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25-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana names college, Rs 50 lakh grant for killed Major

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced that a government college in the state would be named after Major Satish Dahiya, killed while fighting with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district earlier this month.Khattar, who met...

16-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Jat agitation in Haryana a major challenge for Khattar

Continuing protests by the Jat community in Haryana and their growing ranks are proving a major challenge for the BJP government in the state that had earlier shown political and administrative ineptness in dealing with the anarchic violence a year ago.Bitter memories...

13-Feb-2017 Faridabad

31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela

The 31st International Surajkund Mela, Faridabad, Haryana has been full of colours and vibrancy of Jharkhand, the theme state of the Mela. Starting from 1st February, each day a carnival is held along the landscape of the sites promoting and propagating...

11-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Police arrest 3 for Gurugram gold heist

Haryana Police said on Saturday it has arrested three people for an armed bank robbery in Gurugram and recovered about 30 kg stolen gold, firearms and ammunition from them.A police spokesman said that some unidentified persons carrying firearms stole gold weighing...

10-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Manohar Lal Khattar lays foundation stones of 21 colleges

Making use of technology, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday laid the foundation stones of buildings of 21 government colleges in 13 districts through video conferencing.The construction of buildings will cost a total of about Rs 276 crore...

09-Feb-2017 Gurugram

30 kg gold looted in Gurugram

In one of the biggest heists in Gurugram, more than 30 kg of gold was looted from a gold finance company by over half-a-dozen robbers on Thursday, police said.The criminals stabbed two security guards when they offered resistance.Seven to eight robbers...

08-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Parties should stay away from agitations : Manohar Lal Khattar

With the agitation by a section of the Jat community gaining momentum in some districts, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said political parties should desist from taking part in agitations.Khattar's comment during a media interaction...

07-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Indulge in heavenly exploration of kebabs at The Ancient Barbeque

Ever wondered how a dish named drunken fish or wine-glazed mushroom would taste? Head for the ongoing Grills on Fire -- a fiery feast at The Ancient Barbeque (TAB) in this suburb of the national capital where an array of 24 kebabs -- vegan and non-vegan --...

06-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Gurgaon celebrates its first Children LitFest 2017

With the intent to inculcate a habit of reading in children, the first edition of Gurgaon Children LitFest was inaugurated today at Vega School premises by Mr. Sandy Hooda, Co-Founder Vega Schools. The two-day event will witness various bestselling children's...

03-Feb-2017 Gurugram

A rare festival of genres awaits art lovers in Gurugram

An exceptional festival of different arts and genres, which will see the participation 400 visual artistes including painters, sculptors, photographers and graphic artistes, awaits art connoisseur in this suburban tech hub of the national capital."Pryaas...

03-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Congress, INLD supporting Jat stir : Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu on Friday accused the opposition Congress and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) of supporting the resumed protests by the Jats in support of their demands in the state."Earlier it was the Congress; now, the INLD is extending support,...

26-Jan-2017 Panchkula

The Maritime Academy celebrated Republic Day

The Maritime Academy under the aegis of TMC Foundation celebrated Republic Day with great enthusiasm in an environment filled with patriotic expressions at village udyon,  Morni Hills, Panchkula . The whole campus was decorated with flags and flowers....

24-Jan-2017 Gurugram

'We must strike back if Pakistan is guilty of derailing Indian trains'

Pakistan must be taught a lesson in its own language if found guilty of recent incidents of derailing trains in India where a number of people have lost their lives, Major General G.D. Bakshi (retd) said here on Tuesday.Maj Gen Bakshi said Pakistan's Inter-Services...

19-Jan-2017 Gurgaon

VandanaLuthra, Founder, VLCC to speak at Harvard University

VLCC Founder, Mrs. VandanaLuthra,has been invited to speak at Harvard University, Boston. The beauty and wellness pioneer from India will speak at the 14th India Conference 2017, scheduled to take place on 11th and 12th of February, 2017. Mrs. Luthra, has...

