Open-defecation free status in seven days
Breather for Faridabad market
Centralised parking may help ease congestion
Faridabad, October 9
The Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF) has, after a long watch, gone in for centralised parking at market no. 1, the oldest market of the city, causing anxiety among hundreds of shopkeepers in the process.
Vehicles parked in an orderly manner after the introduction of the new parking system in market No. 1.
Too much traffic, too little control
Around 10 accidents have occurred in the past one week in which 11 persons have died and several injured
Jind, October 9
Traffic management seems to be an abandoned child here, thanks to the lack of offers to put laws and regulations into practice. Traffic lights installed in the city a few months back have gone out of order resulting in chaos on the roads and rise in accidents.
Chaos rules the roads in Jind as traffic lights installed a few months back have gone out of order.
Principals’ comfort eclipses students’ welfare
Hisar, October 9
Several private government-aided affiliated colleges in the state continue to provide perks to their principals out of funds collected from students despite a government directive prohibiting such expenses.
Villagers to do night patrol
Jhajjar, October 9
Ongoing incidents of vandalising idols of deities in Silani village of the district have not only spread panic among villagers but also caused threat to social harmony.
A file photo of the vandalised Dadi Khima Wali temple in Majri Gubhana village in Jhajjar.
Sirsa SHO on a novel mission
Sirsa, October 9
In a display of communal harmony and respect for all religions, people from various faiths participated in a havan yajna organised at the local city police station yesterday.
Havan yajna in progress at the city police station in Sirsa on Wednesday. Photo: Amit Soni
Recruitment of civil judges
Although the state government has entrusted the task of filling vacancies in the cadre of civil judges (junior division) to the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2005 and 2007 respectively, but the latest recruitment in the said category has been delegated to Haryana Public Service Commission for the reasons best known to the
Decks still not cleared for officers’ promotion
Chandigarh, October 9
Officers of the Haryana Civil Services (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.
CM lauds Agarwals’ role in freedom struggle
Assures them land for dharamshala
Sirsa, October 9
People of the Agarwal community from all over the state converged here recently to participate in the state-level celebrations of Maharaja Agarsen
Members of the Agarwal community honour Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on the occasion of Maharaja Agarsen Jayanti in Sirsa.
DC kicks off drive to make Fatehabad clean
Fatehabad, October 9
A special cleanliness drive to make Fatehabad district neat and clean was launched here recently. The drive was set in motion by deputy commissioner J.S. Ahlawat by sweeping the roads with a broom in his hand.
Jhajjar transporters told to install GPS
Jhajjar, October 9
Keeping in view the serial blasts that claimed several lives in national capital Delhi, the administration here has taken precautionary measures to check any untoward incident.
From Lahore, with love
Pak troupe brings Waris Shah to Rohtak
Rohtak, October 9
Imagine the situation if Waris Shah, the great Punjabi Sufi poet of the 18th century, revisits his province in its present form. Needless to say, he is crestfallen on seeing the socio-cultural scenario prevailing in the modern day Punjab.
Artistes from Pakistan perform in 'Waris Shah', a play staged at University Campus School in Rohtak on Wednesday. A Tribune photograph
Movie this week
Producer: Paul Parmar
Director: Atul Agnihotri
Cast: Sharman Joshi, Sohail Khan, Ishaa Koppikar, Amrita Arora, Gul Panag, Sharat
Saxena, Dalip Tahil, Salmaan Khan and Katrina Kaif (Special appearance)
A scene from “Hello”