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Water pangs: Bhakra solution peters out
New Delhi, November 2
The water woes of Delhiites are likely to persist as the Supreme Court’s May 2000 directive for release of 125 cusecs of additional water from Bhakra Dam remains unimplemented due to breaches in the carrier system coupled with Delhi Jal Board’s inability to draw the full quota.

Past record, Performance & Possibility of winning
Choice of candidates hinges on three ‘P’s
New Delhi, November 2
The campaign for the Assembly election in NCT of Delhi will gain momentum after the political parties begin announcing their respective candidates this week. Both the INC and the BJP have asserted that the selection of candidates would depend on the “past record”, “performance” and “winnability”. 

BSP to contest 40 seats in Delhi poll
New Delhi, November 2
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today released a list of 40 candidates for the Assembly elections which it would fight with the main aim of defeating the BJP and gaining as many seats as possible. Releasing the list, Delhi Pradesh BSP president Dharmveer Singh Ashok told reporters that all sections of society have been given representation in the list.

Liquid diet: Two trucks laden with liquor bottles were seized by the Crime Branch at Najafgarh in the Capital A performance at the 2nd Asian Performing Arts Festival
Liquid diet: Two trucks laden with liquor bottles were seized by the Crime Branch at Najafgarh in the Capital on Sunday. Liquor smuggling is on the rise since the announcement of the Assembly poll by the Election Commission. — Photo by Kamal Singh A performance at the 2nd Asian Performing Arts Festival, a project of 21 major Asian cities, underway in the Capital on Sunday. — A Tribune Photograph

Nehru’s gun, FIR on Bhagat Singh among police memorabilia
New Delhi, November 2
Old and frayed yellow sheets that faithfully capture the legacy of past will be part of the historical treasure to be put on display at the Delhi Police museum. More than seven decade old FIR of bombs being hurled inside the Central Assembly by freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and another one recording the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, along with Jawahar Lal Nehru’s personal gun, are among a host of historical items to be exhibited.

Ahlawat Khap endorses boycott call
Rohtak, November 2
The Ahlawat Khap (comprising 27 villages) has endorsed the decision taken by the Sampla Chaugama panchyat to boycott the official programme of Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, slated to begin tomorrow in four villages of the Hassangarh assembly segment .

Cricket betting racket busted
New Delhi:
The Delhi Police claims to have busted a betting racket involving huge stakes on the recently played India-Australia ODI match. Four persons have been arrested in this connection.

bizarre times
Fed up with domestic discord, village pradhan shoots self 
Noida, November 2
Fed up with domestic discord, Vijay Singh Shishodya, a teacher of Sangram Singh Sanskrit College, Dadri, and pradhan of Payawali and Bisaahda villages, shot himself dead with his licensed revolver. The village falls under Jarcha police station.

Anti-copying march by students
Sonepat, November 2
Hundreds of students, teachers, headmasters and principals participated in the biggest ever march taken out here yesterday against the copying menace in board examinations.


Meerut tense after group clash
Meerut, November 2
After Aligarh, it was the turn of Meerut now when some miscreants and anti-social elements tried to break the peace of the city. Two groups of different communities went ballistic after a minor incident in the walled city area. There was a heavy stone-pelting from both the sides.


Centre releases funds for savjaldhara Yojna
Sonepat, November 2
The Union Government has finally given the green signal for the launch of Savjaldhara Yojna in Sonepat and four other districts of Haryana by releasing a matching grant of Rs 81 lakh.
Rs 1.46 cr earmarked for Ganaur beauty treatment 
Sonepat, November 2
The Ganaur municipal committee has launched a beautification campaign in the town, which is a sub-divisional headquarters in the Sonepat district.

Thousands celebrate the birth anniversary of Goswami Maharaj
New Delhi, November 2
Under the ongoing Kartik month, a grand Shobha Yatra Sankirtan procession was taken out today to mark the birth centennial celebrations of Srila Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj, Founder Acharya, All India Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math.

CBI raids house of former MCD worker 
Ghaziabad, November 2
An anti-corruption team of the CBI has raided the residence of a former employee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Ram Gopal in Raj Nagar and confiscated some vital documents. Ram Gopal, a resident of Sector-I of Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad had been working in the civic body till a few years ago when some corruption charges were levelled against him.

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Ballet on history of Chandni Chowk
New Delhi, November 2
A ballet based on the history of Chandni Chowk, folk songs and dances were the highlights of the cultural extravaganza organised in the 15 August Park at the Red Fort on Sunday. The function was a part of the Divali festivities.


