Tuesday, May 13, 2003, Chandigarh, India


N A T I O N A L  C A P I T A L  R E G I O N
Top stories | Community | Crime  
Health | Sports | Administration


New rules on land area stump private schools
Sonepat, May 12
The new Haryana School Education Rules, 2003, have caused a flutter among owners of private schools in the district. They have already started knocking at the doors of higher-ups to get some of the rigid conditions relaxed.

PG courses may soon cost a fortune in Haryana
Rohtak, May 12
Parents would have to cut corners to make higher education available to their wards from the next academic session in Haryana, if the stiff fee hike likely to be recommended by the universities is accepted by the state government.

Access to forms in schools, open house for admission seekers
New Delhi, May 12
More than 600 government-run schools and a few non-government schools have been selected to set up counters for the sale of forms to students seeking admission to undergraduate courses in Delhi University for the 2003-04 academic session.

District-wise changes in textbooks
Sonepat, May 12
The Haryana Education Department has changed some of the textbooks of classes I to V in the current academic session. However, there is no pattern and rationale in the district-wise changes.

Through the looking glass
Through the looking glass: Amitabh Bachchan at a press conference on the forthcoming IIFA 2003 awards in the Capital on Monday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

DDA scam: Mukherjee gets 
interim bail
New Delhi, May 12
Former Delhi High Court judge Shamit Mukherjee, arrested in connection with the DDA scam, was released on 30 days’ interim bail by a city court today. “He (Mr Mukherjee) be released forthwith,” Special Judge Prem Kumar said before whom the former was produced on the expiry of his police remand. Mr Mukherjee has remained in CBI custody for 12 days.

ASI takes over historic makbaras

Jhajjar, May 12
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken over a historic monument, Kalalon ka Makbara, situated on the Delhi road in the town.

Co-operative societies to fund relocated slum-dwellers 
New Delhi, May 12
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today announced that the Delhi Cooperative Bill will be passed after convening a special meeting of the Assembly. Cooperative societies will be set up under the Bill for providing financial assistance to relocated jhuggi-jhopri dwellers.


THE BEAUTY AND THE AGE: Miss India (Universe) Nikita Anand visits a HelpAge Home as a goodwill ambassador in the Capital on Monday. Tribune Photo

Reduction in wheat procurement expected as season draws to an end 
Faridabad, May 12
There has been a noticeable reduction in the arrival and purchase of wheat in the mandis of the district this year.

Official apathy blamed for unauthorised constructions 
Sonepat May 12
There are illegal constructions, both commercial and residential, in all corners of this city, in the absence of ‘inspection’ by the Sonepat Municipal Council, the Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda), the Country and Town Planning Department and other official agencies.

Trucks mar residents’ peace in Sonepat 
Sonepat, May 12
The residents on the Sonepat-Bahalagarh road has seen their lives turn miserable, with scores of trucks and other vehicles using the area as parking space. Constant blaring of pressure horns, hurtling tempos and absence of traffic signals leading to frequent accidents have destroyed the ‘peace of the people’ in adjoining locality, once known for its serene ambience.

Dr Madhuri BehariFACE TO FACE
‘Only a few thousand patients of Parkinson disease have contacted doctors’
or Dr Madhuri Behari, Professor of the Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), PRAN (Parkinsonism and Related Disorders Awareness Network) like its name, is really a lifeline. She is the founder president of this dream organisation, which was started in May 2001.

Orphans to enjoy fun-filled learning
New Delhi, May 12
NIS Sparta Ltd, Asia’s largest corporate training and learning organisation, has sponsored a unique adventure-based outdoor leadership training initiative called ‘Peak’ for a team of the orphaned children from the SOS.

A success mantra to the art of living
Sonepat, May 12
A six-day ‘The Art of Living’ basic course, organised by The Art of Living Information Centre, New Delhi here in Arya Samaj Mandir was concluded last evening. The course was attended by 15 residents of the town in different age groups.

