Sunday, October 13, 2002, Chandigarh, India


N A T I O N A L  C A P I T A L  R E G I O N
Top stories | Community | Crime | Business | Education
Culture | Sports  


Crackdown puts exporters in a fix
Illegal immigrants on the run
Panipat, October 12
Bad days are ahead for the handloom manufacturers and exporters here, it seems. After four days of dilly-dallying, the local police decided to get tough with the illegal Bangladeshis working in the export firms. At a meeting here, the SP, Ms Mamta Singh, directed the DSPs and SHOs to verify the records of the factories and conduct raids, if need be, to flush out illegal immigrants, sources said.

Money orders gather dust at PO
Meerut, October 12
If you need to send across money urgently, don’t rely on the Postal Department, at least here. A heap of Money Orders (MOs) have piled up at the Ganta Ghar Head Post Office. Some even date back to December 2001. But who cares?

Frayed tempers over ‘fast’ meters 
Faridabad, October 12
While the State power department is determined to replace old electro-mechanical power meters with new electronic ones, the authorities have failed to convince the consumers that the new meters are not `fast’. Most of the domestic consumers, whose meters have been replaced, feel that their power bills now are grossly inflated.




Girl rescued from house of mahila activist
Panipat, October 12
The police today arrested Asha Sharma, president of the Mahila Chetna Manch, on the charge of keeping a teenaged girl in confinement in her office-cum-residence.

  • Three colleges on strike

  • Abducted boy freed

Wanted criminal flees from custody
Sonepat, October 12
A dreaded and most-wanted criminal, Joginder alias Jaggu of Chamarian village in Rohtak district, managed to escape from police custody last evening.

Media exhorted to exercise self-restraint
New Delhi, October 12
A two-day seminar on “Law of Arrest: Police Powers and Accountability”, organised by the National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science in association with the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, at the India International Centre, New Delhi, was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Coal, Mines, Law and Justice, Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Armed desperado caught after chase
New Delhi, October 12
An armed desperado who had along with his two accomplices robbed a businessman of his briefcase from his shop in Swaran Park, Udyog Nagar, Mundka, was caught after a dramatic chase and exemplary courage shown by the victim, Mr. Yashpal Gosain, on Thursday.

4 of family killed


A model at the Sunsilk fashion show in the Capital.
A model at the Sunsilk fashion show in the Capital.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

PDS commodities being diverted to black market
Sonepat, October 12
Representatives of various political parties, trade unions, social and voluntary organisations today expressed grave concern over the malpractice in the distribution of rationed articles among the families living below the poverty line (BPL).

Reduce gap between rich & poor: Shekhawat
Gurgaon, October 12
The Vice President, Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, today urged for measures to reduce the gap between the rich and the poor so that a just and equitable society was created in the country.

Good vs evil fight begins within
t is said that a community expresses itself in and through its celebrations. Dasehra is then the celebration of the natural human desire for the triumph of good over evil. In our art and literature also, this has been an underlying theme.

From glaciers to lakes, Pithoragarh spells adventure
he district of Pithoragarh was carved out of the district of Almora in Uttar Pradesh in 1962. Surrounded by peaks like the Nanda Devi, Trishul, Hardeol, Nandakhat, Rajrambha, Bambadhura and Panchchuli, it has a fair share of magnificent glaciers Milam, Namik, Ralam, Meola and Balati.

SC, OBC members pledge to unite 
Gurgaon, October 12
A large number of representatives of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) today pledged at a public meeting here to organise and unite themselves under the leadership of former Haryana minister Kripa Ram Punia to strengthen their voice for redressal of their grievances.

Telecom staff stage demonstration
Rohtak, October 12
Telecom officers staged a demonstration in front of the office of the General Manager, Rohtak Telecom District, as part of the agitation launched by the trade union in protest against the non-acceptance of their demands.

Declare Rohtak drought-hit: Cong
large number of Congress activists of the Kiloi assembly segment led by Mr Krishan Murti Hooda, a former minister and spokesman of the Haryana Congress, staged a demonstration here this afternoon, demanding declaration of Rohtak district as drought-hit and adequate compensation to the affected farmers.

BJP leaders to address meetings
Rohtak, October 12
Senior BJP leaders and union ministers would address different public meetings to be held from October 22 to 30 and November 8 to 15 at different places.

  • Rs 73,800 snatched
  • No-trust move
  • 10 hurt in mishaps

Load to be shed today on rotation
New Delhi, October 12
The North Delhi Power Limited (NDPL) will shed load on Sunday in certain areas of North Delhi. The private distributor of electricity says load will be shed on rotation from 10 in the morning till five in the evening in Hudson Lines, Delhi University, Kingsway Camp, Indra Vihar, Mukherji Nagar, parts of Vijay Nagar, Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Ravara Patel Chest and SFS Mall Road.

  • Rally by Safai kamgar body
  • PTI workers on fast



Pirated VCDs, lewd films seized
New Delhi, October 12
The Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police seized 1,432 VCDs, MP3s, audio cassettes, pornographic movies and a CD writer after raids conducted at different shops in Delhi.

  • PCR men rewarded

  • Four held for betting

Murder suspect falls in police net
Rohtak, October 12
The district police today arrested a murder suspect who was also allegedly involved in several incidents of snatching and theft of vehicles and highway robberies.


Forever, a toothy smile
industan Lever has taken upon itself the task of plastering a long-lasting toothy smile on its loyal customers. HLL's oral care brand, Pepsodent, has taken the lead by announcing the launch of ‘Pepsodent Dental Insurance’.

  • ISO stamp
  • Digital hearing
  • Telemedicine link
  • Lifestyle food



Role of education in shaping behaviour stressed
Rohtak, October 12
“Individual differences in behaviour have always been there. The more we know about individual differences, the better it would be to work towards evolving a strategy for its management. Psychologists have a key role to play in this regard.”



Pop singer Bhuppi presenting the Alee award to 13-year-old sitarist Isha Baugh.Bhuppi graces Alee awards presentation
New Delhi, October 12
Alee Club held its annual award function ‘Alee Awards – 2002’ at a very colourful cultural evening here. The programme was anchored by Priyanka, Mandhavi and Jatin. It started with pop singer Bhuppi, the DCP, Dr P. S. Bhushan, president of the club Harish Chandra and patron Wg Cdr H. M. Sethi lighting the lamp.

Pop singer Bhuppi presenting the Alee award to 13-year-old sitarist Isha Baugh.



The DPS Dwarka cricket team which defeated DPS Vasant Vihar in the tiny-tots cricket finals.R K Puram win DPS cricket title 
New Delhi, October 12
Delhi Public School (DPS), R K Puram defeated DPS, Mathura Road by six wickets in the final of the Kanwar Ashish Inter-DPS Cricket Tournament at the R K Ground. Justice Kuldip Singh gave away the prizes at an impressive prize distribution function, in which principal of DPS, R K Puram, Shyam Chona was also present.

The DPS Dwarka cricket team which defeated DPS Vasant Vihar in the tiny-tots cricket finals.

ONGC storm into Mohan cricket final
New Delhi, October 12
Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) defeated Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) by 25 runs to enter the final of the N N Mohan Memorial All-India Cricket Tournament at the Mohan Meakins ground at Ghaziabad. ONGC will take on Indian Airlines in the title clash on October 14 (Monday) at 9.30 am.

  • Kuldeep shinesJasjeet Singh

  • SDC Academy win

Jasjeet emerges joint leader
New Delhi, October 12
India No 7 Jasjeet Singh overcame a three-stroke deficit to tie with Keshav Misra to emerge the joint leader at the end of the third day of the Indian Golf Union-categorised Jaypee Open Amateur Golf Tournament at the Jaypee Greens golf resort in Noida.


Home | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | In Spotlight | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
122 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |