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CBSE 2004: Sops for teachers, students
New Delhi, February 12
While there is an overall increase in the number of students taking the class X and XII board exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Examination in the country, the number of students taking the exam in Delhi has dipped marginally.

‘Municipal’ work takes precedence over studies
Sonepat, February 12
Resentment prevails among college students, who are enrolled with the NCC and NSS, over their deployment in preparing the birth certificates of children up to 10 years of age.

‘People for Ethical Treatment of Animals' celebrate a vegetarian Valentine at CP in the Capital ‘People for Ethical Treatment of Animals' celebrate a vegetarian Valentine at CP in the Capital on Thursday.
— Photo by Kamal Singh


Cong may move court to halt India Shining advt drive
New Delhi, February 12
A miffed Congress is considering a legal recourse to stop the Atal Behari Vajpayee Ministry from spending tax-payers’ money on its India Shining and Bharat Uday advertisement campaigns.

  • Stop evictions on humane grounds

A child during a fancy dress show on the occasion of 93rd Anniversary of Corps of Signals at Army HQ in the Capital
A child during a fancy dress show on the occasion of 93rd Anniversary of Corps of Signals at Army HQ in the Capital on Thursday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

14-yr-old killed to keep lid on illicit ties
New Delhi, February 12
With the arrest of one Babu Lal, the East district police today claimed to have worked out the murder of a boy in Chandar Nagar in Mandawli area. The suspect was arrested yesterday from Khichripur, where he was staying in a village chum’s jhuggi.

Rs 3 lakh, revolver looted from Lancer
New Delhi, February 12
Two scooter borne youths in their 20s looted Rs 3 lakh and a licensed revolver, after breaking the window pane of a Lancer car parked near Gali Shankar Lal at Ring Road, Naraina.

  • Milk tanker driver murdered

  • Poacher arrested, leopard skins seized

  • Youth murdered, cops reach 5 hrs late

Doctors upset over cases of culpable homicide
New Delhi, February 12
The Delhi Medical Association has expressed concern over recent cases of doctors being booked under Section 304 (culpable homicide) for death of a patient during operation or while undergoing treatment.

  • No clues to IIT blast


Panchayat makes effort to quell the warring families
Sonepat, February 12
Realising the dangers of old enmity between two families of village Butana, which have claimed ten precious lives so far, various khaps (Gotras) have also extended their cooperation to the Butana-12 panchayat in its efforts to bring compromise between the warring families.


Activists of DPCC JJ Cell and Poorvanchal Cell protesting against the large-scale demolition
Activists of DPCC JJ Cell and Poorvanchal Cell protesting against the large-scale demolition of the JJ Cluster by the Delhi Development Authority at Jantar Mantar in the Capital on Thursday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Delegation meets chairman on categorisation issue
New Delhi, February 12
A delegation of Resident Welfare Associations of DDA flats, Rohini, and Group Housing Flats in Rohini met the Chairman of Municipal Valuation Committee and apprised him of the discrepancies in categorisation in Rohini.

BJP wants changes in unit area method
New Delhi, February 12
The BJP has sought certain amendments to the unit area method of computing house tax in public interest. Among the changes proposed are decreasing the area-wise rate by 50 per cent under all categories of property.

Association seeks action against postal dept
Faridabad, February 12
The All India Federation of SC/ST, Backwards and Minorities Employees Welfare Association has asked the National Commission for the SC and ST to take a suitable action against the senior authorities of the postal department of the Haryana circle in connection with the alleged victimisation and harassment of a Dalit employee of the department working at Faridabad.

‘Tantavi’ creates a magic in Surajkund
Faridabad, February 12
Among some of the novel attractions in the traditional handlooms and handicrafts available at the 18th Surajkund Craft Mela here, ‘Tantavi’ is one of them. In the dress material section, the display has ‘tussar’ ,‘mugha’, muberry’, and ‘matka’ silk matched to create a modern outfit, says one of the stall owners.

Jawans displaying taekwondo on the occasion of 93rd Anniversary of Corps of Signals at Army HQ in the Capital
CRACKERJACKS: Jawans displaying taekwondo on the occasion of 93rd Anniversary of Corps of Signals at Army HQ in the Capital on Thursday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Couple suffer burn injuries
Sonepat, February 12
A young housewife Mrs Jyoti, and her husband Mr Mukesh sustained serious burn injuries in their house at Rajlu Garhi village about 10 km from here this morning. According to a report, both the injured were admitted to a private hospital where the condition of the woman was stated to be serious.

