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The number is up for fancy car registration nos
New Delhi, April 2
The Delhi Government’s Transport Department has decided not to allot single or double digit or fancy numbers from the series primarily meant for two wheelers to motorcars any more.

Haryana blames water woes on DJB pilferage
New Delhi, April 2
Refuting certain claims made by the Delhi Jal Board, a spokesman of the Government of Haryana on Friday said that the water level in the Wazirabad Pond has depleted not because of short supply by Haryana but because of unauthorised lifting of water by the DJB from the Wazirabad Pond through Sangam Pump House for the Bhagirathi Water Treatment Plant.

200 kids are down with diarrhoea
Ghaziabad, April 2
With the onset of summer, cases of vomiting and loose motions have increased in the mahanagar. Over 200 children are reported to be in the grip of diarrhoea in Ghaziabad district, apart from dozens of aged people. But the district government hospital, it is learnt, has not yet opened a register to keep an account of the patients, to say nothing of providing prompt and adequate treatment.



One of the call girls arrested during the raid on a hotel. SLEAZE SELLS
Prostitution racket busted, nets nine foreigners
New Delhi, April 2
The Central and East district police have busted prostitution rackets in three places in Karol Bagh, Vinod Nagar and Preet Vihar and arrested several call girls, including nine girls from Azerbaijan last night. The Central district police had received information that some call girls from Azerbaijan were staying in Hotel Regent in Karol Bagh.

One of the call girls arrested during the raid on a hotel. — Tribune Photo


Actvists of the Disabled Rights Group (DRG) sitting on dharna during a demonstration in front of the Election Commission office.
Actvists of the Disabled Rights Group (DRG) sitting on dharna during a demonstration in front of the Election Commission office. The demonstrators were protesting against the Election Commission for being "unconcerned" about the difficulties faced by disabled voters during the elections to be held from April 20 in the Capital on Friday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

CM pooh-poohs tall claims of ‘feelgood’
New Delhi, April 2
Expressing doubts over whether the monetary resources were actually being used for the benefit of the country, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit chose to disagree with the government’s assertions about the country’s transformation during its five-year rule.

HVP pins blame on BJP for sufferings of people
Sonepat, April 2
The Haryana Vikas Party general secretary, Mr Rajiv Jain, has blamed the BJP for all the hardships to the people during the four-year regime of the Indian National Lok Dal government headed by Mr Om Parkash Chautala, Chief Minister in the state.

Goel promises hospital, park, wide roads…
New Delhi, April 2
The BJP candidate from the Sadar parliamentary constituency, Mr Vijay Goel, has promised to help build a hospital and an amusement park in Sadar besides widening the roads and reducing the traffic congestion.

  • Women in forefront

  • Taking pot shots at Sheila


A PICTURE OF GRACE: Renowned international dance exponents of Russian ballet and contemporary dancers demonstrating their respective dance forms at a press conference, announcing the fourth annual Perfect Health Parade in the Capital on Friday. 
—  Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal 

SHO asked to probe unauthorised construction
Rewari, April 2
Mr Hanif Qureshi, Rewari SP, has directed the Station House Officer of Dharuhera to take necessary action on a complaint forwarded by the District Town Planner  Rewari.

Power Dept staff allege non-cooperation
Faridabad: The employees association of the Power Department and the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam are at loggerheads on the issue of various demands of the staff. The workers’ union has served an ultimatum on the DHBVN authorities here to either adopt a cooperative stance or face an agitation after April 9.

And now, scratch & win at Apollo Clinics
New Delhi, April 2
The network of Apollo Clinics in the NCR has announced the launch of a month-long mega promotion, the `scratch and win offer’, aimed at rewarding customers making purchases at their in-house 24-hour pharmacies.

I would like to bring to your notice that for the last few years, the passengers have faced inconvenience while buying tickets at the Shahdara Jn, particularly during the peak hours.

WATER SPORT— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal

Delhi resident killed in road mishap
Sonepat, April 2
Mr Khazan Singh (45), a resident of Jahangirpuri in Delhi, was killed on the spot when his motor cycle was hit by a truck on the Sonepat-Meerut inter-state road near Garh Mirakhpur village, about 20 km from here, last evening.

  • Robbed of cash, mobile phone

  • Lok adalats to be held on April 24

  • Husband held in dowry case

  • Labourers not paid salary


Travel agency owner shot at, thrown in canal
Ghaziabad, April 2
Four armed criminals kidnapped the owner of a Delhi-based travel agency yesterday. Later, the abductors tied his hands and feet, shot him in the head and threw him in a canal.

