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Cong-BJP row: Old game, new players
New Delhi, September 7
  The year was 1993. The Indian National Congress (INC) ruled the nation. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was in power in the NCT of Delhi. The INC framed the Transaction of Business Rules in November that rendered the BJP’s Chief Minister dependent on the Lieutenant- Governor. The BJP cries foul.

ABVP wins hands down in DUSU poll
New Delhi, September 7
A short spell of sunny skies in an otherwise cool and rainswept day formed the backdrop for the declaration of the much-awaited results of DUSU elections at the Police Grounds today.

Victory smile.
Victory smile.

GIA proposes a win-win formula for small units
Gurgaon, September 7
The Gurgaon Industrial Association (GIA) has expressed deep concern over the working of the district administration while implementing the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in shifting the polluted industrial units functioning in the residential areas in the city.

It's only a family affair, no monkey business.
It's only a family affair, no monkey business.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Three booked for gangrape
Om Prakash and his two accomplices, Ashok Kumar and Dabboo, who allegedly kidnapped and then gangraped a young married anganwari worker of Kosli for several days, have been booked on charges of rape, abduction and criminal intimidation under Sections 363, 366, 376, 506 and 34 of the IPC by the Kosli police following a directive from SP Hanif Qureshi.

Cops get their act together 
New Delhi, September 7
Concerned over the growing incidents of robbery in moving buses, the Delhi Police today announced several measures, including deployment of plain-clothes men, stringent checking by police pickets and increasing mobile patrolling.

13-yr wait for a mini secretariat
Panipat, September 7
It has been a 13-year-long wait for the residents of the district for a mini secretariat. Still, there is no sign of such a thing happening in the near future. Tall claims of the district administration regarding the early construction of the mini secretariat notwithstanding, hundreds of residents frequenting the city for routine administrative jobs are left to fend for themselves. And this was despite the fact that the foundation stone of the project was laid by the then Chief Minister, Mr Bhajan Lal, on June 3, 1994.

Finding it hard to keep the wolf from the door
Faridabad, September 7
Circus, once a form of complete entertainment, no longer casts a spell over urbanities. It is on its last legs in many parts of the country. This seems to be the view one gathers from the Dussehra ground here where the Asiad circus has put up its tents.


Hooda only a paper tiger: kisan union leader
Sonepat, September 7
The President of the Haryana Kisan Union, Mr Dharam Pal Deswal, has alleged the state Congress under the leadership of Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda has failed in not only exposing the misdeeds of the Chautala government but also in effectively exposing the cause of the common people.

Computers open brave new world for humble boy
New Delhi, September 7
It’s a story with a fairy tale twist. Something you’d associate with the world of childhood, of dreams and Hans Christian Andersen—of stately swans hiding behind ugly ducklings and ethereal mermaids changing into princesses!!

Ex-employee ‘behind’ hospital owner’s murder
Ghaziabad, September 7
The murder of Surinder Jain (62), proprietor of Sharda Hospital on G. T. Road under the Mussori police station, is said to be the direct fallout of a controversy about the employment of a technician, Vinode. Three cops, including the in charge of the police post, had been suspended by SSP Chander Prakash for negligence in the case.

MC to display names of house tax defaulters at public places
Panipat, September 7
The Municipal Council authorities are planning to disconnect the sewerage and water supply connections of those who have not yet cleared their house tax dues despite several concession schemes. The connections will be cut after displaying the names of defaulters at public places in the town.

Sena protests against ‘Chhoti Si’ screening
New Delhi, September 7
Shiv Sena activists protesting against the screening of Manisha Koirala starrer ‘Ek Chhoti Si Love Story’Shiv Sena activists today protested outside a cinema hall in the Capital against the screening of the controversial film, ‘Ek Chhoti Si Love Story’, and threatened to take strong action if the movie was not taken off from all theatres in the city.

MUCH ADO ABOUT SMALL STORY: Shiv Sena activists protesting against the screening of Manisha Koirala starrer ‘Ek Chhoti Si Love Story’ outside a theatre in the Capital on Saturday. — PTI Photo

Autos fined for violating pollution control norms
Rohtak, September 7
A team of traffic police led by City Magistrate G. L. Yadav challaned nearly 60 autorickshaws in the town under for violating the pollution control norms today.

