Haryana
NGT directs Haryana govt to act against Murthal 'dhabas' NGT directs Haryana govt to act against Murthal 'dhabas'


New Delhi, The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Haryana government to take remedial measures and finalise a policy by March 31 on operation of roadside eateries in Murthal.

The directions came a day after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) told the tribunal that the restaurants in the area have not received nod for functioning and are extracting groundwater without permission.

Babita Phogat credits success in wrestling to dad's strictness Babita Phogat credits success in wrestling to dad's strictness

 

Chandigarh, She would not have become an international wrestler had her father not been strict. Perhaps, she would have been confined to the four walls of the house as a shy girl. These were the childhood stories of two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Babita Phogat at the third edition of Playwrite, a sports literature festival, here.

The first session named Olympic Dreams was started by one of the founders of Playwrite, Vivek Atray, a former IAS officer

Punjab & Haryana HC judge humours counsel, adjourns case over 'bad mood' request Punjab & Haryana HC judge humours counsel, adjourns case over 'bad mood' request



Chandigarh, A single judge bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has brought on record an unusual request by a counsel, who wished for a case to be adjourned, as he apprehended the court to be in "bad mood that might adversely affect" the matter.

The court acceded to the request. The incident happened during a hearing on February 4.

Woman raped at knifepoint in Haryana Woman raped at knifepoint in Haryana


Chandigarh, Two men allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman from Punjab near the Karnal toll plaza in Haryana at knifepoint.

The incident took place on Sunday night when the woman who was travelling along with her husband got down from a bus to collect money from a relative.

Babita Phogat credits success in wrestling to dad's strictness Babita Phogat credits success in wrestling to dad's strictness

 

Chandigarh, She would not have become an international wrestler had her father not been strict. Perhaps, she would have been confined to the four walls of the house as a shy girl. These were the childhood stories of two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Babita Phogat at the third edition of Playwrite, a sports literature festival, here.

The first session named Olympic Dreams was started by one of the founders of Playwrite, Vivek Atray, a former IAS officer

Punjab & Haryana HC judge humours counsel, adjourns case over 'bad mood' request Punjab & Haryana HC judge humours counsel, adjourns case over 'bad mood' request



Chandigarh, A single judge bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has brought on record an unusual request by a counsel, who wished for a case to be adjourned, as he apprehended the court to be in "bad mood that might adversely affect" the matter.

The court acceded to the request. The incident happened during a hearing on February 4.

Woman raped at knifepoint in Haryana Woman raped at knifepoint in Haryana


Chandigarh, Two men allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman from Punjab near the Karnal toll plaza in Haryana at knifepoint.

The incident took place on Sunday night when the woman who was travelling along with her husband got down from a bus to collect money from a relative.

Ammonia gas leak from Haryana plant, 100 affected Ammonia gas leak from Haryana plant, 100 affected


Chandigarh, At least 100 people were impacted, including 50 fainted after inhaling ammonia gas that leaked from a cold storage plant in Harayan's Kurukshetra district, police said on Wednesday.

Two of them were seriously ill and admitted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital in Kurukshetra, some 100 km from the state capital.

Haryana ex-minister Khurshid Ahmed passes away Haryana ex-minister Khurshid Ahmed passes away


Chandigarh, Former Haryana minister Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed passed away on Monday at the age of 84.

One of the tallest leaders from Mewat, Ahmed was elected to Haryana Vidhan Sabha five times and served as a minister in the state cabinet.

Haryana gangster extradited from Thailand Haryana gangster extradited from Thailand


Gurugram, Haryana's most wanted fugitive gangster Raj Kumar alias Raju Bisaudi was extradited from Thailand on Saturday morning, state police said.

This is the second case for Haryana's Special Task Force (STF) after it managed to secure extradition of another gangster Kaushal from the UAE.

Haryana hikes honorarium for home guards Haryana hikes honorarium for home guards


Chandigarh, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said that the honorarium of home guard jawans has been increased from Rs 18,000 to Rs 27,000.

On an unfortunate incident that happened with a home guard in Sonipat district in which he was dragged 500 metres by a motorcyclist, Vij said a case has been registered against the accused and a team has been formed to investigate the matter.

Haryana to give facilities to Tibetan children Haryana to give facilities to Tibetan children

Chandigarh, The Haryana government has accorded approval to extend facilities and benefits to children of Tibetan refugees, state Education Minister Kanwar Pal said on Thursday.

He said a Tibetan rehabilitation policy would be framed on the lines of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

He said these facilities included admission to the children of Tibetan refugees in government schools, mid-day meal, free textbooks and uniform.

Haryana on alert to tackle locust attack Haryana on alert to tackle locust attack


Chandigarh, Haryana Agriculture Minister Jai Parkash Dalal on Thursday said that after reports of locust attack in Punjab and Rajasthan, the state has also been put on high alert.

Special supervision teams have been constituted to tackle the situation and to spread awareness about locust attack in the state.

Rs 40 crore penalty imposed on Haryana realtors Rs 40 crore penalty imposed on Haryana realtors



Chandigarh, A penalty of nearly Rs 40 crore has been imposed and proceedings have been initiated against 58 other colonisers in Haryana, an official said on Thursday.

With issue of show-cause notices, the penalty amount may go up to Rs 300 crore, a spokesperson for the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority told IANS.