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Can Gurgaon cope with vehicles diverted from highway?
Gurgaon, September 19
The District Administration is making efforts to convince the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to first complete the service lanes along the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway before starting its work on the highway stretch between IFCO and Rajiv Chowk.

Faster trains, fully automatic signal on Tri Nagar section
New Delhi, September 19
The Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, will inaugurate the 4.7-km-long Tis Hazari-Tri Nagar section of Delhi Metro Rail on October 3 and open it to commercial services. 

Businessman waylaid, robbed of Rs 3 lakh
Faridabad, September 19
A Delhi-based businessman was looted of Rs 3 lakh by armed persons near Neemka village of the district last night. The robbers fled with the booty.

Twinkle Khanna at the launch of the latest lines from Movado watches at a Press conference in the Capital
Twinkle Khanna at the launch of the latest lines from Movado watches at a Press conference in the Capital on Friday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Builder held for selling flats on mortgaged land
New Delhi, September 19
The South district police have arrested a notorious builder-cum-property dealer, who cheated a number of persons in the area, selling flats, which were built on a mortgaged site.

High political stakes for Martyr’s Day
Rewari , September 19
The Rao Tula Ram Shaheedi Samaroh Samiti and the ruling INLD are hosting their respective shaheedi samarohs to mark the Martyr’s Day on September 23. The Samiti is organizing its samaroh at the prestigious Rao Tula Ram Park in Rewari while Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has deftly made the historic fields of Nasibpur the venue of the official function.

BJP rebels return to party fold
PANIPAT: The crisis in the local unit of the BJP over the resignation of the four councilors from the party seems to have blown over with the councilors today returning to the party fold and expressing satisfaction over the “working” of the Municipal Council chief, Mr Sanjay Bhatia.

Hard decisions needed to save Delhi from hard knocks
New Delhi, September 19
The Union Minister of Tourism and Culture, Mr Jagmohan, today supported the idea of creating an “all-powerful” institution for the integrated development of the city and proposed that hard decisions be taken to save Delhi, especially the old city, from turning into a slum.


Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit addressing a seminar on integration of technology in school management and education in the Capital
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit addressing a seminar on integration of technology in school management and education in the Capital on Friday.
— Photo by Kamal singh

Unregulated polluted water turning into health hazard
Faridabad, September 19
Thanks to the disposal of sewerage and untreated water by the industrial and residential areas, the Gurgaon canal in the district, constructed mainly for irrigation purpose, has become highly polluted.

Murder of journalist condemned 
Jhajjar, September 19
The district unit of the Haryana Union of Journalists condemned the murder of Kaital-based journalist, Parmanand Goyal, at his residence yesterday. In a condolence meeting held here today, a two-minute silence was observed for the departed soul.

People fail to turn up for ‘Janata Durbar’, cumbersome
process blamed

Sonepat, September 19
If the absence of the people at the ‘Janata Durbar’ at Rai block is any indication, it seems that ‘Ram Rajya’ has descended here. The ‘Janata Durbar’ held here for the redressal of the grievances of the people of the area was conspicuous by the absence of residents.

Jyoti Jyot Anniversary on Sept 22
New Delhi, September 19
Jyoti Jyot Anniversary of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji will be observed on September 22 with great religious fervour, under a special programme arranged by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.

There are a number of rail travel concession rules issued by the Railway Ministry for the benefit of general public, but the apathy and ignorance of some of the officers becomes an impediment for the public.

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  • Shorten syllabus instead of scraping exams
  • Action replay
  • On fee hike
  • Bonded labour
  • Virtues of forgiveness
  • Public servant or the master
  • Defunct streetlamps
  • Ramps: Hurdle for many

Class IX student hit by canter
Sonepat, September 19
A student of class 9 at Shaheed Bhagat Singh School sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a canter on the G T Road near Rai village, about 13 km from here yesterday.

Wheat distribution to BPL families
SONEPAT: The district administration has decided to distribute wheat instead of wheat flour to the families living below the poverty line (BPL) in this city and other parts of the district.

Engineering college fined for harassing student
Jhajjar, September 19
The District Consumer Forum has ordered the PDM Engineering College at Sarai Aurangabad near Bahadurgarh to refund the excess fee charged from a student and imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 for harassing him.

  • Machinery, furnace oil destroyed in fire

  • 1.50 lakh children  administered polio drops


Bogus sureties racket busted, five held 
New Delhi, September 19
In the first known case of hoodwinking the criminal justice system, the Delhi Police have arrested five persons, including a woman, for allegedly standing as “bogus sureties” in various Delhi courts on the basis of stolen identification papers to bail out those in custody.


Worker-friendly group insurance scheme
Panipat, September 19
In a significant decision, aimed at improving the lot of lakhs of powerloom workers, the Textiles Ministry has come out with an ambitious “worker-friendly” Group Insurance Scheme.


HSEB does some soul searching, to arrest falling
education standards 

Faridabad, September 19
A realisation is beginning to dawn on the Haryana State Education Board (HSEB) that the biggest cause of the `falling’ education standards in the state lies within the Education Department itself.

DUSU executive committee election on Sept 26
New Delhi, September 19
The elections for the 11 member Executive Committee of Delhi University Student’s Union will be held on the September 26 in the New Examination hall. Two of the 11 members who are girls have already been appointed since the rules call for the appointment of at least two girls in the 11-member committee.


India has 50 m carriers of Hepatitis B
Noida, September 19
Liver diseases are among the most important causes of serious illness and are responsible for death of patients between 20 and 50 years- the most productive part of human life.


Procen International director P N Shankaran addressing a press conference in the CapitalTop school teams for Parle
Cup cricket
New Delhi, September 19
Top 52 school teams of Delhi will participate in the fourth edition of the Parle Cup Inter-School Cricket Tournament for boys under-17, starting on Saturday. Procen International director P N Shankaran announced in Delhi on Friday that the matches will be played on knock-out basis till the pre-quarter-final stage.
Procen International director P N Shankaran addressing a press conference in the Capital.

Air India, Indian Airlines move up
New Delhi, September 19
Indian Airlines prevailed over Central Warehousing Corporation by five wickets to enter the semi-final of the All-India Public Sector Cricket Tournament at the Central Secretariat ground.

Air Force, National locked goalless
New Delhi, September 19
Defending champions Indian Air Force, New Delhi and former champions Indian National were locked in a goalless draw in the first semi-final match of the Delhi Soccer Association Senior Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium on Friday. 


Sanitation project sent for government approval
Jhajjar, September 19
The district administration has sent a sanitation project costing Rs 16.33 lakh for the sanction of the state government. Under this project, sanitation and cleanliness drive would be launched in every village of the district.

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