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Greater Noida to have Asia’s biggest mart
Noida, November 23
The Greater Noida administration is all set to develop Asia’s biggest mart which will serve as an international trade fair venue as also a nucleus for all top Indian and foreign business, trading and industrial houses wishing to do business with the country.

CGHS patients suffer as Sinha makes himself scarce
New Delhi, November 23
Health Minister Shatrughan Sinha Over a million Central Government Health Scheme beneficiaries have been suffering in the National Capital Region for the last 23 days in the wake of a strike by the CGHS Chemists Association. An association member alleged that Health Minister Shatrughan Sinha had been refusing to meet them despite their best efforts.


MAMC rape victim’s mobile recovered from prime suspect
New Delhi, November 23
Rahul, prime suspect in the Maulana Azad Medical College student rape case, was remanded in a day’s police custody by a Delhi court today. Rahul, who was arrested by the Delhi police yesterday, a week after the sensational incident, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Bharat Parashar at Tis Hazari courts who remanded him in police custody for a day.

Prime suspect in MAMC assault case being produced at Tis Hazari Court in the Capital on Saturday. — Tribune Photo

Prime suspect in MAMC assault case being produced at Tis Hazari Court in the Capital
Mouth-watering news for MCD schools, courtesy Metro Rail
New Delhi, November 23
Metro Rail is supplying the Delhi Jal Board 2800 kilolitres of water a day at its Chandrawal waterworks. It is to be hoped that the DJB will soon solve the problems of 42 schools run by the Delhi Municipal Corporation that do not have sufficient drinking water facilities.

Metro Rail largesse flowing into Chandrawal waterworks. 
— Photo Cecil Victor
Metro Rail largesse flowing into Chandrawal waterworks

Cong will hammer on fate of Metro in Winter session
New Delhi, November 23
The Winter Session of Delhi Legislative Assembly begins next week. Speaker Prem Singh on Saturday said the House would be summoned on Monday. Besides discussions on pressing issues of public concern, the session will witness a slugfest between the Treasury and the Opposition Benches over who – Union Government or Government of NCT of Delhi – gets to control how much of the operation and maintenance of Delhi Metro.

Charges framed in Nitish case
New Delhi
A Delhi court today framed charges against Rajya Sabha MP D P Yadav’s son and nephew Vikas and Vishal Yadav, respectively, in the sensational murder case of business executive Nitish Katara earlier this year.


Anil Kapoor at the audio launch of his forthcoming film Rishtey at a press conference in the Capital
Anil Kapoor at the audio launch of his forthcoming film Rishtey at a press conference in the Capital on Saturday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Old autos out. But what is the alternative?
Faridabad, November 23
While a kind of battle is on between the district administration and owners of about 14,000 three-wheeler autorickshaws on the ban of 15-year-old vehicles and the measures announced to check pollution on the roads here, the residents are still awaiting a proper and dependable local transport system.

Murder of Haj panel chief’s daughter 
Police scour for suspects
New Delhi, November 23
The Delhi Police teams today fanned out across the Capital in search of the three suspects who allegedly murdered the daughter of Delhi Haj Committee Chairman Abdul Sami Shalwani yesterday. The police said a breakthrough in the case was expected soon.

  • Fires at bus driver
  • 4 bus robbers nabbed

Everything in Kurukshetra has a story to tell
Made famous by the war that was fought between the Kauravas and the Pandavas during the Mahabharata, Kurukshetra is also known as the land where Manu wrote his ‘Manusmriti’ and where rishis compiled the Rigveda and Samveda. Kurukshetra was named after the great sage king, Kuru.

  • Brahma Sarovar
  • Sannihit Sarovar
  • Sannihit Sarovar
  • Gurdwaras
  • Gita Jayanti
  • Sthanesvara Mahadev Temple
  • Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum
  • Falgu
  • Pehowa
  • Kalayat
  • Jyotisara

How Great is your God?
OD — this is one of the names which we give to that eternal infinite, and incomprehensible being, the creator of all things, who preserves and governs all things by His almighty power and wisdom and who is the only object of our worship. But when people speak of God they always do not mean the same thing.

Mohar Singh - the grand old man of Ahirwal
Rewari, November 23
Rao Mohar Singh, whose 45th death anniversary falls on Sunday, was the founder of `Budhpur House’, one of the oldest as well as most prestigious political houses of Ahirwal. Three successive generations from this house - Rao Mohar Singh, his son Rao Mahabir Singh and now his grandson Rao Narbir Singh - were endowed with ministerial berths in the erstwhile Punjab Government as well as Haryana Government.

The weekend crowd at Pragati Maidan
The weekend crowd at Pragati Maidan on Saturday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Haat at Australian High Commission
New Delhi, November 23
As part of ‘Oz Haat’, a haat is organised on the lawns of the Australian High Commission today in which 20 community organisations showcased their wares and raised funds. “Oz Haat” is an exhibition and sale of the work of Indian community organisations supported by the Australian High Commission.

Foundation stone laid for flyover
New Delhi, November 23
The foundation stone of yet another flyover, this time at the T point of Maa Anandamayee Marg, was laid today. This flyover is one of the 50 flyovers constructed or being built on the Outer and Inner Ring Roads to render them signal-free.

Glad tidings for senior citizens
Gurgaon, November 23
It was a great moment for Mr K K Modi and his wife, both senior citizens today at a ‘Navtika’ carnival. They had occasion to meet, interact and share emotional moments with people of their age group at IDPL complex here.

Vidrohi flays parties for SYL gimmicks
Sonepat, November 23
The president of the Haryana Pradesh Janata Dal (U), Mr Ved Parkash Vidrohi, today criticised the political parties for fooling the people in the state on the SYL canal construction in the Punjab territory following the Supreme Court’s orders to the Punjab government.

Parties call for CBI probe into scribe’s death
Rohtak, November 23
Expressing grief over the recent death of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati, different political parties have demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident and financial help and security to the bereaved family by the government.

  • Death condoled
  • Demolition at market

Ballet on Meerabai at Modern School
New Delhi, November 23
To celebrate its 82nd Founder’s Day, Modern School, Barakhamba is staging a ballet, ‘Saanware ke Rang Rangi’ here tomorrow. Based on ‘Meerar Badhun’, a novel by noted Bengali writer Satya Prakash Dutta, the performance opens with a stark depiction of bloodshed and carnage.

  • Power cut in Badli
  • Traders flay parking tax

Seven workers sustain burn injuries
Sonepat, November 23
Seven workers of Kartar Devi Cold Store sustained burn injuries when a fire broke out in a residential quarter of the HSIDC complex at Kundli village, about 25 km from here yesterday.


‘Supply chain management key to competitiveness’
New Delhi, November 23
Supply chain management will be the route to competitive markets in the near future. For any company to succeed in today’s competitive environment, it is essential to have a good supply chain. By the year 2003, 60 per cent of the supply chain management functionality will be provided outside the enterprises.


NIIT package on computer literacy
Faridabad, November 23
The Faridabad Small Industries Association and the computer giant NIIT have launched a special package on ‘computer literacy’ in the industry circles here. According to an FSIA general secretary, Mr Rajiv Chawla, the programme named as ‘swift jyoti’ module was spread over two weeks or a total of 18 hours of learning.


Sheila opens Apollo Cancer Institute
CANCER patients can now consult Dr Suresh H. Advani, one of the pioneers of Indian Oncology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi. The oncology unit of the hospital has been strengthened with the inauguration of Apollo Cancer Institute by Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit.

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inaugurating the Cancer Institute at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Saturday.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inaugurating the Cancer Institute at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital


Top teams for Shastri Hockey tourney
New Delhi, November 23
Top eight teams of the country, including defending champions Punjab and Sind Bank, Jalandhar and runners-up Indian Airlines, will take part in the 13th edition of the All-India Lal Bahadur Shastri Hockey Tournament, to be held at the Shivaji Stadium from November 11 to December 3.

Sarandeep in Delhi Ranji team
New Delhi, November 23
Spinner Sarandeep Singh, who figures in the Indian squad for the last one-day international against the West Indies, to be played at Vijayawada on Sunday, has been included in the Delhi Ranji Trophy team, who take on Himachal Pradesh at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground from November 27.

Soni bowls Yorks to victory
New Delhi, November 23
A fierce bowling spell of 5 for 33 by Sharwan Kumar Soni helped Yorks Club beat RCN Delhi by five runs in an A-II Division match of the DDCA League at the Kotla II ground.

Malviya Club lift cricket title
New Delhi, November 23
Malviya Cricket Club of Delhi won their first international title when they beat Nomads Club, Manila, by 16 runs in the final of the Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes Tournament at the Wanchai cricket ground, Hong Kong.

The Malviya Club team, which won the Hong Kong Sixes Tournament recently.
The Malviya Club team, which won the Hong Kong Sixes Tournament recently.

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