Wednesday, May 8, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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More corporate titans wanna shift to Gurgaon 
Gurgaon, May 7
The top companies of the world are making a beeline for Gurgaon with developers like DLF and Unitech falling heads over heels to accommodate them.

Harassment drives 3 women to suicide
Jhajjar & Rohtak May 7
Three women, including a Maharshi Dayanand University student and two sisters, committed suicide in two incidents in Rohtak and Bahadurgarh on Monday. While the sisters, who were married to two brothers, took the extreme step due to persistent taunts for dowry by their in-laws, the MA (Geography) student of MDU could not withstand the harassment by two youths of Jhajjar.

Domicile case withdrawn to shield Mayor? 
Faridabad, May 7
The district police has reportedly withdrawn the case it had registered against a resident of Delhi, who had allegedly procured a domicile certificate illegally from Ballabgarh here for setting up a petrol pump in the district.


Models in Monisha Bajaj outfits during the Summer 2002 collection in the Capital. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

One man can play havoc with system
Rohtak, May 7
The Pt. B. D. Sharma Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), the only government-owned medical college in the state, is once again in the eye of the storm. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has informed the PGIMS that the post- graduate DM degree of Dr Kuldeep Singh Lallar, Lecturer in Cardiology Department, is not recognised. 

A saviour for those in the twilight years
Faridabad, May 7
The old, the infirm, the lonely and the helpless in Faridabad district may soon have a ‘saviour,’ who will not only take care of their day-to-day problems but also be ‘friend in need. This saviour is neither an individual, nor a cub, but a ‘help centre’ being set up by the district Red Cross Society, exclusively for senior citizens.

Walia takes on cholera menace
New Delhi, May 7
What if the Health Minister goes on an overdrive instructing the officials concerned a fortnight after the detection of 144 cases (and counting) of cholera, the very rise in such cases brings the civic services, especially water supply, and medical response in sharp focus.

Armed youth rob trader of Rs 10 lakh
Sonepat, May 7
Mr Vijay Kumar, an arhtia of Narela mandi (Delhi), was reportedly robbed of Rs 10 lakh by four unidentified armed youths on the Sonepat-Rathdhanna-Narela road near Shafiabad village, about 7 km from here, on Monday.


DDA to acquire 2000 acres for development 
New Delhi, May 7
Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is expected to acquire about 2000 acres of land during this year, Minister of State for Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Bandaru Dattatreya informed the Lok Sabha. 

Public must participate in decision making: CM
New Delhi, May 7
The Delhi Chief Minister, Ms Sheila Dikshit, today stressed the importance of public participation in decision making and highlighted various schemes started by the state government such as Bhagidari to involve people at large for more transparency in the official functioning.

Govt bid to reform academies, parishad
New Delhi, May 7
The Government of NCT of Delhi is examining the scope of reforming the Sahitya Kala Parishad and the five Academies of Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi and Sanskrit in order to administer them professionally and make them financially viable.

Farmers worried over procurement pace
Sonepat, May 7
Farmers of Sonepat district, particularly at Sonepat, Ganaur and Kharkhauda mandis as well as the Beeswan Meel and Rai purchasing centres, are a worried lot mainly due to the non-procurement of wheat by the official agencies and the overall indifferent attitude of the authorities.

Hooda’s appointment hailed
Sonepat, May 7
The Haryana Kisan Union has welcomed the appointment of Mr Krishan Murti Hooda, a former state minister and veteran Congress leader, as the national secretary of the labour cell of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).

Mani Ram doesn’t sell, only offers water
Faridabad, May 7
The mobile service of ‘free drinking water’ of Mani Ram, a resident of Krishna Nagar, Railway jhuggi colony here, is never a ‘fail’. For any social gathering, mela, rally or any function, this mobile water service, better known as `Chalta Firta Pyao’, will be there.

He makes the ramps come alive with designer steps
o booze and cigarettes for this guy who’d rather dance till he drops. Ketan Bhatia doesn’t dance alone though. He makes some of the world’s most beautiful people match steps to his dictates and all without sweat.
  • Fashion week
  • New skincare line
  • Monapali’s  collection

Dalits lock up cops who went to rescue youth 
Ghaziabad, May 7
A police team, which had gone to free a youth who was allegedly beaten up and made captive by a group of Dalits in Farid Nagar town in Ghaziabad district, was also detained by the captors. Later, the Deputy District Magistrate and Police Circle Officer (DSP) who reached the area to ease tension were gheraoed by a group of women. It has resulted in a lot of tension in the town.

150 jhuggis gutted, woman killed
Sonepat, May 7
At least 150 jhuggis were burnt in a devastating fire, which broke out in the jhuggi cluster at Manoli Taonki village along the Yamuna river, about 25 km from here on Monday evening.

Youth who snatched Rs 20,000 arrested in Rohtak 
Rohtak, May 7
With the arrest of a youth on Tuesday, the police claimed to have solved a case in which an amount of Rs 20,000 was snatched on Sunarian road here on March 30. According to police sources, a CID team arrested Jagpal alias Jaggu, a resident of Surya Nagar locality here. 
  • Girl elopes
  • Suspended
  • BLib exam
  • Youth killed
  • Man assaulted 

Clothes bank for poor comes to Delhi
New Delhi, May 7
It is an effort to help the needy to robe their aspirations of looking good in reality. A clothes bank has been started to fulfil the requirements of those who cannot afford to pay for their clothes.


Illegal phenyl unit unearthed
Faridabad, May 7
Beware if you are buying a deodorant or a disinfectant. The shopkeeper may hand over you a bottle of phenyl with the label of a deodorant or a disinfectant of poor quality manufactured illegally.

Man beaten to death at his pig farm 
New Delhi, May 7
Three unidentified persons beat to death one Rajesh (17) at his pig farm at Alipur Village on Monday night. When the three intruders tried to sneak into the pig farm on Monday night, the victim and his younger brother, Vikas, who were working there, resisted their entry.


Learn a few mouse tricks during vacation and beat boredom
New Delhi, May 7
It’s summer time once again. With a month-long vacation, it is time to unwind oneself, change the routine of school and homework. It is time to enjoy, but productively. For the kids and the youth of today, the world of computers offers immense scope to explore their creative and analytical skills.  From graphics to animations, from programming to web designing, all with a click of the mouse.

MDU signs MoU with Australian varsity
Rohtak, May 7
Maharshi Dayanand University took a significant step towards international educational integration with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with James Cook University of Australia this afternoon.


Army team scales Annapurna 1
Rohtak, May 7
The Indian Army Annapurna - 1 expedition team, which was flagged off on March 15 by the Chief of the Army Staff, Gen S. Padmanabhan, successfully scaled the Annapurna peak, having a height of 8,091 meters, on Monday at 7.20 am. This was disclosed by the deputy leader of the team, Maj S. P. Malik, from its base camp through an e-mail. 

Naren Kumar of Team MRF drives through the difficult forest route
Naren Kumar of Team MRF drives through the difficult forest route around Canberra in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship.

England-Lanka series live on Star Sports
New Delhi, May 7
The enthralling England-Sri Lanka Test cricket series, starting on May 16, will be telecast live on ESPN and Star Sports. The first of the three-Test series will be telecast on ESPN and both the following Tests will be telecast on Star Sports live and exclusive.

Sonnet Club rout Winsom  in DDCA League
New Delhi, May 7
Sonnet Club beat Winsom Club by five wickets in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the University ground in the Capital. Scores: Winsom Club: 159 for 7 in 40 overs (Naveen Asrani 56, Vaibhav Dua 32, Gaurav Tyagi 2 for 32, Deepak Joon 2 for 22).

UEFA Cup to come home ‘live’ 
New Delhi, May 7
The UEFA Football Cup has grown in stature since it absorbed the Cup Winners’ Cup three seasons ago. And Star Sports will beam the action live from Rotterdam as Feyenoord take on Borussia Dortmund at midnight on May 8 and 9.

Young Friends scrape past TYCA in Goswami Cricket
New Delhi, May 7
Young Friends Club beat Trans Yamuna Cricket Association (TYCA) by three wickets to move into the pre-quarter-final of the Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Sports Complex, Khalsa College ground, in the Capital on Tuesday.

U-19 Cricket League from May 10
New Delhi, May 7
Twenty teams will participate in the Delhi-Haryana Under-19 Cricket League, to be organised by the Maharaja Agarsen Sports Club, at the Captain Dharam Pal Sports Complex from May 10. Entries close with Mr Tajender Malhotra and organising secretary Anand Indoria on May 9. Ph: 7056199, 01262-59373.


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