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DU releases first cut-off list for affiliated colleges, marginally up
New Delhi, June 24
Delhi University today released the first cut-off list for admission to undergraduate programmes in its affiliated colleges. The list indicates an increase of 0.5 per cent to two per cent over last year’s cut-off mark.

DSGMC chief cancels orders of deputy from overseas
New Delhi, June 24
Differences have surfaced in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, weeks after the much trumpeted Akali reunion, with its president Paramjit Singh Sarna, who is on a business trip abroad, cancelling 174 orders passed by his officiating deputy.

Attachment orders against four cops
Ghaziabad, June 24
Chief Judicial Magistrate Mangal Prasad has passed attachment orders against four cops of the Kavi Nagar police station, including former SO Sanjay Bhardwaj, for repeatedly dishonouring the court orders. The orders come in connection with a 1999 case: these cops, while travelling in a Maruti Zen car without a number plate, had banged into another Maruti car.


Delhi is still waiting for the real thing as pre-monsoon showers lashed the Capital on Tuesday
Delhi is still waiting for the real thing as pre-monsoon showers lashed the Capital on Tuesday. —
Tribune photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Mayawati sends Ghaziabad DM, three others packing
Ghaziabad, June 24
In a whirlwind tour of western UP, Chief Minister Mayawati suspended four officers — DMM Ghaziabad Ram Kishen Mishra, Ghaziabad District Panchayati Raj Officer S K Saini, DPRO of G B Nagar Ashok Singh and the Dy General Manager of UPPC, Bulandshahar.

Chautala snubs BJP: A lovers’ tiff or an indication of
things to come?
Panipat, June 24
Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has accused his party’s ally, the BJP, and the Congress of working in tandem and blocking developmental works in areas represented by INLD councillors.

BJP takes up clandestine collection of power dues
New Delhi, June 24
The Delhi Pradesh BJP today urged Police Commissioner R. S. Gupta to order the Crime Branch to probe the clandestine collection of electricity dues from residents of unauthorised colonies, slums and resettlement colonies.

Along with junk mail, ransom threats in e-mail 
New Delhi, June 24
A large number of people, who have personal e-mail IDs, are receiving ransom threats on the Net from unidentified persons. The recipients are also threatened with dire consequences, if they do not cough up huge amounts of money.


Police foil bid to occupy leased land
Sonepat, June 24
The Ganaur police foiled an attempt by armed persons to forcibly occupy about 600 acres of panchayat land and took into custody 80 persons who allegedly damaged the standing crops on the land by pressing into service at least 22 tractors in Ahulana village, about 20 km from here, yesterday. The police also seized the tractors.

Abhishek Bachchan with Kareena Kapoor at a promotional event in the Capital on Tuesday
Abhishek Bachchan with Kareena Kapoor at a promotional event in the Capital on Tuesday. — Photo Kamal Singh 

The man who wanted to make Qutub Minar disappear
Rohtak, June 24
He scoffs at myths and superstitions and tries to educate people through his magic tricks. He intends to establish a magic centre in India to train people about its various techniques, including that of self-hypnotism to relieve themselves of tension.

Illegal intersections on NH 8: Death is a frequent visitor here
Gurgaon, June 24
The illegal road cuts at the national highway stretching between Delhi and Jaipur makes the road unsafe for the fast moving vehicles. More than 40 villages falling between 42 milestone and 248 milestone on National Highway 8 make this road prone to accidents as the villagers ply their truckers, trailers etc on the wrong side of the road.

After heat, it is rain that scares
them now
Gurgaon, June 24
Sunshine or rainfall, residents of Old Gurgaon areas, unlike their counterparts of the new city area, appear to be always at the wrong end of the stick. During the high point of summer they curse their fate for erratic power supply and shortage of water.

Agriculture Dept gets into a muddle with crops & targets
Sonepat, June 24
It is quite strange that during the last kharif season the area under green fodder crop of jowar had gone up to 34,800 hectares in the district against the Agriculture Department’s target of 22,000 hectares, but the department has set the target of only 16,000 hectare for the current rabi season.

Commuters continue to shun railway overbridge
Sonepat, June 24
Reluctance on the part of passengers to use the overbridge to go to the platforms for boarding trains at the Sonepat railway station is proving dangerous. According to a report, as many as 52 passengers have been killed on the tracks at the station during the past one year due to this.

