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BPL row refuses to die down
Fatehabad, September 4
Protesters allege irregularities in the BPL lists in Dabwali. The issue of irregularities in the preparation of lists for people living below poverty line (BPL) has become a major headache for the authorities all over the state.

Protesters allege irregularities in the BPL lists in Dabwali. Photo: Amit Soni

Trouble in Ambala too
Ambala, September 4
Residents of the district are unhappy with the BPL lists released by the district administration. Many allege that the lists are incorrect and do not include the genuine poor.


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Gurgaon admn works for error-free list
Gurgaon, September 4
To ensure the inclusion of deserving families in the below poverty line (BPL) category, the district administration, on the directions of the state government, has started the process of accepting claims and objections for the purpose. The deadline for completing the process is September 30.

Non-cadre officers occupy cadre posts
Chandigarh, September 4
The posting of non-cadre officers on cadre posts in the state forest department is causing heartburn to Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers posted in the state.

Wake-up call in Faridabad as roads turn deathtraps
Faridabad, September 4
Following the incident of a Tata Safari getting drowned in a waterlogged trench on a road in the Ballabgarh area a few days ago, the administration has directed all departmental heads to submit in writing on present status of the roads falling in their jurisdictions. Subdivisional magistrate of Ballabgarh Harish Chand Jain has specifically written to the head of the Ballabagrh zone of the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF) to submit in writing to his office whether all roads falling under the civic body are in good condition.

RTI strengthens democracy: Experts
Bahadurgarh (Jhajjar), September 4
With a view to make officers of various departments aware of the procedural formalities under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, a seminar for the government functionaries on was organised by the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) here yesterday.

Dera row
State asked to form peace panels
Yamunanagar, September 4
In order to diffuse crisis in the communally sensitive areas of the state, the home ministry has directed the state government to constitute peace committees.

Ranked 4th in country
Kurukshetra varsity excels in sports
Chandigarh, September 4
Kurukshetra University has climbed to the fourth position in sports activities in the country by securing 9,310 points. This is for the first time that the university has got this distinction after competing with 350 universities in the country, according to Dr D.S. Chauhan, director, physical education and sports secretary of the Kurukshetra University Sports Council.

Traders desert Kaithal meat market
Kaithal, September 4
Constructed about six years ago at an estimated cost of Rs 25 lakh, the local meat market has been lying closed for more than three years. The deadlock between meat sellers and the authorities over the provision of basic amenities has resulted in the closure of the market.

The meat market in Kaithal wears a deserted look. Photo by the writer

Inside Babudom
Pilferage unchecked at secretariat library
Chandigarh, September 4
For years, the Haryana Civil Secretariat library has been a victim of pilferage. Perhaps, this is a problem faced by all libraries world over. There are people who pilfer books and rare journals from the libraries so that they can keep them for their personnel use. Whenever such people are caught, action is taken against them.

Scheme to improve power supply
Yamunanagar, September 4
After testing and implementing power supply through high voltage distribution system (HVDS) and low voltage distribution system (LVDS) in 87 villages of eight districts of the state, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) has been enabled to reduce tripping or breakdowns by around 65 per cent and damages of transformers by about 90 per cent in these villages.

Driving a Herculean task in Bhiwani
Bhiwani, September 4
Bhiwani city is in a bad shape these days. Local residents have to tackle a number of difficult and awkward situations in their day-to-day life. Though the condition of roads and sewerage system was never up to the mark, the recent rains have ruined it completely. After 12 days of the heavy showers recently, water could be seen stagnating all over the town, including its main roads like Rohtak road, Hansi and Loharu roads.

Photo by the writer

Farmers advised to grow potatoes
Kurukshetra, September 4
Farmers in the plain areas should start sowing potato crop to get better returns. This was stated by a senior scientist of the HAU, Hisar, C.B. Singh.

NGO takes English language to masses
Sirsa, September 4
English Promotion Forum, a Sirsa-based NGO, is being actively promoting English language among students, professionals, government officials, police personnel and people from all walks of life.

Citizens’ Grievances
Website ‘misleading’
While surfing the official website of the Haryana police, under the heading “How to report a crime” it has been mentioned that if anyone wants to lodge an FIR, he has to approach only that police station under whose jurisdiction that crime has occurred.



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