Saturday, June 19, 2021

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.

Haryana extends lockdown till June 14 - with relaxations

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Sunday extended the lockdown for another week till June 14 with major relaxations, including opening of restaurants, bars, clubs, religious places and extended shopping hours.

Hemkunt Foundation's Covid facility ransacked in Gurugram, FIR registered

GURUGRAM:A Covid care centre set up by the NGO Hemkunt Foundation here in Sector-61, was allegedly vandalised by a group of men, police said on Friday.

Haryana police seize 8.5 kg opium, five held

CHANDIGARH: The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana police on Sunday said it has seized 8.5 kg of opium from Kaithal and Kurukshetra districts and arrested five accused on the charges of drug trafficking.

Haryana extends lockdown till June 7, allows malls to operate

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced the extension of the statewide lockdown till June 7, with major relaxations given for the opening of shopping malls from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

4 oxygen plants donated by Maruti Suzuki inaugurated in Haryana

NEW DELHI: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Friday virtually inaugurated four oxygen PSA generator plants donated and installed by automobile major Maruti Suzuki under its CSR initiative in three government hospitals in the state.

Gurugram to hold vaccination camp for differently-abled people

GURUGRAM: In an initiative to vaccinate people with special needs, Gurugram health department will hold a special camp on Wednesday at Ambience Mall, located on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, to administer the first dose of Covaxin.

Gurugram police roll out 'oxygen concentrator bank' service

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram police have rolled out an 'oxygen concentrator bank' facility for Covid patients under an initiative called 'Support Covid Patient'.

Crackdown on liquor smugglers amid lockdown in Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The lockdown seems to have given an opportunity to anti-social elements to resort to liquor smuggling in Gurugram.

Haryana CM launches healthcare scheme for rural areas

CHANDIGARH: To ensure proper health care facilities in rural areas amidst Covid-19, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday virtually launched 'Sanjeevani Pariyojana', a pilot initiative of quick medical care at home, from Karnal city.

Haryana to set up post-Covid centres

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said the post-Covid centres named Umang will soon be launched in government hospitals.

Rainwater inundates Covid facility in Gurugram

GURUGRAM: Heavy rain inundated the 100-bed Covid care centre at the Tau Devi Lal stadium in sector-38 here, which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.

Haryana employee tasked to cremate Covid-19 victims, succumbs to virus

CHANDIGARH: An employee of the Municipal Corporation in Haryana's Hisar town, who performed the last rites of Covid-19 patients, succumbed to the virus this week.

Gurugram deploys teams for door-to-door Covid screening in rural areas

GURUGRAM: To identify Covid-19 patients in the rural areas of Gurugram, the district administration has set up around 164 teams to conduct door-to-door screening in each gram panchayat to identify corona patients and make people aware of the prevention measures.

 All medical colleges have ward for black fungus treatment: Hry minister

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Tuesday that the government has prepared a 20-bed ward in all the medical colleges of the state to control the black fungus infection or mucormycosis, which is surfacing in Covid-19 patients after recovery and is leading to further complications.

WHO gives 100 oxygen concentrators to Haryana

GURUGRAM: The World Health Organization (WHO) in first phase provided 100 oxygen concentrators to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal through one of its top representatives -- National Profession Officer, Regional Team Leader, North India, Dr. Vishesh, here on Monday.

Haryana CM opens two Covid care hospitals

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday inaugurated a 500-bed Chaudhary Devi Lal Sanjivani Hospital in Hisar and an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) 500-bed Covid Care hospital in Panipat district.

Farmers protesting against Haryana CM face batons

CHANDIGARH: Farmers on Sunday held a protest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Hisar, and were baton-charged by the police.

Haryana to open Covid hospitals

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate two Covid hospitals each with a capacity of 500 beds in Panipat and Hisar towns on Sunday.

2 killed in road mishap on Dwarka Expressway

GURUGRAM: A gym trainer and a cab driver were killed in a road accident on the Dwarka Expressway, the Gurugram police said on Friday.

Gurugram: 340 home isolated patients receive O2 supply online

GURUGRAM: As many as 340 Covid patients placed in home isolation have received liquid oxygen cylinders at their doorstep by applying on an online portal, said Gurugram district administration officials. The administration has launched a door-to-door delivery service of oxygen cylinders.

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim admitted in PGI Rohtak after Corona infection

CHANDIGARH: Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who is undergoing an imprisonment in Rohtak jail of Haryana, was admitted to a hospital in Rohtak on Wednesday after he complained of dizziness. He reportedly got Corona infection.

Haryana CM opens 150-bed Covid care centre in Sirsa

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday virtually inaugurated a 150-bed Covid care centre at Baba Tara Charitable Hospital and Research Centre in Sirsa town. In the centre, ventilator beds have also been installed.

Gurugram fixes cremation charges at Rs 5,500

GURUGRAM: Following a series of complaints of overcharging at different cremation grounds in the district, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Monday fixed Rs 5,500 as cremation charge.

Hooda concerned over Covid surge in Haryana villages

CHANDIGARH: Former two-time Haryana Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Hooda on Sunday advised the state government to formulate a special policy for the rural areas with the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases.

Haryana CM announces special screening drive in villages

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to launch a special Covid screening drive in all the villages by constituting 8,000 multidisciplinary teams.

Haryana to launch vaccination drive for journalists

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to launch a Covid vaccination drive for all journalists in the state as they are dedicatedly rendering their services in this hour of crisis.

Haryana CM announces special screening drive in villages

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to launch a special Covid screening drive in all the villages by constituting 8,000 multidisciplinary teams.

Gurugram reports 3,588 covid cases, 17 deaths in 1 day

GURUGRAM: The rapid increase of coronavirus cases in Gurugram continued on Friday with 3,588 new cases reported in the city.

Hand oxygen plants over to military: Haryana minister

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Friday said the work of administration and arrangement of oxygen plants should be handed over to the military and the paramilitary for their safe and smooth functioning.

Haryana CM for adopting proactive strategies to contain Covid

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has been adopting proactive strategies to effectively contain the spread of coronavirus in the state by increasing testing with focus on rural areas where the cases have been spiking.

Gurugram: Fire breaks out in Super Mart building, no casualties reported

GURUGRAM: A fire broke out in the Super Mart building's sixth floor at DLF Phase-4 in Gurugram at around 4 p.m. on Thursday. No casualties have been reported in the incident, said a fire officer.

Man shot dead inside PG, police suspect old rivalry

GURUGRAM: A 35-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by two armed assailants over an old enmity inside a paying guest (PG) accommodation located in Islampur village in Gurugram on Tuesday night, the police said on Wednesday.

Three held in Gurugram for smuggling oxygen cylinder

GURUGRAM: A joint team of the district drug controller department and the Gurugram police has arrested three men from Gurugram's Aklimpur village for allegedly smuggling oxygen cylinders to sell them in black market at higher rates in Gurugram, the police said on Wednesday.

Seven-day lockdown in Haryana from Monday

CHANDIGARH: To break the chain of coronavirus transmission in the state, the Haryana government on Sunday announced a weeklong lockdown starting Monday.

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