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Revenge killing
20-yr-old held for matricide
New Delhi, November 5
Pramod (20), a resident of Adhyapak Nagar in West district, was arrested today on the charge of killing his mother. 

BJP first list out, no surprises
New Delhi, November 5
Delhi Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party President Madan Lal Khurana will contest the December 1 Assembly election in the NCT of Delhi from his traditional seat of Moti Nagar, it was announced on Wednesday. 

BJP clamours for death penalty
New Delhi: Legislators, councillors, office bearers and members of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday held a demonstration outside Tis Hazari to demand death penalty to Sushil Sharma, a former president of Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress, who was convicted for shooting Naina Sahni and burning the body in a Tandoor (oven).

(Left) Sushil Sharma, who has been convicted in the Naina Sahni case, being produced at Tees Hazari courts in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal. (Right) BJP activists outside Tees Hazari courts targeting the Congress for its ‘tandoor culture’. — A Tribune photograph



Death trap
Three buried alive in well
Sonepat, November 5
After struggling for more than six hours, the district administration succeeded in retrieving three bodies from the “Hodi” of an abandoned tube-well in village Bhighan. The victims of the tragedy have been identified as the owner of the tube-well, Rishi, Subhash of Rajlu Garhi and a woman named Rajesh of the same village.

A Delhi Police Crime Branch officer showing the LPG duplicate regulators
A Delhi Police Crime Branch officer showing the LPG duplicate regulators recovered from two persons in the Capital on Wednesday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Stalked by rapist two years after crime
Noida, November 5
Two years after being sexually assaulted, a rape victim is being harassed and stalked by the accused. The young girl (name withheld), a victim of rape, is being intimidated to withdraw her complaint against the accused in the court, or face the annihilation of her entire family. 

High-tech Cong campaign
New Delhi: The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee would go in for a high-voltage campaign for the December 1 Assembly poll by making use of multimedia technology to highlight the achievements of the Sheila Dikshit Ministry.

Decks cleared for Ayurveda centre at MDU
Rohtak, November 5
The 132nd meeting of the Academic Council of Maharshi Dayanand University today approved the establishment of Ch. Devi Lal Centre for Ayurveda and Bio-Technology. The University Grants Commission has provided a grant of Rs. 32 lakh for the establishment of this centre, which will undertake advance research in Ayurveda.

Communication of bail orders: SC seeks details from Delhi govt
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Government of NCT of Delhi to file an affidavit by November 13, detailing the procedure adopted by the Tihar Jail to quickly receive bail orders of accused belonging to poor sections and communicate the same to them.

Cases against Jamia hostellers to be withdrawn
New Delhi, November 5
In a bid to defuse the campus unrest, the Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor has assured the students that cases filed against hostellers would be withdrawn. He has also promised that a case would be filed against miscreants responsible for yesterday night’s arson incident. 



Power users devise new ways to crack the system
Panipat, November 5
Power theft in this industrial town continues unabated despite the claims made by the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitaran Nigam that it had initiated steps to stop the pilferage. Officials have emphasised the need for an awareness campaign that would encourage consumers to pay their dues on time.

Suitable law to save whistle-blowers mooted
New Delhi, November 5
The Centre for Civil Society has sought a suitable legislation to protect whistle-blowers. In its latest publication titled, State of Governance: Delhi Citizen Handbook 2003, it suggests making every citizen a vigilante by passing an Act to protect the people who volunteer information about corrupt individual/s or corrupt practices.

Artist community getting a  raw deal in Haryana: Cong
Panipat, November 5
Alleging raw deal to the artist community in Haryana, the president of ‘Cultural Cell’ of the HPCC, Ms Sunita Dhariwal, yesterday underlined the need for a cultural revolution in the country.

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Hospitals ordered to ensure women’s safety
New Delhi, November 5
The Government of NCT of Delhi has directed all the hospitals, nursing homes and other health institutions to devise means using skilled and trained manpower as well as technology for ensuring the safety and security of women inside their premises. The women could be employees or patients or even their relatives.

Two women among seven hurt in group clash
Sonepat, November 5
At least seven persons, including two women were injured in a clash between two groups at Chaulka village about 15 km from here last night.

Cancer detection camp on November 7
New Delhi, November 5
The National Cancer Care Foundation in collaboration with Pathnet India Limited will organise a “Cancer Detection and Treatment Camp” on November 7, The World Cancer Awareness Day.

