Thursday, June 27, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Gurdwara polls turning into battle of prestige
New Delhi, June 26
With the two senior Akali leaders, Mr Parkash Singh Badal and Mr Gurcharan Singh Tohra, leading the campaign from the front, they have virtually put their prestige at stake in the DSGMC polls to be held on June 30.

Posters have appeared in the Capital unmindful of the model code of conduct. 
Posters have appeared in the Capital unmindful of the model code of conduct

CLP punches holes in L-G directive
New Delhi, June 26
Joining issue with Lieutenant Governor Vijai Kapoor for issuing certain directions to the Government of NCT of Delhi on the Lokayukta’s order against Congress legislator Jaspal Singh, the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) on Wednesday resolved that the directions be withdrawn as they were “politically motivated” and “unfortunate.”


Lessons on migrants may be part of school syllabi
New Delhi, June 26
Having stressed the need for including value-based education in school curriculum, the NCERT has undertaken a project related to migration education. The project is aimed at creating awareness amongst the students about migration, its causes and implications.

Students or Jail Birds ?

Outsider to be Delhi’s top cop?
New Delhi, June 26
With the three-year term of the present Delhi Police Commissioner coming to an end on June 30, speculation is rife in the police headquarters here over his successor. The Home Ministry is yet to announce who will succeed him even though a list of probable successors was drawn up almost a month ago.

Cop hid stolen mobikes on CISF campus
Ghaziabad, June 26
Four motorbikes stolen from Rajasthan have been recovered from the campus of the Central Industrial Security Force here following information provided by a constable of the CISF.


Inmates of beggars’ homes itching to get back to the streets
New Delhi, June 26
Dhukhi Ram has been living in one of the beggars’ homes in the Capital for the last 10 years. True to his name, he today is a dukhi (sad) man. Ironically, he is pining to get back to the streets even though he is provided the best of facilities at the home.

Demand to punish miscreants at Cong rally
Sonepat, June 26
Mr Krishan Murti Hooda, a former Haryana Minister and a senior Congress leader, condemned the behaviour of a section of the crowd in hooting at former Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition in the Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Bhajan Lal, during the Congress rally organised on June 21 in Delhi. 

Fear of rape stalks young women in Rewari villages
Rewari, June 26
There has been an alarming rise in the incidence of heinous crimes like rape and abduction in rural areas, particularly in the Khol and Jatusana belts of the district, of late. Most people feel that the spurt in the crimes, especially those against women, needs to be tackled both at the social as well as administrative level.

Tools unit workers unpaid for 55 months
Faridabad, June 26
About 64 employees of a prominent tools manufacturing company here have been running from pillar to post to get their pending dues and salary of 55 months for past the several months without any positive result. 

Yamuna Ghat to be made pilgrim centre
New Delhi, June 26
Yamuna Ghat would be developed and beautified and turned into a pilgrim centre like Hardwar, the MP from Chandni Chowk and Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr Vijay Goel, said here today.

Newly married gang raped in Dhania
Jhajjar, June 26
A newly married woman was reportedly gang raped by three persons in Dhania village of the district. A spokesman of the district police said here today that three youth — Dinesh, Sunil and Shamsher of Salavas village – came to the victim on June 16 and informed that her mother was seriously ill.
  • Land grab detected
  • Youth hostels
  • Youth killed


Minor found raped, killed
Ghaziabad, June 26
The Pilkhua police have arrested two persons of Khageda village in Dholana for allegedly raping an eight-year-old minor girl and killing her later. The police have dug out the body of the victim also.

Delhi cop among 3 held for drug peddling
New Delhi, June 26
Three persons, including a constable of the Delhi Police, were arrested last evening on the charge of drug peddling. The were identified as Virender Singh, constable, Pritam Singh and Sagheer Ahmed, residents of Yamuna Pushta. They were arrested from Raj Ghat where they had gone to deliver the consignment.

Carrying cash in Noida, Ghaziabad can be fatal
Noida/Ghaziabad, June 26
Ghaziabad and Noida are both commercial hubs, where people carry large sums for their professional needs. But ferrying cash from banks, factories or shops can be a standing invitation to death.

Gang of two-wheeler thieves busted
Rohtak, June 26
With the arrest of three youths today the police claim to have busted a gang involved in the theft of two-wheelers in the district. The police recovered five stolen motor cycles and a scooter from them.

Two killed in tractor-truck collision
Faridabad, June 26
Two persons travelling in a tractor-trailer were killed when their vehicle was hit by a truck near Hodal town, about 50 km from here, last night. The victims could not be identified.


IDBI to help pay MTNL phone bills
New Delhi, June 26
IDBI account holders will now be able to pay their MTNL phone bills with the click of a button at their nearest ATM or through the Internet from the comfort of their home.


Delhi varsity admission merry-go-round has just started
The first cut-off list is out but the nervous wait has not yet ended for some. While some applicants were fortunate enough to get admitted to the college and course of their choice, some are in a state of dilemma. Should they wait for the second admission list or take admission in the college where they meet the minimum percentage requirement?

Students on the lookout for the best colleges. —Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal
Students on the lookout for the best colleges
  • Dean appointed
  • NIS diplomas
  • Teaching them to fly
  • Seismology course

Cut-off too high, lament students
New Delhi, June 26
Thousands of students thronged the Delhi University today, after the first cut off list of various colleges was announced last evening. The first cut off list of Hindu College failed to cheer up the applicants as they found it too high in almost all the subjects.

Shachi MathurYOUNG VOICE
Hoping to make a difference
confident young lady, Shachi Mathur, is not only determined to make it big in life but also to achieve something, which will make substantial difference to the peoples life. Shachi Mathur is a final year student of Applied Psychology and the president of Gargi College student union.


Civil Hospital to get water tanks
Gurgaon, June 26
The state Health Department has sanctioned A water tank and attendant accessories for a fire-fighting at the district Civil Hospital. Also, the government has sanctioned a water tank for general use in the hospital.


Delhi University bag  B L Gupta Trophy
New Delhi, June 26
Delhi University have emerged as the top university in sports among 281 universities under the banner of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to lift the coveted Dr B.L.Gupta Trophy for all-round performance in the All-India Inter-University Sports Meet 2000-2001.
Prof V.K.Patil, president of Association of Indian Universities, giving away the Dr B.L.Gupta Trophy for all-round performance to Delhi University’s Deputy Director of Physical Education, Mrs Sudershan Pathak.
Prof V.K.Patil, president of Association of Indian Universities, giving away the Dr B.L.Gupta Trophy for all-round performance

Kumble brand ambassador for Indigo Nation
New Delhi, June 26
Indigo Nation has signed up Anil Kumble, the cricket spin wizard, as its brand ambassador. Kumble will represent the Indigo Nation brand through advertising and partake in innovative promotional activities across the country and overseas as well. Launched in 1999, Indigo Nation is available across the country through 30 exclusive showrooms and all leading national chain stores, such as Shopper’s Stop, Lifestyle and Globus. 
Indian spin wizard Anil Kumble with Sriram Srinivasan of Indus League Clothing.
Indian spin wizard Anil Kumble with Sriram Srinivasan of Indus League Clothing

Ravi Yadav shines in Rajdhani Sports’ victory
New Delhi, June 26
A fine all-round performance by Ravi Yadav (68, 8x4 and 3 for 6) and a valuable knock of 54 runs by Manish Chawla helped Rajdhani Sports beat Delhi Development Authority by 142 runs in the fourth Varun Mahajan Trans Yamuna Cricket Association Super League at the Tahirpur Sports Complex.


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