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Four of family killed in Meerut
Meerut, July 28
In a gruesome incident, four persons, including an accountant of Syndicate Bank, were murdered with their heads smashed and their house ransacked by dacoits in Baghpat in the wee hours of Saturday.

CM harps on achievements; industrialists want more
Panipat, July 28
The announcement regarding the formation of two committees for the state’s industrial development notwithstanding, the industrial community failed to get anything concrete from the much-hyped interaction of the CM, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, with the industrialists of Panipat and Karnal here today.

Disabled take the wheel in Maruti rally
New Delhi, July 28
Fifty physically challenged persons and their families took part in a rally, specially organised by Maruti Udyog Ltd at the Hotel Inter Continental here today. 
Taking th
eir courage in both hands. 
— photo Anil Sharma
Taking their courage in both hands




SC slaps Rs 30,000 fine on DU
New Delhi, July 28
The Supreme Court slapped a cost of Rs 30,000 on Delhi University for its failure to introduce an IT course in two of its engineering colleges despite the All-India Council for Technical Education granting permission for the same.

Running before one can walk, PGIMS-style!
Rohtak, July 28
Putting the cart before the horse has become the order of the day in Pt B.D. Sharma Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, the only government-owned medical college in the state. Whether it is out of ignorance or deliberate, it cannot be justified either way.

Chorus to declare state drought-hit
Faridabad, July 28
There has been an increase in the demand to declare Haryana drought-hit. While raising their demand to provide relief to farmers, various political leaders and their parties have announced their strategies to highlight the problem and put pressure on the state government.

Danseuse sends up a prayer to Indra for rain
New Delhi, July 28
The Parliament Street crossing today came alive to the beats of the dholak and the jingle of ankle bells as renowned danseuse, Rani Singhal, performed the traditional Bharatanatyam to appease the rain god Indra as hundreds of men and women in the audience literally sweated it out in the intense heat and humidity.



Parties must think up a people-friendly form of protest
nother season of rallies, bandhs and dharnas has been opened by the great rabble-rouser of Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party president Madan Lal Khurana. 

Plastic unit destroyed in fire
New Delhi, July 28
Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a devastating fire that broke out in a plastic factory at Peeragarhi Chowk, Udyog Nagar in Nangloi this morning. 

‘Holy City of Amritsar’
‘Holy City of Amritsar’ from Sikh Heritage in Painting based on Punjab & Sind Bank collections

Mobile van out to detect adulterated milk
New Delhi, July 28

In a move to bring about greater awareness about the need to drink the good quality milk, a leading milk manufacturer today began an awareness campaign in the National Capital Region.

A healer who serves God by serving humanity
Bahardurgarh, July 28
“Nar Sewa Narayan Sewa” is what Vaid Davinder Kumar Rohilla believes in and has been doing for the past 20 years.

Home truths: Why children take to streets?
New Delhi, July 28
Physical abuse by the members of family forces many children to take to the streets, according to a study conducted by the researchers of the Maulana Azad Medical College.

Robbers flee with rice-laden truck
Jhajjar, July 28
Unidentified robbers reportedly drove away with a ten-wheeler truck loaded with rice when the driver and cleaner were taking tea after parking the vehicle near a petrol station in Bahadurgarh town here today. According to sources, the driver of the truck tried to chase the robbers but the truck disappeared near Mundela village. The police have been put on alert.



3 held for robbery
New Delhi, July 28
Three youths who had allegedly robbed a person were arrested by the Saraswati Vihar police. The victim belonged to Kolkata and had come for a visit to the Capital. The victim was robbed while he was travelling in a private bus from Rani Bagh to the Delhi Railway Station.

Army recruitment racket busted, one nabbed
Alwar, July 28
With the arrest of one person, the police on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang involved in the Army recruitment racket. The gang members were involved in extracting money from the unemployed, on the pretext of getting them a job in the Army.


A fount of lights to remove darkness from your path
eep, a leading player in the battery and flashlight segment, has unveiled “Geep Galaxy”, an exciting new range of flashlights. These flashlights are an extension of portable flashlight range. They are available in a range of sporty bright colours of red, green and yellow.
  • New-Touch keyboard

  • For healthy hair

  • Hi-tech washing machines

  • Wide-view monitor

  • Digital inverters

  • Customized wardrobes

  • Water purifier

  • ‘Tight’ shoes

  • ‘Wicked’ shirts

  • Futuristic sanitary ware

  • Sports watch



Aditya Puri receives the trophy
Aditya Puri receives the trophy in the Manav Sthali table tennis tournament.

Teevrat Garg receives the award from Delhi Chief Minister
Teevrat Garg receives the award from Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

All concentration
All concentration: Tiny-tots at a cultural workshop.

Manav Sthali tourney blossoms into a major event
anav Sthali organised the 30th Smt. Chandravati Bhatnagar Memorial Table Tennis Tournament from the 19th to the 24th of this month. Lt-Governor of Delhi, Mr Vijai Kapoor was the chief guest and gave away the prizes. 

  • President’s Messages
    Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam urged the students of Bal Bhavan Public School to aim big. In a meeting with the students, he said, “Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts into actions”.

  • Greetings for Kalam
    The new President of India, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has struck the right chords with schoolchildren. 

  • Inter-school Festival
    St. Xavier’s Sr. Sec. School is going to organise an inter-school Festival on the 29th of this month. The school’s Principal, Father Xavier J. Ignatius, informed that almost 250 students from various schools in the Capital would participate in the festival titled - Interface 2002.

  • Extempore competition
    Amity International, Saket, represented by Teevrat Garg of Class XI, won the second prize in the extempore competition organised by the Tata Energy Research Institute.

  • Questioning skills
    Prof D. V. Sharma, Secretary, Council of Boards of Education, held a highly educative and interactive workshop on ‘Enhancing Skill of Questioning’ at Amity, Saket.

  • Workshop held
    Preet Vihar-based cultural organisation, ILA, recently organised a workshop for the schoolchildren.

No one can make you feel inferior without your permission

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who is the fairest of them all?” The queen asked her mirror and was filled with bitter jealousy, when it told her that while she was fair, Snow White was fairer (Snow White and Seven Dwarfs). 

Campaign to rationalise teachers’ posts
Rewari, July 28
The state Education Department has launched a state-wide rationalisation campaign to adjust surplus teachers in vacant posts in various government schools to bring about a qualitative improvement in the functioning of the entire educational set up.



St George College qualify for quarters
New Delhi, July 28
Fancied St. George College, Mussorrie, registered a stunning 6-0 victory against Don Bosco School, Delhi and qualified for the senior division quarter-final of the Bro Mahony Inter-School Football Tournament at the Mount St. Mary’s School ground in the Capital on Sunday. St. George led by two goals at the interval.

Karan, Aklesh star for Rlys
New Delhi, July 28
Karan Singh and Aklesh Sharma guided Railway Clearing Accounts Office to a 3-2 victory over Hans Raj School B team, comprising Ketan Jain, Dhruv Saxena and Aman Ahuja, in the Delhi Inter-Club Table Tennis League for men and women, played at the Khalsa College and Shri Ram College of Commerce premises.

Raman slams brisk century
New Delhi, July 28
Raman Gujral hit a brisk century (126, 18x4, 3x6), Virat Kohli cracked 67 and Varun Sood slammed an unbeaten 50 as Delhi University Coaching Centre beat St. Giri Public School by 221 runs in a league match of the first Master Prabhu Dayal Memorial Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Ashok Vihar ground.

IOA mourns death of Vice-President
New Delhi, July 28
Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi, in a message from Manchester, where he is currently attending the Commonwealth Games, today condoled the death of Vice-President Krishan Kant.


Cops get set to face bomb threat
New Delhi, July 28
The Delhi Police will soon have three additional bomb disposal squads and nine bomb disposal teams so that it is better equipped to face the continuing terrorist threats in the Capital.Top

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