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Gang printing fake stamp papers smashed
New Delhi, December 7
The North district police have claimed to have busted an inter-state gang, including a woman for printing and circulating fake stamp papers in Delhi.
Surender Pratap Singh, Hemlata and Dinesh Singh, involved in printing and selling fake THE CON TRIO: Surender Pratap Singh, Hemlata and Dinesh Singh, involved in printing and selling fake stamp papers in the Capital on Sunday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

DELHI state bill
Safeguards sought to stop its misuse
New Delhi, December 7
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has cleared the Delhi State Bill 2003 but sought that the Union Government spell out the purpose of giving overriding powers to the President of India to issue directions to the State of Delhi.

The President, Mr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President, Mr R. Venkataraman and the Haryana Governor, Babu Parmanand, participating in the World Peace Assembly
The President, Mr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President, Mr R. Venkataraman and the Haryana Governor, Babu Parmanand, participating in the World Peace Assembly, organised by Brahmkumari Ishwarya Vishwavidyalaya in the Capital on Sunday.

Ghaziabad rocked by crime wave
Ghaziabad, December 7
The morale of criminals in western UP seems to quite high these days as Ghaziabad is reeling from the shock of a spate of murders and robberies. Two brothers were murdered in Musori at about 10 pm while a youth was shot dead in Mohannagar last night.

Cabinet choice: Sheila walks a tightrope 
New Delhi, December 7
The fortunes of politicians change overnight and five years is a long time in politics! As Sheila Dikshit gets ready to be sworn in as Chief Minister of Delhi, her detractors in the Congress have almost resigned themselves to playing second fiddle to her.

Cremation ground controversy refuses to die down
Faridabad, December 7
The row over a cremation ground in Palwal town of the district which erupted last month for cremating the body of a Dalit woman refuses to die down, following the involvement of some politicians in it.

loud protest
Use of loudspeaker sparks clash, dozen injured

Ghaziabad, December 7
More than a dozen persons were injured in a clash between two groups of people on the use of a loudspeaker for ‘azaan’ in a mosque in Mubarkpur village under police station Babu Garh on Saturday evening.


Jharkhand CM confers with Chautala
Sonepat, December 7
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, and the Jharkhand Chief Minister, Mr Arjun Munda, met at the PWD (B&R) Rest House, Rai, near Sonepat last evening.


Brick kiln owners in the mire
Sonepat, December 7
The brick kiln owners in the district have been put in a fix by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board by initiating action against those who are not complying with the directions of the Union Environment Ministry regarding mixing of 25 per cent ratio of fly-ash of thermal power plants while manufacturing bricks.

Special Focus on SONEPAT
A nightmarish experience at railway crossing
Sonepat, December 7
The railway crossing near Hindu College is becoming a nightmare for the residents of the city with the increase in vehicular traffic, adding to the congestion and long-hour closure of the level crossing.

His art is something to write home about
New Delhi, December 7
Just imagine that someone could tell you every thing about your personality, nature and behaviour by just analyzing one sample of your handwriting. 

Goel slams MCD over new tax proposals
New Delhi, December 7
The Union Minister, Mr Vijay Goel, has slammed the MCD’s proposals of imposing new taxes. Terming the new taxes imposed as “unnecessary”, the Chandni Chowk MP said the decision to impose the taxes immediately after the elections was like “cheating the common man”.

‘Sadhu’ among 3 behind mystery murder 
Ghaziabad, December 7
The mystery surrounding the body discovered from the jungle of village Bhoopkhedi, Loni, two month ago has been solved. It is now confirmed that the murder was committed by two youth, along with a ‘sadhu’. It is learnt that the police have nabbed the two youths accused, while the ‘sadhu’ was still at large.

Pine Infantry division remembers  its martyrs on Victory Day 
Meerut, December 7
To commemorate the victory of the division over Jessore garrison in East Pakistan (now in Bangladesh), Pine Infantry division celebrated its Victory Day on December 6. General Officer Commanding of the 9 Infantry Division, Major-General R. K. Singh, VSM, together with other senior serving and retired officials of the division laid wreaths and paid floral tributes to all the martyrs of the Pine Division in a glittering ceremony held at the Pine War Memorial.

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Truck overturns, two injured 
Sonepat, December 7
A truck driver and helper, identified as Jagat Singh and Satbir respectively, were injured when their truck carrying ‘rori’ fell into a canal minor near Kharkhauda town, about 20 km from here yesterday. 

