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Water for ten minutes in morning and evening!
Ghaziabad, June 15
Vasundhra and Vaishali, the residential colonies developed by UP Avas Vikas Parishad and Ghaziabad Development Authority, are facing an unprecedented water crisis.

Estranged. — Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Flare-up over custody of body of 
dowry victim
Sonepat, June 15
A flare-up between the parents and in-laws over the custody of the body of an alleged dowry victim turned ugly in the civil hospital here yesterday, forcing the local cops to intervene. The row erupted when the parents and in-laws of the victim insisted that they would take the body to their respective village for cremation. 

  Yet another woman sacrificed at the altar of dowry
Jhajjar, June 15
Yet another incident of dowry death was reported in the district on Friday when a resident of Thana Kalam in Sonepat district accused the husband and in-laws of her daughter of killing her for dowry.

BJP denies pressure on EC
New Delhi, June 15
The Delhi Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today denied having put any pressure on the Election Commission (EC) for removing slums in the Capital and termed the Government of NCT of Delhi’s allegations as an “absolute farce and white lie.”

Can women’s power see a bill through?
New Delhi, June 15
Determined to see more women in power, women activists from over a dozen women organisations will assemble on Parliament Street on Monday forenoon to remind the government of its promise on the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the 13th Lok Sabha.

Gang of daytime burglars busted
New Delhi, June 15
With the arrest of three suspects, including a notorious criminal, the Special Staff of South district today claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of robbers, just as they were about to strike in Munirka.

The accused, who were involved in more than 150 cases of burglaries, being produced at Patiala House Courts in the Capital on Sunday. — Tribune Photo

The accused, who were involved in more than 150 cases of burglaries, being produced at Patiala House Courts

4 crushed by truck while chatting at bus stop
Four persons, including a brother and sister, were killed in a road accident in Ghaziabad. One of the injured is lying in a critical condition at MMG Hospital, Ghaziabad.


State govt to launch agri project for BPL families
Sonepat, June 15
The State government is all set to launch an integrated project of floriculture, fisciculture, animal husbandry, bio-fertilizers and bee keeping for the socio-economic upliftment of the families living below the poverty line (BPL) in the Sonepat district.


Ponds in Haryana to be filled with canal water
Sonepat, June 15
The Haryana Government has directed the Irrigation department to take immediate and effective steps for filling the ponds with canal water in all the villages of the state. 

‘Fair deal’ promised at fair price shops
Sonepat, June 15
In a bid to streamline the public distribution system (PDS), the Food and Supplies Department has undertaken a series of steps for random checking of the fair price shops, petrol pumps and the LPG shops in the city and other parts of the district.

Seminar to analyse impact of Delhi’s satellite hubs
New Delhi, June 15
How does the accelerated development of satellite towns impact on the idea of National Capital Region? Are these urban hubs complimentary to Delhi or are they competitors?

Bring quacks to book, orders CM 
Bhiwani, June 15
Haryana Chief Minister has directed the Civil Surgeon, Bhiwani, to register a case against a quack Kapoor Singh of Pichopa Khurd village. The Chief Minister, Mr O P Chautala, while presiding over the monthly meeting of the District Grievances Committee on Saturday, asked the authorities to take stern action against the quacks who are playing with the lives of people.

Members of the Sikh community organise ‘Chabils’ on the eve of Guru Arjun Dev’s Martyrdom Day
Members of the Sikh community organise ‘Chabils’ on the eve of Guru Arjun Dev’s Martyrdom Day. 
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal.

Housewife saved from ‘dowry demons’
Sonepat, June 15
On the warrants issued by Mr Anil Sharma, City Magistrate of Sonepat, the police have saved a young housewife Mrs Fatima from her in-laws’ house at Hara village in Meerut district (U.P).

