Monday, September 22, 2003, Chandigarh, India


N A T I O N A L  C A P I T A L  R E G I O N
Top stories | Politics | Community | Business  
Education | Sports  


Muslim caste clash: One killed in exchange of fire
Meerut, September 21
At least one person was killed and six were injured when rival castes of Muslims clashed and exchanged fire in the congested Lasari Gate area of the city today.

DSGMC elections: Wordy war hots up
New Delhi, September 21
The ongoing war of words between top Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi (SADD) leaders escalated today ahead of Wednesday’s scheduled elections to the executive of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC).

Residents of Delhi hold candles for peace outside the Sacred Heart Cathedral in the Capital on Sunday. Heartfelt wishes: Residents of Delhi hold candles for peace outside the Sacred Heart Cathedral in the Capital on Sunday.

Demonic disease
Number of dengue patients goes up to 16
Noida, September 21
Dengue has caused an alarm in Noida with the number of patients having risen from 7 to 16 now. The health department has confirmed the cases. The patients are being treated in three reputed hospitals of Noida.

Rain or shine, making both ends meet is a hard task in the Capital.
Rain or shine, making both ends meet is a hard task in the Capital.
— Photo by Kamal Singh
  • Dadri accountant sacked for fraud, sent to jail

Contractors, officials pocket funds meant for roads
Jhajjar, September 21
Even though a nexus between the contractors and the municipality officials inflicted heavy losses on the exchequer, the District Administration is still not prepared to take appropriate measures against the persons involved in the misappropriation of funds. The funds were meant for laying the roads in the town.

Man kills his daughter
Noida, September 21
The continuing discord between the parents on the marriage of their daughter has resulted in her death. According to 58-Sector Police, Deen Dayal Sharma along with his two brothers Subhash and Balli shot dead his own 20-year-old daughter Sapna, near the culvert of Khanjarpur village.

Woman killed in group clash
Sonepat, September 21
A woman was killed and 14 were injured in a clash between two groups at Nasirpur Bangar village about 20 km from here late last evening. A dispute over the land is stated to be the main cause of the clash.

  • Nirula’s to pay for spilling curry on lawyer

Lid off massive evasion of trade tax
Ghaziabad: The mobile teams of Trade Tax department have detected tax evasion on goods worth Rs 30 lakh. This included ‘katha’ worth Rs 17 lakh. It was being transported without payment of tax. A penalty of Rs 5 lakh has been calculated on these goods.


Desist from narrow party politics: Chautala
Sonepat, September 21
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, has appealed to the people to desist from narrow party politics and positively contribute towards the overall development of the state.

Investigation by Vigilance Bureau opposed
Rohtak: The Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) has opposed the state government’s decision to hand over the investigation into the murder of Kaithal-based journalist Parmanand Goyal to the state Vigilance Bureau.


CM urges partymen to inform masses of development works
Gurgaon, September 21
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, urged his party workers to educate the people about the various development works completed by his government.

Two-day Qutub Festival from September 27
New Delhi, September 21
The Delhi Tourism Department will organise the 11th Qutub Festival here at the Qutub Complex on September 27 and 28.

‘Focus on positive mysticism to find God’
New Delhi, September 21
The ‘13th Global Conference on Mysticism’ concluded here today. In his address, Sant Rajinder Singh said it is occasions like this that one gets to learn about mystic and spiritual life.

Delhi digest
Ustad Rahimfahimuddin Dagar honoured
New Delhi, September 21
Renowned Dhrupad singer ustad Rahimfahimuddin Dagar has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Sangeet Bhushan Award 2003’. The award, instituted by the Ustad Ashique Ali Khan Music Society, was presented to the maestro yesterday at the ‘Fourth Annual Music Festival’ of the society, a release said here.

  • Poet awarded

  • Yoga camp concludes

Special Focus on SONEPAT
Bansi Lal to revoke ‘controversial’ govt decisions
Sonepat, September 21
The Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) led by the former Chief Minister, Mr Bansi Lal, today announced that it would scrap or amend all ‘controversial’ policy decisions of the INLD government if voted to power.

NCR Briefs
Ghee racket busted
Sonepat, September 21
The police have reportedly seized a large number of ghee tins and other materials used in the manufacturing of fake ghee following a surprise raid conducted at a factory in the industrial estate of Murthal.

