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Parties set to pull  out all the stops  to woo voters
New Delhi, November 16
The campaigning for the December 1 Assembly election in NCT of Delhi will pick up momentum on Monday. The Indian National Congress (INC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have only a fortnight to reach out to the voters in the 70 constituencies.
The BJP candidate from the Minto Road Assembly constituency, Manoj Jain, with Madan Lal Khurana The BJP candidate from the Minto Road Assembly constituency, Manoj Jain, with Madan Lal Khurana, president, BJP, Delhi Pradesh, in the Capital on Sunday.— Photo by Kamal Singh

It is not healthy to blame dengue deaths on Delhi Govt, feel doctors
New Delhi, November 16
In the blame game between Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and BJP’s chief ministerial candidate M L Khurana in the run-up to the Assembly elections over dengue deaths, efficiency or lack of it in handling the epidemic could not be pinned on the government.

khadi couture: A model at Khadi Paridhan Utsav at Pragati Maidan in the Capital. — Photo by Kamal Singh

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Five head of  cattle perish 
Ghaziabad, November 16
Five head of cattle including a cow, two calves and buffaloes died after drinking the chemical discharge from some dying units in Janakpuri Colony in Sahibabad. This has created tension in the area.

Delhi traders’ bandh today against TIN forms
New Delhi, November 16
Traders in the Capital will keep shutters down tomorrow in response to a Delhi Trade Bandh call given by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) and Delhi Vyapar Mahasangh (DVM) in protest against the pressure being exerted on them by the sales tax officials to fill the Trade Identification Number (TIN) forms.

Girl kidnapped by own brother
Sonepat, November 16
The Civil Lines police last evening recovered a 14-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped by his own brother with the help of his wife’s brother two days ago. It is stated that a family dispute was the cause of the alleged kidnapping.

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Man hoist with his own petard 
New Delhi, November 16
A businessman who wanted to implicate his brother-in-law by sending threat messages through SMS to the security officials, was apprehended along with his associate by the Special Cell sleuths. The man would send the message in the name of his brother-in-law that Mr so-and-so VVIP is under serious threat from a certain terrorist outfit.

Robbers do not respect even cop’s house!
Ghaziabad, November 16
Police may make tall claims, day in and day out, for having checked the crime rate in the district, but the ground reality is just the opposite. Even the houses of policemen are not safe and the robbers strike them at will.


Unscheduled power cuts, low voltage make life a living hell here
Sonepat, November 16
Unannounced power cuts and low voltage coupled with the fall in day temperature have made the life of the people of this city and its surrounding areas miserable. Not a single day passes when power cuts are not imposed several times.

Special Focus on SONEPAT
Anti-encroachment drive in Sonepat a damp squib
Sonepat, November 16
The anti-encroachment campaign launched by the district, police and civic administration in this fast growing industrial city and district headquarters has proved to be a failure.

Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, his wife Sawinder Ji and Nirankari Rajmata Kulwant Kaur Ji during a rally
Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, his wife Sawinder Ji and Nirankari Rajmata Kulwant Kaur Ji bless the Sewa Dal volunteers during a rally at the annual Nirankari Sant Samagam in the Capital on Sunday.

Canal breach: Protest against imposition of penalty 
Sonepat, November 16
Amid reports that irrigation authorities are planning to impose ‘Tawan’ on the farmers of Chitana and Hullaheri villages by holding them responsible for a breach in the west Yamuna canal, which had inundated acres of land, hundreds of residents of Chitana demonstrated against the move in front of the deputy commissioner’s office and submitted a memorandum, urging the DC to restrain the authorities from imposing the penalty. The villagers have pleaded that they are not guilty of the breach which, they alleged, was caused due to poor maintenance.

Buses rerouted  for Metro work 
New Delhi, November 16
In view of the Metro construction work for the Barakhamba-Dwarka Metro Line Panchkuian Road and Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg will be one-way roads from Wednesday, November 19. In addition, seven roads, namely Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market roundabout, Mandir Marg, Kali Bari Marg, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Panchkuian Road will be declared no-parking zones except for parking at authorised parking slots

Awards instituted  for ‘deserving’ writers in 3 languages
New Delhi, November 16
In an attempt to promote good literary writing, a Delhi-based organisation has decided to honour only ‘’deserving writers’’ of Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu who have been denied recognition by official institutes. The Vishwakarma Ramgarhia Club (Regd) feels that the names of deserving writers rarely figure in award-winning lists.

Five hurt as car falls into khud
At least five persons, including a youth, Banti, a relative of Mr Satbir Singh Kadyan, Speaker of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha, were injured when their car overturned and fell into a khud along the G T Road near Kuber Hotel, about 8 km from here, last evening.


