FOCUS ON FARIDABAD
DHBVN to privatise fault enquiry services, give cells to linemen
Faridabad, June 30
The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), a part of the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN), has come out with the idea of privatising the fault enquiry services in the district.
Bio-diesel: Fuel of the future and a non-polluting one too
Earlier this year, the Ministry of Petroleum had notified the use of five per cent ethanol (alcohol) blended petroleum to be used in some of the states in the sugarcane belt. However, for various reasons, this could not be implemented. The petrol-alcohol mix now being attempted to be introduced in our country has already been a great success in Brazil, where almost 20 per cent of the petrol consumption has been taken over by this blend.
Panipat gears up to face floods
Panipat, June 30
Elaborate arrangements have been made by the district administration to avoid flood-like situation in the district during the coming monsoon season.
While speaking to the mediapersons here today, Deputy Commissioner MR Anand said that a sum of Rs 50 lakh has been sanctioned for flood control projects.
‘Suffering has taught me how to give unconditional love’
Dr Raghu Gaind, approaching 69 years, with his sturdy physique betrays his Pathan origin. His family migrated from Afghanistan to Pasrur near Sialkot and then to Jammu and Kashmir in 1806. His father was head of the treasury in Jammu and Kashmir, and after retirement practiced law.
Traffic to be diverted due to ‘Rath Yatra’
New Delhi, June 30
A religious procession will be taken out in connection with the ‘Rath Yatra’ of Lord Jaganath Ji Maharaj tomorrow at 1 pm through Kotwali (Daryaganj), Golden Mosque, Subhash Marg, T/L towards Gauri Shankar Temple, Chandni Chowk, Mandir Jaganath Ji Maharaj, 492 Esplanade Road, Hathi Khana, Dariba Kalan, Nai Sarak, Barsha Bulla Chowk, Chawri Bazar, Hauz Quazi, Ajmeri Gate, Shardhanand Marg, Chowk Lahori Gate, Khari Baoli, Masjid Fatehpuri.
Man consumes poison
Bhiwani, June 30
A man reportedly consumed poisonous substance at village Umravat late yesterday. According to reports, Rakesh, son of Rati Ram, has been admitted to civil hospital in a serious condition.
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Youth killed in jeep mishap
Sonepat, June 30
A youth was killed on the spot and another sustained serious injuries when they fell down from a jeep on the Sonepat-Gohana Road near Barwasni village about 5 km from here last evening.