Vehicles cause 64 pc of Delhi’s pollution
New Delhi, May 17
Vehicular pollution contributes 64 per cent of the total pollution in the Capital, informed the Minister of Environment and Forests, Mr T. R.
Baalu, told the Rajya Sabha today.
Crisis in BJP ‘blows over’
Panipat, May 17
The ongoing tug-of-war between the Municipal Council of Panipat (MCP) chief, Mr Sanjay Bhatia, and the rebel BJP councillor, Mr Harish Sharma, ended today with the latter withdrawing his resignation letter. With this, the crisis in the local unit of the BJP seems to have blown over, at least for the time being.
Huda to turn Sonepat into another Gurgaon
Sonepat, May 17
Located on the northern side of Delhi, Sonepat is one of the important cities of Haryana under the National Capital Region (NCR). The government has accorded top priority to its development as a full-fledged city, as has been done in the case of Faridabad and Gurgaon, that will have over 20 lakh prospective population by 2020 AD.
Hafed stops procurement of sarson
Rewari, May 17
There are reports that the cessation of procurement of sarson by Hafed in the mandis at Rewari, Bawal, Narnaul etc is causing hardship to the farmers.
A spokesman of Hafed told the ‘NCR Tribune’ that the procurement had been suspended because of paucity of storage facilities and they were on the lookout for additional storage capacity.
Choosers? No, but beggars can be innovators
|New Delhi, May 17
Innovation keeps them ticking. Like perfect salespersons, they know how to make you shell out the dough. So if it isn’t a bandaged hand, it could well be a false pregnancy. The beggars you meet at almost every red light are aware that you may soon find out their secret, so to keep the income from dwindling, they rely on innovation.
Chautala opens HSIDC complex at Kundli
Sonepat, May 17
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, inaugurated a Rs 3-crore office complex of the Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) on the premises of the Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP) at Kundli village along the Haryana-Delhi border, about 25 km from here, on Thursday evening.
Influx into HVP after Bansi Lal’s rally
Rewari, May 17
Activists of the Haryana Vikas Party (HVP), who had become demoralised in Ahirwal after the ouster of the Bansi Lal government in 1999, have been enthused once again following the success of the recent Bawal rally of the party supremo, Mr Bansi Lal.
This refers to a news item entitled “A Museum that Trashes Rare Objets D’Art” that appeared in your esteemed daily on 15.5.2002. I would like to inform you that the allegations made in the said article are absolutely baseless.
Hardcore criminal held from court complex
Jhajjar, May 17
The Crime Branch of the district police arrested a criminal, who has been involved in a dozen cases of murder, looting, theft and rape, when came to meet other members of his gang in the local court complex here on Thursday.
Probe into pregnant woman’s death begins
Faridabad, May 17
The district police officials have started a probe into the death of a pregnant woman of Sector 14 at a private hospital here. It is alleged that it was due to the negligence and lack of knowledge of a woman doctor running a private nursing home that had led to the untimely death of the mother and baby.