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Cong MPs, MLAs lock horns
Chandigarh, August 14
It's Congress MPs versus party MLAs, an image that certainly does not augur well at a time when the Congress is readying for the Lok Sabha elections. The growing distance between the two came to the fore at a recent five-hour meeting of the coordination committee of the Haryana Congress and later the cabinet and parliamentary secretaries, chaired by party general secretary and Congress in charge Margret Alva.

Grasshoppers run riot
Official report reveals fodder crop in 3,274 acres has been eaten away
Sonepat, August 14
Rapid growth in the population of grasshoppers in almost every area of the district during the past two months has caused extensive damage to the crops, mainly Jowar and vegetables.

Loan waiver benefits 33,218 farmers in Fatehabad
Fatehabad, August 14
Ram Pal is a marginal farmer from Gorakhpur, the biggest village of this district. With a landholding of 18 acres, he did not have the requirement of a tractor. But, seeing other farmers of the village buying new tractors, he, too, procured a loan of Rs 2.5 lakh and brought a new tractor.


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S.S. Shukla No hope in sight
Chandigarh, August 14
Since his retirement a couple of months back, visually impaired S.S. Shukla has known no rest and he does not want to rest. However, contrary to his desire to work, he is running from pillar to post chasing his file for re-employment in state government offices.

Poet of masses Bekal Utsahi
Chandigarh, August 14
“Ishert-e-husan mein masroof toh rehte ho magar, Waqt mil jaye toh ham jaise faqeeron se milo”, that is how the prominent poet Padmashree Bekal Utsahi introduced himself at the Haryana Urdu Akademy function held at Haryana Raj Bhavan recently. Eulogised as the literary exponent of peasantry and poor stratum of society, Mohd Shafi Khan popularly known as Bekal Utsahi had emerged as the poet of the masses.
Urdu poet Bekal Utsahi
Urdu poet Bekal Utsahi

Library plan for Beri villages
Jhajjar, August 14
Now, residents of the Beri assembly constituency, represented in the state Vidhan Sabha by its Speaker Raghubir Singh Kadian, need not go to Jhajjar or Bhadurgarh to read newspapers, magazines and other literature.

A farmer assesses damage to her crops in Sonepat and (inset) grasshopper having a field day.
A farmer assesses damage to her crops in Sonepat and (inset) grasshopper having a field day. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Ambala MC wakes up to save lake
Ambala, August 14
The local municipal council has launched a campaign to clean the lake of Ambala City, which has been in a state of neglect for the past several years. The entire water body is covered with wild growth and is facing extinction.

Politicians stake claim for Palwal’s district status
Faridabad, August 14
A formal decision by the Haryana government to make Palwal a new district has led to a fight among individual politicians who all want to take credit for the same.



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