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BJP & Cong chanting the same mantra
New Delhi, April 18
In the absence of a wave or an emotive issue like the ‘onion’, both the BJP and the INC are counting on the anti-incumbency factor to corner a lion’s share of the votes. The BJP is hoping that anti-incumbency will go against the INC Government in NCT of Delhi led by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Congress (I) candidate Kapil Sibal, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk, at the inauguration of his office in the Capital Congress (I) candidate Kapil Sibal, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk, at the inauguration of his office in the Capital on Sunday.
— Photo by Kamal Singh

SC nod to AIIMS doctor’s trial in bribery case
New Delhi, April 18
The Supreme Court has given a go-ahead for the trial of an AIIMS doctor in a bribery case, almost six years after he had allegedly received illegal gratification of Rs 10,000 from a person for showing undue favour in awarding a contract.


U. N. Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh at a felicitation function held in his honour in the Capital
U. N. Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh at a felicitation function held in his honour in the Capital on Sunday. Delhi Lt-Governor Vijai Kapoor is also seen. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Poor students need list of ‘free’ schools
New Delhi, April 18
Despite the high court’s directive to unaided recognised private schools to provide freeship/admission to the students of economically weaker sections, the eligible candidates are yet to fulfil their dreams of going to a ‘good school’.

Muslim woman seeks protection from livid father
New Delhi, April 18
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the city police on a plea by a Muslim woman, seeking protection from her father for marrying against his wishes. Mr Justice B. N. Chaturvedi issued notice to the Police Commissioner and the father of the girl, who was allegedly threatening his daughter and the family members of her second husband.

Carjacking cases set alarm bells ringing
Faridabad, April 18
The incidents of crime seem to be keeping pace with the rising heat of political activity in view of the Lok Sabha elections. Two cases of carjacking, including one in the town, have sent a shockwave among the people as the police appear helpless.


Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Virender Sehwag at the New Delhi airport
SWAGATAM SEHWAG: Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Virender Sehwag at the New Delhi airport.

Sensors to check vehicular pollution
New Delhi:
Delhi is set to join the elite club of world-class cities having sophisticated remote sensors to check vehicular pollution, with the advanced sensing devices, the first of their kind in India, to be pressed into service from tomorrow.

Five killed in Faridabad accidents
Faridabad: At least five persons lost their lives in different mishaps in the district in the past 24 hours. 


Sonepat not one-party borough
Sonepat, April 18
The Sonepat parliamentary constituency, which came into being in 1977, has never a pocket borough of any single political party as it has been won three times by Congress, in 1983, 1984 and 1991; three times by Devi Lal’s parties in 1980, 1989 and 1998, two times by BJP and erstwhile Jan Sangh in 1977 and 1999 and one time by Independent.

Personalized electioneering is Rao’s mantra
Rewari, April 18
The Haryana Vikas Party candidate from the Mahendergarh parliamentary constituency, Mr Anil Rao, believes that “personalized electioneering” is the “only way to win the hearts and mind of the electorate”.

Cong has failed to improve civic conditions: Goel
New Delhi: The BJP candidate in the Sadar parliamentary constituency, Mr Vijay Goel, today toured Model Town as part of his campaign for the May 10 Lok Sabha election. In his meetings, Mr Goel talked about solving the traffic problem in Azad Market and opening a hospital and as amusement park in the constituency.

Samata candidate pledges two new rail lines for Jhajjar
Jhajjar, April 18
The Samata party nominee from Rohtak, Mr Sheeshpal Beniwal, promises to make efforts for laying two rail lines, Dadri to Bahadurgarh via Jhajjar and Rohtak to Hansi via Mahem, if he got elected to the Lok Sabha in the elections.


Motorcycle rams into LPG-laden truck
Jhajjar, April 18
A man was killed when his motorcycle rammed into a truck loaded with LPG cylinders near Jakhoda village on the Bahadurgarh-Rohtak Road here last night. However, a major tragedy was averted, as the cabin of the truck caught fire which could not spread to the rear part of the vehicle where gas-filled cylinders were packed.

Inter-state gang members held
Sonepat, April 18
With the arrest of three youths, the Kharkhauda police today claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of auto-lifters operating in Sonepat and nearby districts. According to official sources, the arrested persons were identified as Deepak of Madina village and Hardeep and Mohit of Mandora village.

