After rain, stench grips Sonepat city
Sonepat, January 1
Widespread winter rain that lashed the city during the past 24 hours has left behind a trail of un-cleared garbage and waterlogged roads. Conditions are appalling in slum clusters, particularly on the banks of Drain 6 where many pockets are submerged with rainwater. Nearly 10,000 people live in unauthorised slum clusters and resettlement colonies where planned development has taken the backseat.
Chautala calls for Opposition unity
Jhajjar, January 1
Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala urged the political parties of the state to close ranks on the issue of SYL canal. Addressing a meeting of the members of panchayats, block samitis and zila parishad and Village Development Council at Jahanara Stadium here today, Mr Chautala said that although the opposition parties had every right to criticise the government policies, they should co-operate on the issue in the interest of the state.
Samiti formed to lead stir on SYL
|Rewari, January 1
The Rashtriya Nav Chetna, a prominent voluntary organisation of south Haryana,
organised a ‘maha sammelan’ here today to finalise its strategy on the SYL canal, increasing unemployment and certain other issues. Thousands of people, including a large number of women, attended the meeting.
Rashtriya Nav Chetna leaders at the ‘maha sammelan’ in Rewari on Wednesday.
Mahatma’s statue installed at renamed ‘D’ park
Rohtak, January 1
Following the installation of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the so-called `D’ park situated at the entrance of Model Town, has now been officially named Bapu Park by the district administration. The people of the town have been calling it `D’ Park because of its shape, though the civic body has not given any name.
Vaccination camp for Haj pilgrims
New Delhi, January 1
In a bid to provide better healthcare facilities to Haj pilgrims, the Delhi State Haj Committee on Wednesday launched a week-long vaccination camp. Inaugurating the camp, the chairman of the Delhi State Haj Committee, Mr Abdul Sami Salmani, said round-the-clock medical facilities and other essential services would be provided to the pilgrims.
28.38 lakh sanctioned for education
Panipat, January 1
With a view to bring the children in the age group of
6-12 years to school, the Haryana Government has sanctioned Rs 28.38
lakh to the district under an ambitious plan. According to official
sources, 242 primary schools in the district has been sanctioned Rs
2,000 each to upgrade the infrastructural facilities. And 1,109 teachers
has been granted Rs 500 each under the ‘Sarab Shiksha Abhiyan’.