SPECIAL FOCUS ON PANIPAT
Prostitutes, pimps rake in filthy lucre here
Panipat, January 8
Regular campaigns against the world’s oldest profession by the police notwithstanding, flesh trade is flourishing here. The affluent industrial city has become a favourite haunt of “high profile” call girls from metros such as New Delhi and Mumbai.
counters at railway stations soon
Bhiwani, January 8
The Railway Ministry has prepared a significant scheme to provide better facilities at railway stations by declaring the area between Sarai Rohilla railway station, Delhi, and Bhiwani railway station as suburban area. To implement its scheme, the ministry has sanctioned a sum of Rs 2 crore.
Expelled family moves rights panel
Bhiwani, January 8
The members of a family expelled from Charkhi village in
this district by a panchayat of villagers have pleaded before the Human
Rights Commission to reinstate them in the village. Meanwhile, a local court at Charkhi Dadri has summoned the station house officer to appear before it on March 4 for not initiating any action in the matter.
Slum dweller housing scheme soon in Haryana
Sonepat, January 8
The centrally-sponsored Balmiki Ambedkar Slum Dweller Housing Scheme will be launched in Haryana in the near future. Giving this information, Mr Ganga Ram Teja, a member of the Rashtriya Safai Karamchari Commission, told mediapersons here yesterday that this scheme had already been enforced in some other states of the country.
Alwar Utsav from Feb 7
Alwar, January 8
February will put the otherwise quiet town of Alwar in the spotlight. The dates for the annual cultural extravaganza, the Alwar Utsav, have been announced.
The city has begun preparing for the fair that is scheduled to start on February 7.
Women to take part in gherao of PM’s house
Faridabad, January 8
District Mahila Congress president Sharda Rathaur has said that a large number of party workers and people affiliated to the party here would take part in the proposed gherao of the Prime Minister’s residence in New Delhi on January 15 on the SYL canal issue.
Special samagam on Ajaib Singh on January 16
New Delhi, January 8
Rev Ajaib Singh, a distinguished missionary of the Sant Nirankari Mission and member in charge of Sewa Dal, Sarovar Complex, Agriculture and Langar in the executive committee of the Sant Nirankari Mandal, left this mortal world on January 5. His body was taken for last rites to his native Machhike near Amritsar in Punjab.
CM to address development panel meet
Rohtak, January 8
The Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, will address a district-level conference of sarpanches, panches and members of village developmental committees at Police Lines ground here tomorrow.
Factory worker killed
Jhajjar, January 8
One factory worker was killed while two others were injured seriously in separate accidents in two factories at Bahadurgarh here on Monday evening.
According to information, Bhupender, a generator operator in Vikas Trading company in the MIE, succumbed to head and chest injuries.
- Fog causes mishaps, two killed
- Succumbs to burns