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Water supply to be affected

NEW DELHI: To facilitate installation of a flow meter, water supply will not be available in some parts of the Capital from 9 a.m. on Friday to 9 a.m. on Saturday. The affected areas include Najafgarh; group of colonies in Nangloi Block; parts of West Delhi, Vikaspuri, Uttam Nagar, Mahavir Enclave, Palam Village, Raj Nagar, Pooran Nagar, Viswas Park, Pappan Kalan and Dwarka.

VAT report card released

NEW DELHI: The Confederation of All-India Traders (CAIT) released a Value Added Tax (VAT) report card here on Wednesday. CAIT secretary-general Praveen Khandelwal expressed concern over the VAT system that was enforced in a majority of States from April 1, 2005. He said it was fraught with anomalies and discrepancies even after nine months of implementation and this has jeopardised inter-State business.

"Each State has drafted its VAT Act according to its convenience and there was absolutely no uniformity," he added.

Jat Maha Sammelan

on January 9

NEW DELHI: A large number of Jats from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are expected to attend the All-India Jat Maha Sammelan at Ramlila grounds here on January 9.

The Jat convention is being organised to mark the martyrdom day of veteran freedom fighter Maharaja Nahar Singh of Ballabhgarh who was hanged by the British in Chandni Chowk, said the spokesperson of All-India Jat Mahasabha, Chaudhary Virender Singh, on Wednesday.

Fibre-rich diet can check heart ailment

NEW DELHI: A diet rich in fibre can prevent major risk factors in heart disease, said Heart Care Foundation of India president K.K. Aggarwal on Wednesday.

Quoting a French study carried out on about 6,000 men and women, Dr. Aggarwal said the higher the fibre intake the lower the risk of being overweight, having high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Seminar inaugurated

NEW DELHI: Stating that corporate houses could make use of the talents of retired defence personnel as they have good in-house training that makes them excellent professionals, Delhi Lieutenant-Governor B.L Joshi on Wednesday said it was a national obligation to find alternative occupations for them.

"Society could benefit by utilising their experience, training and discipline by employing them in civil jobs,'' he said inaugurating a seminar on "Defence Industry Partnership in Human Resource Management'' organised by the Defence Ministry's Resettlement Department.

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