Friday, September 27, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Business as usual on bandh day
New Delhi, September 26
Except for the closure of some markets, life in the Capital remained unaffected by the joint bandh call given by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal and Shiv Sena to protest against Tuesday’s terrorist attack at Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar.

Police using a water cannon to disperse BJP activists demonstrating near the Pakistan High Commission Police using a water cannon to disperse BJP activists demonstrating near the Pakistan High Commission in the Capital on Thursday.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Feedback sought on DTC time-table
New Delhi, September 26
The Government of NCT of Delhi has invited objections to the Draft Unified Time Table drawn up by the State Transport Authority (STA) and the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

  • Mudrika service recast



The fake international credit cards, which were used to make purchases abroad.Conmen held, credit card racket smashed
New Delhi, September 26
The Delhi Police Crime Branch today claimed to have arrested three persons, who used to make bulk purchases in India and abroad by using fake credit cards of different international banks and later discard them.

The fake international credit cards, which were used to make purchases abroad. — Tribune photo

Bejoy Prasad from Ambala at the all-India artists’ camp at AIFACS
Bejoy Prasad from Ambala at the all-India artists’ camp at AIFACS in the Capital on Thursday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal.


Shopkeepers of Gaffaar Market in Karol Bagh playing cards during the bandh called by the VHP on Thursday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Panchayat tells wife to share affections with brother-in-law
Meerut, September 26
A woman would have to share her affections with two brothers. She would have to live for one month each with each brother, the panchayat has ruled ‘ex cathedra’. According to the panchayat decision, her husband would bear the expenses of the wedding of her three children while those of the rest two would be borne by her brother-in-law. Even the local SHO has ratified this decree.

Students clash in Dayal Singh College
New Delhi, September 26
At least half a dozen students, including an office bearer of the Delhi University Students Union ( DUSU), were injured when two groups with different political affiliations clashed in Dayal Singh College this afternoon and again at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where the injured had been taken for medical aid.

No takers for Faridabad unauthorised colonies
Faridabad, September 26
The largest urban pocket in the state seems to be on the ‘discrimination list’, at least in the matter of regularising unapproved residential colonies. Faridabad town finds itself missing in the list announced by the Haryana government for regularisation of certain colonies.


More powers for Lokayukta demanded
Sonepat, September 26
The Haryana Pradesh Janata Dal (U) president, Mr Ved Parkash Vidrohi, has demanded more powers for the Lokayukta appointed by the state government so that he could exercise his duty independently and effectively as well as probe the cases of corruption received by him against high-ranking politicians and bureaucrats in the state.

Birender to go on fast on October 2
Rohtak, September 26
Former PCC chief and member of the AICC Central Election Committee Birender Singh has decided to observe a fast and stage a day-long dharna on October 2 to protest against the “non-serious attitude” of the state government on the SYL canal issue.

‘Communal violence brings discredit to religion’
New Delhi, September 26
Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj addresses a gatheringWhether we talk of the latest spate of killings in Gujarat or Kashmir in India or September 11 last year in the USA or the ongoing conflicts in Israel and elsewhere in the world, communal violence is bringing only discredit to the religion concerned and its followers who indulge in it.

Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj addresses a gathering at a special welcome function held in the Capital on Wednesday after his return from a world salvation tour.

Sonepat Habitat Club opens today
Sonepat, September 26
Habitat Club of Sonepat, constructed at a cost of Rs 80 lakh on the premises of the mini secretariat, is described as a `curtain raiser' and will mark a new era for the residents of this city, says the Deputy commissioner. The club will be inaugurated tomorrow and will become functional from October 3.

Delhi, Moscow to share info
New Delhi, September 26
The NCT of Delhi and Moscow will intensify experience and information sharing in the fields of economy, construction and architecture and municipal management.

Farmer activist makes immolation bid
Meerut, September 26
The leader of the farmers, who have been staging a dharna here for 17 days demanding compensation for their land occupied by the Meerut Development Authority, was arrested today when he tried to immolate himself.

Villagers decry slow development work
Noida, September 26
Bulandshahr Deputy Magistrate had to face the wrath of villagers when he went on an inspection to Habibpur village in Khurja area.

Helen Keller Awards announced
New Delhi, September 26
The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) has announced the winners for the fourth NCPEDP-Shell Helen Keller Awards.

