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School restrained from striking off name of student
Faridabad, April 26
A local court has restrained the Modern Vidya Niketan, a public school in the Aravalli hills here, from striking off the name of a student from the rolls of the school and directed the school not to withdraw any facility pertinent thereto till the final disposal of the case.

Anita hoping to make it two in a row

New Delhi, April 26
The 1998 Lok Sabha election would have completed the INC’s whitewash in NCT of Delhi but for its win in the Karol Bagh (Reserved) parliamentary constituency. The BJP bagged six seats and INC one. Meira Kumar carried the day for the INC.
BJP’s Karol Bagh candidate Dr. Anita Arya with TV artist Vani Tripathi at a Press conference in the Capital on Monday.
BJP’s Karol Bagh candidate Dr. Anita Arya with TV artist Vani Tripathi at a Press conference in the Capital on Monday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal 


Congress, BJP appeal to EC against violation of election code of conduct
New Delhi, April 26
The Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress has filed a petition before the Election Commission (EC) demanding the cancellation of the nomination of the BJP candidate from South Delhi, Mr Vijay Kumar Malhotra, for using the Parliament as the background in his hoardings.

Outer Delhi BJP candidate Sahib Singh Verma showing a school bag bearing the name of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the Capital. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal 
Outer Delhi BJP candidate Sahib Singh Verma showing a school bag bearing the name of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit

Dwarka killing: Suspects rounded up
New Delhi, April 26
The Delhi Police are still clueless in the murder case of an MBBS graduate, Dr Sumit Chikra, whose burnt body was recovered from Dwarka on last Saturday.

City scan
No leave for DJB staff in summer
New Delhi, April 26
As the mercury soars and the shortage of water is reported from all parts of the city, the Delhi Jal Board has decided not to grant leave to any of its employees in order to tackle the situation properly.

  • Delhi to observe holiday on May 3
  • Bomb hoax at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan

Eco watch
The kiss of death in South City
Gurgaon, April 26
The shock caused to the residents of South City-I on account of felling of about 200 trees in a public park by the promoter and builder of South City, UNITECH Ltd, a few days ago, appears to have also affected various species of birds in the area.


HVP supporters demand transfer of DC for ‘partiality’
Sonepat, April 26
Large number of supporters of the Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) held a demonstration in front of the office of the Election Commission in New Delhi today to protest against the decision of the District Returning Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner of Sonepat, Mr M R Anand, declaring the HVP candidate Jagbir Singh Malik an independent candidate from the Sonepat Lok Sabha seat.

  • Chautala govt will fall after elections: Sangwan

Outer Delhi Congress candidate Sajjan Kumar during campaigning in the Capital on Monday.
Outer Delhi Congress candidate Sajjan Kumar during campaigning in the Capital on Monday. — A Tribune photograph

Politics takes centrestage in Haryana countryside
Jhajjar, April 26
With the countdown beginning for polling on May 10 for ten Lok Sabha seats in Haryana electioneering has been in full swing. The atmosphere all around has virtually assumed political colours, engulfing towns and the countryside in its ambience.

A battle royal expected in Mahendragarh parliamentary constituency
Rewari, April 26
With the filing of nomination papers by Congress candidate Rao Inderjit Singh, a battle royal is expected in the Mahendragarh parliamentary constituency. It is noteworthy that apprehensions ventilated by the Congress candidate showed that it was going to be a fierce fight between Rao Inderjit Singh and Raghu Yadav of the Samajwadi Party in the Mahendergarh parliamentary constituency.


Delhi should pay allowance to jobless:
Berozgar Sena
New Delhi, April 26
The political parties, who have promised in their manifestos to generate more jobs, do not seem to enthuse the voters in the East Delhi parliamentary constituency. Here, the jobless are clamouring for unemployment allowance unlike the educated employed living west of Yamuna, in the New Delhi parliamentary constituency, for whom a hike in Dearness Allowance is an equally emotive issue in the Lok Sabha election.

Unemployed youths stage dharna
New Delhi: The Association of Unemployed Youths yesterday demonstrated at the Jantar Mantar to protest against not getting permission to take out a procession. The national president of the association, Mr Rajiv Kumar, said that their association had been pleading with the central government for the past four years to give monthly stipend to all unemployed youths but nothing had come of it.

Anubhuti ChaturvediFACE TO FACE                                 
Her triangular journey
An Odissi danseuse, poetess and social worker, Anubhuti Chaturvedi, has shown mastery in all these fields. She is also the chairman of three prominent social and cultural organisations - Anubhuti International, The Society for e–Shaktipeeth and Pallavi Arts. In a conversation with Nalini Ranjan, she talks about many topics ranging from dance to her dreams.

New set of building plan norms to
minimise harassment
Faridabad, April 26
The Municipal Corporation Faridabad authorities have announced certain changes in the norms regarding the sanction of the building plan and issuance of completion and occupation certificate to the owners within the limits of the civic body. It is claimed that these changes had been made in order to minimise harassment and inconvenience to the residents and ensure timely disposal of such applications.