  • 2 persons killed

  • Stir threatened


Suraj Kund Fest
Sonepat, September 21
The Haryana Industries Department has decided to select the industrial units of Sonepat district which will display their products in the “Suraj Kund Fest” commencing from October 3 to October 12 next in the Suraj Kund tourist complex of Faridabad district.

Ahmedabad industrialists visit HSIDC complex
Sonepat, September 21
Several leading industrialists of Ahmedabad, headed by Mr Dayabhai Patel, president of the Ahmedabad Manufacturers Association, visited the Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) complex at Kundli village along the Haryana-Delhi border about 25 km from here on Friday.

One Touch enough for global connection
lcatel has unveiled its ‘One Touch’ 320 feature rich mobile for the first level buyers in the Indian market. This phone captures the simplicity and is easy to use and fun to communicate with. The phone is available in two colours–silver grey and blue and offers a good degree of voice clarity and comes with a loud speaker for hands-free calls.
  • Caterpillar heavy construction

  • Marathon printer

  • Extra life batteries

  • Snacky cheese

  • Home theatre performance

  • Innovation in adhesive tapes

  • Philips mobile phone

  • Double battery watch

  • Navratra thali

  • Multisol Plus for soft contact lenses

  • Gillette shave foam

  • Drinking delight

  • Natural face wash

  • Workout apparel

  • International footwear


A spellbinding melange of dance & music 
t Vivekananda School of Manav Sthali organisation held its annual cultural eve, ‘Ecstasy, an exotic musical saga’, at the Manav Sthali Auditorium, Rajinder Nagar. The programme was a colourful mix of dance, music and plays.
  • Marking scheme

  • Inter-school contests

  • Cultural fiesta

Ecstatic schoolchildren having a ball.
Ecstatic schoolchildren having a ball.

  • Ghuman felicitated

  • Cultural programme

Birla Vidya Niketan kids sitting pretty with their awards.BVN celebrates founder’s day
he junior wing of the Birla Vidya Niketan celebrated its 20th founder’s day on Friday with a brief cultural programme and distribution of awards to the academic achievers of the school.

Birla Vidya Niketan kids sitting pretty with their awards. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Healing power of daily prayer
rayers always help. Frequent prayers help frequently. They provide the positive strokes to the mind, which is the fountainhead of happiness. The power of everyday prayer is boundless. People who make everyday prayer a habit are those who have complete faith in the ultimate rescuing power of God and who bank on the healing power of the Supreme Being.

MDU in research collaboration with Korean institute
Rohtak, September 21
Maharshi Dayanand University and the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) will exchange scientific knowledge and conduct joint research in the field of new materials and energy technology.


Academy trounce Delhi Sports
New Delhi, September 21
Academy Club rallied to defeat Delhi Sports 4-1 in the first Super League match of the PNB Delhi Hockey League for Clubs at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday. The teams shared two goals at half time.

Air Force sail into soccer final
New Delhi, September 21
Indian Air Force, New Delhi, defeated Indian National 4-3 via tie-breaker, after locking goalless during the regulation time, in the second leg of the first semi-final of the Delhi Soccer Association Senior Division Football League Championship at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday.

MP donates Rs 1 lakh to Sumit Soni
Bhiwani, September 21
The Haryana government has taken several steps to promote sportsmanship in domestic as well as international level. This was stated by the Member of Parliament Ajay Singh Chautala at a function, while felicitating a mentally challenged sportsman Sumit Soni of Bhiwani at a function held at local Singhania Bhawan on Saturday.

Ankur hits ton for Gyan Bharti
New Delhi, September 21
A fine century by Ankur Garg helped Gyan Bharti School, Saket beat Rai Public School by 154 runs in the Parle Cup Delhi Inter-School Cricket Tournament for Under-17 at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground.

Nikhilesh stars in Cambridge Foundation victory
New Delhi, September 21
A devastating bowling performance by Nikhilesh Bhardwaj, who claimed four wickets for 12 runs, helped Cambridge Foundation School defeat Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan by 144 runs in the Radha Kishan Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Cambridge Foundation School ground.

Nehru Hockey begins with junior girls tourney
New Delhi, September 21
Winter months are those when hockey activity hits the peak in the Capital, and the show begins with the Nehru Hockey Tournament. The Nehru Hockey Tournament calendar is as usual packed with nearly two months of action, starting with the 10th Junior Girls Tournament for Under-17, to be held from October 11 to 18 at the Shivaji Stadium.Top

Home | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
123 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |