Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said he has been receiving over 500 complaints every hour from people across the state and responsibility of concerned officers have been fixed to redress them in a time-bound manner.
Piercing cold wave conditions continued unabated across North India on Friday with the mercury dipping substantially in Haryana, where two persons died of cold, even as thick cover of fog severely affected road and rail traffic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana in January next year.
Intense cold wave swept across North India on Thursday and, coupled with dense fog, affected normal life across the region and led to the death of 12 persons - nine in Uttar Pradesh and three in Punjab.
Intense cold conditions continued unabated in the northern region disrupting transport services on Wednesday as mercury dropped by several notches and fog enveloped most parts, causing poor visibility and resulting in death of 10 people in road accidents.
Areas across Delhi will face major water shortage from Wednesday as two major treatment plants in the capital were completely shut down on Tuesday after high-level of pollutants and ammonia were found in raw water supplied by Haryana.
An Army man and a head constable were among six security personnel arrested from godman Rampal's ashram at Barwala in Hisar district during the operation to apprehend the controversial preacher, the Haryana government on Tuesday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
India discard Yuvraj Singh came out on top with a well made 136 runs in the ongoing Ranji Trophy match between Punjab and Maharashtra on Monday. Yuvraj helped Punjab to gain a sustainable lead and put his side on the driving seat against Maharashtra on Day 2.