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BJP to go to town with tandoor conviction
New Delhi, November 4
Tandoori Congress
After the alleged scam in the privatisation of the Delhi Vidyut Board and the outbreak of dengue, the Bharatiya Janata Party plans to go to town with the conviction of a former president of the Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress in the infamous Naina Sahni murder case.

Tandoori Congress: The Delhi Pradesh BJP Mahila Morcha has found a new slogan to rally against the Congress in the Assembly polls. Now, it is waiting for the sentence to be passed in the Naina Sahni murder case. — Photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

BJP to field ’84 riots victim against Maken
New Delhi, November 4
The BJP–Akali Dal combine will pit a widow or any other member of a family affected by the 1984 anti-Sikh riots against Transport Minister Ajay Maken in Rajouri Garden.



Stan Chart duped of lakhs by Dwarka woman
New Delhi, November 4
The Delhi Police today arrested a woman and her Nigerian accomplice for cheating the Standard Chartered Bank of several lakhs of rupees by opening various accounts in the name of non-existing firms.

Owner of chit fund co vanishes, lakhs at stake
Sonepat, November 4
Jassa Ram Sharma, owner of a recognised chit fund company of Delhi, has allegedly duped a large number of people of this city and Delhi before disappearing with crores of rupees invested by them.

Dacoity at dawn
Factory owner’s house ransacked by gang of six

New Delhi, November 4
At least six armed desperadoes broke into the Vivek Vihar house of Mr Alok Agarwal, a factory owner. After threatening him and his entire family, they escaped with cash and valuables worth several lakhs in the early hours today. No one was, however, injured in the dacoity.

Ganga water for Noida only if admn pays up
Ghaziabad, November 4
Residents of Ghaziabad will hopefully start getting Ganga water within a fortnight while Noidaites may have to wait for another month or so, according to Mr Dharminder Dev Mishra, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam Chairman.

More violence on Jamia campus



CM soft-soaping voters a year in advance
Rohtak, November 4
Although the elections to the Lok Sabha and the Vidhan Sabha are still a year away, the Chief Minister and INLD supremo, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, today appealed to the people to vote for the INLD.


SYL canal to be completed within a year: Chautala
Sonepat, November 4
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, has reiterated that the work on the construction of the SYL canal would be completed within a year and the farmers of the state would get adequate quantity of canal water for irrigation purposes.

IMT project: Will it be the mascot  of Haryana’s industrial success?
Gurgaon, November 4
The Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation has intensified its efforts to expedite the completion of the first phase of its ambitious Industrial Model Township project at Manesar, about 20 km from here. The immediate focus of the agency is on the completion of about 100 flats for the workers of units based in IMT. Plots for the proposed flats are spread over an area of about three acres of land.

Depositing phone bills an uphill task
Ghaziabad, November 4
The telecom consumers in Ghaziabad are facing a lot of hardships as there is no improvement in the system of depositing the telephone bills of BSNL. Confusion prevails at the cash counters even at Raj Nagar exchange, to say nothing of other places. 

Two more held for murder of Delhi trader
Sonepat, November 4
The Rai police have arrested two more persons, Krishan of Sudana village and Sunil of Mahra village in connection with the alleged murder of Mr Harish Sharma, a trader of Azadpur (Delhi) vegetable market.

  • 236 eye operations done

  • Health scheme for ex-servicemen

  • History-sheeter nabbed

  • Man robbed, shot dead

BHEL wins laurels for business excellence
New Delhi, November 4
The Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited has achieved a major milestone with three of its manufacturing plants and one power sector division, bagging the prestigious CII-Exim Commendation Certificate for business excellence.

  • 37% still poverty-struck

  • Simultaneous polls demanded

  • Free eye camp

Birth centennial of Goswami Maharaj celebrated
New Delhi, November 4
On the concluding day of the month-long Kartik Vrata, the birth centennial of founder of Acharya Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math, Srila Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj was celebrated here today.



Make Gurgaon destination of foreign investors: HSIDC
Gurgaon, November 4
The Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation, an agency of the Haryana Government, on Monday urged the president of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and founder president of the Gurgaon Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr P.K. Jain, to convince the business delegation from Hungary that it was profitable for them to invest in Haryana, especially Gurgaon.

Chinese delegation explores business potential
Faridabad, November 4
A nine-member Chinese business delegation visited this industrial township yesterday with a view to explore trade potential here. The visit was in response to the recent tour made by a team of Indian entrepreneurs to China, which had extended an invitation to their Chinese counterparts.



NAAC team visits Gaur Brahman College of Education
Rohtak, November 4
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has undertaken state-wise analysis of accreditation reports to find out and enlist the common issues and their solutions based upon the data from the peer team reports.

After Plus Two, time to brainstorm right career
Faridabad, November 4
Choosing the right education stream after Plus Two examination is not only the focus of attention for a student, it gives the jitters to many parents as well. The situation seems to have made the role of a career counseller relevant and hard to ignore. As a result, more schools are going for special sessions on the subjects.

