Decks cleared for municipal
Jhajjar, January 7
The stage has been set for the municipal elections of Bahadurgarh,
which will be held on January 29. On the last day of withdrawal of
nomination papers, 32 candidates withdrew their names yesterday,
leaving 112 candidates in the fray contesting for 31 wards of the MC.
refuse to allow cops to remove bodies
Ghaziabad, January 7
Two persons were strangled in suspicious circumstances in Tyagi Farm
in the jungles of village Shahpur Chandhir in Garh area on Sunday
night. The villagers, who were demanding compensation from the
proprietor of the farm, did not allow the police to remove the dead
bodies of the deceased for hours.
A marchpast of schoolchildren was flagged off by Delhi Commissioner of Police
R. S. Gupta during the Road Safety week at India Gate in the Capital on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal.
demand residential plots in lieu of acquired land
Noida, January 7
In a meeting of village headmen (gram pradhans) in Behelolpur village,
the villagers have demanded residential plots in lieu of 10 per cent
land. The farmers are allowed to retain 10 per cent land when their
land is acquired by the Noida and Greater Noida authorities for
500-bed ward to be
constructed at GTB Hospital
New Delhi, January 7
A new 500-bed ward will be constructed at GTB Hospital in Shahdara in
which 90 beds will be designated as part of a private ward block. The
Expenditure Finance Committee has sanctioned Rs 33.95 crore towards
setting up the ward.
DM directed to
take action against land mafia
Greater Noida, January 7
Reviewing the work of the Revenue Department, the Member of the
Revenue Board, Mr T. George Joseph, directed the District Magistrate,
L. Venkateshwer Lu, to take strong action against the land mafia
operating in Greater Noida.