Ncr briefs
Workers Memorial Day
New Delhi, April 26
In memory of the dead and injured workers, the International Trade Union will commemorate April 28 as Workers Memorial Day. The Workers Memorial Day is one of the events leading to WWH 2005. The fourth International Congress on Women and Work and Health will be held in November 2005. The main agenda of this Congress is to look into the safety aspects of the workers.

  • Man arrested for murdering wife

  • Three persons injured in group clash

  • Body found


Undertrial shot dead on jail premises
Sonepat, April 26
An undertrial Jasbir, alias Jassu, of village Halalpur was killed on the local district jail premises this morning by two hardcore alleged criminals Pramod and Satish, lodged in the same jail for various cases of murder, kidnapping and extortion.

Two held for killing three after brawl
New Delhi, April 26
The North-East district police claimed to have arrested two men involved in the killing of three persons, including a child, besides injuring ten others in the Shahdara area last night. The police said that while the accused persons were identified as Joginder and Amit, hunt is on to trace four other accused, identified as Pradeep, Sandip, Shekhar and Mangia.

Robber lynched by villagers
Ghaziabad, April 26
A robber was beaten to death in Kadarabad village on the G T Road. The villagers rushed to the house with lathis and sticks after hearing an alarm from the house. Two other robbers, who were part of the gang, managed to escape by scaling the boundary wall of the house. The body of the criminal, who could not be identified, was sent for the postmortem examination by the police.

  • Two brothers stabbed to death


ISO certification for Gurgaon club
Gurgaon, April 26
Best Western Resort Country Club, situated about 30 km from here at the foothills of the Aravali Hills, has been granted ISO 9001:2000 certification honour.


1,361 students to get the stick for copying
Bhiwani, April 26
The Haryana School Education Board has decided to punish 1,361 students caught red-handed while copying in the matric annual examination of 2004 and exonerated 31students during their personal hearing in Bhiwani by the six Unfairmeans Committees constituted for the purpose.


Court orders attachment of properties of Phoolan murder accused
New Delhi: A city court today ordered the attachment of the properties of Phoolan Devi murder accused Sher Singh Rana, who escaped from the Capital’s high security Tihar Jail on February 17.


Sonepat dispensaries overcrowded, understaffed, ill-equipped…
Sonepat, April 26
A random survey of government hospitals, dispensaries, community health centres, primary health centres and private nursing homes as well as interviews with specialists and private medical practitioners in this city and other parts of the district have revealed the available medical facilities are wholly inadequate because of the continuous influx of population from the surrounding villages.


Indian Airlines take Malviya for a ride
New Delhi, April 26
Indian Airlines grounded Malviya Club by 124 runs in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the Palam B ground.

Sanjay Gill, Raju Sharma power Collage to victory
New Delhi, April 26
Devastating bowling performances by Sanjay Gill (3 for 7) and Raju Sharma (3 for 27) helped Collage beat Rohtak Road Gymkhana by one wicket and entered the quarter-final of the Devender Singh Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Central Secretariat ground. Sandeep Angurala, who scored a smart 70 for the losers, was adjudged the man of the match.

Bal Bharati School lift cricket title
New Delhi, April 26
A dashing batting display by man of the match Abhinav Sharma (88, 10x4) and all-round performance by Utsav Maheshwari (40 and 2 for 29) helped defending champions Bal Bharati School, Pitampura defeat Modern School, Barakhamba Road by six wickets to lift the second Pankaj Jain Under-14 Inter-School Cricket Tournament title at the Bal Bharati School ground, Pitampura.
The Bal Bharati School (Pitampura) cricket team with principal S. C. Baveja after they annexed the Pankaj Jain Cricket Tournament title.
The Bal Bharati School (Pitampura) cricket team with principal S. C. Baveja after they annexed the Pankaj Jain Cricket Tournament title.

Salwan School retain Parle Cup
New Delhi, April 26
Defending champions Salwan School of Delhi defeated DAV School, Amritsar by seven wickets to retain the title in the Parle Inter-City Schools Cricket Championship for Under-17 at the Cricket Club of India ground in Mumbai.

Farman, Agnesh hit tons
New Delhi, April 26
An unbeaten double century by Farman Ahmad and an impressive unbeaten century by Agnesh Surya and deadly bowling by Sanjay Verma (4 for 45) helped Rajdhani Sports beat Jubilant XI by 237 runs in the Jubilant Cup Cricket Tournament at the Gajraula Stadium.

Kartikey, Siddhant shine in VSPK tourney
New Delhi, April 26
A strokeful unbeaten 82, studded with ten boundaries, by Kartikey Bhatia and an equally impressive unbeaten 63, with seven fours and two sixes, by Siddhant Mandley, helped R R Gymkhana defeat Sonnet Club by 10 wickets in a league match of the VSPK Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Roshanara Club ground. Kartikey Bhatia was named the man of the match.



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