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Focus on star sons

Hisar, January 8
Now that Haryana has moved into “election year”, the political acumen of star sons of politicians will be put to severe tests in the coming months. All eyes are now on Indian National Lok Dal supreme Om Parkash Chautala's sons Ajay and Abhey Chautala, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's son Deepender Singh Hooda and former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal's younger son Kuldeep Bishnoi.

State’s help sought in drafting welfare schemes
Chandigarh, January 8
As Haryana gets ready to celebrate this year as the “year of farmers and labourers”, it has received laurels from all other states for launching welfare schemes for building and other construction workers. The schemes like life insurance, medical insurance, disability pension and providing access to short-term loans for buying equipment, have found many takers in other states.

Lohri festivities with a message
Karnal, January 8
“Save the girl child” will be the theme of the Lohri Festival being organised by the National Integrated Forum of Artists and Activists (NIFAA) here on January 11. The festival, a component of the awareness campaign, “Mission - 2010” launched by NIFAA, a socio-cultural organisation working for the eradication of social evils, to eliminate female foeticide, will be a mega affair this year with about 5,000 parents taking part in the celebrations along with their newly-born baby girls.


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A glimpse of traditional art
Panipat, January 8
The Panipat Museum, which is being managed by The Battle of Panipat Memorial Society, highlights major events that took place for over 200 years making Panipat a place of great historical importance. The work to set up the museum was assigned to the Haryana chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).

The Panipat Museum
The Panipat Museum

Cong plans to project ‘philanthropic’ work in Bihar
Faridabad, January 8
The state Congress plans to project the organisation as a whole as the only political party working for the unity and integrity of the country by making its gesture of adopting a village in Bihar, which is ruled by its opponents, the JD (U) and the BJP.

Another mega power plant to come up in Jhajjar
Jhajjar, January 8
The district is all set to organise the foundation stone laying ceremony of another mega thermal power plant having a capacity of 1320 MW in Khanpur Khurd village. People of the region are enthused about this event to be organised on January 10 while on the other hand preparations are in full swing.

Global contest on diabetes
Gurgaon, January 8
Eli Lilly and Company, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) recently announced the global launch of the “Inspired by Diabetes” competition, a global art contest asking people with diabetes, as well as their families, friends and caregivers, to express how diabetes has influenced their lives.

Winged visitors throng Sultanpur park
Sultanpur, January 8
The Sultanpur National Park is swarming with thousands of birds of different species from various parts of the country and abroad, which have descended on the wetland during the past few weeks.

Migratory and other birds at the Sultanpur National Park near Gurgaon. Tribune photo: Sayeed Ahmed

Migratory and other birds at the Sultanpur National Park near Gurgaon

Sirsa leads in kinnow production
Sirsa, January 8
The district has become the front runner in the production of kinnows with the output of this citrus fruit likely to touch 40,000 metric tonnes this year. Kinnows are grown on over 7,000 hectares in the district this year.

Inter-varsity bodybuilding contest
Gurgaon’s Jatin hopes to win
Gurgaon, January 8
A 19-year-old boy, Jatin Kumar, will be representing the city in the All-India Inter-University Bodybuilding Championship that will be organised in Hyderabad on February 10. They were awarded a gold medal and certificates of appreciation on behalf of the National Children Science Congress.

Jatin Kumar with coach Uttam Rawat. Photo: Rajesh Kumar Yadav
Jatin Kumar with coach Uttam Rawat

Red Cross reaches out to differently abled
Kaithal, January 8
Nearly 380 differently abled persons were given tricycles, wheelchairs, hearing aids , calipers, artificial limbs and specially made shoes worth Rs 9 lakh by the deputy commissioner- cum- president, District Red Cross Society Amneet. P.Kumar at a function held on January 6.
Differently abled persons get artificial limbs and other aids in Kaithal
Differently abled persons get artificial limbs and other aids in Kaithal. Tribune photos

Panipat to spend more on development
Panipat, January 8
Putting development on a fast track, the district administration is in the process of spending a substantial amount of money to improve the basic infrastructure in Panipat.

Dabwali school holds annual function
Dabwali (Sirsa), January 8
The local Nav Pragati Model School celebrated its annual prize distribution function recently. Alka Yadav, district social welfare officer, was the chief guest, while DD Verma, a retired education officer, presided over it.

Students perform during the annual function of Nav Pragati Model School. Photo: Amit Soni

Students perform during the annual function of Nav Pragati Model School

Children Science Congress
DAV students get gold medal
Kaithal, January 8
Students of OS DAV Public School, Kaithal, represented the state ( junior-urban) in the 16th National Children Science Congress and earned recognition.

Members of the team of OS DAV Public School, Kaithal, who won the gold medal in the National Children Science Congress

Members of the team of OS DAV Public School, Kaithal, who won the gold medal in the National Children Science Congress



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