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MDU can’t sit on student’s compartment result: Court
Rohtak, January 14
The Additional District Judge, Dr Shiva Sharma, has directed Maharshi Dayanand University to declare the result of Savita, BA-I student of Maharani Kishori Jat Kanya Mahavidyalaya, and allow her to continue her further studies.

Visually impaired can use computers
New Delhi, January 14
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that visually impaired students can use typewriters or computers in the forthcoming class X and XII examinations. The concession has been made for those students who do not wish to use an amanuensis (scribes) to write the exam.

Schools cold-shoulder govt’s holiday orders
Faridabad, January 14
It appears that the orders of the Haryana government, directing the closure of schools in view of the weather conditions, are not applicable to many institutions here.

Schoolchildren during the Republic Day parade rehearsal at Rajpath in the Capital on Tuesday.
Schoolchildren during the Republic Day parade rehearsal at Rajpath in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Handloom items worth lakhs gutted
Panipat, January 14
Handloom products and raw material worth several lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a devastating fire on the premises of Abhitex International on the GT Road on Monday.

Commuters rail against derailed service
Sonepat, January 14
Suburban commuters in Sonepat and the surrounding areas are a harried lot as the railway authorities are allegedly apathetic to their problems, like late running of suburban trains and woefully short number of coaches.

Machine used for altering chassis numbers seized
Ghaziabad, January 14
The Ghaziabad police busted a gang of auto thieves after an encounter last night, arresting two of the gang members. Eight cars have been recovered from them. The two thieves have been identified as Khalil Ahmed and Jan Mohd.

Delhiites add extra layers to fend off cold
New Delhi, January 14
Even as Delhiites celebrated Lohri, marking the beginning of the end of the winter season, icy winds continued to blow, forcing the denizens to take extra precautions to layer themselves.


Ambitious plan to keep Delhiites in the pink
New Delhi, January 14
According to the last survey in 1998, the population of Delhi was 142 lakhs in an area of 1483 sq. km with almost 35% of the population residing in slums. No wonder, the health and welfare of its citizens became a priority. Thus, the Delhi government has taken on ambitious healthcare responsibilities.

Chautala should meet PM on SYL issue: CPM
Rohtak, January 14
The Communist Party (Marxist) feels that Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala should call upon the Prime Minister to persuade him to take immediate steps for the completion of the SYL canal as per the orders of the Supreme Court.

Bhajan supporter made campaign panel chief
Jhajjar, January 14
The Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Mr Bhajan Lal, today appointed Mr Om Prakash Beri as the president of the campaign committee in the district. The appointment of Mr Beri on this new post is being seen as a deliberate attempt to sideline Mr Raghubir Singh Kadian, the formal DCC chief.

30 pc NPOs in Capital ‘unregistered’
New Delhi, January 14
Almost 30 per cent of the non-profit organisations in the Nation Capital Territory of Delhi are not legally incorporated, according to a latest survey. While most of the unregistered NPOs are in rural areas in the country, in stark contrast, about 30 per cent of the NPOs in urban areas in the Capital are unregistered, said the survey conducted by Society for Participatory Research (PRIA).

Environment is the buzzword: EC-funded project for Gurgaon
Gurgaon, January 14
There is no age for education and acquiring new skills. The industrialists of Gurgaon with regard to updating their business practices on sound environment-friendly principles amply demonstrated this adage.

Lawyer moves HC for rights violation
Gurgaon, January 14
Rebuffed by the local police, a Supreme Court lawyer and local Congress leader, Mr Khazan Singh, has moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court for registration of criminal case against officers of the Haryana Government for the violation of his human rights.

Haryana to simplify industrial norms
Gurgaon, January 14
The Director of Industries, Haryana, Mr Devinder Singh, assured the industrialists that the state government would do its best to clear the bottlenecks coming in the way of simplifications of procedures related to different industrial departments.

Malhotra to chair BJP transport committee

New Delhi, January 14
The Delhi state BJP has constituted a committee to formulate an integrated transport policy. Vijay Kumar Malhotra, a member of Parliament will chair the committee. Ms Anita Arya and Lal Bihari Tiwari, members of Parliament, Mr Jagdish Mukhi, the Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Legislative Assembly, Mr Subhash Arya, Leader of the Opposition in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Mr Nand Kishore Garg, member of Legislative Assembly and Mr Mewa Ram Arya, the Delhi BJP spokesman are members of the committee.

Delhi BJP president Madan Lal Khurana at a press conference in the Capital on Tuesday.
Delhi BJP president Madan Lal Khurana at a press conference in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Govt policies pique CPM
Rohtak, January 14
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has expressed concern over the ‘worsening’ situation in the state. In a statement here today, Mr Inderjit Singh, state secretary, CPM held the ‘disastrous’ policies of the state government and the Centre responsible for the deterioration in various fields.


Scavengers sift through the garbage which continues to pile up under the huge signboard of the Delhi Development Authority near Gazipur in East Delhi.
Scavengers sift through the garbage which continues to pile up under the huge signboard of the Delhi Development Authority near Gazipur in East Delhi. — Photo by Anil Sharma

HVP promises to weed out corruption
Faridabad, January 14
The Haryana Vikas party (HVP) will withdraw some of the taxes, ensure adequate power and water, unemployment allowance to the jobless and ensure a corruption-free administration, if it was returned to power in the next elections.

Worker dies as muffler gets trapped in machine
Noida, January 14
A worker of a factory in Sector 8 died when his muffler, wrapped around his neck, got trapped in a machine. The Sector 20 police had refused to register a case as desired by the factory management, it is learnt. An FIR was filed by the brother of the deceased later.

Group set up to implement Transport Policy
New Delhi, January 14
The Government of NCT of Delhi on Tuesday constituted a Delhi Transport Planning Group that will be mandated to put into action the Transport Policy unveiled late last year.

Domestic help raped

New Delhi
A 20-year-old woman domestic help was allegedly raped by her employer in Sector 7 in Pushp Vihar in Malviya Nagar. The accused Satish Gupta (30), working in a call centre in electronic city in Gurgoan has been arrested and taken in the police custody. The victim, a resident of Jharkand, was working in the house of Gupta from December 21.

Prisoner on parole fails to turn up
Bhiwani, January 14
The police have launched a manhunt to arrest a prisoner who did not turn up after his leave. According to reports, the Jail Superintendent has registered a case with the local police stating that Chhaju Ram, son of Kundan Lal, who was undergoing imprisonment in a case had gone on leave for six weeks but had not returned after the lapse of due period.
  • Industrialist dead

  • Dowry harassment

  • Eight injured

  • Thousands take dip

  • 144 pirated cassettes seized

  • Bank’s extension counter


Husband, in-laws booked for dowry death
Sonepat, January 14
The Gohana police have registered a dowry death case against the husband and two other members of the in-laws of a young housewife Mrs Jagminder of Jauli village and started investigations for apprehending the culprits named in the FIR, lodged by Mr Budh Ram, brother of the victim.

Thieves break into posh showrooms
Noida, January 14
Thieves were able to break open the padlocks of three showrooms in the prestigious Sector 18 market here last night. The desperadoes decamped with Rs 60,000 in cash and other valuables. The daring theft took place right under the eyes of the law. Two police pickets are stationed near the site of the theft.


DUTA to hold dharnas
New Delhi, January 14
Irked by the inordinate delay in the rehabilitation of Dr M N Singh’s family, the Delhi University Teachers’ Union (DUTA) has decided to hold dharnas to register their protest and threatened to boycott even exams. DUTA has called for a two-hour dharna on January 15 at all colleges across the city.


Madame Madhuri, the cosmetician
MADHURI Dixit’s plans for the New Year may not exactly be music to the ears of some herbal cosmetic corps. Encouraged by the response to the Emami cosmetic line and to her new avatar as an entrepreneur, the actress has announced her foray into the herbal cosmetic sector. The actress will soon launch a second line of products with herbal ingredients for the Emami group.

Madhuri making significant forays into the herbal cosmetics sector.
Madhuri making significant forays into the herbal cosmetics sector.
  • Limelight looks

  • Dream designs for men

  • Jewellery show

  • For your lush lips

  • A debutante


Ashwani stars in Khalsa College winAshwani Katyal
New Delhi, January 14
Ashwani Katyal played an all-round role (2 for 27 and 46 with seven fours) to help Khalsa College defeat Bright Club by six wickets and entered the quarter-final of the seventh Sahibzada Ajit Singh Cricket Tournament, organised by the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, at its ground in Pitampura.

Nalin, Subodh bowl Pan Business to victory
New Delhi, January 14
Devastating bowling spells by Nalin Khanna (3 for 3) and Subodh Badola (3 for 16) enabled Pan Business List Pvt. Ltd defeat NGO Worth in the opening match of the seven-a-side Inter-Corporate Cricket Tournament, organised by Criswim Academy, at the Netaji Subhash Sports Complex, Jasola, New Delhi. Nalin Khanna was adjudged the Man of the Match.

Hindustan Club off to winning start
New Delhi, January 14
Hindustan Club started the defence of their title on a promising note when they beat Moghals 2-0 in the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA)-SAIL Super League match at the Ambedkar Stadium on Tuesday. Harinder Singh Rawat scored both the goals.

State Bank cricket
New Delhi, January 14
The All-India State Bank of India (SBI) Inter-Circle Cricket Tournament will begin at the Delhi University ground from January 16. SBI circle welfare committee local head office secretary V K Gupta said 12 teams would participate in the tournament.

Trilok Chand elected Uttranchal Heroes patron
New Delhi, January 14
Former international athlete Trilok Chand was elected patron of the Uttranchal Heroes Football Club at the annual elections held recently. Municipal Councillor Kushalmani Ghildiyal has been elected as chairman of the club.

West Delhi Academy win
New Delhi, January 14
West Delhi Cricket beat Ramjas School No 2 by five wickets and entered the semi-final of the first Shanti Memorial Under-14 Cricket Tournament at the Najafgarh Sports Complex ground.

Inter-School Soccer League
New Delhi, January 14
Sixteen Delhi school teams are taking part in the ESPN Premier League Junior Inter-School Soccer Championship, which was inaugurated by soccer star Baichung Bhutia at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.


Grant for abattoir, dairy farms sanctioned 
New Delhi, January 14
The Chairman of the standing committee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Mr Ram Babu Sharma, today said that the Delhi Government had agreed to sanction grant to construct a slaughterhouse, develop rural areas and dairy farms in the Capital. Earlier, the government used to issue loan to develop these areas.

Anant Ram complex to get water connection
New Delhi, January 14
The New Delhi Municipal Council has approved the provision of temporary water supply connection to Anant Ram Dairy Complex at Sector-XIII, R K Puram. Mr Ram Bhaj, MLA and Vice-Chairperson, NDMC, started the work of providing connections in the morning on Monday in a simple function organised by the Sudhar Samiti of the complex.


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