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Autos off the road today
New Delhi, December 1
More than 45,000 autorickshaws will go off the road in the Capital on Monday to demand a fare hike and protest against the Delhi government’s ‘high-handedness’ in the use of electronic meter.

Newly married woman burnt to death in Jhajjar
Jhajjar, December 1
A newly married woman was reportedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for not fulfilling their dowry demands in Kanonda village of the district yesterday.

Political divide spills over to DU council poll
New Delhi, December 1
The last date for withdrawal of nominations for elections to the Executive Council (EC) and Academic Council (AC) of Delhi University being tomorrow, the campaigns of major political groups of teachers have gone into top gear.

Fears of brain fever grip Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, December 1
With the number of brain fever deaths having exceeded over a 100 in Saharanpur, Muzzafarnagar and Bagpat, the scourge has compelled the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Vinode Kumar, to set up a Control Room for monitoring its movement in Ghaziabad.


Minister ‘held captive’ by women
Noida, December 1
When the UP Revenue Minister, Mr Ravi Gautam, came to Sector-38 Guest House at 11 a.m. yesterday to ready himself for a seminar in Sector-27 at 11.30 a.m., he did not have an inkling of what was in store for him.

Teachers cry foul over retrenchment move
Faridabad, December 1
Several members of the teaching staff of the Vidya Niketan Senior Secondary School in the NIT area here have appealed to the district administration and the Director, Education, Haryana to intervene in the matter concerning the reported move by the school management to retrench.Children at the awareness march on the World AIDS Day in the Capital on Sunday.

Children join AIDS march
New Delhi, December 1
An awareness drive about the dreaded AIDS saw thousands of children expressing solidarity with the cause. Carrying placards that read ‘Break the Silence, Stop AIDS’, school students joined an awareness march held in the Capital today to mark the World AIDS Day.

Children at the awareness march on the World AIDS Day in the Capital on Sunday. — Tribune Photo


Appu Ghar ahoy!

Winter’s here and so is Appu Ghar’s Ice Park. The Ice Park has been designed to give the Delhiites a feel of the snow and the ice.
The park was inaugurated here today by the Chairman of the Appu Ghar, Mr Gian Vijeshwar. Schoolchildren from the city were invited for a special day out.
This park incurs a heavy expenditure on account of maintaining the ice slabs. To create the look, the entrance and the trees are covered in polyfrills and thermocol beads.
The park will soon have a 30-feet high sledge, which as it touches the middle, swings upwards to the other end like a pendulum, thereby resulting in a yo-yo effect. For those who wish to indulge in snowball fighting, there is plenty of snow to not just fight, but also build a snowman.
In the backdrop of this white icy environs, Appu Ghar promises a white Christmas to those wishing for a sizzling celebration. 


Audit finds total mismanagement by Beggars’ Homes 
New Delhi, December 1
An audit of the dozen odd Beggar’s Homes in the Capital has revealed a picture of gross mismanagement bordering on immense apathy to those who need care. An audit of the Beggar’s Homes run by the Delhi Government has found total mismanagement of resources and that the norms relating to purchases have been given a complete go by.

New Subhash Chowk roundabout proves to be a boon
Rohtak, December 1
If a person happens to pass through the main road in the town after a gap of nearly one week, he or she suddenly stops at the Subhash Chowk and gaze in confusion at the strange site. The congested crossing has now been converted into a spacious and wonderful roundabout.

‘Businessman Chautala misusing funds’ 
Sonepat, December 1
Mr Samsher Singh Surjewala, president of the Haryana Krishak Samaj and a veteran Congress leader has termed the Chief Minister, Mr Om Parkash Chautala, as a `businessman' engaged in making foreign tours for misutilising the public funds for his entertainment.

Late delivery of mail angers city residents 
Sonepat, December 1
Postal services in this city, which is a district headquarter, have worsened further on account of the shortage of postmen. According to a report, in the past, the residents used to receive letters twice a day. However, the residents were now being visited by postmen only once a day since the introduction of the new system.

New trauma centres to  come up on G.T. Road
Sonepat, December 1
The Haryana Government has decided to set up trauma centres in four districts situated on the G.T. Road passing through the state for providing medical assistance to persons involved in road accidents in a bid to save their lives.

Amenities to be enhanced 
Bhiwani, December 1
The Haryana Government is considering various proposals for enhancing civic amenities, said Ajay Singh Chautala, member of Parliament and leader of the INLD, while inaugurating street lights adjoining the premises of the Agriculture Marketing Committee office.

