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Mayawati proposes, Mulayam Singh disposes
Noida allotments made in August put on hold
Noida, September 9
All decisions, taken by the Mayawati government in Noida and Greater Noida in the month of August, have been put in abeyance. The State government has stayed all transfers, promotions, appointments and allotments of plots, flats and houses ordered by the previous government in August 2003.

Khurana frets over ban on MPs
New Delhi, September 9
The BJP Delhi unit president, Mr Madan Lal Khurana, today said the mayor’s declaration that Delhi MPs would not be invited to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) functions reflected not only his “dictatorial attitude” but was also violative of the MCD Act.

  • Suit slapped, legal Notice served… tit for tat

Ramlila Ground row: MCD to submit report today
New Delhi, September 9
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) today informed the Delhi High Court that its Standing Council will submit a report on the dispute over the alleged partial hand over of the historic Ramlila Ground in Old Delhi to Shri Ramlila Committee.


Sharon hits the road, sends traffic for a toss
An Israeli lady police officer keeps vigil during Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s visit to Rajghat
New Delhi, September 9
Traffic in the Capital was disrupted for several hours on Tuesday as Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon criss-crossed the city for his official engagements. The demonstrations held during the day to protest against Mr Sharon’s visit also held up the traffic. The Ring Road, India Gate and parts of East Delhi were the worst-hit. Vehicles could be seen bumper to bumper on the Ring Road when the motorcade of the dignitary made its way to Rajghat. Mr Sharon placed a wreath at the memorial of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

An Israeli lady police officer keeps vigil during Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s visit to Rajghat in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Dubious record: Fourth SI suspended in murder case
Noida, September 9
Yet another sub-inspector, who was heading a police post, has been suspended in connection with the murder of Brahm Dutt Tyagi in Choda village on May 27. Three SIs have already been suspended in this connection. Noida SSP Rajiv Kishen is himself conducting an inquiry in the case. After Tyagi’s murder, who happened to be a bachelor and lived alone in his house in Choda village, the police seized Rs 8.50 lakh in cash from his house. However, SI D K Dharma kept the matter under wraps for a few days, as a result of which he lost charge of the local police station.

Ten years’ RI for raping minor in classroom
New Delhi, September 9
A Delhi court today sentenced a middle-aged man to ten years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping an eight-year-old student in a classroom in October 2001.

3rd case of arson at Amar Nagar post office
Faridabad, September 9
Yet another incident of robbery and fire at the Amar Nagar post office, the third such incident in the last few years, has reinforced suspicion about the involvement of an insider.

No truck with BJP in Delhi: Shiv Sena
New Delhi:
The Shiv Sena will go it alone in the Assembly elections. The decision to sever ties with the BJP was announced on Tuesday. 


Seven bonded labour children rescued at Okhla 
New Delhi, September 9
Seven children, who worked as bonded labourers in embroidery units in Okhla, were rescued by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA). Among the rescued child labours, 11-year-old Mansoor is one of them. He belongs to Muzaffarpur in Bihar. He was enticed to come to Delhi for a better life by one Sameer, who worked in an embroidery unit in Delhi and supplements his income by acting as a middleman to bring in children from Bihar.

Activists of CPI  protesting against the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
Activists of CPI (ML) protesting against the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at Shahjahan Road in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal 

Unregulated lottery menace hits the  common man hard 
Sonepat, September 9
The lottery menace in Sonepat city and its surrounding areas has become a major cause of concern to the residents of the area. Even as large number of people have turned to lottery to fulfil their dream of turning rich overnight, another section of the society, mostly from the lower classes, have turned paupers.

Good tax collection augurs well for developmental works 
Gurgaon, September 9
The local Municipal Council is toast of the Haryana Government for its activism in collecting house tax. According to official version, the target for the house tax collection for the year 2002-2003 was about Rs 3 crore.

On road to robotisation
New Delhi, September 9
A one-day seminar on ‘ASIMO Robotics’ to discuss the developments and the future of robotics in India was organised in the Capital. Many distinguished scientists, academicians, and experts from the field of robotics presented an overview of their research done on robotics.

Dharna against govt policies today
Rohtak, September 9
Different political as well as apolitical organisations have resolved to attend the proposed dharna at Haryana Assembly in Chandigarh on September 10 in protest against the ‘faulty’ policies of the state and the Central governments.

‘Kiryana’ shop raided at Mamoon Bhanja
Sonepat, September 9
On the instructions of the Civil Surgeon, Dr M S Chaudhary, the officials of the Health Department, headed by Dr A P Gulia, together with the Medical Officer, Mr Surinder Punia, and a food inspector, conducted a surprise raid on a ‘kiryana’ shop in the Mamoon Bhanja area here last evening and took the samples of desi ghee from it.

Student run over by bus
Faridabad, September 9
A plus one student of Ballabgarh town was killer being run over by a private bus on Tigaon Road here yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Karamvir of Bhoodat Colony. It is learnt the victim was on his way to school on a bicycle, when a speeding bus hit him. He died in the hospital. A case has been registered against the driver.
  • New pension scheme ‘anti-employee’
  • Soldier cremated with full honours
  • FIR filed on court orders

Interiors Expo, the best in home furnishing
New Delhi, September 9
Society Interiors Expo 2003, India’s most specialised international exhibition on interior design, has been a success not only among prominent designers and artists of Delhi but has made its mark in the heart of a common man as well.

Accreditation move for desk journalists 
New Delhi, September 9
The Government of NCT of Delhi on Tuesday said a notification would be issued soon for granting accreditation to a hundred desk journalists from print and electronic media.


32 cases of theft solved; three held
New Delhi, September 9
With the arrest of three suspects, the Delhi Police today claimed to have worked 32 cases of burglary and theft. The suspects were identified as Salauddin, alias Bholu, Som Nath and Ikrar.

Charas seized 
Sonepat, September 9
The special staff of the Sonepat police has arrested one Rajbir of Rajlu Garhi village and recovered 2.250 kg charas worth several lakhs of rupees from his possession. Superintendent of Police Paramjit Singh Ahlawat told media persons here today that a police party was patrolling the area near Rajlu Garhi village when the culprit saw the police party.


Students rally against ‘enormous fee hike’
Rohtak, September 9
A large number of students from different parts of the state led by Mr Om Prakash, president, Haryana unit of All India Democratic Students’ Organisation (AIDSO), staged a massive demonstration at the office of the Deputy Commissioner today in protest against the non-acceptance of their demands.

Nehru Literacy Award
New Delhi:
Prestigious 36th Nehru Literacy Award for 2003 has been given to well-known educationist, innovative thinker, Prof Bhawani Shankar Garg, Chancellor, Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Udaipur, for his untiring services to the cause of adult education in the Country.


57 persons convicted in murder cases by Fast Track Court
Sonepat, September 9
The Fast Track Court in Sonepat has convicted as many as 112 accused in 63 cases of crime registered under various sections of the IPC and Cr. PC during the nine months from October 2002 to July 2003.


Scalp and hair treatment system focus on cleaning, relaxing and stimulating the hairGLITZ&GLAMOUR
Let your listless locks shine
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Scalp and hair treatment system focus on cleaning, relaxing and stimulating the hair.

  • Haute bridal couture to match the mood
  • Plethora of crafted trinkets
  • Small B  in AAFT
  • Jazz band to celebrate silver jubilee in capital
  • Remembering Rafi


Anju needs to change technique  in flight to land on her feet
The quest to hit 7-metre-mark
If Anju Bobby George is to jump 7 metres at the Athens Olympics next year, she will have to make herself small in the short time span between take-off and landing. And, she must land on her feet instead of her rump. In short, Anju Bobby George will have to learn aerodynamics—the science of flight—between now and Athens. She can do it. Everybody, and most importantly, her American coach Mike Powell, himself the world record holder in long jump, and husband-coach Bobby George, believe that she can jump 7 metres at Athens. Anju George
Anju George: No flight of fancy this...

Anju to receive cash bonanza from Ministry
New Delhi, September 9
It’s bonanza time for Anju Bobby George. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has released a sum of Rs 12 lakh from the National Sports Development Fund for the training of Anju George under Mike Powell for her preparation for the Olympic Games in Athens next year.

TVS to sponsor Challenger Cricket
New Delhi, September 9
TVS Motor Company’s association with domestic cricket has been further strengthened with its agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India to sponsor the Challenger Series. The deal will entitle TVS to exclusive naming rights to the series, on ground signage, rights to award man of the match and man of the series trophies for international cricket in India till 2006.

City Club humble New Delhi Heroes
New Delhi, September 9
City Club trounced New Delhi Heroes 3-0 in a Group B Super League match of the DSA Senior Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium on Tuesday. Faiz Alam, Naveen Malik and Irfan Khan were the scorers for City Club.

Delhi Cantt KVS annex title
New Delhi, September 9
Deadly bowling by Rahul Mehta, who claimed seven wickets for 9 runs, enabled Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan No. 1, Delhi Cantonment defeat Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Push Vihar by nine wickets in the title clash of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Under-19 Cricket Tournament at the KVS No 1 ground, Delhi Cantonment. KVS, Hindon defeated KVS, Sector 8, R K Puram by 69 runs to secure the third place.


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