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19-Feb-2018

Rs 1 cr heist at Shiva temple in Haryana

Thieves took away jewellery and valuables worth nearly Rs 1 crore from a historic Shiva Temple in Haryana's Panchkula district, police said on Monday.The theft took place in Saketri on the intervening night of February 18-19. The entire theft was caught on CCTV."The...

16-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana to have film university

With Hindi films like "Dangal" and "Sultan", which had a strong Haryana connection, turning out to be blockbusters, the state government is planning to set up a film university in the state.Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Friday that a...

16-Feb-2018 Rohtak

Acharya Devvrat stresses on quality education

Governor Acharya Devvrat said that overall development of an individual dependents on quality education and it promotes moral values besides academic skill.He was speaking on the occasion of 98th foundation day function at Vaish Education Society at Rohtak, today....

15-Feb-2018 Jind (Haryana)

Gave corruption-free government, will do 'sabka vikas': Amit Shah

BJP National President Amit Shah on Thursday said the party had provided a corruption-free and stable government in Haryana and the country, and promised it would ensure 'sabka vikas' (development for all castes and communities).Addressing the Bharatiya...

15-Feb-2018 Faridabad

Possibilities to be explored to set up craft fair

H.P. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dr. Rajeev Bindal informed today that possibilities would be explored to set up a craft fair around Nahan area on the analogy of Surajkund fair of Haryana state to promote tourism in district Sirmour. He was state guest in the International...

12-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

20,000 mandis to be set up for farmers : Birender Singh

Union Minister of Steel Birender Singh said on MondayAthat 20,000 mandis would be established in the country so that farmers could get better prices for their produce.Interacting with media at Safidon town in Haryana's Jind district, he said that the Central...

10-Feb-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Haryana's first AMRIT pharmacy inaugurated

Aiming to strengthen generic medicine availability, Union Health Minister J.P Nadda on Saturday inaugurated Haryana's first AMRIT pharmacy here.Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) Retail Pharmacy is a scheme through which the government...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Leopard skin seized in Haryana, godman held

A leopard skin was seized from Haryana and a self-styled godman was arrested, officials said on Thursday.The pelt, five or six years old, was seized from Ram Das of Fatehpur Biloch village in Ballabhgarh in Haryana on Wednesday night by Forest Department...

03-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Gurugram to be considered for 'Smart City' mission

The Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, has given the assurance that Gurugram would be considered for inclusion in the Smart City Mission and an apex body would be constituted for this purpose. He lauded the steps taken...

03-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

3 arrested for assault on Kashmiri students in Haryana

The Haryana Police on Saturday arrested three people for allegedly assaulting two Kashmiri students in Mahendergarh town in south Haryana."Guilty will be punished. The incident began over a minor collision of motorcycle of the accused. Three people have...

02-Feb-2018 Surajkund (Haryana)

Haryana, UP sign agreement for reciprocal state transport services

In a step to strengthen transport facilities in both states and their connectivity, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on Friday signed a Reciprocal Transport Agreement, an official said.The agreement, signed at the inauguration day of the 32nd Surajkund International...

26-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Amid fog, chill, R-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana

Moderate to dense fog and chilly weather failed to dampen the spirit of Republic Day celebrations in Punjab and Haryana on Friday.Peole and students turned out in large numbers at various official and other functions across both states to witness the impressive...

25-Jan-2018 Gurugram

18 arrested over Gurugram school bus attack

Eighteen people have been arrested in connection with an attack on a school bus here during protests against the Hindi movie "Padmaavat", Haryana Police said on Thursday.Director General of Police B.S. Sandhu said the arrests were made following the attack on...

24-Jan-2018 Gurugram

Padmaavat protests: Mob torches bus in Gurugram, damages schoolbus

A Haryana Roadways bus was set ablaze and another vandalised in Bhondsi area in Gurugram district by a group of around 50 men, alleged to be Shri Rajput Karni Sena supporters, on Wednesday to protest against the movie 'Padmaavat'.They also pelted stones...

24-Jan-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Oriental Bank of Commerce to raise funds for soldiers' kin

On the eve of country's 69th Republic Day, the Oriental Bank of Commerce, a public sector bank, has started a unique initiative to help the families of soldiers who died while protecting the nation.Every employee of the bank has pledged to contribute Rs...

23-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Who is right, CM or FM, asks Kiran Choudhry

Mrs Kiran Choudhry, leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the Manohar Lal Khattar Government to better learn to speak in single voice, and, more importantly, be sure of what the Chief Minister or any other minister says, and stop misleading...

22-Jan-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

We are prepared to stop 'Padmaavat' release : Karni Sena chief

If state governments are ready to release Bollywood movie "Padmaavat" following the Supreme Court's order, the Shri Rajput Karni Sena too is prepared to stop the release of the film that "doctors the great history of the nation", its chief Lokendra Singh...

15-Jan-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Gurugram guzzles over 4 lakh beer cans, 1.24 lakh liquor bottles daily

Gurugram - the Millennium City, on an average, consumes over four lakh beer cans and nearly 1.24 lakh bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) and country liquor (CL) daily through authorised vends, according to Haryana government data.And this figure does...

14-Jan-2018 Samalkha

Voluntary Sewa Starts At Sant Nirankari Spiritual Complex Samalkha

In one of the greatest events in the history of the Sant Nirankari Mission, Satguru Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj inaguarated today voluntary service with a cut in the ground at Sant Nirankari Spiritual Complex between Gannaur and Samalkha on GT Road. ...

14-Jan-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Gurugram STF arrests four gangsters in Haryana

The Gurugram unit of Haryana Police's Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday said it has arrested four sharpshooters of gangster Manjeet Mahal's gang from Jhajjar near here.In its first achievement after being set up, the STF is headed by Inspector General of...

12-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

No early assembly polls in Haryana : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said there is no question of holding the next assembly elections in the state this year."These will be held in (October) 2019 as per the scheduled time," Khattar told media persons in Panchkula near here."However,...

11-Jan-2018 Rohtak

Shashi Chopra enters final at women's boxing nationals

World youth championships gold medallist Shashi Chopra entered the final of the featherweight category to set up a high-octane clash against Asian Championships silver medallist Sonia Lather at the 2nd Elite Womens Boxing Championship here on Thursday.Shashi...

11-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Probe land conversion in SEZs : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded a high-level probe into the conversion of  IT land in SEZs across the state for commercial use resulting in huge revenue loss to the exchequer and rendering the IT Industry...

10-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Protect existing trees first: Kiran Choudhry tell BJP Govt

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the BJP Government, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to first protect the existing forest cover in the state by stopping wanton pulling down of trees, especially in the Aravallis,...

10-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana Minister orders action on SEZ land-use change

Haryana Minister Abhimanyu has directed officials to take expeditious action in the matter of conversion of SEZ land meant for information technology sector into commercial land against norms.Pointing out that it had resulted in a substantial revenue loss to...

09-Jan-2018 Rohtak

Sonia, Shashi impress in women's boxing Nationals

Former world champion Sarita Devi (AIP) and Asian boxing championship silver medallist Sonia Lather stormed into the quarter-finals of the second elite womens National boxing Championship, scoring facile wins here on Tuesday.Sonia (Railways Sports Promotion...

09-Jan-2018 Gurugram

Six women, two men held for flesh trade in Gurugram

Six women and two men were arrested on Monday on charges of running a sex racket from a spa here, police said.The accused women include three from Nepal.The accused were booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and sent to judicial custody for 14...

08-Jan-2018 Rohtak (Haryana)

Nikhat Zareen, Shashi Chopra advance at women's boxing nationals

Former world junior champion Nikhat Zareen of Telangana breezed past Kerala's Anju Sabu while recently crowned World Youth Championship gold medallist Shashi Chopra of Haryana defeated Shamim Banu of Manipur to advance to the next round of the 2nd Elite Womens...

06-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana first to launch high-risk pregnancy portal

Haryana has achieved the distinction of becoming the first state in the country to launch high-risk pregnancy portal, a minister said on Saturday.This portal not only helps in early identification of high-risk pregnant cases up to the grassroots but also ensures...

03-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Kiran Choudhry demands CBI probe into illegal mining in Dadam area

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded CBI inquiry into the illegal mining at Dadam stone quarry in Bhiwani district which not only constituted a grave violation of the Supreme Court orders banning mining in the Aravallis,...