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Couple, associates held for running fake finance company
New Delhi, April 18
The Economic Offences Wing claimed to have arrested a couple and their three associates for running a fake finance company and cheating hundreds of innocent people on the pretext of arranging loans on lower interests.

  • Man held in papers leak case

  • Three held for smuggling liquor

Prostitution racket busted, 7 girls held
New Delhi, April 18
Seven girls and five pimps were arrested in two prostitution rackets, busted in the South and Central districts today. In the first racket, the South district police have arrested five girls and four pimps from a guesthouse in Greater Kailash- II last night.

Brothers killed in road accident
Rewari: Two brothers, Subhash (20) and Bhim, sons of Jai Singh of Bakhapur village, were killed when a speeding truck (RJ 14-G 4906) rammed into their scooter on the Rewari-Garhi Bolni Road near Dawana village, about 4 km from here.

In-laws held in dowry case
Sonepat, April 18
The Gohana police have registered a dowry harassment case against five members of the in-laws family on the complaint made by a housewife, Sunita Devi, of Janakpura Mohalla of Gohana town in the district.


A hi-tech insulin infusion pump for diabetes patients
Medtronic MiniMed India Ltd., has launched its insulin infusion pump for the treatment of diabetes. The model 508 pump offers several convenient features including remote programming capabilities to administer or suspend insulin delivery, and the capability to programme multiple patient-specific delivery patterns.
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Ambitious plan to promote Indian education abroad
New Delhi, April 18
The Education Consultants India Limited today unveiled its plans for promoting Indian Education abroad for the academic year 2004-05. The plans include establishing brand India in education sector and position as a destination for quality education at an affordable cost.

Orientation programme for parents at Amity
Together we have to help our children grow into well-integrated, emotionally secure adults. We have to ensure that the school and home environments work in tandem with each other for the well-being of the child.
  • New session celebrations at Silverline

  • Amity Gurgaon celebrates annual day

Amity students greeting the new batch
Amity students greeting the new batch.

The melody of words
Words can win or words can antagonise. They have tremendous power to determine relationships with people in the world as well as shape destinies. Words have the charisma to spellbind people, to woo them, to endear them, encourage and inspire them or scar them for life and break them.

Police detain DU teachers
New Delhi, April 18
As many as 100 teachers of Delhi University were today detained by the police while they were demonstrating outside Bharti College to oppose the selection of the principal.

Scores of teachers of Delhi University were detained by the police while they were demonstrating outside Bharti College, in protest against the selection of the principal. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Scores of teachers of Delhi University were detained by the police


DDCA to organise two junior tournaments
New Delhi, April 18
The Delhi and District Cricket Association will organise under-15 and under-17 tournaments for registered clubs in the second week of May. DDCA sports secretary Sunil Dev said the tournaments will be of 40 overs a side, and will be played on a league-cum-knock out basis.

Utkarsh GuptaUtkarsh Gupta lifts tiny tots title in Hans Raj TT
New Delhi, April 18
Utkarsh Gupta of Hans Raj Model School annexed the tiny tots title, defeating Keshav Sachdeva 11-6, 11-8, 11-8, in the final of the 8th Hans Raj Model School Open Table Tennis Tournament at the school premises on Sunday.

Digvijay bags SRF Matchplay Trophy
New Delhi, April 18
Digvijay Singh braved a memorable fightback from Jumman to clinch the SRF All-India Matchplay Championship title on the 18th hole at the Delhi Golf Club course on Sunday. Digvijay won 2-up to pocket the winner’s cheque of Rs 1,75,000 while Jumman took home Rs 1 lakh.

Vishal, Lalit produce match-winning bowling
New Delhi, April 18
Devastating bowling performances by Vishal Pandey (3 for 12) and Lalit Verma (3 for 25) and a dashing knock of 62 (1x6, 5x4, 84b) by Vinay Sharma helped Vaijayti Devi Cricket Academy, Agra defeat Maharaja Umaid Singh Club, Jodhpur by six wickets in the Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament on the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura, on Sunday.

Kho-kho championship trial on April 25
Rewari, April 18
The trials for the selection of the Haryana State teams (men and women), both for the 26th National Junior (under 19) Kho-Kho Championship as well as for the 10th Senior North India Kho-Kho Championship will be held at 8 am on April 25 in Haluwasia Senior Secondary School, Bhiwani.

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