  • Brothers attacked

  • Cyclist killed

BJP to protest against UAM
New Delhi, February 12
Declaring that it would oppose tooth and nail the Unit Area Method of property assessment in NCT of Delhi, the BJP today announced a programme of protest against the move, starting with sit-ins at all district headquarters tomorrow.

  • Musical soiree

  • Shekhawat to lay stone of Ayurveda institute

BJP not worthy of alliance, says JD (U)
Faridabad, February 12
Senior Janata Dal (U) leader Ved Prakash Vidrohi has welcomed the break-up of the alliance between the ruling Indian National Lok Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana.

  • Mayor urged to shelve move on Parade Ground parking

  • Rail Mela to showcase cultural heritage


Students booked for attack on Jhelum passengers
Sonepat, February 12
The Government Railway Police have registered a case against some unidentified students who attacked passengers in the New Delhi-bound Jhelum Express (1078 Down) between Sonepat and Ganaur railway stations and delayed the train for more than 30 minutes yesterday.

Residents in the grip of fear after murder
Faridabad, February 12
Fear has gripped Sector-55 here following the murder of a resident last night. The victim had been on his way to his house when he was attacked by some unidentified assailants.



Life term for killing wife
Sonepat, February 12
The District and Sessions Judge of Sonepat, Mr B L Singal, yesterday convicted an accused Raj Singh of Mokhra village in Rohtak district under Section 302 IPC and sentenced him to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs 5,000 or in default to undergo further two years rigorous imprisonment for murdering his wife Mrs Rajbala on the night of June 27, 2002 at Bindhrauli village in the district.

  • Rape accused acquitted


A bouquet of flowerscapes
All these flowers are for you’ is an exhibition of recent paintings of Gogi Saroj Pal, which began at Dhoomimal Art Centre in Connaught Place on February 10. The exhibition will be on till February 18.

  • ‘Nature and Life - At Play’

  • Oh! to be in London

  • Exploring possibilities

  • Duets

  • Colours of Sufism

All these flowers are for you - a painting by Gogi Saroj Pal.

All these flowers are for you


No lady doctor at Vande Mataram camp
Ghaziabad, February 12
Mismanagement marked the inaugural day of the Central Government Scheme for pregnant women ‘Vande Matram’, which was formally opened by District Magistrate Santosh Kumar Yadav in Sahibabad.


Guru Nanak Khalsa record thumping win
New Delhi, February 12
Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Yamuna Nagar defeated American College, Madurai 6-0, after leading by 2-0 at half time, in the Nehru Champion Colleges Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Thursday.

Hansraj School move into semis in inter-school tourney
New Delhi, February 12
A fine all-round display by Sachin Rathi (48 and 3 for 21) and a dashing knock by Onant Jai Singh (69, 8x4) helped Hansraj Model School, Punjabi Bagh beat St. Marks School, Janakpuri by 40 runs and enter the semi-final of the third Ganga International Under-17 Inter-School Cricket Tournament at the Ganga School ground.

Pusa Youngsters beat Ekta
New Delhi, February 12
Pusa Youngsters defeated Ekta Club by four wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground. Scores: Ekta: 136 all out in 35 overs (Shashi Bhushan 30, Bhuvan Rawat 30, Banarsi Chauhan 4 for 23, Naveen Sharma 3 for 25).

Salwan Boys lift cricket title
New Delhi, February 12
Devastating bowling spells by Anant Marichi (3 for 25) and Darshan Kajania (3 for 29) helped Salwan Boys School defeat Rohtak Road Gymkhana by eight wickets and lift the seventh R R Gymkhana Inter-School Under-16 Cricket Tournament for the R P Jain Trophy at the Bharat Nagar ground.

UK Cricket World in semis
New Delhi, February 12
A quickfire knock by Anshul Gupta (79 n o, 12x4) and deadly bowling by Sachin Aggarwal (3 for 36) and Tejaswani Yadav (3 for 33) helped U K Cricket World beat Najafgarh Sports by six runs and entered the semi-final of the second Shanti Gyan Niketan Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Najafgarh Cricket ground.


H W Bhatnagar takes charge as BHEL CMD
New Delhi, February 12
Mr Harsh Wardhan Bhatnagar, Director (IS and P) of engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited will also hold charge of Chairman and Managing Director of this Navratna PSU.

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