N A T I O N A L  C A P I T A L  R E G I O N
Top stories | Politics | Community | Crime
Courts | Health | Sports


Cong names Tytler, Krishna, Anand
Suspense over Sadar, Karol Bagh, South Delhi ends
New Delhi, April 10
It is official now. Jagdish Tytler, Krishna Tirath and R. K. Anand will contest the May 10 Lok Sabha election from the Sadar, Karol Bagh (Reserved) and South Delhi parliamentary constituencies, respectively, on the Indian National Congress ticket.

HC strictures on pollution control panel
New Delhi, April 10
The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Delhi Pollution Control Committee for its failure to ensure closure of all polluting units in the Capital.

Girl raped for three months
Rewari, April 10
A teenaged girl, gang-raped for full three months, somehow reached her home in Harjipur village on Thursday evening. She had been dropped by her alleged kidnappers-cum-rapists near the bus stand of Khori village, about 10 km from here.

Bollywood actor Suresh Oberoi ready to campaign for the BJP Sadar candidate Vijay Goel during a Press conference in the Capital
BONHOMIE: Bollywood actor Suresh Oberoi ready to campaign for the BJP Sadar candidate Vijay Goel during a Press conference in the Capital on Saturday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Schools give HUDA rules
the go-by
Faridabad, April 10
The Haryana Urban Development Authority has perhaps forgotten to implement various rules and regulations framed for the public schools. There is hardly any school which has informed the authority of the admissions made; the number of seats reserved for the poor students; and the hike in tuition fee this year.

School principal crushed to death
Rewari, April 10
Mr Ram Niwas Yadav (45), principal, Government Senior Secondary School, Pranpura, was crushed to death by a Haryana Roadways bus here this morning. It so happened that when Mr Yadav boarded a Jhajjar-bound Haryana Roadways bus and was just standing at its footboard, he had a nasty jerk which threw him down on the road.

  • Two labourers killed

  • Six hurt as gravel-laden truck collides with train

Low-intensity tremors felt in Delhi
New Delhi, April 10
Barely a day after the experts at the seismology department of the Indian Meteorological Department tried to allay fears of a major earthquake rocking the national capital, the city witnessed yet another low-intensity tremors.

Life term for Cong leader, brother for murder
Ghaziabad: Former councillor and Congress leader Satish Teesa and his brother were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in a murder and attempt to murder case. Both were ordered to pay a fine of Rs 30,000 each also by the court. Failure to pay the fine will extend their sentence with two and a half years.


Congress Councillor Kusum who joined the BJP with BJP Delhi Pradesh president Dr Harsh Vardhan at a press conference in the Capital
Congress Councillor Kusum who joined the BJP with BJP Delhi Pradesh president Dr Harsh Vardhan at a press conference in the Capital on Saturday. Tribune photo

Sonia on Sahib Singh’s mind on campaign trail
New Delhi, April 10
Union Labour Minister Sahib Singh, BJP candidate in the Outer Delhi parliamentary constituency, today peppered his election speeches with comments on INC president Sonia Gandhi’s foreign origin, saying the party which could not find a leader among one billion Indians was now too eager to hand over the reins of the country to a foreigner.

Mother Dairy union opposes Sahib Singh’s candidature
New Delhi, April 10
The Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Employees Union comprising the staff employed in the Mangolpuri branch has passed a resolution to oppose the BJP candidate in the Outer Delhi parliamentary constituency, Mr Sahib Singh Verma.


Sonepat goes waterless again
Sonepat, April 10
Thousands of residents living in the old section of the city remained waterless again last evening following the non-supply of water by the Public Health Department. According to a report, the evening supply of water had been stopped in this part of the city for many days by the PHD without any prior information and announcement.

Arti Puri and Dhanjay striking a cosy pose to promote their maiden film, Shaq, in the Capital
SAY CHEESE: Arti Puri and Dhanjay striking a cosy pose to promote their maiden film, Shaq, in the Capital on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Haryana to go in for crop insurance from kharif season
Sonepat, April 10
The Haryana Government has decided to implement the National Agriculture Scheme in the state from the kharif 2004 season onwards. This was stated by Mr K. S. Bhoria, Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Agriculture, Government of Haryana, while inaugurating the one-day divisional level workshop organised by the Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd on the premises of the Vikas Sadan of the District Rural Development Authority here yesterday.

Kisan resthouse, a white elephant for farmers!
Sonepat, April 10
The Kisan resthouse of the market committee in the town, which was constructed nearly 50 years back for giving shelter to the farmers reaching in the Anaj Mandi with their produce, is proving to be a white elephant for the farmers.

Elaborate traffic measures for Chellum procession
New Delhi, April 10
The Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements for the Chellum procession observed by the Shia Muslim Community on April 11. The Chellum procession will start from Imambara Pahari Bhojla to Karbla Jor Bagh at 9 am.

The fear of death and the dawn of life
Graves are never intended to be beautiful. It reminds us of death and it is still the nightmare rooted deeply in all our pains and sorrows. There is in Geneva, a city in Switzerland, a broad and beautiful cemetery which has green, shady trees, colourful flowers with marble crosses and statues.

