Wednesday, November 13, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Murderous attack on 2 cops in Loni
Criminals snatch their rifles near police post
Ghaziabad, November 12
In a sensational attack, two constables of Loni Police, Chandar Pal and Vijay Pal posted in Sikrani village picket near police post at Banthala Chowk, were shot at and seriously injured by criminals last night. Before leaving, the criminals had snatched cops’ rifles also.

DMRC to buy power from BSES
New Delhi, November 12
It’s official. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will continue to buy electricity from private distribution company till such time as its application for licence is admitted by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC).

Ex-cop kills brother over property
New Delhi, November 12
The North-East district police arrested a former constable of the Delhi Police who allegedly shot dead his elder brother and injured his 28-year-old son over a property dispute in Mansarovar Park last night. The weapon used in the offence, a licensed revolver, has also been recovered from the suspect. The victim, Pankaj has been admitted to GTB hospital where his condition is stated to be serious. He sustained bullet injury on his chest, police said.


Six Dalit youths attacked, woman stripped
Rohtak, November 12
The Haryana units of the Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party have condemned the incident in which a group of upper caste youths allegedly attacked the Harijan basti at Bhagwatipur village and beat up six Dalit youths with sticks and sharp-edged weapons on Sunday evening.

Metropolitan policing soon to check trans-border crime
New Delhi, November 12
Senior police officials from Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday interacted with their counterparts in the NCT of Delhi and agreed to take up the issue of introducing “metropolitan mode of policing” with the NCR Planning Board so that the towns adjoining the Capital could gear up to meet the challenges posed by criminals and terrorists.

Two DCs to get supertime scale 
Sonepat, November 12
Following the retirement of Mr M K Miglani, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister next month, two Deputy Commissioners along with eight IAS officers would get the supertime scale and after that the administrative transfers are on the cards in Haryana.

It’s the schoolchildren who adopt now!
New Delhi, November 12
It appears a case of role reversal. Thirty-four schoolchildren have offered to adopt 34 aged people. These students of Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan have joined hands with the HelpAge India as part of their Adopt-a-gran programme.

An eye specialist checking a patient at 'All Ages...One Spirit', an inter-generational integration event of HelpAge India in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune Photo
An eye specialist checking a patient at 'All Ages...One Spirit'

Sonepat lawyer gets extortion threat
Sonepat, November 12
Mr Shiv Kumar Mittal, a well-known tax lawyer and son of veteran BJP leader Radhey Shyam Mittal of Gohana town is reported to have received a threatening call on phone by a dreaded criminal who is now lodged in a jail and demanded Rs 5 lakh as extortion money from him.

‘No-trust’ against civic body chief
Mahendragarh, November 12
The district administration has fixed November 25, a new date to take up a proposed no-confidence motion against the president of the Mahendragarh Municipal Council, Mrs Shakuntala Mittal.


Sonepat-Jind rail line via Gohana in the offing
Sonepat, November 12
The Railway Board has drawn up an ambitious Rs 190.81-crore scheme for laying a railway line between Sonepat and Jind via Gohana. The plan has been sent to the Planning Commission for approval.

Ajay Chautala pooh-poohs Bhajan’s job offer
Rewari, November 12
Mr Ajay Singh Chautala, MP and national president of the youth wing of the INLD, has flayed both HPCC president Bhajan lal and HVP supremo Bansi Lal for their tactical moves to lure youths to gain ascendancy in the power game in Haryana.

Rabi crops’ sowing hit badly due to shortage of canal water
Sonepat, November 12
The unsatisfactory working of the Gohana Water Service Division in the district has become a subject of farmers’ criticism as it has failed to ensure the supply of canal water at the tail-end villages.

The Spin game
The Spin game: An official of the Delhi Government sets the wheel moving to pick the winning bidders for liquor shops in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Last-minute touches being given to Delhi Pavilion for the trade fair
Last-minute touches being given to Delhi Pavilion for the trade fair, scheduled to start on November 14. — Tribune Photo

Noida gets modern telephone exchange
Noida, November 12
A new telephone exchange was opened today in Sector 62 here with a capacity of 3,000 lines in a new building. The new building complex also contains residential flats and quarters for the staff.

Escaped  undertrial threatens jail official
The Civil Lines police have registered a case against seven policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, on the charges of dereliction in duty resulting in the escape of a dreaded criminal, Devinder, from custody on Sunday evening.

Councillor opposes proposal to impose parking tax
New Delhi, November 12
Mr Vijender Kumar Gupta, member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, has strongly condemned the proposal of the Municipal Commissioner to impose taxes on vehicles parked on government land in front of houses, shops, offices etc.

Samagam ends with message of humanism
New Delhi, November 12
“Humanism lays the path for true religion. One must manifest this noble quality in one’s behaviour to prove oneself a truly religious person. This will foster the spirit of unity, which is most needed today for social harmony and national integrity.”

