Single economic zone, private sector participation key to NCR’s success
New Delhi, March 26
The success of the National Capital Region depends on the creation of a single economic zone with an integrated development plan and the participation of private sector in the infrastructure sector, according to experts.
“The success hinges on the creation of barrier-free economic activity with similar facilities throughout the region.
MC members lead traffic blockade
Jhajjar, March 26
Four members of the local Municipal Committee (MC) along with their supporters staged a dharna and came out on the roads to register their protest against the inefficiency and dismal performance of the local civic body, here today.
Probe into Loharu violence demanded
Rohtak, March 26
The Rashtriya Ekta Abhiyan (National Solidarity Campaign) has demanded a judicial inquiry into the incidents at Loharu in Bhiwani district on March 17 in which shops and houses of the minority community members were damaged.
Schemes for BPL girls
|Sonepat, March 26
The Haryana Government has launched a series of welfare schemes for the girls belonging to the families living below the poverty line (BPL) in the state.
Giving this information, Mr S. N. Roy, Deputy Commissioner, told mediapersons here today that the schemes included financial assistance to the BPL parents soon after the birth of the child.
‘Jan Jagran Abhiyan’ to seek a fair deal for Kiloi
Rohtak, March 26
A former minister, Mr Krishan Murti Hooda, will launch a ‘Jan Jagran Abhiyan’ from Sanghi, native village of HPCC chief Bhupinder Singh Hooda, to highlight the problems being faced by the people in Kiloi assembly segment on March 31.
Women protest against poor water supply
Sonepat, March 26
A large number of women carrying pitchers on their heads took out a procession here today in protest against the erratic supply of drinking water in Dhanakan Basti near the bus stand in the city.
GLITZ & GLAMOUR
Paint the town red, but do follow certain dos
|Holi is no longer just plain old gulal and buckets of water. It is the time of the year when colours are more than just colours. For they can be effectively turned into highly sophisticated means of warfare and also a means to win hearts. And with a little ingenuity you could also woo and win
hearts. A bucketful of coloured water is all it takes to tell your nasty neighbour who is the cock of the walk.
Phone services disrupted
Panipat, March 26
Telephone services in several parts of the city were disrupted following cutting of the optical fibre cable allegedly by the Public Health Department (PHD) near the Bawail chowk on Monday night.
Farmer killed by ‘friends’ in field
Jhajjar, March 26
A farmer was allegedly murdered by four persons in Luksar village of the district on Monday night. According to police sources, the deceased, Balwan Singh, had gone to the fields with Anil, Naresh, Ramraj and Pappu, who were known to him, on Monday night.
- Knocked down
- Chain snatched
Army recruitment camp for Faridabad residents from April 3
Faridabad, March 26
A recruitment drive for the Army will be held at Delhi Cantonment for the residents of Faridabad district from April 3. According to Maj V. K. Purohit of the Independent Recruiting Centre, Delhi, screening test will be held from April 3 to 7 at Army Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment, for the recruitment of general duty and technical service soldiers.
- Old age pension
- Petrol pumps booked