Power dues waiver scheme off target
Faridabad, June 3
Despite extending the time period for submitting the power dues under the special waiver scheme for another 15 days in May, the total recovery has been well below the expectations.
‘All lines in this route are busy...’
|Narnaul, June 3
What ails the electronic telephone exchange in Narnaul? While telephone connections are too many, the service lines available with the exchange are too few. The result is that it has become really hard for any caller to get any line. The stock reply is ‘all lines in this route are busy, try after sometime’ when one dials any STD line.
Observers say things have come to such a pass because of the government policy to provide telephones to every village without augmenting the capacity of the exchanges. It has been observed that whenever one dials the enquiry number 197, it will connect at the Rewari exchange and the receiver never replies immediately.
For instant justice, visit Lok Adalats
Sonepat, June 3
The 76th Lok Adalat was held in the judicial courts complex here on Saturday. Held amidst heavy downpour, the two-hour session earned a distinction by settling more than 2,200 cases of all categories: civil, matrimonial, service matters and Motor Vehicles Act violations.
IYC for judicial probe into police firing
Rohtak, June 3
The president of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC), Mr Randeep Singh Surjewala, has demanded the setting up of a judicial commission to enquire into the police firing on agitating farmers at some places in Jind and Rohtak districts.
FACE TO FACE
‘Right subject is more important than college’
A non-conformist, who is trying to bring about the much needed changes in Delhi University, Dr Hema Raghavan, Dean, Students’ Welfare, DU, has come a long way from being a lecturer in Kamla Nehru
College. Who would have thought that this little girl, born and brought up in Chennai, would one day make a name for herself and prove all her critics wrong.
Uprooted trees claim four lives
Panipat, June 3
Accidents caused by the uprooted trees lying on roads after the squall have claimed four lives in the district since Sunday.
In the first incident, three residents of Khukrana village died when their motorcycle hit an uprooted tree near Saudapur village, 6 km from here, on Sunday night.
8,898 power consumers use waiver scheme
Narnaul, June 3
As many as 8,898 consumers have availed of the recently concluded power dues waiver scheme in Mahendragarh district and deposited Rs 1.91 lakh with the Power Department. As much as Rs 577.89 lakh had been waived by the department.
Stree Shakti camps inaugurated
New Delhi, June 3
In the third instalment after launching Stree Shakti (women empowerment) Programme, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday inaugurated camps in Sarojini Nagar and Mehrauli. The event was last held on April 28.
- Car parking
facility coming up
Kisan Sabha for dialogue with farmers
Rohtak, June 3
Condemning the brutal repression of the farmers’ agitation by the police, the All India Kisan Sabha appealed to the state government to release the arrest farmers immediately without any condition and resume dialogue with them in the interest of the state.
- House burgled
- Sub-post office
Three die in gas cylinder blast in factory
Ghaziabad, June 3
Three workers died and 18 were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a plastic grain factory in Sahibabad this morning. The injured have been admitted to G.T. Bahadur Hospital, Delhi and local hospitals.