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Loni realtor shot dead in broad daylight
Ghaziabad, November 8
A property dealer has been shot dead in broad daylight in Loni. A dispute over property was the cause of murder, the police said. The brother of deceased has filed an FIR and named six persons for the crime.

The reflection of the historical Bangla Sahib Gurdwara, specially illuminated for the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev
Reflected Glory: The reflection of the historical Bangla Sahib Gurdwara, specially illuminated for the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, adds to the reverence of the place. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal


Fly-by-night chit fund operator pockets crores 
Sonepat, November 8
The Sonepat police have declined to register the cheating case against Mr Jassa Ram Sharma, a resident of Mohalla Kot, Sonepat and the owner of a chit fund company of Delhi. The chit fund operator had duped hundreds of people and fled after amassing crores of rupees deposited by them.

Kidnapping case solved; five held 
New Delhi, November 8
With the arrest of five youths, the East district police today claimed to have worked out a case of kidnapping. The suspects were identified as Ash Mohammad, Allauddin, Ashiq Ali, Shafiq and Shahid. The victim has been recovered safely. The suspects were arrested yesterday from J.P. Nagar in Uttar Pradesh where they had kept the victim, Tofiq Alam, son of Mohammad Alim, resident of Joshi Colony, Mandawali in East district. The kidnappers demanded Rs 7 lakh for the release of the boy, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (East), Mrs Nuzhat Hassan, said.

IN A COCOON OF MOTHER’S LOVE: Tofiq Alam with his mother at a press conference in the Capital on Saturday. — A Tribune Photograph
Tofiq Alam with his mother at a press conference

Man kills wife’s lover
Ghaziabad, November 8
The lover of a woman was killed by her husband who slit his throat in Shahid Nagar colony of Sahibabad. The police have arrested the accused with the weapon and blood-soaked clothes.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit with a sword presented to her by the DSGMC on the occasion of Guru Purab
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit with a sword presented to her by the DSGMC on the occasion of Guru Purab in the Capital on Saturday. — A Tribune Photograph

Meat eaters, watch out! Improperly cooked meat spawns infectious microbes
New Delhi, November 8
Next time you order succulent Chicken Tikka or a mouth-watering Shami Kebab at your favourite eating joint, make sure these delicacies are properly cooked, for if not, they may just give birth to a caravan of infectious microbes to devour your body, and probably even of those generations yet to come!

CM warns thermal power engineers
The Chief Minister, Mr O P Chautala, has warned of departmental action against the engineers of the thermal power station in the NIT if they failed to provide relief to the residents in matter of pollutants released by the plant. The warning came in response to a complaint lodged in the monthly meeting of the district grievances and redressal committee, here yesterday.

Baby girl found abandoned in Sadar Bazar
New Delhi, November 8
In a weird incident, possibly the first case of its kind, a newborn girl hidden in a polythene bag was found abandoned by the roadside in a North Delhi area here today.

Eight-month jail for sexual assault on minor
New Delhi:
A Delhi court has sentenced a man to eight months’ imprisonment for sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl after kidnapping her from her house in Rajouri Garden eight years ago.


Campaign to issue birth certificates from November 14
Panipat, November 8
Alarmed at the low registration of births in the state, the Haryana government has decided to launch a campaign to issue birth certificates to children up to 10 years. The campaign, which is a part of the national campaign to issue birth certificates under RBD Act, 1969, will be kicked off by observing November 14 to 20 as the ‘Child Rights Week” in the country, sources said.

Special Focus on rewari
Farmers at the mercy of private traders
Rewari, November 8
The decision of the Haryana government to stop procurement of the bajra has thrown a large number of farmers here and elsewhere in the state at the mercy of private traders.

Mismanagement at rly counter forces commuters to travel ticketless
Sonepat, November 8
Chaotic conditions are a common sight at the Sonepat Railway Station. Long queues of commuters outside the booking counters have become common on account of mismanagement and shortage of staff.

Encroachers rest easy now
Rewari, November 8
The continued lull in the anti-encroachment drive, which was formally launched by the administration here on October 31, has virtually come as some sort of relief to the “encroachers” and others.

