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Admission norms for poor students notified to schools
New Delhi, April 30
The Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi, has sent notices to schools, listing the procedures for admitting students from the weaker section, following the orders of the apex court which restrained public schools from hiking fees and “commercialising education”.

Delhiites on cloud nine
New Delhi: The scorching summer sun was replaced by grey skies in the Capital, as Delhiites today woke up to a cool, wet morning. The Capital has been receiving showers since last night.

The unseasonal showers caught the city napping on Friday. The unseasonal showers caught the city napping on Friday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Wheat worth crores damaged
Sonepat: Torrential rain throughout last night has caused extensive damage to thousands of wheat bags worth several crores of rupees in the district. The bags were procured by various official procurement agencies and lying in the grain markets in the open.

Four inter-state drug pushers held
New Delhi, April 30
With the arrest of four inter-state gang of arms and narcotics suppliers, the Delhi Police Narcotics Branch claimed to have seized 10 weapons, seven magazines, five live cartridges and 760 grams of heroin from their possession.

A model in Monisha Jaising’s creation at the 5th Lakme India Fashion Week in the Capital on Friday.
A model in Monisha Jaising’s creation at the 5th Lakme India Fashion Week in the Capital on Friday. — Photo by Kamal Singh



  • BSP leader’s killer shot in police encounter



Shruti Sharma, Miss India 2002, joined the BJP
Shruti Sharma, Miss India 2002, joined the BJP at a Press conference in the Capital on Friday. — Photo by Kamal Singh

Bollywood star Shakti Kapoor with R. K Anand, candidate from South Delhi
Bollywood star Shakti Kapoor with R. K Anand, candidate from South Delhi, campaigning at Basaiya Darapur, Sudarshan Park and Raja Garden in the Capital on Friday. — Tribune Photo

Chautala working for his ministry’s dismissal: BJP
Sonepat, April 30
The general secretary of the Haryana unit of the BJP, Mr Veer Kumar Yadav, has accused the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief and the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, of forcing the central government to dismiss his ministry in order to get sympathy votes from the electorate during the Lok Sabha elections.

Chautala has lost faith in party workers: BJP
Rewari, April 30
The state BJP general secretary, Mr Veer Kumar Yadav, has stated that the two regional parties of Haryana - the INLD and the HVP were now facing such a predicament as could lead to their decimation soon after the Lok Sabha poll.

Poll machinery on a roll: AROs, supervisors appointed in Sonepat segments
Sonepat, April 30
The district administration has appointed assistant returning officers in each assembly segments of this district and at least 60 supervisors (10 each in six assembly segments) to monitor polling and check any untoward incident on the day of polling, May 10.

Faridabad candidates have deep purses
Faridabad, April 30
The battle of ballot here seems to be among the affluent, if the affidavits submitted by the candidates are any indication. However, the educational level of the five main candidates ranges from under –matric to simple graduation only.

Maken gives Cong credit for ‘India shining’
New Delhi: The INC candidate in the New Delhi parliamentary constituency, Mr Ajay Maken, has said that his party initiated development projects and also completed them long before the BJP came on the scene.

Maya’s village may not vote for Ravi Gautam
Noida, April 30
Former Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati’s parental village Badalpur presents a rather desolate look, unaffected by the din and frolic of elections.

Untraced criminals, a major headache for admn in polling season
Sonepat, April 30
More than one thousand history sheeters from the Meerut Division, who are still untraced in the region, may give a jolt to plan of the administration to conduct free, fair and peaceful elections in the region.

No complaint alleging misuse of police force: DGP
Sonepat, April 30
The Director-General of Police (DGP) Haryana, Mr B. R. Lal, today said that he had not received any complaint alleging the misuse of the police force during the ongoing election campaign.


NCR briefs
Institute cures ‘undiagnosed’ patient
New Delhi, April 30
The R G Stone Urological Research Institute got success in curing a patient who was suffering with an undiagnosed fever for the last three months.

  • Courts closed on Monday
  • Man run over by train
  • Bid to loot arthiyas foiled
  • Youth stabbed to death

A different ball game.SPEAKING OUT
he Supreme Court had, in a 1997 order, ruled that all roadside advertising which is hazardous to safe traffic movement be removed.

A different ball game. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

  • Exercise your voting right
  • Poor drainage and sewerage system in Rewari
  • Ban ads promoting tobacco use
  • Pensioners’ request to Railway Board



Three killed in road mishaps
Sonepat April 30
Three persons, including two women, were killed in two different road accidents that occurred in and around Sonepat yesterday.

  • Dowry death case
  • Five apprehended
  • 2 motorcycles seized


Pollution board yet to issue norms to small scale units
Faridabad, April 30
There seems to be a delay on the part of the Haryana Pollution Control Board authorities to issue guidelines regarding the measures required to be adopted by small scale industrial units to install equipment to bring the down the noise pollution caused by the use of power generating sets.


Schoolkids to trace the Yamuna’s journey from purity to profanity
New Delhi, April 30
Discovering the Yamuna from ‘beginning an end’ is a study about a river which is owing to human neglect and abuse ‘beginning to end’. Starting May 23, the effort that aims to save the Yamuna from further devastation and degradation is being undertaken by ‘We for Yamuna’, an initiative of Swechha-We for Change Foundation and Development Alliance Private Limited.


Two terrorists get 5-yr RI
New Delhi, April 30
A Delhi court today sentenced two terrorists, including a Pakistani national, to five years rigorous imprisonment for possessing explosives.

Forum rules against demand to refund processing fee
New Delhi, April 30
A Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum has ruled in favour of a finance company in a case where a complainant wanted the company to refund its administrative fee. The Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum stated that the fee was taken with the prior knowledge of the complainant.


Indian Airlines skipper Vijay Dahiya (right) and Nikhil Chopra receiving the Pepsi Trophy of the Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Championship Indian Airlines lift Om Nath Sood Cricket Trophy
New Delhi, April 30
An all-round performance by Nikhil Chopra (32, 3 for 43) and a patient half century by skipper Vijay Dahiya (50, 1x6, 2x4, 65b) helped Indian Airlines defeat Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) by two runs to annex the 14th All-India Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament Trophy on the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura.

Indian Airlines skipper Vijay Dahiya (right) and Nikhil Chopra receiving the Pepsi Trophy of the Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Championship from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce principal Dr Jaspal Singh.

DSA to hold summer coaching camp
New Delhi, April 30
The Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) will hold a summer coaching for Under-14 and Under-16 boys from May 5 to 30 at the Ambedkar Stadium.

  • Delhi ref. for AFC match
  • Five-a-side soccer

R P Academy beat South Delhi
New Delhi:
A fine knocks by Milin Tondon (47) and Yash Kumar (69) and deadly bowling by Chanakya Kumar (4 for 4) helped R P Academy beat South Delhi Colts by 108 runs in the Junior Master Cup Under-10 Cricket Tournament on the Frank Anthony School ground.

  • Air Sahara advance
  • Young Friends in semis

DTC down Central Bank in DDCA League
New Delhi, April 30
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) defeated Central Bank by five wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League on the University polo ground.

Malhotra hails hockey team’s win
New Delhi: All India Council of Sports president Vijay Kumar Malhotra has hailed the Indian team’s victory in the Junior Asia Cup Hockey Tournament defeating Pakistan 5-2 in the final at Lahore yesterday.

  • Bal Bharati School win
  • Prize Money Badminton


Joint team of MCD, DJB to look into water pipeline leaks
New Delhi, April 30
Concerned with the increasing cases of water-borne diseases being reported in the national Capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) have constituted a joint team to look into the leakage of water pipelines, which was mainly responsible for the contamination of water.

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