Parents’ agonising wait for money
For the treatment of boy suffering from thalassaemia
Karnal, November 24
The family of 10-year-old Janu Khurana, suffering from thalassaemia since his birth,is going through an agonising experience as the anxiety of managing money for the treatment of their son haunts them.
Ten-year-old Janu Khurana (right) with his younger brother, Sanyam. A Tribune photograph
Colleges step up efforts to woo aspirants
Jhajjar, November 24
Self-financing B.Ed colleges in the state have once again initiated the process of wooing aspirants after the Punjab and Haryana High Court allowed their petition to fill vacant seats.
State notifies underground pipelines Act
Chandigarh, November 24
The state government has notified the Haryana Underground Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Act, 2008, which clears the decks for laying underground pipelines for the supply of water and gas in the state.
BSP finds it hard to go it alone
Hisar, November 24
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is finding it hard to go it alone in the next Lok Sabha poll in Haryana after having spurned overtures made by the Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) for a tie- up.
HJC to hold rally on first anniversary
The Haryana Janhit Congress(BL) of Kuldeep Bishnoi will organise a rally at Bhiwani on December 2 to celebrate its first anniversary.
The HJC was formally launched on December 2 at a rally held in Rohtak last year. At that time, Bishnoi and his father former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal were still in the Congress. The participation of Bhajan Lal and two other
MLAs, Dharam Pal Malik and Rakesh Kamboj, in the Rohtak rally became the ground for their disqualification as members of the Haryana Assembly.
Cong leaders focus on CM’s image
Faridabad, November 24
Congress leaders these days are singing the praise of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and overshadowing development with his image.
Sirsa declared first ‘nirmal’ block
The district has the highest number of villages selected for the Nirmal Gram Puraskar
Sirsa, November 24
The union rural development ministry has declared the Sirsa block in the district as the first “nirmal” block of the state.
Lok Sabha Speaker Som Nath Chatterjee presents the Nirmal Gram Puraskar for the Sirsa block to the additional deputy commissioner,
Yudhbir Singh Khayalia, in Delhi.
Rs 350 cr to be spent on power augmentation in Sirsa
Hisar, November 24
The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) and the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam
(HVPN) plan to spend Rs 350 crore to strengthen power transmission and distribution system in Sirsa district.
Kalka diesel shed gets another locomotive
Kalka, November 24
As the Kalka –Shimla rail section has already made a mark on the World Heritage map,the Railway Board has sent another locomotive to the Kalka diesel shed for the section .
Environment society to meet Hooda
Implementation of the Tree Preservation Act
Yamunanagar, November 24
Perturbed with the blind cutting and felling of trees and lack of their care and any protection Act in the state, the Haryana Environmental Society
(HES) has decided to meet Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda demanding the implementation of the tree preservation Act in the state on the lines of Delhi and
Chandigarh. If the government fails to act, then the NGO would approach the high court for the implementation.
Environmentalist S.L Saini. A Tribune photograph
Roads cry for attention
Yamunanagar, November 24
Considered to be lifeline of any area, many internal roads connecting villages to the district and national and state highways passing through are in bad shape.
The Jagadhri-Paonta Sahib road is in bad shape. A Tribune photograph
Research foundation to locate Brahmavart state
Rewari, November 24
Sudhir Bhargava, convener of the newly-constituted Brahmavart Research Foundation
(BRF), has asserted that the exploration-cum-identification of the exact location of the Brahmavart state, the land of Vedas and the abode of saints, is highly essential for the restoration-cum-development of the great Hindu heritage sites of the Vedic period as well as the alignment-cum-revival of the ancient sacred river,
Underprivileged kids showcase talent at fest
Gurgaon, November 24
With a view to creating awareness about education and other basic rights of children among the people, Literacy India, a voluntary organisation dedicated to affordable education and women empowerment, staged its annual theatre festival
Utsav-II at Epicentre here.
Scenes from Utsav-II, the annual theatre festival of Literacy India, held at
Gurgaon. Tribune photographs
Sonepat, November 24
It is not only the state government which honours and rewards outstanding sportspersons of the state but also villagers who have been lending their full support to those who excel not only at the international and national levels, but also at the state level and the local tournaments of kabaddi and wrestling.