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SIT to investigate Panipat schoolgirl molestation

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

PANIPAT: Deputy Commissioner Chander Shekhar Khare today constituted a six-member special investigation team (SIT) to inquire the incident of molestation of a nine-year-old student in the toilet of The Millennium school.

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Mukesh Tandon

Tribune News Service

Panipat, September 23

Deputy Commissioner Chander Shekhar Khare today constituted a six-member special investigation team (SIT) to inquire the incident of molestation of a nine-year-old student in the toilet of The Millennium school. The SIT was directed to submit its report by September 27.

SDM Vivek Chaudhry would lead the SIT with Suman Bhankhar, MC Joint Commissioner; Rajpal Singh, Deputy DEO; Jagdeep Duhan, DSP (HQ); Vidyawati, DSP (Women); and Nidhi Gupta, District Child Protection Officer, as its members.

The school would remain closed till September 27. The entry of the principal on the school premises was banned till further orders.

The principal and members of the school management did not arrive for a meeting called by Jyoti Bainda, Chairperson of the Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

She had called the meeting for today. Notices to attend the meeting had been served on the school management, officials of the district administration and members of the parents’ association which was constituted yesterday.

“All of us were here for the meeting on the issue of molestation of a girl student on the school premises. We heard all points and suggestions by members of the parents’ association,” she said.

“A notice has been served on the school management for the meeting, but its members and the school principal did not arrive for the meeting. The administration kept waiting for them for more than two and a half hours, but they did not even intimate us,” she said. “I have given my recommendations. Women’s police station SHO Kavita will issue a notice to the chairman, directors and members of the school management to appear at the police station. The principal’s entry on the school premises has been banned till further orders,” she stated.

ASI suspended over 4-year-old’s murder

SP Rahul Sharma today suspended ASI Dharambeer for allegedly demanding money from the parents of the four-year-old girl who was found murdered here yesterday.

Jyoti Bainda, Chairperson of the Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights visited the victim’s home to meet her parents. She sought a detailed police inquiry report.

The body was handed over to relatives after postmortem at the PGIMS in Rohtak. The postmortem report would be received tomorrow, said the SP. The ASI was sent to the Police Lines, he added.

SIT to investigate Panipat schoolgirl molestationJyoti Bainda, Chairperson, Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, speaks to Jagdeep Duhan, DSP (HQ) in Panipat on Saturday. Tribune photo

Honeypreet, 2 Ram Rahim aides to be declared POs

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Police will soon initiate proceedings to declare Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s “adopted daughter” Honeypreet Insan and two other close associates Aditya Insan and Pawan Insan proclaimed offenders (POs).

Attaching assets: Shah Mastana’s followers move HC

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

CHANDIGARH: Followers of Shah Mastana, founder of Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, yesterday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking exemption of their deras from possible attachment.

Gurugram MC poll today

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

GURUGRAM: Over 5 lakh voters will decide the fate of 202 candidates contesting from 35 wards for the MC elections tomorrow.

Opening ceremony of sports fest put off

Opening ceremony of sports fest put off

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

KARNAL: The state government has postponed the opening ceremony of ‘Khel Mahakumbh’ scheduled for tomorrow to September 27 following continuous heavy rainfall since last night and the forecast of more rain in the next two days.

Downpour leaves Faridabad waterlogged

Downpour leaves Faridabad waterlogged

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

FARIDABAD: Heavy rain left several parts of the city waterlogged.

Missing newborn: PGIMS Director puts in papers

Missing newborn: PGIMS Director puts in papers

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

ROHTAK: Dr Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Director, PGIMS, Rohtak, has put in papers while the police remain clueless about the missing newborn.

CM holds roadshow

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

YAMUNANAGAR: Braving continuous rain, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a roadshow in rural areas of the district and laid the foundation stone of several projects today.

Ex-Chief Secy’s book released

Ex-Chief Secy’s book released

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

CHANDIGARH: A book “Life In The IAS–My Encounters With The Three Lals of Haryana”, penned by former Chief Secretary Ram Varma, was released by a galaxy of luminaries — former Haryana Chief Secretary SD Bhambri, Editor-in-Chief of The Tribune Group of Newspapers Harish Khare and Haryana Chief Secretary DS Dhesi — here today.