Chautala promises easing of water shortage after 
completion of SYL
Rohtak, June 24
Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala today claimed that the SYL canal would be completed within a year and thereafter, there would be no shortage of irrigation and drinking water in southern Haryana.

Suspension of VAT demanded
New Delhi, June 24
The president of the Haryana Beopar Manch, Mr Sanjay Sethi, has demanded the suspension of VAT till a new tax system, which is currently being prepared, is implemented across the country. The VAT system has already been implemented in Haryana.

  • Action sought against Advani

Passengers stranded as train bogies derail
Ghaziabad, June 24
Five bogies of a goods train derailed after a culvert near the Hapur Railway Station caved in. As a result, the track was blocked and the railway traffic to Lucknow and Bulandshahr was disrupted.

  • Man knifes himself
  • Girls shine in Matric exams

Youth paraded with blackened face for indecent behaviour
Sonepat, June 24
A youth was paraded with his face blackened by the residents of Ganaur town last evening. According to a report, the youth was caught red-handed in a ‘compromising position’ with a girl, who also happened to be his relative.

  • Woman electrocuted
  • Worker injured
  • Youth commits suicide

Two arrested for murder
New Delhi, June 24
The North-East district police today claimed to have arrested two persons in connection with a murder that took place in Shiv Vihar on June 21. The police have recovered the knife used in the crime from their possession.

  • Dacoity attempt foiled

Foreign job racket busted, kingpin arrested in Jahangirpuri
New Delhi, June 24
With the arrest of one Mohammad Iqbal Qureshi, a resident of Jahangirpuri in North-West district, the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police claimed to have busted a job racket. The suspect used to lure the victims on the pretext of getting them jobs in foreign countries.

Three snatch mobike from cop
Ghaziabad, June 24
Three persons allegedly snatched a motorcycle from a constable of the Sambhawali police station, Amar Singh, in the Garh Mukteshwar area when he was returning after serving summons on an accused.


Haryana gives boost to job-oriented courses
Sonepat, June 24
The Haryana Government has taken a series of measures for introducing job-oriented courses in the colleges and establishing universities exclusively catering to the need for such courses in the state.


NGO moves HC for Central law to manage dargah
New Delhi, June 24
In a Public Interest Litigation filed before the Delhi High Court by an NGO, the management of the famous dargah of Hazarat Nizamuddin Aulia in the Capital has been accused of misappropriating the daily offerings, and has sought enactment of a central law to govern its affairs.


Watch out for new faces at the LIFW
F the 48 leading models who will walk the ramp during the Lakme India Fashion Week, there will be 13 new faces to watch out for. These lucky ones have been selected to model at the LIFW after an audition held in Mumbai.


Another multi-speciality hospital opens
Gurgaon, June 24
Yet another multi-speciality hospital, called Neelkanth Hospital, has opened here. The 40-bedded hospital is located at DLF City. According to Dr Bindu Garg, Infertility Consultant and Managing Director of the hospital, the institute is the one of a kind in Haryana.


Parminder, Himanshu qualify for semis
New Delhi, June 24
Parminder Chawda and Himanshu Kharbanda qualified for the semi-finals of the boys under-19 singles in the 14th Pt Tirath Ram Memorial Badminton Tournament at the New Era School courts at Mayapuri.

Sonnet enter Turf Cup final
New Delhi
Excellent all-round performances by Rushil Bhaskar, who claimed three wickets for one run and hit 21, and Mayank Aggarwal (2 for 25 and 35 n o) helped Sonnet Club beat R P Academy by eight wickets to enter the final of the Turf Youth Cup Cricket Tournament at the Venkateshwara College ground.

  • Scindia Cup Cricket

20 club teams for DSA B Division League
New Delhi, June 24
Twenty clubs will battle it out for top honours in the Delhi Soccer Association B Division Open Clubs Football League Championship, which will be kick-started at the Ambedkar Stadium on Wednesday.

The Delhi Audit Football team, who beat Northern Railway 3-1 to emerge the DSA Institutional League Champions, with the trophy.
The Delhi Audit Football team,who beat Northern Railway 3-1 to emerge the DSA Institutional League Champions, with the trophy


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