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Old woman found dead, hunt on for Nepali servants
New Delhi, February 4
The South district police have launched a massive hunt to trace the two Nepali servants involved in the murder-cum-robbery of a 50-year-old woman in the Jungpura area last night.

Security guard killed, goods worth Rs 6 lakh looted from export house
Noida, February 4
Four armed criminals killed a guard and decamped with goods worth Rs 6 lakh from a garment export house in Sector-6 under Sector-20 police station.

Delhi’s first unmanned power grid station commissioned
New Delhi, February 4
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday inaugurated the Capital’s first remote-controlled and unmanned 33 KV electricity grid station at Pandav Nagar. 

Power board celebrates cultural meet

Sikh Forum submits memo to French envoy on turban issue
New Delhi, February 4
The Sikh Forum and the Sikh Core Group Delhi Chapter has submitted a memorandum on ‘Turban as a basic religious value for Sikhs’ to the Ambassador of France in India.


A woman in an army commando dress during the Defexpo
Zeroing in On: A woman in an army commando dress during the Defexpo
India 2004, 3rd International Land and Naval Systems Exhibition, inaugurated by Union Minister of Defence George Fernandes at Pragati Maidan in the Capital on Wednesday. 
— Tribune Photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

ERDC workers caught in a cleft stick
Gurgaon, February 4
The Haryana government’s decision to shut down the Electronic Research Development Centre and Precision Mechanical Design Facility functioning under the aegis of Haryana Electronic Development Corporation (Hartron) here has raised hackles in several quarters in this part of the state.

Copycats to get the stick
Sonepat, February 4
Ensuring a congenial atmosphere at the examination centres of the district would be the priority of the district administration. Anyone found disturbing the examination process would be dealt with sternly.

MTNL to silence phoney operators abroad
New Delhi, February 4
The Vigilance Department of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited and the Delhi Police in a joint operation, have decided to crack down on a bypass fraud as illegal international calls are known. Such calls originate from a phone booth abroad but end up in the local telephone of an illegal operator in India.


Corruption rampant in Haryana: Cong leader
Sonepat, February 4
A former Haryana Minister and a Congress leader, Prof Chhattarpal Singh, has accused Haryana Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala of amassing wealth through objectionable means and has let loose a reign of terror in the state.


ITO Chowk named after Ram Charan Aggarwal
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit unveiling the Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal Chowk New Delhi, February 4
The Chief Minister, Mrs Sheila Dikshit, today named the ITO Chowk after the name of a freedom fighter and first deputy Mayor of Delhi Ram Charan Aggarwal.

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit unveiling the Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal Chowk near ITO crossing in the Capital on Wednesday. 
— Photo by Kamal Singh

Constitution Club to be renovated
New Delhi, February 4
The Constitution Club will don a new look soon. The Club would soon have state-of-the-art facilities to match international standards like an underground sports complex, pool, sauna, jacuzzi and all modern facilities under one roof.

Delhi Police Commissioner K. K. Paul calls on Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee after taking charge of the police
Delhi Police Commissioner K. K. Paul calls on Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee after taking charge of the police in the Capital.

Police under fire for ‘inefficiency’
Jhajjar, February 4
The functioning of the district police has come in for sharp criticism in the district. The residents of Birohar village are enraged over the detention of some villagers who were allegedly “lifted” by the police from their houses on Tuesday night.

SOS to Deputy Prime Minister
New Delhi, February 4
A woman, whose son was murdered last November, alleged that the police have arrested an innocent person while letting the real culprits go scot-free. The woman, identified as Meena from Bahadurgarh, Haryana, has appealed to the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Lal Krishna Advani, the Delhi Lt-Governor, Mr Vijay Kapoor and senior police officials to ensure that the real culprit is punished.

Straw, Villepin scheduled for Scindia lecture
New Delhi, February 4
As part of the Madhavrao Scindia Foundation’s objective of infusing greater debate and encouraging excellence through globally oriented initiatives, the British Foreign Secretary, Mr Jack Straw, and the French Foreign Minister, Mr Dominique de Villepin, are scheduled to give lectures in New Delhi during the first week of February at the Teen Murti Auditorium.