14-Jan-2017 Ambala

'Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes'

Anil Vij, a minister from Haryana, on Saturday sparked a fresh controversy, saying Mahatma Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes and that Modi is a bigger brand name than Gandhi."The day Gandhi came on the rupee, its devaluation started. Gradually,...

11-Jan-2017 Gurugram

NRIs from Haryana: We were invited, insulted

Some Non-Resident Indian (NRIs) who attended the two-day Pravasi Haryana Divas that ended on Wednesday complained about poor arrangements by the organisers.
"The arrangements were pretty bad... We felt insulted," said one of them. The event was organised...

11-Jan-2017 Gurugram

Set up scrap-based steel production units : Birender Singh

Union Steel Minister Birender Singh on Wednesday stressed the need for setting up of scrap-based steel production units, saying the Central government is contemplating bringing a policy for the same.Addressing the second and final day of Pravasi Haryana Divas...

11-Jan-2017 Gurugram

Smriti Irani announces carpet, hosiery clusters for Haryana

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday announced a carpet cluster at Panipat and a hosiery cluster in Sirsa in Haryana.Irani was addressing the final day session of Pravasi Haryana Divas."As a part of our initiative and design, the central government...

07-Jan-2017 Gurugram

Woman commits suicide on failure to 'win' Lord Shiva

Lamenting her failure to "get" Lord Shiva despite years of austerities and fervent devotion, a woman committed suicide in a temple here, police said on Saturday.Anisha Sharma immolated herself in the premises of a temple to the deity at Inchapuri on Gurugram-Pataudi...

06-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana, Patanjali to tie-up for World Herbal Forest

The Haryana government will soon sign an MoU with yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth for the development of the World Herbal Forest, a minister said on Friday.The herbal forest will be located int Morni hills in Panchkula district, near Chandigarh.State...

01-Jan-2017 Rohtak

Arvind Kejriwal blames Modi for shoe attack in Haryana

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a shoe attack on him here in Haryana.A young man hurled a shoe at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader as he was addressing a rally. It hit an edge of the stage but fell short...

01-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana CM lauds call for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday lauded the proposal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.Khattar said: "The proposal for simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies...

26-Dec-2016 Gurugram

Haryana firm on SYL stand : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said his government is firm on its stand on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue and the state's people should get their rightful share in the Ravi-Beas waters.He said since the Supreme Court had declared...

26-Dec-2016 Faridabad

India now needs lower level of taxation : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that India now needs to move to a lower level of taxation to be globally competitive."What you need is lower level of taxation, to provide services more competitive in nature. Competition is not domestic, it is global....

19-Dec-2016 Gurugram

Rs 1.60 crore seized in over a fortnight in Gurugram

Police have seized nearly Rs 1.60 crore, mostly in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes, in over a fortnight in Gurugram in Haryana, official statistics show.But only one FIR (First Information Report) has been registered so far and no arrest has been made.It was...

15-Dec-2016 Karnal

Haryana CM sips tea at stall, pays via mobile app

Amid a cash crunch across the country post-demonetisation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday made payment at a roadside tea stall to drive home the convenient use of cashless transactions even for small purchases.Khattar arrived at a...

12-Dec-2016 Chandigarh

Roll back suicidal decision to scrap wheat import duty: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has dismissed the decision of the Union Government to scrap the import duty on wheat as a “reprehensible extension of the pronounced anti-farmer agenda of the BJP-led NDA Government,” and demanded...

09-Dec-2016 Gurugram

New 2,000 rupee notes worth Rs 10 lakh seized in Gurugram

New 2,000 rupee currency notes worth Rs 10 lakh were seized near Islampur village on Sohna road here on Friday, police said.A team of Gurugram Police's Crime Branch seized the cash from two men."The cash is believed to be black money and officials of concerned...

08-Dec-2016 Ambala

15 injured in vehicle pile-up on NH-1 in Haryana

At least 15 people were injured on Thursday following a pile-up of vehicles due to dense fog on the busy National Highway No. 1 (NH-1) near Kurukshetra in Haryana, 65 km from here, police said.The pile-up took place around 9.00 a.m amid dense fog on the...

05-Dec-2016 Chandigarh

No impact of demonetisation on Haryana revenue : Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu said on Monday that there was no impact of demonetisation on the revenue of the state and there was no fall in registration of properties as well."There has been no fall in the registration of properties in various tehsils...

29-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Rs 35 lakh in old currency seized in Gurugram

Police on Tuesday recovered Rs 35 lakh in cash from a car in the now scrapped Rs 1,000 denomination notes.The seizure was made from a Mercedes car at around 4.30 a.m.The three persons seated in the car were identified as Nikhil of Haryana and Delhi residents...

26-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Action in land scam as per law : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that action in the alleged land scam in the state during the earlier Congress rule would be in accordance with law.Without naming anyone, Khattar told the media at the Haryana Bhavan in Delhi that whosoever...

26-Nov-2016 Sirsa

The Man with a Message through Flowers : Dr Ramji

Hurdles, financial and physical could never be a deterrent for Dr Ramji who has decided to lead from the front a mission to spread the fragrance, literally. He aims to distribute one crore flowers’ saplings and seeds each year since the last six years.  This...

21-Nov-2016 Pehowa(Haryana)

Governor urges to follow teachings of Sikh Gurus

On the occasion of 52th Utsav of Baba Chand Maharaj Ji at Udasin Braham Akhara Sahib Mandi Pehowa in Haryana, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that Sikh saints played an important role for the welfare of humanity and had a great contribution for the protection...

20-Nov-2016 Bhiwani (Haryana)

Aamir Khan attends Geeta Phogat's wedding

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Sunday attended the wedding ceremony of international wrestler Geeta Phogat in her ancestral village near this Haryana town.Sporting a red colour Haryanvi turban and a half jacket, Aamir, who plays the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat,...

19-Nov-2016 Palwal

Health Camp at Amarpur as Part of Navy Week Celebrations

As a part of Navy Week celebration, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 19 to 21 Nov 16 at Amarpur village, Palwal district, Haryana. Through this outreach programme the Indian Navy will bring about awareness in the...

18-Nov-2016 Gharaunda

Israeli President visits vegetable centre in Haryana

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin on Friday visited the Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables near Haryana's Gharaunda town to see the achievements of the joint agriculture research and innovation project.The President was received by Haryana's Agriculture...

16-Nov-2016 Rewari (Haryana)

Demonetisation will bring 'pavitrata' (purity) : Rajnath Singh

Defending the Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Haryana town of Rewari on Wednesday that the move will bring "pavitrata" (purity) in politics in the country."This (demonetisation) could pose problem...

16-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Gurugram campaign against air pollution launched

Aiming to tackle rising incidence of respiratory diseases caused by deteoriating air quality, experts from various arenas such as health research and state pollution boards on Wednesday launched an anti-pollution campaign through which individuals will be informed...

12-Nov-2016 Gurugram

'Scotch Whisky Weeks' pairs fine malts with delectable fare

In yet another sign that this bustling IT hub on the outskirts of the national capital has "arrived", a leading luxury hotel chain has chosen its property here to host the inaugural Scottish Whisky Weeks gala that will bring together the finest malts paired...

11-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Wave of change after demonetisation: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said a wave of change is blowing in the country after the central government's move to demonetise Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes.Khattar said that in the last three days, while a smile has been seen on the...

09-Nov-2016 Chandigarh

Demonetising currency notes in nation's interest : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations.This is an audacious step taken by the Prime Minister in the interest of the country to hit...

03-Nov-2016 Palwal

Curtain Raiser – Health Camp during Navy week celebrations 2016

As a part of the Navy Week 2016 celebrations, Indian Navy would be conducting a free health camp for the general public from 19 to 21 Nov 16 at Amarpur village, Palwal district, Haryana. The venue of the camp is Govt Senior Secondary School, Amarpur. This...

03-Nov-2016 Bhiwani (Haryana)

Grewal cremated amid political slugfest over veteran's suicide

Veteran Ram Kishan Grewal was cremated on Thursday in the presence of hundreds of mourners in a Haryaya village amid political slugfest over his suicide, with Minister and former Army Chief V.K. Singh first questioning the soldier's mental health and now calling...

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