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Sri Fort rape: Youth with royal links under scanner
Navdeep Randhawa
New Delhi, November 11
With the arrest of Navdeep Randhawa, an unemployed member of the erstwhile royal family of Mustafabad Riyasat in Haryana, the Crime Branch today claimed to have cracked the sensational robbery, which recently jolted the office of the Swiss International Airlines located in the World Trade Tower on Barakhamba Road in Connaught Place.

BJP office-bearers quit over Gole Market nomination
New Delhi, November 11
The president and other office-bearers of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s New Delhi district on Tuesday resigned to register their protest against the nomination of Poonam Azad from the Gole Market assembly constituency.

Riots’ survivor to contest against Maken
SMS to counter BJP whisper campaign

Girls from Polar Cultures wait to showcase their wares at the IITF 2003, Pragati Maidan, in the Capital on Tuesday.
Girls from Polar Cultures wait to showcase their wares at the IITF 2003, Pragati Maidan, in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Murder accused shot on court premises
Meerut, November 11
A man was shot by two armed assailants at noon today outside the advocates’ chambers in the district court complex. Hearing the gunshots, panic spread on the court premises. The deceased, Rambhool, was facing trial in a murder case.

Cutting corners, even at the cremation ground
Noida, November 11
Dead men tell no tales, and that perhaps is a blessing. Otherwise, the ghoulish manner in which the limbs of the dead are pounded with lathis and pushed into the pyre would make even the corpses cry out in despair.

Faridabad folks feel marooned due to poor inter-connectivity
Faridabad, November 11
This industrial town, which has a population of about 14 lakh and is the largest urban centre in the state, has been dogged by poor links within the city. Residents of many areas feel cut off and marooned in this metropolis.


Glut in market forcing farmers to sell paddy at throwaway price
Sonepat, November 11
The glut in the foodgrain markets has resulted in a “nexus” between the traders and owners of rice shellers, who are reportedly cornering huge profits through benami buying of paddy from the farmers at a throw away price.

DELHI DAZZLE: Finishing touches are being given to the Delhi pavilion at Pragati Maidan for the annual trade fair scheduled to begin on November 14. Tribune Photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
S.S. Kohli, CMD, PNB, presents the departmental national language trophy
S.S. Kohli, Chief Managing Director, Punjab National Bank, presents the departmental national language trophy to S.S. Chopra, Assistant CMD of Public Relations Department.

Power cuts paralyse normal life in Sonepat
Sonepat, November 11
The ongoing power crisis in this city and its suburbs has worsened following the unscheduled power cuts enforced by the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN). According to a report, the long spells of power cuts has not only paralysed the normal life of the people but has adversely affected the business and industrial activities in the area.

CBI probe into murder of journalist welcomed
Rohtak, November 11
The Communist Party (Marxist) and the Haryana Union of Journalists have welcomed the directive of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, ordering a CBI inquiry into the murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ramchander Chattarpati.

Power thefts
Sonepat, November 11
The officials of the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigan (UHBVN) have detected as many as 632 cases of power thefts in Sonepat circle during the past two months.

Authorities accused of arbitrary selection of demolition targets
Gurgaon, November 11
The demolition spree by the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has given rise to a number of controversies. Last evening, the Town and Country Planning Department wing of HUDA demolished about a score of shops in village Silokhara, adjacent to the posh South City area (Sector 45) in the city. The shops were located on land owned by the president of the ‘All India Brahman Sabha’, Mr Mange Ram Sharma and Mr Hari Ram Sharma-both brothers.

ICCR commemorates Maulana Azad’s anniversary
New Delhi, November 11
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) held a solemn function at the grave of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad to commemorate his 115th birth anniversary.

Homage being paid to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 115th birth anniversary.
Homage being paid to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 115th birth anniversary.

Book exhibition held at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib
New Delhi, November 11
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee organised a book exhibition at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib on the occasion of Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary.

