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IOC to break new ground
Faridabad, October 6
The Third International Symposium on Fuels and Lubricants (ISFL), being organised by the Research and Development (R&D) Centre of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) from tomorrow to October 9 in New Delhi, is conceived as an exclusive scientific technical forum in India to examine new technological developments related to the downstream petroleum industry, identify gaps in the national oil industry and chart out action plans to bridge them.

IN THE SWIM IN THE SWIM: Rajiv Gandhi Swimming Competition organised to mark the birth anniversary of the late Prime Minister in the Yamuna on Sunday. — Photo Anil Sharma


Senior cops tight-lipped on gangrape
Jhajjar, October 6
Even as a sense of uneasiness prevails among the rank and file of the district police in the Asaudha gangrape case, it appears that senior officers here are determined to defend their staff posted at the chowki who allegedly hushed up the case after taking a hefty bribe.

Professors’ post: PGIMS doctors seek 100 pc promotion
Rohtak, October 6
Based on the past experience when persons much junior were selected over their seniors as professors in various specialities of the Pt B D Sharma Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), the Haryana State Medical Teachers Association has pleaded for 100 per cent promotion at the professor level.

Humanity runs in this Samaritan’s blood
Sonepat, October 6
Gabruddin’s blood runs through the veins of about 120 people, most of whom he has never met. Verily they are his blood relatives. The 52-year-old Gabruddin drives a mule cart (jhota bughi) for a living. He is no ordinary man indeed: he has donated blood voluntarily 157 times till date and is the recipient of the President’s award.

24 epicentres in Delhi identified
New Delhi, October 6
Scientific reports have indicated that if the Capital is rocked by tremors of over six degree magnitude, nearly 20 per cent of the Capital’s population would perish apart from the large-scale destruction of property, which includes hundreds of high-rises that do not have any effective tremor safety measures.


"Tau’s busts to go in 3 days if HVP comes to power"
Sewah (Panipat), October 6
Former Haryana Chief Minister and HVP chief Bansi Lal today declared that the busts of Tau Devi Lal, installed at different places in the state by the Chautala government, would be removed within three days if his party were voted to power in the next Haryana Assembly elections.

One road for the VIPs, another for the common man
Every rainy season leaves its signature on Delhi’s roads. It was not much of a rainy season this time and we had some rains towards the post-monsoon period. But that also was too much for Delhi’s people and places. The showers left their mark on roads, which can still be seen in most cases. Large potholes, broken stretches, rough patches, which literally became backbreaking parts, and depressions at some points were formed by the rainwater mixed, of course, with drain water. While roads frequented by VIPs never lose their sheen, others remain potholed after every monsoon
While roads frequented by VIPs never lose their sheen, others remain potholed after every monsoon.
  • Another hazard
  • Vikas Marg
  • Unmanned crossing
  • Tea Party
Judicial complex opened in Rewari
Rewari, October 6
Mr Justice Hemant Gupta of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, accompanied by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, formally inaugurated the Rs 2.96-crore district judicial complex here today.

Scientists get lessons in holistic excellence
Rewari, October 6
About 250 scientists, engineers and men from other allied disciplines from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Bihar, Orissa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and various other parts of the country are participating in the three-day national workshop, ‘In Pursuit of Holistic Excellence in Life Through Lifestyle Change’, at the Om Shanti Retreat Centre at Bhorakalan, 30 km from here.

Temples decked up for Navratri festival
New Delhi, October 6
With the Navratri festival beginning tomorrow, the temples in the Capital have been bedecked to mark the occasion. They have been decorated with special care and in some temples, security arrangements have been beefed up to avert untoward incidents.

Noida remembers a martyr
Noida, October 6
“When we hear the news of someone’s martyrdom from Jammu and Kashmir, it brings forth a chain of memories of our dear son, late Capt Shashikant Sharma. Violence in Kashmir seems to be getting out of hand. 

Major fire in Nangloi  factory
New Delhi, October 6
A major fire engulfed a factory situated in the DSIDC Complex in the Nangloi area of West Delhi this evening.

Two run over by train
Faridabad, October 6
Three persons, including a woman, were killed in separate cases of accidents. According to the police, Leelawati, wife of Dhruv Prasad of Azad Nagar, was run over by a train near the Ballabgarh railway station on Saturday. Another person, who could not be identified, was killed in a similar accident.
  • Train signals damaged
  • Accused commits suicide

Jamiat members court arrest
New Delhi, October 6
The ‘Mulk-o-Millat Bachao’ movement started by the Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind has entered its fifth day today. A group of 751 members led by Maulana Ghayasuddin courted arrest today.


