Monday, October 13, 2003, Chandigarh, India


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Capital breathes easy with no fresh dengue cases
New Delhi, October 12
Local authorities today heaved a sigh of relief with no fresh cases of dengue being reported in the Capital. Around 3,700 houses were sprayed and mosquito-breeding larvae were found in 354 dwelling units. However, only 150 house owners were challaned.

AWAY FROM THE POLITICAL DIN: Ustad Bismillah Khan with Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at a function in the Capital on Sunday. — Photo by Kamal Singh


poll polemics
Strapped for issues, Khurana latches onto dengue
New Delhi, October 12
The outbreak of dengue has given the BJP a stick to beat the INC with. Delhi Pradesh BJP President Madan Lal Khurana on Sunday sought Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s resignation following reports of deaths due to dengue in the NCT of Delhi.

Man murdered by sons for squandering his property
Noida, October 12
A man, accused by his sons of squandering his property, was shot dead by his three sons last night in Sarfabad village under the Sector 49 police station.

The Indian Army Symphonic Band performing on the India Gate lawns
The Indian Army Symphonic Band performing on the India Gate lawns in the Capital. The event climaxed with Raag Yaman, a fusion of Indian and Western instruments. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Minor girl raped by gang of five
Sonepat, October 12
A minor girl was allegedly abducted and gang raped by five youths for four days in a field at Chichhrana village under the Baroda police station of Gohana subdivision in this district.

Armed men barge into house, abduct 20-year-old
Ghaziabad, October 12
Had the Ghaziabad police acted with a wee bit of alacrity, the kidnappers of the son of a fertiliser factory owner in Shastri Nagar could have been nabbed. The police control room was informed within 10 minutes of the incident.


Neighbourhood roads still the best option for holding social functions 
Sonepat, October 12
Weddings in this city are perhaps celebrated with greater pomp and show than elsewhere in the state. However, no matter how grand the marriage, how delicious the food and how fancy the invitation cards, the residents here inevitably economises on one expenditure- hiring of banquet hall for the ceremony.

Special Focus on SONEPAT
Steady rise in milk price as festive season approaches 
Sonepat, October 12
As the diwali festival draws near the residents of the town are faced with twin problems of steady rise in price of milk and accompanying shortage of supply. The bad new for the residents is that the problem is feared to get more acute as the festive season draws near.

Seminar planned to focus on Dulina massacre 
Gurgaon, October 12
The Indian Justice Party led by Mr Udit Raj has decided to shift the focus back on the killing of five Dalits in Jhajhar district in Haryana on October 14, last year. It has decided to organise a seminar in the national Capital on October 15 on the theme, “Cow versus Dalit,” on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Dulina incident.

Villagers apprehend youths trying to loot passengers 
Sonepat October 12
Two armed youths, Naresh and Dinesh, residents of Ahulana and Chiri villages, respectively, were apprehended by the residents while trying to loot the passengers of a bus at Mahipur village, about 15 km from her last night.

ncr briefs
Hindu College girls show their class 
Sonepat, October 12
The Hindu Girls College of Sonepat has created a record by bagging as many as 190 prizes in various items presented in the youth festival of Sonepat zone of the Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak held at Government College, Gohana in the district.

Woman-son duo held for vehicle thefts
New Delhi, October 12
With the arrest of a woman and her son, the South district police today claimed to have worked out at least 14 cases of vehicle thefts and seized two cars from their possession.

CRPF welfare  exhibition-cum-fete


Ten persons held for rioting at railway station 
Sonepat, October 12
The Government Railway Police (GRP) have arrested 10 persons in connection with a violent incident that occurred at Narela Railway Station, 11 km from here on Friday night.

Six inter-state  robbers nabbed,  45 cases solved
New Delhi, October 12
With the arrest of six desperate inter-state robbers, including two proclaimed offenders after a brief encounter, the South-West district police today claimed to have solved more than 45 cases of attempt to murder, rape, robbery, snatching and auto theft.

IN POLICE NET: Inter-state gangsters involved in many sensational robberies in the Capital on Sunday. — Photo by Kamal Singh 


Fine fan to give your living room a light and airy feel
avell’s, a leading solution provider in the Power Distribution Equipment industry has introduced its new and wide range of fans, in the market for the premium segment. This marks the company’s entry into the consumer goods market.


Students build their dream houses
Children Valley School, Preet Vihar, organised a ‘My House’ competition, where children were provided clay to give shape to the house of their dreams. While little girls found inspiration in the Barbie dollhouses, little boys had their’s equipped with cricket and other sports gear.

Children give shape to their dream houses during the 'My House' competition held at Children's Valley School, Preet Vihar.
Children give shape to their dream houses during the 'My House' competition held at Children's Valley School
  • Career counselling
  • JKPS’ cultural show
  • Talent hunt

Festivals bring family members together
t’s festival time - Navratra, Dusshera, Divali, Christmas and then the New Year. It’s time to celebrate life in all its hues, the colours of culture, traditional practices, the aesthetic creativity, the warmth of human relationships and the elevating spirit of holiness that pervades the world, and experience joy and happiness.


Shahabad girls on a goal-scoring spree
New Delhi, October 12
SGNP Girls Senior Secondary School, Shahabad whipped St. Annes High School, Goa 22-0, after leading by 13-0 at half time, in the 10th Nehru Junior Girls Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday.

Wrestlers pay tribute to Padma Shri Lila Ram
Rohtak, October 12
The wrestlers’ fraternity has mourned the death of veteran wrestler, Padma Shri Lila Ram, who died yesterday in Charkhi Dadri (Bhiwani). He had the distinction of becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal for the country in the Commonwealth Games.

Rohan lifts kids’ title in TT
New Delhi, October 12
Rohan Bhatnagar of Delhi Public School, East of Kailash defeated Tarun Gupta in five thrilling games at 11-5, 16-14, 9-11, 5-11, 11-7 to lift the kids title in the 16th Jaspal Kaur Memorial Open Table Tennis Tournament at the school premises on Sunday.

The Delhi team, which beat Himachal Pradesh 21-02 to lift the Little League Baseball Championship
The Delhi team, which beat Himachal Pradesh 21-02 to lift the Little League Baseball Championship at Solan. Delhi beat Haryana 7-0, Maharashtra 9-0, Punjab 10-0 and Chandigarh 10-0 in the other matches.

Faridabad clinch Pataudi Trophy
Rohtak, October 12
Faridabad won the Pataudi Trophy by defeating Rewari with a six wicket margin in the final of the inter-district cricket tourney played at Maharaja Aggarsain Stadium here today.

Salwan Boys whip N C Jindal School
New Delhi, October 12
An all-round performance by Shrey Choudhary (35 n o and 3 for 13) and deadly bowling by Nitin Kumar (3 for 11) enabled defending champions Salwan Boys defeat N C Jindal Public School by ten wickets in a league match of the 4th Parle Cup Inter-School Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Bharat Nagar ground on Saturday.

Amit, Puneet help Shankaracharya win
New Delhi, October 12
An all-round display by Amit Chawla (3 for 41 and 38) and deadly bowling by Puneet Dhingra (4 for 34) helped Shankaracharya Vidyalaya defeat K G Colts by 53 runs in the DDCA Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Panipat basketball tournament
Panipat, October 12
As many as 40 boys and 16 girls schools participated in the basketball tournament, which concluded here today in local DAV Thermal Colony Public School, Panipat.

DDA Academy win


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