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23-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Haryana now has a 'Trump' Village

Though it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been pushing for building toilets under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, it is US President Donald Trump who is getting publicity. At least in Haryana.A village in Haryana was on Friday dedicated to Trump, ahead of...

17-Jun-2017 Panchkula

Haryana gang attacks police with pepper spray, free undertrial

At least three policemen were injured on Saturday when a gang attacked a police party with pepper spray and escaped with an undertrial prisoner who was brought to a hospital in Haryana's Panchkula town.The incident took place outside the Panchkula General...

16-Jun-2017 Ambala

Protesting farmers block major highways in Haryana, Punjab

Hundreds of farmers blocked major highways, including National Highway 1 linking Delhi with parts of Haryana and Punjab, on Friday following a nationwide call by farmers' unions to demand loan waiver and enhanced MSP for produce.The farmers blocked NH 1 near...

14-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Hahn's Kitchen : A taste of South Korea

Even though upwardly mobile urban Indians are today willing to experiment gastronomically, some cuisines still remain beyond the pale. Korean, for instance. Which is why Hahn's Kitchen comes as a pleasant surprise with its authentic South Korean food.Now,...

10-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Congress demands apology from Amit Shah for remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

The Congress on Saturday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah for his remarks about Mahatma Gandhi being a "clever baniya"."Amit Shah's remark about the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi...

09-Jun-2017 Gurgaon

Philips Lighting launches Philips Hue White Ambiance in India

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today launched its PhilipsHue White Ambiance connected LED home lighting system in India, expanding its Philips Hue range. The new Philips Hue White Ambiance range enables users...

07-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Auto driver held for Gurugram gang rape, child's murder

An autorickshaw driver hailing from Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for the gang-rape of a young woman and the killing of her infant daughter in Gurugram district in Haryana, police said on Wednesday.Gurugram Police admitted to lapses on the part of police...

06-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Gurugram woman sets world record for miniature perfume collection

Gurugram resident Ritika Jatin Ahuja has been conferred a Certificate of Excellence by the Golden Book of World Records for possessing the largest number of miniature perfumes of renowned makes, variable sizes and exotic fragrances.On May 28, Ahuja exhibited...

03-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Hisar records 46.2 degrees; heat wave returns to Haryana, Punjab

Hisar town in Haryana sizzled at 46.2 degrees Celsius as the heat wave returned to Haryana and Punjab in full steam on Saturday.At all places across the region, the temperatures remained above 42 degrees as heat wave conditions swept through the plains.The...

02-Jun-2017 Gurugram

India will develop if villages develop : Pranab Mukherjee

Pointing out that a majority of people in India still lived in its villages, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said he believed our country will develop only when the villages develop."Even today, 68 per cent of our population lives in the villages. If we...

01-Jun-2017 Gurugram

Three held, 402 kg cannabis seized in Gurugram

Three persons have been arrested and 402 kg of cannabis valued at Rs 40 lakh has been seized from a farmhouse here, police said on Thursday.The three men were identified as Sanjay Kumar, Aameen and Iqbal. Police said Kumar and Aameen belonged to Alwar in Rajasthan...

22-May-2017 Singapore

Manohar Lal Khattar in Singapore seeking investments for Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday launched the state's pitch for investment in Singapore with corporates and industrial houses making investment commitments."Pratt and Whitney, a global aviation major, has committed to set up its R&D (research...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi regime creating intolerance across nation : Congress

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its failures during the past three years and said that an "atmosphere of intolerance" is being created across the country."This government weaved a dream of bringing 'Acche Din' and doing...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Will not be cowed down by Centre's vendetta politics : Congress

The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Centre of vendetta politics and said the opposition would not be cowed down by actions like the CBI raid conducted on the residences of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram."The truth...

16-May-2017 Rewari (Haryana)

Five killed in Haryana road accident

Five persons were killed and five others critically injured when a van collided with a tractor-trollery here in Haryana on Tuesday, the police said.The Cruiser Force van they were travelling in first collided with a tractor-trolley carrying fodder and then...