Two bodies found
Jhajjar, May 12
Unidentified bodies of a man and a woman were found in a minor canal near Dulhera village here today. According to information, the bodies in a decomposed condition were sent to civil hospital for autopsy. The age of woman and man is estimated at 25 and 35 respectively.
  • Liquor smuggling
  • Kidnapped girl untraced
  • Body recovered
  • SP warns criminals
  • Milk plant, dairies owe Rs 2.12 cr

SHOs shifted after adverse report
New Delhi, May 12
The SHOs of police stations of Kotwali, Lahore Gate in Central district and Sadar Bazar in North district have been transferred following an adverse report of the DCP vigilance submitted before the Commissioner of Police.

Haphazard growth of residential colonies to be checked
Sonepat, May 12
The Town and Country Planning Department Haryana has decided to bring about 200 towns and cities under the Control Act to check the haphazard growth of residential colonies in and around them.


Drugs racket unearthed
New Delhi, May 12
North district police of Delhi today claimed to have unearthed a racket of spurious drugs with the arrest of a youth and recovered drugs worth Rs 20 lakh. The suspect was identified as Sonu Khaneja.


Hepatitis C Virus: Prevent or be damned! 
Noida, May 12
Hepatitis C Virus is one of the important causes of two major fatal liver diseases, namely, cancer and cirrhosis of the liver. Acute infection remains silent for several years till the liver is damaged due to an irreversible state when the patient falls into a state when he has fluid in the abdomen, less urine outputs, vomiting of blood, black stools, very poor appetite and when he slips into a coma followed by death.

Surgeons stress better trauma care
Gurgaon, May 12
The surgeons laid stress on better management of trauma care for the patients in view of the accident-prone life of today’s fast moving world. Speaking at a symposium here on the occasion of ninth annual conference of Haryana Surgeons Association, the panelists said that trauma care has now evolved as a full-fledged field in medical sciences.


Shastri Club move into quarter-final
New Delhi, May 12
Lal Bahadur Shastri Club defeated Young Friends by 32 runs to enter the quarter-final of the Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Khalsa College ground.

ONGC bag Millennium Cricket cup
New Delhi, May 12
The star-studded Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) defeated Rajdhani Sports, Rajouri Garden by 47 runs to lift the Millennium Cup Cricket Tournament title at the Harbaksh Singh Stadium.

Christel House Open Golf Tourney on June 16
New Delhi, May 12
The Christel House Open Golf Tournament, an international charity event, will be held at 19 golf courses across the world on June 16. Over 3,000 golfers will tee off from 19 premium courses located in four continents.

B B Stars Club office-bearers
New Delhi, May 12
Mr Laxmi Narayan and Mr Bachi Ram were elected president and secretary respectively of the Buddhist Blue Stars Football Club at the annul elections held in New Delhi.

Achrekar XI  beat Aryavrat
New Delhi, May 12
Ramakant Achrekar XI defeated Aryavrat XI by seven runs in a limited-over match, as part of the annual function of the Aryavrat Sports Club, at the Roshanara Club ground.

Dronacharya Award-winning cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar presenting an idol of Siddhi Vinayak to Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi at the annual awards function of the Aryavrat Sports Club at the Roshanara Club. 
Dronacharya Award-winning cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar presenting an idol of Siddhi Vinayak to Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi

Rajdhani Sports lift cricket title
New Delhi, May 12
A deadly 4 for 18 bowling display by medium-pacer Lalit Anand helped Rajdhani Sports beat Sumit Dogra Academy by six wickets to win the fourth BDM Cup Cricket Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Lalit Anand was named the man of the match.

The Rajdhani Sports cricket team, which annexed the BDM Cup Tournament at the Nehru Stadium.
The Rajdhani Sports cricket team, which annexed the BDM Cup Tournament at the Nehru Stadium.

Great Eterno Yatra flagged off
New Delhi, May 12
The Great Eterno Yatra, comprising a 17-member rally team, which includes auto journalists, qualified technicians, back-up riders and a co-ordination team, was flagged off from the Honda motorcycle factory at Maneswar (Gurgaon) by director of sales and marketing Kojiro Iguchi.


4 sarpanches placed under suspension 
Bhiwani, May 12
Four sarpanches have been placed under suspension with immediate effect on account of charges of misappropriation against them. They have been directed to hand over accounts, record and other necessary documents of their respective panchayats to the next panch enjoying the majority.


Home | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
123 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |