Monday, April 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Effluent plants told to pay dues
New Delhi, April 21
The Combine Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) societies that have not paid their dues to the Government of NCT of Delhi have been issued notices to pay up or face penal action.

Spurious mineral water floods Faridabad
Faridabad, April 21
Spurious mineral water is being sold at several places in the town and district, especially at public places like railway stations and bus stands. According to information, several youths and children are involved in the racket.

Cooling down: With the temperature hovering around 42 degree C, the dog days have started troubling Delhiites. Whereas the well-heeled head for cooler climes, the pelicans do not believe in migration. They are quite happy, it seems, enjoying fishing in not-so-troubled waters at the Delhi Zoo. —Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal


Nostalgic Sheila Dikshit walks down Punjabiyat lane
New Delhi, April 21
It was a faux pas that brought out the true identity of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. When the Union Chemicals and Fertilizer Minister, Mr Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, addressed Ms Dikshit as the “Punjab Chief Minister”, the Congress leader accepted the “larger” role and “true” identity with a smile.
Punjabi Panache: The Singh Bandhu duo getting the Jathedar Santokh Singh Award. —Photo by Anil Sharma

Rajendra Prasad JoshiCrime-Busters
He strikes terror into law-breakers 
New Delhi, April 21
Barely a month after he had donned the khaki uniform of a Delhi policeman, Constable Rajendra Prasad Joshi found himself in what he describes as a “critical situation”. It was January 1986 when some unidentified persons had looted Rs 3.25 lakh from the Vaish Cooperative Bank on the main Vikas Marg after stabbing the guard and threatening the cashier in broad daylight.

Cellphone thieves in gentleman’s clothing
Faridabad, April 21
Beware mobile phone owners! If you are in a party or a social gathering, don’t hand over your cellphone to any unknown person, acting as a gentleman, to let him make “just one call”. That could be the end of what you see of your phone.


Agencies refuse to buy ‘small’ wheat, farmers blame government
Rohtak, April 21
Farmers of this district have been severely affected by the condition prevailing at the various grain markets and the refusal by procurement agencies to buy wheat on the plea that the grain is of smaller size. They allege that the failure of the government to provide enough irrigation water had resulted in the smaller size of the grain.

Why do grandparents lose sleep?
y reference to the relationship between elders and their grandchildren in one of the earlier columns has evoked an interesting response from a friend in that age group. He says that it is difficult to keep communication even with grandchildren, the ones who have reached high school or college stage. This is particularly so in a place like Delhi which has all kinds of distractions and temptations for the young people.

  • Time for discourse
  • For the disabled
  • Bon appetite!
  • Fire Services Week

He drums up fan following in a unique way 
Sandeep Salariya had an ear for music ever since he was a kid. By the time he reached adolescence, he took a fancy to drums. He would keenly observe orchestra on television and his seniors at St. Xavier’s school, play the drums. A regular, close watch made him imbibe set beat patterns he had otherwise no knowledge of. By the time he reached Xth standard, his fancy had transformed into a passion. 
This wonder kid plays drums, made of buckets and bangles 

CM urged to probe Sonepat water crisis
Sonepat, April 21
Thousands of residents in this city continue to experience an acute water scarcity owing to the lack of control by the officials of the Public Health Department on the operators of the main waterworks at Murthal and the keymen at the boosting stations in the city. 

300 bags of fake cement seized
Ghaziabad, April 21
The Loni police have seized 300 bags of fake cement during a raid at a godown in Gulab Vatika colony. Acting on a tip-off that fake cement was being mixed and packed in a godown in Gulab Vatika in Loni, the police raided the place. Two persons were arrested on the spot but six others, who were involved in the illegal trade, escaped from the scene. 
  • Mobike stolen
  • Phones dead
  • Body found in well
  • Labourer killed
  • Farm gutted
  • Ram Navmi


Parents of Panipat refinery GM killed
Sonepat, April 21
Two persons, including a woman, were killed and two others injured seriously when their car collided with a road-roller on the G. T. Road near Hasanpur Kurar village, about 10 km from here, on Saturday evening.

Racket in CNG certification busted
New Delhi, April 21
With the arrest of three officials of the M/S Green Fuel Engineering Company, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a CNG kit certification racket.


A lotion that shields skin from environmental damage, melanin formation

otus Herbal has launched Fairness UV Block lotion, under its Sufe Sun brand. This lotion provides maximum protection for the skin against skin darkening. Fairness UV Block lotion, the company said is the only sunscreen lotion that provides protection from infrared rays, in addition to UVA and UVB (ultra violet rays) to help shield skin from environmental damage and melanin formation.
  • Decorative veneer
  • Ice cool shirts
  • Pocket manager
  • Pool accessories
  • Cotton for summer
  • Up-to-second watch
  • Tempest range


Students, teachers take pledge to save Mother Earth
GHPS, Vasant Vihar, has been celebrating Earth Day from April 16. The celebrations will end tomorrow. The students and teachers of the school have taken up the responsibility, by way of a pledge, to save the environment. Guided by the principal, Mr S. S. Minhas, they will ensure that they do the needful to protect the environment around themselves.

The tiny-tots of GHPS, Shahdara, presenting a dance show.
The tiny-tots of GHPS
  • School opened
  • Special kids
  • For the parents
  • Junior’s day

Failure is never final till we stop trying
ost of the walls that hold us back exist in the mind only. If we let them overwhelm us, they become insurmountable obstacles. But if we view them as steppingstones to success, they become invaluable experience. It is the positive outlook in life that determines our attitude for, a winner never quits and the quitter never wins. 


Youth left to nurse his crushed leg outside civil hospital
Faridabad, April 21
Twenty-five-year-old Dharamvir, a truck driver of Ghagot village in the district, has become the latest victim of the “insensitivity” of Bhadshah Khan Civil Hospital authorities here. Injured badly in the leg after it was crushed under a truck wheel on the Gurgaon road a few days ago, the youth has been lying in the park outside the hospital in a helpless state since Saturday.

Blood donation camps by Nirankari Mission
New Delhi, April 21
With a mission to organize 101 blood donation camps this summer, the Sant Nirankari Mission today inaugurated 40 blood donation camps simultaneously, all over the country where thousands of people volunteered to donated blood. The head of the Sant Niarankari Mission, Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, today inaugurated the series in the Capital along with his wife, Pujya Mata Sawinder Ji, who was one among the first donors.
Mata Sawinder donates blood during a camp
Mata Sawinder donates blood during a camp, organised by the Sant Nirankari Mission.


Sumit, Pankaj bowl Rajasthan Colts to victory
New Delhi, April 21
Fierce bowling by right-arm medium-pacer Sumit Mathur and left-arm spinner Pankaj Gupta (3 for 16) enabled Rajasthan Club beat Pelican Club by five wickets to enter the pre-quarter-final of the 12th All-India Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament for the HRS Trophy in a low-scoring match at the Khalsa College ground in the Capital.

Raageshwari to quiz Gopichand
New Delhi, April 21
Shuttle king Pullela Gopichand will battle it out on a different terrain when he takes on film actress Raageshwari in an “One-On-One with Raageshwari” on Ten Sports, to be telecast on Monday (April 22) at 10 pm. Raageshwari uses her gift of the gab to the hilt to get the best out of India’s ace badminton player. 
Quiz Queen: Raageshwari will have a tete-a-tete with badminton king Pulela Gopichand on Ten Sports on Monday at 10 pm.
 Raageshwari will have a tete-a-tete with badminton king Pulela Gopichand

Salwan Public School beat Gyan Bharti
New Delhi, April 21
Raman Sachdeva played a fine all-round role (2 for 31 and 28) as Salwan Public School, Rajinder Nagar defeated Gyan Bharti Public School, Saket by two wickets in the Times Shield Under-17 Schools Cricket Tournament at the Modern School ground. Gyan Bharti won the toss and opted to bat.

Manoj, Sanjeev star in AR Gym’s win 
New Delhi, April 21
A swashbuckling knock of 70 by former Uttar Pradesh Ranji Trophy player Manoj Markar and deadly bowling by Sanjeev Tomar (4 for 23) powered hosts Abhay Ram Gymkhana to a one-wicket victory against Lal Bahadur Shastri Club to enter the quarter-final of the third A R B D M Cricket Tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Ghaziabad.

Suresh slams century for Inborn Club
New Delhi, April 21
An unbeaten century by Suresh Tanwar and a crushing bowling spell of 4 for 29 by left-arm leg-spinner Sonu Vaid helped Inborn Cricketers beat Century Club by eight wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the University ground.


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