Yama’s sister badly requires the kiss of life
New Delhi, February 13
Urban issues like additional floor space in colonies and harvesting of rainwater have drawn attention to a cesspool, called Yamuna at Delhi’s doorstep.
The first, it is said, will add to the pollution in the Yamuna; and the second will be only marginally effective unless the river itself is resuscitated and its bed becomes the facilitator of regeneration of ground water by additional storage capacity.
Sonepat drive against power thefts pays off
Sonepat, February 13
The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) has intensified its campaign against power thefts in its Sonepat circle. Giving this information, the Deputy Commissioner told mediapersons here today that the officials of the nigam had checked the premises of 3,132 consumers and detected as many as 380 cases of power thefts during last month.
Govt giving the go-by to Rewari roads
Rewari, February 13
Numerous approach and link roads in the rural areas of southern Haryana are in a pitiable condition. The condition of the link roads of Khandora, Sanjharpur, Bharangi and Balawas villages of the Bawal tehsil of Rewari district is seen to be believed. All the roads are linked with Delhi. Jaipur Highway, has been causing considerable
hardship to the vehicle owners and the residents.
Haryana staff union to continue stir
Rohtak, February 13
The Haryana Karamchari Maha Sangh has decided to continue the agitation till the acceptance of its demands. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state executive of the sangh held under the presidentship of Mr Dhara Singh here today.
Strike by Hodal municipal staff enters ninth day
Faridabad, February 13
The civic conditions at Hodal, a sub-divisional town in the district, have started deteriorating, as the strike by employees of the Municipal Committee there entered the ninth day today. The staff are on agitation over the delay in releasing their salary.
- On pollution
- Poet felicitated
- Pig farming
- Four hurt in fire
- Assault condemned
- Lawyer vs BSNL
- Plea for amenities
- 6 students injured
NDMC to set
stations with separate
New Delhi, February 13
The New Delhi Municipal Council plans to set up 10 garbage stations with colour codes for the segregation of garbage at the initial stage of its collection itself.
While the red compartment would be for metal and glass, yellow for plastic and paper and green for other organic wastes, the NDMC also plans to provide a large compartment for mixed garbage, which would be segregated by organised rag pickers.