Five inter-state robbers held after encounter
Ghaziabad, November 16
The Vijay Nagar police have arrested five members of an inter-state gang of robbers and recovered a sugar-laden truck after an encounter on the bypass road. The criminals had earlier hijacked the truck from Pratappur Meerut. Two countrymade revolvers, a number of cartridges and three knives were seized from the robbers. SSP Jayanarayan Singh said this was a big success of the Vijay Nagar police in the current campaign against criminal gangs in the district. Some members of the gang were still at large, he said.

Five nabbed for bank official’s murder
New Delhi, November 16
With the arrest of five persons, including a woman, the South district police today claimed to have solved a sensational murder-cum-robbery of a bank official, T R Malhotra, who was also involved in gold and diamond jewellery business. The police also claimed to have recovered stolen gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 4 lakh from their possession.

Youth attacked with iron rods
Sonepat, November 16
A youth, Kanwal Singh, was seriously injured when he was allegedly attacked with iron rods by three persons at Salimsar Majra village, about 10 km from here, yesterday. 


Good night, sleep tight in sensuous & soft nightwear
leep-Ins, India’s largest nightwear and exotic loungewear brand, has unfurled a spectacular range of sleepwear designs in exciting colours for kids, men and women. The beautifully captured ensembles, designed in-house, are unique, pure diverse in cottons, soft cotton blended satin and lacy lycra.


Splendour of Rani Jhansi casts a spell
plendour, a cultural extravaganza of Convent of Rani Jhansi was organised at the Manav Sthali School Auditorium. The programme showcased the energetic and well-rehearsed performance of the students who drew applause for their feat.
Rani Jhansi kids present heart-warming shows Rani Jhansi kids present heart-warming shows
Rani Jhansi kids present heart-warming shows during their cultural extravaganza, 'Splendour'.
  • Painting competition
  • Cultural show
  • Bal Divas
  • Founder’s Day
  • Grant for comp lab
  • Pie education
  • German Day

A tribute to children…

4th November, celebrated as ‘Children’s Day’, once again brought into focus that amazing quality that only children possess – sparkling joy, laughter and vibrancy that reverberated in the school classrooms, corridors and grounds. Along with the celebrations, the children, on their own initiative, arranged a farewell for their commerce teacher. 


Call to settle petty cases through Lok Adalat
Rohtak, November 16
Punjab and Haryana High Court judge and Chairman, Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Justice V K Bali, has called upon lawyers and judicial officers to encourage litigants to settle petty cases through the institution of Lok Adalat.

Tis Hazari courts goes digital on November 23 
New Delhi, November 16
Starting November 23, the Tiz Hazari court complex with be fully computerized, making the legal process simple and easily accessible to the general public. The computerization process will be made possible by Linux and will be inaugurated by the Chief Justice of India on November 23.


Signals blank  MEG in  Nehru hockey
New Delhi, November 16
Corps of Signals trounced MEG, Bangalore 4-0 in a Group D match of the Nehru Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday. Suresh Kumar, who scored a field goal in the third minute to open the scoring, rounded off the tally in the 63rd minute. In between, Paramjit Singh added the second goal in the eighth minute while Santosh Kumar scored the third goal, in the 61st minute.

Classic Resort on a winning mode
New Delhi, November 16
Classic Golf Resort, the reigning McDowell’s Signature Champion Golf Club of India, began their defence of the title in a spirited way when they beat off a strong challenge from Delhi Golf Club and Rambagh Golf Club (Jaipur) at the North Zone regional finals played at the Classi Resort on Sunday.
North Zone champions of the Champion Golf Club of India contest, Classic Resort team members (from left) Sanjay Suri, G. S. Nanda, Amit Luthra, Puneet Suri and Varun Chaddha, pose with the trophy.
North Zone champions of the Champion Golf Club of India contest

Bodyguards roll into polo final
New Delhi, November 16
Bodyguards tossed out Zara to sail into the final of the Ratanada Cup Polo Championship. They will take on Gunners in the title clash on Monday. The match between Bodyguards and Zara ended in a 5-5 draw, but toss favoured Bodyguards.

Delhi emerge North Zone champions
New Delhi, November 16
Hosts Delhi, by virtue of taking the first innings lead, took two points off Haryana in the three-day North Zone Cooch-Behar Under-19 Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground. This draw enabled them to emerge the zonal champions.

Lalit Rana bowls Sarvodaya to victory
New Delhi, November 16
Deadly bowling by Lalit Rana (5 for 20) and dashing knock of 40 by Amit Singh helped Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya (Lajpat Nagar) defeat Chinmay Vidyalaya by seven wickets and entered the quarter-final of the seventh H. S. Sistani Memorial Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the S. S. Khalsa School ground.

Modern School enter basketball semis
New Delhi, November 16
Modern School defeated Bloom Public School 72-55, after leading by 39-14 at half time, to enter the semi-final of the Vidyawati Alagh Memorial Basketball Tournament at the Mira Model School court (Janakpuri).


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