Assorted AK rifles at the Russian pavilion in the Defexpo India 2004, organised at Pragati Maidan in the Capital.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
RAF posse to ferret out militants in Sonepat
Sonepat, February 6
The Union Home Ministry has deputed a posse of the Rapid Action force (RAF) in Sonepat with immediate effect to curb the activities of the militants who are reported to be taking shelter in this district before entering Delhi.
According to a report, this posse No. 103 headed by the Deputy Commander, Mr J B
Tushan, has been shifted from Wazirabad (Delhi) to Sonepat. According to a report, this posse No. 103 headed by the Deputy Commander, Mr J B
Tushan, has been shifted from Wazirabad (Delhi) to Sonepat.
can of worms
Unfair means in DU exams: V-C yet to
New Delhi, February 6
The Delhi University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Deepak Nayyar, is being accused of ‘hushing up a major examination scandal’.
The allegation comes in the wake of a charge that the university has failed to take action on a complaint filed in November last year pertaining to irregularities during the examinations. “At a centre where the supplementary examinations were being conducted, the flying squad found that instead of two invigilators in one room, there was just one invigilator for four rooms, allowing the students to cheat,” said a university employee.
Conman posing as scribe held, fake ID cards seized
Meerut, February 6
The Meerut police today claimed to have busted a racket of artful dodgers posing as journalists. They were allegedly operating in connivance with the district information officer of Muzaffarnagar.
Over 700 died on Ghaziabad’s killer roads last year
Ghaziabad, February 6
More than 700 people lost their lives in road accidents in Ghaziabad during 2003. While the rising graph of victims in the Ghaziabad district has once again highlighted the poor state of roads, lax traffic management and drunken driving, it has also increased the worries of the police officers.
public vs pvt land
No plan to
New Delhi, February 6
The Union Government on Friday clarified that Sainik Farms, the posh South Delhi colony spread over 300 acres, is not included in its plan to regularise the unauthorised colonies in NCT of Delhi that have come up till March 2002. Union Urban Development Minister Bandaru Dattatreya denied any plan to regularise the farm houses that exist in gross violation of civic and revenue laws.