Cong ‘jail bharo’ stir
from August 16
Sonepat, April 27
The Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) has announced its decision to launch a statewide ‘jail bharo andolan’ from August 16 in protest against the anti-people and anti-farmer policies of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) government headed by Mr Om Prakash Chautala.
Finance Commissioner drops in at mandis to reassure farmers
Jhajjar, April 27
The state Finance Commissioner and Secretary, Ms Asha Sharma, today said that every grain brought by the farmers in the mandis would be procured. She claimed that elaborate arrangements had been made for the convenience of the farmers coming to the mandis with their produce.
In stoic silence, historical tanks of Rewari await tourists
|Rewari, April 27
Rewari, an old town of Haryana, has several monuments, mansions and tanks which are of great historical importance. Among the tanks, the Tej Sagar, popularly known as the Bara Talab (Big Tank), the Nand Sagar, which goes by the name of Chhota Talab (Small Tank) and the Solah Rayee (a medium size tank) need a special mention.
Tej Sagar crying for attention.
Non-violence is the supreme dharma
As it would be unto thee, so it is with him whom thou
intendest to kill. As it would be unto thee, so it is with him whom thou intendest to tyrannise over. As it would be unto thee, so it is with him whom thou intendest to torment. In the same way (it is with him) whom thou intendest to punish, and to drive away...” If everyone could be so sensitive to the pain of others, there would be no attempt to hurt ... Compare such noble sentiments expressed in the Akaranga Sutra with what is going on currently in Gujarat....
Raw water duct to be ready by 2003
New Delhi, April 27
A 30-km-long raw water duct is being constructed from Murad Nagar in Uttar Pradesh to Sonia Vihar where a water treatment plant of 140 million gallons per day (MGD) capacity is being set up. Lieutenant-Governor Vijai Kapoor today said the plant, when completed by the end of 2003, would enhance the availability of drinking water by 25 per cent.
SSP denies reports on prisoners’ escape
Sonepat, April 27
The Superintendent of Police, Mr Paramjit Singh Ahlawat, today denied the recent reports that prisoners had escaped from the custody of the Sonepat district police. However, he told mediapersons here that in all the previous cases, the prisoners had escaped from the custody of Jind, Jhajjar and Hisar police during when the accused were taken from the district jail here for producing before the courts or on their return journey.
- Found hanging
- Three assaulted
Man inhales poisonous gas while cleaning
Faridabad, April 27
A safai employee working with a contractor died after he inhaled poisonous gas while cleaning a sewer line in Sector 29 here today. The deceased, Charan Singh (28) of Pream Nagar jhuggi colony, had been working with a contractor who assigned him to clean a sewer line on Friday.