A view of the venue of annual Nirankari Sant Samagam that concluded on Monday.
A view of the venue of annual Nirankari Sant Samagam

MCD employee beaten up, mobike snatched
Jhajjar, November 12
Three miscreants robbed a motorcycle from an employee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, a resident of Bupania village here, when he was going to Delhi today morning.
  • Sarpanch removed
  • Couple consume poison
  • Minor raped
  • Bid to rape minor

Power cut in Rohini today
New Delhi, November 12
North Delhi Power Limited (IDPL) today announced a power cut, on rotational basis, in following areas tomorrow between 10 am and 4 pm: Parts of Rohini Sector 23 and 24, Pratap Vihar, Mithala village, Aman Vihar and Karala village.
  • Hunt for singers
  • Claim on  market share


Two inter-state criminals held
New Delhi, November 12
The Delhi Police Special Cell has apprehended two desperate inter-state criminals active in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, including an associate of underworld gangster Fazal-ur-Rehman. The accused - Athre Alam alias Anwar Thakur alias Kallu and Ibrahim alias Baddu - were arrested and a loaded country-made pistol recovered from Ibrahim.


NDMC felicitates teachers
New Delhi, November 12
Mrs P. M. Singh, Chairperson of the NDMC, felicitated the teachers of the council’s schools who were awarded with national, state and NDMC teachers’ awards for the year 2002 in a function organised at Senior Navyug School, Sarojini Nagar today.

Jyotiraditya ScindiaScindia calls for channelling of skills, facilities
New Delhi, November 12
The 255th tea meeting of the Institute of Marketing and Management today witnessed Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia, MP, send out an appeal to the youth of India to strive harder in the social sector. He emphasised the need for creating awareness among the masses and directing it towards appropriate correction.


HC asks MCD to solve problem of carcasses 
New Delhi, November 12
Carcasses posing a threat to the health and the hygiene of the people have become a bane not only for the people, but they are also partly responsible for the loss of six MiG aircraft in the city.


Pearls of creativity
First-ever annual utsav of Haute Fashion
The students of Pearl Academy of Fashion let their creativity flow at the Pearl Utsav. A fashion show and Vietnamese bamboo dance marked the highlight of academy’s first ever annual festival. The event, which received encouraging response and appreciation, is all set to be an annual feature of student activities at PAF.
Bamboo dance being performed for Pearl Academy's annual fest by Vietnamese students at Talkatora Stadium.
Bamboo dance being performed for Pearl Academy's annual fest by Vietnamese students
  • latest trends in Bridal Jewellery
  • Stylish stoles
  • Arts and Crafts feast
  • The art of  fine living


Students told to become health ambassadors
New Delhi, November 12
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shatrughan Sinha has called upon schoolchildren to act as health ambassadors for making family, society and country healthy.


All-Jalandhar final in Nehru hockey
New Delhi, November 12
Two school teams from Jalandhar will clash in the final of the 20th Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Wednesday at 3.15 pm. In the semi-final matches on Tuesday, Government Model Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar beat Baba Farid Public School, Faridkot 2-0 while Lyallpur Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar beat Birsa Munda Vidyapitha, Rourkela (Orissa) 3-2 via tie-breaker.

Rajdhani lift C.L. Gupta title
New Delhi, November 12
Deadly medium-pace bowling by Pramod Bhati, who claimed four wickets for 27 runs, and a fine knock of 94 by Sonu Vaid helped Rajdhani Sports Club beat Lal Bahadur Shastri Club by seven wickets in the final of the second C L Gupta Memorial All-India Cricket Tournament for the Prem Lata Trophy at the Mohan Meakins ground.
DDCA sports secretary Sunil Dev presenting the C L Gupta Memorial Cricket Trophy to Rajdhani Sports Club skipper Ravi Yadav at the Mohan Meakins ground.
DDCA sports secretary Sunil Dev presenting the C L Gupta Memorial Cricket Trophy to Rajdhani Sports Club skipper Ravi Yadav

Mother’s International win ESPN Quiz
New Delhi, November 12
Mother’s International School, Shri Aurobindo Marg, won the Delhi region round of the ESPN School Quiz 2003, held at the Siri Fort Auditorium on Tuesday. The Mother’s International School team comprised Shreyas Reddy and Shivam Singh.

The Mother’s International School team of Shreyas Reddy and Shivam Singh receiving the ESPN School Quiz trophy from former Indian cricketer Atul Wassan at the Siri Fort Auditorium.
The Mother’s International School team of Shreyas Reddy and Shivam Singh receiving the ESPN School Quiz trophy

Naresh hits century
New Delhi, November 12
Naresh Dhamija cracked an unbeaten century (107, 2x6, 15x4) to help Yorks Club beat Lala Ramcharan Cricket Club by seven wickets in a DDCA League match at the Kotla II ground.

  • SPBRG-AAI win

SAR Group beat NTPC

Janki Devi College win


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