  • Rally on Bhagat Singh’s b’day
  • Guru Nanak’s anniversary

Bank customer nabs money snatcher
Rohtak, September 26
The courage and timely action by a bank customer helped in nabbing a miscreant who had escaped after snatching Rs 15,000 from him at Kalanaur town, 35 km from here on Thursday afternoon.
  • MDU exams from Sept 28
  • Assaulted boy succumbs
  • Arms seized
  • Registration cancelled
  • Awareness camp for jobless



Kingpin of cricket betting racket nabbed
New Delhi, September 26
With the arrest of one person, the Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a betting racket. The suspect was involved in betting on yesterday’s match in Colombo between India and South Africa.

  • Burglars arrested

  • Special drive


Seminar focuses on task of business schools
New Delhi, September 26
Jagannath International Management School, popularly known as JIMS, in collaboration with the Association of India Management School (AIMS), organised a seminar on `Competitiveness 2010: Task and Challenges for the Indian Business Schools’ last week.

Rai sports school admission open


HC gives nod to crèches for lawyers
New Delhi, September 26
The Delhi High court has given a notice to the central government to provide land for the construction of crèches for the children of lawyers working in the courts.



Jagjit Singh‘Now, ghazals are more issue-based’
New Delhi, September 26
From his first audio album `Forgiveness' to the latest ‘Forget Me Not’, Jagjit Singh has travelled a long way as a ghazal singer. He was born in Shri Ganga Nagar in Rajasthan but spent many of his early years in different parts of Punjab, earned his bachelors degree from DAV College, Jalandhar.

Jagjit Singh: He still practises daily to maintain his mellifluous voice.

A passionate art guru who tries to see beyond ‘still life’
opularly known as the ‘Cats Painter’ of India, Rajabather Bala Bhaskaran, is in his element in whatever he does. India has produced several great artists and art teachers, but barely the two come together in one man.

  • Rainbow paintings

  • Commerce Day

  • Fabulous art


Diabetes Mela at Talkatora Garden
New Delhi, September 26
A three-day Diabetes Mela will begin in the Capital tomorrow to create awareness about diabetes, which has assumed epidemic proportions in the country with about one crore people suffering from it.

Number of lepers in Ghaziabad declines
Ghaziabad, September 26
The number of lepers in the district has gone down by one per cent. As against three lepers among every 10,000 people last year, it has now come down 2.08 this year.



Raman, Dhiraj star for Salwan
New Delhi, September 26
A strokeful century by Raman Sachdeva (117, 14x4, 4x6) and deadly bowling by Dhiraj Malik (5 for 33) helped Salwan Public School beat Ravindra Public School by 122 runs in the third Parle Cup Inter-School Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Salwan School ground.

CRPF take on Gen. Raj’s in soccer final
New Delhi, September 26
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) School, Rohini will take on Gen. Raj’s School, Haus Khas in the final of the eighth Fr. Peter Mermier Memorial Invitational Football Tournament on Friday.

  • N N Mohan cricket

West Delhi score facile victory
New Delhi, September 26
A quickfire half century by Rahul Suri (50 n o, 5x4) and deadly medium-pace bowling by Bhupinder Lingwal (4 for 13) helped West Delhi Cricket Academy beat Qutab Cricket Nursery by 54 runs in a Group C League match of the Shaheed Smriti Under-19 Cricket Tournament for the Rameshwar Trophy, organised by the North Delhi Cricketers’ Association, at the Ashok Vihar ground.

Bangadarshan rout Timarpur
New Delhi, September 26
Bangadarshan recorded a facile 4-0 victory against Timarpur in a B Division match of the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA)-SAIL Open Clubs Football League Championship played at the Ambedkar Stadium.

Amrita wins Nike tennis title
New Delhi, September 26
Amrita Seth toyed with Monica Menon 6-1,6-1 to lift the Nike Junior Tennis Tournament Under-12 girls title at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association court.

Jyoti to play in Royal Challenge Grand Prix
New Delhi, September 26
Former Asian PGA No 2 and winner of four PGA titles Jyoti Randhawa will be seen in action in the first Royal Challenge Grand Prix Golf Tournament to be held at the Delhi Golf Club course from October 7 to 11.

CISF inspector bags three golds
New Delhi, September 26
Sub-Inspector Meena Jain of the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) won three gold and one silver medal in the 12th Asian Veterans Athletic Championship held at the Dalian City of China.

  • Bal Bharti in b’ ball final

Haryana Table Tennis from Oct 3
New Delhi, September 26
The third Liberty Haryana State Ranking Table Tennis Championship will be jointly organised by the Haryana State Table Tennis Association and District Rohtak Table Tennis Association at the Services Club, Rohtak, from October 3 to 6.Top

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