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Govt turns heat on schools violating land lease pact
New Delhi, May 30
The Government of NCT of Delhi has asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Land and Development Officer to take action against 142 schools that have been allotted land at concessional rates and are found to be not following land lease condition regarding grant of freeships to children belonging to weaker sections of society.

Hub of global standards coming up in Noida
Noida, May 30
The Noida Authority has initiated action to develop a commercial plaza of international standards. It will be developed on 99 hectares of land near Noida Stadium, encompassing Sectors-25A and 32. Apart from the Administrative Bhavan of the Noida Authority, a conference hall, bigger than even New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan, is proposed to be built here.

Having failed thrice, girl hangs self
Noida. May 30
A girl student, on being declared unsuccessful in Class XII examination, committed suicide by hanging herself in the house when the family members were away. She had failed twice earlier also. T

Adieu to Mr Tobacco
New Delhi, May 30
Mr. Tobacco, who represents the smoking generation which succumbed to oral cancer a few days ago, was cremated here today. Prior to his cremation at the Lodhi Road crematorium, his mortal remains were carried around the city and pamphlets distributed, disseminating information about the ill effects of smoking, which caused his death.

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Sunday
THE CANCER STICK: On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Sunday. — Tribune photo Mukesh Aggarwal


Youngsters beat the heat at the Oyster water park in the Capital on Sunday
Youngsters beat the heat at the Oyster water park in the Capital on Sunday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Family of three perish in hit-and-run
New Delhi, May 30
Three members of a family were killed when a scooter on which they were riding was hit by an unidentified vehicle last night on the Outer Ring road near Majnu Ka Tila. According to the police, the victims — Vimal Vadhwa (40), his wife Seema (38) and son Abhay (6) — were rushed to the Trauma Centre but declared brought dead.

Co director held for siphoning off funds from GPF
Sonepat, May 30
The Rai Police have arrested R.S. Shekhawat, a director of the Haryana Sheet Glass Company, on the charge of cheating and misappropriating about Rs 66.68 lakh of the General Provident Fund (GPF) of the employees of the company.

Commuters pay through their nose
New Delhi, May 30
Ever since autorickshaw and taxi fares were raised commuters have felt that they must get value for money, particularly at the pre-paid counters at railway stations, but that is not to be.



Kalam suggests steps to improve basic amenities
New Delhi, May 30
Delhi Mayor A R Verma today met the President of India, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, and discussed ways to improve the basic amenities in the city.

CBI probe sought into JBT scam 
Jhajjar, May 30
Mr Surinder Singh, general secretary of the Haryana Vikas Party, demanded a CBI inquiry in the JBT recruitment scam and the resignation of the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala.

Farmers to get higher land compensation 
Greater Noida, May 30
The Industrial Development Commissioner, UP, and the new Chairman of Greater Noida Authority, Mr Ravi Mathur, said farmers would be paid land compensation at higher rates within a fortnight.

Policemen escape unhurt as trucks ram into police station
Sonepat, May 30
Police officials and the employees escaped unhurt when a truck and a canter rammed into the wall of a police station on the GT road near Murthal, about 8 km from here last night.

Unfulfilled promises pique Residency Greens residents
Gurgaon, May 30
Residents of Residency Greens
, part of the posh Greenwood City, promoted by Unitech, feel cheated after about two years of shifting here. They rue the day when they were taken in by the promises of Unitech in its glamorous ads and sale brochures vis-à-vis Residency Green.

Chautala inaugurates power sub-station at Kharkhauda
Sonepat, May 30
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, inaugurated the Rs 4.72 crore 132 KV grid power sub-station at Kharkhauda town, about 19 km from here yesterday.

Lok Adalat inaugurated
Bhiwani, May 30
The District and Sessions Judge, R.C. Bansal, inaugurated a Lok Adalat here at the Judicial Complex. Lok Adalats were also held at Loharu and Siwani.


Four auto-lifters held, Indica car seized
New Delhi, May 30
With the arrest of four auto-lifters, the Central district police claimed to have solved four cases of thefts in the district and seized a stolen Indica car from their possession. Expressing satisfaction over its growing popularity, Mr Bansal said that increasing number of cases were being placed before it as the awareness about its utility was growing.


All set to change woman’s life

IFB has introduced its new range of dishwashers. With its delicate demeanor and state-of-the-art technology the dishwasher is soothing to the eyes. Its two models- Neptune and Zephyr-are all set to invade the Indian households and change the attitude of Indian women towards the daily household chores.

Rugs for  contemporary  market
Offensive against ageing
My Scene
Kitchen chimneys
Compact  fluorescent lamp

Classic look
Western formal  collections
Workmanship on your wrist
Bijlee without power
Prefabricated  swimming pools
Facial Fruit



Sir Chhotu Ram makes an exit from Class V book
Jhajjar, May 30
The chapter on the life of Desh Bandhu Sir Chhotu Ram has disappeared from the curriculum of Hindi book in the Class V in Haryana. While another chapter on Devi Lal, father of the Chief Minister, has retained its place in the same book.

Two-year programme for IIT aspirants
New Delhi, May 30
FIITJEE, an institute for IIT-JEE, has announced the launch of ‘Pinnacle’, a two-year programme for IIT-JEE 2006 aspirants in association with some leading schools of Delhi.

Grit and consistency pave the way
f they had gold medals for grit, selecting a few from these youngsters would surely have been a Herculean task. While the class X and class XII results, like years before this, have brought exhilaration as well as disappointment, these have also proved that nothing but consistency and determination are bound to make one successful.

A beautiful bond

Summer camps, theatre, trips to the hills…It's vacation time
With the mercury soaring students of Amity International School, Noida, were an unruffled lot as they were constructively involved in all that was happening on and outside campus.

Importance of vegetarianism highlighted
New Delhi, May 30
A weeklong moral education camp organised to inculcate ethics, respect for teachers and parents and religious culture concluded here today.


Man gets life term for murder
Sonepat, May 30
The Sonepat Additional Sessions Judge, Mr J. S. Jangra, yesterday convicted Rajbir, a former employee of the Indian Army and a resident of Issapur Kheri village under Section 302 IPC and sentenced him to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs 5,000.


DDCA runs short of time on stadium work
New Delhi, May 30
The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) is running short of time to complete the new stadium in a bid to host one of the Tests against Australia, who will come calling to India in September-October this year.


Stern action against illegal occupation of sabha land
Noida, May 30
The newly appointed Chairman of the UP Revenue Board, Mr Brijesh Kumar, said illegal occupation of gram sabha land will not be tolerated in any case. Strong action will be taken against the guilty officials and employees if an illegal occupation comes to notice, he said.


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