Rise and shine! This geyser will warm up your mornings
rise launches an energy-efficient geyser that runs on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Like the cooking range in the kitchen, this geyser does not require electricity. It comes with many features like automatic switches and timer. There is the safety feature against overheating. The geyser comes in three models that have a capacity of six litres, seven litres and eight litres.


Burning issues come under scanner 
lue Bells school beat 28 other schools to win the 1st Dr Amidas Goradia Inter-School Debate. Dr Goradia scored the highest marks in the first five-year degree course in Allopathic system of medicine in 1858, making him the first doctor to qualify in India.
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The gift of compassion and love needs to be enjoyed
here is festivity in the air and as we celebrate, we thank God for having blessed us with a wondrous family, where we are linked to each other not only by blood, but also more importantly through bonds of humanity. We cherish the warmth of receiving and extending love.


Time for ‘Days of Russian Culture in India’
New Delhi, November 2
The close cultural ties between India and Russia continue to bring cheer when one watches the Russians break into an Indian ditty. On the occasion of the opening ceremony of ‘Days of Russian Culture in India’, which was inaugurated by Tourism Minister Jagmohan last night, strains of Raj Kapoor’s ‘Mera Joota Hai Japani’ echoed as a troupe from Moscow’s Musical Theatre of National Art sang from their hearts.


Two-day camp on dengue and blood donation
New Delhi, November 2
ESI Corporation organised a two-day Dengue Awareness and Detection Camp as well as Blood Donation Camp near Dr Ambedkarnagar Bus Stop today. The area was selected keeping in mind the large population of poor socio-economic group residing here who are prone to the attacks of dengue and other ailments. Many cases of dengue from this area were reported and treated at ESI Hospital (Okhla).

Health Dept admits to 9 deaths
Panipat, November 2
It is official now. The Health Department, infamous for misguiding the public, is at it again. This time, even as the department was trying to wash its hands of the dengue and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) menace, it has conceded that nine deaths had been reported.


Dempo, Vasco start with a win 
New Delhi, November 2
Goan clubs Dempo and Vasco recorded contrasting victories to garner full points in their opening group encounters in the 116th Durand Cup Football Tournament here today. Dempo thrashed Indian Bank, Chennai, 3-0 in Group B, while Vasco defeated Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Srinagar, 1-0 in Group D of the quarter-final league. Vasco, who finished third in last year’s national football league, seemed out of sorts and even ‘uninterested’ in the proceedings as they scrapped passed the qualifiers with a lone goal margin. The Goan outfit never looked like they had control on the game against an opponent, which also seemed satisfied with defending their castle than going on the attack.
Players struggle to gain control of the ball during a Durand Cup encounter. — Photo by Kamal Singh
Players struggle to gain control of the ball during a Durand Cup encounter

Randhawa aims for hat-trick at DGC
New Delhi, November 2
Jyoti Randhawa, Asia’s undisputed no 1 professional golfer in 2002, will return to the venue that marked his first step towards accession of the crown, when he tees off at the US $300,000 Hero Honda Masters, to be played at Delhi Golf Club from November 6-9, 2003.

Rajat Chopra, Neha Aggarwal annex TT titles
New Delhi, November 2
Rajat Chopra of SRCC and Neha Aggarwal of Manav Sthali annexed the men’s and women’s titles in the 14th All India Surjit Kaur Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament here yesterday, at Talkatora Indoor Stadium.

Delphi prevail over GE Capital
New Delhi, November 2
Delphi posted the highest total of the tournament as they surpassed 227 scored by GE Capital a day earlier. They scored 244 runs as Abraham Joseph and Amrit Sareen scored 113 runs in 12.4 overs. Of all the 10 bowlers used by ABN AMRO team, Naveen Dhawan bowled well to take 4 wickets. The writing was on the wall for ABN AMRO team but Manpreet, Vishal and Manjeet scored 40, 39 and 31 runs respectively to reach 160 runs. 

Gyan Bharti win
New Delhi, November 2
Gyan Bharti School, Saket, beat Modern School, Vasant Vihar, by 22-20 in the inter-league match of the 1st Gyan Bharti Inter-School Basket Ball Tournament at Gyan Bharti School ground.

Dayma stars for Air Sahara


Huda drive to clear encroachments
Sonepat, November 2
The Haryana Urban Development Authority has launched a special campaign to remove encroachments on the Huda land in Sectors 10, 12, 14, 15, and 23 of the city.


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