Increasing robbery cases worry Faridabad residents
Faridabad, February 4
Even as robberies and thefts have become routine, the attitude of the law and order machinery towards such complaints have added to the worry of the resident of the town.

Two held with 10.5 kg heroin
New Delhi, February 4
The Delhi Police Narcotics Cell claimed to have arrested two persons and seized 10.5 kilograms of heroin from their possession. The two arrested persons have been identified as Kalu Ram (33), resident of Jhalawar, Rajasthan and Lal Singh (45), resident of Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh.

Rs 1 lakh snatched from woman
Sonepat, February 4
Three car-borne youths reportedly snatched a bag containing Rs 1 lakh from a woman, identified as Phoolwati (65), at Mirzapur Kheri village, about 50 km from here last evening.

Girl commits suicide by taking sulphas tablets
Sonepat, February 4
A 15-year-old girl, identified as Pooja, was reported to have taken sulphas tablets in her house at Pio Munayari village, about 15 km from here last evening.


Jamia staff up in arms against Model Act
UN Deputy Secretary-General Louise Frechette, Mr Sanjeev Duggal, president NIS, along with NIIT students at NIS Academy.The uproar over the University Grants Commission’s proposed Model Act for Universities refuses to die down. After the teachers and the students expressing their reservations about the Act, it was the members of the University and College Karamchari Union, Delhi and the Jamia Administrative Staff Association to register their apprehensions.

UN Deputy Secretary-General Louise Frechette, Mr Sanjeev Duggal, president NIS, along with NIIT students at NIS Academy.

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Workshop of painters and sculptors opens
Faridabad, February 4
A painters and sculptors workshop that forms a part of the annual Surajkund Crafts Mela celebrations, was inaugurated by noted painter Shamshad Husain on Tuesday. Twenty students from the College of Art, Delhi, arrived to participate in the workshop.


Even common medicines are not available here
Sonepat, February 4
Ghaziabad District Magistrate Santosh Yadav flagging off  the Mobile Medicare Unit. In spite of a considerable increase in the budget for medicines during the last two decades, the Sonepat civil hospital and most of the community health centres, dispensaries and primary health centres in the district fail to meet the demand of the medicines, thanks to the failure of the civil surgeon to make the supply of medicines and other life-saving drugs in the health institutions of the district.

Ghaziabad District Magistrate Santosh Yadav flagging off the Mobile Medicare Unit. 

Mobile medical unit launched
Ghaziabad, February 4
As part of its project to provide free healthcare services at the doorstep of the underprivileged and the elderly, HelpAge India today launched its ‘Mobile Medicare Unit’ programme in Ghaziabad.


Two more seeded players fall by wayside
New Delhi, February 4
Young blood continued to rule the roost as two more seeds bit the dust in the second round of the matchplay section of the Navision 87th All-India Ladies Amateur Golf Championship, co-sponsored by ING Insurance, at the par-72 Karnataka Golf Association Course.

Khalsa College, Ram Lal Anand enter semis
New Delhi, February 4
A strokeful 74, studded with one six and nine fours, off 83 balls by Agnesh Surya and an all-round display b Paras Dogra (47 and 3 for 31) helped SGTB Khalsa College defeat Hans Raj College by 63 runs and entered the semi-final of the Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Delhi University ground.

NIIT annex Phadkar Cup Cricket title
New Delhi, February 4
NIIT defeated B L Kashyap by seven wickets to annex the Phadkar Cup Cricket Tournament at the Teri Oval.

North Zone pile up huge total
New Delhi, February 4
East Zone were 126 for two wickets in reply to North Zone’s first innings total of 498 in the Vizzy Trophy Cricket Tournament on the second day at the Jamia Millia ground.

Gautam Gambhir, Mithun Manhas in India A team
New Delhi, February 4
Gautam Gambhir and Mithun Manhas have been selected for the India A team against the touring England A. In the absence of Mithun Manhas, Ajay Jadeja will lead the Delhi team in the rest two games of the Sahara Cup series in Kolkata.

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