  • Staff plan protest

  • Killed in collision

Have a blueprint for the journey of life
ost of us are accustomed to making adequate preparations while planning a train journey. As for the journey of life, we hardly take time to make a plan. Most men will confess that they have not engaged in a personal search for truth so as to decide the destination they are headed for. It is strange that one should be found journeying and is ignorant of the destination!

Mt Abu draws picnickers and pilgrims alike
ount Abu is the only hill station that Rajasthan has. In a state which abounds in sand dunes, the lakes of Mount Abu come as a pleasant change. Spread over the rocks on a 1,220-m granite table mountain at the far south western end of the Aravalli hills, it is built around a lake and surrounded by forests.

A big attraction for tourists.
A big attraction for tourists .

  • Kesar Bhawan
  • Sunrise Palace
  • Vimala Vashi Temple
  • Luna Vashi Temple
  • Nakki Lake
  • Gomukh Temple
  • Connaught House
  • Achalgarh Fort
  • Guru Shikhar
  • Adhar Devi Temple
  • How to reach Mount Abu

‘Delhi Darshan’ begins again
New Delhi, September 7
The popular sightseeing bus service for tourists, ‘Delhi Darshan’, which had been temporarily suspended, was reintroduced today by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

1,100 jail wardens to be recruited
Sonepat, September 7
The Haryana Government has sanctioned the recruitment of 1,100 new jail wardens in the state. Stating this, Mr Laik Ram Dabas, Inspector General of Police (Prison), told mediapersons here last evening that the number of prisoners was increasing day by day and this had resulted in inadequacy in security arrangements in various jails of the state. He said that the number of jails was 18 and these had a capacity of 5,000 but they had been housing more than 12,000 prisoners.

  • Power cut today
  • DSP’s son named for murder
  • Rs 30,000 stolen from mobike

Crushed to death



Inter-state gang of robbers busted
Sonepat, September 7
With the arrest of three persons, including a dreaded criminal, the CIA staff of Gohana has busted an inter-state gang of highway robbers operating in parts of Haryana and Delhi for the last few months.


Power companies promise a cooler summer
New Delhi, September 7
The private power distribution companies yesterday promised a significant improvement in the power scenario in Delhi within six months.



Govt plans to pull up erring teachers
New Delhi, September 7
Admitting that the situation in the government schools in the Capital is far from conducive, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit today reiterated the need for adopting “innovative measures” to improve the quality of education.



Cadaver organ donation: A moral dilemma?
he Human Organ Procurement and Education (HOPE) Trust, has arranged for screening of an Iranian film (with English subtitles) on cadaver organ donation, at 7 pm at India Habitat Centre here on September 12.

  • For good health
  • Fighting stress
  • Health education
  • Cough syrup
  • Natural brown sugar



Special Olympics Torch begins journey
New Delhi, September 7
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit lighting the Special Olympics Torch in the Capital on Saturday.Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today lit the Special Olympics Torch, marking the opening of the Special Olympics National Games 2002. At an event marked by gaiety and enthusiasm, the torch was handed over to the special athletes.

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit lighting the Special Olympics Torch in the Capital on Saturday.
— Photo Anil Sharma

Chock-full of cricket action in Haryana 
Rohtak, September 7
This city, known as ‘political capital’ of Haryana, is set to be converted into the ‘cricket capital’ of the state this winter. While finalising venues of this year’s domestic cricket fixtures, Haryana Cricket Association (HCA) has ensured an action packed season for the cricket enthusiasts of this district.

Nike-AITA Tennis from Sept 23
New Delhi, September 7
Nike has joined hands with the All-India Tennis Association (AITA) to host the Nike Junior Tour (NJT), starting on September 23, simultaneously in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.

Gyan Bharti Academy score narrow win
New Delhi, September 7
A fine all-round performance by Anookool Chandok (2 for 15 and 20) with good support from Ishan Chaturvedi (37) enabled Gyan Bharti South Delhi Academy defeat Vijay Yadav Academy by two wickets in an Under-12 Invitation Cricket match at the Gyan Bharti School ground, Saket.

  • Women’s TT tourney

Gyan Mandir lift TT title
New Delhi, September 7
Gyan Mandir Public School, Naraina won the Inter-Zone Table Tennis title when they defeated Surajbhan DAV School 2-0.

  • G D Goenka win


Administration begins to enforce ban on pigs
Gurgaon, September 7
The local administration has come down hard on the pig owners who have not kept their livestock under leash as per the prohibitory orders issued by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Anurag Rastogi.Top

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