Haryana News

7,200 police personnel to be recruited in Haryana

As many as 7,200 police personnel, including 1,000 women, will soon be recruited in the state, Haryana Director General of Police Y S Singhal said today.

Bibipur goes from #SelfieWithDaughters to 'laado' on nameplates

 After its 'Beti Bachao-Selfie Banao' initiative caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention prompting him to announce #SelfieWithDaughter, the Bibipur Panchayat on Sunday launched "Digital India with Laado", a campaign to replace names of family-heads in the nameplates with their daughter's moniker.

After Atali in Faridabad, Palwal witnesses communal clash

After Atali in Ballabgarh, communal strife was reported in nearby Palwal district as people of two communities clashed and pelted stones at each other and also at the police which reached Teekri Brahman village to control the situation.

Two kids killed as father jumps in front of train with them

 Two minor boys were killed after their father allegedly jumped before a running train with them near Bishanpura village here, police said on Saturday.

Jats to cut supplies to Delhi if reservation not implemented by September 28

Jat bodies on Friday threatened to seal Haryana border along Delhi and cut off all supplies to the national capital if the Union government fails to implement reservation for the community before September 28.

Undertrial found hanging in Hisar jail

 An undertrial inmate, who was facing a murder charge, on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in a bathroom of the central jail here, police said.

Report sought over hospital denying treatment to pregnant woman

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Haryana government over allegations of Sirsa General Hospital authorities denying treatment to an expecting mother on unconfirmed reports of HIV.

Haryana govt to fill 50,000 posts in various departments: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

 Haryana government on Wednesday announced to fill 50,000 posts in various departments.

Inspired village headman now focuses on nomadic tribes

Sunil Jaglan, a Haryana village headman whose online drive for the girl child went viral on Twitter after Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsed it, is now determined to take it to the nomadic tribes so that they can spread the message to other parts of the state and beyond.

Haryana sarpanch of #SelfieWithDaughter fame now focuses on nomadic tribes

Sunil Jaglan, a Haryana village headman whose online drive for the girl child went viral on Twitter after Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsed it, is now determined to take it to the nomadic tribes so that they can spread the message to other parts of the state and beyond.

Haryana govt adopts new policy, closes five toll plazas

Haryana Government on Tuesday said it has taken a policy decision not to charge toll on such roads which meet one of the five conditions including investment made on improvement of roads and annual tax collection.

Teenager gang-raped by 2 youths in Haryana

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two youths in Ballabhgarh area here, police said today.

22-year-old youth shot dead in Haryana

A 22-year-old youth was shot dead allegedly by an unidentified person in Shiv Nagar colony here, police said on Tuesday.

Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar included in Krishna Circuit: Khattar

Kurukshetra and Yamuna Nagar districts of Haryana are to be included in Krishna Circuit, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Sunday.

Religious idol removed to end communal dispute in Jind

Police personnel in presence of district officials have removed a religious idol which was installed on a plot here which had led to tension between two communities, police said on Sunday.

Institute, museum for research on River Saraswati to come up in Haryana

 A research institute and a museum would be established by the Centre in Haryana to carry out studies about the mythical River Saraswati.

Tension in Jind following dispute between two communities

Tension on Saturday gripped Killa Mohalla here when members of a community installed a religious idol on a plot of land here leading to objections by another community which claimed that the land belonged to them.

Haryana govt revises Dearness Relief to 223 percent

 The Haryana government has revised the Dearness Relief for pensioners and family pensioners of the state government on the un-revised pension and family pension from 212 per cent to 223 per cent.

Hot weather prevails in Haryana and Punjab

 Hot weather conditions prevailed in most parts of Haryana and Punjab on Saturday, even as few areas in the states received rainfall.

Parents in Haryana oppose students' promotion

Strange as it may sound but parents in Haryana are asking teachers not to pass their wards in primary classes as they don`t have class-appropriate competence.

Zero Tolerance exercise by Gurgaon police once a month

 Gurgaon police chief Navdeep Singh Virk on Friday said a recent Zero Tolerance exercise in the city proved to be good and it would be executed at least once in a month.

Haryana govt sanctions Rs 7 crore for providing bicycles

The Haryana government on Friday sanctioned an amount of Rs 7 crore for the year 2015-16 to provide free bicycles to Schedule caste (SC) students studying in government schools of the state here, official said.

Faridabad would be a super Smart City soon: ASSOCHAM

ASSOCHAM Thursday welcomed the Centre's decision to include Faridabad in the list of proposed Smart Cities of the country, saying its ideal positioning would ensure in the unleashing of entrepreneurial potential.

Will ensure culprits are subjected to maximum punishment in gang-rape: Dahiya

Haryana Women Commission Vice- president Thursday said the commission will ensure that the culprits are subjected to maximum punishment in connection with the gangrape of 15-year-old Delhi girl in the district.

Haryana govt preparing scheme for providing water to fields

 Haryana government is preparing a special scheme to provide water to every field by bringing canal water through community ponds to adjoining fields.

Rains lash few parts of Punjab, Haryana

Rains on Wednesday lashed few parts of Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures remaining far below normal level in most parts of both the states.

Canada keen to set up horticulture varsity in Haryana

 Canada has shown interest in setting up Haryana`s first horticulture university and to explore possibilities of a joint venture with the state to develop smart cities, an official said on Wednesday.

Woman killed by in-laws over dowry in Faridabad

 A 25-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her in-laws over dowry at Mewla Maharajpur area here, police said today.

Haryana CM asks people to make yoga integral part of life

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday asked people to make Yoga an integral part of their lives as the state joined the International Yoga Day celebrations.

International yoga day celebrated in Gurgaon
International yoga day celebrated in Gurgaon

People on Sunday celebrated International Yoga Day by participating in mass performances at various places across this millennium city in Haryana.