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Comprehensive relocation policy on slum dwellers promised
New Delhi, May 23
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that with a people-friendly INC-led Government at the Centre, her government will very soon come up with a comprehensive relocation and rehabilitation policy for the slum dwellers in the NCT of Delhi.

Family members celebrate Dr Manmohan Singh’s appointment as prime minister

Family members celebrate Dr Manmohan Singh’s appointment as prime minister in the Capital on Sunday. 
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal



Pamma celebrates Manmohan’s elevation as PM

Congress activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma distributing sweets at Dr Manmohan Singh’s elevation as the first Sikh Prime Minister at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib in the Capital on Sunday. New Delhi, May 23
To express their happiness, people of the Sikh community led by Mr Paramjeet Singh Pamma today distributed 501kg of sweets in Gurdwara Bangla Sahib. By appointing Dr Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister of India, Mrs Sonia Gandhi had given regard to the Sikh community.

Congress activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma distributing sweets at Dr Manmohan Singh’s elevation as the first Sikh Prime Minister at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib in the Capital on Sunday. — A Tribune photograph

Mother of three murders husband with lover’s aid
Ghaziabad, May 23
A mother of three children strangled her husband with the help of her paramour in Modi Nagar. The police have arrested five accused, including the wife of the deceased and her paramour, in this connection. According to the police, the body recovered from Tibra Rajwahe on December 1, 2003 had not been identified. A few days ago the father of the victim, Jasveer, told the police that his son had been missing since December 1, 2003.

A girl enjoys an ice candy at Boat Club in the Capital on Sunday.
A girl enjoys an ice candy at Boat Club in the Capital on Sunday. 
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Villagers protest against attack on witness
Sonepat, May 23
Four armed motorcycle-borne youths fired shots at bus driver Kuldeep when he was going on his bicycle on the Sonepat-Rohtak road near Sisana village, about 25 km from here, yesterday.

Beat the exam result blues, don’t just stop having fun
New Delhi, May 23
It’s the time of the year when the heart skips a beat, sweat races down the spine and even the latest juicy gossip fails to hold your attention. For there is a more serious issue weighing on the mind, the seemingly all-important CBSE board results.

Hotels in walled city in a tizzy
New Delhi, May 23
A large number of hotel owners in the walled city are in a tizzy. They have received notices from the Licensing Department of the Delhi Police, directing them to procure ‘no objection certificates’ from land owning agencies, stating that the hotels are regularized and sanctioned as per latest norms.


UPA govt won’t last : SP unit chief
Rewari, May 23
The Haryana Samajwadi party chief, Ms Kanta Aladia, today stated that the Manmohan Singh led United Progressive Alliance government would not last long as the coalition was quite incoherent and seemingly irreconcilable.


South Delhi to get water once a day
New Delhi, May 23
Residents of South and South-West Delhi will receive water supplied by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) only once a day, instead of twice, from Monday. The DJB chief executive officer, Mr. P. K. Tripathi, today said the Board was resorting to once a day distribution because of the acute scarcity of drinking water in these areas.

As many as 282 children were administered polio drops at the Gobhania Nirog Dham, Najafgarh, under the supervision of Dr Shiv Raj. Dr Raj informed that women doctors went door-to-ddor in rural areas to create awareness on polio eradication.
As many as 282 children were administered polio drops at the Gobhania Nirog Dham, Najafgarh, under the supervision of Dr Shiv Raj. Dr Raj informed that women doctors went door-to-door in rural areas to create awareness on polio eradication.

Child succumbs to chickenpox in Sonepat
Sonepat: A four-year-old child, reportedly, died of chicken pox in a private nursing home in the Model town area here yesterday. According to a report, not only chicken pox, but cholera, malaria and several water-borne diseases have spread in the city and elsewhere in the district, clearly potraying the failure of the Health Department in controlling these diseases. The district authorities too remain silent spectators and have failed to take any preventive steps to check such type of diseases.

Stolen computer recovered
Sonepat, May 23
The Rai Police have arrested two youths of Khewra village and recovered a stolen computer and other allied equipment from their possession. The police arrested Ravinder, son of Dharamvir and Ravinder, son of Mr Daya Nand, after a complaint by Ms Yashwanti Devi, owner of a computer centre in the village.

Clash erupts after squabble between kids, six hurt
Sonepat, May 23
At least six persons, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two rival groups after a quarrel between children at Malikpur village, about 10 km from here, last evening.

Two killed as car overturns
Sonepat, May 23
Two persons were killed on the spot and two others injured when the car in which they were travelling overturned on the Sonepat-Rohtak road near Bayyanpur village, about 3 km from here, last night.

Hospital in Faridabad in Rajiv’s memory
New Delhi, May 23
Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Mangat Ram Sharma today inaugurated the 100-bed Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Hospital at Faridabad in neighbouring Haryana today.


Undertrials escape, cops suspended
Ghaziabad, May 23
Three police personnel have been suspended from service for dereliction of duty. According to a report, the cops were escorting two prisoners for appearance in the court. However, while returning, on Friday night, the prisoners jumped off the running train, near Murad Nagar station and fled.


Generation Next, get sewing with a techno-savvy machine 
Singer, global leader in home appliances and consumer durables, is all set to invade your homes with a new and techno-savvy range of sewing machines. Singer has plunged into the market with a new range of hi-tech sewing machines called ‘Quantum Series.’ The series represents Generation Next and emerges as the most technologically advanced sewing machine.
  • A refrigerator with sixth sense

  • Furniture with cocoa finish

  • TT unveils summer garments

  • Hair oil with the goodness of amla

  • Acne solutions for teenagers

  • A Swiss watch for the swish set

  • A nappy pad with a diaper’s comfort

  • Beauty aids from Oriflame

  • Juicy offering for kids from Dabur

  • A book for keeping record of milestones

  • These shoes have cushions for uppers

  • A futuristic UPS for home

  • Add adventure to your travel wardrobe


IGNOU launches course in Intellectual Property Rights
New Delhi:
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) today launched an awareness course in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), aimed at sensitising scientists, researchers, teachers, professionals and other such groups about IPR issues. The three-month course, dealing with patents, copyrights, trademarks and industrial designs, has been framed with special emphasis on the present scenario in the country, said the officials.

CBSE’s post-result helpline for students 

Winners of the quiz competition on the life of Guru Angad Dev.T
he Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide free tele-counselling for 15 days from tomorrow to enable students discuss and solve their problems after the declaration of results. Students and parents can discuss their problems with principals, trained counsellors and psychologists on a one-to-one basis till June 7, a CBSE release here today said.
Winners of the quiz competition on the life of Guru Angad Dev.

  • Prakash Purab celebrated

  • Educational titles for children

Let us hold hands and march together towards our goals
s I plodded my way to the town, the road looked endless. I was tired, and the destination appeared so distant. Then, I met a fellow traveller. We walked together and the town seemed so much closer. A third traveller joined us and the journey was no longer an ordeal but a joyous trip, full of laughter and fun. We reached the town too soon.” What seems so difficult alone becomes so easy when tackled by a group.


Free Tihar prisoners unable to meet bail conditions: HC
New Delhi, May 23
Concerned over the plight of those prisoners in Tihar Jail who are unable to fulfil their bail conditions, the Delhi High Court has asked trial courts to take action for their release due to space constraints. Mr Justice R. S. Sodhi has also sought a status report on the progress of work at Mandoli jail and has asked the state government to acquire land at Narela, Baprola and Ghitroni for construction of more jails.

One yr in jail for possessing shahtoosh shawls
New Delhi, May 23
A city court under the Wild Life (Protection) Act has sentenced Mohammad Mir (56) to one year in jail for possessing shahtoosh shawls. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manoj Jain also ordered Mir to pay a fine of Rs 5,000. Mir was earlier arrested with 13 shahtoosh shawls in 1999 from South Delhi.


Chetan Sharma guides Rajdhani Sports to victory
New Delhi, May 23
A brilliant all-round performance by Chetan Sharma guided Rajdhani Sports to an eight-wicket victory over fancied Chand Khanna Club in the Lala Raghubir Singh Memorial Hot Weather Cricket Tournament at the Modern School ground.

Mohd Kaif Mohd Kaif joins ‘bowl out polio’ campaign
New Delhi, May 23
Indian cricket star Mohd Kaif hailed the community work of eight mobilisers working for the polio eradication programme in villages of Uttar Pradesh and presented them awards of appreciation.

Shivam, Praveen make merry in Summer League
New Delhi, May 23
Half centuries by Shivam Sharma and Praveen Rawat helped U K Cricket World defeat Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Academy by 98 runs in a league match of the Cambridge Foundation Under-19 Summer League Cricket Tournament at the Cambridge ground, Rajouri Garden.

Sune Singh bowls Delhi Police to victory in DDCA League
New Delhi, May 23
A devastating 4 for 30 bowling spell by Sune Singh and a dashing knock of 70 by Harvinder helped Delhi Police defeat Malviya Club by 50 runs in the DDCA Super League Super A Division match at the Jamia Milia ground.

Young Association down Alpine
New Delhi, May 23
Half centuries by Sandeep Angurala (67, 8x4, 3x6) and Abhishek Kaushik (59) helped Young Association, Shahdara defeat Alpine Club by 148 runs and entered the quarter-final of the third I D Paul Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Apex Public School ground. Sandeep Angurala was named the man of the match.

Sonnet sail into last four
New Delhi, May 23
Deepak Joon hit an unbeaten 76 as last year’s runners-up Sonnet Club defeated Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) by six wickets and entered the semi-final of the Goswami Ganesh Dutt Cricket Tournament at the SGTB Khalsa College ground on Sunday. Deepak was named the man of the match.

Ajiteesh Sandhu emerges winner
New Delhi, May 23
Ajiteesh Sandhu of Chandigarh returned the best card of 74 to finish on top in Category A with an overall score of 299 in the four-day Jaypee Greens Junior/Sub-Junior Golf Championship, an Indian Golf Union categoried season-opener national tournament for Merit List purpose, at the Jaypee Greens course.

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