Contaminated water 
A large number of residents, including women and children have fallen ill on account of continuous supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Department in various parts of this city.


Highway dacoits arrested, goods worth Rs 17 lakh seized 
New Delhi, December 7
Three inter-state dacoits involved in targeting the loaded trucks on highways were arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch. Goods worth Rs 17 lakh was seized from the dacoits, who had murdered 17 persons and looted nine trucks. As many as 400 bags, each weighing 25 kilograms of plastic granules of GAIL India Limited, were recovered from the truck.

Scooterist robbed of Rs 25,000 
Sonepat, December 7
An unidentified youth is reported to have taken away Rs 25,000 from a scooter while the scooterist was purchasing petrol at a petrol pump here late in the evening. According to a report, some people chased the youth when the victim raised an alarm. However, they failed to apprehend the culprit.


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BVN students put up scintillating performance
Birla Vidya Niketan organised its annual sports day ‘Sportspectra 03’. Former cricketer Kapil Dev was the Chief Guest, while Joint Commissioner of Police, CWC, Ms Vimla Mehra and Khazan Singh, former swimming champion at the Asiad 02 were the Guests of Honour.

Khazan Singh, Birla Vidya Niketan Principal Madhu Chandra, cricketer Kapil Dev, Vimla Mehra and Vice-Chairman R. N. Raju at the Sportspectra 03.
Khazan Singh, Birla Vidya Niketan Principal Madhu Chandra, cricketer Kapil Dev, Vimla Mehra and Vice-Chairman R. N. Raju
  • Fancy dress contest
  • Deaf and Dumb Society
  • Workshop for maths teachers
  • Bal Bhavan girls win
  • Founder’s Day
  • CBSE Heritage Quiz
  • Awards by GHPS students
  • Terra Quiz 2003
  • Kids Hungama
  • Baby show
  • SOS Children’s Village
  • ‘Ushakal: The Dawn of Awakening’

Brain vs brawn: Brain helps while brawn harms
he one with intelligence is truly mighty. The one without intellect has no strength or else how did a rabbit become the cause of the downfall of a vain lion? “Brain versus brawn” has long been a hackneyed topic of debate. Apparently brawn seems to have some ground since its instantly noticeable.


Court grants bail to CRCL employee 
New Delhi, December 7
A city court granted bail to a Central Revenue Control Laboratory (CRCL) employee arrested on charges of fudging the test report of a narcotic analysis and forging the signature of his senior officer because of inadequate probe by the police.

Life imprisonment for rape of minor
Sonepat, December 7
The District and Sessions Judge of Sonepat, Mr B. L. Singhal convicted Inder Singh of Bamdauli village in Jhajjar district under Section 376 IPC and sentenced him to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs 5000 for raping a three-year-old girl in this city on June 11 last year.


ITF Asian Junior Tennis in Delhi
New Delhi, December 7
The ITF Asian Junior Tennis Tournament for boys and girls under-18 will be held at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association courts from December 8 to 13. The tournament will feature both singles and doubles events. The singles main draw will consist of 24 direct acceptances, four qualifiers and four wild card entries to make up the qualifying draw of 32. The tournament has a status of ITF Grade B2 event.

Salwan Boys sail into quarter-final
New Delhi, December 7
Salwan Boys School, Delhi defeated Sirajgonj Multilateral High School, Bangladesh by 57 runs and entered the quarter-final of the DPS World Cup Invitational Cricket for Schools at the Guru Gobind Singh College ground.

SAI Central Region win wrestling 
New Delhi, December 7
Sports Authority of India (SAI) Central Region emerged winners, both in the girls and boys section, in the SAI Inter-Regional Wrestling Tournament held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Around 139 wrestlers from all the SAI regional centres participated in the competition.

A bout in progress in the SAI Inter-Regional Wrestling Championship at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. 
A bout in progress in the SAI Inter-Regional Wrestling Championship at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium

Rajat Kumar bowls Century to victory
New Delhi, December 7
A devastating bowling spell of 4 for 46 by Rajat Kumar helped Century Club defeat Tilak Nagar Colts by 21 runs in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the RSC ground.

St Mark School move up in Kehar Cricket
New Delhi, December 7
A fine all-round display by Ankul Mehta (31 and 4 for 8) and deadly bowling by Ankush Pawar (3 for 31) helped St. Mark School, Janakpuri defeat Remal Cricket Academy by 42 runs in a league match of the third Kehar Singh Memorial Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Vikaspuri ground.

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