A gharial basks in the sun in Pipli’s mini zoo in Kurukshetra district. Tribune photo:
Chaudhary Ranbir Singh
Politician par excellence
Sirsa, February 5
"Power was not his Cleopatra. Nor his Adam's apple, he never fell for it." Many qualities of head and heart have been attributed to Chaudhary Ranbir Singh, a member of the Constituent Assembly of India, who died on Sunday.
School principals rue pay anomaly
Chandigarh, February 5
While certain sections of the state government employees are complaining that they have not got enough in the recent pay revision on the basis of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission, principals of government schools are still fighting to get what was their due in the Fifth Pay Commission report.
11.98 lakh to appear in board exams
Rewari, February 5
As many as 11,98,133 students will appear in the semester examinations of the Haryana School Education Board (HSEB) commencing from February 16.
Dera follower’s body donated to medical college
Sirsa, February 5
Family members of Dera Sacha Sauda follower Jagan Nath Insan have set an example by donating his body to Maharaja Agarsen Medical College, Agroha, after his death recently.
Conveying a message through paintings
Fatehabad, February 5
Paintings by Chetna, an amateur painter in her teens, tell stories and portray the moments of joy as well as sorrow.
Chetna was in Fatehabad recently for an exhibition of her paintings in Panchayat
Chetna with her paintings at an exhibition in
US varsity honours Kurukshetra boy
Kurukshetra, February 5
Local boy Bhavya Kumar Goel has brought laurels to Kurukshetra by receiving the inaugural Chicago Booth Ambassador Award worth $5,000 of the University of Chicago (US).
This has been conveyed through a letter by Stacey R. Kole, deputy dean for full-time MBA programme being attended by Bhavya in the university.
Bhavya Kumar Goel
IYC leader to focus on poll preparedness
Karnal, February 5
Varinder Rathore, one of the three Youth Congress leaders handpicked by the Congress high command for appointment as IYC general secretaries ahead of the Lok Sabha polls has big plans.
Bijli darbars to be held at 71 places
Hisar, February 5
All deputy general managers (Operation) of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will organise bijli darbars at 71 places during February in Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hisar, Bhiwani, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Gurgaon, Mewat and Faridabad districts.
Disaster management plan
Mock operation in Gurgaon on March 9
Gurgaon, February 5
The central government has chalked out an ambitious disaster management plan for 267 districts across the country in the first phase of the exercise. Gurgaon has been selected for a pilot project in this regard.
Cultural functions postponed
Panchkula, February 5
As a mark of respect to Choudhary Ranbir Singh Hooda, the state academies have either postponed or rescheduled their literary functions scheduled to be held before February 11.
Restart bus service to Panchrukhi
Though our request to the Haryana Roadways authorities for starting “Haryana Gaurav” bus service from Gurgaon to Panchrukhi had been accepted, the bus did not ply on daily basis and came on alternative days. Now even that has stopped. We request the authorities to restart the bus service on daily basis to facilitate the people of this area.
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