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Renu Gosain This 19-year-old preferred to grapple with burglars
New Delhi, September 25
When two burglars were looting her house in Laxmibai Nagar in South-West district, 19-year-old Renu Gosain, a second year student at Dayal Singh College, did not raise the alarm and run out of her house for help.

Engg college students on fast unto death
Greater Noida
Students of Galgotia Engineering College in Greater Noida have gone on a fast unto death in protest against the college management’s refusal to withdraw the fee hike.

ISI agent’s accomplice held
Ghaziabad, September 25
The Ghaziabad police have arrested an accomplice of an ISI agent, who was nabbed by the Gujarat police recently. The ISI agent had been trying to get a map of the Hindon Air Force Base made here, the police said.

Meerut babus busy networking
Meerut, September 25
The work in the government offices here has come to a grinding halt after the change in guard at Lucknow as most of the senior officials are suffering from transfer fever. Offices present a deserted look. Most officials are in a fix and are in a perpetual state of worry as an order on their new assignment may be passed any day.


Keeping an icon ready for the festive season.
Keeping an icon ready for the festive season. — Tribune Photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Yet another milestone on IT highway
Gurgaon, September 25
Gurgaon has attained yet another milestone in its march on the IT highway with the Semi-Conductor Complex Limited (SCL) launching ‘Vedant’, a specialised training diploma course in VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) design technology.

Rally time in Haryana: Work goes for a toss
Faridabad, September 25
The routine work in a majority of the state government offices in the district and elsewhere in the state has suffered on account of two major rallies this week. Work is likely to resume by Monday after a gap of at least four days.

Indian women need to check the bulging midriff
New Delhi
If the members of the fair sex find their midriff bulging, other than when they are in the family way, they should worry more about their heart than looks.


JD(U) leader attacks Advani for remarks on ASI report
Sonepat, September 25
The Haryana Pradesh Janata Dal (U) President, Mr Ved Parkash Vidrohi, has criticised the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr L. K. Advani, for declaring the ASI report on Ayodhya excavation as a concrete evidence regarding the existence of a temple at the disputed site.


Debate rages over varsity appointments among academicians
Rohtak, September 25
The appointment of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars has become a major issue of discussion among academicians in Haryana. Moreover, the composition of committees going abroad for signing of Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) for collaboration with foreign universities and institutions has also become controversial in some universities in the state.

Teachers decry ‘unjustified’ recruitment policy
Rohtak, September 25
Reacting sharply to the specifications made in the recent government notification regarding the recruitment of junior basic teachers (JBT), the ‘Haryana Karamchari Mahasangh’ (HKMS), alleged that the government had inserted several ‘unjustified’ provisions to exploit the teachers.

Girl engineered own abduction, all for a friend
New Delhi, September 25
The reported abduction of a 14-year-old girl from the busy West Vinod Nagar in East district was a hoax. The girl, who was a student of class X in a government school, engineered her abduction to facilitate her friend’s marriage.

NCC camp at Panipat from October 16
Sonepat, September 25
A 12-day NCC camp for the 12th Haryana NCC battalion will be held from October 16 to October 27 at Panipat. According to a report, about 600 cadets from four colleges and 16 schools of Sonepat and Panipat district will take part in this camp. The NCC cadets of CRA College, Hindu College, ITI and the Government polytechnic, Sonepat, will present cultural programmes in this camp.


Ramesh GargReal strength lies in women
enowned artist Ramesh Garg’s exhibition of paintings will be held at Shri Dharani Art Gallery Triven Kala Sangam from September 29 to October 8. Depicting separate strengths of ‘Men and Women’, the artist has composed many paintings. One of these shows, ‘A man holding a woman in his strong fist’ and second one shows ‘Man standing on the belly of a woman’. While the woman strength is exhibited through the painting showing ‘A woman holding a strong horse in her fist’ and in another one ‘Woman riding on a Man’s head’.

  • Photographic passion

Young theatre artists’ workshop
angeet Natak Akademi, national Akademi of music dance and drama, announced the successful culmination of a ten-week workshop, for the young theatre artists of North Zone, held at Sanskriti Kendra, here from 13 July to 22 September.

Amerjeet Singh BijliMUSIC ZONE
Electrifying ‘Bijli’
ndia has become synonymous with the word ‘music’. It has long been known as the land of music and music lovers, where many famous music artistes have taken birth and done the country proud by captivating the whole world with their music. Many, who have been blessed with a unique voice, have specialised in the bhakti philosophy and have taken to singing bhajans.


Women’s car rally on Sunday

New Delhi, September 25
An all women’s car rally, organised by Empress Club, will be held on Sunday (September 28). In this unique rally, visually impaired women will be the “eyes” of the women drivers, and will guide them on a 45-km route through the city to their final destination.

Monica and Madhu, blind navigators, receiving the Brail Map from Runu Bisht of the Empress Club and Gen. O.P.Malhotra, NAB, at a press conference to announce the 4th All Women Car Rally for Visually Impaired Navigators in the Capital on Thursday. — Photo by Kamal Singh 

Monica and Madhu, blind navigators, receiving the Brail Map from Runu Bisht of the Empress Club and Gen. O.P.Malhotra, NAB, at a press conference

Indian National, Goan Sporting win
New Delhi, September 25
Indian National beat Moonlight 1-0 and Goan Sporting defeated Delhi Police 1-0 in the Lt-Governor’s Cup Prize Money Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Thursday. After a goalless first half, striker Gurtej Singh slotted home the match-winner in the 68th minute.

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