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NBW out, reward for cop’s arrest
R. K. SharmaNew Delhi, August 7
The Delhi police today announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone providing information leading to the arrest of senior Haryana cadre IPS officer Ravi Kant Sharma and his alleged accomplice Satya Prakash. Non-bailable arrest warrants have also been issued against the duo in the Shivani murder case for evading arrest.

Delhi, Centre locked in land feud
New Delhi, August 7
Dissonance between the Government of NCT of Delhi and the Centre has manifested itself yet again, this time over identifying a suitable piece of land for housing its employees.

Models at the Lakme fashion show Models at the Lakme fashion show in the Capital. Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal


Outsider SCs ride piggyback in UP
Noida, August 7
The members of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in UP are being taken for a ride in matter of recruitments, paradoxically by a government which has a sizeable Dalit base. In fact, a blatant attempt is being made to benefit the SC and ST candidates from other states, who are not deemed protected castes and tribes in Uttar Pradesh. 

Kanwarias erupt, call for attack on Pak
Meerut, August 7
Thousands of Kanwarias went on the rampage here today after hearing the news of attack on the Amarnath pilgrims. The mob gathered at the historical Ogarbnath temple in the cantonment area, from where it proceeded towards the commissioner’s office. The Kanwariyas shouted slogans and clamoured for an immediate attack on Pakistan.

Kanwarias marching through a street of Delhi.
Kanwarias marching through a street of Delhi


NDMC proposes service charges on foreign missions
New Delhi, August 7
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has sent a proposal for levy of service charges in respect of the premises occupied by the foreign missions in the national Capital, the Lok Sabha was told.

MCF to hand over parks and green belts to RWAs 
Faridabad, August 7
The Municipal Corporation Faridabad (MCF), which is often criticised for its alleged failure to provide proper civic amenities to residents, seems to have developed an ‘expertise’ for experimenting with new ideas.

Capital & Beyond 
Panchayat seeks increase in ‘lal dora’ area
Gurgaon, August 7
A ‘Panchayat’ organised here today by the Dhakhini Haryana Kisan Mazdoor Union and the Gurgaon Kisan Panchayat urged the Haryana Government to increase the ‘lal dora’ area in all the villages in South Haryana.

Akali faction protests outside Pak mission
New Delhi, August 7
Protesting against the terrorist attack in Amarnath, protesters led by the National Akali Dal President, Mr Paramjeet Singh Pamma, today staged a demonstration near the Pakistani Embassy here today. The protesters burnt the effigy of the Pakistani President, General Pervez Musharraf, and the national flag of Pakistan.
Mr Paramjit Singh Pamma, president of the National Akali Dal, demonstrating outside the Pakistan embassy in the Capital on Wednesday.
Mr Paramjit Singh Pamma, president of the National Akali Dal

Gulmohar trees need the kiss of life
New Delhi, August 7
The Delhi Government has been trying hard to create an awareness on growing more trees and making the city green, but it seems the MCD Horticulture Department has some other ideas when one looks at the condition of Gulmohar Park.

HRM summit to focus on spotting the best in corporate haystack
New Delhi, August 7
The All India Management Association (AIMA) would hold its first ever two-day HRM Summit on August 23 in the Capital, which would address the latest trends in knowledge resource management and effective utilisation of available talent. The summit would also provide an opportunity to the HRD practitioners, academicians and management students to interact on one platform.

Yadavs clamour for separate regiment
Rewari, August 7
The All India Yadav Mahasabha has launched a countrywide awareness campaign to mobilise the 20 crore Yadavs residing in various states of the country for the acceptance of its long-standing demand for creation of a Yadav Regiment in the Indian Army.

RSRTC introduces luxury AC bus on Delhi-Jaipur route
New Delhi, August 7
The Volvo B7R luxury air-conditioned bus was flagged off today by Mr Banwari Lal, Minister of Transport, Government of Rajasthan, Mr Ashoke Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Surface Transport, Government of India, Mr T R Verma, Chairman, Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and Dr Manjit Singh, Managing Director, RSRTC at a ceremony held at Bikaner House.
Mr Banwari Lal, Minister of Transport, Govt of Rajasthan, flagging off the luxury bus
Mr Banwari Lal, Minister of Transport, Govt of Rajasthan, flagging off the luxury bus.

PTI workers to protest against ‘exploitation’
New Delhi, August 7
In view of blatant ‘exploitation’ of PTI workers by the management, the union has resorted to an agitational programme. It has decided to organise a massive rally on August 8, 2002, to fight for the workers’ rights.

PIL filed to ensure use of mother tongue
New Delhi, August 7
The Matribhasha Vikas Parishad, a public spirited social group engaged in the promotion of Indian languages, has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court to ensure the use of the mother tongue as a medium of imparting education to children at the primary stages.

Panipat farmer electrocuted
Panipat, August 7
Satya Narain, a 38-year-old farmer of Bohli village, was electrocuted when he came in contact with a live wire in his field on Wednesday morning. The post-mortem of the deceased was performed at the local Civil Hospital.
  • Bikes stolen
  • Seven nabbed


Four ‘supari’ killers held in Jhajjar
Jhajjar, August 7
The district police today arrested four dreaded gangsters, involved in several cases of ‘supari’ murders, looting and dacoity, from an abandoned place near bus stand here on Tuesday night, when they were planning a robbery.

Tehelka sleuth arrested
New Delhi, August 7
The Delhi Police today arrested the Tehelka Investigation Editor Anirudh Bahal following a complaint from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) that he had allegedly manhandled one of the officers of the investigating agency. However, he was later produced in the Patiala House courts and released on bail.

Schoolboy stabbed to death; four arrested
New Delhi, August 7
Four persons were arrested for killing a student and then dumping his body on the school premises on August 4. According to the police, Sanjeev, alias Johnny, a student of class X of a government school in Bawana, was stabbed to death. 

3 killed in mishaps
Noida, August 7
Three persons lost their lives in road accidents, while a ‘sadhu’ was reportedly electrocuted here on Tuesday. Three persons, including a woman, died in different accidents. 

  • 10 Kanwarias given poisoned milk

Mandrax worth Rs 9 cr seized


ECGC profit soars to Rs 74 crore
Panipat, August 7
Registering an impressive growth of 25 per cent, the pre-tax profit of the Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) has risen to Rs 74 crore during the year 2001-2002.

Shopping fest to highlight cultural heritage
New Delhi, August 7
Parikrama, one of the largest shopping festivals is being launched by Shopper’s Stop from August 09-25, 2002. It aims at reviving India’s cultural heritage. The festival will be inaugurated by renowned film-maker Muzaffer Ali on August 09, 2002 at 12 noon at Shopper’s Stop.


Studies are the last thing on their mind
eaching has taken a backseat at the Delhi University. For teachers and prospective teachers, the recent UGC notification directing a moratorium on the teachers’ appointments and laying down a strict weekly work schedule, is more than an issue.
  • Korean students graduate
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Corporate Network
  • Coaching institute
  • Academic collaboration



Abhay Chautala hails India’s show
New Delhi, August 7
President of the Haryana Olympic Association Abhay Singh Chautala has congratulated the Indian sportspersons for their best-ever performance in the Commonwealth Games held in Manchester. He said seven medallists belonged to Haryana, and he expressed his gratitude to Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala for his untinted support and co-operation for the development of sports in the State.

UDM, BSNL record wins 
New Delhi, August 7
Urban Development Ministry (UDM) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) recorded identical 1-0 victories in their Group A and Group B round-robin league matches respectively in the Delhi Soccer Association Annual Institutional League at the Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital on Wednesday.


Haryana draws up Rs 56 cr plan for waste  management
Panipat, August 7
The Haryana Slum Clearance Board has formulated an ambitious Rs 56.56 crore project for the modernisation of the solid waste management system and the repair of roads in the 16 towns falling in the National Capital Region.

Another garbage station for city
New Delhi, August 7
Mr Ram Bhaj, MLA and Vice-Chairperson, New Delhi Municipal Council, inaugurated the NDMC’s ninth garbage station at Aurobindo Marg, near INA Market, this morning in the presence of Mr T. K. Sanyal, Financial Adviser, NDMC, Lt Col A.S. Gurung, MOH, and other senior officers of the civic body along with local residents and traders of the area.


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