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Gurugram caught in gridlock

Gurugram caught in gridlock

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

U-TURNS:‘Gurujam’ is the demeaning title that millennium city Gurugram earned in July 2016.

Aravalli hills’ ecology endangered

Aravalli hills’ ecology endangered

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

The ecology of Aravalli hills in Faridabad district is under serious threat due to unabated constructions going on in the region that is covered under the Forest Protection Act.

Rape survivors need  a helping hand

Rape survivors need a helping hand

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

In July 2016, a Dalit student in Rohtak was gang-raped by the same five men who had raped her three years ago.

Let road sense prevail

Let road sense prevail

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

The appeal made by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattat to people to avoid road accidents in the season of mist is meaningful.

At home, away from homeSO ORDINARY

At home, away from home

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

It was to be the perfect culmination of my whirlwind tour of the west coast.

Memorial to 1857 revolt heroes to be a reality soon

Memorial to 1857 revolt heroes to be a reality soon

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

After remaining caught in red tape for years, the project to build a shaheed smarak to commemorate the sacrifices of the 1857 revolt heroes has finally started in Ambala Cantonment.

Mehar Dahiya — hero of battle for vital saddle in Siachen

Mehar Dahiya — hero of battle for vital saddle in Siachen

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

Mehar Singh Dahiya is a third generation veteran. His grandfather and father had together served in 17 Poona Horse and participated in some of the fiercest battles fought in Mesopotamia (present day Iraq) in World War 2.

Deteriorating soil fertility a challenge

Deteriorating soil fertility a challenge

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

Healthy soil is necessary for food, water and a livable climate, but soil in Haryana, which is a major contributor of food grains to the central pool, is rapidly losing its natural ability to support life.

Music, masti mark annual fest of IIM-Rohtak

Music, masti mark annual fest of IIM-Rohtak

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

Infusion’ 19, the annual cultural, sports, and management fest of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak, ended with an impressive performance by Harrdy Sandhu.

Hisar’s war against posters

Hisar’s war against posters

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

A people’s war against posters defacing Hisar town has gained momentum.

An occasion for togetherness

An occasion for togetherness

19 Jan 2019 | 8:20 AM

‘Raahgiri’, an initiative of the Panipat district administration, is changing the mindset of Panipat city residents.

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Why it’s best to say ‘can’t’ to abolishing Cantts

Why it’s best to say ‘can’t’ to abolishing Cantts

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

With convoluted cantonment bylaws causing a plethora of hardships to the civilians residing in these quaint towns, a demand to abolish the cantonment boards by repealing the Cantonment Act 2006 is being raised by residents.

‘A new Act is needed’INTERVIEW

‘A new Act is needed’

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

Virender Kashyap, MP, Lok Sabha, Shimla, shared his views on this significant issue as four major cantonment towns — Kasauli, Dagshai, Subathu and Jutogh — lie in his parliamentary constituency.

Long-drawn struggle to get rural status in Yol Cantt fails to yield results

Long-drawn struggle to get rural status in Yol Cantt fails to yield results

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

Yol is a cantonment area, 6 km from Dharamsala, and is now the headquarters of the Rising Star Corps.

Udham Singh — A braveheart who lived and died fearlesslyKNOW YOUR HEROES

Udham Singh — A braveheart who lived and died fearlessly

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

The gallant Dogras of Himachal Pradesh carried forward the legacy in all wars fought after independence and they continue to do so with pride.

Helping pensioners their aim

Helping pensioners their aim

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

The Himachal Pradesh State Pensioners’ Association has been organising its annual function since its inception in 1995 and honouring octogenarians every year.

A syrupy election in Pak landVIGNETTES

A syrupy election in Pak land

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

The New Year brought sweet news for residents in Pakistan.

Now, take home dhoop prasad made from flowers

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

The fragrance of flowers offered at various shrines in the state, which were earlier just dumped, will now purify homes, as they will be used for making incense and dhoop for pooja.

State’s sandalwood wealth under threat

State’s sandalwood wealth under threat

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

Also called “Chandan” and “Srigandha”, the sandalwood tree has high commercial and medicinal value. It has special place in our tradition, where it is used right from the cradle to cremation.

New face of Cong may benefit partyBEYOND THE NEWS

New face of Cong may benefit party

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

It may be sheer coincidence that former AICC president Sonia Gandhi removed Thakur Kaul Singh from the post of president of Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) prior to the Assembly elections in 2012 due to the pressure of former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was appointed the new state unit chief and assigned the task of snatching power from the BJP, which was successfully done by him.

Saving tradition and promoting village tourism

Saving tradition and promoting village tourism

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

Rapid urbanisation has taken a toll in the villages of Himachal Pradesh, as traditional kashth-kuni (wooden carved) houses are losing its glory, which are being slowly replaced by modern concrete structures.

Shimla-Matour four-lane highway is state’s new lifeline

Shimla-Matour four-lane highway is state’s new lifeline

19 Jan 2019 | 10:16 AM

State’s most ambitious four-lane highway project between Shimla and Matour in Kangra is touted to be one of the best highways in the hilly terrain and will act as a new lifeline for commuters.

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