  • Servant held for robbery

  • Kidnapped boy recovered

New registrar of Delhi HC
New Delhi, November 5
The former Hawala Special Judge, Mr V. B. Gupta, today took over as the Registrar of Delhi High Court. He succeeded his elder brother Mr B. B. Gupta, who has retired and since been appointed member of the Central Administrative Tribunal.



2 persons crushed in accidents
Sonepat, November 5
A cyclist was killed when a Haryana Roadways bus hit the cycle near the Sonepat-Gohana road bypass here yesterday. According to a report, the victim was identified as Mr Abdul Hameed (60) of Idgah Colony, Sonepat. 

Mother of three burnt to death
Noida, November 5
The in-laws of a woman allegedly burnt her after sprinkling kerosene on her. The victim’s brother Umerinder Pal Singh of Aligarh has filed a murder case with the Javer police. Umerinder Pal Singh had married his sister Anjali, alias Anju, with Sanjay, son of Prem Pal Singh of Rohera village under the Javer police station even years ago.


Visitors to cherish Trade Fair memories
New Delhi, November 5
The 23rd India International Trade Fair 2003 will be inaugurated by the President of India, Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, on November 14 at Pragati Maidan. This year the theme of the fair is ‘Tourism and Export of Small and Medium Enterprises’. The ITPO has made elaborate arrangements for making the visitors comfortable.

Model markets for hawkers soon
New Delhi, November 5
The MCD has signed an MoU with Manushi, an NGO for implementing the pilot projects enabling the creation of model hawking markets. The decision comes in the wake of the Supreme Court order that was issued to study the feasibility of creating model markets, which is the brainchild of Manushi.



Union Labour Minister Sahib Singh Verma inaugurating an ICA centre
Union Labour Minister Sahib Singh Verma inaugurating an ICA centre at 
Khanpur in the Capital.

Law students told to follow path of truth and honesty
n association with the Bar Council of India, the School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, organised the Pt K. L. Mishra Memorial National Moot Court Competition on intellectual property rights from October 29 to 31.

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  • IMT Finance Meet

  • Narayanan at AAFT

  • Sri University

  • For Primary Teachers

  • Training programmes

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Prohibitory orders near exam centres
Rohtak, November 5
The District Magistrate, Rohtak, has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 Cr.PC and banned gathering of five or more persons within a radius of 200 metres of examination centres setup by the Board of School Education, Haryana, for the conduct of Senior Secondary (open) examinations. These orders will remain in force till November 14.



An aerial duel for the ball between the JCT and Mahindra payers
An aerial duel for the ball between the JCT and Mahindra payers in the Durand Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital on Tuesday. The match ended in a goalless draw. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Oswal School on a goal-scoring spree
New Delhi, November 5
Oswal Jain Senior Secondary School, Alwar went on a goal-scoring spree when they trounced St. Agnes School, Dehradun 14-0 in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Wednesday.

Vijay Bahadur stars in SBI’s victory
New Delhi, November 5
A deadly bowling performance by Vijay Bahadur Mishra, who scalped three wickets for 15 runs, enabled State Bank of India defeat Gush Club by six wickets and entered the quarter-final of the Prem Lata Trophy C L Gupta Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Mohan Meakin ground.

IOC, ONGC enter final
New Delhi, November 5
Quick fire knock of (61) runs by U. K. Sharma and (59) by K. Taneja Helped IOC beat EIL by 88 runs and entered into the final of the all India PSPB inter unit veteran cricket tournament at Kalindi college GR and here today. In second match ONGC defeated BPCL by six wickets and also enter in final. Final will be played tomorrow Thursday at Kaundi College Ground.

Naresh, Haneef deadly
New Delhi, November 5
Deadly bowling by Naresh Kapruwan (3 for 31) and Mohd. Haneef (3 for 42) helped Ministry of Health beat Telefunken Club by four wickets in the DDCA A-II Division League at the RSC ground.

ESPN to telecast Mr Universe final
New Delhi, November 5

ESPN Star Sports has acquired the telecast rights of the finals of the 57th edition of the Mr Universe contest.

Eventus Cup Cricket
New Delhi, November 5
KLM Cargo defeated Reebok by six wickets in the Eventus Cup Cricket Tournament.


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