Missing girl traced, brother held for rape
New Delhi, April 2
The East district police today claimed to have arrested one person on the charge of raping his 20-year-old sister in the Mandawali area. The police have also launched a massive hunt to trace the girl’s brother-in-law who also raped her on several occasions.

  • Blind murder solved

  • Held for cheating jeweller

Woman among three held for dacoity
New Delhi, April 2
With the arrest of three Bangladeshi criminals, including a woman of the Badul gang, the East district police today claimed to have solved a dacoity which took place in the Gandhi Nagar area last week. A large quantity of silver ornaments, seven wristwatches, three cameras, gold and house-breaking implements were recovered from their possession.


Upgradation for this govt high school remains elusive
Sonepat, April 2
Despite assurances from all Chief Ministers of the state the government high school of Gohana which was opened during pre-Independence period has not yet been upgraded to the senior secondary level so far.

A model at the opening of the exclusive outlet of Aigner at Maurya Sheraton in the Capital.
A model at the opening of the exclusive outlet of Aigner at Maurya Sheraton in the Capital. 
— Photo by Kamal Singh 

Teachers can breathe easy for two months
Sonepat, April 2
Teachers of private colleges of education have heaved a sigh of relief after getting information that the state government orders for stopping government grant to these colleges had reportedly been deferred for two months on the directions of the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala.

NCERT felicitates 47 teachers
New Delhi: An awards ceremony to felicitate 47 teachers and teacher educators was organised on the concluding day of the seminar on “Innovative Practices and Experiments for School Teachers and Teacher Educators” in NCERT here today.

A day of fun & magic at SOS Children’s Village
New Delhi, April 2
Fun, laughter and giggles were the order of the day. Children from SOS Children’s Village, Bawana, and SOS Children’s Village, Faridabad, flocked together for the fun fair organised by Herbalife International India Pvt Ltd today at SOS Children’s Village, Greenfields, near Delhi. On the request of the National Director, SOS CVI, Mr Pradeep Singh, many distributors of Herbalife from Delhi and NCR came to interact with children here.


A Closer Walk on AIDS epidemic
New Delhi, April 2
A Closer Walk, the first film to depict a global perspective on the AIDS epidemic is being premiered in India.


FCI roll past Kishan Ganj
New Delhi, April 2
Food Corporation of India (FCI) defeated Kishan Ganj Gymkhana by five wickets in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the Mohan Meakins ground.

DDA to meet Ravindra Academy in Sood Cricket opener
New Delhi, April 2
Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will take on Ravindra Cricket Academy in the opening match of the 14th Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Guru Gobind Singh College ground at Pitampura on Saturday.

  • NCA Level-3 Course

  • Training Command, Western Air Command win

  • DAV School beat Ghaziabad DPS

AIIMS lift shootingball title
New Delhi, April 2
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences defeated Delhi 13-15, 15-10, 16-14 to annex the men’s title of the National Shootingball Championship played at the Punjabi Bagh stadium.

Akash Yadav hits century for Indraprastha
New Delhi, April 2
A stroke-filled century by Akash Yadav (152, 15x4, 3x6) helped Indraprastha Academy defeat Hari Nagar Sports Complex by 156 runs in a league match of the first West Delhi Under-12 Cricket Tournament. Akash received the man of the match award. Scores: IP Academy: 281 for 3 in 30 overs (Akash Yadav 152, Unmukt Chand 87, Sunny Singh 3 for 51). Hari Nagar: 125 all out in 18.4 overs(Sunny Singh 47, Abhinav Kumar 36, Abhijeet Singh 30, Saurabh Kumar 3 for 9, Avinash Widhon 3 for 20).

  • Cricket for street children

  • Budhalal School win

  • West Delhi Academy win

DAV School beat Salwan
New Delhi: DAV School, Shalimarbagh defeated Salwan School by one run in the second Pankaj Jain Under-14 Cricket Tournament at the Bal Bharati School ground, Pitampura.


CEC urged to probe ‘misuse’ of official machinery by DGP
Sonepat, April 2
Mr Kishan Singh Sangwan, a BJP candidate from Sonepat Lok Sabha seat and the spokesman of the Haryana BJP today urged the Chief Election Commissioner to appoint independent


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