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All NCR plans come a cropper: Minister
New Delhi, January 23

The Minister for Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation and Chairman of the NCR Planning Board, Mr Ananth Kumar, today asserted that to prepare an economically vibrant, spatially efficient and socially equitable National Capital Region plan was “a Herculean task” and said that the legislative and developmental framework of NCR had already become dated because of the rapid population growth.

Sikh headcount contract goes to private firm
New Delhi, January 23
Adopting a confrontationist stance, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today awarded the contract to carry out the Sikh census in the Capital to a private company, thus rejecting the request by the Registrar General and the Census Commission of India to restrain from a headcount.

Dress rehearsal under barrel of the gun

A sharpshooter keeps strict vigil during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in the Capital on Wednesday. 
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal



Vineet YadavFather staves off enemy, son saves kids from fire
Gurgaon, January 23
The Haryana State Council for Child Welfare has selected three children of the State for bravery awards, to be presented at a State-level Republic Day function at Gurgaon.

The male of the species is more deadlier than the female
Gurgaon, January 23
The men folk of Gurgaon district are less amenable than the women to any suggestion of a health check-up, in order to have their sexually transmitted diseases diagnosed. 

BJP draws a line, on electronic meters
Faridabad, January 23
Shocking as it may be for the ruling Indian National Lok Dal Government, its alliance partner, the BJP, has come out in open to protest against the replacement of electricity meters in the town. 

Yet another boycott in MCF, mayor unfazed
Faridabad, January 23
As many as 19 elected members of the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad staged a walk out from the meeting today, convened by the Mayor, Mrs Anita Goswami. 



One of the scenes at the dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade held in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune photo 

Floral tributes were paid to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Freedom Fighters’ Cultural Centre, IGNOU Road, in the Capital on Wednesday by prominent freedom fighters and citizens on the occasion of Netaji’s 106th birth anniversary. Seen in the picture are president of the All India Freedom Fighters’ Organisation V. N. Mathur, working president Ch Ranbir Singh, general secretary Satya Nand Yajee, president of the cultural centre Rati Ram and others

R-Day parade rehearsal sends traffic for a toss
New Delhi, January 23
The full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade was held amidst tightest-ever security arrangements here this morning, but without the participation of the armed forces contingents.

An MCD wall that cannot withstand rain
New Delhi, January 23
A section of the boundary wall of Bhim Nagri, a relatively small residential colony adjoining the Safdarjung Development Area, was washed away by rains three years ago and it still stands like that.

Bomb scare at Tis Hazari
New Delhi, January 23
A hoax bomb call reportedly had hundreds of people, including judges, lawyers, policemen, journalists and the general public, scurrying this morning in Tiz Hazari court. 

INLD eyes UP poll as first stop in its big dream
Rohtak, January 23
Will the Indian National Lok Dal headed by Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala be able to acquire the national party status after the ensuing elections to the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha?

Prisoners searched to trace anonymous caller
Sonepat, January 23
Prisoners lodged in various barracks of the district jail here were subjected to searches by the jail authorities last night on the instructions of the Superintendent of Police, Mr Paramjit Singh Ahlawat.

About nine lakh women voters in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, January 23

Of the total voters of 19.34 lakh in Ghaziabad district, 8.84 lakh will be women this time. The maximum number of voters will be in the Ghaziabad assembly constituency. 

One dies, another missing in plastic factory fire
Ghaziabad, January 23
One worker was killed and another reported to be missing in a fire that broke out in a plastic factory today in the Nand Nagri area of Hindon Vihar under the Sihani Gate police station.

ASI booked for foisting false charge on villager
Faridabad, January 23
An Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Haryana police has been booked in connection with the illegal confinement of a person and demanding money for disposal of the case against him at Palwal town.



Trade Tax Officer suspended
Ghaziabad, January 23
A Trade Tax Officer, S. K. Tiwari, has been suspended for clearing four fictitious tankers of imported naphtha with forged papers. 

Dacoit gang member held
Noida, January 23
With the arrest of one person with valuables worth lakhs of rupees, the police here have claimed to solve the Hindon Vihar and Sorkha village dacoity cases. 

Ex-Home Guard finds ‘job’ in traffic police uniform
Noida, January 23
A dismissed Home Guard has been arrested for posing as a traffic police inspector and collecting money from vehicle operators. He had been on the “job” for the last six month, befooling the police and the public and fell into the police net yesterday while trying to trap another operator.

Three burgle trader’s house
New Delhi, January 23
Three robbers armed with hammer and sticks entered the house of a kerosene trader, Mr Santosh Kumar, in the Raju Park area of Ambedkar Nagar and robbed jewellery worth Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 8,000 in cash last night. 


Carpet Expo from Feb 10

New Delhi, January 23

Over 150 leading manufacturers and exporters would take part in the four-day Carpet Expo India 2002 beginning on February 10. 

  • PHDCCI on MCD budget



Bal Gram: Giving them a home & hope
Sonepat, January 23
On National Highway No. 1, just beyond the Motilal Nehru School of Sports at Rai, about 13 km from the district headquarters, is a board bearing the legend: `Bal Gram’.

New institutes needed to propel growth: Gujral
ormer Prime Minister I. K. Gujral gave away 61 PG Diplomas in Business Management and Marketing Management to the 33rd batch of the Institute of Marketing Management at the institute’s annual convocation held here in the Capital last week. 

  • STG-Pres Net tie-up

  • Surviving WTO

  • IGNOU VC honoured



Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) president Arun Jaitly, Union Minister for Law, Justice and Company Affairs, meeting the players after inaugurating the Ranji Trophy knock out quarter-final match between Delhi and Railways at the Karnail Singh Stadium in the Capital on Wednesday. Also seen are Minister of State for Railways
Sudhir Chandra, Northern Railway General Manager Kanwarjeet Singh, DDCA director Pradeep Kashyap, joint secretary Anil Khanna and Railway Sports Control Board secretary N.R. Choudhary.

Union Academy score thumping victory
New Delhi, January 23
Union Academy Senior Secondary School, New Delhi scored a thumping 11-0 victory against DMDG Municipal High School, Valsad (Gujarat) to qualify for the Super League of the 30th Nehru-Nestle Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium in the Capital on Wednesday.

Feroze, Ghei lead in ProGolf
New Delhi, January 23
Feroze Ali put together a scintillating four-under 68, a new course record, under severely windy conditions, to join Gaurav Ghei in the lead at the midway stage of the Rs 8-lakh HT ProGolf at the Jaypee Greens course. In the 17th leg of the Hero Honda Indian Golf Tour’s 2001-2002 season, the leaders enjoyed a three-stroke advantage at four-under 140.

Nationals qualify for Durand Cup
New Delhi, January 23
Defending champions SAIL-Indian Nationals Club maintained a clean slate when they beat Shahdara Club 2-0 in the last match of Group B preliminary league of the Delhi Soccer Association-SAIL Senior Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital on Wednesday.

ICICI short-change American Express
New Delhi, January 23

Vikas Prashad played a stellar role with the bat (79, 8x4, 5x6) with Sunil giving able support with the ball (3/26) to guide ICICI to a thrilling four-run victory against American Express in the Teri Cup Cricket Tournament at the Teri Oval in Gurgaon. 

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