Adult education: Future strategies
Rewari, November 4
As many as 250 delegates from Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and several other states of the country participated in the 52nd All India Adult Education Conference held under the joint auspices of the Indian Adult Education Association, International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education and Directorate of Adult Education of the Union Human Resource Development Ministry at Om Shanti Retreat Centre of the Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vidyalaya, at Bhora Kalan (near Bilaspur Chowk), 30 km from here, recently.



Invoking the magic of Arabian Nights
Designer duo Ashima and Leena showcased their romance of Central Asia through their Fall/Winter Collection titled ‘the fabric of the Genii’. Having unleashed their creativity on fabrics, the designers have managed to focus on wearability and comfort as well. In their own words, their collection is an outpouring of a “Carpetbagger’s treasure -from the heart of Central Asia’s melting pot”. The clothes are vibrant and contemporary with thought being given to the wearer’s personality. 

An Ashima and Leena outfit.

Another recipe for extra sheen
To the richness of henna, add ingredients like Shikakai, Indian gooseberry (Amla), musk root and vitamins and Margosa and what you get is Vandana Luthra’s latest recipe for hair care.

Jeans or works on canvas?
For those who wish to experiment with the plain old jeans and turn it into a work of art, Hi-End jeans, the prêt line of AN Denim, has introduced its fall 2003collection. Hi-End jeans, a range of hand painted denim by AN are “literally works of art for any wardrobe”. The collection includes jeans with funky motifs such as safety pins, moon and sun, scissors, pockets and brick walls. Additionally, floral motifs and crystal embellishments have cascaded onto the Hi-End collection. There are all hues with newer shades of denim in pink, hot pink, fuchsia and, of course, the traditional blue.

A model shows off HI-End Jeans, pretline of AN Denim.

For the London Look
Pepe Jeans has launched their collection, which they point out is a “metamorphosis of sensuality and style”. According to the Country Head, Chetan Shah, “there is no single dominating trend this Autumn Winter, instead this season a host of different looks vie for center stage. But the ‘London Look’ is definitely in”.

For the loved one
Nicolas Gram Smith of the Diamond Trading Company launched the Amaris bridal wear collection from the house of Khanna Jewellers at their Karol Bagh showroom. The range comprises of diamond bangles, bracelets and diamond sets in different finishes of gold.

Diamonds from Khanna Jewellers.

Stop for Kashish
Shopper’s Stop has launched a line of ethnic wear for women. The line for Autumn-Winter 2003 has been launched under the labels Kashish and Stop.

Oriental collection
Inspired by the Orient, Westside has launched its new collection for women. The range includes outfits with oriental features like Chines collars, frog buttons, floral motifs and obi-inspired silhouettes. The shades used are mandarin orange, oriental yellow and festive fuchsia. The textures include georgette and satin and clothes with looks enhanced with Chinese motifs in silver foil.

A ramp doll sporting a Westside Oriental Collection

From brandy to tan
The makers of Red Tape shoes have introduced a new range for their Autumn-Winter collection 2003. The range of semi-formal and formal shoes for men, according to the makers, symbolise the youthful spirit of Red Tape.



Ashok School record thumping victory
New Delhi, November 4
Ashok Public School, Ashok Nagar (Maharashtra) trounced Ila Memorial Senior Secondary School, Indore 5-1 in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Tuesday.

East Bengal’s striker Baichung Bhutia takes a shot at the Indian Bank goal in the Durand Cup Football Tournament 2003 in the Capital on Tuesday. East Bangal beat Indian Bank by 3-2. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Delhi Ranji team get sponsorship
New Delhi, November 4
There is good news for the Delhi Ranji Trophy cricket team as the TVS Motor Company has agreed to sponsor them. Delhi and District Cricket Association vice-president C. K. Khanna said on Tuesday that the Delhi team have been promised a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh if they qualify for the semi-final and an amount of Rs 3 lakh if they qualify for the final. 

  • Rachit stars for Air Force

  • Gyan Bharati in final

  • Rajesh Ujainwal shines

  • DDA Roller Skating

Churchill, Mohammedans net sponsors
New Delhi, November 4
Churchill Brothers, Goa and Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata have clinched sponsorship deals with Coca Cola, which will help the clubs tide over their financial condition, and help them prepare well for participating in the National League.

  • Mira Model School win

Captain encores with a cracking knock
New Delhi, November 4
A captain’s knock by Vikas Gujral (77) and his 3rd wicket partnership with Vishesh Khanna of 80 runs in 8.4 overs helped Bharti Infotel to reach 169 of their allotted 23 overs. 

Kuldeep, Harinder hit half tons
New Delhi, November 4
Half centuries by Kuldeep and Harinder Rawat, and deadly bowling by Rohit Roy (3 for 18), helped Pan Business List beat Nucleus Software by 78 runs in the Suntan Cup Cricket Tournament at the Airport Authority Cricket ground.

ONGC and IOC win in Veteran Cricket
New Delhi, November 4
ONGC beat IPCL by 46 runs in All India PSPB Inter-Unit Veteran Cricket Tournament at Kalindi College ground. In second match, IOC beat EIL by 10 wickets in league round today.

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