29-Dec-2017 Gurugram

Two Haryana officers caught taking bribe, held

An Assistant Superintendent of a jail in Gurugram and a Haryana police officer posted in Faridabad were on Friday arrested by teams of the state Vigilance Bureau when they were caught accepting bribes."Bhondsi jail Assistant Superintendent Kripa Ram was...

19-Dec-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Sip on fine wine, gorge on authentic Chinese delicacies at China Club

Head to the China Club here to savour authentic Chinese delicacies in a fine wine and dine set-up with simple and classy interiors. Dishes with duck, poultry and pork will delight the non-vegetarians and there's much to try for vegetarians too.The appetizers...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Don't fear CBI, CVC, Manohar Lal Khattar tells bureaucrats

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday asked bureaucrats in the state not to fear the five Cs -- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), court, Central Vigilance Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and Central Information Commission...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Gurugram to have professionally managed bus service

The Haryana government has decided to introduce a professionally managed city bus service in Gurugram to promote public transportation and to reduce dependency of the public on private vehicles for travel needs in the district adjoining the national capital."In...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana top brass begin 'Chintan Shivir'

Led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana government on Friday began its three-day 'Chintan Shivir' (brainstorming summit) at a resort in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh even as the opposition termed the move a gimmick.The meeting is being attended...

15-Dec-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Rajinikanth taught me many things : Amy Jackson

Actress Amy Jackson says she has learnt a lot not just about the craft of acting from megastar Rajinikanth, but also drawn from how calm and humble he is as a person despite his stardom.Amy will be seen sharing screen space with Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar-starrer...

15-Dec-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Looking for roles that allow less make-up : Amy Jackson

Actress Amy Jackson says that she is looking for roles that allow her to not go overboard with make-up. However she feels that being a girl, she likes experimenting with her looks."I have been looking for roles that are not over the top with make-up. Also I...

10-Dec-2017 Gurugram

Foreigners arrested for sex racket in Gurugram

Haryana Police on Sunday said they have arrested six women, including two foreigners, and a man for operating a sex racket from a spa here.After a tip, the police on Saturday night raided the Auwa Thai spa centre in the Central Plaza Mall on Golf Course Road...

08-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Dubai keen to invest in Haryana : Manohar Lal Khattar

Dubai entrepreneurs have evinced interest in investing in Haryana in infrastructure, healthcare and housing, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.A delegation from Dubai would visit the state in January.Interacting with reporters after...

03-Dec-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Film industry a very powerful carrier of messages : Swara Bhasker

Actress Swara Bhasker says the film industry is a powerful carrier of messages, specifically when it comes to raising awareness about different social issues.The "Nil Battey Sannata" actress was here to help raise awareness about autism in association with the...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Congress questions Modi's hosting of dinner for Ivanka Trump

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating protocol, the Congress on Wednesday raised objections over his hosting a dinner for US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad."The Prime Minister broke all traditions and violated protocol...

29-Nov-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

'Padmavati' row: Haryana BJP leader quits party post

A Haryana BJP leader who announced a Rs 10 crore award to behead Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone for their role in "Padmavati" on Wednesday resigned as the party's Chief Media Coordinator in the state.Kunwar Surajpal...

28-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana Police files chargesheet against Honeypreet

The Haryana Police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against Honeypreet, the closest aide of the rapist sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, and other accused in connection with the August 25 violence in Panchkula and other places in Haryana following conviction...

25-Nov-2017 Kurukshetra

Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates International Gita Mahotsava-2017

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the International Gita Mahotsava-2017 today in Kurukshetra, Haryana. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the message of the Gita is relevant for all times to come. From an ancient society...

25-Nov-2017 Kurukshetra

'Gita' can offer spiritual way out for youth : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday that Hindu scripture 'Gita' can offer a spiritual way out for the present-day youth, who is caught in the vortex of insecurity, tension and confusion.In his address after inaugurating an international seminar on Gita...

22-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana minister wants curbs on private hospitals' charges

To keep a check on cases similar to the case of over-billing that took place in Fortis Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Wednesday that he would speak to Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda for bringing a proposal under which no...

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