Wrong identification led to demolition: Badmalik villagers
Sonepat, March 23
More than a dozen houses in Badmalik village reportedly constructed on encroached village panchayat land were razed to the ground on Saturday by a demolition squad of the administration, led by Panchayat Officer
Vedpal, in the presence of a police contingent.
CITU strike on March 27 against lockouts
Ghaziabad, March 23
In a mahapanchayat organised by the district unit of the CITU, different labour leaders expressed concern at the increasing trends of lockouts and retrenchment of workers. The mahapanchayat has decided to express solidarity with the workers’ causes by opposing the “high-handedness and anti-worker policies” of the management and to observe a one-day strike in industrial units on March 27.
Mahila Vikas Nigam to give Rs 5 crore as loan
Sonepat, March 23
The chairperson of the Haryana Mahila Vikas Nigam, Mrs Bimla Sangwan, has claimed that the nigam had done commendable work in the socio-economic uplift of women in the state during more than three years’ rule of the Chautala government. During this period, the share capital of the nigam had been increased from Rs 5 crore to Rs 10 crore.
Haryana chemists to observe bandh on March 25
Faridabad, March 23
Over 6,700 chemists and drug retailers of Haryana will observe a strike or bandh on March 25 in protest against the Value Added Tax (VAT) proposed to come into force from April 1.
SPECIAL FOCUS ON SONEPAT
Tributes paid to Bhagat Singh
|Sonepat, March 23
Rich tributes were paid to the revolutionaries and martyrs like
Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at a meeting organised by the Shaheed Yaadgaar Sangathan here today.
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit
being presented a photograph of Bhagat Singh at a function
organised by the Kendriya Arya Yuvak Parishad at her residence to mark the ‘Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev’ by Parishad president Anil Arya and MLA Rajesh Jain in the Capital.
Heart surgery facility at Gurgaon
Gurgaon, March 23
The Umkal Hospital and M.P Heart Research Institute here will soon have facilities for heart surgery. This was disclosed by the director and senior cardiologist of the hospital, Dr Umesh Gupta. Dr Gupta made the disclosure during the seventh anniversary celebrations of the hospital yesterday evening.
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