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Slack public transport, Gurugram’s sore point

Slack public transport, Gurugram’s sore point

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

Gurugram, the biggest corporate hub of north India, aspires to match cosmopolitan cities across the world in infrastructure in all forms.

In the name of the daughter

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

Haryana is infamous for its skewed gender ratio and preference for son but a social organisation in Yamunanagar, Only Daughters’ Parents Association, has been working to encourage people to treat their daughters like their sons.

Ambala cops rope in students to check traffic violations

Ambala cops rope in students to check traffic violations

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

The police have roped in students of various schools and colleges in Ambala district to educate vehicle drivers about traffic rules.

Fear of unmaking robs mind  of power of reasoningSO ORDINARY

Fear of unmaking robs mind of power of reasoning

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

It grew louder with each passing moment. It had started as a whisper, a soft uncertain voice. Now, it was a continuous chant, reverberating in my head, heard loud and clear over the din of the shlokas. “It’s a scam....it’s a huge scam,” it echoed.

KU makes plagiarism in research works difficult

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

In order to maintain standards in research works, Kurukshetra University (KU) has introduced Turnitin, an anti-plagiarism software.

Murrah buffalo — backbone of Haryana’s rural economy

Murrah buffalo — backbone of Haryana’s rural economy

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

Murrah buffalo has become the lifeline of rural peasantry in Haryana. The state produces around 86 lakh tonnes of milk in a year — around 80 per cent from buffaloes.

Faridabad stares at water crisis

Faridabad stares at water crisis

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

Faridabad, the industrial hub of Haryana, is staring at a severe water crisis in near future due to a lack of proper management and planning of its water resources.

Monkey scare at Rohtak’s Tilyar lake

Monkey scare at Rohtak’s Tilyar lake

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

The Tilyar tourist complex located on the outskirts of Rohtak town comprises a vast lake with boating facility, a walking track around the lake amidst shady trees and other vegetation, lush green lawns, a mini-zoo, a motel comprising a bar, a restaurant and rooms offering a comfortable stay to the visitors and a light and sound show in the evening.

How  Rs 17.3-cr compensation order is playing out

How Rs 17.3-cr compensation order is playing out

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

The prime Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Indian Oil refinery, Panipat, to deposit Rs 17.31 crore as compensation for causing air and water pollution in its surrounding Singhpura-Sithana, Bohli and Dadlana villages.

Forensic labs working with half the staff strength

Forensic labs working with half the staff strength

25 May 2019 | 7:41 AM

An acute shortage of regular staff is affecting the working of the Haryana Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Madhuban in Karnal district and two of its Regional Forensic Science Laboratories (RFSLs) at Bhondsi (Gurugram), and Sunaria (Rohtak).

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Saffron wave sweeps hills again

Saffron wave sweeps hills again

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

The ruling BJP has scripted history in Himachal, as it is for the first time that any party has polled a whopping 70 per cent of votes, routing the Congress with a humiliating defeat.

A woman who speaks of womenVIGNETTES

A woman who speaks of women

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Chandrarekha Dhadwal was born at Dharamsala, served there and retired from Government College, Dharamsala, as the head of Hindi department. Her pen is active and erudite. Her writings show that she is a feminist.

Providing artists a platform

Providing artists a platform

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery at Naggar in Kullu district provides many artists an opportunity to exhibit their paintings. The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT) at Naggar allows artists to exhibit their work as it is the managing authority of Roerich Art Gallery, which is making efforts to preserve this heritage.

Illegal buildings: Authorities dither from taking action

Illegal buildings: Authorities dither from taking action

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

The Himachal Pradesh High Court in the recent order, while disposing of the PIL against illegal constructions in the core area of McLeodganj, has directed the authorities to implement the new development plan strictly.

Shimla’s water supply system: Then and nowJOTTINGS FROM HIMACHAL

Shimla’s water supply system: Then and now

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

This summer, the residents of Shimla have been promised that there will be no water shortage. The management of water system has been transferred to the recently created Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam Limited. The supply of water is expected to be around 50 mld, which is significantly higher than before.

Chilling requirement fulfilled, but hailstorm destroyed it all

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Unprecedented weather fluctuations have become a cause for concern for the fruit growers of Himachal, where the apple economy alone is pegged at Rs 4,500 crore, as they comprise nearly 49 per cent of the fruit production in the state.

State’s Rs 4,500-cr apple economy in doldrums

State’s Rs 4,500-cr apple economy in doldrums

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Marred by erratic weather and climate change, Himachal’s Rs 4,500-crore apple economy is in doldrums. Fresh duty-free imported apple coming from the US, China, Australia and New Zealand under free trade treaty is likely to be wrapped up by the end of this year by India and apple farmers fear that it will prove the proverbial last nail in the coffin of sagging apple industry.

Fire Dept under fire in Shimla

Fire Dept under fire in Shimla

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Despite the government making tall claims about the Fire Department being well-equipped in saving heritage buildings and other properties in Shimla, periodic fire incidents continue to be reported in the erstwhile summer capital of British India, also known as the Queen of the Hills.

PM’s personal connect weaves magicBEYOND THE NEWS

PM’s personal connect weaves magic

25 May 2019 | 8:04 AM

Unlike visible Modi wave in 2014, a ‘Silent Modi Andhi’ hit the entire country barring a few states, which was constantly negated and rejected by the media, analysts, scholars, intellectuals, politicians of all parties except the BJP and its allies.

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