Wednesday, June 26, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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L-G, CM are on collision course
New Delhi, June 25
After his inquiry into the gross irregularities in the dealings of the Delhi Consumer Co-operative Wholesale Store Limited led to the dropping of Yoganand Shastri from the Sheila Dikshit Ministry, Lokayukta Justice RN Aggarwal’s adverse remarks this time round against Congress legislator Jaspal Singh have put the chief minister again on a veritable collision course with Lieutenant Governor Vijai Kapoor.

DSGMC poll: The more the murkier
New Delhi, June 25
With three days left for campaigning, the DSGMC poll scene got murkier today with allegations flying thick and fast.
Jathedar Avtar Singh Hit and Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar during a press conference Jathedar Avtar Singh Hit and Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar during a press conference in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

  MDU plans to set up medical college in Gurgaon with MNC’s help
Rohtak, June 25
The Maharshi Dayanand University is planning to set up a medical college and hospital in Gurgaon in collaboration with a multi-national company. The Vice Chancellor, Major Gen (reted) B. S. Suhag, told the NCR Tribune here today that the proposal has informally been discussed at the highest level in the state government.

A hole in the Sky
A hole in the Sky
Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Students left high and dry in battle of books
New Delhi, June 25
For the students of class XI who have opted for Humanities, History texts will be elusive this academic session. When schools reopen next month, students will find it difficult to procure History textbooks. 

Only 3-hr notice needed to raid power thieves
New Delhi, June 25
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the expansion of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) by creating two more posts on the panel, thereby turning it into a multi-member body.


With a litany of woes, HVP clamours for govt’s dismissal
Gurgaon, June 25
The Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) of former Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Bansi Lal, today urged for the dismissal of the Haryana Government in view of its discriminatory public policies and the farmers’ agitation in the state. 

Police ‘excesses’ mar operation
Faridabad, June 25
Several complaints of police excesses and harassment have surfaced in the district ever since `Operation blunder’ was launched to track down vehicles which use unauthorised beacon lights.

Jagmohan launches India Travel Mart brochure 
New Delhi, June 25
The Tourism and Culture Minister, Mr Jagmohan, today launched the new brochure of India Travel Mart (ITM) for 2002-2003 in the presence of people from the tourism, travel, aviation and hospitality trade to boost tourism awareness in the country.

Come rain, give a sheen to your wanton locks
onsoon is here, almost. It is also a season when you must choose the right make-up, hairstyle and clothes to save from looking like a dishevelled cocker spaniel. Using the right fabrics and the correct cuts and design are just as necessary as picking up the right footwear and the right hairstyle.
  • Monsoon collection
  • Crepe sherwanis
  • Art interiors
  • Cultural forum
  • Silver artefacts

Two arrested for murdering mother-in-law 
Rohtak, June 25
The police arrested two women on the charge of murdering their mother-in-law at Hari Singh Colony here on Monday evening. Those arrested were identified as Poonam, wife of Rajesh and Sunita, wife of Sanjay, residents of Hari Singh Colony.

  • Meter replacement
  • Shop looted
  • Ticket checking
  • 2 injured
  • Youth arrested
  • Car taken away

Toll tax leaves operators fuming
Sonepat, June 25
The Union Ministry of Surface Transport and the National Highway Authority of India have not only levied a huge toll tax on the heavy, medium and light vehicles but also started recovering it from operators at a focal point on the GT Road, near the Oasis tourist complex at Karnal.


Passenger hurt in shootout over fare 
New Delhi June 25
A resident of Abul Fazal Enclave, Raju (32), was injured when a helper of Rural Transport Vehicle (RTV), plying between Kalindi Kunj and Jama Masjid, shot at a passenger after an argument on travel fare.


MNC chief hails India’s market potential
Gurgaon, June 25
A strong sales force of over 40,000 persons and a reach in over 31 cities, clearly indicates that India has an enormous potential for Tupperware products, said the Worldwide CEO and chairman of the company, Mr Rick Goings.


Guidelines on ragging issued
New Delhi June 25
All the ‘futchas’ (freshers) of Delhi University can heave a sigh of relief. The Proctor has issued guidelines to all Principals of Colleges, including Deans of Faculties and Provosts of Halls/ Hostels, to ensure that incidents of ragging and eve teasing are addressed with firmness. The guidelines will be in force during the new academic session commencing from July 16, 2002.

DU first admission cut-off list out 
New Delhi June 25
The first cut-off list for various undergraduate courses of more than eighty colleges of Delhi University was announced today, ending a week of nervous waiting game for the applicants. As expected, the minimum cut-off marks were the highest in economics, physics and mathematics in all the colleges where the courses are offered.


Ruckus mars Mikka Nite 
Rohtak, June 25
Vandalism committed by pop hooligans and subsequent lathi charge by the police, marred the ‘Mikka Nite’ programme organized at Highway Dhani restaurant, located on the outskirts of the town last night.


And now, pocket-friendly heart surgery
New Delhi, June 25
The increasing number of heart ailments have prompted the medical fraternity to set up advanced health care units where the patients can receive proper treatment and care at a pocket-friendly cost.

Burn cases blamed on use of cheap electrical gadgets
Sonepat, June 25
At least 800 persons every year sustain burns in this city and elsewhere in the district. The number of women who suffer burns is significantly high. It is incorrect to say that most of these women are burnt to death for dowry, say some doctors in government and private hospitals.


Mithun Manhas helps ONGC enter final
New Delhi, June 25
Delhi Ranji Trophy team captain Mithun Manhas played a brilliant all-round role (5 for 23 and 33 n o, 4x4) to help Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) beat Rohtak Road Gymkhana by five wickets to enter the final of the DDCA Hot Weather Cricket Tournament at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in the Capital on Tuesday.

Shooting squad for Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, June 25
Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra is among the 15 senior shooters picked by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for participation in the World Championship to be held in Lahti (Finland) from July 2 to 16, 2002. The NRAI will also field an 11-member junior team for the World Championship.

Board of Control for Cricket in India  senior vice-president C K Khanna  being given a memento
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) senior vice-president C K Khanna (left) being given a memento by president of the Lala Hari Ram Aggarwal Memorial Tournament Committee Ashok Aggarwal for his election to the BCCI for the fourth consecutive term.

Aditya leads in Amit Varma Golf
New Delhi, June 25
Aditya Singh, a 15-year-old student from Sanskriti School, emerged as the overall leader with a score of 70 in the Boys A Division on the opening day of the Amit Varma Memorial Golf Tournament at the Delhi Golf Club course on Tuesday.

Cricket match ends in a tie
New Delhi, June 25
Modern School, Vasant Vihar and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji Academy played a limited-over cricket match, which ended in a tie. Modern School, batting first, scored 241 all out in 29 overs. A 94-run partnership for the tenth wicket between Sumit and Sanjay was the highlight of their innings. 

Golf team selection trials at Jaypee Greens
New Delhi, June 25
The trials to select the Indian teams for the Asian Games 2002 at Busan (Korea) and the World Amateur Championship to be held in Malaysia, will be held at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida on June 27 and 28.


Jaishree PanwarEfforts on to modernise construction work: Mayor
New Delhi, June 25
Jaishree Panwar, Mayor of Delhi today announced that the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was making concerted efforts to modernise the works of construction and strengthening of roads as well as various development works being carried out in areas under its jurisdiction.


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