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Dilemma of poll alliances
Rohtak, August 18
In view of the unprecedented political situation prevailing in the state and curious equations coming to the fore with every passing day, it seems that the psephologists will have enough masala for their audiences this time around.

No more a male bastion
Sirsa, August 18
Raj Bala (31) and Ritu (30) are two sisters who have been able to break the age-old notion that women cannot perform tough and tedious jobs considered the exclusive male domains and have shown the tenacity to storm the male bastion despite opposition from their family.


Ritu (right) and Raj Bala, both sisters and professional bus drivers.
Ritu (right) and Raj Bala, both sisters and professional bus drivers. Photo: Amit Soni






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SIC raps varsity for denying info
Hisar, August 18
In a major boost to protagonists of the Right to Information Act, state information commissioner Meenaxi Anand Chaudhry has ruled that information sought by applicants under the Act though prefixed with "whether" is held to be covered under the definition of "information" as defined under Section 2(f) of the RTI Act.

Yamuna's fury panics villagers
Yamunanagar, August 18
Despite tall claims overflow in the Yamuna and seasonal rivulets Som and Markanda has caused panic among villagers as it has damaged crops in several villages in the past two weeks.

Jind jam
Jind, August 18
People in the town have held the administration to ransom quite often in the recent past by blocking the roads.

The incinerator chamber that is lying unused at the Jind hospital. Hospital selling waste to junk dealers
Jind, August 18
Being the general hospital of one of the oldest districts of Haryana makes no difference when it comes to services and facilities.


The incinerator chamber that is lying unused at the Jind hospital. Photo: Dilbagh Singh

Neglected, Mahavir Park turns into barren land
Ambala, August 18
A broken fountain inside is a reflection of the state of affairs. Ambala City Municipal Mahavir Park, once a green island in the heart of the city, has turned into a barren land, thanks to the apathetic attitude of the municipal council.

WRETCHED STATE: A broken fountain inside is a reflection of the state of affairs. Photo by the writer

Kaithal treads on potholed roads
A view of the main road in Kaithal.Kaithal, August 18
The government has spent crores of rupees during the past three years on the construction of new roads and repair of old roads, but most of the roads in the town are in a bad shape.


IN A STATE OF MESS: A view of the main road in Kaithal. A
Tribune photograph

Rs 200 cr sanctioned to boost power supply
Panipat, August 18
In order to strengthen the existing transmission and distribution system that would help improve power supply in the district, the state government has sanctioned Rs 200 crore over a period of next three years.

Demarcation of agricultural land sought
Kalka, August 18
Thousands of villagers from the 154 villages of Kalka sub-division, which falls under the New Capital Periphery Control Act, have demanded the implementation of the Punjab New Capital (Periphery) Control (Haryana Amendment Act, 2003) under which there is a provision of extension of 60 per cent of Red Line of the existing village Ďabadií area.

A student being honoured at a function in Kaithal. Teachers, students honoured
Kaithal, August 18
As many as 400 teachers and more than 100 students were honoured for their outstanding performance by Ambala division commissioner Mohinder Kumar at a function held at RKSD College here recently.


A student being honoured at a function in Kaithal.

IOC keen on expanding pipeline network
Panipat, August 18
Moved by the advantages of transporting crude oil and petroleum products through pipelines, the IOC is looking forward to expand its existing network of pipelines.

Rural women work on the banks of the Ghaggar under an NREGA project at Panihari village in Sirsa. Job scheme empowers rural masses
Sirsa, August 18
Over 24 men and women are working with spades on the banks of the Ghaggar on the outskirts of Panihari village in Sirsa district.


Rural women work on the banks of the Ghaggar under an NREGA project at Panihari village in Sirsa. Photo: Amit Soni

Inside Babudom
Wait for promotion gets longer
Chandigarh, August 18
Officers of the Haryana Civil Service (HCS) who have been waiting for the past six years for promotion to the IAS, will have to wait a little longer before their ambitions are fulfilled.

Citizensí Grievances
Need to develop bus stands



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