Activists of the BJP Mahila Morcha protesting against the water problem in the Capital
Activists of the BJP Mahila Morcha protesting against the water problem in the Capital on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Woman, son suffer burns as lightning strikes
Sonepat: A woman, Mrs Susheela, and her son Deepak sustained burn injuries when lightning struck them on the Kharkhauda-Khanda road near Kharkhauda town, about 20 km from here, last evening.

Eight vehicle theft cases solved as two held
New Delhi, April 10
With the arrest of two auto thieves the West district police claimed to have solved as many as eight cases of motor vehicle theft. The police also claimed to have recovered five two-wheelers from their possession.

  • Fabricated rickshaws impounded

  • Gang selling blue films busted

  • HC, lower courts closed on April 14

Brother held for youth's murder
Sonepat, April 10
The Kharkhauda police have solved the alleged murder of a youth, Narinder, of Thana Khurd village and arrested his elder brother Sumandar in this connection. The accused has confessed to the crime and told the police that he had extracted revenge from his brother.

  • Krishna Malik’s campaign trail

  • Shobha yatra on April 14

  • Woman killed in mishap

  • Brick kiln workers take out march


Youth beats up wife, father-in-law
Sonepat, April 10
A youth, Sumer Chand, is reported to have beaten up his wife Mamta and father-in-law Om Parkash at Bhatgaon village, about 15 km from here, yesterday. The woman and her father sustained injuries during the beating and they were rushed to the local civil hospital for treatment.

Two shot at, hunt on for assailants
Sonepat: Luxmi Devi and her son Kulbir sustained bullet injuries when some persons fired shots at them at Anandpur Jharot village, about 8 km from here, last evening. Both the injured persons were rushed to the community health centre at Kharkhauda town from where they were referred to the PGIMS at Rohtak for further treatment. The condition of both the persons was stated to be serious.

One of wedding party killed in accident
Sonepat, April 10
One member of a wedding party was killed and six others were injured when the Maruti van carrying them collided with another car on Sonepat-Rohtak Road near Sisana village about 25 km from here last evening.



Lawyers to hold rally in front of High Court
New Delhi, April 10
Continuing with their protest against the Delhi High Court’s decision to transfer certain civil cases to Karkardooma courts, Tis Hazari district court lawyers today decided to hold a demonstration in front of the High Court on April 13.

Woman, brother get life term for dowry death
New Delhi, April 10
A Delhi court has sentenced a woman and her brother to life imprisonment for killing their daughter-in-law after harassing her for dowry.
Additional Sessions Judge H. P. Sharma also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on Shakeela and brother Abdul Razak, saying that there was no reason to disbelieve the dying declaration of the victim, Shehzadi.


Modern medicines very costly for the poor: Naturopaths
New Delhi, April 10
The naturopaths have called for making traditional treatment a national movement saying modern medicine has become unaffordable for the poor. At their annual meet, doctors of naturopathy said the ancient method of treating diseases help people achieve harmony with nature unlike others.

Get crystal-clear vision
Visual Aids Centre, an eye clinic in South Delhi, is now offering the latest FDA approved laser technology known as the CustomVue TM procedure for vision correction. The clinic has installed the VISX Star S4 Lasik Laser System along with other supporting equipment for CutsomVue individualised laser correction.
  • Redevelopment plan

  • New Chairman of DMA Hospitals

  • Doctor-patient relationship


Padamshree Vipin Buckshey, optometrist and contact lens specialist at Visual Aids Centre, seen with VISX Star S4 Lasik Laser System, the latest equipment for CustomVue, Indivisualised Laser Vision Correction.

Padamshree Vipin Buckshey, optometrist and contact lens specialist at Visual Aids Centre


R R Gymkhana enter quarter-final
New Delhi, April 10
An all-round performance by Neeraj Chawla helped R R Gymkhana beat Najafgarh Sports Club and entered the quarter-final of the 14th All-India Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura.

  • Rakesh, Ravi Uniyal shine

  • Hansraj School win

  • Alcon Alpine win

Indra Prastha Academy enter final
New Delhi, April 10
Indra Prastha Academy defeated Sonnet Club by three wickets and entered the final of the West Delhi Academy Under-12 Cricket Tournament at the Hari Nagar Sports Complex ground. Kunal Srivastava, who scored 64, was named the man of the match.

  • Abhishek Vashisht deadly

  • Vikaspuri move into final

GHPS storm into q-final
New Delhi, April 10
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate drubbed SSB Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Faridkot 13-0 and stormed into the quarter-final of the second All-India Sahibzada Ajit Singh Hockey Tournament at the National Stadium on Saturday.

Ashok looks up to SRF tourney to regain form
New Delhi, April 10
Ashok Kumar is looking forward to the Rs 10-lakh SRF All-India Matchplay Championship to regain his wonted form. The 22-year-old golfing prodigy, who has risen from the No 1 amateur rank to the No I professional position in the Order of Merit, is hoping to win the only match play championship on the Golf Tour and cement his season-ending Order of Merit crown.

Union Academy sail into semi-finals
New Delhi, April 10
Union Academy crushed Bal Bharati School, Pitampura 6-0 and entered the semi-final of the D P Joshi Memorial Inter-School Under-19 Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Saturday.

HOME PAGE | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | National Capital |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |