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7 days ago
NGT questions odd-even rationale to combat Delhi pollution

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The country's top green court on Friday questioned the efficacy of the Delhi government's proposed odd-even vehicle rationing scheme that was to be rolled out from Monday as the capital and its suburbs remained shrouded in a dense haze, with air pollution levels continuing to be severe. A bench headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Swatanter...

7 days ago
NGT slams Delhi, neighbours; orders end to stubble burning

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With Delhi's air quality severe since the last four days, the NGT on Friday rapped the governments of Delhi and neighbouring states, saying you've earned Delhi the title of the worst capital in the world and ordered them to ensure an end to stubble burning. The National Green Tribunal also pointed out that despite its orders, neither have construction activities ...

11 days ago
Highway robber held for Haryana businessman's murder

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A highway robber has been arrested for the murder of a Haryana businessman during a robbery attempt in west Delhi, police said on Monday. Police said Vijay, a resident of Jahangirpuri slums, had murdered Ambala resident Ashok, 55, at Nangli village on the GT Karnal Road on October 29 while he was waiting for transport to ferry his goods to Ambala. Vijay wa...

28 days ago
Over 41.25 lakh tonnes paddy arrives in Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Over 41.25 lakh tonnes of paddy has arrived so far in grain markets in Haryana, food and supplies officials said on Friday. The paddy procurement officially started in the state on October 1. Karnal, Kurukshetra and Kaithal districts were leading in paddy arrival and procurement. Of the total arrival, government agencies have procured over 39.92 lakh ton...

3 months ago
Haryana, Punjab celebrate I-Day

Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Patriotic fervour gripped Haryana and Punjab on Tuesday as they marked the country's Independence Day. From Gurugram in Haryana to Gurdaspur in Punjab, Independence Day celebrations including cultural programmes were held with the participation of thousands of people. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar hoisted the national flag at Gurugram and hi...

3 months ago
Akshay Kumar urges positive talk about sanitation

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Toilet: Ek Prem Katha actor Akshay Kumar, who took on the unveiling of 24 toilets over 24 hours on Instagram on Monday, says his aim is to spread a wave of positive conversation about sanitation across the country. He believes that toilet is a taboo subject, but he wants people need to realise that it is a crucial part of everyday life. On Monday, Akshay beg...

3 months ago
BJP MP mentions goodness of cow urine, wants to know if research being done

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi mentioned in the Lok Sabha a case about an official who got cured of a serious illness after consuming cow urine as medicine, and asked if the government was encouraging any research on the medicinal properties that can be derived from cattle. New Delhi MP Lekhi had a starred question to Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in the Lok Sabh...

3 months ago
Nine devotees killed in Haryana accidents

Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Nine people, including three children, were killed in two separate accidents in Haryana on Monday, police said. Seven persons, including two children, were killed and 14 others injured when a pick-up jeep collided head on with a truck in Karnal district. The jeep was carrying 21 devotees who were coming from Hardwar in Uttarkhand. The accident took plac...

3 months ago
CBI books senior Mumbai IT officer in corruption case

Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Friday raided an Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, his wife and three others, and lodged a case of corruption under them, an official said here. The CBI has booked Additional Commissioner, TDS, Vivek Batra, his wife Priyanka Batra, Managing Director of Viraj Profiles Ltd. Neeraj Kumar, and Alok Industries' Director...

3 months ago
Akshay Oberoi has no restrictions working in any medium

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Actor Akshay Oberoi, who has worked in movies like Isi Life Mein, Piku and Laal Rang and is awaiting the release of his latest film Gurgaon, says he has no restrictions of working in any medium -- be it film, theatre or television. I have no restriction of working on any medium. I do films, tv, theatre, but it's that I am more comfortable doing in Hindi and Engl...

4 months ago
Agrarian Haryana is fishing in new waters

Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Faced with a situation where vast swathes of the state face the problem of water-logging, making farming difficult, Haryana is quietly transforming things for its farmers by promoting fish farming in the same agricultural fields. It may not be exactly like fish taking to water, but farmers in Haryana are showing greater interest in switching to fish farming wit...

4 months ago
Alert sounded along Yamuna in Haryana after heavy rainfall

Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in various districts in Haryana along the Yamuna river on Wednesday sounded a flood alert following heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of the river in the past two days. Officials of Haryana's Irrigation Department said that the water level in Yamuna at the Hathinikund barrage had crossed the danger-level mark of 90,000 cusecs. It reached...

4 months ago
5 reasons why Israel matters to India

Defence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing visit to Israel -- the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Jewish homeland. Apart from from his scheduled official engagements, Modi is also expected to meet Moshe Holtzberg, a survivor of the 2008 Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack. Moshe was two years old when t...

4 months ago
Farmers rally for adequate prices, loan waiver, detained in Delhi

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Over 500 farmers held a protest rally in the national capital on Monday to condemn the anti-farmer policies of the BJP government and killing of six farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh last month. They also pressed their demand of adequate remuneration for crop produce and loan waiver. The Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh (RKM), an umbrella body of 62 far...

4 months ago
210 arrested in Haryana after surprise raids

Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) At least 210 people have been arrested from various places following multiple raids conducted by special teams of the Haryana Chief Minister's Flying Squad, a police officer said on Wednesday. Lakhs of litres of adulterated ghee and oil and spurious liquor were seized in the raids. The surprise raids were conducted at 604 places across Haryana to check ...

4 months ago
Haryana to have one-stop centres for violence-affected women

Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) With the aim to provide assistance and support to women victims of any kind of violence, both in private and public places, the Haryana government on Tuesday announced to set up One Stop Centres (OSCs) in 15 districts. Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain said here that nearly Rs 21 crore would be spent on the construction of these centres u...

4 months ago
International Yoga Day celebrated in Chandigarh, Haryana

Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people partcipated in third International Yoga Day events organised at various places in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday. In Chandigarh, the main event was held at the Sector 17 Plaza where scores of people turned up to do yoga. Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda, Punjab Governor and Union Territory Administrator V.P. Singh Badno...

4 months ago
Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for revamp under 'Operation Swarn'

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) They are the premium trains in India. Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express were started to move people who could afford to pay more for a somewhat luxurious travel. But after years of service, the trains have lost their sheen. The service has deteriorated, the cleanliness is missing, quality of food has suffered. After years of complaints by the travelling publ...

5 months ago
Haryana to dismiss 160 'absentee' doctors

Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the prolonged absence of 160 doctors from duty without permission, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday directed to initiate the procedure for their dismissal. The erring doctors had been repeatedly warned to either join duty or resign from their posts but they have not responded, he said. Now, a written communication had...

5 months ago
Haryana Police busts gang of inter-state vehicle thieves

Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Saturday busted a gang involved in theft of vehicles and snatching by arresting three people who are residents of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. The gang used to commit thefts in order to live a luxurious life. Police recovered a Tata Safari SUV, 10 motorcycles, others vehicles and cash from the arrested gang members. A police ...

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