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Noida continues to simmer,
rail roko on
Greater Noida, January 18
Over two dozen people were injured in fresh violence in Kasna police post and a number of government and private vehicles were torched. Some 50 persons have been arrested and another 250 named for riots in the Greater Noida area.

In video: Security tightened at Noida and Greater Noida. (28k, 56k)

Court seeks review of 70-yr-old colonial notification
New Delhi, January 18
The Delhi Police cannot arrest anyone on the charge of criminal intimidation, following a directive of the Delhi High Court to the Delhi Government, asking it to quash Section 506 of the IPC (criminal intimidation), a 70-year-old notification. The final decision is pending with the city government on the “necessity” of its continuation.

Bride says ‘no’ to drunk groom
Meerut, January 18
A groom had to pay a heavy price for a bout of drinking: The would-be-wife, infuriated on finding him in an inebriated condition in the marriage pandal, refused to marry him. Miffed over having been rebuffed, the drunk baratis ransacked the banquet hall and also allegedly beat up several ‘ladkiwale’.


Murder Most Foul
Mystery of three burnt bodies cracked
New Delhi, January 18
With the arrest of five persons, including a woman, the South district police today claimed to have solved a triple murder case reported on January 4 in the Surajkund area in Faridabad in which three dead bodies were found in a burnt condition.

Power officials beaten up
Jhajjar: Three employees of the electricity office at Matanhale were reportedly beaten up by some persons of Mundahera village yesterday. According to information, a team of UHBVN raided a house in the village and caught two persons for stealing electricity.

  • Carjackers strike on Gurgaon road

  • Lukewarm response

Aged woman locked up in bank locker
Sonepat, January 18
An aged woman, Mrs Raj Rani of New Colony, was locked up in the locker room by an employee of the Bank of Baroda on the Railway Road here yesterday.


BJP committee to press party High Command to snap ties with INLD
Sonepat, January 18
The Haryana BJP has constituted an 11-member committee for pressing the party ‘High Command’ to scrap the alliance with the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in the state before the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.


An NCC cadet at a horseshow in the Capital on Sunday.
An NCC cadet at a horseshow in the Capital on Sunday. 

NCC cadets from abroad at a horseshow in the Capital on Sunday.
NCC cadets from abroad at a horseshow in the Capital on Sunday.
— Tribune photos by Mukesh Aggarwal

An antique exhibit at the 7th Auto Expo being held at Pragati Maidan in the Capital.
An antique exhibit at the 7th Auto Expo being held at Pragati Maidan in the Capital. — A Tribune photograph

Unauthorised use of LPG cylinders as officials look the other way
Sonepat, January 18
Contrary to claims made by the district administration and the authorities of Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petroleum, there has been no let up in the unauthorised use and black marketeering of the LPG cylinders in this city and elsewhere in the district.

Trains delayed due to fog
Sonepat, January 18
Rail traffic on the Delhi-Ambala-Kalka (DuK) section of the Northern Railway continued to remain disrupted today due to heavy fog. Both long distance and suburban trains were running behind schedule, stranding large number of passengers at Sonepat and nearby railway stations.

NGO to take up girl trafficking cases with Amnesty
Faridabad, January 18
The Shakti Vahini, an NGO involved in taking up the causes of women, has decided to take up the matter of the ‘increasing number’ of the cases of girl trafficking in Haryana with the organisations like Amnesty International and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

‘Onion supplies, prices to be normal soon’
New Delhi, January 18
Prices of onion are likely to come down in the next few days following improvement in weather and resumption of near-normal supplies from other states, according to Mr Rajinder Sharma, general secretary of Potato and Onion Merchants Association at Ch. Hira Singh Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market in Azadpur Sabzi Mandi, the largest wholesale vegetable market in Asia.

Special Focus on SONEPAT
CM lays foundation stone of Rs 60 cr fruit, vegetable market
Sonepat, January 18
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Parkash Chautala, claimed that the government had spent Rs 1,000 crore on the various development schemes in Sonepat district during the last four years. This was stated by the Chief Minister while laying the foundation stone of a Rs 60 crore modern fruit and vegetable market at Rai, about 15 km from here yesterday.

