Monday, November 25, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Trader’s abducted son rescued
Rohtak, November 24
A joint team of Haryana and Delhi police today recovered the abducted son of a plywood trader from Nilauthi village in Jhajjar district. Aman Jain (20), son of Mr Ravinder Jain, was abducted at gunpoint in his Toyota Qualis from Tilyar tourist complex on November 14.

AC comfort on Metro to cost Rs 4
New Delhi, November 24
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday announced passenger fares for the 8.3-km-long stretch between Shahdara and Tis Hazari. This section of Delhi Metro is expected to begin ferrying commuters sometime next month.

Hush-hush death of a molested 15-yr-old
Ghaziabad, November 24
Molested by the son of an influential father, a teenaged girl, belonging to a backward class family, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself. The youth and his father even allegedly got the body cremated in a hush-hush manner.


British Council to keep tabs on educational affiliations
New Delhi, November 24
The days of fraudulent educational institutions claiming false affiliations with foreign universities are numbered. Well, almost. The British Council is increasing the scope of its activities and taking upon itself the role of a watchdog to monitor all tie-ups between Indian and British institutions.

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Manmohan Singh with a student of Mata Jai Kaur Public School after the inauguration of a play, Unleashed
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Manmohan Singh with a student of Mata Jai Kaur Public School after the inauguration of a play, Unleashed, as part of the school’s silver jubilee celebrations in the Capital on Sunday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

An apology for civic amenities
Panipat, November 24
Panipat may have earned a foreign exchange of more than Rs 1,400 crore through the export of handloom products last year, but the affluent industrial city cannot hold a candle to even a mofussil town when it comes to the provision of civil amenities.

Blast in Noida garment unit
Noida, November 24
One worker was killed and four others were injured under the debris of a garment factory, Kartik Indo Tech in C-11 Sector-6 here when the unit collapsed after a steam-boiler exploded due to excess pressure at about 2.15 am today.

Boy thrown from roof in act of vengeance
Six persons have been accused of killing a youth, Sachin, ostensibly because he stole a pigeon. The youth was actually killed out of enmity. He was the grandson of ex-lady councillor, Sunita Devi.

Councillor killed in Dadri
Noida, November 24
The death of a Nagar Palika member, who was shot dead in a hail of bullets from automatic weapons this morning, has created panic in Dadri town. Shutters were put down in all markets in Dadri and protestors tried to stop trains also.


Blushes to INLD as Ram Singh joins Congress
Mahendragarh, November 24
Mr Ram Singh, who resigned from the posts of the Chairman, Mahendragarh Zila Parishad, and the working president of the district unit of the ruling INLD a few days ago, today announced his joining the Congress along with hundreds of his supporters.

Mobile users play phoney games
Faridabad, November 24
The number of people using mobile phones has been increasing every day. While cell phones may have become a necessity for many consumers, there are still many who consider it a status symbol.

Dulina case: BSP demands arrest of DC, SP
Panipat, November 24
The BSP in charge of the Haryana Affairs, Mr Narinder Kashyap, today demanded the arrest of the Jhajjar DC and SP in connection with the Dulina incident, in which five Dalits were lynched by a mob for allegedly trading in animal skin.

Many parties condole death of Sirsa journalist
Panipat, November 24
Several political parties have condoled the death of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chattarpati, who died in Apollo, New Delhi, on Thursday after being seriously injured by members of the Dera Sachha Sauda, Sirsa, on October 24.

Delhi Mayor Jayshree Panwar in her flowery headgear with National Akali Dal chief
Delhi Mayor Jayshree Panwar in her flowery headgear with National Akali Dal chief Paramjit Singh Pamma.

Helmet unit gutted in Mayapuri 
New Delhi, November 24
Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a fire that broke out in a helmet factory in Mayapuri, Phase-I this afternoon. The fire, which apparently caused by a short circuit, gutted the entire Steel Birds helmet factory. 

Phone co told to remove tower
Sonepat, November 24
The Sonepat Municipal Council has served a notice on a mobile telephone company directing it to vacate the public land by removing the tower on it within a week’s time.
  • Chains snatched
  • Youth attacked
  • 8-digit phone nos for Delhi
  • Nine calves seized


Undertrial attempts suicide
Sonepat, November 24
Acting on the report of Deputy Superintendent of district jail Dharam Singh Yadav, the police have registered a case under Section 309 IPC (attempt to commit suicide) against Vijay Kumar, an inmate of the district jail.

Woman from Nainital gangraped
Jhajjar, November 24
A 20-year-old woman was reportedly raped by four youths in Jahangirpur village of the district last night. According to the police sources, the victim, hailing from Bajpur village in Nainital, had come here to see her elder sister, whose address was also not with her, on a bicycle.

