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LPG import to aid CNG supply
New Delhi, December 11
The supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to the transport sector and power plants would improve in two years when the country begins importing gas in the form of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

HC seeks report on shifting of trade fair
New Delhi, December 11
The traffic disruption and the congestion that the capital city faces owing to the trade fair held at Pragati Maidan every year has prompted the High Court to issue orders seeking to explore the feasibility of relocating the event.

Ahulana tense after mob attacks mill, policemen
Sonepat, December 11
Tension was palpable in Ahulana village, where a mob ransacked the Chaudhury Devi Lal Sugar Mill yesterday evening, even as the authorities claimed that the situation had been brought under control. A large contingent of police continued to guard the mill as well as the village under the supervision of senior police and civil officials.


Govt firm on impounding errant autos
New Delhi, December 11
Buoyed up by the groundswell of support to the clampdown on errant autorickshaw operators, the Department of Transport of Government of NCT of Delhi says autorickshaws not conforming to the guidelines will continue to be impounded.

Autorickshaw drivers protesting against the alleged high-handedness of the authorities in enforcing installation of electronic meters in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune Photo

Autorickshaw drivers protesting against the alleged high-handedness of the authorities in enforcing installation of electronic meters in the Capital on Wednesday.

Rs 1 lakh fine slapped on doctor for wrong report
Noida, December 11
A pathological laboratory doctor has been punished with a fine of Rs 1 lakh for providing an incorrect report pertaining to a patient under treatment. The patient had been prescribed wrong medicine on the basis of this lab report. As a result, the patient died.

LABOUR OF LOVE: Dev Anand with the cast of his film, Love at Times Square, Shoaib Khan,
Heene Kaushik and Chaitanya Choudhry in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Punjabi emigrants top in passport forgeries
New Delhi, December 11
Punjab and Haryana have the dubious distinction of ranking first among the states in the country in passport and related forgeries, according to the data available in the office of the Foreign Regional Registration Officer (FRRO). 

Mining in Bhiwani stopped, thousands lose jobs
Bhiwani, December 11
Mining operations in Saral, Dadum, Nigana and Khanak were stopped today in the light of directions from the Supreme Court to this effect, rendering thousands of labourers jobless. The District Magistrate has asked the tehsildar to take action to follow the court’s directions. Even as several hundred families have been rendered jobless, the closure of mines would directly affect the exchequer.


NHRC satisfied with transfer of case
New Delhi, December 11
Following the controversy regarding the Ansal Plaza encounter on Divali-eve by the Delhi Police Special Cell, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today expressed its satisfaction about the police transferring the case from the South district police to an independent investigation agency, the Special Cell, and directed the latter to submit its report soon. Since an eyewitness, who claimed that the encounter was orchestrated and stage-managed, there was considerable speculation in the media about the encounter.

A fireman in action after the car of a doctor caught fire suddenly on DDU Marg in the Capital on Wednesday.
A fireman in action after the car of a doctor caught fire suddenly on DDU Marg in the Capital on Wednesday. — Tribune Photo

Where pickpockets prey on passengers
Sonepat, December 11
It is a nightmarish experience to visit the railway station and the bus stand in this city. While the traffic snarls on the roads leading to the railway station as well as the bus stand are a nuisance, the roaming pickpockets and luggage-lifters are a menace for the commuters. Though the police accord top priority to check this crime, the problem persists.

Probe ordered against BSNL officer at Bahadurgarh
New Delhi, December 11
The vigilance section has been asked to investigate the complaint against a BSNL officer posted in Bahadurgarh, the Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Ms Sumitra Mahajan, informed the Lok Sabha. She said no regular promotion has been given to the concerned officer, who had allegedly amassed wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Work of Noida Consumer Forum hit for want of steno
Noida, December 11
Having started work in June 2001, the District Consumer Redressal Forum, Gautam Budh Nagar, has resolved 458 cases during the last 18 months. However, its work is affected due to the absence of a stenographer/steno typist or computer operator. There is no arrangement for assisting the forum in its work.

‘Abducted’ infant united with mother
Rohtak, December 11
The efforts of the district administration helped unite a woman with her 25-day-old infant on Tuesday. The infant was allegedly abducted by her husband. According to information, Ms Sheeno, a resident of Baljit Nagar in Delhi, was married to Mukesh of Para Mohalla locality here in April 2000.

Need to popularise forensic science stressed
New Delhi, December 11
Amity Institute of Behavioural (Health) and Allied Sciences held a daylong national conference on “Utilisation of Forensic Science Evidences in India”. Participants, including senior police officials and scientists, fervently stressed on the need for popularising this science in the country so as to fight the increase in white-collar crimes.

Deadlock persists in Vidya Niketan case
Faridabad, December 11
The deadlock over the demands of the agitating teachers continues despite the intervention of the district officials in the case of Vidya Niketan Senior Secondary School here in NH-2 of the NIT area.

Conference favours easy access to information
New Delhi, December 11
Getting information from Government of NCT of Delhi could become cheaper if the recommendations made at the end of a conference on Right to Information and Administrative Reforms are incorporated.

  • DDA to develop 55 more parks in Delhi

  • DCHFC pays Delhi Govt dividend


Dowry demon snuffs out woman’s life in Greater Noida
Greater Noida, December 11
A woman has been burnt to death for her failure to arrange for Rs 50,000 by a dowry-hungry family at Kasna village in Greater Noida. It is alleged that the police have been keeping the incident under wraps. Now after the intervention of Mr Gurdarshan Singh, DIG Meerut range, they have registered a case and named her husband, mother-in-law, father-in-law and brother-in-law.

56 booked for riots in Secunderabad
Noida, December 11
In the bloody feud that took place in Secunderabad town between two clans, the police have challaned 56 persons under Section 107-116.

Mother-in-law beaten up
Ghaziabad/ Noida, December 11
A woman, who had been severely beaten up because of her son’s love marriage, has been admitted to the district hospital. The family of the girl had kept her captive and had severely injured her.

Man arrested for killing friend
New Delhi, December 11
The North-East district police arrested two persons, identified as Rajeev and Takdeer Singh, on charge of murdering their friend, Sumit. Their third accomplice, identified as Gopal, is absconding.

  • 102 auto-theft cases solved

  • Chain-snatcher arrested

  • Man killed in accident

  • Goods worth Rs 7 lakh recovered

Call girl racket busted
New Delhi, December 11
The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a call girl racket operating from a guesthouse in East of Kailash. The police claimed to have arrested three partners and four girls involved in the racket.


1.17 lakh new BSNL connections by March 31 in Haryana
Sonepat, December 11
The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has decided to release 1.17 lakh telephone connections in Haryana by the end of the current financial year. Giving this information, Mr Arun Kumar Nagpal, Chief General Manager, Haryana Circle of the nigam, told mediapersons here last evening that the nigam had fixed a target of 25,000 mobile telephone connections to be given by the end of the current month in the state.


Symbiosis’ chapter in Delhi
YMBIOSIS International Educational Centre (SIEC) is opening its first campus outside Pune, in Delhi, next year. The deemed university status for Symbiosis puts it at par with Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia that allows it to frame its own syllabus, confer its degree and open campuses anywhere, subject to local government permission, within and outside India.
  • Call centre training

  • ISP’s seminar

  • JIMS Workshops

  • Synergy 2002

  • VLCC institute of beauty

  • Seminar of executives

Shakti Agarwal, Abhinav Mathur (both from India) and Youngmo Yoon from South Korea who were honoured as the Outstanding Student, the Outstanding Graduate Student and the Outstanding Doctoral Student respectively by Mississippi State University, USA (From left) Shakti Agarwal, Abhinav Mathur (both from India) and Youngmo Yoon from South Korea who were honoured as the Outstanding Student, the Outstanding Graduate Student and the Outstanding Doctoral Student respectively by Mississippi State University, USA recently, with international student adviser Stephen Cotrell.

Principal says sorry; stir withdrawn
Bhiwani, December 11
With the principal expressing apology to the students for allegedly misbehaving with a girl, the management of local KMBEd College of Education averted an agitation today. Earlier, the students resorted to slogan shouting and went to the residence of the management trustee, Mr Kali Charan Kesan, in a procession.


Expert outlines use of laparoscopy in gynaecology
New Delhi, December 11
A five-day training programme in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Endo-suturing, which is the fourth of its kind, commenced here on Tuesday.


Mayor and Shimla Youngs emerge triumphant
New Delhi, December 11
Last year’s runners-up Mayor-Indian National Football Club and Simla Youngs F.C. emerged victorious in group-A and B preliminary matches respectively of the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA)-SAIL Annual Open Clubs Senior Division Football League Championship being played at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium (East) ground here today.

Dhanraj stars in Dhampur cricket tournament
New Delhi, December 11
Fine all-round display by Haryana Ranji player Dhanraj Singh (89 and 3/15) and deadly bowling by Lalit (3/19) helped ERA Construction beat Amway India by 10 wickets in the final of Dhampur Cup at Gargi College ground.

  • Sonnet enters St Giri final

  • Raman shines in turf cricket

  • Raghubir beat Maya Puri

  • Lion thrash Hero

  • Ircon beat RCN

  • Gymkhana beat Syndicate Bank

  • Three Star beat Vipul Sarees

GHPS hosts Ranjit Singh tourney
New Delhi
Guru Harkrishan Public School, Loni Road, is hosting the 2nd Maharaja Ranjit Singh Hockey Tournament in which teams from 16 renowned schools of Delhi, are participating.

The players of GHPS, Vasant Vihar with their trophies.

The players of GHPS, Vasant Vihar with their trophies.

Harpreet, Rovin help GHPS to win
New Delhi, December 11
Fine all-round display by Harpreet Singh (29 run and 3/28), Rovin Singh (32 run and 3/4) and scintillating half-century by Saurav (59 run and 7/4), helped Guru Harkishan Public School, Vasant Vihar beat Young Friend Club by 4 runs in the final of the 2nd Maharaja Ranjit Singh Cricket Tournament at Guru Harkishan Public School, Vasant Bihar.

SPBRG-AAI beat Maruti Udyog
New Delhi, December 11
SPBRG-AAI defeated Maruti Udyog by 3 wickets in the seventh pre-quarter final match of 2nd Eventus Cup played at Palam ground.

  • CRY cricket


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