Narnaul depot gets three new buses
Narnaul, December 1
The local depot of Haryana Roadways has included three more buses to its fleet, thus taking the total number of buses in its fleet to 131. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr O. P. Indora, flagged off the three buses to Sirsa, Mathura (UP) and Chandigarh.


Woman files dowry harassment case 
Sonepat, December 1
The Ganaur police have registered a dowry harassment case against five persons of Bohli village on the complaint of Mrs Poonam, a housewife of Bega village. According to a report, those named in the dowry harassment case include Ram Rattan, her husband, Banwari, her father-in-law, Rukman, her mother-in-law, Ram Kanwar, her brother-in-law and Darshan, her sister-in-law.


Unparalleled style in sync with an individual’s personality and taste
ee Cooper has unveiled an exciting range of sweaters and jackets for this winter. Targeted at the young, trendy, hip-hop crowds, the new collection boasts of unparalleled style in sync with an individual’s personality and taste. Designed specially for people, who prefer comfortable and fashionable clothing appropriate for both work and play, the stuff is available at leading shopping centres in the national Capital.


Students of Modern School presenting the ballet
Students of Modern School presenting the ballet
Cherishing the love of Mirabai: Students of Modern School presenting the ballet ‘Saanware ke rang rachi’.

Crusading against cruelty to animals
he students of Sadhu Vaswani International School for Girls observed November 1 to 25 as ‘Stop all killing’. The month-long meatless campaign saw the students participating in various events and spreading the message of vegetarianism to all.

  • Founder’s day
  • Robotics’ workshop
  • Annual day
  • Gurpurab at GHPS
  • Discovery quiz
  • Tips on dining
  • Fancy dress

Why worry? God will take care of you
n all the activities of school, home and life outside, we all tend to worry a lot about how we will get everything done and whether everything will work out right. We are tempted to worry about a lot things. Wisdom says, “Don’t worry about tomorrow, for God will take care of you”, but we go believing that unless we worry our head about tomorrow, things won’t turn out right.”


No service stamps, work of consumer court hit
New Delhi, December 1
The functioning of the consumer court, supposed to deliver speedy justice, has been severely affected for the last two months because the postal department has not been able to provide service stamps necessary for despatching summons, notices and even warrants.

PIL seeks to make bottled water essential commodity 
New Delhi, December 1
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Delhi High Court has sought to control and fix a reasonable price for bottled drinking water available in the market by notifying the item under the Essential Commodities Act.


Senior India coach Rajinder Singh giving away the Man of the Match award to Hemant Gathe of SAI Centre AI, Bangladesh XI enter semis
New Delhi, December 1
Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre, Bangalore and Air India scored comfortable victories on the penultimate day of the league phase of the 13th Lal Bahadur Shastri Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday.

Senior India coach Rajinder Singh giving away the Man of the Match award to Hemant Gathe of SAI Centre in the Shastri Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday. Chairman of tournament committee Kamal Choudhary and organising secretary R D Parashar look on.

15 teams for DSA Clubs League
New Delhi, December 1
Former league champions Mughals will meet Simla Youngs in the opening match of the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA)-SAIl Open Clubs Football League Championship, starting at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium east ground on Monday.

Mayo College-Doon School golf tussle
Captains of Mayo College and Doon School with the Gibson Goodwill Golf Cup before the start of play at the Jaypee golf course.
New Delhi, December 1
One hundred and twenty players, comprising ex-students of Mayo College, Ajmer and Doon School, Dehradun provided exciting golf in the Gibson Goodwill Golf Tournament played at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort course at Greater Noida on Sunday.

Captains of Mayo College and Doon School with the Gibson Goodwill Golf Cup before the start of play at the Jaypee golf course.

Haryana Govt to select 20 TT players for training
New Delhi, December 1
The Haryana Government has decided to provide a four-year special training to 10 promising players each from the boys and girls category, who are participating in the 64th Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championship, starting at the Chaudhary Dalbir Singh indoor Stadium in Sirsa.

PMG beat Young Cricketers in DDCA League
New Delhi, December 1
Professional Management Group (PMG) beat Young Cricketers by 35 runs in an A-II Division match at the Vikaspuri ground. Scores: PMG: 258 for 6 in 40 overs (Ranjeet Singh 73 n o, 8x4, 2x6; Priyank Tehlan 50, Mahesh Prasad 40, Jitender Solanki 30 n o, Vikas Rathi 3 for 29).

SAI drub Dimapur
New Delhi, December 1
Sports Authority of India East centre, Kolkata drubbed Government School, Dimapur (Nagaland) 2-0 in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday. Suman Chandra and Pradeep Roy were the goal-getters.Top

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