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Differences hold up Cong list
New Delhi, November 12
A difference of opinion on 15-odd seats has held up the declaration of the Indian National Congress list of candidates for the December 1 Assembly election in NCT of Delhi.

Poonam, Khurana file nominations
New Delhi, November 12
Poonam Azad, whom the Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded from the Gole Market Assembly constituency held by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, filed her nomination papers on Wednesday.
BJP candidate Poonam Azad
BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana
Hot Seat: BJP candidate Poonam Azad filed her nomination papers for the Assembly elections at Patiala House in the Capital on Wednesday. She is contesting from Gole Market, the erstwhile seat of her husband Kirti Azad, where she will face Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. (Below) BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana, after filing his papers for the Moti Nagar Assembly segment. Jagmohan, Vinod Khanna and Vijay Goel were present at the time of filing of papers.
 — Tribune Photos Mukesh Aggarwal



Woman teacher shot dead at bus stand

Noida, November 12
Three armed desperados on a motorbike shot dead a woman teacher and former district kabbadi champion last evening.

  • SDO held on bribe charge

NHRC intervention sought in case of ‘missing’ sarpanch
Rohtak, November 12
The Haryana Guru Ravidas Samaj Mahasabha has sought the intervention of the National Human Rights Commission in tracing Mr Karan Singh, a Dalit Sarpanch of Pehrawar village, who has been missing since October 12.

No end to suffering of tail-end farmers
Rohtak, November 12
Are tail-end farmers of a canal distributory entitled to a share in ‘tawan’ (penalty), which is charged by the irrigation department from unauthorised users of the canal water? This legal point has been raised by the farmers of village Nindana in Meham sub-division of this district.

Another polio case, still resistance to drops
Ghaziabad, November 12
A polio afflicted child was found in Rasapur, Ghaziabad, even as police teams going from door to door as part of a campaign have come across a large number of families who refuse to allow the medical teams to administer polio drops to their children.

Bar Assn up in arms against ‘illegal’ demolitions
Gurgaon, November 12
The District Bar Association today took up cudgels against the government for “illegally” demolishing buildings of two advocates, Mukesh Sharma and Praveen Sharma, in village Silokhara on Monday last.


Big traffic bandobast for annual trade jamboree
New Delhi, November 12
The Delhi Traffic Police have made elaborate traffic arrangements for the Trade Fair this year from November 14-27 at Pragati Maidan. As the fair is likely to attract a large number of people from across the city and also cause considerable traffic congestion on roads, the traffic police have identified a parking space in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for those who wish to attend the fair. Special arrangements have been made to ferry those people with the help of special DTC buses. 

This ashram provides body cure in harmony with nature
Panipat, November 12
Established by Gandhian Om Prakash Trikha in 1955, the Natural Life Centre in Patti Kalyana under Samalkha town has earned quite a reputation for its unique method of treatment.

A view of the ‘Natural Life Centre’ in Patti Kalyana. — Photo by Rakesh Bhardwaj

The ‘Natural Life Centre’ in Patti Kalyana

Irregularities in tax collection angers residents
Sonepat, November 12
Resentment prevails among the residents of Kharkhoda over flouting of government directions in the recovery of the house tax by the municipal authorities. The residents have urged the district administration to intervene in the matter and take necessary action against the highhandedness of the chairman and the secretary of the municipality.

Winners of the regional round of ‘Metropolitan Top Model India Contest 2003’
Winners of the regional round of ‘Metropolitan Top Model India Contest 2003’ in the Capital on Wednesday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Residents sore over unsettled medical claims
Panipat, November 12

Resentment prevails among the residents of Panipat against the indifferent attitude adopted by insurance companies over unsettled medical claims. According to information, a number of claims are pending due to one pretext or the other. It is alleged that certain private concerns authorized by the government have been getting claims settled in lieu of certain charges.

Postal employees upset with indifferent attitude of officials
Faridabad, November 12
The district units of the All India Postal Employees Union and the ‘National Union of Postal Employees’ have condemned the alleged indifference of the postal authorities towards the demands of its staff.

Avant-garde documentaries on public service broadcasting
New Delhi, November 12
The three-day festival of cutting-edge public broadcasting documentary films that began on Monday at Lady Shri Ram College and Indian Habitat Centre came to an end today amidst brainstorming discussions on Public Broadcasting: Imperatives.

Roadways employees clamour for their demands
Faridabad, November 12
The employees of the Haryana Roadways, owing allegiance to the `Sarva Karamchari Sangh’, Haryana, staged a demonstration outside the General Bus Stand at Ballabgarh town, today, as part of ‘Save Roadways Day’.

