FOCUS ON FARIDABAD
Congress unity possible if Bhajan stops projecting himself as CM: Birender
Faridabad, August 25
The Haryana Congress leader and former chief of the party in the state, Mr Birender Singh, has said that if the HPCC president, Mr Bhajan Lal, stopped projecting himself as the future Chief Minister, he was ready to attend ‘every meeting convened by him’.
Cong, BJP members almost come to blows at MCD meet
New Delhi, August 25
Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party members of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi today nearly came to blows as the House convened to discuss the recent attack on Mr Vijendra Gupta, a BJP councillor, allegedly by the henchmen of an official against whom a CBI case has been registered for possessing disproportionate assets.
Union Minister of State for External Affairs Vinod Khanna with Ghana Deputy Foreign
Affairs Minister Akwasi Osei-Adjei at the release of the first edition of the annual
business magazine, Ghana at 46, in the Capital.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit handing over the first OPD ticket after the opening of Satyawadi Raja Harish Chandra Hospital at Narela in the Capital on Monday.
— Photo Kamal Singh
Traders joining hands to float political party
Rewari, August 25
Leaders of the Haryana Pradesh Beopar Mandal have resolved to form a new political outfit, which will predominantly comprise of traders and businessmen. They hope to take part in a big way during the next Assembly elections in Haryana.
Chandrayaan mission will measure the best of our energies and skills
The announcement by the Prime Minister, from the ramparts of the Red Fort, to launch an indigenous moon craft Chandrayaan-I, was historic indeed. Reports in the media, however, indicate that the importance of unveiling of this momentous project slated for completion in five years is yet to be fully realised.
Haryana to spend Rs 165 cr on flood protection work
Bhiwani, August 25
The Haryana Government has formulated a Rs 165 crore scheme to protect the districts of Jind, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad from the onslaught of floods and seepage.
Kiloi residents to protest against Chautala’s ‘disparaging’ remarks
Rohtak, August 25
Mr Krishan Murti Hooda, a former minister and spokesman of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, has announced that the residents of the Kiloi Assembly segment would hold a demonstration at the office of the Deputy Commissioner here on September 22 in protest against the “derogatory” remarks made by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, during his recent visit to the region.
FACE TO FACE
A novel project to provide amputees with techno limbs
Having served in the Army for more than 30 years, no one knows better the pain and trauma of people who have lost their limbs than 61-year-old Brigadier (retd) Virendra Kumar Bajaj. Commissioned in the Corps of Signals in 1962, and rose to the rank of a Brigadier before he took premature retirement in 1993, to pursue his dream project.
Armed with BTech in electronics, MSc in defence studies and a diploma in computer software, this defence officer ventured into the civilian life with only one desire – to help those who have lost their limbs to lead a life of independence and self-respect.
Minister fails to turn up for grievances panel meet
Sonepat, August 25
The Haryana Agriculture Minister, Mr Jaswinder Singh Sandhu, did not turn up to preside over the monthly meeting of the District Public Relations and Grievances Committee held here yesterday. According to a report, this is the third time that the minister has failed to turn up to preside over the meeting. This has caused strong resentment among the official and non-official members of the committee.
Temple, Mother Dairy outlet on park land
Noida, August 25
Residents of Sector 49 here are livid that the land for a children’s park in the sector has been encroached on and a temple, a Mother Dairy outlet and the RWA office have been constructed on it.
Noida traders stage protest against ‘harassment’
Noida, August 25
Traders of prestigious Sector 18 market here took out a rally and organised a dharna against the menace of government officials demanding bribe and exploiting and harassing them.
- Non-official members of
Rajya Sainik Board
- School upgraded
- Scribes stage demonstration