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ASI backs Metro run in Jantar
Mantar backyard
New Delhi, February 15
The Archaeological Survey of India has defended its decision to allow the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to take its rail line through the prohibited or regulated area of two protective monuments in the Capital, saying the construction work or passing trains will not damage the structures even slightly.

ASI claims that the Metro’s movement will not damage the structure.

ASI claims that the Metro’s movement will not damage the structure.

Water, sewerage collection rates being hiked in Haryana
Sonepat, February 15
The Haryana Government has decided to increase the rates of sewerage and drinking water connections for domestic, commercial and industrial establishments in the state.


Villagers hold baratis captive, force them to return gifts
Ghaziabad, February 15
The villagers of Morpur, who were holding the members of a marriage party captive, released some of them after the bridegroom’s side returned all the gifts presented on the engagement ceremony.

  • Criminal killed in encounter

Krishan Murari Sharma being produced at R.K Puram Crime Branch office. Cops ferret out chit fund owner who duped thousands
New Delhi, February 15
The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police today claimed to have arrested the owner of a group of companies who was involved in a scam of thousands of crores of rupees. He was arrested from Mumbai and was brought to the Capital on transit remand.

Krishan Murari Sharma being produced at R.K Puram Crime Branch office. — Photo by Kamal Singh

In a nutshell
Worker electrocuted
Faridabad, February 15
An employee of an oil company was electrocuted to death while he was working on the factory premises here yesterday. Identified as Dheeraj , the deceased had been working as a welder in the factory for the past one year.

  • Two fall to death

  • Lok Adalat for women

Crime most foul
Life-term for rape, murder of 4-yr-old
New Delhi, February 15
A man who kidnapped, raped and then murdered a four-year-old girl in 1999 has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a city court. The court, in its judgement, said this is no doubt a case in which a small child of four years, who knew nothing of the world, was raped and killed by strangulation.

  • Girl’s murder stumps family members, cops


 A child at the 57th Annual Delhi Flower Show organised by
Flowery smile: A child at the 57th Annual Delhi Flower Show organised by 
YWCA in the Capital on Sunday. 

A book buff at the 16th World Book Fair at Pargati Maidan in the Capital on Sunday.
A book buff at the 16th World Book Fair at Pargati Maidan in the Capital on Sunday.
— Photos by Kamal Singh

Special Focus on SONEPAT
Govt making light of poor
power supply
Sonepat, February 15
The unscheduled and unorganised loadsheddings in the city and elsewhere in the state seem to have put the credibility of the state government at stake. As the power situation has worsened in the rural areas, the people of the villages are coming out on the roads almost every day to express their resentment by staging demonstrations and blocking the movement of traffic on the roads.

Wheat crop runs to seed due to shortage of canal water
Sonepat, February 15
The persistent shortage of canal water and erratic supply have adversely affected the wheat crop in the villages falling under the jurisdiction of the Gohana Water Service Division in the district.

Rotaract Council felicitates Arindam Chaudhuri
New Delhi, February 15
The District Rotaract Council, the youth wing of Rotary International, has felicitated Prof Arindam Chaudhuri with the ‘Example to Youth Award”. Prof Arindam Chaudhuri, is the Dean, Centre for Economic Research and Advanced Studies at the Indian Institute of Planning and Management and an internationally renowned economist and management guru.

180th birth anniversary of Swami Dayanand
New Delhi, February 15
Celebrations marked the 180th birth anniversary of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj, today.



Two witnesses shot dead by murder accused
Sonepat, February 15
Two persons, Krishan (30) and Nasresh (32), were shot dead and another Rajpal (38) sustained bullet injuries by an undertrial prisoner Anil in a case of murder at Salimsar Majra village about 15 km from here today. All three were witnesses in a case of murder.

  • Brick kiln owner gunned down

  • Bid to kidnap ASI

  • Girl injured in stove burst

  • Two acquitted in dowry death case

Passenger robbed; driver, conductor held
New Delhi, February 15
North-East district police today arrested the driver and conductor of a private bus plied on route number 221 for conniving with four persons who robbed a passenger, Pawan, last evening. The victim was carrying Rs 10,000.

  • Thieves strike in World Book Fair


Trendy locks: An open sesame to the safety of homes and hotels
arrison Locks introduces a new range of products with trend-setting contemporary designs that are positioned as Locks for Life-n-Style. The introduction includes the Pincylindrical Mortice Lock meant for hotels, homes and rooms alike. It comes with three nickel-and chrome-plated keys and key combinations in thousands.

  • Beauty products
  • Tickle your tastebuds
  • Sugar candy
  • Comfort mantra
  • Nectarean drink
  • Reliable switches
  • Watches for men and women
  • Diamond jewellery
  • Trivector meter
  • Home interiors
  • Cotton trousers

Seminar on environment education concludes
New Delhi: A two-day national consultation meeting on ‘Environment Education’ was organised by the NCERT, which concluded here yesterday. The objective of the meeting was to review the draft syllabus prepared by the NCERT and deliberate upon the issues significant to the introduction of environment education at different stages of school education.

Workshop for counsellors on exam-related stress
Noted Psychiatrist Dr. Samir Parikh conducted an interactive session and workshop for school counsellors. Titled ‘The role of school counsellors in handling examination stress’, the workshop was aimed at teaching counsellors how to help students handle examination stress.

  • GHPS branch annual day

  • Principals discuss education agenda

  • Cambridge varsity strengthens its links

  • India-Euro Enviro quiz

  • Cambridge reading

Stress can be managed
One of the most ubiquitous entities of today’s world is ‘stress’. Since stress seems to have invaded all aspects of our lives, hence its management has also come to the fore. So much has been written and spoken about it that one feels compelled to believe in giving a befitting fight back to stress.



Govt ready to support medical associations with funding
Noida, February 15
The Government of India can financially support the recognised associations of the medical fraternity on a continuing basis for developing grassroot level operations to strengthen the medical facilities, particularly for family welfare programmes like vasectomy and tubectomy operations, Mr P. K. Hota, Union Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, said.



Lalithakumara recaptures golf title
New Delhi, February 15
Top Sri Lankan amateur B. G. Lalithakumara turned a dominating performance to demolish the promising South African Mathew Kent in the final of the 103rd All-India Amateur Golf Championship, the second oldest tournament in the world after the British Open, at the par-72 Royal Golf Club course.

Union Minister of State for Sports Vijay Goel with the participants of JK Tyre National Karting Championship in the Capital on Sunday.
Union Minister of State for Sports Vijay Goel with the participants of JK Tyre National Karting Championship in the Capital on Sunday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

R R Gymkhana edge past Delhi Police in DDCA League
New Delhi, February 15
Rohtak Road Gymkhana defeated Delhi Police by one wicket in the DDCA Super A Division League at the Mohan Meakins ground.

Meerut College sail
into quarter-final
New Delhi, February 15
NAS (PG) College, Meerut defeated St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore 5-3, but both the teams qualified for the quarter-finals of the 11th Nehru Champion Colleges Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Sunday.

Northern India Polo from Feb 17
New Delhi, February 15
The Northern India Polo Championship will be held from February 17 to 22 at the Jaipur Polo ground.

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