Minor girl gives kidnappers the slip
Sonepat, November 12
A fifth class girl student was allegedly kidnapped while she was returning home around 5.30 pm at Kharkhauda town about 19 km from here last evening.

  • 16-year-old girl knocked down

  • Old man’s death wrapped in mystery

  • Parties mourn death of BJP leader’s son

  • Sector 14 Welfare Assn office-bearers


Dacoity bid foiled; five held in Nand Nagari
New Delhi, November 12
The Special Cell is claimed to have averted a dacoity by arresting five persons from Nand Nagari. The sleuths also claimed to have seized a country-made pistol along with two cartridges, two knives and iron rods from their possession.

  • Coins of Mughal era seized

  • Dacoit caught

JE held for spiriting away cement bags
Sonepat, November 12
The Civil Lines Police have arrested Mr Paramjit Singh Rathi, a junior engineer of the Panchayati Raj institutions, on the charge of misappropriation of 125 bags of cement worth several thousands of rupees meant for development works at Maqimpur village in this district.

One killed as tempo turns turtle
New Delhi, November 12
One person was killed and 42 were injured this afternoon when a Tata tempo overturned on the Punjabi Bagh flyover. The victim was identified as Ram Asray (35), resident of Kirti Nagar. The injured were admitted to different hospitals in the city.


Free from unrest, Jamia takes up issue of gender justice
After weeks of unrest, tranquillity seems to be on its way back at the Jamia Millia Islamia. With the issue of elections momentarily under wraps, studies and the environs at large, which were affected by the strikes and protests, are limping back to normal.

Afghan pilots, who are being trained by Career Zone, pose for a photo-op.
Afghan pilots, who are being trained by Career Zone
  • Tips for free at workshop for MBA aspirants

  • Courses in lifestyle studies

  • Scouts and guides camp held

  • Pearl Academy has tie-up with US group

  • Lectures for music aficionados at JNU

  • Courses with focus on oil & gas sector

  • Language training for Afghan pilots


Malikka-e-husn hitches her wagon to a Bollywood star
Sonepat, November 12
Haryana’s beauty queen and Bollywood actress Malikka Sehrawat has made her mark not only in Haryana but also in other parts of the country.


2,703 cases of dengue so far: MCD
New Delhi, November 12
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi has notified 17 cases of dengue during the last 24 hours, taking the total to 2,703 cases. However, there have been no deaths reported in the last one day.

  • Loadshedding

  • Lok Adalats on Nov 15


Sundergarh to meet Jalandhar in hockey final
New Delhi, November 12
Town High School, Sundergarh, defeated Birsa Munda Vidyapitha, Rourkela, 2-1 and Government Model School, Jalandhar, edged past Baba Farid Public School, Faridkot (Punjab), 2-1 to set-up the title clash in the 21st Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament for boys under-15 years at the Shivaji Stadium today.

GHPS move up in Sistani cricket
New Delhi, November 12
All-round performances by Tarun Kumar (35 and 3 for 24) and Anu Preet Singh (34 and 3 for 16) helped Guru Harikishan Public School, India Gate defeat Amity School by 40 runs and entered the quarter-final of the aseventh Sardar Harbans Singh Sistani Memorial Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the Lajpat Nagar ground.

  • Seema Dahiya wins gold

  • GAIL beat Friends

Indian Open Polo from Nov 14
New Delhi, November 12
The 103rd edition of the Indian Open Polo Tournament will be held at the Jaipur polo ground from November 14 to 23.

  • Subroto Cup soccer

  • Raveena, Uttakarsh win golds

Hemant Singh slams century
New Delhi, November 12
A quickfire century and deadly bowling by Hemant Singh and a fiery spell by Aman Deep Singh (3 for 13) helped J N Golden beat Ajmal Khan Coaching Centre by 69 runs in the DDCA A-I Division League at the RSKP ground on Tuesday.

  • HDFC Bank beat EXLS

Sumit Rana shines in Hans Raj’s victory
New Delhi, November 12
A sparkling unbeaten century by Sumit Rana, who hit 147 with four sixes and 13 boundaries off 127 balls, enabled Hansraj College defeat Atma Ram Sanathan Dharam College by 201 runs in the Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Khalsa College ground.

Asgar Ali fires sizzling 66
New Delhi, November 12
Veteran golfer Asgar Ali fired a career-best six-under par 66 to lead on the opening day of the Rs 8.5 lakh Servo Masters, the eighth leg of the Hero Honda Indian Golf Tour, at the Digboi Golf Links course today.


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