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Noida team calls on PM, secures ‘assurance’
Noida, January 19
The Prime Minister has reportedly assured a delegation of Noidaites that he will speak with the UP Chief Minister, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav, and ask him to allow G.B. Nagar to remain a separate district.

Jawans of the Rapid Action Force keeping a vigil on the Greater Noida-Dadri road on Monday. Threat to book protestors under NSA

Jawans of the Rapid Action Force keeping a vigil on the Greater Noida-Dadri road on Monday.
— A Tribune photograph


With dissolution in sight, CM worried about Delhi Bill
New Delhi, January 19
Calling the BJP’s bluff, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that Parliament would have passed the Delhi State Bill 2003 long ago had the BJP-led NDA Government been interested in delegating more powers to the popular elected Government of NCT of Delhi.

-year-old Riyaz Ahmed and 8-year-old Ramseena, who have got the Sanjay Chopra and Geeta Chopra award, at a press
9-year-old Riyaz Ahmed and 8-year-old Ramseena, who have got the Sanjay Chopra and Geeta Chopra award, at a press conference in the Capital on Monday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Tatas sore at progress of project
New Delhi: Apparently frustrated by the slow progress made over land allotment in Delhi, Tata Power has initiated talks with the Haryana and the Uttar Pradesh governments for establishing a 1000 MW power plant with a minimum investment of around Rs 4000 crore.

A police station in keeping with the ambience of its neighbourhood
New Delhi, January 19
Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani was overwhelmed after inaugurating the new police station this morning at the historic Jama Masjid and said the new building had been constructed keeping in mind the height, aesthetics and other dimensions of the Masjid.

Usual R-day traffic mess
New Delhi:
Commuters had a harrowing time today as vehicles were diverted following the Republic Day rehearsal at Rajpath. The closing of the road leading to India Gate had a spillover effect on Vikas Marg, ITO, Connaught Place and Mathura road till late evening.


HVP to go it alone in Lok Sabha elections: Bansi Lal
Sonepat, January 19
The Haryana Vikas Party supremo, Mr Bansi Lal, ruled out political alliance with any party in the coming Lok Sabha elections. Talking to mediapersons here yesterday, the former Chief Minister said, “I am not in favour of alliances and we will contest all the ten Lok Sabha seats in Haryana”.


Urdu needs the kiss of life, says noted poet Amir Chand Bahar
Faridabad, January 19
Urdu is not only a language, it’s a culture, a ‘tehzeeb’, for which the Indian subcontinent is still known in the world. It is a rare source of inspiration in life, a medium of teaching and an art of living. But alas! This rich language is on deathbed, needing attention and care.

Civic authorities fail to ensure smooth flow of traffic
Gurgaon, January 19
Even as the idea behind developing the Old Railway Road and the New Railway Road by the civic authorities was to decongest them, ensure smooth flow of vehicular traffic and remove the encroachments, the administration has achieved the opposite. Rather, things have gone from bad to worse.

Shyamdev Bhadana Time ripe for Priyanka

HOSE who have closely observed the political scene in the Capital over the last decade or so are not unfamiliar with the face of Shyamdev Bhadana, national general secretary of the Indian Trade Union Congress and convenor of the Labour Cell of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee. In almost any party rally, he is the one who is the driving force behind the arduous task of mobilising crowds and moving the party workers at the grass-root level to make the political events a success.

Seminar on contemporary trends in corporate world
New Delhi, January 19
BLS Institute of Management (BLSIM) organized a national-level seminar on “Contemporary Trends in Corporate World: An IT Vision”. The chief guest on the occasion, the Delhi Minister of Education, Tourism and Art and Culture, Mr Arvinder Singh Lovely, highlighted the vision of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, who initiated the “computer revolution” in the country and encouraged the youths to use it for the development of the nation.

Delhi Minister of Education, Tourism and Art and Culture Arvinder Singh Lovely inaugurating the seminar at BLS Institute of Management. 

Delhi Minister of Education, Tourism and Art and Culture Arvinder Singh Lovely inaugurating the seminar at BLS Institute of Management.

HSMITC staff discuss action plan 
Sonepat, January 19
A meeting of the employees of the Haryana State Minor Irrigation and Tubewell Corporation who have been retrenched from the service, was held in municipality park here today and the state president of the all employees association HSMITC Haryana, Mr Raghubir Singh Lambardar presided over the meeting.

Pollutants from distillery damage wheat crop
Sonepat, January 19
Standing wheat crop in about five acres of land was reportedly damaged by pollutants discharged from a distillery at Jahri village in this district. According to a report, this has caused a huge loss to the affected farmers of the village whose land was situated around the factory.

Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani, Delhi Police Commissioner R.S. Gupta, Chandni Chowk MP Vijay Goel at the inauguration of building of Jama Masjid police station in the Capital on Monday. — Photo by Kamal Singh.

EMU trains turn into goods trains on Sonepat-Panipat section
Sonepat, January 19
Almost all the suburban and EMU trains running on the Sonepat-Panipat section of the Northern Railway have turned into goods trains due to the failure of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) to check the milk vendors and suppliers of goods travelling in these trains with their huge containers.

Vessels for Panipat refinery
Bhiwani, January 19
Two gigantic vessels to be used as reactor at the Panipat Refinery passed through the Bhiwani town and caused a sensation, stranding people for several hours.

Dayanand Hospital to have ICU

New Delhi, January 19
The Chairman of the Trans-Yamuna Development Board, Mr Narender Nath, today laid foundation stone of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Swami Dayanand Hospital. The unit would be constructed by the Engineering Department of the MCD at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore.

  • Training programme for DPYC presidents

  • Jain award ceremony

Two held for theft

Sonepat, January 19
The Rai police arrested two youths during the night patrolling near Deepalpur village about 15 km from here last night. According to a report, the police also recovered stolen goods from their possession which were being taken to Delhi for sale.

  • Traffic jam on Kharkhauda-Sampla Road

  • 10 complaints settled by grievances panel


Gang of burglars smashed; 16 cases solved
New Delhi, January 19
With the arrest of two persons, the Special Cell today claimed to have busted a gang of burglars and solved as many as 16 cases of burglary and theft. Two country-made weapons along with live cartridges and a motorcycle were seized from their possession.

2 killed, 22 injured as canter overturns
Sonepat, January 19
At least two persons were killed and 22 others injured when a canter in which they were travelling overturned on the G T Road near Larsauli village, about 13 km from here late last evening.


Over 4 lakh cases settled by Lok Adalats
Sonepat, January 19
Mr Sekhar Dhawan, Member Secretary of the Haryana State Legal Services Authority (HSLSA) has claimed that as many as 4,61,251 cases had been settled by 1,830 Lok Adalats held so far in Haryana. Of these, 23,941 motor accident claim cases had also been disposed of and a sum of Rs 154 crore awarded as compensation in these cases.


DPS, Bagrodia and Apex earn full points
New Delhi, January 19
Delhi Public School (DPS), Vasant Kunj, N K Bagrodia, Rohini and Apex School, Burari earned full points in the Kangaro Cup Football Tournament for Schools at the Ambedkar Stadium on Monday.

Ashish Pandey to lead Delhi Under-19 soccer team
New Delhi, January 19
Mid-fielder Ashish Pandey will lead a 20-member Delhi team in the Junior Under-19 National Football Championship (North Zone), to be held at Una (Himachal Pradesh), from January 20. Defender Sunil Negi has been named the vice-captain.

Chaurasia, Feroz Ali emerge Pro-Am champs
New Delhi, January 19
SSP Chaurasia and Feroze Ali emerged winners with gross scores of 137 and 139 respectively in a close finish to the ninth Business Today Pro-Am of Champions held at the Classic Golf Resort in Gurgaon. 

Shreeya, Rashmeet enter final
New Delhi, January 19
Shreeya Suri defeated Chulbul Chug 15-10 and Rashmeet Kaur downed Prathna Narayanan in the Category I Girls Class III and IV semi-final matches of the Indian Oil Badminton Talent Contest, organised by the Delhi Badminton Association, at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium.

Gyan Bharti enter final in Avia Cricket Tournament
New Delhi, January 19
Fine knocks by Vidur Sethi (88) and Abhilash Malik (86) and deadly bowling of 5 for 75 by Ajay Chouhan helped Gyan Bharti South Delhi Academy beat Delhi Gymkhana on points basis in the Avia Young Achiever Two-Day Cricket Tournament at the Gyan Bharati ground.

Manan Sharma shines
New Delhi, January 19
An all-round display by Manan Sharma (56 and 3 for 2) and an unbeaten 57 by Jagrit Anand helped Modern School, Barakhamba Road beat Ganga School by 53 runs in the Rohtak Road Gymkhana Inter-School Under-16 Cricket Tournament.

Sonnet Club win in DDCA League
New Delhi, January 19
Sonnet Club defeated Bright Club by eight wickets in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the Mohan Meakin ground Scores


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