Hand-painted film hoardings go begging in PVR days
|New Delhi, February 22
There was a time, not long ago, when hand-painted film hoardings with their various colours and garish layouts, decorated the theatres all over the city.
Now, in times of multiplexes cinema halls run by Priya Village Roadshow
(PVR), with all the computerized technology, the hand-painted hoardings and their creators have been pushed away from the limelight.
Reshuffle in Delhi Police likely
New Delhi, February 22
There is speculation in the Delhi Police over the successor to Mr R. K. Sharma, Special Commissioner, Administration, following his transfer as Special Secretary, Home. The post of the Special Secretary, Home, had been lying vacant since December 13 when Mr M. B. Kaushal retired.
The real message of love gets buried in the hype
Last week, we celebrated two martyrdom days. The one, which was of ancient origin having no cultural link with our country, was publicised by the media weeks in advance before the actual day and hyped on a scale hitherto unknown.
- MDU’s appointments in a muddle
- Pension documents
- Water harvesting
- Kudos for Delhi cops
- Thank you, Tribune
- Potable water dream
Award scheme to encourage small savings in Rohtak district
Rohtak, February 22
An amount of Rs 54.36 crore has been deposited under the small savings scheme in the district till January during the current financial year.
A spokesman for the district administration said that with a view to promoting such savings, the state government had introduced a `puraskar yojna’ which would remain in force till March 31, 2002.
- Woman dies
- Ticketless travel
- Farmers block traffic
- Polio surgery camp
- Annual kirtan darbar
- Auction for Mining
- Harassment alleged
Farmer-scientist meet to improve production
Rewari, February 22
About 100 farmers of Rewari, Mahendergarh, Gurgaon and Bhiwani districts participated in a farmer’s meet held at the Krishivigyan Kendra (KVK) at Rampura on Thursday. Dr O.P.Dhankhar, Regional Director of the HAU station of Bawal, presided over the meet.
numbers from March 1
Sonepat, February 22
The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to introduce a new scheme for converting the telephone numbers of the subscribers from five digits to six digits covered by the SDCA exchanges at
Kundli, Rai, Bahalgarh, Jakhauli, Murthal, Ganaur, Bhigan, Kharkhauda, Nahra and Mehlana with effect from the midnight of March 1.
LPG blast at beauty saloon
|New Delhi, February 22
A minor LPG explosion was reported today afternoon in a beauty saloon in the Pratap Gali area of Paharganj. Fortunately, no one was injured in the blast.
The police said an electric spark from a refrigerator sparked the blast as there was leakage from an LPG cylinder kept in the kitchen of the shop.
Scene outside the beauty saloon after the LPG blast.