13-May-2017 Chandigarh

Nirbhaya-like brutal gang-rape, murder in Haryana, 2 arrested

In a savage gang-rape reminiscent of the 2012 Nirbhaya incident, a young woman from Haryana's Sonepat district was abducted and brutally raped and murdered, with her head and face smashed with a blunt object and crushed under the wheels of a vehicle. Two...

12-May-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Pushes For Consensus Solution To SYL At NZC Meet

Pushing for consensual resolution of the SYL dispute, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called for coordination by the concerned states with the Government of India to find a feasible solution for optimal utilization of river waters based...

05-May-2017 New Delhi

MoUs worth Rs 2 lakh crore signed at summit

Thirty-four MoUs amounting to about Rs 2 lakh crores were signed in the three day India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit that was concluded in New Delhi today. These MoUs were in the areas of port connectivity, Integrated Check Posts (ICP) in the states...

05-May-2017 Ambala Cantt

Learning should not stop at Degrees : Acharya Devvrat

Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat on the occasion of convocation of S.D. College Ambala Cantt. in Haryana, today said that convocations should not mean end of learning, rather it was a life-long process to be pursued for betterment of individual, as...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

Congress demands probe into alleged land grabbing by Irani's husband

The Congress on Thursday, citing a news report on allegations of land-grabbing by Union Minister Smriti Irani's husband in Madhya Pradesh, said if true then the state government should probe it."A news report has come that there are allegations of land grabbing...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

Onus on EC to dispel doubts over EVMs : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With the Election Commission (EC) convening an all-party meeting on May 12 over allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Congress on Thursday said the onus lies on the EC to remove these doubts in order to uphold the sanctity of...

04-May-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana assembly passes resolution for separate HC

The Haryana assembly on Thursday passed a resolution for the creation of a separate High Court for Haryana in Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana.The assembly resolution requested Parliament to effect an appropriate amendment in the Punjab...

02-May-2017 Gurugram

Haryana CM re-inaugurates Rapid Metro's commercial operation

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday re- inaugurated the commercial operation of the Rapid Metro Phase-2, which was inaugurated by IL&FS Rail Ltd. CEO Rajiv Banga on March 31."Tuesday's inauguration was a formal one, though train service...

29-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

INLD threatens to stop Punjab vehicles on July 10 over SYL

Haryana's opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Saturday announced that its activists will stop all vehicles entering the state from Punjab at the Shambhu barrier near Ambala on July 10 as part of its demonstrations to push for the SYL canal.This was decided...

21-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Harjit Singh Sajjan meets Haryana CM, Canada keen on investment

Canada has evinced keen interest in investing in Haryana in civil aviation, skill development, education, defence, and smart city projects, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.Khattar was speaking to the media after visiting Canadian Defence Minister...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Congress seeks Adityanath's apology for 'anti-women' remarks

The Congress on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of making "disparaging, distatateful and dishonourable" remarks against country's women on his website and demanded an apology from him.The party also said Prime Minister Narendra...

15-Apr-2017 Gurugram

Kherki Daula toll plaza must go : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that the Kherki Daula Toll Plaza on the Delhi-Gurugram expressway must go.Interacting with media after inspecting progress of projects being implemented for allround development of Gurugram, Khattar...

15-Apr-2017 Gurugram

Haryana CM reviews developmental projects in Gurugram

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday paid a surprise visit to Gurugram and inspected and reviewed the progress of several ongoing projects for the all-round development of the city.During his unscheduled three-hour visit to Gurugram from 8.30...

06-Apr-2017 Gurgaon

Celebrate Easter at Hyatt Regency Gurgaon

Easter Sunday is a perfect opportunity to get together for a delicious lunch with family and friends. Enjoy our Easter Sunday Brunch to make it an occasion to remember – new beginnings, full of the joys of spring!The master chefs have designed an exclusive...

04-Apr-2017 Rohtak (Haryana)

Gurugram to have new railway terminal to ease Delhi load : Suresh Prabhu

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said a new railway terminal, equipped with world-class facilities, would be set up in Gurugram to reduce mounting pressure on Delhi due to an increase in number of trains coming to it from different parts of the country.Work...

