Thursday, December 09, 2021

Heroin, charas worth Rs 65 lakh seized, four held

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police has arrested four persons in separate incidents on the charges of trafficking of drugs and contraband worth Rs 65 lakh in the international market recovered from their possession in Fatehabad and Jind districts.

Petrol, diesel cheaper in Haryana with VAT reduction

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government has reduced VAT on petrol and diesel prices so as to reduce the oil prices on the lines of Central government.

Chautala wins by-election in Haryana

CHANDIGARH:  Abhay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Tuesday won the by-election of Ellenabad in BJP-JJP ruled Haryana with a margin of 6,708 votes.

Haryana's 76.3% population has Covid-19 antibodies

CHANDIGARH:  Haryana's third Covid-19 sero survey with a sample size of 36,520 has found that 76.3 per cent of the population -- 78.1 per cent in urban and 75.1 per cent in rural areas -- has virus antibodies.

Haryana power engineers support Uttrakhand employees strike

CHANDIGARH: Power engineers under the banner of the Haryana Power Engineers Association today held protest meetings at Hissar, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Panipat,Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, and other circle headquarters in support of the ongoing agitation of Uttrakhand power engineers and employees and against the HVPN decision to depute its engineers and technical staff to Power Transmission  Corporation of Uttrakhand Ltd. Dehradun for strike duty.

Haryana man who supplied illicit liquor to Delhi nabbed

NEW DELHI:  A 23-year-old man who was transporting 2,500 quarters of country-made liquor from Haryana was arrested here in the national capital, police officials said on Thursday.

Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya pays obeisance at Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib

AMRITSAR: The Governor of Haryana Mr. Bandaru Dattatreya along with his family paid obeisance at Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib Sri Darbar Sahib today here today.

Karnal farmers agitation ends with compromised formula

KARNAL: Bharatiya Kisan Union President Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Haryana Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Devender Singh on Saturday announced to conclude the week-long agitation in Karnal.

Day 4 of agitation: Internet restored in Karnal

KARNAL: (Haryana): With the ongoing farmers agitation at the mini-Secretariat in Haryana's Karnal entering its fourth day on Friday, the local administration has restored the Internet facilities.

Haryana hikes sugarcane price to Rs 362 quintal

CHANDIGARH: Amid the standoff between the farmers and the Haryana government, the authorities on Thursday announced to increase the price of sugarcane to Rs 362 a quintal, the highest in the country.

11-member farmers delegation meets Karnal DC, puts forth memorandum

KARNAL: An 11-member farmers delegation from the kisan mahapanchyat presently going on here, has presented a memorandum of their demands to the Karnal Deputy Commissioner at the secretariat.

Karnal Mahapanchayat begins as Tikait, key farmer leaders arrive

HARYANA:  Despite multi-layer security across the district, scores of farmers from Haryana have gathered at new grain mandi to attend the Kisan Mahapanchayat in Karnal.

Farmers start gathering in Karnal for mahapanchayat

HARYANA: Farmers have started gathering in Haryana's Karnal for the kisan mahapanchayat scheduled for Tuesday noon.

Ex-Haryana CM Chautala finally clears Class 10 English paper

CHANDIGARH: Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala scored 88 marks out of 100 in the English paper in the class X exam, the state's Board of School Education said on Saturday.

Haryana announces rewards for 2 Tokyo Paralympics medallists

CHANDIGARH:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced a reward of Rs six crore and Rs four crore respectively along with government jobs for Manish Narwal for winning gold and Singhraj for taking silver in the mixed 50m pistol event at the Tokyo Paralympic games.

Haryana Governor, CM extend Janmashtami greetings

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatraya and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday extended greetings on Janmashtami and wished that the festival brings happiness, health and prosperity in everyone's life.

Haryana to open schools for Class 4, 5 from Sep 1

CHANDIGARH:  With the further decline in coronavirus cases in Haryana, the government has decided to open all schools from September 1 for class IV and V.

Haryana CM flags off e-autorickshaws in Gurugram

Gurugram: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday launched the first electric three-wheeler ecosystem project in Gurugram by flagging off 600 e-autorickshaws in Galeria Market area, Sector-28.

Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Deb resigns from party

New Delhi:  In yet another jolt to Congress, former MP and Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Deb has reportedly resigned from the party, party sources said on Monday.

One held in murder case in Gurugram

Gurugram: The Gurugram police have arrested an accused in connection with a murder case. The crime had allegedly taken place on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in the Sector-37/C area in Gurugram.

Gurugram DC issues directions to resolve waterlogging problem

GURUGRAM:Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gurugram on Tuesday, leading to severe waterlogging in many areas of the city.