MAMC: Search on for jeans
New Delhi, November 24
Rahul alias Budh Prakash, prime accused in the Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) rape case, was today remanded in one-day judicial custody by a Delhi court.


Corporate governance key to managing business: Power Secy
Noida, November 24
Managing business tomorrow would require more emphasis on good corporate governance, proactive discharge of social responsibilities and sincere commitment and action on environmental concerns, said R V Shahi, Secretary, Union Power Ministry, while introducing the theme: Managing Business Tomorrow at the 7th Annual Management Convention of Noida Management Association in Noida on Saturday.

Oven-fresh garlic bread sticks at your doorstep in 30 minutes
omino’s Pizza has announced the launch of their internationally successful ‘Garlic Bread Sticks.’ Generally, Garlic bread offered in the market in India is freshly toasted but baked earlier in the day. The new Domino’s Garlic bread sticks is converted from a dough ball to bread sticks only after an order is placed by the customer and then the ‘Oven Fresh’ product reaches the customer in less than 30 minutes.
  • Festival suit
  • For menstrual problems
  • Spicy cheese
  • Lovable music
  • Warmth of cotton
  • Subwoofers
  • Inverters for less
  • Winter footwear
  • Beauty without marks
  • Repair products
  • Blended oil
  • Rugged shoes
  • Home linen
  • Elegant clocks
  • Wash with heater
  • One for the engine
  • Jewellery for young
  • Ageless shirts


Afghan team seeks tie-ups in education
New Delhi, November 24
A high level delegation from the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan, visited Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) campus for exploring the possibility of collaboration between India and Afghanistan in the field of education.

GHPS celebrates Gurpurab with skits and shabads
GHPS, India Gate, celebrated Gurpurab, to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The Chairman of Delhi Sikh Education Council, Vikramjeet Singh Sahney, lit the traditional lamp. The school was illuminated for the occasion. Singing of shabads by the students was also organised. Impressed by their performance, Mr Singh announced a cash prize of Rs 1,1000 for the students. GHPS students singing shabads
  • Foundation week
  • Science fair
  • Annual Day
  • CBSE Hockey
  • Talent competition
  • Principals Meet

Learn to say ‘No’ when necessary 

don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try and please everyone,” said Bill Cosby. In trying to please everyone, we finally please none, are labeled as nice but weak characters and are ruthlessly exploited. Most of the people find it difficult to say ‘no’ even though they have neither the time, potential, inclination or belief in what they agree to do.


GDA Secy gets  6-month jail term 
Ghaziabad, November 24
How much the Ghaziabad Development Authority cares for the interest of the common man or how seriously it takes the orders of the courts can be gauged from the fact that one of its key officers, the Secretary, has been awarded a six-month jail sentence each in five cases over the last two months by the Ghaziabad Consumer Court. These all came for non-compliance of its orders. However, he has not been arrested yet in any case.


Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi inaugurating the Parliamentarians' Annual Cricket Match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ground
Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi inaugurating the Parliamentarians' Annual Cricket Match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ground in the Capital on Sunday.

Saini School draw with AP Sports in Subroto Cup
New Delhi, November 24
Saini Senior Secondary School, Rewari (Haryana) held Andhra Pradesh Sports School, Hakimpet to a goalless draw in a Group IV League match of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday.

Reema’s effort goes in vain
New Delhi, November 24
A fine all-round performance by Reema Malhotra, who claimed five wickets for 55 runs and then hit a delectable unbeaten 26, went in vain as North Zone lost to Air India by 62 runs in a league match of the Rani Jhansi Trophy Inter-Zonal Women's Cricket Tournament, organised by the Railway Sports Promotion Board, at the Air Force (Palam) ground. The final will be played on November 28.

Mimansa lifts medal in karate-do
New Delhi, November 24
Mimansa Chaudhari of Mira Model School exhibited aggression and fine techniques to claim the silver medal in the 41-45 category in the 12th Delhi State Inter-School Karate-Do Championship held at the Mira Model School, Janak Puri. Haish Talwar of Mira Model claimed the gold.

Kirori Mal College beat Ramjas
New Delhi, November 24
Kirori Mal College beat Ramjas College by four wickets in the Delhi University Inter-College Cricket Tournament played at the Hindu College ground.

  • Sapient beat Essex

United India rout Madras Club
New Delhi, November 24
United India routed Madras Club by eight wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Kotla I ground. Scores: Madras Club: 82 all out in 36.1 overs (Mohit Chaturvedi 28 n o, J P Singh 4 for 12, Ashok Malhotra 2 for 24, Rakesh Kumar 2 for 15).


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