Govt aid for girl child runs into
Jhajjar, December 12
The much publicised scheme of the state government to benefit the girl child on her birth by giving financial aid to the parents in her name finally seems to have come to a grinding halt as the government has directed the nodal offices not to accept the forms for the aid of Rs 2,500 under the scheme.
is true that corruption is a worldwide phenomenon. But in our country,
this octopus of corruption is spreading its poisonous tentacles
rapidly and eating the vitals our polity. Bofors
scam, urea scam, tehlaka scandal, coffin scam, JBT recruitment scam,
fodder scam, hawala scam and fake stamps paper scam are some of the
scams, which have been exposed and widely published. Now people have
become inured to scams and scandals. Corruption
is prevalent almost in every office and department. No work is done
without taking or giving bribes.
Canopy on mind Photo by Kamal Singh
Secret of longevity
Two thesis in ten
Mystery of death
Eve-teasing cases mounting in Capital
N A P S H O T
Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and acting Ambassador of Japan Wataru Nishigahiro at a function organised to mark the birthday celebrations of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in the Capital on Thursday.
Mr M.M. Sabharwal, president, HelpAge India, with former President R. Venkataraman, who is a patron of HelpAge India, at a function held to mark the silver jubilee celebrations in the Capital on Thursday.
— Photos by Kamal Singh
Two persons killed as bus rams motorcycle
Sonepat, December 12
Two persons were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a school bus near Bichpari village, about 45 km from here yesterday.
According to a report, the victims, identified as Samunder Singh and Phool Singh, were brothers and were residents of Khandrai village.
coaching terminal mooted at Anand Vihar
New Delhi, December 12
The Government is considering developing a new railway
coaching terminal at Anand Vihar in Delhi at an estimated cost of Rs
83 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
President’s Police Medal for Noida SSP
Noida, December 12
The Senior Superintendent of Police of Gautam Budh Nagar, Dr G. K.
Goswamy, has been awarded the President’s Police Medal for his bravery and professional competence.
Dr Goswamy had slain a dreaded criminal carrying an award of Rs 1 lakh on his head in an encounter in Varanasi in 2001 where he was posted as an ASP. The dreaded criminal, Pritam Singh of
Mirzapur, had terrorised the entire area.
ITBP welfare exhibition gets under
New Delhi, December 12
Mrs Kamla Advani, wife of the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr L. K. Advani, today inaugurated a three-day exhibition, showcasing various utility items and crafts, organised by ITBP’s Himveer Wives Welfare Association.
Equestrian show a big draw at RVC Corps Day
Meerut, December 12
A two-day-long celebration in convention with the 9th Reunion and 224th Corps Day of the Remount Veterinary Corps concluded here on Thursday. Quarter Master-General, AHQ, and Colonel Commandant of the RVC, Lt-Gen V. G. Patankar, UYSM, VSM, inspected the joint parade of man and horse and dog organised to mark the occasion. General Patankar also had a lunch, `barakhana,’ with all ranks of serving and retired soldiers and interacted with them to know their grievances.
2 murdered in Ghaziabad in broad
Ghaziabad, December 12
Two persons were murdered in separate incidents in Ghaziabad district yesterday. A young man in Babu Garh was shot dead in broad day while another middle-aged man was stabbed to death in Sahibabad industrial area.
In the first incident, the assailants gunned down the youth in broad daylight in Babu Garh police station area and escaped.