Dissidents run amok at
Meerut, March 23
A joint rally organised by the Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal at Muzaffarnagar failed to impress the voters in
Muzaffarnagar. A free for all was witnessed at the rally as the supporters of two dissidents leaders Kadir Rana and Amir Alam made an uproar in the rally in the presence of Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and RLD chief Ajit Singh.
Rajguru, Sukhdev remembered
New Delhi, March 23
Programmes were organised across the country to pay homage to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the occasion of their 74th martyrdom day.
The Nepalese ambassador, Mr Karma Dhoj Adhikari, inaugurating the office of Everest Bank Ltd., (a joint venture with PNB) in the Capital. The CMD of Punjab National Bank,
Mr S. S. Kohli, is also seen in the picture.
Power woes take a heavy toll in exam
Sonepat, March 23
Widespread resentment prevails among residents here due to the erratic power supply, frequent load shedding and low voltage. The power crisis in this city and elsewhere in the district has worsened with the onset of summer following the frequent load shedding being enforced by the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam.
Farmer deprived of Rs 31 lakh land compensation
Greater Noida, March 23
A farmer was deprived of his land compensation of Rs 31 lakh on the basis of forged documents. The land was acquired for the Gautam Budh Nagar University by the authorities.
Decomposed body found in temple well
Bhiwani, March 23
The local police recovered a decomposed body of a youth from a well located in a temple at Loharu road today.
It is believed that the victim was an employee of a bank and was thrown into the well after being strangulated.
Russian dancer Alla performing with her group during the flag-off of Project Green Valley, Faridabad, organised by the Omaxe group in the Capital on Monday night.
— Photo by Kamal Singh
Delhi trader robbed of Rs 35,000
Ghaziabad, March 23
Motor cycle-borne criminals robbed a Delhi trader of Rs 35,000 at gunpoint in broad daylight under the Sahibabad police station.
Delhi businessman Sanjay Kumar is a supplier of sundry items in the area. He had come on his scooter to make collections from his clients in
Sahibabad, Mohan Nagar area, at 11.50 am.
Spiritual evening on anvil
New Delhi, March 23
An evening, which will take the soul to higher plane on a flight of mellifluous notes, is being organised at Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan on the 27th of this month.
This year’s programme will include Raag Asa, which has been used in kirtans. The programme is an effort to reclaim the intangible heritage of sacred music among the members of the Sikh community.