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ADGP inspects bandobast on Punjab borderADGP RC Mishra and SP Abhishek Jorwal visit the Haryana-Punjab border in Ambala on Tuesday. tribune photo
inld call to dig syl canal tomorrow

ADGP inspects bandobast on Punjab border

22 Feb 2017 | 12:30 AM

AMBALA: Additional Director General of Police RC Mishra along with other police officials today visited Haryana-Punjab border here to check security arrangements in wake of the call given by the INLD to march towards Punjab to dig the SYL Canal on February 23.

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Nitish Sharma

Tribune News Service

Ambala, February 21

Additional Director General of Police RC Mishra along with other police officials today visited Haryana-Punjab border here to check security arrangements in wake of the call given by the INLD to march towards Punjab to dig the SYL Canal on February 23.

He said, “We visited the border area from where the INLD has planned to take out its march, and spoke to Punjab Police officials, too, besides checking the arrangement on their behalf.”

The ADGP said a route map had been chalked out and vehicles plying on NH would be diverted through various routes. He said nine companies of Haryana Police would be deployed to maintain law and order.

As per the information, the traffic will be diverted through various routes from 8 am on February 23. As many as 10 nakas will be setup for this purpose. Vehicles coming from Kurukshetra on NH will be diverted from Mohra towards Jansui-head. While vehicles from Kingfisher, Baldev Nagar Chowk, Sultanpur Chowk, Sarsehri to Lohgarh T-point, Baldev Nagar police station point, Kalka Chowk and Manji Sahib Gurdwara will be diverted towards Chandigarh road, if they want to go Punjab. The traffic going towards Punjab from Hisar will be diverted through Nanyola.

Superintendent of Police Abhishek Jorwal appealed to the commuters to cooperate with the police.

Meanwhile, INLD leader Abhay Chautala also reached Ambala and assigned duties to INLD workers. He said we would fight for right as the Supreme Court had given its verdict in Haryana’s favour.

On the other hand, DGP (Punjab) Suresh Arora and several other senior officials of the Punjab Police visited the Shambhu barrier to check the preparedness.

Gobinder Singh, DSP, said security arrangements were in place and nobody would be allowed to enter Punjab.

The Punjab police have dug parts of the canal boundary to make sure that no one entered the state.

Deputy Commissioner Prabhjot Singh, said, “Two such pits were dug deliberately on Haryana’s side too by the Punjab police. These have been filled and the matter has been raised with the authorities concerned.”

Jats resent govt’s ‘bargaining mode’

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: A trust deficit seems to be ailing government-protester talks with Jats resentful of the “bargaining mode” of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and the latter perturbed by the “shifting goalposts” of the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS).

MC issues NOC for building plan on fake document

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

PANIPAT: Jogender Swami, a former member of the Zila Parishad, has alleged involvement of Municipal Corporation officials in issuing NOC for a building plan to a man on the basis of fake documents.

Do not furnish aspirants’ academic marks to interview panel: HC to HSSC

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the state and the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) not to provide academic or competitive examination marks of the candidates to the interview committee to avoid arbitrariness in awarding interview marks.

BJP ministers: Chautalas vitiating atmosphere

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two days before the scheduled digging of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal by the INLD, the ruling BJP took on the party supremo Om Prakash Chautala for vitiating the atmosphere of the state by inciting people to undertake digging of the canal.

Rampal’s support divides Jat bodies

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

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Tactical move: Cops in black, not khaki

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

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Set to dig canal tomorrow, says INLD leader

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KARNAL: KC Bangar, national spokesman of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), today said the party was set to march towards Punjab on February 23 to dig the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.

ODF: Karnal clears penultimate hurdle

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KARNAL: The district is a step away from being declared open defecation-free (ODF).

Two killed as tractor-trailer overturns

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

SONEPAT: Two labourers—Raju (19) and Rohit (18) of Bansi village in Damoh district of MP—-died on the spot when a bricks-loaded tractor-trailerl fell on them in Apex Green City near the GT road this morning.

Khattar ‘adjusts’ RSS man in KDB

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KURUKSHETRA: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has appointed an RSS man at a specially created post in the Kurukshetra Development Board (KDB).

Four awarded life sentence in murder case

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

PANIPAT: A court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Virender Malik has sentenced four persons to life imprisonment for murdering an auto driver.

Youth dies in mishap, kin block road

Youth dies in mishap, kin block road

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

Members of the Balmiki community resorted to a traffic blockade in Rajound town of Kaithal district today to protest the death of a youth in a road accident last night and the alleged delay in police action .

Gurugram resident alleges ‘harassment’ by top officer

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: Jyotsana Bhardwaj, a Gurugram resident, who is pursuing a case against Ajay Bhardwaj, son a former IAS officer, today alleged that an IGP-level officer was using her clout to harass her.

Abhay fumes at 'nautanki', 'fixed match' comments

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KAITHAL: Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Abhay Singh Chuatala, who was here today to mobilise party workers for the digging of the SYL canal, said he did not want to comment on the statement of a “fool” when he was asked for his views on Health Minister Anil Vij's statement that the role of the INLD and SAD on the SYL issue was like a “fixed match”.

She banks on community, government supportHARYANA BURNING YEAR LATER PART-VIII

She banks on community, government support

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BOHAR (ROHTAK):The year gone by has been very tough for the family of Ravinder Nandal, a property-dealer of Bohar village in the district.

Media bashing at dharna in Rohtak village

Media bashing at dharna in Rohtak village

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

ROHTAK: A tense atmosphere prevailed at the ‘Jat Nyay Dharna’ site in Jassia village of the district today, a day after an organiser was booked for sedition due to his offensive (beheading) remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Mercury rises, so does threat of yellow rust

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KURUKSHETRA: Rise in temperature has left wheat growers in the state worried.

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NGT demands report from state pollution board

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

FARIDABAD: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Haryana Pollution Control Board to submit an inspection report on the illegal dumping of sewage in open by residential societies in Neharpar (Greater Faridabad) here.

Panel wants varsity dons retirement age hiked

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: The five-member University Review Committee headed by Prof BK Kuthiala constituted to improve the quality of higher education in the state today presented its report to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma.

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Guv announces Rs 1 cr for school

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

KURUKSHETRA: Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today announced a grant of Rs 1 crore to SMB Gita Senior Secondary School here.

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Notice to govt on PIL for free traffic flow

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court today put Haryana on notice on a petition seeking free flow of traffic on the national and state highways; and action against the quota agitators.

7 of family get life term for killing two brothers

22 Feb 2017 | 12:29 AM

JHAJJAR: A court of Additional Session Judge today sentenced seven members of a family, including three women, to life imprisonment for killing two brothers in Dabauda Khurd village under the Bahadurgarh subdivision over three years ago.

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SONEPAT: The police have arrested two youths for alleged involvement in a double murder case.

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YAMUNANAGAR: The police today booked two persons on the charge of abetment after a woman ended her life.

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