Thursday, November 8, 2001, Chandigarh, India


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DSGMC angling for its own census
New Delhi, November 7
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has decided to undertake its own census enumeration in the Capital from next week, to prove its contention that the Sikh community has been under-represented in the Census 2001.

Not even a clerk to pump life into  Improvement Trust
Gurgaon, November 7
The Gurgaon Improvement Trust was revived recently. But despite the fresh lease of life, it is still struggling to run the show. It is pathetic that the Trust is not able to collect even its arrears, due to acute shortage of staff.

Sheila attends self-defence workshop for DU ladies
New Delhi, November 7
The non-governmental organisations and police officials on Wednesday gave a patient hearing to the female students of Delhi University and affiliated colleges, when they voiced their concern at the increasing incidence of eve-teasing on the campus.




It is monkey business at RML HospitalIt is monkey business at RML Hospital
New Delhi, November 7
Having been evicted from the North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariat, considered to be the most secure area in the country, monkeys have now descended with a vengeance on Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, attacking nurses and other staff. They have become a nuisance to employees as well as patients and their relatives.



India Gate remains Capital’s Garden of Eden
New Delhi, November 7
If there is one grouse against the national Capital that Delhities and tourist share alike, it is the dearth of places where one can unwind. Each city, it is argued, has attraction spots, which are conspicuous in the Capital by their absence.

The ‘me-generation’ is making a beeline for nightclubs
New Delhi, November 7
If there was one thing about which Delhites were envious of the Mumbaikars and willingly accepted its superiority, it was the night-life that Mumbaikars took for guaranteed. 

Children being initiated into traffic discipline at India Gate by Delhi Traffic Police.

Telecom services in a jam
Faridabad, November 7
Overall functioning of the telecom department which was rechristened as Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited about a year ago, has failed to improve, feel the consumers here.

Hawkers pay the price for VIPs’ visit
Faridabad, November 7
Visits of VVIPS and VIPs in the town have several fall-outs. A special cleanliness drive is launched in the areas they visit, with the result that it becomes a ‘bad day’ for the hawkers who earn their living by the roadside.

DPCC for probe into ‘MCD fraud’
New Delhi, November 7
The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee today demanded a high-level inquiry into the “MCD fraud” and urged the Centre to dismiss the “corrupt” and “calumnious” corporation.

2 killed, 9 hurt in clashes
Sonepat, November 7

Tension gripped Machhraula village in Haryana and Islampur village in Uttar Pradesh following a clash between two groups from the villages in which two persons, including a woman, were killed and nine others injured yesterday. 

Water supply to be hit
New Delhi, November 7
Water supply will be affected tomorrow evening in the areas of Jama Masjid, Cycle Market, Dujana House, Sector 3 in Rohini and Janta Flats in Inderlok. 



Three killed in GT Road collision
Sonepat, November 7
Three persons were killed on the spot and two injured seriously when a Tata 407 collided with a motorcycle on the G.T. Road near Liwaspur village about 12 km from here yesterday.

  • Student held for sodomy

  • Woman killed

  • Sex maniac arrested

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Markets to be open for Divali fest
New Delhi, November 7
In view of the festivities leading up to Divali, all markets in Delhi including those at Connaught Place would remain open on all seven days of the week. The Chief Minister, Ms Sheila Dikshit, who inaugurated the fortnight-long annual Connaught Place Shopping Festival on Monday, announced this.



Noam Chomsky comes calling for change
Prof Noam Chomsky
A treat for D-school
elhi University this week was treated to a rare intellectual treatise. One of the greatest contemporary and perhaps the clearest voice of dissent in American history, Prof Noam Chomsky, came calling on the campus to deliver lectures in two of the most prestigious institutions of the country - the Delhi School of Economics and St Stephen's College.


Jamia Millia all charged up
amia Millia Islamia is witnessing a spate of activities these days. While its walls are adorned with new paint and pictures, big iron gates are erected at all main entrances making it difficult for outsiders to enter without an identification card.

Enigmatic festival
Enigmatic festival
he Department of Engineering in Jamia Millia Islamia is all set to create history in a couple of days. For the first time since the university's inception in 1925, the department is organising a mega-event in the form of a cultural festival, namely Enigma.

From strength to strength
he Asia-Pacific Institute of Management held its third annual convocation on Monday. The Minister of Education in the Delhi Government, Dr Narendra Nath, was the chief guest while the president of the National Association for Software and Service Companies, Mr Kiran Karnik, and the Vice-Chancellor of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Prof K K Aggarwal, were the guests of honour.

Bunkers and bloomersBunkers and bloomers
hin attendance in the classes has been the bane of DU and every year, there are several students who spend sleepless nights before the examination schedule actually start. They don't think about the harrowing time ahead when they actually bunk the classes.



4-day expo on Indian medicines
New Delhi, November 7
The Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the India Trade Promotion Organisation are organising a four-day exhibition on Indian medicines and healthcare here in December.



Former Test player Maninder Singh inspecting the pitch at the start of the inter-college match in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Khalsa College crush Deshbandhu by 92 runs                                    
New Delhi, November 7
SGTB Khalsa College (Evening) defeated Deshbandhu College (Evening) by 92 runs in the Inter-college cricket match held here today. Khalsa boys made an impressive 185 runs in the allotted 40 overs. In reply, Deshbandhu could manage only 92 runs.

CM peps up gala opening of Police Games with sops
New Delhi, November 7
It was an opening ceremony befitting a national championship. The Chief Minister was there. And there were hordes of VIPs and the who’s who of Haryana Sports to line the gala opening. 

Kapil opens golf camp for poor youth
New Delhi, November 7
Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev inaugurated a golf camp set up at the Army Golf Course here to promote the game among the under-privileged youth in the society. Organised by a charitable society, The Golf Foundation, the camp will provide a short-listed group of boys with regular coaching and tips on training and nutrition.

Workshop on sports medicine in Dec-Jan
New Delhi, November 7
The Sports Authority of India, in collaboration with the Indian Association of Sports Medicine, will organise workshops and certificate courses in sports medicine and allied sports sciences from December 2001 to January 2002.


Move to revise electoral rolls in Noida
Noida, November 7
In view of the impending legislative assembly elections, the District Administration has initiated the revision of electoral rolls. As such the names of new voters will be added to the list of the voters in the district up to November 29. Voters can get their names, age, or address changed in the voters’ list, if they have not been listed correctly.Top

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