Two get life term for murder
Bhiwani, June 15
Additional District Judge Kuldeep Jain sentenced two persons to undergo life imprisonment in a case of murder registered under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code on Saturday.
  • Four highway robbers held
  • Held for murder of sarpanch
  • Sarpanch arrested
Jaycees to plant 1 lakh saplings on July 7


Lovelorn man stabs girl, self 
Rewari, June 15
A young man, Mukesh, resident of the Auto Market complex here, stabbed a girl with a knife and then injured himself on June 12. The man got hot under the collar after the girl had rejected his offer of marriage.


Industry finds fault with IT policy 
Gurgaon, June 15
The heads of the units of Information Technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) from Gurgaon, Noida and Delhi assembled here at a “Call Center/BPO Panorama,2003” organised by the Haryana IT Enabled Industries Confederation (HITEC) yesterday.

Listen with both ears! This sleek and stylish mobile phone is ‘the latest scream’

G mobile handset company has introduced RD 7130 CDMA phone for the Indian market. The sleek and stylish RD 7130 will combine the most advanced research and development expertise and technology with aesthetics and performance.


Four steps of creative activity with children of special needs

Four Steps organised its annual summer workshop for children with special needs. The workshop, organised by ‘Our Creative World’ section of the school, provided a platform for the special children from different schools in Delhi to be trained in creative activities including dance, art and craft, instrumental and vocal music, theatre, behaviour management and remedial teaching.

Children with special needs enacting a play as part of the annual summer workshop.

Children with special needs enacting a play as part of the annual summer workshop
  • NIIT launches study assistance programme
  • Personality development camp
  • Summer Recreation Programme
  • Children beat the heat with a visual treat
  • Summer theatre workshop held
  • Painting competition

Healing oneself by overcoming negative attitude

s the mercury soars, most people find it difficult to cope with the intense heat and end up feeling sick. They are gripped with the fear of getting a sunstroke, drinking water or eating food outside which might upset the stomach and are racked with many such fears. Summer becomes the most hated time associated with illnesses.

Construction of college wing hangs fire
The construction work of the Girls’ Wing in Government College, Gohana has come to a standstill for want of financial grants which were to be received under the matching grant scheme of the state government. Hence, the college authorities will not be able to start the girls’ classes in the new wing. The new academic session of the college is to begin from July 10.


Nishank annexes boy’s singles TT title
New Delhi, June 15
Nishank Bajaj of Manav Sthali School annexed the boy’s singles title when he defeated Varun Jindal of Sachdeva Public School 5-11, 5-11, 11-4, 16-14, 11-5, 11-8 in the 41st Summer Open Table Tennis Tournament at the Talkatora indoor stadium on Sunday.

Vijay reigns supreme in MRF Motorcross
New Delhi, June 15
C. Vijay Kumar of Team TVS Racing emerged victorious in the Class 3 Indian Experts (four-stroke class) and the Class 1-Indian Experts (Foreign Open-Moto 2) in the MRF National Motorcross Championship held at the Chitrakoot Stadium. It looked as if everyone had acclimatised themselves to the heat as riders, officials and a large crowd sat enraptured witnessing a truly marvellous show.

Srivastava creates new course record
New Delhi, June 15
Vir Srivastava crafted a gross score of ten-under 51 to create a new course record on the second day of the two-day Governor’s Gold Cup Golf Tournament at the par-61 Raj Bhawan Golf Club course in Nainital, according to information available here. The previous record, an eight-under 53, was also held by Srivastava.

Easy victory for Vaish Public School 
Rohtak, June 15
Vaish Public School (VPS), Rohtak, defeated Aryavrat Sports Club, Delhi, (ASC) by 97 runs to avenge their defeat in the opening match of the three-match series being played here at the Vaish Public School ground. Both the teams have one victory each to their credit.

DTC ride past BOI
New Delhi, June 15
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) rode past Bank of India (BOI) 3-1 in a Group A match of A Division in the Delhi Soccer Association Institutional League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday. 

Sahil Kher hits century for Sonnet
New Delhi, June 15
Sahil Kher hit a strokeful century as Sonnet drew with National Stadium in a two-day match of the second Gyan Bharati Under-13 Cricket Tournament at the Venkateshwara College ground.


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