Undertrial ends life

24 Sep 2017 | 12:19 AM

AMBALA: An undertrial allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a pipe in the toilet of his cell in the Central Jail at Ambala City on Saturday.

Police constitute SIT to trace 25 persons gone missing from dera

Police constitute SIT to trace 25 persons gone missing from dera

24 Sep 2017 | 2:20 AM

CHANDIGARH: In fresh trouble for the Dera Sacha Sauda, already in the midst of controversies ever since its chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted and jailed for 20 year for rape, the police on Saturday ordered a probe to find over 25 persons gone missing from the dera.

One killed, six injured as car collides with van

23 Sep 2017 | 7:17 PM

KARNAL: One person was killed, while six were injured as a car collided with a van near Uchana village on Saturday evening on the national highway.

Honeypreet, two other aides of Ram Rahim to be declared POs

Honeypreet, two other aides of Ram Rahim to be declared POs

23 Sep 2017 | 7:53 PM

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police will soon initiate proceedings to declare Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s “adopted daughter” Honeypreet Insan and two other close aides, Aditya Insan and Pawan Insan, as proclaimed offenders.

Rohtak PGIMS director resigns over ‘missing newborn boy’

Rohtak PGIMS director resigns over ‘missing newborn boy’

23 Sep 2017 | 10:51 PM

ROHTAK: The Rohtak PGIMS Director, Dr Rakesh Kumar Gupta, has resigned from the post. Gupta’s resignation is being seen as a fallout of the missing newborn case, which has rocked the PGIMS administration over the past few days.

CBI takes over investigation in Ryan student murder case

CBI takes over investigation in Ryan student murder case

23 Sep 2017 | 3:28 PM

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School, Gurugram.

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Pay Commission

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has decided to give the benefit of 7th Pay Commission to all contractual employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM).

Elisa reliable for dengue diagnosis, says CMO

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

AMBALA: With fear of dengue outbreak in the district rising, results of ‘non-reliable’ rapid card tests are triggering panic among suspected cases.

Shiv Sena gets meat shops shut in G’gram

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

GURUGRAM: Activists of the Shiv Sena took to the streets here yesterday, closing meat shops for the Navratri festival.

Aravallis won’t have new waste site: Centre to MC

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

FARIDABAD: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has turned down a proposal of the municipal corporation (MC) of Faridabad for a new landfill and waste management site in the Aravallis.

Specialists withdrawn from cancer centre

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

ROHTAK: The Health Department has withdrawn the services of four radiotherapy specialists of the HCMS cadre from the Regional Cancer Centre in Rohtak that is already facing a shortage of doctors.

8 IAS, 36 HCS officers shuffled

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

CHANDIGARH: The state government has issued the transfer and posting orders of eight IAS and 36 HCS officers.

Two of gang held for murder, loot

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

SONEPAT: The police today arrested two members of the Bawaria gang that had struck at Tikola village in the district on September 19.

Cong activist booked for possessing embassy car

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

HISAR: The police yesterday booked a Congress activist for cheating and using forged documents after he was found in possession of a car bearing registration number belonging to the Chinese Embassy.

Protesters seek release of youth

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

KAITHAL: Nearly 70-80 youths today held a protest at Pehowa Chowk here against the arrest of Sandeep Bharti, a Jat youth.

Gaushala deaths come under judicial scanner

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

CHANDIGARH: The death of cows at a government-run gaushala at Mathana village in Kurukshetra district today came under judicial scanner, with the Punjab and Haryana High Court taking cognisance of a petition filed in public interest.

Staff shortage in colleges

Principals unhappy with new directive

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

JHAJJAR: The recent directive/clarification issued by the Higher Education Department regarding engagement of extension (guest) lecturers to meet the shortage of regular staff in government colleges across the state has disappointed college principals.

CBI court reserves order on plea of dera head’s ex-driver

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

PANCHKULA: CBI court reserves order on plea of dera head’s ex-driver

Honeypreet stayed at relative’s house in R’sthan for two days

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

ABOHAR: Honeypreet stayed at relative’s house in R’sthan for two days

Ram Rahim’s conviction hits jobs, business in Sirsa

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

CHANDIGARH: Hundreds of families have been suffering monetary losses after the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Ex-husband casts aspersions on Honeypreet’s ties with Ram Rahim

Ex-husband casts aspersions on Honeypreet’s ties with Ram Rahim

23 Sep 2017 | 12:23 AM

CHANDIGARH: Vishwas Gupta, former husband of Honeypreet Insan, today claimed that her relationship with Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was not that between father and daughter.

4-year-old girl found murdered

23 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

PANIPAT: A four-year-daughter of a UP migrant worker was found murdered in an old well at Baljeet Nagar here this afternoon.

Gurugram police summon Ryan School owners for questioning

23 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

GURUGRAM: The district police have summoned the owners of Ryan International School for questioning on Monday.

Casual attitude of education officials

Child welfare panel to approach Addl Chief Secy

23 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

AMBALA: The Child Welfare Committee, Ambala, has decided to approach the Additional Chief Secretary (Education) over the alleged lackadaisical attitude of officials of the local Education Department.

Security lapses in Panipat school: Child rights panel

Security lapses in Panipat school: Child rights panel

23 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

PANIPAT: Probing the child molestation case, Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (HSCPCR) Chairperson Jyoti Bainda today found security lapses in The Millennium School here and charged the principal with negligence.

Police summon Ryan school management officials for questioning

Police summon Ryan school management officials for questioning

22 Sep 2017 | 7:40 PM

GURUGRAM: Out to investigate allegations of negligence on their part in making Ryan school safe and secure for students, Gurugram police have summoned top management officials for questioning on Monday.

Gurugram murder: ‘Will go to SC if CBI doesn’t start probe by Saturday’

22 Sep 2017 | 5:39 PM

NEW DELHI: A lawyer of Barun Thakur said on Friday that if the CBI failed to begin formal investigation into the killing of his seven-year-old son in a Gurugram school by Saturday, the matter would be raised in the Supreme Court on Monday.

Honeypreet’s adoption is a 'sham', says ex-husband

Honeypreet’s adoption is a 'sham', says ex-husband

23 Sep 2017 | 1:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: Honeypreet Insan’s “adoption” by Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was a "sham", her former husband said at a press conference here.

Nabard sanctions Rs 119-crore loan for Haryana

22 Sep 2017 | 3:59 PM

CHANDIGARH: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned a loan of about Rs 119 crore to construct seven bridges and improvement of a rural road project in five districts of Haryana.

Ambala City to have Swarna Jayanti Gate

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

AMBALA: The Haryana Swarna Jayanti Gate will be established near the Kingfisher tourist spot on the National Highway-1 in Ambala Cantonment.

60 govt schools upgraded

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: The state government has upgraded 45 high schools and 15 middle schools located in various districts to the level of Government Senior Secondary School from the session 2017-18.

Palwal’s nursing training college not yet functional

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

PALWAL: General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) Training College here is yet to start functioning as it is yet to get the required infrastructure and staff.

NOC from arhtiya body must for direct payment transfer

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

KURUKSHETRA: The Haryana State Anaj Mandi Arhtiya Association has agreed to the state government’s decision to empower farmers to choose the mode of direct payment of crops in their bank accounts.

Follow path shown by Maharaja: Lokayukta

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

KARNAL: Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti was celebrated here today.

Minister pays tributes to Maharaja Agrasen

Minister pays tributes to Maharaja Agrasen

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

SONEPAT: Maharaja Agrasen gave the message of brotherhood, equality and non-violence to society, said Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain after paying rich tributes to the legendary king here today.

‘Polluting’ brick-kilns in NCR to be closed for four months

22 Sep 2017 | 12:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: The booming realty sector is set to be adversely hit in the National Capital Region (NCR) with brick-kilns not conforming to environment norms slated to be closed for four months—October to January.

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