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Tohra group vows to review all contracts
New Delhi, July 2
Mr Parmjit Singh Sarna, head of the Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi (pro-Tohra faction), which swept the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee general elections today, promised to review all the contracts given by the previous committee in the last two years.

Joyous supporters of the Tohra group, after it won 27 seats in the 46-member DSGMC. List of winners



Joyous supporters of the Tohra group, after it won 27 seats in the 46-member DSGMC.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Kids spill beans: Father got mother killed
Noida, July 2
The murder of Pinky, 41, on the afternoon of June 25, had been planned by her husband Raj Kumar and his younger brother Inderjeet of B-62, Sector 39. (It will be recalled that two criminals had snatched her purse containing Rs 31,000, withdrawn from a bank minutes earlier.


Haryana comes to terms with unauthorised colonies
Rohtak, July 2
The Haryana Government has doubled the development charges for regularisation of unauthorised colonies from Rs 60 per square yard to Rs 120 per square yard in areas falling within the limits of municipal committees.

Vipul AhujaParents gave up son as lost to Bollywood, find he was slain
Rohtak, July 2
Had the investigation in Vipul abduction case not been entrusted to the Central Bureau of Investigation, the members of Ahuja family would have never known that their son was murdered nearly 10 months ago.

Booking agencies evading tax running into crores
New Delhi, July 2
The Indian Foundation of Transport Research and Training, an independent body engaged in research, analysis and monitoring of road transport industry, has expressed serious concern over the unbridled growth of booking companies/ agencies indulging in tax evasion running into several thousand crores of rupees annually.


Married women ending it all by consuming sulphas
Rewari, July 2
Rural areas of the district in the recent past have been witness to an alarming increase in the number of suicides. Most of these deaths have occurred as a result of consuming sulphas tablets. And most of them were young married women.

India’s largest photo album, brought out by Limca Book of Records and Touchtel, being released in the Capital.
India’s largest photo album, brought out by Limca Book of Records and Touchtel, being released in the Capital. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Panel to monitor norms of arrest
New Delhi, July 2
The Delhi Government has decided to constitute a high-powered committee comprising of retired judges to monitor the implementations of the directions regarding the procedures to be followed by the police during arrests as prescribed by the Supreme Court.

DP seeks UP Police help to nab fugitives
New Delhi, July 2
In a bid to work out some of the most heinous crimes committed in the national Capital, the Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Uttar Pradesh Police to nab 17 wanted criminals who have taken shelter in various parts of the state.

HVP to issue I-cards to activists
Rewari, July 2
The Haryana Vikas Party, led by former Chief Minister Bansi Lal, has formulated a comprehensive programme for issuing identity cards to party activists in south Haryana. As many as 10,000 HVP activists will be provided these I-cards in the assembly segments of Rewari, Bawal and Jatusana (all falling in Rewari district) alone.

Use of power poles by cable outfits questioned
Faridabad, July 2
While the use of electricity and telephone poles by the Cable TV operators has raised a controversy in every town of the state, the issue seems to have taken a more serious turn here following the notice served by a social activist to the authorities concerned for stopping the ‘misuse’.

Four die, 10 hurt as maxi cab rams tree
Panipat, July 2
Rash driving by the driver of a maxi cab, coupled with overloading, led to the death of four passengers, including two women, in an accident on the Panipat-Sanoli road today. As many as 10 persons were injured.

Fortune can come in a blades packet
Gurgaon, July 2
Subedar Ramveer Singh Yadav (retired) is the toast of his native village, Kho, near here. Of course, not for any heroics on the battlefield but for hitting the jackpot and winning a Maruti 800 as a prize from Gillette India Ltd.

Three of family booked for murder
Faridabad, July 2
The police here have registered a case against three persons of a family in connection with the death of a woman. According to a complaint lodged with the police, Geeta, married to one Rajesh of NIT area here in 1986, was allegedly burnt to death by here in-laws, including her husband Rajesh, a resident of Bhagat Singh Colony.
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Three currency racketeers nabbed
Sonepat, July 2
The Haryana Police claimed to have busted a gang dealing in fake currency by arresting three of its members in a raid. The arrested persons were identified as Kuldip Singh, Sarup Singh and Sunil, the police said.

Pak spy nabbed by Noida police
Noida, July 2
The Noida Police claim to have arrested an ISI agent who had sneaked into India and put up at various places in UP, Haryana and Punjab.
He was a member of the Federal Intelligence Unit of the ISI and had been assigned a high intelligence task under the Joint Intelligence Mission of Pak government.

Two DVB employees arrested for taking bribe
New Delhi, July 2
The CBI arrested a Delhi Vidyut Board engineer and a clerk for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe for sanctioning a power connection. A follow up search led to the recovery of Rs one lakh from the residence of the engineer.

Units making pirated CDs unearthed
New Delhi, July 2
The Delhi Police today unearthed two factories manufacturing pirated CDs and arrested two persons in this connection.


Gurgaon unit first to get Integrated Management Certificate
Gurgaon, July 2
A city-based automobile locks manufacturing unit, Sandhar Locking Devices Ltd, becomes India’s first company to get the Integrated Management System Certificate, covering three separate traits — quality, environment and health and safety, all clubbed in one certificate.


Cyber varsity being set up
New Delhi, July 2
A cyber university is being set up under the Indo-French cooperation. This will make “knowledge available to all students across the world”. This was stated by Mr S. K. Tripathi, Secretary, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of HRD, at a reception organised here to honour him. He was referring to the globalisation of education.

Bihar threatens to take DU to court on seats
New Delhi, July 2
The Bihar Government has threatened to take the Delhi University to court if its colleges fail to provide “sufficient time” to students from the state to take admission.

CBSE compartment exams from July 29
New Delhi, July 2
The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct examination from the 29th of this month for those who have been placed under compartment in the class X and XII results declared by the board in May 2002.

Osram India School best in technical training
New Delhi, July 2
The Osram India’s Sonepat Training School has been adjudged as one of the best in the field of technical training in the northern region for the year 2001-2002 by the Ministry of Labour.

Why not toss a salad and detoxify the system
You are what you eat’, proclaims the Perfect 10, a beauty and health clinic that believes in a holistic approach towards perfect health. The health clinic recently invited celebrated culinary expert Jiggs Kalra for a special session, ‘An all salads menu’. The aim was to rediscover the goodness of fresh veggies and fruits and to create the awareness that taste buds can be tickled with salads made from healthy ingredients.

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Tempting trinkets for the suave urban woman.
Tempting trinkets for the suave urban woman.

India a priority country: Special Olympics
New Delhi, July 2
Special Olympics, an international organisation dedicated to enabling individuals with mental retardation through sports training and competition, has declared India a priority country. The India chapter will train 800,000 athletes and 4000 coaches in five years. The programme is being run by Special Olympics Bharat, the India chapter of Special Olympics Inc.

Special Olympics athletes and staff at the Caribbean week launch.

Special Olympics athletes and staff at the Caribbean week launch.

Manas, Abhishek help DAV School victory
New Delhi, July 2
A strokeful unbeaten knock of 71 by Manas Malhotra and fierce bowling of 3 for 18 by Abhishek Sakuja and 3 for 21 by Danish Kam Bali helped DAV School, Shalimar Bagh defeat Ramjas School No 2 by five wickets in the Maharaja Agarsen Under-19 Cricket League at the Bharat Nagar ground in the Capital.

Sonnet-Young Friends match ends in tie
New Delhi, July 2
Sonnet Club and Young Friends played a tied match in the first Gyan Bharti South Delhi Under-13 Cricket Tournament at the Gyan Bharti School (Saket) ground in the Capital. Both the teams got one point each.


3 DJB employees suspended
New Delhi, July 2
Three Delhi Jal Board officials were suspended after a chlorinator was found non-functional during a surprise check.
A Junior Engineer, chlorinator operator and a beldar-cum-operator were suspended, Health Minister Dr A. K. Walia told a review meeting here today.

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