs association victims on Uphaar relief”. We wish to bring to your notice that as reported by your newspaper, AVUT did not file any petition or application for releasing the compensation amount in their favour.

  • News takes backseat in drive to Lahore

  • Railway minister lacks dynamism?

  • Service before self

  • Hats off to Delhi Government

  • Educating people on population


Ruling group calls the shots
New Delhi, July 25
It was a vote against change, and a vote for maintaining status quo, as the ruling group swept all the posts, save for two, in the election to the Delhi and District Cricket Association Working Committee of the Sports Committee on the Ferozeshah Kotla ground on Friday.

Workshop inaugurated
Rohtak, July 25
A three-day workshop for college lecturers of physical education in Haryana, faculty members of the physical education department of the MDU and the officials of the sports department, began here today.

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