House allotment: The Secretary, House Allotment Committee, Haryana, has invited applications for allotment of type-I at Sector 39-B, Chandigarh, and Panchkula and type-IV Haryana government houses located in Sector 39-B, Chandigarh, from the employees of the government of Haryana working on regular basis in the office located at Chandigarh and
Panchkula. Stating this here on Friday, an official spokesman said the applications in form ‘A’ along with form ‘D’ should reach the House Allotment Committee by January 10, 2010. Haryana government employees who had already been allotted government houses of appropriate category at Chandigarh by the administration were not eligible of the Haryana government houses at
Threat letter: Aarti Singh, Judicial Magistrate First Class, Karnal, on Friday received a threatening letter asking her to give a decision in favour of one particular party in a dispute in Shergarh Tapu village dispute or face dire consequences. The letter believed to be written by one of the party to the dispute is in English. The police has registered a case against unknown person and started investigations, Surinder Boria, DSP (headquarters) said.
Karnal adjudged best dist: Karnal district has been adjudged the best district in the state by the Centre under the total sanitation programme and 36 villages in the district have been selected for the Nirmal Gram Puraskar during the current year. Deputy Commissioner JS Ahlawat said the Central Rural Drinking Water Supply Department had selected 131 villages in the state, including 36 villages from Karnal district, for the award. Ahlawat said the prize money to be received by the panchayats would be utilised for various development works.
Villager killed: Satbir, a resident of Saban village, near
Bawal, was killed when the motorcycle he was riding on was reportedly hit by a truck on the
Delhi-Jaipur highway near a factory, 12 km from here, on Saturday. The mishap took place when Satbir was returning to Saban village from
Dharuhera. The truck driver reportedly fled after the accident.
Conference for drivers: In view of a recent spurt in fatal accidents on the
Delhi-Jaipur highway from Kasaula Chowk to Saban Chowk here, the Youngmen’s Association of India
(YMAI) organised a precautionary (advisory) conference for vehicle drivers of the region near HSIIDC Complex of Bawal on Sunday. Emphasising upon the urgency of innocuous driving on the above tract, Amit Swami, national president of the
YMAI, cautioned the vehicle drivers against the perils of drunken driving while advising them to conform to the prescribed speed
Orientation programme: Teaching is an art and teachers must be creative, insightful and informative and must encourage their students to develop their personality. They must focus on development of communication skills in students. This was stated by Sunit
Mukherjee, assistant professor, department of journalism and mass communication, and director, Public Relations, of Maharshi Dayanand University,
Rohtak. He was speaking as a resource person in the orientation programme for teachers at BPS Women University, Khanpur
Kalan, on Saturday.
Man crushed to death: Shiv Kumar Batra (55), a resident of Model Town here, was crushed to death by a train at the Jagadhri railway station here on Saturday. The mishap took place when he had gone to drop his wife, who had to board a train to
Beas. He incidentally slipped while he was coming out of the train after leaving his wife. He was crushed under the wheels. In another incident, Mayank (23) of Khizrabad was killed when the motorcycle he was riding on was hit by a tractor-trailer on the Chhachhroli-Poanta Sahib national highway on