Every Tuesday & Friday

Sarva Shiksha funds benefit NGOs, babus
Rohtak, September 18
The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), the union government's flagship programme for ensuring the provision of free and compulsory education to all children in the age group of six to 14 years, has proved to be a boon to a number of NGOs and sarkari babus as well. 

NGOs claim huge remuneration from the government by exaggerating the number of education centres run by them while officials reportedly get hefty kickbacks in return


September 16, 2008
September 12, 2008
September 9, 2008
September 5, 2008
September 2, 2008
August 29, 2008
August 26, 2008
August 22, 2008
August 19, 2008
August 15, 2008
August 12, 2008
August 8, 2008
August 5, 2008
August 1, 2008
July 29, 2008
July 25, 2008


Unaware of the risk, a person carries plastic balls while crossing a road and youngsters ride two-wheelers without helmet in Karnal.
WHERE ARE THE COPS? Unaware of the risk, a person carries plastic balls while crossing a road and youngsters ride two-wheelers without helmet in Karnal. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Power Trade
Regulatory body mulls capping price

Hisar, September 18
In a move that could benefit power deficit states like Haryana, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is planning to cap prices of surplus power sold by power surplus states to deficit states in short-term power trading. The move comes in the wake of serious concerns voiced by power deficit northern states, including Haryana, over profiteering by sellers when deficit states are under pressure to buy power at any rate to maintain supply.

State power utilities wary as coal supply hit
Chandigarh, September 18
The flooding of coalmines and washing away of rail lines in Bihar has had the stakeholders in the Haryana Power Utilities on the tenterhooks. To ensure the regular supply of coal, the state power utilities has now rushed its officials at the mining sites.

The picture shows the sorry state of affairs of Jind fire station Fighting fire with a feeble force 
Jind, September 18
The fire-fighting department in the district has been grossly ill equipped and unable to meet the requirements of safety and security from the fire incidents. With no proper infrastructure, the department has been crying for attention despite the fact that there is a sharp rise in the population as well as the risk of damage to human lives and property due to growing number of fire incidents.

The picture shows the sorry state of affairs of Jind fire station. Photo: Dilbagh Singh

Work in progress on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway. Jhajjar on the fast lane
Jhajjar, September 18
Subsequent to three mega projects of power generation, Jhajjar district is all set to cover yet another milestone in the form of road transportation. Earthwork of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway passing through the district has reached its final stage. The project is being executed by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC).

Work in progress on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway. Photo by the writer

Big stink in Gurgaon 
Residents up in arms
A garbage dumping site in Gurgaon.Chandigarh, September 18
A large number of residents of several colonies and apartments of new Gurgaon, located on the Gurgaon-Faridabad road, are planning to organise a rally on September 22 to protest the dumping of untreated garbage within 800-m radius of their localities by government as well as private agencies.

A garbage dumping site in Gurgaon.

Delay in road work irks  villagers
Fatehabad, September 18
Residents of Bothan Kalan and Bhirdana villages in this district are sore over the delay in the construction of concrete road connecting the two villages.

IGP V.Kamaraja Now, scientific training programme for cops
Rohtak, September 18
In view of the crucial relevance of scientific approach in crime investigation, the Rohtak range police authorities have launched a programme to impart scientific training to the investigating officials. The training programme is aimed at improving the functioning of the police investigators, apart from getting better results, especially in cases of heinous crimes.

IGP V.Kamaraja

‘Onus on media to transform society’
Sirsa, September 18
A seminar organised by the Haryana Union of Journalists in progress in Sirsa The Haryana union of journalists recently organised a seminar on the changing face of journalism at the local Jai Vilas Palace. Deputy commissioner of Sirsa V. Umashankar, was the chief guest on the occasion.

A seminar organised by the Haryana Union of Journalists in progress in Sirsa. Photo: Amit Soni

Zonal Youth Fest
Separate debates in Hindi, English

Jhajjar, September 18
Here is good news for college students who are interested in participating in debates at the coming Zonal Youth Festival, but were unhappy due to its combined competition in both Hindi and English languages. Keeping in view the different tastes and preventing the possibility of partiality, Maharshi Dayanand University has decided to conduct separate debate contests for Hindi and English languages.

College teachers seek medical facilities
Chandigarh, September 18
Teachers of government-aided private colleges in Haryana are feeling insecure in absence of a medical security scheme as applicable to their counterparts in the government colleges.

IOC's naphtha project to be functional by next year
Panipat, September 18
The Indian Oil Corporation is all set to complete its much talked about naphtha cracker project at Panipat refinery by September 2009. This was stated IOC director of refineries B.N. Bankapur during his recent visit to the refinery.

2,134 claims filed in Y’nagar

Yamunanagar, September 18
The deputy commissioner and the additional deputy commissioner of the district have been directed to check the claims and representations for error-free compilation of the BPL list.

Movie this week

  • Welcome to Sajjanpur

  • Saas Bahu Aur Sensex



HOME PAGE | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |