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Encroachers have a field day
(Samalkha) Panipat, November 20
A large number of encroachments in this subdivision of Panipat are proving to be a traffic hazard. According to residents, the reluctance of the local administration to act sternly and unremitting encroachments have led to traffic woes across the town. Naresh Kumar, a local resident, said the roads had virtually become a nightmare for commuters.

Encroachments galore
Tribune photos: Ravi Kumar

Info panel notice to KU official
Delay in furnishing information
Hisar, November 20
State information commissioner Meenaxi Anand Chaudhry has issued a show-cause notice to O.P. Ahuja, SPIO and assistant registrar, colleges, Kurukshetra University, asking him to explain why a penalty of Rs 250 per day subject to a maximum of Rs 25,000 be not imposed on him for each day of the delay in furnishing complete information to an applicant under the Right to Information Act.


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BJP-INLD alliance refuses to kick-start
Chandigarh, November 20
The BJP-INLD alliance in Haryana is turning out to be like a scooter, which refuses to start on a winter morning despite several kicks by its owner. Not only leader of the state BJP legislature party Ram Kumar Gautam is out to demolish the alliance, but also there are many in the party who do not want the alliance to work.

Crime journalist committed to social cause
Gurgaon, November 20
We all know him well as a crime journalist-cum-anchor with long hair and beard, screaming “chain se sona hai to jaag jayiye" (with his typical twist of hands), on his show,” Sansani: Jaago...Sone Waalon”, aired on Star News, where he is always trying to show us the real face of criminals. But only a few people know that other than anchoring a crime-based show, Shrivardhan Trivedi feels strongly for the poor children. He is trying to teach them through acting and many of his students even got a chance to act in Bollywood movies like “Omkara” and “Blue Umbrella”.

Shrivardhan Trivedi
Shrivardhan Trivedi

Residents resent development charges
Kalka, November 20
Thousands of residents of colonies in Kalka and Pinjore that have come up in the past few years beyond the municipality and the red line (lal dora) limit of the panchayat area are sore over the levying of development charges by the UHBVN.

School principals hopeful of pay anomaly removal
Chandigarh, November 20
The meeting with members of the Pay Revision Committee set up by the Haryana Government has raised hopes for the 1,500-odd school principals, block education officers and deputy district education officers.

Inside Babudom
Exam duty ‘spoils’ Sunday of officers
Chandigarh, November 20
The recently conducted Haryana Civil Services (Judicial) examination left the babus a little deflated. Not that the examination had anything to do with them, their positions, their annual confidential reports or their postings.Yet, it did not go down well with them.

100 schools take part in science exhibition
Fatehabad, November 20
A three-day district-level science exhibition was organised here by the education department recently. Children from as many as 100 schools of the district participated in the exhibition.

Deputy Commissioner J.S. Ahlawat looks at models at a science exhibition in Fatehabad.
A Tribune photograph

Deputy Commissioner J.S. Ahlawat looks at models at a science exhibition in Fatehabad

Traffic police launches awareness drive
Sirsa, November 20
The traffic police has launched a drive to paint police control room(PCR) phone number on more than 400 autorickshaws for the benefit of the public. The process of painting the phone number, 01666-247811, which started on November 12 is now complete.

Sirsa traffic cops get the PCR phone number painted on autos. Tribune photo: Amit Soni

Sirsa traffic cops get the PCR phone number painted on autos

‘Nirmal Gaons’ of Kurukshetra
Chandigarh, November 20
“Nirmal Gaons” of Kurukshetra have become a showpiece for those who have been campaigning against open defecation. Those villages which have become free of open defecation, have been declared “Nirmal Gaons”.

Honour for sarpanch
Jhajjar, November 20
Now, there is a reason to cheer for those who are engaged in the course of rural development and are putting efforts to provide basic amenities like sanitation, concrete streets, drinking water etc. in villages.

Tribune Impact
Work begins on abandoned water reservoirs
Ambala, November 20
The Tribune had recently carried a feature on 12 abandoned water reservoirs constructed in various parts of the city during the Indo-China war to make water available in case of any fire during the enemy attack.

One of the water reservoirs of Ambala City, which was used for dumping garbage, is being repaired. A Tribune photograph
One of the water reservoirs of Ambala City, which was used for dumping garbage, is being repaired

Aruna helps Sirsa win women’s judo trophy
Sirsa, November 20
International judoka Aruna of Hisar claimed two gold medals by winning under-63 kg class and the open weight category in the women's judo competitions of the 22nd Haryana State Games at the Rishi Guru Vidhaya Peeth complex at Rai (Sonepat) that concluded recently.

Movie This Week
Producer: Subhash Ghai
Director: Subhash Ghai
Music: A.R. Rehman
Cast: Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Zayed Khan, Katrina Kaif, Boman Irani

Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Salman in Yuvvraj

Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Salman in Yuvvraj



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