Saturday, November 2, 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
Culture | Sports


Ardas offered for riot victims
New Delhi, November 1
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee observed ‘Ardas Day’ today at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib in memory of thousands of Sikh men, women and children who were massacred in Delhi, Kanpur and Bokaro in November, 1984.

Villagers force cops to kill kidnappers
Meerut, November 1
The killing of kidnappers and the recovery of an infant from the jungle at Sarurpur Khurd have taken a new turn as some eyewitnesses tell a totally different story, contesting the version of the police officials. 

Dogged by bad debt, man sets family of four on fire
New Delhi, November 1
In a shocking incident, three persons died and two others sustained serious burn injuries when a man set himself and his four family members on fire in Jhilmil Colony in East Delhi late last night. 


The new power players
The new power players: (R to L) Anil Kumar Sardana, CEO-North Delhi Power Limited,
Adi J.Engineer, Chairman, North Delhi Power Limited, F.A. Vandrevala, MD, Tata Power Company and Jagdish Sagar, Principal Secretary (Energy), at a press conference in the Capital on Friday.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Students vent spleen at PGIMS
Rohtak, November 1
The pathetic condition of emergency services in PGIMS, the only government-owned medical college in Haryana, was once again exposed on Wednesday night when two students of the Law Department of MDU met with an accident and were taken to the casualty department in a serious condition.

DUSU panel members detained
New Delhi, November 1
The entire Delhi University Students Union panel along with 16 other students were detained by the police outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office on campus today.

Bomb scare at Regal cinema
New Delhi, November 1
The New Delhi district police were in a tizzy this afternoon after the police control room received a call from an anonymous person, who said that a bomb had been planted on the premises of Regal cinema.

Rendezvous with Rama, the ASEAN way
New Delhi, November 1
Valmiki’s magnum opus, Ramayana, is widely considered the most popular epic ever written. The latest enunciation of this undisputed opinion came in the form of a performance by artists from the ten ASEAN countries at Kamani Auditorium last night.



BSNL making ‘big strides’ in Noida
Noida, November 1
Gautam Budh Nagar telecom district has registered an impressive all-round progress during the last six months. Among its various achievements as listed by the GM, Telecom, Mr Garg, is the launch of WLL (wireless in local loop) to all consumers from a single window this month. 

  • Infrastructure lacking

  • Commuters’ woes

  • Misleading information

  • Adulteration menace

  • Train halt

  • Check on rash driving

  • Model city?

  • PGIMS clarifies

  • Inconvenience to commuters

Army officer dies as he alights from plane in Leh
Sonepat, November 1
Was it plain bad luck or change of terrain that cut short the life of Mr Ashok Sharma, an officer in the Indian Army and a resident of Bhatgaon village in Sonepat district, abruptly on October 29 at Partap Garh in Leh? 

Divali stalls eat into thoroughfares
Faridabad, November 1
With Divali approaching, the shopping and sale bonanza is also nearing its climax. As a result, every inch of space available in the markets in the town has been occupied and encroached upon by shopkeepers to put up special stalls.

Govt sat pretty as drought hit farmers: HPCC
Faridabad, November 1
A former Haryana Minister and spokesperson of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, Mr Kishan Murti Hooda, alleged that the state government had cheated the farmers on the drought issue.

Cine actress Nandita Das and president emeritus of HelpAge India M. M. Sabharwal releasing balloons
Cine actress Nandita Das and president emeritus of HelpAge India M. M. Sabharwal releasing balloons on the occasion of Global Embrace Walkathon 2002 to celebrate the spirit of ageing in the Capital on Friday. 
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Dissidence brewing against Faridabad BJP chief
Faridabad, November 1
The district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be facing groupism, which has started to come out in the open. In the latest development that follows a chain of actions and reactions in the recent past, chiefs of the seven mandals of the district unit reportedly met at an undisclosed place on Wednesday and decided to launch a campaign to oust the district unit president, Mr Jagdish Goyal.

Brainstorming session zeros in on media’s role
Gurgaon, November 1
The first sitting in India of the Images and Voices of Hope—an international conversation initiative convened by three partners: the Centre for Advance Appreciative Inquiry at Case Western Reserve University, the Brahma Kumari World Spiritual Organisation and the Vision of a Better World Foundation—was held at Bhorara Kalan village near here on Thursday.

Sonepat Gita Bhawan road to be widened
Sonepat, November 1
The district administration has undertaken the work for widening the road between Purkhas Adda and Gita Bhawan (City) in a bid to check traffic jam on the busy road.

Two-year-old admitted with dengue
Ghaziabad, November 1
Apart from the one patient under treatment for dengue fever, a two-year-old boy has also been admitted in the district hospital here with the fever. The boy, Nadeem, son of Yaseem of Dadri, was shown to three doctors in three different hospitals, and finally his blood test at MMG Hospital has confirmed that he has dengue fever.

  • Five mobikes stolen

  • Dowry harassment case

  • Mystery disease

  • CBI probe sought

NDMC gets first woman chairperson
New Delhi, November 1
Mrs Parminder Mandip Singh, the first-ever woman to be appointed as the chairperson of the New Delhi Municipal Council, today took oath of office at a special meeting convened by the council.

  • Coffee-house in Jama Masjid area

  • MCD releases arrears

  • Gasohol launched

CM opens park named after Devi Lal
Gurgaon, November 1
The Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, inaugurated a park, named Chaudhary Devi Lal Smriti Udyan, and a ‘Udyog Minar’ on the occasion of Haryana Day today. The sprawling park has been developed in an area of 30 acres by the Haryana Urban Development Authority in Sector 22.

Govt to observe Nov 13 as Kalyan Diwas
New Delhi, November 1
The Government of NCT of Delhi will observe Kalyan Diwas (welfare day) on November 19, the birth anniversary of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The day would also mark the culmination of the Kalyan Saptaah (welfare week) that is to be celebrated from November 13.

NDPL registers 15 pc increase in collections
New Delhi, November 1
The North Delhi Power Limited – promoted jointly by Tata Power and the Government of NCT of Delhi – today said that it had registered a 15 per cent increase in collections.

Woman tries to attack ex-minister
Narnaul, November 1
The court premises in Narnaul witnessed high drama on Thursday when a woman, her husband and some musclemen threatened to kill and tried to attack former Haryana Revenue Minister and member of the Narnaul District Bar Association Kailash Chand Sharma.

Policemen take oath to serve society
Rohtak, November 1
The Inspector General of Police, Rohtak Range, Mr Resham Singh, on Thursday administered oath to policemen that they would continually strive to bring about integrity and transparency in all spheres of their activities.

Meet to honour Jain monk on Nov 17
New Delhi, November 1
Golden Convocation ceremony of 65-year-old Shri Sahaj Muni Maharaj, a Jain monk of the Shwetambra sect, will be held on November 17 at 9 am in Golden Jubilee Park, Sector 10, Rohini, New Delhi.

Holiday bonanza for govt staff

If you have any work pending in a state government office or a department in Haryana, then forget all about it till next Tuesday.



Sex racket run by beauty parlours smashed
New Delhi, November 1
The Delhi Police claimed to have unearthed a prostitution racket with the arrest of 19 girls, an owner and employee of a beauty parlour, who allegedly run this racket in the Pitampura area. 

  • Robbed of 2.75 kg gold

  • Liquor vend staff held


Old Delhi traders begin strike against I-T raids
New Delhi, November 1
Distressed by the raids conducted by the Sales Tax Department, traders in the Capital have announced an indefinite strike. More than 1,200 shop owners and traders in old Delhi started their indefinite strike here today with more threatening to join it.



Indo-Nigerian Film Assn formed
New Delhi, November 1
The Minister Counselor of the Nigerian High Commission, Mr G. D. Akpan, has announced the formation of an Indo-Nigerian Film Association. The association will work towards strengthening friendly ties and promoting cultural ties between the two nations.



Jain Bharati Vidyalaya enter semis
New Delhi, November 1
Jain Bharati Mrigavati Vidyalaya beat Little Flower School, Shahdara 25-6, 25-4 to enter the semi-final of the CBSE Cluster X Under-16 Volleyball. Tournament, being organised by the Jain Bharati Mrigavati Vidyalaya. Vipin Mann and Arjun Mann were the play-makers for the winners.

Carmel Delhi annex basketball title
New Delhi, November 1
Carmel Delhi beat Carmel Lucknow 23-12 in the Mother Veronica Inter-Carmel Basketball Tournament at the Carmel School court in Chanakyapuri.

Vijay Singh to play in Bilt Skins Golf
New Delhi, November 1
Golfing legend Vijay Singh of Fiji will take part in the Bilt Skins Golf Bonanza to be organised on November 9 and 10 at the DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon. The tournament will have a total prize money of $ 45,000, which will be the richest ever single pay day in Indian golfing history. Top

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 |