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Repoll on Sonepat booths ordered
Sonepat, May 11
On the recommendation of the returning officer of Sonepat Parliamentary constituency, Mr M R Anand, the Election Commission has ordered for repoll on two booths—booth No. 126 in village Rasoi of Rai Assembly constituency and booth No. 81 of village Baroda in Baroda (Reserve) Assembly constituency..

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit playing with her grand-children after a gruelling schedule for the elections in the Capital on Tuesday. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit playing with her grand-children after a gruelling schedule for the elections in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal


  For LS hopefuls, it’s time to unwind now
New Delhi, May 11
With the big day over for the NCT of Delhi’s Lok Sabha aspirants, it was time to do little things today. The INC candidate in the Chandni Chowk Parliamentary constituency, Mr Kapil Sibal, lifted some weight off his head, literally–by going for a haircut.

Security personnel keeping vigil at Mandir Marg counting centre in the Capital
Security personnel keeping vigil at Mandir Marg counting centre in the Capital on Tuesday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Elite losing faith in polling: Psephologist
New Delhi, May 11
The New Delhi constituency, with about 45 per cent people exercising their franchise, witnessed the lowest turnout as compared to the remaining six constituencies in NCT of Delhi while experts see it as decline of faith in the system especially among the elite.

Large-scale tampering with voters’ list in Noida
Noida, May 11
Most of the candidates were allegedly guilty of violating the code of conduct here. There was also a large-scale tampering with the voters’ list.

Sadar recorded the highest turnout;
New Delhi the lowest
New Delhi, May 11
The Election Commission (EC) has said that the voter turnout in Monday’s polling in NCT of Delhi was recorded at 47.11 per cent. The corresponding figure in the 1999 Lok Sabha election was 43.54 per cent.

Technology Day
Two scientists awarded for rapid HIV detection
New Delhi, May 11
Two scientists from the Delhi University’s Biochemistry Department were awarded for developing a technology to detect the dreaded HIV infection rapidly through an assay, which does not require any instrument, electricity or even a drop of water.

Shoe trader shows rare honesty
Sonepat, May 11
A shoe trader in the main bazaar set an example of honesty today when he returned a bag containing Rs 1 lakh to a customer who had come to his shop in the morning.


Homage paid to philanthropist
Bhiwani, May 11
Eminent philanthropist, educationist, poet and philosopher and patron of the local Halwasia Vidya Vihar, Purushottam Dass Halwasiya, was paid homage at a condolence meeting held on the school premises today.

Dr Malay ChaudhuriTete-a-tete
‘Physicians, lawyers and engineers should enter politics’
New Delhi, May 11
Dr Malay Chaudhuri is the Founder-Director of the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) here, which is often described as one of the largest academic movements in the country.

Ncr briefs
Ex-BJP councillor held for booth capturing
Noida, May 11
Former councillor Pradeep Chauhan and his two companions were arrested for attempting booth capturing in Kela Bhatta area yesterday evening.

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  • Rickshaw puller crushed to death

Hospital ‘fleeces’ patient
Noida, May 11
One Dinesh Rav has accused the Director of Prague Hospital, Noida of having forcibly squeezed a payment from him. He said while he was working in a ‘baraat ghar’ on April 27, a door had fallen on him fracturing his hand.



Enforcement officials held for taking bribe
New Delhi, May 11
The Anti-corruption branch has arrested two officials of the Enforcement Branch of the Delhi Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 each.

Two crushed to death by DTC bus
New Delhi, May 11
Angry public today damaged four DTC buses and a private bus in the Janakpuri area after a DTC bus crushed two scooterists to death in the Janakpuri area this morning. The public also seriously injured the DTC driver Hem Chander (48), resident of Najafgarh who has been admitted in the DDU hospital for treatment.


District Bar Association calls for suspension of work
Gurgaon, May 11
The District (Gurgaon) Bar Association today gave a call for two days’ suspension of work with effect from tomorrow in protest against registration of case against a fellow advocate and secretary of the Haryana Congress in connection with poll related violence in Jharsa village, near here, at the time of polling yesterday.



Revitalising the traditional art.
Revitalising the traditional art.

Look of the season: Classic cuts in sizzling western line
hikan has been an all-time favourite. From salwar kameez to saris and even kurtis, chinkari work has unfaltering loyalists. Designer Renu Dadlani’s Pratteksha is in her own words, “all about glorious chikankari that graces every apparel.” With its “origin lost in mists of antiquity”, Dadlani claims to be “revitalising the art, a traditional work that combines 32 stitches like bakhiya, jaali, patti and kheel”.

Hair care for the season
summers having arrived, hair care tips have started pouring in. Sylvia Chen, technical manager, Wella India, offers her recipe for hair care.

Indian designers all set for Fashion Week of Americas
the Lakme India Fashion Week some of our designers are getting ready to present their collections at the Fashion Week of Americas (FWA).

Ciao! UMM to enter Indian market 
Retail Ltd. has entered into an ‘exclusive deal’ with Moda and Musica, Italy, to manufacture and retail the Italian brand UMM (Underground Music Movement) in India.


MCD health centre giving wrong medicines: Tara Chand
New Delhi, May 11
The Health Centre at Kanjhawla run by the MCD does not have a professional chemist and because of this patients have been given wrong medicines, Mr. Tara Chand, Block President of Outer Delhi Unit of Babu Jagjeevan Ram Akhil Bhartiya Samta Andolan, alleged today.


Deptt of Buddhist Studies win Olympic quiz
New Delhi, May 11
Students of the Department of Buddhist Studies emerged the winners in the Olympic Quiz Contest, organised by the Delhi University Sports Council, as a precursor to the Olympic Games at Athens 2004.

Jheel School annex Sushila Tiwari cricket trophy
New Delhi, May 11

An all-round display by Vivek Srivastava (3 for 38; 72, 8x4) enabled Government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Jheel Khuranja defeat Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan by five wickets in the inaugural Dr Sushila Tiwari Memorial Under-17 Cricket Tournament, organised by the Uttaranchal Social Welfare and Sports Foundation, at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Government School, Jheel Khuranja with the Sushila Tiwari Under-17 Cricket Tournament trophy.
Government School, Jheel Khuranja with the Sushila Tiwari Under-17 Cricket Tournament trophy.

Hansraj School win roller skating title
New Delhi, May 11
S Sudesh bagged four gold medals in the Delhi State Open Roller Championship. Preet Singh, Lakshay, Lakshit Minocha, Ankit Wadhwa, Ankit and Sumit Khanna were the other skaters who rode to gold medals.

Sehrawat, Jalad Dua power DAV School to victory
New Delhi, May 11
Strokeful centuries by Love Sehrawat (141, 18x4, 2x6) and Jalad Dua (101, 15x4) and deadly bowling by Vishu Tomar (4 for 12) helped DAV School, Shalimar Bagh defeat Aryavart Club by 200 runs and enter the quarter-final of the Achrekar Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Paschim Vihar sports complex ground.Top

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