Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Delhi water crisis: All eyes on Haryana to quench city's thirst

NEW DELHI: High temperatures coupled with heat wave conditions has plagued the national capital with water crisis in many parts.

Mobile vans to ensure judicious use of farm chemicals in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Friday flagged-off five mobile vans to ensure judicious use of crop protection chemicals that support sustainable farm management.

Gurugram: HRERA issues arrest warrants against realty firm directors

GURUGRAM: In a major crackdown against a reality firm, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA) on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against the directors of Ansal Housing Corporation Ltd, besides issuing summons to its managers for failing to deliver a housing unit on time and for not refunding the amount to the homebuyers.

Haryana continues to face long power cuts

CHANDIGARH: After the backing out by the two firms who promised to supply 500 MW, the power position has not improved at all in Haryana. The regulator had approved the power purchase from two companies this week.

Haryana CM orders safety audit for construction agencies

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government has issued structural guidelines to ensure the safety of residents of multi-storey residential buildings across the state.

Kejriwal, Mann making "cheap political spectacle" out of MOU,

PHAGWARA: BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh today lambasted Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "making a cheap political spectacle out of the MOUs that the two states signed today.

Haryana needs 3,000 MW more power in summer

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state require additional 3,000 MW electricity in summer and necessary arrangements are being made by the government to overcome the shortage.

Haryana authorities demolish Banjara Market

GURUGRAM: Following a direction given by the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the enforcement team of the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has demolished more than 260 illegal makeshift shops at the popular Banjara Market located in Sector 56, an official said on Tuesday.

Haryana's prosecution directorate comes under legal scanner

CHANDIGARH: The Directorate of Prosecution in Haryana which officially is not a Department although often termed as such however it actually comes under the Administration of Justice (AoJ) Department has come under legal scanner after an Advocate at Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Panipat thermal to earn Rs. 300 crores annually by selling ash

PANIPAT: The disposal of dry fly ash at Panipat thermal station has now become a source of income for the Haryana Vidhyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN) and the department will be earning about Rs. 300 annually, said Jit Singh XEN Panipat thermal.

Hry launches toll-free No. to curb corruption in Tehsil offices

GURUGRAM: To curb corruption and to facilitate the people in the execution of various types of sale seeds in Tehsil offices across Haryana, the state government has started a toll-free number (1800-180-2137) in the office of the Finance Commissioner Revenue and Chief Secretary Haryana.

Haryana brings Bill to settle old land litigations

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday informed the Assembly that 50 years ago people used to donate or gift their land to the government for developmental schemes.

Haryana in debt trap of over Rs 2.29 lakh crore

CHANDIGARH: Every child born in Haryana is saddled with a debt of Rs 1 lakh. This is true with the estimated total debt on the state increasing to over Rs 2.29 lakh crore.

Haryana deputy jail superintendent commits suicide

GURUGRAM: Narnaul deputy jail superintendent Kuldeep Hooda allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his relative's house in Makdaula village of Gurugram, the police said on Friday.

Major fire breaks out at factory in Haryana's Sonipat

SONIPAT: A major fire broke out at a factory in the industrial area of Haryana's Sonipat district on Thursday and six fire tenders from the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) were rushed to the spot on the request of the Haryana administration.

Z-plus security to Sacha Sauda chief on threat perception: Khattar

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said Z-plus security cover was given to self-styled jailed godman and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is undergoing a 20-year sentence for raping his two disciples, after assessing the threat perception.

Haryana gives relief to liquor license holders

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Tuesday gave approval to a proposal regarding granting relief of Rs 2.19 crore in license fee for the 2020-21 to retail liquor licensees.

Haryana budget session from March 2

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the budget session of the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) will begin from March 2.

High court stays 75% reservation rule in Haryana jobs

CHANDIGARH: In a setback to the BJP-JJP government in Haryana, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday stayed the state government law to give 75 per cent reservation to youth belonging to the state in the private sector.

Haryana CM to celebrate World Wetlands Day at Sultanpur National Park

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will participate in the national-level World Wetlands Day being celebrated on February 2 at the Sultanpur National Park in Gurugram district thatattracts nearly 50,000 migratory birds mainly from Eurasia in the winter annually.

Haryana groom prints 1,500 marriage cards demanding MSP law guarantee

NEW DELHI: After over a month since the farmer protests against the three contentious farm laws across various borders of the nationl capital was called off, a man from Haryana has chosen a unique way of protest against the Union government by printing 1,500 marriage cards demanding a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) on crop produce.

Haryana police helpline instilling confidence in women

CHANDIGARH: The efforts of the Haryana police to make women aware of the need for reporting crime have shown results as 1,872 out of over 77,000 calls received on the women helpline 1091 were converted into first information reports (FIRs) in 2021, Director General of Police P.K. Agrawal said on Friday.

Haryana shut schools, colleges till Jan 26

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Monday announced that all schools and colleges in the state will be closed till January 26 in view of the increasing cases of Covid-19.

Two killed, several trapped in Haryana mine accident

CHANDIGARH:" At least two people were killed and several others trapped following a landslide in a mining zone in Haryana's Bhiwani district on Saturday, police said.

Haryana CM greets people on New Year

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday extended his New Year greetings to the people, including the soldiers who guard the borders of the nation.

Two ministers inducted into Khattar govt in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: The Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana's council of ministers was expanded on Tuesday with the induction of BJP's Kamal Gupta and Jannayak Janata Party's (JJP) Devendra Babli as Cabinet ministers.

5 killed in Haryana as bus rams into stationary vehicle

CHANDIGARH: Five people were killed and 10 injured when a private bus they were travelling rammed into a stationary bus on the Chandigarh-Delhi national highway early Monday in Ambala in Haryana.

No shortage of fertilisers, says Haryana minister

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Tuesday said that there was no shortage of fertilisers in the state.

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.

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