Capt Suri’s martyrdom recalled
Ghaziabad: Very few people carve a niche in the heart of their countrymen. The martyrs who sacrifice their life for the defence of their motherland are definitely among these select few.

Five held for plotting to loot petrol pump
Rewari, November 11
The CIA police personnel apprehended five gangsters who were planning to loot a petrol pump near the Haryana petrochemical factory here yesterday.

  • Diversify crop pattern, farmers told

  • Daily wagers on warpath

23 dengue cases in 24 hours, reports MCD
New Delhi, November 11
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi has notified 23 dengue cases during the last 24 hours. The total number of dengue cases has now gone up to 2,686. No death has been reported from the disease during the last 24 hours.

  • Loadshedding


Bangladeshi gang busted; six women held
New Delhi, November 11
The East and North-East districts police today busted a gang of Bangladeshi criminals, including six women associates. They were involved in the sensational robbery case of Vivek Vihar where they had broken open the main gate, tied old couples and looted lakhs of rupees and valuables.

Loni trader kidnapped, beaten up
Ghaziabad, November 11
A Loni trader was kidnapped here by four masked criminals travelling in a Maruti van. After looting Rs 35,000 from him, they demanded another Rs 50,000 from the trader as price for setting him free.

Five held for inter-state currency racket
Sonepat, November 11
The police today claimed to have busted an inter-state gang engaged in circulating the fake currency notes in the urban and rural areas of this district and even in other states for the past few months.


Newly formed DUTA frowns on academic reforms
New Delhi, November 11
Months after the university announced the academic reforms which included introduction of 25 per cent internal assessment, tutorials and contact classes, the newly formed Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) has raised objections.


17 set free by Lok Adalat
Ghaziabad, November 11
The Lok Adalat freed 17 prisoners undergoing different sentences in the district. Two Bangladeshi nationals were among the 17 freed by the court. In the Lok Adalat held in Dasna area in the criminal court III under Judicial Magistrate Satya Prakash, 36 cases came up for hearing, in which 17 accused serving prison terms for trivial offences were set free.


Put your best foot forward
D&A, a house of high fashion footwear, has unveiled a new array of styles and patterns for women. The Winter 2003-04 Collection by D&A comprises footwear made from fitting materials chosen from all across the country. The collection claim the makers “exudes a riot of colours varying from shimmering silver to glittering gold and ravishing colours to fascinating fuchsias”.

‘Metro Shoes’ have launched the Wedding Collection 2003.

The haute look for Indian hair
For the fashion conscious youth
A softer line for men and sensual elegance for women
‘Metro Shoes’ have launched the Wedding Collection 2003.


Semi-final line-up complete
New Delhi, November 11
The semi-final line-up was completed in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Tuesday.

Semi-final line-up complete
New Delhi, November 11
The semi-final line-up was completed in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Tuesday.

Gush Club get past State Bank in DDCA League
New Delhi, November 11
Sebi Kukreja slammed 77 as Gush Club defeated State Bank of India (SBI) by three wickets in the DDCA A-I Division League at the RSKP ground.

Suresh Kumar KOs Vikram
New Delhi, November 11
Suresh Kumar of Chandigarh knocked out Vikram of Uttar Pradesh in the first round of the 60kg bout in the Sports Authority of India Junior Boxing Championship at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium ring on Tuesday.

Abhinav Bali hits ton in Delhi’s win
New Delhi, November 11
An unbeaten century by Abhinav Bali (119) and finely crafted half centuries by Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Tehlan helped Delhi beat Jammu and Kashmir by an innings and 151 runs in the Cooch-Behar Trophy Under-19 (North Zone) Cricket Tournament at the Palam Ground.


Licences of 18 ration depots cancelled for unfair practices
Ghaziabad, November 11
The licences of 18 ration depots were cancelled by the Civil Supplies Department and another 39 depots were fined to the tune of Rs 16,750 for indulging in unfair practices and violating rules.


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