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Gurugram’s acqua doomCOST OF REALTY BOOM

Gurugram’s acqua doom

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

With the summer approaching and temperatures already rising, Gurugram city is fretting over what has now become a perennial feature: water woes.

An inspiring commitment to social cause

An inspiring commitment to social cause

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

It is 4 pm on Saturday and some underprivileged minor children with bags on their shoulders are seen entering a dharamshala at Mochi Mandi in Ambala Cantonment.

L/Nk Hoshiar Singh — Man with steely courage

L/Nk Hoshiar Singh — Man with steely courage

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

Hoshiar Singh, son of Kura Ram, was born at Goripur village in Gurgaon district of then undivided Punjab on September 17, 1947.

Premature birth a major risk to survival of newborns

Premature birth a major risk to survival of newborns

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

A protocol-based management system is being adhered to, according to the WHO guidelines, for better outcomes with regard to morbidity and mortality of preterm births and the overall survival of newborns in district and sub-district hospitals, all six community health centres and 12 primary health centres in Yamunanagar district from January 15, 2019.

Bureaucrat’s efforts save poor painter’s life

Bureaucrat’s efforts save poor painter’s life

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

Efforts by an IAS officer helped save the life of a poor painter, who needed over Rs 5 lakh for the implant of a combo device in his heart, but the procedure was not included in the packages of Ayushman Bharat, a Central Government’s insurance scheme for the poor.

An apology for waste management

An apology for waste management

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

The Solid Waste Management Plant at Kail village on the old Jagadhri-Ambala National Highway in Yamunanagar district has been non-functional since December 2014, making disposal of garbage extremely difficult.

Motivating Sonepat girls to play hockey

Motivating Sonepat girls to play hockey

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

International women hockey players, including Pritam Siwach, former captain of the India women hockey team; Neha Goyal, member of the Indian team that won the silver medal in the Asian Championship; as well as Jyoti Dahiya and Monika Dahiya from Sonepat have taken an initiative to encourage minor girls towards the sport.

Rewari’s Swachhata rank drops, lack of waste disposal to blame

Rewari’s Swachhata rank drops, lack of waste disposal to blame

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

Rewari city had shown promise and commitment two years ago when its rank improved to 303 in the Swachh Survekshan-2017 from 469 in 2016.

A goodwill gesture for martyrs’ daughters

A goodwill gesture for martyrs’ daughters

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

For the past 13 years, the Rezang La Shaurya Samiti in Rewari is extending financial aid to minor daughters of Army personnel, who had laid down their lives in the line of duty for the nation, to be utilised on their education and wedding.

Faridabad second in digital transactions

Faridabad second in digital transactions

23 Mar 2019 | 8:15 AM

Faridabad, the most populated district in Haryana, has secured the second position in digital transactions in 2018.

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Parties weigh in caste equation ahead of poll

Parties weigh in caste equation ahead of poll

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

With the parliamentary elections due in Himachal on May 19, caste weighs heavily on the minds of political strategists of both the Congress and the BJP.

Honourably yours

Honourably yours

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

The Padma awards were instituted in 1954 in recognition of distinguished services in various fields. Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award after the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibushan and Padma Bhushan.

Artistes’ ‘DRIFT’ to Dharamsala

Artistes’ ‘DRIFT’ to Dharamsala

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

The four-day Dharamsala Residential and International Festival for Theatre (DRIFT), that was organised from March 6 to March 9 at McLeodganj, saw the coming together of national and international theatre artistes at Dharamsala.

Short films shot in Shimla

Short films shot in Shimla

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

You’re someone special – a seven minute love story is about a couple who manages to get married after facing great difficulties.

Subsidy for ‘social service’

Subsidy for ‘social service’

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

The newly-constituted Himachal Pradesh Gau Sadan Aayog has filed a petition before the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission seeking subsidised power for all proposed cow sanctuaries and 141 gau sadans and gaushalas being run by different NGOs in the state.

Number of students declining in Tibetan schools

Number of students declining in Tibetan schools

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

The number of students in Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV), an integrated charitable organisation run by the Tibetan government-in-exile, is decreasing.

A health retreat in the Himalayas

A health retreat in the Himalayas

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

Kayakalp, a naturopathy centre being run by the Vivekananda Medical Research Trust in Palampur, is proving a boon for people of the northern region in the country.

Law alone may not help take Dalits into the mainstream

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

Had it been for the law alone, Dalits would have, by now, made a much acceptable lot in the qualifying quotient of the upper stratum today, but sadly it isn’t so on the ground.

Ranjit Singh — peacetime warrior from KangraKNOW YOUR HEROES

Ranjit Singh — peacetime warrior from Kangra

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

Ranjit Singh, son of Wazir Chand, was born on August 1, 1929, at Dheera village in present day Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Ranjit attended the village school for just about five years and was enrolled in the 4th Battalion of the Dogra Regiment on August 1, 1947.

Border dispute a cause for concern

Border dispute a cause for concern

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

The dispute between Himachal and J&K on the Manali-Leh Highway near Sarchu is a cause for concern for the residents of tribal district of Lahaul and Spiti.

Nauni varsity’s apiculture centre ‘best’ in country

Nauni varsity’s apiculture centre ‘best’ in country

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

In a significant achievement, the apiculture research centre of the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, has been adjudged the ‘Best Research Centre’ (2016-18 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in the country.

Thefts and robberies in  ‘Dev bhoomi’ HimachalVIGNETTES

Thefts and robberies in ‘Dev bhoomi’ Himachal

23 Mar 2019 | 9:16 AM

Surprisingly, according to the National Crime Records Bureau, 11 robberies took place in ''Dev bhoomi Himachal'' in 2016. Not only this, of 36 states and union territories, Himachal stood at 20th place in terms of crime rate.

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