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NH-71 turns dumping ground
Not caring two hoots for the norms, the Rohtak administration has been dumping garbage on the national highway for the past two years, making life miserable for motorists and nearby residents

A mound of garbage along the national highway-71 in Rohtak. Rohtak, November 13
The dumping of garbage is not only issue concerning the millennium city, Gurgaon, but it has also acquired a similar proportion in CM's city of Rohtak.

A mound of garbage along the national highway-71 in Rohtak. Photo: Manoj Dhaka

This biker sees no boundaries
Paul ReadKarnal, November 13
A meeting with Paul Read, a British national, who is exploring the globe on his bike, makes one realise that no ambition is bigger than the desire to live the dreams. The 42-year-old biker who was here on his globe tottering mission on motorcycle nurtured a dream of a long motorcycle adventure tour since his mid-twenties.


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Biologists pin hopes on pay panel
Sonepat, November 13
The recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission appears to be the last hope for biologists and biomedical scientists working in the health department for the removal of stagnation and other anomalies in their pay scales.

Post-retirement, a new beginning for babus
Chandigarh, November 13
In Haryana, when senior bureaucrats retire, the first priority of most of them is to get re-employment. This is evident from the fact that all those bureaucrats who retired as the chief secretary of the state in the past four years, have been reemployed by the government in one capacity or the other.

Even after 61 years of independence, a large number of poor children remain outside the school system.
CHILDREN’S DAY TODAY: Even after 61 years of independence, a large number of poor children remain outside the school system. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Kalka widow fights
for justice

Kalka, November 13
Hardeep Kaur, a widow and resident of Kurari Mohalla here, has been fighting for the past 10 years to get justice in connection with the murder of her husband. This despite the fact that a local court had issued arrest warrant against Sarwan Singh and others, whom she accuses of murdering her husband Kesar Singh 10 years ago.

Solid waste management
Faridabad councillors oppose recruitment of engineers
Faridabad, November 13
Councillors of the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF) have been compelling the authorities of the civic body to defer decision on the issue of appointing about 12 mechanical engineers. The appointment of the engineers was part of the agenda of a full house meeting of the civic body.

Panipat engineering college win in youth festival
Yamunanagar, November 13
The S.D. College of Engineering, Panipat bagged the first position in the solo Haryanvi dance while TIMT, Yamunanagar stood first in the Haryanvi skit competition in the three days state youth festival held at Ganpati Education Temple, Shahpur recently.

State to promote organic farming
Chandigarh, November 13
The Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation (Hafed) is striving hard to promote organic farming in the state. It has also entered the field of contract farming.

Shopping complexes mushroom
Houses adjoining shopping complexes are being demolished allegedly at the behest of land mafia to create more space for commercial ventures
Kaithal, November 13
The mushrooming of big shopping complexes at the cost of residential houses in different localities of this town and at various other places in the district has reached alarming proportions. If this trend is allowed to continue it is bound to aggravate the existing traffic, parking and sanitation problems. With steep increase in the rates of commercial properties in the past few years, old houses adjoining commercial areas are being demolished in a big way to make way for more commercial complexes.

Scheme for poor patients
Sirsa, November 13
The district has got the distinction of being the first in the country to implement the Arogya Kosh Nidhi Scheme. Under this scheme, as many as 99 patients living below the poverty line have been treated so far in the district by spending an amount of Rs 5.81 lakh.

Medical service comes to villagers’ doorsteps
Deputy commissioner Nitin Yadav flags off the ambulance-cum-hospital  in Jhajjar.Jhajjar, November 13
The district health authorities have introduced an ambulance-cum-hospital on wheels in order to provide medical facilities to people working in brick kilns or residing in the remote areas of the district. This ambulance-cum-hospital has various kinds of medical facilities like mini operation theater, delivery room, structure, medicine stores etc to facilitate the prompt and effective medical treatment.

Deputy commissioner Nitin Yadav flags off the ambulance-cum-hospital  in Jhajjar. Photo by the writer

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