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‘Good governance to be poll plank’INTERVIEW

‘Good governance to be poll plank’

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

Food and Supplies Minister Karan Dev Kamboj says that to tackle anaemia, especially among adolescent girls, the state government will soon start distribution of fortified flour in Karnal and Ambala districts and later on throughout Haryana.

Historical Y’nagar shrines in a shambles

Historical Y’nagar shrines in a shambles

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

The historical shrines of erstwhile Damla in present day Yamunanagar district are in a shambles due to the indifferent attitude of the state government.

Phalgu ‘teerth’ of Kaithal

Phalgu ‘teerth’ of Kaithal

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

The ‘teerth’ of Phalgu Rishi of the ‘Puranic’ age is situated at Pharal village in Kaithal district, on the Dhand-Pundri road, about 32 km from Kurukshetra town.

Naik Shishpal — first MVC awardee from Haryana

Naik Shishpal — first MVC awardee from Haryana

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

“Ra Jaton, chadd jao post pe. Phahra do Tiranga mere maran tain pahlain” (O Jats, charge onto the post. Hoist the Tricolour atop before I die) were the last words of Naik Shishpal Singh during the last battle of his glorious military career during the war with Pakistan in 1947-48.

Ambala Central Jail to open bakery outlet

Ambala Central Jail to open bakery outlet

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

Soon, residents of Ambala can enjoy high-end bakery products prepared by the inmates of the Central Jail, Ambala City.

Arya Samaj spread after Dayananda’s Rewari visit

Arya Samaj spread after Dayananda’s Rewari visit

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

The important socio-religious movement of the Arya Samaj started gaining momentum in Haryana after its founder Swami Dayananda Saraswati visited Rewari in 1869.

First PNG-based crematorium in state

First PNG-based crematorium in state

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

Growing pollution and the desperate need to save the ecology have perhaps forced some socially aware individuals and organisations to experiment with new ideas which could help on this front.

Boxing in Bhiwani  on the decline

Boxing in Bhiwani on the decline

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

A few years ago, Bhiwani town became popular as ‘little Cuba’, ‘Mecca of boxing’, ‘Citadel of boxers’ as a number of local pugilists put India in the league of ‘boxing superpowers’.

Civil society initiatives to educate slum kids in Rohtak

Civil society initiatives to educate slum kids in Rohtak

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

In the underbelly of Rohtak, an educational hub of Haryana one finds shanty towns right under the 'shade' of a state-of-the-art university.

A Chandigarh Police  cop, an eco-warrior

A Chandigarh Police cop, an eco-warrior

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

Devender Sura, a Chandigarh Police constable, has become popular as ‘Pariyavaran Mitra’ for his stupendous work towards environment protection.

European soldiers buried in Karnal

European soldiers buried in Karnal

22 Sep 2018 | 12:47 AM

The remnants of the British era are buried in a cemetery situated opposite the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) on the Old GT Road in Karnal.

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‘PM’s charisma, clean admn will ensure victory’INTERVIEW

‘PM’s charisma, clean admn will ensure victory’

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

He is known for his plainspeak even if he has to pay a price for it. State BJP president Satpal Singh Satti has the distinction of leading his party to a resounding victory, both in the 2014 Lok Sabha poll and the Assembly poll.

BJP plans roadmap to repeat 2014 Lok Sabha performance

BJP plans roadmap to repeat 2014 Lok Sabha performance

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

Faced with the uphill task of ensuring victory on all four Lok Sabha seats that the party won in 2014 parliamentary poll, the ruling BJP is sparing no effort to ensure a repeat of its spectacular victory, especially in view of the fact that the party’s performance in the Assembly poll, too, was impressive.

Villages are losing their sheenVIGNETTES

Villages are losing their sheen

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

There are many villages in Himachal Pradesh that have lost their old sheen and culture.

Survival of Pahari miniature paintings raises concern

Survival of Pahari miniature paintings raises concern

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

Described as the “art of patience, native devotion and assiduity,” the Kangra School of Pahari miniature paintings called Kangra Kalam that once adorned the erstwhile princely courts of Himachal Pradesh is gasping for its survival.

‘3 generations concert’ to open showSHIMLA CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

‘3 generations concert’ to open show

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

The fifth edition of the five-day Shimla Classical Music Festival will start from September 26 and extend up to October 1, at the Gaiety Theatre.

Trans Giri tract villagers’ demand  for tribal status, a far-off dreamBEYOND THE NEWS

Trans Giri tract villagers’ demand for tribal status, a far-off dream

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s election promise in an election rally at Nahan in 2014 to accord tribal status to hundreds of villages of Trans Giri areas of Sirmur district remains a myth, as the Centre has failed to fulfil its assurance, though it has already completed more than four and a half years in office.

Positive discrimination policy & growth of tribals

Positive discrimination policy & growth of tribals

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

For building an equitable society, special provisions for the disadvantaged sections, ie, Scheduled Tribes (STs), Scheduled Castes (SCs) and other backward classes have been provided in the Indian Constitution.

Research project to boost subtropical fruits production in state

Research project to boost subtropical fruits production in state

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

Dwelling on the principle of “maximum sunlight maximum yield,” new technological interventions being undertaken by scientists at the Neri-based All- India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) centre will ensure that mango crop was grown at the height of a brinjal plant.

Anni MLA to connect Seraj with Kullu districtKNOW YOUR MLA

Anni MLA to connect Seraj with Kullu district

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

Two-time BJP MLA from the Anni constituency in Kullu district, Kishori Lal (48) feels there is a need to do much more for the development of his constituency.

The Town Hall of Shimla, who owns it?

The Town Hall of Shimla, who owns it?

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

“The executing contractor asks the owner that I have completed the repair of your building; now it is my prerogative to either hand it back to you or find another owner of the property.

Musings of a mediocre mind — Tale of 2 celebs

Musings of a mediocre mind — Tale of 2 celebs

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

I have been a mediocre mind and with nothing really special to my credit.

Little space for classical musicians

Little space for classical musicians

22 Sep 2018 | 12:11 PM

With commercial forces dominating the scene and event managers calling the shots, Indian classical music is fast losing out in the hill state.

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