Inter-state gang of desperadoes busted
New Delhi, October 6
A desperate inter-state gang of snatchers, who were operating in Delhi and adjoining states, was busted with the arrest of all its members by the South district police. The police claimed to have recovered a stolen Maruti car, one loaded countrymade weapon, 10 gold chains and two cellular phones from their possession.

3 held for robbing, killing car driver
New Delhi, October 6
The South-West district police today arrested three persons who had allegedly hired an air-conditioned Indica car for Aligarh and then brutally murdered the driver of the car, identified as Kamakhya Singh. The body of the deceased was found on the NTPC road, Dadri.


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‘Prism 2002’ brings out children’s scientific fervour
hatnagar International School, Vasant Kunj, organised a science and environment symposium, ‘PRISM 2002’, conglomeration of various activities, which spread their lives from September 30 to October 5. The event was inaugurated by the Founder Chairman Manavsthali Organisation, Dr V. K. Bhatnagar. The weeklong activities brought to the threshold the children’s scientific fervour and their environment-conscious temperament.
  • Remembering Gandhi
  • Volvo award
  • Kudos to GHPS
  • Zonal Athletic Meet

A day with a prayer to God is a day well begun 
n October 2, we observed Gandhi Jayanti to honour the most noble of human beings - a man with deep moral convictions, a man whose ideas and actions reflected the divinity in him. Gandhiji was a deeply religious man, who believed in the supreme power of a prayer.


Air Force sneak past Ashoka
New Delhi, October 6
Indian Air Force, Palam beat Ashoka Club to record their fifth straight victory in the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA)-SAIL Open Clubs Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium in the Capital.

This spin wizard teases batsmen 
Rohtak, October 6
Within a couple of months after golden girl Mamta Kharab’s sudden burst to fame, now it is the turn of leg spinner Amit Mishra to bring this city in news for his Rohtak connections. The leggie who represents Rohtak in Haryana cricket has been able to find the nod of national selectors to win a place in the Indian squad against West Indies for the first two tests.

Nauhar stars in boys golf
New Delhi, October 6
Nauhar S Rana finished with the best gross score of 3 under 69 and lifted the trophy in the fifth Inter-House Doon School Old Boys’ Golf Tournament at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Noida. This annual golf fiesta is organised by the Doon School Old Boys Society and attracts participation from its alumnus from the year 1939 onwards.

Auld lang syne: Peter Mukherjea and others who participated in the Doon School Old Boys Golf Tournament at the Jaypee Greens.
Auld lang syne

Samar swims to victory  in Rajiv Gandhi meet
New Delhi, October 6
Samar Mazumdar won the seven-mile swimming event while Surender Singh and Sunil Kumar took the second and third position respectively in the Rajiv Gandhi Swimming Meet, organised by the Yamuna Yuvak Kendra at Ghat No 2 of river Yamuna.

Sunil shines in TT
Rohtak, October 6
Sunil Ahuja of Sirsa bagged the men’s crown in the Liberty 3rd Haryana State Ranking Table Tennis Championship, which concluded at I.C. College here today. Sunil defeated his rival from Faridabad, Navin Kohli, in the final by 11-9, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 margin. Atul of Kurukshetra and Monika of Sirsa emerged winners of kids (boys) and Kids (girls) titles. In the under-17 boys category final Kurukshetra's Atul Mangwana defeated Rohtak’s Deepak Malik 13-11, 12-10, 11-4 and 11-9.

Ganga move up in soccer
New Delhi, October 6
Hosts Ganga International School (Hiran Kudna) defeated Delhi Public School, Rohni 3-1 and entered the quarter-final of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Junior Football Tournament at the Ganga School ground. Kamlesh, Manas and N Taram were the scorers for Ganga School.

Ravindra in semis 
New Delhi, October 6
Tushar Alekar's spitfire knock of 60 off 42 balls with one six and five fours, and a fine all-round performance by Delhi State Under-14 player Sandeep Karki (40, 4x4, 2 for 37), helped Ravindra Public School, Pitampura beat K N Colts Club by 54 runs in the second Shaheed Smriti Under-19 Cricket Tournament for the Rameshwar Trophy, organised by the North Delhi Cricketers' Association, at the Bharat Nagar Sports Complex ground.

Worrell, Chappell in ‘Legends of Cricket’
New Delhi, October 6
Wasim Akram, Sir Leonard Hutton, Sir Frank Worrell, George Headley and Greg Chappell will feature in the “Legends of Cricket” programme, the newly launched series by ESPN Star Sports, to be featured from October 7 to 11 (Monday to Friday). The programme will be aired at 8.30 pm.


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