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12 state buses —  that’s all with Faridabad

12 state buses — that’s all with Faridabad

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

With the 93 per cent of the total 160 buses included in the city bus fleet in 2010-11 going off road due to lack or poor maintenance or repair, it has reached a stage, where it is almost on the verge of closure in Faridabad.

Good Samaritans find a way to eliminate plastic

Good Samaritans find a way to eliminate plastic

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Out to battle single-use plastic, primarily disposable ones, Gurugram residents have come up with a unique initiative to start utensil banks.

Potholed roads a blot on CM’s city

Potholed roads a blot on CM’s city

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Residents of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s constituency are a harried lot, courtesy roads of the city, which are full of potholes, forcing people to experience bumpy rides and even accidents.

Gagadwala temple cries for attention

Gagadwala temple cries for attention

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

The ancient ‘Gagadwala Temple’ of Sadhaura town in Yamunanagar district, where devotees perform various rituals and ceremonies, lies in a state of neglect.

Farmers get  Rs 50-lakh incentive

Farmers get Rs 50-lakh incentive

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Farmers’ wait to get cash incentive for not burning paddy straw has finally ended, as the Ambala administration has disbursed the first instalment to eligible ones.

KNOW YOUR HEROES: MAJOR TANUJ GROVER

A tank man who excelled in infantry combat too

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Major Tanuj Grover, son of Dr Vinod Grover, was a first-generation soldier, who was born on November 2, 1983, at Faridabad in the family of doctors.

‘Stray cattle-free Jhajjar’  only on paper

‘Stray cattle-free Jhajjar’ only on paper

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Suresh Kumar, a shopkeeper, was returning home on a motorbike with his wife after attending a wedding around 11:30 pm, when he met with an accident.

Garbage dumping point a headache for Jhajjar residents

Garbage dumping point a headache for Jhajjar residents

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

A garbage dumping point set up on a private land adjacent to a colony has become a headache for residents staying nearby in Jhajjar.

Rohtak girls making India proud

Rohtak girls making India proud

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

Be it boxing, wrestling, cricket, shooting or badminton, Rohtak girls have left no stone unturned in bringing laurels to the state and country.

Greening urban areas need of the hour

Greening urban areas need of the hour

07 Dec 2019 | 7:58 AM

The population of Haryana is about 2.54 crore, of which urban population is about 88 lakh, which is about 33 per cent of the population of the state.

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Let farmers’ fortunes mushroom

Let farmers’ fortunes mushroom

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

SOURCE OF VITAMINS D:Solan was conferred with the title of the ‘Mushroom city of India’ nearly 22 years ago for outstanding research carried out by the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)-run Directorate of Mushroom Research (DMR).

Dry masonry, the beauty of Shimla’s ‘great wall’VIGNETTES

Dry masonry, the beauty of Shimla’s ‘great wall’

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

Years back, I had written the following in this column: “We, in Shimla, have the greatest heritage in the shape of a retaining wall on The Mall and if we move from the west to the east, the wall moves with us from the building housing the State Bank of India branch right up to the Clarke’s Hotel and beyond with intermittent building structures breaking its continuity.

Dirty nullahs no good advertisement for Shimla

Dirty nullahs no good advertisement for Shimla

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) and the state Pollution Control Board have adopted dirty nullahs under the ‘Swachh Shimla’ drive for their regular and sustained cleaning.

New bridge ready, traffic jams in Mandi to ease

New bridge ready, traffic jams in Mandi to ease

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

The newly constructed bridge near the historical Victoria Bridge over the Beas will play a crucial role in easing traffic chaos in Mandi town.

Cong caught in the crosshairs of competing loyaltiesBEYOND THE NEWS

Cong caught in the crosshairs of competing loyalties

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

GAINS IN HARYANA:AICC acting president Sonia Gandhi recently dissolved the Himachal unit of the party that is plagued by internal dissensions and infighting, primarily inherited from current incumbent Kuldeep Rathore’s predecessor.

Innocent victims of scornful prejudices

Innocent victims of scornful prejudices

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

Considering the socio-cultural ethos that mark our society and morals we have been brought up with in Himachal, being disrespectful to our elders is deemed as a big shame, leave aside an utterly bizarre idea of raising a hand on them.

Fruit of the elite, a British legacy

Fruit of the elite, a British legacy

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

Here is a fruit that sells for Rs 100 to Rs 150 a kilogram in wholesale.

From tennis courts to India’s largest ice skating rinkJOTTINGS FROM HIMACHAL

From tennis courts to India’s largest ice skating rink

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

In the 1950s when phones and even access to these was scarce, people in Shimla found different ways of finding out if a skating session was on.

If there is a good script, a Pahari  film can be made

If there is a good script, a Pahari film can be made

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

Himachal is visited by a large number of tourists round the year.

Proposed rental subsidy for IT firms meaningless

Proposed rental subsidy for IT firms meaningless

07 Dec 2019 | 8:58 AM

The Himachal Pradesh Government has announced major incentives to attract information technology (IT) companies.

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