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Nirmal Johar Yojana for state villages
Chandigarh, January 29
Development brings with itself unseen problems, demanding solutions from the government agencies. Over the past few years, the focus of the state government has been on the rural development. As part of the emphasis on the rural development, provision of piped water supply to rural households is being actively promoted.

Drunken drivers in for a tough time
Karnal, January 29
Drunken drivers beware! You will not be allowed to go after a warning and the police will register a case against you from February 1. Karnal SSP AS Chawala has decided to act tough with drunken drivers and cautioned that they won’t be allowed to endanger other people’s lives.

Preparing parents for bringing up kids
Panipat, January 29
With the fast changing scenario, parents want their wards to get the best education that enables them to compete globally. And schools in Panipat like elsewhere are fast adopting hi-tech and innovative measures for the overall development of the children.


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Pigeons enjoy the winter sun at the Brahmsarovar in Kurukshetra.
Pigeons enjoy the winter sun at the Brahmsarovar in Kurukshetra. Tribune photo; Ravi Kumar

Drive to identify blood groups of students
Sirsa, January 29
Under a project of the Health Department, the authorities have initiated the process of identifying blood groups of students of all the educational institutions and issue them cards bearing the name, full address and blood group of the students.

54 accident-prone areas identified in Yamunanagar
Yamunanagar, January 29
Six persons have been killed in three accidents in the past few days at various places in the district. Most of the accidents occurred while drivers made an attempt to overtake other vehicles on the already congested roads.

Inter-college meet organised
Sirsa, January 29
A two-day inter-college meet and prize distribution function of the local DMA College of Education was organised recently. Twenty colleges participated in 10 different competitions held during the meet.Daffodils College of Education, Fatehabad, got the first prize in the poster-making competition.

Work towards women empowerment: DC
Gurgaon, January 29
Deputy Commissioner Deepti Umashankar has stressed the need for making women aware of health related and other important issues. She said this after inaugurating a camp and a seminar organised by Paras Hospital to celebrate National Girl Child Day here.

Sirsa school organises sports meet
Sirsa, January 29
The local Rajendra Public School organised its first athletics meet in the school grounds recently. A myriad of cultural and sports activities were presented by the children. A pyramid show and exhibition of the tae-kowando, a kind of marshal arts, were the main attraction of the function.

Bravery award for Yamunanagar constable
Yamunanagar, January 29
A city constable, Bholi Singh, who made a difference with his acts of bravery in saving the lives of three persons, has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Medal. The medal was presented to him by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister during an all-India police meet held in Bangalore recently.

Govt adopts Jind museum
Jind, January 29
The state government has officially taken over the one and a half-year-old Jayanti Archeological Museum here.

Park set for facelift
The historic Karan Tal Park in Karnal gets a facelift. Karnal, January 29
Finally, the historic Karan Tal Park, situated in the heart of the city, is all set to get a facelift. The local administration has provided Rs 30.50 lakh for the renovation of the park and awarded the contract for executing the work to Gagan Cooperative Labour Construction Society.

The historic Karan Tal Park in Karnal gets a facelift. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Civic amenities to improve in Kaithal soon
Kaithal, January 29
The fire brigade services in Kaithal will be well-equipped and the state government will provide the necessary funds to improve the civic amenities and the road infrastructure in the town.

Health sub-centre upgraded
Kalka, January 29
Under a scheme of the state government to upgrade all health sub-centres of Haryana, the sub-centre of Rajjipur (Surajpur), which falls under the community health centre (CHC), Kalka, has become the first sub-centre not only in Haryana but also in the country to have been upgraded under the Indian Public Health Standard (IPHS).

No action against Ambala, Pehowa DAV colleges
Appointment of principals ‘against rules’
Hisar, January 29
Principals of DAV colleges in Ambala and Pehowa continue to function even though the state higher education commissioner and Kurukshetra University, to which these colleges are affiliated, have  not approved their appointments.

Former bureaucrat launches party
Chandigarh, January 29
Former bureaucrat-turned-politician KR Punia has now taken upon himself to help citizens in resolving their problems through a “credible avenue”.

Schoolgirls get bicycles under Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan
Students of Government High School, Shergarh in Kaithal district, get bicycles.Kaithal, January 29
Girls studying in Government High School, Shergarh, will now find it easy to come to school, as they will not have to cover the distance between their residence and school on foot. From now onwards, they will come to school on bicycles as principal Kamlesh Verma distributed 24 bicycles to the girls under the Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan recently.

Students of Government High School, Shergarh in Kaithal district, get bicycles. A Tribune photograph

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