33-year-old man commits suicide in Gurugram

Gurugram:A 33-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a private company's premises in IMT Manesar Sector-2, Gurugram, on Saturday afternoon. However, no suicide note has been recovered. Manesar police have sent the body for autopsy and are probing the case.

Man held in Gurugram for creating fake IDs

GURUGRAM: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's flying squad has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly creating fake Aadhaar, PAN and voter cards from Nathupur village in Gurugram, the police said on Friday.

Haryana minister suspends two officials for irregularities

Gurugram: Haryana Home and Urban Local Bodies Minister Anil Vij on Thursday ordered the suspension of two Sub-divisional Officers (SDOs), cancelled the extension of an executive engineer and ordered FIR against other Municipal Corporation Gurugram (MCG) officials following a surprise inspection at the Gurugram Municipal Corporation office here in Sector 34.

Universities must be an ideal version of Democracy: Shashi Tharoor

SONIPAT: "In a democratic society, universities must evolve into spaces where an ideal version of democracy is allowed to thrive. In other words, our universities must become the staging grounds for experiments in developing the most principled version of our democratic ethos. And by extension, a microcosm of what our democratic society one day could be," said Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament.

Gurugram: Sputnik will be administered at govt vaccination centre from July 10

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram health department will start administering the Russian-made vaccine against Covid-19, Sputnik V, from Saturday (July 10) at the government polyclinic sector-31 without any charge, officials said on Friday.

Another fake call centre busted in Gurugram, 7 arrested

GURUGRAM: The Haryana chief minister's flying squad busted another illegal call centre operating in Udyog Vihar, Phase-5 in Gurugram.

Gurugram Monsoon: 16 officials to deal with 113 waterlogging sites

GURUGRAM: To deal with the waterlogging problem in Gurugram during the monsoon, the district administration has identified 113 sites where 16 senior officials have been designated to deal with the issue.

Trouble for Hooda as SC orders CBI probe into Rohtak land case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the CBI to investigate the release of land in Haryana's Rohtak to a real estate developer under the then Congress government of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Four illegal farmhouses razed in Aravalli region

GURUGRAM: The Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) on Monday razed four under construction illegal farmhouses and road network constructed on the Aravalli mountain range at Gairatpur Bas here, officials said.

GMDA, NGO join hands to revive Sikanderpur water body

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has collaborated with a NGO to revive a water body spread over 80 acres of land in Sikanderpur area here.

Haryana CM Working for release of youth arrested in Australia for attacking Sikhs

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said efforts were on for the release of Karnal youth Vishal Jude, who is lodged in an Australian jail. He was arrested for murderous attacks on Sikhs.

Gurugram municipal commissioner inspects areas ahead of monsoon

GURUGRAM: Municipal Commissioner of Gurugram Mukesh Kumar Ahuja on Thursday inspected several areas here to check the preparations of the corporation before the monsoon onset.

9 illegal farmhouses in Aravalli region demolished in Gurugram

GURUGRAM: A team of the Municipal Council of Sohna demolished nine illegal farmhouses built on the Aravalli mountain range at Raisina village of Gurugram on Wednesday, officials said.

SC refuses to halt demolition of 10K houses in Haryana village

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to halt the demolition of over 10,000 residential houses at Khori Gaon in Faridabad district, Haryana, for encroachment on forest land.

Guinness record holder on a mission to make India hale & hearty

GURUGRAM: At a time when the Covid-induced lockdowns are weighing heavily on health and fitness activities, as people are staying indoors to keep the pandemic at bay, M.A. Murtoza, who had created a Guinness Record two years ago, is on a mission to make India as fit as a flea.

Gurugram to kick off sero survey from June 15

GURUGRAM: Gurugram health department is fully prepared to undertake the sero surveillance survey from June 15, officials said on Saturday.

Mock drill in Gurugram to check monsoon preparedness

GURUGRAM: To avoid waterlogging in underpasses during monsoon season in Gurugram, the teams of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have jointly organised a mock drill at Hero Honda Chowk and Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram .

Gurugram: Screening of dengue-malaria cases in border areas starts

GURUGRAM: After dengue and malaria cases rose in the national capital, the Gurugram District Health Department has also issued an alert. The department has now started screening to identify dengue and malaria cases in areas adjoining the Delhi border.

Haryana reduces cost of RT-PCR test to Rs 450

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government on Monday reduced the rate for the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test at private laboratories from 499 to Rs 450 while the charge for home collection has been capped to Rs 650 from Rs 699, an official said.

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