Stir threat as power crisis snowballs
Sonepat, January 18
The power crisis in the villages falling under the jurisdiction of Murthal, Ganaur and Kharkhauda sub-divisions in this district has worsened. The students preparing for the their annual examinations have been forced to use lamps and candles.

One shot dead in Bahadurgarh
Jhajjar, January 18
One person was reportedly shot dead by two unidentified assailants in Bahadurgarh town on January 16 evening.

  • Three bikes stolen

  • Loadshedding

  • Meditation Day



Lid off three dozen cases of auto theft, burglaries; three held
New Delhi, January 18
With the arrest of four persons of the Sanjay and Vikas gang, the special staff of the North-West district today claimed to have solved at least three dozen cases of auto theft, chain snatching and burglaries in Delhi and Haryana.

  • Bangladeshi burglars held

  • Missing Sri Lankan woman found

  • Traffic bandobast


Dashing digital phone for ideal communication
ntellicon Limited, a key player in the Indian EPABX has launched a new range of Digital ISDN Key Telephone System from Transtel for ideal communication systems for small and mid-sized corporates as well as premium residences.

  • Mouthwatering sauces

  • Wardrobe exchange offer

  • Comfy shoes

  • Convenience packs for beer brand

  • For a great bath

  • Wooden flooring

  • Great body cleanser

  • Fragrance for the fair sex

  • Tasty toffees

  • Mobile pen for your mobile phone

  • Glue stick

Call to make govt expenses budget’s focus
New Delhi, January 18
The PHDCCI wants Budget 2004-2005 of NCT of Delhi to focus on curtailing government expenditure, rationalising taxes, improving infrastructure and promoting the sunrise industry.


Union Minister Vijay Goel interacting with MCD schoolchildren and assuring them of all facilities to lift the standard of education in government schools.SCHOOL BUZZ
Focus on mental health to tackle aggression in schools
he recent incident of stabbing involving two school boys of a reputed school in Delhi has brought the spotlight on the need for focussing on the mental health of the students.

Union Minister Vijay Goel interacting with MCD schoolchildren and assuring them of all facilities to lift the standard of education in government schools.

  • Shah of Pathways blazes a trail

  • Let schools frame their own syllabi

Our disposition matters, not our position
t takes both rain and sunshine to create a rainbow. Our lives are no different. There is happiness and sorrow, the good and the bad, the dark and the bright spots. We cannot control all events that happen in our lives, but we can control how to deal with them. It is not our position but our disposition that determines our destiny.


MLA accused of amassing property
New Delhi, January 18
A West Delhi Resident Welfare Association (RWA) has filed a complaint before Lokayukt, alleging that their local MLA Mukesh Sharma of Congress accumulated property worth crores of rupees after becoming the MLA in 1993.



Moti Bagh school record easy victory
New Delhi, January 18
Government Boys Senior Secondary School No 1, Moti Bagh and Chiranjiv Bharati School, Palam Vihar (Gurgaon) scored easy victories in the under-17 age group of the Kangaro Cup Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Club move up
New Delhi, January 18
Valuable knocks by Sumit Rana (91) and Rajan Gupta (87) helped Lal Bahadur Shastri Club defeat Pahari Dhiraj Club by 36 runs in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Mohan Meakins ground.

  • Harpreet stars for Ramjas

  • H L Parvana Soccer

  • Deep Chand Yadav Cricket

Mahender bowls Umed Club to victory
New Delhi, January 18
Deadly bowling by left-arm spinner Mahender Pal Singh (4 for 18) and an unbeaten half century by Naveen Verma helped Maharaja Umed Singh Club defeat All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by nine wickets and entered the semi-final of the 8th Sahibzada Ajit Singh Cricket Tournament at the Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground at Pitampura. Mahender Pal was declared the man of the match.

  • Sonnet Club win

  • PHDCCI-GPI Bridge Tourney

Former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev with winners of the Shakuntala Devi Cricket Tournament.Rajat, Mayank star in title victory
New Delhi, January 18
A strokeful century by Rajat Gupta (100, 9x4, 4x6) and 98 by Mayank Sethi helped Sumit Academy defeat Government School, Jheel by 58 runs in the final of the fourth Shakuntala Devi Memorial Under-19 Cricket Tournament.

Former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev with winners of the Shakuntala Devi Cricket Tournament.Top

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