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Goel embroiled in row over sarees
New Delhi, May 9
As Delhi goes to polls on Monday, the Congress party alleged that the BJP’s Sadar candidate Vijay Goel was distributing sarees in the constituency to influence the voters, an issue which could once again embroil the party in yet another major controversy.

BJP and Congress workers get into a scuffle outside a police station in the Capital on Sunday. — Tribune photo


Trudging 6 km to vote!
Ghaziabad, May 9
About 15,000 voters of 16 colonies adjacent to Behta Hajipur in Loni area are not likely to cast their vote as the polling centres are at a distance of six km and the road is almost non-existent; therefore, no vehicles can ply.

78 sensitive villages in Sonepat

Sonepat, May 9
The Election Commission has declared 78 villages as sensitive and 46 others as hypersensitive in the Sonepat Parliamentary constituency and ordered the deployment of CRPF and other Paramilitary forces to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha elections.

CM told to revoke special powers given to BSES
New Delhi, May 9
The President of Delhi Pradesh BJP, Mr Harsh Vardhan, today asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to withdraw police and magisterial powers given to private power distribution companies BSES and NDPL against consumers and threatened to launch a protest movement if the demand was not met.

Fate of three Union ministers, assembly speaker at stake
New Delhi, May 9
Over 87.6 lakh voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in Delhi tomorrow to decide the electoral fortunes of 129 candidates, including three Union ministers and a Speaker of Delhi Legislative Assembly, at 9,042 polling stations across seven Lok Sabha constituencies.

CRPF jawans keep vigil at Gole Market polling centre, which falls in the New Delhi constituency. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
CRPF jawans keep vigil at Gole Market polling centre, which falls in the New Delhi constituency.

Jhajjar gears up for poll
Jhajjar, May 9
The District Returning Officer, Mr Mohinder Kumar, informed here today that the polling staff has reached at 630 polling booths in the district. He said that 82 booths have been declared as hyper-sensitive and 56 booths are sensitive.

Ban on liquor sale has no effect here
Sonepat, May 9
The sale of liquor is going on unabated in the city and other parts of the district despite the ban imposed by the District Magistrate of Sonepat, Mr M. R. Anand, from 5 pm on May 8 to May 10 in view of the Lok Sabha elections.

Seven die in mishaps
Ghaziabad, May 9
Seven people died in different accidents on Saturday. A youth was murdered in Indirapuram, where another youth also died in mysterious circumstances, though the police said it was a suicide.


Women should speak up against sexual harassment at work: Panel
New Delhi, May 9
The Women’s right’s activists claim that even today very few women are aware that sexual harassment is punishable under law. They pointed out that prospective employers asking sexually-loaded questions during a job interview, co-workers passing lewd comments, bosses asking for sexual favours - all can be taken to task legally.

Deputy Commissioner smells a rat in Sonepat
Sonepat, May 9
The Deputy Commissioner-cum-Returning Officer, Mr M. R. Anand, has expressed his grave concern over the complaints about the corrupt practices indulged by the candidates contesting the elections from Sonepat parliamentary seat in a bid to appease certain sections of the electorates in the constituency.


Liquor, arms seized on election eve
New Delhi, May 9
Stepping up action against bootleggers and illegal arms dealers, the Delhi Police Crime Branch and the North-East district police claimed to have arrested several persons and seized large quantity of liquor and illegal arms from their possession. Based on a secret information regarding running of illicit liquor godown in the Samaipur area, the sleuths arrested one Lalit Kumar (32), resident of Sultanpuri and recovered 370 cartons of liqour.

The special team, Crime Branch, Prashant Vihar, recovered more than 11,000 illicit liquor bottles in the Capital on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

The special team, Crime Branch, Prashant Vihar,  recovered more than 11,000 illicit liquor bottles in the Capital on Sunday.

Youth killed in road accident
Sonepat, May 9
A youth, identified as Sanjay, was killed when he rammed his motorcycle into a mule cart near Jauli village, about 30 km from here last evening.


An Absolute must for a glowing face
A MGF Intercorp has introduced ‘Absolute,’ a herbal face moisturizer with face freshner in spray form. ‘Absolute’ is a mixture of three supreme herbs– rose, tulsi and mint. Rose oil acts as skin cleanser, tulsi is an anti-septic and moisturizer while mint acts as a coolant. Mr Ajai Kumar of AMGF Intercorp said, “A traditional and unique blend of these three supreme herbs together cools, retains skin freshness and ultimately facilitates the skin to be visibly radiant.”


Chunauti: Igniting talent in youngsters
two-day inter-school skill competition ‘Chunauti’ was organised by Apeejay School, Saket, with an aim to “ignite talent in various fields amongst the participants”.

All work and no play....
HE world is a magical manifestation of the divine spirit and man is His most wonderful creation, blessed with a beautiful body, an infinite mind, a creative spirit and an array of emotions, which help us to cherish our experiences. Each individual’s potential is manifold. Our actions, thoughts and responses are not mechanical but expressions of variety and spontaneity that determine our happiness.


Noida Metro Centre: A balm for critical patients
Noida, May 9
The Metro Hospital, Noida has emerged as a centre of neuro-sciences both for OPD and emergency services with the setting up of a department of neuro-sciences equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment.


Jheel School sail into semi-final
New Delhi:
An all-round performance by Vivek Srivastava (29, 3 for 34) helped Government Boys School, Jheel Kuranja defeat Sonnet Club by 21 runs in the first All-India Sushila Tiwari Under-17 Cricket Tournament on the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Joginder stars in ID Paul tourney
New Delhi, May 9
Joginder Singh played a vital all-round role (41m 14bm 2 fir 31) and Narender Singh Negi and Rohit Mehra hit pleasing half centuries to help BSNL defeat Kehar Singh Cricket Club by 42 runs in the third ID Paul Cricket Tournament.


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