31-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Rapid Metro Phase-2 launched in Gurugram

Rapid Metro on Friday began the commercial operation of its second phase to connect residential areas in Sector 55-56 here with Delhi Metro at Sikanderpur station.The journey time from Sector 56 to Sikanderpur station to board the Delhi Metro now be only around...

27-Mar-2017 Gurugram

The China Wall is already broken, says shuttler P.V. Sindhu

The failure of Chinese players in the Rio Olympics has changed the dynamics in women's badminton and Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu on Monday said it is not only the Indians but also the Spanish, Korean and Malaysian players who have now started...

26-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Punjab Grill Tappa, a 'fun' take on a classic favourite

Giving a new twist to a classic is sometimes tolerated, even enjoyed, and sometimes met with harsh criticism. But the Punjab Grill Tappa, an offshoot of the famous North Indian Punjab Grill restaurant chain, is sophisticated and vibrant but still maintains...

19-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Jat agitation put on hold, Delhi still on alert

The Jat agitation that threatened to cripple normal life in Delhi on Monday has been postponed, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Jat leader Yashpal Malik announced here on Sunday.The decision followed several rounds of parleys in Delhi between...

19-Mar-2017

Four Haryana cops injured in clash with Jats

Four police officials, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police, were injured on Sunday in Fatehabad district in Haryana when Delhi-bound Jat community protesters clashed with them.The police force was trying to stop them from moving towards Delhi. The...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

'Have ghee, milk of 'desi' cows to look like Bollywood stars'

Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankhar on Saturday urged people to have 'ghee' and milk of desi cows to look slim and fit as Bollywood stars.Dhankhar, addressing a two-day second Agri Leadership Summit being organised at Surajkund here, said the milk...

18-Mar-2017 Sonepat

Linkage with stakeholders must for future varsities : Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Saturday that future universities will have to establish linkages with various stakeholders in the society."The requirement of today's educational system is to focus on innovation and research. It is also essential to establish...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

Agriculture to be sunrise sector of 21st century : Rajnath Singh

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday that agriculture is going to be a sunrise sector of 21st century.The minister was addressing second Agri Leadership Summit, organised by the Haryana government at Surajkund in Faridabad.Singh...

15-Mar-2017 New Delhi

BJP a 'rejected party' in Goa, Manipur : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Terming the BJP's act of forming governments in Goa and Manipur a "sinister game plan of a rejected party", the Congress on Wednesday said the party's "machinations are on full display in its pursuit to defeat the peoples mandate"."Abduction, defection, inducement,...

14-Mar-2017 Hamid Ansari

War on terror has led to killing of innocents : Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that what is needed to curb and eliminate the scourge of terrorism is for the countries in the region to unite and fight it in all its forms and manifestations. States sponsoring terrorism must be...

14-Mar-2017 Panchkula

Gaiety, colour, fervour mark Holi festivities at TMA

Students of The Maritime Academy celebrated Holi at the  campus covering each other with both dry and wet colours  powders . Organic colors, buckets full of water balloons, thumping music, delicious snacks etc. were arranged at the moment.The festivity...

10-Mar-2017 Gurugram

31 held guilty for Maruti factory violence, 117 let off

A sessions court here on Friday convicted 31 former workers of Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant near Gurugram for the 2012 factory violence but acquitted 117 others for lack of evidence.Additional District and Sessions Judge R.P. Goel said the order on the...

08-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Women need to be celebrated every day : Phogat sisters

Women deserve to be celebrated every day, not just on the International Women's Day, star Indian women wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat said at an event here on Wednesday."No single day should be reserved for celebrating Women's day, rather we should...

06-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

No new taxes as Haryana budget crosses Rs 1 lakh crore

The Haryana government on Monday proposed no new taxes in the annual budget which has crossed Rs 1 lakh crore for the first time and said the state economy was in the "pink of health".Finance Minister Abhimanyu, presenting his third consecutive budget, proposed...

06-Mar-2017 Gurugram

Sapno Ka Dibba in the Rapid Metro

Sunday was filled with fun and frolic as Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Centre in partnership with Cello Geltech, organised an event called ‘SapnokaDibba’ - a joy ride in the Rapid Metro Gurgaon. The Metro took off from SikanderpurMetro station Ron March 5, 2017, Sunday...

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