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Mother’s throat slit, son strangled with wire
New Delhi, April 23
A 30-year-old woman and her five-year-old son were brutally killed in their house in Jagatpuri, East Delhi last night. While Mrs Bindu Tiwari was killed with a sharp-edged weapon, her son Om was strangulated with the wire of a mobile-charger and his body dumped in a cupboard.

Harihera villagers thirst for water
Gurgaon, April 23
The residents of Harihera village, about 20 km from here, have been facing the scarcity of potable water for the past eight months. After several months of living off false assurances from the authorities, the villagers today took to street to press for an early solution to their problem.

Surajpur in grip of cholera
Greater Noida, April 23
Cholera has broken out in Surajpur due to all-pervading unhygienic conditions and supply of contaminated drinking water. Dozen of cholera patients are admitted to the private hospitals.


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‘Gandhian’ in jail for 7 yrs for assault
New Delhi, April 23
A self-proclaimed Gandhian, who attempted to kill a man for taking a stroll at Rajghat and ‘showing disrespect’ to the Father of the Nation, was today sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for seven years by a city court.

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Heavy vehicles take a heavy toll on human life
New Delhi, April 23
Delhi roads are increasingly proving unsafe for motorists and pedestrians with heavy vehicles like trucks and buses becoming a menace. They are largely responsible for the deaths in the accidents. In fact, most fatal accidents are caused by heavy vehicles.


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Straight fight on cards with Shoaib opting out
New Delhi, April 23
This morning, Shoaib Iqbal offered his usual Friday prayers. Unusual though was his decision to not file his nomination papers for the Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency.

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Election office losing a fortune on wrong ID cards
Noida, April 23
A number of wrong voter ID cards issued by the election office are causing a huge financial loss to the government besides resentment to the electorate. The common mistakes occur while recording name, age, address and sex.


Parkash Purab of Guru Angad celebrated
New Delhi, April 23
The Servants of Humanity, an NGO based in Delhi, celebrated the fifth centenary Parkash Purab of Guru Angad Dev Ji with much enthusiasm and respect. A special programme was organised at the residence of the society’s president, Mr Tehal Singh, in which members of Nirvair Sewak Jatha recited Gurbani Kirtan, followed by Ardas for the Sehaj Path being performed by Giani Ranjit Singh Ji, Head Granthi of Gurdwara Bangla Sahib.
Mr Harinderpal Singh, member, SGPC, Amritsar, giving a siropa and a memento to Mr H. S. Matharoo, general secretary, DSGMC. Also seen in the picture is Mr Tehal Singh
Mr Harinderpal Singh, member, SGPC, Amritsar, giving a siropa and a memento to Mr H. S. Matharoo, general secretary, DSGMC. Also seen in the picture is Mr Tehal Singh, president of the Servants of Humanity.

Schoolchildren launch drive against smoking
New Delhi, April 23
To create awareness about the need to reduce smoking in public places, schoolchildren in the Capital today launched a major drive against cigarettes and other tobacco products in an effort to ensure effective enforcement of the Indian Tobacco Control Act.

Truck catches fire at welding shop
Sonepat, April 23
A truck was burnt in a fire which broke out during the process of welding at a shop in Lehrara village on the Sonepat-Rohtak road, 3 km from here, today. The truck was on its way from Charkhi Dadri to Sonepat when it developed a mechanical defect and the driver stopped it at a welding shop.

She aspires to infuse art into your daily life
New Delhi, April 23
Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. When Manju Singh could not find the right furniture for her husband’s study, she got down to making it. Along with the raw materials and artisans Singh ensured that her designs take shape.

Mrs Manju Singh (Left) showing her cane exhibits to a customer at her exhibition which began at the Chinmaya Mission in the Capital on Friday. — A Tribune Photograph
Mrs Manju Singh showing her cane exhibits to a customer at her exhibition which began at the Chinmaya Mission

Rain damages wheat, forces power cuts
Faridabad, April 23
The duststorm accompanied with heavy downpour last evening may have brought some relief from the scorching heat, but it soaked wheat lying in open mandis apart from leading to several hours long power cuts.

t is a common sight to see large number of people assembled at the offices of the Faridabad Nagar Nigam. The people are being served with notices regarding the latest House Tax by the Faridabad Nagar Nigam.

AN EYE ON FUTURE. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

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Wife axed to death
Sonepat, April 23
A married woman, Santosh (25), was allegedly murdered with a sharp-edged weapon, `kulhari’, by her husband Balraj, in their house at Dabarpur village, about 20 km from here, last night. According to a report, the alleged assailant, however, managed to escape immediately after the murder.
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National conference on waste management
New Delhi, April 23
Army Hospital, Delhi Cantt, will organise a two-day national hospital waste management conference on April 24 and 25.


Fake nephew bolts with auntie’s cash, jewellery as neighbours watch
Noida, April 23
“Where are you auntie, I am standing outside your house? The house is locked, how do I get in? You tell me shall I break open the lock?” While the neighbours remained mute spectators, the padlock on the door was broken by the young man, posing to be the nephew of danseuse Jyoti Srivastava in sector 55, Noida, on Wednesday afternoon, who was attending some programme.

EOW cracks Rs 16 crore cheating case
New Delhi, April 23
With the arrest of three persons, the Economic Offences wing (EOW), Crime Branch of the Delhi Police, today claimed to have worked out a cheating case involving an amount of Rs 16 crore. The suspects were identified as Udey Dutt (42), Rama Shankar Gupta (32) and Rakesh Paliwal (34).


2 get life term for burning woman for dowry
Bhiwani, April 23
The district court here today convicted a father and son of burning to death Suman and sentenced them to life imprisonment. The Judge passed stricture against sub-inspector Harbans Lal, who was an investigating officer in the case, stating that his role was partisan.


Madras Club down Young Cricketers
New Delhi, April 23
Madras Club defeated Young Cricketers by four wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Yamuna complex ground. Scores: Young Cricketers: 195 for 9 in 40 overs (Abhishek Choudhary 54, Rushil Bhaskar 45, Varun Sood 2 for 26, Kavin Gupta 2 for 34). Madras Club: 196 for 6 in 37.4 overs (Punit Bisht 91, Bharat Grover 31 n o, Sunny Thakur 2 for 34).

Naman, Mukul star in SG Turf Youth Cup
New Delhi, April 23
Spitfire knocks by Naman Khanna (70, 8x4) and Mukul Aggarwal (66, 7x4) helped Don Bosco School defeat Gyan Bharati School by 30 runs in a league match of the second S.G.Turf Youth Cup Cricket Tournament at the Central Secretariat ground.

Eastern to meet Western in Air Force cricket final
New Delhi, April 23
Eastern Air Command will meet Western Air Command in the final of the Air Force Cricket Championship. In the semi-finals, Eastern Air Command defeated South West Air Command by eight wickets while Western Air Command got past Central Air Command on the basis of their first innings lead. Both the matches were held at the Palam grounds.

Delhi Police whip FCI, enter semi-final
New Delhi, April 23
An all-round display by skipper Sune Singh Thakran (52, 1x6, 8x4, 62b and 2 for 25) and an impressive half century by Sanjay Verma (58, 4x6, 3x4, 53b) helped Delhi Police whip defending champions Food Corporation of India (FCI) by 56 runs to enter the semi-final of the Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground at Pitampura.

India to field 15-member team for Asian Judo
New Delhi, April 23
The Judo Federation of India has selected a 15-member team for the Asian Judo Championship to be held at Almaty, Kazakhstan, from May 13 to 17. Around 39 Asian countries are expected to participate in the championship, to be conducted by the Asian Judo Union. This is also the qualifying event for the Asian judokas for the Athens Olympic Games.

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