||CEC reviews poll
DELHI, Jan 4 The Chief Election Commissioner, Dr M
S Gill, said today he would want the coming Assembly
elections in Haryana to be an example for the rest of the
Prolonged foggy weather bad for
Jan 4 As people shivered facing chilly winds in
the plains and the hills, farmers prayed for rains. While
cold at this time of the year is good for the wheat crop,
dry weather is bad. One, the farmers have to increase
watering, and second in the dry belts of Punjab and
Haryana, it leads to pest attack. The situation is
particularly bad in Bhiwani, Mahendragarh, Rewari,
Gurgaon in Haryana and in some parts of Bathinda, Mansa,
Ferozepore, Hoshiarpur, and Gurdaspur in Punjab. It has
not rained for the past three months.
respite from fog, cold wave
Jan 4 With fog having tightened its grip
over the north-western region, the minimum
temperatures continued to be below normal while
Amritsar was the coldest place in the plains as
the city recorded a low of 2°C this morning.
In the mountains, Srinagar was the coldest at
6.1°C while Bhuntar, near Kulu also reeled under
sub-zero temperature at 0.6°C. In the plains,
Hisar was cold at 3.6°C, Rohtak recorded 5.6°C.
In Ambala and Patiala the minimum temperature
rose a little. The local meteorological office
said the situation would continue for the next
two to three days.
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