Swami condemns police action against ‘Hindu’
Rohtak, November 8
Condemning the police action at the office of The Hindu and residence of its bureau chief, the Union Minister of State for Home, Mr I. D. Swami, described the incident as unfortunate.

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‘Don’t run away from life, that’s not religion’
he relevance of Guru Nanak to modern times lies in the fact that he pioneered the ideals of the brotherhood of man and the oneness of God at a time when rituals and superstitions and asceticism donned the robes of religiosity. He gave birth to some of the profound concepts of the equality of man contained in Sikhism. Rather than the escape route to asceticism, he advocated the life of a householder as the ideal and taught morality as a basis for spiritual growth.

MC serves notice to institutions over unauthorised constructions
Sonepat, November 8
The local municipal council has served the ‘final notice’ to the management committee of eight educational institutions in the town for removing unauthorised constructions on their premises.

Workers oppose amendments to ex gratia policy
Demanding immediate placement to the family members of the employees killed or disabled while on duty, the members the `All Haryana Power Corporation Workers Union’, opposed the move by the state government to bring about amendments to the old policy.

Wife files dowry harassment case against husband 
Sonepat, November 8
The Kharkhauda police have registered a case of dowry harassment against the husband of one Santosh and three other members of her in-laws family. The police have started investigation into the case. According to a report, the police have, however, not arrested any of the accused named in the FIR so far.

Cong blames Chautala for Sampla violence against women 
Rohtak, November 8
Haryana Congress president and former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal strongly condemned the maltreatment of women of village Garhi by the police in the presence of the Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala at Sampla on October 3. 
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Prakash Utsav celebrated at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib
New Delhi, November 8
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee celebrated Prakash Utsav of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji today at Lakhi Shah Vanjara Hall in Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib here.


Pirated spare parts racket busted 
New Delhi, November 8
With the arrest of three persons, the Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a racket of pirated spare parts of Mahinder and Mahindra Limited. The suspects were identified as S.M.J. Bhalla, owner of Bhalla Tractors, Ashwini, owner of Ajanta Motors and Sulochna, owner of packing unit of Ajanta Motors. The were arrested following raids conducted at their shops in Mori Gate and Kashmere Gate areas.


Hindu alumni remember the past and honour its achievers
New Delhi, November 8
Speaking at the third ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ function of the ‘Old Students Association of Hindu College’, at Hotel Grand Inter Continental here last evening, chief guest Justice Y. K. Sabharwal stressed on the importance of social commitment by giving back to society.


Dr Saroj Gumaste
Lets talk about sex!
t is possible to have names of India’s qualified sexologists on your fingertips. India has only five to six qualified sexologists to address the sexual and reproductive health needs of a population that has crossed one billion. The reasons are not far to seek. Sexology is a neglected discipline as neither the Medical Council of India nor the Union Health Ministry has taken any steps to ensure its inclusion as a separate discipline in the curriculum of medical colleges.


The players of East Bengal and Air-India during the second semi-final of the Durand Football Tournament at Ambedkar Stadium
Putting heads together: The players of East Bengal and Air-India during the second semi-final of the Durand Football Tournament at Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital on Saturday. East Bangal beat Air-India by 3-0. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Punjab teams have mixed luck
New Delhi, November 8
Punjab teams had mixed luck in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament when two teams moved up and one team crashed out at the Shivaji Stadium on Saturday. Town High School, Sundergarh (Orissa) trounced S S Model School, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 9-0.

Dhiraj, Dharmender star for PMG in DDCA League
New Delhi, November 8
A dashing knock of 79 by Dhiraj Sharma and a devastating bowling display of 4 for 16 by left-arm medium pacer Dharmender Kumar helped Professional Management Group (PMG) beat Madras Club by 87 runs in the DDCA League at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Speed rally of Chevrolet cars
New Delhi, November 8
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. High Performance Petrol “Speed”, in association with General Motors, flagged off a car rally of over 50 Chevrolet Optra cars, which will travel from Delhi to Agra. Jas Arora, S. P. Mathur, GM Retail (North) BPCL and Aditya Vij, VP, General Motors, were present to flag off the rally.


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