Rs 124-crore project to fortify Faridabad power distribution
Faridabad, May 29
The Government of India had sanctioned a Rs 124-crore project under its Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP), for strengthening power distribution and metering system in Faridabad district, according to Mr V Umashankar Managing Director, Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN).
SPECIAL FOCUS ON ROHTAK
When illiterate foremen man sub-centres, UHBVN needs
Rohtak, May 29
It may sound incredible. Most of the foremen posted to maintain power supply by the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) at its rural feeders in the district are either illiterate or non-technical. The UHBVN is in fact facing an acute shortage of qualified personnel to man its subdivisions and sub-centres in the rural areas, where the transmission losses are as high as 55 per cent.
Water melons help beat the heat, but cut fruits are not always safe.
— Tribune Photo Mukesh Aggarwal
computer centres on verge of closure
Sonepat, May 29
The computer training centres at Ganaur and Bahalgare,
run by the district computer society with financial assistance from the
district administration to impart computer training to the wards of the
poor and backward families, are reportedly on the verge of closure. This
follows the non-payment of salaries of the trainers and reimbursement of
other expenses of the centres for the last six months.
Drains with low capacity main cause of floods
Sonepat, May 29
Adequate arrangements have not yet been made to check floods, which are a recurring menace in this district, every year. The main sources of the floods are the Yamuna, which traverses along the entire eastern boundary of the district, Drain 8, Diversion Drain 8 and some other drains passing through the district.
Rs 769.44-lakh projects to beautify Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri
Bhiwani, May 29
Bhiwani and Charkhi Dadri towns would soon get a facelift. Projects worth Rs 769.44 lakh have been sanctioned under the solid waste management. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Harpal Singh, disclosed this to the newsmen here on Wednesday.
Man shot dead in Jhajjar
Jhajjar, May 29
One person was reportedly shot dead by three car-borne assailants in Issarheri village of the district last evening. The murder is stated to be the outcome of an old rivalry, which had in fact claimed several lives already.
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NDMC programme on ‘How to quit smoking’
New Delhi, May 29
The NDMC in collaboration with the Indian Cancer Society organised a cultural programme as part of the, ‘No Tobacco and Smoke Free Office’ awareness campaign.
Artists from the ICS performed at Palika Kendra and stressed the need to quit tobacco, gutka, zarda and pan masaala.
Selling medicines without licence, held
Sonepat, May 29
Mr Padam Singh Rathi, District Drugs Inspector of the Health Department, conducted a surprise raid at a chemist shop on Sonepat-Bahalgarh Road here last evening and caught the ‘chemist’ red-handed while he was selling the medicines to the customers without licence. According to a report, Mr Rathi also seized the samples of some medicines and sealed them on the spot.